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China lacks confidence in its own rise: Daily

September 14th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China has experienced rapid development in recent years but "lacks confidence in its rise", a state-run Chinese daily said, noting: "How society should distribute power remains ... Read more...

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Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA

August 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) The central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland ... Read more...

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People suffering for BJP woes: Congress

February 24th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The people of Karnataka are suffering because of the infighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress said Friday.Spokesperson Rajiv Shukla told ... Read more...

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Despite grand show, few takers for Modi as future PM

September 19th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi might be eyeing the big seat with his three-day 'sadhbhavna' fast that ended Monday, but there are few takers ... Read more...

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India rated ‘extreme risk’ economy for investors

February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh New York, Feb 25 (IANS) India - along with Russia, Indonesia, Nigeria and the Philippines - has been rated a 'high risk' growth economy for investors.In a ranking of 175 ... Read more...

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UK cancels arms licences to Bahrain and Libya over protestors’ suppression fears

February 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Britain has cancelled over 50 arms export licences for Bahrain and Libya fearing that the security forces of these Gulf countries would use weapons supplied by London to ... Read more...

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Bahrain using UK acquired weapons for crackdown on protestors

February 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): The British government has reportedly launched a review of arms exports to Bahrain after it emerged that the country's security forces are using weapons supplied by London for ... Read more...

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Yemen protesters clash with police

February 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of protesters demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh clashed with police in Sanaa on Sunday, the third day of anti-government protests, the BBC reported.Violence ... Read more...

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Yemeni president appoints new trade minister

January 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Saturday assigned a new trade and industry minister amidst social turmoil, the state-run Saba news agency reported on Sunday.Hisham Sharaf, who was ... Read more...

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Wikileaks Founder Refutes Reports Of Organizational Conflicts

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julian Assange the editor-in-chief of the famous whistle blowing site Wikileaks recently talked at length about the activities of his organization with a leading media ... Read more...

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Bollywood Gupshup Of The Week (30th Aug to 4th Sep 2010)

September 1st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This is your one stop shop for the latest happenings in Tinsel Town. The buzz. The release plans. The launches. The works. Yes, this is ... Read more...

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I am not sidelined in BJP: Rajnath

August 29th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Sunday dismissed rumours that he had been sidelined in the party after his stint in the top post. "It is ... Read more...

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No link between overuse of Internet and gambling addiction: Study

June 29th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Internet dependence and gambling addiction are not related at all, says a new study.N.A. Dowling, PhD, from the University of Melbourne, and M. Brown from Monash University, both ... Read more...

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India slips in global peace index to 129th position

June 8th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) India has slipped seven notches to 129th position among the 149 countries in this year's Global Peace Index compiled by leading think-tanks, although it fares better than Pakistan ... Read more...

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DRDO’s UAVs, new weapons systems to fight Maoists

February 18th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): To be one step ahead in fight against insurgents and the Maoists, India's premier research and development organisation, DRDO, is developing a whole set ... Read more...

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Sikh leaders meet Hooda, demand separate SGPC

October 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) A faction of Sikh leaders who want a separate and autonomous body other than the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to manage gurdwaras in Haryana Tuesday met ... Read more...

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Brit weapons may have been used against Lanka Tamils, says report

August 19th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.19 (ANI): A report prepared by the Commons Committee on Arms Export Controls has revealed that British weapons may have been used against Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, and now, ... Read more...

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Not closing legal loopholes allowing UK to become safe haven for evil: Report

August 12th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): The Gordon Brown Government is doing too little to close legal loopholes, and this is making Britain "a safe haven for evil," MPs and peers have warned.A report ... Read more...

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Britain sold weapons to help Lankan army defeat LTTE

June 2nd, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London/Colombo, June 2 (ANI): Britain approved commercial weapon sales of over 13.6 million pounds, including armoured vehicles, machinegun components and semi-automatic pistols to the Sri Lanka Army, official records show.According to The ... Read more...

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Beware of a South African fight back: Hussey

March 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.18 (ANI): Australian batsman Mike Hussey believes that the internal conflicts within the South African team could help unite the side against Australia in tomorrow''s third Test. ... Read more...

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US says India respects citizens’ rights, but problems persist

February 26th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Even as it noted that the Indian government generally respected the rights of its citizens, the US State Department has expressed concern that there were increasing attacks on ... Read more...

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US foreign policy to reflect respect for human rights: Clinton

February 26th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said the Obama administration will follow a foreign policy showing greater respect for human rights as it engages other nations and ... Read more...

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Zardari asks people of Pakistan to unite against terrorism

January 2nd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.2 (ANI): Worried by the internal conflicts in the country, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the public of Pakistan to put aside their differences and unite in fighting ... Read more...

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Asian rights body’’s five steps to end systemic failures in India

December 9th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Dec.9 (ANI): India is making the same mistakes in handling its internal conflicts as it did in tackling the external attacks on Mumbai. This is one of the findings of the ... Read more...

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Why pirates stay undeterred (Comment)

November 18th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 18 (RIA Novosti) The pirates who hijacked the Danish vessel CEC Future in the Gulf of Aden last week were not deterred by a large group of warships from different ... Read more...

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UN urged to curb illegal trade of small weapons

May 1st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 1 (DPA) The UN has been urged to fight the illegal trade in small arms and light weapons, which are linked to the deaths of thousands each year in ... Read more...

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Famous Lucknow school wants golf club to vacate land

April 11th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) La Martiniere College, among India's oldest schools, wants the Lucknow Golf Club to vacate its land. The 164-year-old school, founded by French general Claude Martin in 1844, had ... Read more...

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Internal conflicts in India undermine human rights: US

March 12th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) The Indian government respects human rights but its record is undermined by extra-judicial killings, disappearances and torture, says an US administration report while denouncing terrorist groups ... Read more...

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India faces serious human rights problems: US

March 12th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) The US has given India an overall clean chit on its human rights record, but suggests it still faces numerous serious problems including extra-judicial killings, disappearances, ... Read more...

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Jolie honoured with Freedom award for refugee work

November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin

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