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Bhavini takes measures in favour of fast reactor project


June 11th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) With the commissioning of India's own 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) slated for 2013 and plans for two more such reactors at Kalpakkam, Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Karnataka to give interest-free loans to farmers


March 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Farmers across Karnataka will get interest-free small-term loans up to Rs.100,000 from state cooperatives in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) besides free energy for their irrigation pump ... Read more...

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Iran tests artillery firepower in navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian Navy tested its artillery firepower on the eighth day of naval drills in the country's southern waters Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local Fars ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Islamists sweep run-off in 2nd-stage parliamentary vote


December 25th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 24 (IANS) The turnout of the run-off in the second stage of the Egyptian parliamentary elections hit 43 percent, chairman of the High Judicial Elections Commission Abdel- Moez ... Read more...

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Gill takes commanding lead in Coffee Day Rally


November 19th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chikmagalur (Karnataka), Nov 19 (IANS) In another near-flawless exhibition of aggressive but controlled driving, Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) of Team MRF took a commanding 50-second lead at the end ... Read more...

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Russian space freighter destroyed in atmosphere


August 30th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Large pieces of the Russian Progress M-12M space freighter have not been found after it crashed in Siberia because the spaceship most likely burned up ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan not to ban Russian rockets from Baikonur


August 28th, 2011 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has no plans to ban launches of Russian rockets from its space centre in Baikonur after an accident with Progress M-12M space freighter, the ... Read more...

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PSLV launch countdown progresses smoothly (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, is progressing ... Read more...

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Indian space agency to now launch three satellites in April


March 9th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) proposes to launch the latest remote sensing satellite and two others in the second week of April, seeking ... Read more...

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PM unveils new Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant


January 7th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated the second Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant at Tarapur here, calling it "a significant milestone in India's three-stage indigenous nuclear programme"."I am ... Read more...

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Senior space scientist describes GSLV failure “a tragic incident”


December 25th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.25 (ANI): Senior space scientist Professor Yashpal described the failure of the GSAT-5P communication satellite launch today as a very tragic incident.In his first reaction to the failure of ... Read more...

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China to select new site for moon rocket launch


November 29th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) China is considering launching rockets from a new site for the next phase of the country's lunar exploration programme because of transportation problems, the programme's top scientist has ... Read more...

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Pakistan population now 184 mn


October 29th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The population of Pakistan has gone up to 184 million this year from 119 million in 1990, a report said.The latest report of the State Bank of Pakistan ... Read more...

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More rain threatens China’s mudslide-hit region


August 12th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Rescuers Thursday scrambled to look for survivors in China's Zhouqu county, where mudslides triggered by torrential downpour killed 1,117 people, as more heavy rains are expected to lash ... Read more...

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China to resettle 45,000 mudslide-affected people


August 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) The Chinese government has chalked out a three-stage resettlement programme for the thousands of people affected in rain-triggered mudslides in Gansu province that left at least 702 dead ... Read more...

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Bible preaches to ‘go for sex’, claims Oz sexologist


July 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): A study has found that while most magazines are full of advice on better sex, the best recipe for sexual satisfaction comes from the Bible.At a Melbourne conference ... Read more...

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India to fire over 5000 km range Agni V in 2011


May 17th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 17 (ANI): After the successful launch of the Agni II missile, India is all set to test fire its first Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile, Agni-V, in Mach-April ... Read more...

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Jenn Lyon Remembered On Sets Of “Survivor”


May 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lyon, better known as Jen Lyon to close friends and family sadly passed away on the 19th of January this year. Though the television star ... Read more...

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To avoid Obama’s visit, South African police chief wants US knocked out of WC


May 8th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): South African police chief General Bheki Cele in order to avoid a visit by President Barack Obama to the country during the World Cup, is 'praying' that ... Read more...

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Obama’s World Cup dithering creates problem for South Africa


May 7th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 7 (DPA) The uncertainty over whether US President Barack Obama will attend the football World Cup is creating problems for the South African Police, the country's police commissioner Bheki ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower project gets environmental clearance


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) The central government has granted environment clearance to a hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday. "The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rocket launch failure will not delay moon mission: ISRO chief


April 15th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 15 (IANS) The failure of India's GSLV-D3 rocket launch powered for the first time by an indigenous cryogenic engine will not delay the realization of ... Read more...

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GSLV D3 Launch Fails, Thwarting ISRO Mission


April 15th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sriharikota, Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The dream of the ISRO scientists and the country in general to set a landmark in cryogenic engine technology failed miserably today as GSLV - ... Read more...

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India gets ready to fire its own cryogenic rocket engine (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) India Wednesday readied itself to join the elite space club by firing for the first time its own cryogenic rocket engine to launch an advanced communication satellite. "The ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Tainted officer gets another chance (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A retired Indian Army lieutenant general, charged with corruption in a land scam in West Bengal's Sukna area, was Monday given two months to prove his innocence ... Read more...

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Sainz wins consolidates Dakar rally lead


January 15th, 2010 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
San Rafael (Argentina), Jan 15 (DPA) Spain's Carlos Sainz won the 12th stage of the Dakar rally Thursday, slightly increasing his overall lead in the prestigious race just two days before it ... Read more...

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Peterhansel leads Dakar rally


January 5th, 2010 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
Fiambala (Argentina), Jan 5 (DPA) Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel won the third stage of the automotive portion of the 32nd Dakar rally Monday, between the northwestern Argentine towns of La Rioja and Fiambala. Peterhansel, ... Read more...

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Cancer Victim Jennifer Griffin Appears At Cause Gala Event


November 17th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The well known Fox news correspondent Jennifer Griffin who is suffering from breast cancer appeared at a fund raising event for the organization Cause last week in ... Read more...

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ISRO preparing for GSAT 4 launch in two months


September 19th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) While the preparations for launch of India's ocean monitoring satellite Oceansat 2 and six other nano satellites Sep 23 is on, the Indian Space Research ... Read more...

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Craters on Vesta and Ceres could pinpoint Jupiter’s age


September 14th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): A new study that models the cratering history of Vesta and Ceres, which are the largest two objects in the asteroid belt, could help pinpoint when Jupiter began ... Read more...

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Torrent starts output from final phase of Gujarat power unit


August 17th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The $1 billion power and healthcare major Torrent group has started commercial production of electricity under the final phase of the Rs.3,600 crore Sugen power plant in Gujarat ... Read more...

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Mercy Me: Tour Bus Accident


August 9th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
Mercy Me, the famous christian pop band's tour bus met with an unfortunate accident when a car crashed with it. In this bus-car crash tragedy at Fort Wayne Indiana, a woman and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court probe panel to investigate Sohrabuddin’s killing


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The sensational killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in an alleged fake gun battle and the murder of his wife and a friend are likely to be probed ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller is a ‘big fan’ of Lance Armstrong


July 8th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood star Ben Stiller paid a visit to seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong before yesterday's third stage of the Tour de France.The Night at the Museum actor went into ... Read more...

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Tour de France 2009 Standings: Cavendish Wins Third Stage


July 7th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
The third stage of the prestigious bi cycle championship, Tour De France belonged to Briton Mark Cavendish. Cavendish was declared as the winner of the third stage while former Tour De France ... Read more...

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