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Check the speed! Expressway accidents cause concern


September 1st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Is India still waking up to the autobahn culture? With three accidents and eight deaths in just a week on the spanking new six-lane Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

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Indian Army buying 20 mini-UAVs for Kashmir


August 29th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) To better arm its troops fighting insurgents in the border state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army is buying 20 man-portable, mini unmanned aerial ... Read more...

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Ganguly picks India World T20 favourites, Windies dark horses


August 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly Tuesday said India have the firepower to win the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka next month and termed the West Indies ... Read more...

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Odisha fishermen warned against going into sea


August 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Saturday alerted fishermen against venturing out into the sea as a low pressure area has been formed over the Bay Bengal.The low pressure ... Read more...

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Delhi Airport Express resumption date unclear


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, which operates Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, Tuesday refused to indicate a time-frame for completing repairs that would enable resuming stalled services on the ... Read more...

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National TSD Rally championship launched


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by the Berunda Adventure Club, will be flagged off here Sunday.Nearly 50 ... Read more...

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Typhoon Damrey slams China


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Typhoon Damrey packing winds of 126 kmph made landfall in China Thursday night, authorities said.Damrey, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, battered Jiangsu and ... Read more...

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Gliding on a Segway down India’s grandest boulevard (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Imagine yourself gliding on two wheels down Rajpath, India's grandest boulevard, at 6 in the morning with the sun's early rays kissing the sky and ... Read more...

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South-West monsoon advances into Karnataka


June 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Rains hit coastal and interior areas of southern Karnataka early Wednesday as the south-west monsoon advanced into the state from neighbouring Kerala late Tuesday, though delayed ... Read more...

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Officially not open, Yamuna Expressway already a hit (With Images)


June 4th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 4 (IANS) The 165 km, six-lane Yamuna Expressway, which will drastically cut down the travel time between Delhi and Agra, has become the favourite of enthusiastic riders and ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh initiates work on freight corridor


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Aiming to accelerate implementation of the ambitious eastern dedicated freight corridor (DFC) project, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday directed officials to ensure time-bound clearances and resolution ... Read more...

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Russia unveils new electric train for Sochi Olympics


May 31st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sochi (Russia), May 31 (IANS) A new electric train made its debut in Russia's Black Sea resort city of Sochi. The train is expected to deliver passengers to the sports ... Read more...

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Dust storm brings mercury down in Delhi (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A dust storm hit several parts of the national capital Saturday evening and brought the temperature down marginally on a hot, sunny day which ... Read more...

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NASA trains astronauts to land on asteroid


May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) In a space mission straight from the movie "Armageddon", astronauts are being trained to land on an asteroid, explore it for minerals and even destroy the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro to finalise vendors in two months


May 1st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Metro Rail (Hyderabad), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, will finalise in the next two to three months vendors for various components ... Read more...

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FAQs on Bofors guns and graft row


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
* What is the Bofors scandal?In the late 1980s, there were media reports of Swedish arms producer AB Bofors having paid Rs.65 crore (approximately $12 million) as kickbacks to top Indian ... Read more...

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Two spectators injured as box collapses at Eden Gardens


April 24th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Two spectators were injured Tuesday after a bamboo-built box collapsed when a thunderstorm accompanied by heavy showers hit the Eden Gardens, where an Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Ajay tells Anil who’s ‘Tezz’ on F1 track


April 24th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 24 (IANS) The silence at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) was broken by a loud screeching sound of roaring Lamborghinis as Bollywood stars Anil Kapoor and ... Read more...

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F1 circuit drive ‘terrorised’ Dale Steyn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 10 (IANS) South African speedster Dale Steyn creates the fear of god whenever he runs in at a batsman. But the World's No.1 Test bowler was ... Read more...

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Windstorm declared a natural calamity: Omar


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has declared the windstorm that lashed the Valley and parts of Jammu earlier this week a natural calamity, Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Kashmir windstorm eases out, leaves behind trail of destruction


March 21st, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) An unprecedented windstorm which left two people dead and over a dozen injured in the Kashmir Valley finally eased out after 24 hours Wednesday.People across the ... Read more...

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Police cameras to watch ‘devils on wheel’


March 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Delhi Police is installing cameras at accident prone roads to rein in speeding "devils at wheels", an official said Tuesday.Joint Commissioner Satyendra Garg posted ... Read more...

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Travel in high-speed double-decker from Bangalore to Chennai


March 14th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Denizens of this tech hub will soon have the privilege of travelling in an high-speed air-conditioned double-decker express to Chennai, covering a distance of about 360 ... Read more...

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Prominent hightlights of railway budget for 2012-13


March 14th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Following are the prominent highlights of the railway budget for 2012-13 presented in the Lok Sabha Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi:* No steep increase ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 5


March 14th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
* Capacity augmentation to get Rs.4,410 crore during 2012-13.* Eighty-five new line projects to be taken up during 2012-13.* One hundred and fourteen new line surveys to be undertaken during 2012-13.* ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 4


March 14th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
* Focus during next five years on five areas: tracks, bridges, signalling, rolling stock and stations.* Signalling to be improved over 19,000 km.* Investment of Rs.1.70 lakh crore on rolling stock ... Read more...

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Three youths returning from party killed in Delhi accident (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Three youths were killed and two of their friends critically wounded while returning from a party in the wee hours Tuesday when their speeding Mitsubishi ... Read more...

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Malaysia launches Chinese-made trains


March 8th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 8 (IANS) Malaysia Thursday launched four Chinese-made electric trains for urban public transport.These are first of the 38 six-coach trains bought by Malaysia for 1.89 billion ringgit ... Read more...

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China rolls out powerful locomotive


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China Thursday rolled out its first electric locomotive with a hauling capacity of 3,000 passengers, more powerful than ones operating in the country.Suo Jianguo, chief engineer ... Read more...

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Robot makes speed record


March 6th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah has set a new land speed record for legged robots by running at 29 kmph on a treadmill in ... Read more...

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Indian Army soldier sets power hang gliding record


February 17th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier Friday entered the Limca Book of Records by flying 350-km non-stop in a powered hang glider from Bikaner to Sanderav in ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic to meet Tipsarevic in final (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Fourth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic aced his way past World No.10 Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-4, to set up a title clash with top seed Janko Tipsarevic ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic blasts Almagro to enter final


January 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Milos Raonic slammed 17 aces on way to an impressive 6-4, 6-4 win in 72 minutes against World No.10 Nicolas Almagro to enter the final of ... Read more...

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Mercedes launches the new M-Class


January 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched the new version of its M-Class sports utility vehicle and open-top sports car SLS AMG roadster.The SLS AMG roadster ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa visits cyclone-hit Cuddalore


January 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday visited the cyclone devastated Cuddalore district and distributed relief materials among the affected people."We have activated the ... Read more...

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