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‘BBC must promote excellence, not vulgarity’


January 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been advised to go upmarket and guard against "acceptance of the shoddy or the vulgar".Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention, ... Read more...

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Anti-Palin movement brands her “unintelligent” to head Oval Office


April 26th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A self-styled anti-Palin movement, whose members span across the globe, has revealed some facts about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin her family and allies, including claims that ... Read more...

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Gorbachev accuses Putin of obstructing democracy in Russia


October 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Oct. 27 (ANI): Former Soviet Union president Mikhail S. Gorbachev has expressed his growing frustration with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, and accused him of undermining the country's fledgling democracy by ... Read more...

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US to launch 40 million-dollar women’s rights programme in Pakistan


August 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): The United States is launching a new 40-million dollar 'Gender Equity Grants Programme' in Pakistan to expand women's rights and support the country's policies against gender inequities."The US and ... Read more...

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US launches women’s rights programme in Pakistan


August 31st, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS/AKI) The US is launching a new $40 million programme to stress on women's human rights in Pakistan and support existing government policies to combat gender inequality. "The US and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Laura Bush Speaks On Women, Not Kagan Specifically


May 18th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent interview with Fox News, Laura Bush was quoted as saying that she was in support of Elena Kagan. This raised much controversy has people on ... Read more...

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Federal Government Operations Remain Closed On Wednesday Too


February 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The snowstorm that has made a mess of the public life in Washington continues to affect government work and civic life on Wednesday. The Federal government ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brit Muslim police say Islam not to blame for terror attacks


January 21st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21(ANI): The National Association of Muslim Police (NAMP) in UK has claimed that Ministers were wrong to blame Islam for being the "driver" behind recent terrorist attacks.The claim, made in ... Read more...

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Hyderabad not a terror hub, says new police chief


January 21st, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) It was improper to term Hyderabad as a terror hub, the city's new police commissioner Abdul Khayyum Khan said Thursday. "Terrorism is not confined to Hyderabad alone. Every ... Read more...

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‘Kashmir could have been solved during Musharraf’s tenure’


May 12th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A US-based Indian political scientist and author says India and Pakistan were close to a deal on Kashmir during the regime of Pervez Musharraf, but the ... Read more...

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Victims of New York shooting came from eight countries


April 7th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (DPA) The 13 victims of Friday's shooting at a service centre for immigrants in a New York town included two US citizens and people from seven other countries. The largest ... Read more...

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