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Israeli missile kills militant in Egypt


August 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS) A motorcycle-borne militant was killed in Egypt by a missile launched from an Israeli plane, Xinhua reported.The militant -- identified as Ibrahim Nasser, a Bedouin -- ... Read more...

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Mars journey will be ‘huge step’ for India: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This spaceship to Mars will be a ... Read more...

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Turkey denies fighter jet shot down by Syria


July 14th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish military has backed down from its previous claim that its fighter jet was downed last month by Syrian forces."The actual cause of the ... Read more...

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Allied Computers offers low-cost laptop at Rs.4,999


June 27th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Allied Computers International (Asia) Wednesday launched here ACi Icon-1100, a laptop computer costing just Rs.4,999."We are creating history and this is what the whole country has ... Read more...

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UEFA must punish Russian FA over flare: Polish FA


June 11th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Football Union (RFU) should be fined heavily after fans hurled a flare onto the pitch in its 4-1 win over the Czech Republic ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force twice successfully test fires Akash missile


June 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Friday successfully conducted two tests of country's indigenously developed medium-range surface-to-air Akash missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official ... Read more...

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Prankster paints himself with missile colour


May 30th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 30 (IANS) A prankster in Brazil landed himself in deep trouble after the colour he painted his body with failed to come off -- he realised then that ... Read more...

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Russia folds Soyuz-U launch programme


May 19th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from the Russia's Plesetsk Space Center Thursday was the last in its 40-year history, said a spokesperson for ... Read more...

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Neymar struck by missile in Santos defeat


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar was struck by an object thrown from the crowd in Santos' 1-2 loss at Bolivar in Libertadores Cup last-16 first leg ... Read more...

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BJP hails Agni-5 launch as proud milestone


April 19th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday "hailed" the successful launch of the Agni-5 missile.Party president Nitin Gadkari said in a statement that the launch ... Read more...

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Agni-V test in a fortnight: DRDO chief


March 31st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India will join an elite group of nations such as the US, Russia and China with inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) when it tests the over ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire long-range rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 15 (IANS) In the wake of growing threats posed by rockets at the disposal of Israel's foes, the Israeli military will acquire rockets of its own, an Israeli ... Read more...

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Agni-V test likely in a month


February 28th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India will enter an exclusive league of nations with a nuclear-capable weapon system with a range of over 5,000-km in its arsenal with first test ... Read more...

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Russia to build two space-defence missile plants


February 4th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two plants to manufacture space-defence missiles will soon be built in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said.The first in Nizhny Novgorod will employ ... Read more...

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Ukraine to launch telecom satellite


January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 28 (IANS) Ukraine plans to launch its first telecommunications satellite in 2013, an official said."The satellite will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2013," head of the ... Read more...

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Iran test fires more missiles


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) Iran test-fired more homemade missiles on the last day Monday of its 10-day naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the state media reported.The advanced long-range ... Read more...

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Russia to modernise 60 MiG-31 interceptors by 2020


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive over 60 modernised MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft by 2020, said the Defence Ministry.A modernisation contract was signed by the ... Read more...

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India successfully tests n-capable Agni-I missile (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The missile, which can strike a ... Read more...

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Iran starts aerial war game


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 18 (IANS) Iran started on Friday the initial stage of an aerial war game in eastern part of the country, Xinhua reported citing the local Mehr news agency.At ... Read more...

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Kudankalam plant safe: Kalam


November 14th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Calling the nuclear plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu "clean and safe", former president and missile scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday said the 2,000-MW plant was ... Read more...

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Kalam visit fruitful, but Kudankulam officials aloof: MP


November 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's visit to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) and his 10-point development programme for the area has brought about a change ... Read more...

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Iran says IAEA’s documents on its missile programme ‘baseless’


November 6th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 5 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Saturday the documents of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on his country's missile programme are "unfounded and baseless"."The alleged ... Read more...

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Five Taliban commanders killed in Pakistan


October 28th, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Five Taliban commanders were killed in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan Thursday, a media report said.The militant leaders belonged to the Maulvi Nazir ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Daniel Bryan vs Wade Barrett


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Bryan, the holder of the 'Money in the Bank' briefcase faced Wade Barrett last night in the 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown ring. The match began with Bryan ... Read more...

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Work on BrahMos’ hypersonic version on


October 10th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Oct 9 (IANS) Several Indian and Russian companies are working to develop components for the proposed hypersonic variant of Brahmos stealth missile, said a top defence official ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Danial Bryan vs Christian


August 27th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's episode of 'WWE Smackdown' began, Bret Hart made a surprise appearance as the special guest general manager. As Bret was announcing the main even of ... Read more...

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Prahlada to now head defence institute


August 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prahlada, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief controller, has taken over as vice chancellor of the Pune-based Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Tyson Kidd vs Daniel Bryan


August 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Tyson Kidd stood anxiously in the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' waiting to meet his opponent, Daniel Bryan who came to the ring holding his “Money on the Bank” ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to get new air defence system


July 19th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will soon receive a new ship-based missile air defence system, the developer of the system has said.KBP Instrument Design Bureau said the ... Read more...

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Gilmour’s son jailed over student riots


July 16th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) "Pink Floyd" rocker David Gilmour's son Charlie has been jailed for 16 months for rampaging during student riots.Charlie admitted violent disorder after he was arrested for ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Daniel Bryan vs Ted Diabiase


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Ted Dibiase and Daniel Bryan made their way to the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown', there was no entrance music for either contestant thanks ... Read more...

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Loud explosions heard in Tripoli


March 30th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 30 (IANS) Loud blasts were heard Tuesday in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, without immediate reports of casualties, Xinhua reported.The blasts were heard near the residence of Libyan ... Read more...

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Wladimir eyes return to traning to rip David Haye of WBA title


March 24th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): IBF and WBO Wladimir Klitschko has hinted that he will be fit to fight World Boxing Association champ David Haye this summer.But the showdown appears to be ... Read more...

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Nearly seven in ten Americans support air strikes against Gaddafi forces


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Nearly seven in ten Americans support the use of international military air strikes in Libya to protect civilians from the forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, a new ... Read more...

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Gaddafi claims 48 civilians killed by US, EU missile strikes


March 20th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 20 (ANI): At least 48 persons, if not more, are said to have been killed in overnight air and missiles strikes launched from American and European ships based in ... Read more...

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