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China lacks confidence in its own rise: Daily


September 14th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China has experienced rapid development in recent years but "lacks confidence in its rise", a state-run Chinese daily said, noting: "How society should distribute power remains ... Read more...

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Early Lok Sabha polls likely: Mulayam (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha elections could be held before 2014, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said Friday while declaring he would like to strike equations ... Read more...

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China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US had hinted a warning to china and Japan to end a conflict that they had cropped up over the issue of a chain of islands ... Read more...

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Casillas, Xavi win Prince of Asturias award


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Sport was awarded to Spain football internationals Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez.The award saw the Real Madrid goalkeeper and ... Read more...

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Brazil importing Spanish defence technology


August 24th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has begun to import Spanish defence training technology, a media report said Thursday.Simulators from Tecnobit, S.L., will be installed in Brazil at two training ... Read more...

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Will protest fuel price hike, but won’t let Left create rift: Mamata


July 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bolpur (West Bengal), July 27 (IANS) Sticking to her stand of hitting the streets against the rise in fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she ... Read more...

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To battle Maoists government needs better operational plan (Comment)


July 7th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Although India has faced insurgencies for decades, the security forces still seem to fight their battles in a half-hearted manner without any overall operational plan. They and their mentors in the ... Read more...

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China daily asks foreign media to behave


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper Thursday asked the foreign media to take an "objective and balanced view" towards China, saying some journalists tend to be negative."We don't ... Read more...

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Violent teens may be emulating parents’ example


April 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Teens who fight may be emulating adult relatives or have parents with aggressive attitudes, according to a new study led by an Indian origin researcher.Rashmi Shetgiri, ... Read more...

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Mexican football coach punches photographer


February 20th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) A criminal complaint has been filed against the coach of a football club in Mexico for allegedly punching a photographer who had clicked his pictures.Tomas ... Read more...

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Pursue dialogue, governor tells Jammu and Kashmir people


January 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday urged the people of the state to shed their inhibitions and join hands to seek resolution of issues confronting ... Read more...

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Kate Beckinsale doesn’t want likeable roles


January 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Kate Beckinsale has indicated that she does not enjoy playing characters that are instantly liked by viewers. The star’s latest project is Underworld Awakening where ... Read more...

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No tiff, just communication gap with Mamata: Khurshid


January 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Congress Sunday brushed off reports about cracks in the ruling UPA coalition, saying "too much" should not be read into the angry outburst ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters take to streets across US


November 18th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Occupy protesters took to the streets across America, from Miami to Los Angeles to Portland as thousands of original Occupy Wall Street demonstrators deluged New ... Read more...

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Police arrest Israeli settlers after razing outpost


November 7th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 7 (IANS) Israeli settlers scuffled with police and soldiers on Monday after security forces razed an illegal West Bank outpost.Residents of Or Zion, north of Ramallah, protested the ... Read more...

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Growing extremism not prerogative of one community: Omar


September 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cautioning against increasing radicalization of youth in the country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday emphasised that this trend was "not the prerogative ... Read more...

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China not to use force in South China sea dispute


June 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) China has said it will not resort to use of force to resolve maritime border disputes in the South China Sea, BBC reported.Several Asian nations claim ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartels acquire tanks


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican government’s fight against drug trafficking has moved to the next level with some drug cartels acquiring tanks. In just four years, nearly forty thousand ... Read more...

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Sikh pray for peace outside violence hit Queens area Sikh temple


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): A group of worshipers held a prayer session outside a Sikh temple in New York's Queens area to protest against last week's violent attack that had left ... Read more...

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Power struggle led to violent attack in Queens area Sikh temple


April 27th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 27 (ANI): A power struggle marked by frequent confrontations, death threats and a lawsuit, had led to the most public and violent episode among worshipers at a Sikh temple ... Read more...

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Six more dead in Yemen clashes


April 14th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Apr.14 (ANI): Intense clashes between troops devoted to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and anti- government troops loyal to General Ali Mohsin in Yemen have led to six more people being ... Read more...

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Crickets emit odour to bypass rivals in mating


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) Field crickets emit a special odour to bypass dominant rivals in order to attract a female, says new research.The study authors show that just as male ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition seeks foreign intervention


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Rebel leaders in eastern Libya have sought international military intervention to help topple the country's autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.They are seeking help ... Read more...

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Social networking group promotes eating disorders


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A secretive social support group emerging on the web is promoting negative behaviours associated with eating disorders. It can be a helpless and heartbreaking situation for families ... Read more...

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Senior Chinese Official for better social management to ensure long-term peace


February 21st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing Feb.21 (ANI): A Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has called for improved and innovative social management to ensure long-term peace and stability ... Read more...

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Two killed in Djibouti protest


February 19th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Feb 19 (IANS) Two people were killed in a clash between protesters and police in the northern African country of Djibouti, Xinhua reported.In a statement, Djibouti's interior ministry said ... Read more...

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Male bustards’ success is measured by their ‘beards’


February 9th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): For the first time, a study has shown that the 'beards' and the design of the neck are 'reliable' indicators of the weight and age of the great ... Read more...

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India trying its best to rescue journalists, camera teams stuck in Cairo


February 4th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni on Friday expressing shock over the detention and attacks on journalists in Egypt said the Ministry of External ... Read more...

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India issues advisory asking journalists to avoid troubled spots in Egypt


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): India on Thursday issued advisory after journalists covering the confrontations between pro- and anti-regime protesters in Cairo got into troubles.A number of Indian journalists have travelled in ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban “not on the ropes yet”: NATO chief


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Lieutenant General David Rodriguez, head of the NATO Joint Command and Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, has warned that the Taliban is far from being ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks leaked cable reveals delicacy of US ties with key ally Egypt


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): A US diplomatic cable leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that the American ambassador to Egypt, Margaret Scobey, had advised Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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BJP believes in confrontations on communal lines: Digvijay Singh


January 27th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its recent flag-hoisting rally said the party believes in confrontations on communal ... Read more...

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Omar urges separatists to come for dialogue


January 25th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday urged separatists to sit across the table to resolve contentious issues in order to bring peace and tranquility to the ... Read more...

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Zetas leader shot down in northern Mexico


January 25th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LEON, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's Defense Ministry on Tuesday announced that a main leader of the drug trafficking organization "Los Zetas" was shot down in northern Mexico.Mexican soldiers on Monday ... Read more...

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China backs six-party talks following S. Korea’s indication to ease peninsula tensions


December 31st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 31 (ANI): China has reportedly rendered its support yet again for holding six-party talks after South Korea signalled to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula."Talks and negotiations are the only ... Read more...

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