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UN chief calls for diplomatic solution to Iranian n-issue


September 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has regretted that Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are yet to reach agreement on resolving Iran 's ... Read more...

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Iranian first n-plant running at ‘full capacity’


September 1st, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Iran's first nuclear power station has begun operating at full capacity, a Russian firm said Friday.The plant's launch in August 2010 prompted Israel and other nations ... Read more...

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Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran's four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Iran’s Soryan Reihanpour wins gold


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian wrestler Hamid Mohammad Soryan Reinhanpour won gold in the men's 55 kg Greco-Roman class Sunday, beating his Azerbaijani opponent Rovshan Bayramov in the final.Soryan ... Read more...

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Iran eyes n-fuel to power ships


July 18th, 2012 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will use nuclear fuel to power its merchant vessels, an Iranian MP said Tuesday.The Western sanctions have forced Iran to use nuclear fuel as a ... Read more...

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Iran test fires anti-ship missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired anti-ship missiles Wednesday, Iran's FARS news agency said.According to RIA Novosti, the IRGC fired several Khalid Farzh (Persian Gulf) ... Read more...

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One ton drugs seized in Iran


June 24th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) Police in Iran have recovered a haul of over one ton of illicit drugs during an anti-narcotics operation in the country's southeastern region, Fars news agency ... Read more...

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Baghdad talks may help resolve Iranian n-dispute: China


May 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) China has said that talks scheduled for later this week in Baghdad can help resolve the Iranian nuclear dispute as well as promote peace and stability ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Quran burning in US


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan has condemned the April 28 burning of copies of the Quran by US pastor Terry Jones in Florida."Pakistan strongly condemns the burning of the holy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran overturns death sentence for CIA ’spy’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 5 (IANS) The Iranian Supreme Court has overturned the death penalty given to an Iranian-American CIA "spy" by a lower court, an official said Monday."The case of the ... Read more...

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Iran’s Al-Mustafa varsity plans branch in Hyderabad


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Al-Mustafa International University proposes to set up its branch here and has sought allotment of land for the purpose.Iranian consul general in Hyderabad Mahmoud Safari ... Read more...

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Israeli team to reach Delhi to discuss attack


February 15th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) A team from Israel will be here Wednesday with the materials used in the botched terror attack in Tbilisi and the three blasts in Bangkok ... Read more...

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Iranian makes world’s tiniest microphone


December 28th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world's tiniest microphone that could be used to build "invisible" hearing aids, the ISNA news agency reported.Bahram ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 wounded in Iraq attacks


December 20th, 2011 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 20 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 wounded in separate bomb attacks in central Iraq Monday, the police said.In Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin, ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iran’s supreme leader unearthed


December 11th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) An alleged plot to kill Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been unearthed, a media report here said.Khamenei recently discussed the matter with Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, ... Read more...

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Expedite energy projects: Gilani


September 30th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday called for expediting energy projects with Iran to help meet the country's increasing energy demand.He made the remarks ... Read more...

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Man gets death for killing Iranian N-scientist


August 29th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) A man accused of killing an Iranian nuclear physicist in 2010 was Sunday sentenced to death, a media report said.Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, a professor of Tehran University, ... Read more...

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China, Iran sign trade, business agreements


July 16th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) China and Iran Saturday signed several agreements on infrastructure and trade cooperation. He Guoqiang, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) who is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran to export diesel to Iraq


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) Iran will export 1.5 million liters of diesel oil to Iraq daily, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Ali-Reza Zeighami said both countries have signed a ... Read more...

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Amole Gupte creates another Darsheel


April 17th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker-child activist Amole Gupte has decided to create another child actor on a par if not more equipped and skilled than Darsheel Safary of "Taare ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Acid to be poured in Iranian’s eye for blinding lover’s husband


December 13th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Acid is to be poured into a man's eye in Iran for blinding his lover's husband, it was reported here.The man, Mojtaba, hurled acid in the face of ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: World No.1 Vijender in finals


November 24th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) World No.1 Indian boxer Vijender Singh moved into the finals of the 75kg at the Asian Games here Wednesday with a hard fought 10-7 win over Mohammad Sattarpour ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Sarabjit, Geeta finish way down


November 19th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifters Sarabjit finished 10th in the 105+ kg category while Geeta Rani came sixth and last in the women's 75+ kg at the Asian Games here Saturday.Sarabjit ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Poor finish for Indians in track events


November 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian cyclists failed to make an impact on the final day of the track events at the Asian Games here Wednesday.Atul Kumar finished 15th while Rajender Kumar Bishnoi ... Read more...

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Over 100 hurt in Iran quake


July 31st, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 31 (IANS) More than 100 people were injured when a 5.7-magnitude quake struck northwestern Iran Friday, the state-run Press TV reported. The quake jolted the Torbat-e-Heydarieh city in Khorasan Razavi province ... Read more...

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Obama condemns deadly attack on Iranian mosque


July 17th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama strongly condemned the "outrageous terrorist attacks" on a mosque in southeastern Iran that killed at least 27 people. "The murder of innocent civilians in ... Read more...

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Security think tank says Iran can fire nuke missile by 2012


May 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has said that Iran could fire a nuclear missile by the year 2012.It said that the Sajjil-2 missile, with a range ... Read more...

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Iran ready to send six satellites into space


May 9th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 9 (IANS) Iran is preparing to launch five to six satellites into the space as part of its aerospace development programme. "We are currently carrying out a project which will see ... Read more...

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Iran unveils home-made ballistic missiles on Army Day


April 18th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 18 (IANS) Iranian armed forces Sunday displayed modern home-made ballistic missiles at a military parade organised to mark the country's Army Day. Different army units demonstrated their capabilities and achievements during ... Read more...

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Iran seeks Russian support over N-programme


April 13th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Atomic Energy Organisation chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said Iran is counting on Russia to remain neutral regarding the UN Security Council's possible adoption of ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq car blast targeting Iranian pilgrims


March 6th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Najaf (Iraq), March 6 (DPA) Seven people were killed and at least 50 injured in a car bomb blast Saturday in Najaf city, 180 km south of Baghdad, Iraqi police said. Most of ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes at Iranian airport, 46 hurt


January 24th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 46 people were injured on Sunday after a Taban Air passenger plane crashed at Mashhad International Airport in northeastern Iran, local media reported.State media cited officials ... Read more...

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Caricatures of cartoonists displayed at Bangalore exhibition


January 17th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 17 (ANI): Caricatures of cartoonists from various parts of the world are on display at an exhibition here.The Indian Institute of Cartoonists (IIC) has organised an eight-day exhibition to ... Read more...

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6th ICFF January 7 onwards


January 6th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
On January 7, the Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yeddyurappa will inaugurate the 6th Annual International Children Film Festival, Bengaluru. The brand ambassador of this festival will be actor Upendra.Mysore, Mandya, Hubli ... Read more...

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Iranian Cyber Army ‘hacks’ Twitter


December 19th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Popular social networking site Twitter has been attacked by a group claiming to be the Iranian Cyber Army that directs web users to a page containing anti-America messages.The ... Read more...

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