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India must not rest on BPO achievements: Indian-origin deputy mayor (With Image)


February 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Neelaxi Arora Franklin (New Jersey), Feb 6 (IANS) India "cannot rest on its past accomplishments" in the BPO industry since China and the Philippines are "threatening India's leadership position", says Rajiv ... Read more...

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Lava bubbling below the surface, daily warns Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) There is "a lava bubbling under the surface" in Pakistan, said an editorial in a Pakistani daily as it commented on the political upheaval in Tunisia and Egypt. ... Read more...

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Arizona shooting: Palin accuses her critics of ‘blood libel’


January 13th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has attracted controversy and fresh criticism again by charging here critics of 'blood libel' over last weekend's shootings ... Read more...

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American politics must change after Arizona gun attack, says Bill Clinton


January 12th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan.12 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has said that the political climate in the United States must change in the wake of the shooting of a US Congresswoman ... Read more...

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Outsourcing ban won’t affect ties: White House tech chief


September 14th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A move by the American Ohio state to ban outsourcing projects to emerging markets like India and the shrill political rhetoric in the US on the subject ... Read more...

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Afghan withdrawal date ‘emboldens’ Taliban


September 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) A report, endorsed by an American defence expert and retired general, has claimed that the US and Britain's decision to set a troops withdrawal date for Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Bosnian Serb leader’s trial set to resume


September 4th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 4 (IANS/AKI) The landmark trial of wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will resume Monday at the UN's Yugoslav war crimes court in the Hague after a brief recess. ... Read more...

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Tutu: World Cup a ’shot in the arm’ for South Africa


May 6th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 6 (DPA) Hosting the football World Cup is a "shot in the arm" for South Africa, as it still struggles to overcome deep-seated divisions, according to one of the ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Green Zone(2010)


April 9th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Green Zone- Gripping thrillerRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Matt Damon, Greg KinnearDirector: Paul GreengrassSet in Iraq in the months following the 2003 invasion, the film reunites the ... Read more...

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Obama ‘birther’ Orly Taitz fined $20,000


October 15th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbus, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A federal judge in Georgia fined $20,000, a leader of the movement who was challenging the President Barack Obama's citizenship with the premise that he wasn’t born ... Read more...

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End the Gaza blockade, Hamas tells NAM summit


July 15th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City/Cairo, July 15 (DPA) Hamas Wednesday called on world leaders gathered in Egypt for the 15th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to take "all necessary measures" to end the blockade ... Read more...

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End game begins:Parties look for new post-poll allies


May 7th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand New Delhi, May 7 (IANS)The end game has begun. The two leading national parties - the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) - have realised that existing pre-poll alliances ... Read more...

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Amarnath row comes alive in Jammu


April 13th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) The Amarnath land row seems to have come alive again. Not on the streets of this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital but at least in the political ... Read more...

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Rhetoric rather than issues dominates Assam elections


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) There is a bitter war of words as rival political parties in Assam are busy trading charges and counter charges in the run up ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu government terms as ‘illegal’ pro-LTTE shutdown


February 1st, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Sunday termed "illegal" the Feb 4 shutdown called by the 'Lankan Tamils Protection Movement' (LTPM) and warned it of stern action if the agitation ... Read more...

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In any war, India’s conventional superiority will prevail (Comment)


December 28th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
The Pakistan government has failed to respond satisfactorily to India's demands to convincingly end terrorism emanating from its soil and to hand over terrorist leaders and fugitives from Indian justice. Though both ... Read more...

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US-Pakistanis ask Obama to tone down bombing Pak rhetoric


October 11th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 11 (ANI): Pakistani-Americans have reportedly urged upon Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to tone down his bombing Pakistan rhetoric.During his presidential debate with Republican rival John McCain, ... Read more...

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Subodh Gupta reinterprets ‘Line of Control’ in Beijing


September 10th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A two month solo exhibition of India's hottest contemporary artist Subodh Gupta in Beijing, titled "Line of Control", presents an illuminating body of work, including installations, stainless ... Read more...

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Obama-backing Oprah wont invite Sarah Palin for interview before election


September 6th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, September 6 (ANI): Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has made it clear that she will not have Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin on her show before the election. ... Read more...

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Macca asks Quebece nationalists to ‘’smoke pipe of peace”


July 18th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 18 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has called for Quebec nationalists "to smoke the pipes of peace" after they opposed his free concert celebrating the city''s 400th anniversary.McCartney''s participation ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani opens shop in Britain looking for European investors


July 9th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 9 (IANS) Britain has approved the proposal of Indian tycoon Anil Ambani to open a London office of his fund managing company, Reliance Assets Management (RAM), to attract ... Read more...

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