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Private capsule to launch cargo to space station


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A private capsule is scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on a cargo mission Oct 7, US space agency NASA announced. The SpaceX's robotic ... Read more...

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White Paper on Assam Accord implementation next month: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress government in Assam Thursday decided to publish a white paper Oct 7 on the steps taken by it to implement the 1985 Assam Accord.The ... Read more...

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Rs.200 crore doesn’t matter for ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ now: Salman Khan


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan says if "Ek Tha Tiger" had to cross Rs.200 crore at the box office, it should have achieved the feat by now."For ... Read more...

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No fallout expected from Windies loss: Gibson


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has downplayed the loss to Sri Lanka in the opening warm-up game ahead of the World Twenty20 Championship starting here next week.The ... Read more...

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We can go all the way: Chris Gayle


September 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed the West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Sep 18.The big-hitting left-hander, the hottest commodity in ... Read more...

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Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

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World T20: Gibson upbeat on Windies chances


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has expressed confidence in his side's chances in the World Twenty20 Tournament beginning Sep 18 in Sri Lanka. Gibson said the ... Read more...

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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Women’s cricket: Bangladesh shock South Africa by two wickets


September 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo eagerly eyeing World T20 return


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies batsman Darren Bravo is hoping to rekindle his love affair with Sri Lanka when he suits up for the Twenty20 World Cup later ... Read more...

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Venezuelan presidential candidate says women are his weakness


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles said that women are his "weakness" and added he was convinced that they will be the ones who win him ... Read more...

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Sammy says Windies must back up ‘favourites’ tag


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy believes his star-studded West Indies have an excellent chance of winning the Twenty20 World Cup starting this month but says the label of ... Read more...

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Mexican singer to star in TV reality show


August 29th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Popular Mexican singer Larry Hernandez will star in his own reality show, "Larrymania", which will debut Oct 7.The weekly programme will be broadcast Sunday evenings ... Read more...

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T20 World Cup ticket sales exceed 100,000


June 28th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) More than 100,000 tickets have been sold for the ICC World Twenty20 Cup in Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement here ... Read more...

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Three killed Indian peacekeepers to be honoured


May 25th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 27 (IANS) Three Indians who were killed during UN peacekeeping operations will be among over 100 security personnel to be honoured at a ceremony at the UN ... Read more...

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Chavez says he forgives those who desired his death


April 25th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 25 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez said in a videotape broadcast Tuesday that he has forgiven all those who have desired his death."For those who have bad wishes ... Read more...

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World Cup T20 ticket sales rise


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 3 (IANS) Ticket sales for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka this year are on the rise after just one week of their start. More than 25 percent ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment


March 26th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 26 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is battling cancer has returned to Cuba for a round of chemotherapy.Chavez is back in Havana only a week after returning ... Read more...

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Chavez sees US hand in Russia protests


December 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has blamed the US for being behind the recent wave of protests in Russia against the outcome of the Dec ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki strike off as most suspended staff re-instated


October 21st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 21 (IANS) A fortnight-long strike at the Manesar unit of leading automobile maker Maruti Suzuki was called off Friday after a pact among the Haryana government, the company ... Read more...

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Hooda optimistic of breakthrough in Maruti impasse


October 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Oct 20 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said he expected the talks the Maruti Suzuki management and striking workers were having to end the dragging ... Read more...

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Relief undertaking to Dunlop only after it reopens: Minister


October 20th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday said it will approve a relief undertaking sought by tyre maker Dunlop India Limited (DIL) only after the management reopens its ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for 13th day


October 19th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The strike at automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the 13th day Wednesday with no sign of the management or workers relenting to ... Read more...

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NIA raids suspects’ residences in Jammu, Kishtwar


October 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency probing the Sep 7 Delhi blast Wednesday searched the residences of one of the suspects, Wasim Malik, both at Jammu and his ... Read more...

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12th day of strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant (Lead)


October 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The strike at automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the 12th day Tuesday with no sign of the management or workers relenting to ... Read more...

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Will try to get Sahagunj reopened, Bengal assures Dunlop workers


October 17th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday said it will try to persuade tyremaker Dunlop India Limited to reopen its Sahagunj factory and hoped the company will come ... Read more...

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Maruti deadlock continues as talks fail


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Talks between the workers and management of automobile giant Maruti Suzuki failed to make any headway Monday, with the strike at the company's Manesar plant ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves rise by $749 mn


October 16th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $749 million to $312.23 billion for the week ended Oct 7, rising for the first time in three weeks due ... Read more...

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Talks to start Monday to resolve Maruti strike


October 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Manesar, Oct 15 (IANS) After being evicted from automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, the firm's striking workers Saturday said negotiations for ending the nine-day stir would start ... Read more...

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Maruti production halted, workers leave Manesar plant


October 14th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Oct 14 (IANS) Workers at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, who occupied the plant last few days, Friday came out of the premises as Haryana started evicting them while ... Read more...

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Retired judge’s daughter nabbed on graft charge


October 14th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) A retired High Court judge's daughter was remanded in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till Oct 17 on charges of trying to accept a bribe ... Read more...

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Child labour rampant in Gujarat’s cotton fields: NCPCR


October 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has found a large number of child labourers working in the Bt cotton fields in Gujarat ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for sixth day, production hit


October 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The strike at the country's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant in Haryana continued for the sixth day Wednesday, with workers at its component ... Read more...

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Scrapping Kudankulam will affect Tamil Nadu’s industry: PM


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state's industrialisation would be impacted by the non-availability of electricity ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for fifth day, production hit


October 11th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A strike at the country's largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the fifth day Tuesday as a stand-off between striking workers and ... Read more...

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