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Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of Sri Lankans visiting India and investigate the recent attacks on them."The ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers against attack on Muslims in Myanmar


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims took out a procession and offered special Friday prayers here to protest against alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe if British woman was murdered


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to diplomatic pressure, Goa Police have reopened the case of a British woman's mysterious death here in April 2010 to find out if she was ... Read more...

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Pakistani safe havens hinder Afghan war: US


April 25th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Pakistani safe havens and corruption are two factors retarding the progress of NATO forces in Afghanistan, according to a senior US military commander.Pakistan represents a ... Read more...

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Telenor-Unitech case referred to international arbitration


April 12th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India-based realty firm Unitech Thursday said the Company Law Board (CLB) has accepted the firm's plea to resolve its dispute with Norway-based Telenor through international ... Read more...

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Company Law Board suggests mediation to Telenor, Unitech


March 1st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Company Law Board (CLB) Thursday returned the petitions filed by Norway-based Telenor and India's Unitech, citing technical errors, and asked the firms to resolve ... Read more...

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Military action against Iran premature: Dempsey


January 27th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey has said that it is "premature" to use military force against Iran over its nuclear program. A ... Read more...

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Two Israeli pilots detained in Eritrea released


August 24th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Two Israeli pilots detained in Eritrea for a month on suspicion of arms smuggling returned to Israel on Tuesday, local daily Haaretz newspaper reported.Yehuda Maoz and Vered Aharonson, ... Read more...

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This pinch is going to hurt him a lot


July 31st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A British businessman on holiday in Singapore faces jail or lashing with a cane for allegedly pinching a woman's bottom, a media report said.Austin Cowburn, a ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 25 suspected militants in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's volatile tribal region of North Waziristan killed at least 25 suspected militants on Friday and injured several others, officials said.Two U.S. drones ... Read more...

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Pakistan urging ‘friends’ to pressurise US to end drone attacks: Gilani


April 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Pakistan is urging friendly countries to exert diplomatic pressure on the Unites States to stop its deadly drone attacks in tribal areas.Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, ... Read more...

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European Parliament asks Nepal to let Tibetan refugees vote


April 9th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Strongly reacting to Nepal forcibly preventing Tibetan refugees from taking part in an election to choose a new "government-in-exile", the European Parliament (EP) has asked the ... Read more...

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Clinton urges western powers to increase pressure on Gaddafi


March 30th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged western powers to increase pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.The UN Security Council's Resolution 1973, adopted ... Read more...

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan freed, not allowed to leave India (Night Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) With Pakistan cranking up diplomatic pressure, Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who was detained at the Delhi airport on charges of carrying undisclosed foreign currency, was ... Read more...

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If Pakistan has n-bomb, we will smash it: Morarji told US (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Vipin Das M. New Delhi/Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The US efforts to discourage a nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan in the 1970s met with stiff resistance from New Delhi and ... Read more...

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If Pakistan has N-bomb, we will smash it: Morarji told US


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The US efforts to discourage a nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan in the 1970s met with stiff resistance from both countries, with then Indian premier Morarji ... Read more...

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26/11 justice elusive, India-Pakistan talks on ice


November 25th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Two years after the worst terror attack on Indian soil, the perpetrators of 26/11 remain sheltered behind a wall of subterfuge in Pakistan, only ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber Megrahi speaks English with Scottish accent


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi reportedly has learnt English in Greenock Prison and spoke in Scottish accent when he telephone his friends in Scotland to talk about Rangers.The Daily ... Read more...

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Fiji courts China to Indian community’s dismay (Comment)


August 15th, 2010 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
By Mohan Balaji Shunned by others for failing to establish democratic rule, Fiji is actively courting China, much to the dismay of its large Indian community.Fiji's and China's mutual attractions are understandable. Fiji ... Read more...

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U.S. can’t even think of a nuclear armed Iran: Gates


June 21st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21(ANI): U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said that the Obama administration's efforts are aimed at preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons."I don't think we're prepared to even talk about ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. can bring back Qaeda suspect Aafia Siddiqui in a day if it wants: US counsel


June 11th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.11 (ANI): Hinting that the Pakistan Government was not serious in bringing back Dr. Aafia Siddiui, the Al-Qaeda terror suspect currently detained in a US jail, her American lawyer has said ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists storm seat of government as protests continue


May 9th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Hundreds of Maoist supporters waving red banners and the flag of their once-outlawed party encircled the seat of the government in the capital Sunday, continuing their ... Read more...

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India condemns ‘barbaric’ beheading of Sikh in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India Monday strongly condemned the "barbaric" beheading of a Sikh man by suspected Taliban militants in Pakistan. "We condemn the barbaric act of Taliban," External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Beheading of Sikh in Pakistan condemned in India (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The beheading of a Sikh man in Pakistan was Monday widely condemned in India with the government being asked to put diplomatic pressure on Islamabad over ... Read more...

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SGPC, Akal Takht condemns beheading of Sikh youths by Taliban in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Feb.22 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the highest decision-making body of Sikhs has severely condemned the beheading of two Sikh youths is Peshawar, Pakistan, and has asked the ... Read more...

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India should talk to Pakistan over Sikh beheading: Congress


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India needs to talk to Pakistan over the beheading of a Sikh near Pakistan's Peshawar city, the ruling Congress said Monday. "It is a serious issue and ... Read more...

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SGPC, Punjab government condemn Sikh beheading in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the Punjab government Monday condemned the beheading of a Sikh near Pakistan's Peshawar city and sought the central government's intervention ... Read more...

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BJP criticizes Centre for its callous attitude on beheading of Sikhs


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has severely condemned the beheading of two Sikh youths in Peshawar and criticized the Centre for its coldhearted attitude for not ... Read more...

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Beheaded body of a Sikh found in Pakistan (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) One of the three Sikhs abducted by Pakistani Taliban was found beheaded in Pakistan's restive tribal region, a media report said. The victim was identified as Jaspal ... Read more...

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BJP seeks to put diplomatic pressure on Australia for attacks on Indians


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation met External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and urged him to exert more diplomatic pressure on Australia over the spate of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh gets US assurances on terrorism, n-deal, China


November 26th, 2009 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar and Manish Chand Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrapped up a "very productive" state visit to the US with assurances of support from President Barack ... Read more...

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Saeed is 26/11 mastermind, says India as he gets court reprieve (Lead)


October 13th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) India reiterated Monday that Hafiz Saeed was the "mastermind" of the Mumbai attacks but the Lahore High Court dismissed two cases against him filed under the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, not India, exporting terrorism: PM (Intro Roundup)


October 11th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Denying that India was to blame for terror in Balochistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said it was Pakistan that was patronizing terrorism and causing ... Read more...

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Pakistan, not India, exporting terrorism: PM (Roundup)


October 11th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Denying that India was to blame for terror in Balochistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said it was Pakistan that was patronizing terrorism and causing "great harm" ... Read more...

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Pakistan must punish Mumbai killers, says PM


October 11th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanded Sunday that Pakistan should try and punish those who masterminded the Mumbai terror attack last year. The prime minister told reporters here that ... Read more...

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