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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism


August 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear talks at difficult moment: US


August 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) The US has denied that the nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers have failed, saying that they are rather at a difficult moment, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Russian gymnasts had phones confiscated at Olympics


August 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's victorious rhythmic gymnasts had their telephones and computers confiscated before the Olympics to stop them being distracted, a member of the winning team said ... Read more...

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Effective antibodies against flu strains identified


August 10th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have identified three human antibodies effective against flu B virus strains. The same team had earlier reported finding antibodies against flu A strains.The isolation of ... Read more...

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Ramdev begins three-day fast, warns of revolution (Third Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Back at the Ramlila Maidan to continue the movement against corruption, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday began a three-day symbolic fast and warned of ... Read more...

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Syrian PM’s defection shows isolation of Assad: Italy


August 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 6 (IANS/AKI) The defection Monday of Syrian prime minister Riyad Hijab demonstrates the "progressive isolation" of President Bashar al-Assad, Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi said.The defection was evidence ... Read more...

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22 journalists killed in four years in Balochistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) As many as 22 journalists have been killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province in the last four years, a media report said Monday.Participants at a workshop on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

After Nobel prize, Suu Kyi felt Myanmar was not forgotten


June 16th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 16 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said here Saturday that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 had made her feel "real again" and reassured ... Read more...

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Discuss Siachen as part of Kashmir issue: Omar


June 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday termed talks between India and Pakistan on Siachen a positive step but wanted the issue not to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN proposes $200 mn aid for North Korea


June 13th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN proposes to collect $200 million in aid for North Korea this year, UN spokesman Martin Nesirsky said.The reclusive communist state has suffered from ... Read more...

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Those who ordered Andrabi’s killing still at large, says brother


June 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) For most Kashmiris the news of the suicide by former major Avtar Singh, accused in the 1996 murder of rights activist Jaleel Andrabi, is nothing short ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar forge think-tanks’ links


May 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) With Myanmar opening up to democratic transformation, India and the Southeast Asian state Monday decided to forge links between their think-tanks.The need for building ... Read more...

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Srikon announces home-based primary care


March 28th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) With an aim to bringing back the concept of family physician, Srikon Healthcare Private Limited has announced a unique home-based primary care programme.Under the programme said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global economic instability affecting all: Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said all countries were facing the impact of global economic instability and there were questions about how growth and resources ... Read more...

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Unfair to let Jarawas live in beastly conditions: Minister


January 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Tribal Affairs Minister V.Kishore Chandra Deo Friday indicated that the Jarawa tribes people of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands could be gradually exposed to modern ... Read more...

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Cease-fire finally ends 60 years old Myanmar war


January 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Myanmar, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Myanmar government has penned a cease-fire agreement with the country’s rebels, giving hope that the 60-year-old war may be coming to an end. The conflict is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lokpal bill a war against corruption: Congress


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Congress Thursday described the Lokpal bill as the single-most powerful anti-graft law which will help launch the "biggest war on corruption", adding that parties opposing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan can help North Korea chart a new course: Daily


December 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan can help nuclear-armed North Korea chart a new course following the death of its top leader Kim Jong-il, a leading daily said Wednesday, adding: "Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

WICB playing mind games, Gayle charges


October 26th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Oct 26 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has accused the West Indies Cricket Board of "mind games" and vowed to address their demand for an apology at the end ... Read more...

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Man writes book on sex with dolphin


September 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) An American author has written a book detailing his nine-month-long sexual relationship with a female dolphin, a media report said.Malcolm Brenner's book "Wet Goddess: Recollection of ... Read more...

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India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates: PM (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more Nobel laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

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India should aim for more noble laureates: PM


August 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India should aim to produce more noble laureates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, calling for closer ties between academia and research and greater international ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gooch confident of Cook surpassing his record


August 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's batting coach Graham Gooch is confident his protege Alastair Cook will surpass him as the country's leading Test run-scorer.Gooch scored 8,900 from 118 Tests and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Resign, Obama tells Bashar Assad


August 19th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama Thursday urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to resign "for the sake of the Syrian people"."The time has come for President ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader opposes commission on Osama killing


June 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A senior Pakistani politician is not in favour of an independent commission to probe into the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, saying the country ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Prince William plans exotic honeymoon with princess Catherine


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Prince William is planning a secret honeymoon with princess Catherine in the Indian Ocean later this month."Kate will have the time of her life. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Psychologists blame social apathy for sisters’ locked-in stay


April 12th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) It could be social apathy towards mental health that leads to situations like in Noida where two sisters remained locked up in their house for ... Read more...

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Scientists find youngsters suffer gadget ‘withdrawal’


April 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that many young people suffer from gadget "withdrawal" when they are banned from using their computer or mobile phones.The study claims that the withdrawal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Service tax ‘negative list’ being considered: official


April 7th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) A "negative list" of service tax, or a list of services not attracting the tax, is being mulled and public debate on the measure will ... Read more...

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North Korea seeks food aid from Britain


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has asked Britain for food aid as it was suffering from an acute food shortage, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.Choe Tae-bok, chairman ... Read more...

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India not isolated in world forums, asserts Krishna


March 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday disagreed with the opposition that India was getting increasingly isolated in world forums, and said the massive support ... Read more...

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Cox still feels strongly for Arquette


March 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) They might have separated but actress Courteney Cox says she still has strong feelings for filmmaker husband David Arquette."I don't know what the future holds, and ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to end Pakistan’s cricketing isolation with October series in country


February 25th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka has decided to end Pakistan's cricketing isolation in October-November by touring the country to play three Test matches, five One-dayers and one Twenty20 match.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s cricketing isolation can end in October


February 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): Pakistan can come out of cricketing isolation in October if Sri Lanka, who were targeted in a deadly terror attack in Lahore two years ago, agree to tour ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Colonel Gaddafi personally ordered Lockerbie bombing: Ex- Justice Minister


February 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Libya's former Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abdel-Jalil has said Colonel Gaddafi personally ordered the Lockerbie attack which resulted in deaths of 270 innocent people.Abdel-Jalil said he had proof ... Read more...

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