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LSR students hail Suu Kyi’s much-awaited victory

April 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid cheers, enthusiasm and hope, students of New Delhi's Lady Shri Ram college Monday hailed alumna and Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi's landmark ... Read more...

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Rape victim, daughter Nepal’s new heroes for women

March 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) A 45-year-old Dalit woman who was raped nearly 20 years ago but was scared to lodge a police complaint and the daughter she gave birth to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ashton Kutcher trumps CNN to become ‘First Twitter Millionaire’

April 17th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher has become the first user to have more than one million followers on Twitter.The hunky star pipped CNN to claim the landmark victory ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Crop sprays can pose big threat to health

November 16th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Crop sprays pose a big threat to the health of people living in the countryside and must be given better protection, the High Court in Britain has ... Read more...

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Jammu happy, Kashmir upset at shrine land row accord (Roundup)

August 31st, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) The two-month long agitation in Jammu was called off Sunday after the government allowed Amarnath shrine board temporary use of forest land in the Kashmir Valley that was ... Read more...

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Opposition MDC takes speaker post in Zimbabwe parliament (Second lead)

August 25th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 25 (DPA) In a landmark victory for Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, the candidate of his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) won the vote for speaker of parliament Monday giving ... Read more...

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British court terms as illegal move to drop Saudi arms probe

April 10th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
London, April 10 (DPA) A British court ruled Thursday that a government-backed decision to drop a corruption inquiry into a multi-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia in 2006 was unlawful. The High ... Read more...

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10,000 health workers stop polio in Somalia

March 26th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar.26 (ANI): Somalia is again polio-free, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) announced today, calling it a 'historic achievement' in public health. Somalia has not reported a case since ... Read more...

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UPA Govt unlikely to fall over Indo-US nuke deal: Yechury

March 11th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, Mar 11 (ANI): Senior member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) politburo, Sitaram Yechury, today said that the UPA Government at the Centre is unlikely to fall over differences on ... Read more...

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