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Egypt court clears Mubarak aides for election


June 15th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Constitutional Court has rejected the "political isolation law" that barred former president Hosni Mubarak's associates from politics.According to Nile TV, the law barred officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan working for women’s empowerment: Sherry Rehman


June 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan is not just about conflicts, but has been making a great deal of political and societal effort towards protecting women's rights, the country's ambassador to ... Read more...

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ISRO mum on Nair’s outburst, scientists dismayed


January 25th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday declined to comment on the outburst of its former chairman G. Madhavan Nair on the space agency ... Read more...

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Madhavan Nair takes on government, says ISRO gone to dogs (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the move to blacklist four scientists, including him, from a government ... Read more...

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Gaddafi ready for ceasefire but refuses to step down


April 30th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said in a live TV address Saturday he was ready for peace talks with NATO but has no plans to step ... Read more...

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Saudi princess in sexual harassment row allowed to hide identity


March 1st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A Saudi princess accused of sexually harassing her British bodyguard has been allowed to hide her identity in court, a media report said Tuesday.Her 40-year-old bodyguard claims that ... Read more...

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India’s strategic affairs guru K. Subrahmanyam dead


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.2 (ANI): One of India's well known analysts on strategic affairs, K. Subrahmanyam died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday night. He was 82.Subrahmanyam ... Read more...

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Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan ‘alive and well’, claims NATO’s southern commander


November 11th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): The Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan is "alive and well," and a true assessment of the progress made to neutralize the latter's threat can only be made in the ... Read more...

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Cautious China hails ongoing mineral, oil search below South China Sea


September 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Three Chinese scientists have plunged to the bottom of the South China Sea to explore remote and inaccessible parts of the ocean floor, which said to be rich ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan’s head reveals overthrown President left only 80 million dollars in budget


April 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Apr 10(ANI): The head of Kyrgyzstan's new interim government, Roza Otunbayeva, has revealed that her country was broke and said former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev left only 80 million dollars in ... Read more...

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MIC to fight for inclusion of Tamil language and literature subjects in curriculum


June 19th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 19 (ANI): In a bid to enable Malay Tamil students to take Tamil language and literature subjects, the Malaysian Indian Congress has said it wants to extend the ... Read more...

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How ‘non-jobs’ on public payroll are soaking up Brit taxpayers’ money


April 19th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A 23,000-pound-a-year composting supervisor, a toothbrush adviser for infants and a ceremonial sword bearer - these are some of the pointless jobs because of which British councils have ... Read more...

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Indian chartered accountants to audit S African government records


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 22(IANS) More than 100 senior chartered accountants from India are to be roped in by South Africa's auditor-general to assist in auditing the financial records of local government authorities ... Read more...

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Auto convoy against Tibetan independence


April 19th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, April 19 (DPA) A convoy of cars drove through two diplomatic neighbourhoods here Saturday opposing independence for Tibet. The unusual protest parade featured signs in several languages reading, "Tibet belongs to ... Read more...

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A first: Indian-origin speaker in Malaysian legislature


April 2nd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 2 (IANS) A state legislature in Malaysia is about to make history by appointing an ethnic Indian as its speaker. The ruling parties in Perak state have made a ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s olive branch - compromise on judges


February 28th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major climb down, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has sent a message to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari that sacked judges of ... Read more...

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Variety can add to strength of federal structure: Shivraj Patil


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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India to share its federalism experience at 4th International Conference in Delhi


November 14th, 2007 - 8:15 am ICT by admin
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