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IMF lowers 2012 growth outlook for South Korea


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered Friday its 2012 economic growth outlook for South Korea to 3 percent from 3.5 percent estimated in April, citing the ... Read more...

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Upgraded tanks arrive in Canada


September 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 14 (IANS) Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay has announced the arrival of upgraded Leopard 2A4 tanks from the Royal Netherlands Army.The tanks were purchased five years ago as ... Read more...

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‘Donations run India’s political parties, sources largely unknown’ (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Donations make a major part of the funds on which political parties run in India, but most of these parties do not disclose the ... Read more...

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‘Congress richest party, BJP next’


September 10th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress is the richest political party in India, followed by rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), reveals data collected by think-tanks Association for Democratic ... Read more...

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Turkish army holds drills on Syria border


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish army is conducting exercises with ground forces and tanks near its border with Syria, national media reported Thursday.Around 25 tanks took part in ... Read more...

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Iran begins anti-armour missile production


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) Iran Saturday began mass production of a new and advanced laser-guided anti-armour missile that can destroy a "variety of tanks", state-run Press TV reported."The Dehlavieh missile ... Read more...

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Russia to deliver ammunition worth $1 bn to India


June 29th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS) Russia will deliver ammunition, including tank and artillery shells, worth $1 billion to India, a media report said.The Vedomosti daily found that one of the ... Read more...

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Moscow ramps up security ahead of Putin inauguration


May 6th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have stepped up security across Moscow ahead of the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin May 7.Security was also in place for the opposition March ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks release of two Russians held in Libya


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The foreign ministry Tuesday said it was doing its best to seek the release of two Russians held in Libya and accused of supporting the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Congress questions leak of army chief’s letter


March 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Calling it a "sensitive" matter, the Congress Wednesday questioned the circumstances that led to the leak of army chief Gen V.K. Singh's letter to ... Read more...

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Russia scraps outdated tanks, armoured vehicles


March 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outdated tanks and armoured vehicles will be scrapped in a "massive" scheme launched by the Russian defence ministry, a military official said."From 2011 onward, in ... Read more...

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Equestrian event returns to Islamabad after eight years


March 13th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) The Pakistani capital will host a three-day tent-pegging competition, an event that is being organised here after eight years.The competition is being organised by Capital Development ... Read more...

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One dead in battle tank accident


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) In a freak accident, a soldier perched over a T-90 battle tank was killed when its driver lost control and dashed against a concrete structure here ... Read more...

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Costa Concordia pumping out 500,000 gallons of fuel


February 13th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian officials have started pumping out fuel from the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise liner. Officials say they expect to pump out about 500,000 gallons of fuel from ... Read more...

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EU commissioner to attend Delhi summit


February 1st, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 1 (IANS) European Union Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will travel to India Thursday to attend the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.She will give a keynote speech ... Read more...

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Venezuela completes repatriation of gold


February 1st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government received the last 14 tonnes of gold of a total of 160 tonnes that were deposited in banks in other countries, and which ... Read more...

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Hyundai launches three-new LPG powered variants of Eon


January 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Monday launched three new liquified petroleum gas (LPG) powered variants of its hatchback Eon D-Lite plus, Era plus and Magna plus ... Read more...

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20 tonnes of sulphuric acid leaks in China


December 6th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) About 20 tonnes of concentrated sulphuric acid leaked from a factory in China that led to billowing acid smoke over the area, officials said.The incident took ... Read more...

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3 ISAF personnel killed in eastern Afghanistan


December 4th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 3 (IANS) Three NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, reported Xihua, citing an ISAF press release.... Read more...

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Hyundai launches LPG variant of hatchback i10


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Tuesday launched a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) powered variant of its hatchback i10 priced between Rs.416,144 and Rs.430,659 (ex-showroom Delhi)."The ... Read more...

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$74 bn lost in Fukushima disaster


October 14th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Financial loss from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan has been estimated at $74 billion, the Japanese Nuclear Safety Commission said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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US backing India for military exercises: Pakistani daily


October 12th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) India will be holding military exercises along the Sino-Pak border areas "without any formal advance intimation to either Beijing or Islamabad" as it has the backing ... Read more...

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Shrimps ‘rumble’ to keep predators at bay


September 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) How do shrimps on the ocean floor communicate to keep predators at bay, entice mates and protect their homes?Mantis shrimps make noise, seemingly in individual 'voices', ... Read more...

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GIL seeks land to set up captive thermal plant


July 25th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Graphite India Limited (GIL), part of K.K. Bangur Group, is looking for around 50 acres of land in West Bengal to set up a captive thermal ... Read more...

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Beijing worries over booming population


July 19th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) China's think tanks have called for stricter steps to be taken to control the capital's booming population.The population pressures were likely to become stronger in the ... Read more...

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40 militants killed in Pakistan


July 7th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) At least 40 militants were killed during a clash with security forces in Pakistan's Kurram Agency Thursday, Geo News reported.The fierce clash occurred between militants and ... Read more...

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Thieves steal $2000 of gas in a Pasadena service station


May 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pasadena, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the price of gas going through the roof, a group of robbers figured out that the commodity is the best thing to steal. The police are ... Read more...

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US, Indian think tanks form joint group


May 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Two US and Indian think tanks, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Aspen Institute India, have announced the formation of the US-India Joint Group ... Read more...

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Libyan families flee Ajdabiya town as Gaddafi regime renew attacks


April 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 17 (ANI): Many families have fled the rebel held key town of Ajdabiya after the Libyan regime renewed attacks in a bid to regain the territory in the eastern parts ... Read more...

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25 Libyan tanks destroyed Sunday: NATO commander


April 10th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 10 (IANS) A total of 25 Libyan tanks were destroyed in NATO airstrikes Sunday, the officer commanding the alliance's operation said.The tanks were destroyed near the eastern town ... Read more...

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Bangladesh positions tanks at cricket stadium entrance


March 11th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 11 (ANI): Bangladesh has positioned tanks at the entrance of the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium after fans attacked a bus carrying the West Indies team in Dhaka last week.Authorities ... Read more...

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Libyan military enters key town near Tripoli (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi broke through opposition defences and entered Az Zawiyah city near the country's capital Saturday.The military offensive was launched ... Read more...

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Fish pedicure could spread infection and disease, warn experts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): The latest beauty craze-fish pedicures-offered in salons and spas across the world have raised serious health concerns.British experts are worried that the trend that is sweeping the ... Read more...

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Oil, water helped US win World War II: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): In World War II, the US had two major strategic advantages over the Axis - oil and water, according to a new study.Although other factors played major roles ... Read more...

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‘Anti-social’ attitude in boozy fish may explain alcoholism impact in humans


February 14th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Even small amounts of alcohol at an early age can have a long-lasting impact on fish and humans alike, according to a new study.It found that alcohol exposure ... Read more...

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