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EU must be more decisive to protect euro: Spain, France


August 31st, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Financial markets' doubts about the strength of the euro can be blamed on a lack of decisive action by the European Union, French President François Hollande ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives Monday deadline to PM (lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Experts’ views on RBI monetary policy review


July 31st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept key policy rates unchanged in the first quarter review of monetary policy announced Tuesday. Following are the comments from ... Read more...

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UAE reiterates support to Myanmar Muslims


July 14th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Friday reiterated its support to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference call for protecting Muslims in Myanmar.Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Forced marriages to be a crime in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Forcing someone to marry will become a criminal offence in Britain and "will not be tolerated", Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.The decision to create ... Read more...

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Navy officer wins gallantry medal for capturing pirates


January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For the quick thinking and resolute action against pirates in the high seas, a naval commander, who helped capture of 61 Somali pirates in ... Read more...

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EU criticizes S&P;’s eurozone countries rating cut


January 14th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 14 (IANS) European Union's (EU) Economic Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn has criticized Standard & Poor's for its decision to downgrade credit ratings of nine eurozone countries.The commissioner Friday ... Read more...

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ICC backs Australia’s move to combat cheat in sport


January 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has supported proposals being made by the Australian government to establish a national framework of laws to combat cheating in sport. ... Read more...

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26/11: India still awaits Pakistan’s decisive action (Roundup)


November 26th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Three years after a group of Pakistani terrorists wantonly killed 166 people in an audatious strike in Mumbai, India Saturday paid homage to the ... Read more...

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India presses Pakistan for speedy 26/11 justice, says enough evidence


November 26th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the third anniversary of the 26/11 carnage, India Saturday reminded Pakistan that it was still awaiting "decisive" action against perpetrators of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Legislation in offing for street vendors


November 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Central legislation to protect the livelihood rights and social security of street vendors is on the anvil, while a model bill to give property ... Read more...

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Men need to change to stop violence against women: Meira Kumar


September 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Calling for a change in the mindset of men to stop physical and sexual violence against women, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday said ... Read more...

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Global economy in dangerous new phase: IMF chief


August 28th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Saturday that downside risks to the global economy are rising, and developments this summer have indicated the global economy ... Read more...

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17 militants killed in Pakistan


May 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) At least 17 militants were killed Tuesday in a military operation in the country's northwest tribal region, a media report said.An air strike in the Mamoozai ... Read more...

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BJP extends support to Hazare’s fast on anti-graft bill


April 4th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday extended support to veteran social activist Anna Hazare's indefinite "hunger strike against corruption", and said there was need ... Read more...

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US military action in Libya ‘unconstitutional’: Law expert


March 26th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.26 (ANI): Michael Dorf, a constitutional law expert and a professor of law at Cornell University, has said that US President Barack Obama's decision to take military action in Libya ... Read more...

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US has no plans to ‘assassinate’ Gaddafi, Obama tells lawmakers


March 26th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders that the US military would not be used to assassinate Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, sources familiar with Friday's ... Read more...

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Only JPC can properly look into 2G, claims Sharad Yadav


December 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ahead of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rally on corruption, alliance convenor and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday scoffed at the prime minister's offer ... Read more...

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Dangerous plastics chemical can pass through the skin


November 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): The controversial plastics compound bisphenol A (BPA) is back into the limelight.One study has revealed that the chemical is readily absorbed through the skin, while the second ... Read more...

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Brit kids get drunk for half the cost of a chocolate bar


October 18th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Youngsters in the UK can get drunk for half the price of a chocolate bar, a new study has revealed.Supermarkets and off-licences are selling cider for as little ... Read more...

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Bolivian miner trapped in Chile to get new job


October 10th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Oct 10 (IANS/EFE) A Bolivian miner trapped along with 32 Chileans in a mine in Chile for the past 64 days has been promised a new job by Bolivian ... Read more...

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Marine researchers call for international effort to save coral reefs


October 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Leading marine researchers say that there is still time to save the world's ailing coral reefs, if prompt and decisive action can be taken to improve their overall ... Read more...

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Housing deficit cannot be addressed by budgetary support: Kumari Selja


October 4th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Monday said that the housing deficit cannot be addressed only be means of budgetary ... Read more...

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PCB asked to act tough, also to support tainted players


September 18th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Sep 18 (IANS) One of Pakistan's former cricketing greats has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for some strict action, while some others have urged it to rally behind ... Read more...

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We are keen to regularise betting: ICC chief executive


September 14th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 14 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Tuesday said he is keen to speak to governments of various cricket playing countries to consider the regulation of ... Read more...

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Chief Executives’ Committee supports ICC’s decisive action against corruption


September 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sept.14 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) will recommend to the ICC Board that a wide-ranging and, if necessary, independent review of the current ICC anti-corruption measures be commissioned to ... Read more...

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Terrorism still remains a global threat: Canadian PM


September 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Sept 12 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned that terrorism is still prevalent nine years after the September 11 attacks in America, and added that no country is immune ... Read more...

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Ban ‘tainted’ Pak players from international cricket for life, says ex-Kiwi skipper Reid


September 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 1 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper and match referee John Reid wants Pakistan to be thrown out of international cricket for alleged involvement of some its players in match fixing ... Read more...

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ICC CEO Lorgat wants prompt, decisive action against Pak cricketers


August 31st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Haroon Lorgat wants a prompt and decisive action to be taken against the four Pakistani cricketers if the betting scandal involving them is ... Read more...

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Supporting ‘double faced’ Pak, US’ biggest “strategic failure”: Afghan NSA


August 24th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.24 (ANI): Accusing Pakistan of playing a double-game of supporting Al-Qaeda and the Taliban even as it continues to ask for more help from the international community to weed out ... Read more...

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US tells Pakistan to have constructive ties with India


August 24th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) The United States has asked Pakistan to have a constructive relationship with India and Afghanistan, saying effective and coordinated action across the region was needed to meet ... Read more...

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US pushes for India-Pakistan dialogue despite ISI-Taliban links


July 30th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The United States says it encourages a dialogue between India and Pakistan despite "revelations" of known links between Pakistani spy agency ISI and the Taliban as it ... Read more...

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DHS: Court’s decision to enjoin Arizona Immigration Law was correct


July 29th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Press Secretary Matt Chandler on Wednesday said that the court's decision to enjoin the Arizona Immigration law was correct.“The court’s ... Read more...

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Oz dating site owner ordered to own up to adding fake profiles


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 22 (ANI): The owner of a dating has been forced to admit it added more than 1300 fake profiles to its "Uncut" section.The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission found ... Read more...

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G20 should focus on green measures for growth: UN


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Leaders of the group of 20 developing countries (G20) should focus on environment-friendly measures to promote global economic recovery, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said. "Based on our ... Read more...

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