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Delhi Lok Adalats settle 67,047 cheque-bounce cases


September 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A total of 67,047 cases related to dishonoured cheques were disposed of at Lok Adalats conducted here by Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA), said an ... Read more...

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Fight in 2014 on achievements, says Gandhi


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said the results of 2014 general elections would be based on what the government has done ... Read more...

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24,000 ’stolen’ brides in Kyrgyzstan in three years


May 11th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 24,000 women were kidnapped and forced into marriage in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan in the past three years, an official report said.The ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka has more mobile phones per person


May 1st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 1 (IANS) The mobile telephone users in Sri Lanka have increased rapidly over the year 2011 with more than 105 telephone connections for 100 people, authorities said Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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India wary of China’s growing military profile


April 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India Monday said it was "conscious and watchful" of China's growing military profile and its implications in the immediate neighbourhood, despite its policy of engaging ... Read more...

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Black market costs Britain $47 bn pounds


April 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Black marketeers selling cigarettes, liquor and diesel have cost Britain nearly 30 billion pounds (about $47 billion) in lost taxes, it has been revealed.The colossal sum ... Read more...

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Japan wants better ties with China


April 6th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS) Japan is seeking better relations with China.On the 40th anniversary of normalization of Japan-China diplomatic ties, Tokyo was looking forward to have extensive exchange and cooperation ... Read more...

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24,000 fake products seized in UAE


March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) Over 24,000 counterfeit products were seized last year by the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Aiming to protect ... Read more...

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Is China driving US exports?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China seems to be driving US exports, as shipments from the US to the Asian giant are growing much faster than to other major destinations.According to ... Read more...

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Greek economy to shrink in 2012


March 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, March 20 (IANS) Greece is expected to remain in recession for a fifth straight year in 2012 with the economy shrinking by 4.5 percent and recovery due to start ... Read more...

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With 3.1 mn users, India biggest opiate consumer


February 28th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Around 3.1 million Indias illegally use opiate - an opium derivative - of which half use synthetic opiate, an international report released here said Tuesday.The International ... Read more...

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Seven die in Afghanistan blast


February 28th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 28 (IANS) Seven civilians, including three children, were killed in a blast in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, authorities said Tuesday."Seven civilians were killed when a ... Read more...

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8,500 Pakistani women victims of violence in 2011


February 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 8,500 Pakistani women last year suffered from violence like sexual assault, acid throwing and even honour killings, a non-governmental organisation said Tuesday.An annual report issued ... Read more...

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3,021 Afghan civilians killed in 2011: UN


February 4th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 4 (IANS) A total of 3,021 civilians were killed in terrorism-related violence in 2011 in Afghanistan, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in its annual report ... Read more...

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Over 10,800 Delhi Police personnel punished in 2011


January 6th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Taking strong action against erring policemen, Delhi Police punished over 10,800 of them in 2011 -- a tenfold increase over 2010, it was announced Friday.Over ... Read more...

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Notices to 300,000 Pakistanis who don’t pay taxes


December 24th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan, which is facing a disappointing economic scenario, is sending notices to 300,000 people who don't pay their taxes.Federal Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has directed ... Read more...

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Russia to be top country for business in 10 years: Putin


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will become one of the best countries for business within the next 10 years, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."We need to outline a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to recruit 15,000 teachers


September 26th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has approved the appointment of 15,000 new teachers for state-run primary schools in a bid to address an acute shortage of educators across ... Read more...

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China dismisses Pentagon report on military


August 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Dismissing an annual report by the Pentagon assessing the Chinese military, China has said it "severely distorted the facts", a media report said.The report, submitted to ... Read more...

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ITC shuts down two WIMCO plants


July 29th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited has shut down two of its safety match-box making Wimco plants at Chennai and Ambernath and would use the facilities for manufacturing ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trust yet to submit report to government


July 5th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust is yet to submit a report to the Andhra Pradesh government on its functioning even as police intensified its probe ... Read more...

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China art market up over 40 percent in 2010


May 29th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) China's art sales reached 169.4 billion yuan ($26 billion) last year, up 41 percent from 2009, according to an annual report on the art market. The ... Read more...

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China for caution over death penalty


May 25th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China's top court has said that all death penalty cases will carry two years reprieve, with the exception of those criminals condemned to immediate execution.In its ... Read more...

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Will punish guilty, will prevent scams recurrence: UPA report


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Declaring that those guilty of corruption will be punished, the annual report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday said that the government will ... Read more...

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Apple beats Google in ‘war of global brands’


May 9th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The strength of iPhone and iPad sales has pushed Apple ahead of Google for the first time as the most valuable brand in the ... Read more...

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Imran Khan sets 30 days deadline over US drone strikes


April 25th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 25(ANI): Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said that if the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led federal government fails to stop US drone strikes within 30 days, protesters will block all NATO ... Read more...

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Government questioned on plea to set up human rights courts


April 20th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central and Delhi governments to file their replies within four weeks on a petition seeking setting up of ... Read more...

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Shanghai to face elderly population explosion by 2015


April 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 19 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is all set to witness a boom in its elderly population in the next five years as an estimated 4.3 million residents, or ... Read more...

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Both US and Pak will fail in fight against terrorism if not together: Gilani


April 18th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 18(ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has insisted that Pakistan and the United States have to fight terrorism in a combined manner, and warned that both risk failing if ... Read more...

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Pak F-16 fighter jets can’t target US drones: Rehman Malik


April 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the Pakistan Air Force cannot shoot down unmanned US drones.Malik said the altitude of the drones is much higher than ... Read more...

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2,542 people killed in militant attacks, 900 in US drone attacks in Pak in 2010: HRCP


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Over 2,500 people were killed in militant attacks in Pakistan in 2010, and at least 900 others lost their lives in US drone strikes in the tribal areas during ... Read more...

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US drone attacks killed over 900 people in Pakistan in 2010: Report


April 14th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Over 900 people were killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said in its annual report.The United States does ... Read more...

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China tells US not to interfere in its human rights issues


April 10th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 10 (ANI): China has urged the US to stop interfering in its internal affairs under the pretext of human rights issues.Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said that China and the ... Read more...

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China’s GDP to grow 9.6 percent in 2011


April 6th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 6 (IANS) China's economy is expected to grow 9.6 percent in 2011, the Asian Development Bank said in an annual report released here Wednesday.With inflation pressures building ... Read more...

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Shanghai residents live longest at 82 years


March 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 5 (IANS) The average life span of people in Shanghai has surpassed 82 years, the longest in the country, officials said.China Daily reported that by the end of ... Read more...

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