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US Navy warship captain fired after collision


June 20th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) US Navy has relieved a warship commander of his command after the warship collided with an oil tanker, an official said Tuesday.Chuck Litchfield, captain of amphibious ... Read more...

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Is it time to write Dal Lake’s epitaph? (With Images)


August 24th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) The Dal Lake, known as Srinagar's ecological lungs, has been under threat for a while now. Indeed, efforts to restore it to its pristine state are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hijacked merchant vessel released, Indian crew safe


August 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A merchant vessel hijacked by Somali pirates Feb 12, was released Saturday and all its crew, including nine Indians, are safe, an official statement here said."MV ... Read more...

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Need to conserve ground water: Minister


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Changing lifestyle and increasing population are putting increasing pressure on the already depleting ground water reserves, and there is urgent need to conserve it, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian Navy’s deep striking capability just got stronger


January 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday commissioned its fourth fleet tanker INS Deepak - a state-of-the-art refuelling vessel built by an Italian firm - boosting its deep striking and strategic ... Read more...

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India calls for bold shift of power in IMF


October 8th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) India's call for a bold shift of power in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from the rich to developing nations to restore its credibility after ... Read more...

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‘Railways working to improve standard of cleanliness, amenities in trains’


August 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa has informed that Railways were taking steps to improve the standards of cleanliness and amenities in trains.In a written ... Read more...

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Russian nuke-powered missile cruiser to be in Goa for joint exercise


August 5th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Indian Navy will have a joint exercise with Russia's heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser, Pyotr Velikiy, which will be in Goa for six days ... Read more...

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Human noise population in oceans leading fish astray


August 4th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Rising amount of human noise pollution in the ocean could lead fish away from good habitat and to their death, according to new research.Baby tropical fish rely on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trojan asteroids around Neptune could turn into comets that might hit Earth


July 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Material from the Trojan asteroids that exist around the orbit of Neptune could go on to become comets that could strike our planet, according to a new study.Many ... Read more...

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Offshore patrol vessel joins Indian Coast Guard’s Eastern Command fleet


May 20th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 20 (ANI): Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) 'Vishwast', the indigenously built OPV (offshore patrol vessel) was inducted into the Eastern Command of the Indian Coast Guard at Chennai on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Roger Miller’s Widow Wins The Right To Possess Some Of His Chartbusters


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The widow of the marvel of country music, Roger Miller, has conquered a prolonged judicial fight over the right to possess some of his leading ... Read more...

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Militant hideouts busted in Poonch


February 6th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Feb 6 (ANI): Security forces busted two hideouts and recovered arms and ammunition in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.Acting on a tip off, Special Operation Group (SOG) and 156 Territorial Army ... Read more...

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India to create 5 mn tonne strategic petroleum reserve


December 15th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India will create a five million tonne strategic petroleum reserve by 2012, raising the country's total storage capacity to 8.5 million tonnes - enough to meet 90-days ... Read more...

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‘Green cess’ on mines not scrapped, only delayed, says Goa


October 30th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Friday said that the "green cess" on mining rejects generated in the state had not been scrapped, but "merely delayed". The tax of ... Read more...

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Gilani tells US to end drone strikes, fulfill drone technology promise


September 18th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani on Friday told U.S. Ambassador Anne W Paterson in a meeting at the Prime Minister's House that the US must fulfill its ... Read more...

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Goa chamber of commerce opposes ‘green’ cess on mining


September 11th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) The Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has opposed the state government's proposal to levy land replenishment and other "green" cess on the mining industry. In a post-budget ... Read more...

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Pak urges US to hasten aid for Swat


September 8th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 8 (ANI): Pakistan has once again urged the United States to hasten the process of passing the Kerry-Lugar and ROZ bills through the Congress to facilitate early release of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN discourages renewal of Indian military aid to Nepal (Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) Amidst the growing controversy over the resumption of Indian military assistance to Nepal, the UN Friday said such a gesture would violate the peace pact between ... Read more...

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India, France to hold joint naval exercise off Brittany


June 15th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indian and French navies, which have been conducting the "Varuna" joint exercise for the past seven years, will engage outside Indian waters for the first ... Read more...

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Indo-French naval exercise to be held in Brittany


June 15th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Indo-French naval exercise aimed at enhancing interoperability between the two navies with an ever increasing complexity will take place for the first time outside Indian waters, ... Read more...

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India and US discuss modernisation, increased presence of Chinese Navy


May 14th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 14 (ANI): India and the United States today discussed various issues concerning the South Asian region like the rapid modernization of the Chinese armed forces, ... Read more...

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Cereal, skimmed milk good alternative to expensive sports drinks


May 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Cereal and milk can offer a less expensive alternative to sports drinks, say scientists.Exercise physiologist Lynne Kammer, from The University of Texas at Austin, came to this ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese Navy plans to develop new generation of warships, aircraft


April 16th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): The Chinese Navy plans to develop a new generation of warships and aircraft as part of the country's effort to upgrade the maritime security defence system.Admiral Wu ... Read more...

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Scientists advocate ancient soil replenishment technique in combating global warming


December 18th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Scientists, environmental groups and policymakers are advocating the use of an ancient soil replenishment technique used by former inhabitants of the Amazon Basin, in the fight against ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No coal price hike this year: minister


May 21st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Coal prices will not be hiked in the current fiscal, Minister of State for Coal Santosh Bagrodia said here Wednesday. Talking to the media on the coal scenario, ... Read more...

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Indo-British naval exercise to begin April 21


April 18th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The third annual Indo-British naval exercise will be organised on the western seaboard in Goa from April 21 to May 2. "The Royal Navy will field the ... Read more...

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German naval ships arrive in Kerala


April 5th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
Kochi, April 5 (IANS) Three warships of the German Navy arrived here Saturday for a four-day stay during which the crew will visit training schools at the Kochi naval base. The crew ... Read more...

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Pinaka Rockets handed over to the Army


February 29th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): After prolonged and untiring efforts, the indigenously developed Pinaka multiple barrel rocket launcher developed by the DRDO, was formally handed over to the Indian Army today.The Vice-Chief ... Read more...

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Indian Army, Air Force to jointly exercise on March 19


February 19th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Exercise Brazen Chariots, a fire and manoeuvre exercise is being jointly conducted by India Army and Air Force, in the desert sector on March 19, 2008.In ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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