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Mexico to monitor crops, fisheries via satellite


September 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said it will begin using a satellite next month to track the country's agricultural and fishery production on a "permanent and increasingly precise" ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan to start defence training for all


August 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan will introduce universal military training for all adult citizens, according to a government decree published Thursday."The goal of universal military training of citizens is ... Read more...

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Dedicated navy, air force satellites by 2014


April 30th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India's navy and air force will have dedicated communication satellites between 2012 and 2014, Defence Minister A.K. Antony told parliament Monday.In written replies to questions, ... Read more...

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US to cut armed forces: Obama


January 6th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has unveiled a new defence strategy that seeks to cut the country's armed forces in a bid to reduce the ... Read more...

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Obama plans to cut down military spending


January 6th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama is targeting the military as he seeks ways to cut spending. Obama is under enormous pressure to cut the country’s spending as ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan conflict risk higher than India-Pakistan: Survey


December 10th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) An influential think-tank has rated a conflict with Pakistan as among the top potential threats facing the United States in 2012, but downgraded the potential for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British police hunt for 30,000 rioters


August 21st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) About 30,000 people are suspected to have been involved in the looting, arson and violence during the riots which were witnessed in Britain recently, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba very critical, Puttaparthi preparing for worst (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 22 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition continued to be very critical Friday and, fearing the worst, the authorities began preparations in this pilgrim town, ... Read more...

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Indian firms not confident of risk management: survey


April 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Indian companies are not very confident that the measures they have in place to manage contingencies will work and to quite an extent the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama rules out radiation from Japan harming US


March 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said that he did not expect harmful levels of radiation from Japan to reach the West Coast, Hawaii, Alaska or U.S. territories.Obama said: ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama orders safety review of US n-plants


March 18th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama has ordered a thorough review of safety at nuclear plants in the country in response to the emergency unfolding at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

International community cannot ’stand by’ after witnessing Gaddafi’s ‘barbaric acts’: Cameron


March 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the international community cannot "stand by" and witness the "barbaric acts" of the Gaddafi regime against rebels to suppress them. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women with more Facebook photos ‘are obsessed with their appearances’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who base their self worth on their appearance tend to share more photos on social networking sites.The results suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Looks-centric women share more photos online: Study


March 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Females who base their self-worth on their appearance tend to share more photos online and maintain larger networks on social networking sites, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Is the weather going awry or we?


November 11th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Is the weather going awry or we?By Lavkumar KhaccharRajkot (Gujarat), Nov.11 (ANI): In India, the Weather Gods seem to have always been in an inscrutable mood. As while in one region, ... Read more...

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Cancer of terrorism is in Pakistan, Obama tells Zardari through his NSA


September 29th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly told President Asif Ali Zardari through his National Security Adviser, retired Marine General James L. Jones, and CIA Director Leon Panetta that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ammonia leak causes trouble on spacewalk


August 8th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (DPA) Two astronauts spent more than eight hours outside the International Space Station (ISS), but were unable to make much progress fixing a broken cooling system after part of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Junk DNA’ supports development in less-than-ideal growth conditions


July 17th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Repeated instructional regions in the DNA of fruit fly may contribute to normal development under less-than-ideal growth conditions by making sure that genes are turned on and off ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain’s national debt reaches four trillion pounds


July 14th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Britain's national debt stands close to a staggering four trillion pounds, nearly four times higher than officially estimated, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has said. The total debt ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Syndicate Bank net dips 19 percent in fourth quarter


May 4th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) State-run Syndicate Bank reported net profit of Rs.168 crore for the fourth quarter (January-March) of fiscal 2009-10, registering 19 percent decline from Rs.206 crore in the same period ... Read more...

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Take advantage of good monsoon: Swaminathan


April 24th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) With a good monsoon forecast this year, noted agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan Saturday said the country should learn to take "advantage" of plentiful rain, just as there ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US lacks long-term policy to curb Iran’s nuke drive: Gates


April 18th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 18 (ANI): Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has said the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran's steady progress toward nuclear capability.According to officials, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CWG budget for 5 stadia up almost 250 percent


April 7th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The cost of construction and renovation of five stadiums to be used during the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) increased by almost 250 percent of the original, a ... Read more...

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Scope for introduction of catastrophe bonds


February 25th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) There is scope for introduction of catastrophe bonds in the Indian capital market and it is an area that needs focus in the future, according to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PAF capable of responding to any threat with full force: Suleman


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.22 (ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is capable of responding to any threat with full force, PAF chief Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman has said.Addressing the closing ceremony of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Levi Johnston fires back at Bristol Palin over child support demands


February 11th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Levi Johnston has issued a response to Bristol Palin, who is the mother of his baby boy, regarding her demand for more child support money.Bristol had demanded 1,750 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Syndicate Bank net plunges 42 percent in Q3


January 30th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) State-run Syndicate Bank reported net profit of Rs.206 crore for the third quarter of fiscal 2009-10 against Rs.356 crore in the same period last year, a dip of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canara Bank net up 50 percent in Q3


January 28th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 28 (IANS) State-run Canara Bank posted a net profit of Rs.1,053 crore for the third quarter of this fiscal as against Rs.702 crore totted in the year-ago period, reflecting about ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iranian nuke installations can be bombed: US general


January 11th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): The United States has developed contingency plans to deal with Iran's nuclear facilities and it can take any action to stop Tehran's nuclear designs.Iran maintains its nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US has plan to deal with Iran’s nuclear programme: Petraeus


January 11th, 2010 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (DPA) The US has contingency plans to deal with Iran's nuclear programmes, the top US military commander told CNN Sunday, in addition to diplomacy and sanctions. While General David Petraeus, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India will not redraw borders in Kashmir: Manmohan Singh (Part-II)


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI):What was even more lamentable was the fact that the Indian Government has provided every and enough evidence demanded by Pakistan to substantiate the charge that the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

I don’t know who to deal with in Pakistan: Manmohan Singh


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) With power virtually resting with the army in Pakistan even in a democratic regime, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wonders "who to deal with" or negotiate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CCEA approves additional investment in OVL block BC-10, Brazil


November 12th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday authorized Oil and Natural Gas Company Videsh Limited (OVL) to make an additional investment of USD70 million taking the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

More BPO service providers will exit market: Gartner


September 30th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) More business process outsourcing (BPO) service providers in India will exit the market in coming years, as it is difficult for them to stay afloat in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cricket Australia worried about West Indies crisis ahead of series


September 12th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 12(ANI): CEO of Cricket Australia (CA) James Sutherland has said that CA has started exploring emergency plans ahead of their series against West Indies, following the possibility of West Indies ... Read more...

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