Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily

July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sacha Baron Cohen: ‘Hugo is a work of art’

November 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sacha Baron Cohen is not bothered about the length of his latest movie “Hugo.” The British actor says the 127-minute movie is “a work of art” ... Read more...

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Yeddurappa exit signals end of troubled rule

July 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The exit of B.S. Yeddyurappa, Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in Karnataka and south India, signals the end of a troubled three-year rule ... Read more...

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PM to speak out this week?

June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Under attack from civil society activists, the media and some of his own party members, voicing the need for him to be more communicative ... Read more...

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File FIR against Satish Sharma, Kapur, says CPI-M

March 17th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Thursday that a police case should be filed against Congress leader Satish Sharma and his aide Nachiketa ... Read more...

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In crackdown on graft, China probed 2,723 officials in 2010

March 11th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) In a crackdown against corruption, the Chinese government last year investigated 2,723 officials at or above the county level, said a senior Chinese official.The number includes ... Read more...

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Raja’s arrest should be first step in cleaning the system (Comment)

February 5th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Andimuthu Raja's rise and fall underline the triumph and tragedy of Indian democracy. The ascent of this 47-year-old from an ordinary Dalit family in rural Tamil Nadu to be ... Read more...

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Argentine cops charged with kidnapping

November 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Two Argentine policemen are under arrest and a retired cop is being sought on charges that they took part in the kidnapping of a Peruvian citizen in ... Read more...

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UAA Professor Talks About Gulf Oil Spill

November 8th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rick Steiner, professor at the University of Anchorage Alaska and local environmentalist, shared with the audience present at the Alaska Pacific University on Sunday some of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Companies lure auditors to walk slippery road of irregularities

June 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Concern about preserving their reputation can cause auditors to travel on the slippery road of irregularities that ruined not only Enron but auditing firm Arthur Anderson, says a ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s second term: Drift, disunity, unfulfilled expectations (Comment)

May 15th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Expectations about the Manmohan Singh government performing better in its second term as the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) completes a year since it returned to power are ... Read more...

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Odyssey of a Karnataka journalist: He exposed wrongdoings and paid for it (Comment)

January 25th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
We assume, wrongly, that India has a free and vibrant press with unbridled freedom. We assume, wrongly again, that India's newspapers have the full and utter freedom to expose individual or institutional ... Read more...

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Satyam episode blot on India’s corporate image: PM (Lead)

January 17th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Rs.70 billion ($1.43 billion) financial scam in Satyam Computer Services is a “blot” on corporate India's image, and the government was determined to unravel the “plot” and ... Read more...

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Hurdles in Advani’s prime ministerial path (Comment)

January 17th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
L.K. Advani's website proclaims that he puts the nation first, the party second and "self last". For the present, however, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate is probably concerned ... Read more...

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Abuse-of-power trial starts against former Thai premier

April 29th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Bangkok, April 29 (Xinhua) Thailand's Supreme Court Tuesday started trial of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojaman for illegally purchasing a plot at a government auction five years ago. Thaksin ... Read more...

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War on terror impeded by Pak militarys ineptitude: Ashley Tellis

November 29th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Noted South Asia expert Ashley Tellis feels that though the majority of Pakistani military officials support the war on terror, but Islamabads counter-terrorism efforts have been impeded by ... Read more...

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