Russia to test Bulava ballistic missile again

July 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia will test its Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile again, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov said Thursday."We are going to launch the Bulava this fall from the Alexander ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Third Lead)

June 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying Air India's threat to hire new pilots and use trainee pilots to run its operations, some of its striking aviators said Wednesday they ... Read more...

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No S-400 missile exports before 2015: Russia

February 2nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to export the S-400 Triumf air-defence system before 2015, a state-controlled arms exporter said Thursday."Until 2015 all the S-400s will be ... Read more...

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China cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy: Gilani

January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Relations with China remain the cornerstone of Pakistan's foreign policy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday."Pakistan and China enjoyed complete trust and conversion of ... Read more...

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Cat with 26 toes boosts an animal shelter in Milwaukee

December 9th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Milwaukee, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 26-toed cat has become the cornerstone for an animal shelter in Milwaukee. Ironically, Tabby was once rejected because of its unusual toes. Cats have 18 toes ... Read more...

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Russian first lady to lead rally of blondes

August 18th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Svetlana Medvedev, wife of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, will head a rally of blondes in September.The event will be held in Sochi city Sep 23-25, ... Read more...

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US consulate gets land for permanent facility in Hyderabad

July 22nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has allotted 12 acres of land in the financial district of Gachibowli for a permanent facility of the United States consulate.An agreement ... Read more...

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Natarajan focuses on sustainable development

July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Tuesday said that her ministry was the cornerstone of sustainable development and commended her predecessor Jairam Ramesh for doing ... Read more...

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Reliance Broadcast announces Big Television Awards

May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Celebrating 25 years of television industry, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited has announced the BIG Television Awards to honour popular characters from TV shows.The nominees for ... Read more...

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Armaan disappoints at Magny-Cours race

May 16th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Magny-Cours (France), May 16 (IANS) Armaan Ebrahim failed to win himself an advance birthday gift following a disappointing weekend in the Formula 2 races here.Armaan, who will be 22 on ... Read more...

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India’s Armaan seventh at Formula 2 in Silverstone

April 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (Britain), April 18 (IANS) Armaan Ebrahim, the 21-year old from Chennai, shrugged off a difficult weekend to salvage points with a seventh place finish in the second round of ... Read more...

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I adapted well, says Hussey

April 16th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Adapting to the changing game situations was the cornerstone of his match-winning knock of 83 not out, said Michael Hussey who anchored the Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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UAE committed to promote entrepreneurship: Minister

March 8th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates intends to promote entrepreneurship in the country and believes it should be made an integral part of the eduction system in ... Read more...

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VW to build $550 mn engine plant in Mexico

January 29th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican subsidiary of German automaker Volkswagen plans to invest $550 million in construction of an engine plant in the central city of Silao.The project will generate ... Read more...

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GM to invest $540 mn in engine plant in Mexico

January 21st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican subsidiary of US automaker General Motors said Thursday it planned to invest $540 million to manufacture two types of low-emission engines at its plant in ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways increases flights to Jeddah

January 19th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will expand its services to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia from Feb 1, increasing to 12 flights per ... Read more...

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New Zealand to promote cricket in United States

December 19th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket has signed a deal that will make them the United States' official partner to promote the game there.Early estimates suggest the deal, which was finalised ... Read more...

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Iran blogger Hossein Derakhshan released on temporarily bail

December 10th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec 10(ANI): Iran has reportedly released pioneering blogger Hossein Derakhshan, who was jailed for anti-state activities, on temporary bail, an Iranian human rights group has said.The International Campaign for ... Read more...

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Brisbane heroics will inspire England to win Ashes series: Strauss

November 30th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss believes that his team has gained momentum for the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after battling their way to a draw in the series opener ... Read more...

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Smith, Waqar praise ‘exciting’ fourth ODI between Pak-SA in Dubai

November 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis and South African skipper Graeme Smith have described the fourth one-day match between their two teams in Dubai as 'exciting' and 'good' for ... Read more...

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Obama India itinerary finalised, US says it regards India as cornerstone of its Asia policy

October 28th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): The White House has said that it regards India as the cornerstone of its Asia policy, and is therefore, attaching great importance to President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Fennell’s 24-hour deadline to set Games Village in order

September 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Michael Fennell Tuesday said that parts of the Commonwealth Games Village are still not fit for the accommodation of athletes and asked ... Read more...

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Midnight Drama Ends With Bryce Harper Agreeing To $9.9 Million Deal With Washington Nationals

August 17th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Minute before Monday midnight, the No.1 overall pick Bryce Harper was ultimately inducted by the Washington Nationals who agreed to an elaborate five-years contract ... Read more...

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Peugeot Citroen-Mitsubishi starts production in Russia

April 23rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Peugeot Citroen-Mitsubishi alliance officially launched automobile production in Russia Friday. The facility in Kaluga region, which has an annual capacity of 125,000 cars, has been working under ... Read more...

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President Obama recognizes the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty on its 40th Anniversary

March 6th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama recognized Friday the importance of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty on its 40th Anniversary.“Forty years ago today, in the midst of a Cold War, the ... Read more...

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More funds to safeguard foreign students’s fees in Australia

February 23rd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday announced funding of A$5.1 million to further strengthen the country's international education industry and "safeguard the course fees of international ... Read more...

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Russia, US may sign new arms reduction treaty soon

February 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, Feb 17 (RIA Novosti) A new Russian-US treaty on nuclear arms reduction might be concluded soon on the condition that both sides follow the previously reached agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei ... Read more...

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Indiscipline in party will not be tolerated: Gadkari

December 24th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Thursday said "indiscipline" in the party will not be tolerated and mutual trust must be the cornerstone of functioning. "Discipline ... Read more...

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Starbucks has killed community life, says academic

September 29th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Starbucks and the ambience of its outlets have killed community life, says an academic who conducted a study of the world's biggest coffee chain. Bryant Simon claimed that ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s Farewell Speech Puts Media In Spot Too

July 28th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
This Sunday, July 26, 2009, at 3 p.m local time, Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin stepped down from her office. Her farewell speech highlighted the fact once more that her political ambitions were ... Read more...

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Aussies shocked by Freddie’s retirement plans

July 16th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16(ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff's decision to quit international Test cricket after the ongoing Ashes series has shocked quite a few Australian cricketers, including Nathan Hauritz and Marcus North.Hauritz and ... Read more...

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Kashmir key to cordial ties with India: Gilani

June 29th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 28 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani Sunday said a "cordial relationship" with India was not possible until the longstanding Kashmir issue was resolved, the Online news agency ... Read more...

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China, Myanmar to boost cooperation

June 16th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (Xinhua) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that Beijing wanted to promote comprehensive, stable and lasting relations with Myanmar. Peaceful coexistence has been the cornerstone of China's diplomacy ... Read more...

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Lakers make Jerry Buss proud

June 15th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by GD
Los Angeles' cornerstone sports franchise is once again champion of the NBA. With this eventful victory, the Lakers' seven year itch is no longer bothering them and they have finally tasted success ... Read more...

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Gambhir and Laxman stars of drawn Napier Test (Round up)

March 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Napier, March 30 (IANS) India's world-class batting line-up revolved around Gautam Gambhir to extricate the side from a tight spot and draw the second cricket Test against New Zealand at ... Read more...

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