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Italian marines ‘unjustly’ held in India: President


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) The two Italian marines held in India are being detained "unjustly", Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said Friday. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone have been charged with ... Read more...

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India’s security entwined with Afghanistan’s stability: Krishna


May 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Underlining its "unwavering commitment" to the reconstruction of Afghanistan, India Tuesday said it will ensure that the country does not become "a target for ... Read more...

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‘Cinema, literature on a par, building new synergy’


February 26th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Cinema adaptations of novels is a challenge and helps forge new synergy between the screen and literature, speakers at a forum at the World Book ... Read more...

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Cuba to overhaul postal service


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) Cuba's postal service will become a state-owned corporate group next year, seeking greater efficiency and quality as part of President Raul Castro's effort to "modernize" the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Zealand beat Australia to enter Rugby World Cup final


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 16 (IANS) The All Blacks put up a stellar show in the home of New Zealand rugby Sunday, defeating traditional rivals Australia 20-6 to secure their place in ... Read more...

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India objects to Chinese troops in Pakistani Kashmir


October 12th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Concerned over the presence of Chinese military personnel in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, India Wednesday said it had conveyed its objections to Beijing in this regard. Defence ... Read more...

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No airspace violation in eastern India: IAF


July 27th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 27 (IANS) There have been no incursions into India's eastern airspace in the recent past, an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer said Wednesday.IAF vice chief-designate Air Marshal K.K. ... Read more...

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Russia to join top five economies in next decade: Putin


May 12th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia would become one of the world's top five economies in the next decade, said Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday."In the next decade, Russia ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘India should reserve IIT, IIM seats for Pakistani Kashmiris’


May 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India should reserve seats in its elite educational institutions for Pakistani Kashmiris who are bearing the brunt of state apathy, a new report has recommended.The ... Read more...

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US warns Pakistan to ‘meet expectations’ to maintain current ‘level of assistance’


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23(ANI): Pakistan must meet expectations on counter-terrorism cooperation, abidance to human rights standards and its economic reforms in order to maintain the 'level of assistance' it has been receiving ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia’s foreign minister cautions world leaders on military action against Gaddafi


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, March 2 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on world powers to focus on using UN Security Council sanctions to end the impasse in Libya, rather than launching ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pittsburgh Steelers Wins Against Baltimore Ravens In AFC Playoff


January 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Pittsburgh, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The AFC playoff game that took place between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens, witnessed the former team's victory with a 31-24. This home ... Read more...

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Safe militant havens in Pakistan slow Afghan war: US report


November 24th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) A new US Defence Department report says Pakistan's failure to shut down safe havens for militants and the Taliban's ability to adapt are slowing efforts ... Read more...

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Pak formally asks US to mediate over Kashmir dispute


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India next month, Pakistan has stepped up pressure on the United States by formally asking it to mediate over ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhaka, Delhi erect fences on border


October 18th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have begun setting up fences within 150 yards of the zero line along the international border.The exercise, which is on for some months now, marks ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghanistan war may be lost in Pakistan: US think tank


June 29th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 29 (IANS) The Afghanistan war may be lost in a home-grown insurgency hit Pakistan unless US takes some "game-changing steps" including talks on an India like civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees kill for territory


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Bands of chimpanzees violently kill others from rival groups in a bid to expand their own territory, says a new research which provides the first definitive evidence for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

President Calderon demands a thorough investigation on U.S.-Mexico border killings


June 11th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) – Mexican President Felipe Calderon demanded a thorough, objective, fair investigation to clarify the events that resulted in the death of two Mexicans in the U.S.-Mexico border, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China’s tit-for-tat response, blasts US for human rights violations within its own territory


March 13th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 13 (ANI): China has attacked the United States for its continuous interference in other countries' domestic affairs in the name of human right violations, but "covering up rampant human rights ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poor police leadership enabled Maoist attack in Bengal


February 18th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Weak intelligence and communication networks, lack of alertness, and poor security made the Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) camp at Silda in West Bengal a sitting duck for Maoist ... Read more...

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Cameras in Sumatran jungle capture tigress and cubs on film for first time


January 8th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): Researchers, using camera traps deep in the Sumatran jungle have captured first-time images of a rare female tiger and her cubs, giving scientists unique insight into the elusive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan slowly convinced to act against terrorists: Clinton


December 4th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan has been slowly convinced that it has to take action against terrorists within its own territory, though it still considers India as its number ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan constructing ‘defensive’ bunkers along border: BSF


November 28th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The paramilitary Pakistan Rangers are building "defensive" bunkers along the frontier with India to defend themselves from possible attacks from within their own territory, the chief ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China, India rivalry could spin out of control, warn experts


October 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing/New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Experts and observers of Sino-Indian ties have warned that the current vituperative war of words between the two countries could spin the traditional Asian rivalry out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twitter-like technology can reveal songbirds’ social lives


September 25th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Creating what could be called Twitter for tweeters, scientists have developed a new social networking technology that could find out which songbirds spend time together, and could also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scholar Lisa Curtis wants Pakistan to bring perpetrators of Mumbai terror attacks to justice


September 17th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): Lisa Curtis, an analyst of the Heritage Foundation, US, has said that the Indo-Pak peace dialogue can move forward only when Pakistan 'prosecutes' the perpetrators of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Songs help skylarks differentiate between neighbours and strangers


August 28th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Through their songs, skylarks can differentiate between friendly neighbours and dangerous strangers, says a new study.The study, conducted by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London, showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

South Korea loses satellite after first space launch


August 26th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 26 (DPA) South Korea's first domestically launched satellite failed to maintain orbit following technical problems and was likely destroyed in the atmosphere when it fell back to earth, government officials ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

South Korean satellite misses its targeted orbit (Lead)


August 25th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) South Korea's first launch of a satellite missed its planned orbit Tuesday. Millions of South Koreans watched live telecasts of the KSLV-1 blasting off from a new space centre ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

South Korea launches first rocket with satellite on board


August 25th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) South Korea launched a rocket carrying a satellite for the first time from its own territory Tuesday. The KSLV-1 blasted off from a new space centre in the south ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

England are underdogs and confident, says Flower


July 5th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) With just three days left to the start of the first Ashes Test at Cardiff, England's team director Andy Flower said the hosts are confident of winning the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

EU warns of collapsing Pakistan, upbeat about India ties


July 1st, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Warning of the "danger of the collapse of Pakistan" to the region, the European Union (EU) plans to expand cooperation with India in countering terrorism, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhaka, Islamabad spar over 1971 ‘war crimes’ trial: report


June 8th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) Thirty-eight years after Bangladesh broke away from Pakistan, the two countries are sparring over the "war crimes" committed in 1971, a media report here said Monday. Dhaka has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE quits Gulf monetary union


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia, May 22 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates announced on Wednesday that it decided to withdraw from a planned Gulf Arab Monetary union, something with has been debated for the last 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US will exercise all options to secure Pak nukes : Obama


May 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that all options are open regarding the safeguarding of Pakistan's nuclear assets, which may fall into the Taliban's hand.In an interview ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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