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Sri Lankan sports minister orders report on cricket crisis


January 17th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has sought a report from the country's cricket board on the issues plaguing the national team.The sports minister Tuesday ordered ... Read more...

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London riots: PM asks former US top cop to help out


August 13th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked a former police chief from New York and Los Angeles to become his temporary crime adviser in a ... Read more...

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Zardari calls for global effort against terror


June 26th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has called for a collective global effort to tackle the threat of terrorism.Addressing a conference on "Global Fight Against Terrorism" ... Read more...

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Terrorism must be countered with jobs, education: Zardari


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday vowed not to let terrorism succeed, and said the way to defeat the menace was to provide jobs, education and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to offer free medicines to all: Ashok Gehlot (Interview)


April 26th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 26 (IANS) Free medicines for all, power surplus by 2013-14, long-term solutions for water and a metro system for the state capital... Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot ... Read more...

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Hindus condemn dismantling of Gypsy camp in Rome


April 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 24 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized the reported dismantling of a Gypsy (Roma) camp in Rome forcing families homeless and some taking refuge in an ancient basilica.Distinguished Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Global infotainment wrecking our sense of self-worth


February 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Ten years ago, young people aspired to become lawyers and doctors. Now they yearn to achieve the celebrity of Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey - and these ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Berlusconi, Pope visit Roma family whose 4 kids were burnt alive


February 8th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 8 (ANI): Hindus want Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Pope Benedict to visit the grieving Roma (Gypsy) family, whose four children were burnt alive on February six in ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi wants assessment of Sri Lankan Tamils’ rehabilitation


July 17th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has suggested sending an Indian envoy to Sri Lanka to assess the progress on rehabilitation of Tamils living in refugee ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britain to fine people who use hosepipe


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Britons wanting to enjoy a splash of water to get rid of the scorching summer heat better be careful. Anyone seen using a hosepipe during summer will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Task force set up for conservation of jumbos


February 12th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The government Friday set up a task force headed by a Delhi University professor for effective conservation and management of elephants, both of the wild and captive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tent cities planned as aid groups weigh rebuilding in Haiti


January 23rd, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Anne K Walters Washington, Jan 23 (DPA) The hundreds of thousands of people sleeping in the streets in the wake of a magnitude-7 earthquake could find homes in tent cities being planned ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s first Christmas album feeds over a million people


December 25th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bob Dylan released his first Christmas album ever- Christmas in the Heart- in the first week of December.Christmas In The Heart will be the 47th album from Bob Dylan, and follows ... Read more...

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BRO joins hands with Sikkim Government to improve connectivity


November 17th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bardang (Sikkim), Nov 17(ANI): The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and the officials have developed a collective mechanism for protection of environment in the State as Chief Minister Pawan Chamling laid the ... Read more...

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Over a billion people hungry: UN agency


June 21st, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) World hunger is estimated to reach an unprecedented high in 2009 with 1,020 million people going hungry every day, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). FAO ... Read more...

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Scary anti-drinking ads don’t work, says leading expert


April 28th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): Advertising campaigns designed to tackle problems such as alcohol among youngsters fail to work, says a prominent communications expert.Noel Turnbull, adjunct professor in the School of Applied Communications ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leading UK bishops launch withering attack on Brown Government


December 28th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Leading bishops in the Church of England have launched a withering attack on the Government questioning the morality of its policies.Five of the Churchs most senior figures ... Read more...

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World headed for `long and deep’ recession: Canadian bank


December 18th, 2008 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) Canada's top bank has warned that the world is heading for a "long and deep" recession.Scotiabank, which is the country's second largest bank with operations in about 50 ... Read more...

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Nuclear crop breeding technology to help beat world hunger


December 3rd, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for increased investment in a nuclear crop breeding technology that could bolster efforts aimed at pulling millions of people ... Read more...

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Mass migration, Internet major threats to UKs national security: Ex-Home Secretary


November 17th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.17 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary John Reid has warned that mass migration and the Internet are major threats to the countrys national security. According to The Telegraph, Reid also listed ... Read more...

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The Pill doesnt cause weight gain, say researchers


October 31st, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Refuting earlier claims, researchers from German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care have found that birth control pills does not deserve its reputation for causing ... Read more...

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US endorses efforts to reach out to Taliban


October 9th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): With US and NATO forces suffering their deadliest year so far in Afghanistan, a rising chorus of voices, including Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the incoming head ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Central Natural Disaster Rescue Committee meet begins


August 28th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (ANI): The Central Natural Disaster Rescue Committee (CNDRC) is meeting at Singha durbar today to formulate the plans for the reconstruction of breached Saptakoshi embankment, rehabilitation of the ... Read more...

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PM: Long-term solutions needed to counter global warming


August 15th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that long-term solutions were needed on a priority to deal with the problems of global warming and climate change. Addressing ... Read more...

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Nuclear pact will end Indias nuclear isolation: Manmohan Singh


August 15th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday described the signing of the US-India civil nuclear cooperation as a step to end Indias nuclear isolation internationally. Candidly admitting ... Read more...

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Part-4 of text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’’s address


August 15th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): Following is the forth part of the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh''s address from the Red Fort on the occasion of the nation''s 62nd Independence ... Read more...

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Climate change can disrupt economy: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Climate change can cause grave harm to India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday, and called for long-term solutions to address the threat. "Climate change can disrupt ... Read more...

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US agency joins African poverty alleviation mission


June 12th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Washington, June 12 (Xinhua) The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) led by former UN chief Kofi Annan has roped in a US aid agency in a mission to help ... Read more...

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Drought hits hard in Chhatarpur as people are forced to purchase water


May 28th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
Chhattarpur (Madhya Pradesh), May 28 (ANI): Water has becomes a saleable commodity in the drought hit Chhatarpur District in Madhya Pradesh, as the poverty-ridden people of the region are compelled to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Food crisis could trigger greater inequality: UN


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 22 (DPA) The world food crisis could trigger a "domino effect" of exclusion and inequality if not handled correctly, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour warned ... Read more...

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Decision on Bundelkhand relief package next month: Pawar


April 28th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A decision on a relief package sought for the drought-affected Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh would be taken by May 8, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar informed the ... Read more...

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UN Secretary General urges ‘immediate action’ on food prices


April 25th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Vienna, April 25 (DPA) The international community must take immediate measures to battle rising food prices, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday in Vienna. "This steeply rising food prices have ... Read more...

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Britain announces aid package to combat food price crisis


April 23rd, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
DPA London, April 22 (DPA) Britain Tuesday announced an aid package totalling 455 million pounds ($910 million) to help tackle the crisis over rising global food prices. The Department for International Development (DFID) ... Read more...

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Budget good, but important to deliver: Swraj Paul


February 29th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Lord Swraj Paul, founder chairman of the Caparo Group of Industries, praised Friday's budget as "very good" but said the need to deliver to the farmer was even ... Read more...

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Canadian envoy to head research organisation


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Canada has appointed its high commissioner to India David M. Malone as president of the prestigious International Development Research Centre (IDRC) that helps developing countries make optimal ... Read more...

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