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Putin warns of action over slow flood warning


July 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday to take those officials to task who would have failed to provide timely warnings about the deadly floods in southern Russia ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $280 mn on flood-hit town


July 16th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Russia will allocate nine billion rubles (around $280 million) to restore the southern town of Krymsk that was severally damaged by floods caused by torrential rains, ... Read more...

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Putin reaches flood-hit town


July 16th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the southern town of Krymsk that has been severely damaged by floods caused by torrential rains.Putin arrived Sunday ... Read more...

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Beijing strives to be coal-free


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) Beijing will stop using coal-fired equipment in key areas of the city by 2013 to curb pollution, the authorities said Sunday.The city will cap its annual ... Read more...

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Two-day shutdown cripples life in Bangladesh


July 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Life was hit in Bangladesh Wednesday due to a two-day shutdown called by the country's main opposition party and its allies to protest the abolition ... Read more...

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One fifth of Oz would rather starve than go without internet access


July 26th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): A new study has found that a fifth of Australians would rather go without food, heating or TV before giving up their Internet connection.The statistics, ... Read more...

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Opposition stir in Bangladesh ends peacefully (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) The opposition stir in Bangladesh called to demand, among other things, cancellation of five deals with India ended peacefully Sunday. While the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) ... Read more...

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Opposition observes nationwide strike in Bangladesh


June 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) The opposition in Bangladesh Sunday observed a nationwide dawn-to-dusk strike to protest against the policies of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, chief among them being the five deals ... Read more...

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Gilani wants more five-star hotels, entertainment places in Islamabad but silent about funds


January 5th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 5 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there is a need to build more five-star hotels, entertainment places and conference halls in Islamabad to address ... Read more...

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Ensure public interest and safety while regulating N-power : Hamid Ansari


August 26th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 26 (ANI): Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari has on Wednesday called on scientists to exercise utmost caution in the regulation of nuclear power in the ensuring public interest and safety. ... Read more...

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HRCP asks India-Pakistan to de-escalate rising war fears


January 4th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.4 (ANI): While international diplomatic efforts are on to tone down tensions between India and Pakistan, civil society in both countries has urged de-escalation to stem rising war fears. The Human ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue slashes Australian homes selling price yet again


December 29th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue has had to slash the selling price of her Australian holiday home yet again, and this time to half its asking price.With ... Read more...

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Gujarat BJP rebels to corner Modi on price rise


June 29th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 29 (IANS) The rebels in Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lying low after the party's victory in the assembly polls in December, have ganged up again to target Chief ... Read more...

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Britain’s economy facing biggest threat in 20 years: Official


June 19th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua London, June 19 (Xinhua) The Bank of England governor has said that Britain's economy is facing the biggest threat in 20 years, giving a grim picture of the country's financial future, a ... Read more...

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‘Malaysia needs to woo more Indian investors’


May 5th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 5 (IANS) Malaysia needs to attract more foreign direct investments, "particularly from India", a leading Malaysian entrepreneur has said ahead of the Malaysia-India Economic Conference due next month. Chua ... Read more...

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Elections in Pak will be held within three months: Rashid


February 21st, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 21 (ANI): Former Railways Minister Rashid Ahmed has claimed that there will be fresh elections within three months, as the new Parliament and President Pervez Musharraf could not work collaboratively ... Read more...

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