period of transition

Karzai wants neighbours’ closer cooperation for peace


June 14th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 14 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that a closer cooperation among regional countries is required as his country is undergoing a critical period of transition, Xinhua ... Read more...

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UN relief chief visits Afghanistan


May 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for a four-day visit to the insurgency-hit country.... Read more...

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Eddie Long’s wife Vanessa Long files for divorce


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Long, the wife of mega televangelist Eddie Long, has directed her lawyers to file for divorce. Vanessa said she reached the decision after "a great deal ... Read more...

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India-Africa strategic dialogue begins Thursday


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Months after the second Africa-India forum summit, a host of experts, academics and retired diplomats will gather here Thursday for a two-day conference that seeks ... Read more...

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Innovation key to solving country’s critical problems: PM


October 20th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that innovation in conservation methods is key to solving the critical challenges our nation faces in providing food, water and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese lawmakers opposing abolition of death penalty for 13 economic crimes


August 28th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 28 (ANI): Some members of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee have opposed plans to abolish the death penalty for 13 economic crimes and have begun reviewing the eighth ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia retains Nielsen as coach


August 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday renewed Australian coach Tim Nielsen's contract until the end of the next Ashes series in England in 2013. Nielsen, a former South Australian wicketkeeper, and ... Read more...

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Australia reappoints coach Nielsen until 2013 Ashes


August 24th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 24(ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has renewed Australian coach Tim Nielsen's contract until the end of the next Ashes series in England in 2013.Nielsen, who took over from John Buchanan in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

One-ninth of Nepal faces starvation, UN warns


March 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) One-ninth of Nepal's nearly 27 million population face starvation, the UN warned Wednesday. Nearly half of Nepal's 75 districts, mainly in the west and mountain regions, are ... Read more...

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Pak bowlers to trouble Aussie batsmen in Test series : Lawson


December 20th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 20 (ANI) : Former Pakistan cricket coach Geoff Lawson has backed the Pakistani bowling line up for the forthcoming three match Test series against the Aussies.Lawson said Australian batsmen would ... Read more...

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Warne says selectors must starting looking to the future


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Fearing another mass exodus of senior players in the coming years, leg-spinning great Shane Warne has urged the national selection committee to avoid becoming too comfortable with up-and-down ... Read more...

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India-Nepal security talks focus on open border, extradition


November 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) India and Nepal Friday began bilateral talks in Kathmandu to enhance security cooperation, focusing on the management of the open border between the two neighbours, an updated ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India-aided largest project in Nepal battles security threat


October 9th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Associated with three prime ministers as well as the current president of Nepal, the republic's largest India-aided project is battling growing security threats with 21 junior doctors resigning ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Retrieved ancient ice cores to help scientists assess risks of abrupt future climate change


August 27th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new international research effort on the Greenland ice sheet set a record for single-season deep ice-core drilling this summer, recovering more than a mile of ice core ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fossilized dino hand may help solve how bird wings evolved from dinosaur limbs


June 18th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found the fossilized hand of a long-necked, ostrich-like dinosaur in China, which may help solve the mystery of how bird wings evolved ... Read more...

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Satyam board meets Tuesday, may name new CEO


January 26th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The government-appointed directors of embattled Satyam Computer Services will meet here Tuesday to pick a new chief executive officer (CEO) and finalise funding arrangements to ensure the fraud-hit ... Read more...

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Satyam to get new CEO next week (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Embattled Satyam Computer Services will get a new chief executive officer (CEO) of "global standing" next week, and the company will finalise before Jan 28 funding arrangements to ... Read more...

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New board shortlists three for Satyam’s top posts (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The government-appointed directors of the beleaguered Satyam Computer Services Friday announced that they have shortlisted three candidates for the posts of chief executive and chief financial officer, and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Take neighbours along to fight terror, US tells Dhaka


January 16th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) The United States has told the new government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that Bangladesh needs to work with neighbouring countries to fight terrorism."Terrorism is an issue ... Read more...

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YSR wants institutional investors to take over Satyam management


January 11th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Sunday said the institutions and companies having stake in Satyam Computer Services could be named to the company's board to take ... Read more...

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US warns Pakistan to be vigilant against terror during transition to Obama


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) The US has said it takes the period of transition to the Barack Obama administration "very seriously" and has communicated to Pakistan "very well" about their important responsibility ... Read more...

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Change in attitude has helped India: Srikkanth


November 24th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Chairman of selection committee Krishnamachari Srikkanth said Indian cricket is going through a transitional phase and that their ultimate objective is to win the World Cup in 2011 ... Read more...

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PM bats for more nuclear energy, praises Bhabha


October 30th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With India's atomic pacts with the US and France sealed, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday vigorously batted for the deal, saying it will accelerate the development of ... Read more...

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German concentration camp at Auschwitz was not hell for everyone


July 6th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London , July 6 (ANI): The concentration camp established for Jews and other non-Aryans at Auschwitz by German dictator Adolf Hitler's Nazis was without doubt a place of horror, but for ... Read more...

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Pak caucus in US wants aid to be linked to democracy, judges restoration


April 16th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Co-chair of the Pakistan Caucus in the US Congress Sheila Jackson Lee has said that in future US financial aid to Pakistan should be linked to restoration ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manmohan to go to a democratic Bhutan in May


March 26th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By Manish ChandNew Delhi, March 26 (IANS) As Bhutan becomes the newest democracy in India's neighbourhood after over 100 years of absolute monarchy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is readying to go to ... Read more...

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Great moment in Bhutan’s history: India


March 24th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India has welcomed Bhutan's first general elections Monday as a "great moment" in the history of the former Himalayan kingdom, heralding the world's youngest democracy. The elections ... Read more...

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Turkish minister stresses need for social security reform


January 17th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Nicosia, Jan 17 (ANI): Kemal Unakitan, the Turkish Minister of Finance, speaking last week in the town of Eskisehir, stressed the need for the reform of the countrys social security system. "To save ... Read more...

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