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US-based NRIs raise funds for imparting education to Punjab’s needy students


July 16th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi. July 16 (ANI): The contribution of NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) belonging to Punjab is immense as far as providing help in the sectors of health, sports and education. ... Read more...

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Wycleaf Jean’s charity takes Haitian girls to shopping


May 19th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 19 (ANI): Wycleaf Jean's charity organization gave three Haitian girls, who lost their limbs in the earthquake earlier this year, a reason to smile - by letting them shop ... Read more...

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After IT, it’s decade of infrastructure in India: Kamal Nath


March 24th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 24 (IANS) India's Minister for Roads and Transport Kamal Nath said here that the next decade will be the "decade of infrastructure" in India and invited Canadian investors ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean President Mugabe pays 5,000 dollars a day to his guards


February 7th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Feb 7(ANI): A recent report has revealed that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is so paranoid about his security during his foreign visits that he pays a special allowance of 5,000 dollars ... Read more...

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100 UN staff among ‘hundreds’ killed in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday "hundreds" of people may have been killed by a strong earthquake and its aftershocks that hit Haiti a day earlier, ... Read more...

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Bubbles the chimp to release memoir chronicling life with MJ


August 5th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Michael Jackson's one-time associate, Bubbles the chimp, has penned a tell-all diary which chronicles his life with the recently deceased King of Pop.The tome, Bubbles: My Secret ... Read more...

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North Carolina program offers girls a dollar a day not to get pregnant!


June 26th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 26 (ANI): A program, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, called College Bound Sisters is offering girls from 12- to 18-years a dollar a day to keep away ... Read more...

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Obama’s half-brother to face no charges in cannabis swoop


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 2 (DPA) George Obama, the Kenyan half-brother of US President Barack Obama, is to face no charges after he was arrested in a weekend drug raid, police said Monday."He was ... Read more...

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Disabled in India to be empowered


December 3rd, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari understand the need for crashing a barrier free environment for persons with disabilities. After presenting the National Awards for the Empowerment of ... Read more...

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Indias major initiatives target inclusive growth: P. Chidambaram


September 26th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Sept 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the country has taken major initiatives in agriculture and rural development, in industry and urban development, in ... Read more...

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NGO coalition demands Saarc food bank


July 26th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy (Sri Lanka), July 26 (IANS) The number of hungry people in south Asia will rise to over 588 million by 2009, says a coalition of NGOs and academics from the region, ... Read more...

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‘900 mn Indians live on less than $2 a day’


June 12th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 12 (IANS) Despite the emergence of a wealthy "global India", 900 million Indians survive on less than $2 (Rs.85) a day, the British government said while announcing ... Read more...

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US lawmaker dismayed at cut in AIDS funding for India


May 15th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 15 (IANS) A senior US lawmaker has expressed dismay that the administration has cut funding for HIV/AIDS to India, while pouring much of its $2 billion 2009 South ... Read more...

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India has worst indicator of child malnutrition: Unicef


May 14th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Over 1.5 million children in India are at risk of becoming malnourished because of rising global food prices, the Unicef, says. It warns that food inflation ... Read more...

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It is India’s century, not China’s: Kamal Nath


May 9th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 9 (IANS) The 21st century is going to be India's, not China's, because it is the fastest growing free market economy, Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath has said. ... Read more...

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Food, fuels and fertilizers are three challenges facing the world: Nath


April 29th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath today identified three challenges facing the world. The challenges were food, fuels and fertilizers. Speaking at the session on "Globalisation the New ... Read more...

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Children especially at risk in Haiti food riots: US


April 11th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, April 11 (DPA) The Unicef said Friday that children were especially at risk in Haiti, where food riots have created an even worse situation for many already living below the poverty ... Read more...

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Musharraf regime fudged figures, pushed Pakistan into economic crisis: Ishaq Dar


April 10th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 10 (ANI): Pakistans new Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has claimed that the Musharraf regime presented false figures about the economy and created mess on the economic front. He said ... Read more...

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Poverty in Pak increased by 40 pc during Musharraf regime: Ishaq Dar


April 4th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 4 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs eight-year regime beginning October 1999 plunged the country into poverty, which is said to have increased by nearly 40 percent during the said ... Read more...

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India to reduce items in negative list to boost SAARC trade


March 3rd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath today said that India has decided to reduce the items mentioned in the negative list with regard to its trade ... Read more...

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India is inspiring European nations: Hungarian PM


January 16th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Jan 16 (ANI): Visiting Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany today said that India's success in preserving its culture and national pride, while modernising itself is acting as a source of encouragement ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-Moon calls for refocusing attention, resources for eradicating poverty


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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