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Avril Lavigne engaged


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne is engaged to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, reveals her representative.The couple maintained a low profile while dating each other. And now, after ... Read more...

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First cargo ship arrives in Havana from Miami in 50 years


July 14th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 14 (IANS/EFE) The freighter Ana Cecilia, which sailed last Wednesday from Miami to Cuba with a cargo of goods considered humanitarian aid, docked Friday in the port of ... Read more...

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World is without borders, says Egyptian globetrotter (With Image)


June 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) This 27-year-old Egyptian wants to travel to every country in the world.So far, Ahmed Haggagovic has visited 93 countries, India being the 93rd, carrying the ... Read more...

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Fudadin keen to display his talent on England tour


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies left-hander Assad Fudadin says he is hoping to rekindle his love affair with England once he gets a look-in during the ongoing series.The ... Read more...

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Panetta to discuss military trade on India trip


May 31st, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) As US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta embarked on a nine-day trip to Asia to bring US allies up to speed on the new US Pacific-orientated ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to help Myanmarese migrants in Thailand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has vowed to help migrant workers from Myanmar.The Nobel Laureate is in Thailand on her first trip outside her homeland ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Myanmar


May 27th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday arrived in this Myanmar capital on a three-day official visit that will see India expanding trade and ... Read more...

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Ahead of PM’s visit India-Myanmar bus cleared


May 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian cabinet Thursday cleared a bus service linking Imphal in Manipur to Mandalay in Myanmar, setting the stage for the signing of a ... Read more...

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US Defence Secretary to visit India in June


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Calling developing the US-India relationship as a priority for the United States, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will travel to India in the first week of June, ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to visit Britain, address parliament


May 21st, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 21 (IANS) In a historic first trip outside the country in 24 years, Myanmar's pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Britain and ... Read more...

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China launches tourist train to North Korea


April 29th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) China has launched a tourist train connecting the country's northeastern Tumen county and the picturesque Chilbo mountain in neighbouring North Korea.The train, carrying 65 Chinese tourists ... Read more...

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FIFA official to return to Brazil next week


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke will return to Brazil next week for a Senate hearing on the country's 2014 World Cup preparations.It will be ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger gorges on spicy dishes, naan in Delhi


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Spicy Indian food has found a fan in Hollywood action man Arnold Schwarzenegger. The actor relished some spicy Indian dishes and naan during his ... Read more...

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I’d like to give tips to ‘Big Boss’ inmates: Sumo wrestler Yama (With Images)


January 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Japanese Sumo wrestling champion Yamamotoyama a.k.a. Yama, who is set to make a guest appearance on the fifth season of the "Bigg Boss 5" reality ... Read more...

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Deaf demand recognition for sign language


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of deaf people Saturday demanded official recognition for sign language, saying that they have not been heard in 64 years of independence.In a ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il begins Russia visit


August 21st, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is on his first trip to Russia since 2002, the Kremlin said.Kim is expected to visit a dam in the ... Read more...

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Delhi opens whole new world for Jaffna’s ‘war born’


August 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) It is their first trip outside of Jaffna, Sri Lanka's once war capital. And the 10 Tamil students of a 160-year-old school in Jaffna find ... Read more...

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Khar arrives in India, hopes for good, friendly ties


July 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar began her two-day visit to India Tuesday, saying she was hopeful the two countries can move forward as "good, ... Read more...

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US to restore military aid to Pakistan? (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The US is mulling to restore the suspended $800 million in military aid and equipment to Islamabad, Pakistan's spy chief was quoted Sunday as saying.Lt Gen ... Read more...

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US to respect Pakistani’s sovereignty: ISI chief


July 17th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Under fire for intruding into Pakistan and killing Osama bin Laden, the US has promised to respect Islamabad's sovereignty, the country's spy chief was quoted Sunday ... Read more...

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Liverpool manager cuts short Asian tour to seal Downing deal


July 14th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish took a flight back home Thursday, hours after landing in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, to seal a deal with Aston Villa ... Read more...

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Clooney feels unclean after award functions


July 11th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor George Clooney feels unclean after award functions because he has to campaign so much during such events."I had just come out of Oscar season and ... Read more...

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US within reach of defeating Al Qaeda: Panetta


July 9th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 9 (IANS) The US is "within reach" of strategically defeating the Al Qaeda and is targeting its key leaders who are reponsible for the terrorist network's survival, US ... Read more...

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Spanish footballer meets Delhi slum dwellers


June 30th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Popular Spanish footballer Fernando Llorente interacted with several families living in the slums of Okhla here, a NGO said Thursday.Llorente is the ambassador of Save ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa leaves for Chennai


June 14th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa left for Chennai in a special aircraft Tuesday afternoon after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.The AIADMK chief was ... Read more...

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Fake currency with face value of Rs.1.5 crore seized


June 7th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized counterfeit currency notes with a face value of Rs.1.5 crore from two Turkish nationals and their Indian ... Read more...

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India can be a food superpower: Israel minister


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), May 2 (IANS) Israel's Minister of Agriculture Orit Noked Monday said that India has the potential to become a world superpower in food production, provided it was able ... Read more...

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Munter participates in Pashtun tribal jirga in Quetta


April 30th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 30(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has participated in a Pashtun tribal jirga in Quetta during his first trip to Balochistan.The jirga was convened by Nawab Ayaz Jogezai, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia trip


April 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia tripWashington, April 29(ANI): US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman will emphasise Washington's commitment to long-term partnerships with both ... Read more...

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`South America is priority for Brazil’s foreign policy’


April 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday that the priorities of her foreign policy is the integration of South America and closer relations with ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama asks Irish to work hard to strengthen economy


April 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked the people of Ireland to work harder if they are to overcome the financial crisis gripping their country.The ... Read more...

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Cameron arrives in Pakistan for ‘making a fresh start’ in bilateral ties


April 5th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived in Pakistan on a one-day visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani.Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Raza Rabbani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Where do Goans go for holidays? (Letter from Goa)


March 30th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Cavelossim (Goa), March 30 (IANS) Goa is not a place. It is a state of mind. It is an unshakeable belief in the power of sun, sand and scotch to ... Read more...

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Buffett to invest more in India, look for acquisitions (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Warren Buffett, the world's third richest billionaire, said Wednesday India is a country on the move and he will look at acquisitions when opportunities come ... Read more...

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Buffett to invest more in India


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) World's third richest billionaire Warren Buffett Wednesday expressed readiness to do business in India and hailed Karnataka for attracting global investments in the southern state."I look ... Read more...

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