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Kudankulam reactor to operate from October: Minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is scheduled to be operational by October 2012 and the 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor ... Read more...

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Putin warns of action over slow flood warning


July 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday to take those officials to task who would have failed to provide timely warnings about the deadly floods in southern Russia ... Read more...

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Capello deal not finalized: Russian FA


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Italian coach Fabio Capello is still in negotiations over the vacant Russia post, and the deal is yet to be finalized, the Russian FA said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Spalletti backs Capello for Russia


July 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello would fit the bill as Russia's coach, his countryman and Zenit St. Petersburg manager Luciano Spalletti said Sunday.The 66-year-old Italian is in ... Read more...

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IMF warns Russia over credit bubble


April 20th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Russia it faces the risks of a "credit bubble swelling up" due to the rapid growth in consumer ... Read more...

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Russia to back US nominee as world bank chief


April 14th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russia will back Jim Yong Kim as head of the world bank, Finance Minister Anton Silyanov has said.In late March, the White House named Kim, ... Read more...

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Officer who covered grenade gets Russia’s highest honour


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian battalion commander who died after diving on a grenade to protect others has been posthumously awarded the country's highest honour, the "Hero of ... Read more...

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India welcomes Russian court’s dismissal of Gita ban plea


December 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India has welcomed the dismissal by a Russian court of a plea to ban the Hindu holy scripture the Bhagvad Gita."We are happy to learn ... Read more...

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Russian military intelligence chief resigns


December 25th, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The chief of Russia's military intelligence GRU has resigned from his post, the Kommersant business daily reported.The 64-year-old Col. Gen. Alexander Shlyakhturov, who resigned Saturday, ... Read more...

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United Russia retains parliamentary majority


December 10th, 2011 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's ruling party United Russia will have 238 seats in the new State Duma following the Dec 4 parliamentary elections, a top official has said.The ... Read more...

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Russia may send spies during 2012 London Olympics


December 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Russia will use the 2012 London Olympics to flood Britain with spies, a former British official has claimed.Former defence secretary Liam Fox warned that Britain was ... Read more...

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Holidaying Russians can vote in Goa for poll back home


November 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) The 400-odd Russians living or holidaying in Goa will now get a chance to vote in parliamentary elections in their country next month, even as they ... Read more...

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Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

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Air Arabia starts direct flight to Russia


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the low-cost airline in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced launch of direct flights to Moscow and Yekaterinburg in Russia.The two new ... Read more...

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Zinta to attend UN meet in Moscow


October 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who is also a UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador, will participate in a three-day International Forum on Millennium Development Goal 6 beginning Oct 10 ... Read more...

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Russia vows to scrap chemical weapons soon


October 4th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will do everything possible to destroy as soon as possible its remaining stockpiles of chemical weapons, the Foreign Ministry said Monday."The Russian Federation ... Read more...

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US Senate asks Russia to pull out from Abkhazia, South Ossetia


July 31st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Senate has adopted a resolution calling on Russia to respect Georgia's territorial integrity and to withdraw its troops from the breakaway states ... Read more...

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Former Russian spy sentenced 25 years for helping U.S.


June 28th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A former Russian spy who helped U.S. authorities was sentenced on Monday to 25 years in prison by a Russian military court, local media reported.Alexander Poteyev, who ... Read more...

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Medvedev declares June 6 as Russian Language Day


June 6th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree Monday establishing June 6 as the Day of the Russian Language.The Day of the Russian Language would be ... Read more...

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EU protests Russian ban on vegetable imports


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 2 (IANS) The European Commission lodged a protest to Russia Thursday while urging lifting of a ban on all vegetable imports from the European Union (EU), ... Read more...

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UN chief hails sacking of Russian official over racist remark


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the firing of a Russian migration service official over racial remarks he made in a television interview.Konstantin Poltoranin, ... Read more...

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Sexy Russian spy Anna Chapman says she was proud to be British


April 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Anna Chapman has broken her silence over life as a sexy Russian spy and claimed that she was proud to be British.Chapman became a United Kingdom citizen when she ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam issues over 547 mn shares to Russian government


March 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), a joint venture between Sistema of Russia, the Russian government, and the Shyam Group of India, Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Russia halts food imports from Japan


March 24th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has suspended food imports from six Japanese prefectures following fears of massive radioactive contamination from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, a consumer ... Read more...

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UN chief slams bombing at Moscow airport


January 25th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the deadly suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport Monday, which killed at least 35 people. The secretary-general is "appalled" by the incident ... Read more...

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Russia convenes UN Security Council meeting on Koreas


December 19th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian delegation to the UN Saturday summoned an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the permanent mission ... Read more...

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One in 10 computers vulnerable to cyber attack


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A new report says that cyber criminals attack millions of computers every month and infect approximately 10 percent of them. Cyber criminals are increasingly making use of "toolkits" - ... Read more...

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Russia seeks explanation from US on spy scandal


June 29th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia wants an explanation from the US over the arrest of a group of suspected Russian spies, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. The US Department of ... Read more...

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Russian bans Scientology books and recordings


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russia has banned all the books and the recordings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. The Russian attorney general office said that all the Scientology literature ... Read more...

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UN spokesman expresses optimism in U.S. nuclear policy


April 7th, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) expressed its optimism on Tuesday regarding the successful conclusion of negotiations between the Russian Federation and the U.S. for a successor agreement to ... Read more...

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban condemns ‘heinous’ terror attacks in Moscow


March 29th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday strongly condemned the twin suicide bombings that took place in Moscow's subway system, killing 38 people and injuring more than ... Read more...

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French President Sarkozy condemns ‘cowardly’ attack on Moscow subway


March 29th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday condemned the suicide bombings on two Moscow subway stations that left up to 37 people dead."The President of the Republic condemns in ... Read more...

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Hiddink could make a Premier League return next season


February 14th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): Former Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has suggested that he could return to Premier League next season after it was revealed that revealed that he would quit as ... Read more...

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Manchester City, Juventus send out feelers to Guus Hiddink


December 18th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18(ANI): Former Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink's agent has said that officials from Manchester City and Juventus have approached him for joining the Premier League clubs.Cees van Nieuwen-huizen also said ... Read more...

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World Cup archery: Indian teams make early exit


August 8th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian archery hit the depths of despair in the ongoing World Cup archery (Stage IV) at Shanghai Saturday, as both the men and women teams made an unceremonious ... Read more...

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