external pressures

Japan’s consumer prices drop a bit in December

January 28th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 28 (IANS) Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in December 2011 from a year earlier, marking the third consecutive month of decline with deflation expected to linger ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sachin a cricket god: Hussey

January 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian batsman Michael Hussey has termed India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar a "cricket god" ahead of the fourth and final Test beginning at the Adelaide ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Islamic militancy emanates from Pakistan: Daily

December 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The review of Pakistan's security paradigm should start with Islamic militancy that emanates from within the country, a leading Pakistani daily has said while noting ... Read more...

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Tough times ahead for Indian equities markets

August 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Indian equities markets are expected to start the week's trade with a negative bias Monday as a fallout of the US economy downgrade continues to ... Read more...

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A global crisis but Indian economy strong: Mukherjee (Lead)

August 6th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) In the backdrop of a global meltdown of stock markets, which also rocked Dalal Street, and a ratings downgrade of US, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans protest against UN findings on civil war

May 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 2 (ANI): Thousands of Sri Lankans hit the streets to protest against a United Nations report calling for both the government and Tamil Tiger rebels to be investigated over possible ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sharif blames ‘traitor of democracy’ Zardari for all of Pakistan’s problems

February 24th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has blamed the government for all the crises faced by the country, and reiterated that his party has experts to take ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India has great media potential: FT chief

May 3rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Financial Times (FT), among the world's leading business newspapers, is looking for opportunities in the Indian market as the country holds a "great potential" for print ... Read more...

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Fight Indian pressure: Dhaka Jamaat leader

April 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Calling India "big-brother," right-wing Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) chief Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami Friday called for opposition unity to fight external "pressures" on the Sheikh Hasina government. These "pressures" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique

June 3rd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new research has determined that the secret of a successful sandcastle could aid the revival of an ancient eco-friendly building technique.The researchers, led by experts at Durham ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Operations against Taliban till their elimination: Pakistani PM (Night Lead)

May 10th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan was not fighting a "normal war" but conducting a "guerilla" operation against the Taliban in the country's troubled northwest and this would continue till the militants ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Medvedev seeks faster military reforms

September 25th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Vilyuchinsk (Russia), Sep 25 (RIA Novosti) Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev Thursday called for faster modernization of the armed forces and improvement of service conditions in view of the perceived security threats."We have ... Read more...

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‘Karna’ - tribute to the anti-hero

August 7th, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Showing how social barriers can prevent people from attaining success, Bobby Bedi's play "Karna - Warrior of the Sun" tells the tale of the unsung ... Read more...

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Double-digit inflation influenced by global factors: PM (Lead)

July 15th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Global factors are behind India's current bout of inflation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday, a week before his government seeks a vote of trust in parliament. ... Read more...

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Musharraf may resign if Zardari and Sharif clip his powers

April 26th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.26 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf might resign if the PPP-PML-N coalition government decides to clip his powers, and make him a ceremonial head of state. Rumours are circulating in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Musharraf may be reduced to titular head

April 26th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Ruling parties in Pakistan have decided not to impeach President Pervez Musharraf and are instead contemplating a constitutional amendment to clip the powers of the head of state. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharaf and pro Pakistan Kashmiris

January 22nd, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
By Dr Shabir ChoudhryLondon, Jan 22 (ANI): Strategically important and resource rich State of Jammu and Kashmir was important to both India and Pakistan in 1947, and in year 2007 when ... Read more...

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