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NRI children return home from Norway (Third Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned to ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned ... Read more...

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NRI children back home from Norway (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) children in Norway who were taken into the custody by that country's Child Welfare Services on grounds of alleged ... Read more...

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Russia’s stance on Syria frustrating: Clinton


March 1st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has termed as "troubling" and "frustrating" Russia's lack of cooperation in efforts to resolve the political and humanitarian crisis ... Read more...

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Marxists-Mamata agree: name change could be game change (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) For perfectly practical reasons, and not so much sentimental ones, West Bengal could be in for a name change. And it's an issue that has ... Read more...

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Mamata mulling renaming West Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government is contemplating renaming the state and the view of all the stake holders will be taken into consideration before taking any ... Read more...

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100 skeletons found in lake bordering Serbia, Bosnia


October 27th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 100 skeletons, believed to belong to victims of 1992-95 war, have been discovered in lake Perucac, bordering Serbia and Bosnia, officials said.Amor Masovic, the head of ... Read more...

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Amid curfew and agony, Indian leaders meet Kashmir separatists (Roundup)


September 20th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian political leaders held ice-breaking talks Monday with Kashmiri separatist leaders in the glare of television cameras after three months of unprecedented street violence left 102 people ... Read more...

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Eid gift: India to repatriate 31 Pakistanis


September 10th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Conveying Eid greetings to his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday thanked him for releasing 442 Indian fishermen and said that New ... Read more...

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48 percent Pakistanis lack food security: Report


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Almost half of Pakistan's population of 170 million lack food security because of the impact of the war on terror on the country's economy, a new report says. Food ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s response on farmers and fishermen arrest still awaited: MEA


March 6th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): The Government is awaiting Pakistan Government's response over the unresolved humanitarian issue pertaining to farmers and fishermen in the custody of both India and Pakistan."India had requested ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia asks Iran to free Osama’s daughter


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has asked Iran to repatriate one of the daughters of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden to the kingdom after she fled house arrest and sought ... Read more...

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Indian boys languish in Pakistani jail despite serving sentence


November 17th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Nine Indian minors, who were caught while fishing in Pakistani waters, are languishing in prison in the country's port city of Karachi despite having completed their one-year sentence, ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad offers US access to Iran’s nuclear scientists


September 24th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has offered the US and other Western powers access to scientists working in his country's nuclear programme, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton arrives in North Korea to secure release of Americans


August 4th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.4 (ANI): Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has arrived in North Korean capital Pyongyang to negotiate the release of two American television journalists who were sentenced to 12 years of hard ... Read more...

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Laura Ling put on trial by the North Korean government


June 4th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the two journalists working for San Francisco-based Current TV, were put on trial today (4th July, 2009) on the charges of entering the country illegally.The two American ... Read more...

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Lisa Ling’s sister’s trial scheduled on 4th June


June 2nd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by GD
Lisa Ling, the former co-host of "The View," will be finally hitting the press this week after her sister, Laura and her fellow "Current TV" journalist, Euna Lee were detained by the ... Read more...

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India ready to help in resolving Lankan crisis: Navy chief


May 19th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, May 19 (ANI): After keeping in mind the safety and protection of civilians in Sri Lanka, Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta on Tuesday said that the Navy was ready to help ... Read more...

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Wickremasinghe happy over India’s help for Tamils


November 20th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe Thursday expressed satisfaction over India's moves to provide relief to the civilian population displaced by war in his country."After meetings with Indian ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to deport 10 jailed Indian fishermen


August 8th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, Aug 8 (IANS) Ten Indian fishermen, who were serving prison sentences here for possessing explosive materials while fishing in Sri Lanka's territorial waters, will be deported back to India ... Read more...

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India and Pakistan resolve to fight terrorism, strengthen economic ties


May 21st, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
By Naveen KapoorIslamabad, May 21 (ANI): The fourth round of Composite Dialogue between India and Pakistan ended on Wednesday, with both countries agreeing that that they had made a significant progress ... Read more...

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Uncertainty dogs Hindu refugees from Pakistan


March 4th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Binoo Joshi Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Over 50,000 Hindu families who fled Pakistan to escape the 1947 partition violence have spent over 60 years in Jammu and Kashmir - but they are ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak talks on CBMs from October 18


November 14th, 2007 - 2:10 am ICT by admin
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