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US, Russia close to cyber conflict preventing agreement


April 28th, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US and Russia are finalising an agreement to use their secure nuclear communication system for preventing possible misperceptions in cyberspace to escalate into full hostilities, ... Read more...

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FBI urged to check hate crimes against Sikh-Americans


April 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) As many as 92 US lawmakers have urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect data on hate crimes against Sikh-Americans as their appearance makes ... Read more...

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India, China to begin boundary talks Monday


January 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) China's influential state councillor Dai Bingguo Sunday touched down here for two-day talks on the festering boundary issue and is expected to seal a landmark ... Read more...

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India, China to hold boundary talks Monday (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Looking to keep their sensitive ties on course despite differences over a host of issues, India and China will hold two-day boundary talks in New ... Read more...

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Despite irritants, India, China to hold boundary talks


January 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) In an effort to keep their sensitive ties on an even keel, India and China will next week hold the 15th round of boundary talks ... Read more...

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India, China to resume boundary talks next month


December 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India and China are set to hold the 15th round of boundary talks here mid-January after these were deferred following the Chinese objection to ... Read more...

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‘Confrontation with India not in Pakistan’s interest’


September 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A showdown with India is not in Pakistan's best interests, former Pakistani national security advisor Major General (Retd) Mahmud Ali Durrani said."There is a need ... Read more...

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NATO woos India, says ties important


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 2 (IANS) Stepping up its efforts to woo India as a partner nation in a post-Cold War world, NATO says its fledgling relations with New Delhi are "important" ... Read more...

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Over 16,000 Pakistani kids not given polio drops


August 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Over 16,000 children were not given polio drops in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province due to parents' misconception, officials said."In the last three-day campaign in July, ... Read more...

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Headley told wife he ‘made a fool’ of Rana


June 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley has admitted he told one of his wives that he "made a fool" of his childhood friend Pakistani Canadian Tahawwur Rana, ... Read more...

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Mohali meeting a new opening to settle disputes: Islamabad


April 1st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Islamabad has said that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's meeting with his Indian premier Manmohan Singh at Mohali was a new opening to settle outstanding ... Read more...

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Davis-like isolated diplomatic incidents must not spoil US-Pak ties: Zardari


March 8th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan has urged the United States that their relationship should not be held hostage to isolated diplomatic incidents like the Raymond Davis case.The continued detention of Davis, the CIA ... Read more...

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Pak media accused of “churning out anti-American conspiracy theories”


March 1st, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): Most participants of the US-Pakistan Leaders Forum, which was convened by the US-Muslim Engagement Initiative- a non-governmental, non-partisan collaboration of four US-based organizations, agreed that the Pakistani media was ... Read more...

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Devas promises cooperation in review of pact


February 13th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Devas Multimedia Saturday welcomed the decision of the Indian Space Commission to await the result of the review of its pact the Indian space agency over allocation ... Read more...

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Why slopes seem steeper than they are when gazed at


February 11th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have finally found that our perception of climbing or descending hills being dangerous is because our view is clouded by the expected physical exertion or danger of ... Read more...

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Lowering the drinking age won’t college binge drinking: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged the theory that lowering the minimum legal drinking age would help curb binge drinking on campuses.Richard A. Scribner, of the Louisiana State University ... Read more...

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Aussies-Indian exhibition puts misperceptions of racial attacks in perspective: Envoy


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Peter N Varghese, has said that cultural ties between his country and India are improving and looking up, inspite of ... Read more...

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Zardari considers Saudi King an ‘elder brother’, claims Pak following WikiLeaks expose


November 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Following the WikiLeaks report claiming that Saudi King Shah Abdullah considered the Pakistan president the greatest obstacle to Pakistan's progress, Farhatullah Babar has said that President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Kerry phones Gilani after NATO cross-border strike


October 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has conveyed concern over the recent increase in US drone attacks and NATO helicopter strikes inside Pakistan to Senator John Kerry, when ... Read more...

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We don’t have ‘master key’ to access encrypted data: BlackBerry (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) With India's Aug 31 deadline for access to its ultra-encrypted messenger and email services approaching, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) said it has no "master ... Read more...

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BlackBerry says no ‘master key’ to access encrypted data


August 27th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) As India's deadline of Aug 31 over access to its ultra-encrypted messenger and email services approaches, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) said it has no ... Read more...

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Many Americans still clueless on how to save energy: Study


August 18th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A new survey of Americans in 34 states has found that many people believe they can save energy with small behaviour changes that actually achieve very little, and ... Read more...

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Most high school students in US cheat during tests (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Cheating during tests is widespread among high-school students in the US, says a study. The study by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) gauged both the prevalence and perceptions of ... Read more...

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Most high-school students don’t see cheating as cheating


May 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study on academic honesty has found that most high-school students do not consider certain types of cheating as being out of line.The study by the University ... Read more...

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Most high school students resort to cheating


May 12th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Most high-school students admitted cheating during tests and, in some cases, considered it normal. The study by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) gauged both the prevalence and perceptions of ... Read more...

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History should not block path of South Asian peace and stability: Zardari


April 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.15 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that history should not block the path of peace and stability in the region, and urged South Asian leaders to work to ... Read more...

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Menon warns against media ‘distortions’ in India-China ties


April 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Against the backdrop of media frenzy last year over a host of issues between India and China including the boundary, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon Thursday warned ... Read more...

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Male batterers overestimate commonness of violence toward partners


March 10th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A new research conducted at the University of Washington has shown that men who engaged in domestic violence consistently overestimated how common such behaviour is, and the more ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan border region ‘critical’ for success in war on terror: Mullen


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.5 (ANI): The Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, US Armed Forces, Admiral Mike Mullen has described the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan as 'critical' for the ongoing offensive against ... Read more...

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Lactose intolerance misunderstood, say experts


February 26th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): People who are lactose intolerant often avoid milk and dairy products, thereby depriving themselves of calcium, vitamin D, and other essential nutrients. However, eliminating these nutrient-rich foods may ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes for strategic dialogue with US this year


February 18th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday hoped that its strategic dialogue with the US would be scheduled expeditiously and would be held in the first half of 2010. The strategic dialogue was ... Read more...

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South Asian bodies worried over new US security procedures


January 7th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Several South Asian organizations have expressed serious concerns regarding the new screening standards for air travellers to US saying these will lead to the racial and religious profiling ... Read more...

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Musharraf to criticise India ties on US lecture tour: Report


September 10th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf is expected to criticise warm US-India ties on a 40-day lecture tour of the US beginning Tuesday, a British newspaper reported Thursday. Musharraf, ... Read more...

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US rejects Indian hand in its refusal to give drone technology to Pak


August 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.27 (ANI): The United States has rejected claims that it was under pressure from India to not to provide drone technology to Pakistan.Speaking at the Pentagon, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of ... Read more...

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Starbucks launches affordable instant coffee


February 18th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 18 (ANI): In a bid to fight misperceptions about affordability, Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz has unveiled Via Ready Brew instant coffee, which will be priced at less than ... Read more...

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