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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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Adopted son sentenced to death for murdering parents, wife


September 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A court here sentenced to death a 28-year-old man who murdered his parents, who had adopted him, and his pregnant wife in 2008, terming him ... Read more...

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Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

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Court tells Delhi power regulator to notify tariff hike


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to notify the recent hike in electricity tariff.A division bench of Acting ... Read more...

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Himachal gets notice on private counsel for officials


June 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state chief secretary asking him to submit details of the government's spending in the past 10 ... Read more...

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Sports minister asks AITA why not send two teams (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken, stepping into the Indian Olympic tennis imbroglio, Monday asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain why it was ... Read more...

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US denounces civilians’ killings in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The White House has denounced the reported killings of civilians in the Qubair village in Syria's Hama province, calling for joint efforts in support of a ... Read more...

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Petrol proce hike atrocious and unjust: BJP


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday strongly protested against the steep hike in the petrol price, saying it was "atrocious" and stressed that there was ... Read more...

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Remove Haj subsidy in 10 years, SC tells government (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday favoured doing away with the Haj subsidy and directed the government to eliminate the financial sops extended to pilgrims in ... Read more...

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‘Iran will not stop high-grade uranium enrichment’


April 9th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 8 (IANS) Iran will not stop high-grade uranium enrichment and it will also not close down the Fordo nuclear site, the country's nuclear chief told ISNA news agency ... Read more...

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Court verdict delay violates constitutional mandate: Jurists


April 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Jurists have voiced concern on judges allegedly sitting over verdicts long after the conclusion of the arguments and said the practice violated the right to ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 seek Spanish citizenship


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of ... Read more...

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Adriano to begin practicing with Flamengo


March 24th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) On the same day Corinthians officially terminated Adriano's contract, the controversial striker declared that he will begin practicing with his former football team Flamengo.Corinthians ... Read more...

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CBI to submit 2G probe reports to CVC: Supreme Court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI and other agencies probing the various facets of the 2G scam to make available their reports to the ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters assaulted, talks cancelled (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) A civil group spearheading the protest against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) called off talks with the central government-appointed experts panel after the former's members were ... Read more...

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Nostalgia grips Big B on Rajkot visit


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in Rajkot shooting for a Gujarat tourism ad. The experience is heartwarming, he says, unlike what he faced "ages ago" following ... Read more...

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Court issues notice on lack of teachers in air force school (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought a response from the Delhi government on a petition seeking filling up of vacant posts of teachers in the ... Read more...

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Atalanta coach blasts referee after 2-2 draw with Fiorentina


December 18th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 18 (IANS) Atalanta head coach Stefano Colantuono accused the referee of a contentitious handball decision in his team's 2-2 tie againt Fiorentina in the Italian Serie A football.Atlanta ... Read more...

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Discussing Lokpal at Jantar Mantar unjustified: Gogoi


December 14th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Hitting out at Anna Hazare, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday said he saw no justification in discussing the Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi's Jantar ... Read more...

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No hidden agenda in Afghanistan: Khar


November 19th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan had no hidden agenda in Afghanistan, says Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar Friday said Pakistan was only interested in a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Oxford City Council plans to install CCTV’s in taxis


November 16th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oxford, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers at the Oxford City Council have proposed a new surveillance system that will virtually travel with the residents. According to the new plan, new taxis will ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan, India must have policy on prisoners’


November 14th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Innocent people being arrested on both sides of the Pakistan-India border is not a trivial issue and both countries must "devise a joint policy regarding prisoner ... Read more...

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At 69, Amitabh logs on to his fan base


October 10th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Superstar, megastar, star of the millennium...Amitabh Bachchan has been given many epithets in his four-decade long career in Bollywood. And the actor, who turns ... Read more...

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Reddy associate Sriramulu denies absconding fearing arrest


September 17th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 17 (IANS) B. Sriramulu, a former Karnataka minister and staunch follower of arrested mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy, Saturday denied he was absconding fearing arrest over ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Delhi bomb blast


September 8th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday strongly condemned the bomb blast, which occurred in the Indian national capital in the morning and left 11 people as ... Read more...

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US condemns attack on UN headquarters


August 27th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) The US has strongly condemned the bomb attack on the UN headquarters in Nigerian capital Abuja, saying there is no justification for such ... Read more...

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MPs panel slams army practice of soldiers as assistants


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian Army is facing the ire of a parliamentary panel over its continuing practice of employing trained soldiers as sahayaks (personal assistants) of officers.The ... Read more...

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Thank you and goodbye, says News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) "Thank you & goodbye", says the last edition of the News of the World that was published Sunday. The 168-year-old tabloid shut down following a ... Read more...

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BJP to raise fuel price hike in parliament


June 27th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lashed out at the government over the recent hike in diesel and cooking gas prices and threatened to ... Read more...

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Protest planned in London against crackdown on Ramdev


June 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) People of Indian origin in London will stage a protest Sunday against the June 4 post-midnight police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev, a statement ... Read more...

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Akali Dal slams politics behind petrol price hike


May 15th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Sunday accused the Congress-led United Progressice Alliance (UPA) government at the centre of indulging in vote-bank politics on the ... Read more...

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Bengal win justifies Congress-Trinamool alliance: Pranab


May 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the resounding win of the Congress-Trinamool Congress combine in the West Bengal assembly elections was a justification of ... Read more...

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Al Zawahiri next target, but Pakistan may not be told


May 9th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) After killing Al Qaeda leader Osama biLaden, the United States is now hunting for his deputy Ayman al Zawahiri, but it still may not tell ... Read more...

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Publication of ‘ISI-damning’ Gitmo dossiers has ‘put cat among pigeons’: Pak Editorial


April 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The publication of classified Guantanamo dossiers that were shown bracketing Pakistan's premier spy agency- the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)- with al-Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbollah and other international militant networks, has ... Read more...

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Geelani issues ultimatum to J-K Govt. to revoke Dogra certificate plan


April 19th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 19 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has warned of fresh unrest in Jammu and Kashmir if the state government does not withdraw its decision to issue Dogra certificates ... Read more...

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