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Collectors’ pride: History captured in the flame of lighters (With Images)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The cigarette lighter, once the fashion statement of the smart uber man, is fast becoming a vintage collector's artefact. Now, an independent collector in ... Read more...

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Trinamool resorting to violence to stifle dissent: Left


June 4th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of resorting to violence to stifle the voices of protests, the Left Front (LF) Monday said such tactics would hinder ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan daily criticises India’s UN vote


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 23 (IANS) India may have managed to extricate itself from a domestic political imbroglio at Sri Lanka's expense, but that has "plunged" the country "into an unholy ... Read more...

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South African Communist Party turns 90


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 2 (IANS) The South African Communist Party, which had been in the forefront of the struggle against imperialism and racism since 1921, has turned 90.The party said the ... Read more...

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New Indian overseas cultural centre in Seoul


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India has taken yet another step in furthering its cultural diplomacy in south-east Asia with a new Indian cultural centre in Seoul.President of the Indian ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist leader makes things tough for CPI-M


May 6th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 6 (IANS) He is a jailed pro-Maoist leader, accused in at least 31 cases, who has stepped into the democratic process. Chhatradhar Mahato's entry into ... Read more...

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French workers on strike because boss speaks only English


April 21st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): The entire workers at Thermal Ceramics, an English company based in France, have gone on strike because their British boss can't speak the native tongue.The 184 French workers, ... Read more...

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Capitalism may have killed life on Mars, says Hugo Chavez


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Capitalism may be the reason behind lack of life on the planet Mars, according to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez."I have always said, heard, that it would not be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gaddafi vows to ‘get crazy’ in face of foreign attack


March 18th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar. 18 (ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to 'get crazy' in the event of a foreign attack on his country.In a defiant radio address, The Guardian quoted Gaddafi as ... Read more...

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PM cannot deny responsibility on graft: Left Front manifesto


March 17th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front in its election manifesto Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for being silent on the issues of graft and surrendering to ... Read more...

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US evacuates embassy officials from Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Libya has shut down temporarily and has evacuated all of its diplomats as violence mounts in the capital Tripoli, the State Department announced."Given current ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi appears in public, greets supporters


February 26th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Friday made an unexpected appearance in Tripoli's Green Square, greeting a crowd of his supporters in a show of strength that he still ... Read more...

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China says US using Internet freedom pitch as pretext for interfering in others’ internal affairs


February 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 18 (ANI): China has warned the United States not to intrude into other countries' affairs after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had urged the world community to allow online freedom, ... Read more...

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Anti-American protests staged in Jammu


September 17th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Muslims Friday held anti-American protests across Jammu region to give vent to their anger against the alleged desecration of the Quran in Florida, US, last week. "Down with America", ... Read more...

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One of the world’s most wanted cyber-criminal nabbed


August 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) One of the five most wanted cyber-criminals in the world who founded sophisticated internet sites for trafficking credit card information has been detained in France, authorities said. Vladislav Anatolieviech ... Read more...

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CPI-M admits it lost support due to ’shortcomings’


August 9th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 9 (IANS) In an effort at soul-searching, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has admitted that people have moved away from the Left Front due to "certain shortcomings" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Globalisation never benefited the working classes: CITU chief


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) president M.K. Pandhe Monday said globalisation never benefited the working classes and urged all the labourers to come under one umbrella to ... Read more...

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Iran, Syria to create new world order: Ahmadinejad


January 7th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 7 (DPA) Iran and Syria plan to create a new world order, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday. "Iran and Syria have a joint mission to create a new world order ... Read more...

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Collaboration, not competition the way forward for a successful deal on climate change: Shyam Saran


November 10th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Climate change is a global problem and its solution should come through collaboration between developed and developing countries, according to Shyam Saran, Prime Minister of India's Special ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New gas find another reason to boost defence: Chavez


September 15th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 15 (EFE) President Hugo Chavez said a recent huge natural gas find off Venezuela's Caribbean coast underscores the need to bolster the Andean nation's defences against US "imperialism". Spain's Repsol ... Read more...

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Nothing to do with Subhas Chakraborty ’s comments: CPI-M


May 12th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday dissociated itself from the comments by maverick party leader Subhas Chakraborty that it was impossible to fight imperialism without the Congress. In ... Read more...

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CPI releases its manifesto, promises a non-BJP, non-Congress alternative


March 21st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) released its manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday. The party promised a non- BJP and non-Congress alternative at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chavez’s party takes most states in Venezuela polls


November 24th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 24 (RIA Novosti) President Hugo Chavez's United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) has won in majority of states in nationwide elections to elect mayors and governors, officials said Monday. The ... Read more...

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Karat to Manmohan: `Indians, not history, will judge you” on false nuke deal assurances


September 28th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept. 28 (ANI): India will judge Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for not honouring his assurances to parliament on the US-India civil nuclear cooperation deal, CPI (M) General ... Read more...

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Indian people will judge you on nuke deal: Karat to PM


September 28th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 28 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) today accused Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh of "flagrantly" violating the assurances he made on the nuclear deal and said ... Read more...

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Canada has recognised Komagata heroes, not India: kin


July 21st, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 21 (IANS) Canada has recognised the Komagata Maru chapter in India's fight against imperialism, but Indian and Punjab governments have still shown no respect for these national heroes, ... Read more...

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At age 135, is he really world’s oldest person?


July 17th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS) At age 135, the world's oldest person might well be a citizen of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The identity card of Nasir Al Hazry, a resident of ... Read more...

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Left should have withdrawn support earlier: Bardhan


July 13th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Nearly a week after withdrawing support to the Congress-led government, Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary A.B. Bardhan Sunday said the Left parties should have done ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Difficult task to liberate country from US imperialism: Pak leader


May 30th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
Karachi , May 30 (ANI): Senior leader Rasool Bux Palijo has said that Pakistanis want freedom from US imperialism because they understand that Pakistan has not become a free and independent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US imperialist designs may turn Pak into a Waterloo


May 30th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Karachi , May 30 (ANI): If the US did not shun its imperialist designs in Pakistan , the latter would become a Waterloo for the US administration, said veteran Pakistani politician ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

400 Indian delegates to attend 3-day peace moot in Pak from Sat


May 20th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar , May 20 (ANI): At least 400 Indian delegates are likely to pass through the Wagah Border on Friday to participate in the Eighth Joint Convention of Indo-Pak Peoples Forum ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Change Cold War mindset to see China’s human rights progress’(Lead)


April 21st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, April 21 (Xinhua) A Chinese human rights expert Monday urged critics to change their Cold War mindset to appreciate the country's rights record. "Only after long term struggles against imperialism and ... Read more...

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Karat showers praise on Manmohan, says his integrity is unquestioned


November 14th, 2007 - 8:08 am ICT by admin
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US intervention in Pak a threat to national sovereignty: Ghinwa Bhutto


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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