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No more talks over nuclear dispute: Ahmadinejad


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 2 (DPA) There will be no more talks over the nuclear dispute despite the latest resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said. "As far as ... Read more...

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‘Chaudhary’s sacking a mistake, I don’t think I committed blunders,’ says Musharraf


September 19th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.19 (ANI): A day after it was reported that former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf regretted removing Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry from office, an American newspaper has claimed ... Read more...

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‘Chastened’ Musharraf confesses removing CJP was wrong


September 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.18 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf, for the first time, has admitted that his action of disposing the judges of higher judiciary was a mistake.Delivering a lecture at ... Read more...

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Sacking Pakistan’s chief justice was a mistake: Musharraf


September 18th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
San Antonio (Texas), Sep 18 (IANS) Former Pakistani president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf has admitted that he committed a mistake by sacking Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Musharraf Thursday said ... Read more...

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Strike called by pilots illegal, says Jet


August 27th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Thursday said it has been told by the authorities that its pilots "would attract legal action" if they went on strike from Sep ... Read more...

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Government promises to protect public interest in gas row


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government will do everything to protect public interest which is its legal obligation, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora told Lok Sabha in a ... Read more...

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Over half of world’s school dropouts are from minorities: Report


July 16th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Nearly two decades after world leaders pledged to provide education for all irrespective of caste and gender, the promise remains unfulfilled and more than half of the world's ... Read more...

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Court seeks child rights body’s report on Shanno’s death


May 14th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi High Court Thursday asked the child rights panel to submit a detailed report of the probe it conducted into the death of Shanno, an 11-year-old student, ... Read more...

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Court seeks government, police’s response on Shanno’s death (Lead)


May 4th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked the central government and Delhi Police to respond on a petition seeking filing of a formal complaint against a school teacher ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka condemns attack on its Oslo embassy


April 13th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka Monday "strongly condemned" the attack on its embassy in Oslo, Norway, by suspected Tamil protesters, causing extensive damage to the mission, a government statement here said. Nobody ... Read more...

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Supreme Court judges ready to declare assets, but with riders


March 17th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Judges of the Supreme Court are not opposed to declaring their assets but the information should not be misused and should be kept out of the ambit ... Read more...

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HC defers hearing on plea on declaration of judges assets


February 27th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday deferred hearing on a petition filed by the Supreme Court challenging a Central Information Commission (CIC) order directing that assets ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered bank accused of diverting money to Mugabe


February 26th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): The British Foreign Office has showed concern over the involvement of Standard Chartered bank in diverting money to the Robert Mugabe-led Zimbabwe Government.The bank was run by Abersoch-born ... Read more...

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Amnesty appeals for aid for displaced tribesmen along Pak-Afghan border


October 5th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 5 (ANI): The international human rights body, Amnesty International (AI) has reportedly appealed to the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan and the US-led NATO security forces operating in ... Read more...

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Asian rights body urges Prachanda to protect rights of Tibetans


September 15th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.15 (ANI): Asian Centre for Human Rights urged the visiting Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda to protect the rights of the Tibetan refugees in Nepal and ... Read more...

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India discusses G8 issues, talks with China Tuesday


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by admin
Beijing/New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of the G8 summit in Japan in July, India and four other "outreach countries" Monday held talks to evolve a common stand on key global issues, ... Read more...

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India stresses equity in climate change regime


April 21st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of the G8 summit in Japan in July, India Monday made a vigorous pitch for equity in global negotiations on climate change and outlined the country's ... Read more...

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India advocates equity in global climate change negotiations: Shyam Saran


April 21st, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr.21 (ANI): "India's stand in international negotiations is based on the simple principle "The polluter pays", said Shyam Saran, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, at a ... Read more...

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Central government willing to set up more courts in states


April 19th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday indicated the central government's willingness to set up courts in states to deal with cases under central laws, though law and order ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh calls for check on corruption in the judiciary


April 19th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said that corruption is one of the major challenges facing the government and the judiciary, and suggested that ... Read more...

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Cruises leaked Scientology video removed from YouTube


January 17th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, January 17 (ANI): A leaked video showing Hollywood star Tom Cruise praising Scientology has been removed from Googles video sharing website YouTube.Netizens trying to see the video now come across ... Read more...

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Parted at birth Brit twins marry!


January 12th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 12 (ANI): British twins who had been separated at birth learned that they were siblings only after they had tied the knot.The nuptials have been annulled after a High Court ... Read more...

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2000-year-old Iron Age comb unearthed in Warwickshire


November 23rd, 2007 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.23 (ANI): A 2,000-year-old Iron Age comb has been unearthed in Warwickshire, and is said to be one of nearly 60,000 archaeological finds made by members of the public in a ... Read more...

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