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Himachal hydropower plants remain shut for third day


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project and Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corp. Ltd's 1,000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Himachal ... Read more...

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Rising silt keeps Himachal hydropower plants shut


August 21st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Three mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the second day Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower projects shut, north India hit


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.The country's biggest ... Read more...

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Iran to build new missile, seaplane


July 26th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon start manufacturing a new missile and an indigenous seaplane, Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said."The production line of high-precision ... Read more...

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Iran demands $4 bn from Russia over cancelled missile deal


July 6th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has filed a $4 billion law suit against Russia's state arms corporation Rosoboronexport in an international court in Geneva over a missile deal that ... Read more...

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Iran making progress on indigenous missile


April 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the country was making progress in the development and manufacture of an indigenous version of the Russian S-300 ... Read more...

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Russian missile maker Almaz Antei expands


April 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian missile manufacturer Almaz Antei will build a new air defence systems' plant by 2015.The company manufactures S-300 and S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile (SAM) ... Read more...

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Russia seals missile deal


March 20th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow-based missile manufacturer Avangard has signed a contract to supply Russia's defense ministry with missiles for its new S-400 air defense systems, the ministry said ... Read more...

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India’s 300-plus run chases - Fact File


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) The following is the list of India's successful 300-plus run chases in One-day International cricket:India 326-8 vs. England, Lord's, 13 July 2002 India 325-5 ... Read more...

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Russia denies deal with Iran over military cooperation


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS) Russia and Iran have not reached any deals regarding bilateral military-technical cooperation during their latest bilateral meeting Wednesday, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.Rogozin's ... Read more...

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The many ‘Shah Rukhis’ of Vienna head for Berlin


January 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 20 (IANS) For 51-year-old Maria Stella Hinterndorfer, the wait has only just begun. Called "Shah Rukhi number one", she is one of the most ardent fans of ... Read more...

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Lahiri eyes title defence at Panasonic Open golf


January 6th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri hopes an improved short game will guide him to a successful title defence at the Panasonic Open India in March. Lahiri ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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Russia may sell helicopters to Saudi Arabia


November 14th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may soon sign new contracts with Saudi Arabia on the export of helicopters and air defence missile systems, the state-run arms exporter said Monday.Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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PM’s, Mayawati’s letters read out in Uttar Pradesh schools


November 11th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's message to school children across the state on National Education Day observed Friday was read out along side Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Knowledge should not be banned: Kabir Bedi


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Kabir bedi has started a protest opposing Delhi University's decision to remove late poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan's essay 'Three Hundred Ramayanas: Five Examples ... Read more...

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Iran says still puzzled over scrapped arms deal with Russia


October 11th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian foreign ministry has again expressed its surprise over Russia's decision to scrap a deal to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Tehran but ... Read more...

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Russia arrests Chinese national for spying


October 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has detained a Chinese national for trying to gain secret information about the S-300 air defence system, officials said Wednesday.Tun Shenjun was arrested Oct ... Read more...

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Indian engineers recalled to re-start Ghana’s $300,000 silk project


August 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian engineers who worked on a silk production project in Ghana have been asked to return as the machines had been lying idle for over seven ... Read more...

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India’s 300 mn mobile phone ‘ghosts’ (Comment)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
A few days ago, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the industry watchdog, said the country's mobile phone subscriber base had reached an astounding 812 million, adding 20 million ... Read more...

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Cech hopes to make 600 appearances for Chelsea


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7(ANI): Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has revealed that he intends to see out his career at Stamford Bridge.Cech will play his 304th game for the Blues in tonight's Champions League ... Read more...

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Punch line missing in ‘Sucker Punch’ (IANS Movie Review)


March 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sucker Punch"; Director: Zack Snyder; Cast: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaac; Rating: **Hollywood's "300" film poster boy Zack Snyder needs ... Read more...

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Budget promises more money for all - farmers to corporates (Third Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Promising more money in the hands of households by hiking the income tax exemption limit and lowering tax surcharge for corporates, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday ... Read more...

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Budget promises reforms, growth-focus, inflation-check (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With a fair dose of reforms in the form of direct kerosene and fertiliser subsidies to users, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday presented the federal budget ... Read more...

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Dubai islands falling into the sea, say experts


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Experts have warned that the luxury islands in Dubai shaped like countries of the world are sinking into the sea. They told a tribunal that the man-made project off ... Read more...

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Russian missile maker to build two plants, expand exports


December 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Almaz-Antei conglomerate will receive a government loan to build two new production facilities to expand the export of missile defence systems, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohra head conducts Moharram discourses at 99


December 14th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts at 99 years, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin is conducting the annual Moharram discourses in Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Oprah’s US guests arrive for adventure Down Under


December 7th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 07 (ANI): Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey's 300 Americans guests, who were hand-picked to be wowed by the wonders of Australia first-hand, have arrived in Sydney.As the lucky US ... Read more...

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Iran tests its new air defense system


November 16th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Tuesday launched a massive exercise aimed at examining its air defense system, state media reported, to prepare against any possible attacks "on public or nuclear sites."The ... Read more...

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China billionaire rich list grows to 49 more


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 29 (ANI): China now has 128 billionaires, which is 49 more that what the country had at this time last year.According to the China Daily, nine of these 49 billionaires ... Read more...

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Iran may sue Russia over S-300 missile deal row


September 27th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 27 (IANS) A top Iranian lawmaker has said the country would sue Russia for the S-300 missile deal if Russia fails to deliver the system to Iran, a media report ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC number 2 rebel commander “Mono Jojoy” killed


September 24th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- The FARC number 2 rebel commander Victor Julio Suarez Rojas was killed in a military operation that begun Tuesday night and included an air strike, officials said ... Read more...

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Rob Zombie’s latest movie project revealed


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Celebrated heavy metal icon Rob Zombie's upcoming movie project would be called "The Lords Of Salem".This is going to be a thriller amidst the background of ... Read more...

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Russia orders inflatable copies of tanks, missiles


August 25th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Russia has placed an order for inflatable copies of its tanks, aircrafts and even missiles at a cost of 2,000 pounds per model to mislead enemies. The order has ... Read more...

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Seven Baha’i leaders in Iran get 20 years jail


August 17th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Seven Baha'i leaders, convicted in Iran on charges of conducting propaganda activities against the Islamic order and spying, are believed to have been sentenced to 20 years ... Read more...

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