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Swiss letter saga must end: Pakistani daily


September 19th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The saga of the Swiss letter must end, said a leading Pakistani daily Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf told the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Kudankulam stir has foreign backing: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Against the backdrop of activists renewing their opposition to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, Home Minister Shushilkumar Shinde Monday said the ... Read more...

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$3 toothbrush saves day for $100 billion space station (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A $3 toothbrush, 'designed' by astronauts Sunita Williams and Akihido Hoshide, saved the day for a $100 billion International Space Station, becoming instrumental in the installation ... Read more...

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Spending crores on promotion doesn’t guarantee success: Panda


August 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda, whose second film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" has released Friday withou too much of publicity, says splurging money ... Read more...

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‘Anger Management’ gets 90 episode extension


August 31st, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen is all in smiles after his show, "Anger Management" has been given a 90 episodes extension by the FX channel on which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government discriminates against our states: BJP


August 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress-led central government of discriminating against BJP-ruled states.It said the central government was creating hurdles ... Read more...

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Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.During the session Thursday, ... Read more...

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Factory output dips by 1.8 percent in June (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped 1.8 percent in June, the third time in four months, due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data ... Read more...

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June industrial output data disappointing: Chidambaram


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday voiced disappointment over the June industrial output data and said the government would try to remove hurdles in critical ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Deserved triumph for Merritt on good night for US (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Aries Merritt ran a personal best of 12.92 to win the 110 metres hurdles gold at the Olympic Games athletics competition here Wednesday night. It is ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Merritt hurdles to 110m gold for US


August 9th, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Aries Merritt of the US took the Olympic gold medal in the men's 110 metres hurdles Wednesday.Merritt, the world No. 1, ran a new personal ... Read more...

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Olympics: Foster-Hylton ends sterling career after hurdle mishap


August 8th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican hurdler Brigitte Foster-Hylton says the 2012 season will be the last of her long, sterling career, a day after she crashed out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics Athletics: Sally Pearson fastest hurdler, reinstated Toufiq triumphs (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Sally Pearson of Australia set a new Olympics record to win the gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles while reinstated Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi produced a ... Read more...

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‘Beg Borrow Steal’ goes to Thailand!


August 7th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The ninth season of reality show "Beg Borrow Steal" will go international and the show's host Aaliyah is ready to take on the challenge one ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Olympic athletics: Isenbayeva misses hat-trick; second gold for Sanchez after eight (Athletics Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Double Olympic Champion and World record holder Elena Isinbayeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to Jennifer Suhr at the London Games.Isinbayeva had not looked at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Suhr soars over Isinbayeva, China still on top (World Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 7 (IANS) Double Olympic champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbaeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to American Jennifer Suhr and China held on to its top ... Read more...

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Pakistan could do without electing yet another PM: Daily


August 4th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan could do "without the headache of electing yet another short-term PM", said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that the Contempt of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Carl Lewis expects ’surprise’ in men’s 100m event


August 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) American track and field legend Carl Lewis expects close competition in the men's 100 metres event in the London Olympics."I never do prediction on races. But ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clinton underlines US efforts to combat AIDS


July 24th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touted the US efforts to fight AIDS amid charges that Washington is lagging behind on combating the pandemic.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government to set up board for project clearance


July 19th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government will soon set up a board to review and give one-time clearance for projects, including security clearance, the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal


July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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It’s bad scripts that Raj Kumar Yadav avoids


July 12th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) He has just begun his career in filmdom, but one thing that "Love Sex and Dhokha" (LSD) fame actor Raj Kumar Yadav avoids is ... Read more...

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(VM) Joshi fears for his life, writes to Chidambaram (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, known as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, Monday said he feared for his life ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bolt answers critics with world-leading time


June 1st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic double sprint champion Usain Bolt silenced his detractors, storming to a world-leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League here.Questions ... Read more...

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No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief


June 1st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) On his first day in office, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh Friday sent out a strong message regarding difficulties facing the force, including sexual ... Read more...

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Gen Bikram Singh assumes command of Indian Army (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Gen Bikram Singh, an infantryman, Thursday assumed command of the 1.13 million strong Indian Army, bringing to an end the controversial 26 month tenure of ... Read more...

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No Indian push on unconstitutional polls: Maldivian president (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

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Blake warns Bolt with convincing 100m win


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Cayman Islands), May 11 (IANS/CMC) World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake stormed to the second fastest time in the world this year to win the 100 metres at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Overseas Indian affairs ministry rapped for inadequate data


May 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) for lacking authentic data on the exact size of the Indian diaspora, noting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India has vast win-win commercial potential, says US


April 13th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson, who recently led his first trade mission to India, wants America to "deepen and broaden its commercial engagement with India where ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Glowing times for online jewellery retailers


April 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) There was a time when gold jewellery or diamonds and other precious stones were only bought from the trusted family jeweller. Now the trend is ... Read more...

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Court questions government on discouraging woman army officers


March 26th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday questioned the government on its approach of discouraging short service commission women officers opting for permanent commission in the army."Why are ... Read more...

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Goa trade body demands Rs.1,000 crore grant for state


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) With an eye to tourism, Goa's apex trade body has demanded a special grant of Rs.1,000 crore from union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pentathlete Dobrynska first to break 5,000-point barrier


March 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 10 (IANS) Natallia Dobrynska of Ukraine set a new world record in the Pentathlon tallying 5013 points to win the world title on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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