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Maruti may opt for CISF cover for Manesar plant


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Shaken by the violent attack on its executives and rioting at its Manesar plant, Maruti Suzuki is toying with the idea of opting for ... Read more...

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US did not heed warning about Mumbai attack: Headley’s ex-wife (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) As India probes the role of the estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Headley in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, she claims she tried ... Read more...

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Tried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley’s ex-wife


April 17th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) The estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley claims she tried to prevent the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack by going to US authorities ... Read more...

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Russian nuclear scientists in Kudankulam to be sent elsewhere: Envoy


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) With work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) stalled due to protests by villagers, the Russian nuclear scientists posted at the project are remaining idle ... Read more...

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Government reiterates order on Army chief’s age issue, to settle case in court (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The defence ministry said Sunday it would prefer to settle the issue of army chief General V.K. Singh's age in the Supreme Court rather than ... Read more...

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Government to settle army chief age issue in court, not administratively


January 29th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Scotching rumours that it asked the Indian Army's Adjutant General to correct records of General V.K. Singh's year of birth to 1950 ahead of the ... Read more...

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Roerich paintings’ theft: Court writes to British home office


January 17th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A Delhi court has issued a letter rogatory to the British home office on a request from the CBI probing a case related to Russian ... Read more...

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Downed US drone is Iran’s property: Minister


December 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 13 (IANS) Iran Tuesday dismissed a request from the US that Tehran return a spy drone that crashed in the country, saying the aircraft was now the ... Read more...

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Eurofighter, Rafle extend dogfight from India to UAE


November 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) Eurofighter and Rafale, the two finalists in the fray for India's big combat jet order, have extended their dogfight to the UAE to win ... Read more...

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IMF right forum to help Eurozone economies: India


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Even as the G20 is closely monitoring how the members of the Eurozone propose to resolve the crisis, India firmly believes the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Russia to back bid for Palestinian statehood


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will support a Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said."As long ago as 1989, when the Palestinian ... Read more...

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Women defence personnel’s suicides: The Bhopal factor


September 15th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 15 (IANS) Two women defence personnel who are now dead have a Bhopal connection. While sacked air force officer Anjali Gupta allegedly committed suicide here last week, Lieutenant ... Read more...

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US conveys solidarity over Delhi bombing


September 8th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Condemning the "cowardly" bombing attack outside Delhi High Court, the United States has expressed its sympathy and solidarity with India and offered any and all ... Read more...

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Nod for official audit of Shimla’s prized Wildflower Hall


July 15th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has given the nod for a special audit of the Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hall, a landmark luxury hotel ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI, ED team to probe money trail


June 13th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials is expected to leave for Britain and the Channel Islands ... Read more...

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Russia offers to look into deaths of Gaddafi’s kin


May 31st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to send a team of experts to Libya to verify reports of the possible death of Muammar Gaddafi's son and three grandchildren, ... Read more...

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Kurukshetra girl’s rape, murder to be probed by CBI


May 25th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday decided to hand over the investigation into the rape and murder of a Kurukshetra teenager earlier this month to the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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US hasn’t requested access to Osama’s family: Islamabad


May 11th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The US has not requested Pakistan for access to the family of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was gunned by US forces in Abbottabad, ... Read more...

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Indian venture to empower unemployed youth of Africa


May 8th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) In a step that will strengthen the growing India-Africa partnership, the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) of India will build vocational training institutes in 10 ... Read more...

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Demonstrations made more difficult in Uttar Pradesh


April 28th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after Lucknow University denied permission for a meeting to be addressed by social activist Anna Hazare May 1, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday ... Read more...

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Pakistan terms reports of Chinese soldiers’ presence along LoC as “totally baseless”


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Pakistan has denied reports of alleged Chinese presence along the Indo-Pak Line of Control (LoC) as "absurd" and "totally baseless".When asked during a press briefing about Pakistan's take on ... Read more...

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UK PM says he is not averse to sending Musharraf back to Pakistan


April 5th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 5 (ANI): Visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that his government is not averse to sending former president Pervez Musharraf back to Pakistan if a formal request ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposes Baloch leader Brahamdagh’s plea seeking asylum in Switzerland


March 31st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan has strongly opposed a plea by Baloch separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti for political asylum in Switzerland, it has been learnt.The Foreign Ministry has conveyed its reservations on Brahamdagh's ... Read more...

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India promises ’state-level’ security to visiting Pak cricket team


March 26th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 26(ANI): India has promised 'state-level' security to the Pakistan cricket team visiting the country for the remaining World Cup matches, in response to apprehensions that terrorists would try to target ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition seeks foreign intervention


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Rebel leaders in eastern Libya have sought international military intervention to help topple the country's autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.They are seeking help ... Read more...

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Ousted Tunisian president has prime assets in Canada: Report


February 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 20 (IANS) The family of Tunisia's ousted president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, has assets worth $10 million to $20 million in Canada, a media report said.Ben Ali fled to ... Read more...

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Iran presses opposition not to go ahead with rally


February 11th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Tehran/New York, Feb.11 (ANI): Iranian authorities are putting pressure on the country's political opposition not to go ahead with a rally in support of the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.Security ... Read more...

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Berlusconi vows to sue state over sex allegations


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has vowed to sue the state over "unfounded" and "shameful" allegations by "subversive" prosecutors who want to put him on trial for allegedly ... Read more...

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Prosecutors to request Berlusconi trial over ‘Rubygate’


February 9th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 9 (IANS/AKI) Prosecutors in Milan will Wednesday make a formal request that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi immediately go on trial for allegedly having relations with an underage prostitute nicknamed ... Read more...

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India to seek Headley details from Pakistan


February 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will seek from Pakistan details of the assets, bank accounts and the associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley after Islamabad denied ... Read more...

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Pakistan to again seek access to 26/11 witnesses


January 28th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan has again decided to ask India for access to the witnesses of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack to record their statements. A formal request is going ... Read more...

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Germany rejects Egypt’s request to return Queen Nefertiti bust


January 25th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- Germany on Monday rejected the request from Egypt for the return of the 3,300-year old bust of Queen Nefertiti, DPA news agency reported.Zahi Hawas, secretary general of ... Read more...

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Guessing game over who could be Silvio Berlusconi’s steady woman


January 18th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): After Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi claimed that he could not have had sex with an underage prostitute as he is in a steady relationship, the guessing game ... Read more...

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Guilty officials to face action in housing scam: Ajit Pawar (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Tuesday said action would be initiated against retired or serving bureaucrats if they are indicted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Consortium of banks sought for Vizhinjam port


November 16th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday said a consortium of banks has been envisaged to raise Rs.2,500 crore as initial funding for the proposed port at Vizhinjam ... Read more...

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