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Crimes in Bangalore, Mangalore worrisome, says chief minister


August 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Increasing crimes, including a spate of murders in Bangalore and an attack on a youth in Mangalore recently, forced Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to admit ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court chief justice to be honoured


April 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will receive the prestigious International Jurists Award 2012 at a ceremony in London next month.Chaudhry is being ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes over, shunts out Mayawati loyalists (Evening Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Within an hour of taking over as the new Uttar Pradesh chief minister, promising "change in two days", Akhilesh Yadav Thursday overhauled the state bureaucracy ... Read more...

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Akhilesh assumes charge, shunts out Mayawati loyalists


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Swinging into action within an hour of taking over as Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav Thursday undertook a major shake-up of the bureaucracy, showing the ... Read more...

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Inflation still a concern for RBI as rates left unchanged (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Containing inflation remains the foremost priority for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which decided Thursday to keep key interest rates unchanged in its mid-quarter ... Read more...

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Krishna opens $10 million Indian embassy complex in Beijing


February 8th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Pitching for stronger India-China relations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday formally inaugurated the Indian embassy's new $10 million complex here which has been built with ... Read more...

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India seeks urgent reform of global economic architecture


October 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, India has called for urgent reform of global economic and financial architecture in pursuit of sustained economic ... Read more...

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Use all means to eliminate terrorists: Pakistani panel


May 26th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) A top defence panel of Pakistan has decided to utilise "all means" to eliminate terrorists and their sanctuaries from the country, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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DMK destroyed Tamil Nadu economy, says Jayalalithaa


May 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and chief minister in waiting J. Jayalalithaa Friday accused the DMK of destroying Tamil Nadu's economy and said she had "a difficult task" ... Read more...

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India keen on stronger bilateral, regional ties with Malaysia


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kaula Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Emphasising India's keenness to take its relationship with Malaysia forward, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said: "We are on the path to stronger and more diverse cooperation ... Read more...

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C.P. Joshi asks engineers not to compromise with safe road design


March 31st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi has asked the road engineers not to compromise with the appropriate and safe road design.Addressing a workshop ... Read more...

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All Pakistanis safe in Libya: Envoy


February 24th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan's Acting Ambassador to Libya Ali Javed has said that all 18,000 Pakistanis in Libya are "safe, and the embassy is in contact with them.""We have not received any ... Read more...

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Tackling graft, ushering in reforms top priority: President (Intro Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Tackling corruption and inflation are high on the government's agenda, President Pratibha Patil said inaugurating the important budget session of parliament Monday. She also underlined that ... Read more...

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Tackling corruption, ushering reforms top priorities: President (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Tackling corruption and inflation are high on the government's agenda, President Pratibha Patil said inaugurating the important budget session of parliament Monday. She also underlined that ... Read more...

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Tackling corruption, inflation priority, says President Patil (Third Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Combating inflation and tackling corruption would be among the top priorities of the government, President Pratibha Patil said inaugurating the budget session of parliament Monday."My government's ... Read more...

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Bengal governor calls for action to end campus violence


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday said some action needs to be taken to end the growing incidents of campus violence in the state."I had a discussion with ... Read more...

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Bengal governor to meet chief minister over campus clashes


December 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Saturday said he will meet Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and discuss the growing incidents of students' clashes to end the campus violence in ... Read more...

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Keep away from campus violence, Narayanan urges students


December 17th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after a student was killed and 10 were injured in two separate clashes in West Bengal, Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday expressed concern over the growing ... Read more...

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Pakistan may delay Taliban operation


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) A military offensive in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan could be delayed due to "the widening role of India in the Afghan affairs" and the ... Read more...

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Drunk Pilot Pulled From Plane By Dutch Police


September 18th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Recently, an American Airlines Flight to Cancun, Mexico, was delayed because the pilot was inebriated. The drunken pilot was pulled from the plane by ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett and hubby put environmental conservation as first priority


September 6th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 6 (ANI): Cate Blanchett and hubby Andrew Upton-Co-directors of the Sydney Theatre Company-consider environmental conservation as their foremost priority.The couple has reportedly spent more than 1.5 million dollars installing ... Read more...

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NASA outreach program confirmed despite White House denial


July 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): The White House is disavowing a plan to have NASA conduct outreach to Muslim countries, but a congressman who talked to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about that plan ... Read more...

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For GenX dads, jobs come before kids


June 16th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Most men consider their job as their foremost priority than being a father, according to a survey.New generation working dads spend most of their time at the work ... Read more...

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Ties with US, India’s foremost priority: Krishna


June 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): India considers its mutually beneficial relationship with the United States to be one of its foremost foreign policy priorities, visiting External Affairs Minister S M Krishna told ... Read more...

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MPs panel dismayed that India can’t make warfare clothing


April 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has lamented that India, which is capable of launching satellites and manufacturing missiles, tanks and other state-of-the-art defence equipment, lacks adequate capabilities for ... Read more...

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Delhi switches off lights for Earth Hour


March 28th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) As the clock struck 8.30 p.m. Saturday, hundreds of Delhiites voluntarily switched off their lights for one hour to observe Earth Hour, a global climate awareness ... Read more...

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Delhiites to switch off lights during Earth Hour


March 27th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhiites are all set to turn off lights for an hour as the clock strikes 8.30 p.m. Saturday to observe Earth Hour, a global climate awareness ... Read more...

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Delhiites to switch off lights during Earth Hour Saturday


March 26th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) As the clock strikes 8.30 p.m. Saturday, many parts of the capital are expected to be plunged into darkness as Delhiites will turn off lights for ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for 11 hours in Bareilly


March 17th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly, March 17 (IANS) Curfew in Bareilly was relaxed for 11 hours Wednesday for the third time since it was imposed two weeks ago as normalcy returned to this Uttar Pradesh town ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Bareilly, situation turning normal


March 15th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) With no fresh incident of violence reported in the last two days and the situation fast returning to normal, curfew in Bareilly district was relaxed Monday, ... Read more...

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Sonia indicates no rollback on fuel prices, lauds Pranab


March 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday indicated there would be no rollback of a hike in central taxes on petrol and diesel as the government needed resources ... Read more...

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Armed, unstable youth fights police trying to help him (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) A mentally unstable youth, who locked himself in a room in his house here Wednesday, on Friday continued to battle policemen trying to get him out for over ... Read more...

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New Tripura Congress chief appointed


February 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS) Surajit Dutta, former minister and senior Congress legislator, has been appointed as Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee chief by party president Sonia Gandhi, a party spokesman said Friday. Dutta, ... Read more...

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Tibetan medicine popular among Chinese too: Dalai Lama


November 21st, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Tibetan medicine is sought after the world over now and even officials in Communist China are keen followers of the system of treatment, Tibetan spiritual leader the ... Read more...

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Pak Government’s top priority is to end energy crisis: Gilani


August 28th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday said that the resolution of the present energy crisis in the country is the foremost priority of his government ... Read more...

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