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25th Burning Man Festival Begins


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 25th anniversary of the burning man festival is coming up. This is a festival where people gather at the Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create a ... Read more...

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India for international synergy in space missions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India Monday called for international synergy in space missions for low-cost access to space resources and planetary explorations."I would call for international synergy in ... Read more...

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Afghanistan faces existential threat from terror: India (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday said Afghanistan faces an "existential threat" from terror emanating from across its borders and urged the world to ... Read more...

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India reminds world of cross-border terror faced by Kabul


July 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday told the international community of the "existential threat" Afghanistan faces from terrorism emanating from across its borders.It also ... Read more...

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DCNS, Pipavav to address India’s naval needs


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The French defence major DCNS and India's integrated defence company Pipavav plan to enter into a strategic partnership to construct strategic assets, including modern warships for ... Read more...

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HAL to make multirole aircraft with Russian firm (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will manufacture a Multi-role Transport Aircraft (MTA) with a Russian partner primarily for the Indian and Russian air forces, the state-run defence ... Read more...

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HAL inks pact to make multi-role aircraft


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has entered into a contract with Russian firm United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to manufacture 205 multi-role transport aircraft (MTA) ... Read more...

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Pune ammunition factory develops rocket systems for Navy


May 24th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 24 (IANS) The Ammunition Factory Khadki here Thursday handed over the first lot of 'Kavach' naval decoy system and anti-submarine rockets for induction into the Indian Navy -- ... Read more...

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Omar for financially self-reliant Jammu and Kashmir


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday declared that the state's "financial self-reliance" was the main aim of his government.Abdullah, who is also working president ... Read more...

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Agni-V reflects political will of UPA: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of Agni-V reflects the technical prowess of India and the government's will to expand its strategic parameter, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari told ... Read more...

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ECIL launches two high-tech defence products


April 12th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Defence public sector undertaking Electronics Corporation Of India Ltd (ECIL) Wednesday unveiled two high-technology products - a carrier ethernet switch router and a secure network ... Read more...

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L&T;, Samsung Techwin to produce guns in Pune


March 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Technology, construction and engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T;) has joined hands with South Korea's Samsung Techwin Co. Ltd (STW) to develop tracked self-propelled artillery guns ... Read more...

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Dependence on defence imports risky for India: Experts


March 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independence is a risky proposition for India and ... Read more...

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Adding self-reliance to conservation, with jams and jellies


February 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) Mrinali Moshahary had never imagined that her bottles of papaya jelly would be an instant hit among those visiting the North East Agri-Fair 2012 in the ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves guidelines for defence hardware JVs


February 9th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Even as the vexed issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in India defence sector hangs fire, the cabinet Thursday approved guidelines to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Iran to launch new generation of satellites


February 6th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 6 (IANS) Iran is planning to send a new generation of satellites into orbit to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic republic's establishment, Defence Minister Brigadier General ... Read more...

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Dean McCumiskey is BAE’s new India head


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) British aerospace major BAE Systems has named Dean McCumiskey as its new managing director and chief executive of India operations with effect from March 2012.Dean ... Read more...

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Dead North Korean leader’s son ‘great successor’: Media


December 19th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's state news agency KCNA has called the late leader Kim Jong-il's son, Kim Jong-un, a "great successor".The "dear leader", who led the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan president vows to fight corruption


December 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Sunday vowed to fight corruption in the country while acknowledging implementation of laws was significant in curbing the menace."We ... Read more...

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(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

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Don’t disinvest in HAL, says CPI-M


September 19th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday asked the government to reverse its move to disinvest 10 percent of shares in Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and asked it not ... Read more...

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Region to be unstable without Kashmir solution: Pakistani general


June 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) The subcontinent is likely to "remain unstable" without the Kashmir issue being resolved, says a top Pakistan Army general.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), ... Read more...

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Build harmony with Indians, Tibetans told (World Refugee Day)


June 20th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 20 (IANS) The new prime minister of the Tibetan government in exile admits to problems between Tibetans and locals in Dharamsala and wants "better communication" between the two ... Read more...

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Please pay taxes, Pakistani elite told


June 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has urged MPs and "all other well-off people" to pay taxes.Not only should they lead by example, but they must ... Read more...

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India building credible minimal deterrence, says IAF


June 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) India is building a credible minimal deterrence to pre-empt any attack from adversaries as part of its nuclear doctrine based on no-first-use with a second strike ... Read more...

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Sonia, Rahul sympathy for farmers for political gains: BJP


May 24th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) of ignoring farmers' rights, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday alleged that the sympathy ... Read more...

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UPA aims at women’s self reliance: Sonia (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), May 11 (IANS) Stressing on women's role in nation building, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was making every ... Read more...

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UPA aims at women’s self-reliance: Sonia


May 11th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), May 11 (IANS) Stressing on women's role in nation building, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was making ... Read more...

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Karvi women come up with a recipe for self-reliance


May 8th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) They are illiterate and have never undergone any vocational training, but they are churning out "recipes" of success and self-reliance from their kitchen!From just ... Read more...

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Antony asks defence top brass not to succumb to corrupt practices


April 25th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday called upon top brass of the Army and Air Force not to succumb to corrupt practices indulged in by vested interests ... Read more...

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How to stay away from old men: A new course for Chinese girls


March 31st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Girl students in a south China province have been asked to attend a crash course on how to resist and avoid the clutches of older, richer ... Read more...

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Girls in China to be taught how to resist ’sugar daddies’


March 30th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Girls in China will be given a crash course on how to resist the sweet talk of "sugar daddies" when they are taught self-respect in schools.The pilot ... Read more...

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EU: we cannot lose sight of Thai refugee camps


March 11th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that its Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, will arrive in Thailand on Saturday to visit camps hosting ... Read more...

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Loan subvention scheme extended to fishermen (Lead, superseding previous story)


March 11th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced the extension of the existing subvention scheme for providing short term loans to fishermen at 7 percent interest, ... Read more...

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Home loan subvention scheme extended to fishermen


March 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced the extension of the existing subvention scheme for providing short term loans to fishermen at 7 percent interest ... Read more...

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