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Clarke to request Zardari to reduce political intervention in Pakistan cricket


July 15th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, is planning to visit Pakistan and request the country's president Asif Ali Zardari, chief patron of ... Read more...

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Russia views Amnesty International report as ‘biased’


May 14th, 2011 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry Friday condemned the annual human rights report of Amnesty International (AI) as politically biased, Xinhua reported."The part of the report concerning ... Read more...

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New vs old, activists slightly tweak Jan Lokpal Bill


April 16th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As the civil society Saturday brought out a new version of the Jan Lokpal Bill, the major changes were also made in the composition of ... Read more...

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Systemic failure blamed for Bangladesh share market crisis


April 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) A probe committee said Thursday that systemic failure has allowed massive manipulation of the stock exchanges in Bangladesh, and also dismissed the view that political ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka opposition protests court martial of former army chief


August 17th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 17 (DPA) Opposition parties staged a protest inside Sri Lanka's parliament against the court martial of former army commander Sarath Fonseka, who defeated separatist Tamil rebels last year. Parliament met for ... Read more...

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More Indian Americans contesting polls this year


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 6 (IANS) With the rise of 'desi power', as people of Indian origin call themselves, a record number of Indian Americans are running for public office this ... Read more...

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Outrage over Brit Islamist leader’s call on Oz Muslims to ’shun haram democracy’


July 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 5(ANI): Australian Protectionist Party (APP) activists have protested against British Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) leader Burhan Hanif's advice to Aussie Muslims to spurn secular democracy and join the struggle for a ... Read more...

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PM points at political involvement, red tape for scientific regress


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthpuram, Jan 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday regretted red tape, political interference and lack of recognition of good work contributed to regression in country's scientific development.Addressing the 97th ... Read more...

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Centre must improve intelligence sharing: Kerala minister


December 5th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Saturday said the central government should improve intelligence sharing with the states.Reacting to the arrest of self-styled south India chief of Pakistani militant ... Read more...

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Staff scam: Delhi Mayor wants CBI probe, rules out new hiring (Second lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain and other elected members of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the scandal of ... Read more...

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Seven Indian American Keralites honoured


November 16th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) The Kerala Centre honoured seven outstanding Indian American Keralites for their contributions in various fields at its 17th Annual Award banquet. The seven honourees were Thomas Abraham ... Read more...

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South Asian NGO galvanized community to vote in US elections


November 7th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashVirginia, Nov 7 (ANI): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), an NGO which advocates for civil rights and immigrant rights issues facing the community in the United States, played ... Read more...

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South Asian NGO played big role in Obama’’s victory


November 5th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita Prakash Virginia, Nov 5 (ANI): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), an NGO which advocates for civil rights and immigrant rights issues facing the community in the United States, has ... Read more...

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Abhisit to support Govt-led negotiations with Cambodia


October 28th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Democrat Party supports the current government’s framework for temporary negotiations initiative with Cambodia. Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, the Democrat Party leader and also the Opposition party leader in the House of Parliament, revealed ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Maharashtra’’s Dhule town


October 8th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dhule (Maharashtra), Oct.8 (ANI): Curfew continued for the fourth consecutive day in Maharashtra''s violence-hit Dhule townon Wednesday. Violence erupted in the old town area on Tuesday. So far, seven people have died ... Read more...

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Pak alleges militants getting arms from Afghanistan


September 30th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi , Sept 30 (ANI): Pakistan security officials have alleged that militants belonging to terrorist organization, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Al Qaeda, were getting weapons and reinforcements from Afghanistan .The officials ... Read more...

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Your genes partly influence your political involvement


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Decisions to participate in elections and other political activities may be partly due to genetic influence, according to a new study.James H. Fowler and Christopher T. ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe halts relief operations


June 4th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Harare, June 4 (DPA) President Robert Mugabe's government has suspended the operations of CARE International, the United States-based relief organization, alleging involvement in "political activity," the organization said in a statement Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Low turn out California election results. A rough guess for pundits


June 4th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by David M N James
The little watched California primary election have become every bit the ugly step brat pundits procrastinated. The divided California primaries are making news as the possible deciders as super delegates closed ranks ... Read more...

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