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Apophis asteroid not to strike Earth: Russian experts


August 30th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Scientists with the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences have recalculated the path of the Apophis asteroid, and it indicates a significantly ... Read more...

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Russian study tells how to win a modern war


April 19th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian independent military experts has published a comprehensive study of major military conflicts in the past two decades which could be used ... Read more...

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Bulava missile dangerous for Russia: Experts


February 21st, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have questioned how wise it was to adopt the troubled Bulava intercontinental missile for service, suggesting it would cause more security problems than ... Read more...

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Government taking Kudankulam concerns ’seriously’: PM


December 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the government was taking seriously the concern among people about the safety of nuclear energy as reflected in ... Read more...

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Belarus may buy outdated Su-30 fighters from Russia


September 16th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighteen Su-30K fighter jets which were delivered by Russia to India in the 1990s could end up in service with the Belarusian air force, Russian ... Read more...

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Iran launches Bushehr nuclear power plant


September 12th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday held the official opening ceremony of its first nuclear power plant at Bushehr that was completed with Russia's assistance.The first unit at Bushehr ... Read more...

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Russia praises Osama operation, urges US for greater counterterror cooperation


May 5th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 5 (ANI): Russia has warmly welcomed the US operation that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and has urged Washington to use the occasion to explore joint efforts to fight ... Read more...

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Suspects arrested over deadly bomb blast at Belarus metro station


April 13th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Belarus Deputy Attorney General Andrey Shved on Tuesday said that some suspects were arrested in relation with the deadly bomb blast at a Minsk metro station.According to ... Read more...

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11 dead in Minsk metro blast: Belarus president (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eleven people were killed in a blast that hit Belarusian capital Minsk's Oktyabrskaya metro station Monday, said President Alexander Lukashenko while describing the blast as ... Read more...

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Former Russian oil tycoon convicted for fraud (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev, both of whom have been jailed for tax evasion, were Monday found guilty of embezzlement ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian scientists to decide Tuesday on rocket launch (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) With a leak in one of the engine valves forcing postponement of the GSLV rocket launch, Indian and Russian space scientists are to conduct some tests Tuesday ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 completes static tests programme


September 15th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have completed static capacity tests on the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft, necessary for the implementation of SSJ 100 certification programme, the company said Wednesday. Specialists ... Read more...

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Korean rocket crashes seconds after takeoff (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 10 (IANS) South Korea's homemade rocket, which lost contact only 137 seconds after the takeoff Thursday, crashed, a media report said. The two-stage satellite-carrier Naro-1, or the Korea Space Launch ... Read more...

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Film purportedly showing Russians shooting Polish crash survivors surfaces


May 16th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Sensational footage apparently showing Russian soldiers shooting survivors of the air crash that obliterated most of Poland's top-brass, including President Kaczynski and the three military chiefs, has surfaced.The ... Read more...

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Malaysian air force to operate Sukhois without Indian aid


April 19th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 19 (IANS) Come September, the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will take over the operation of its Sukhoi aircraft and end the two-year help from Indian and Russian experts. Fifty-odd ... Read more...

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New Russian Fighter Completes Its Maiden Flight


February 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Moscow, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fifth generation fighter plane of Russia, Sukhoi T-50 had been successful in completing its maiden flight this Friday. Russian experts have planned to launch ... Read more...

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To minimise reaction time, India to station all MiG 29s along Pak border


October 4th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghAdampur (Punjab), Oct.4 (ANI): To beef up air defence capabilities and react in quickest possible time along the international border with Pakistan, the Indian Air Force has decided to ... Read more...

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Israel hands over list of Russian scientist helping Iran nuke operation to Moscow


October 4th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has handed over a list and evidence to Moscow, showing that some Russian scientists have been helping Iran to develop a nuclear bomb.Netanyahu's ... Read more...

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South Korea cancels first-ever satellite launch (Lead)


August 19th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 19 (DPA) South Korea Wednesday cancelled the launch of its first space rocket at the last minute owing to technical problems. With only eight minutes to go in the countdown, mission ... Read more...

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Air Force to have 230 Sukhoi 30 MKI fighters by 2015: Antony


July 8th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today said the government is planning to increase the number of Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft in Indian Air Force to 230 ... Read more...

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Sukhois resume flying, nearly a month after crash


May 25th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The frontline Sukhoi Su-30 MKI combat jets of the Indian Air Force have resumed flying nearly a month after the entire fleet was grounded following the ... Read more...

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Russian experts summoned as IAF’s Sukhoi fleet still grounded


May 5th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has summoned Russian experts to inspect its fleet of frontline Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat jets following the crash of one ... Read more...

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India to remain top buyer of Russian combat aircraft: report


April 21st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (RIA Novosti) India will remain the main purchaser of Russian-made combat aircraft for the next 15 years under existing and prospective contracts, a Russian think tank has said. In its ... Read more...

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Russia announces completion of Iran’s first nuclear power plant


February 25th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bushehr (Iran), Feb 25 (RIA Novosti) Russia has completed the construction of Iran's first nuclear power plant at Bushehr and is launching start-up operations, the head of Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom ... Read more...

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Iran to test its first nuclear power plant Wednesday


February 25th, 2009 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) Iran will test its first nuclear power plant Wednesday near the Persian Gulf city of Bushehr. The Russian-built nuclear power plant, some 15 km south of Bushehr City, is ... Read more...

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EU gas hangs in balance as Russia, Ukraine skirmish


January 10th, 2009 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 10 (DPA) A European Union (EU)-brokered deal designed to resume Russian gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine hung in the balance Friday as officials from Moscow and Kiev continued to ... Read more...

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Iran invites Gulf States to develop jointly nuclear plants


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Dec.2 (ANI): Gholamreza Agazadeh, the Head of Irans Atomic Energy Organisation, speaking at a conference in Tehran on Sunday proposed developing light-water nuclear plants jointly with neighboring Gulf Cooperation Council ... Read more...

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Delhi home to over 32,000 HIV/AIDS patients


July 10th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian capital is home to over 32,000 HIV/AIDS patients and at least one million more are very much vulnerable to the deadly disease, the Delhi State ... Read more...

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SAI Gandhinagar launches talent hunt programnme


May 19th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 19 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) office in Gandhinagar is offering special packages at subsidised rates for beginners in order to identify talent. The SAI Western Sector at ... Read more...

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Indian TV channel to start broadcasts in Russia


April 19th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 19 (RIA Novosti) Indian channel Zee TV plans to open an office in Russia and start satellite or cable broadcasts in Russian by the end of 2008, a Russian ... Read more...

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No threat from Antarctic ice shelf collapse: Experts


April 1st, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti St. Petersburg, April 1 (RIA Novosti) The collapse of a part of the Wilkins ice shelf in the Antarctica will not cause sea levels to rise, Russian experts have said. A ... Read more...

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Sale of “Admiral Gorshkov” to India still on, says official


February 25th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Moscow, Feb.25 (ANI): Sevmash spokesman Mikhail Starozhilov has refuted reports of some publications to the effect that the Admiral Gorshkov cruiser may be passed along to the Russian Navy because the contract ... Read more...

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Aircraft carrier deal with India stands: Russia


February 23rd, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 23 (RIA Novosti) The deal with India for selling the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov stands, a spokesman for the Russian shipyard that is refurbishing the ship says, refuting reports ... Read more...

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