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Greenpeace flays crackdown on Kudankulam protest


September 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Monday condemned the Tamil Nadu government for its crackdown and use of force on protestors at the upcoming Kudankulam nuclear power plant ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nuclear fuel to be loaded in Kudankulam plant


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear fuel rods will be loaded into the first reactor of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the next few days, Alexander Lokshin, first ... Read more...

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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Working with government to remove hateful content: Facebook


August 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook Tuesday said it is working with the government to remove "hateful content" that is widely being perceived as likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gurdwara shooting: Obama calls Manmohan; conveys people’s solidarity


August 9th, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Three days after the senseless attack on a Wisconsin gurdwara, President Barack Obama called Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convey his condolences and the solidarity ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israeli embassy car blast: Delhi Police team to go to Iran


July 31st, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A Delhi Police team will soon go to Iran to question some suspects as part of the probe into the Feb 13 Israeli embassy ... Read more...

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Maoists target civil society: Human Rights Watch


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 30 (IANS) Both Maoists and Indian authorities have threatened and attacked civil society activists, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday.This has undermined basic freedoms and ... Read more...

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Kargil martyr’s parents look to SC, president for hope


July 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 26 (IANS) It has been 13 years since their son was killed in the Kargil conflict and they were handed his mutilated body. On Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goa Police to probe if British woman was murdered


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to diplomatic pressure, Goa Police have reopened the case of a British woman's mysterious death here in April 2010 to find out if she was ... Read more...

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Terror suspect engineer’s wife seeks fast track trial


July 1st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) A day after Saudi authorities confirmed to the CBI that missing Bihar engineer and terror suspect Fasih Mehmood was in their custody, his wife demanded ... Read more...

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Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily


June 30th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan frees 311 Indian prisoners


June 27th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh's fate may have plunged into further uncertainity, but India still has some reason to cheer. Pakistan Wednesday freed 311 Indian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman seeks son’s release from Indian jail


June 20th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to help her secure the release of her son ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Missing engineer’s mother asks PM to help trace son


June 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The mother of engineer Fasih Mehmood, who has gone missing after being allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India, Monday sought help from ... Read more...

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Taliban praises Delhi, says it’s not anti-India


June 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Taliban has come out with a rare praise of India for reportedly standing up to the US over the Afghan situation, and promised ... Read more...

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Bangladesh will act on extraditing Chetia: Envoy


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's envoy to India Tariq Ahmad Karim has asked India to have patience with Dhaka over the issue of handing over India's most wanted separatist rebel, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britons pay Indians to become surrogate mothers: Report


May 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) India's surrogacy industry is being used by Britons to become parents, a media report said Sunday.There are now up to 1,000 clinics, all unregulated, in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Missing engineer’s parents to stage hunger strike


May 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) The parents of an engineer who has gone missing after being allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India have decided to stage a hunger ... Read more...

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Family shocked at Bihar engineer’s arrest on terror charges


May 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) A week after a 35-year-old engineer, who hails from a village in Bihar's Darbhanga district, was arrested in Saudi Arabia for alleged terror links in India, his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Web app to keep track of Indian tigers


May 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A web application powered by a team of enthusiastic naturalists, conservationists, photographers and national park visitors using their cameras, smart phones and videos has been ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US sanctions Dawood aides Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon


May 16th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The United States has slapped sanctions on Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim Tiger Memon, two top aides of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the alleged mastermind of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NLFT militants kidnap three farmers in Tripura


May 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) At least three tribal farmers were abducted at gunpoint and taken to neighbouring Bangladesh by the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) militants, police said ... Read more...

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Telenor writes down remaining Indian assets worth $680 mn


April 30th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 30 (IANS) Norwegian telecom giant Telenor said Monday it has written down its remaining assets in India worth $680 million owing to the "increased uncertainty" in the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India returns Bangladeshi Air Force cadet to Dhaka (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, was ... Read more...

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India to return Bangladesh Air Force cadet to Dhaka


April 26th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, will ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Second Lead, superseding previous story)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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Chronology: Bofors graft row over last 25 years


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in ... Read more...

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Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail


April 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apex court notice on Italy’s plea for custody of two marines


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on a petition by the Italian government seeking the custody of its two ... Read more...

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US did not heed warning about Mumbai attack: Headley’s ex-wife (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) As India probes the role of the estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Headley in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, she claims she tried ... Read more...

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Tried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley’s ex-wife


April 17th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) The estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley claims she tried to prevent the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack by going to US authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi to host Pakistani lifestyle expo


April 4th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) From clothing lines to home furnishings to accessories - more than 100 Pakistani companies are set to showcase their exquisite collections at a four-day Lifestyle ... Read more...

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