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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Roundup)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some core irritants continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be "held hostage to things that ... Read more...

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No backtracking on Mumbai attack: Krishna (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Saturday that there was no question of India backtracking on the sensitive issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack ... Read more...

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No backtracking on Mumbai attack: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Saturday that there was no question of India backtracking on the sensitive issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack as ... Read more...

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Best Bakery killings: Four get life term, five acquitted


July 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday sentenced four people to life imprisonment while acquitting another five in the 2002 Best Bakery carnage in which 14 people were ... Read more...

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Maken retreats; AITA, Bhupathi back to square one (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday stuck to his guns of not playing the London Olympics with his estranged friend Leander Paes after Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Air India pilots’ strike enters fifth day


May 12th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Four international flights were cancelled and several domestic flights re-scheduled Saturday as the Air India pilots continued to strike for the fifth day, leaving passengers stranded ... Read more...

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Holidaymakers hit as Air India, Kingfisher flights cancelled


May 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people across the country were ruined as Air India pilots continued their strike for the fourth day, while a section of ... Read more...

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Pilots urge Ajit Singh to start negotiations


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Under pressure from various quarters, the derecognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) Thursday appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to open channels of negotiation and accused ... Read more...

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BJP backtracks, votes for JMM candidate


March 30th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Backtracking from its stand that it would abstain, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday voted in favour of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate in ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet Italian, Norwegian counterparts in Seoul


March 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Two festering diplomatic rows will feature in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's talks with his Italian and Norwegian counterparts on the sidelines of an international ... Read more...

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India’s myopic politicians derail reforms (Comment)


December 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
India is passing through a dystopian nightmare. The scene is as gloomy as it can possibly be. High inflation, low investment, falling growth rate and a widening gap between the ... Read more...

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UPA betrayed people of Telangana: Advani


October 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday charged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of betraying people of Telangana by going back ... Read more...

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Surrendered Dima Halom Daogah militants observe daylong hunger strike in Assam


August 21st, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 21 (ANI): Surrendered militants of the Dima Halom Daogah outfit observed daylong hunger strike in Assam's Cachar hills district on Friday in support of their leaders and seeking their early ... Read more...

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‘Disappointed’ Pammie calls Janet Jackson ‘greedy’ over fur campaign


July 28th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Pamela Anderson has said that she is 'disappointed' by Janet Jackson's move to sign up as the new face of a fur firm, and has called the singer ... Read more...

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Malik flip-flop, now rules out military operation in South Punjab


June 9th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.9 (ANI): Backtracking from his earlier stand, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ruled out any immediate military offensive in South Punjab, where militants have wreaked havoc killing scores of innocent ... Read more...

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BJP expected to pull out of Jharkhand Government today


May 24th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi / Ranchi, May 24 (ANI): Frustrated over the Jharkahnd Mukti Morcha (JMM) backtracking from the power-sharing deal in Jharkhand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to pull out ... Read more...

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BJP slams US for ‘flip-flop’ over Headley access


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the US for its alleged "flip-flop" over providing India "direct access" to David Coleman Headley and pressed for ... Read more...

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Haiti raises quake toll to 217,000


February 11th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 11 (DPA) The Haitian government has said the toll in last month's earthquake had risen to 217,000, backtracking from conflicting earlier statements of even higher totals. "There are people that say ... Read more...

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Progress tardy but review panel not needed: Fennell (Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Michael Fennell was Saturday extremely critical of the progress of work at the venues for the 2010 Games but said there was ... Read more...

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CGF rejects Delhi OC demand to sack CEO Hooper


October 16th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Friday made it clear that it would not bend to the Delhi Games Organising Committee's (OC) demand to remove its Chief ... Read more...

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Israel welcomes result of US-Iran talks


October 4th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren, has welcomed the recent agreement between America and Iran that the Islamic country will allow international inspectors into its secret ... Read more...

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Obama administration walking the line on deal with Iran


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 3 (ANI): During this week's meeting between US and Iranian negotiators in Geneva, Tehran has agreed to send most of its openly declared enriched uranium outside Iran to be ... Read more...

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Revisiting The Betsy McCaughey Incident


August 27th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez During her appearance in the "Daily Show" with host Jon Stewart, Betsy McCaughey chewed on a lot more than she could have handled. While meandering her way through the interview, ... Read more...

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Betsy McCaughey Resigns After Humiliating Herself In Jon Stewart’s Show


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the suggested reports, the alleged "death panel" originator and former lieutenant governor of New York and adjunct fellow of the Houston Institute, Betsy McCoughey has reportedly resigned from ... Read more...

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Oz, China spat over Rio Tinto ’spy’ claim may be on the mend


August 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Aug.11 (ANI): With the Chinese Government backtracking on a website article that accused a British-Australian steel company of industrial espionage costing Beijing 100 billion dollars, and Australian diplomats in Shanghai meeting ... Read more...

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Bank employees stage protest in New Delhi, Kolkata


August 6th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi / Kolkata, Aug 6 (ANI): Bank employees in the national capital took to streets on Thursday following the nationwide strike, which was announced after talks between the United Forum ... Read more...

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Don’t backtrack on agreement, Sangharsh Samiti warns government


September 12th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) Six days after the Jammu and Kashmir government reached an agreement giving the Amarnath temple trust temporary use of a piece of forest land, the Shri Amarnath Yatra ... Read more...

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Russia accuses Georgia of violating South Ossetia peace pact


August 8th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.8 (ANI): The Russian Federation on Friday accused Georgia of backtracking on an agreement that was aimed at restoring peace in South Ossetia. A Russian Foreign Ministry statement claimed that ... Read more...

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China unblocks some websites at Olympic media centre


August 1st, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 1 (DPA) China has unblocked some websites previously inaccessible to journalists at the Olympic Games main media centre after pressure from the International Olympic Committee, but other sites remained blocked. ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban scraps peace deal inked last month


June 30th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , June 30 (ANI): Accusing the NWFP government of violating the peace deal which it had signed on May 21 with the pro-Taliban Pakistan militants in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Hostile witness gets court notice in Shivani murder case


March 20th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Frowning on witnesses who retract their testimony, a court here Thursday issued notice to Suresh Kukreja, close friend of convicted police officer R.K. Sharma, for backtracking on ... Read more...

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Kenya talks resume after Annan threatens to quit


February 26th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, Feb 26 (DPA) Kenya's rival political sides were forging ahead with talks to end the stalemate Tuesday, a day after mediator and former UN secretary general Kofi Annan threatened to pull ... Read more...

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