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Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court


September 18th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on ... Read more...

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Indian nationalism a rare animal: Tharoor


September 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian nationalism is a rare animal and Indian secularism is a profusion of religions against the idea of absence of religion, writer and parliament ... Read more...

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Apex court issues show-cause notice to Pakistani PM


August 8th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for failing to implement its order to write to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets time till Aug 8 to write to Swiss powers (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday gave Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf time up to Aug 8 to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Court allows ED to question Jagan for 14 days


July 6th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) In yet another setback to YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, a special court here Friday permitted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question him in ... Read more...

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It’s show of strength on Virbhadra’s birthday


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) It was virtually a show of strength by senior Congress leader and union minister Virbhadra Singh, who turned 78 Saturday and is hoping to take ... Read more...

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Myanmar, China good friends: Suu Kyi


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 2 (IANS) Myanmar and China will become even better friends as the Southeast Asian country deepens its political and economic reforms, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for ... Read more...

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CBI seeks Jagan’s custody for 14 days (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought 14-day custody of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for further questioning on charges of corruption.Jagan, ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to contest Gilani contempt verdict


May 26th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided it will not appeal against the Supreme Court's verdict holding Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani guilty of contempt of court, ... Read more...

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Colombian rebels recruited teenagers, says activist


May 19th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC guerrillas pulled at least 13 teenagers out of boarding schools in the southern province of Putumayo and forced them to join their ranks, a ... Read more...

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TDP’s Ramesh to join Andhra rich MPs list


March 20th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party's C.M. Ramesh is set to join the long list of richest MPs from Andhra Pradesh, the state which boasts of the richest ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP to take call on errant MP within week


February 29th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership would within a week take a final call on the "anti-party" activities of its Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan ... Read more...

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Kalmadi in no mood to resign as IOA president


January 20th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi, who was freed on bail Thursday after nine months in jail, is in no mood either to resign ... Read more...

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Canadian delegation shows interest in tie-up with Kerala


January 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) A Canadian delegation of law makers and businessmen Wednesday held a meeting with Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy and his senior cabinet colleagues here and expressed ... Read more...

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Government denies Andaman tribes exploited (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Andamans authorities Monday denied that women from the endangered Jarawa tribe in the islands were exploited and forced to dance semi-naked for food ... Read more...

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Jagan begins Telangana visit amid sporadic protests


January 10th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday reached Nizamabad district for his fast in support of farmers amid sporadic protests by pro-Telangana groups.Accompanied ... Read more...

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CBI grills Vijay Sai in Jagan’s assets case


January 5th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday began questioning Vijay Sai Reddy, a close aide of YSR Congress Party chief and parliament member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, ... Read more...

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Jagan’s aide remanded in CBI custody till Jan 9


January 4th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) A special court here Wednesday remanded Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's aide, Vijay Sai Reddy, in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till Jan 9 in ... Read more...

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Andhra minister, TDP MLA clash in public


November 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh and a legislator of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) exchanged blows in full public view in West Godavari district ... Read more...

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Ilves to be sworn in as Estonia’s president


October 10th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Tallinn, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who was re-elected for a second term as Estonian president in late August, will be sworn in Monday, Estonian Parliament said.In line ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling JD-U is against Modi for PM’s post


September 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leaders have not only kept away from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast, but raised voices against Modi being projected ... Read more...

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Britain’s Coldstream Guards ‘facing the axe’ after 360 years


July 24th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The Coldstream Guards, the British Army's oldest regiment and loved by tourists for their red tunics and bearskin hats, are facing the axe after 360 years ... Read more...

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YSR Congress avoids taking clear stand on Telangana (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Without taking a clear stand on whether it supports or opposes the demand for a separate Telangana state, the YSR Congress Party Saturday said ... Read more...

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We will never accept Srikrishna report on Telangana: Andhra MP


July 9th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Congress's Madhu Goud Yaskhi, who is among the MPs who have tendered their resignations to press for a separate Telangana state, said Friday that ... Read more...

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Congress leaders from Telangana meet Azad


July 5th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Congress leaders from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region met union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who supervises the party's affairs in the state, here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Haryana MP defends nuclear power plant


June 8th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) The nuclear power plant proposed to be set up in Haryana's Fatehabad district will benefit the state and the region, Congress leader Ashok Tanwar said here ... Read more...

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Murder accused MP Padamsinh Patil fined Rs.10,000 (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) A local court here slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on suspended Nationalist Congress Party parliament member Padamsinh Patil, who is an accused in a ... Read more...

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Murder accused MP Padamsinh Patil fined Rs.10,000


June 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) A local Maharashtra court slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on suspended Nationalist Congress Party parliament member Padamsinh Patil, who is an accused in a murder ... Read more...

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Decision on Dalai Lama’s retirement likely Saturday


May 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) With Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once again pressing for transition of political powers from him to an elected leadership, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile is expected ... Read more...

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Scindia kin ordered to pay Rajmata’s Rs.6.52 lakh phone bill


May 27th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 27 (IANS) The district and session court of Gwalior Friday ordered the late Vijayaraje Scindia's three daughters and her grandson to pay her Rs.6.52 lakh telephone bill pending ... Read more...

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Why only 15 for licence cancellation, TRAI asks DoT


May 25th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The telecom regulator Wednesday said it has asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) to provide licence-wise details for selecting only 15 licenses fit for cancellation ... Read more...

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CWG timing system contract case: Key points of charge sheet


May 24th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday gave copies of the charge sheet to five accused in a case of alleged financial irregularities in awarding a Rs.141-crore contract ... Read more...

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Cat wins Guinness record for loudest purr


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A British cat with a purr likened to that of a vacuum cleaner has been recognized by the Guinness World Records in its "Loudest purr by ... Read more...

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Congress, RLD demand probe into Rahul’s allegations (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Varanasi, May 18 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday pressed the Uttar Pradesh government for a probe into party general secretaary Rahul Gandhi's claim that mounds of ash containing human ... Read more...

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Himachal government promoting realtors: Congress


May 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) The opposition Congress Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh of involvement in illegal property transactions and land allocations to realtors ... Read more...

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