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Pakistan blocks BBC


November 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has blocked the BBC over a documentary that questions Islamabad's commitment to the war against terror, the broadcaster said.BBC said that Pakistani cable television ... Read more...

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At 76, Dalai Lama remains hopeful on Tibet


July 5th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 5 (IANS) He wakes up before the crack of dawn, has a punishing work schedule, tunes into the radio to stay connected, hits the treadmill sometimes and ... Read more...

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BBC To Introduce New Television Channels In India


July 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): BBC Worldwide Channels is going to launch more television channels in India as they have been able to identify the growing market here. With the ... Read more...

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US asks Sri Lanka to focus on reconciliation, power sharing


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) With the end of the war with Tamil Tigers, the US wants Sri Lanka to quickly complete resettlement of displaced people, pursue national reconciliation and power ... Read more...

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US hopes India-Pakistan talks will revive composite dialogue


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The United States has welcomed the India-Pakistan foreign secretary level talks as a "significant breakthrough" and hoped it would begin the process of re-establishing the composite dialogue stalled ... Read more...

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Aftershock- a new season on the BBC’s international news services investigating the impact of the global recession.


August 28th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
BBC World News, BBC World Service and BBC.com 27 August, 2009. On September 15, 2008, New York-based Lehman Brothers, one of the world's oldest and most respected investment banks, filed for Chapter ... Read more...

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China blocks sites ahead of Tiananmen Square pro-democracy anniversary


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 3 (ANI): China's government censors have begun to block access to Internet services Twitter, Hotmail and Microsoft's live.com ahead of the 20th anniversary of the military crackdown that ended the ... Read more...

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13 most powerful UK Muslim women revealed


March 21st, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): More Muslim women than ever are in leading positions in British society. There are more than 100,000 Muslim women currently working in Britain, yet many feel misunderstood and ... Read more...

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BBC journos call for broadcasting human side of Taliban raises a stink


August 25th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A British journalist working with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the past 25 years has shocked many by saying that the Corporation must show the human ... Read more...

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