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Political crisis as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Intro Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday vowed to obstruct parliament till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over faulty coal blocks allocation, in the worst showdown between the ... Read more...

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Parliament deadlock as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A determined BJP refused to let parliament function for a second day Wednesday demanding that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resign over a CAG report ... Read more...

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Resign, clarify: Opposition call to prime minister (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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Sudan president aims for South Sudan’s liberation


April 19th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 19 (IANS) Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has said his main goal now is to "liberate" the people of South Sudan from its rulers following recent border clashes.President Bashir ... Read more...

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UN says Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol ‘regrettable’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has expressed its regret after the Canadian government decided to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement on climate change, officials said."I regret that ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari calls for out-of-box thinking on quality of higher civil services


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today called for out-of-the-box thinking on quality and content issues pertaining to higher civil services.Delivering the second lecture of the Union ... Read more...

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Oz ex-jihad trainer fears further attacks if bin-Laden gets ‘martyr’ status


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, May 2 (ANI): Jack Thomas, an Australian man who had met Osama bin Laden at an al-Qaeda training camp before the 9/11 terror attacks, has welcomed his death, but expressed ... Read more...

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Noose around Qaddafi tightening: Obama


March 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 12 (ANI): The United States and the international community "are slowly tightening the noose on Qaddafi," President Barack Obama said in a news conference on Friday."It is in the ... Read more...

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Hindus call Pope’s Roma gesture “a step in the right direction”


February 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 14 (ANI): Hindus have described call of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for solidarity towards Roma (Gypsies) "a step in the right direction".In his Sunday appearance in St. Peter's ... Read more...

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Report says ‘mass migration triggered by climate change’ won’t happen


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new report has said that fears that climate change will trigger mass migrations from one part of the world to another are baseless.The study by the International ... Read more...

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Coaches can help athletes become more ethical


February 4th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study from Concordia University has found that coaches can help athletes become more ethical by providing moral guidance.The study garnered data from 17 elite coaches who ... Read more...

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Have not forgotten Tibetan struggle: Dalai Lama


December 15th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 15 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has clarified that his retirement from public life does not mean that he has forgotten the Tibetan struggle, saying it was his ... Read more...

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Helena Christensen highlights Nepal villagers’ plight due to climate change


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 23 (ANI): Hindus have applauded supermodel-actress Helena Christensen (Allegro) for highlighting the sufferings of the villagers of southern Nepal due to climate change. She reportedly recently spent three days ... Read more...

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Retired Gurkha soldiers lose court case over British army pensions


October 14th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14(ANI): Retired Gurkha soldiers in Britain have lost the latest round of their court battle to claim the same pensions as their British comrades.The British Gurkha Welfare Society (BGWS) had ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews ask Pope to tell Sarkozy that Roma maltreatment is not acceptable


September 21st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 21 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have asked His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to strongly tell France President Nicolas Sarkozy when they reportedly meet next month that Sarkozy was not ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews urge Pope to halt Roma demolitions in Italy


September 8th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 8 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have urged His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to urgently intervene and try to stop the proposed demolition of Roma (Gypsy) settlements in Italy.According to ... Read more...

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Speak up against Roma expulsion by France, India told (Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) India must speak up against France for the en masse expulsion of Indian-origin Roma people, said Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indo-Canadian leader.The ... Read more...

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India asked to speak up against Roma expulsion by France


August 29th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indo-Canadian leader, has condemned France for en masse expulsion of Indian-origin Roma people and urged India to speak ... Read more...

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‘War is ending’ in Iraq: Obama


August 28th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama used his weekly radio address to tout the end of the US combat mission in Iraq, which officially closes Tuesday, more than seven ... Read more...

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Hindus Shocked At Roma Crackdown In France


August 26th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn wire): Hindus have expressed shock over reported military style bulldozing children's toys and detaining of children during continuing crackdown on Roma (Gypsies) in France."It is simply barbaric", Hindu ... Read more...

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Hindus shocked at detaining children & bulldozing their toys during Roma crackdown in France


August 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 25 (ANI): Hindus have expressed shock over reported military-style bulldozing children's toys and detaining of children during continuing crackdown on Roma (Gypsies) in France."It is simply barbaric", noted Hindu ... Read more...

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Japan’s anti-nuclear activist wins Ramon Magsaysay Award


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 2 (DPA) A Japanese anti-nuclear activist was among the seven people chosen to receive the 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, organisers said Monday. Tadatoshi Akiba was ... Read more...

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US has moral obligation to protect those revealed by ‘WikiLeaks’ leak on Afghan war: Mullen


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Unites States' Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen has said that the country has 'moral obligation to protect those named in top the secret ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews term Roma deportations from European countries as “blatant apartheid”


August 1st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 1 (ANI): Hindus and Jews blame European Union of apartheid and racism in view of recent reported expelling of Roma people by various European countries.Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; ... Read more...

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Biden asks Iraqi leaders to form own government


July 4th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 4 (DPA) US Vice President Joe Biden Sunday attempted to bring more urgency to negotiations on the formation of an Iraqi government during a surprise visit to the country. In separate ... Read more...

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Pak Navy inducts two P3C Orion surveillance aircraft into fleet


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.2 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has inducted two P3C Orion surveillance aircraft, which were acquired from the US, into its fleet.Speaking during the induction ceremony at the Mehran naval base, Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Liberal Democrats can win May 6 polls: Clegg


April 28th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, has optimistically declared that the party can topple the ruling Labour Party in the May 6 general elections.He also said ... Read more...

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Taliban demands release of Pak terror suspect Aafia, threatens to kill US soldier


February 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb.5 (ANI): Demanding Dr. Aafia Siddiqui's release, the Afghan Taliban has threatened to kill a US soldier currently detained by it.The Taliban claimed that Siddiqui's, family had approached the Taliban ... Read more...

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Copenhagen summit: Developing countries warn of ‘absolute devastation’


December 9th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Dec.9 (ANI): The Copenhagen climate summit was thrown into disarray last night after developing countries said the current plans for a deal on global warming condemned millions of people ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews ask Slovakia to apologize to Roma women victims of forced sterilization


December 1st, 2009 - 4:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Following Czech Prime Minister's landmark "regret" over involuntary sterilization of Roma women, Hindus and Jews have asked Slovakia also to accept the responsibility, offer "apology" and provide adequate financial compensation to the ... Read more...

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Dharamsala releases video appeal about plight of Tibetans


August 29th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Aug 29 (ANI): In an attempt to bring plight of the Tibetans to the notice of the international community, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) in Dharamsala has ... Read more...

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Apex court decides to make judges’ assets public


August 26th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) In a landmark move, the Supreme Court Wednesday decided to make public the assets of all its judges and put up the information on its website at ... Read more...

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Jews and Hindus want “ethnic profiling” in Europe to stop


July 30th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jews and Hindus have demanded end to "ethnic profiling" in Europe. According to Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights for Council of Europe, "Members of minorities are more often than others stopped by ... Read more...

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“Ethnic profiling” reportedly alive and well in Europe


July 29th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have demanded end to "ethnic profiling" in Europe. According to Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights for Council of Europe, "Members of minorities are more often than others stopped by the police, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian leader’s son stays out of party poll


July 16th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 16 (IANS) The son of Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) chief S. Samy Vellu has said he will not contest the party poll, ending speculation that his father was ... Read more...

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