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Moscow, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will decommission and scrap two of the world's largest submarines by 2018, a defence industry source has said.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) From a pure music channel to a youth-oriented general entertainment channel -- the transition of Channel V, which now boasts of a mix of drama content and reality shows, was an important business decision, says its spokesperson.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Armed with "scientific evidence" that the African cheetah is "not an alien species" and can survive in India, the government is planning to petition the Supreme Court to allow the import of the animal that became extinct 60 years ago.
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS/WAM) The announcement of the UAE's Ministry of Education about the School Leadership Project to raise standards in the country's education sector is an important initiative which needs to be highly commended, a UAE daily has said.
Kaliningrad (Russia), May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest Baltic Fleet warship, the Project 20380 Boiky corvette, was handed over to the navy Thursday, a fleet spokesman said.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has been put in dry dock at Russia's Sevmash shipyard for cosmetic repairs, ahead of final sea trials and delivery to the Indian Navy later this year, the company said.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The discovery of hundreds of planet candidates around other stars by Kepler spacecraft, which was launched in 2009, has inspired a new book that combines both science and science fiction.
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suspected ivory poachers have slaughtered 26 elephants in the Dzanga Bai reserve in the Central African Republic, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said.
Managua, May 10 (IANS/EFE) UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova inspected two of the three biosphere reserves in Nicaragua to get a firsthand look at their condition, first lady Rosario Murillo said.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) For long the tourist attractions of the desert state, six hill forts of Rajasthan have made it to the Unesco World Heritage site list this year.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): How does tennis icon Venus Williams see the oncoming ball, let alone return her sister Serena's 120 mph serves?
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A non-profit organization's founder, Kyle Coplen, wants to give New Yorkers in high-crime areas a 200 dollars shotgun and free weapons training, provided that they pass background checks.
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest Baltic Fleet warship, the Project 20380 Boiky corvette, will be handed over to the navy May 16, St. Petersburg's Severnaya Verf shipyard said.
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM) Friday announced today that it represented Indian media industry in Ryerson University's Global City Project, a live TV show that was streamed online to film students around the world.
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 3 (ANI): The Organization of Musicians and Artists of Sikkim (OMAS) have recently organized a rally in Gangtok to serve as a bridge between the state government and Sikkimese talents in music, performing arts and associated creative activities.
Washington, May 02(ANI): Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are reportedly postponing their nuptials because they want to avoid a possible overlap with her former husband Brad Pitt's big day with fiancee Angelina Jolie.
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri Wednesday said that a nine percent increase has been registered in the average income of families living in the state's rural areas after the Mid-Himalaya Project implementation.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): ESA's Herschel space observatory has now run out of its supply of liquid helium coolant, ending more than three years of pioneering observations of the cool Universe.
Manas (Assam), April 24 (IANS) Conservationists are delighted that a rhino which was reared at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) has given birth in the wild, officials said.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Analysis of 2,000 years of climate records has found that a long-term cooling trend-caused by factors including fluctuations in the amount and distribution of heat from the sun, and increases in volcanic activity-ended late in the 19th century.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will take delivery of two Project 955 Borey-class ballistic-missile submarines, the Alexander Nevsky and the Vladimir Monomakh, and one Yasen-class attack submarine, the Severodvinsk, by the end of the year, a defence ministry official said.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): Describing as robust the India-ASEAN trade in goods, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said India seeks to have stronger ties with the bloc through joint development programmes in infrastructure and human resource development.
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Calvin Harris was reportedly attacked while performing at Project Club here during the weekend.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Contending serious defects are now surfacing at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday demanded theta it should be commissioned only after a probe to find out lapses in safety measures.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin Saturday promoted the use of recycled products, including stationery and furniture, made out Tetra Pak cartons, for school children.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Vedanta's bauxite mining project in Odisha's Niyamgiri Hills got stuck once again as the Supreme Court Thursday asked the state government to go back to the gram sabha to consider the rights of worship of local tribals.
Washington, Apr. 17 (AI): It is 'indisputable' that the United States tortured detainees in the years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a non-partisan panel has said.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening, a new study suggests.
Peshawar, Apr. 11 (ANI): Taking a tough stand despite increasing pressure from the United States, Iranian Consul General Hassan Darvishvand has said that the long awaited Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline is to be completed "at all costs" by the end of 2014.
Woking (Surrey), April 9 (IANS) McLaren Mercedes, the world's first carbon-neutral Formula 1 team, has re-confirmed its carbon-neutral status and has formed a partnership with CNI (UK) Limited, who will join the team as an associate partner for sustainability.
Washington, April 8 (ANI): There are couples who even after years together still can't seem to get enough of each other.
Paris, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Marilyn Manson is the new male face of Saint Laurent's "Music Project", a campaign that features musicians wearing iconic pieces from the French fashion house's collection, Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane said.
Guwahati, April 3 (IANS) A dead female rhino with its horn missing was recovered from the Manas National Park in Assam, officials said Wednesday, taking the total number of rhinos poached in the state to 16 this year.
Accra (Ghana), April 3 (IANS) The FIFA Goal Project is helping modernise the management and administration of football in Ghana, a senior official of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) said here.
Asuncion (Paraguay), April 2 (IANS/EFE) Paraguay's old steam locomotives and workshops, relics of what was a state-of-the-art company at the end of the 19th century, are now a draw for tourists in a country that lacks rail service.
Mosocow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest Baltic Fleet warship, presently undergoing sea trials, was sprinkled with holy water during a blessing over the weekend, a Navy spokesperson said.
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has completed 64 water projects being carried out in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the northwest and southern region at a cost of about $5.80 million.
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A massive cyber attack targeting a European spam-fighting group that slowed some global Internet traffic have been launched by a gang of hackers from Russia and neighboring countries, an expert has said.
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Focusing on the present rather than letting the mind drift may help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, according to a new study from the University of California, Davis.
Langkawi, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India is unlikely to bill Russia for the delay in the delivery of the refitted aircraft carrier Vikramaditya caused by engine problems last year, said Viktor Komardin, deputy general director of Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport.
Sydney, March 28 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have managed to capture up to 26,545 blue whale songs in the Antarctic in a study for which they used - for the first time - new acoustical detection and tracking techniques to locate and observe them.
Washington, March 27 (ANI): When NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft crashed onto the Moon's surface last December, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's sophisticated payload observed plumes of gas that rose from the impacts.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): While most of us go online regularly for help in diagnosing health issues, very few of us actually post information, questions or experiences on health topics, a study has said.
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): A UK-based website is offering travellers the chance to visit every World Heritage Site in the world on one two-year itinerary.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) helped astronomers to witness the last moment of the agency's twin GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) spacecraft, when they were intentionally crashed into a mountain near the Moon's north pole on Dec. 17, 2012.
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): The Republican National Committee (RNC) has released its wide-ranging 'autopsy' report, admitting some of its shortcomings after losing the 2012 presidential election.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Indian contemporary artist Jitish Kallat and a multi-discipline art collective Raqs Media Collective will represent India at the first Asian edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India targets to boost trade with African countries to $100 billion by 2015 from nearly $65 billion registered last year, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Monday.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India and Africa have witnessed a five-fold increase in their trade volume in the past seven years at $65 billion and both sides are poised to scale it up further, said Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur here Monday.
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has said the GOP has an image problem, which led to its loss in the 2012 presidential bid.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) As India takes up its ambitious targets for reducing maternal and child mortality, a senior USAID official says participation of the corporate sector is a must to fulfil the government's aims.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The 9th edition of India-Africa Project Partnership conclave gets underway here Sunday, promising to be the largest such engagement with the 54 countries in the continent, with a record 630 registered delegates from overseas.
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has revived and reactivated the genome of an extinct Australian frog.
Washington, Mar. 16 (ANI): Almost half of first babies in the US are being born outside of wedlock, a new report has revealed.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's Minister of Information Hasanul Haq Inu Friday said film buffs in India and Bangladesh can now look forward to seeing movies filmed in each other's countries.
Washington, Mar. 14 (ANI): Teenagers in America continues to lead the nation in smartphone use, with one-quarter of teens accessing the Internet mostly from their cell phones, a new study has found.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Using a new high-tech gadget, astronomers have observed four planets orbiting a star relatively close to the sun in unprecedented detail, revealing the roughly ten-Jupiter-mass planets to be among the most exotic ones known.
Johannesburg, Mar. 11 (ANI): Murder accused South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius's present situation is reportedly having an adverse effect on his fellow athletes.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The 9th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership, the largest ever India-Africa business meet, begins here March 17.
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is teaming up with her stylist, Leslie Fremar to design the new Theron Jeans line.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal has launched the Electronics Project Proposal System (e-PPS), developed by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, through the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) A fleet of brand new sea-planes is set to fly travellers to destinations across Kerala starting this summer, an official said Wednesday, who was on a visit here to promote Kerala's tourism potential.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): An extremely rare Y chromosome found in an African American pushes back the time of the most recent common ancestor for the Y chromosome lineage tree to 300,000 years ago.
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): Scientists have published the most detailed brain scans that the world has ever seen, as part of a project to understand how the organ works.
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): An international group of researchers, including scientists from the University of Southampton, has discovered seven new regions of the human genome-called loci-that are associated with increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness.
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will refit, modernise and recommission two Sierra class (Project 945) titanium-hull nuclear-powered attack submarines by 2017.
London, Mar 3 (ANI): New archaeological evidence suggest that contrary to previous belief that the Romans far from co-existing peacefully with the locals, ejected them by force in order to build the 73-mile divide of the Hadrian's Wall.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): US Republican strategist Karl Rove has said that rebuilding the GOP brand in California will be a difficult task, and the party must recruit candidates who reflect the diversity of the country, and in particular, California.
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who Sunday reviewed coastal security of West Bengal said the BSF would get six new floating border outposts (BOPs) for enhanced surveillance of the riverine India-Bangladesh border in the state.
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Google has revealed for the first time what view users will get through its 'Project Glass' wearable computer.
Islamabad, Feb. 20 (ANI): After India won the Kishanganga dispute in the International Court of Arbitration at the Hague against Pakistan, the 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project would be badly affected and would have to be redesigned.
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Rats can't usually see infrared light, but they have "touched" it after Duke University neurobiologists fitted the animals with an infrared detector wired to electrodes implanted in the part of the mammalian brain that processes information related to the sense of touch.
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's air-defence systems manufacturer Almaz-Antei will for the first time show mockup models of advanced battlefield surveillance radar systems at an international arms exhibition in Abu Dhabi.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) and French nuclear energy company Areva S.A. have agreed to collaborate in research and development projects, a statement said Friday.
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered at least six regions of the genome where humans and chimpanzees share the same combination of genetic variants.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) France was one of India's most valued strategic partners and has given "strong and steadfast support" during difficult moments, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke didn't just leave footprints when he visited the lunar surface, he also left a photograph of his family 40 years ago.
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Ailing Paul Gascoigne paid a poignant tribute to fans, chums and professionals who have rallied round to support him in his latest battle with booze.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday told members of the parliamentary consultative committee attached to his ministry that Married Accommodation Project (MAP) for the armed forces personnel will be completed by 2018.
Karachi, Feb. 8 (ANI): PKNIC - a shared registry system that manages the .pk domain name space (DNS) for Pakistani websites - which was hacked twice in the last three months, remains vulnerable to basic-level cyber attacks.
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Feb 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa flew into India Friday and prayed here at a temple site where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Feb 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Friday to pray at a temple site where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, on the first day of a two-day trip to India.
Sydney, Feb. 6 (ANI): Facebook users are taking a break from the world's biggest social networking site for weeks at a time due to too much drama, boredom and scads of irrelevant information, a new US study has found.
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sevmash shipyard has fixed the engine problems which caused a delay in the delivery of the refitted aircraft carrier Vikramaditya to the Indian navy last year, a United Shipbuilding Corporation source said Friday.
Washington, February 1 (ANI): Experiencing a positive environment at home during one's teenage years may make for more satisfying marriages later on, new research suggests.
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Anti-venom shots may not be able to reverse nerve damage caused by the venom of the death adder, a species native to Australia, a new study has found.
Agra, Jan 28 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma launched an eBiz portal at the CII Partnership Summit in Agra today.
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Indian Navy diesel-electric submarine has been handed back to India following a major refit at Russia's Zvezdochka shipyard.
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit Bodh Gaya in Bihar Feb 8 to pray at the site where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, an official said Saturday.
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Armed with a green signal from India's atomic energy regulator, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is gearing itself to repeat the full systems test - also called the hydro test - of the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), a senior official said Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) He has been taking radio listeners on a storytelling ride through two seasons of "Yaadon Ka Idiot Box", and now, journalist, scriptwriter and lyricist Neelesh Misra is set to launch a series of books that are a compilation of the tales he narrates on the show.
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Christine Bleakley looked dazzling in a flowing silver bespoke Project D gown on Dancing on Ice on Sunday.
Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS) Russia will build two more nuclear-powered strategic submarines of the Borei A class this year, the official Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily reported Monday.
Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) Suspected poachers killed another one-horned rhino in Assam's Manas National Park and took away its horn. The carcass was spotted by forest officials Monday.
London, Jan 12(ANI): Only five percent Arsenal fans believe Arsene Wenger should stay as club's manager with almost half of respondents from one of Gunners' biggest supporters' groups feel boss should go.
Paris, Jan 11 (ANI): Inviting French investments in India's infrastructure, food processing industries, hi-tech and green technologies, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said economic and commercial relations between India and France were affected by the economic slowdown but are again growing steadily and there is considerable untapped potential for further growth.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today revised the cost estimate for the Salma Dam Project in Afghanistan to Rs.1,457 crore.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian epic Ramayana is moving beyond convention to more profound retellings to reflect new realities.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is set to "very soon"issue a RfP (Request for Proposal or tender) for a new line of six submarines with AIP (Air Independent Propulsion) capability.
St. Petersburg, Dec 30 (IANS) Yury Dolgoruky, Russia's latest ballistic missile nuclear submarine, will be put into service with the navy Sunday.