Sensex bounces back, closes 112 points up (Lead)

May 15th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) After falling in five consecutive sessions, a benchmark index for Indian equities market returned to the positive terrain Tuesday, closing over 112 points up as ... Read more...

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28 still trapped in coal mine in China (Lead)

July 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Twenty-eight miners were still trapped underground Thursday while 63 others were rescued after a fire broke out in a coal mine in China's Shandong province Wednesday ... Read more...

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Man eats snake, lands in hospital

July 15th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Surat, July 14 (IANS) The lure of winning a Rs.100 bet made a labourer eat a dead snake but the decision, taken under the influence of alcohol, landed him in hospital in ... Read more...

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Afghanistan war may be lost in Pakistan: US think tank

June 29th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 29 (IANS) The Afghanistan war may be lost in a home-grown insurgency hit Pakistan unless US takes some "game-changing steps" including talks on an India like civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Metro coaches lifted, placed on elevated track

June 27th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has created another record by lifting four coaches with a crane and placing them on the track of an elevated corridor of the upcoming ... Read more...

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Rohit’s ton helps India to seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka (Lead)

May 30th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bulawayo, May 30 (IANS) Rohit Sharma cracked an unbeaten ton, his second successive, and Virat Kohli smahed 82 as India defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their One-day International match ... Read more...

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150 mn rural workers migrate to cities annually: Chinese PM

February 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 150 million rural workers across China migrate to cities every year in search of jobs and 24 million city dwellers are unemployed in the country, Prime ... Read more...

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Weapons of the future may be built from tough deer antlers

November 28th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Material scientists are expressing interest in stiff deer antlers as they can be used to build tough weapons.Curious to find out whether red deer antlers are used wet ... Read more...

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South India’s largest mall to be ready next year

September 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The first phase of the 1.8 million sq. ft. Rs.750 crore Express Avenue, billed to be south India's largest shopping mall cum commercial and hospitality complex, is expected ... Read more...

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India roles out indigenous T-90 Bhishma tanks

August 24th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 24 (ANI): The first batch of indigenously built T-90 tanks "Bhishma" was flagged off by Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju here on Monday.The rolling out ceremony was ... Read more...

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‘Second indigenous nuke sub will be ready soon’

August 18th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's second indigenous nuclear-powered submarine will be ready soon and will take less time from launch to induction than the first one, says a retired ... Read more...

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Rupee closes at new low (Lead)

February 27th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian rupee closed at a new low of Rs.51.10/12 against one US dollar as importers stepped up demand for the greenback and foreign investors pulled out $59.20 ... Read more...

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Richard Branson’s daughter saves ill passenger

December 23rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Richard Branson’s daughter Holly ordered one of her dad’s jumbo crews to make an emergency landing to save a seriously-ill passenger’s life.Holly, 26, a doctor, checked Paul Norbury’s ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS scene alarming in Nagaland

August 7th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 7 (IANS) Almost 20 years into the fight against HIV/AIDS in India's north-eastern state of Nagaland, the Nagaland State AIDS Control Society (NSACS) has admitted that the state has a ... Read more...

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Industry growth dips to 3.8 percent, inflation zooms to 11.89 percent (Roundup)

July 11th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's economic woes have been further compounded with headline inflation zooming to 11.89 percent for the week ended June 28, and industrial production rate plummeting to 3.8 ... Read more...

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Dungeon dad revelled in playing God, say psychiatrists

May 14th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): Cellar dad Josef Fritzl revelled in playing God with other people's lives, say psychiatrists.The 73-year-olds demented love of power was probed by psychiatrists on May 13.He enjoyed ... Read more...

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CII felicitates Dr. R K Pachauri

December 15th, 2007 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Congratulating Dr R K Pachauri for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in his capacity as the Chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Sunil Kant ... Read more...

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