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Dalai Lama asks people to live healthy


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With obesity turning out to be a growing concern, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday urged people to lead a healthy life."Common man sacrifices ... Read more...

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Take steps to educate your children, Vidya urges women (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan unveiled a giant abacus in Lusa village in Uttar Pradesh Friday and urged women to take steps to ensure the ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton supports Prince Harry


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has made a vow to support Prince Harry who is her brother-in-law through the naked photo scandal. The Duchess of ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton vows to support Prince Harry


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has vowed to support her brother-in-law Prince Harry through his naked photo scandal.The duchess has a close bond with Harry ... Read more...

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Corruption badly affects morale of defence forces: Antony


August 14th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said corruption was a serious challenge which badly affected the morale of defence personnel and urged them to renew their ... Read more...

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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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Britain’s taekwondo athlete Stevenson takes Olympic oath


July 28th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Britain's taekwondo athlete Sarah Stevenson took oath on behalf of all athletes taking part in the London 2012 Olympic Games, at the opening ceremony Friday night.Holding ... Read more...

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UAE, France discuss defence cooperation


July 12th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS) The UAE and France have discussed ways to boost defence cooperation, it was announced here Wednesday.Abu Dhabi Crown Prince General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidential election


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday.Head of Egypt's Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan announced in the afternoon ... Read more...

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Dhumal administers green pledge to public


June 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, on the occasion of the World Environment Day Tuesday, administered a pledge to the people of the state to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Germany to give $190 mn to Afghanistan after 2014


May 17th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Germany will give 150 million euros ($190 million) worth of cash aid to Afghanistan a year after international peacekeeping forces pull out on schedule in 2014 ... Read more...

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B-town celebs urge people to support Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities, who always support noble causes, have once again come together for the Earth Hour and urge everyone to switch the lights off Saturday ... Read more...

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Majority of Russians believe in Putin’s promises: Poll


March 22nd, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A majority of Russians consider president-elect Vladimir Putin's lavish campaign promises trustworthy and reasonable, and hope he will fulfill at least part of them, says ... Read more...

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China, Japan pledge financial cooperation


February 19th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) China and Japan Sunday pledged to boost financial cooperation as the global economic situation remains "complex and grim"."Financial cooperation is a major part of the economic ... Read more...

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Obama presents mortgage refinancing plan


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Wednesday presented a plan to revitalize the US real estate market that would allow millions of homeowners to refinance their mortgages and ... Read more...

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Huge turnout at drive to promote voting in Uttar Pradesh


January 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday went on an unprecedented drive across poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to inculcate the spirit of voting among the state's 12 crore electors.While a ... Read more...

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Digvijay snubs Mulayam on higher Muslim quota


January 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Friday dismissed Mulayam Singh Yadav's pledge to reseve more jobs for Muslims by claiming the Samajwadi Party leader was not serious.He ... Read more...

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Cycling drive for clean Yamuna


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Encouraging a sporty way to raise awareness among people about need to keep the Yamuna clean, a cyclothon is being organised by an NGO Swechha ... Read more...

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China, US pledge to advance economic recovery


January 11th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) China and the US Tuesday pledged to enhance their cooperation to advance the global economic recovery.The global economic recovery must remain the priority for all nations ... Read more...

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Dump this Lokpal bill, says Team Anna


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Team Anna Tuesday urged parliament to dump the government Lokpal bill, saying it will only fuel more corruption instead of combating it."We are appealing to ... Read more...

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Over one lakh netizens pledge to court arrest to back Anna


December 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The online campaign of Anna Hazare's 'Jail Bharo Andolan' has received over a lakh registrations within three days of the launch, an India Against ... Read more...

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Obama donors can enter raffle for dinner with Eva Longoria


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Actress Eva Longoria says she will have dinner and an "intimate conversation" on how to help US President Barack Obama win reelection in 2012 with ... Read more...

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Will Aamir launch Jackie’s son?


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Did Aamir Khan meet Jackie Shroff in Mahabaleshwar hill resort last week to finalise plans to launch Jackie's son Tiger? Jackie didn't confirm it, ... Read more...

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India warns of ‘dark shadow of terror’ from Pakistan


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Reminding Islamabad of its anti-terror pledge, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Wednesday said India was committed to carrying forward the resumed dialogue with Pakistan, but warned ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh pledge to hand over fugitives


November 21st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Monday pledged to soon sign an extradition treaty, assuring each other of all possible cooperation in apprehending and deporting wanted fugitives ... Read more...

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Australian finance minister warns of tough spending cuts


November 14th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 14 (IANS) Australian Finance Minister Penny Wong Monday renewed her warning of deep spending cuts in the upcoming mini-budget as the government struggles to keep its pledge to ... Read more...

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After 18 years, engineers keep 11.11.11 date


November 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Not an astrological reason but only a casual pledge made 18 years ago by a batch of mechanical engineering students of the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) ... Read more...

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Gambhir to donate his body parts


November 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Ace Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir Thursday pledged to donate his body organs to a Delhi hospital after his death."I hereby pledge to donate my ... Read more...

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China, EU vow to strengthen military ties


October 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China and the European Union Monday pledged to strengthen military relations.The pledge was made during Defense Minister Liang Guanglie's meeting with Catherine Margaret Ashton, EU high ... Read more...

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China, France pledge to deepen military ties


October 1st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 1 (IANS) China and France have pledged to deepen relations between their respective armies during the 10th strategic dialogue between the countries' defence ministries.The two-day dialogue, held here ... Read more...

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Tourism promotes understanding, world peace: Gilani


September 28th, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said tourism helps us "understand each other's cultures" that promote tolerance and shared values."Let us pledge to engage ... Read more...

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Prateik to advocate safe sex


September 27th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) In order to advocate the importance of safe sex, Bollywood actor Prateik has become a member of the Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society (MDACS) and will ... Read more...

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Obama reiterates US support for ‘disasters hit’ Japan


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reiterated his country's pledge to do everything it could to ensure the success of Japan's recovery from the triple ... Read more...

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China, Bangladesh pledge closer military ties


September 15th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) China and Bangladesh Thursday pledged to strengthen military ties when visiting chief of army staff of the Bangladesh Army General Muhammad Abdul Mubeen met Chinese Defence ... Read more...

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Greatest threat to democracy from militancy: Zardari


September 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The greatest threat to democracy is from "militants who want to foist their political agenda on the people", Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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