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Russia to sell 52 choppers to China


September 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday signed a contract with China for the delivery of a total of 52 Mi-171E (Hip) transport helicopters.The Mi-171 E, an export version of ... Read more...

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Asking women what they want: A step to improve maternal health


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Was the labour room clean, was the medical staff polite and caring, were the mother and baby looked after properly? These are among questions proposed ... Read more...

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India’s carrier, n-sub programme delayed


August 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's key navy programmes -- the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and the nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant -- are running late, with the carrier's induction ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves delivery of 27 B-787 aircraft to Air India


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Friday approved a Ministry of Civil Aviation proposal allowing Air India to take delivery of 27 B-787 aircraft ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses EU sanctions on Syria


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not participate in the European Union (EU) sanctions against Syria and will not allow the inspection of ships sailing under its flag, an ... Read more...

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Sangakkara banks on home advantage at World T20


July 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara believes playing at home will give his side added inspiration to win the World Twenty20 in September.Speaking to ICC ... Read more...

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US petroleum demand falls


July 21st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The overall petroleum demand in the US slipped again in June after edging up in May -- the only month witnessing year-on-year monthly increase in the ... Read more...

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Pratt & Whitney inks pact with Indigo for 300 engines


July 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Indian low cost carrier IndiGo said Monday it has signed an agreement with US-based Pratt & Whitney for 300 PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus ... Read more...

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Iran demands $4 bn from Russia over cancelled missile deal


July 6th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has filed a $4 billion law suit against Russia's state arms corporation Rosoboronexport in an international court in Geneva over a missile deal that ... Read more...

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Plane numbers to double by 2032: Boeing


July 4th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 4 (IANS) The global plane market will reach $4.5 trillion and will have doubled the existing fleet with 34,000 new planes over the next two decades, aircraft manufacturer ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up assembly line in US


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, Monday announced to set up its first manufacturing facility in the US.The move is part of a plan to bolster ... Read more...

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Not delivering helicopters to Syria, says Russia


June 16th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is not delivering new military helicopters to Syria, the Russian foreign ministry said in response to media reports that claimed Syria was getting Mi-25 ... Read more...

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Barath backs Narine to hurt England in final Test


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 6 (IANS) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath has tipped mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine to have a major impact in the final Test against England at Edgbaston starting ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals knocked out, Chargers win finally (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Former champions Rajasthan Royals were knocked out of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League following their five wicket defeat by Deccan Chargers at Rajiv ... Read more...

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Windies coach preaches patience to his seamers


May 16th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has urged his pacemen to opt for patience over exuberance in the seamer-friendly English conditions starting with the first Test at Lord's ... Read more...

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36 nurses get Florence Nightingale Award


May 12th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Thirty-six nurses from across India were Saturday honoured by President Pratibha Patil with the National Florence Nightingale Awards. This included Aruna Kumari, a midwife ... Read more...

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Focusing on bowling in the right areas: Narine


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine, who has played a big role in the Kolkata Knight Riders moving up in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Chargers as Warner smashes blazing ton (Roundup)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) David Warner hit a blistering unbeaten century and Naman Ojha a half-century as Delhi Daredevils crushed Deccan Chargers by nine wickets here Thursday to reclaim ... Read more...

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Dhawan, White lift Chargers to a formidable total (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan smashed an aggressive 84 and Cameron White 65 to take Deccan Chargers to 187 for four against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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IPL is changing the face of world cricket: Pollock


May 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Former South African fast bowler and captain Shaun Pollock feels the Indian Premier League (IPL) has done a world of good for the game ... Read more...

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Infant mortality in Bengal has come down: Mamata


April 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Amid regular reports of crib deaths in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday claimed there has been a fall in the number of infant ... Read more...

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Lehmann hopes his bowlers will do well in death overs


April 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Deccan Chargers coach Darren Lehmann Wednesday admitted that poor bowling in the death overs had cost his team two wins in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Ganguly defends Samuels’ bowling action


April 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Saurav Ganguly Monday defended the suspect bowling action of his off-spinner Marlon Samuels.Samuels has been warned by the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers ... Read more...

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Samuels reported for suspected bowling action


April 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors India all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspected illegal action for bowling certain deliveries during his team's match against the Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Gilchrist lauds team effort for Kings XI’s first win


April 13th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 13 (IANS) Captain Adam Gilchrist has attributed Kings XI Punjab's first win in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to a complete team effort.Kings XI ... Read more...

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Pregnant diabetics more prone to birth defect: Study


April 5th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Pregnant women with diabetes are more likely to have birth defects than women without the condition, a study by a Britain-based major research-intensive university said ... Read more...

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Truckers told to stay quiet during Olympics


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) In a bizarre order issued by the authorities, delivery truck drivers have been asked to avoid whistling or shouting while making deliveries late at night during ... Read more...

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Windies beat Australia by 14 runs in second T20


March 31st, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 31 (IANS/CMC) For the second time in as many weeks, West Indies walked away with a share of the spoils after they beat Australia by 14 runs to ... Read more...

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Maxwell excited about playing in IPL


March 26th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' newest recruit Glenn Maxwell of Australia is looking forward to playing alongside famous international cricketers in the Indian Premier League. The all-rounder back ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia in dramatic last-over tie


March 21st, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, March 21 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and Australia played out a dramatic tie in the third One-Day International in a thrilling finish to a riveting contest at Arnos Vale. Needing ... Read more...

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Cases of neonatal tetanus, measles fall


March 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The number of people suffering from neonatal tetanus and measles has come down over the last two years, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday"The number ... Read more...

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India world’s largest recipient of arms, Pakistan no.3 (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 19 (IANS) India is the world's largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are tied in third place, says the Stockholm International ... Read more...

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India world’s largest recipient of arms, says study


March 19th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 19 (IANS) India is the world's largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are third in the list, reveals data on international ... Read more...

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Tendulkar strikes record 100th international century (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar struck his record 100th international century to guide India to 289 for five in 50 overs against Bangladesh in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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