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Protests against Carlos Slim in New York


August 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A group of activists demonstrated here against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose ... Read more...

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China vows to strengthen military to win ‘local wars’ (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to win "local wars under information-age conditions", Premier Wen Jiabao said Monday.China will enhance the armed forces' ... Read more...

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NGOs asked to make night shelters popular


January 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has roped in NGOs to spread awareness about night shelters whose occupancy rate even in this harsh winter is far below the ... Read more...

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False alarm sends 1,500 Colombian cops on wild goose chase


December 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian television reporter found herself in hot water after contacting police about an abduction that never happened, media report said.The incident began in the early ... Read more...

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Brazilians protest against corruption


September 21st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people demonstrated Tuesday in downtown Rio de Janeiro against corruption in a citizens' mobilization convened via Internet social networks.Participating in the protest, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya waives VAT on kerosene, cooking gas


July 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Providing relief to the people of Meghalaya from the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, the state government Friday waived the Value Added Tax (VAT) ... Read more...

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Need for better implementation of unemployment, poverty schemes to ensure benefits: FM


February 25th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey tabled by the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha today states that there is a need for better convergence of schemes related ... Read more...

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IMF warns Pak Govt. to enforce tax reforms or lose much-needed funds


February 12th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 12(ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has categorically warned the Pakistan Government to enforce the controversial Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST), or the financial crisis-hit country will not get any ... Read more...

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Five soldiers die in Mexico plane crash


November 25th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Nov 25 (IANS/EFE) Five soldiers died Wednesday when the Mexican air force plane they were travelling in crashed at the Monterrey airport, a spokesman for the National Security Council said.Alejandro ... Read more...

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Smart cards for highway tolls mandatory for all vehicles: Nath


October 27th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Highways and Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday said it would be mandatory for all vehicles to have a prepaid chip for toll payments within eighteen ... Read more...

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Curfew continues for second day in J-K


August 1st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 1 (ANI): Curfew remained in force for the second consecutive day on Sunday in violence-hit Kashmir valley following the death of six persons in firing by security forces since Friday.The ... Read more...

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Banerjee rules out privatisation of Indian Railways


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday reiterated that there would be no privatization of Indian Railways.Addressing the Parliamentary Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Railways, Banerjee ... Read more...

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Security reviewed for upcoming Amarnath Yatra


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Amarnath/Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), June 2 (ANI): Security has been reviewed in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of upcoming Amarnath Yatra that will start off next month.During their meeting, deployment of ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department issues travel alert for Jamaica


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Friday issued a travel alert for Jamaica on developing security concerns in the Kingston area.The Department of State said "possibility exists for violence ... Read more...

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Walmart grants $2 billion to end hunger in U.S.


May 13th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced Wednesday that a $2 billion were committed to support the efforts to help end hunger in America.The new five-year initiative, “Fighting ... Read more...

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Oregon Army National Guard Aviation to be deployed in Iraq


May 4th, 2010 - 5:22 am ICT by BNO News
SALEM, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Eight Oregon soldiers will be deployed in Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn, the Oregon Military Department said Monday.The eight soldiers are currently based at the ... Read more...

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CCI approves road construction projects in Arunachal Pradesh


March 4th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) on Thursday accorded administrative approval to undertake the project for construction of bridges across Dibang river system in Arunachal Pradesh.The bridge ... Read more...

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Indian Army replenishing posts along China border (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Army is replenishing its forward posts along the frontier with China in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast, officials said Wednesday, adding this was an ... Read more...

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China mobilizes 50,000 troops as part of `Stride-2009′ tactical exercise


August 12th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.12 (ANI): The Chinese Army is on the move. On Tuesday, 50,000 troops were moving at the start of the army's largest-ever tactical event, in which they will be mobilized and ... Read more...

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Govt. backed ‘moral police’ Basij may be behind brutalities on Iranian protestors


June 20th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Basij, a semiofficial force of volunteers on whom the Iranian Government has relied for years to enforce a variety of laws and religious codes, have been accused of ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar Nepal elected as Nepal’s new Prime Minister


May 23rd, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 23 (ANI): Madhav Kumar Nepal, a UML (Unified Marxist Leninist) nominee, was chosen as the new Prime Minister of Nepal in the Legislature-Parliamentary session of the Constituent Assembly (CA) on ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at New York City’s Marriott Hotel


March 27th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by admin
New York, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A fire has broken out at the Marriott Hotel in New York City on Thursday afternoon, a fire department official told BNO News.A spokesman said ... Read more...

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Surgeons announce worlds first successful transvaginal nephrectomy using intra-umbilical Tri-port


March 14th, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Doctors at Instituto Medico La Floresta in Caracas, Venezuela, have successfully performed the worlds first live human transvaginal nephrectomy using the Tri-port multi-channel port supplied by Advanced ... Read more...

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Meerut’s Gulzar looks beyond Oscar to a polio-free world


February 13th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) Mohammed Gulzar - the name may not ring a bell. But this polio affected boy plays a key role in the 38-minute Oscar nominated documentary "The Final Inch" ... Read more...

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Madonna donated $2.6m to Kabbalah in 2007


December 31st, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 31 (ANI): Madonna donated 3.1 million dollars in 2007, most of which included her support towards Kabbalah faith, according to recently available tax filings for her Ray of Light ... Read more...

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Fear grips farmers in J-Ks border areas


December 7th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Chilyari/Samba Sector/Londi/Hiranagar, Dec 7 (ANI): Farmers of Kathua district that shares borders with Pakistan said they face a bleak future after relations soured between India and Pakistan in the wake of ... Read more...

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Fear grips border residents J-K over souring relations between India and Pakistan


December 1st, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tangdhar Sector (J-K), Dec 1 (ANI): Fear has griped residents in the border region of Tangdhar Sector in Jammu and Kashmir over souring relations between nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan in ... Read more...

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Sanitation has a strong connection with human dignity: Manmohan


November 18th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated the Third South Asian Conference on Sanitation in New Delhi today.I am delighted to be here today at the ... Read more...

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Four point strategy to fight Maoist problem: Koda


August 15th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) Jharkhand is working on a four point strategy to fight the Maoist problem, Chief Minister Madhu Koda said here Friday in his Independence Day speech. "The Maoists have ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi calls for corporate participation in health sector


April 29th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today called upon businessmen and corporates to actively participate in the public health sector.Addressing the annual meet of the Confederation of Indian ... Read more...

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Put poor at centre of reforms, foreign policy: Ela Bhatt


March 4th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Even as the government announced a massive loan waiver of Rs.600 billion for farmers, eminent social worker and crusader for women's rights Ela Bhatt Tuesday called for ... Read more...

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