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Cuba’s new farmers to get tax break


August 11th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 11 (IANS) In a bid to boost agricultural output, Cuba has passed a new tax law that gives new farmers a tax break for the first two years, ... Read more...

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Antony sets two-month deadline for coastal radars (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday set a two-month deadline for the maritime security agencies to get security radars along India's 7,500-km coastline in place.At a ... Read more...

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BlackBerry chief ends BBC interview after India query (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) founder Mike Lazaridis ordered a BBC reporter to end an interview after he was asked about his problems with India and Middle ... Read more...

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BlackBerry chief walks out of BBC interview when asked on India’s demand


April 14th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) Research In Motion RIM) founder Mike Lazaridis ordered a BBC reporter to stop the interview after he was asked questions about his problems with India and ... Read more...

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‘Ground Zero’ imam on Mideast tour to ‘Americanize’ Islam


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): In the midst of the controversy, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the organizer of the planned Muslim community center and a mosque in Ground Zero in Manhattan, is undertaking ... Read more...

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48 percent Pakistanis lack food security: Report


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Almost half of Pakistan's population of 170 million lack food security because of the impact of the war on terror on the country's economy, a new report says. Food ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Customs officials held for letting in ships without checks


December 24th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) Two customs officials were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) in Goa for allowing foreign ships to enter without mandatory ... Read more...

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I hope CIA director was misquoted: Cheney


June 16th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Former Vice President Dick Cheney has responded to CIA Director Leon Panetta's suggestion in the New Yorker magazine that "it's almost as if (Cheney is) wishing that ... Read more...

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New military command to coordinate protection of Pentagon computer networks


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.22 (ANI): The Obama administration plans to create a new military command to coordinate the defense of Pentagon computer networks and improve U.S. offensive capabilities in cyber warfare, according to ... Read more...

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Rahul criticizes BJP for attacking UPA Govt. on terror issue


April 1st, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad (Bihar), Apr 1 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today said that it was the Manmohan Singh Government which silenced Pakistan after the Mumbai terror attacks.Rahul criticized the BJP for ... Read more...

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Energy independence: The great challenge for Obama, McCain


October 21st, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) Every electoral campaign has its popular catch phrases that remain in our collective memory. In the US presidential campaign one of the catchiest is the Republicans' "drill, ... Read more...

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US academic dubs new book on Prophet Mohammed “softcore pornography”


September 30th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): American author Sherry Jones book, The Jewel of Medina, has been termed "softcore pornography" by an American academic.The Telegraph quoted Denise Spellberg, an associate professor of Middle ... Read more...

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Book on `child bride of Prophet Mohamed shelved


August 9th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.9 (ANI): Publishers Random House have shelved plans to publish a new book about the child bride of the Prophet Mohamed over fears that it might "incite acts of violence" ... Read more...

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BJP accuses UPA Govt of compromising national security


January 29th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government of compromising national security and of not taking necessary steps to strengthen internal ... Read more...

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