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Court dismisses petitions against GPS systems for Delhi autos


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi government's decision making it compulsory for auto-rickshaws in the city to install ... Read more...

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Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

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Indian-American on panel to make Chicago immigrant friendly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 18 (IANS) Ami Gandhi, an Indian American public policy expert, has been named to a committee formed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Indians among illegal immigrants seek relief from deportation


August 16th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Thousands of young, undocumented immigrants including Indians have began applying for relief under President Barack Obama's mini DREAM Act that allows them to work without ... Read more...

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Hackers post false updates about Syria on Reuters Twitter account


August 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Twitter account belonging to the Reuters news agency was hacked Sunday and used to post false updates regarding the civil war in Syria. It comes just ... Read more...

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Talent young illegal immigrants can stay in US: Obama


June 16th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) In an election-year move hailed by South Asian, Latino and other immigrant organisations, President Barack Obama announced that his administration will stop deporting talented young ... Read more...

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Today is Flag Day


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today June 14th is Flag Day in the US, celebrating the date in 1777 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” flag. In ... Read more...

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US extends Myanmar sanctions


May 18th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US Thursday extended trade sanctions against Myanmar for another year."The United States is committed to supporting (Myanmar) Burma's reform effort, but the situation continues ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria, Iran


April 24th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Monday unveiled new sanctions against Iran and Syria for using "technologies to monitor and target citizens for violence"."I've signed an executive order that ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syrian defence minister


March 31st, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Friday that it had slapped sanctions on the Syrian defence minister and two senior military officials.In a statement, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US vows to ‘get tougher’ on trade enforcement


March 8th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) US Trade Representative Ron Kirk has said Washington will "get tougher" on trade enforcement against the so-called "unfair trade practices" of its partners around the ... Read more...

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US sets up panel to probe unfair trade practices


February 29th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday to establish a trade enforcement office for investigating unfair trade practices.The agency would serve as the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram opens NSG hub, Mamata skips event


February 18th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The security of the country is a shared responsibility of the centre and the state, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Saturday here at the ... Read more...

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Thursday extended its sanctions against Iran, the State Department said."Today the United States government took three separate sanctions actions against Iran's primary intelligence ... Read more...

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Obama woos Indian, Chinese tourists


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Now its US President Barack Obama himself who is wooing high-spending Indian and Chinese tourists and has issued an executive order to make it easier ... Read more...

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Obama woos Indian tourists


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Wooing the increasingly affluent Indian tourists, President Barack Obama has issued an Executive Order to make it easier for travellers from emerging economies to get ... Read more...

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Cabinet expected to meet on minority reservation


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The union cabinet is expected to meet Thursday evening to consider four percent quota for minorities within the larger 27 percent quota for the Other ... Read more...

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US sanctions 10 Iran shipping firms, including India JV


December 21st, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on ten Iranian shipping firms affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), including Irano Hind, a joint ... Read more...

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Obama takes action to reduce medicine scarcity


November 1st, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Monday instructed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to identify and reduce the scarcity of necessary medications and he asked for ... Read more...

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UPA trying to grab waqf land: Mulayam


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government of attempting to grab waqf properties across the country through an executive ... Read more...

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BJP wants Shunglu Committee report on Commonwealth Games tabled in Parliament


March 25th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party walked out of the Lok Sabha today, over the Government's delay in tabling the Shunglu Committee report, probing the alleged irregularities in the ... Read more...

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Obama reverses order halting military trails of Guantanamo detainees


March 8th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8(ANI): US President Barack Obama has reversed his two-year-old order halting new military charges against detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The new order permits military trials to resume with revamped ... Read more...

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U.S. government blocks $30 billion in Libyan assets, largest U.S. blocking ever


March 1st, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Monday said it has blocked at least 30 billion dollars in assets owned by the Libyan government, the largest blocking ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US steps up pressure on Gaddafi to step down


February 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
The United States may have done a favour to Colonel Maummar Gaddafi by imposing sanctions in the 1980s, allowing the latter to consolidate his hold over the country, claims an Indian American ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions against Gaddafi regime to protect Libya’s assets


February 26th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): The US President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions against the authoritarian Muammar Gaddafi regime, with the intention of 'protecting the assets belonging to the people of Libya.'Obama ... Read more...

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UK to outline changes in controversial terrorism laws


January 26th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The British Government is to outline a controversial reform of control orders for terrorism suspects, following a review of security laws.Home Secretary Theresa May is expected to announce significant ... Read more...

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Peru bans smoking in public buildings


January 16th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) Peru has banned smoking in all public buildings, according to a decree published in the official gazette.The executive order, which was signed by President Alan Garcia, toughens previous ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bolivian army to sell bread to prevent shortages


January 1st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Jan 1 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian President Evo Morales has ordered the armed forces to sell bread in the western highland cities of El Alto and La Paz to prevent prices from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jon Bon Jovi appointed to White House Council for Community Solutions


December 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Singer Jon Bon Jovi has been appointed to the White House Council for Community Solutions.President Barack Obama signed an executive order on December 14, and the 48-year-old ... Read more...

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After 16 months, Islamabad HC to hear case against Musharraf


December 13th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.13 (ANI): A petition has been filed before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking registration of a case against former president Pervez Musharraf on charges of being the author of ... Read more...

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Pak judiciary not at war with executive: Justice Ramday


October 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Responding to news reports about an alleged standoff between the government and the judiciary, Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday has said that the judiciary has not waged any ... Read more...

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Pak politicians dismiss Gilani’s ‘evasive’ address to nation ‘mere eye wash’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 18 (ANI): Leaders of various Pakistani political parties have pointed out the lack of substance in Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani's address to the nation, and have called ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM’s word ought to be respected, says Gilani


October 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The prime minister's word should be "respected by everyone", Pakistan premier Yousuf Raza Gilani said here while referring to a Supreme Court directive for a written assurance ... Read more...

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Any ultra-constitutional step against judiciary to be deemed high treason: Pak SC


October 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has said that any ultra-constitutional step against the judiciary in the country would be deemed as subversion of the constitution and liable to be tried under ... Read more...

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Pakistan government, Supreme Court heading for showdown?


October 15th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The government and Supreme Court of Pakistan seem to be heading for a showdown after the former's reluctance to furnish a satisfactory answer in court ... Read more...

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