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Kolkata students rally on World Humanitarian Day eve


August 18th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Amidst a chorus of Michael Jackson's "We are the World", around 2,000 students took to the streets here on the eve of World Humanitarian Day ... Read more...

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Air India flight turbulence leaves passengers injured, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has ordered a probe after several passengers and crew of an Air India New Delhi-Shanghai flight were ... Read more...

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PM praises Pawar, UPA row ebbs for now (Roundup)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The flare up in the UPA appeared to have settled down Friday evening after both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ally NCP made ... Read more...

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NIA officials get secure 3G communication system


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have now been provided with a secure 3G mobile-based communication system to seamlessly report crime and other incidents from ... Read more...

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Kids’ deaths: Omar visits hospital; says situation grave


May 18th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday visited the G.B. Pant Hospital in the summer capital where 368 children have died since Jan 1 ... Read more...

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Lack of judges, adjournments delaying justice: Experts


December 19th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court's desire to know how a railway minister's assassination case has dragged on for 37 years has again brought into sharp focus delays ... Read more...

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UPA seeks more time for decision on Telangana (Lead)


October 1st, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Saturday said it was aware of the "gravity" of the ongoing agitation for a separate state in Telangana ... Read more...

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Time needed to fix Telangana tangle: Government


October 1st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Saturday said it was aware of the "gravity" of the ongoing agitation in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region and ... Read more...

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Floods to magnify food insecurity: Pakistan daily


September 20th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The devastating floods that have affected over seven million people in Sindh province will magnify food insecurity in the country, said a Pakistani daily.Floods in Sindh ... Read more...

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Bharatpur clash toll rises to seven


September 16th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) The toll in the clash between two communities in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district rose to seven with three more bodies recovered from a well, police said ... Read more...

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European Union further extends sanctions against Libya


August 10th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Wednesday extended sanctions against the Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi by adding two companies to its list, barring EU firms from doing business with ... Read more...

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‘Mishandling’ of Ramdev stir has isolated Congress: analysts


June 6th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The government's "mishandling" of anti-corruption agitation led by yoga guru Baba Ramdev has isolated the Congress politically, say analysts, stressing that the party-led United ... Read more...

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NHRC team to visit violence-hit Greater Noida village


May 12th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission, which has received complaints of human rights violations in the Bhatta Parsaul village in Greater Noida, will send an investigative ... Read more...

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Don’t be complacent, Sangakkara tells teammates


March 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has warned his teammates against complacency ahead of their World Cup semifinal clash against New Zealand here Tuesday.Sangakkara said New ... Read more...

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SGPC protests against turban frisking at international airports


March 25th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): The Sikh religious body, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), has strongly protested against turban frisking of Sikhs at various International airports and has passed a resolution over the issue ... Read more...

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Japan “racing against time” to prevent nuclear disaster: IAEA


March 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said that Japan's battle to stabilize the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and its attempt to prevent ... Read more...

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Asma Jahangir urges rivals India and Pakistan to bring common people closer


March 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Mar 16 (ANI): Terming India and Pakistan's exchange of views initiative or "people to people contact" as being meant for the privileged classes, Pakistani human rights activist Asma ... Read more...

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Pakistan allows import of used cars


January 26th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet Wednesday decided to allow import of used cars in a bid to clamp down on escalating prices by local vehicle manufacturers.A cabinet meeting, held ... Read more...

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Freezing winter takes 25 more lives in northern India (Roundup)


January 10th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) As many as 25 deaths were reported Monday from different states as the freezing winter continued to show no mercy to the shelterless in northern India.Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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‘Pak military’s “dual policy” on terrorist safe havens an open invite to US incursions’


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): The Pakistan Army must understand the limits to which the country can push its "dual policy" on terror sanctuaries existing on its soil, because continuing with this policy ... Read more...

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Relief for Andhra farmers too little: Venkaiah Naidu


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday said the Rs.400 crore relief assistance announced by the government for farmers in Andhra Pradesh was "too ... Read more...

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ICC hints at lesser penalty for Amir, as tainted Pak trio prepare separate defences


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 3 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hinted that Mohammad Amir, one of the three Pakistani players implicated in spot-fixing scandal, may draw the lowest charge and have the ... Read more...

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Teary-eyed Amir pleaded innocence; blamed Butt for spot-fixing scandal, say sources


September 26th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan's fast bowler Mohammad Amir, one of the four players implicated in spot-fixing scandal, reportedly went to the team management just a couple of days after the allegations ... Read more...

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Twins die after vaccination in nursing home


September 16th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A pair of nine-month-old female twins died in a Ghaziabad nursing home Thursday after they were administered measles vaccination. The nursing home has been sealed and a criminal ... Read more...

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Bouquets and brickbats greet “tainted trio” on return to Pakistan


September 11th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 11 (ANI): The three Pakistani cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Aamer- implicated in spot-fixing allegations in last month's final Test against England, have returned to Pakistan to mixed ... Read more...

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Mani blasts PCB’s ’stubborn’ stance over taking action against tainted trio


September 9th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 9(ANI): Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Ehsan Mani has criticized the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of being 'stubborn' with regard to taking action against the three players embroiled in ... Read more...

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Bharatpur bird sanctuary to get water - finally


August 28th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Aug 28 (IANS) The famous Bharatpur bird sanctuary, which has been losing its winged visitors due to an acute shortage of water, is set to get a new lease ... Read more...

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‘Discriminating’ Pak authorities ignoring scheduled caste Hindus in flood relief


August 27th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): The Pakistani authorities may have been claiming that they are leaving no stone unturned in providing relief to flood affected people, however, its discriminating face has come to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Malware Threat Reaching All Time High, Warns Top System Security Firms


August 11th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) McAfee Inc which is now the second security software maker of the world has said that malware attacks have reached a record high in the ... Read more...

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Badal urges PM to ensure safety of Sikhs in Kashmir


August 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for ensuring the safety of Sikhs in Kashmir in the wake ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘has no intention of going to jail’


July 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 14 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan reportedly has plans to contest her sentence of 90 days in jail."Lindsay has no intention of going to jail," The New York Daily News ... Read more...

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“Bionic” English Cat Gets Prosthetic Paws


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Oscar" the cat has just received it's new prosthetic paws which makes him the first "bionic" cat in the world. Reportedly, Oscar lost two of ... Read more...

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BJP begins two-day meet in Patna, attacks UPA (Roundup)


June 12th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began a two-day meeting of its national executive here Saturday to deliberate on a range of issues and launched a scathing attack ... Read more...

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South Korea complaints against North at UN


June 4th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 4 (DPA) South Korea Friday formally filed a complaint to the UN Security Council accusing North Korea of sinking one of its vessels, which claimed the lives of 46 ... Read more...

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Census Takers Attacked, Carjacked And Threatened


May 29th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a horrific report that has recently emerged, it seems that a lot of census workers have been constantly attacked and abused while they were ... Read more...

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