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Early Lok Sabha polls likely: Mulayam (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha elections could be held before 2014, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said Friday while declaring he would like to strike equations ... Read more...

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China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US had hinted a warning to china and Japan to end a conflict that they had cropped up over the issue of a chain of islands ... Read more...

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Cut temporary workforce in factories: Experts


August 31st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) At a time when multi-national and domestic companies employ temporary workers on a large scale resulting in industrial unrest, there is a need to reverse the ... Read more...

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South Korean conglomerates see economy worse than 2008


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 22 (IANS) A majority of South Korean conglomerates were seeing current economic conditions worse than those in 2008 when the global financial crisis occurred, a poll showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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China calls for dialogue in solving Kosovo issue


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) China has given a call to all concerned parties for solving the Kosovo issue through dialogue and to avoid any move which may deteriorate the ... Read more...

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PM hints at amendment bill for quota in job promotions (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government will find out a way to help the states with reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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PM seeks solution to quota in job promotions


August 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged political parties to suggest ways for a legally sustainable solution to the issue of reservations in job promotions ... Read more...

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Russia urges UN observers to stay in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Moscow believes the UN observers in Syria should continue their work there, as a withdrawal of the mission would cause "extremely negative consequences", the Russian Foreign ... Read more...

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Maruti management to blame for crisis: AITUC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) AITUC general secretary and CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta Friday blamed the Maruti Suzuki management for the crisis at its Manesar plant and said he would raise ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu considers Botafogo exit


June 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu, stripped of his status as first-choice striker, has admitted he could leave Brazilian club Botafogo.The 35-year-old has scored ... Read more...

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China opposes outside armed intervention in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 8 (IANS) China has expressed firm opposition to "outside armed intervention" in Syria or "any attempt to forcibly promote regime change" in the Middle East country, Xinhua ... Read more...

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AI board meet to decide on Boeing 787 arrival date, employees VRS


May 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Air India board will meet Monday to decide on the induction date of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner into the carrier's fleet and a voluntary ... Read more...

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1,500 kg gold from discarded phones?


March 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Believe it or not, 1,500 kg of gold, one million kg of copper and 30,000 kg of silver can be extracted from the 100 million discarded ... Read more...

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Indian aviation will overcome crisis, says Emirates official


March 28th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry will overcome the current crisis and things will soon return to normal, said a top official of Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline.According ... Read more...

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African Union suspends Mali from its membership


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 23 (IANS) The African Union (AU) Friday suspended Mali from its membership after Malian soldiers announced they have taken power in the country.The union Thursday condemned the ... Read more...

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Mallya summoned by DGCA to explain Kingfisher status


March 19th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' Chairman Vijay Mallya has been summoned by the aviation regulator to give a clear outlook for the financially troubled carriers' operations and future ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to run for second presidential term


February 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his plans to run in the forthcoming presidential election for a second term in the office.The 57-year-old president told ... Read more...

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Nobel laureate warns European economic crisis may deepen


January 19th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Jan 19 (IANS) The 2001 Economy Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stieglitz warned Wednesday that the European governments' economic policies are likely to deepen the crisis instead of solving it."The ... Read more...

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Brain re-routes traffic for maximum alertness


January 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The brain re-routes traffic within itself to maximise alertness and make the best of our knowledge of situations."In order to behave efficiently, you want to process ... Read more...

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Recession possible in Finland: Official


December 16th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Dec 16 (IANS) Finland's central bank governor warned Thursday Finland could slip back into recession next year.The country's economic situation deteriorated significantly due to the eurozone sovereign debt crisis, ... Read more...

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Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

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Euro debt crisis spreads to healthy economies: Official


November 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 25 (IANS) The euro area debt crisis has spread to healthy economies, said EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn in Helsinki Thursday.Rehn made the remarks in ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economy improving: Minister


November 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan's economy has shown better performance during the first four months of the current fiscal year, said Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.Shaikh said Saturday that the ... Read more...

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Sea levels will rise by 60 cm by 2100


October 18th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Sea levels will rise by 60 cm by the end of the century and by another 180 cm over the next four centuries, submerging many low-lying ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Workers have seized Manesar plant: Maruti


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Striking workers at Maruti's Manesar plant Monday seized control of the factory and indulged in acts of violence and vandalism, the company said.Managers and supervisors ... Read more...

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End repression in Tibet: Amnesty


September 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 29 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International has urged China to end "repressive practices" in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday."These recent immolations (by two monks) have reportedly ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles concern over monks’ suicide bid


September 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration based in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and said the incident showed ... Read more...

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Chidambaram briefs PM ahead of all party meeting


August 24th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram submitted a report on the situation over Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal bill to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Committed to strong Lokpal, open to discussion: PM (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Saturday assured that his government was open to discussion to ensure a strong Lokpal and said while there was scope for "give ... Read more...

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Singer Noel Schajris says he sees no sense in getting married


August 18th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter Noel Schajris has confessed that he does not believe in conventional marriage or in promising eternal love, something that he says strikes him ... Read more...

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US calls on citizens to leave Syria


August 6th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has urged its citizens to leave Syria immediately following violent clashes in the country between government troops and protesters."The US Department of State ... Read more...

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Farmers hold ritual for Greater Noida officials


July 24th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 24 (IANS) Farmers here Sunday organised a "mind-purification" ritual for officials of the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) as it was allegedly delaying returning land ... Read more...

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Obama asks Congress to solve debt crisis


July 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July, 24 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama asked congressional leaders Saturday to forget about "reckless political games" and reach an accord to raise the debt limit to avoid ... Read more...

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Put off award function, Ash asks France after Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai, who was to receive an honour from the French government here Wednesday, requested officials to postpone the ceremony in the ... Read more...

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Mideast Quartet to discuss current situation


July 7th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) The Middle East Quartet comprising the European Union, the UN, the US and Russia would meet next Monday in Washington and take stock of the ... Read more...

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