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Maharashtra’s largest tricolour unfurled in NDA (With Images)


April 28th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 28 (IANS) The largest tricolour in Maharashtra, measuring 30x20 feet and weighing nine kg was Saturday unfurled on a 100-ft pole at the prestigious National Defence Academy ... Read more...

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Berlusconi cracks a joke on `bunga bunga’


March 31st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has cracked a joke on the "bunga bunga" sex scandal, it was reported here Thursday.The Sun reported that the prime minister ... Read more...

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Security high in sea, air, land for Mumbai grand finale


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Besides aerial and sea surveillance, over a thousand policemen have been posted at the Wankhede Stadium for the World Cup final Saturday in a massive ... Read more...

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Antony to lay foundation stone of India’s first defence ship building institute


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): To enhance self reliance in warship production capabilities of India, Defence Minister AK Antony will lay the foundation stone of the National Institute for Research and Development ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Mauritius, Mozambique (Lead)


July 1st, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna travels Friday to Mauritius and Mozambique, a visit that is expected to broaden India's diplomatic engagements in Africa and in the ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Mozambique, Mauritius Friday


July 1st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna leaves here Friday on a five-day official visit to Mozambique and Mauritius, which is expected to deepen India's diplomatic thrusts in Africa ... Read more...

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State-of-art SBTF to be operational soon in Goa


February 19th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by ANI
Vasco da Gama (Goa), Feb.19 (ANI): The work on the state-of-art Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) at the Indian Navy's premier naval station, the INS Hansa, is likely to be completed soon.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai welcomes Force One to guard city against terror


November 26th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) As India mourned victims of the 26/11 terror attack, the Maharashtra government Thursday unveiled Force One, an elite force to secure Mumbai against terrorists. Designed on the lines of ... Read more...

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Protecting Mumbai - a job still unfinished (One Year After 26/11)


November 18th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Coastal security is being shored up, a special commando unit is being trained and police equipment is being modernised among many other measures under way. A ... Read more...

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Yangon preparing for large-scale conflict: Dhaka


October 12th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it is responding to threats from its eastern neighbour Myanmar, which has amassed troops on the border and readied warships and fighter jets "in preparation ... Read more...

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The Annual Los Angeles Lobster Festival In San Pedro


September 19th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez What could be more inviting during the dazzling summer than the aroma of sea food mingled with the balmy breeze along the sea front of the San Pedro harbor, for ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars bid colourful adieu to Ganesh (Lead) (With Image)


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai broke out into a riot of colours, with dances on the street, loud music and revelry as lakhs of people turned up to bid farewell to their ... Read more...

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Miami Beach Castle Engulfed In Flame


July 18th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
On Friday, a disastrous fire put a sad end to a fairy tale castle resembling that of the Fantasy Land, in the beach front property in Miami. Firefighters braved the fire for ... Read more...

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Man City keen on signing England skipper Terry


July 6th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 6 (ANI): Chelsea and England skipper John Terry and Manchester City manager Mark Hughes stayed in the same Dubai hotel complex last week, and rumors are in circulation that ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka calls for new era in international relations (Lead)


June 3rd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 3 (DPA) Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday said it was time to start a new era in foreign relations after the end of the war with the rebels of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to hold victory parade to mark crushing of rebels


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 3 (DPA) Sri Lanka would hold a national victory parade Wednesday to mark the crushing of the rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), officials said. A military parade ... Read more...

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Dhaka moots gas corridor through India


May 27th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 27 (IANS) Bangladesh is mooting a trans-border gas corridor connecting Iran and Myanmar through several countries including India. The move comes close on the heels of its decision to join ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka situation ‘grim’, says UN official


March 4th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 4 (DPA) The humanitarian situation in northeastern Sri Lanka has become "extremely grim", a senior UN official in the Asian country said Wednesday. Gordon Wiess, the spokesman for the UN's operations ... Read more...

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Antony says special naval force to secure Indias coastline


February 28th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Kochi, Feb 28 (ANI): In wake of last year''s terror attacks on Mumbai and the failure of on the part coastal security to nab the perpetrators, the Indian ... Read more...

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Government reviews coastal security


December 29th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): The Government on Monday held a high-level meeting on coastal security and took stock of the measures to plug loopholes in this route, as a step to ... Read more...

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Taj devastation chars Mumbaikars’ memories, saddens tourists (Repeating for all needing)


November 30th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The sight of fire leaping out of Taj hotel and its gutted rooms - as terrorists ravaged the grand heritage building in Mumbai - made Anilbhai Bhatt, 65, ... Read more...

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