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Inflation would have been 13 percent, had RBI not acted: Subbarao


December 9th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao Friday defended the apex bank's monetary tightening that has drawn criticism for its impact on economic growth, saying ... Read more...

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Plaques stolen from war memorials up for sale!


November 6th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Britain is witnessing bronze plaques stolen from war memorials bearing the names of the nation's fallen heroes being sold at auctions and on the Internet.These items ... Read more...

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BJP describes Pak to be ‘epicentre of global terrorism’


May 4th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Terming Pakistan to be the 'epicentre of global terrorism', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre ... Read more...

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Ponting, Watson carry Aussie hopes of fourth consecutive World Cup win: Clark


February 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark reckons that the key to success in the World Cup will the ability of captain Ricky Ponting and all-rounder Shane Watson to stand ... Read more...

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US restaurant chain sued for sacking ‘too fat’ waitresses


August 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Two busty waitresses have launched a multi-million dollar law suit against restaurant chain Hooters after they were fired for being "too fat".Cassandra Smith, 20, and Leanne Convery, 23, ... Read more...

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US woefully unprepared for nuclear attack: Pentagon study


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US is woefully unprepared for any kind of nuclear attack with the expertise needed to survive such an attack atrophied since the end of the ... Read more...

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Latest Regulations Vis-a-vis Free Credit Reports To Start To Happen On Friday


April 1st, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Now, it will be undemanding to discover your free credit report. You may be inquisitive about who else can notice it and how it can be ... Read more...

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Afghanistan plans ban on live coverage of Taliban attacks


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 3 (DPA) The Afghan government intends to ban live media coverage of Taliban attacks because it has evidence that militants have used live footage to direct their fighters on ... Read more...

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Eight out of ten Brits want immigration to be slashed


February 20th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20(ANI): An official UK government poll has revealed that the negative attitudes towards immigration were not softening in the country, as nearly eight out of 10 Brits want immigration to ... Read more...

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In form Hussey at peace with world, looking for improved 2010-11 season


January 21st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan.21 (ANI): Australian middle-order batsman Michael Hussey was in form during the Australian summer, and is now at peace with himself after facing months of uncertainty about his future in international ... Read more...

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Despite concerns, Brit Govt to pay millions to institute run by Pachauri


January 17th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 17 (ANI): Despite question marks over the accounts of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the British Government has decided to pay millions of pounds to the institute run by ... Read more...

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Furious McEnroe lets fly scorcher on ‘cockamamie’ match-fixing rules in tennis


January 11th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Tennis legend John McEnroe, who is in Adelaide to take part in the three-day World Tennis Challenge at Memorial Drive from Tuesday, has criticised the handling of match-fixing ... Read more...

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US pressing Pak to ‘do more’ against Afghan Taliban: Holbrooke


December 13th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 13 (ANI): US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said that Washington is trying to press Pakistan to "do more" against the Afghani Taliban thriving on ... Read more...

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US gravely concerned over Pak nukes falling into militants hands: Holbrooke


February 21st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.21 (ANI): The US special envoy to Afganistan and Pakstan, Richard Holbrooke has expressed concerns that Pakistans nuclear armaments may fall into the hands of militants. In an interview given to ... Read more...

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Press wants Obama to win White House race: Survey


October 25th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Seventy percent of voters say that the media wants Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to win the presidential election while just nine percent said the press favored ... Read more...

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‘Inflation will come down in few months’


May 21st, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Saying that inflation was a "short-term concern" and "will come down in a few months", Planning Commission deputy chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia Wednesday said a 9 percent ... Read more...

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Indian botanists voice concern about countrys stringent biodiversity laws


February 6th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A group of Indian botanists have said that the countrys biodiversity laws are so stringent that they are stifling research in the sector.The group includes K. D. Prathapan ... Read more...

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EU’s new blue card scheme may attract over 20 mln Asian, African immigrants


November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
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