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Political changes ahead in 2012: Advani


December 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani Saturday said the coming year is sure to bring "big changes in national politics".In a year-end ... Read more...

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PM hails Indian press


August 15th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hailed the Indian press, saying that "an alert press" is helpful in the fight against corruption."An alert press and ... Read more...

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Who owns Pakistan, asks daily


May 15th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) "Who owns Pakistan?", asked a leading daily as it noted that an airbase in Balochistan was operationally controlled by a foreign country since the 1990s, an ... Read more...

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Economics now wealth-creating device for few: Ashok Mitra


March 18th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Economics today has been reduced to an elitist device that helps a handful in society make money and more money, unmindful if the rest ... Read more...

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Hawaii legislature okays same-sex unions


February 17th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hawaii became the latest favorite state of gay and lesbian activists when the state’s legislature approved a bill that approves same sex unions.Same sex activists have been ... Read more...

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Assange tells internet generation ‘their time has come’ to hit back at abuse


February 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said that the 'hue and cry' caused by revelations of secret US diplomatic cables is a challenge for the internet generation, and added ... Read more...

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Subrahmanyam was key architect of India’s security doctrine: Ansari


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Wednesday condoled the death of K.Subrahmanyam, the doyen of strategic affairs in India, and described him as one of the key architects of ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari condoles demise of K. Subrahmanyam


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has condoled the demise of K. Subrahmanyam, the doyen of the strategic affairs community in India, a distinguished former civil servant and ... Read more...

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US pushes bill for ‘Internet Kill Switch’


February 1st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US politicians are trying to reintroduce a bill that will give the President an Internet “kill switch” to protect the country. The bill gives the President ... Read more...

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Pakistanis increasingly going hungry: Pakistani daily


January 28th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistanis are "increasingly going hungry", a leading Pakistani daily Friday said adding that it was shocking that the malnutrition levels in Sindh province have been "likened to those ... Read more...

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DARPG to soon launch improved public governance redressal system: Chavan


September 24th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) will be launching a ... Read more...

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Pak preferred politics to citizen’s welfare on Indian flood assistance package: Editorial


August 31st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): The Pakistan government had given precedence to political considerations over the welfare of the flood-affected people when it was undecided about India's five million-dollar flood assistance package, an editorial ... Read more...

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Time to take ‘uncompromising stance’ to disband hate speeches in Pak: Editorial


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 22(ANI): After a string of rallies and sermons in Pakistan, including one by Jamaat-i-Islami chief, Syed Munawwar Hasan, an editorial in a leading newspaper has said that government should now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Goans squeal in protest at minister’s remark


May 25th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) It's a unique protest. A collective of rural NGOs and activists in Goa has been driving around a large pig, dressed in finery, in a pick-up van to ... Read more...

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Delhi Police ordered to apologise, compensate rape accused


March 25th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Delhi Police to apologise, in writing, to an alleged rape accused and his family members for falsely implicating them. The ... Read more...

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SRK-Shiv Sena standoff not as heroic or villainous (Comment)


February 8th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya In the Shah Rukh Khan-Shiv Sena standoff the heroism is not as heroic and villainy not as villainous as some in the media are projecting.Khan "standing up" to the ... Read more...

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President Patil appeals to Indians to cooperate on draught, swine flu


August 14th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14(ANI): In her address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day, President Pratibha Patil on Friday urged the nation to be prepared to face any situation ... Read more...

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People must help tackle drought, swine flu: President


August 14th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday urged the people to help the government battle the drought and the swine flu virus, saying "an enlightened citizenry" is the "greatest ... Read more...

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Fiji regime extends emergency powers till end of the year


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 2 (DPA) Fiji's military regime has extended emergency powers, which ban political meetings and criticism of the government, until the end of the year, according to reports from the capital ... Read more...

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After six years, plays on convenience store workers to end


June 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 14 (IANS) After six years of sold-out runs, a series of plays set in the 7-Eleven American convenience store, exploring the cultural experiences of its South Asian and ... Read more...

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A smart citizen card can be among government’s top feats (Comment)


June 7th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy This can become the largest database on planet earth and the oldest technology-driven plan that is still doing the rounds in India - a unique, single identity smart ... Read more...

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President stresses on “zero-tolerance” towards terrorism


June 4th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Thursday said internal security will remain the thrust area of the government with "zero-tolerance" towards terrorism and will tackle it in a ... Read more...

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Tough measures to handle terrorism: Patil


June 4th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Zero tolerance towards terrorism and stern measures to handle both insurgency and Left-wing extremism are some of the tasks before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government as ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania House condemns senseless Mumbai attacks


June 4th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) Condemning the "senseless" Mumbai attacks in the world's largest democracy, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has urged the American people to stand by the people of ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ‘nebulous’ shadow impossible to control: Pakistani media


May 7th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) The Taliban's "nebulous" shadow is looming far beyond its strongholds, threatening large sections of the citizenry, particularly women, and is almost impossible to control, an editorial ... Read more...

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Obama says doing a second term depends on US economy turnaround


February 11th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Fort Myers (Florida, US), Feb. 11 (ANI): Three weeks after being sworn in, President Barack Obama has acknowledged in plain terms that his prospects for winning a second term will depend ... Read more...

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Pak ruling elite behind failure of democracy in the country


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 23 (ANI): The reluctance of Pakistans ruling elite to let the parliamentary system of government work and grow according to the Westminister model is considered by political analysts as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Undercutting ability of terrorists to strike the real challenge for civilized world


November 30th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): In the wake of the Mumbai terror strikes, a majority of experts, commentators and commoners are of the unanimous view that the civilized world has a huge challenge ... Read more...

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Myanmar invites relief experts from Asia


May 14th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, May 14 (DPA) Myanmar's junta has appealed for aid personnel from Bangladesh, China, India and Thailand to help its relief efforts for victims of Cyclone Nargis, while still delaying granting visas ... Read more...

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