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Indian-origin doctor not fit to practice: British tribunal


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin pathologist, who conducted the first post-mortem examinations on a man who died in the 2009 G20 protests in London, is not fit to practice, ... Read more...

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Pakistani province has dead employees still on rolls


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) There are 338 dead employees on the rolls in Pakistan's Sindh province, leading a daily to wonder: "Governance? A troupe of performing parrots would do a ... Read more...

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Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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Chattisgarh gunfight genuine, sorry if any innocents died: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asserted that 17 suspected Maoists were gunned down in Chattisgarh late last month in a "genuine" gunfight, but said ... 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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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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Kids do better when told failure is ‘normal’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 13 (IANS) Children do better at school and feel more upbeat if they are told that failure is a just a part of learning, rather than being pressurised ... Read more...

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Pakistan drug deaths institutionalised incompetence: Daily


February 1st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The death of over 100 people who took contaminated heart medicines in Pakistan's Punjab province is a failure of checks and balances and looks like "institutionalised ... Read more...

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Peace vital for development of Nagaland: Rahul


November 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Nov 9 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said peace was necessary to enable Nagaland prosper."The UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government has been trying hard to ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to de-politicise education (West Bengal Newsletter)


November 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) The writ of students, non-teaching employees and politicians will no longer run in the decision making process of West Bengal's state universities, unlike the scenario ... Read more...

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Trust crises between officials, people: Chinese daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) Cases of "trust crises" between local officials and people could undermine the Communist Party of China's (CPC) ability to govern, warned the People's Daily, the Communist ... Read more...

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Senior Pentagon official quits


October 28th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Pentagon official has resigned amid accusations of incompetence and abuse of power, the Pentagon announced Thursday.Clifford Stanley, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, ... Read more...

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BJP demands Omar’s resignation


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) With the Jammu and Kashmir government soon shifting to the winter capital here, considered the stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ... Read more...

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Iranian lawmakers to impeach economy minister


October 11th, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 11 (IANS) Iranian lawmakers have signed a motion to impeach the country's Economy Minister Shamseddin Hosseini for swindling banks of nearly $2.6 billion, the official media reported.Hosseini has ... Read more...

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No political influence in commutation of death: Apex Court


September 28th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it will decide on pleas for commuting death sentences to life imprisonment on the grounds of delay purely on ... Read more...

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Post Anna, support for government dips: poll


September 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the Anna Hazare campaign against corruption, as many as 74 percent of respondents say they are dissatisfied with the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways headed for disaster (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan's once efficient railway network, a relic from the British Raj, is inching towards collapse.The system is suffering from decrepit engines, unsafe rails and dangerous bridges, ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways at virtual standstill: Daily


August 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Railways' decrepit engines are not able to haul coaches along unsafe rails that cross dangerous bridges, said a Pakistani daily while noting that it takes ... Read more...

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Sack Chidambaram, says BJP’s Joshi (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Three days after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa sought Home Minister P. Chidambaran's resignation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manmohar Joshi Friday ... Read more...

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Unilateral acts not acceptable, Gilani on Osama killing


May 30th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) Unilateral acts like the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos in a sneak raid were not acceptable, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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BJP questions CBI’s intention on Kim Davy’s extradition


May 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) After a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team landed in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for extradition of the 1995 Purulia arms drop case ... Read more...

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Fugitive list goof-up shows ministry incompetence: Jaitley


May 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday slammed the home ministry for the goof-up in the list of most wanted fugitives given ... Read more...

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Pakistan a picture of institutionalised incompetence: daily


May 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The variety of statements following Osama bin Laden's killing in Abbottabad makes it "a picture of institutionalised incompetence that runs right to the top", said ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe Osama raid


May 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistani government will probe how Osama bin Laden was able to live in that country undetected.Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told parliament Monday ... Read more...

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Gilani blows hot and cold at US over Osama affair (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday said Pakistan had "serious differences" with the US over the war on terror, but quickly added that both countries ... Read more...

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Osama had support network in Pakistan: Obama


May 9th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says Osama bin Laden had "some sort of support network" within Pakistan that helped keep the Al Qaeda leader secure at ... Read more...

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Osama affair embarrassing, I may have apologized: Musharraf (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The presence of Osama bin Laden deep in Pakistan was "embarrassing", said former president Pervez Musharraf, adding he might have apologized for failing to ... Read more...

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I would have apologised for Abbottabad: Musharraf


May 8th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's former army chief and president, says that had he been in uniform, he would have apologised to his nation on the ... Read more...

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Incompetence aspect being looked into: Salman Bashir


May 5th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The issue of whether Pakistan had been "incompetent" in the Osama bin Laden affair was being looked into, Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir said Thursday.He was ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s India focus behind failure to find Osama: envoy


May 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has suggested that it was neither complicity nor incompetence but Islamabad's focus on India that they failed to ... Read more...

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US multi-million dollar aid to Pak floundering: NYT


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuri Kach (Pakistan), May 2 (ANI): A multi-billion-dollar aid plan that the Obama administration hoped would win over Pakistanis and buttress the weak civilian government is foundering because Washington's fears of Pakistani ... Read more...

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Former India’s Commonwealth Games chief arrested for corruption


April 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The former organizing committee chief of the India's 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Monday was attested over corruption charges, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.Suresh ... Read more...

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Pak home to over 50 million illiterate people: UNESCO


April 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Over 55 million people in Pakistan are illiterate, according to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).UNESCO's National Programme Specialist (Education), Arshad Khan, made this revelation during ... Read more...

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BJP chief lashes out at PM for incompetence in controlling corruption


March 27th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Mar.27 (ANI): Bhatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari has slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his incompetent behaviour in the series of corruption scams that have come up during the ... Read more...

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‘Raaj’ fails to make an impact (Telugu Movie Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Raaj"; Cast: Sumanth, Priyamani, Vimala Raman, Ajay, Ali and others; Producer: Kumar Brothers; Director: V.N. Adithya; Music: Koti; Rating *Sumanth is one actor in the Telugu film industry who picks ... Read more...

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