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British Navy unveils new attack submarine


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) The British Navy has launched its latest weapon, a new attack submarine called HMS Ambush that can hit targets around 2,000 km away, The Sun reported.The ... Read more...

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Indian automobile industry turnover $145 bn by 2016: Patel


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the Indian automobile and auto component industry turnover will reach $145 billion by 2016 to account for more ... Read more...

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‘Settai’ trailer reaches 2.8 mn hits on YouTube


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) The trailer of "Settai", Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy "Delhi Belly", has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch.Directed ... Read more...

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Give Greece extra time: Austria


August 27th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The payback period for Greece should be extended for two or three years if the country sticks to the savings targets and reform plans, Austrian ... Read more...

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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.... Read more...

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Woman’s gall bladder removed instead of appendix


August 17th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) In a case of alleged negligence, doctors in a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir removed the gall bladder of a woman instead of her swollen appendix.The ... Read more...

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Coal India’s marginal net profit growth in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) State miner Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday declared a marginal net profit growth with a stand-alone net profit of Rs.45,765.70 million for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires 300 km-range missile


August 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday announced it has successfully test-fired a missile with a range of 300 km, state-run IRIB TV reported.The unnamed missile is the fourth generation of ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal area


August 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, Dawn reported Wednesday.The clash took place ... Read more...

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Perfect Hancock grabs 2nd Olympic gold in skeet


July 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defending champion and world record holder Vincent Hancock put on a shooting masterclass to retain the Olympic gold in the men's skeet here Tuesday.The American ... Read more...

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Blast targets army convoy in Assam


July 31st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) A blast targeted an army convoy in Assam's Goalpara district Tuesday. Officials said six army personnel were injured and reports had come in of one ... Read more...

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Arsenal wants to bring in more players: Wenger


July 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) English club's Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Wednesday that he was still looking to add more players to his team in the summer transfer window."I ... Read more...

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National Bank of Abu Dhabi’s profits up


July 25th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi's (NBAD) net profits rose by 6.9 percent to 2,087 million dirhams (about $568 million) in the first half of ... Read more...

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Ballistic missile defence key area for India-US ties: Carter


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A joint project on a ballistic missile defence system will be "an important potential area" for an India-US strategic cooperation, a key Obama administration ... Read more...

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Jeev targets top-50 spot in world rankings


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes, July 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh signed off from The Open Championship with a three-over-par 73 Sunday, and was ready to finally celebrate his Scottish ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills four in Nigeria


July 14th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 14 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew himself up near the palace of a religious leader in Nigeria, killing four people and injuring six, Xinhua reported.The attack took place ... Read more...

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Six held in London anti-terror operation


July 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Six people, one of them a woman, suspected to be involved in terrorism offences were Thursday arrested in London in a "significant" operation led by British ... Read more...

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Cabinet to take up IT and electronics policy next week: Sibal


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The union cabinet might take a call on the proposed IT and electronics manufacturing policy next week, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday."Yesterday (Tuesday) cluster ... Read more...

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Iran threatens Israel


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will respond with its new indigenously built anti-radar ballistic missiles if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, the official media reported.Iran will respond if Israel ... Read more...

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Iran to hold missile drill


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS) Iran will begin a three-day missile defence exercise Monday, the military said.The exercise dubbed "Great Prophet 7" will be conducted by the aerospace division of the ... Read more...

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Mumbai police seeks Abu Jindal’s custody


June 26th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Mumbai police Tuesday moved an application in a Delhi court seeking the custody of Abu Jindal alias Zabiuddin Ansari, a key suspect in the ... Read more...

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VGuard targets 25 percent growth this fiscal


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Leading consumer electrical and electronics firm V-Guard Industries is targeting 25 percent growth during the current financial year, a company official said Friday.The company, which achieved ... Read more...

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Conman dupes by posing as cop, held


June 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A man who pretended to be a policewoman and extorting money from women after alleging that obscene calls were made from their phones has been ... Read more...

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Russell Brand buys a gun!


June 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand has bought a gun for himself after shifting here."I've been learning to fire guns. My mother said, 'Don't learn to fire ... Read more...

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Myntra aims to offer 1,000 brands online


June 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Myntra.com, one of the leading e-retailers in India, is planning to expand brands for online shopping to 1,000 from the current 300 by this fiscal-end, a ... Read more...

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Palmeiras targets Cagliari striker Ribeiro


June 6th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazilian striker Thiago Ribeiro has revealed his desire to leave Serie A club Cagliari and return to his homeland.On loan at the Italian outfit ... Read more...

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Jayadevan seeks neutral review of VJD system by ICC


June 5th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A disappointed V. Jayadevan has shot off a letter to International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar seeking a neutral review of his VJD system, ... Read more...

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Electrolux licences Morf India to market Kelvinator purifiers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Armed with a global brand to market, city-based Morf India targets to market 40,000 units of its Kelvinator Ayoni water purifiers in India this fiscal, ... Read more...

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ICC to retain DL Method, DRS


June 1st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee Friday decided to retain its controversial Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) Method, used for calculating targets in rain affected matches, and made ... Read more...

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Samsung targets 60 percent of Indian smartphone market share


May 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Korean mobile handsets giant Samsung Electronics Thursday launched its much-awaited smartphone Galaxy S III in the Indian market and said the company had targeted 60 ... Read more...

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Indian Army has become more transparent, says V.K. Singh


May 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The functioning of the Indian Army has become more transparent in the last few years and its mindset has changed, said the outgoing army chief, ... Read more...

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Georgia May Jagger to lead Material Girl campaign


May 24th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Model Georgia May Jagger will lead a back-to-school campaign for Madonna and her daughter Lourdes Leon's clothing line called Material Girl."To be handpicked by Madonna ... Read more...

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Briton makes hit-list of 1,000 girls for sex


May 19th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A 19-year-old man in Britain had sex with four girls whom he met on social networking website Facebook and prepared a hit-list of 1,000 potential ... Read more...

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