lack of trust

‘NCTC tantamount to encroaching on state rights’


May 5th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Saturday said the present form of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) was not acceptable and it would be "tantamount ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese firms mull joint ventures in India (With image)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Many Chinese firms are in talks with Indian companies, mostly in sectors like food processing, alternative energy, auto components and machinery tools, to form ... Read more...

Posted in World |

J-K parties hope Manmohan-Zardari talks will help ease travel norms


April 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Political parties from Jammu and Kashmir Thursday hoped that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here ... Read more...

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Living alone leads to depression


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Living alone may double the risk of depression, a study has found.A study of more than 3,000 people in Finland found people living alone were 80 ... Read more...

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$500 billion black money hidden abroad: CBI (Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Indians are the largest depositors in Swiss banks and have stashed away $500 billion in black money in overseas tax havens, but the government is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Largest depositors in Swiss banks are Indians: CBI chief


February 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Indians are the largest depositors in Swiss banks and have stashed a staggering $500 billion of black money abroad for tax evasion, CBI chief A.P. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NATO strike: US splits blame, but no apology to Pakistan (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Washington has refused to apologise for last month's NATO strike that plunged US-Pakistani relations to a new low as Pentagon sought to split the blame ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US splits blame for NATO strike, offers no apology


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as a Pentagon report sought to split the blame for last month's deadly NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Washington refused to apologise ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trust crises between officials, people: Chinese daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) Cases of "trust crises" between local officials and people could undermine the Communist Party of China's (CPC) ability to govern, warned the People's Daily, the Communist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Haqqanis support could help Pakistan’s interests: Musharraf


September 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has indicated that Pakistan's interests are helped by the support of the Haqqani network, blamed for multiple attacks in neighbouring Afghanistan.In ... Read more...

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UPA government at war with itself, Pranab wisest man: Jaitley


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday said the latest twist in the 2G scam - on the role of then finance minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan journalists want Shahzad probe panel by June 10


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have set a June 10 deadline for the government to set up a judicial commission to probe the abduction and murder of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

10 killed in U.S. drone attacks in northern Pakistan


May 17th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes on Monday killed 10 suspected militants in a compound in Pakistan's North Waziristan, Ary news televison reported.The twin strikes took place in Mir Ali ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russian tourism: Rich in heritage, poor in income


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may rank among the top 15 countries by the number of World Heritage natural and cultural sites but tourism accounts for just three percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan should have been involved in Osama raid: Musharraf


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf admits that the US did not involve Islamabad in the operation to take out 9/11 mastermind and Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Osama’s death could deepen suspicions about Pakistan


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): The killing of Osama bin Laden deep inside Pakistan in an American operation, seems almost certain to further inflame tensions between the United States and Pakistan and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Surprised that Osama was in Abbottabad: Musharraf (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf said Monday he was surprised Osama bin Laden was in Abbottabad, just a short distance from capital Islamabad. He also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Surprised that Osama in Abbottabad: Musharraf


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf said Monday that he was surprised Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was in Abbottabad, just a short distance from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak provincial minister says suicide bombers being sold like commodities


April 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, April 28(ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said that suicide bombers are being sold like a commodity, and that it has become a profitable business."A suicide bomber can ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mullen admits US-Pak ties “constantly under strain” since Raymond Davis case


April 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): US-Pakistan relations are "now constantly under strain" due to the Raymond Davis incident, but Washington is determined to maintain bilateral military ties with Islamabad, President Barack Obama's top ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

70 percent Chinese preferred imported milk powder due to safety concerns


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Nearly seventy percent Chinese people preferred imported milk powder and had little confidence in domestic brands because of food safety concerns, even though the latest official test ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malik proposes parliamentary committee to probe Shahzain Bugti’s arrest


December 30th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has proposed to appoint a parliamentary committee to independently investigate into the arrest of Jamhoori Watan Party's Balochistan chief Shahzain Bugti, who ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No communication gap between Pakistan, India on outstanding issues: Gilani


December 29th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Dec 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has denied any communication gap with India on resolving Kashmir and other outstanding issues, but asked New Delhi not to hold ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Situation not ripe’ for US to mediate over Kashmir issue: US Foreign Policy official


October 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): The current situation is not apt for the United States to play a role in resolving the Kashmir dispute, even if India and Pakistan accept its intervention, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No more bottled water for Israel ministers


August 9th, 2010 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 9 (IANS) Bottled mineral water will no longer be served at ministerial meetings in Israel, as a government forum said cabinet ministers will now have to quench their thirst with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One-third of Americans will seek new jobs when economy gets better: Survey


July 27th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 27 (ANI): A one-third of American workers claim they will look for new jobs once the economy gets better.The New York Post quotes Deloitte's fourth annual Ethics and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai air traffic to touch 150 million by 2030


June 25th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The number of air passengers transiting through Dubai annually will increase by almost four times from 40 million today to 150 million by 2030, a top airlines official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Zardari a Pakistani citizen, not American national, clarifies furious PPP


June 15th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 15(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that its leader and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is a citizen of Pakistan, and denied reports claiming that he was as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Meeting between India, Pak PMs was an exercise in mutual comprehension: Rao


April 29th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimphu (Bhutan), Apr.29 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday said that the 50-minute meeting between Prime Ministers Dr. Manmohan Singh and Mr. Yousuf Raza Gilani was an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More divisive voices expected as UN climate talks resume in Bonn


April 9th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bonn (Germany), Apr.9 (ANI): More divisive voices are expected to surface during the first round of UN climate talks, which open here from Friday, almost four months after the failed Copenhagen Summit.Developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak will be terror free soon: Gilani


March 6th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.6 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his country would soon be free from terrorists, as security forces continue their offensive against militants.Addressing the nation for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Richards warns that players moolah greed could spell doom for cricket’s future


February 25th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.25 (ANI): West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards says the greed of some modern players is threatening the game's future.Richards, 57, is in Australia on a speaking tour with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

John Terry’s wife ’sets new rules to save marriage’


February 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): John Terry's wife is ready to get back with her husband but has warned the footballer that he must obey a strict set of new rules to make ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Differences over Afghanistan threaten ‘tenuous’ US, Pak alliance: Editorial


January 15th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.15 (ANI): While massive diplomatic efforts are on to reduce fissures between the United States and Pakistan, the lack of trust and coordination between the two allies refuses to die ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Climate summit going backwards, say NGOs (To go with No Copenhagen breakthrough, now up to heads of state)


December 15th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 15 (IANS) Rich countries are taking the climate summit backwards, NGOs following the negotiations said Tuesday.The negotiations, said ActionAid's Raman Mehta, "are getting stuck on procedural issues" being ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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