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Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

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Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

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Bolts of English Premier League


August 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as Usain Bolt is busy burning up the Olympic track, a survey showed that Theo Walcott is the fastest footballer in the English Premier ... Read more...

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Electric tricycles kill 17 in Shanghai


August 7th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) Electric tricycles and mopeds, provided by the government for handicapped people here in the Chinese business hub, have led to the death of at least 17 ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. It has a range of 290 km and ... Read more...

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India successfully tests supersonic cruise missile


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile 'BrahMos' from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.The missile was launched around 10.45 a.m. from the ... Read more...

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Joint Russia-India missile to be ready by 2017


June 28th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, ... Read more...

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Moscow to patrol forests with UAVs


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow's Forest and Environment Protection Department will use unmanned air vehicles (UAV) systems to patrol the forested areas in the city boundaries, according to a ... Read more...

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Iran to build 10 warships


June 21st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will build 10 frigates and destroyers, Iranian Navy deputy chief Rear Adm. Abbas Zamini said Wednesday.These include a Mowj-1 class destroyer, launched in 2010, ... Read more...

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Russia tests Italian tank


May 12th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is testing Italy's Centauro tank and considers building it under license, a representative of the Oto-Melara company which makes the tank said Saturday."The first ... Read more...

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World Super Bike: Rea hopes to make a podium finish in Monza


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), May 2 (IANS) Honda World Superbike Team's Jonathan Rea is geared up to make a podium finish for the first time in Monza during the weekend race.Despite winning ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile


March 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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All-terrain wheelchair for disabled use


March 8th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) An all-terrain wheelchair with tracks instead of wheels that can go almost anywhere has been developed by scientists.The Action Trackchair is made by Action Manufacturing in ... Read more...

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How birds avoid hitting trees


January 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Birds don't have to bother about overcrowded roads, but they do stick to a speed limit to avoid hitting trees or other objects.Researchers from the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto unveils low-cost four-wheeler (Lead) (With image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) India's second largest automaker Bajaj Auto Tuesday made its foray into the four-wheel segment, unveiling a low-cost, eco-friendly automobile -- RE60-- targeting three-wheeler customers to ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh forays into motorsports, takes Mumbai franchise of I1 Super Series


November 4th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) After owning a cricket team, Shah Rukh Khan has entered his maiden venture in motorsports. The bollywood actor will be the co-owner of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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China launches first electric car for public


October 27th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) Chinese car-maker BYD, which is backed by famous US investor Warren Buffett, has made its first all-electric car available to private buyers in the country.The BYD ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Rina could strengthen in the next couple of days


October 24th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caribbean, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical storm Rina was traveling at a sustained top speed of 65 kph on Monday morning. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center announced that the storm was located ... Read more...

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Now, lease an electric car in Paris


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) People visiting Paris will now be able to enjoy a new public service -- leasing an electric car! This new mode of transport launched Sunday in ... Read more...

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World’s oldest running car on sale


September 27th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A 127-year-old steam-powered car, officially the world's oldest running vehicle, has been put up for auction and is expected to fetch up to 1.6 million pounds ... Read more...

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Four die due to Japanese typhoon Roke


September 21st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Typhoon Roke which struck the Japanese coast on Wednesday is making its way to the disaster zone of the country. Concerns have been raised that the storm ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Katia strengthens


August 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Hurricane Center in Miami has warned that Tropical Storm Katia is strengthening. The NHC predicts that the storm may develop into a hurricane at a ... Read more...

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This car hasn’t broken down since 1904!


August 30th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) A couple in Britain are proud owners of a car which hasn't broken down in the last 107 years.The one-cylinder motor vehicle, which can run at ... Read more...

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Big B is brand ambassador of Force Motors’ new SUV (With Image)


August 19th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be the brand ambassador for Pune truck and multi-utility vehicles manufacturer, Force Motors' new SUV, Force One.Amitabh, along with Force Motors' ... Read more...

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Taylor Lautner buys a new car - 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coupe


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taylor Lautner has purchased a new car. The 19-year-old picked a silver 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coupe for himself last week in Los Angeles. The actor ... Read more...

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Terrafugia Transition gets US approval


July 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In just five years time, the long-held dream of seeing a flying car may come to pass. US officials gave the greenlight to the car as far ... Read more...

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Britons may soon fly cars!


July 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A flying car which usually finds its mention in children books or animated cartoon movies, may soon become a reality in Britain.Aviation experts are saying ... Read more...

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Vignesh upsets Gajjar, Yuki breezes into ITF quarters


June 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Vignesh Peranamallur shocked second seed Rohan Gajjar 6-3, 7-5 to enter the quarterfinals of $15,000 ITF men's singles at the DLTA complex here Wednesday.Vignesh came ... Read more...

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F1 Indian Grand Prix will make overtaking easier


April 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Jaypee group, the organisers of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled in October, have spiced up the newly-named Buddh International Circuit to ... Read more...

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Lewis’s brother says cerebral palsy won’t stall racing dream


April 25th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): He has always been a familiar face on the Formula 1 circuit, sharing his former world champion brother Lewis Hamilton's triumphs and occasional disappointments, and now, Nic Hamilton ... Read more...

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Bullet trains to run slow on Beijing-Shanghai route


April 21st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 21 (IANS) Bullet trains, which were expected to speed between Shanghai and Beijing at 350 km an hour, will now run at a slower speed of 300 km ... Read more...

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Vettori expected to play in WC quarterfinal against Proteas, Mills out


March 25th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 25(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori, who missed the last two group games due to a knee injury, is expected to make his return in today's World Cup quarterfinal against ... Read more...

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GM Takes The Wraps Off New Camaro At Chicago Auto Show


February 10th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chicago Auto show 2011 has turned out to be a major destination for the car buyers. The major Auto companies are introducing their latest ... Read more...

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Videogame sparks controversy


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) A videogame that will be in the stores this March, and which invites users to drive a pickup truck full of undocumented immigrants without losing any while trying ... Read more...

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