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PDP assures action plan for growth of Chenab Valley


September 6th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday assured the formulation of a comprehensive action plan for the socio-economic growth of the people of ... Read more...

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Men more corrupt than women: Ex-Indonesian president


February 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Former Indonesian President Megawati Soekarnoputri claims that men are more likely to engage in corrupt activities than women."This is based on a survey on the United ... Read more...

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India’s largest science event kicks off Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) More than 15,000 delegates including scientists and students, talks by Nobel laureates and sessions on innovation, technology and research -- all these and more are ... Read more...

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Aslam Sher Khan elected president of Olympian Association


December 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Olympian Association of India has been formed here with hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan elected as president while Randhir Singh, secretary general of ... Read more...

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Odisha takes ‘rath’ route to popularise science congress


November 7th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Odisha will roll out a science 'rath' Nov 14 in the state to popularize the Indian Science Congress that is scheduled to be held in ... Read more...

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Repairing country’s cricket image new PCB chief’s top priority


October 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Zaka Ashraf, the newly appointed chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said his top priority is to uplift the national team's status in the world ... Read more...

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Spadework begins on Smart City Kochi


October 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) Spadework has eventually begun on the somewhat delayed Smart City Kochi -- a 250-acre campus that seeks to eventually offer an enticing environment for offices and ... Read more...

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Dengue forces Twenty20 tournament out of Lahore to Karachi


September 21st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Wednesday shifted the Faysal Bank Cup Twnety20 tournament from Lahore to Karachi on the advice of President Asif Zardari following a virulent ... Read more...

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Clarke to request Zardari to reduce political intervention in Pakistan cricket


July 15th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, is planning to visit Pakistan and request the country's president Asif Ali Zardari, chief patron of ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani sailors freed after being jailed mistakenly


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Five Pakistani sailors, who were mistakenly declared as prisoners and were living in a Mumbai police station premises for three months, were finally set free Friday, ... Read more...

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Afridi urges Zardari to save Pakistani cricket


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has urged President Asif Ali Zardari to save cricket from the "clutches" of the Ijaz Butt-led Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Afridi told ... Read more...

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Tagore in spotlight at Indo-Bhutan literature fest


May 17th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Literatures of the Himlayan country of Bhutan and India and the legacy of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore will be the focus of a three-day festival ... Read more...

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Ground given to Churchill Brothers club sparks row


March 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to hand over a school ground to India's top football club Churchill Brothers, managed by two state ministers, has sparked a furore ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani felicitate Pak cricket team for series victory against New Zealand


February 4th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have congratulated the national cricket team on winning the one-day series against New Zealand.Zardari, who is also ... Read more...

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Gilani to press for PCB chief Ijaz Butt’s dismissal with Zardari


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 3(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that he would discuss the deteriorating situation of cricket in the country with President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif ... Read more...

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PCB governing council to decide on full-time batting coach


November 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 1(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)'s Governing Council will meet today to decide if a full-time batting coach is needed for the national team."The matter will be deliberated upon and ... Read more...

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PCB chief Butt to seek extension for another term


October 16th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt is expected to meet President Asif Ali Zardari, who is also the PCB patron-in-chief, to seek extension for his position."The meeting is ... Read more...

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PCB chief Butt to seek Zardari’s guidance on management crisis


October 15th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt is expected to meet President Asif Ali Zardari, who is also the PCB patron-in-chief, to seek his guidance to prepare a future ... Read more...

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Miandad claims PCB sidelining him despite Zardari giving him more authority


October 14th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General Javed Miandad has claimed that he is being sidelined by the board despite President Asif Ali Zardari vesting him with 'more authority ... Read more...

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Punjab finance minister suspended from Akali Dal (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Tuesday evening announced that the state's Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal has been suspended from the party.The suspension of Manpreet Badal ... Read more...

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Suspend Punjab finance minister: Akali Dal committee


October 12th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Tuesday recommended that the state's Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal be suspended from the party for his ... Read more...

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Sohail’s fervent plea to Pak govt. to save ‘people’s sport’ cricket from extinction


October 11th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 11(ANI): Former Pakistani batsman Aamir Sohail has made an appeal to the Pakistan government to check the deteriorating state of affairs of cricket in the country."The government must realize it ... Read more...

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One day without social networking - for a good cause


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Braving all the temptations, the twitterati and the Facebook addicts will come together Nov 1 and shut down all means of social networking to support the cause ... Read more...

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Is the game all over for beleaguered PCB boss Butt?


October 6th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 5 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt is scheduled to return to his country today, amid rumours that the government has decided to sack him after a string ... Read more...

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‘Shape up or ship out’ ultimatum issued to beleaguered PCB boss Butt


October 4th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 4(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has been told by higher authorities to appoint new board officials or forget about getting an extension to his two-year term, which ... Read more...

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Shia youth group offers donation to build Ram temple


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) Announcing a donation of Rs.15 lakh for starting the construction of the much-debated temple at Ayodhya, a Shia youth organisation here says itopposes with any move to appeal ... Read more...

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Iraqi nationals learn to make ‘Jaipur Foot’


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Sep. 23 (ANI): A group of four Iraqi nationals learnt the art of making the 'Jaipur Foot', a rubber-based prosthetic leg, at a training camp organized here, in order ... Read more...

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Pak senator urges Supreme Court to take notice of ’spot-fixing’ scandal


September 5th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 5 (ANI): A Pakistani senator has asked the country's Supreme Court to take suo motto notice of the 'spot-fixing' scandal in cricket and also the government's refusal to change Pakistan ... Read more...

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Beleaguered PCB chief’s ‘letter of apology’ unlikely to save him from the guillotine


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 23(ANI): Pakistan's Senate Committee on Privileges has said that a letter of apology from PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt would not have any affect on its recommendation to President and Pakistan ... Read more...

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MPs oppose new arms licensing policy


August 19th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) After criticising Home Minister P. Chidambaram over his policy to tackle Maoists, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has now found fault with the home ministry's moves ... Read more...

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Britain’s Pakistanis ask Zardari to act against PCB


August 9th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 9 (IANS) Leaders of the Pakistani community in Britain have requested President Asif Ali Zardari to make sweeping changes in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). According to well-placed sources, community leaders ... Read more...

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Mammootty to launch environment hygiene campaign


June 18th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty is set to launch a campaign to spread the message of environmental hygiene in Kerala.Mammootty, 58, told IANS in an exclusive chat that ... Read more...

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Pak Parliament committee summons players, PCB officials over match fixing scandal


May 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 21 (ANI): The latest match fixing scandal surrounding some Pakistani cricketers has now attracted the attention of the country's political leadership as well, with the Parliament's Standing Committee on Sports ... Read more...

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PCB mulling IPL-like T20 tournament in UAE


May 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly mulling to launch a T20 cricket tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the lines of the much famous Indian ... Read more...

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Police will initiate action against Muthalik: Yeddyurappa


May 14th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore / Belgaum, May 14 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday assured the State Police would initiate appropriate action against Sri Ram Sene chief patron Pramod Muthalik, who was ... Read more...

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