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‘Manmohan must visit Pakistan’


July 17th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan-India relationship is drifting again since there is next to nothing to show on the "fiendishly difficult" fronts like Kashmir, Siachen and terrorism, ... Read more...

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Peruvian president declares state of emergency


December 5th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Dec 5 (IANS) Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared a state of emergency following massive rallies against a multi-billion-dollar mining project in the north of the country.Humala announced late ... Read more...

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BJP wants apology from Chinese ambassador


November 4th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Stating that his behaviour was "insulting and unacceptable", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday asked Chinese ambassador Zhang Yan to apologise over wrong map ... Read more...

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Anna wins first round, but some worrying signs remain


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
All's well that ends well. Parliament's acceptance of Anna Hazare's three major demands - bringing the lower bureaucracy under the Lokpal, setting up Lokayuktas in the states and introducing the ... Read more...

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Our politics is broken: Obama


August 16th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Embattled US President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day Midwestern bus tour to "connect with ordinary Americans", slamming the partisan politics of the country ... Read more...

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People’s Power: Hazare ends fast, warns of battles ahead (Intro Roundup)


April 10th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Cheered by tens of thousands of countrymen, Gandhian Anna Hazare Saturday ended five days of fast for a rigorous anti-corruption law after the government ... Read more...

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People Power: Hazare ends fast, warns of more battles (Roundup)


April 9th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Cheered by tens of thousands, Gandhian Anna Hazare Saturday ended five days of fast for a rigorous anti-corruption law after the government met almost ... Read more...

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UPA in crisis as DMK quits government, dumps Congress (Roundup)


March 5th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Saturday ended its seven-year alliance with the Congress and pulled out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government after running ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee wants apology from Opposition for Parliament deadlock


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday demanded an apology from the Opposition, accusing it of destroying Parliament after they rejected his offer of a special session ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan should not accept Indian aid even through UN’


August 31st, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan should not accept the Indian aid of $5 million for flood victims, or even have any kind of ties with its neighbour unless India allows the ... Read more...

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Pakistan media blame India for deadlock in talks


July 16th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Leading Pakistani newspapers Friday blamed India for the deadlock in the first major bilateral engagement since the Mumbai terror attack.But the accusatory tone varied among ... Read more...

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Iran seeks Russian support over N-programme


April 13th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Atomic Energy Organisation chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said Iran is counting on Russia to remain neutral regarding the UN Security Council's possible adoption of ... Read more...

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U.S. seeks tough sanctions against Iran: Clinton


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that the U.S. will not compromise its commitment to preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons and its seeking sanctions that ... Read more...

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Howard not the right candidate for ICC prez job, says Roebuck


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.22 (ANI): Cricket Australia's decision to nominate former Prime MInister John Howard as its candidate for the top job at the International Cricket Council is as pitiful as it is disrespectful, ... Read more...

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Beijing accused precipitating climate change stalemate


December 20th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Some delegates who attended the recently concluded Conference of Parties-15 (COP-15) climate change meeting on Copenhagen, Denmark, have been openly critical of China for its intransigence.They ... Read more...

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Elections in Palestine postponed indefintely


November 13th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov.13 (ANI): Presidential and parliamentary polls in the Palestinian territories that were scheduled to be held in January 2010, have been postponed indefintely in view of the objections raised by the ... Read more...

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Cuban officials’ ‘obsession’ with nation’s image criticised


August 31st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 31 (EFE) The "morbid obsession" and "paranoia" of some Cuban officials for censuring information and rejecting criticism by other officials in an attempt to maintain the image of the communist ... Read more...

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End of war can spark instability in Sri Lanka’s Tamil areas: CSM


May 28th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Tamil activists say that the end of the 26-year war for a separate state for Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamil minority should allow more moderate voices to emerge, but ... Read more...

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Sharif could return, parliament to be supreme: Gilani


March 19th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) In the strongest assertion of his authority yet, Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said opposition leader Nawaz Sharif could rejoin his government, which will endeavour ... Read more...

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Lawyer power wins for second time in Pakistan


March 16th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) For the second time in nine months, Pakistan's gutsy lawyers have proved they are a force to reckon with despite the lack of an organised structure to ... Read more...

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Doha trade talks fail, but developing South wins (Commentary)


August 8th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran Headlines can be misleading! The media stories on the recent trade negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva had banners saying "Talks fail" or "Doha Round Collapses". These ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama can kiss my ass for my support: Bill Clinton


June 30th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has told friends that the Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama will have to beg for his full support.Clinton is still very bitter ... Read more...

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British PM rejects Olympics boycott call


April 6th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
London, April 6 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has rejected calls to stay away from the Beijing Olympics, saying the Dalai Lama himself opposes such action. "Any violence in China is ... Read more...

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US Congressman argues for India in Security Council


February 22nd, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by admin
(Lead, Superseding earlier story) By Parveen Chopra Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) The US Congressman who moved a resolution in the House of Representatives in September asking the United Nations to admit India as ... Read more...

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Actors to boycott Golden Globe Awards


January 5th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 5(ANI): Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has officially announced that none of the 70 actors nominated for a Golden Globe would attend the ceremonies following the Writers Guild of Americas (WGA) ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak relations are improving: Mushahid Hussain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:46 am ICT by admin
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