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Bank of England urges banks to raise capital


March 24th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) British banks need to raise more capital as they are not reserving enough funds to withstand potential financial trouble, the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) under Bank ... Read more...

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Iran seeks to halt EU oil exports


January 28th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (IANS) Iran's parliament is to discuss a bill Sunday that seeks to halt its oil exports to the European Union (EU).The bill calls for a ban of ... Read more...

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South Korea, US planning talks over North’s nuclear threat to region


February 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Feb.18 (ANI): The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States are planning to hold talks next month to discuss the nuclear umbrella supplied by the US against potential nuclear threats ... Read more...

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Use of SUVs in India is criminal: Jairam Ramesh


November 12th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Friday expressed concern over heavy cars such as Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), saying the use of heavy-sized ... Read more...

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School withdraws free condoms to elementary school students offer


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1 (ANI): The controversy over condoms being given to elementary school students has been put to rest, with the Cape Cod school district Superintendent saying they will not be ... Read more...

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Iranian parliament may decide against granting visa to Kerry


January 4th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan. 4 (ANI): The Iranian parliament might decide against granting a visa to US Senator John Kerry as his visit "is not in the country's interests at the present time.""The ... Read more...

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Suspected mastermind of Buenos Aires bombing set to become Iran’s Defence Minister


September 2nd, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep. 2 (ANI): The suspected mastermind of Argentina's worst terrorist attack is set to become Iran's defence minister.General Ahmad Vahidi, a wanted by Interpol for masterminding Buenos Aires Jewish ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s policy on extremists poses serious threat: Clinton


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that Pakistan's policy of ceding territory to Islamic extremists poses a serious threat that cannot be overlooked. During testimony ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad lauds Turkish PM’s protest in Davos


February 1st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 1 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has lauded Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for taking a stand against Israel’s attack on Gaza.During a panel discussion Thursday at the World ... Read more...

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Indian American community welcomes Obama’s nomination(Repeating for all needing)


June 5th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) Welcoming Barack Obama clinching nomination as Deomcratic party's presidential candidate, a large number of Indian Americans feel it is good news for the community as well as ... Read more...

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Indian American community welcomes Obama’s nomination


June 5th, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 4 (IANS) Welcoming Barack Obama' nomination as Democratic party's presidential candidate, Indian Americans feel it is good news for the community as well as for India. Inder Singh, president ... Read more...

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Russian parliament passes draft to curb foreign investment


March 21st, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Moscow, March 21 (DPA) Russia's parliament Friday voted 355 to three in favour of a draft legislation limiting foreign investment in strategic sectors, including oil and gas, publishing, telecommunications and fishing, news ... Read more...

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Russian parliament to review law limiting foreign investment


March 21st, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, March 21 (DPA) Russia's parliament is set to review draft legislation that limits foreign investment in strategic sectors including oil and gas, publishing, telecommunication and fishing. Under the proposed bill, foreigners ... Read more...

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