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Pakistani PM headed Gilani way: Daily


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf may also be ousted like his predecessor Yousuf Raza Gilani as the government still seems unwilling to write to ... Read more...

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Journalists should refresh knowledge: Speaker


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday asked journalists to keep refreshing their knowledge to better disseminate facts including on parliamentary processes to the public.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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John McCain supports Paul Ryan


August 13th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot is now going on in the world of politics and surprises keep on revealing out day by day. It was recently reported that Arizona ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rehman Malik submits nomination papers for Senate


July 20th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Rehman Malik, former Pakistani interior minister and currently adviser to the prime minister, Friday submitted nomination papers for re-election to the Senate, Geo News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Students want special status for northeast people


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 7 (IANS) Hundreds of students from seven northeastern states Thursday gathered on one platform to demand a special constitutional status for the people of the region.This was the ... Read more...

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A race in Moscow would benefit F1: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Formula One race on the streets of Moscow would be excellent for the sport and its Russian fans, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Students of northeast demand special constitutional status


May 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 30 (IANS) Demanding a special constitutional status for the northeastern states, almost all students' bodies in the region will jointly launch a massive agitation June 7, an official ... Read more...

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New York polytechnic honours Sam Pitroda


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) Polytechnic Institute of New York University, America's second-oldest private engineering school, has conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering on Sam Pitroda, adviser ... Read more...

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West Bengal to have four hardware hubs


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Four hardware hubs with 60 units each will be set up in West Bengal, the government said Friday."The state already has the land for these hubs," ... Read more...

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Army chief row: DRDO chief calls for ‘cautious approach’


March 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a continuing row between the government and army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat ... Read more...

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Oil spill harms marine life, but recovery possible


March 12th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Crabs, insects and spiders, hit by the huge 2010 oil spill from the rig Deepwater Horizon, surprisingly recovered within a year if their host plants remained ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PBS to air documentary about Clinton Lewinsky affair


February 15th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US President Bill Clinton nearly lost his presidency when his administration was rocked by the Monica Lewinsky scandal. When the story of the affair first broke, ... Read more...

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Myanmar president meets top UN envoy


February 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 15 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein met the visiting UN special envoy to Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday, state radio and television reported.Nambiar, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poll-bound Punjab celebrates R-Day under EC watch


January 26th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Republic Day was celebrated in Punjab Thursday under the watchful eye of the Election Commission (EC) officials as the state goes to assembly polls Jan ... Read more...

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Nambiar to become UN chief’s adviser on Myanmar


January 26th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran Indian diplomat Vijay Nambiar is stepping down as chef de cabinet of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to become his special adviser on ... Read more...

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Pitroda suggests projects for Kerala


January 25th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) At a brain-storming session with Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and members of his cabinet here Wednesday, adviser to the prime minister Sam Pitroda suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US President Barack Obama previews the State of the Union address


January 24th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has previewed his State of the Union address and he is all set to make an appeal to the US citizens to ... Read more...

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Pitroda bats for e-governance


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Digitalisation of government services will empower citizens and bring about an improvement in governance, adviser to the prime minister Sam Pitroda said Monday."Digitalisation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Democracy is the best system: Dalai Lama


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) Stating that democracy was the best political system, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said "a country belongs to the people, not ... Read more...

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Pacquiao willing to fight Mayweather Junior


January 11th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 11 (IANS) Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao responded to Floyd Mayweather Jr's challenge by saying that he is willing to fight the undefeated American boxer, the local ... Read more...

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Michelle Bachmann ends her White House bid


January 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Minnesota lawmaker Michelle Bachmann is going to throw in the towel as far as the race for the White House is concerned. Considered a favorite at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Corruption survey: Pakistan military included for first time


December 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has included the military for the first time in a survey that shows the defence being amongst the least corrupt while police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cutting edge battery to store solar, wind energy


November 27th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Scientists are developing a cutting edge, durable and extremely powerful rechargeable battery to store excess power generated by wind or solar energy.The breakthrough by Stanford University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Personal belongings of Queen Victoria up for auction


November 1st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Personal belongings of Queen Victoria will be auctioned off today (the 1st of November 2011). The auction house Lyon and Turnbull will supervise the sale.Among the collection ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Michele Norris steps down as host of ‘All Things Considered’


October 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Public Radio’s Michele Norris has announced that her husband has picked up an offer to be part of President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Her husband, ... Read more...

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Liam Fox steps down as defence secretary


October 15th, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Britain's Defence Secretary Liam Fox resigned Friday after facing pressure over his working relationship with friend and self-styled adviser Adam Werritty, BBC reported.The defence ... Read more...

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Meet moots equal opportunities for Pakistani women


October 11th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Women in Pakistan need to be provided equal job opportunities as well as gender equality at the workplace, speakers at a national conference here said.The national ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN appoints special representative for Libya


September 20th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Britain's Ian Martin as his special representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), said a ... Read more...

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Working groups set up for Bengal’s IT sector


September 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) National Innovation Council head Sam Pitroda, who is also chairman of a panel for the development of IT industries in West Bengal, set up working ... Read more...

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‘Indian PM visit to Dhaka had several positive outcomes’


September 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent visit to Dhaka was "successful" and gave an "unshakable momentum" to the development of collaborative ties between the two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nicaragua ready to shelter Gaddafi


August 24th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nicaragua would consider giving asylum to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi if he asks for it, an aide to the Central American country's president told ... Read more...

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IGNOU to spread e-literacy at grassroots level


July 26th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) hosted a day-long brainstorming session to create awareness about information technology (IT) and its utility in all walks ... Read more...

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British police chief quits over phone hacking


July 18th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) British police chief Paul Stephenson resigned Sunday following the phone hacking scandal, BBC reported.The metropolitan police commissioner has faced criticism for hiring former News of the ... Read more...

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Mamata, Amartya Sen discuss Presidency’s future


July 9th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday met Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, who is adviser to the chairman of the mentor group formed for ... Read more...

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