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Infosys bags Rs.700 crore order from India Post


August 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Infosys Thursday said it has bagged a Rs.700 crore deal from the Indian government's Department of Post to enhance its core banking and insurance services ... Read more...

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Nigeria approves $1.5 bn for railway project


July 19th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 19 (IANS) The Nigerian government has approved $1.5 billion for a railway network modernisation project.The southwestern Lagos-Ibadan double track railway line modernization is one of the west African ... Read more...

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Myanmar tightens control of media: Watchdog


June 30th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 30 (IANS) Myanmar is tightening restrictions on the press following its coverage of the unrest in the country, a media watchdog has said.The government has reacted in a ... Read more...

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Putin calls for new long-range bomber and UAVs


June 15th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS) Russia must start developing a long-range bomber aircraft and a range of military unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) or drones as these were "most important areas of ... Read more...

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Russia to build fifth-generation bombers


June 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday reiterated plans to develop a fifth-generation strategic bomber aircraft."Alongside a fifth-generation fighter, there are also plans to develop an ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force gets first modernized AN-124s


May 17th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force has received three modernized Antonov AN-124-100 super-heavy transport aircraft as part of an update programme for its transport fleet, Air Force ... Read more...

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Remittances to Latin America rebound


May 8th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Remittances of emigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean increased last year beyond their levels before the financial crisis to $69.29 billion, according to an Inter-American ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks release of two Russians held in Libya


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The foreign ministry Tuesday said it was doing its best to seek the release of two Russians held in Libya and accused of supporting the erstwhile ... Read more...

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CBI facing shortfall of officers: Director


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) India's premier investigation agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is facing a shortfall of officers, the agency's director revealed at a function in the ... Read more...

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Enough space for India, China to flourish: Manmohan, Wen(Lead)


November 18th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Bali, Nov 18 (IANS) There was enough space for both India and China to flourish, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Friday in ... Read more...

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CBI should disregard political pressure: PM


October 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Asking the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to act with honesty and disregard political pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the agency would ... Read more...

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India-US defence contracts total Rs,37,181 crore


August 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The total value of military contracts between India and the US signed between 2004 and 2011 totals Rs.37,181 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Defence ... Read more...

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Indian jails overcrowded, Uttar Pradesh the worst


August 9th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian jails are badly overcrowded, and the worst story comes from Uttar Pradesh.Against a total authorized capacity for 307,052 prisoners in 1,374 jails across the ... Read more...

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Record power generation by Bhakra Beas board


July 14th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has achieved record power generation in the April-June quarter, an official said here Thursday."BBMB has achieved record power generation from ... Read more...

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Militarily, China far ahead than India: Manmohan Singh


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmhohan Singh Wednesday said China was "far ahead" in its military strength but India was catching up with its limited resources."The Chinese ... Read more...

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Maritime piracy can be defeated if UN takes lead: Antony


May 21st, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Only combined and cohesive anti-piracy action led by the United Nations (UN) can rid the world of the scourge of piracy, Defence Minister A.K. Anthony said ... Read more...

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India will continue to assist Vietnam in armed forces modernization: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, May 4 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India will continue to assist Vietnam in the modernization of its armed forces, particularly the Navy and Air Force.During his ... Read more...

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China’s defense policy ‘ensures national security’: Official


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 28 (ANI): The development of weapons and equipment in China is to ensure national security and is not directed against any other country or specific target, said the country's defense ... Read more...

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China’s high-speed rail project moving on slow track


April 24th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 24 (ANI): China's expanding high speed rail network, which is considered country's symbol of modernization, is now coming under scrutiny over costs and because of concerns that builders ignored safety ... Read more...

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China issues White Paper on arms control, peaceful development


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): China has issued a White Paper on national defense that aims to enhance its military transparency and boost the world's trust in its commitment to peaceful development.The document gives ... Read more...

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First Scorpene submarine delivery in 2015: Antony


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy will get delivery of the first of its six Scorpene submarines in 2015, a three-year delay from the original schedule of 2012, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Maulana Vastanvi to stay as Vice-Chancellor of Dar-ul-Uloom


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Deoband, Feb 23 (ANI): Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi, who stirred a controversy with his remarks on Gujarat, will stay on as Vice Chancellor of Dar-ul-Uloom, the seminary in Deoband.The decision was ... Read more...

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Mayawati absent at chief ministers meet, demands central aid


February 1st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati once again stayed away from the chief minister's meet on internal security in New Delhi Tuesday but reiterated that her state was neglected ... Read more...

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5,000 cameras to monitor criminals in Haryana


February 1st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday announced that it would install at least 5,000 cameras in major cities across the state to monitor activities of criminals, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Army ready to face all challenges: General Singh


January 17th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Jan 17 (ANI): Army chief General V K Singh, praising the caliber of the Indian Army, on Monday said the force is ready to take on all challenges."Nobody is weak; our ... Read more...

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China modernisation still a long way off: President Hu


January 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 17 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has described his country as a developing country, and being a long way off from "modernisation"."We need to make long and hard efforts ... Read more...

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Modernisation of military hardware hampered in past: Army chief


January 6th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General V.K. Singh Thursday said the modernization of military hardware, particularly artillery, has been hampered in the past both by the men in uniform ... Read more...

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China’s military must be self-reliant, says minister


December 29th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power, Defence Minister Liang Guanglie said. "China's armed forces could only depend on themselves, not ... Read more...

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China’s military buildup will correspond with its economy: Liang


December 29th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie has said that his country's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power.In a recent interview with ... Read more...

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Kazakh Government launches 80 new major industrial projects


December 21st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Dec. 21 (ANI): A total of 80 new industrial projects will be launched by the Kazakh government today - marking the completion of the initial phase of the country's Programme ... Read more...

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Karbi Anglong’s Ronthean Festival promoting a unique Assamese lifestyle


December 7th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karbi Anglong (Assam), Dec.7 (ANI): The decline of militancy in Assam's Karbi Anglong District has given a boost to the region in terms of socio-cultural development.Recently, the district played host to the ... Read more...

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Government is in favour of aircraft modernization, says Air Chief P.V. Naik


November 29th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalunkePune, Nov.29 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P. V. Naik said here today that the steps were being taken to modernise the Indian Air Force.Interacting ... Read more...

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IAF undergoing a major modernization process: Western Air Command chief


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 22 (ANI): Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P V Naik addressed the annual Commanders Conference of the Western Air Command (WAC) here on Monday.Western Air Command chief ... Read more...

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IAF undergoing a major modernization process: Air Chief


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 22 (ANI): Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal PV Naik on Monday said the Indian Air Force (IAF) is undergoing a major modernization process and the Western Air ... Read more...

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Farah Khan: ‘Train-Journey’ Feel Revived In Tees Maar Khan


November 15th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With modernization creeping into our lives with every passing day, we have almost forgotten the age-old fun of travelling by train. Most of us are short ... Read more...

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