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Egypt to lift three decades old state of emergency

January 25th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 30-year-long state of emergency in Egypt will be lifted from Wednesday, the head of the country's ruling military council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ramzan fasts as usual for Omar, Farooq Abdullah

August 4th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Like other devout Muslims, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his father, union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah, have been keeping the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Muraleedharan set to return to Congress fold

February 15th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) K. Muralidheeran, the son of late Congress veteran K. Karunakaran, was Tuesday given the green signal to return to the Congress party after being suspended for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No commitments in Cancun Agreement, India’s interests ‘protected’ (Second Lead)

December 11th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement here early Saturday - but there was no mention of the extent to which industrialised countries would ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ramesh suggests “aggressive damage control” to deal with Japan’s stance

December 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cancun (Mexico), Dec.5 (ANI): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday suggested "aggressive damage control" to deal with the Japanese decision of not signing up to commitments under the Kyoto Protocol after 2012.Interacting ... Read more...

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Karunakaran not unwell, just deeply saddened: Son

April 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran, who is in hospital, does not have any medical problem -- the nonagenarian is just deeply saddened over being slighted by the party, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

People take holy dip in Kolkata and Allahabad for salvation of ancestors’ souls

September 18th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata/Allahabad, Sept 18 (ANI): Scores of people gathered in Kolkata and Allahabad on Friday to take a holy dip, or 'Tarpan', in the Ganges, on the last day of the 'Pitrapaksha Mela'.The ... Read more...

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G8 leaders ‘ignored’ UN findings on climate change: Pachauri

July 21st, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 21 (IANS) The world's largest economies have "clearly ignored" the findings of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning UN scientific body that evaluates climate change when formulating their recent proposals on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Seven killed in Tamil Nadu train accident (Lead)

April 29th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 20 injured when a local passenger train collided with a goods train in a Chennai suburb Wednesday. Train services in the ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers eyeing 250, 000 dollar cash bonanza

March 25th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.25 (ANI): Australias cricketers are about to have a 250, 000 dollar payday. With captain Ricky Ponting to officially get his hands on the world championship trophy, the International Cricket Council''s ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |