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Federal Reserve to pump more liquidity into US economy


September 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) The US Federal Reserve Thursday announced further steps to stimulate a struggling economy and pledged to keep short-term interest rates at near zero until 2015.At the ... Read more...

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Bernanke hints at moves to aid US labour market, recovery


September 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has hinted that the central bank might provide further monetary easing steps to improve the US labour market and broader ... Read more...

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Muslim grouping seeks fair probe in Karnataka terror case


September 1st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A Muslim federation of over dozen organisations Friday sought a quick and fair investigation into the arrest of 11 youth suspected to have links with banned ... Read more...

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Scribes fear for safety in Uttar Pradesh


August 29th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Journalists are a worried lot in Uttar Pradesh following two major attacks on them in a fortnight.On Aug 17, a Muslim mob thrashed photographers and ... Read more...

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CPI-M expresses ‘grave concern’ over Bengal law and order


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday expressed grave concern over the breach of peace and democratic principles in West Bengal, saying the tendency among the ... Read more...

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Editors Guild condemns attacks on Mumbai media


August 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India Sunday condemned the violence against journalists here during a Muslim protest and urged police to deal with the attackers "sternly".The Guilt ... Read more...

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US envoy offers condolences (Third Lead, correcting para four)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the killing of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US envoy offers condolences (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the shooting of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US envoy offers condolences (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the shooting of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Ensure sustainability, Karnataka’s mining industry urged


July 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) Karnataka's scam-hit mining industry has been urged to ensure sustainability for safeguarding the interests of stakeholders and the environment."Sustainability should be the first priority of the ... Read more...

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‘West mulling military action against Iran’


May 21st, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) Some Western countries are still considering a military operation against Iran as an option over its nuclear programme, a Russian minister said Sunday."Russia is concerned that ... Read more...

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G8 expresses concerns over North Korea, Iran


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) The leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) major industrialised nations have expressed "deep" and "grave" concern over the actions of North Korea and Iran, and ... Read more...

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Disclose who leaked army chief’s letter: BJP


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday asked the government to disclose how a sensitive letter on defence preparedness written by Army chief V. K. Singh ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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DGCA to submit report on Kingfisher


March 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's airline regulator would soon submit a report on whether crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines is following the laid down norms, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.Addressing ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks publishes 5 mn emails from thinktank Stratfor


February 27th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks Monday published more than five million emails from US-based global security analysis firm Stratfor. The messages were reportedly stolen by hacker group Anonymous.The ... Read more...

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US to discuss Tibet situation with China


February 11th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 11 (IANS) The issue of increased tensions and violations of human rights in Tibet will come up for discussion during Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to ... Read more...

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Don’t turn back clock on journalists rights, Maldives urged


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has urged the new authorities in the Maldives to respect the right of journalists to go about their work without fear ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes binding pact with EU


February 8th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday urged the Indian government not to conclude any binding agreement with the Europen Union before discussing them with Indian stakeholders.The government should ... Read more...

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Experts express concern over skewed sex ratio


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Experts and policy makers Wednesday expressed grave concern over the steep decline in sex ratio in the past three decades in the country. The ... Read more...

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Belarus urged to release political prisoners


December 19th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Sunday called on Belarus to release and rehabilitate political prisoners."We reiterate ... Read more...

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Some hope for a deal at Durban climate summit


December 10th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) As the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city went into a series of closed door meetings on its extra day Saturday, some hope ... Read more...

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Carry gender auditing of government schemes: Pranab


November 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed the need of gender auditing and budgeting of policies and programmes of various central government ministries and departments.He ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis hurting India’s exports, growth: Pranab


November 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The deepening crisis in the European countries has negatively impacted India's economic growth and is hurting exports as some developed countries have turned ... Read more...

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Sumatran tiger kills 5-year-old in western Indonesia


November 7th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A young girl was killed during the weekend when she was attacked by a Sumatran tiger while playing outside her house in western Indonesia, local media reported on ... Read more...

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Rising inflation due to festive season demand: Mukherjee


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday attributed rising food inflation, which touched a nine-month high, to the increased demand for essential products in the festive ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims slam Dow sponsoring London Olympics


October 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) The victims of the 1984 Bhopal tragedy have joined British MPs and rights groups in opposing the 2012 London Olympics being sponsored by Dow Chemical ... Read more...

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UN food agencies warn high food prices to continue


October 10th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 10 (IANS) Food price volatility featuring high prices is likely to continue and possibly increase, making poor farmers, consumers and countries more vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity, ... Read more...

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Cardiovascular diseases to cause most deaths by 2020: Azad


September 28th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Cardiovascular diseases will be the largest cause of death and disability in India by 2020, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Wednesday.He said increasing ... Read more...

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Implement law against sex selection stringently: Azad


September 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday raised concern over gender imbalance in India and appealed to the states for a stringent implementation of the law ... Read more...

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Azharuddin’s son remains critical


September 13th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin's son Mohammed Ayazuddin's condition remains critical, doctors said Tuesday. The 19-year-old met with an accident two days ago while riding ... Read more...

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Video on Facebook page threatens Trinidad and Tobago PM


August 29th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 29 (IANS) A video has been posted on a Facebook page threatening Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persaad-Bissessar, said an official.Attorney General, Senator Anand Ramlogan, told ... Read more...

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Thackeray speaks to Hazare, sends grandson to venue


August 26th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray spoke to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on phone Friday and sent his grandson to meet the fasting leader in New ... Read more...

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BJP expresses concern over Anna Hazare’s health


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday expressed concern over the health of Anna Hazare, whose fast for a stronger Lokpal (ombudsman) bill continued for the ... Read more...

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UNSC asks Somali groups to join governance meet


August 16th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 16 (IANS) The UN Security Council, chaired by India, has urged all Somali groups to participate in next month's consultative meeting to work out an agreed roadmap ... Read more...

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