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Parliamentary panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended a probe into the issue of Bt Brinjal, saying that adequate tests had not been carried out and the approval ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended a probe into the issue of Bt Brinjal, saying that adequate tests had not been carried out and the approval ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Korean girl falls victim to timing error


July 31st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Korean fencer who lost a dramatic Olympic semi-final in controversial circumstances Monday likely fell victim to human error or malfunctioning timing equipment, the general ... Read more...

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Turkey denies fighter jet shot down by Syria


July 14th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish military has backed down from its previous claim that its fighter jet was downed last month by Syrian forces."The actual cause of the ... Read more...

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Website not hacked: Health ministry (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Denying that its website had been hacked, the union health ministry told the Supreme Court Thursday that the allocation of seats for post-graduate (PG) medical ... Read more...

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Pre-departure clearance to aircraft to be upgraded


June 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Pre-departure clearance to aircraft by Air Traffic Control (ATC) in India is all set for a major technology upgradation as the Airports Authority of India ... Read more...

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India lost over half of its 872 MiG jets in 40 years


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Over the last 40 years, India lost more than half of its MiG combat fleet of 872 aircraft and 171 pilots, the Rajya Sabha was ... Read more...

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Facebook bans woman for photos of son with Down’s syndrome


April 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) An American woman was banned from Facebook after she posted photos of her son affected with Down's syndrome. The social network, which termed the pictures ... Read more...

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Three hurt as helicopter lands on house in Peru


April 11th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A police helicopter made an emergency landing Tuesday on the roof of a house in the Peruvian port city of Callao, leaving its three crew members ... Read more...

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33 combat planes lost in four years (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost 33 combat jets in the last four years, 27 of them MiGs, parliament was told Monday. Ten helicopters also ... Read more...

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Teen dies at Brazil amusement park


February 26th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) A 14-year-old Brazilian girl died when she flew out of her seat in a free-fall attraction at an amusement park in the Brazilian city of ... Read more...

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3D microscopy to help crack Alzheimer’s secrets


February 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have edged closer to cracking Parkinson's and Alzheimer's secrets with the help of cutting edge 3D microscopy. Underwritten by neural network algorithms (artificial intelligence), the ... Read more...

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Brazilian officials probe oil found on beach


December 20th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian officials found oil on a beach in Angra dos Reis, a city in Rio de Janeiro state, and are trying to determine if ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force buying radars to stop bird-hits


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon buy 41 specialized radars to help monitor bird activity around air bases to prevent bird-hits that are responsible ... Read more...

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12 Shanghai Metro officials punished for crash


October 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 7 (IANS) A dozen Metro officials have been punished, three of them being sacked, for a collision between two trains that left over 250 people injured.A probe ... Read more...

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Five get organs from man with HIV


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Five people unknowingly received organs from an HIV-positive man in Taiwan due to "human error" at the hospital. All the organ receivers have so far tested ... Read more...

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Human error caused China metro accident: Report


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Human error caused the collision of two metro trains in Shanghai that left over 250 people injured, a media report said Thursday.The accident took place Tuesday ... Read more...

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Human error caused Tamil Nadu train accident


September 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Human error seems to have caused the train accident that killed 10 people in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday.The Chennai Beach-Vellore ... Read more...

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14 killed in two Himachal accidents


September 5th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Fourteen people were killed and four injured in two accidents in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district Monday, police said. In both the accidents, the vehicles skidded off the ... Read more...

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Himachal road accidents have killed 3,479 people


August 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Nearly 3,500 people have died in road accidents in the past three years in Himachal Pradesh, the government said here Friday."As many as 3,479 people have ... Read more...

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Actress gets letter for security guard interview


August 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 16 (IANS) Goa's state employment agency 'wants' a film actress doing her PhD and computer science graduates to appear for job interviews for security guards.Priyanka Bidaye, who has ... Read more...

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IAF has lost 999 planes in crashes since 1970


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost 999 aircraft in crashes since 1970 and 39 percent of these accidents occurred due to pilot error, a ... Read more...

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Human error blamed for 2008 plane crash in Madrid


July 30th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The crew was at fault in the August 2008 crash of a Spanair MD-82 airliner in the vicinity of Madrid's Barajas International Airport that left 154 ... Read more...

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ICC confirms host broadcaster’s goof-up led to Dhoni’s dismissal


June 30th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, June 30 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was wrongly given out due to an error by the host broadcaster during a review of his dismissal in the first ... Read more...

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Himachal’s anti-hail guns fail to deliver


June 26th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Offence is not proving to be the best defence, literally! The anti-hail guns, installed in Himachal Pradesh for the first time in the country to protect ... Read more...

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India to give Pakistan updated ‘Most Wanted’ list


May 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Saturday said an updated list of India's 'Most Wanted' fugitives allegedly hiding in Pakistan would be given to that country ... Read more...

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Terror list errors embarrassed home ministry: Chidambaram


May 21st, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Home minister P. Chidambaram Saturday admitted that multiple errors in the list of terrorists hiding in Pakistan was "embarrassing" for the home ministry but ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should quit for terror list errors: BJP (Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said union Home Minister P. Chidambaram should resign for putting out an erroneous terror list of India's 50 Most ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should resign for terror list error: BJP


May 20th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should resign for India putting out an erroneous terror list of its 50 most ... Read more...

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BJP questions CBI’s intention on Kim Davy’s extradition


May 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) After a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team landed in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for extradition of the 1995 Purulia arms drop case ... Read more...

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‘Oversight’ caused most wanted terror error: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday admitted that a "genuine oversight" had led to the inclusion of terror suspect Wazhul Qamar Khan in the "most ... Read more...

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Phone sex number distributed as voter helpline no


May 5th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Indiana, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A typographical error caused many residents in Indiana to call a sex phone number when they intended to call a voter helpline. The number was meant to ... Read more...

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Brit mum saves baby by refusing to end pregnancy on doctors’ advice


April 11th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): A mother in Britain, who was told by doctors to terminate her pregnancy as her baby had died in her womb, ended up saving her daughter's life after ... Read more...

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Five members elected to Indian schools’ Board of Directors in Oman


March 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Mar.27 (ANI): Five members of the Indian School Muscat have been elected to be the part of Board of Directors that frames policies for Indian schools in Oman.Out of the 14 ... Read more...

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10 Cheetah choppers crashed in five years


March 16th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ten Cheetah helicopters of the Indian armed forces have crashed since 2006-07, Defence Minister A.K. Antony informed the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.In a written reply, Antony ... Read more...

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