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EU welcomes Morsi as Egypt’s new leader


July 1st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has welcomed the inauguration of Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's new president."We congratulate President Morsi on his inauguration. This ... Read more...

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BJP pitches itself as Congress’ alternative, tries to smooth rifts (Roundup)


May 25th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With two years to the 2014 general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday strongly pitched itself as an alternative to the Congress, and said ... Read more...

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Muslim-Dalit political party launched


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) A former police officer, who once arrested absconding underworld don Chhota Shakil, Tuesday launched a new political party-Awami Vikas Party (AVP) to "strengthen" Muslim and Dalit ... Read more...

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Young minds not pursuing maths, says PM (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed concern that young minds with a natural ability for mathematics were not pursuing the discipline at an advanced level, ... Read more...

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Young minds not pursuing maths: PM


December 26th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed concern that young minds with a natural ability for mathematics were not pursuing the disciple at an advanced level, ... Read more...

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Rs.140 bn capital infusion for public sector banks okayed


November 5th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 4 (IANS) The Indian government has started assessing the capital needs of its banks as the Basel III norms come into force by 2013 while approving Rs.14,000 crore ... Read more...

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Emperor Akbar’s spirt looks for recognition in Agra


October 16th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Oct 16 (IANS) Heritage lovers Sunday celebrated Mughal emperor Akbar's birthday, recalling his seminal concepts of Din-e-Ilahi and Sulahkul that laid the foundation of modern-day secularism."Akbar's experiments in governance, ... Read more...

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Cuba says it’s ready for dialogue with US


September 27th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is ready to begin a "respectful" political dialogue with the US without preconditions, a senior foreign ministry official said in an interview published Monday."Cuba reaffirms ... Read more...

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Efforts on to restart talks with China: Tibetan PM-in-exile (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 19 (IANS) Efforts are on to restart the stalled talks between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese officials, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Monday, ... Read more...

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It’s China’s 8.8.8. versus 9.9.9 of Tibetan exiles


August 6th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 6 (IANS) Three years after China's 8.8.8. (Aug 8, 2008) phenomena to ensure the success of Beijing Olympics, the Tibetan government-in-exile has formulated a different numerical tool ... Read more...

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Naidu challenges Jagan to show his strength


May 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday challenged YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to submit to the governor a list of Congress ... Read more...

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Kharge inaugurates State-of-the-Art ESIC hospital at Manesar


March 28th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar (Gurgaon), Mar 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge inaugurated the 100-bedded state-of-the-art ESIC Hospital at Manesar, near Gurgaon in Haryana on Monday.In his inaugural speech, Kharge ... Read more...

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Astrology can predict tsunamis, claims Bihar minister


March 14th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 14 (IANS) The ancient science of astrology can help predict natural disasters like tsunamis, a Bihar minister has said."Astrology's help can be taken to predict natural disasters like ... Read more...

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Hasina hopes World Cup will strengthen fraternity among nations


February 17th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday hoped the fraternity among nations will be further strengthened through the cricket World Cup and said her country felt privileged to ... Read more...

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JFK inauguration was held 50 years ago, today


January 21st, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was sworn into office about 50 years ago today.The day is a special day ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams UPA for corruption, resolution on northeast passed (Night Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The first day of the two-day national executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Saturday with the party launching a blistering attack on ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams UPA over corruption, says NDA will rule in 2014 (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began its two-day national executive here Saturday with party chief Nitin Gadkari launching a blistering attack on the UPA government on charges ... Read more...

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Bangladesh begins trial of rebel troopers


January 6th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's biggest trial to date has begun with a court admitting cases against over 800 rebel troopers of the country's border guard who had killed 74 people in ... Read more...

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Narasimha Rao receives mention in Sonia’s speech


December 19th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) After years of being ignored, former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was mentioned by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in her speech at the Congress plenary here ... Read more...

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Development, modernisation of rural India a must: President


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said development and modernisation of rural India is a must to ensure the country's rapid yet inclusive growth and stressed on the integration ... Read more...

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Haryana governor clarifies ’signing machine’ comments


September 5th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) A day after he created a controversy here by saying that he was only a "signing machine", Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia Sunday said that he had been misquoted ... Read more...

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I have become a ’signing machine’: Haryana governor


September 4th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Expressing discontent over his lack of power and authority, Haryana governor Jagannath Pahadia Saturday called himself a "signing machine" and said that he had no say in the ... Read more...

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CPI-M supports ‘maximum autonomy’ for Kashmir


August 7th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said the central government had failed to solve the Kashmir issue and supported "maximum autonomy" for the troubled state ... Read more...

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Action needed against illegal non-banking firms: RBI


July 15th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested that state governments crack down on unauthorised non-banking firms collecting deposits from people. It also asked people not to deposit ... Read more...

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Food inflation, inequity major challenges: Swaminathan


June 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Food inflation, increasing food production with existing and new technologies and ensuring equitable economic growth are the big challenges facing India, noted farm scientist M.S. Swaminathan Saturday said. ... Read more...

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Tamil is India’s pride, says Pratibha Patil (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil inaugurated the World Classical Tamil Conference here Wednesday, describing Tamil history as India's pride. "The history of the Tamils is our nation's pride," Patil said ... Read more...

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New book chronicles Barack Obama’s first year in office via quotes


June 13th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new book, which chronicles US President Barack Obama's first year in office through his quotes, has been launched.Obama The President's Historic First Year in Quotes -a ... Read more...

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Gadkari praises BJP state governments’ good governance


June 12th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Saturday congratulated the governments of the party-ruled states for good governance, noting a leading TV channel had included three ... Read more...

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India’s police ill-equipped, inadequate: Chidambaram (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday admitted that the country has an ill-equipped police force that makes policing difficult in a country of over 1.1 billion people in ... Read more...

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Police stations only in name in some Maoist areas: Chidambaram


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Police stations exist only in name in some districts most affected by left wing extremism, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday. "The distribution of force among police stations ... Read more...

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Policing with ill-equipped police force difficult: Chidambaram (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said policing a country of over 1.1 billion people in a troubled neighbourhood is difficult, especially if the nation has an ill-equipped ... Read more...

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Policing country in troubled neighbourhood difficult: Chidambaram


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday admitted that the country has insufficient police stations and an ill-equipped police force but stressed that policing a country in a troubled ... Read more...

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2010 Aids Walk -In Pursuit Of Aids Free Society


May 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York shall witness its 25th Annual Aids walk which shall be organised by the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). Reportedly this time the ... Read more...

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Health service providers urged to be patient friendly


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pilani, April 23 (IANS) Health service providers, like primary health centres, should be more patient friendly and there is need to increase access to public healthcare, said a senior health official here ... Read more...

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Tourism can help counter Maoism: Selja


March 6th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Tourism can be effectively used to counter the rising trend of Maoism, union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said Saturday. Addressing reporters after inaugurating the regional conference of ... Read more...

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