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Assam violence: Sonia warns against partisan finger-pointing


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Warning against "partisan finger-pointing" over the Assam violence, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday called for "strictest possible action" against those who targeted people from ... Read more...

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Man jailed for trafficking heroin in Russia


August 28th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A court in Russia has sentenced a foreigner to six years in a high security prison for trafficking 14.5 kg of heroin in the country, ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl to get cochlear implant via Indian NGO


August 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A 20-month-old girl from Pakistan is set to undergo a cochlear implant Friday at Apollo Hospital here, thanks to an Indian NGO.The implant will enable Khadija ... Read more...

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‘Capello appointment will kill Russian coaching’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Appointing Italy's Fabio Capello as Russia coach would kill off Russian coaching, said former national team manager Valery Gazzaev.The Russian Football Union reportedly is in ... Read more...

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Auction of resources would hit investments, apex court told (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The investment climate in India would be affected if the Supreme Court's verdict on allocating natural resources through auction was allowed to survive, the ... Read more...

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Deco praises Seedorf’s Brazil move


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 4 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco said Clarence Seedorf's arrival in Rio de Janeiro will change the world's perception of Brazilian football.Seedorf agreed to ... Read more...

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Russia relaxes foreign player quota


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football Premier League clubs will be able to field seven foreign players at any one time from next season onward, a slight relaxation from ... Read more...

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Seedorf leaves Milan after a decade for Botafogo


July 1st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Champions League winner Clarence Seedorf has moved to the Brazilian League with Botafogo, the club said Sunday.The 36-year-old Dutch midfielder has signed a ... Read more...

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China targets illegal foreigners with stringent law


June 30th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's top legislature has passed a new exit and entry law which stipulates harsher punishments for foreigners illegally entering, living or working in the country.The draft ... Read more...

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No foreigners at Egypt president’s inauguration


June 29th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi has said there will be no foreign guests at his inauguration ceremony.Morsi will be inaugurated Saturday in Cairo."I was categorically against ... Read more...

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LeT car-bomber module busted in Srinagar


June 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) car-bomber module planning to carry out explosions in the city was busted and five of its operatives were arrested, the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Himachal


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) Eight Chinese nationals working illegally in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district have been arrested, police said Wednesday.The Chinese nationals, who were on tourist visa were ... Read more...

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Russia lack the pace to be a top team: Arshavin


June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russians lack the pace to be considered Euro 2012 favourites, captain Andrei Arshavin said Friday.Dick Advocaat's side kick-off their Group A campaign late ... Read more...

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Rs.200 crore worth drugs seized in Punjab, four held


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 2 (IANS) Claiming it to be the biggest seizure of lifestyle drugs in Punjab, Jalandhar police Saturday said 35 kg of methamphetamine worth Rs.200 crore in the international ... Read more...

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Metwally makes main draw of Chennai Open squash


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Mariam Ibrahim Metwally from Egypt, the only foreigner who participated in the qualifying rounds of the $10,000 WSA Chennai Open Squash tournament, easily defeated local junior ... Read more...

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Mayawati silent on Sangma’s bid at presidency


May 19th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Saturday skirted a question on her party supporting the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for ... Read more...

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BJD, AIADMK back Sangma for presidency (Intro Roundup)


May 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Chief Ministers Naveen Patnaik of Orissa and J. Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu Thursday backed former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma for the presidency, giving ... Read more...

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Australian tourist alleges rape in Himachal


May 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) An Australian tourist staying in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu Valley Monday lodged a complaint that she was raped by a fellow tourist, an Indian from Chandigarh, ... Read more...

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Briton held for sexual assault in Beijing


May 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Briton has been detained in the Chinese capital for getting drunk and allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on the side of a road, police said ... Read more...

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Man held in Sri Lanka with cocaine in belly


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A Philippine national who had cocaine stashed in his stomach has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said the police narcotics bureau arrested the ... Read more...

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Foreigner couple freed after being locked in Goa store


April 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 28 (IANS) Goa Police have freed a foreigner couple who were locked overnight in a departmental store in Margao, 30 kms from state capital Panaji.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Russia imposes quota on foreigners in sports


April 19th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has announced that foreign athletes may not exceed 25 percent of a professional sports club's workforce.The health and social development ministry's quota comes into ... Read more...

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Athlete barred from Olympics after marrying foreigner


April 5th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading pentathlete, ranked 19th in the world and who represented Lithuania at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but received Russian citizenship in 2011 after marrying ... Read more...

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Moore writes parenting book


March 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore has written a book to help children understand different nationalities.Moore's mother Anne emigrated to America from Scotland when she was 10 years old ... Read more...

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Two Italians abducted in Odisha, claim Maoists (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) Maoists Sunday claimed to have abducted two Italian tourists in Odisha, a local television channel report said. Police are verifying if the incident is true.The Maoists, ... Read more...

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Rajshree Ojha returns with ‘Chaurahen’, says no compromise this time


March 12th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) After telling the story of a fashionista in her directorial debut "Aisha", director Rajshree Ojha returns to tell human relationship stories with her next venture "Chaurahen". ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Putin documentary to premiere in Russia ahead of poll


February 29th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A German documentary, portraying the "human side" of Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin will be aired on Russian television shortly before the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China debates a cycle that was stolen, found


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) A stolen bicycle, which was found and returned to its Japanese owner, has sparked a fierce online debate in China, with some cheering and others criticising ... Read more...

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Most London babies have foreigner as parent


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Two of every three newborns in London have at least one foreign-born parent, statistics reveal.In some areas, more than four in five newborns has a mum ... Read more...

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Five Indians held in Ghana


February 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 19 (IANS) Five Indians and 31 other foreigners were arrested in Ghana for flouting investment laws, the authorities said.The other foreigners arrested include 28 Chinese, two Filipinos, ... Read more...

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Booklets provide guidance to women dumped by NRI spouses


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) As part of efforts to help women deserted by their non-resident Indian (NRI) husbands, the government has brought out booklets and pamphlets on safeguards, ... Read more...

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Indian school teacher set for US space programme (With Images)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1,100 students and teachers of the reputed Vidya Valley School here screamed with joy when Vandana Suryawanshi became the first foreign teacher to be ... Read more...

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I was denied legal help, Kasab tells apex court


January 31st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab Tuesday told the Supreme Court that he was denied fair trial as he ... Read more...

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No differences on Aadhar: Chidambaram


January 24th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram Monday sought to refute the existence of any differences between his ministry and the Unique Identification Authority of India on the issue ... Read more...

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German engineer abducted in Somalia


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Jan 22 (IANS) A foreign national -- reportedly a German engineer working for the government -- has been abducted in Somalia, according to Xinhua.The incident took place in the ... Read more...

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