last ditch effort

India, US to brainstorm on Syria, Iran


August 16th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid the worsening crisis in Syria and Iran's last-ditch effort to save the beleaguered regime in Damascus, the US is expected to press India ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer becomes part of Seattle group pushing for NBA arena


June 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer will apparently join the investment group that is currently pushing to build a new arena in Seattle and the acquisition ... Read more...

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Last chance for archers to qualify for Olympics


June 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's three-man archery recurve team is leaving for Ogden in the US in the wee hours of Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to qualify for ... Read more...

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Gita row sparks storm, India flags issue at ‘highest level’ (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A move by a Russian court to ban the Bhagavad Gita, first reported by IANS, remained a hot issue Tuesday with political parties raising ... Read more...

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Gita row snowballs, India raises issue at ‘highest levels’ (Evening Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The case in a Russian court to ban the Bhagavad Gita continued to create an uproar Tuesday with political parties voicing their concern in ... Read more...

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Gita ban case work of ‘misdirected individuals’, says India (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Describing a legal move to ban the Bhagvad Gita in Russia as the work of "misdirected and motivated individuals", External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday ... Read more...

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Russian envoy denounces ‘madmen’ seeking ban on Gita


December 20th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin Tuesday strongly denounced the "neighbourhood madmen" who are seeking a ban on the Bhagvad Gita in Siberia and underlined ... Read more...

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ISKCON monks protest outside Russian consulate


December 19th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 monks of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Monday staged a protest outside the Russian consulate here to protest against a possible ban ... Read more...

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Hindus make last bid to save ‘Gita’; Indian lawmakers miffed (Roundup)


December 19th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Hindus in Russia Monday made a last ditch effort to save the Bhagavad Gita from a ban by a Siberian court, as first reported ... Read more...

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Hindus make last bid to save Bhagavad Gita from ban in Russia


December 19th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) In a last ditch effort to save Bhagavad Gita from a ban, as reported first by IANS, aghast Hindus in Russia appealed to the ... Read more...

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NBC cancels ‘Free Agents’


October 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Hank Azaria’s efforts to get viewers to save his new show “Free Agents” failed. NBC has reported that the episode which was aired on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Mukherjee says discussions in both houses after his statement


August 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the government's chief interlocutor with Team Anna, Friday said he will make a statement in Lok Sabha on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders leave for ‘last’ Delhi visit


June 15th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) In a last-ditch effort to pressurise Congress leadership on the Telangana issue, the party leaders from the region Wednesday left for New Delhi to meet ... Read more...

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Government intervens to resolve Amarnath pilgrimage row


June 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday made a last-ditch effort to bring about a settlement between Hindu religious groups and the Amarnath Shrine Board over ... Read more...

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Timeline of Ramdev’s nine-day fast


June 12th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who was on a hunger strike since June 4 protesting against corruption, called off his fast Sunday following intervention by ... Read more...

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Soren rejects Munda’s plea, JMM joins Jamshedpur by-poll (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren, who also heads the ruling alliance's steering committee, Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not ... Read more...

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Sibal, Sahay meet Ramdev (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) In a last-ditch effort to dissuade yoga guru Baba Ramdev from going ahead with his proposed fast against black money from Saturday, Union ministers ... Read more...

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Ministers to again urge Ramdev to call off fast


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Senior union ministers will make a last-ditch effort to persuade the hugely popular yoga guru Baba Ramdev to call off his proposed hunger strike ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI chief may quit


May 7th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt. Gen. Ahmad Shuja Pasha may step down after the debacle over Osama bin Laden, a media report said Friday.To ... Read more...

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Ravi to meet Air India unions to know grievances


February 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) While a strike by a section of Air India pilots was averted, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Monday said he will talk to employees' unions to understand ... Read more...

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Interlocutors send invites to Kashmir separatists


February 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 11 (IANS) The three interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir have for the first time sent formal invitation letters to four separatist leaders, urging them to sit across the table ... Read more...

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Zuckerberg ’stalker’ says he wanted financial assistance for dying mum


February 9th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Pradeep Manukonda, an Indian-origin man accused of stalking Mark Zuckerberg, claims he was only trying to reach the Facebook founder because he wanted help in relation to ... Read more...

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Series a big lesson for batsmen before World Cup : Dhoni


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Jan 23 (IANS) After losing the closely-fought ODI series 2-3 to South Africa, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday said it was a "disappointing" performance by the batsmen throughout and called ... Read more...

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Indian Premier League to decide fate of Kochi team today


October 27th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Oct 27 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council meets in Nagpur on Wednesday to decide the fate of the Kochi franchise issue.After two other teams - Kings XI ... Read more...

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All focus on men’s hockey team, Saina as India eyes second place in CWG


October 14th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): As the curtains come down this evening with a grand finale of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, India, which is shining with its best ever medal haul with ... Read more...

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Ayodhya group echoes need for ‘amicable settlement’


September 17th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Barely an hour before a special three-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court was to hear an application seeking to defer its Sep 24 verdict in the ... Read more...

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I want to save nation from chaos: Ayodhya petitioner


September 16th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A low profile retired government officer, Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, has hit the spotlight in the temple-mosque row, thanks to his last ditch effort to settle the ... Read more...

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Snails opt for single parenthood when they smell predators


August 17th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Solitary snails change their dating and mating strategy when danger is near, a new study has found.Snails in search of a mate put off parenthood as long as ... Read more...

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Pakistan drops football from Asian Games contingent


July 19th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan's football officials are making a last-ditch effort to get their team included in the Asian Games in China in November. The decision to ignore Pakistan's football team is ... Read more...

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Al Gore’s daughter Karenna’s marriage is also on the rocks


June 10th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Following in the footsteps of her parents – Al Gore and Tipper Gore, Karenna Gore’s marriage is also on the rocks. She has already separated from her husband Andrew Schiff, since the ... Read more...

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BJP withdraws support, Soren given week to prove majority (Roundup)


May 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Political uncertainty gripped Jharkhand once again after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), fed up with the flip-flops of Chief Minister Shibu Soren, withdrew support to his five-month-old ... Read more...

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BJP pulls plug, Jharkhand government in minority (Third Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday withdrew support to the five-month-old Shibu Soren-led government in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority and plunging the state into ... Read more...

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BJP withdraws support, Jharkhand government in minority (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday withdrew support to the five-month-old Shibu Soren-led government in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority and plunging the state into political ... Read more...

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The goose with the golden spectrum (Comment)


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy Finally, it's over. Eleven years after the birth of third generation (3G) telephony and near the end of its life, India's auction for enabling spectrum or airwaves concluded ... Read more...

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Iraqi accident victim gets new lease of life in India


May 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) For 23-year-old Dler Asaad, an Iraqi garage worker critically injured in a car crash, life in the last four years had been a journey of failed ... Read more...

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