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Force India finish 5th and 6th, skip second practice
Manama, April 20 (IANS) Sahara Force India drivers Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished third and sixth in the first practice session at the Bahrain Grand Prix Friday, while they decided to give the second a miss amidst security concerns.

Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30:20 PM

136 Chinese, 61 Indian firms on Forbes'' list
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A total of 136 Chinese firms have found place in this year''s Forbes Global 2000 list which also mentions 61 Indian firms, among others.

Friday, April 20, 2012 7:16:30 PM

China can''t reach Beijing gold haul in London, says official
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a top sports official has said.

Friday, April 20, 2012 7:16:10 PM

A billion cellphone users in China!
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) The number of cellular phone users in China has surpassed one-billion mark following an increase of over 32 million users in the first quarter of this year, the government said Friday.

Friday, April 20, 2012 6:27:29 PM

World''s first handmade cloned sheep produced in China
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese scientists in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have produced the world''s first transgenic sheep with a simplified technique of Handmade Cloning.

Friday, April 20, 2012 6:13:09 PM

Maini firm to supply components to Airbus
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Maini Precision Products has bagged an order from global aerospace major Airbus to supply components to its aircraft platforms, the city-based company said Friday.

Friday, April 20, 2012 5:31:30 PM

Over 6,000 Maoists ''retire'' in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)''s People''s Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.

Friday, April 20, 2012 5:06:30 PM

POSCO''s operating profit drops in Q1
Seoul, April 20 (IANS) South Korea''s top steelmaker Posco said Friday that its operating profit dropped in the first quarter due to weak demand and high feedstock costs.

Friday, April 20, 2012 3:56:29 PM

Agni-V can hit targets 8,000 km away, says Chinese expert
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese military experts feel that there is more to India''s successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile "actually has the potential to reach targets 8,000 kilometers away".

Friday, April 20, 2012 3:03:19 PM

Pakistan sore at Bangladesh canceling cricket tour
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials and fans were left disappointed after Bangladesh decided to cancel its team''s planned tour later this month due to security concerns.

Friday, April 20, 2012 2:39:49 PM

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