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UN chief wants reduced Syria observer mission


July 7th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has urged the Security Council to reduce the number of unarmed military observers in Syria and focus more on political ... Read more...

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Northeast states review region’s industrial progress


June 13th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The North East Industrial and Investment Policy (NEIIP) group Wednesday began a two-day meet here with central government representatives for a review of the ... Read more...

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China must strengthen public diplomacy: expert


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) China urgently needs to carry out more effective public diplomacy if it is to overcome the misunderstandings, prejudice and suspicions people in other countries have toward ... Read more...

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Activists demand intelligence, para-military forces answer RTIs


May 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Activists and government representatives met here to discuss ways to make the dissemination process under the Right To Information (RTI) Act more transparent and accountable ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to host airline symposium


May 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will host the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Passenger Symposium (WPS) 2012 ... Read more...

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Government steps up efforts for consensus on Lokpal


May 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Government is trying to build a consensus on the Lokpal Bill and will discuss the issue with some key political parties during the weekend, ... Read more...

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Mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands, justify abduction (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wants word changed in oath


April 19th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 19 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) Thursday asked the government to change a word in the oath of office taken ... Read more...

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Talks successful, we are hopeful: Rajkhowa


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) Leader of the pro-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) Arabinda Rajkhowa Monday termed as successful the talks with the central ... Read more...

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Italian hostage crisis: Interlocutors want presence of jailed Maoist leader


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) Talks to secure the safe release of two Italians taken hostage by Maoists since over a week in Odisha's Kandhamal district resumed here Friday amid a ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Maoists extend deadline, offer other mediators (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Maoists rebels, who have abducted two Italian tourists in Odisha, Tuesday extended the deadline for the state government's acceptance of their demands to Wednesday evening while ... Read more...

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India-Africa conclave to discuss projects worth $30 billion


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) With India's growing focus on Africa, over 250 projects worth around $30 billion in sectors such as agriculture, communications and pharmaceuticals will be on the ... Read more...

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‘No joint examination of weapons seized from Italian ship’


February 29th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) A court here Wednesday dismissed an Italian government plea for joint forensic examination of the weapons seized from the Italian ship Enrica Lexie and ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to ask expert panel to study Kudankulam safety


February 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will soon set up an expert committee to examine safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and any further action ... Read more...

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FIFA raises 2014 World Cup concerns with Brazil


December 17th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 17 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter will meet Brazil's government representatives here Saturdayto discuss concerns about the preparations for the 2014 World Cup.FIFA officials have raised ... Read more...

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Over 750,000 people became refugees in 2011


December 7th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 7 (IANS) Over 750,000 people have become refugees in 2011 due to conflicts in Africa and the Middle East, UN High Commissioner on Refugees Antonio Guterres said here ... Read more...

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Show a boarding pass, get discounts in Agra


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 3 (IANS) In a unique bid to promote tourist inflow and make air connectivity sustainable in the city of the Taj, local authorities and businesses have started offering ... Read more...

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Dunlop board to discuss shut Bengal factory Oct 21


October 13th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Limited (DIL) will discuss the suspension of work at its Sahagunj factory in West Bengal's Hooghly district and the government's demand of ... Read more...

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Dunlop shutdown continues as talks fail


October 10th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Talks between tyre maker Dunlop India Limited and the West Bengal government on reopening the shut Sahaganj factory in Hooghly district failed to make any headway ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court rejects petition on Lokpal bill


September 1st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a petition seeking to declare the central government's act of introducing the Lokpal bill last month as unconstitutional on ... Read more...

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Some breakthrough has happened: Sandeep Dikshit


August 25th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A day after the third round of discussions between the government and Team Anna ended in a logjam, Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit Thursday said there ... Read more...

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My comments were distorted, says Pranab


August 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said his comments on Anna Hazare were distorted and government representatives did not say that the health of the social ... Read more...

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Disappointed with government’s stand: Prashant Bhushan


August 24th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The third round of talks between civil society members and the government ended in a logjam over the Lokpal issue Wednesday with aides of fasting ... Read more...

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It’s a sarkari Lokpal: Prashant Bhusan


July 28th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Visibly upset members of the civil society Thursday described the draft Lokpal bill approved by the cabinet as a "sarkari (government) bill and a "cruel ... Read more...

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Air services to Kargil set to take off


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has approved a proposal for operating flights between Srinagar and Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir -- a move that will help the ... Read more...

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Civil society seeks referendum on PM in Lokpal’s ambit


July 17th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Civil society members on a joint Lokpal bill drafting committee favour a referendum on the differences with the government over the inclusion of the prime ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on Lokpal bill Sunday


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Leaders of all political parties are to meet in the capital Sunday to discuss the anti-graft Lokpal bill.The meeting was called by the government ... Read more...

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Hazare meets Sonia, parties differ on PM under Lokpal (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday to seek her support for the Jan Lokpal bill ahead of Sunday's all-party meeting ... Read more...

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Michael Nobbs is India’s hockey coach till 2016 Olympics (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Australian Michael Jack Nobbs is the new Indian hockey coach and his tenure lasts till the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Nobbs pipped renowned coach Roelant ... Read more...

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Lokpal meetings: A turbulent journey


June 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The journey for the Lokpal Bill joint drafting committee, which ended its meetings Tuesday with an exchange of drafts of the government and ... Read more...

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PM will look into Lokpal draft: Khursheed


June 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will look into the Lokpal bill draft that is currently being prepared by the civil society and government representatives, Union ... Read more...

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Differences persist, but meet cordial: Team Anna


June 20th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Civil society activists, led by Gandhian Anna Hazare, Monday described the meeting with government representatives for drafting the Lokpal bill as "cordial", but said ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel meets amid differences (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Civil society members led by Anna Hazare and government representatives met here Monday amid major differences between them on a proposed Lokpal bill."We will ... Read more...

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Team Hazare set for crucial Lokpal meet


June 20th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Civil society members were Monday set to meet government representatives to iron out differences over the drafting of the Lokpal bill even as Karnataka Lokayukta ... Read more...

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