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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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Aseem Trivedi walks out of jail (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi walked out of prison Wednesday, four days after he was charged with sedition. Trivedi, an activist of India Against Corruption (IAC), had ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to be released Wednesday


September 12th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi will walk out of prison Wednesday afternoon, an India Against Corruption (IAC) spokesperson said.An IAC team will be present to receive ... Read more...

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Apex court’s observations on media reporting curbs


September 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Some observations by the Supreme Court Tuesday while hearing a plea seeking postponement of media reporting on sub-judice matters:* There is no general law for courts to postpone publicity, either prior ... Read more...

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Police end quizzing cartoonist Aseem Trivedi


September 10th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after a cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM headed Gilani way: Daily


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf may also be ousted like his predecessor Yousuf Raza Gilani as the government still seems unwilling to write to ... Read more...

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Nasheed ouster no coup, says Maldivian panel


August 30th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A probe panel, which went into the events of February this year when then Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed was ousted from power, Thursday held that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Puerto Rico Statehood vote could turn into an election day wildcard


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hawaii, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hawaii was the last state to join the union in 1959. This day is marked as its anniversary to make it into being a state. Puerto Rico ... Read more...

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Puerto Ricans reject constitutional changes


August 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Ricans surprised pollsters and political observers by voting against amending their constitution to limit the right of bail in certain homicide cases and also ... Read more...

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South Africa declares week of mourning


August 20th, 2012 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Sunday declared a week-long national mourning after 44 people died during a labour unrest.Thirty-four people were killed in a shootout Thursday ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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Delay in communicating detention grounds vitiates order


August 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the unreasonable delay and absence of proper explanation in communicating the grounds of detention under COFEPOSA vitiates the order of ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Putin calls for gradual transfer of power


July 31st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the transfer of power in Russia's political system must be gradual and continuity in the succession was important.Putin made ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik takes oath as senator


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime minister on interior affairs, Friday took oath as a senator, weeks after he was forced to step down over his ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Ramdev comes to Team Anna’s fast site (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) There were thin crowds at the venue as Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar entered its third day Friday but the scene changed dramatically ... Read more...

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Will rise above partisan interests: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee in his first speech after his swearing-in said he would in keeping with his high office strive to rise above partisan ... Read more...

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Pranab thanks people, says duty to defend constitution (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Sunday thanked the people for his election to India's highest office and said it would be his responsibility to defend and ... Read more...

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RSS to burn copy of Kashmir interlocutors report


July 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) will burn copies of the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' "dangerous" report across the country soon, a senior leader said here Tuesday.RSS ... Read more...

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Gyanendra Shah wishes reinstatement as Nepal’s monarch


July 8th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Shah has said for the first time that he wants to return to the throne, Xinhua reported.In an interview, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son to contest for father’s seat


June 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Tuesday submitted his nomination papers to contest a by-poll for the National Assembly ... Read more...

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Ordinance to protect Gilani’s actions challenged


June 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) A presidential ordinance issued to protect the legislative measures taken by the then Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from April 26 to June 19 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Panel formed on Lucknow bus transit system


June 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday took the first step towards building a bus rapid transit system (BRTS) here with the constitution of a panel to identify ... Read more...

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Supreme Court no to stay Andhra court sub-quota order (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday turned down the central government's plea to suspend the operation of the Andhra Pradesh High Court verdict quashing 4.5 percent ... Read more...

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Armenian president dissolves government


May 31st, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan Thursday signed a decree to dissolve government following the election of a new parliament. The dissolution followed the first session of ... Read more...

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Nepal deadlock: India hopes for consensus, dialogue


May 29th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) With the Nepal deadlock over a new constitution persisting, India Tuesday hoped that the political parties of the Himalayan republic would continue to be guided by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scuffle in Ukrainian parliament over Russian language


May 25th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of the consideration of a bill aimed to expand the Russian language's usage in the country, the Ukrainian parliament witnessed a brawl Thursday.Prior to ... Read more...

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BJP resolution against Kashmir interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday passed a resolution against the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' report, saying that it was against Kashmir's integration with India.The resolution, ... Read more...

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BJP amends constitution to extend Gadkari’s term


May 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday passed an amendment to its constitution which will now enable the party to extend president Nitin Gadkari's term by ... Read more...

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Omar reserves comment on interlocutor’s report


May 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) After the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' report was made public Thursday, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he would comment on it only after discussions with ... Read more...

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