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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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Taliban posing as girls on Facebook to befriend soldiers


September 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) The Taliban are "posing as pretty girls" on social networking website Facebook in an attempt to befriend soldiers on the web and gather crucial information, ... Read more...

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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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Singapore to use surveillance cameras to catch litterbugs


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 30 (IANS) Singapore will set up more surveillance cameras at 100 locations in the next three months to catch litterbugs, who throw items from high-rise housing blocks, said ... Read more...

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Cyberabad police to build confidence among northeast people


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) In an attempt to instill confidence among people from Assam and other northeastern states, the Cyberabad police have decided to form confidence building committees, a police ... Read more...

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US warship, Japanese oil tanker collide in Gulf


August 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A guided missile destroyer of the US Navy collided with a Japanese oil tanker Sunday in the Persian Gulf, with no injuries reported on either ... Read more...

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US missile deal was a mistake: Poland


August 5th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) The agreement with the US on the deployment of a missile defence system on its territory was "a mistake", Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said.The agreement was ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier scripts kidnap of son for ransom


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are looking for a dismissed Indian Army soldier for scripting the kidnap of his son in Bulandshahr district.Bulandshahr is about 400 km from ... Read more...

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Indian army chief visits J&K;


June 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 15 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh Friday visited the headquarters of the Northern Command at Udhampur, an official said.This is Gen. Singh's first visit to Jammu ... Read more...

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Four killed in Andhra group clash in land dispute


June 12th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Four people were killed and 20 others injured Tuesday in a clash between two groups in a dispute over a piece of land in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force twice successfully test fires Akash missile


June 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Friday successfully conducted two tests of country's indigenously developed medium-range surface-to-air Akash missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official ... Read more...

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India test fires Akash missile twice


May 28th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 28 (IANS) India Monday successfully conducted two tests of its medium-range surface-to-air missile Akash from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.The indigenously developed missile, ... Read more...

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British troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014


May 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Troops of Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 to conduct counter-terrorism operations against the remnants of Al Qaeda after British ... Read more...

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Four die in Venezuelan helicopter crash (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Four air force personnel were killed and another injured Friday when their helicopter crashed during exercises in the western state of Yaracuy, Venezuela's defense minister said.The ... Read more...

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Russia warns of destroying US missile shield


May 12th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Russia is ready to destroy US missile defence facilities in Europe if Moscow considers them as real threats, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has said."(The deployment) raises ... Read more...

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Denied bank loan, Kerala nursing student ends life


April 30th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, April 30 (IANS) A Kerala nursing student, who poisoned herself after failing to secure an education loan, died at a medical college here Monday.Shruthi Srikanth was a bright student, ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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Australian gold producer cuts 2012 production forecast


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Australia's largest gold producer Newcrest Mining Tuesday said it would cut its production forecasts for 2012 following a major review of its operations.Newcrest said gold production ... Read more...

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UNSC to mull on observer mission in Syria


April 13th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 13 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) will begin consultation on a draft resolution concerning the deployment of an observer mission in Syria "as swiftly as possible".US ... Read more...

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‘Clarify timeframe on worker deployment at Sahaganj’


April 10th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday said tyre-maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) would have to clarify the timeframe within which the company would complete the process of ... Read more...

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US may turn to India if talks with Pakistan fail: Daily


March 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) If Pakistan does not reopen the NATO supply lines to Afghanistan that were closed after an attack on a border post killed 24 soldiers in November, ... Read more...

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India, China, Japan join hands for anti-piracy operations


March 14th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India has joined China and Japan to coordinate their anti-piracy operations and naval deployment in the Gulf of Aden to escort merchant vessels, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Gunman in Afghan killing acted alone: Pentagon


March 13th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A lone American soldier was involved in the shooting deaths of 16 civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar province over the weekend, the Pentagon said.The soldier, who left ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was on Thursday in the fifth round of the seven-phase balloting in Uttar Pradesh, with the 49 constituencies falling mostly in the state's ... Read more...

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Israel to deploy anti-missile system


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.The deployment is intended to be part of a simulation of a ... Read more...

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Mojostreet adds Cafe Coffee Day to its portfolio


February 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Mojostreet, a location-based mobile game with real world benefits, Monday announced the availability of check-in based offers at 1,174 Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) outlets across ... Read more...

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246 survive Papua New Guinea ferry accident


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A total of 246 people have been rescued after a ferry accident off the coast of Papua New Guinea, authorities here said Friday. The vessel was ... Read more...

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Britain to deploy warship in South Atlantic


February 1st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) The British Royal Navy will deploy a warship near the disputed territory of Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.The islands, off Argentina's eastern coast, has been ... Read more...

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Government to intensify immunisation drive


January 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The health ministry Monday declared 2012 as the year for intensification of routine immunisation, in order to take the ratio to 100 percent from the ... Read more...

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LeT raises new all-women terror outfit for Kashmir


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan-based militant outfit Laskhkar-e-Toiba has raised an exclusive women's extremist outfit and has trained 21 girls at a camp near Muzzafarabad in Pakistani Kashmir for ... Read more...

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Ten trains to bring paramilitary forces


December 30th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) Ten special trains have been booked to ferry thousands of paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh for the state elections in Febraury.Special coaches are also been added ... Read more...

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BSF contingent leaving for UN mission in Haiti


December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF) is leaving for Haiti in the Caribbean on a United Nations stabilisation mission there.The 160-member paramilitary unit ... Read more...

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CBI is 967 employees short


December 15th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is not facing staff shortage but it has 967 vacancies, parliament was informed Thursday.Minister of State in the Prime ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Supreme Court seeks centre’s response


December 13th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government to respond to the Tamil Nadu government's plea seeking deployment of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ... Read more...

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