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US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

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‘No rise in cancer cases due to nuclear power plants’


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) There has not been any rise in cancer cases, birth defects or any other ailments among employees working in nuclear power plants or among people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

BJP emissary in Bangalore to save government (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Nine Karnataka ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who quit the ministry Friday, Saturday ruled out any compromise on their demand for removing ... Read more...

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No slanging match with Pakistan, says Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India does not get into "any kind of slanging match" with Pakistani dignitaries, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, refusing to enter into ... Read more...

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Maradona calls Pele ‘idiot’ for comments on Messi


June 10th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Diego Maradona reopened his feud with Pele by calling the Brazilian legend an "idiot" on Argentine radio.It came just days after Pele's assertion that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Diplomat car bombing: Iran to consider India’s probe plan (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Iran Thursday strongly refuted Israel's allegations about its involvement in the bombing of an Israeli diplomat's car here in February, but agreed to ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan defends comments on PM (Lead, Changing dateline)


May 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Tuesday defended his allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and reiterated his demand for a special investigation ... Read more...

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Clinton chose wrong place for Zawahiri claim: Pakistani daily


May 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Criticising Hillary Clinton's statement that Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, a leading daily here said the US secretary of state should not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nobel laureate seeks reversal of US austerity measures


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has called for more government spending and an end to US austerity measures in a bid to jolt the sluggish economy ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US for resolving South China Sea row through dialogue


April 17th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Amid conflicting territorial claims over South China Sea and differences between India and China over exploration, the US Tuesday said the laws of the seas ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani’s son ‘on the run?’


April 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son, Ali Musa Gilani, has left Pakistan, said a daily, adding that it was, "of course purely coincidental" that he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Himachal introduces bill to strengthen Lokayukta


April 4th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday introduced a bill to bring an effective Lokayukta system in place, giving more power to the ombudsman.Introducing the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No need to follow Uttarakhand on Lokayukta: Dhumal


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh doesn't believe in following any state for bringing an effective Lokayukta system in place and is working to bring a strong law in this ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India objects to China’s Arunachal comments


February 27th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Dismissing China's objections to Defence Minister A.K. Antony's recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh, India Monday said the defence minister has the right to visit any ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: CBI getting threats, court told


February 21st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Rajasthan High Court Tuesday that investigators and witnesses were getting threats in the missing nurse Bhanwari Devi case.The ... Read more...

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Karnataka says no to immediate ban on bizarre ritual


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Friday said while it opposed a ritual in which people rolled over the leftovers of meals eaten by Brahmins ... Read more...

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Expert snubs claims of ‘unprecedented winter’


January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) An expert has contested official assertion and a general belief that Kashmir is witnessing an unprecedented winter.Shakeel Ahmad Ramshoo, head of the Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan reiterates Jammu and Kashmir ‘disputed territory’


January 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Maintaining that Jammu and Kashmir remains disputed territory, Pakistan has rejected a recent Indian assertion that the entire state was its integral part."The Government of Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani lawmakers rally behind PM Gilani


December 24th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) A number of parliamentarians met and told Yousuf Raza Gilani that they stood firmly by him after the prime minister spoke of the supremacy of ... Read more...

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Was India A.Q. Khan’s mysterious fourth customer?


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A US arms control expert has made the astonishing claim that India may have been the mysterious fourth customer of Pakistan's notorious nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act with maturity: Daily


December 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) It is about time Pakistan "pragmatically viewed its failures and successes with the international community and formulated its foreign policy", a leading Pakistani daily said Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hazare seeks to work with Rahul Gandhi in future


December 10th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after blaming Rahul Gandhi for the "weak" Lokpal draft, Anna Hazare Saturday said the Congress leader represents the youth and Team Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Euro zone democracy: Market forces over people’s power? (Comment)


November 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Democracy may be an unfinished project, but can its imperfections be an excuse for Euro zone oligarchs to dismiss two elected governments?In the case of Greece, they added extra pressure to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Probe disappearances, mass graves: activists


October 25th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Human rights activists have called for investigations into enforced disappearances and unidentified graves in Jammu and Kashmir.Taking part in a meeting organised by the People's ... Read more...

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Team Anna vows to unseat corrupt, bring changes in policy


October 18th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Team Anna proved to be a big hit in Lucknow, where thousands of people converged on the banks of the Gomati river Tuesday to cheer ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Draw up workable scheme for free treatment to poor patients: Apex court


August 25th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Delhi government to draw up a "workable scheme" for the 27 city private hospitals to provide free treatment to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

It needs more than love to write about India


August 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Stepping into the soul of India is not easy for a foreign writer; the journey needs more than mere love for the country. The process ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China denies it got access to US chopper in Osama raid


August 17th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has refuted a media report that said it was allowed access to the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a raid to kill Al Qaeda ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan denies it gave China access to US chopper debris


August 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan has denied a media report that it gave China access to the wreckage of the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a commando raid to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa not to pick his successor


July 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday ruled out allowing scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to pick his successor, even as it continued efforts to ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps wins the gold medal at the FINA Swimming World Championship


July 27th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shanghai, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Phelps won the gold medal in the 200-meter butterfly race at the FINA Swimming World Championships which is ongoing in the Chinese city of Shanghai. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Khare denies meeting Fai, to send legal notice to daily


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Harish Khare, media advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Friday denied having ever met Ghulam Nabi Fai and said he will send a legal ... Read more...

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Karnataka ombudsman sticks to charge against BJP leader


July 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday asserted that a Bharatiya Janata Party leader tried to influence him over illegal mining report."I stand by what ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Study reveals that despite ban on Cell phone usage while driving accident rates still high


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has rubbished the long-held assertion that using hands-free phone while driving reduces the risk of having an accident when compared with using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sensex climbs 522 points on global cues (Weekly market review)


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The benchmark indices of Indian equities markets gained nearly three percent in weekly trade as institutional investors showed good buying support, taking cues from the ... Read more...

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