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Syria should resolve crisis on its own: Chavez


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said the people of Syria should resolve their internal conflict on their own and without any foreign interference."We share ... Read more...

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Russia denies plans to grant asylum to Assad


July 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to provide asylum to embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We are not even thinking about it. Those ... Read more...

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Six kids among 26 killed in Pakistan attacks (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least 26 people, including six children and a polio eradication worker with the World Health Organisation (WHO), were killed in separate attacks launched by ... Read more...

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Nine, including five kids, killed in Pakistan bombing


July 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least nine people, including five children, were killed Saturday when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a house used as headquarters by a ... Read more...

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Assad orders formation of new government


June 6th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 6 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered former agriculture minister Riyad Farid Hijab to form a new government for the conflict-stricken country, state-run SANA news agency reported Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Modi to attend BJP meet, Joshi quits (Third Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Udaipur, May 24 (IANS) Ending days of speculation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced Thursday that its star chief minister, Gujarat's Narendra Modi, will attend the national executive meeting ... Read more...

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Somali leader backs Indian action against pirates (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Somali pirates currently holding over 60 Indian sailors as hostages, the African country's Puntland state has backed military operations to ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC rules out surrender


April 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels said they won't surrender or lay down their weapons as a precondition for dialogue with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos."For our ... Read more...

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Assad departure no solution to Syrian problems: Russia


March 28th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power is not a quick and easy fix for the country's problems, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday."The internal ... Read more...

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Uproar in parliament over Sri Lanka’s ‘war crimes’ (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Parliament witnessed uproarious scenes Tuesday over allegations of "war crimes" during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ... Read more...

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‘Manipur situation too complex to expect dramatic change’


March 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Congress may have won a clear mandate in Manipur but the tribal situation in the state is too complex to expect any dramatic changes ... Read more...

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Syria ’surprised’ by Qatar’s call to send Arab troops into the country


January 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by BNO News
DAMASCUS (BNO NEWS) -- The Syrian government on Tuesday said it was surprised to learn that the Emir of Qatar has voiced his support for Arab troops to be send into Syria ... Read more...

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Government rebuts BJP’s charges on terror


September 9th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The government Friday rebutted main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's accusations that the "centre was not doing enough to check terror attacks"."I regret the statements ... Read more...

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‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

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I am not a Chinese spy: Karmapa


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Coming on record for the first time after foreign and Indian currency worth millions was seized from his monastery three months ago, the 17th Karmapa, ... Read more...

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US Congress members back Sri Lanka


April 19th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Key members of Congress have urged their colleagues to support a campaign for stronger US-Sri Lankan relations as the country recovers from years of conflict against ... Read more...

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India should seek review of UN vote on Libya: CPI-M


March 20th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday described the Western bombardment of Libya as "a dangerous act of aggression" and urged India to demand a ... Read more...

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Mahindra Holidays to expand footprint in India and Sri Lanka


August 26th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Mahindra Holidays and Resorts will expand its presence countrywide, investing Rs.250 crore, and set up resorts in Sri Lanka, said a top company official. "Within India we ... Read more...

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Malaysian-Indian minister switches party


August 6th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 6 (IANS) Senator T. Murugiah, a deputy minister in the prime minister's department, has joined the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the largest party of the Indians in the country. Murugiah, ... Read more...

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Government’s lapses behind hike in Games’ cost: BJP


July 24th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday accused the Delhi government of mismanagement which has led to an increase in expenditure on Commonwealth Games projects. The party ... Read more...

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Ensure end use of Indian funds for Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa


June 19th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Saturday wondered about the status of Rs.500 crore given by India for resettling Sri Lankan Tamils and listed out the steps needed ... Read more...

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Moscow turns down Kyrgyzstan’s request for help (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek/Moscow, June 12 (DPA) Russia Saturday rejected an appeal from Kyrgyzstan's interim president for military assistance in quelling rising violence in the Kyrgyz south, where the toll had reached at least 65. A ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Robin Hood


June 11th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Robin Hood: A gritty affairRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Russel Crowe, Mark Strong, Cate Blanchett, Max Von Sydow and William HurtDirector: Ridley ScottJune 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ridley Scott's Robin ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan much less peaceful: Survey


June 9th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan experienced the greatest loss of peacefulness with South Asia's increased involvement in conflicts, rise in deaths from internal conflict and human ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress faces internal conflict


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) President S Samy Vellu's announcement to quit the post late next year has triggered a crisis in the party. A movement is building up ... Read more...

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Only 41 percent Italians have faith in Berlusconi


May 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 18 (IANS/AKI) Only 41 percent of Italians have "a lot" or "some" faith in Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a new survey said Tuesday. The poll conducted by Ipr Marketing that was ... Read more...

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Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua Dies At 58


May 6th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On late Wednesday the Nigerian state TV announced the death of its President Umaru Yar'Adua. The 58-year-old President has been suffering from some health problem for ... Read more...

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Seven senior doctors quit AIIMS in last one year: Azad


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) At least seven senior doctors have quit the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) during the last year, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Doubts over Sahara buying debt-ridden Liverpool


February 10th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The British media is abuzz that Indian business tycoon Subrata Roy is interested in buying English Premier League club Liverpool, but no-one is prepared to believe that ... Read more...

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Over 4 mn in need of food aid in southern Sudan: UN


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Juba, Feb 2 (DPA) Conflicts and drought have driven up the number of southern Sudanese in need of food aid from one million in 2009 to 4.3 million this year, the United ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan promotes his forthcoming film ‘Rann’


January 13th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 13(ANI): Bollywood stars, including actor Amitabh Bachchan, gathered in Mumbai to promote their film, 'Rann'.Talking about the film, Bachchan told the reporters about the internal conflict one deals ... Read more...

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Cuban high priests predict tumultuous 2010


January 4th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Havana, Jan. 4 (ANI): Cuba's high priests have predicted massive social upheaval and internal conflict in the year 2010. "We can reach all we aspire to, but we can also destroy it ... Read more...

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`Iraq attacks do not signal return to post-Saddam era’


December 10th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 10 (IANS/AKI) The devastating bomb attacks that struck Baghdad this week do not signal a return to the instability witnessed in the country after the fall of former Iraqi dictator ... Read more...

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US Army Nurse reveals ‘humane’ side of Saddam Hussein


September 11th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep. 11 (ANI): Saddam Hussein might be remembered as a brutal international criminal by the rest of the world; but to retired U.S. Army Nurse Robert Ellis, who spent more time ... Read more...

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PML-Q breaks apart after months of internal strife


August 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): After a long internal conflict, the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has broken apart with the so called 'like minded group' parting away.Declaring the last month's party elections 'null ... Read more...

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