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Research on to improve India-Myanmar ties


January 31st, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India's Jamia Millia university will collaborate with a Myanmar institute to launch a joint research programme on how to better ties, particularly related to ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Sri Lankan Tamil, Muslim leaders


January 16th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday met separately leaders of ethnic Tamils and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) ahead of his talks Tuesday with ... Read more...

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Government questions Jaitley debating Lokpal in public


December 11th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government Sunday questioned Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Aruna Jaitley participating in a public debate on the Lokpal bill at Anna Hazare's ... Read more...

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Congress terms Anna’s fast premature, insult to parliament


December 11th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Congress Sunday rejected Anna Hazare's token fast for a strong anti-corruption Lokpal bill, terming it "preemptive" and "premature" and an "insult to parliament". "I ... Read more...

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India concerned at Pakistan coup buzz, but looks at big picture


November 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Instability continues in Pakistan but India will work with who it can, informed sources said here Sunday amid mounting speculation that the country could ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar takes copyright issue to global platform


June 17th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood writer Javed Akhtar has taken his fight for royalty to lyricists to an international platform.He addressed the World Copyright Summit in Brussels last ... Read more...

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Removal of tainted Delhi minister sought


March 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Social activists Saturday wrote a letter to President Pratibha Patil and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi seeking removal of Delhi minister Raj Kumar Chauhan held ... Read more...

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Aruna Roy presented Lal Bahadur Shastri Award


October 1st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil gave away the prestigious 'Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for 2010' to renowned social activist ... Read more...

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Tamil votes crucial in Sri Lankan elections


January 24th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 24 (DPA) Sri Lanka's upcoming presidential election is likely to be decided by the Tamil minority, as the Sinhalese majority's vote appears evenly split between the two main candidates. In a ... Read more...

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People in north-east have high hopes from their MP Manmohan Singh


May 26th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal/Kohima/Agartala May 26 (ANI): The recently concluded Parliament elections, which elicited the participation of over 65 percent voters, have raised the hopes of the people that the region will be given ... Read more...

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After Prabhakaran: Will Sri Lanka finally have peace? (Comment)


May 21st, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By C. Uday Bhaskar The dramatic albeit gory footage of a dead Velupillai Prabhakaran with a bullet hole through his forehead marks the end of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of polling to elect 86 Members of Parliament


May 13th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Elections for the fifth and final phase of parliamentary elections for the 86 constituencies in seven States and two Union Territories began on Wednesday morning.The ... Read more...

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Now Art show says ‘No criminals in parliament’


April 10th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Not just a medium of expression, an art exhibition organised in the capital is giving out a clear message to the public - don't vote for ... Read more...

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Oh god, give us good MPs, they pray (Political Prattle)


March 25th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Will there be divine intervention? Desperate for some good and clean governance, a group of senior citizens in Ranchi, the Jharkhand capital decided to appease the ... Read more...

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Germany gives financial aid to Iraq reconciliation project


March 7th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 7 (DPA) Germany is providing financial support for a UN project to promote reconciliation among Iraq's rival ethnic and religious groups, the foreign ministry said Saturday. Some three million euros ($3.75 ... Read more...

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IBM offers laid-off US workers jobs in India


February 7th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) IBM is offering its laid off employees in North America a chance to take a job with the company in India, Nigeria, Russia or other countries through Project ... Read more...

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Political parties give slum-dwellers’ meet royal ignore


November 25th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The aim behind organising an interaction between Delhi's slum dwellers and candidates contesting the Delhi assembly elections was to enable the poor to voice their concerns. But ... Read more...

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