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More than two mn Americans choose Mexico for retirement


December 4th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) More than two million retired Americans have chosen Mexico as their new home, a figure that continues to increase thanks to the pleasant climate and ... Read more...

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Low-income single women in India face tough time: Study


October 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A study on the condition of low-income single women in India says that just over 26 percent of separated or divorced women apply for maintenance ... Read more...

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Introduce HIV/AIDS bill in parliament, demand affected people


July 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Around 200 HIV-positive people staged a protest in the capital Monday demanding that a bill to protect the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS be ... Read more...

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Conditional nod to Posco project in Orissa (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday gave conditional clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa, the biggest foreign direct investment in the country.Posco is ... Read more...

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POSCO used fraud to get environment clearance, claims NGO


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) An organisation working for forest dwellers' welfare in Orissa Friday alleged that South Korean steel major POSCO used fraudulent means to secure forest, environment and coastal clearances ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi wins Magsaysay award


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's A.H.M. Noman Khan is one of the seven people chosen for the 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Award for his work among the disabled. "In electing Noman the board recognised ... Read more...

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India to share views on Afghanistan at CICA summit in Istanbul


June 7th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India will put forth its views on the situation in Afghanistan and Asian security at the third Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma to attend 3rd CICA Summit in Istanbul


June 6th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industries Minister Anand Sharma will attend the 3rd Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit in Istanbul, the largest ... Read more...

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‘Government to bear 50% Capex for e-waste recycling facilities on PPP mode’


May 27th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Government will bear 50 per cent of Capex for e-waste recycling facilities on public private parternship (PPP) mode, said Rajiv Gauba, Joint Secretary with the Ministry ... Read more...

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People’s audit of SEZ to include corporate, state members


December 20th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) Corporate and government representatives will be included in a national forum to audit the controversial Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy but at a later stage, leading anti-SEZ activist ... Read more...

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Activists to form single women’s national forum


October 6th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Denied land entitlements, fighting for their rights and at the receiving end of many blind social customs - women activists and others, in order to improve their ... Read more...

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Poll panel convenes all-party meeting on voting machine


August 6th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Election Commission has convened an all-party meeting Friday to discuss the issue of the effectiveness of the electronic voting machines (EVMs) following doubts about their ... Read more...

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Future of media and democracy in Pakistan is bright: Musharraf


March 17th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has said the future of the media and democracy in Pakistan is bright. I am a staunch supporter of free media. The media has been ... Read more...

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Koirala Government, FRNF sign five point deal; FRNF agitation ends


March 1st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Mar.1 (ANI): The Seven Party Alliance (SPA) Government, headed by Prime Minister G.P.Koirala, on Saturday signed a five-point agreement with the Federal Republic National Front (FRNF), an alliance of seven groups ... Read more...

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