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Santosh Hegde to guide Goa activists in mining scam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to ... Read more...

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Spreading peace, brotherhood among Northeast friends - through music (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has repeatedly proven how multi-ethnic groups can co-exist without killing each other and it must continue to do so, believes Nagaland-based singer-composer Alo Wanth, ... Read more...

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A classroom on wheels for Delhi’s slum kids (Feature) (With Images)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Raja Kumar, 13, hadn't dreamt he would ever go to school. He lived on Delhi's streets, rummaging through garbage for a living and playing ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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Akhilesh asks party’s youth to work for Lok Sabha win


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav Monday assured the party's youth wing that promises made to the youths will soon be ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tells troops to remain alert


August 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has urged its security forces to remain vigilant of groups both within and outside the country who may attempt to destabilise the ... Read more...

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Private sector to be involved in retaining scientists: Minister (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a major initiative to prevent bright scientific minds from seeking foreign shores in pursuit of better research facilities and money, the Indian government ... Read more...

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CVC has received 20,000 complaints so far


July 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has received 20,000 complaints so far and taken up 1,000 for investigation, while 20,000 people have received punishment for corruption-related ... Read more...

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Indo-German trade to touch 20 billion euros: Krishna


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Germany would touch 20 billon euros ($25 billion) during this calendar year despite debt crisis in Europe and the global economic ... Read more...

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US hails Russia’s contribution to Afghan mission


June 19th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US recognises Russia's contribution to building a better future for the Afghan people and hopes for further cooperation in providing security in the ... Read more...

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Eto’o inaugurates football training centre


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Libreville (Gabon), May 30 (IANS) Cameroon's football star Samuel Eto'o inaugurated the training centre for his foundation here with the presence of the Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba and several ... Read more...

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No Indian push on unconstitutional polls: Maldivian president (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria shares perfume profits for charity


March 29th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria is giving her charity work a boost by deciding to donate a dollar from every sale of her new perfume, EVAmour.The star is ... Read more...

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Anna threatens a bigger Lokpal movement (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said his team will build public opinion against the government's "useless" Lokpal bill and threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if his ... Read more...

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Anna threatens of a bigger Lokpal movement


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) As the all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill failed to reach consensus, Anna Hazare Friday threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if the government fails ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler gets honorary doctorate


March 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Paris ... Read more...

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Maldives President Nasheed resigns after public protests, mutiny


February 8th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by BNO News
MALE, MALDIVES (BNO NEWS) -- Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday announced his resignation after weeks of opposition protests and a mutiny by some police officers. Vice president Waheed Hassan was sworn ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong with western influence: Sonam Kapoor


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) While the Indian youth faces criticism for aping the west, young actress Sonam Kapoor says she finds nothing wrong with it as good values are ... Read more...

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Gavin Rossdale’s positive approach towards life


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Singer Gavin Rossdale, who has two sons with wife Gwen Stefani says he doesn't look back in life with anger and is focused to have ... Read more...

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US withdrawal marks new moment in Iraq history: UN chief


December 21st, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 21 (IANS) Iraq will have a new opportunity to prove that it can put past troubles behind it with the full withdrawal of US forces from the ... Read more...

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Pankaj Udhas, Abhay Goyle to perform live on X-mas


December 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Young piano prodigy Abhay Goyle will charm one and all with his tuneful playing, while ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas will entertain the audience with his ... Read more...

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UAE attorney general hails amnesty for 554 prisoners


November 28th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 27 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates' Attorney General Salem Saeed Kubaish has lauded the amnesty granted to 554 prison inmates in the country by President Khalifa bin Zayed ... Read more...

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Britain appoints new envoy to Libya


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Britain Thursday appointed Dominic Asquith as the new ambassador to Libya, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced.Asquith will succeed John Jenkins, who will be transferred ... Read more...

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Surveys show BJP will win in Uttar Pradesh: Gadkari


October 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari claimed Sunday that internal surveys conducted by certain agencies indicate his party would attain power in Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Rabbani’s killing reminder of dangers to Afghan peace: Manmohan


September 24th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the assassination of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was "a chilling reminder" of the designs of the enemies ... Read more...

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Single anti-graft agency infeasible: CVC member


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) There is a difficulty in making one institution responsible for checking corruption in every sphere, said a member of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Saturday.?We want ... Read more...

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Pakistan should get over its obsession with India: Daily


August 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It is time for Pakistan to get over its obsession with India, said a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the Daily Times Tuesday said despite the ... Read more...

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Darjeeling hills happy, but seek Gorkha area demarcation


July 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 18 (IANS) An elated Roshan Gurung, 60, who runs a teashop, was Monday looking forward to peace, development and that crucial stamp of "identity" ahead of ... Read more...

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Campaigning for gay rights with Hillary Clinton


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The silence in the cramped cafe in the heart of the capital was deafening. For over 50 young men and women, US secretary of ... Read more...

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Blood money paid, 3 Punjabi youths return home from Dubai


May 31st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), May 31 (IANS) After their release from the Sharjah central jail in Dubai where they were on death row, it was an emotional and tearful reunion for the ... Read more...

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EU hails Libyan ambassador’s defection from Gaddafi regime


May 27th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has welcomed the decision by the Libyan Ambassador to the bloc "to sever links with the Gaddafi regime", saying other senior officials ... Read more...

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Judge my government by its performance, says PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that his government's record was an open book and it should be judged by its performance."Our record is ... Read more...

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International group agrees on aid to Libya rebels


May 5th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The international Libya contact group has announced the establishment of a fund to help Libyan rebels as it meets in Rome Thursday.The fund will "permit ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay elected new Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. Sangay, a ... Read more...

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UN chief to mark 25th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster


April 26th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 26 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Tuesday, said a UN spokesman Monday after he visited the site of ... Read more...

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