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Shanghai to welcome 300 authors


August 1st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) This year's Shanghai Book Fair will feature more than 300 writers and academics as well as 150,000 books from both home and abroad.The annual event, now ... Read more...

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Russia to resume building diesel submarines


July 27th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will resume production of non-nuclear Lada-class submarines, Navy chief Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Friday.Construction of two Lada-class subs, the Sevastopol and the Kronshtadt, ... Read more...

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Euro-missile defense could intercept Russian ICBMs


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The projected European missile defense system could have the ability to intercept Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles by 2020, Secretary of Russia's Security Council Nikolai ... Read more...

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Commander was bathing as British n-submarine hit sandbank


April 25th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) An inquiry has concluded that the commander of the Royal Navy's newest nuclear-powered submarine was taking a shower minutes before it ran aground in 2010.According to ... Read more...

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Leased Russian N-submarine to reach India by month-end


March 14th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A nuclear-powered submarine India has leased from Russia will reach Indian shores by this month-end, a defence ministry official said here Wednesday."The submarine will be ... Read more...

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British Royal Navy submariner charged with ‘leaking secrets’


March 8th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British Royal Navy submariner was arrested in southwestern England earlier this week and is being accused of leaking classified information, police said on Thursday. He has been ... Read more...

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India to get Russian aircraft carrier by December


January 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian aircraft carrier which is being refurbished for the Indian Navy will begin sea trials in May for the first time in two decades ... Read more...

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Bulava missile ready to be deployed


December 27th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The flight tests of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile have been completed and it will now be adopted for service with the Russian Navy, President ... Read more...

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Russia successfully test fires Bulava missiles


December 24th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles Friday, defence officials said Friday.The Bulava missiles were launched from the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine in ... Read more...

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Honduran police find burnt aircraft


December 20th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) A small twin-engine airplane suspected of being used to smuggle cocaine was found burned in the Caribbean province of Colon, Honduran police said.Though first detected in ... Read more...

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Spain to pull troops out of Libya by October end


October 26th, 2011 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) Spanish Defence Minister Carme Chacon has said all of Spain's troops on the Libyan mission would return home by the end of October.The decision came a ... Read more...

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Indian Navy looking for latest choppers


October 1st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Navy is actively looking out for military helicopters which can succeed its present fleet of Seaking and Kamov helicopters, a senior naval officer said ... Read more...

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Cocaine found on submarine in Honduran waters


July 30th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Honduran authorities and the US Coast Guard found 2.5 tonnes of cocaine aboard a small submarine that was scuttled by its crew off the Central American ... Read more...

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Russia test-fires ballistic missile


July 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile in the Barents Sea, a defence ministry spokesman said.The Sineva missile was launched from the Northern Fleet's ... Read more...

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Russia test fires sub-launched missile


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has resumed tests of its Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile, the defence ministry said Tuesday.The missile carries up to 10 warheads and has a range ... Read more...

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Debris of 2009 Air France crash found


April 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After nearly two years and several attempts, the debris of the Air France plane that crashed in 2009 killing all on board has been found. The body ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan appeals for austere birthday Thursday


March 16th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has appealed to his supporters and Congress party workers not to greet him with flowers, garlands or gifts for his 65th ... Read more...

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Captain of British n-sub relieved of command


November 28th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The captain of a British nuclear-powered submarine that ran aground in Scotland has been relieved of his command, a media report said.HMS Astute, one of the world's ... Read more...

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Bernard Buisson named DCNS India head


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Bernard Buisson has been named the new India head of French defence major DCNS that is assisting state-owned Mazagon Dock Ltd (MDL) in constructing six state-of-the-art Scorpene ... Read more...

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Avatar 2 to be shot underwater?


September 20th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): James Cameron has recently recruited a particular team of Australian engineers in order to design and construct a particular submarine that would be capable of taking him ... Read more...

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Sea trials of n-sub for India begin in Russia


August 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The sea trials of a nuclear-powered submarine that Russia is leasing to India for 10 years, as also the training of an Indian crew, have begun ahead ... Read more...

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Fancy a ride on the ‘great white shark’?


August 17th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) It would do James Bond proud, resembling as it does a great white shark that can dive under water, flip from side to side, jump into the air ... Read more...

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Underwater Birthday Bash Of James Cameron


August 17th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Maverick film maker James Cameron has decided to celebrate his 56th birthday underwater.The Avatar director has picked a submersible and will dive deep into Russia's ... Read more...

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Shark Week In Progress On Discovery Network


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Discovery Channel is back with its program Shark Week which is liked by the shark enthusiasts. The programs of this year are really interesting and ... Read more...

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“Shark Week” To Return On Discovery Channel Today


August 1st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Discovery Channel's long running series "Shark Week" is all set to return today for its 2010 edition. The annual program on the channel which spans across ... Read more...

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Cocaine-transporting submarine seized


July 4th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) A fully functional 30-metre-long submarine, built exclusively for transporting massive amounts of cocaine was seized by Ecuadorean and US drug enforcement officials, a media report said. A drug-trafficking organisation ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens military action over possible UN


June 16th, 2010 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will retaliate militarily to any condemnation of Pyongyang by the UN Security Council over the alleged sinking of a South Korean warship, a North ... Read more...

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Pak Navy inducts two P3C Orion surveillance aircraft into fleet


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.2 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has inducted two P3C Orion surveillance aircraft, which were acquired from the US, into its fleet.Speaking during the induction ceremony at the Mehran naval base, Pakistan's ... Read more...

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North Korean submarine torpedoed South Korean warship: Report


May 20th, 2010 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 20 (IANS) A South Korean navy warship that sank in March was torpedoed by a North Korean submarine near the country's maritime border, a multi-national team of investigators said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Russia releases captured Somali pirates


May 7th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian navy has released the Somali pirates it had detained during an operation to free a hijacked Russian tanker, a defence ministry source said. "Unfortunately, at present there ... Read more...

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US Navy chief to arrive in Delhi Sunday


April 9th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Ahead of the annual India-US naval 'Malabar' exercise, the chief of the US Navy, Admiral Dary Roughead, would arrive in New Delhi Sunday. Roughead would be given a ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy tests missile


March 12th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy tested missiles and torpedoes in the Arabian Sea, authorities said Friday. The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the missiles and torpedoes were fired from F22 ... Read more...

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Colombian navy destroys submarine meant for carrying drugs


February 18th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian navy found and destroyed a semi-submersible vessel with the capacity to carry between eight and 10 tons of cocaine in the province of Narino, but no ... Read more...

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Anthony Hopkins reveals secret behind successful villainous film roles


February 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 13 (ANI): Sir Anthony Hopkins has revealed his approach when portraying menacing characters in horror and thriller films.The legendary actor, who won an Oscar for his role of Hannibal Lecter ... Read more...

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Virgin boss Branson’s new toy - underwater ‘plane’


February 1st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Sir Richard Branson has unveiled his latest gadget - an underwater 'plane'.The flamboyant British billionaire, founder of the Virgin brand, which includes an airline, plans to make his ... Read more...

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