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India clears $2.4 bn plan to buy cargo planes for IAF


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's defence ministry Monday gave its nod for an Indian Air Force (IAF) plan to buy 56 transport planes worth $2.4 billion to augment its ... Read more...

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Golf fast catching up with cricket in popularity (With image)


June 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) For long, golf has been viewed as a rich man's sport in India while the all-consuming passion for cricket has somewhat stunted the growth ... Read more...

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Indian ‘jugaad’ on show: Royal Enfield Bullet as plough and coffee maker!


May 13th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 13 (IANS) Where have you seen a Royal Enfield Bullet plough a farm? Or used as a pressure cooker to whip up a frothy espresso coffee?Seems impossible? Well, ... Read more...

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India further eases defence offsets norms (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India Monday further eased its defence offsets norms, saying the value of technology transferred under a deal could be written off against the obligation to ... Read more...

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India further eases defence offsets norms


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 2 (IANS) India Monday further eased its defence offsets norms, saying the value of technology transfered under a deal could be written off against the obligation to ... Read more...

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Government to root out Goa mining mafia: Governor (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) In an unprecedented assault on the mining sector, Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Tuesday said the government would crack down on the illegal mining mafia in the ... Read more...

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India to ease defence offsets norms to push industry growth (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India is preparing to ease its defence offsets policy to facilitate greater foreign investments in the domestic military industry whenever the nation buys hardware worth ... Read more...

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India to ease defence offsets norms


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India is preparing to ease its defence offsets policy to facilitate greater investments in the domestic military industry whenever the nation buys hardware worth over ... Read more...

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Women in Bihar plough fields, sing to please rains gods


July 29th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) Women in Bihar's Buxar district are performing a curious ritual to reduce the rain deficit in the state -- ploughing fields, singing and dancing at ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers prepare for next round of battle


July 21st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 21 (IANS) After a series of court verdicts in their favour, farmers here are now readying for the next round of battle against land acquisition -- exposing ... Read more...

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Boeing plans $300 mn investment in Indian defence industry


April 13th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has submitted a $300-million plan for investment in the Indian defence industry as "offsets" for the four additional P8I long-range maritime ... Read more...

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Angry footballer faces jail ‘for trying to mow down referee with car’


October 27th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): An angry footballer who tried to mow down the referee by driving onto the pitch is now facing jail.Joseph Rimmer, 28, attempted to plough into referee David Harkness ... Read more...

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Farmers incur crop loss due to rain, snowfall in Haryana district


October 24th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Dherender KumarRohtak (Haryana), Oct.24 (ANI): Farmers incurred huge loss due to an unseasoned rain and snowfall devastating the wheat crop in Haryana's Rohtak District."We have lost the reaped crop. We had ... Read more...

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West has made more mistakes in Afghanistan than Russia, claims envoy to Kabul


September 12th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.12 (ANI): Russia's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Andrey Avetisyan, has claimed that Britain and America have made more strategic blunders than Russia in the war-ravaged nation, and this would delay a successful ... Read more...

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Zed urges Hindus for vow of animal compassion on Naga-panchami


August 8th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 8 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Naga-panchami greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has appealed to them to take a vow of compassion to all animals ... Read more...

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Tension on border after firing by Bangladesh Rifles (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 15 (IANS) Tension prevailed along the India-Bangladesh border in southern Meghalaya Tuesday after Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troops resorted to "unprovoked firing" in different areas. Border Security Force (BSF) troops, ... Read more...

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Online games help professionals de-stress - but only so much


June 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) He juggles hectic corporate meetings and numerous deadlines, but 28-year-old marketing professional Rajiv Singh never fails to plough his farm and water his plants. ... Read more...

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England World Cup squad put on `Dr Death’s’ super carb diet


June 5th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Food prepared by Chef Tim De'Ath will be provided to England's football stars during this year's FIFA World Cup.Jocularly referred to as Dr. Death, Tim will put the ... Read more...

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Flintoff to make comeback by next month


June 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from test cricket in 2009 after helping England regain the Ashes from Australia, is expected to return to action for his county ... Read more...

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Angry UK troops use new tank against Afghan Taliban for first time


February 16th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nad-e-Ali District (Afghanistan), Feb.16 (ANI): Angry British troops have used the mighty IED-busting Trojan tank against the Taliban in Nad-e-Ali district on Monday during Operation Moshtarak, The Sun reports.The Trojan is ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to meet future needs indigenously


October 15th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will fully back indigenous enterprises to develop critical technologies to not only meet its future needs but also to reduce dependency on ... Read more...

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Mel B wants Spice Girls reunion for World Cup in South Africa


September 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Former Spice Girls member Melanie Brown, known as Scary Spice during the band's heydays, is said to be eager for the girls to reunite for a last ... Read more...

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Online blog matching drunk people and yoga positions becomes huge hit


July 22nd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A new blog, which displays pictures of drunk people that match with yoga positions, has become a huge internet craze.Sprawled across a bench, bending backwards over a ... Read more...

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Pitting a billy goat against National Games bullying


July 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The farmers of Virnoda village in north Goa allege that the sports ministry is bullying them to part with fertile farm land for the construction of ... Read more...

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Monsoon woes continues in Uttar Pradesh


July 4th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Madna (Uttar Pradesh), July 4 (ANI): Delay in Monsoon in Uttar Pradesh, is upsetting villagers and farmers of Madna village, as they are going through a tough time as the fields in ... Read more...

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Woman’s body lay for five years in Edinburgh apartment


July 4th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (DPA) A woman's body lay for five years in her Edinburgh apartment before it was discovered after neighbours notified authorities about a water leak, media reports said Saturday. Police had ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh villagers perform rituals to usher in rain (Lead)


June 25th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Marriages of frogs are being conducted, women folk are harnessing themselves to the yoke to plough the fields, and children are ritualistically rolling on the ground. In the ... Read more...

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Rites and rituals to invoke rains in Uttar Pradesh


June 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) As Uttar Pradesh sweats under the blistering heat and there is no sign of the monsoon, villagers are resorting to invocations, rites and ritual to appease the rain ... Read more...

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Manchester United fan kills four in Nigeria


May 29th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, May 28 (DPA) A Nigerian fan of Manchester United killed four people and injured ten others when he drove a minibus into a crowd of Barcelona supporters, Nigerian police said ... Read more...

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Peter Andre wants a ‘quickie divorce’ from Jordan


May 25th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Oz musician Peter Andre has revealed that he wants a "quickie divorce" from his estranged wife Jordan, despite the latter's constant pleas to reconcile.Though Jordan begged Peter to ... Read more...

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IPL aids South African school for children with disabilities


May 16th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Bloemfontein, May 16 (IANS) Of the many schools who have benefited from the Indian Premier League II (IPL) being played in South Africa, the Bartimea Combined School here has probably ... Read more...

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BBC to cut 90 jobs in news by 2010


May 8th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News has announced its decision to sack nearly 90 jobs by 2010. The Mirror online reported that the bulk of the cuts are to take ... Read more...

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To protest Chinese rule Tibetan farmers refuse to sow spring crops


April 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Tibetan farmers discontented with the Chinese rule have refused to sow their fields in a show of passive resistance against Beijing.Chinese officials are so anxious at the latest ... Read more...

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Pharmaceutical experts selling English Channel water as blocked nose remedy in US


March 9th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): Pharmaceutical experts are selling water from the murky English Channel to Americans as a blocked nose remedy. Drugs company Shering-Plough claims that its Afrin PureSea Hydrating Nasal Rinse ... Read more...

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Father unaware son has been a legislator for 10 years


February 21st, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) Kawasi Lakhma has been a Chhattisgarh legislator for the past 10 years, but his 90-year-old father remains unaware of his status and hopes that Lakhma would return to ... Read more...

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