political disputes

US hikers freed by Iran arrive in New York

September 26th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Two US hikers who have been freed by Iran arrived in New York City Sunday, ending a political ordeal that lasted over two years ... Read more...

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South Asia Forum calls for regional economic union

September 8th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), at the South Asia Forum here Thursday, called for removing tariff and non-tariff barriers to ... Read more...

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US confident of India handling Hazare situation democratically

August 26th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) The United States has reiterated its "confidence and expectation" that India would be able to address the situation in the wake of Anna Hazare's campaign ... Read more...

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US still backs India on UNSC seat despite Syria vote

August 24th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) The United States continues to support a UN Security Council seat for India even as it's in touch with Indian officials on the situation in Syria, ... Read more...

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No role in Indian protests, says US

August 19th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Faced with repeated questions about Washington's stand on protests in India in support of social activist Anna Hazare, the United States has made clear that it ... Read more...

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Passive news reports make it difficult for readers to find out the truth

March 9th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study has claimed that when news reports present both sides of a story minus facts, it becomes difficult for readers to determine the truth.The study found ... Read more...

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Tax on agriculture necessary, says Pakistani daily

March 9th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Tax on income from agriculture is necessary, says a leading Pakistani daily, warning that "failure to support equity in taxation for short-term political gains would be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kalyan-Dombivali Election Results Are Out

November 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The KDMC Election result 2010 of the twin cities, Kalyan and Dombivali has been declared this afternoon. The election held on October 31, was competed by ... Read more...

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Hariri accepts re-nomination for Lebanese premiership

September 16th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 16 (DPA) Saad Hariri Wednesday accepted re-nomination for the post of Lebanese prime minister after getting backing from 71 MPs of his majority party and two from the opposition Armenian ... Read more...

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Forward movement in ties with India: Pakistan (Lead)

July 16th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Sharm-el-Sheikh, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan believes in "durable peace" in South Asia facilitated by the resolution of all disputes with India, including Jammu and Kashmir, its Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Statement from U.S. Secretary Hillary Clinton on Honduran coup

June 29th, 2009 - 1:07 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- "The action taken against Honduran President Mel Zelaya violates the precepts of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, and thus should be condemned by all. We call on all ... Read more...

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Zardari urges India to resume ‘unconditional’ talks

June 9th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 9 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has urged India to resume bilateral peace talks 'unconditionally' so that common problems afflicting both countries can be addressed effectively.Zardari told the Executive ... Read more...

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Ukraine minister resigns over drunken fight

May 12th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 12 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko has tendered his resignation over his detention in Germay last week following a drunken brawl at Frankfurt airport. Lutsenko asked the parliament ... Read more...

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Over 300 international observers for South Africa polls

April 18th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, April 18 (IANS) More than 300 international observers will oversee South Africa's general elections next Wednesday to ensure free and fair polls. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Koirala for a consensus Government in Nepal

August 5th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (ANI): Nepal''s caretaker Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala today highlighted the need to form a new Government based on national consensus. Koirala directed some of his party central ... Read more...

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Not all bad news on India-Pakistan front: Editorial

July 23rd, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) India poured a "bucket of cold water" on the fifth round of the just concluded composite dialogue with Pakistan but it was "not all bad news" on this ... Read more...

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Resolve disputes to reap economic benefits: Pakistan envoy

June 2nd, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 02 (IANS) Pakistan's envoy to India Shahid Malik has said that the relations between the two countries are the best ever and resolution of political issues would lead to economic ... Read more...

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Musharraf offers PPP, PML-N to shun power to dissolve Parliament

March 14th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 14 (ANI): If the PPP and the PML-N leaders privy to the latest political developments in Pakistan are to be believed, President Pervez Musharraf has offered to shun his ... Read more...

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Hamas seeks Arab efforts to end standoff with rival Fatah

March 8th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, March 8 (Xinhua) A senior official of Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday it was seeking "positive" Arab efforts to end the impasse with rival Fatah of President Mahmoud Abbas. Ahmed Yousef, ... Read more...

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