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Tsunami alert following Indonesia quake


April 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) A tsunami alert has been sounded in 28 places across the world, including India, after a massive earthquake rocked Indonesia Wednesday.An earthquake measuring 8.9 ... Read more...

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Kenya says it’s determined to improve soccer standards


February 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga assured the football fraternity in the country of his government's commitment to promote the sport.Odinga said Thursday the government was investing ... Read more...

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Bharat Petroleum, Videocon strike more gas off Mozambique


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A natural gas exploration project off the shore of Mozambique has revealed additional reserves, according to Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), which holds a stake in the ... Read more...

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UN votes 34 new members to international legal group


November 18th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 18 (IANS) The UN General Assembly voted here Thursday to elect 34 new members to the International Law Commission.The International Law Commission, tasked with promoting the development ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh meets Mozambique Trade Minister


March 30th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Virbhadra Singh met Mozambique Trade Minister Armando Inroga here today.Singh extended a warm welcome to the visiting dignitaries and assured ... Read more...

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Wapcos to get ‘mini ratna’ status


December 1st, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The government-owned Water and Power Consultancy Services (Wapcos) will get "mini ratna" status next week on the back of its robust financial performance and forays into new ... Read more...

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Videocon discovers natural gas in Mozambique


October 19th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Videocon Industries Monday said it has found natural gas in a exploration block in the Rovuma basin of Mozambique.Videocon is exploring the basin as part of a consortium ... Read more...

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Australia’s Rudd appointed to UN panel


August 10th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 10 (DPA) Australia's Kevin Rudd will serve with other former national leaders on a United Nations panel on global sustainability, the UN said in a statement Tuesday. UN Secretary-General Ban ... Read more...

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Prayers really can heal the sick


August 6th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Believe it or not, prayers can heal the sick, especially if the well-wisher is standing near the person he or she is praying for, says a team of ... Read more...

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Prayer really is capable of healing the sick


August 5th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): The power of prayer really can help cure the sick, according to a new study.A US team from Indiana University, led by religious studies professor Candy Gunther Brown, ... Read more...

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India to help Mozambique in coal, power sectors


July 6th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India has offered Mozambique a grant of $40 million for improving technical capacity in coal mining and a $25 million line of credit for rural electrification, officials ... Read more...

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Krishna begins maiden visit to Mauritius, Mozambique


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi July 2 (ANI): External Affair Minister S.M. Krishna left for Mauritius and Mozambique on a five-day official visit to strengthen India's relations with these countries.During the ... Read more...

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Japan to meet Mozambique for World Cup tune-up


June 9th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
George (South Africa), June 9 (DPA) Japan has arranged a training match with Mozambique Thursday with three 30-minute periods to tune-up for their World Cup football opening match. Closed to the public, ... Read more...

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GPT Infraprojects targets Rs.500 crore in 2010-11


May 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) GPT Infraprojects Tuesday said it is expecting strong growth and has set a topline target of Rs.500 crore for 2010-11. "During FY 2009-10, we have also received a ... Read more...

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BNO source: Pirates hijack Taiwanese fishing ship off Seychelles


May 8th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates hijacked a Taiwanese fishing boat carrying 28 crew members off of Seychelles, an official with knowledge of the situation told BNO News on Saturday.The ship went ... Read more...

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BPCL partner finds gas in Mozambique


February 18th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) State-run oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) Thursday said gas had been discovered at an offshore Mozambique find in which its overseas subsidiary holds a 10 ... Read more...

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NTPC identifies Indonesian coal mines for acquisition


November 30th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) State-run power utility NTPC is scouting for more coal mines overseas and has identified about three blocks in Indonesia. "We are working on more international acquisitions and have ... Read more...

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Simple, low cost method helps locate landmines


November 20th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A simple, cheap and accurate test finds undetected landmines in a jiffy. Landmines and unexploded ordnance kill between 15,000 and 20,000 unsuspecting people every year, according to Handicap International. ... Read more...

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Custom-made bacteria glows green to detect landmines


November 18th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Students from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have created a custom-made bacteria that glows green when it comes into contact with chemicals leaked by buried explosives, which would ... Read more...

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Female crabs ‘offer sexual favours in exchange for protection’


November 4th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 4 (ANI): An Australian study has found that female fiddler crabs have sex with their male neighbours in exchange for protection against wandering male intruders.Both male and female fiddler crabs ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida plot to attack 2010 football World Cup foiled in South Africa


October 14th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Oct 14(ANI): South African security forces have reportedly foiled an Al-Qaida plot to carry out a terrorist attack during the 2010 football World Cup.According to reports, South Africa's National ... Read more...

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Patient dies unaided in Nepal due to leprosy stigma


July 26th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) A 65-year-old man died drenched in his own urine and stool in western Nepal after he was infected by the raging diarrhoea epidemic in his district but did ... Read more...

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Plane crashes with 150 on board crashes in Indian Ocean (Lead)


June 30th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), June 30 (DPA) A Yemen Airways passenger plane with 150 people on board crashed in the Indian Ocean island of Comoros early Tuesday, a company official confirmed. "The plane crashed in ... Read more...

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Plane with 150 on board crashes in Comoros


June 30th, 2009 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 30 (DPA) A Yemenia Air plane with 150 people on board crashed in the Indian Ocean island of Comoros early Tuesday, French radio station RFI reported. It was unclear whether there ... Read more...

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India-Mozambique Joint Commission meeting today


February 19th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The India-Mozambique Joint Commission Meeting will be held at Hyderabad House this evening. A signing of bilateral agreements is expected to take place during the meeting. ... Read more...

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Biofuels a risk, but not all bad: UN report


June 2nd, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
London, June 2 (IANS) The global biofuels boom risks harming the world's poorest people by forcing them off the land they depend on, says a report published Monday by the UN Food ... Read more...

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Pak ranked at 152 in Press freedom


December 2nd, 2007 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): The monarchical states and war-torn countries have much better world ranking in press freedom than Pakistan, as a new study has revealed that Pakistan grabbed 152nd position out ... Read more...

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