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NRI children return home from Norway (Third Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned to ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned ... Read more...

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NRI children back home from Norway (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) children in Norway who were taken into the custody by that country's Child Welfare Services on grounds of alleged ... Read more...

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Climate change causing extreme weather conditions: IPCC report


March 29th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 28 (IANS) Evidence suggests that climate change has led to extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, record high temperatures and, in many regions, heavy precipitation in the ... Read more...

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Send back children, BJP and CPI-M tell Norway (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday joined hands to demand that the Norwegian government send back the ... Read more...

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Send back children, BJP and CPI-M tell Norway


February 27th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday joined hands to demand that the Norwegian government send back the ... Read more...

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India protests Norway move on NRI couple’s children


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) An enraged India Wednesday protested Norway's move to make efforts to extend residence permits of two Indian children under foster care, despite efforts from their ... Read more...

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Norwegian minister meets Sibal, discusses Telenor issue (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Continuing with the diplomatic drive to secure state-owned Telenor's $3 billion investment in India, a key Norwegian minister met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday and ... Read more...

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2G auction should be among 2008 licencees: Uninor (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Telecom firm Uninor, that lost all its 22 licences following the Supreme Court's verdict last week, Monday proposed that only those players who got licences ... Read more...

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2G re-auction should be among 2008 licencees: Uninor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Telecom firm Uninor, that lost all its 22 licences following the Supreme Court's verdict last week, Monday proposed that only those players who got licences ... Read more...

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Telenor won’t quit India, Norway monitoring situation


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Norwegian firm Telenor Friday junked reports that it would quit India following revocation of its telecom licences by the Supreme Court and said its joint ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka at ‘critical point’ post-LTTE, says politician (Interview)


November 15th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 15 (IANS) A prominent Sri Lankan politician who played a key role in the peace process says his country stands at "a critical point" when decision makers need ... Read more...

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LTTE’s rout to mar future Norway-style mediation: Report


November 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's determination to cock a snook at the West and crush the LTTE with the backing of Asian countries will make Norwegian type mediation difficult ... Read more...

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India wanted LTTE ‘put in its place’: Norway report


November 11th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as it publicly advocated peace when the Sri Lankan conflict was raging, India quietly informed Norway that the LTTE must be "put in its ... Read more...

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UAE condemns Norway killings


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has condemned the twin attacks in Norway that left at least 91 people dead."The UAE condemns in the strongest possible terms these terrible, ... Read more...

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Zardari condemns Norway killings


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday condemned the terror attack in Norway which left at least 91 people dead.A bomb explosion Friday hit the headquarters of ... Read more...

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Government probe clears Yunus on handling of foreign funds


April 26th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A government-appointed committee has said it did not find "any irregularities" in Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus' handling of funds that were received from the Norwegian ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s microcredit pioneer Yunus always spoke for poor (With Yunus loses appeal against ouster from Grameen Bank)


March 8th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Muhammad Yunus who set up the Grameen Bank and pioneered microcredit for rural women has spoken for the poor at various international fora, including the ... Read more...

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US puts on hold Bangladesh ties over Yunus harassment


February 28th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) The US officials have told Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that "there will be no further high-level diplomatic interaction" until the "harassment" of Grameen Bank founder Muhammad ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Govt. asks Muhammad Yunus to give up Grameen Bank post


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The Bangladeshi government has asked Nobel peace laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus to retire as he has reached the normal retirement age for executives at private ... Read more...

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Dhaka asks Grameen Bank chief to step down, Yunus refuses


February 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has asked Muhammad Yunus to "step aside" as the chief of Grameen Bank pending completion of a probe into the micro credit pioneer and its ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to probe Grameen ‘irregularities’


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Thursday said it will probe allegations of financial irregularities against Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank. Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith said a committee would soon be ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to probe charges against Grameen Bank founder


December 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government would investigate the alleged unauthorised fund transfer by Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus."Obviously, there should be an ... Read more...

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‘Grameen’ Yunus refutes $100 mn anomalies charge


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has refuted a charge that he had transferred $100 million aid meant for his micro-credit bank Grameen to other projects.The bank's founder told ... Read more...

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‘China-Norway ties affected by Nobel Peace Prize’


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) China Thursday said its relations with Norway had been affected by the Nobel committee's decision to award this year's Nobel Peace Prize to "convicted criminal" Liu Xiaobo."I think ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s controversial mine gets backing of India’s PM


June 30th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): In a highly unusual move, India's Prime Minister has intervened directly in the approval process for one of the world's most controversial mines.The office of Prime ... Read more...

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Macca backs Norway whaling protest


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has offered support to an anti-whaling campaign by urging the Norwegian government not to lift a ban on commercial hunting.The former Beatle has backed ... Read more...

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Vedanta Resources’ head abandons talk after Survival announces protest


May 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): FTSE 100 mining company Vedanta Resources' billionaire owner Anil Agarwal has pulled out of a London conference, where he was due to speak, after Survival International announced plans ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists finally agree to free child soldiers


December 16th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Witnessed by top UN officials and envoys from foreign governments, Nepal's Maoist chief and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Wednesday finally gave his consent to ... Read more...

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Norwegian charges against Nobel laureate’s asset freezing biased: Iran


November 28th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov. 28 (ANI): Iran has refuted Norwegian claims that it had unlawfully confiscated Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi's medal and frozen her bank account.Terming the Norwegian government's protest as interference ... Read more...

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Advocate’s response sought on contempt of court plea


November 6th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday sought advocate Prashant Bhushan's response to a plea seeking launch of contempt of court proceedings against him for allegedly accusing a sitting apex ... Read more...

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Norway to fund UN project for women’s role in panchayats


November 4th, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Norwegian government Wednesday signed an agreement to grant the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) $9 million for strengthening participation of women in local governance ... Read more...

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British Government grants 10-million-pond loan for Tata Motors’s ‘green’ car


September 19th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): The British Government has announced a 10-million-pound loan to Indian carmaker Tata Motors for the electric car-manufacturing project in the UK.The loan, part of a scheme backing low-carbon ... Read more...

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Norway’s red-green coalition wins elections


September 15th, 2009 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, Sep 15 (DPA) Norway's red-green coalition managed to buck recent political trends in the Scandinavian country and was returned to another four-year term in office, with more than half the votes ... Read more...

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NBC’s “The Wanted” Fails To Live Up To Its Mission


July 21st, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
When NBC had announced that it would be airing the new documentary-reality show "The Wanted", few people expressed their concern for the upcoming television series. Following the exploits of a former Navy ... Read more...

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