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Russia, US need to solve missile shield impasse: Putin


September 6th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for joint efforts by Russia and the US to address the thorny issue of a missile shield, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies wonder about Swiss letter saga


August 28th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) What next, wondered Pakistani dailies Tuesday after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf got three more weeks to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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PM may address nation Monday on coal scam: Congress


August 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Congress Saturday expressed hope that the BJP will allow parliament to function Monday and indicated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may address the ... Read more...

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Shinde meets Sushma over parliament impasse


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde met BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday in a bid to break the standoff in parliament over coal block allocation, government ... Read more...

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Opposition not in mood to talk: Bansal (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With parliament crippled for a third day Thursday over the BJP's demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ouster, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament saw disruptions Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General's ... Read more...

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Raiding embassy for Assange will be ’suicidal’, Ecuador tells UK


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) It would be "suicide" for Britain to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned.Correa warned such ... Read more...

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US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme


August 9th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Is Mike Wallace going to sign a contract with Pittsburg Steelers?


July 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculation is rife on whether the famous and popular wide receiver Mike Wallace will sign a contract with Pittsburg Steelers or not. The speculations have reached ... Read more...

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Gayle returns to Sydney for Big Bash T20


July 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has again signed with Sydney Thunder for another season of Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash.The 32-year-old left-hander turned out for the Thunder ... Read more...

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Dhumal steps in to end St Bede’s strike


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) With the strike by the faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college here, continuing for over a week, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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Amnesty for More, BCCI wants Kapil too back in fold


July 16th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday formally ratified the amnesty plea of Kiran More, former India wicketkeeper, who had gone over to the rebel Indian Cricket ... Read more...

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Air India pilots and management to again hold talks


July 9th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Air India pilots and the management will again hold conciliation talks July 10 and 12 with the chief labour commissioner to resolve the deadlock after ... Read more...

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Pilots accuse Air India of retracting on its commitment (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) has accused Air India of retracting on its commitment to "sympathetically" consider their grievances even as nearly 300 pilots having allegiance ... Read more...

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Pilots accuse Air India of retracting on its commitment


July 7th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) has accused Air India management of retracting on its commitment and failing to reciprocate the "goodwill gesture" of the pilots who ... Read more...

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Reopening NATO routes in Pakistan’s interest: PM


July 5th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The decision to reopen the routes for passage of NATO supplies to Afghanistan via Pakistan was taken in the best interests of the country following the ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Second Lead, correcting spelling)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots seek PM’s intervention


June 25th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The striking Air India pilots Monday sought the prime minister's intervention to end their stand-off with the airline's management. Eleven pilots went on hunger-strike Sunday."We ... Read more...

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Houseboat business struggles to stay afloat (Kerala Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) A houseboat trip on the backwaters of Alappuzha or Kumarakom is billed as one of Kerala's exotic tourism products. But the future may not be bright ... Read more...

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Chris Gayle puts controversy behind him


June 16th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle says he has put to rest the last 14 months of animosity with the cricket board and is now focussed on helping to ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Third Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying Air India's threat to hire new pilots and use trainee pilots to run its operations, some of its striking aviators said Wednesday they ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots meet civil aviation minister


May 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a bid to end the 18-day-old strike at national carrier Air India, some of the agitating pilots met Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh here ... Read more...

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Pilots want to meet minister for dialogue (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Thursday sought a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to end the 17-day-old strike that has crippled the ... Read more...

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Air India feasibility study for new international schedule (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Air India Tuesday said it is planning a feasibility study to determine the international destinations the airline will fly to as it faces a shortage ... Read more...

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Air India crisis continues for 15th day, losses Rs.250 crore


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 15th day Tuesday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.250 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

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NATO endorses Obama’s exit plan from Afghanistan


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 22 (IANS) NATO leaders have endorsed President Barack Obama's plan for the withdrawal of the US-led international military force from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 in ... Read more...

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Air India crisis enters 13th day, losses at Rs.230 crore


May 20th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 13th day Sunday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.230 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh asks pilots to resume work


May 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Saturday again asked striking Air Indian pilots to resume work, saying the government was willing to listen to them.Speaking after the ... Read more...

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Air India crisis enters 10th day, losses touch Rs.188 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Air India crisis entered its 10th day Thursday as the impasse between agitating pilots and the management continued and the carrier's losses mounted to ... Read more...

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AI pilots say they are ready for talks, management is not (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Saturday said they are willing to hold unconditional talks with the government to end the impasse caused by ... Read more...

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Pilots urge Ajit Singh to start negotiations


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Under pressure from various quarters, the derecognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) Thursday appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to open channels of negotiation and accused ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stir continues, five flights cancelled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Air India cancelled five more flights early Thursday, day three of the 'sick' pilots stir that has seen the national carrier sacking 26 pilots so far, ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo may not play in IPL this season


April 25th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS/CMC) Left-handed West Indies strokemaker Darren Bravo may not play in the current edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League even after the current Australia series ends in ... Read more...

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Six-party n-talks ‘positive’; Iran refuses meeting with US (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday in Istanbul after a 15-month impasse, were described as ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’ (Lead, Correcting day in intro)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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