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Two killed in fire-cracker stockpile blast


September 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Two women were killed here Wednesday when a fire-cracker stockpile in their house exploded. Over a dozen people in the house suffered serious burn injuries, Senior ... Read more...

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Syria to use chemical weapons against foreign attack


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria may use chemical weapons only in the case of external aggression, Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday.The official said in Damascus that ... Read more...

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Huge cache of explosive seized in UP


June 9th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district Saturday and three people arrested, police said.The seizure of over 200 ... Read more...

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Hijacked oil tanker has Indians among crew (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 15 crew members, including some Indians, are on board a tanker carrying 135,000 tonnes of oil, which has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Russia destroys over 60 percent of chemical weapons


April 29th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS) About 25,000 metric tonnes - or 62 percent - of Russia's chemical weapons haf been destroyed till April 29, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In 15 years, Russia ... Read more...

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5 killed in Uttar Pradesh cracker blasts


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Five people, including three women and two children, were killed Monday in explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Two women and ... Read more...

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Pakistan can help North Korea chart a new course: Daily


December 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan can help nuclear-armed North Korea chart a new course following the death of its top leader Kim Jong-il, a leading daily said Wednesday, adding: "Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen arms factory unearthed in Delhi: Minister


December 20th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Delhi Police have unearthed an arms factory of the home grown Indian Mujahideen terror outfit and a stockpile of assembled and unassembled weapons has been ... Read more...

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Norwegians battle butter shortage


December 8th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Norwegians have developed a huge appetite for butter which has overwhelmed producers. The country is currently in a race against time to get enough butter for the ... Read more...

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US pledges $40 mn to Libya for arms stockpile safety


October 19th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will allocate $40 million to secure and destroy stockpiles of weapons in Libya, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during her visit ... Read more...

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Russia destroys half of its chemical weapons


August 10th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) Russia has destroyed more than half of its stockpile of chemical weapons and the remainder would be gone by 2015, a senior official said Wednesday.Some 21,000 ... Read more...

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Terror threat to Pakistani nukes a major concern: Antony


June 10th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With a Swedish think tank warning that Pakistani nukes could fall into terrorists' hands, India Friday said this threat was a major cause of worry ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi will use leftover chemical weapons to defeat rebels’


April 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 29 (ANI): A senior Libyan rebel military commander has warned that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi still possesses a quarter of chemical weapons, which he intends to use to 'the final drop ... Read more...

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Japan earthquake rattles carmakers in China


March 24th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) The global supply chain disruption following the magnitude 9 earthquake and ensuing tsunami in Japan has sent shockwaves through auto makers in China, especially companies that ... Read more...

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Hindus, Muslims celebrate ‘Holi Baraat’


March 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Hindus and Muslims celebrated Holi together by taking out the decades-old procession 'Holi Baraat' -- to send out a message of peace and brotherhood ... Read more...

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Novel gene therapy shows promise against Alzheimer’s


March 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have reported that gene therapy that boosts the ability of brain cells to gobble up toxic proteins prevents development of Alzheimer's disease ... Read more...

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Remains of Iron Age dog guarding ancient treasure unearthed


January 27th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the skeleton of a dog that has lain underground for 2,000 years, protecting a hoard of buried treasure.The dog's remains, about the same size as ... Read more...

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Iran offered peaceful nuke technology if it surrenders enriched uranium stockpile


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Baroness Ashton, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), has reportedly offered Iran access to peaceful nuclear technology and an end ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay held at gunpoint in Costa Rica


January 4th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Jose, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seems Gordon Ramsay wanted to investigate shark finning and he got one of the scariest moments in his life when he was doused in fuel and ... Read more...

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Declassified documents reveal US failure to stop Pak’s nuke programme


December 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Islamabad, Dec. 24 (ANI): Recently declassified U.S. Government documents from the Jimmy Carter era reveal how Washington made persistent attempts to roll back Pakistan's nuclear programme, despite resistance from then Prime minister ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves development of Vizag’s East Quay 1


November 26th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure on Friday approved a project for the Development of East Quay 1 (EQ1) berth by replacing the existing EQ1 berth and part ... Read more...

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Major fire in firecracker factory claims three lives in West Bengal


October 17th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kolaghat (West Bengal), Oct.17 (ANI): Three persons died and several villagers injured as a major fire broke out in an illegal fireworks factory in Kolaghat town of West Bengal on Sunday.The inferno ... Read more...

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Working mums and full-time women suffer most stress


September 27th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 27 (ANI): Increasingly hectic work schedules are wreaking havoc with most people's lives these days, but a new study revealed that working mothers and full time working-women are affected the ... Read more...

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Iran on brink of building nuclear weapon: IAEA


September 7th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): The United Nations' nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has warned that Iran has passed a crucial nuclear threshold and could now go on to arm ... Read more...

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Americans prefer dollar bills, leave 1.1 billion dollars in coins in languished state


August 11th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 11 (ANI): The American citizen's preference for dollar bills has left coins worth more than 1.1 billion dollars languishing in storage.According to The Telegraph, the reluctance to use coins could ... Read more...

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Most Russians against nuclear disarmament: Poll


July 15th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The majority of Russians are against further nuclear disarmament, the Russia Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) said Thursday. Sixty percent of Russians believe the country needs nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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China won’t dump US Treasuries or pile into gold


July 8th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) in China has ruled out the option of dumping its US Treasury securities holdings, worth 2.45 trillion dollars, and called ... Read more...

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Iran has produced 17 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium: Official


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 23 (IANS) Iran has produced 17 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium and can produce as much as it needs, the head of Iran's atomic energy said Wednesday. "We have made ... Read more...

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US won’t persuade ‘very special friends’ India, Pak to sign NPT


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.22 (ANI): Bracketing both India and Pakistan as its 'very special friends', the United States has said that it would not pressurise these countries to sign the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).Interacting ... Read more...

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Ukraine to get rid of its highly enriched uranium by 2012


April 13th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (DPA) Ukraine plans to give up its stockpile of highly enriched uranium by 2012, President Viktor Yanukovych announced after a meeting with President Barack Obama on the sidelines ... Read more...

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New American missile with convential warhead can strike anywhere in less than an hour


April 8th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): As the White House pushes for cuts in the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon is developing missiles armed with conventional warheads that could strike anywhere in the world in ... Read more...

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Goa Police to analyse seized drugs


March 9th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) The Goa Police have begun an elaborate exercise to inspect and analyse drugs and narcotic substances worth Rs.3.41 crore seized between 2006 and 2009. The probe follows a startling ... Read more...

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Iran has ‘no problem’ in swapping uranium with West: Ahmadinejad


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 3 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that he is ready to accept a deal with Western countries that requites Tehran to send its uranium abroad for further enrichment ... Read more...

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Landmines killed 3,000 Indians in 10 years


November 20th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Some 3,000 Indians, mostly in Jammu and Kashmir, have been killed in landmine explosions over the past 10 years, according to an NGO working for a world ... Read more...

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Israel asks world to deny N-right to Iran


November 20th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov. 20 (ANI): In the wake of Iran refusing to export 70 percent of its low-enriched uranium for further processing, Israel has urged the international community to impose sanctions aimed ... Read more...

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