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Coalgate: Rajnath demands probe by SC judge


September 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Rajnath Singh, Ghaziabad Member of Parliament (MP) and former president of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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India will need 1,450 new aircraft in next 20 years: Boeing


September 4th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian carriers will require 1,450 new aircraft worth $175 billion to cope with the growth in passenger traffic over the next 20 years, global aircraft ... Read more...

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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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Nepal’s constitutional crisis worries BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday voiced concern over the constitutional crisis in neighbouring Nepal, terming it a "serious setback"."Major political parties and their ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to leave for Britain Tuesday


May 21st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday begins an eight-day trip to Britain, his first visit to a foreign country since he took over 12 years ... Read more...

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New York polytechnic honours Sam Pitroda


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) Polytechnic Institute of New York University, America's second-oldest private engineering school, has conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering on Sam Pitroda, adviser ... Read more...

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India natural leader of Indian Ocean region: Antony


May 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday positioned itself as a natural leader of the Indian Ocean region in view of its strategic location and operational capability, even as its ... Read more...

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As hookah becomes in, it raises health concerns (Lifestyle Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) From being a centre-point of village gatherings to gracing plush joints in metros, the hookah has made a comeback in social space. But its return ... Read more...

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US welcomes strong, prosperous China: Clinton


May 5th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday the US welcomes a strong, prosperous and successful China."We want to see China not only deliver economic prosperity ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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Kerala should guard against religious fundamentalism: Ramesh


April 20th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Describing Kerala as the "fountainhead" of social harmony, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday warned against the danger of the state becoming threatened by religious ... Read more...

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240 habitats in Kashmir got road-links in 2011-12


April 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir built 872 km of roads connecting 240 habitats during 2011-12 as against a target of 750 km, an official said Friday.Taking stock of ... Read more...

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Nepal, China to enhance trade relations, economic ties


March 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Nepal and China Sunday agreed to enhance trade relations and economic ties between them."I am confident that our cooperation will move forward quickly with more exchanges," ... Read more...

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Educational failure threatens US global leadership, says report


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The failure of the United States to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global ... Read more...

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Increasing opportunities for women-led businesses in India


March 11th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) An American organization that connects women-run businesses to multinational corporations around the world plans to help women business owners in India to sell their solutions, create ... Read more...

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Pollution costing China dearly: Report


February 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) The cost of environmental damage soared to almost 1.4 trillion yuan ($222 billion) in 2009 in China, up 9.2 percent compared to the previous year, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants strong economic ties with Sri Lanka


November 30th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has sought stronger economic ties with Sri Lanka so as to enhance trade between the two countries.President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday said Pakistan values its ... Read more...

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Day 6: Dry winter spell continues in parliament (Roundup)


November 29th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The raging political storm over the government's controversial decision of allowing foreign equity in retail ensured there was no work done in parliament Tuesday, ... Read more...

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PM defies calls for rollback of FDI in retail (Lead)


November 29th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the government's decision to allow foreign equity in retail was not taken in a hurry but was a ... Read more...

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PM firm on FDI decision, says it is pro-people


November 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the government's decision to allow foreign equity in retail was not taken in haste but after a careful ... Read more...

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Delhi to construct Rs.3,100 crore industrial hub


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will set up a Rs.3,100 crore multi-level manufacturing hub to encourage non-polluting small and medium industries in the capital, Delhi Industries Minister ... Read more...

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India to base anti-piracy patrol plane in Maldives


October 18th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India will base a Dornier maritime patrol aircraft in the Maldives from Wednesday to carry out surveillance of the Indian Ocean island nation's exclusive economic ... Read more...

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From cut-outs to being cut out, Kudankulam officials baffled


October 14th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) From red carpet to furious protests. Officials of Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) remember the arches raised to welcome them to Kudankulam not long ago, ... Read more...

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Naval war games close to China beneficial: Antony


October 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In observations that could raise the hackles of China, India Wednesday acknowledged the benefits of holding joint exercises with global and regional powers such as ... Read more...

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Manmohan’s Dhaka visit: Transit, ports, border key issues


August 26th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 26 (IANS) A transit route between the mountainous northeastern states and the rest of India via Bangladesh, use of sea and river ports and border-related issues ... Read more...

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India, China driving gold demand despite high price: Council


August 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Accounting for over half of global gold demand, India and China have driven the sales of this precious metal to near-record levels during the first half ... Read more...

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No economic success without political stability: Gilani


August 9th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) No country can achieve economic prosperity without political stability, says Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Addressing the Pakistan Investors Forum at Jeddah, Gilani said Pakistan ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks more access to EU markets


July 20th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who is in London, has urged increased trade and market access for Pakistani products in European markets, it was reported ... Read more...

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India will require 1,320 aircraft by 2030: Boeing


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) US aircraft major Boeing Wednesday forecast that the Indian aviation market would require up to 1,320 commercial planes, worth $150 billion, over the next 20 ... Read more...

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Reopen Stilwell Road as gateway to SE Asia: Northeast CMs


July 5th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) Regional heads in India's northeast have urged the central government to reopen the historic World War II Stilwell Road, linking the region with China via ... Read more...

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Bihar officials laud China’s work culture


June 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Bihar can achieve economic prosperity if it takes inspiration from China's dedication and hard work, senior officials who accompanied Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his visit ... Read more...

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Tunisia begins extradition procedures against ex-president


June 18th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 18 (IANS) Tunisia has started extradition procedures against former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Xinhua reported.Ben Ali took power in a bloodless coup in 1987 and ... Read more...

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China’s economy threatened by country’s ageing population


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): China's ageing population is likely to contribute to slower economic growth and higher inflation, according to analysts.The emergence of negative growth in the total working-age population, which some ... Read more...

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Private sectors of India, Pak to be facilitated: Zafar Mehmood


April 28th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Private sectors of Pakistan and India will be facilitated for the benefit of the people and the greater goal of economic prosperity of both countries, Pakistan's Commerce Secretary Zafar ... Read more...

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