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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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Russia’s chief investigator dismisses fraud charges


July 28th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Alexander Bastrykin, head of Russia's powerful Investigation Committee, has denied allegations of fraud levelled against him by an opposition leader.Alexei Navalny accused Bastrykin in a ... Read more...

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Abducted Saudi diplomat in Yemen makes fresh appeal


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 2 (IANS) A Saudi diplomat, kidnapped by Yemen-based Al Qaeda wing three months ago, has made a fresh appeal to the Saudi king to ensure his release ... Read more...

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Ralph Fiennes’ ‘Coriolanus’ to release in India Jan 20


January 16th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Tanweer Films is set to release Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butler-starrer "Coriolanus" in India Jan 20.Fiennes not only takes the lead role of Caius Martius ... Read more...

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Lifetime award in India a paradox: Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, Nov 24 (IANS) French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 42nd International Film Festival, terms it an "irony ... Read more...

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Abducted Italian journalists kept hostage in Tripoli


August 25th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The four Italian journalists, who were abducted Wednesday in Libya, have been kept in apartments in southern suburbs of Tripoli, Italy's Consul in Benghazi Guido ... Read more...

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‘Watching Gajagamini was ritual for Husain’s guests’


June 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain was a gracious host but had a fetish. It was mandatory for every guest to his home to watch "Gajagamini", the movie ... Read more...

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Young Bengaluru bride dumped for dowry, returns home


March 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar.17 (ANI): A 21-year-old Bengaluru bride, who came to the UAE in July last year, has been forced to return to her home, being dumped by her husband and his family ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharati awarded CWG contracts arbitrarily: Shunglu Committee (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Shunglu Committee said in its first report Tuesday that Commonwealth Games contracts were awarded by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati abrbitrarily "without ensuring reasonable rates and ... Read more...

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Stern action on Shunglu Committee’s first report: PMO


February 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Tuesday said it has taken a "serious view" on the first report of the Shunglu Committee which has found irregularities in the ... Read more...

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Iran recruiting scientists to work on its nuke weapons programme


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 23 (ANI): Iran is reportedly recruiting scientists from across the world to lure them to work on its nuclear weapons programme.The Telegraph quoted Iranian officials as saying that their ... Read more...

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US diplomat in Peshawar leaves charge after Taliban threat


December 11th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) The US consulate officer in Peshawar, Elizabeth Rudd has refused to serve in Pakistan and returned to Washington after receiving threats from Taliban militants, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shunglu interviewing candidates for panel


October 28th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) V.K. Shunglu, who heads the prime minister-appointed committee probing financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, is currently busy shortlisting candidates for his team, official sources said here ... Read more...

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Will not probe only financial fraud, says Shunglu (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) V.K. Shunglu, head of the committee probing financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, Tuesday said that misappropriation of funds will not be the only focus ... Read more...

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Shunglu panel may move into new office Wednesday


October 26th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The V.K. Shunglu Committee, probing alleged financial irregularities in the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, is expected to move into its office in Vigyan Bhawan complex here Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Wide-ranging scope for Shunglu panel; Consul second member (Second Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Monday appointed Shantanu Consul, secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, as the second member of the V.K. Shunglu Committee probing financial irregularities in ... Read more...

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Shantanu Consul on CWG probe panel (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Monday appointed Shantanu Consul, secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, a member of a panel probing financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games.Consul ... Read more...

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Shantanu Consul is new member of CWG probe committee


October 25th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Monday appointed Shantanu Consul, secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, as a member of the V.K. Shunglu Committee probing alleged financial irregularities in ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan Diplomat Cesar Mercado found dead in his NY apartment


September 24th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators in the United States are still searching for suspects in what appears to be a homicide of a Nicaraguan diplomat. Cesar Mercado was found with his ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan Diplomat Cesar Mercado Murdered In His Apartment


September 24th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cesar Mercado, a Nicaraguan diplomat was found dead in his Bronx apartment yesterday with his throat slashed. The police is presently investigating his murder. The police ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan diplomat found dead in NY apartment


September 24th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Nicaraguan diplomat was found dead on Thursday in his Bronx apartment with his throat slashed, police said.The consul of Nicaragua in New York, Cesar Mercado, 34, ... Read more...

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Weightage to form and fitness for selection: Srikkanth


September 20th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Monday said weightage was given to form and fitness while picking the cricket squad for the two-match home Test series against Australia. All-rounder ... Read more...

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Cloudburst tragedy: Israeli tourists providing succor to locals in Leh


August 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Leh/New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Such is their love for Ladakh, that in this hour of crisis, a group of trapped Israeli tourists have decided to stay back in disaster stuck Leh and ... Read more...

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Bihar centre for poor IIT aspirants impresses Obama envoy


August 8th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) Rashad Hussain, son of an Indian migrant couple from Bihar who is US special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Sunday visited Bihar's free coaching ... Read more...

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Panel set up for appointment of BSNL, MTNL heads


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government Thursday constituted a six-member search-cum-selection committee for the appointment of chairman-cum-managing directors of the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian official, hubby accused of slavery by once under age maid


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 3 (ANI): An Indian Government official, responsible for championing women's rights, has been accused of illegally sneaking in an underage girl into the country to serve as a personal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israel to release 124 activists from Gaza aid flotilla


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – Israel will immediately release 124 Arab activists from the Gaza aid flotilla who were arrested on Monday, Ynet news site reported on Tuesday.The release of the activists, who ... Read more...

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NRI body objects to rule seeking surrender of Indian passports


May 18th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) A leading body NRIs has asked New Delhi to withdraw new rules seeking surrender of Indian passports upon acquisition of US citizenship, saying they impose undue burdens on ... Read more...

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Kidnappers of Afghan Ambassador to Pak break silence after a year-and-a-half


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 3 (ANI): The kidnappers of Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi have broken their silence after almost a year-and-a-half to claim that the diplomat is alive and in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Workers deserve to be safe at work, says UAE


April 28th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 28 (IANS/WAM) All workers deserve the right to be safe at work, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said Wednesday on the occasion of the International Workers' Memorial Day, while ... Read more...

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Srikrishna hears CPI-M’s arguments against statehood to Telangana


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) The Srikrishna committee, which is looking into the demands for and against separate statehood to Telangana, Friday concluded its two-day visit to Hyderabad with the ... Read more...

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IPL in South Africa did diplomatic wonders for India: Envoy


March 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) The second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) held in South Africa in April last year proved to be one of the biggest diplomatic exercises in that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Honduras fires immigration chief for expelling Brazilian diplomat


January 31st, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Honduras' new government has fired its top immigration official after a Brazilian diplomat was denied entry into the country. "In light of the undignified treatment offered to this diplomat ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former Iranian diplomat asks Norway for political asylum


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (RIA Novosti) A former Iranian consul to Norway, who resigned over the crackdown on opposition protesters by Tehran, has asked Norwegian authorities for political asylum, a media report said. Mohammad ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NRI fans of Shah Rukh Khan feel sorry about treatment meted out to him


August 16th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (USA), Aug 16 (ANI): NRI fans of Shah Rukh Khan here have said that they felt bad about the treatment meted out to the Bollywood superstar by immigrations officials at ... Read more...

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