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Air India pilots stir continues, five flights cancelled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Air India cancelled five more flights early Thursday, day three of the 'sick' pilots stir that has seen the national carrier sacking 26 pilots so far, ... Read more...

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Azerbaijan to host global singing contest


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), May 2 (IANS) Azerbaijan, the Eurasian nation, will host an international singing contest in May, that is expected to attract singers from 42 countries and more than 20,000 ... Read more...

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ISI now claims it helped US locate Osama


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's ... Read more...

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China debates a cycle that was stolen, found


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) A stolen bicycle, which was found and returned to its Japanese owner, has sparked a fierce online debate in China, with some cheering and others criticising ... Read more...

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Lack of leadership in government, says BJP


January 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said that lack of leadership in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was affecting the economic environment of ... Read more...

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Corruption dents India’s image, tackle it boldly: PM (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Corruption dents India's image, hampers good governance and needs to be tackled "boldly and quickly", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday."Corruption strikes at the roots of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh suggests procedures to end corruption


February 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said that it is necessary to fast-tracked administrative practices and procedures to tackle the problem of corruption.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Corruption dents India’s global image: PM


February 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "menace" of corruption in the wake of a series of scams, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said it demeans and dents India's ... Read more...

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When the PM’s silence spoke volumes (Capital Buzz)


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) At a Rashtrapati Bhavan event, Sports Minister M S Gill remonstrated to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about how, contrary to the "negative media campaign", chefs ... Read more...

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Asiad Daily to promote November Games, Guangzhou 60-days before opening


September 14th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China): While the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be hosted in New Delhi continues to be faced by problems related to preparedness, construction, traffic management, player movement and security, the official English-language ... Read more...

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Aamir prepares for Toronto film fest (Movie Snippets)


September 7th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Popular actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan is preparing to fly to Toronto for the screening of his wife Kiran Rao's directorial debut "Dhobi Ghat" at the upcoming Toronto ... Read more...

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Qureshi says Pak media’s sensationalizing aid ‘misuse’ hitting country’s image abroad


August 17th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.17 (ANI): Blasting the country's media for raising the issue of transparency in utilisation of foreign aid, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the doubts being raised ... Read more...

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Zafar Ali appeals to Zardari, Gilani to lift ban on people’s choice ‘Tere Bin Laden’


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 23 (ANI): Pakistani singer turned Bollywood actor Ali Zafar has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to lift the ban imposed on his ... Read more...

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Corruption in Pak worth staggering Rs 223 billion in 2010: Transparency International


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.2 (ANI): Corruption has evolved as one of the major concerns for the Pakistan government , with a report of Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) revealing that a whopping 223 billion ... Read more...

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Taiwan immigration official charged with molestation


March 14th, 2010 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, March 14 (DPA) A Taiwan immigration official has been indicted for sexually molesting four foreign women, a newspaper reported Sunday. According to the United Daily News, Shih Pao-ning, 48, a National Immigration ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama as traditional as her predecessors, says academician


January 25th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Michelle Obama, the first African-American first lady, may look like one set to usher an era of change but she is as traditional as her predecessors, says an ... Read more...

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Pak must get rid of rogue elements that it fathered: Editorial


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.22 (ANI): Fears loom large that any more 26/11 type terror attack on India may break its patience and trigger a full scale war between India and Pakistan, which could have ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks to stoke ailing Pak film industry back to life


January 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.20 (ANI): Concerned by the deplorable condition of the country's film industry, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a committee to submit recommendations for its revival.During a meeting with a ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pak cricketers in IPL-3 auction ‘insult’: JI chief


January 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.20 (ANI): Reacting strongly to the treatment meted out to Pakistani cricketers during the Indian Premier League's (IPL) auction, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Syed Munawar Hasan has said it was an 'insult' ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh is ‘Chic Sikh’ of 2009


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been named the 'Chic Sikh' of 2009 by popular online Sikh magazine sikhchic.com Two others sharing the honour are Delhi lawyer Harvinder Singh ... Read more...

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LCCI suspends sending trade delegations to India till resumption of bilateral talks


November 27th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov. 26 (ANI): Blaming India for tarnishing Pakistan's international image, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has suspended the sending of all trade delegations to India till bilateral talks ... Read more...

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India’s anti-terror mechanism ‘woefully inadequate’: FICCI


November 11th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) As the nation remembers the victims of the Mumbai terror strike last November, a top business forum says India's existing mechanism to deal with such terror attacks ... Read more...

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Gilani sings ‘K’ tune again, says Pak’s principled stance remains unaltered


October 9th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again raked up the Kashmir issue, saying Islamabad's principled stance on the issue will remain unchanged and that it will ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s ‘foolish’ comment would dent Pak’s international image: Hassan


September 16th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.16 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shams-ul- Hassan has termed former President General Pervez Musharraf's statement regarding misuse of US military aid as a 'foolish' comment, and has ... Read more...

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Musharraf to criticise India ties on US lecture tour: Report


September 10th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf is expected to criticise warm US-India ties on a 40-day lecture tour of the US beginning Tuesday, a British newspaper reported Thursday. Musharraf, ... Read more...

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Pak nuclear assets being guarded by 10,000 security personnel : Official


May 28th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 28 (ANI): Pakistan has reiterated that its nuclear assets are in safe custody and a large force of nearly 10,000 people have been deployed to keep a tight vigil on ... Read more...

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Kylie’s song in ‘Blue’ not completely ready, says director


February 28th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Kylie Minogue is ready to rock for Anthony D'Souza's "Blue". But her song is not ready! At least not as ready the director wants it to be. Explains D'Souza, ... Read more...

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The world can”t ignore India’’s Islamist terrorists any longer


November 28th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI):Islamist terrorists in India have finally made the outside world sit up and take notice by targeting one of the countrys most iconic hotels, The Taj Mahal Palace on ... Read more...

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Iran urges US to review policy


November 7th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 7 (IANS) Iran, whose relation with Washington is strained over its nuclear programme, has urged US president-elect Barack Obama to review America's policy toward the Islamic nation and respect its, ... Read more...

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Obama preferred to McCain worldwide


September 10th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 10 (ANI): A new survey conducted in 22 countries has found that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was more preferredto his Republican rival John McCain.Conducted by the ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles take out candlelight vigil against Beijing Olympics


July 30th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, July 30 (ANI): Continuing with their protests against the Beijing Olympics, Tibetans living-in-exile here took out a candlelight vigil on Tuesday evening. The Tibetans are trying to reinvigorate their freedom ... Read more...

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Siliguri Tibetans protest Chinese repression in homeland


July 27th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Siliguri, July 27 (ANI): Tibetans living in exile in Siliguri took out a rally to seek international attention on their freedom struggle.Holding flags, around 500 Tibetans including school children took part ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles decide their future actions ahead of Beijing Olympics


July 24th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, July 24 (ANI): Five Non-Governmental organizations (NGO) here have joined hands for the Tibetan freedom movement and have decided to launch an all-out struggle against a second cultural revolution in ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans to go on hunger strike from July 28


July 21st, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), July 21 (ANI): The Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) will go on a hunger strike from July 28 in New Delhi against the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The protest would be ... Read more...

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Tibetans exiled march with ”Freedom Torch” in Delhi


July 10th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Tibetan protesters today staged a rally here, carrying the Tibetan Freedom Torch that is traveling to all major cities of the globe.Tibetans-in-exile have been holding rallies ... Read more...

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