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Akono replaces Lavagne as Cameroon football coach (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde, Sep 14 (IANS) Cameroon Sports Minister Adoum Garoua has appointed Jean-Paul Akono as the new coach of the national football team after incumbent Denis Lavagne was sacked.Akono, a former ... Read more...

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China lacks confidence in its own rise: Daily


September 14th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China has experienced rapid development in recent years but "lacks confidence in its rise", a state-run Chinese daily said, noting: "How society should distribute power remains ... Read more...

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Maldives threatens to pull out from Commonwealth


September 12th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Sep 12 (IANS) The Maldives Wednesday threatened to pull out from the Commonwealth if the group's disciplinary body continues to "bully" the Indian Ocean island nation, Xinhua reported.Maldives government ... Read more...

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Menezes to keep same squad for China friendly


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has ruled out making major changes to his team for Monday's international friendly against China in Recife city.The match follows ... Read more...

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Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

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Centre seeks SC nod to review eco-tourism norms (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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In China, growing discontent over car restrictions


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) There is a growing discontent across China with speculation that more cities will follow Beijing and Guangzhou and limit the number of new cars.Beijing started capping ... Read more...

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Communal clash in UP’s Faizabad, paramilitary deployed


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Two Uttar Pradesh State Roadways buses were damaged as members of two communities clashed over a religious site in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad town Tuesday, police said. ... Read more...

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Man held for airing porn clip on live TV


July 20th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) An employee of a TV station in Chongqing city, one of the biggest cities in China, has been arrested for airing a pornographic clip during a ... Read more...

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Microblog use hampers work in China: Study


June 18th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) More than 50 percent of 500 office workers in Chinese business hub Shanghai have said their productivity goes down after using microblogs like Weibo during office ... Read more...

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Torres defends his selection in Spain’s Euro squad


May 29th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Spain's out of form striker Fernando Torres defended coach Vicente del Bosque's decision to include him in the 2012 Euro squad ahead of Valencia's Roberto ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma’s absence at rally pre-decided, no rift: BJP (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma to skip party rally in Mumbai


May 25th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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Gerrard calls for patience from Liverpool fans


April 7th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has asked frustrated fans to be patient as the team tries to turn around their wretched run of results, which has seen ... Read more...

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Mulayam pulls up government over Etawah firing


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) His patience with Uttar Pradesh Police wearing thin after Sunday's firing on a crowd of devotees in his home district Etawah, Samajwadi Party )SP) supremo Mulayam ... Read more...

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‘Misquoted’ Sri Lankan envoy apologises to Indian MPs (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government Thursday summoned Sri Lanka's envoy to India for a meeting during which he apologized to Indian MPs for his comments that sought to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka envoy apologises to Indian MPs


March 15th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka's envoy to India Thursday apologised to Indian MPs for his comments that sought to link those questioning Colombo's human rights record with the ... Read more...

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CPI-M says corruption, price rise routed Congress


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Corruption and price rise were the main reasons why the Congress fared so badly in the five state elections, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Panel to probe AIIMS suicide


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Tuesday constituted a committee of senior faculty members to probe into the academic performance of an MBBS ... Read more...

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Motorists circle Moscow in anti-Putin protest


February 20th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of cars with white ribbons and balloons drove around Moscow Sunday to protest the expected return of Vladimir Putin as the Russian president in ... Read more...

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Romanian prime minister resigns


February 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bucharest, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc resigned Monday along with his cabinet, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I made ... Read more...

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Romanian PM resigns


February 6th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday the resignation of his government, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I ... Read more...

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Jairam for tribal-friendly development to fight Maoists


January 25th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday called for political mobilisation and a sensitive tribal-friendly development strategy in the Maoist-affected areas to fight the menace in ... Read more...

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Revolt within, but BJP defends Kushwaha induction


January 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday drew flak from its senior leaders Maneka Gandhi and Uma Bharti who raised a revolt against the decision ... Read more...

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Medvedev to make final state-of-the-nation address


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will Thursday deliver his last state-of-the-nation address to the federal assembly, an official said.In his speech, Medvedev will focus on specific ... Read more...

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Sibal meets telecom operators on 3G issue


November 30th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday met chiefs of leading telecom service providers such as Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Idea Cellular, Tata and Vodafone to discuss ... Read more...

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Trust crises between officials, people: Chinese daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) Cases of "trust crises" between local officials and people could undermine the Communist Party of China's (CPC) ability to govern, warned the People's Daily, the Communist ... Read more...

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Mirchpur killings: Three awarded life term


October 31st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A court here Monday awarded life sentences to three of the 15 people convicted for burning alive a 70-year-old man and his physically challenged daughter ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth feel cheated: PDP


October 18th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has "cheated" the youth of the state by not fulfilling the promises made to them, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ... Read more...

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JMM, AJSU legislators unhappy with Munda government


October 17th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 17 (IANS) Discontent is brewing in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Jharkhand, with legislators of two key alliance partners complaining of being sidelined and even ... Read more...

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Summers of discontent over, Kashmiri youth focus on career (Feature)


October 13th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) A summer has ended peacefully in the valley and Kashmiri youth have certainly warmed up to it as they look for campus placements, surf for employment ... Read more...

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Delhi in mind, Advani starts yatra from Bihar


October 12th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 11 (IANS) Calling for a "brighter India" free of corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday rolled out his sixth road campaign, the Jan Chetna ... Read more...

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Female staff in Obama White House felt edged out: New book


September 20th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior female aides in the White House felt threatened by the men who had greater access to President Barack Obama in the first two ... Read more...

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Increase land bank for projects to 500 acres: FICCI


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Industry lobby FICCI Sunday said it has suggested to the government to increase the land mass of 100 acres for projects in the draft Land ... Read more...

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Jharkhand legislator - an ex-Maoist - supports Anna


August 25th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Polush Surin, a former Maoist leader and now a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator, Thursday staged a one-day sit-in to support Anna Hazare's Jan Lokpal ... Read more...

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