balancing act

Nukes needed to deter blackmail by other powers: India (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) In a delicate balancing act, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for universal, time-bound nuclear disarmament, but underlined that it will not be part of ... Read more...

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Laxman has given strong and clear message to selectors: Ganguly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday saluted V.V.S. Laxman for his contribution to the game and said he has given a "strong and clear" ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka CM, promises graft-free regime (Afternoon Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar Thursday took oath as the Karnataka chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third man in the post in four years, and ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan airmen shifted to Bangalore? Send them home, Jayalalitha demands (Fourth Lead, superseding previous story)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In an apparently delicate balancing act, a group of Sri Lankan airmen being trained at a base near Chennai have been shifted to Bangalore after ... Read more...

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JLo to step down as ‘American Idol’ judge


May 18th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez will reportedly step down from the judging panel of the singing reality show "American Idol" after the current season.Eonline.com reports that the ... Read more...

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Stand up for the law, Pakistani daily tells speaker


May 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's fate was dependent on Pakistan speaker Fehmida Mirza's course of action, said a daily Wednesday, exhorting her to "stand up ... Read more...

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Rupee falls on IIP figures, impact of RBI action muted


May 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The rupee fell again Friday closing at 53.63 to the dollar after data showed a fall in factory output for March.The rupee had ended at 53.44 ... Read more...

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Morkel to miss game


April 18th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) All-rounder Albie Morkel's absence coupled with a hamstring niggle to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and opener Murali Vijay's poor form provide a none too good backdrop ... Read more...

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Voice fame is intense: Adam Levine


April 11th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS) Singer Adam Levine has revealed that his fame has gone up ever since he coached contestants on television show "The Voice". He admits he wasn't ... Read more...

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Tea exporters turn to Russia following Iran crisis


February 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Indian tea exporters are trying to increase exports to Russia as a balancing act following the country's declining export trend mainly due to the Iran payment ... Read more...

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Now a bizarre temple tradition trips Karnataka government (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 9th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, already battling corruption scandals and dissidence, is now caught in a delicate balancing act over a bizarre ... Read more...

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Constructive rage must find solutions: Shabana (Movie Snippets)


July 18th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Acclaimed actress and social activist Shabana Azmi firmly believes that the rage that builds up in citizens post events such as the recent Mumbai ... Read more...

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Rahul future leader, Manmohan to remain PM: Congress


June 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Attempting a balancing act after some party leaders suggested Rahul Gandhi for the prime minister's post, the Congress Monday said that while Gandhi is ... Read more...

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Pakistan exposed, but US will keep up balancing act: Experts


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Even as Islamabad is hard put to explain how the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks was able to stay so deep inside Pakistan, the US ... Read more...

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Man City favorites to squeeze ahead of Tottenham into Champions League: Redknapp


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Harry Redknapp has admitted Manchester City are favourites to squeeze into the Champions League ahead of Tottenham.The Sun quoted Redknapp, as saying: "Most people's money would be ... Read more...

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CII welcomes inclusive growth oriented Budget 2011-12


February 28th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.28 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Monday welcomed the budget proposals for 2011-12 presented in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.The CII said that it ... Read more...

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Will direct again, but not sure when: Gulzar (Film Snippets)


February 15th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Veteran lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar, who last wielded the megaphone in 1999 for "Hu Tu Tu", plans to return to direction but is not sure when."I have ... Read more...

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Ponting bracing up for sub-continental heat


February 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting is bracing up for the sub-continental heat during the cricket World Cup by locking himself up in a virtual hot box.Ponting, 36, hasn't played ... Read more...

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Coach Wright prioritises results for Black Caps


January 25th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.25 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright has made it clear that he is on the lookout for results in the lead up to the World Cup ... Read more...

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Australia keeping careful eye on Watson’s fitness


January 20th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania), Jan.20 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson's workload is being carefully monitored by team management who are wary not to turn the player into the goose that laid the golden egg.Watson ... Read more...

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Life-saving test developed for pregnant women


December 24th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Scientists have developed a life-saving test that can predict which woman with high blood pressure in pregnancy will go on to have complications. Pre-eclampsia affects up to one ... Read more...

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US expresses regret to Pakistan over leaked cables (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) In a balancing act, the US has said that it is building a strategic relationships with both India and Pakistan because they both will have an ... Read more...

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US says it’s building strategic ties with both India, Pakistan


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) In a balancing act, the United States has said that it's building a strategic relationships with both India and Pakistan because they both will have an ... Read more...

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Eating dirt could actually make your kids smarter: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): Here's some good news for parents who constantly worry about their kids' hygiene after they spend time in the play ground - eating dirt could actually make your ... Read more...

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Managements free to fix hours of work, rules Supreme Court


November 19th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court said that courts must exercise restraint and refrain from interfering with functions of the managements that involve administrative decisions including fixing of the working ... Read more...

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Canola-type rapeseed oil cuts levels of inflammation


November 9th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Researchers have found that consumption of canola-type rapeseed oil decreases the level of fibrinogen detrimental to health in the body.Universities of Helsinki and Tampere scientists conducted the study ... Read more...

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Musharraf ‘disappointed’ that Obama won’t visit Pak on sidelines of India trip


November 6th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has voiced his disappointment over the fact that US President Barack Obama will not stop in Pakistan on the sidelines of his ... Read more...

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Musharraf disappointed over Obama skipping Pakistan


November 6th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has expressed disappointment that US President Barack Obama will not visit his country on the sidelines of his maiden trip to India, ... Read more...

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West Bengal Government compensates victims of Nandigram police firing


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore, Nov 5 (ANI): The West Bengal Government paid compensatory cheques of Rs one lakh each to 90 of the 159 persons injured in the 2007 Nandigram police firing.Following a direction from ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia chief backs radical changes to 50-over World Cup format


October 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 24(ANI): Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland has defended moves to condense the 2015 50-over World Cup.The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to cut the number of teams ... Read more...

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Dieters ‘more likely to develop cancer, diabetes’


September 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): The next time you plan to go on dieting, think twice, as scientists have found that people who diet are more likely to develop cancer, diabetes and other ... Read more...

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Issue is terrorism, not its colour: Congress


August 27th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Seeking to end the controversy over the "saffron terrorism" remarks of Home Minister P. Chidambaram, the Congress said Friday that the issue was terror and not ... Read more...

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ECB chief Clarke may soon wield axe on counties to end cricket overkill


August 26th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.26 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke has warned that he may soon wield the axe on counties to end what he termed cricket overkill at the domestic ... Read more...

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Katy Perry fears sweating on wedding day


August 21st, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry, who is weeks away from getting married to her fiance Russell Brand, says she fears sweating in her wedding day. And has decided not ... Read more...

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India voices concern over US military aid to Pakistan (Lead)


July 24th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India Friday again raised its concerns over the billions of dollars worth US military aid to Pakistan and asked America to set up a monitoring system to ... Read more...

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