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1996 Olympics: Divided Indian hockey team make another poor finish (Sports Special)


July 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Apparently, Indian hockey had not learnt anything from past mistakes as intrigue and dissension continued to plague the national team that, along with the officials of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), ... Read more...

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Injured Munda to convene cabinet meeting May 17


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating in a Ranchi hospital from injuries sustained when his helicopter crash-landed here last week, has convened a cabinet meeting May ... Read more...

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UPA breaking up, brick by brick: BJP


March 15th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Thursday that the Congress-led government was falling apart, brick by brick, due to distrust with its key allies."There ... Read more...

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India preparing to fight limited conflict with China: US official (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian military is strengthening its forces in preparation to "fight a limited conflict" with China, said a top US intelligence official who added that ... Read more...

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Iran still undecided on nuclear bomb: US intelligence chief


February 1st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The US intelligence chief said Tuesday that Iran is still undecided on whether to make a nuclear bomb though it has the ability."There is dissension ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel still divided on inclusion of PM (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice, examining the Lokpal bill, Wednesday remained divided over bringing the prime minister under the anti-graft ombudsman ... Read more...

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BJP wins Karnataka bypoll, battle for credit begins


September 29th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Koppal, Sep 29 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday won the bypoll for the assembly seat from this north Karnataka town, immediately sparking a wrangle in the ... Read more...

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Congress plays down controversial 2G spectrum note


September 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Sep 28 (IANS) Seeking to play down the controversial finance ministry note on 2G spectrum, the Congress Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Pranab writes to PM explaining 2G note


September 28th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh defended Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the spectrum allocation row, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee wrote a fresh ... Read more...

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PM says opposition wants early polls, rejects dissension over 2G


September 27th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sept 27 (IANS) Rejecting suggestions of dissent in the cabinet over the 2G spectrum allocation row, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday accused the opposition ... Read more...

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Future 9/11 ceremonies may not include reading of names


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The solemn reading by family members of the names of the people who died in the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks may be discontinued at ... Read more...

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The Hazare movement: Making India a true beacon of democracy (Comment)


April 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
As Indians rise in protest and rally around Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, the corrupt and the opportunist are looking for cover. The swelling resolve to birth a movement that would ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian loses court appeal over LTTE link charge


March 10th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian activist accused of having links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has lost his defamation appeal before a court.One ... Read more...

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Stressed mid-level Taliban reluctant to taking orders from Pak-based leaders


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), Feb.22 (ANI): Mid-level Taliban commanders have reportedly expressed a reluctance to return to the battle field, suggesting that there is a fissure developing in the insurgent outfit's rank and ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress has new secretary general


February 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the country's largest Indian-based party, has a new secretary general in S. Murugessan who was appointed with immediate effect amid speculation of ... Read more...

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JMM legislators resent denial of cabinet berths


October 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 9 (IANS) Four Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislators Saturday expressed anger at being denied berth in the Arjun Munda cabinet, a day after the state chief minister inducted nine ... Read more...

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Capello’s off-hand attitude creating dissension within England squad


June 20th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Italian coach Fabio Capello's off-hand attitude is causing quite a stir and dissension within the England World Cup squad, and the team's shocking display against both the United ... Read more...

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Hockey India leaves the sport in a mess (Flashback 2009)


December 25th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) One step forward, but three steps back. That was the story of Indian hockey in the year gone by.To say that Indian hockey is currently a ... Read more...

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Bofors: the stain that won’t go away (Comment)


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Twenty-two years after a Swedish radio station first suggested that the Bofors howitzer gun deal involved the payment of "kroners to cronies" in the Rajiv Gandhi government and the ... Read more...

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Pak ISPR says all indicators prove Mehsud is dead


August 10th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.10 (ANI): * Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas has said that information gleaned from multiple sources have confirmed the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in a ... Read more...

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More trouble for BJP as it cracks down on dissension (Lead)


June 13th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With fissures in the party coming out in the open, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday sought to crack down on dissension even as senior leader ... Read more...

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No public criticism of each other, BJP tells party leaders


June 13th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Seeking to crack down on open dissension in the party after its poll debacle, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh Saturday asked leaders to "refrain" ... Read more...

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Rahul not joining cabinet - a strategy not renunciation


May 24th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The decision of Rahul Gandhi, the 38-year-old Congress general secretary and son of party chief Sonia Gandhi, to not join the new council of ... Read more...

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YSR completes five years, confident of another term


May 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Thursday became the first Andhra Pradesh chief minister to complete five years in office and was confident of a second successive term with the stage ... Read more...

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Dissension in Congress’ West Bengal unit out in the open


March 26th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Dissension in the West Bengal unit of the Congress party has come out in the open with the brother of late Malda strongman A.B.A. Ghani Khan Chowdhury claiming ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian education body hit by scam


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 2 (IANS) A major scam followed by public airing of allegations has tarnished the image of Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED), part of the business arm of the ... Read more...

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Raman Singh appoints nine parliamentary secretaries


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Tuesday appointed nine legislators of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as parliamentary secretaries with minister of state rank - seen as a move ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh bats for developing economies at G-20 summit


November 16th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Air India One, Nov 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh batted for developing economies at the G-20 summit.Addressing a news conference onboard Air India One, while returning from Washington ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP faces rising dissension


October 27th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is faced with rising dissension and the latest revolt is by senior leader Virendra Pandey, who has asked the party to allow ... Read more...

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Panel finds Palin guilty of abusing her power in Troopergate row


October 11th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Alaska , Oct 11 (ANI): A legislative panel has reportedly found that Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin had abused her power as Alaska Governor in firing Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan ... Read more...

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White House attacks Woodwards book again


September 13th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): The White House has again launched an attack on Bob Woodward''s new book The War Within: A Secret White House History, 2006-2008 that criticizes President Bush''s handling ... Read more...

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Multi-racial approach to tackle Malaysian Indians’ issues: Vellu


August 10th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president and former minister S. Samy Vellu Saturday said the problems facing the Indian community could only be resolved through "a multi-racial approach". ... Read more...

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Shahid Afridi refutes reports of groupism in Pak team


June 17th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , June 17 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has refuted reports suggesting groupism in the Pakistani cricket team, saying that there were no ill feelings among players against skipper Shoaib ... Read more...

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After 29 years as MIC chief, Samy Vellu wants to contest again


June 15th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 15 (IANS) Prominent Malaysian Indian leader S. Samy Vellu is keen to contest again for president of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) - a post he has held for ... Read more...

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Muslim league demands fair treatment from allies


May 25th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by admin
Malappuram (Kerala), May 24 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), one of the main constituents in the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, has said it is not getting a ... Read more...

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