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Post office with four mail runners opened in Ladakh


June 19th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) A post office with four mail runners (postmen), who may cover a distance of 60 km daily, was inaugurated Tuesday at Cha-Lungnak in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Icon FJ45: USA’s Most Expensive Truck Now


October 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Forbes has listed the Icon FJ 45 as the costliest ever truck made in the USA. It is a military style truck with a long bed and the creator ... Read more...

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Now, snake ‘robots’ that may help detect and disable explosives


July 30th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Engineers have developed snake-like autonomous robots that can slither into dangerous situations to detect and disable explosives.U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineers have developed these robots to aid soldiers ... Read more...

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Pak Army still stuck in Taliban quagmire two years following offensive


July 5th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 5 (ANI): It has been nearly two years since the Pakistan Army announced an all out offensive against the Taliban in the restive tribal regions, but it is ... Read more...

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Ford Revs Up Mustang GT 5.0 To Rule The Roads


December 29th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford, one of the leading car makers of the U.S. has ambitious plans for 2010. It was the only big car company that managed to survive ... Read more...

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CIA terminates contract with controversial security firm Blackwater : Report


December 12th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has discontinued the services of private security services agency, Blackwater, which purportedly assisted the intelligence agency in its covert drone strikes in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Bushmaster Pit Viper, Steer Clear Of This Venomous Creature


December 9th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec. 09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of venomous snakes in the world but few comes close to the menacing nature of Bushmaster Pit Viper. It has a large ... Read more...

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Experts question Pak military’s success in South Waziristan


November 18th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.18 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has claimed massive success in the offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan, establishing control over Sararogha, the town which the militants referred to ... Read more...

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Musharraf says his guess is as good as anybody’s over Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts


October 6th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.6 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said that he has no idea where the Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is hiding.Musharraf, who is currently on a lecture ... Read more...

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Doubts persist in West over Pak’s willingness to fight terror: French Senator


October 1st, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.1 (ANI): France has expressed concerns over Pakistan's anti-terror efforts, saying all the western countries are skeptical regarding Islamabad's actions.Chairman of the French Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and ... Read more...

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Taliban back to terror business from new stronghold near Mardan-Swat Highway


September 16th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.16 (ANI): The Taliban's threat has still not subsided in the Swat and Malakand Divisions as the security forces have found that the extremists have created a new stronghold in ... Read more...

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Santa Cruz Fire Carries On Furious Onslaught


August 14th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
The wild fire that had started in the region of Northern California's Santa Cruz On Wednesday, has taken on a frightful image by now, giving a lot of worry in its wake. ... Read more...

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Tour de France 2009: Stage 13 Results


July 18th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
25 year old Australian born German rider Heinrich Haussler of the Cervelo Test Team, won the stage 13 of the Tour de France 2009. The 199 kilometer (123.6 mile) ride from ... Read more...

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Tour De France: Stage 6 Preview


July 9th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
The league of Tour De France 2009 has moved in to the next stage which is the sixth one. Here on the battle gets a whole lot tougher as competition gets more ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan hostility impeding US troops operations in the region: WP


July 5th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): The United States is hoping to get support from the Pakistan Army in its offensive in Afghanistan, but the hostility between Pakistan and Afghanistan is not allowing ... Read more...

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Pak Army faces massive militant force in Waziristan if Mehsud aligns with tribes:Report


July 1st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Army is planning an offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in his stronghold South Waziristan, but it seems that it is unaware of ... Read more...

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Mehsud’s training camp video worries Pak Army


June 21st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): As the Pakistan Army prepares for a spectacular offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud is South Waziristan, a 'jihadi' video showcasing the strength of the ... Read more...

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Pak caught between devil and deep sea over tackling terror in FATA


April 14th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): Pakistan, it seems, is caught between the devil and deep sea in its commitments to the US-led war on terror in its lawless areas.The options before it are ... Read more...

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Engineering students in Dhanbad design racing-cum-rally car


January 20th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Dhanbad, Jan 20 (ANI): A group of engineering students at Dhanbad in Jharkhand have designed an indigenous racing-cum-rally car named ''MechISMU''. This unique car conceptualised and assembled by the ... Read more...

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