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Faulty boilers caused Indian aircraft carrier’s trial snags (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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India carrier’s trial snags blamed on faulty boilers


September 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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Indian Navy hopeful of getting INS Vikramaditya by April 2013 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Amid reports of another delay in the delivery of INS Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy said Monday it was hopeful of getting the refurbished aircraft ... Read more...

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“Lootera” shoot finished, Ranveer satisfied


August 24th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh says the shooting of "Lootera", in which he features opposite Sonakshi Sinha, has been wrapped up, and he feels it will turn out ... Read more...

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India’s carrier, n-sub programme delayed


August 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's key navy programmes -- the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and the nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant -- are running late, with the carrier's induction ... Read more...

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Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

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MiG-29 makes first landing on Indian carrier


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A MiG-29KUB two-seat naval fighter jet made the first touch-and-go landings last week on Indian Navy aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, Russia's Sevmash shipyard said Monday.The ship ... Read more...

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‘Lootera’ shaping up as memorable film: Ranveer (Movie Snippets)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who is currently shooting for "Lootera", is confident that the film will be one of the best of his career."I really enjoyed the ... Read more...

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India plans to operate two carriers any given time: Navy chief


June 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is planning to operate at least two aircraft carriers at any given time, once its indigenous programme for such large warships is complete. This ... Read more...

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Refurbished aircraft carrier for India begins sea trials


June 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Severodvinsk (Russia), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A refurbished Soviet-era aircraft carrier that India has bought began sea trials early Friday in the White Sea.The Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was ... Read more...

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Indian aircraft carrier’s sea trials postponed


May 24th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian navy in Russia, have been postponed until beginning of ... Read more...

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Hot water thrown on boy in Uttar Pradesh


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) A minor boy Tuesday received burns after hot water was thrown on him when he was entering a shopping plaza to buy toffees in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Indian Navy in fast forward mode (With Image)


May 16th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire at least five ships every year for the next 10 years, and deploy two nuclear submarines and its new aircraft ... Read more...

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Monica Bharti new Himachal Youth Congress chief


April 21st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Monica Bharti, daughter-in-law of former MP Chander Kumar, is the newpresident of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC), a party official said here Saturday.In a ... Read more...

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Himachal Youth Congress re-poll April 19


April 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Re-polling will be held April 19 to elect the president of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC) after the election of Union Minister Virbhadra Singh's ... Read more...

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IANS scribe among 20 awardees selected by NGO


April 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare, union minister Jairam Ramesh and 11 journalist, including Anil Sharma who writes for Indo-Asian News ServiceInternational Organization for Animal Protection (OIPA), affiliated ... Read more...

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Akhilesh leads by example, declares assets


March 28th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) In a first, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has declared his assets and got them posted on the state government web site.The details of ... Read more...

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Suresh Raina meets UP CM, demands better sports facilities


March 24th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Team India cricketer Suresh Raina met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here Saturday and demanded better sports facilities for sportsmen and women in the state.Raina ... Read more...

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For studios, filmmakers are mere caterers: Kashyap


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap believes that filmmakers have been reduced to mere caterers because it is the studios that decide the product."Instead of being filmmakers, we have become ... Read more...

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Early Holi for supporters of Hanuman devotee Mulayam


March 6th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Hundreds of jubilant supporters splashed Holi colour on each other Tuesday and cheered and danced as former wrestler and Hanuman devotee Mulayam Singh Yadav led ... Read more...

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All roads to UP Raj Bhavan barricaded


March 6th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) All roads leading to the residence of Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi, who may take the centre-stage in the event of a hung assembly, have ... Read more...

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Everyone supported us, cautious Mulayam says


March 5th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Widely tipped to bag Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday declined to comment on the likely electoral outcome Tuesday but said "all sections" ... Read more...

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Campaigning over, UP politicians unwind


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) A day after campaigning ended in Uttar Pradesh, politicians relaxed in their own ways. Mulayam Singh Yadav hit the treadmill, Kalraj Mishra slept till late while ... Read more...

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I latch onto good talent: Anurag Kashyap


March 1st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has given a worthy platform to several newcomers through his film, and there is a special reason behind it! He feels the new ... Read more...

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Farhan best for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, says Milkha (Movie Snippets)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Athlete Milkha Singh is happy that actor Farhan Akhtar is playing the lead part in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", a biopic on his life."In my initial ... Read more...

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Virbhadra’s son’s election to Youth Congress set aside


January 20th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) In a setback for union minister and former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, the election of his son as president of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress ... Read more...

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Sonakshi-Ranveer head for Purulia


January 20th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is immersing himself into his upcoming film "Lootera" more than he usually does. Not only is he unofficially assisting director Vikramaditya Motwane, he is ... Read more...

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India to get Russian aircraft carrier by December


January 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian aircraft carrier which is being refurbished for the Indian Navy will begin sea trials in May for the first time in two decades ... Read more...

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President reviews naval fleet (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday praised the Indian Navy and said the anti-piracy missions undertaken by the navy and the Coast Guard have earned them the ... Read more...

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Ranveer to woo Sonakshi with Dev Anand’s songs


December 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Dev Anand lives again! In the soon-to-start-shooting of Rs.60 crore action-adventure "Lootera", Ranveer Singh would reportedly be shown wooing Sonakshi Sinha with some of the Evergreen ... Read more...

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Show of might at president’s naval fleet review Dec 20


December 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a show of grandeur and might, India will hold a naval fleet review for the supreme commander of its armed forces, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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I was born to entertain: Ranveer Singh


December 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, whose latest release "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl" has received rave reviews, believes that he was born to entertain and won't mind performing live ... Read more...

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Brand new Indian Navy with long legs by 2027: Admiral Verma


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India will have "a brand new" navy with "long legs" at sea, with force levels of 150-odd warships and 500-odd air fleet, navy chief Admiral ... Read more...

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Motwane’s next: Rs.50 crore heist caper set in the 1950s


November 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Vikramaditya Motwane is shelling out Rs.50 crore to get the old world look right in his next project, a heist caper set in the 1950s. Apart ... Read more...

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Nepal celebrates new year


October 27th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) While other countries in South Asia celebrated Dipawali in various forms this week, Nepal ushered in its indigenous new year with gusto Thursday, ringing out the ... Read more...

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