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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief orders probe into hostage drama (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Thursday ordered a probe into the incident in Hyderabad in which a suspended police constable took a senior police official hostage for ... Read more...

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Constable apologizes for taking senior hostage


September 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A suspended police constable who took a senior police official hostage here Wednesday night has apologized for his behaviour.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Himachal to propose ‘green budget’: Dhumal


September 11th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government would be proposing a 'green budget' in the next fiscal year, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."The 'green budget' would ... Read more...

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IAEA demands access to Iranian military site


September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog urged Iran Monday to grant IAEA inspectors immediate access to the Parchin facility, the agency reported on its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

War surgery workshop held


September 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 150 surgeons from across the country took part in a workshop on war surgery at the army's Northern Command headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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Sharjah launches taxi service for disabled


September 8th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) In a move to reach out to the people with special needs, the Sharjah Transport Corporation (STC) has unveiled a special taxi service for them.The new ... Read more...

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CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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Stable Pakistan in everyone’s interest: Krishna (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India wants to see a "stable" Pakistan that "would be in the best interest of everyone", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday after arriving ... Read more...

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Polio-free Southeast Asia within reach: WHO


September 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Eleven countries in Southeast Asia region are now on track to declaring the region polio-free as the last case of wild polio virus there was ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth may fall below 6 percent: CII


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A majority of CEOs are pessimistic about the Indian economy and feel that the gross domestic product (GDP) growth would fall below six percent in ... Read more...

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UAE,Canada discuss relations


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Canada have held talks here to discuss their relations and ways to strengthen them in different areas.The meet was ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on fake encounter in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought within two months an independent investigation report on the killing of two suspected militants in alleged fake ... Read more...

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India’s domestic aviation sector worst performer globally


August 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation sector was the worst performer globally in July as the domestic passenger traffic contracted 1.1 percent year-on-year, the International Air Transport Association ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Court dismisses former army chief’s plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh's plea seeking a change in the nature of trial of the defamation case against him was dismissed by a Delhi ... Read more...

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Former army chief opposes plea to cancel his bail


August 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh Friday opposed the plea of another former army officer seeking cancellation of bail in a defamation case, accusing the latter ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for drawing absent teacher wife’s salary


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) A principal of a government school in Patiala was suspended Wednesday by the Punjab government after it came to light that he was drawing the salary ... Read more...

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Rajasthan police officer denied bail in Dara Singh killing


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A court here Wednesday rejected the bail application of A.K. Jain, the suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) who was arrested in March for the ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Karnataka amid tight security


August 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr across Karnataka with gaiety and religious fervour amid tight security in Bangalore and other cities."Eid is being celebrated across the ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging case: Convicts set free before term


August 18th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The four youths who were convicted of ragging medical student Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh institute are out of the jail before completing ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief asks northeast community not to panic (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeast states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh police chief Friday appealed to them ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief appeals northeast community not to panic (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeastern states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh Police chief Friday appealed to ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Assam, curfew imposed


August 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Assam's Kamrup rural area Thursday and authorities imposed curfew in Rangiya sub-division of the district to bring the situation ... Read more...

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Wife demands relief for Odisha Maoist leader


August 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The wife of Sabyasachi Panda, who has been expelled by Maoists, Monday appealed to the Odisha government to withdraw cases against him and bring him ... Read more...

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Large aircraft allowed from Patna till Aug 31


August 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 have been allowed to operate from Patna airport till Aug 31, officials said Sunday.The the Airports Authority ... Read more...

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Input costs, lack of reforms hit India Inc. business confidence


August 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Most in India Inc. expect stagnancy or decline in their business activities in July-September period due to high cost of borrowings, unfavourable macro-economic condition and ... Read more...

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Police instructor suspended for forcing constables to drink urine (Second lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Saturday suspended police training instructor Pradip Borah after he made two constable recruits drink the urine of fellow trainees, police said.Borah is posted ... Read more...

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Cancellation of ex-army chief’s bail sought


August 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Lt. Gen. retd) Tejinder Singh Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking cancellation of the bail granted to former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh and ... Read more...

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Sugar output may drop by 1 mn tonne


August 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India's sugar output is likely to drop by one million tonne to 25 million tonnes in the marketing year beginning Oct 1 due to poor ... Read more...

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