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Atomic regulator gives fuel loading clearance for Kudankulam


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) India's atomic energy regulator Friday said it has given its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd (NPCIL) to load enriched uranium fuel rods in the first ... Read more...

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UAE calls for n-weapons free Middle EAst


September 21st, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on all countries in the Middle East to make a positive commitment to contribute to the establishment of a ... Read more...

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Austrian unemployment increases


September 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 4 (IANS) The Austrian unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent in August despite improvement in sectors such as industry, trade and tourism, the APA reported.The total number of ... Read more...

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Iran doubled capacity at nuclear site: IAEA


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report said.The number of centrifuges at the Fordow ... Read more...

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Iran doubles capacity at nuclear site : Report


August 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, according to a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report.According to this report, the number ... Read more...

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IAEA officials to meet Iranian delegation Friday


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS) Senior International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials will meet an Iranian delegation in Vienna Friday, the UN nuclear watchdog has said.The meeting is aimed ... Read more...

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English chess hit by race row over young Muslim players


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim brothers were recently abused by the English delegation to a tournament which was hosted in Austria. They had gone for a chess competition when ... Read more...

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Austrian economy slows down


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) The Austrian economy grew a mere 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2012, the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) reported. The figure was down ... Read more...

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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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Austria needs immigration to fill job gaps: Minister


July 11th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 11 (IANS) Despite current concerns over unemployment, Austria will need more immigrants to fill job gaps in future, Minister for Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer said here. "Over the ... Read more...

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Austrian economic growth to slow down


July 10th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 10 (IANS) Growth of Austria's economic output will slow down to between 0.6 and 0.8 percent in 2012 from three percent in the previous year, a report said ... Read more...

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Global FDI rises 16 percent: UN report


July 6th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 6 (IANS) Despite the ongoing eurozone crisis, global foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 16 percent to $1.536 trillion in 2011, a UN report said.According to "World Investment ... Read more...

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OPEC daily basket price hits $97.34 per barrel


June 13th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 12 (IANS/WAM) The price of 12-crude basket of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Monday stood at $97.34 per barrel.Last Friday, the basket price was $95.87 per ... Read more...

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No progress in n-inspection talks with Iran: IAEA


June 9th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) No progress could be made in talks with Iran for finalising a deal to allow greater access to its disputed nuclear programme, Xinhua quoted the International ... Read more...

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Austrian to circumnavigate world in small plane


May 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 12 (IANS) In a daredevil effort with a single-engine small aircraft, a 44-year-old Austrian recreational pilot has set off on a 48,000-km-long trip to circumnavigate the world.Helmuth Lehner, ... Read more...

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Ex-Austrian emperor’s underwear sold for over $8,000


May 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 10 (IANS) A collector has bought a pair of underwear belonging to Austrian emperor Franz Joseph I for 6,250 euros (over $8,000) during an auction in Vienna, Xinhua ... Read more...

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China to actively promote nuclear disarmament


May 1st, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 1 (IANS) China will actively push forward the nuclear disarmament process, said the country's envoy in Vienna Monday.According to Cheng Jingye, China's permanent representative to the UN and ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi airport named best in Middle East


April 26th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 25 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been named the best airport in the Middle East, and the third best ... Read more...

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George Michael writes song about death experience


April 6th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Singer George Michael has revealed he has written a song about his near death experience.The song is titled "White Light", and the 48-year-old describes the time ... Read more...

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Gene test may bring safe chemotherapy


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Doctors have discovered a way of identifying breast cancer patients likely to suffer life-threatening side effects from chemotherapy, the Daily Mail reported Friday.Their research could eventually ... Read more...

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More needs to be done for global n-security: IAEA


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 22 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Wednesday that more needs to be done to improve the safety of nuclear and radioactive materials worldwide, citing security ... Read more...

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Russia, Austria to boost anti-cyber crime cooperation


March 15th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 14 (IANS) Russia and Austria have agreed to consolidate their cooperation against cyber crime by agreeing to have a common input for "enhanced global regulation".According to Austrian Interior ... Read more...

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Bolivian president asks UN to support coca farming


March 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bolivian President Evo Morales has once again asked the UN to recognize the right of people living in the Andes for chewing coca leaves.Addressing Monday ... Read more...

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Iran to allow IAEA to visit its military base


March 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 6 (IANS) Iran will allow the UN nuclear watchdog experts to visit its Parchin military base, said the office of Iran's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) representative in ... Read more...

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Mozart’s unpublished piano piece found


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 3 (IANS) A piano piece attributed to 18th century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has been found by a researcher in Austria, a media report said.The handwritten piece was ... Read more...

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Kashyap, Mutatkar reach Austrian Challenge quarters


February 24th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's Aditi Mutatkar advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Austrian International Challenge badminton event in Vienna Friday, defeating Alesia Zaitsava of Belarus 22-20, ... Read more...

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No agreement reached with Iran over nuclear issue: IAEA chief


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 22 (IANS) Yukiya Amano, director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wednesday said no agreement was reached with Iran over its nuclear issue during the recent visit ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on countries to ratify CTBT


February 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the countries that have not yet ratified the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT) to sign it so ... Read more...

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Iran should cooperate with IAEA : UN chief


February 18th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Iran should fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to clarify controversial aspects of the country's nuclear ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency may cause infertility


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 3 (IANS) Austrian scientists have found vitamin D's deficiency, long held as a risk factor for diseases like diabetes, may cause infertility among men and women.This deficiency has ... Read more...

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Male mice sing to attract females


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Male mice are able to sing melodic tunes to attract female partners, a study has said.The tunes are sung at ultrasonic range beyond human hearing, and ... Read more...

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‘Austrian economy not to regain momentum until 2014′


January 24th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 24 (IANS) The Austrian economy will not regain momentum until 2014, the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) said Monday.According to its long term forecast for the Austrian ... Read more...

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Michael to return home for holidays


December 17th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Singer George Michael will return home for Christmas after battling a severe bout of pneumonia in an Austrian hospital.The 48-year-old has been receiving treatment in Vienna ... Read more...

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Pakistan a permanent member of UN scientific body


December 11th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 11 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has unanimously decided to appoint Pakistan a permanent member of the UN Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation(UNSCEAR), Geo ... Read more...

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Central bank warns stagnation of Austrian economy


December 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Dec 10 (IANS) Global financial crisis would cause stagnation of Austrian economy, said the country's central bank Austrian National bank (OeNB) Friday.According to OeNB, Austrian economic growth rate in ... Read more...

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