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GM to launch more dealerships


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) As the launch of its much awaited hatchback Sail U-Va nears, American automobile major General Motor Friday said that it is increasing the number of ... Read more...

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Air India’s Dreamliner to be in service from Sep 19


September 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said it plans to deploy its newly-acquired Boeing 787 Dreamliner in service from Sep 19, with the first commercial flight ... Read more...

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Jolt for Mamata as court annuls Singur land law (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Delivering a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government that rode to power capitalising on peasant agitations in Singur and Nandigram, the Calcutta High Court Friday ... Read more...

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I believe Singur’s farmers will win, says Mamata


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said her government was committed to the cause of the farmers of Singur and hoped they would win.Banerjee's ... Read more...

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Court scraps Singur land law, Mamata suffers setback (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government Friday suffered a serious jolt when the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down as unconstitutional and void the Singur Land ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court strikes down Singur land act (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, ... Read more...

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Iran willing to help resolve Somali crisis


May 28th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi on Friday announced Iran's readiness to help Somalia end the longstanding crisis in the Horn of Africa country.Press TV reported that ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn cannot run IMF: US


May 18th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is facing growing pressure to quit after US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the disgraced head was "not ... Read more...

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RBI to convene meet on microfinance institutions issue


December 9th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will convene a meeting of banks to gauge their stand in relation to microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the interim period between the ... Read more...

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Was ‘Jhootha Hi Sahi’ Really Delayed?


October 28th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Right through the making of Jhootha Hi Sahi, there were murmurs and speculations around how the film had to go through various ups and downs due ... Read more...

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Pentagon to comply with court’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ order


October 15th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): The Pentagon has announced that it would comply with the court's order to stop enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy that prohibits homosexuality in the armed services. ... Read more...

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After ‘Rajneeti’, Prakash Jha Has A Subject Ready For His Next Film


June 4th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Rajneeti' has released and is finding a high profile arrival for itself in theaters. An event of sorts, the film is also special because it has ... Read more...

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Can’t bring Pak hockey team on winning track overnight: Junaid


April 19th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 19(ANI): Newly appointed Pakistan's hockey coach, Khwaja Junaid, has said he cannot bring the team on to the winning track overnight.Junaid said that coaching the national team is a ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoint Khwaja Junaid as hockey coach


April 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan Friday named Olympian Khwaja Junaid as its hockey coach for next month's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh (Malaysia) after failing to rope in a ... Read more...

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India to become member of elite wine club


March 31st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Verona (Italy), March 31 (IANS) India, one of the growing wine markets, will soon become the first Asian country to join the Paris-based International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). Federico Castellucci, ... Read more...

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Pak defensiveness, a tactical ploy to win over US, neutralise India


February 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.16 (ANI): For most of the past 16 months, Pakistan has been on the defensive, unable to live down the fact that terrrorists and their handlers used its soil to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to develop swine flu vaccine by 2010: Azad


November 24th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India would be able to indigenously develop swine flu vaccine by June next year, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told parliament Tuesday. "Three companies are working towards ... Read more...

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British death toll in Afghanistan exceeds Iraq total


July 11th, 2009 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul/London, July 11 (DPA) The British death toll in Afghanistan Friday surpassed the level of military fatalities suffered in the Iraq war, as five more soldiers died in roadside explosions, officials ... Read more...

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Nargis takes a walk after romancing Akshay and John


July 10th, 2009 - 5:32 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
She had set Akshay Kumar's and John Abraham's heart go dhak-dhak in 'Garam Masala'. In the role of an air-hostess, she just swept apna flirtatious heroes off their feet. What's more, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama says no need for his successor to perform dual roles


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): The Dalai Lama has said there is no need for his successor to perform the two roles he has had to bear during his life, serving as both ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific apologises for flight cancellation (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Cathay Pacific Airways, which cancelled its New Delhi-Hong Kong flight Monday night minutes before the scheduled take-off, Tuesday apologised for the "inconvenience" caused to nearly 220 passengers. "We ... Read more...

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Obama hikes NASA budget, orders reviews space plans


May 8th, 2009 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) NASA officials said Thursday that the Obama administration will increase funding for the US space agency by five percent in 2010 and will conduct a review of ... Read more...

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Arvind Jadhav named new Air India chairman


May 1st, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The government Friday appointed Arvind Jadhav, a 1978 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, as the chairman of the state-run National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL). He ... Read more...

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Former Taliban ambassador to Pakistan addicted to iPhone


February 14th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): The Taliban, which follows an extremely strict and anti-modern ideology, are well known for banning music, movies and all sorts of conveniences are no more averse to ... Read more...

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Gates to remain US Defense Secretary under Obama


November 26th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.26 (ANI): Robert Gates will continue as the United States Defense Secretary under the Obama administration for at least a year, FOX News has learned. There was very strong support for ... Read more...

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Hasina leaves for the US for medical treatment


June 12th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina left for the US Thursday morning for medical treatment, a day after she was released from 11-month detention for eight weeks. "I ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Accused in Delhi double murder gets bail


May 17th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A city court Saturday granted bail to a man accused in a 2004 murder of two men who were reportedly in a homosexual relationship. "Rajesh Santram is ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court allows trial of Sheikh Hasina


May 8th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court (SC) Thursday allowed trial of former prime minister Sheikh Hasina, upholding the caretaker government's right to invoke the stringent Emergency Power Rules (EPR). A seven-judge ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PML-Q, allies favour Farooq Sattar for Pak PM’s post


March 17th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and its allied parties have named Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar as their candidate for Prime Minister's post. According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Zardari says he may or may not be Pak PM


February 6th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb.6 (ANI): A day after the publication of Benazir Bhuttos one-page political will, her husband and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that he may or may ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharraf regime starts search for potential PM to head interim govt.


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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