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4 Kuki militants nabbed with arms in Assam


September 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) Four militants of the United Kukigram Defence Army (UKDA) were arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong early Thursday and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police ... Read more...

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Ma Qing Hua to replace Narain for Italian GP practice


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 5 (IANS) Ma Qing Hua will become the first Chinese to drive in the Formula One Championship Friday when he replaces Narain Karthikeyan in the HRT ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Forget winning 200m title, Bolt tells Blake


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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My image never bothers me: Raghu Ram


August 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor-producer Raghu Ram of "Roadies" fame is aware people perceive him as a "ruthless" man, but he doesn't care."Image is something I never think about. ... Read more...

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What travellers do to shun other commuters


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Commuters on a train employ all kinds of tactics to avoid interaction with other travellers. These include the "hate stare" or one that says "don't bother ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank organises customer outreach programme in Leh


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In its bid to reach out to people in the remote area of Ladakh region, the private sector ICICI Bank organised a programme to bring banking ... Read more...

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Jaiprakash Power quarterly net profit rises 163 percent


July 21st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL) Saturday posted a 163 percent increase in net profit at Rs.182.96 for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.69.56 during the ... Read more...

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Valencia buy Gago from Real Madrid


July 20th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's Valencia football club have signed Argentinean midfielder Fernando Gago from Real Madrid.Gago now wants to break Real and Barcelona's Spanish domination in La Liga.Gago ... Read more...

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Marcelinho an Olympic rookie at 37


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) He may be at an age when most elite athletes have retired, but Brazilian basketballer Marcelinho's Olympic career is only just beginning.The 37-year-old will ... Read more...

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89 Al-Shabaab terrorists held in Somalia


July 15th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, July 15 (IANS) Somali security forces have arrested 89 people suspected to be having links with Al Qaeda-affiliated terror outfit Al-Shabaab, Xinhua reported.The men were arrested in the capital ... Read more...

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TRAI’s revised tariff analysis flawed: COAI


July 13th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Friday lashed out the telecom regulator's analysis effects on costs, tariffs and financial returns, saying it was flawed ... Read more...

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Four nabbed for molesting a teen-ager in Guwahati


July 13th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four of the 11 men who molested and stripped a teenage girl outside a pub in this main Assam city four days ago have been arrested, ... Read more...

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Kidnapped from Ludhiana, 6-year-old recovered in Ambala


July 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) A six-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Ludhiana Saturday, was recovered by the Haryana Police from Ambala city, 45 km from here, police said Monday.The police ... Read more...

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Italy to launch woman astronaut in 2014


July 4th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS) An Italian woman astronaut has been assigned for the first time for a mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Xinhua reported Tuesday.Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will ... Read more...

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EU to enforce Iran oil embargo from July onwards


June 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has formally approved an embargo on Iranian oil to be enforced from July 1 onwards.The EU Foreign Affairs Council made the decision ... Read more...

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Tax officials meet to discuss effective governance


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday inaugurate here a two-day annual conference of officials from the customs, central excise and service tax deparments that ... Read more...

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Pakistan hikes defence budget by 10 percent


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan has increased its defence budget by nearly 10 percent to 545 billion rupees ($5.8 billion) for the 2012-13 fiscal year.The government had earmarked 495 billion ... Read more...

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Mission accomplished, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said unity helped his team win its maiden Indian Premier League title here Sunday.Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Coming up, 100 more skill development centres


May 25th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will open 100 more training centres in the country, a top official said Friday."Our target has been revised to 400,000 ... Read more...

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Indian American director’s thriller wins award


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) "9 ELEVEN", a Bollywood-style film by an Indian American director, has won the Best Feature Film award at the Peoples Film Festival (TPFF) here showcasing ... Read more...

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Assam sexagenarian vows to save witch-hunt victims


May 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) A 60-year-old lady in Assam has launched a novel mission - not only to find out the victims of witch hunting but also to keep an ... Read more...

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Spain seeks stronger trade ties with Brazil


May 18th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister lobbied here Thursday for strengthening "economic diplomacy" to tighten economic and trade links between his country and Brazil.On his first visit to ... Read more...

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Suzuki looking at India as a two-wheeler export hub


May 15th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler major Suzuki Motor Corporation Tuesday said it is looking at the possibility of making India an export hub."We have recently started exports (of two-wheelers) ... Read more...

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‘RTI should be used to strengthen the government’


May 9th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Right to Information Act (RTI) must be used to strengthen the government, National Minorities Commission Chairman Wajahat Habibullah said here Wednesday.He was addressing students at ... Read more...

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West Indies eves see no surprises from Sri Lanka


April 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies women's cricket team is expecting no major surprises from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in an eight-match limited overs series starting here ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects plea on election symbols


April 18th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order setting criteria for the allocation of election symbols to the registered and recognised political parties.Justice ... Read more...

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Less than 12 percent of Shimla’s sewage treated: CAG


April 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 10 (IANS) Less than 12 percent of the total sewage generated in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla is treated, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said.Home ... Read more...

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British university joins hands with Mumbai college


April 6th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Britain-based University of Westminster Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with Mumbai's HR College of Commerce and Economics to expand its Indian scholarship programme, officials said."India ... Read more...

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St.Maarten, Chad new ITTF members


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has admitted the Caribbean island of St. Maarten and the African nation of Chad as its new members, taking ... Read more...

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Linc Pen signs capital pact with Mitsubishi Pencil


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The Rs.2.5 billion Linc Pen and Plastics Tuesday signed a capital pact with Mitsubishi Pencil Co. Limited to issue two million equity shares to the Japan-based ... Read more...

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Tibetan minister to launch awareness drive in Northeast


March 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) The home minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Gyari Dolma is expected to kick start a campaign for the cause of Tibetan independence in Guwahati Monday.Dolma, who ... Read more...

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