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Belgium backs India for NSG, hopeful of India-EU trade pact (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Backing India's membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Belgium Wednesday agreed to cooperate with this country in the field of nuclear research and ... Read more...

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Players’ obsession is only to win: Hockey coach Michael Nobbs


June 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India's hockey coach Michael Nobbs says the one good thing about the present lot of players is that they are neither euphoric nor weighed down ... Read more...

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Fluminense playmaker Neves out for two months


May 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) Fluminense announced they will be without former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves for at least two months.Neves will undergo surgery on his injured left ... Read more...

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Brazil releases Neymar, Ganso for Libertadores quarter-final


May 15th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Neymar and Paulo Henrique Ganso are free to play in Santos' Copa Libertadores clash against Velez Sarsfield May 24 after being released from international ... Read more...

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India test flies naval variant of LCA (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday joined an elite club of countries by test flying the naval variant of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in this tech hub under a ... Read more...

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India test-flies naval version of LCA


April 27th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday conducted the maiden flight of the naval version of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) over this tech hub under a partially cloudy sky."With the ... Read more...

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PM briefed about Agni-V, India’s future missile programme


April 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Saturday briefed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat on the launch of India's nuclear capable ... Read more...

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Agni-V reflects political will of UPA: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of Agni-V reflects the technical prowess of India and the government's will to expand its strategic parameter, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari told ... Read more...

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Missiles of the world - a look at countries’ arsenals


April 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Before India entered into the elite club with the Thursday launch of Agni-V missile, only five countries - the US, Russia, China, France and Britain ... Read more...

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India test-fires 5,000 km Agni-V missile, China cautious (Roundup)


April 19th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Launching itself into an elite club of nations with the capability of hitting targets 5,000 km away, India Thursday successfully tested a long-range nuclear-capable ... Read more...

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Beijing downplays India’s missile launch


April 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Beijing Thursday reacted cautiously to India's successful launch of a missile capable of striking anywhere in China, saying the "neighbouring giants are not rivals but co-operation ... Read more...

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BJP hails Agni-5 launch as proud milestone


April 19th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday "hailed" the successful launch of the Agni-5 missile.Party president Nitin Gadkari said in a statement that the launch ... Read more...

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Deco prefers Libertadores to Champions League medals


April 19th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Star midfielder Deco says he would swap his Champions League winners' medals for a Copa Libertadores triumph with Brazilian club Fluminense.When asked what ... Read more...

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5,000-km Agni-V missile propels India into elite club (Afternoon Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday stormed into an elite club of nations with the capability to hit targets 5,000 km away, with the successful test of the ... Read more...

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India poses no missile threat: NATO


April 19th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO does not consider India as a missile threat despite the country's advanced missile development programme, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.India is all ... Read more...

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Internacional defeat Ceramica in Rio championship


April 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Brazil striker Leandro Damiao scored his 15th goal in 19 games to help Internacional defeat Ceramica 3-0 in the Rio championship.The 22-year-old could have ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts n-powered attack submarine


April 4th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Navy Wednesday inducted a Russian-origin nuclear submarine, INS Chakra, into its fleet, giving its underwater combat capabilities much-needed muscle and becoming the sixth navy ... Read more...

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Nuke-powered submarine to boost India’s underwater warfare capability


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 3 (IANS) India's naval warfare capability will get one of its biggest boosts in decades when the 8,000-ton Russian-origian nuclear-powered attack submarine INS Chakra is formally inducted into ... Read more...

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Manmohan joins Twitter, 13,000 followers and counting (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has joined popular microblogging site Twitter - aiming to capture the attention of young Indians and inform people about the ... Read more...

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Manmohan joins Twitter, 10,000 followers and counting (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has joined Twitter to capture the attention of young Indians and inform people about the work done by his office ... Read more...

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Last-minute thrillers render Chelsea win, Arsenal loss


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Chelsea edged past Wolverhampton while Fulham stunned Arsenal in two thrilling matches played in the English Premier League -- with this loss Monday, the Gunners ... Read more...

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‘Rocket Woman’ propels India’s missile mission


November 21st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile ... Read more...

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India to test 5,000-km intercontinental ballistic missile by year-end


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India will by year-end test its 5,000-km intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), often termed the "China killer" for its ability to reach the northernmost areas of ... Read more...

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India to form indigenous Tejas fighter squadron by 2013 (Lead, with Images)


January 10th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) Nearly three decades after it was conceptualised, the country's first indegenous combat jet Monday received its initial operational clearance, with the Indian Air Force (IAF) saying it would ... Read more...

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China joins world’s elite offshore energy club


January 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 5 (ANI): China has become a part of the world's elite club of offshore oil producers following China National Offshore Oil Corporation's (CNOOC) announcement that its oil and natural gas ... Read more...

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Pakistan rope in legend Jansher Khan for squash revival


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's legendary squash player Jansher Khan has agreed to coach the national side to revive the sport in the country.Jansher, one of the most successful players in the ... Read more...

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Should Mark Zuckerberg Be Man of Year?


December 16th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the social network site known as 'Facebook' has been named as 'Person of the Year' by Time Magazine, and the founder of WikiLeaks, ... Read more...

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India ranks sixth in nuclear power generation


November 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) India ranked sixth in the world's elite nuclear club, with its 20th nuclear-powered reactor at Kaiga in Karnataka achieving criticality Saturday, a senior official said."India is elevated to ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan’s son member of Golf Club: Secretary


November 24th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Hours after Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said he was unsure whether his son was connected with the Thiruvananthapuram Golf Club, the club's secretary confirmed that his son ... Read more...

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India’s UNSC entry is not `if’ but `when’: Pakistani daily


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) India's entry into the elite UN Security Council as a permanent member is "is not a matter of `if' but of `when'," said an article in a ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Speak Now’ A Roaring Success


November 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Taylor Swift is on cloud nine at the moment. Yes, the country singer has recently released a single album called ‘Speak Now’ and it has gone ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia terms Twenty20 as important as Tests


October 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): Cricket Australia has effectively labelled the Twenty20 format of the game as important as five-day cricket in their explanation for damaging the preparations of Mike Hussey and Doug ... Read more...

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CA admits IPL clause not behind Hussey’s extended CSK Champions League stint


October 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): Cricket Australia has admitted that it was only at its insistence that Michael Hussey stayed with Chennai Super Kings instead of joining teammates in India for the Test ... Read more...

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Omar now in elite company, says Farooq Abdullah


August 16th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Union Minister Farooq Abdullah Monday said his son, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has joined "an elite club" after a police constable hurled a ... Read more...

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Pak, Israel on way to establish diplomatic ties?


August 13th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 13(ANI): Pakistan and Israel are reportedly engaged in a series of covert talks to establish diplomatic links.According to The Nation, Pakistani authorities, including a prominent politician belonging to a ... Read more...

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