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Russia denies ’systemic crisis’ in space industry


September 7th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian space industry is not in a crisis despite some local problems, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday."There is no systemic crisis in ... Read more...

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Alien Life could be discovered within the next 40 years


September 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lord Martin Rees who is the queen’s astronomer said last night that there is a possibility of alien life being discovered beyond the solar system in the ... Read more...

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Renault launches Scala sedan


September 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Friday launched its Scala sedan priced between Rs.6.99 and Rs.9.57 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."With the launch of the premium sedan Scala, Renault ... Read more...

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Will.i.am songs inspired ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Will.i.am's song lyrics inspired the bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" and its subsequent novels, says author E.L. James.James revealed that how she listened to his band, ... Read more...

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Take steps to educate your children, Vidya urges women (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan unveiled a giant abacus in Lusa village in Uttar Pradesh Friday and urged women to take steps to ensure the ... Read more...

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Anurag converted short film into ‘Aiyyaa’


September 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap liked director Sachin Kundalkar's short movie so much that he decided to turn it into a feature film "Aiyaa"."I used to do a play ... Read more...

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Crime is the next big space on TV: Ekta Kapoor


September 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) She started the trend of saas-bahu sagas on the small screen and film and TV producer Ekta Kapoor believes that the next big thing ... Read more...

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MTNL inks pact with Welingkar to train talent for telecom industry


September 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) State-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephoen Nigam Ltd and the Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Thursday inked a deal to train talent specifically ... Read more...

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‘Diabetes can be found out through hair test first’


September 6th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Trichologist Akshay Batra says that hair is one of the prime source to detect many diseases."Hair has a significant medical content. By looking at ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to connect 13 Indian cities to Odessa


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said that it will connect 13 Indian cities to the Ukrainian city of Odessa from Oct 12, 2012 via Sharjah."Launch ... Read more...

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New visa processing system for Indians travelling to US


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The United States embassy here Wednesday announced a new visa processing system under which Indians travelling to the US can have easier visa procurement and ... Read more...

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I missed an opportunity to work with Salman: Ileana


September 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Ileana D'Cruz refused to work in "Wanted", the Hindi version of Telugu hit "Pokiri" and thus lost the opportunity to romance Salman Khan on the ... Read more...

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Iran to get full control of Bushehr in December


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will be on its own with its first nuclear power plant after Russia officially hands Bushehr over at the end of December, a Russian ... Read more...

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Russia delays 2012 military launches


September 4th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will delay launches of military spacecraft this year because of a failed satellite launch last month, a top defence official said Tuesday.The delays will ... Read more...

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Now Mahesh Bhatt’s son forays into Bollywood


September 4th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Writer Shagufta Rafique, who has been associated with Vishesh Films for quite sometime, is set to launch filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul in her directorial ... Read more...

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Russia to build new intercontinental missile by 2018


September 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by 2018, a senior military official has revealed."Construction of the missile is ongoing," Strategic Missile Forces ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils Xenon pick-up


September 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Tata Motors, India's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Monday strengthened its product portfolio in the pick-up segment with the launch of its Xenon."The pick-up segment is growing ... Read more...

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Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

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Cumberbatch not dating Russian model


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British TV actor Benedict Cumberbatch has played down reports that he is dating Katia Elizarova."We're just old friends. I can't say any more than that," contactmusic.com ... Read more...

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FIFA names World Cup ball Brazuca


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has said that "Brazuca" will be the official name of the 2014 World Cup match ball.The name won a ... Read more...

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‘Settai’ trailer reaches 2.8 mn hits on YouTube


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) The trailer of "Settai", Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy "Delhi Belly", has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch.Directed ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kammula’s ‘Life Is Beautiful’ pushed to Sep 14 (Southern Movie Snippets)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) This is the second time the release date of director Shekhar Kammula's "Life Is Beautiful" has been postponed. The Telugu film, initially slated to release Aug ... Read more...

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Longoria to relaunch her Las Vegas restaurant


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria is planning to relaunch her Las Vegas restaurant as a top steakhouse for women.The actress had temporarily closed the Beso eatery and ... Read more...

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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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Mexico to monitor crops, fisheries via satellite


September 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said it will begin using a satellite next month to track the country's agricultural and fishery production on a "permanent and increasingly precise" ... 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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Lara Dutta takes people around the world in 20 minutes


September 1st, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 1 (IANS) The idea of travelling around the world in just 20 minutes could be implausible for many of us, but not Lara Dutta. The actress took people ... Read more...

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Habib Tanvir’s contribution to Indian theatre now in a book


September 1st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre", a book on the life of the late veteran playwright and director and his contribution to the Indian theatre ... Read more...

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What keeps Sridevi glowing at 49?


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Sridevi is fit as a fiddle at 49, and the reason behind it, she says, is the right diet, power yoga and the quality time she ... Read more...

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Yale chief who advanced linkages with India to quit


August 31st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yale University President Richard C. Levin, who had made advancing the Ivy League institution's connections to India a priority of his administration in recent years, has ... Read more...

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Pass or fail - the motto of ‘Sur Kshetra’


August 31st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Either 'pass or fail' seems to be the motto of 'Sur Kshetra', a musical reality show which will be aired on Colors and Sahara One ... Read more...

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Indian Navy launches healthcare management system


August 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Navy Thursday became the first of the four armed forces to launch a comprehensive health care information management system (HIMS) to ensure naval hospital ... Read more...

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Aamir brings smile to ‘Jalpari’ director (Movie Snippets)(With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Solar grid parity by 2017, says ministry


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Power produced by solar plants will be sold at the same price as that from conventional sources like coal by 2017, a power ministry official ... Read more...

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