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65,000 Bihar Police constables stage sit-in


September 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 65,000 police constables in Bihar Tuesday staged a sit-in (dharna) to press for their 15-point charter of demands, including various allowances.All the police constables ... Read more...

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Russia opposes no-fly zone over Syria


August 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Saturday said Moscow opposes the idea of setting up a no-fly zone over Syria as it would be a violation of ... Read more...

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Lottery winners with £148 million fortune take EasyJet flight


August 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently announced Euromillions lottery winners Adrian and Gillian Bayford showed that the 148 million pounds hadn’t gotten into their heads by taking a modest budget airline ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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India can win gold for corruption, says Ramdev


August 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) If the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, India could have won a gold, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday as thousands poured into the ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel chief hints at delay in report


July 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Team Anna started an indefinite fast here demanding a stringent anti-corruption law, the head of a panel on Lokpal Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Russia, China veto UNSC draft resolution on Syria


July 19th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 19 (IANS) Russia and China, two permanent members of the UN Security Council, Thursday wielded their veto power over a Western-proposed draft resolution on Syria, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Hold talks daily, court tells Air India, pilots (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday told the Air India management and a section of pilots, who recently called off their strike, to hold conciliation talks ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch mass campaign in Bengal


June 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M will campaign across West Bengal in support of its 17-point charter of demands that includes complete rollback of petrol price hike and reduction in ... Read more...

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China assumes rotating UNSC presidency


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 2 (IANS) China Friday assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for June.Li Baodong, China's permanent representative to the UN, took over the presidency from ... Read more...

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China to take over UNSC rotating presidency


May 31st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 31 (IANS) China will take over the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council in June.China will "adhere to the principle of being fair, neutral, efficient and ... Read more...

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Centre-ULFA talks positive: Government (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government Monday were "constructive" and "positive", officials here said.A ... Read more...

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Talks successful, we are hopeful: Rajkhowa


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) Leader of the pro-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) Arabinda Rajkhowa Monday termed as successful the talks with the central ... Read more...

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Talks with ULFA positive, says government


April 9th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government Monday were "constructive" and "positive", officials here said.A ... Read more...

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ULFA pro-talk faction leaves for Delhi for talks


April 8th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) A five-member delegation of the pro-talk faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders led by its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa left for New Delhi Sunday ... Read more...

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Don’t support foreign interference, Syria urges BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Syria has urged the BRICS leaders to oppose any foreign interference in its internal affairs.Wishing success to the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and ... Read more...

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‘Military action against Iran, Syria to violate international laws’


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS) Russia views the decision to carry out military operations against Iran and Syria as a step in violation of international laws, Xinhua reported."None denied a key ... Read more...

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HRD ministry preparing citizen’s charter


January 24th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The human resource development ministry Monday announced it was preparing a citizen's charter to bring more transparency in its functioning.Under the charter, 25 working ... Read more...

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Listen to Africa on African affairs: India to UN


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 13 (IANS) India Thursday stressed the need for the UN and its Security Council to "listen to Africa and its organizations" for a "better understanding" of the ... Read more...

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Five new UNSC members begin their term


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 2 (IANS) Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, the five new non-permanent members of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) have begun serving their two-year terms.The five ... Read more...

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Pakistan set to assume UNSC seat


January 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan is set to begin a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.Pakistan was elected to the 15-nation Security Council in October ... Read more...

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Government’s intentions on Lokpal dishonest: Hazare (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan Sidhi (Maharashtra), Dec 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday accused the government of being "dishonest" on the Lokpal bill, saying its intentions were not clear and declared he would ... Read more...

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No more delay in Lokapl acceptable, says Anna


December 18th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Continuing to pressurize the government on the Lokpal bill, activist Anna Hazare Sunday said there should not be any more delay in passing the anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Afghan policy under review: Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday said the government was reviewing its policy on Afghanistan because a "prosperous, stable and peaceful" neighbour was in the ... Read more...

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IOA to form Athletes Commission


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided to set up an 11-member Athletes Commission that will be selected by sportspersons who have qualified for the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s 12th year to be woman empowerment year: Munda


November 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 15 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday said the state's 12th foundation year will be celebrated as women empowerment year."We are happy to announce that the 12th ... Read more...

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IOA president criticises FIH for taking away Champions Trophy from India


September 13th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday told International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leonardo Negre that the world body was wrong to ... Read more...

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Hope Lokpal bill will soon be reality: Team Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Team Anna members expressed hope Sunday that the Lokpal bill would soon become a reality, noting that it would be difficult for political parties ... Read more...

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Parliament accepted your demands, PM tells Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday told Anna Hazare that parliament had accepted the three points raised by him on the Lokpal issue.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Voice vote on Anna demand at 8 p.m.


August 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The voice vote on Anna Hazare's demands on the Lokpal bill will be held at 8 p.m., government sources said Saturday. The voice vote will ... Read more...

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Ready to vote in favour of Anna’s three demands: BJP


August 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would vote in favour of the three demands ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar, Hegde want Anna to end fast


August 27th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Art of Living founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has urged Anna Hazare to end his fast before 6 p.m. Saturday, while former ... Read more...

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Dikhsit supports Anna’s three key demands


August 27th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit Saturday supported fasting Anna Hazare's three key demands related to a powerful anti-corruption Lokpal bill.Dikshit said he was in "complete" ... Read more...

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Ways to bypass parliamentary procedures: Prashant Bhushan


August 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) With an all-party meeting rejecting the bypassing of parliamentary procedures for holding discussions on the Lokpal Bill, Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Friday said ... Read more...

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‘Government resolution should enable Anna end fast’


August 26th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) With the government assuring to debate a resolution in parliament on the Jan Lokpal Bill Friday, Team Anna Thursday night expressed the hope it ... Read more...

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