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Less rains likely in August-September: IMD


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With rain deficits reported in major parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday said the country is likely to receive less rains ... Read more...

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Iftar party: 2 kids dead, 400 hospitalised with food poisoning


July 31st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Two children died of food poisoning and over 400 people have been hospitalised after consuming food at an Iftar party in West Bengal, an official said ... Read more...

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Monsoon yet likely to improve, says IMD


July 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) While deficient rains are threatening crops in some states, the Met office Thursday said monsoon is yet likely to improve in some parts of the ... Read more...

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1,200 British soldiers put on standby for Olympics


July 20th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) An additional 1,200 soldiers have been put on standby to guard the London Olympics, bringing the total number of military personnel involved in the games to ... Read more...

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Army doesn’t have answers to Pakistan’s problems: Daily


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) An unprecedented public consensus in the country is that the army "does not have the answers to Pakistan's problems" and should stay out of governance ... Read more...

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London Olympic contingency tickets to go on sale


May 9th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A total of 900,000 Olympic Games contingency tickets will go on sale Friday, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has ... Read more...

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North Korea launches rocket: US


April 13th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday in defiance of warnings from the international community, reported CNN citing two US officials.International ... Read more...

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Mali situation under close watch: UNHCR


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it has been closely monitoring developments in Mali following the announcement that army soldiers had taken control of ... Read more...

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British military chief outlines future army size


February 1st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A top British military officer has outlined the shape of the country's army in the future as smaller and of a contingency posture, Xinhua reported.Chief of ... Read more...

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Government gives nod for jute packaging


November 16th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bringing relief to over 3.7 lakh workers of jute mills and ancillary units, the government Wednesday approved the mandatory use of jute in packaging of ... Read more...

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Go ahead for mandatory use of jute in packaging food grains


November 16th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bringing relief to over 3.7 lakh workers who earn their living by working in jute mills and ancillary units, the government Wednesday approved mandatory use ... Read more...

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US to increase military activities in Australia: Obama


November 16th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 16 (IANS) Visiting US President Barack Obama Wednesday announced that the US will boost military activities in Australia from 2012 as America steps up its commitment in ... Read more...

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‘Bihar government has not submitted proper bills’


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) The Bihar government has not submitted proper accounts for a whopping Rs.15,000 crore used for development works in the state in the last nine years, a ... Read more...

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975 candidates in fray so far for Bengal polls


April 8th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) As many as 975 candidates have so far filed their nominations for the six-phase assembly polls in West Bengal, a top Election Commission (EC) official ... Read more...

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Four-layer security for Bengal’s sensitive polling booths


April 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) A four-layer security cover comprising central para-military forces and the state police will be deployed around the 24,000 sensitive polling booths during the upcoming West Bengal ... Read more...

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Govt. provides legal assistance to Indians in foreign countries: Vayalar Ravi


March 9th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi today said that the government provides legal assistance to Indians in foreign countries through Indian Missions abroad.In a written ... Read more...

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India planning to evacuate its nationals from Libya


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): India is putting in place plans for the evacuation of Indians based in Libya, which is witnessing protests against the 41-year rule of Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi.In ... Read more...

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Planning to evacuate Indians from troubled Libya: Krishna


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India is planning to evacuate its nationals stranded in Libya, which has been hit by a political turmoil over anti-government protests seeking ouster of strongman Muammar Gaddafi. ... Read more...

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Parliament paralysed: Ruling party, opposition must end impasse


January 27th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Over six decades after Independence, the Parliament in India is lying completely paralysed and no one knows as of now, how to end the deadlock between the government ... Read more...

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Extended vacation may eat into Delhi students’ weekends


January 11th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) An extended winter vacation may have spelt good news for Delhi's school kids, but not for long. Running short on time to finish their syllabi, schools are ... Read more...

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Gujarat calm, Modi welcomes judgment (Second Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday welcomed the Ayodhya verdict saying it should not be seen as the victory or defeat of anyone, as the state remained ... Read more...

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Law Minister Moily appeals for peace after Ayodhya Verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday stressed on the need to maintain peace and calm in the country after the Lucknow Bench of ... Read more...

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We will study Ayodhya judgment first: Moily


September 30th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Thursday said the government would study the Ayodhya judgment first and did not feel there was any "contingency" for it to step ... Read more...

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$220 million World Bank credit for Bihar flood-affected


September 10th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) The International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank's concessionary lending arm, has approved a $220 million credit to support rebuilding efforts in areas affected by the ... Read more...

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UPA Govt. at Centre has doubled Bihar’s allocation: Congress


August 20th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 20 (ANI): The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government on Friday said the Centre has doubled its allocation to Bihar since 2004 and alleged that the Nitish Kumar-led Government ... Read more...

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China deploys long-range CSS-5 missiles close to Indian borders


August 17th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): China has deployed longer range CSS-5 missiles close to the regions bordering India and developed contingency plans to move airborne forces at short notice to the region."Despite ... Read more...

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Fool-proof power supply for Games venues: BSES


August 13th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As Delhi gets ready to host the Commonwealth Games, power distribution company BSES is geared up to provide fool-proof power supply to the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Teen sailor Jessica Watson’s dad feared he might not see her again


July 25th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): Roger Watson says he was afraid of losing his daughter Jessica before the teen Aussie sailor made her record-breaking trip around the world.Watson, even as he acknowledged ... Read more...

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Honduras declares emergency due to dengue


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, June 23 (IANS) Honduras has declared a state of national emergency due to proliferation of dengue, which has already caused 10 deaths and over 11,000 infections across the country. An emergency cabinet ... Read more...

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Feds give BP a 72-hour deadline to come up with contingency plans


June 10th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Finally the Obama administration is getting strict with BP. The federal authorities have given BP a strict 72-hour deadline to come up with contingency plans to ... Read more...

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Reserve Bank Governor not surprised by 7.4 percent growth rate


June 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Pune (Maharashtra), June 1 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D Subbarao on Tuesday said that he was not surprised by the whopping growth rate of 7.4 percent as it had ... Read more...

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Cricket teams to follow original travel schedule


April 21st, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday said the participating teams of World Twenty20 will travel to the Caribbean as per the original schedule following the relaxation of air ... Read more...

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British toddler Sahil Saeed’s ordeal exposes growth of Pak kidnap ‘trade’


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): The ordeal of five-year-old British toddler Sahil Saeed, who was kidnapped at gunpoint from his grandmother's house in Pakistan earlier this month, has exposed the lack of security ... Read more...

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Cabin crew strike disrupts British Airways flights


March 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (DPA) Thousands of British Airways (BA) travellers suffered flight cancellations Saturday because of a strike called by cabin crews over pay and working conditions. The three-day strike, the first to ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier dies in vehicle roll-over in Iraq


March 17th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – A United States soldier died of injuries he suffered in a vehicle roll-over on March 15, U.S. Forces in Iraq said Tuesday.The unnamed soldier ... Read more...

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