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`China doesn’t want carrier competition with India’


August 30th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China does not want to "engage in a carrier competition with the US or its Asian neighbours like India", a state-run Chinese daily said Thursday.An article ... Read more...

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Hyderabad tense over Jagan’s possible arrest


May 24th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Fearing a breakdown of law and order in view of the likely arrest of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the alleged illegal ... Read more...

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AIADMK MPs to submit memorandum to PM


December 1st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday said her party MPs will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Friday and ... Read more...

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa hits out at Jayalalithaa


August 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A top Sri Lankan official has hit out at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for demanding the trial of leaders in Colombo for alleged ... Read more...

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BJP keeps Maoist issue alive in Chhattisgarh: Congress


June 9th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has kept the Maoist issue alive for political advantage, says state Congress president Nand Kumar Patel, claiming THAT the ... Read more...

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West Bengal minister visits Singur site


May 31st, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Tuesday visited the "disputed" Singur site and said he will submit a note to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about ... Read more...

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Urdu media doubts US claims on Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) India's leading Urdu newspapers Tuesday raised doubts over the manner in which United States claimed to have killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.The Urdu media ... Read more...

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Australian support for republic slips to lowest in 17 years


April 25th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 25 (ANI): Support for making Australia republic has slipped to it's lowest level in 17 years.The overall support for a republic is now ten points below a pre-referendum peak ... Read more...

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IT notice to Gujarat Govt.: BJP says ploy by Centre


March 16th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Commenting on the uproar inside the Rajya Sabha over Income Tax (I-T) Department's notice to the Gujarat Government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tarun Vijay today ... Read more...

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The Congress is the best friend of the Thackerays (Comment)


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The rise of GenNext in Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's Mumbai household is unlikely to bring any change to the family's mean-minded parochial politics. As much is clear from ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa using Sino-Indian rivalry in Sri Lanka: activist


September 16th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is using the perceived Sino-Indian rivalry to keep at bay New Delhi's concerns over the Tamil community, says a ... Read more...

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Aamir Says ‘No’ To Political Parties For Rights Of Peepli Live Music


July 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood perfectionist knows how to handle the political issues in his film and also knows how to handle the political parties in real life too. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama bemoans information onslaught on US democracy


May 12th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Hampton (Virgina, US), May 12 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has used a commencement speech over the weekend at the University of Virginia to bemoan the onslaught of information in the ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American to key agricultural post


March 28th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 27 (IANS) After waiting for months for the Senate to act, President Barack Obama has announced he would bypass a vacationing senate to make recess appointments of ... Read more...

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Anti-Maoist offensive is better late than never (Comment)


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Despite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's description of Maoist extremism in India as the gravest internal security threat, there is still inadequate appreciation of the danger. One reason is the ... Read more...

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British PM to face ‘politically risky’ Iraq inquiry


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 22 (IANS) British Premier Gordon Brown Friday signalled his readiness to face an Iraq war inquiry before upcoming general elections in Britain despite claims his appearance ... Read more...

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George Fernandes demands apology from Congress party


August 24th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): Former Defence Minister George Fernandes demanded an apology from the Congress Party, as his name was not figuring in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charge sheet ... Read more...

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Varun says tape doctored, denies communal statement


March 17th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Facing flak for his anti-Muslim remarks, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Pilibhit Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, Varun Gandhi Tuesday strongly denied having ... Read more...

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Pak’’s silent majority may neutralise country’’s `tyrants”, says Kiwi paper


March 6th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Mar.6 (ANI): The attack on foreign guests and the game Pakistanis love will probably spur the silent majority in that country to do what the government has been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Operation at Mumbai’s Oberoi hotel to be soon over: Deshmukh (Lead)


November 28th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The security operation at the Oberoi Trident Hotel - one of the 10 places attacked by militants terrorists in Mumbai - is expected to be completed soon even ... Read more...

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BJP parliamentary board alleges Congress encouraged MNS


November 8th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s central parliamentary board has roundly blamed the Congress for encouraging the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena in order to derive political advantage, a party ... Read more...

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McCain, Obama need to build support for a financial rescue package: NYT


October 1st, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 1 (ANI): The failure of the House of Representatives to pass the 700 billion dollar plan to unclog the credit markets represented a colossal failure of American leadership ... Read more...

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Freddie Mac did pay millions to McCain aides firm despite denial: NYT


September 24th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Freddie Mac, one of the giant mortgage companies at the heart of the credit crisis, paid 15,000 dollars to a firm owned by John McCains campaign manager ... Read more...

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Obama terms McCain a free market gambler


September 22nd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Jacksonville (Florida, US), Sept.21 (ANI): Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential candidate, has called his Republican rival, John McCain, a Free Market Gambler, and suggested that his approach to government, not McCain''s, ... Read more...

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Obama Camp denies that it sought to delay Iraq troop withdrawal pact


September 16th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): The Obama Campaign has denied a New York Post report that said he privately tried to persuade Iraqi political leaders to stall an agreement on scaling back ... Read more...

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Judges issue leaves Nawaz caught between devil and the deep sea


May 12th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 12 (ANI): Even as the second deadline of restoration of judges issue expires today, PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif appears to be in a tight spot. He seems to ... Read more...

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Musharraf calls for exhumation of Benazirs body


January 13th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has rejected charges that the government was complicit in former premier Benazir Bhuttos assassination, and called for exhumation of her body.Musharraf said Bhutto's body ... Read more...

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