political upheavals

‘Pakistan must learn democracy from India’ (Lead)

July 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani newspaper Tuesday lauded India for the smooth conduct of presidential election, saying Pakistan should learn to hold similar events without "innuendo and suspicions".An ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to learn from India about democracy: Daily

July 24th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) The manner in which the Indian presidential election was conducted "with none of the innuendo and suspicions which surround similar events" in Pakistan is testimony ... Read more...

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Change in Pakistan won’t affect talks: India

June 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) As Pakistan prepares for a new prime minister, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said the change in leadership will not affect India's dialogue ... Read more...

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Helped by Muslims, Hindus throng Kashmir shrine

May 29th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 29 (IANS) Scores of Kashmir Pandit devotees thronged the Khirbhawani temple shrine in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday amid emotional scenes of Hindu-Muslim amity.Using buses, taxis and even two-wheelers, ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen, young at 90, says learning is never ending

May 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) "Ninety years ago there was an accident - my birth, and another accident is waiting to happen - my death and I have the courage to ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message

December 31st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's New Year message to the nation: "My Fellow Citizens, I wish you all a peaceful, productive and secure New Year. New ... Read more...

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Global warming could make chocolates expensive

December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Chocolates could be priced out of your reach - thanks to the impact of global warming as cocoa plantation yield could fall due to rise ... Read more...

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Growing US-Pakistan tension worries Kashmiris (Kashmir Newsletter)

December 3rd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) In the wake of the NATO attacks in Pakistan that killed 28 soldiers, the common man in the Kashmir Valley is worried about the region's ... Read more...

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Sonia takes command; keeps tabs on 2G cases

October 2nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) She is still recuperating from her surgery two months ago, but Congress president Sonia Gandhi has plunged herself into tackling the various crises, including ... Read more...

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Pakistan governance has been a failure: Fatima Bhutto

September 30th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuiram, Sep 30 (IANS) The system of governance in Pakistan has been a failure but it is absurd to call the country a failed state, Karachi-based writer and columnist ... Read more...

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‘Revolution 2020′ not a political novel as such: Chetan Bhagat

September 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat's columns on education and corruption inspired him to write "Revolution 2020", but the author clarifies that the book is not a political novel ... Read more...

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Nano begins much-awaited Nepal journey

June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Delayed by almost a year, the Nano, the world's least expensive car, finally begins its "Nepal Yatra" in South Asia's poorest country, rolling out on a ... Read more...

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PM hopes inflation to come down in coming months

March 31st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Stating that inflation has been a problem in the recent months, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said he is hopeful of seeing lower ... Read more...

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US scribe to depose on Dhaka trial he covered 35 years ago

March 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) Veteran American journalist and writer Lawrence Lifschultz will depose before Dhaka High Court about a military court trial that he reported in 1976 before being expelled ... Read more...

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Long way to go before we are back at 1999 level: Zimbabwe coach

February 10th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) Zimbabwe hope to get their cricket, torn asunder by political upheavals in the past decade, back on track at the 2011 World Cup by at least reaching ... Read more...

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Day after tension, Lal Chowk back to business

January 27th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after curfew-like restrictions, life in Srinagar and other towns of Kashmir Valley bounced back to normal Thursday. City centre Lal Chowk, which had been tense ... Read more...

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West Nepal shut down by group seeking Hindu state

March 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) Violence erupted in western Nepal Monday as a Hindu group clamped a shutdown demanding the restoration of a Hindu state ahead of the promulgation of a new constitution ... Read more...

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Sky’s the limit for Nepal’s ex-crown princess

May 25th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) Fate decreed that on the day Nepal got its second prime minister in 12 months, the headlines would also be dominated by a member of the ... Read more...

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Chargesheeted minister’s supporters threaten to topple Goa government

May 13th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 13 (IANS) The Congress-led ruling coalition in Goa may head for fresh turbulence with the tourism minister and a Congress legislator threatening to dislodge the government if a minister facing ... Read more...

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Online gaming - one stop shop for entertainment, education and employment

August 17th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Online games on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's political upheavals, on driving through the crazy streets of Mumbai and on arranging your daughter's marriage will teach ... Read more...

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Pakistan rupee slips to record low on political chaos

August 11th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Karachi, Aug 11 (DPA) The Pakistan rupee dipped to record low against the US dollar Monday as mounting political uncertainties weighed heavily on the currency, traders said. The rupee crossed over 74 ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan cricket boards support Zimbabwe

June 29th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 29 (IANS) Even as the International Cricket Council (ICC) debates Zimbabwe's suspension at its board meeting in Dubai Sunday, the Asian bloc, including the Indian cricket board, has pledged full ... Read more...

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India helps Haiti slum dwellers turn trash to cash (With Image)

June 22nd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Patralekha Chatterjee Port-au-Prince (Haiti), June 22 (IANS) Haiti hits the headlines with its coups, rebellions, crushing poverty and food riots. But now there's a ray of hope in one of the toughest ... Read more...

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The two Mukherjees of India House

May 23rd, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 23 (IANS) After the Sens of America, meet the two Mukherjees of London. The impeccable sense of timing behind the Ministry of External Affairs' move to post ... Read more...

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Pending new govt formation, Musharraf undecided about attending OIC summit

March 5th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 5 (ANI): Even as Pakistan is passing through political upheavals in the post-political scenario, the countrys President Pervez Musharraf is learnt to have not yet decided about leaving the country ... Read more...

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