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US praises India’s ‘huge role’ in Afghanistan


June 19th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) In the face of reported Taliban praise for India for standing up to the United States over the situation in the war-torn Afghanistan, the US ... Read more...

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Old parents support young in China


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) More than half of Chinese families, including younger members and adults, still enjoy economic support from old parents or grandparents, a media report said Monday.A survey ... Read more...

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New Mayor for east Delhi civic agency


May 1st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Annapurna Mishra Tuesday took charge of the newly-created east Delhi municipal corporation as its first Mayor after she was elected unopposed ... Read more...

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US to call Pak’s bluff with more aid despite its double game on terror


January 8th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): The Obama administration has decided to offer more military, intelligence and economic support to Pakistan, despite the ongoing frustration that Pakistani officials are not doing enough to ... Read more...

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Divorced women in dire straits: Survey


December 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Approximately 80 percent of divorced or separated women in India live below the poverty line, with a monthly income of less than Rs.4,000, a survey said.Conducted between ... Read more...

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Qureshi urges international community to help Pak govt in war on terror


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 23 (ANI): The international community should give political and economic support to the Pakistan Government in the war against terrorism that affects the whole world, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi ... Read more...

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Pak feels let down by US over its mere lip-service but little action


October 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 18 (ANI): With the third round of the US-Pak strategic dialogue all set to take place in Washington next week, Pakistani authorities are getting irritated over the lack of ... Read more...

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Partners of breast cancer patients at high risk of developing mood disorders


September 27th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Men, whose partners suffer from breast cancer, are more prone to develop mood disorders, which are so severe that they warrant hospitalisation, revealed a new analysis.The study indicates ... Read more...

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40 militants killed in Pakistan (Lead)


March 25th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (DPA) At least 40 militants were killed Thursday in an artillery and air attack in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal district of Orakzai near the Afghan border, a security ... Read more...

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MJ’s dad to file wrongful death suit against Conrad Murray


March 25th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father is planning to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the King of Pop's personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray.It is alleged that Murray administered the ... Read more...

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US, India determined to defeat LeT: US envoy


November 30th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama told Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of their determination to jointly defeat the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and ensure that the 26/11 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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No more collection of birthday funds: Mayawati tells partymen


August 27th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) In a surprise move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday told her partymen to stop collecting funds for her birthday celebrations with immediate effect. The Bahujan Samaj Party ... Read more...

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Holbrooke arrives in Karachi,to hold talks on economic issues


August 19th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.19 (ANI): US Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke arrived here on Wednesday and will hold talks on economic assistance being offered by Washington to help Pakistan pull ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan seeks support from donors to restore security


April 15th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 15 (DPA) Pakistan Wednesday urged international donor countries to provide support as it tries to restore confidence in the nation's economy and security. "We are here to ask political and economic ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban declares economic support under BISP to women as ‘haram’


April 6th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Khar, Apr 6 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Bajaur Agency has declared that the money provided by the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to women as "haram and un-Islamic".The ... Read more...

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‘US must help Pakistan in pushing al Qaeda out of tribal areas’


March 29th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): The United State should provide helicopters, night vision equipment and economic support to Pakistan to help the country in pushing out al Qaeda from the Tribal Areas, ... Read more...

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World Bank approves $500 mn loan for Pakistan


March 27th, 2009 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $500-million interest-free loan to help stablise Pakistan's economy, Geo TV reported Friday. "Pakistan has experienced severe external and internal shocks in the ... Read more...

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US keen on helping Nepalese government, says envoy


February 12th, 2009 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (DPA) A senior US State Department official said Wednesday that his country was keen on helping Nepal's Maoist-led government. US Assistant Secretary of State Richard Boucher, who arrived in Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Pro-LTTE party dismayed over Co-Chairs’ statement


February 5th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Expressing dismay over a statement from Co-Chairs of Sri Lanka's donnors, a pro-LTTE Tamil party Wednesday said it was unfortunate that the international community was assisting the Sri ... Read more...

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US must deny all military aid to Pakistan: Brajesh Mishra


January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra has said the United States should deny Pakistan all military aid till it fully co-operates with the international community in ... Read more...

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US must deny Pakistan army all aid: Brajesh Mishra


January 29th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The US should deny the Pakistani army all aid till it cooperates fully with the international community in controlling the Taliban in Afghanistan as well as in ... Read more...

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Growing Indo-Israel relationship not a matter of concern for Palestine: Abbas


October 9th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas today said that India''s growing ties with Israel is not a matter of concern for Palestinians as they remain assured of ... Read more...

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US approves 300 million dollar anti-terror aid for Pakistan


March 26th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar.26 (ANI): U.S. President George Bush has sanctioned millions of dollars as aid to Pakistan to continue its fight against terrorism, as Pakistan's new prime minister, Makhdoom Yousuf Raza Gillani, ... Read more...

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US gave Pak 12.28 bln-dlr-aid in past seven years: Congressional Research Service


March 26th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): During the past seven years, the US gave Pakistan around 7.74 billion dollars in the form of security-related assistance under different heads, like Anti-Terrorism, International Narcotics Control ... Read more...

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