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Gurdwara shooter acted alone: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) As the nation held candlelight vigils to remember the victims of Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, investigators asserted that the gunman acted alone even ... Read more...

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Countdown to Mamata’s dramatic announcement


June 13th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Here's the rundown to Wednesday's dramatic announcement on the presidential poll:June 12, Tuesday-- 4.30 p.m.: Trinamool Congress president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives in the national capital, ... Read more...

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No ‘dramatic announcements’ due to political constraints: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) After getting a lukewarm response from India Inc to his 2012-13 budget proposals in respect of key reforms, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said ... Read more...

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Maldives president quits after street protests, vice president takes over (Roundup)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed quit under pressure Tuesday after weeks of protests triggered by a judge's arrest saw mutinous police personnel backing opposition activists and ... Read more...

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Maldivian president quits after protests, police revolt (Third Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, elected only four years ago, quit under pressure after weeks of protests triggered by a judge's arrest escalated Tuesday with disgruntled ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned amid chaos, minus Lokpal (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Two days after the Lokpal bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha, it failed to get past the Rajya Sabha Thursday as the house ... Read more...

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Germany says will help India in nuclear safety


May 31st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A day after Germany announced it will phase out all its 17 nuclear plants by 2022, German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday agreed to help ... Read more...

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Killing of Osama bin Laden has rehabilitated reputation of US Government, officials


May 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Dhruva JaishankarWashington, May 4 (ANI): The dust has already started to settle after President Barack Obama's dramatic announcement on Sunday evening that U.S. special forces had killed al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Geronimo EKA: Magic words that Obama was waiting to hear


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) "Geronimo EKIA." That was the terse message that US President Barack Obama was tensely waiting to hear.It meant that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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Osama’s death is ‘huge’ for Obama


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, May 2 (IANS) US media reported the "dramatic" announcement of Osama bin Laden's killing by American forces sparking an outpour of jubilant celebrations outside the White House and ... Read more...

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AGP scouts for partners ahead of coming Assam polls


February 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Barely a month for assembly elections in Assam, the main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is desperate for alliance partners - to stop the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Festive mood as speculation swirls of Mubarak leaving (Fourth Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) "Tonight, it is ending", the dramatic announcement by Egypt's top army general was met with loud cheering by the tens of thousands of expectant protesters in Tahrir ... Read more...

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Violence erupts in Cairo as Mubarak refuses to quit for now (Fourth Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday as violent clashes erupted between pro- and anti-government protesters, with dozens reported injured, after President Hosni Mubarak said he would ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses to step down now, Obama says transition must begin (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday with pro and anti-government protesters clashing as President Hosni Mubarak said he would not quit till September, defying the call ... Read more...

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Egypt’s transition must begin now: Obama


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Hours after embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced that he would not run for re-election in September, President Barack Obama warning of "difficult days ahead" ... Read more...

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Obama endorsement, a bold foreign policy stroke: US experts


November 9th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Leading US foreign policy experts agree that President Barack Obama's endorsement of India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council is "a bold foreign policy ... Read more...

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Maoists propose three-month truce ahead of talks (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Maoists to come for talks, the guerrillas announced they were ready for a dialogue if a three-month ceasefire was ... Read more...

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LTTE seeks truce and talks, Sri Lanka says ‘no’ (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 23 (IANS) Battered and cornered, the Tamil Tigers Monday sought a ceasefire and peace talks, but Sri Lanka rejected the appeal and asked the rebels surrender unconditionally. "Our position is that ... Read more...

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LTTE seeks truce and talks, but won’t lay down weapons (Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 23 (IANS) Battered and cornered in a small land area of Sri Lanka, the Tamil Tigers Monday demanded a ceasefire and talks with Colombo but said they were not ready ... Read more...

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European central banks slash rates to ward off recession


November 6th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London/Frankfurt, Nov 6 (DPA) Faced with a looming recession and rapidly falling inflation, the European Central Bank (ECB) cut rates by 50 points Thursday as monetary authorities around the world step up ... Read more...

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What if… Britain was under nuclear attack


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) "This is the Wartime Broadcasting Service. This country has been attacked with nuclear weapons."Had it ever been broadcast, it would have been the most dramatic announcement in radio ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister gives Olmert ultimatum to leave


May 28th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jerusalem, May 28 (DPA) In a dramatic announcement Wednesday, the leader of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's largest coalition partner called on the premier to turn the reins of government over to another ... Read more...

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