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RBI ticks off SBI chairman


August 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) A senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official Monday ticked off the chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in public, saying he should look ... Read more...

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We’re committed to democracy despite odds, say India’s leaders (Afternoon Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's success as a parliamentary democracy was hailed by leaders across party lines at a special meeting of parliament Sunday to celebrate 60 years ... Read more...

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Use northeast as springboard to Myanmar: Nagaland CM


January 30th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Describing Myanmar as the "gateway" for enhancing ties between South Asia and Southeast Asia, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphu Rio Monday called for more investment in ... Read more...

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Shoaib is trying to sell his book by making sensational claims: Akram


September 24th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday rejected allegations that he wanted to ruin the career of his compatriot Shoaib Akhtar and criticised the maverick bowler ... Read more...

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Domestic action on climate change, India’s strength: Ramesh


March 15th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam ramesh, on Tuesday said that India's strength lay in encouraging domestic action against climate change.Addressing the inaugural session of ... Read more...

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PM’s Teflon image will wear thin unless guilty punished


February 19th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli It is a measure of the respect which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh continues to inspire that he was able to get away without any serious damage to his credibility ... Read more...

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Efforts to boost renewable energy to be stepped up


November 18th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde launched the Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism here on Thursday."Renewable Energy Certificate is a market based instrument which enables the ... Read more...

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2G spectrum scam may be India’s biggest scandal: Advani


October 17th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday that the 2G spectrum scam may be the country's biggest scandal since Independence.The BJP leader ... Read more...

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Games mess bucks stop at PM’s doorsteps : Opposition leaders


September 25th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi,Sep 25 (IANS) India's opposition party leaders, cutting across political formations, say Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his senior ministers were " equally responsible for the mess ... Read more...

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India confident of 150 votes in Security Council bid


August 16th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India is not only set to be elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2011-12 in October but is confident of ... Read more...

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Iran to continue uranium enrichment despite swap deal


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 2 (DPA) A senior Iranian diplomat made clear Wednesday in Vienna that his country would continue a controversial process of enriching uranium at higher levels even if a multilateral deal ... Read more...

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Private sector expansion won’t better health indicators: Azad


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The private sector has grown well in India, but its expansion will not better the health indicators in the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday ... Read more...

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No scaling down Indian assistance to Afghanistan


March 19th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Mar 19(ANI): Despite increased threat perception in the wake of recent terror attack on the Indian medical mission in Kabul, New Delhi has no plans to scale down ... Read more...

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Tracing the shattered dreams of many Dubai Indians


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) It's a novel that looks at the hard lives of poor Indian migrants in search of their pot of gold in Dubai - a work ... Read more...

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Dhaka to begin trial of war criminals early next year


December 14th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it will begin trial of 'war criminals' early next year. Those who killed unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement are called war criminals ... Read more...

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India will seek to strengthen ties with Russia: PM


December 6th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): Stating that over the years, India and Russia have ensured that their multi-faceted relationship acquires greater depth and maturity, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on ... Read more...

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Gilani optmistic about having better ties with India


August 14th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.14 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Friday that he was optmistic about his country having better and improved ties with India in the near future, ... Read more...

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Israel demands explanation from UK on funding political activities


July 30th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 30 (ANI): Following a declaration by a British government spokesperson that the UK is funding political activities in Israel, the Jewish country has demanded an answer from Britain. Last week, ... Read more...

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Guyana cricket icons Gibbs, Lloyd inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


March 21st, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Guyana (West Indies), Mar.21 (ANI): Two more former West Indies icons were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the lunch break of the first one-day international between West ... Read more...

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‘Rural posting for postgraduate medical students not feasible’


February 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Raising concern over the central government's decision to make one year rural posting mandatory for doctors seeking post-graduation, the Medical Council of India (MCI) Friday said it ... Read more...

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Taliban has network in rest of Pakistan too: Pak editorial


January 18th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.18 (ANI): The increasing influence of the Taliban, and other extremists groups in the tribal region, and especially in the Swat valley in Pakistan, reaffirms the Taliban ambitions of running ... Read more...

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The financial crisis: who will help starving countries? (Comment)


November 27th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (RIA Novosti) In recent months, the financial crisis has pushed back the food crisis, which had dominated the headlines for the past 18 months. But falling prices and corporate ... Read more...

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Preparations in full swing in Kashmir valley for cross border trade along LoC


October 1st, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Salamabad/Jammu, Oct 1 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing for setting up facilities at two points along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir for starting border trade with Pakistani Kashmir.The ... Read more...

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Myanmar generals still in firm control


September 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sept.26 (ANI): The ruling military junta in Myanmar still remains in firm control of the country and its affairs even a year after it began a deadly crackdown on ... Read more...

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‘India and Britain need to stem illegal migration’


July 17th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 17 (IANS) Indian-origin MP Virender Sharma Thursday called upon Indian and British authorities to work in tandem in order to check illegal migration after a BBC ... Read more...

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BJP asks PM not to cancel Amarnath land allotment


June 27th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him not to cancel the land allotted to the Shri Amarnath Shrine ... Read more...

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South Africa unites in call to end xenophobic attacks


May 31st, 2008 - 1:06 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 30 (IANS) Churches, businesses and the civil society Friday joined the chorus of condemnation of xenophobic attacks on migrants from other African countries in South Africa. Religious organisations ... Read more...

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Female foeticide a national shame, says PM (Roundup)


April 28th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Terming female foeticide as a "national shame", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, speaking as a "proud father of three daughters", Monday made a fervent plea to fight the ... Read more...

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India has 30 days to act on nuke deal: Burns


March 1st, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Outgoing U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nicholas Burns, has said India has a month's time to act on the US-India civil nuclear cooperation deal.If approved, ... Read more...

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Randhawa leads morning charge at Johnnie Walker golf


February 29th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
(Afternoon Lead)Gurgaon, Feb 29 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa charged up the leaderboard with a bogey-free 65 that put him in an ideal position to make a bid for his first European Tour title ... Read more...

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