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Sensex on a two-week high on higher advance tax payout hopes (Roundup)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets rose to a two-week high Tuesday, closing 225 points higher as traders were enthused by indications of higher advance ... Read more...

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Sensex holds on to gains, metals, realty scrips gain


March 13th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Tuesday noon continued to hold on to morning gains even as traders awaited some positive announcement from the budget ... Read more...

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`First US-Japan-India trilateral not aimed at China’ (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) India, US and Japan held their first trilateral meeting here, with Washington and Tokyo affirming a deepening of strategic ties with India and making it clear ... Read more...

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First US-Japan-India trilateral, say not aimed at China


December 20th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) As India, United States and Japan held their first trilateral meeting here, Washington and Tokyo affirmed a deepening of strategic ties with India and made it ... Read more...

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Obama denies asking Australia to sell uranium to India


November 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) Visiting US President Barak Obama has denied speculations that America influenced Australia to overturn its policy of not selling uranium to India. "We have not ... Read more...

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Japan, U.S. reaffirms cooperation to tackle Fukushima nuke crisis


April 18th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 18 (ANI): Japan and the United States have reaffirmed their cooperation in efforts to contain the ongoing nuclear crisis at crippled Fukushima Daiichi power station, as the plant operator unveiled ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new mineral


April 15th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have chanced upon a mineral that have not been seen before. The new mineral has been named “Wassonite” and it is one of the most ... Read more...

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Small amount of radiation found in Massachusetts’ rain water


March 28th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese nuclear crisis is being monitored closely around the globe. Several countries are worried that the leaked radiation could find itself on their shores.Japan and the ... Read more...

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New Japanese defense strategy to focus more on China, N. Korea


December 14th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec 14 (ANI): Japan's proposed new military plan will be designed to address the increased threat from China.According to the Washington Post, Japan's National Defense Program Guidelines will be released ... Read more...

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Japan to release new military guidelines to focus more on China


December 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec 13 (ANI): Japan is expected to release new military guidelines to reduce its heavy armoured and artillery forces against Russia in favour of creating more mobile units that could respond ... Read more...

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Nissan to recall 2.1 million cars


October 28th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nissan has initiated what is described as its third largest recall in history. The giant automaker is recalling more than 2 million of its cars because ... Read more...

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North Korea condemns IAEA chief’s comment on nuke issue


June 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 14 (ANI): North Korea has slammed International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano comment on the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula.A statement carried by the official ... Read more...

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Over a third of CO2 emissions ‘outsourced’ to developing nations


March 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution, US, has found that over a third of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with consumption of goods and services ... Read more...

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Australia in denial over World Cup soccer snub


January 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (DPA) Football bosses denied Wednesday that Australia's hopes of hosting the 2018 World Cup were all but lost after FIFA president Sepp Blatter spoke about the "movement to make ... Read more...

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Music enthusiasts drawn to Mali desert for tenth annual festival


January 8th, 2010 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
Timbuktu (Mali), Jan 8 (DPA) The tenth edition of Mali's popular Festival in the Desert kicked off Thursday evening on the outskirts of the legendary city of Timbuktu in the Sahara desert. Close ... Read more...

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ADB upgrades forecast for Asia, predicts India growth at 7 percent


December 15th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 15 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday it has upgraded its economic growth forecast for developing countries in Asia due to the better-than-expected performance of many economies in ... Read more...

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India emerges as lucrative option for Malaysian timber exporters


November 16th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 16 (ANI): With the domestic timber market bleeding due to recession, Malaysian exporters are turning to India, a lucrative market with encouraging import trends.In 2008, Malaysia exported timber and ... Read more...

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How chemicals cues can make friendly ants turn against each other


October 28th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Experiments led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have demonstrated that normally friendly ants can turn against each other by exploiting the chemical cues they use ... Read more...

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Some video games make kids kinder, not violent


June 18th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Previous research has suggested that playing violent videogames is linked to aggressive behaviour in kids. Now, three new studies have concluded that the other side of the coin ... Read more...

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Security Council to act on North Korea missile launch


April 14th, 2009 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (DPA) Held back from stronger steps by China and Russia, the UN Security Council was preparing later Monday to consider chastising North Korea for its rocket launch earlier ... Read more...

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Japan eager to establish stronger ties with Obama


January 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 21 (DPA) The Japanese government plans to set up a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Taro Aso and US President Barack Obama at an early date before the financial summit ... Read more...

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E-books close to market breakthrough


December 14th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 14 (DPA) After years of false start, e-books - thin, highly simplified displays - seem to be getting cheap enough for mass use. Thanks to a new technology known as ... Read more...

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Indonesia hopes to become Indian Ocean tsunami-warning provider by 2011


December 5th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Indonesia has launched its Tsunami Early Warning System (InaTEWS), with which it hopes to become the Indian Ocean tsunami-warning provider by 2011.The system was developed at a ... Read more...

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Violent video games may make for physically aggressive kids


November 5th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Children who play violent video games are likely to display high levels of physical aggression, say researchers.Two studies from Japan and the United States have shown that ... Read more...

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Castro hits out at Canada, US as two Cuban players defect


August 2nd, 2008 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) Two 18-year-old Cuban baseball players, who went missing from the ongoing World Junior Baseball Championship in Edmonton, have possible defected to the US for big paycheques. The disappearance ... Read more...

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US, France clash over G8 expansion (Lead)


July 7th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 7 (DPA) The United States and France clashed Monday over plans to accommodate India, China and other large developing countries into the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized countries, according ... Read more...

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