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Retail inflation rises to 10.3 percent in August


September 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India's retail inflation rose to double digits at 10.3 percent in August as compared to 9.86 percent in the previous month owing to a sharp ... Read more...

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Don’t bid for strategic containment of China, daily warns US


September 6th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China does not want the US to perish nor does it want to dominate Asia, said a state-run Chinese daily, warning that if America launched a ... Read more...

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New Cold War may break out between US, China, warns daily


August 24th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) The Cold War mentality hasn't disappeared, a state-run Chinese daily said Friday, and warned of "real worries that a new Cold War may break out between ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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CII for reducing subsidies to two percent of GDP


June 5th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday backed the idea of containing subsidies to two percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).The CII national council, which ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria strengthen ties with Track II dialogue


March 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, March 16 (IANS) India and the oil-rich Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, have firmed up a Track II dialogue and unveiled new initiatives towards a strategic partnership that includes ... Read more...

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Health minister Azad hopeful yet vigilant on polio


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As India completes a year without registering any polio cases, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday said the country was "excited" and at the same ... Read more...

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Chevron to cap, abandon leaking Brazil oil well


November 16th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian oil regulator ANP approved Chevron Corp's plan to seal a leaking offshore well, the official Agencia Brasil news agency said Tuesday.The leak began ... Read more...

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Russia warns NATO against missile defence buildup


September 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS) Russia has warned against NATO anti-missile system buildup, stating it may force Moscow to take responsive measures, Xinhua reported.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday that ... Read more...

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India to join US meet on reducing offshore drilling risks


April 5th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US is convening a ministerial level meeting of 13 nations including India engaged in offshore drilling to discuss ways to reduce risks associated with offshore ... Read more...

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Japan considers using huge sheets to contain radioactive substances


April 4th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr.4 (ANI): The Japan Government has asked Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, to consider wrapping the containment buildings with large amounts of sheeting ... Read more...

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Brain problems killed Knut the polar bear, says Berlin zoo


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): Berlin Zoo officials have claimed that Knut the polar bear died of unspecified brain problems.The 4-year-old celebrity polar bear collapsed in his containment on Saturday in front ... Read more...

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Oil spill off Mumbai coast


January 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) An oil spill was reported 80 km off the Mumbai coast Friday after a rupture in a pipeline carrying crude oil from state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp's ... Read more...

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Riots in Serbia over gay pride march by far right protestors


October 11th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belgrade, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Protesters who tried to disrupt a gay pride parade at the Serbian capital clashed with police over the weekend.The incident at the Serbian capital Belgrade saw police ... Read more...

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Obama confident as BP begins final step


August 10th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said the long struggle to cap a gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico appeared "just about over," as oil company BP ... Read more...

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BP to pour cement into damaged well


August 5th, 2010 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (DPA) BP Plc got the green light late Wednesday to inject cement down the pipe into its damaged well - the next step in sealing off the Gulf of ... Read more...

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BP begins ’static kill’ at ruptured US oil well


August 4th, 2010 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Orleans, Aug 4 (DPA) Oil company BP Plc Tuesday began the long-awaited pumping of mud into the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico - the so-called "static kill" to permanently ... Read more...

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WildFire Engulfs Parts Of Palmdale, Hundreds Evacuated


July 30th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Palmdale, California, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firefighters struggled to control a fire that engulfed more than seven square miles in the Los Angeles County area leading to extensive evacuations and ... Read more...

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BP extends capped oil tests in Gulf of Mexico


July 18th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): British Petroleum has extended its newly capped Gulf of Mexico oil tests by 24 hours.According to the BBC, the US official in charge of the spill clean-up, ... Read more...

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America’s worst environmental nightmare far from over


July 16th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) The gushing oil from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico may have stopped for now, but America's worst environmental disaster caused by the ... Read more...

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Camarillo Fire Contained Upto 60%


July 14th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Camarillo, July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday afternoon around 250 firefighters along with four helicopters and four air tankers tried to contain the fire that initially spread from 20 acres ... Read more...

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BP’s Fresh Containment Cap Resurrects Hopes Of Stopping Oil Spill


July 13th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The engineers of British Petroleum (BP) utilized undersea robots on Sunday in order to position an enhanced containment cap over a cracked oil well. This ... Read more...

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BP oil leak may be contained by Monday


July 10th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The BP oil leak could be completely contained as early as Monday if a new tighter cap can be fitted over the blown-out well. The news that the ... Read more...

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BP to install tighter cap on oil well


July 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (DPA) Efforts by BP Plc to replace an existing cap on the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico could begin Saturday, leading to a possible halt of ... Read more...

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UK, US researchers present report on de-radicalizing the radicals


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Individual de-radicalization and disengagement programs, such as those in Saudi-Arabia, Singapore, Indonesia and other nations, 'can make a difference,' according to researchers at the National Consortium for the ... Read more...

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Undersea Robot Collision Emits More Oil Into The Gulf Of Mexico


June 27th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): BP has had to endure a fresh uproar as it was coerced to do away with the cap on the Gulf oil spill and ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama Disparages BP CEO, Tony Hayward, For His Uncaring Observations On The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill


June 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
President Barack Obama of America, while being interviewed by the Today Show of NBC, expressed condemmed the recent declarations of the CEO of British Petroleum (BP), Tony Hayward.In those declarations pertaining ... Read more...

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Oil spill: BP cuts leaking part of well pipe


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (DPA) Oil giant BP succeeded Thursday in cutting a portion of pipe that is gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, in what US government officials described as ... Read more...

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BP tries new technique after ‘top kill’ fails


May 31st, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London/Washington, May 31 (DPA) After the failure of British Petroluem's "top kill" attempt to seal off the oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, the company is to try a new method ... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico oil leak described as ‘worst US environment disaster’


May 31st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP's) failure to plug the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has led American officials and the local community to describe it as the worst environmental disaster ... Read more...

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White House says clean-up resources in the Gulf will be tripled


May 31st, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The White House on Sunday said, as per the President Barack Obama's direction, government and contractor resources in areas affected in the Gulf of Mexico by the ... Read more...

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Gulf Oil Leak enraging and heartbreaking: Obama


May 30th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that he is heartbroken at BP's failure to stem the oil flow in the Gulf Oil slick that would have devastating ... Read more...

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BP says top kill operation continues, spill costs hit $930M


May 29th, 2010 - 5:38 am ICT by BNO News
VENICE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- British Petroleum (BP) on Friday afternoon announced that the top kill operation in the Gulf of Mexico is going according to the plan and that the company ... Read more...

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BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill costs reach $930M, “top kill” procedure continues


May 28th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by BNO News
VENICE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- British Petroleum (BP) on Friday announced that the cost of the response to date amounts to about $930 million, including the spill response, containment, relief well drilling, ... Read more...

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BP Using Tube To Control Oil Leak


May 14th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In the most recent endeavor to manage the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum (BP) is going to install another machine ... Read more...

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