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Russian Wikipedia protests censorship plans


July 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian version of Wikipedia, the world's largest free online encyclopaedia, temporarily suspended work Tuesday protesting a bill that proposes a unified digital blacklist of ... Read more...

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Yield on Spanish bonds climbs up


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 10 (IANS/EFE) Investors pushed the yield on Spain's benchmark 10-year bond above 7 percent by the close of trading Monday as European Union finance ministers gathered in Brussels ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan allows Russia to resume space launches


June 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has given Russia permission to carry out launches from the Baikonur space centre, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said after talks with his Russian ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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UNSC adopts plan to send observers to Syria


April 15th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Saturday the draft resolution to send a group of unarmed observers to Syria to oversee the ceasefire, CNN ... Read more...

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China mulls human rights, torture in criminal law reform


March 8th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China is planning to introduce major changes in its criminal procedure law that seek to insert in writing the principle of "safeguarding human rights" and exclude ... Read more...

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Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria


October 5th, 2011 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have used their veto right and blocked a draft UN resolution that threatened sanctions against Syria if President Bashar Assad's ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb skips CPI-M central committee meet


July 21st, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee skipped the crucial two-day meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee which began here Wednesday, party sources ... Read more...

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CPI-M hopes Buddhadeb will attend central committee meet


July 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders hope West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will attend the crucial two-day meeting of the party central committee commencing ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb to skip CPI-M politburo meet, focus on law and order (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has decided to skip the two-day Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo meeting in New Delhi, citing the state's law ... Read more...

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Goa to announce draft forest policy soon


January 12th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) Facing accusations of tacitly supporting illegal and unchecked mining near forests, the Goa government is set to unveil a draft forest policy this month. State Forest Secretary Rajiv ... Read more...

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India releases FDI policy first draft


December 24th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released the first draft of the Foreign Direct Investment policy and framework in a consolidated form here on Thursday.Sharma ... Read more...

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Public to have their say on BBC policy for the first time


October 8th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.8 (ANI): For the first time, licence fee payers are being asked for their views on new editorial guidelines for BBC programme makers, before they are published next summer.According to ... Read more...

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CPI-M to identify ‘opportunistic’ cadres in West Bengal


September 29th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Heads of "opportunistic elements" will roll in the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) West Bengal unit once it launches its "rectification campaign" to weed out those who ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch ‘rectification campaign’ soon


September 6th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The two-day politburo meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) that concluded here Sunday decided to prepare a draft document for its "rectification campaign" to inculcate ... Read more...

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Russia, US to sign military cooperation pacts


July 3rd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (RIA Novosti) Moscow and Washington will sign deals expanding bilateral military ties and on transit of military supplies via Russia to the American troops in Afghanistan during President ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma, Mandelson agree on need to resume WTO talks


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 23 (IANS) Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his British counterpart Lord Peter Mandelson have agreed on the need for an early resumption of stalled ... Read more...

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UK may confirm first swine flu human transmission


May 1st, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain's first human-to-human transmission of swine flu could be confirmed today.Twenty-four-year-old Graeme Pacitti may end up being Britain's first case of human-to-human transfer of swine flu. Results are ... Read more...

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Germany denies leaking G20 spending plan


March 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 29 (DPA) The German government denied rumours Sunday that it had deliberately leaked a draft document, prepared by the British hosts of next week's G20 summit, outlining multi-trillion-dollar spending ... Read more...

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3,000 village courts to start within a month: Law minister


January 17th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Law Minister H.R. Bhardwaj Saturday said around 3,000 village courts will start functioning within a month, meeting the United Progressive Alliance government’s promise to take the justice ... Read more...

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EU summit lowers target for economic aid


December 12th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 12 (DPA) The European Union (EU) summit wants to lower the target for the European economic stimulus package, a draft document presented by the French EU presidency said Friday.The document ... Read more...

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Rice arrives in Georgia, Russians not moving out (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tbilisi, Aug 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice arrived in Tbilisi Friday for peace talks, as Russia's military continued to occupy two Georgian provinces despite a ceasefire agreement obliging them ... Read more...

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Obama to build ties with ‘natural strategic ally’ India


August 12th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) If elected president, Democratic candidate Barack Obama will pursue effective collaboration with major powers while deepening ties with emerging ones like China, Russia and India, which ... Read more...

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Western churches liberal agenda is a ”new form of colonisation”, say critics


August 2nd, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.2 (ANI): Anglican leaders from Africa say the actions of American and Canadian churches in electing an openly gay bishop and blessing same-sex unions suggests the promotion of a "new ... Read more...

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Russia draws plans to make Moscow global financial hub


June 8th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti St. Petersburg, June 8 (RIA Novosti) Plans to make the Russian capital a global financial hub will be drawn up in the next few weeks and presented to the leadership, a ... Read more...

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National Development Council to take up Eleventh Five Year Plan


December 19th, 2007 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Dec 19 (ANI): The 54th meeting of the National Development Council (NDC) will be held here today to consider the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-12).The meeting will be ... Read more...

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Eleventh Five Year Plan to be placed before National Development Council


November 30th, 2007 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for placing the Draft document of Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-12) before the National Development Council (NDC) that would enable ... Read more...

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