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Sony to hike Notebook prices if rupee fall continues


June 8th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Consumer electronics major Sony, which raised prices of laptops and notebooks early this year, Friday said it would further hike prices after September if the rupee ... Read more...

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Strike last option for Australian cricketers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo’s ace keeper undergoes surgery


January 28th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 28 (IANS) Sao Paulo's veteran goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni successfully underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, the club confirmed.The team captain promised that his injury would ... Read more...

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Mayawati could be jailed for corruption: Uma Bharti


November 28th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Monday reiterated her controversial threat to "set afire Walmart outlets", but said she has nothing in common with ... Read more...

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Antibiotic dosing guidelines to help counteract superbugs


July 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Doctors can now more confidently administer a drug that protects against bacterial superbugs, thanks to dosing guidelines for the antibiotic colistin.Colistin treats serious infections in critically ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh denies clearance for Kochi cricket stadium


June 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) Cricket buffs in Kerala got a rude shock Monday when union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh ruled out clearance for the proposed Kochi cricket stadium.Addressing ... Read more...

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Goat breeding: the new currency in the desert


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
By Dilip BidawatJodhpur, Mar 3 (ANI): The basis of all human civilizations across the world and from times immemorial has been the struggle for survival. In the arid desert region off ... Read more...

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Congress does tightrope walk at Telangana meeting


January 6th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With its leaders from Andhra Pradesh divided along regional lines on the demand for a separate state of Telangana, the Congress had a varying response at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Six options on the Telangana tangle


January 6th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The following are the six options given by the Justice Srikrishna Committee on the vexed issue of separate statehood for Telangana to be carved out of ... Read more...

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Pak moves International Court of Arbitration to resolve Kishanganga dispute with India


October 9th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 9 (ANI): Pakistan has instituted proceedings in the International Court of Arbitration to resolve the Kishanganga Dam dispute with India, a Pakistani federal minister has stated.Minister for Water and Power, ... Read more...

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India has no plan to drag US to WTO on visa, outsourcing row


September 13th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India is trying to sort out the hike in visa fee and outsourcing ban issues bilaterally with the United States and has no immediate plan to go ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Kashmir, supplies run short


August 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Curfew continued in Srinagar and in other major towns in the Kashmir Valley Friday to prevent violent protests that have claimed 48 lives since June. People are facing ... Read more...

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Kargil residents demand construction of Zojila Pass tunnel


July 17th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 17 (ANI): Residents of Kargil here demanded the construction of a tunnel at the strategically located Zojila Pass to stay connected to Leh round the year.Kargil, which is connected ... Read more...

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Pak serves legal notice to India over Kishanganga dam construction issue


May 20th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 20 (ANI): Pakistan has served a legal notice to India concerning the long pending issue of construction of the Kishaganga dam over the river Indus.The Nation reported a private television ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak to approach World Bank to resolve Kishanganga Dam dispute with India


April 26th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 26(NI): Pakistan Government has reportedly decided to approach the World Bank to resolve the Kishanganga Dam dispute with India as soon as possible.Indus Water Commissioner Syed Jamaat Ali Shah said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran attack: Israeli security establishment divided over Washington’s support


April 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Apr 21 (ANI): The Israeli security establishment is at odds on whether it would need Washington's support if Israel decides to attack Iran.Fox News quoted senior Israeli officials, as saying ... Read more...

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Resolving Kashmir, water issues with India imperative for regional peace: Bashir


March 6th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.6 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir has once again raked up the Kashmir issue, and said peace and stability in South Asia is not possible unless the long pending disputes ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak shelves plan of moving to World Bank over water disputes with India


February 21st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Pakistan has shelved its plans of moving to the World Bank (WB) for resolving the long pending water distribution issues with India, as the two countries are preparing themselves ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US in consultation with India, Pak to help resolve water dispute: Holbrooke


February 20th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.20 (ANI): President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said Washington is in consultations with India and Pakistan to help both countries resolve water disputes between ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Malaysia to sign 13 MoUs during PM’s visit


January 18th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Jan 18 (ANI): India and Malaysia are expected to sign more than 13 memoranda of understanding (MoU) during the five-day visit to India of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, ... Read more...

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Malaysia to sign more than 13 MoUs with India


January 18th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (IANS) Entrepreneurs from Malaysia are expected to sign more than 13 memorandums of understanding (MoU) during Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak's five-day visit to India that begins ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

North East “The Troubled Periphery,” says Subir Bhaumik


January 13th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Jan 9(ANI): Eminent journalist and academic researcher Subir Bhaumik who hails from Tripura recently wrote a book "The Troubled Periphery," which maps the evolution of North East and analyses the ... Read more...

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Pak to propose two forums to resolve Kishanganga Dam dispute with India


November 13th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.13 (ANI): In an attempt to resolve the Kishanganga Dam dispute with India as soon as possible, Pakistan has proposed both the establishment of a court of arbitration and the appointment ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak pushing WB to appoint neutral expert over Kishanganga dam dispute with India


November 8th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.8 (ANI): Pakistan is pushing the World Bank (WB) to appoint a neutral expert instead of going to the Court of Arbitration on the Kishanganga Hydropower project issue."We are examining the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Couple wins $1.2 million lottery


August 7th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 7 (IBNS) Glendale residents Jess Uselton, 64, and Shirley Uselton, 62, recently notched up $1.2 million after more than 20 years of playing the Arizona Lottery.The couple won July 11's Pick ... Read more...

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No NDA Government at any cost, says Karat


May 14th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat has said the Left's post-poll strategy would centre around preventing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance from coming to power.In an interview ... Read more...

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Minus-one formula being considered in Islamabad


March 15th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 15 (ANI): Despite being asked by Prime Minister Gilani and Army Chief Kayani to cool down the political temper, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has remained unfazed so far. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zardaris green signal to rename NWFP as Pakhtunkhwa


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 23 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari had given a green signal to the renaming of the North West Frontier Province as Pakhtunkhwa, saying the constitutional requirements in this ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zardari asks Rehman to aid in talks between Pak Taliban and government


January 21st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 21 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have asked Fazlur Rehman to aid in talks between the government and the Pakistan Taliban.The leaders discussed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cabinet approves Presidents rule in Jharkhand


January 19th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved Presidents rule in Jharkhand.A Jharkhand assembly has also decided that the cabinet will remain in a suspended animation.The meeting was held here ... Read more...

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Indian Army ready for war if diplomatic options fail


January 14th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor on Wednesday said the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks came from Pakistan, and warned that ... Read more...

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No troop movement but all options open: Indian Army chief (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) There was no troop movement on India's side and war was the "last resort" but the country had all options open following Pakistan's refusal to act against ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack: No difference between Lashkar and Hamas: Israel envoy


January 6th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.6 (ANI): Israels envoy to India, Mark Sofer, on Tuesday said he saw no difference between the Pakistan-based militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Hamas in the Gaza Strip in ... Read more...

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Air Force Commander says neighbouring country fears IAF’s prowers


December 26th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Dec 26 (ANI): Air Marshal P K Barbora, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command has said the neighbouring country namely Pakistan is scared of the capabilities of the Indian ... Read more...

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Pak Defence Minister rejects IMF condition of cutting defence budget by 30 pc


October 25th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 25 (ANI): Rejecting IMF condition that Pakistan should cut down on its defence budget by 30 percent, the countrys Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar has said that the defence sector ... Read more...

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