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Orissa to resume work at Posco site


July 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Orissa government said Friday it is likely to resume work at the site of the $12 billion Posco project as a group of protesting villagers ... Read more...

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Japan’s economy growth slows, overtaken by China


August 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 16 (DPA) Japan's economy expanded at an annualized pace of 0.4 percent in the April-June quarter, a weak result that allowed China to overtake it as the world's second-largest economy, ... Read more...

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Delhi ministers find debris, garbage at Games’ sites


July 9th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi Finance Minister A.K. Walia and Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely Thursday found mounds of debris and garbage on the roads leading to the Games Village and ... Read more...

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Portugal boss calls for new technology in football


June 28th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 28 (DPA) Footballing authorities should consider introducing new technologies to help match officials, Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz said Monday in the wake of the latest refereeing blunders at the ... Read more...

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BSF dubbed ‘violent force’, ex-trooper denied visa


May 21st, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A retired Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was denied a Canadian visa after a diplomat accused the paramilitary force of "war crimes" and being a ... Read more...

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Last decade warmest on record, says NASA


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The last decade from January 2000 to December 2009 was the warmest on record, according to a NASA analysis. Looking back to 1880, when modern scientific instrumentation became available ... Read more...

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Parents oblivious about protecting babies from SIDS


December 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Placing infants on their backs for sleep can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). But a study suggests that parents are becoming increasingly oblivious ... Read more...

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Asteroid almost smacked into Earth on November 6


November 11th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 11 (ANI): Astronomers have revealed that the Earth had a narrow escape from a cataclysm on November 6, when an asteroid came within 8,700 miles of hitting the planet.According to ... Read more...

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Dummy fuel for Kudankulam nuclear power project received


August 31st, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) With the receipt of dummy fuel from Russia, India has moved a step forward towards commissioning the first unit of 2x1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project ... Read more...

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Federer spanks Djokovic to win third Cincinnati title


August 24th, 2009 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 24 (DPA) Roger Federer claimed his fourth title of the season as the Swiss made final preparations for the upcoming US Open with a 6-1, 7-5 thrashing of ... Read more...

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Worst of economic downturn may be over in US, say economists


August 13th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US economists are generally agreed that America's worst economic downturn since the Great Depression is over, but an average American is unlikely to feel things are ... Read more...

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West Bengal government admits shortcomings in Aila relief


June 7th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Sunday conceded that there were inadequacies in reaching relief to remote areas devastated by Cyclone Aila and said it was considering stepping up ... Read more...

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Aila damaged solar panels worth Rs.50 crore in Sundarbans


June 5th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Cyclone Aila that devastated parts of West Bengal last month damaged solar power panels worth Rs.50 crore (Rs.500 million) in the Sundarbans, an official said here Friday. "We've estimated ... Read more...

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Banerjee to send report to centre on cyclone Aila havoc


May 31st, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said she would send a report to the central government on the havoc wrecked by cyclone Aila in West Bengal based on inputs ... Read more...

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Obama’s economic czar wants US to lead economic recovery


March 14th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama's top economic adviser wants the United States to lead a global effort to improve regulatory standards as the world grapples with its worst ... Read more...

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Concerns over Darfur escalation after war crime charges


July 16th, 2008 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Michael Logan Nairobi/Khartoum, July 16 (DPA) The official levelling of war crimes charges against Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir has been welcomed in many quarters, but fears remain that the decision ... Read more...

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India squares series against S. Africa, wins Kanpur Test by 8 wickets


April 13th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by admin
Kanpur, Apr 13 (ANI): A splendid performance by the Indian bowlers at the Green Park in Kanpur and startling knocks by Virendra Sehwag helped Team India in wining the third and ... Read more...

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Eczema continues to rise in developing countries


January 8th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new research has found that eczema, a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the upper layers of the skin, is still on the rise in developing countries.The ... Read more...

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Now, Shoaib wants to do a Jolie by adopting a baby!


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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UP Minister resigns following allegations in kidnapping case


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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