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Keen to visit Pakistan but in ‘proper atmosphere’: Manmohan Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday he was keen to visit Pakistan but only if the "proper atmosphere" was created."I am ... Read more...

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China urges Japan to stop territorial sovereignty violations


August 17th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has requested Japan to refrain from any action that might violate the former's territorial sovereignty and suggested using dialogue and negotiation to resolve the ongoing ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans show solidarity after gurdwara tragedy


August 7th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Deeply shocked by the killing of six Sikh worshipers in a gurdwara in Milwaukee, the anguished community has sought concrete action to ensure that ... Read more...

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Pakistan passes political test with little fuss: Daily


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Despite drama worthy of a political thriller, the system managed to elect a new prime minister with relatively little fuss. But the choice may be ... Read more...

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Opposition slams UPA’s performance on third anniversary


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led UPA-II government's performance on its third anniversary, saying ... Read more...

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NGO plans gender sensitisation project in schools


January 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In a programme to combat discrimination against women, NGO CARE India Thursday announced its project to reach out to over a million school and college ... Read more...

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India mulling naval protocol to prevent skirmishes at sea


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In the light of some incidents involving warships from Pakistan and China, India is considering a protocol on the lines of the Cold War era ... Read more...

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Advani reiterates demand to bring back black money


October 28th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Thursday reiterated his demand for bringing back black money stashed away abroad and accused the central government of doing nothing ... Read more...

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Anna fever may grip Pakistan too: daily (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The time may have come for an Anna Hazare type campaign against corruption in Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper said Thursday.An editorial in the mass circulation ... Read more...

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‘Manmohan must realise people rising up against graft’


August 18th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has to realise that many in his country are beginning to peacefully rise against corruption, said a leading Pakistani ... Read more...

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‘Give stern punishment to perpetrators of Karachi, Quetta killings’


August 1st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government must mete out stern and exemplary punishment to those responsible for the vicious spate of "target killings" that have engulfed Karachi and now ... Read more...

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House will function if government acts: BJP


July 31st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said it wanted parliament to function normally in the monsoon session, but it was not possible without ... Read more...

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Obama repeats promise of immigration reform


July 26th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama repeated Monday his commitment to immigration reform because of the pain caused by deportations, but the immigrant community demanded that he ... Read more...

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BlackBerry bosses reluctant to loosen grip?


July 8th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 8 (IANS) BlackBerry co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie are reluctant to loosen their grip on Research In Motion (RIM) despite their decision June 30 to set up ... Read more...

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BSP behind doctor’s killing in jail: Mulayam Singh


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Saturday alleged the Mayawati government got deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan killed as it feared he could name some ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa hailed for raising plight of Sri Lankan Tamils


June 9th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) The Canadian Tamil Congress Wednesday hailed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for the passage of a resolution by the state assembly demanding economic sanctions against ... Read more...

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Attack on GMR to cost Nepal dear


May 27th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) The attack on Indian infrastructure and energy major GMR's power project in western Nepal by Maoists Sunday is going to cost the Himalayan republic dear with ... Read more...

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No election fever in Assam yet


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar.23 (ANI): The Assembly election in Guwahati is yet to gain momentum among the urban population here.Earlier, elections were celebrated like festivals in the city, but now the posters and advertisements ... Read more...

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US begins probe into Raymond Davis shooting incident


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 23(ANI): The US Department of Justice has started an investigation into the January 27 shootout, in which CIA contractor Raymond Davis had killed two youths in Pakistan."Yes I confirm that ... Read more...

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Manish Tiwari pulls up DGCA over fake pilot scam


March 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Commenting on the recent detection of pilots for possessing fake CPLs (Commercial Pilot Licences) as qualified commanders, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari on Tuesday slammed the Director General ... Read more...

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CBI raids prominent Chandigarh school


March 8th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday raided the reputed Strawberry Fields School here in Sector 24 and seized documents pertaining to land records and school ... Read more...

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International pressure builds on Gaddafi to quit


March 1st, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) International pressure began to mount on defiant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to quit with the US issuing an ultimatum to him to surrender power "without delay" and ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘concrete action’ in Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 26 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for the international community "to do everything possible" for immediate protection of civilians in Libya and consider undertaking "a ... Read more...

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Tamil actor Vijay condemns attack on fishermen


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), Feb.23 (ANI): In a public meeting organized here, Tamil actor and playback singer Vijay has slammed the state and central governments for remaining mute spectators to attacks on ... Read more...

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India sees momentum for UN reform with US support


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New York, Feb 16 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama backing India's quest for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, India see a new momentum for the expansion ... Read more...

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US support for Indian Security Council bid has spurred momentum for UN reform: Rao


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Thanking the United States for its support for India's bid for UN Security Council permanent membership, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that Washington's support came at ... Read more...

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Sabarimala stampede - another tragedy reduced to a probe?


January 17th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) As police investigate the stampede near the Sabarimala temple that claimed 102 lives, the question in many minds is whether it will throw up answers and ... Read more...

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Congress rejects demand for PM’s resignation over JPC


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party's demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation for shooting down a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the ... Read more...

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‘Pak must acknowledge terrorism is “home grown”, not Indian, Jewish or US conspiracy’


November 12th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attack on Karachi's Crime Investigation Department compound should serve as an ultimate wake up call for Pakistan to swiftly act against home grown ... Read more...

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Anti-China coalition a US containment policy: Chinese daily


November 11th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) China containment policies propounded by US think tanks are aimed at establishing "an anti-China coalition" around the country and infiltrating "from the inside, especially by brainwashing the ... Read more...

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Pak govt should probe Zulqarnain Haider’s mysterious disappearance: Zaheer Abbas


November 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has called on the government to order a high-level inquiry into the mysterious disappearance of wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider just hours before the ... Read more...

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G-20 should protect interests of financial consumers: NGO


October 9th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The G-20 should take concrete action to protect the interests of financial services consumers who have been badly hit by the recent downturn in the industry, ... Read more...

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China strives to cut its energy consumption


October 5th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 5 (IANS) China's target to cut its energy consumption per unit of GDP by five percent this year is "within reach", an official said.In order to tackle climate change, the ... 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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NIA seeks non bailable warrants against Saeed, Lakhvi, 4 others


July 15th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) As India and Pakistan held talks in Islamabad, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here Thursday sought non bailable warrants against Pakistani anti-India hardliners and militants, including Hafeez ... Read more...

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