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Auction illegal mines: Goa Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) All illegal mining sites in Goa should be divided into blocks and auctioned to the highest bidder, Congress leader and former union minister of state for ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban calls for restraint amid Middle East protests and violence


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for calm and restraint after the recent wave of hostilities in the Middle East.The fresh violence captured worldwide ... Read more...

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Water riot in UP village leaves one dead, several injured


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A spat over filling water from a community tap turned ugly and left one person dead and four others injured Tuesday when a man opened fire ... Read more...

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Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily


June 30th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", ... Read more...

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UN concerned over drone attacks in Pakistan


June 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Navanethem Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has expressed concern over the continuing use of armed drones in Pakistan's northwest tribal region as it ... Read more...

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Evidence against Maya government’s scams soon: Shivpal


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has begun simultaneous probes into the alleged irregularities and scams that took place in the five year rule of BSP chief ... Read more...

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Russia’s Syria policy could lead to civil war: Clinton


June 1st, 2012 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Russia that its refusal to sanction UN action against Syria could see the outbreak of a civil war ... Read more...

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US, Russia close to cyber conflict preventing agreement


April 28th, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US and Russia are finalising an agreement to use their secure nuclear communication system for preventing possible misperceptions in cyberspace to escalate into full hostilities, ... Read more...

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Eight civilians killed in Sudan’s weekend bombings of South Sudan


April 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
DARFUR, SOUTH SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight civilians were killed and nearly two dozen others were injured when Sudanese forces carried out airstrikes in the newly-independent nation of South Sudan, ... Read more...

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India welcomes Syria ceasefire, wishes Annan success


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the ceasefire in Syria and hoped that the UN mission led by Special Envoy Kofi Annan will have "further success" in ensuring ... Read more...

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Bukhari calls on Mulayam, seeks more Muslim say in governance


April 13th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) An upset Imam Bukhari of the Delhi Jama Masjid met Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday to voice his ... Read more...

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US calls for restraint from Sudan, South Sudan


April 5th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US has called on Sudan and South Sudan to show restraint following reports that South Sudan shot down a Sudanese fighter jet."We're calling on restraint ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition to visit Moscow


April 5th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Envoys of Syria's opposition will visit Moscow for talks April 17-18, the Russian foreign ministry said."On April 17-18, contacts with Syrian opposition envoys will be ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers (Round-up)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 13 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down ... Read more...

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MFN status unlikely during Sharma’s Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it is committed to granting the most-favoured nation (MFN) status to India, but refused to set a time-frame as some issues ... Read more...

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Hundreds of suspects arrested for Nigeria attacks


January 26th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 26 (IANS) Hundreds of foreign nationals, believed to be from neighbouring Chad, have been arrested in Nigeria for the massacre of 186 people, including an Indian, last week, ... Read more...

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Nigeria witnesses 11 more killings (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people have been killed in terror attacks in Nigeria, pushing the toll in this west African nation in the last four days to over ... Read more...

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Nigeria terror: Government to bring home Indian’s body


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday said it was making all efforts to get the body of an Indian victim in the Mumbai-style terror attack on Nigeria's second largest ... Read more...

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Indian, 161 others die in Mumbai-style Nigeria terror (Third Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was among 162 people killed as heavily armed Islamists carried out a deadly Mumbai-style terror attack in Nigeria's second largest city Kano, media reports ... Read more...

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Indian killed, six Indians hurt in Nigeria terror attack (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and six Indians, including two children, were injured in a terror attack in the Nigerian city of Kano that left over 150 ... Read more...

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Tehran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's first vice-president has warned that no oil will be permitted to pass through the crucial Strait of Hormuz if the West imposes sanctions on ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns rocket attack on Israel


November 30th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday condemned the firing of at least two rockets from southern Lebanon into Israel, and called for "maximum restraint" from the ... Read more...

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Laid-off Nepal workers follow in Hazare’s shoes


September 6th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 6 (IANS) Scores of militant workers, whose hostilities forced ITC's joint venture in Nepal to shut down its state-of-the-art garments factory in the Terai plains last month, ... Read more...

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UN chief discusses Libya with regional organisations


August 27th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has discussed with heads of leading regional organisations ways to rebuild Libya after more than six months of hostilities, the ... Read more...

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India to focus on UN peacekeeping during presidency


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) India will focus on the issue of UN peacekeeping during its UN Security Council presidency for the month of August, Hardeep Singh Puri, permanent representative ... Read more...

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India to use UNSC presidency to establish credentials


July 29th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 29 (IANS) India will utilise its upcoming presidency of the UN Security Council to re-establish its credentials with political maturity to be a permanent member of the ... Read more...

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India backs dialogue to resolve Libyan crisis


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Amid initiatives to resolve the Libyan crisis, India Friday told Libyan Foreign Minister Abdel Aati Al Obeidi that it wanted fighting to end immediately and ... Read more...

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US Congress votes against military campaign in Libya


June 25th, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The House of Representatives of the US Congress voted down Friday a resolution authorising a military campaign in Libya.Lawmakers rejected the resolution by a ... Read more...

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NATO to continue Libya operation


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO will continue its bombings of Libya, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said."NATO will continue its mission, because if we stop, an unspecified number ... Read more...

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UN chief deeply concerned over situation in Sudan


June 16th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the prevailing situation in Sudan's South Kordofan region, Ban's spokesman Martin Nesirky said in a statement released ... Read more...

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Lack of congenial environment forced Singur closure: Tata Motors


June 14th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Rebutting West Bengal government's reference to the Tata Motors' "non-commissioning and abandoning" of the small car project in Singur as a reason for taking back the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi ready to accept ceasefire plan: Zuma


May 31st, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 31 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma held talks with Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday and said the Libyan leader was ready to accept an African Union plan for a ... Read more...

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Libya to honour UN resolution if NATO ends air strikes: Russia


May 17th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya is ready to comply with UN Security Council resolutions if NATO ends its air strikes and the rebels cease hostilities, said Russian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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ISI denies links with militants as claimed in Guantanamo dossiers


April 26th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has denied claims made against it in the Guantanamo dossiers, saying that it has no links whatsoever with militants.The US military classified Pakistan's premium ... Read more...

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India opposes plan to expand sanctions list in Libya


April 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India has opposed the proposal of western countries to expand the list of sanctioned Libyan entities by the United Nations Security Council following concerns that ... Read more...

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