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Maoists offer swap, no interlocutor for talks (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Uncertainty persisted Wednesday on the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha, with talks likely to be delayed further as it was not ... Read more...

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Odisha abduction: Talks delayed again


March 21st, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Uncertainty persisted Wednesday on the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha last week with talks likely to be delayed as it was ... Read more...

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Protests against Orissa hydropower projects intensify


August 25th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) Protests against three hydro power plants Orissa plans across river Mahanadi intensified with thousands of people Wednesday staging a massive demonstration at district headquarters town of ... Read more...

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Sudan calls on US to stop ‘carrot and stick policy’


June 16th, 2011 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, June 16 (IANS) The Sudanese government has called on the US administration to stop its "carrot and stick policy" that it has been using in dealing with the ... Read more...

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Number of displaced people hits global high


March 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Internal Displacement Monitoring Center of the Norwegian Refugee Council has reported that despite the fact that Africa has seen a decline in the number of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Orissa hostage crisis may linger: Mediator (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 (IANS) The release of an Orissa district collector and a junior engineer kidnapped by Maoists on Feb 16 may take some more time as a key rebel ideologue is ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar slams Pawar over alleged involvement in Lavasa project


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Dec 22 (ANI): Social activist Medha Patkar on Wednesday criticized Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar over his alleged involvement in the controversial housing project at Lavasa near Pune.Patkar said Pawar's ... Read more...

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Will The Marshall Islands Continue To Be A Nation?


December 7th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republic of the Marshall Islands is on the verge of the extinction. Now this is sure to raise many eyebrows. However, this is what is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Earthquake risk high in Panama: Study


November 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found that the Limon and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama have ruptured both independently and in unison over the past 1400 years, indicating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mazda’s New Direct Injection Engine Will Reduce Fuel Consumption


September 8th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mazda is all set to welcome its newest family members with diesel engines and direct-injection gasoline which is expected to arrive next year. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

42 million people uprooted in 2008, says UN report


June 16th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 16 (DPA) Some 42 million people were displaced in 2008, having been forced to flee their homes due to conflict or persecution, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More people flee Swat as Pakistan battles Taliban


May 15th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) A fresh flood of refugees poured out of Pakistan's Swat valley Friday as authorities temporarily relaxed a curfew ahead of a looming ground onslaught against the Taliban. The ... Read more...

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Refugees crowd Pakistani camps as army battles Taliban


May 12th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Mardan (Pakistan), May 12 (DPA) Liaquat Umar fled his home after a stray mortar shell exploded almost on his doorstep in Mingora, the main city of Pakistan's Swat ... Read more...

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Scientists record key event that breaks continents apart


December 10th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): An international research team has captured for the first time a geological event considered key in shaping the Earths landscape, by breaking apart the continents.The team, led ... Read more...

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Transfer technology to combat climate change, poverty: Kamal Nath


March 11th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 11 (IANS) Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath has added his voice to growing calls for transfer of green technology to developing countries, saying failure to ... Read more...

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