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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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South America backs Ecuador’s asylum offer to Assange


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 20 (IANS) The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) has voiced its support to Ecuador in granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and strongly condemned Britain ... Read more...

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Russia suspends Syria action group meet


August 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian-sponsored initiative for a meeting of the Action Group on Syria at the UN headquarters in New York has been suspended indefinitely, the ... Read more...

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25 young Indians to take part in G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit


May 29th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A 25-member youth delegation from India would take part in the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit scheduled to be held in Mexico between June 2-5.The delegates will go ... Read more...

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UN chief lauds India’s role in Security Council


April 27th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Backing the United Nations reforms process, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday lauded India's leadership role as a non-permanent member of the Security Council and its ... Read more...

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UN offers to help India in checking HIV transmission


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday said member nations of the world organisation are ready to help India in dealing with polio, malaria, tetanus, ... Read more...

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Funding cuts spur global malaria outbreaks, says study


April 26th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Funding cuts may explain the global resurgence of malaria, says a new study that analysed 75 documented cases of the disease's outbreaks worldwide since 1930.At least ... Read more...

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India proposes norms for Indian Ocean anti-piracy patrols


April 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With the Indian Ocean region infested by Somali pirates, India is spearheading an effort to create a naval standard operating procedure (SOP) for the 32 ... Read more...

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St.Maarten, Chad new ITTF members


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has admitted the Caribbean island of St. Maarten and the African nation of Chad as its new members, taking ... Read more...

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South Asia to gain when Pakistan frees trade with India: Chamber head


March 21st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The free trade pact among the eight member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) will be operational by the year-end once ... Read more...

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BCCI stand on DRS has been vindicated, says Srinivasan


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Monday said the board's reluctance to use the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) has been further justified with the players ... Read more...

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BCCI rejects Woolf Report recommendations


February 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Monday rejected the key recommendations of the Woolf Report concerning the restructuring of the International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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Indian MPs back idea for UN parliament


December 10th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Around 40 Indian MPs have backed the proposal for a UN parliamentary assembly that will comprise member nations' legislators and lead eventually to direct ... Read more...

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Arab League adopts sanctions against Syria


November 28th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Sunday approved sanctions against Syria in the latest bid to dissuade the Bashar Assad regime from its crackdown on dissent.There has been ... Read more...

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India signs deal with Eurasian Group to curb money laundering


November 24th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India Thursday signed an agreement with the Eurasian Group, a regional body with nine members including Russia and China, and 29 observers, to enhance cooperation ... Read more...

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India gives $1 mn more to Indian Ocean Rim group fund


November 15th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) India Tuesday decided to give an additional $1 million to the Special Fund of the Indian Ocean Rim Association of Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC)."To finance projects and ... Read more...

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Lets trust each other, PM tells SAARC nations


November 10th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Soon after a successful meet with his Pakistani counterpart, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called for all South Asian nations to "trust each ... Read more...

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India satisfied with CHOGM outcome: Ansari


October 31st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 31 (IANS) India returns with a feeling of satisfaction from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth, having managed to keep ... Read more...

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CHOGM asks members not to back terror


October 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here Sunday called for "accelerated efforts" to conclude negotiations on a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).In ... Read more...

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FIH hopeful of ending impasse before Olympic qualifiers


September 13th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India may have lost the chance of hosting the Champions Trophy, but the 2012 Olympic qualifiers could still be held here as the International Hockey ... Read more...

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India to scale up its immunisation programmes: Azad


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India will soon begin scaling up its immunisation programmes to reach out to remote regions of the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the ... Read more...

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India’s opposition led to EU tariff deal rejection


June 27th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) hasn't got approval from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) member nations, specially India, for a preferential trade package to Pakistan, a media ... Read more...

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Associates welcome cricket committee’s recommendation


May 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The associate cricketing nations have welcomed the recommendation of the International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee to have qualifiers for the 2015 World Cup.The recommendation to ... Read more...

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Latif supports ICC’s 10-team structure for 2015 World Cup


April 25th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 25(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has supported the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s original decision to reduce the 2015 World Cup to 10 teams.The ICC had earlier confirmed that the ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia against review of minnow nations’ ban from World Cup


April 21st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21(ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has reiterated that it does not want the minnow nations' to participate in the next World Cup in 2015."What we discussed when this was last an ... Read more...

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CA likely to stick to its stand of 10-team World Cup


April 20th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is unlikely to climb down from its avowed position of restricting the participation in 2015 World Cup to 10 Test-playing nations."What we discussed ... Read more...

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ICC to reconsider its decision to cut teams from 2015 World Cup


April 20th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 20 (ANI): ICC President Sharad Pawar has decided to request the executive board to revisit its decision to cut teams from the 2015 cricket world cup during the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Pawar asks ICC board to review decision on 2015 World Cup


April 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 19 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar has requested the ICC executive board to reconsider its decision to keep associate nations out of the 2015 World ... Read more...

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Ireland may play 15 ODIs against full-members over five years


April 12th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) With their 2015 World Cup hopes shattered, fast improving Ireland can now look forward to play 15 One-day Internationals against the full-member nations in the next ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia backs minnow nations’ ban from World Cup


April 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 5(ANI): Cricket Australia has supported the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s decision to cut associate teams from the next World Cup, saying that they robbed Australia of momentum in the recent ... Read more...

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Clarke bats for ICC minnow members


April 4th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 4 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke says he has reservations about the International Cricket Council's proposed plans to cut the number of competing teams in the 2015 World Cup."I ... Read more...

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Clarke defends minnow nations’ participation in World Cup


April 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4(ANI): New Australian captain Michael Clarke has spoken out in support of the minnow nations following the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s proposed plans to cut the number of competing teams ... Read more...

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New EU anti-terrorist body will be ‘like KGB’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Senior European administrative officials are planning to set up a new European Union counter-terrorism agency, which critics warn, could turn into a Europe-wide secret police force that would be ... Read more...

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Ponting backs ICC on keeping minnows out of next World Cup


February 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has supported the International Cricket Council's decision to leave minnows out of the 2015 World Cup.The ICC said unlike the current 14-nation format, the ... Read more...

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‘Road train’ technology could cut fuel use and traffic jams, boost safety


January 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): New technology that links 'road trains' to cars has undergone its first trial and if successful, could cut fuel use, boost safety and may even cut congestion.The trials ... Read more...

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