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Defence shipyards lose out to private players: Antony

November 28th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India's defence public sector shipyards have lost to private players for construction of a number of naval vessels in recent times, Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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Serena Williams to launch range of nail polish

March 29th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Tennis ace Serena Williams is all set to release her own collection of nail polish in collaboration with O.P.I..Williams plans to release the Glam Slam! ... Read more...

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Delegates of global body hail Tibetan parliament elections

March 21st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Mar 21 (ANI): A delegation of International Network of Parliamentarians on Tibet (INPaT), a global organisation to advance the Tibet issue in governments worldwide, has hailed the election process of the ... Read more...

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Design for national tax headquarters finalised

February 22nd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The finance ministry has finalised the design for the proposed national tax headquarters to come up on Kasturba Gandhi Marg in central Delhi, an official statement ... Read more...

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Google Sues US Government for Exclusion of Contract

November 3rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report released from Reuters, Google has filed a lawsuit against the government of the United States for excluding their product from consideration in a fifty-nine ... Read more...

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Google sues US government

November 2nd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has filed a lawsuit against the US government for failing to consider it in a 5-year contract that is worth some $59million. The project involves ... Read more...

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Nepal to create government posts for women

October 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct. 20 (ANI): Nepal's Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) is gearing up to create government posts for women only.Xinhua quoted a Himalayan Times report as saying on Wednesday that the cabinet ... Read more...

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US wants to expand military ties with India, eyes fighter deal

September 24th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony's visit here next week, the US has said it wants to expand its military ties with India in ... Read more...

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Controversial US firm Blackwater awarded contract to provide security in Afghanistan

June 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI) : The US State department has awarded the U.S. Training Center, a business unit of the Moyock, which was formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, a contract worth more ... Read more...

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World Bank urges China to reform water management

January 12th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (DPA) China must overhaul its water management systems to provide better legal protection and more open competition for the increasingly scare resource, the World Bank said Monday."For years, water ... Read more...

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‘India’s first woman permanent commission officer by 2013′

August 5th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Fulfilling a long-pending demand from various rights groups, the Indian armed forces could get their first women officers holding a permanent commission by 2013, a top commander ... Read more...

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DPP-2008 will eliminate middlemen in defence contracts: Antony

August 1st, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): To promote transparency, open competition and impartiality in procurement for the defence sector, India today unveiled its new Defence Procurement Policy (DPP) 2008 ... Read more...

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No favourites at junior Wimbledon: Yuki Bhambri

June 28th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) While the Indian senior tennis pros slug it out at the third Grand Slam of the year at Wimbledon, the juniors got into the act Saturday. Junior ... Read more...

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Sports paintings by Bangladeshi artistes at Beijing Olympics

April 5th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) Bangladeshi artistes Khalid Mahmud Mithu and Kanak Champa Chakma have been invited to the Beijing Olympic festival to exhibit their sports paintings. The paintings were chosen through an ... Read more...

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Negroponte to visit Pakistan to convince Musharraf to restore democracy as soon as possible

November 14th, 2007 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.14 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte will visit Pakistan this week to press the Musharraf regime to lift the state of emergency in the country. "He (Negroponte) will ... Read more...

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