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PM, Sonia assure Uttarakhand all help (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday expressed concern over the conditions in natural disaster-hit Uttarakhand and assured central assistance to ... Read more...

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Sonia writes to Uttarakhand chief minister


August 7th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday wrote to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna seeking information on the situation in the state following flash floods and ... Read more...

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Manipur voters fearful after series of blasts


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 23 (IANS) Fear and panic has spread among both voters and politicians in election-bound northeastern state of Manipur as separatists stepped up offensive by triggering three powerful explosions ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker ruffles feathers in Nepal


August 18th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) An Indian filmmaker, who followed the trail of migrant Nepali labourers from poverty-racked farwestern Nepal to India's glamour and business capital Mumbai and their return home ... Read more...

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Endosulfan can be phased out early if alternative found: Ramesh


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said the government could phase out the killer pesticide endosulfan even before the 11-year time frame agreed at a Stockholm ... Read more...

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Haynes produce manual for ‘Titanic’ - nearly 100 yrs after it sank


March 27th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Nearly a century after the world famous luxury liner sank on its maiden voyage in 1912, motor car specialists Haynes has come up with a manual for the ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand CEO says sensational media reports overblowing Japan nuke plant disaster


March 21st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 21 (ANI): Air New Zealand's CEO Rob Fyfe has criticised media reports in two messages to his staff, saying that if the coverage of the Japanese and earthquake-cum-tsunami and nuclear ... Read more...

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‘The Greely Expedition’ Shown On PBS


February 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The PBS documentary series named "American Experience" that aired last night featured the story of the Greely Expedition. The program covers the notorious 1881 expedition ... Read more...

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President, PM condole Sabarimala stampede deaths


January 15th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condoled the deaths of over 100 people in a stampede near Kerala's Sabarimala temple. The prime minister ... Read more...

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Millions of Pakistanis still in need of post-flood assistance: UN


January 1st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Jan 1(ANI): Millions of Pakistanis are 'still in need of assistance' as they recover from the unprecedented 2010 floods that inundated large portions of the country, senior United Nations officials ... Read more...

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Bengal governor to meet chief minister over campus clashes


December 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Saturday said he will meet Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and discuss the growing incidents of students' clashes to end the campus violence in ... Read more...

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Keep away from campus violence, Narayanan urges students


December 17th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after a student was killed and 10 were injured in two separate clashes in West Bengal, Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday expressed concern over the growing ... Read more...

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IMF offers $450 mn flood aid to Pakistan


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund Thursday pledged $450 million in emergency loans to Pakistan to help the country cope with a massive flood disaster. The IMF is also in talks ... Read more...

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Yamuna nears danger mark in Agra


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 28 (IANS) The Yamuna river was close to touching the danger mark in this Taj Mahal city while floodwaters entered more villages in Agra and Mathura districts Saturday, officials said. In ... Read more...

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US raises contribution for Pak flood victims to 55 million dollars


August 11th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The United States has announced an additional 20 million dollars for Pakistan flood victims, bringing its contribution to that country to 55 million dollars to date."This disaster ... Read more...

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Europe shocked at Kaczynski plane-crash death


April 10th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 10 (DPA) Governments around Europe voiced shock at the deaths of President Lech Kaczynski and other senior Polish officials in the Smolensk plane crash Saturday, with past friction all ... Read more...

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IMF approves $102-mn loan to Haiti


January 28th, 2010 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund's executive board has approved a $102-million loan to help Haiti rebuild after this month's devastating earthquake. Combined with payouts from an existing loan programme, the ... Read more...

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Scotland aid worker Habib Malik wins Burns Humanitarian Award


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): Habib Malik, the Scotland area manager of Islamic Relief, has been named for the Burns Humanitarian Award for his aid work in some of the poorest parts of ... Read more...

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Pak warns against foreign interference in Afghanistan


January 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has warned the international community that foreign interference in Afghanistan's internal affairs can have adverse consequences, however, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha mourns Bhopal gas tragedy victims


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Wednesday mourned the victims of the Bhopal gas disaster of 1984, expressing the members' "heartfelt sympathies" for the "human tragedy of unparalleled magnitude". As soon ... Read more...

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No discrimination against Karnataka, says PM


October 9th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday he would never discriminate against any state including Karnataka while providing help to battle natural calamities. "When it comes to human tragedy ... Read more...

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“60 Minutes” (50 + 10 Mins Of Ads) With CBS


August 9th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by GD
After a story focusing on 'teenage suicide' was pulled off from the CBS network program "60 Minutes," the executive producers tried to fill up the empty slot with advertisements for almost ... Read more...

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Human tragedy may outweigh Swat military offensive’s success


August 8th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 8 (ANI): Islamabad may be seeing the Pakistani military' operations against the Taliban in Swat as a success, but the "dismal plight" of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and those ... Read more...

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Jackson fed boys wine before sexually abusing them: Ex-housekeeper


July 5th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Michael Jackson's former housekeeper has revealed that the King of Pop used to lock the boys in his bedroom and fed wine from babies' bottles before sexually ... Read more...

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‘New York’ is on post-9/11 prejudices: Kabir Khan (Interview)


June 13th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan is ready with his second directorial venture "New York" and says the film highlights prejudices against certain nationalities and religions across ... Read more...

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UN chief backs action against Taliban


May 13th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has backed Pakistan's fight against the Taliban and expressed his "deep concern" about the plight of half a million people who ... Read more...

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Do Not Break The Nucleus


April 25th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha ShuklaTwenty three years ago, in the early hours of 26th April, 1986 (precisely at 01.24 a.m.), the world witnessed one of its worst nuclear disasters. Reactor number 4 of Chernobyl ... Read more...

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Snap ties with Colombo unless ceasefire announced: Karunanidhi (Lead, changing dateline)


April 17th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Within hours of the Indian government urging Sri Lanka to extend a limited ceasefire to enable trapped civilians to move to safer areas, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Civilian casualties ‘unacceptable’, India tells Sri Lanka (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Amid criticism that it wasn't doing enough to influence Sri Lanka, India Friday made it clear to Colombo that further civilian casualties in the war zone ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to extend truce, halt civilian casualties (Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With the humanitarian crisis aggravating in Sri Lanka, India Friday urged Colombo to extend the pause in hostilities to enable civilians trapped in the war zone to ... Read more...

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Cease-fire in Sri Lanka’s no-fire zone should continue: Mukherjee


April 17th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Apr.17 (ANI): The Government of India is clear that the cease-fire in the "No Fire" zone in Sri Lanka should continue in the interests of the Tamil citizens of ... Read more...

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Paula Goodspeed’’s death hit me like an express train: Simon Cowell


December 19th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): American idol judge Simon Cowell has said that former contestant Paula Goodspeed''s death left him shocked.He insists that the tragedy has hit the judges like an express ... Read more...

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We never imagined such a massive attack in Mumbai: Sibal


November 28th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said that the government had never imagined such a massive terrorist attack would take place in Mumbai, but added that ... Read more...

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Pakistan Foreign Minister describes Mumbai terror strikes as barbaric


November 27th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Pakistan''s Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi today condemned the terror strikes in Mumbai that claimed the lives of about 100 people and injured over 200 more ... Read more...

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Stop financial crisis from becoming human tragedy: Ban to G-20


November 13th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 13 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the G-20 member-countries, including India, to work with "the fierce urgency of now" to prevent the current global financial crisis ... Read more...

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