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Two Russian athletes disqualified for doping at Paralympics


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS) Two Russian powerlifters have been disqualified from the London Paralympics for doping, the country's Paralympic Committee said.Vadim Rakitin and Nikolai Marfin took a drug named neotropin ... Read more...

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US, Russia, Norway to hold joint naval drills


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US, Russian and Norwegian naval forces are holding joint firing exercises in the Norwegian Sea, a Russian Navy official said Wednesday.The US Navy's USS Farragut ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Olympics: Germany’s Brendel paddles to canoe gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canoeist Sebastian Brendel paddled to gold for Germany in the Olympic men's C1 1,000-metre sprint Wednesday, forcing Spain's David Figueroa Cal to settle for ... Read more...

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Russia test fires new ballistic missile


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome Wednesday, Defence Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said, but did not name the new weapon."The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bitter cold may destroy 50 percent of Russia’s vineyards


February 13th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may lose from 20 to 50 percent of its vineyard harvest this year because of bitter cold as temperatures have dipped to below minus ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia to train soldiers for missile systems


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 4,000 soldiers on contract will take training courses in 2012 to be able to operate the new Yars (RS-24) ballistic missile systems, a ... Read more...

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Russian n-sub catches fire at shipyard


December 30th, 2011 - 7:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS) A Russian nuclear submarine caught fire at a shipyard in the country's northern city of Murmansk Thursday, Xinhua reported.The authorities said fire safety violations during the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia test launches RS-18 ballistic missile (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test-launched intercontinental ballistic missile -- RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) -- Tuesday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, said the defence ministry.The missile is ... Read more...

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Russia witnesses 10 percent rise in HIV cases in 2011


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS) Russia has witnessed a rise in the number of HIV cases in 2011 in comparison to the cases recorded during corresponding period last year.Russia registered 48,363 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russia to ban hookah smoking in public


November 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS) Russian lawmakers have submitted a bill seeking a ban on hookah smoking in public places. The concentration of harmful substances in hookah smoke is considered a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russia expels Israeli military attache for spying


May 19th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS) The Russian foreign ministry confirmed Thursday that an Israeli military attache has been expelled from the country after being caught receiving secret information from a Russian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suspects arrested over deadly bomb blast at Belarus metro station


April 13th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Belarus Deputy Attorney General Andrey Shved on Tuesday said that some suspects were arrested in relation with the deadly bomb blast at a Minsk metro station.According to ... Read more...

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Belarus refuses to release Russian nationals detained in post-election riots


December 28th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- A Belarusian court on Monday refused to release Russian nationals who were arrested in the street riots that followed the presidential elections, media reports said on Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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1,200 Russians drowned in 2010 summer


July 16th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Over 1,200 Russians have drowned this summer after trying to find relief from a stifling heat wave - many of them after drinking alcohol, officials said. At least 223 ... Read more...

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Vodka drunk Russians drowning daily in bid to beat summer heat


July 15th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Russians, many of them drunk on vodka, are drowning daily as they head to water to escape the current three-week heat wave, which may set a record of ... Read more...

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Fans tell Russian spy: Playboy will offer you a ton of money for pics


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): It seems suspected Russian spy Anna Chapman has become a star back home, with fans on her social Web sites offering their support.While some suggested that ... Read more...

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Russia test fires missile


December 24th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test fired a heavy missile capable of carrying 10 warheads Thursday morning, a defence ministry spokesman said. "The Strategic Missile Forces launched an intercontinental ballistic missile ... Read more...

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Children’s hide-and-seek to revolutionize video gaming, police work


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Two University of Alberta researchers have found that children's games like hide-and-seek could pave way for more realistic video games, and high-tech search-enhancing tools for the police.Experimental psychologist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reasoning behind hide and seek to revolutionise video gaming, police work


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) What do hide-and-seek, police searches and video games have in common? More than you would think, say two University of Alberta (U-A) researchers. Experimental psychologist Marcia Spetch and computer ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Belgian chess couple lose passports in Kolkata meet


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) A Belgian-Ukrainian Grandmaster and his International Master wife, here to take part in the Kolkata Open Chess, lost their passports shortly after the tournament's opening ceremony Tuesday. Vadim Malakhatko ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan beat Sri Lanka, finish third in Nehru Cup


August 28th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan thrashed Sri Lanka 4-1 in their last round robin match to finish third in the ONGC Nehru Cup football tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here Friday. Anton ... Read more...

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Russian construction firm head becomes South Ossetia’s prime minister


August 5th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vladikvkaz (Russia), Aug 5 (RIA Novosti) The parliament of South Ossetia confirmed Vadim Brovtsev, head of an Urals construction company, as the republic's new prime minister Wednesday. The former Georgian republic's communications ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now, chat with your Facebook friends sans Internet connection


April 20th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): You may soon be able to chat with your Facebook friends even without an Internet connection, for scientists have developed an application that may make it possible ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dietary supplements may not be beneficial for most: Study


April 5th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Dolph Hatfield of the National Institutes of Health has revealed that selenium supplementation in mineral tablets might not be ... Read more...

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