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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Blaze at fireworks factory in southern India kills 38, injures 60


September 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SIVAKASI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A fast-moving fire swept through a fireworks factory in southern India on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60 others, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Zardari, Manmohan meeting could be significant: daily


August 30th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) A meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Tehran "could be an important continuation of the efforts to improve ... Read more...

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Prime Minister assures on autonomy of IITs


June 15th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured members of the All India IIT Faculty Federation (AIIITFF) that the autonomy of the prestigious Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

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We can’t spare Manmohan Singh, says Congress (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Congress cannot spare Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the party said Thursday, ruling out his candidature as president. The Congress also rejected former president ... Read more...

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We can’t spare Manmohan Singh, says Congress


June 14th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Congress could not spare Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the party said Thursday, ruling out his candidature as president."Manmohan Singh will stay prime minister ... Read more...

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Opposition slams UPA’s performance on third anniversary


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led UPA-II government's performance on its third anniversary, saying ... Read more...

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PM’s ‘chair’ offered to Cambridge professor


May 20th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) There may be many aspirants eagerly wanting to occupy the chair of the country's prime minister but a 'chair' in the name of incumbent Prime ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold economic dialogue, discuss n-deal (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and Japan will hold their first economic dialogue and sixth strategic talks Monday to impart a renewed momentum to burgeoning multi-faceted ties and ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate cancer radiation centre in northeast


April 19th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Friday inaugurate a state-of-the-art facility for cancer treatment in Guwahati, an official statement said here. Prevalence of cancer remains ... Read more...

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Time to vote out the corrupt, Advani urges UP’s voters


February 24th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) Terming corruption the chief issue in the Uttar Pradesh elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said it was time for the people ... Read more...

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Don’t politicise anti-terror hub issue: Soni


February 18th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Defending the government's proposed powerful counter-terror intelligence hub, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Saturday said the matter should not be "politicised"."There have been ... Read more...

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UPA record in corruption unbeatable: Advani


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's "stinking record" in corruption was unbeatable, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said here Wednesday while listing ... Read more...

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SC deadline is serious indictment of government: BJP (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting the government a three-month deadline to sanction the prosecution of public servants for corruption was a slap in the ... Read more...

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BJP welcomes Supreme Court deadline to government


January 31st, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting a three-month deadline for the government for sanctioning the prosecution of public servants under the Prevention of Corruption Act ... Read more...

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ISI spy claims he was in regular touch with Indian officials


December 12th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Admitted Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he was in regular touch with Indian cabinet ministers and Indian embassy officials here over the ... Read more...

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India announces PM’s visit to Russia Dec 15-17


December 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India Thursday formally announced that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will go on a three-day visit to Moscow Dec 15-17 for a summit meeting with ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah asks his brother to toe party line


November 4th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) Farooq Abdullah, union minister for new and renewable energy and president of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday asked his younger ... Read more...

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What happened to PM’s honorary degree?


July 28th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished students to have ever studied at Panjab University. But his name seems to be ... Read more...

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Gurudas Kamat quits central ministry citing ‘personal’ reasons (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Apparently miffed at getting a relatively light-weight portfolio, newly-promoted Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Drinking Water & Sanitation Gurudas Kamat Tuesday evening decided to ... Read more...

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Manmohan telephones Sheikh Hasina; Bangladesh hopes for historic September visit (Roundup)


July 5th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Moving beyond the row triggered by his reported remarks about Bangladesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told his counterpart Sheikh Hasina over the phone that ... Read more...

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Jaitley favours conditional inclusion of PM in Lokpal bill


July 5th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Favouring conditional inclusion of the prime minister within the Lokpal's ambit, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Monday criticised the ministerial draft of ... Read more...

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Ahead of Dhaka visit, PM speaks to Sheikh Hasina (Third Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday spoke to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, soon after his two-day visit to the eastern neighbour Sep 6-7 was ... Read more...

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Manmohan to go to Dhaka Sep 6


July 4th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Sep 6 go on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, on a trip that is expected to underline a new ... Read more...

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PM’s comments on corruption unsatisfactory: BJP


June 30th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday termed as "unsatisfactory, highly elusive and also deeply deplorable" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on corruption during ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victim’s children protest in New Delhi


June 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) About a hundred children of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy demonstrated in front of the Prime Minister's Office Monday demanding medical care, ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM embarks on first visit to India


June 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton, June 25 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Saturday left for his first visit to India to meet his counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh and discuss the free ... Read more...

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Sonia orchestrated police attack on Ramdev: BJP leader


June 9th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The police action against Baba Ramdev and his followers at Delhi's Ramlila Ground last week was undertaken on Congress president Sonia Gandhi's instructions, Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Obama calls Manmohan on ’successful action’ against Osama


May 10th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the killing of Osama bin Laden, the White House announced without a mention of ... Read more...

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BJP describes Pak to be ‘epicentre of global terrorism’


May 4th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Terming Pakistan to be the 'epicentre of global terrorism', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar


May 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to boost bilateral defence cooperation between India and its important partners in the Gulf, Defence Minister AK Antony will embark on a three-day ... Read more...

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US envoy asks Pak to act tough on 26/11 plotters


May 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer on Wednesday urged Pakistan to act tough on the plotters of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, stressing that the nation ... Read more...

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Search for missing Arunachal CM now extends to Bhutan, other areas


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 3 (ANI): With the search at high altitude Banggajang and Nagarjiji yielding no results, the search teams have been concentrating at five more locations including Putujiji in Bhutan to ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill will be introduced during Monsoon Session: Krishna


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Asserting that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government has always been responsive to the concerns of citizens, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said that the Lokpal ... Read more...

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PM describes Osama’s killing as a significant step forward


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Terming Osama bin Laden's killing as a significant step forward, the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday asked the international community and Pakistan in particular ... Read more...

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