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Gunmen kill two in Syrian capital

August 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 26 (IANS) Unidentified armed groups fired multiple mortar shells in Damascus Sunday, killing two people and injuring others, Xinhua reported, citing pro-government media.The mortar shells were fired ... Read more...

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Protect consumers against misleading ads: Minister

February 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Stating there is no need to control the media, the government Tuesday stressed on an enabling mechanism to curb misleading advertisements in order to protect ... Read more...

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Romanian PM resigns

February 6th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday the resignation of his government, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I ... Read more...

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No public debate on AFSPA revocation: Omar

November 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said discussions on the partial revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) between the state and ... Read more...

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‘Occupy Dalal Street’ clamour on internet

October 19th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After the 'Occupy Wall Street' campaign in New York, some Indians have started a move on social networking sites to 'Occupy Dalal Street' where the ... Read more...

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Political vendetta, says Dhaka media on Yunus sacking

March 4th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Conceding that Grameen founder Muhammad Yunus "may not be a saint as his sympathisers would want us to believe", Bangladesh's media came down heavily on ... Read more...

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Cuba develops anti-arthritis drug

February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban scientists have developed a "promising" drug for chronic joint diseases to replace a product to which the island does not have access due to an economic embargo ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s exit will see emergence of new Middle East: Iran’s Ahmadinejad

February 12th, 2011 - 8:21 am ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Feb.12 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that the exit of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will see the emergence of a "new Middle East".Addressing his people in Tehran's Azadi ... Read more...

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Don’t free Davis, warns ex-spy chief (Lead)

February 10th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Former army officers will "take action" against the government if Pakistan releases US official Raymond Davis who shot dead two Pakistanis, ex-spy chief Hamid Gul has warned."If the ... Read more...

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Krishna felicitates Afghan journalists trained in India

January 27th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday felicitated 30 Afghan journalists, including 14 women, trained at a media institute here and said India, which had no vested ... Read more...

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Government asked to reconsider taxes on film industry

December 1st, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Speakers at the Media and Entertainment Business Conclave (MEBC) of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) here Wednesday urged the government to reconsider the ... Read more...

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Kazakhs competing to prove Genghis Khan descent

October 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): As Kazakhstan wakes up to a new prestige post the country's former aristocracy, thousands of Kazakhs are competing to prove their descent from feared warlord Genghis Khan.In the ... Read more...

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RIM talks tough as Canadian government, media back BlackBerry (Lead)

August 6th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian government and media have fully backed the security features of BlackBerry that have concerned countries like India, UAE and Saudi Arabia, even as the ... Read more...

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Canadian government, media bat for BlackBerry

August 6th, 2010 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian government and the media Thursday came out in support of embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is facing a ban in the United Arab ... Read more...

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13 Journalists Kidnapped By Indigenous Group In Mexico

June 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey, Morelia, June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indigenous landowners of the southwestern Mexico got upset recently when Grupo Modelo, the Corona beer making company did not seek their permission before filming ... Read more...

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Iraqi Airways to be closed after financial dispute

May 26th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 26 (IANS) The state-owned Iraqi Airways Company will be closed after a financial dispute with the Kuwaiti government, media reports said Wednesday. "The Council of Ministers decided to dissolve the Iraqi ... Read more...

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Taliban denies reports on talks with Afghan Government

May 22nd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 22 (ANI): The Taliban has rejected media reports that said the militant outfit held talks with the Afghanistan Government in the Maldives.In a statement sent by e-mail on Friday, ... Read more...

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Taliban in secret unofficial talks over Afghanistan in Maldives?

May 21st, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21(ANI): The Taliban is reportedly holding secret unofficial talks over Afghanistan at an undisclosed location in the Maldives.It is not clear whom the Taliban are talking to, but ... Read more...

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Iraqi troops launch major offensive against Al Qaeda

April 26th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 26 (DPA) Some 26,000 Iraqi soldiers and police have begun a sweep of the west of the country, searching for armed men from Al Qaeda and related groups, government media ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia’s lawyers threaten judges

April 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Dhaka High Court judges threatened to call the police after former prime minister Khaleda Zia's lawyers shouted slogans in a courtroom and threatened them, calling them "agents" ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to take action against 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

February 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): India on Thursday reportedly raised all key issues on terrorism with Pakistan, asking it to take stern action against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed.Saeed is considered to ... Read more...

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Swine flu cases treble in Nepal

December 29th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) Nepal Tuesday sounded its first alarm for the pandemic swine flu with the health ministry publicly disclosing that the number of reported cases had jumped to 150 from ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists’ body concerned over media-government tussle

December 26th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A Pakistani journalists' federation has urged the government, media owners, political parties and other democratic forces to shed their differences and unite to save the country from elements ... Read more...

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Somali military chief replaced amid insurgent push

May 16th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, May 15 (DPA) Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has named a new military chief in the midst of the fighting between government forces and Islamist insurgents pushing to topple his ... Read more...

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RSF concerned about safety of media persons in Swat after Taliban threat

April 29th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.29 (ANI): Following the Taliban's threat to the media to not to promote 'anti-Taliban coverage' in the Swat Valley, the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has expressed concerns about the safety ... Read more...

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Media warned against ‘anti-Taliban coverage’ in Swat

April 29th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.29 (ANI): The Swat chapter of the Taliban has warned the media not to promote 'anti-Taliban coverage'.Pamphlets warning media houses were found scattered at the office premises of several TV ... Read more...

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GM’s Henderson possible interim chief after Wagoner (Lead)

March 30th, 2009 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (DPA) Frederick "Fritz" Henderson, second in command at beleaguered General Motors Corp (GM), is the likely candidate to take over the firm amidst reports that GM head ... Read more...

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Prachanda says foreign forces creating trouble in Terai districts

January 30th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 30 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has alleged that international forces have been making trouble in Terai districts by creating a number of factions. Addressing a gathering here on ... Read more...

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Kilinochchi to be developed with India’s help: Minister

January 14th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 14 (IANS) While stepping up its "fight to finish" campaign against the Tamil Tiger rebels in their last major bastions in Mullaitivu district, Sri Lanka has said that the rebels' ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi voter has faith in government, media on poll-eve

December 24th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) As Bangladesh prepares for its much delayed ninth general election next week, the mood is positive with voters putting their faith in the military-backed caretaker government, the Election ... Read more...

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I won’t stop my husband from sailing again: Stolt Valor captain’s wife

November 18th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Nov 18 (IANS) "For a sailor, it is his call of the sea, so there is no way that I am going to tell my husband not to sail again," says ... Read more...

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Consumer not ready for personalised nutrition

November 5th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) In future it might be possible to customise the food to individual needs, based on his or her genetic profile. But the market is not yet ready for ... Read more...

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Scotch whisky makers head for India

October 19th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A team of the Scottish Whisky Association has left for India to host an event designed to strengthen ties between India and the whisky industry.Up to 400 key ... Read more...

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Opposition woos Mahathir, but son defies his call

May 21st, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (IANS) The initial response to the rebellion by Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad who quit the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO) has been poor. Most lawmakers, including ... Read more...

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Cuba plans 24-hour TV channel with foreign content

April 3rd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
DPA Havana, April 3 (DPA) Cuba plans to start a 24-hour television channel in the first half of this year that would draw most of its programming from broadcasters in other countries, a ... Read more...

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