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Time terms Manmohan an underachiever (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Time magazine in a harsh critique of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has termed him an "underachiever" - one who "seems unable to control his ... Read more...

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Time’s criticism of PM reconfirms people’s views: BJP


July 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said Time magazine's criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's handling of the government and the economy had "reconfirmed" ... Read more...

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Time calls Manmohan an underachiever (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who as India's finance minister in 1991 ushered in reforms that liberalized the economy, has been termed by Time magazine ... Read more...

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Time magazine terms Manmohan Singh underachiever


July 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Time magazine has termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh an "underachiever", flaying him for not acting decisively when the country's economy was slowing.The magazine features ... Read more...

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BJP completes three years of controversy-ridden rule (Letter from Bangalore)


May 29th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka completes three years Monday with Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa battling corruption charges and the party central ... Read more...

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Apex court stays ’strange, surprising’ Babri verdict (Intro Roundup)


May 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it "a strange and surprising order" as none of the parties had sought a partition, the Supreme Court Monday stayed last year's Allahabad High ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Babri Masjid verdict (Roundup)


May 9th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it "a strange and surprising order", the Supreme Court Monday stayed last year's Allahabad High Court verdict dividing the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi disputed site into ... Read more...

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2nd American Apparel accuser in saucy snaps


March 27th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 27 (ANI): It has emerged that another American Apparel worker had posed for a dozens of dirty pictures for CEO Dov Charney.Kimbra Lo, suing Charney for sexual harassment, is ... Read more...

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ISI-CIA negotiations for patch-up likely to yield breakthrough


March 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are close to resolving their issues, with their behind-the-scene negotiations reportedly making progress.An end to the ... Read more...

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‘Two and Half Men’ production halted after Charlie Sheen assails creator


February 25th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 25 (ANI): Warner Bros. has halted the production of the top-rated CBS sitcom 'Two and a Half Men' for the rest of the season following Charlie Sheen's recent explosive ... Read more...

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Lawson calls for Cricket Australia clean up


February 12th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Feb.12 (ANI): Former Test fast bowler Geoff Lawson has called for a cleanout of Cricket Australia stables to revive the nation's miserable cricket fortunes, especially in Tests.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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To put it bluntly, education sector dismal: Pakistani daily


November 1st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's education sector requires serious attention, a leading Pakistan daily said while labelling the situation "quite dismal".The Dawn said in an editorial that Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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China to issue ninth white paper on human rights on Sunday


September 25th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.25 (ANI): China will issue a white paper on its human rights Sunday, a statement from The Information Office of the State Council said Saturday.According to a Xinhua news report, ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones angry with docs for delay in spotting hubby’s cancer


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Actress Catherine Zeta Jones has lashed out at doctors for failing to spot husband Michael Douglas's throat cancer sooner."It makes me furious they didn't detect it earlier," the ... Read more...

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It rains chaos on Delhi roads (Roundup)


July 31st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A downpour of few hours that began Saturday morning made the weekend pleasant for Delhiites but threw life in many parts of the national capital completely out ... Read more...

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Kasab guilty of 26/11, Indians absolved (Second Intro Roundup)


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for its most wounding terror attack culminated Monday with a special court pronouncing Pakistani Ajmal Amir Kasab guilty on all 86 counts for ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kasab guilty of 26/11, Indians absolved (Intro Roundup)


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for its most wounding terror attack culminated Monday with a special court pronouncing Pakistani Ajmal Amir Kasab guilty on all 86 counts for ... Read more...

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Pope begins talks with Irish bishops over sex scandal


February 15th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Feb 15 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI began talks Monday with a delegation of Irish bishops summoned to the Vatican to discuss a child sex abuse scandal which has shaken the ... Read more...

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Former Oz army chief urges Australians to stop ‘preying’ on Indians


January 20th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 20 (ANI): Former Australian Army Chief Peter Cosgrove has termed the spate of racial attacks on Indian students as "litany of criminality," in which Australians were "preying on these visitors.""I ... Read more...

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Junior ministers complain of no work, PM promises action


January 19th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) There was a litany of complaints as many ministers of state voiced dissatisfaction saying they were starved of work or ignored in policy decisions in their ... Read more...

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Brett Lee should quit Test cricket: Rodney Hogg


November 21st, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 21 (IANS) Former Test quick bowler Rodney Hogg feels Brett Lee should retire from Test cricket to spearhead Australia's bowling attack in the 2011 World Cup. Lee's international future is ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt in talks for ‘Sherlock Holmes’ sequel


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt has had discussions with the producers of "Sherlock Holmes" to star in a sequel as the detective's nemesis Moriarty, according to people ... Read more...

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Chaos ‘rains’ in Delhi, again (Roundup)


September 10th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A continuous downpour that began overnight and lasted through Thursday threw the national capital completely out of gear as chaos reigned. Rains, one of the heaviest this season, ... Read more...

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Michael Martin first Commons speaker to resign in 300 years


May 19th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
England’s House of Commons Speaker, Michael Martin, has become the first holder of the exalted office to resign in more than 300 years as the British government continues to be rocked ... Read more...

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`India, West must destroy Pakistan nukes if Taliban seizes control’


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 22 (IANS) The western world and India must militarily destroy Pakistan's nuclear weapons if the Taliban seizes control of the country, says a Canadian daily. In an opinion piece, ... Read more...

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Pandit vows to turn Citi around, repay government


April 22nd, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 22 (IANS) Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit survived an angry annual shareholder meeting as he pledged to complete efforts aimed at turning around the embattled bank and ... Read more...

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US media uses sexual word `teabagging’ to highlight `Tax Day’ protest


April 17th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): For thousands of Americans, Tax Day was a moment to protest against bloated budgets and a pile of debt being passed on to their children.For television channels like ... Read more...

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54-0 vote ensures Illinois Governor Blagojevich’’s exit from office


January 30th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Springfiled (Illinois, US), Jan.30 (ANI): Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was impeached by the state Senate on Thursday by unanimous 54-0 vote. According to Fox News, Blagojevich failed to sway the Senators in ... Read more...

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Global economy on the brink of rare recession, says World Bank


December 10th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.10 (ANI): The world economy is on the brink of a rare global recession, the World Bank said in a forecast released Tuesday, with world trade projected to fall next ... Read more...

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Qaedas al-Zawahiri slams Musharraf for allowing US to operate from its soil


August 11th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 11 (ANI): In a video tape released last evening, Al Qaeda No 2 Ayman al-Zawahiri has reportedly criticised Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf for playing in the hands of ... Read more...

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US wants India to move forward on n-deal, Doha talks


June 10th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 10 (IANS) The US wants India to quickly move forward on their civil nuclear deal, shoulder its "international responsibilities" as an important global economic power and stop being ... Read more...

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China backs off from compromise, but says talks with Dalai Lama aides will continue


May 5th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): China has doused any hopes of a compromise with the Dalai Lama on the Tibet autonomy issue by releasing a series of statements denouncing the Tibetan ... Read more...

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Lawsuit against Michael Jackson dismissed


January 15th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15(ANI): A lawsuit filed against pop star Michael Jackson by a 22-year-old man has been dismissed after the applicant failed to show up for the commencement of the trial.Daniel ... Read more...

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