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A last tango between Washington and Islamabad? (Comment)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
The tension between Islamabad and Washington is being stretched to the limit. Reports from Washington say US officials are trying to "limit" its counter-terrorism alliance with Pakistan. But this time, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa jailed till Oct 22 in corruption cases


October 16th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) On a day of high drama, former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Saturday jailed in two corruption cases, causing a severe loss of face ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa case: Congress advises Advani to end yatra


October 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress Saturday said Bharatiya Janata Party's senior leader L.K. Advani should end his anti-corruption yatra after the party's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned as BJP protests over Lokpal debate


August 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) A move in the Lok Sabha to discuss different versions of the Lokpal bill, as demanded by Anna Hazare, Friday turned contentious after the ... Read more...

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Nepal police comes to Indian’s aid


August 13th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) An Indian working in Saudi Arabia, who was defrauded of his money and threatened with being slapped with a criminal case as well by the ... Read more...

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Osama had support network in Pakistan: Obama


May 9th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says Osama bin Laden had "some sort of support network" within Pakistan that helped keep the Al Qaeda leader secure at ... 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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Pakistan exposed, but US will keep up balancing act: Experts


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Even as Islamabad is hard put to explain how the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks was able to stay so deep inside Pakistan, the US ... Read more...

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US takes off velvet gloves in dealing with Pakistan: Daily


April 17th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Washington seems to have "slid off its velvet gloves" while dealing with Islamabad, highlighted by the increasing drone attacks, a Pakistani daily said.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Left leaders running away from fighting polls: Trinamool


March 13th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Sunday took a dig at West Bengal's Left Front's candidates list for the April-May assembly elections, saying it reflected the ruling Marxists' ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson bags lead role in David Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’


January 7th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Robert Pattinson has bagged the lead role in David Cronenberg thriller 'Cosmopolis'.The 'Twilight' star will be star alongside Marion Cotillard of 'Inception' and Paul Giamatti of 'Duplicity', according ... Read more...

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War against Pakistan militants to take 15 years: US cable


December 5th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad had said last year that the fight against Al Qaeda and other militants operating in Pakistan will last 10-15 years, secret diplomatic ... Read more...

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Pak fears “US will again desert Islamabad” after getting Bin Laden: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Pakistan is concerned that the United States will "again desert Islamabad" after it gets al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, due to which the Asian nation is ... Read more...

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British deputy PM Clegg ‘plotted to ditch tuition fees pledge’


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was secretly plotting to ditch his pledge to axe tuition fee hike two months before the election, a media report said ... Read more...

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The Jammu and Kashmir situation: The Azadi Debate (Part I)


September 17th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Sept.17 (ANI): In the debate on Kashmir, in the slogans being shouted by protestors in the Kashmir Valley, the most common refrain is that of Azadi.Despite this, ... Read more...

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Colin Firth voted Britain’s best-looking man


September 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has been voted as Britain's best-looking man in a new poll. In the poll conducted by Wizard Jeans, the "Mamma Mia!" star topped the list, ... Read more...

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Jolie easily related to ‘Salt’ role because there’s ’something off’ about it


August 12th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has confessed she found it easy to relate to her 'Salt' character, because there's "something off" about both of them.The 'Tomb Raider' star said that ... Read more...

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The WikiLeaks expose: A wake up call for India


July 29th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, July 29 (ANI): The international flavour of the week seems to be the WikiLeaks expose of the documents concerning the operations against the Al Queda and its ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab’s anti-media resolution not first PML-N assault on media: Imran


July 12th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that the latest resolution against the media by the Punjab Assembly is not the first time that the Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

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Unrealistic to believe no ISI- Taliban link alleged in LSE report: Pak editorial


June 15th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 15(ANI): Despite the Pakistan government and the Army "rubbishing" the controversial London School of Economics (LSE) report, an editorial in a leading Pakistan newspaper has said that it would ... Read more...

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Facebook Privacy Concern Grows


May 10th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar San Francisco, May 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook's privacy rules are bothering millions of people along with some bureaucrats who are now opposing the website's privacy polices fearing that it makes ... Read more...

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You are being counted… for your benefit


April 1st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Over the next six months when officials visit you and seek details of your family, do cooperate. That is the message for the 120 ... Read more...

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India will act decisively if another attack happens: Chidambaram


March 12th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India will act "swiftly and decisively" if another terrorist attack emanates from Pakistani soil, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday, urging Pakistan to "reinvent itself" as ... Read more...

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Hollywood actors shrugging off nudity?


February 18th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Nudity in Hollywood has been variously described as beautiful, creative or explicit. But lately many famous actors have been vowing never to bare it all. Oscar winner ... Read more...

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UK student visa system rife with cheats, says Bangladeshi migrant


February 8th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.8 (ANI): Britain's student visa system has been denounced as rife with "cheating and deception" by a teacher who has experienced the process from within.The Daily Express quoted Mohammed Aslam Farook, ... Read more...

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Rahman nominated for yet another international award


February 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 5 (ANI): Oscar-winning musician A.R. Rahman has been nominated for yet another award-excellence in musical scoring for 2009 by International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA).He has been nominated ... Read more...

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Embrace India, kick Pakistan, says US columnist


December 23rd, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 23 (IANS) Calling America's ties with Pakistan a "sick relationship'' that "is becoming dangerously diseased,'' noted US columnist and author Christopher Hitchens says the US should recognize India as ... Read more...

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Mancini reveals Man City’s double-dealing ways


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): New Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini last night inadvertently exposed the club's double dealing over the controversial sacking of Mark Hughes, when he revealed that he had opened ... Read more...

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AIADMK to boycott World Classical Tamil Conference


October 20th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK Tuesday announced it would boycott the state government organised World Classical Tamil Conference scheduled to be held in Coimbatore next January. In a ... Read more...

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China adopting double standards on Kashmir: Sources


October 16th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): India seems to be confused over China's dual policy it is adopting vis-a-vis Kashmir.On one hand, China is trying to bracketKashmir as a disputed ... Read more...

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Musharraf admits Taliban two-timed him


September 28th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep. 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has admitted that his government's secret agreement with the Taliban had backfired.The Daily Times quoted Musharraf, as saying that the Taliban had ... Read more...

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‘Cooking with Stella’ a big hit at Toronto film fest (With Images)


September 17th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) There were more white Canadians in the audience than non-whites when Dilip Mehta's directorial debut "Cooking with Stella" premiered to a full house at the Toronto ... Read more...

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East Germany’s last leader accuses Gorbachev of duplicity


September 17th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 16 (DPA) The last leader of erstwhile Communist East Germany has accused Mikhail Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union, of duplicity in his negotiations in the days leading ... Read more...

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Now, A.Q. Khan reveals Pakistani hand in Iran’s nuke plan


September 9th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Rogue Pakistani scientist A.Q. Khan, who is the father of the Islamic nation's nuclear weapons programme, has now admitted the Pakistani hand in the Iranian nuclear ... Read more...

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Snooping Chinese “chitchat” site unleashes “human flesh search engines” on corrupt govt officials


August 1st, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 1 (ANI): Chinese government officials playing online games at work or abusing public funds need to be more cautious now, as a popular website is exposing their duplicity to higher ... Read more...

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