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Assange guilty of only ‘bad sexual etiquette’: British MP


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden over allegations of sexual assault, may only be guilty of "bad sexual etiquette" and that the case has "all ... Read more...

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Over 100 athletes got London doping bans: WADA


July 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The most stringent drug checks in Olympic history have led to the ban of 107 athletes from the London Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency ... Read more...

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Bank of China to open Taiwan branch


June 13th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China's third-largest bank, the Bank of China, will open a branch in Taipei.Taiwan's financial regulator gave its approval Wednesday, Xinhua reported.The branch will focus on bank ... Read more...

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Tunisia to extradite former Libyan PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, May 23 (IANS) Tunisian government has agreed to extradite former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, Xinhua reported.According to Tunisian Justice Minister Noureddine Bhiri, the country's authorities have received ... Read more...

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Russia warns of destroying US missile shield


May 12th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Russia is ready to destroy US missile defence facilities in Europe if Moscow considers them as real threats, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has said."(The deployment) raises ... Read more...

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Tripura tops in average employment under rural jobs scheme


March 29th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 29 (IANS) Tripura continues to be the leading state in the country in terms of average employment under the rural jobs scheme, with the state providing 72.39 person-days ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal debt rises to Rs.25,313.70 crore


March 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) The debt burden of Himachal Pradesh has increased to Rs.5,140.56 crore over the past four years, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."The debt from ... Read more...

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How to spot a terrorist?


March 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security has brought out a presentation that aims to educate people on recognising terrorists and how to report them.The report titled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taking easy way out an invitation to blues


March 16th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Faced with complex decisions, we tend to take an easy way out to avoid misfortunes, missing out on rewards that can bring on depression. The ... Read more...

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Moscow wants missile defence talks at NATO summit


March 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow , March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president is unlikely to attend a NATO summit in Chicago if the missile defence issue is not on its agenda, deputy foreign ... Read more...

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Telenor moves company law board to protect India investment


February 27th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Oslo-based Telenor Group has moved the company law board to secure its investments in India following the Supreme Court order to cancel all the 22 ... Read more...

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Virgin Trent Arsenault fathers 15 kids


February 9th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 35-year-old man has not slept with a woman in his life but is father to 15 children. Trent Arsenault donates sperms to desperate women.The ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO to hold missile defence drills


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and NATO will hold joint computer-simulated missile defence exercises in Germany in March, an official said Thursday.The decision to conduct these drills was taken ... Read more...

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Make MNREGA a success, say PM, Sonia


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Payment under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) should be given within 15 days, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday as ... Read more...

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I’ve been dropped, not rested: Haddin


January 31st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melboure, Jan 31 (IANS) Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) chairman John Inverarity inists that ODI wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested but the Test vice captain feels he has been ... Read more...

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Drug money damages world economy by $2 trillion annually


January 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Annual financial damage to the world economy from drug money equals $2 trillion, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service head Viktor Ivanov said."Narco-dollars form a market ... Read more...

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Government committed to minorities’ rights: Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday expressed his government's commitment to ensure the rights of minorities as enshrined in Pakistan's constitution.Felicitating the Christian community on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Software tweaks to make undersea robots smarter


December 5th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) A cutting edge software, developed and tested by naval scientists, can help undersea robots become smarter at surveying large swathes of the ocean."Using the new algorithms, ... Read more...

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Russia unveils anti-missile radar in Kaliningrad


November 29th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday unveiled a new radar station capable of monitoring missile launches from the North Atlantic at its west European exclave of Kaliningrad.President Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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New Greek government wins confidence vote


November 17th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The new Greek coalition government led by Lucas Papademos has won the confidence vote in parliament.The government comprises the country's two leading parties -- the ... Read more...

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Russia-NATO missile shield talks stalled ahead of 2012 summit


October 31st, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko Monday said no agreements could be expected on the Russia-NATO missile shield project by the 2012 summit in ... Read more...

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There are a lot of us, says daily on Pakistan’s population


July 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan is entering a period of severe water and power shortages and a demographic that has a youth bulge which is fast becoming a threat rather ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia, US may not agree on missile defence in Obama’s tenure: US envoy


May 28th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US are unlikely to agree on the missile defence issue by the end of US President Barack Obama's term, said US ... Read more...

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Musharraf reiterates he’ll return to Pakistan before elections


April 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is currently in self-exile from Pakistan, has said that he will give a surprise to his nation by staging a come back ... Read more...

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Bru families’ repatriation to Mizoram to resume tomorrow


April 11th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Monday said that a total of 142 Bru families consisting of 747 persons, including 592 adults and 155 minors, will ... Read more...

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Bru repatriation to Mizoram to resume tomorrow


April 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in a press release today stated that a total of 142 Bru families consisting of 747 persons,including 592 adults and 155 ... Read more...

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Best district in rural jobs scheme - really?


April 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ganjam (Orissa), April 9 (IANS) The home district of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was twice awarded for best practices in the implementation of the rural jobs scheme. But a report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ivory Coast President negotiating exit with UN


April 6th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Abidjan, Apr 6 (ANI): The United Nations has said the Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo's departure from power is being negotiated following a fierce assault by forces loyal to his rival Alassane ... Read more...

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Switzerland-based Nussli clarifies on CWG overlays


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Switzerland-based company Nussli, a supplier of overlays for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Monday clarified that it was not involved in any wrongdoing and said the ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner may voluntarily stand trial in SA, but under certain conditions


January 17th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A close friend of Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire who has been allegedly accused of masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape town, has claimed that ... Read more...

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Nepal lifts ban on its women working in the Gulf


December 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (ANI): Nepal has reportedly lifted a ban on the country's working women going to Gulf countries to earn their livelihood, and introduced new rules designed to protect them.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan launches anti-corruption drive


November 12th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Pakistani government has said the heads of government departments will be held equally responsible if someone of their staff was found guilty of corruption, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM stays neutral on issue of cabinet reshuffle


October 30th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Air India One, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, opted to maintain a non-committal and neutral stance on the issue of when he ... Read more...

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Boycott threat to Commonwealth Games opening ceremony


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Scotland, the Isle of Man and Canada have threatened to boycott the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony because they claim organisers have not told them enough about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scotland says up to athletes whether to attend Delhi CWG opening ceremony or not


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Scotland's athletes have been told they do not have to attend the opening ceremony of the Delhi Commonwealth Games today due to fears of staying in holding areas ... Read more...

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