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World Bank calls for more trade within South Asia

April 20th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) South Asia needs more political will to embrace regional trade cooperation for the benefit of the lagging region, said a senior World Bank official.Isabel Gurrero, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Colombo mulling power sharing with Tamils: Peiris

May 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday said it was working towards bridging a gap in its constitution for sharing power with the minority Tamils, for which it is ... Read more...

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Development uneven, need more honest state: PM

November 19th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Pointing out that India's "development was uneven", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said "we need a state that is more sensitive, more responsible, more transparent, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Solar-powered plane set for world tour

October 15th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) The team that built the first solar-powered plane is planning a round-the-world flight within two years, with a stopover in China, a media report Thursday said."We plan ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India holds important stake in success of international negotiations on climate change, says Krishna

September 29th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sep.29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that India has an important stake in the success of ongoing international negotiations to address climate change.Addressing the United ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Musharraf’s new party receiving ‘overwhelming’ response, claims aide

September 18th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sept 18 (ANI): Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf 's newly formed party- All Pakistan Muslim League (APML)- is receiving 'overwhelming' response from the public in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SRK-Shiv Sena standoff not as heroic or villainous (Comment)

February 8th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya In the Shah Rukh Khan-Shiv Sena standoff the heroism is not as heroic and villainy not as villainous as some in the media are projecting.Khan "standing up" to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Most Lankan Tamils wary of Rajapaksa’s outreach

May 20th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, May 20 (ANI): Several Sri Lankan Tamils based in India have responded warily to President Mahinda Rajapaksa outreach after the elimination of the LTTE and its chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran.Mariasoosai Sakkariyas is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists are dummies of CPI-M: Mamata

May 10th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday said Maoist guerrillas of West Bengal were dummies planted by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) to split the anti-Left votes in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sarees identified with political parties in Kolkata

April 9th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, April 9 (ANI): It's election time and the election fever seems fast gripping the city of joy, as political parties' symbols are inspiring latest fashion statements in Kolkata. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Kolkata will be London in Trinamool rule, promises Mamata

March 23rd, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Although she was instrumental in pushing the Nano out of West Bengal through her sustained agitation, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee promises to turn the coastal tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Zardari targeting Benazirs close aides considered threat to his supremacy

February 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.19 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari considers his critics and supporters of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, as rivals and a potential threat to his supremacy, a Telegraph report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Political parties in Jharkhand welcome president’s rule

January 19th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) Political parties in Jharkhand have welcomed the imposition of president's rule in the state.The National Democratic Alliance (NDA), which was in the opposition in the last government, however ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Zardari claims to know Bhuttos assassins, vows to expose them

December 28th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Naudero, Dec.28 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he knows his late wife Benazir Bhuttos killers, and vowed to expose them. I will expose the killers of Benazir Bhutto. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

GOPtrust.com to reveal Obama’s illegal plan

October 31st, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
The National Republican Trust Political Action Committee (NRT PAC) launchs GOPtrust.com to provide information and their latest news who works with the motive of promoting American values.NRT PAC which was formed itself ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Palin becoming too repetitive for comfort

October 15th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.15 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has become so repetitive in her attacks on Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama that it has come to be called Palinopsia by the ... Read more...

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