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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet, say no point in continuing (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation


September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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UAE-Vietnam discuss economic relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam Thursday discussed their relations and ways to strengthen economic cooperation and coordination.The meet was held between the UAE's Minister ... Read more...

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UAE, Indonesia hold talks


May 16th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM)) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Indonesia have held discussions to enhance bilateral relations in various sectors that could benefit both the countries.Ahmed Abdullah Al ... Read more...

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Anna threatens a bigger Lokpal movement (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said his team will build public opinion against the government's "useless" Lokpal bill and threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if his ... Read more...

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Anna threatens of a bigger Lokpal movement


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) As the all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill failed to reach consensus, Anna Hazare Friday threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if the government fails ... Read more...

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US to hand over control of Afghan detention centre


March 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) A US-run detention centre in Afghanistan that houses 3,000 people will move to Afghan control under a crucial agreement signed by the two countries, CNN reported.The ... Read more...

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Indian commerce minister meets Vietnamese PM


March 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, March 8 (IANS) Visiting Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung here Thursday to promote bilateral trade cooperation.Vietnam and India have maintained a ... Read more...

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‘UAE committed to support Pakistan’s security’


February 28th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Monday has reiterated its commitment to help Pakistan's security and stability besides providing political, economic, and educational support to the Pakistanis.UAE's ... Read more...

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China, Saudi Arabia vow to enhance ties


January 16th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Jan 16 (IANS) Visiting Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz have vowed to enhance bilateral relations.Wen, who arrived here Saturday after an official ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Chandy briefs Tamil Nadu media


January 7th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday had a closed-door meeting on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue with an invited group of media persons from Tamil Nadu but ... Read more...

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Thousands flock to Hazare fast


December 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Donning the now popular 'I am Anna' T-shirts and waving national flag, thousands turned up at Jantar Mantar here Sunday as Anna Hazare sat ... Read more...

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China to give tech help to Pakistan


November 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) China is to collaborate with Pakistan in building some science and technology projects and in joint research.The 17th Session of the China-Pakistan Joint Committee on ... Read more...

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Kerala temple treasure’s documentation begins Nov 9


October 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Documentation of the nearly Rs.1 lakh crore-worth treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala would begin Nov 9, said the head of a ... Read more...

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The men and the woman behind Team Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Anna Hazare has become a powerful brand for people-driven change. But a brand is not built in isolation. It took, amongst others, the father-son due of a former law minister ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans mining in Karnataka’s Tumkur, Chitradurga


August 26th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) After Bellary, the Supreme Court Friday banned iron ore mining in Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka after an expert panel's report of widespread illegalities ... Read more...

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PM’s statement disappointing, says Jaitley


August 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressed disappointment over Prime ... Read more...

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Congress Working Committee to discuss Lokpal


June 24th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee will meet here Friday evening to discuss the Lokpal bill and other issues that will prominently figure in the coming ... Read more...

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No way other than fasting: Anna Hazare


June 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) After the last meeting of the Lokpal bill drafting committee ended on a sour note Tuesday, Gandhian Anna Hazare said the fast he had announced ... Read more...

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Political scene not right for PM’s inclusion under Lokpal: Sibal


June 21st, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The political situation in the country does not allow the inclusion of the prime minister under the Lokpal's purview, Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Lokpal meetings: A turbulent journey


June 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The journey for the Lokpal Bill joint drafting committee, which ended its meetings Tuesday with an exchange of drafts of the government and ... Read more...

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Lokpal draft to be ready by June 30, says government (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The government members in the joint committee drafting the Lokpal bill Thursday said they had not got answers from Team Hazare on some ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill draft would be ready by June 30: Government (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Even as the civil society members on the joint committee drafting the Lokpal bill called the meetings a "drama", the union ministers on the ... Read more...

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Fuming Hazare threatens to fast - again (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Accusing the government of cheating civil society activists, Gandhian Anna Hazare Thursday vowed to fast here again from Aug 16 in support of a strong ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens another fast from Aug 16 (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare Thursday said he will sit on a fast here again from Aug 16 as the government had turned its back on ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens to protest again


June 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare Thursday attacked the government for not being serious about ridding the country of corruption and threatened to agitate again if a ... Read more...

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Ironical UPA wants PM out of Lokpal’s ambit: Team Hazare


June 13th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While they hailed Manmohan Singh as the most honest Indian Prime Minister, the civil society members Monday termed as "ironical" the United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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PM should clarify on Lokpal bill, says BJP


June 13th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should clarify the Congress and government stand on inclusion of the prime ... Read more...

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Civil society versus government: Between rock and hard place (Comment)


June 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Till Baba Ramdev spoilt it by shedding his saffron robes and running away in an off-white salwar-kameez, the so-called civil society had managed to project its battle with the government ... Read more...

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Government scuttling Lokpal Bill, says Hazare (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare Wednesday accused the government of trying to scuttle the proposed Lokpal Bill aimed at ending corruption in high places.A little over ... Read more...

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Civil society members boycott Lokpal bill meeting (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Social reformer Anna Hazare and other civil society members Monday boycotted the Lokpal bill drafting panel meeting, saying the police crackdown on Baba Ramdev ... Read more...

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Lokpal meeting boycotted by drafting committee


June 6th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Social reformer Anna Hazare and other civil society members Monday boycotted the Lokpal bill drafting panel meeting saying the police crackdown on Baba Ramdev ... Read more...

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Hazare team to boycott Lokpal Bill meeting, to fast June 8 (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Coming out in support of yoga guru Baba Ramdev, social reformer Anna Hazare said Sunday he and other civil society members in the anti-graft ... Read more...

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Thousands join Ramdev’s fast, Congress calls it ‘five-star satyagraha’ (Evening Lead)


June 4th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Thousands from all over India assembled at the sprawling Ramlila Ground in central Delhi as yoga guru Baba Ramdev went on his fast against ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, Bhushans support Ramdev’s fast


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Civil society members of the Lokpal bill drafting committee Friday extended their support to Baba Ramdev who has proposed to begin an indefinite fast against ... Read more...

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