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‘Recycling’ ATM gives cash for old mobile phones


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A recycling ATM offers gadget freaks the option to trade in their discarded mobile phones for cash, rather than dumping them when they go in for ... Read more...

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Tata Motors forays into Indonesia


September 11th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 11 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors said Tuesday it is starting a new subsidiary in Indonesia to foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles."We will establish deeply rooted ... Read more...

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Astronauts use toothbrush to fix space station


September 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) NASA astronaut Sunita Williams and her Japanese colleague Akihiko Hoshide were finally able to install a power unit on the International Space Station Wednesday during their ... Read more...

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Himalayan Kalka-Shimla train on its final journey


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shimla, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kalka-Shimla train which is famously known for romantic travel is now destined for its end in the railways. Himalayan officials come to a conclusion that they ... Read more...

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Man steals Rs.10 lakh from Delhi office, held


August 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old man stole over Rs.10 lakh from his employer's office here to start a new household but landed in the police net within 24 ... Read more...

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Elderly woman killed in Delhi fire


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A woman was killed here Sunday on the second floor of a building when a fire broke out in a shop on the ground floor, ... Read more...

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Go Air in talks with European carriers for maintenance work


April 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) With its fleet size set to expand, low cost carrier Go Airlines is in talks with two European carriers for an aircraft maintenance and spare parts ... Read more...

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Russian found with radioactive car


April 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's eastern city of Vladivostok has been found with a radioactive car. A court Tuesday ordered him to remove it from the ... Read more...

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TVS group acquires Britain-based firm


March 27th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Chennai-based $6.6 billion auto component group TVS will use the recently acquired Universal Components' marketing expertise and best practices in India and other Asian markets.Announcing the ... Read more...

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China’s auto exports hit record high in 2011


February 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) China's auto exports hit 849,000 units last year, the highest level seen since the onset of the global financial crisis, data showed Wednesday.Statistics from the automobile ... Read more...

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Two convicted in Russia for making pen guns


February 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Far Eastern Amur region convicted two workers of a military plant who covertly manufactured pen guns, a spokesperson for the region's ... Read more...

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26 kg narcotics seized in Dubai


January 30th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs officials have foiled a bid to smuggle 26 kg of narcotic crystal meth into the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The prohibited substance was found hidden ... Read more...

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Pakistani airline grounds 10 planes


November 14th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan's national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has grounded 10 of its aircraft due to lack of spare parts.The government had inked a $700 million deal ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held in Hyderabad for supplying drugs


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police Sunday arrested two Nigerians for supplying cocaine to a customer in the city.Sakiry Oladotum Akinsola, 53, and Okechnkwu Ohazurike, 30, were arrested in upscale ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways’ chugs towards disaster: Daily


October 13th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan Railways is teetering on the brink of disaster, warned a daily and said it was "symptomatic" that the shortage of engines was to be met ... Read more...

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Pakistan hiring rail engines from India


September 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Unable to buy new rail engines, Pakistan is hiring 50 engines from India. An acute shortage of rail engines has forced the authorities to stop running trains ... Read more...

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US durable goods orders rose in July


August 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Durable goods orders in the US rose 4 percent in July after falling 1.3 percent the month before, the Commerce Department announced Wednesday.The increase was greater ... Read more...

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Two Israeli pilots detained in Eritrea released


August 24th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Two Israeli pilots detained in Eritrea for a month on suspicion of arms smuggling returned to Israel on Tuesday, local daily Haaretz newspaper reported.Yehuda Maoz and Vered Aharonson, ... Read more...

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US to replace aircraft destroyed in Karachi attack


June 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) The US has decided to supply two new P-3C Orion aircraft to Pakistan to replace the ones destroyed in the naval base attack in Karachi ... Read more...

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Delhi ordered to pay more than Rs.100 crore to Ashok Leyland


May 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the state government to release the more than Rs.100 crore payable to Ashok Leyland for the supply of low-floor ... Read more...

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Four vehicle thieves held


May 13th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Four youths including two students were arrested for allegedly stealing motor vehicles in south Delhi and eight motorcycles recovered from them, police said Thursday."The accused ... Read more...

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Japan quake threatens Toyota’s position as top car maker


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 23 (ANI): Toyota's position as the world's top automobile company is likely to be affected by Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami.The company announced yesterday that global car production would not ... Read more...

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BMW India launches new dealership facility in Surat


April 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Surat (Gujarat), Apr.11 (ANI-Business Wire India): BMW India has announced the launch of Parsoli Motors, its new dealership facility in Surat.Dr. Andreas Schaaf, President, BMW India said: "Being one of the ... Read more...

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Samsung launches 3-day all-India free service camp


March 10th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Electronics major Samsung India Thursday launched a three- day-long free service camp across the country from March 11 for its cooling products including air-conditioners and ... Read more...

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Three robbers held, goods worth Rs.50 lakh seized


March 7th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Three men involved in robbing goods vehicles on highways were arrested from east Delhi, police said Monday. Stolen goods worth Rs.50 lakh have been recovered.Anwar ... Read more...

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Govt to phase-out MiG fighter aircraft by 2017: Antony


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Wednesday said that the Government is planning to phase-out the MiG fighter aircrafts from Indian Air Force (IAF) by 2017.Addressing Rajya ... Read more...

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Auomobile parts showroom, furniture shop gutted in Delhi


December 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Two separate fire incidents were reported in the city Thursday, one each from central and west Delhi, a fire official said. No one was injured."A multi-storey building ... Read more...

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Major fire in Lucknow building, none hurt (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) Panic gripped a busy market area here Friday after a major fire broke out in a commercial building in the Lalbagh area, police said. There were no casualties. ... Read more...

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Major fire in Lucknow building, no casualty


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) Panic gripped a busy market area here Friday after a major fire broke out in a commercial building in the Lalbagh area, police said. No casualty was reported ... Read more...

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BMW to expand Indian operations


November 24th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) German luxury car maker BMW will increase its investment in India to Rs.1.8 billion ($40 million) by the end of 2012 and start rolling out the X1-model from ... Read more...

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Auto thieves’ gang busted in Ahmedabad


October 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Ahmedabad police Monday night busted a gang of auto thieves who specialised in fitting second-hand cars with engines of stolen vehicles and selling these off in different parts ... Read more...

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Looted goods from NATO trucks openly being sold in Pak markets


October 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 11(ANI): Looted goods from NATO supply convoys en route to military bases in Afghanistan, can be brought at cheap prices from a black market in Peshawar.The merchandise can be brought ... Read more...

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Trucker held in Italy for ‘radioactive’ cargo


October 7th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Catanzaro (Italy), Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) A Romanian truck driver was arrested after police uncovered 3,000 kg of radioactive material hidden in his vehicle in southern Italy.The 52-year-old man was transporting spare ... Read more...

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Iranian journalist sues Nokia after call lands him in jail


August 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): An Iranian journalist is suing cell phone manufacturer Nokia, which helped Iranian authorities to track him down and put him behind bars.Isa Saharkhiz was captured and sent to ... Read more...

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3.5 kg heroin seized in UAE


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) Authorities in the United Arab Emirates Monday foiled a bid to smuggle 3.5 kg of heroin, hidden inside cars spare parts, into the country. The seizure by customs ... Read more...

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