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HAL makes rocket fuel tank for ISRO


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Stat-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has designed and built an indigenous fourth stage rocket fuel tank for the Indian space agency, helping it ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Ghana’s fill station blast


June 24th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.Four people lost their ... Read more...

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Austrian to circumnavigate world in small plane


May 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 12 (IANS) In a daredevil effort with a single-engine small aircraft, a 44-year-old Austrian recreational pilot has set off on a 48,000-km-long trip to circumnavigate the world.Helmuth Lehner, ... Read more...

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Juan Pablo involved in Montoya crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Daytona, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Juan Pablo Montoya will be the first to admit being very lucky after he walked off unhurt following a massive fire which was sparked after he crashed ... Read more...

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Fighter’s fuel tank falls to ground


October 7th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 7 (IANS) A fuel tank of a Japanese fighter fell to the ground just before it finished a training flight and landed at its base, authorities said.The empty ... Read more...

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Executive, accountant found murdered


August 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 21 (IANS) An executive and an accountant were found brutally killed in Hapur town of Ghaziabad district Sunday, police said.Ajay Sharma(35), a senior executive with the finance division ... Read more...

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Radar system now to check runways for dangerous debris


August 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists are developing a new radar system that can possibly prevent a repeat of the Concorde crash of Paris that killed 113 people July 25, 2000, ... Read more...

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Gas station blast kills seven in Lebanon


June 7th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, June 7 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 10 injured when a fuel tank blew up at a gas station near the Lebanese capital of Beirut, state-run ... Read more...

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Spiders’ webs discovered in Mazda cars


March 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, March 4 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Mazda has recalled over 50,000 cars in the US and 15,000 in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, after spiders' webs were discovered in the vents.The ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery docks with ISS for final time


February 27th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) "What took you guys so long?" the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) asked the crew of US space shuttle Discovery, after it successfully docked at ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan bus blast (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 11 injured Monday in a huge explosion in a passenger bus in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A police official said the blast was ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce engine worries continue for Qantas’ A380 fleet


December 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 9(ANI): Sydney-based Qantas Airways' headaches over its A380 fleet have been compounded after a defect was found in an engine on one of its superjumbos, which is still on the ... Read more...

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Concorde Crash Verdict Heavy On Continental Airlines


December 7th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development Continental Airlines and one of its mechanic have been declared guilty of having part in involuntary manslaughter in a Concorde crash that ... Read more...

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US-based Continental Airlines ‘responsible’ for 2000 Concorde crash: Paris court


December 6th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 6(ANI): US-based Continental Airlines was "criminally responsible" for the crash of a Concorde supersonic jet in July 2000, a Paris court said on Monday.Air France flight 4590 had caught fire ... Read more...

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Court acquits two in Anil Ambani chopper sabotage case


November 30th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Two people accused of seeking to sabotage industrialist Anil Ambani's helicopter have been acquitted by a court here due to lack of sufficient evidence, a legal official said. ... Read more...

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Qantas A380 flight pilots faced ‘unprecedented’ failures before emergency landing


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19(ANI): New details have revealed that the pilots of the ill-fated Qantas A380 flight QF32 were forced to deal with an "unprecedented" number of issues during the two-hour ordeal.The Airbus ... Read more...

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NASA’s humanoid robo ‘to walk the Moon in just 1000 days’


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): NASA has unveiled a plan to send a humanoid robot to the Moon in just 1,000 days for a fraction of the cost of sending a human.The plan ... Read more...

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Michigan Man Plans to Ride Harley 300 Miles With no Hands


October 6th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
A biker from Michigan is planning to ride his Harley Davidson Motorcycle for three hundred miles, without using his hands, in an effort to raise money for Parkinson’s Disease.WSBT TV from Indiana ... Read more...

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Brit team sets world record of 1,527 miles in car on one fuel tank


October 4th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A Brit team has set a world record by covering 1,527 miles in a family car on one tank of fuel.They got nearly 90 miles to the gallon ... Read more...

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Rev up those prayers at Bullet Baba’s shrine! (Feature)


September 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Pali (Rajasthan), Sep 8 (IANS) It's a shrine dedicated to the Motorbike Devta, also called Bullet Baba. The deity is indeed a motorcycle and such is faith that hundreds of ... Read more...

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BMW to recall over 5,000 cars in China


August 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) The BMW China Automotive Trading Ltd will recall its 5,308 imported GT cars starting Friday because of a defect in fuel tanks, Xinhua reported Tuesday. The defective cars ... Read more...

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Concorde Crash Anniversary Remembered In Gonesse


July 25th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten years back the Concorde was regarded as the fastest and one of the safest aircraft for commercial operations. The turbojet-powered supersonic plane which made its ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of cocaine found in coffee bags


July 25th, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Around two tonnes of cocaine camouflaged among sacks of coffee meant to be shipped to Europe were seized in Peru, police said. Peruvian police launched an operation Friday and ... Read more...

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Monday blues for Delhi motorists as petrol pumps observe strike


May 24th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Monday blues hit motorists hard in the capital city as petrol pumps observed a day-long shutdown to protest the Delhi government's tax increase on diesel. "All our 408 ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki Recalls 100,000 A-Star Cars


March 1st, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corporation has retracted thousands of its 'Concept A-Star' cars which were manufactured by its Indian joint venture Maruti Suzuki owing to faults ... Read more...

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Now Maruti decides to recall ‘A-Star’ for faulty fuel pump


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) It seems to be a season of recalls for the automobile industry with Maruti Suzuki now deciding to call back some 100,000 'A-Star' cars from the Indian ... Read more...

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Four held with firearms in Uttar Pradesh


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Four men were arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district for smuggling contraband, arms and ammunition, police said Saturday. The men, in their 30s, were nabbed Friday night near Aroma ... Read more...

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Snagged chopper with poll staff makes emergency landing


December 17th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 17 (IANS) A helicopter carrying polling officials had to make an emergency landing in Palamau district of Jharkhand Thursday, police sources said. "A helicopter carrying polling officials developed some technical snag ... Read more...

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Force India fourth quickest in Jerez testing


December 3rd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Dec 3 (IANS) Paul di Resta of Force India returned the fourth quickest time in the Formula One test session for rookie drivers at the Circuit de Jerez here. Di Resta, ... Read more...

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Delhi school bus catches fire; children safe


November 26th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): A Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus carrying students of the Evergreen School caught fire this morning after a blast in its fuel tank.The bus caught fire near ... Read more...

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How Taliban almost killed German defence minister


November 16th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): The helicopter of Germany's new Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg was almost hit by the Taliban in Afghanistan, where he had gone to visit German troops.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Suzuki Swift with Plug-In hybrid at Tokyo Show


October 21st, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 21 (DPA) Suzuki is unveiling a Swift with a Plug-In hybrid and a Suzuki SX4-FCW hydrogen drive under the slogan: "Small Cars for a Big Future" at the Tokyo Motor ... Read more...

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AI pilots de-rostered by DGCA


September 5th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Sept 5 (IBNS) Pilots of the Boeing 747 Air India (AI) flight, whose left engine caught fire Friday at the Mumbai airport, have been de-rostered by the Directorate General of Civil ... Read more...

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Fuel leakage caused the fire on AI flight


September 4th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Sept 4 (IBNS) Initial reports have confirmed that a leak in the fuel tank of the Boeing 747 Air India flight triggered the fire in its left engine Friday.“Oil was ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle “Discovery” Sets For Internatonal Space Station


August 29th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Space shuttle "Discovery" (STS 128 Mission) took off on its 13-day mission to International Space Station on Friday night reportedly.It carried a 7 member team who were anticipating to leave ... Read more...

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