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CII Kerala and state to set up ayurveda village


June 10th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in partnership with the health department will set up an ayurveda village in the state's Kannur district."We will be ... Read more...

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Thai Red shirts leader Seh Daeng dies of wounds - Hospital director


May 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Red shirts leader Maj. Gen. Khattiya Sawasdiphol, better known as Seh Daeng, died from injuries sustained after being shot in the head near a rally site on ... Read more...

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Thaksin calls for UN mediation as death toll reaches 33


May 17th, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra on Sunday called for "a new, genuine and sincere dialogue between the parties" and for UN mediation as the death toll in ... Read more...

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Pak now has two of Shahzad’s ‘collaborators’ in custody: US official


May 15th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 15 (ANI): At least two men suspected of having helped fund Faisal Shahzad, the man behind the botched Times Square bombing plot are currently in custody of Pakistani authorities, ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests militant who helped Shahzad


May 14th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) The Pakistani government has arrested a suspect with connections to a Pakistani militant group who said he acted as an accomplice to Times Square bombing supect, the ... Read more...

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Court sends Kobad Ghandy aide to police custody


March 19th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy's suspected associate Arvind Joshi, arrested from Kanpur by the Uttar Pradesh Police, was sent to police custody for 10 days by a city ... Read more...

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Micro-finance guru unveils new vision for poor (With Images)


March 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Last month, 200 shanty-town dwellers in and around Nairobi - the capital of Kenya - registered for a unique micro-finance scheme. A borrower could get a loan ... Read more...

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Argentina’s `robbery of the century’ upstaged by new heist


March 12th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Argentine police are investigating a spectacular assault on a Buenos Aires bank amid the trial of those accused of pulling off the 2006 heist dubbed the "robbery ... Read more...

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Delhi’s polluting industries to be made hi-tech


January 10th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Manufacturing outfits that add to pollution in the capital could soon close down, with the government planning to persuade them to upgrade themselves to knowledge-based industries. "The new ... Read more...

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Government will encourage FDI in media: Ambika Soni


November 9th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The government will act only as a facilitator for foreign direct investments (FDI) in print media and make amendments in the existing laws to ensure this, ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence’s severe ‘torture’ saved Rauf from being extradited to UK


September 9th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.9 (ANI): The Pakistani intelligence had tortured Rashid Rauf, the alleged mastermind of the airliner bombing plot, so badly that Britain had to abandon its plan to prosecute him.According to ... Read more...

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Cash for Vote scam: Kulkarni defends Advani against Jaswant attack


August 29th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): A former aide of Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani, Sudheendra Kulkarni, on Saturday, defended the former on the issue of the cash for vote scam that rocked proceedings ... Read more...

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12 killed in US drone strike in Pakistan (Lead)


August 11th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike Tuesday in a troubled Pakistani tribal district near the Afghan border killed at least 12 militants Tuesday, intelligence officials said. Two missiles fired ... Read more...

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Baitullah Mehsud dead: Pak


August 7th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IBNS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IBNS) Pakistan Friday confirmed that Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud is ‘dead’.Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, confirmed that the intelligence information on Mehsud’s death is absolutely true.“According to the ... Read more...

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Blast outside Pakistani courthouse kills one


July 29th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (DPA) A bombing outside a courthouse in north-western Pakistan Wednesday killed at least one person and wounded three, police said. The explosion took place in a parking lot adjacent ... Read more...

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Pakistan blames India for delaying Mumbai attack probe


July 12th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12 (ANI): Rejecting the notion that it is not sincere in conducting its investigations into the Mumbai attack, Pakistan has blamed India for the delay in the probe.Addressing a press ... Read more...

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US missile strikes kill over 50 Taliban in Pakistan (Lead)


July 9th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (DPA) More than 50 people were killed Wednesday in two separate strikes by US pilotless aircraft on Taliban in Pakistan's ungoverned tribal region near Afghan border, security officials ... Read more...

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Suspected US missile strike kills eight Taliban in Pakistan


July 8th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike on a Taliban bastion in north-western Pakistan killed at least eight militants Wednesday, an intelligence official said. Six missiles fired allegedly by US ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 15 in Pakistan


July 3rd, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (DPA) A suspected US drone aircraft fired three missiles at a militant hideout in Pakistan's restive tribal district of South Waziristan on the Afghan border Friday, killing at ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma wants women empowerment and equal rights


June 20th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, June 20 (ANI): Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma on Saturday said that the women of the country needed to be empowered politically."Women need political empowerment and equal ... Read more...

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Pakistan-born student found guilty of supporting LeT


June 11th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 11 (IANS) A Pakistan-born student of Georgia Tech in Atlanta has been found guilty of conspiring to support terrorist groups including Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), a Pakistan ... Read more...

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SMS campaign LTTE claims Prabhakaran is alive


May 21st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Sympathizers of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) have launched an SMS campaign claiming that their chief, Vellupillai Prabhkaran, is alive and will continue to lead the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka dumps Norway as peace facilitator after embassy attack (Lead)


April 13th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka Monday reacted angrily to the attack on its mission in Oslo by dumping Norway as a peace facilitator between the government and the Tamil ... Read more...

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US offers $5 mn reward for Baitullah Mehsud


March 26th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) The US has offered a $5 million reward for information on Baitullah Mehsud, a senior leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban who is linked to the assassination of former ... Read more...

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Pakistan lacks will, ability to fight terror: Mukherjee


March 6th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan exposes Islamabad's lack of will in tackling terror, which in turn poses a major hurdle to the process of ... Read more...

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Watching fearless Proteas enter fray against Australians is sheer joy for Cullinan


February 24th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.24 (ANI): Former South African middle order bat Daryll Cullinan is on top of the world these days, as for the first time in years, a South African team is ... Read more...

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FBI team to visit Pakistan on Feb. 27 to grill Lakhvi, Zarar Shah


February 24th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24 (ANI): A seven member FBI team is arriving here on February 27 to grill the Mumbai terror attacks masterminds arrested by Pakistani authorities in order to establish the ... Read more...

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Watch Kerala’s coast, countryside in ‘Bidaai’


February 21st, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Kerala's lush green fields, idyllic backwaters and lagoons are being promoted for honeymoon tourism and glimpses of it can be seen in Star Plus' daily soap "Bidaai". Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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FBI to grill Lakhvi, Zarar Shah to establish authenticity of Pak findings


February 21st, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 21 (ANI): The Mumbai terror attacks masterminds arrested by Pakistan will be grilled by a seven member US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) next week to establish authenticity of ... Read more...

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Alleged Qaeda terrorist freed to walk in the park


January 16th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): An alleged al-Qaeda terrorist said to be connected to Osama bin Laden has been freed to take regular walks in a park to stop him developing a fear ... Read more...

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‘Hong Kong is world’s freest economy’


January 13th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 13 (DPA) Hong Kong Tuesday was ranked the world's freest economy for the 15th consecutive year in a survey by the US think-tank the Heritage Foundation.Singapore was again ranked ... Read more...

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Booze ban tops kids” wish list Down Under


January 12th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): A ban on alcohol has topped the wish list of the kids from a troubled Kimberley town Down Under.In the survey of more than 100 children, aged ... Read more...

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E-learning can augment classroom learning, says scholar


December 10th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): A University of Illinois professor says that online teaching techniques, also known as e-learning, can have a significant positive impact on classroom learning. Caroline Haythornthwaite bemoans that the ... Read more...

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Investigation establish foreigners were the real target of Marriott hotel attack


October 30th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 30 (ANI): Pakistan s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has reportedly established that foreign nationals were the real target of the Marriott Hotel suicide attack on September 20, and ... Read more...

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Iran to launch its first satellite soon: Ahmadinejad


August 16th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 16 (IANS) Iran would launch its first satellite in the "near future", President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said, official IRNA news agency reported Saturday. The president, concluding his two-day Turkey visit, ... Read more...

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