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Indian constitution among models to be inspired by: Tunisian minister (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Tunisia wants to learn from India's experience of pluralistic democracy and looks at the Indian constitution as one of the models to be inspired ... Read more...

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UN workers’ toll in Haiti Quake reaches 94


February 9th, 2010 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 9 (RIA Novosti) The number of UN workers killed in last month's earthquake in Haiti has reached 94, while eight of its staff remained unaccounted for, a ... Read more...

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Amid death,destruction, Indians help tirelessly in Haiti (Lead)


January 18th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Escorting relief teams, giving medical treatment and providing logistics support to the UN - India's Lt. Col. Pronob K. Roy and over 150 fellow Indians ... Read more...

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Among death and destruction, Indians help tirelessly in Haiti


January 18th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian army officer, Lieutenant Colonel Pronob K. Roy, and 150 members of the Indian UN contingent in quake-ravaged Haiti have been working without sleep straight ... Read more...

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U.N. confirms death of Hedi Annabi


January 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday released a statement to confirm the death of Hédi Annabi, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti.“I am deeply ... Read more...

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UN mission chief found dead in Haiti


January 17th, 2010 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 17 (DPA) The chief of the UN mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), missing since Tuesday's devastating earthquake flattened the mission's headquarters in Port-au-Prince, has been confirmed dead, UN officials announced ... Read more...

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UN consolidating relief, rescue efforts in Haiti (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations has set offices to coordinate the enormous task of assisting Haitians devastated by the earthquake as international rescue teams combed Port-au-Prince for survivors, UN ... Read more...

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UN regroups peacekeeping mission, launches relief efforts (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations carried out house-to-house searches in Haiti Thursday in an effort to find an estimated 160 missing UN personnel. The earthquake in capital Port-au-Prince killed at ... Read more...

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India to give one million dollar aid for emergency relief purposes in Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): India on Thursday said that it was deeply saddened at the death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti on Tuesday, and decided to give one million ... Read more...

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Five hundred thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan. 14 (ANI): Nearly five hundred thousands are feared to be dead in Haiti after a grade 7.0-magnitude quake struck the impoverished country's capital on Tuesday afternoon.A major international ... Read more...

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Canadian governor general sobs on TV over Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) Canadians saw sombre scenes on their televisions Wednesday when their Governor General Michaelle Jean broke down during a press conference on the situation in her native Haiti, which ... Read more...

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14 peacekeepers killed in Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (DPA) UN officials in New York confirmed Wednesday that 14 peacekeepers were killed by the earthquakes that struck Haiti and caused widespread damage. Among the dead, 10 are Brazilian ... Read more...

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100 UN staff among ‘hundreds’ killed in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday "hundreds" of people may have been killed by a strong earthquake and its aftershocks that hit Haiti a day earlier, ... Read more...

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All Delhi assembly constituencies to have fire stations


August 5th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday announced that the Delhi government would establish fire stations in each assembly constituency and all fire stations in the city would ... Read more...

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