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Software firm denies Russian spy agency tie-up


August 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian IT company has denied any involvement in a project to develop software to monitor social networks and influence public opinion for the country's ... Read more...

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Sarah Brightman in talks over space trip


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British singer Sarah Brightman, the world's bestselling classical vocalist, is in talks with tourism firm Space Adventures to become the world's eighth space tourist, a ... Read more...

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Singapore’s GDP contracts


August 10th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 10 (IANS) Singapore's economy shrank by 0.7 percent on quarter in the second quarter, reversing the 9.5 percent growth in the previous quarter, said trade and industry ministry ... Read more...

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US manufacturing sector contracts in July


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US manufacturing sector shrank for the second consecutive month in July, a survey showed Wednesday.The US Institute of Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing index, also known ... Read more...

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ to get an extension


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot of questions are being asked about whether the show ‘How I Met Your Mother’ should end with season 8 or continue to season 9. ... Read more...

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London Olympics means $26 bn boost for Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) As the sporting extravaganza of London Olympics 2012 started Saturday, irrespective of the medals' tally for Britain, the country's stuttering economy is all set to benefit ... Read more...

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Putin bans internet alcohol advertisements


July 21st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday signed a law prohibiting advertising of alcohol drinks over the Russian segment of the internet and print media, the Kremlin ... Read more...

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Russian lower house bans internet alcohol ads


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, Friday approved a law that prohibits advertising alcohol drinks in the Russian segment of the Internet and print ... Read more...

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Committee invites stakeholders’ views on oil and gas output sharing contracts


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A panel headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council chairman C. Rangarajan Tuesday invited stakeholders' views on formulating future production sharing contracts (PSCs) in ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilities


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates' supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to ... Read more...

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EU to enforce Iran oil embargo from July onwards


June 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has formally approved an embargo on Iranian oil to be enforced from July 1 onwards.The EU Foreign Affairs Council made the decision ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Shriram EPC bags Kerala Water Authority project


May 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) City-based engineering, construction and project management company Shiram EPC Ltd Monday announced it has bagged a Rs.165 crore order from the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) for ... Read more...

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Rs.8,000 crore earmarked for ports expansion


April 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said it had awarded contracts worth Rs.8,000 crore for expansion of three ports -- Mumbai, Kandla and Visakhapatnam.The projects to be ... Read more...

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HCC to build Rs.1.62 bn railway tunnel


April 5th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Co along with Coastal Projects Ltd has been awarded a Rs.1.62 billion project to construct a railway tunnel in Manipur, an official ... Read more...

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Barca extend contracts of B-teamers Muniesa and Sanchez


April 5th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) FC Barcelona announced that the club has extended the contracts of B-team players Marc Muniesa and Ilie Sanchez.Twenty-year-old Muniesa has been a regular with the B-team ... Read more...

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Court refuses relief to Uttar Pradesh scam accused


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A CBI special court here has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of a private firm owner who fears being arrested for his suspected involvement in ... Read more...

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Bribery row: BJP demands Antony’s resignation


March 30th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Upping pressure on the government over Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's allegation that he was offered bribe to clear Tatra truck contracts, the ... Read more...

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Goodies for hockey players, talks on for contracts


March 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Lalit Group of Hotels presented cash awards and iPads to the national men's team that recently won the Olympic qualifier while ... Read more...

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British fuel tanker drivers to go on strike


March 27th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have voted to go on strike in a bid to improve their working terms and conditions, the Unite union said Monday.About 61 ... Read more...

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Football clubs spent $3 billion on transfers in 2011


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Figures compiled by world football governing body FIFA showed that clubs paid a total $3 billion in 2011 to sign players.The total was calculated by FIFA's ... Read more...

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CBI books five National Museum officials


February 28th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A case of corruption has been registered against the five officials of National Museum for illegally awarding contracts between 2002 to 2005, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Sukhoi to remain top combat aircraft seller till 2015


February 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft maker will remain among the top three exporters of fighter jets until at least 2015, the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of World ... Read more...

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Third ‘Bridget Jones’ movie in doubt: Hugh Grant


February 18th, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Actor Hugh Grant says the status of the third "Bridget Jones" movie is still in doubt as a number of screenplays have failed to hit the ... Read more...

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PCB offers contracts to umpires for first time


February 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 16 (IANS) In a first, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday awarded contracts to three umpires in the country.According to the report, the scheme is limited and only ... Read more...

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Japan’s economy contracts


February 13th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 13 (IANS) Japan's economy contracted an annualized 2.3 percent in the three months starting in October, marking the first fall in two quarters, the government said Monday.The figure ... Read more...

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Woman held for posing as Mamata’s aide


February 8th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday for posing as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's personal assistant and duping people of more than Rs.8 ... Read more...

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Sahara has not told BCCI about pullout officially: Shukla


February 4th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was Saturday awaiting an official letter from a defiant Sahara India on withdrawing its multi-million dollar sponsorship ... Read more...

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US police to buy Russian shotguns


January 31st, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Izhmash, the manufacturer of the legendary Kalashnikov AK-47, will supply Saiga-12 semi-automatic smoothbore shotguns to a number of police forces in the US, Izhmash reported ... Read more...

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South Korean industrial output contracts for three months


January 31st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 31 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output contracted for three straight months in December last year amid lingering concerns over Eurozone debt crisis and global economic downturn, a government ... Read more...

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Court allows judge to join Ph.D. course in Delhi varsity


January 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed Metropolitan Magistrate Twinkle Wadhwa to pursue her Ph.D. course from Delhi University and directed the university to take a ... Read more...

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Britain’s Gurkha soldiers to lose jobs


January 17th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) One in eight Gurkha soldiers in Britain will lose their job under a plan to make 4,000 members of the armed forces redundant, the Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Russia ranked 2nd biggest global arms exporter


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia became the world?s second largest arms exporter after the US in 2011, said Igor Korotchenko, the head of the Moscow-based arms think tank Centre ... Read more...

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Afghanistan president vows to fight corruption


December 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Sunday vowed to fight corruption in the country while acknowledging implementation of laws was significant in curbing the menace."We ... Read more...

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Oil payment row with Iran settled, supply not hit: Reddy


December 9th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India has amicably settled the oil payment row with Iran and there is no disruption in supply, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy ... Read more...

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