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England beat India by 3 wickets-ODI international at The Oval

England inflicted more misery on India as Craig Kieswetter's quick-fire 51 inspired a three-wicket win over the beleaguered tourists in the third one-day international at The Oval on Friday.Kieswetter's big hitting and a nerveless 40 from Ravi Bopara, England reached their Duckworth-Lewis target of 218 in 43 overs with seven balls to spare and now have an unassailable 2-0 lead with two games in play in the five-match series.While Alastair Cook's team can move about India into fourth place in the one-day world rankings by winning the last two matches at Lord's and Cardiff, MS Dhoni's side would simply settle for leaving the country with at least one victory to their name. The injury-hit Indians were defeated 4-0 in the Test series, lost the lone Twenty20 international and have been beaten in two of three 50-over matches, with the other rained off.

PATA Board Meeting from September 9-11 2011

PATA Board Meeting from September 9-11 2011 immediately following PTM2011, we will outline some of these new initiatives and demonstrate how they are designed to respond to your needs and importantly deliver on our core focus and promise of “Building the Business”.

I am delighted to extend an invitation to join us in New Delhi, and to participate in our forward planning and also enjoy the wonderful hospitality that will be extended by our hosts. Indeed we are grateful to be hosted once again by our longstanding member, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, at the Ashok Hotel, New Delhi. 

In the program you will notice a couple of new initiatives which are designed to provide our members with more insights into key market and consumer trends, and also allow more detailed analysis and discussion on critical strategic issues impacting on our industry

On the Saturday program we will run three Strategic Issues Workshops, designed to provide effective interaction between our member…

Iran nuclear plant linked to grid: atomic agency

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Iran's first nuclear power plant has been hooked up to the national grid supplying 60 megawatts of its 1,000 megawatt capacity, the country's Atomic Energy Organisation announced on Sunday.
"Last night at 11:29 pm (0029 IST), the Bushehr power plant was connected with 60 megawatts to the national grid," the organisation's spokesman Hamid Khadem Qaemi, told Al-Alam television.
The connection of the Russian-built plant in southern Iran to the national grid was originally scheduled for the end of 2010.
The Bushehr plant was started up in November 2010 but repeated technical problems delayed its operations, leading to the removal of its fuel rods last March.
"The capacity will gradually increase and it (is going through its) testing phase and on Shahrviar 21 (September 12) in a ceremony the power plant will reach its 40-per cent capacity," Khadem Qaemi said.

MTS MTAG 3.1 and MTS Livewire

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), that operates nationally under the MTS brand-with-12Mn-coustomers  launched two new affordable Android smartphones in India in partnership with ZTE and Huawei. The new mobile phones: MTS MTAG 3.1 and MTS Livewire both incorporate Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S1 processors and are priced in the sub Rs 5000 category.Vsevolod Rozanov, President & CEO, MTS India, said “This initiative has been designed to take the power of Android to the masses. Launched in the sub Rs 5000 category, these are the most affordable Android Smartphones in India.”

MTS MTAG 3.1 (Huawei C8511)

It comes with a 2.8 inch capacitive touch-screen (240 x 320 pixels resolution) display and has a 3.2 megapixel camera. The device also has the MTS TV application that allows its users on-the-go access to Live TV and on demand video playback. Additionally, MTS MTAG 3.1 provides access to Google Mail, YouTube, Google Talk and Google Maps and has voice search.

MTS Livewire (ZTE N600)

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