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Iranian parliamentary delegation in Syria for talks


August 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 25 (IANS) A delegation from Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission arrived in the Syrian capital on a two-day visit Saturday for talks with top Syrian ... Read more...

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29 infected with TB in Chinese school


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A total of 29 people -- 26 students and three teachers -- have been infected with tuberculosis at a school in China, officials said Tuesday.A Grade ... Read more...

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ICC board proposes Dave Richardson as CEO


May 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has proposed its General Manager (Cricket) Dave Richardson for the post of chief executive.The board has decided to recommend to ... Read more...

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Zardari visit ‘very constructive’; Saeed bounty shldn’t impact: US


April 6th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Asserting that the $10 million bounty for the conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed was not related to US-Pakistan relations, Washington hoped the announcement will ... Read more...

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Chinese school bans contact between sexes


April 5th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A Chinese school does not allow female and male students to show up on campus in pairs.A student complained that the school in Hangzhou also insists ... Read more...

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PM reminds Rajapaksa India’s key role in Geneva


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India played a key role to introduce "an element of balance" in the US-sponsored resolution in Geneva on Sri Lanka rights violations, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Will continue to support Europe in crisis: China


March 21st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) China will be part of the global community's efforts to provide help to deal with European debt crisis, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday.Assistant Foreign ... Read more...

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‘Stable Pakistan can re-set ties with US’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) A top US military commander has voiced confidence that America and Pakistan can re-set their bilateral ties in a mutually beneficial way, saying Pakistan was now ... Read more...

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Attempt to usurp Pakistani gurdwara foiled


February 26th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) An attempt to occupy an 18th century gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province has been foiled, a media report said Sunday.The police stepped in when a ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists make headway in leprosy prevention


January 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) Chinese scientists have claimed to have identified 10 susceptibility genes for leprosy to date, a finding that will help identify high-risk individuals and aid in the ... Read more...

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Antibiotic can prevent blinding even with half dosage


December 29th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Azithromycin, an antibiotic used in treating a potentially blinding eye infection, is just as effective if administered for six months instead of an year. So, the ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Siddle nursing niggles, but sure to play Test


December 16th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Australian fast bowlers James Pattinson and Peter Siddle both have niggles and their injuries are being carefully monitored to make sure they are fit for the ... Read more...

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Chemical, nuclear weapons found in Libya


October 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in Libya and the post-Gaddafi regime in the country has no interest in keeping them, acting prime minister ... Read more...

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Big B in flashback mode on birthday


October 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Going back in time on his 69th birthday Tuesday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan revealed that when he was born he was brought home wrapped in ... Read more...

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Djokovic withdraws from China Open


September 29th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the China Open tennis tournament in the wake of a negative report from his ... Read more...

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1.4 bn at rabies risk in Southeast Asia: WHO


September 27th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Over 1.4 billion people in the Southeast Asian region are at a potential risk of rabies due to large human and dog concentrations in ... Read more...

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China recognises Libya’s NTC as ruling authority


September 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China Monday officially recognised Libya's rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) as the ruling authority and representative of the Libyan people."China respects the choice of the Libyan ... Read more...

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US calls for vigilance against 9/11 threat


September 10th, 2011 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US security head Friday asked all citizens to be vigilant against potential terror threat surrounding the 10th anniversary of the 9/ 11 terrorist attacks, ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on Gaddafi’s forces to stop fighting


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday called on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to cease violence immediately and make way for smooth transition, Xinhua reported."The ... Read more...

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Obama, Karzai reaffirm commitment to Afghan mission


August 8th, 2011 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai reaffirmed their commitment to the mission in Afghanistan, a day after a helicopter crash ... Read more...

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India serious about talks, says Pakistani foreign minister


July 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is set to visit New Delhi July 26-27, said India is "serious about the composite dialogue" and her ... Read more...

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EU hails Libyan ambassador’s defection from Gaddafi regime


May 27th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has welcomed the decision by the Libyan Ambassador to the bloc "to sever links with the Gaddafi regime", saying other senior officials ... Read more...

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Not knowing history, recreating it at Red Fort


May 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) For over 60 artisans employed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to restore the monuments inside the Red Fort in the national capital to ... Read more...

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Who speaks for the Adivasi’s right to the forests?


April 17th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka KujurRanchi, Apr 17 (ANI): Much is at stake for the Adivasis in Jharkhand. Inhabitants of a region heavily forested for hundreds of years and rich in mineral and ore deposits, ... Read more...

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Trying to contact pirates with 7 Indians: Ship owners


April 17th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With Somali pirates still holding seven Indian hostages even after the ransom was paid, ship owners Sunday said that they have not heard anything from ... Read more...

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Govt. monitoring situation along PoK, Krishna assures BJP


April 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has assured Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tarun Vijay that the government is aware of media reports of the presence ... Read more...

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Unusual kinships: Foreign women in Gandhi’s life


March 29th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and foreign women shared a complex relationship. His innate sensitivity drew several women from the West to the icon of non-violence who felt ... Read more...

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CIA-ISI tensions will persist until Pak takes ’serious action’ against LeT: Analyst


March 17th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): The resolution of the Raymond Davis case may "help to cool tempers" between Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), but their bilateral ... Read more...

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Black Caps briefed over terror fears in India


March 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 15 (ANI): Black Caps team manager Dave Currie has had briefings from the New Zealand High Commission over reports of a terrorist threat targeting the Cricket World Cup, but is ... Read more...

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Malaysian embassy in contact with its citizens in Japan


March 12th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.11 (ANI): The Malaysian Embassy in Japan is keeping in touch with Malaysian citizens and students in areas that have been affected by Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami.The Malaysian Foreign ... Read more...

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U.S. government blocks $30 billion in Libyan assets, largest U.S. blocking ever


March 1st, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Monday said it has blocked at least 30 billion dollars in assets owned by the Libyan government, the largest blocking ... Read more...

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Pakistan to evacuate citizens from Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Pakistan has announced it will evacuate its citizens from violence-hit Libya where a mass protest is raging to end the authoritarian rule of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. ... Read more...

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Former Taliban member visits UK for secret insurgency-ending talks


February 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A former senior Taliban member who is said to be in close contact with the group's leader Mullah Omar, is reportedly in Britain for insurgency ending negotiations. ... Read more...

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Nicklas Bendtner ‘fairytale’ romance with Danish royal ends


February 5th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner romance with Danish royal Caroline Luel-Brockdorff has ended seven weeks after their baby's birth.Caroline, who is worth 400 million pounds, is 13 ... Read more...

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When Wen Jiabao heard people speak their heart out


January 26th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao recently paid a visit to the country's top complaints-hearing department and heard the people face-to-face in a rare gesture. This was for the first ... Read more...

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