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‘Pakistan’s power shortage an emergency’

June 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A daily Monday described the acute power shortage in Pakistan as an "existential emergency" as it called for establishing a national power management plan.An editorial ... Read more...

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Why is a billion-strong democracy silent on Egypt? (Comment)

February 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By A. Vinod Kumar The parliament sat numbed, in an otherwise engaging November evening, when President Barack Obama, head of one of the two largest democracies, reminded the other that it had ... Read more...

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You can’t resist adultery by deleting Facebook accounts, says Minister

November 20th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Pastor Cedric Miller had recently advised that some people should stay away from Facebook because the social media site leads Christians into the 'temptation' to commit adultery. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia’s streets are not safe, needs better policing: Oz opposition leader

February 23rd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23(ANI): Australian Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has said the recent attacks on Indian students in Melbourne shows how unsafe the city is and called for better policing.Abbott also said the ... Read more...

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Melbourne not safe for Indians: Australian opposition leader

February 23rd, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 23 (IANS) Streets of Melbourne were not safe for Indians and the government should spend money on policing and preventing racial attacks to improve relationship, Australia's Opposition Leader Tony Abott ... Read more...

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“Erudite” Tharoor tells Australia “essentially what outrage over racial attacks is all about”

January 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 15 (ANI): While politicians, police and the media in Australia and India are busy debating racial attacks on Indian students, a single refreshing note of clarity has been sounded ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh chief secretary summoned for flouting apex court order (Lead)

October 6th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday summoned the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary to explain why he should not be punished for violating its order to halt constructions at memorial ... Read more...

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British, Pakistani spies in ‘torture collusion’: report

February 22nd, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A forthcoming human rights report says British agents colluded with their Pakistani counterparts in the routine torture of British - and Pakistani - terror suspects, a newspaper reported ... Read more...

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