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India may ban US-made film critical of Islam


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing anti-US violence, India is considering a request to ban a controversial film made in the US, fearing it could trigger ... Read more...

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India, Russia to make multiple rocket systems


September 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India have agreed to set up a joint venture in India for manufacturing and post-sales servicing of rockets for Russia's Smerch multiple rocket ... Read more...

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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign pact for Smerch rockets


August 28th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India and Russia have tied up for a joint venture to manufacture Smerch rockets.A memorandum of understanding for starting the joint venture was signed between ... Read more...

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Rockets fired at Pakistani politician’s house


August 20th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The house of the chief of a Pakistani tribe, who is also a former member of the Balochistan provincial assembly, was attacked with rockets Monday, a ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border attack


August 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed Thursday when millitants across the Afghan border attacked a check post with automatic weapons.The incident took place in Upper Dir ... Read more...

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ISAF commander to visit Pakistan Thursday


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan Gen John Allen will arrive here Thursday in an one-day official visit.The top commander will discuss ... Read more...

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15 die in Iraq


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) Fifteen soldiers were among 17 people killed in Iraq Monday in attacks against security forces, police said.Militants attacked the soldiers' base near Dhuluiyah town in Salahudin ... Read more...

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Syrian air force conducts military drills


July 12th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian Air Force has conducted military exercises involving fighter and attack aircraft, state-run Sana news agency reported.The drills were conducted Tuesday. Sana said they ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires ballistic missiles


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Tuesday test-fired a number of intermediate range ballistic missiles as part of a large-scale training exercise."Dozens of rockets" of various ranges and ... Read more...

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13 Pakistani soldiers killed in Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed Monday in a cross-border attack launched by militants from Afghanistan. Of the total, seven were found beheaded.The attack took ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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Pune ammunition factory develops rocket systems for Navy


May 24th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 24 (IANS) The Ammunition Factory Khadki here Thursday handed over the first lot of 'Kavach' naval decoy system and anti-submarine rockets for induction into the Indian Navy -- ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Russia folds Soyuz-U launch programme


May 19th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from the Russia's Plesetsk Space Center Thursday was the last in its 40-year history, said a spokesperson for ... Read more...

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US to give $680 mn for Israel’s anti-missile system


May 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS) The US is expected to announce the allocation of $680 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile defence system, a media report said.Citing the Israel Hayom ... Read more...

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21 militants killed in US drone strikes in Yemen


May 13th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Aden, May 13 (IANS) At least 21 suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed when US drones fired missiles at two convoys and a hideout in Yemen, Xinhua reported.One drone fired ... Read more...

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Terror plot targeting 2014 Sochi Olympics foiled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A terror plot targeting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia has been foiled, Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said Thursday.Three men suspected of being ringleaders ... Read more...

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Russia develops ammonia rocket engine


May 6th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian manufacturer of equipment for power industries has started developing a new rocket engine that could reduce the cost of rocket launches and ... Read more...

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China launches two satellites


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China Monday successfully launched into space two navigation satellites, authorities said.The launch of the 12th and 13th satellites for the Beidou global navigation and positioning network ... Read more...

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Israel building rocket battalion


April 4th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 3 (IANS) The Israeli military is setting up a rocket battalion to help minimize civilian casualties in future combat operations in the Gaza Strip.Israel mostly relies on ... Read more...

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Israel fears more rocket attacks


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 27 (IANS) The Israeli military has deployed its Iron Dome anti-rocket system in various locations in Tel Aviv to counter rocket attacks from Gaza militants.The Israel Defence ... Read more...

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NASA to launch five rockets


March 20th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA is scheduled to launch five rockets in just over five minutes Wednesday night as part of a study of the high-altitude jet stream, the US ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 15 (IANS) The Israeli military will acquire rockets with ranges of 40 and 150 km, a media report said.Brig-Gen. David Suissa, the commander of the army's Artillery ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire long-range rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 15 (IANS) In the wake of growing threats posed by rockets at the disposal of Israel's foes, the Israeli military will acquire rockets of its own, an Israeli ... Read more...

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Israel lauds its anti-rocket system


March 12th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 12 (IANS) Top Israeli officials Sunday praised its homemade anti-rocket system Iron Dome after it intercepted volleys of rockets fired by Gaza militants.In a sudden flare-up of ... Read more...

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Israel will hit anyone planning to attack its citizens: PM


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 11 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that Israel would continue to strike at any group trying to attack Israeli citizens."We will continue to hit ... Read more...

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China to launch 100 satellites during 2011-15


March 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) China has set a target of completing a space mission of "100 rockets, 100 satellites" between 2011 and 2015, according to a space official.According to Zhang ... Read more...

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Seven soldiers killed in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Seven Pakistani soldiers died Friday when Taliban militants attacked their convoy in northwestern part of the country.They fired rockets on a convoy of security forces ... Read more...

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NASA plans Mars landing in August


March 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) NASA will attempt to lower a probe onto the surface of Mars for the first time as it continues its search for signs of life on ... Read more...

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China readies next generation rockets


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China is planning to launch is next generation Long March-5 carrier rocket in 2014.Chinese experts have succeeded in developing the hydrogen box that will store fuel ... Read more...

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US: ‘Iran preparing suicide bomb boats’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US officials say Iran has prepared suicide boats to fight foreign forces on the Gulf. Tehran has threatened the United States and other Western nations from operating ... Read more...

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Houston likely to host 2013 NBA All-Star game


February 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 8 (IANS) The 2013 NBA All-Star game is expected to be held in the fourth largest US city of Houston. The NBA has called for "a major NBA ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 apply for NASA Astronaut Corps


February 5th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 6,000 individuals have applied for joining NASA's Astronaut Corps, twice as many as the US space agency usually receives, NASA said Sunday.Late last year, ... Read more...

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China mulls next generation rockets


February 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) China will launch its next generation Long March carrier rockets in the next five years, an expert said.Yu Menglun, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of ... Read more...

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