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Sajid Nadiadwala new president of AMPTPP


September 18th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Sajid Nadiadwala was here Tuesday named the new president of the Association of Motion Pictures and Television Program Producers (AMPTPP). The filmmaker, the youngest president of ... Read more...

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Afghan force to protect NATO bases


August 24th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF) is ready to provide security to NATO military bases throughout the country, according to an Afghan minister.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike work in UP, demand security


August 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) Judicial work in Uttar Pradesh was crippled Tuesday as lawyers across the state struck work for a day on a call by the Uttar Pradesh Bar ... Read more...

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Caste council in Rajasthan orders family’s boycott, police file case


August 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Cases have been registered against members of a caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district which ordered residents to ostracise a family disobeying a ... Read more...

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Caste council strips, beats woman, paramour in Rajasthan


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) The members of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district beat and stripped a married woman and her boyfriend publicly after tying them to a ... Read more...

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Dismissed Belgaum council members seek Thackeray’s support


July 8th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Days after Karnataka's Bharatiya Janta Party government dismissed the elected council of Belgaum's civic body, former mayor Manda Balekundri Sunday met Shiv Sena supremo Bal ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman approaches court to annul child marriage


June 12th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, June 12 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman Tuesday approached the Rajasthan High Court's Jodhpur bench requesting it to annul her marriage that was solemnised when she was nine years old.After ... Read more...

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Hizbul commander behind south Kashmir car blast arrested


April 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) A divisional commander of separatist guerrilla group, Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), who had masterminded the car bomb explosion in south Kashmir last month has been arrested, police ... Read more...

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Polls critical step in Myanmar reform: UN


April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council has praised the by-elections held in Myanmar as important progress in the country's democratic reform process."Council members welcome the successful by-election ... Read more...

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Annan asks UNSC to speak in one voice over Syria


March 17th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 17 (IANS) Kofi Annan, the joint special envoy of the UN and the Arab League on the Syrian crisis, said Friday that he has urged the UN ... Read more...

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China regrets UNSC ignoring Russia’s proposal on Syria draft


February 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) China Saturday voiced its regret that Russia's proposal on a Syria draft resolution was not taken into account by the other members of the UN ... Read more...

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Five new UNSC members begin their term


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 2 (IANS) Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, the five new non-permanent members of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) have begun serving their two-year terms.The five ... Read more...

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Pakistan to improve journalism standard


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan's press council has decided to take steps to improve ethical standards of journalism in the country.A meeting of the Press Council of Pakistan was informed ... Read more...

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Mufti Sayeed accuses National Conference of ‘double standards’


September 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) In a broadside against the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir, main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has charged it with double standards, saying ... Read more...

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Proposal to give Bin Lorry workers iPads criticized


August 30th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bury Council has been criticized for their decision to give bin-men iPads to do their job. The council members have been criticized for misplacing their priorities at ... Read more...

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India reminds Afghanistan of Taliban reconciliation ‘red lines’


July 15th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India Friday reminded Afghanistan that the Taliban reconciliation process should be "Afghan-led" and must adhere to "red lines" agreed by the international community that ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks India’s support for Taliban reconciliation


July 14th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its "unstinted support" for the progress of Afghanistan as the country's former president, Burhanuddin Rabbani, sought New Delhi's support for the ... Read more...

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Darjeeling problem solved: Mamata


June 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who was in the capital Tuesday said the long-drawn Gorkhaland statehood problem in north Bengal has been "solved"."The ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah’s security breached


June 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's security was breached in a border town of Ranbirsinghpora near here Friday afternoon when a police constable rushed toward ... Read more...

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GJM has betrayed Gorkhaland movement, say hill parties


June 8th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, June 8 (IANS) A day after the West Bengal government signed an agreement with the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) on the issue of a separate Gorkhaland, political parties ... Read more...

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Darjeeling issue solved, says Mamata; GJM maintains Gorkhaland demand (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday claimed that the issue of a separate Gorkhaland has been resolved and an agreement signed. The Gorkha Janamukti ... Read more...

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15 countries elected to UN Human Rights Council


May 21st, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 21 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has elected 15 countries, including India, to the Human Rights Council, filling the latest slate of rotating council candidates, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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56 percent turnout in fourth phase of Bihar panchayat polls (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 30 (IANS) Ignoring a boycott call of Maoists, nearly 56 percent voters cast their ballots Saturday in the fourth round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls which were by ... Read more...

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Woman harassed by panchayat kills herself


April 30th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pali (Rajasthan), April 30 (IANS) Depressed over harassment by a local panchayat (council), a 21-year-old woman committed suicide by immolating herself in a Rajasthan village, police said Saturday.According to a ... Read more...

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Bihar holds fourth phase of panchayat polls


April 30th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 30 (IANS) Voting for the fourth phase of Bihar panchayat polls began Saturday amidst tight security with no reports of violence, officials said.Polling started at 7 a.m. and ... Read more...

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UN Security Council authorizes no-fly zone over Libya (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 18 (IANS) The UN Security Council Thursday authorized a no-fly zone over Libya and called for other "necessary measures" to protect the civilians there.The resolution, however, excluded ... Read more...

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India backs UN sanctions against Libya


February 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Feb 27 (IANS) Joining other members of the UN Security Council in backing sanctions against Libya, India has said it is going with the consensus for referring the ... Read more...

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China blocks UN report on N. Korea’s new nuke facility


February 24th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.24 (ANI): China is blocking the release of a report by a UN expert panel on the revelations of a new and highly sophisticated uranium enrichment plant in North Korea, ... Read more...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss Libyan unrest


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 23 (IANS) The UN Security Council Tuesday held a private meeting here to discuss the latest development in Libya, Xinhua reported. The meeting started around 3.20 p.m. following a ... Read more...

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PCB holds General Council meeting after a gap of 13 years


February 12th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has held its General Council meeting after a long gap of thirteen years."The meeting was convened as per Clause 17 of the PCB Constitution. ... Read more...

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Kiwi teacher fighting for career after posing naked for Penthouse


January 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Zealand, Jan 16 (ANI): A former teacher who appeared naked on Australian Penthouse's website is now fighting for her career.Rachel Whitwell, fiancee of Kiwi porn king and Boobs on Bikes organiser ... Read more...

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PCB awards ‘central contracts’ to women cricketers for first time in Pak history


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 24 (ANI): In a first, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the awarding of central contracts to women cricketers, honouring the team that scooped gold at the Asian ... Read more...

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Bloomberg stands by Cathie Black’s appointment as the NYC schools chancellor


November 12th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Cathie Black’s recent appointment was announced, many people objected to the appointment. It now seems that some people cannot bring themselves to accept the appointment ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for mosque attack


November 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS/AKI) Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in northwest Pakistan in which over 60 people were killed, saying their target was ... Read more...

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When Bush prayed mice wouldn’t die so that Cheney could live!


November 6th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Ever imagined the President of a world's superpower depending on mouse for the fate of his council members? If not, here's what you need to know-George W. Bush ... Read more...

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