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Israeli airstrike kills 2 Hamas officers in southern Gaza Strip


September 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY, GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli forces carried out an airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip on late Wednesday evening, killing two Hamas security officers and injuring a third, Hamas officials ... Read more...

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Of wars, tsunami, republic and Satyajit Ray (IANS Books This Week)


May 19th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A war story set in the summer of 1545, a tale of love in the times of tsunami, a compilation of three essays by Arundhati ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey tweets ‘her love for Aussies’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has declared her love for Australia in a live 'tweetup' with her millions of followers on social networking site Twitter.During the weekend, as the 'Season ... Read more...

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India too large for any alliance, to retain strategic autonomy: PM (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Backing the modernisation of defence forces, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined his commitment to preserving India's strategic autonomy and stressed that it is too large ... Read more...

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India too large a country for any alliance: PM


September 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 13 (IANS) Backing the modernisation of defence forces, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined his commitment to preserving India's "strategic autonomy" and stressed that it is too large ... Read more...

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Infosys to expand back office operations in Poland


September 6th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Infosys Technologies is set to expand its back office operations in Poland in the next two years to offer business process outsourcing (BPO) services to more European and ... Read more...

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Canada’s top management school to woo Indian students (With Image)


August 21st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 21 (IANS) Canada's Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University here plans to offer its world class courses to Indian students and forge tie-ups with Indian universities.Currently ... Read more...

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Honour killings dent our country’s image: Om Puri


July 4th, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Om Puri plays a village head who is against same-clan marriages in his next film "Khap...A Story of Honour Killing" and the acclaimed actor says it is ... Read more...

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Boeing to invest $100 mn for aircraft maintenance base


June 9th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra Airport Development Company Ltd (MADC) will lease 50 acres land in the special economic zone (SEZ) near Nagpur airport to Air India (AI) to establish an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government’s anti-Maoist policy mired in confusion (Comment)


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Notwithstanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's description of the Maoist insurgency as the gravest internal threat faced by India, the government seems unsure about how to proceed against the leftwing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Grief, resolve as cops, Chidambaram pay homage to CRPF martyrs (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 7 (IANS) There were tears and grim resolve Wednesday as policemen joined Home Minister P. Chidambaram in a 'martyrs ceremony' to pay homage to the 76 security personnel ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Chhattisgarh to mourn troopers, review security


April 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 7 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram reached this Chhattisgarh town Wednesday to attend a 'martyrs' ceremony' for the 76 security personnel massacred by guerrillas in the worst ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maoists massacre 76 troopers, government fumes


April 7th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur/New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India's sweeping anti-Maoist offensive suffered a huge blow Tuesday when the Leftwing guerrillas ambushed and massacred 76 security personnel in the dense forests of Chhattisgarh in ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister woos NRIs to state


January 12th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday invited non-resident Indians (NRIs) to set up industries in the state, assuring them the state government was committed to extending ... Read more...

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Liberate Indian science from red tape: PM (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Unveiling his vision for making India a 21st century knowledge power, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday called for "liberating" Indian science from red-tape and cronyism ... Read more...

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Fleeing Pak extremists spreading like cancer in country’s teeming cities


December 19th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Army might have been claiming that it has forced the militants to flee their dens in the tribal regions along the Afghan border, but fears have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress’ panicky reaction to Telengana leader’s blackmail (Comment)


December 11th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The recourse to emotional blackmail by Potti Sriramulu in the 1950s to carve out Andhra Pradesh from the Madras Presidency has been successfully emulated by another politician in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan’s survival depends on democracy, rule of law


March 31st, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): Pakistan is in a state of peril and its survival depends on maintaining a democratic system and promoting the rule of law, an analysis in The Independent says.Monday's ... Read more...

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Obama will use $75 bn to tackle housing crisis


February 19th, 2009 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hopes to keep between seven and nine million homeowners out of foreclosure, using $75 billion to stabilize a housing crisis that ... Read more...

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Banned outfit planning fresh bombings in poll-bound Bangladesh: report


November 18th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh's banned Islamist militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has begun stockpiling explosives and is planning a fresh round of attacks across the country in the run up ... Read more...

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A Venetian township takes shape in Nagpur


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
By Shyam Pandaripande Nagpur, Feb 23 (IANS) Even as this fast growing city in the heart of the country is witnessing unprecedented housing boom around the upcoming international cargo hub to the north, ... Read more...

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