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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Restore civilian rule in Mali by July 31: AU


July 15th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 15 (IANS) Voicing concern over the post-coup crisis in Mali, home to priceless treasures of Timbuktu, as one of biggest security threats to Africa, the 54-nation African ... Read more...

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Polls critical step in Myanmar reform: UN


April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council has praised the by-elections held in Myanmar as important progress in the country's democratic reform process."Council members welcome the successful by-election ... Read more...

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Zardari donation will be for ‘noble causes’: Ajmer dargah (With Image)


April 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 9 (IANS) The donation of $1 million offered by Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during his visit to the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti will be ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill approved: PM in but CBI out (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday night approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, which brings the prime minister under the purview of the ombudsman with riders but ... Read more...

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No diktat, but open to all-party meet on TV content: Soni


December 13th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) With members of parliament voicing concern over objectionable content on TV channels, the government Tuesday said it was open to an all-party ... Read more...

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India pitches for global strategy to fight piracy


November 14th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) India Monday pitched for a collective global strategy and a joint naval task force to fight the scourge of piracy, that could also include other powers ... Read more...

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Developers’ lobby introduces code of conduct


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry (MCHI) Thursday introduced a code of conduct for the 1,000-odd real estate firms affiliated to it."The code of conduct aims ... Read more...

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Security council backs South Sudan for UN membership


July 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS/AKI) The UN Security Council has recommended to the General Assembly that the fledgling state of South Sudan join the UN, bringing the new nation one ... Read more...

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States urged to adopt measure regulating private clinics


March 15th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday urged state governments to speed up adoption of the Clinical Establishment Bill regulating private clinics.Azad told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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India backs modest expansion of UN Security Council


February 21st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) As a crucial round of inter-governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms begins next month, India is backing a "modest expansion" of the powerful body and is ... Read more...

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Negotiations on UN reforms to begin in March


February 20th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The next round of inter-governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms, in which India has a major stake, is to take place in the first ... Read more...

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Body of girl raped, whipped to be exhumed


February 7th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 7 (IANS) The body of a teenaged girl who was raped and whipped more than 100 times following a fatwa by a Muslim cleric last month is to be exhumed, ... Read more...

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UN Security Council calls for ‘urgent action’ for peaceful, credible referenda in Sudan


November 17th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Tuesday urged parties to the 2005 peace pact that ended the Sudan's long-running civil war to take urgent action to ... Read more...

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Victorious India to step up quest for permanent UNSC (Second Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) As India Tuesday gained a two-year term on the Security Council after a gap of 19 years, it vowed to step up its quest for ... Read more...

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Kalmadi appoints three-member body to probe CWG money scam trail to UK


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.3 (ANI): Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Tuesday set up a three-member panel to probe the money scam trail to the United Kingdom.The panel includes ... Read more...

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Bangladesh set to review its constitution


July 21st, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) A parliamentary committee to be announced Wednesday will begin a review of Bangladesh's constitution. Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has kept out of what was billed an ... Read more...

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Sexual harassment allegations rock Indian women’s hockey


July 20th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Indian women's hockey was rocked by allegations of sexual harassment Tuesday after a player accused a team official of demanding sexual favours from her during an overseas ... Read more...

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India pleased yet guarded on nuke group’s stand


June 26th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian officials noted with satisfaction the statement issued by the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) on the prospect of civil nuclear cooperation with it but were ... Read more...

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PM’s move for peace talks with ULFA hailed


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision not to oppose the release of the jailed leadership of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to ... Read more...

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British queen to visit 9/11 site


June 10th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 10 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II will visit New York's Ground Zero next month to pay tribute to the victims of the Sep 11 terror attacks. The queen and her husband ... Read more...

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CASAC would give suggestions to Govt. on air safety issues: Praful Patel


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Thursday said the newly formed Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC) would give suggestions to the Government on various air safety ... Read more...

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Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council meets to review air safety issues


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel inaugurated Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC), the high-level aviation advisory body meeting, which met for the first time here on Thursday ... Read more...

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HI and IHF are on collision course after court order


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the court reinstated Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) have interpreted the Delhi High Court order to suit their line of thinking and ... Read more...

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Ordinance dissolving MCI gets president’s assent (Lead)


May 15th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Three weeks after Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai was arrested on corruption charges, President Pratibha Patil Thursday signed an ordinance dissolving the statutory ... Read more...

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Bill passed for mandatory care to emergency patients


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed a bill that will make it mandatory for doctors, hospital and other clinical establishments to treat emergency patients and not turn them ... Read more...

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UN Security Council suggests international tribunals for Somali piracy issues


April 28th, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Tuesday announced the possibility of establishing international tribunals to try pirates.Members of the council called for tougher legislation aimed at ... Read more...

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Wakf amendment bill seeks representation of women


April 27th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday introduced the Wakf (Amendment) Bill, 2010, in the Lok Sabha that seeks to address the lapses in the Wakf Act, 1995, ... Read more...

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Commonwealth seeks more support to stay relevant (March 8 is Commonwealth Day)


March 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) The Commonwealth, which India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru thought could bring "healing touch globally", is weakening for want of funds and support, a report has said. The ... Read more...

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International chemical arms inspectors in Pak to check for leakage to terrorists?


February 24th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): A team of international inspectors is scheduled to arrive here today (Wednesday) to carry out a comprehensive check of safety and security measures being taken at the Pak-Arab Fertilisers ... Read more...

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EU-India trade drops in 2009


February 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 17 (IANS) Export and import businesses between India and European Union countries have reduced by 15 to 16 percent during last year, EU office said Wednesday. Exports from the 27-member body ... Read more...

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UN Security Council votes to extend UN Mission in Nepal


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday voted today to extend the United Nations political mission in Nepal (UNMIN) amid rising tension in the country.In a resolution ... Read more...

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Setback for Congress in Hyderabad civic polls (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party suffered a setback in Hyderabad civic polls as it failed to secure majority in the 150-member body to capture the mayor's post. The ... Read more...

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Congress, MIM ahead in Hyderabad civic polls


November 26th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party and the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) were Thursday ahead in the Hyderabad civic polls with the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) trailing in ... Read more...

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