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The Dalai Lama: A year after devolving political authority


May 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) "He's my boss," the Dalai Lama said last week of Tibetian Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, adding: "Although, when it comes to spiritual affairs, I'm still ... Read more...

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Mercer’s 2011 ‘Quality of Living index’ names Vienna as the best place to live in the world


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercer’s 2011 Quality of Living Index has named the Austrian capital Vienna as the best place to live in the world. The city which has a population ... Read more...

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Dhaka third least liveable city: Survey


August 31st, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Dhaka has been rated third least liveable city in the world in a survey of 140 cities worldwide by a UK-based market research company.In 2009, Dhaka ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sienna spotted kissing Sturridge


May 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller has gone public with her romance with actor Tom Sturridge - the couple was spotted kissing each other in Vienna.They have been ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s dirty bomb poses risk of nuclear 9/11: WikiLeaks


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Al Qaeda has been trying to stockpile "dirty" nuclear explosives and recruit rogue scientists to plot 9/11-like terror attacks in world's major cities, secret US diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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Russian spy calls family from Britain after swap


July 11th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, July 10 (DPA) Russian nuclear expert Igor Sutyagin contacted his family by telephone Saturday from Britain, a day after participating in a spectacular spy swap between Russia and the US, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, Russia agree on possible ’spy swap deal’


July 8th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Russia and the US are said to have agreed on 'spy swap deal' involving Russian beauty Anna Chapman, and it could take place as early as today in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mercer study declares Vienna the world’s most livable city for second straight year


May 27th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Austrian capital Vienna has been voted the world's most livable city for the second straight year by Mercer, a London-based investment services company.Vienna is followed closely by two ... Read more...

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UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Iran


October 25th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (RIA Novosti) Four UN nuclear inspectors arrived in Iran early Sunday to inspect the country's second uranium enrichment facility. The delegation from the UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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Akal Takht asks SGPC to send team to probe Vienna shooting


August 12th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 12 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, Wednesday directed the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to send a team to Austrian capital Vienna to probe the ... Read more...

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‘Bruno’ causes British tourist boom in Austria


July 25th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) British tourists are flocking to Austria since the release of the controversial movie "Bruno". Tourism chiefs say that hotel bookings in the capital Vienna are up 120 percent since ... Read more...

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Akali Dal wins Punjab by-poll


June 15th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), June 15 (IANS) The Akali Dal candidate Monday won the by-election to Nurmahal assembly seat in Punjab's Jalandhar district, defeating the Congress nominee by a margin of 15,033 votes. Akali Dal's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab by-poll passes off peacefully


June 12th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 12 (IANS) Polling in the by-election to the Nurmahal assembly seat in Punjab's Jalandhar district passed off peacefully Friday, with the voter turnout expected to cross 70 percent, officials said. "Till ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab to send plane to get sect leader’s body from Austria (To go with: Murdered sect leader’s remains to be brought to India)


June 1st, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Punjab government Sunday announced it would send a chartered flight from New Delhi Tuesday to bring back the body of Dera Sachh Khand ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab to pay millions for riot damages


May 31st, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) A week after rioters brought the state to a standstill and caused extensive damage to public and private properties, the Punjab government Sunday announced that it will pay ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Social neglect leading to growing influence of sects: Experts


May 29th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Punjab came to a grinding halt for nearly two days after followers of Dera Sachh Khand protested violently against the attack on their leaders in Vienna. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Normalcy returning to Punjab, railway traffic resumes


May 27th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 27 (ANI): Punjab is slowly returning to normal, as railway traffic has resumed in the state.Besides local train services, two special trains have left for Delhi from Jammu.Hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Full compensation for losses in unrest: Badal (Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said his government was willing to pay full compensation for the losses people have suffered in violence in the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab assembly by-poll postponed to June 12


May 26th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The by-election for Punjab's Nurmahal assembly seat, which was to be held Thursday, has now been postponed to June 12 following widespread violence in the state, the Election ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Full compensation for losses in unrest: Badal


May 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said that the state government was willing to pay full compensation for the losses suffered by people in two days ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest outside Austrian embassy in Delhi over Vienna killing


May 26th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Around 200 people held a demonstration outside the Austrian embassy here Tuesday, demanding an investigation into the killing of a Sikh religious leader in Vienna. The protesters, followers ... Read more...

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‘Pinky’ Pammie hits Malibu beach in true sexy style


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): She may be over 40, but Pamela Anderson has still got the body to die for.The former Baywatch star looked hot in a tiny pink bikini as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himachal stops plying its buses in violence-hit Punjab


May 25th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday stopped operations of its state transport bus service in neighbouring Punjab after two buses were set afire there during violence that flared up following the ... Read more...

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Hundreds stranded in Jammu as train, bus services disrupted


May 25th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Several hundred people, mostly pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine, were stranded in this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir as bus and train services were disrupted following ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan bus service temporarily halted


May 25th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, May 25 (ANI): The India-Pakistan bus service 'Sada-e-Sarhad' has been temporarily halted by the Punjab authorities from Monday (May 25).The large-scale violence between followers of Dera Sach Khand and conservative ... Read more...

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Punjab situation under control, says Badal


May 25th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday said the situation in the state, hit by violence following the death of a Sikh religious leader in a clash in ... Read more...

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Punjab situation not quite normal: Chidambaram


May 25th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The situation in Punjab "is not quite normal" and the government hopes peace will return soon, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday as mobs were on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

One killed as Punjab burns over Vienna gurdwara clash (Third Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) One person was killed and eight others injured as Punjab continued to be on the boil Monday with trains burnt and key highways blocked after violent ... Read more...

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Five ministers take charge, map out priorities (Afternoon Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's new coalition government got down to business Monday with five of six key cabinet ministers formally assuming charge and holding meetings with senior officials. It was ... Read more...

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Delhi-Lahore bus stopped, curfew imposed in Ludhiana


May 25th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi-Lahore bus service 'Sada-e-Sarhad' was stopped by authorities in Punjab's industrial city of Ludhiana Monday following large-scale violent protests by Dera Sachh Khand sect followers in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab burns as sect leader dies in Vienna (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 25 (IANS) Several parts of Punjab continued to be on the boil Monday with trains burnt and key highways blocked as violence by followers of the Dera Sachh Khand, opposing ... Read more...

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Violence rocks Punjab over Vienna Gurdwara shootout


May 25th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Phagwara/Jalandhar/Patiala/Amritsar, May 25 (ANI): Several parts of Punjab are experiencing and witnessing heavy bouts of violence in protest of a shooting incident that took place on Sunday in Austrian capital Vienna inside ... Read more...

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Jalandhar witnesses violence over Sikh Gurudwara shooting in Vienna


May 25th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, May 25 (ANI): At least three bogies of Kanyakumari-Jammu Tawi Express were put on fire and another train near Phagwara attacked by agitated protestors on Monday morning over Sikh Gurudwara shooting ... Read more...

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Curfew in Hoshiarpur


May 25th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), May 25 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in this Punjab town Monday following violent protests by members of the Dera Sachh Khand here who went on the rampage as news ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Punjab after sect leader dies in Vienna (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Vienna, May 25 (IANS) Train bogies were torched at the Jalandhar Cantt station, a key highway blocked and vehicles and shops set afire as large parts of Punjab came to a standstill ... Read more...

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