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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ promises high octane thrills (IANS Preview)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Crime thriller "Gangs of Wasseypur" (GOW), based on real life story, wowed the audiences despite a high dose of gore and violence. Now part part ... Read more...

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National Conference is party of the past, says PDP


May 24th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Tuesday said that time has come to ... Read more...

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A second Arab revolution - for a new social order (Comment)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Harold A. Gould The uprising in Egypt, and in Tunisia before it, and the current ferment in the Middle East, is much more than just a random eruption or two of ... Read more...

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Has Eden Gardens become a pawn in cricket board politics?


February 4th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Kolkatans could not have imagined even in their worst dreams that they would not watch India playing a World Cup match at Eden Gardens. Unable to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s objection to US backing for UN seat shows trust deficit: Rao


November 21st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India has voiced its "disappointment" over Pakistan's critical remarks on the US support for New Delhi's candidature for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak cabinet slams Obama’s support for India’s UN Security Council permanent seat bid


November 11th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11(ANI): Pakistan has passed a resolution against United States President Barack Obama's support of India's bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), saying that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India for UNSC: Pakistan conveys disappointment to US envoy


November 10th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan has conveyed its disappointment to the US ambassador here over its support to India as permanent member in the UN Security Council (UNSC).Conveying Pakistan's concern, Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan hits out at India after US backing for UNSC (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) India's "expansionist designs" were contradictory to the charter of the Security Council, Pakistan said Tuesday as it again lashed out at the US supporting New Delhi's bid for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US support for India’s UNSC seat ‘adds complexity’ to reform process: FO


November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan hopes that the United States would not be swayed by "power politics" in its support for a permanent seat for India in a reformed United Nations Security ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Reforming UNSC more complicated after US backing India: Pakistan


November 9th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support to India for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council has upset Pakistan which said "it will make ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US forewarned Pakistan on supporting India for UNSC


November 9th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) The US had forewarned Pakistan about support to India as a permanent member in the UN Security Council ahead of President Barack Obama's visit.Pakistan wasn't taken aback ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US support to India on UNSC seat will complicate matters: Pakistan


November 8th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Reacting almost within minutes of US President Barack Obama's address to the Indian parliament, Pakistan said Monday US support to India's bid for the permanent seat at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

DAM999 – A Movie With A Message


November 6th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): “After many years two mariners return to homeland with the hope of a new beginning, little did they know about a disaster that would change their destiny.”DAM999, ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S money power behind Karnataka crisis: Gadkari


October 14th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday reiterated the party's stand that the "money-power politics" of the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in Karnataka had led ... Read more...

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Ban on production of fissile material ‘unacceptable’: Pakistan


October 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistan opposes the Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (FMCT) that banned production of fissile material used as fuel for nuclear weapons, the Asian nation has told the world ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘BJP neglecting loyal, honest party workers in Karnataka’


September 24th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) The reshuffle of the Karnataka ministry Tuesday continues to rankle ruling Bharatiya Janata Party legislators denied a berth in the party's first ministry in the state. "I have ... Read more...

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Shabnam Lone says peace must replace raw anger in Kashmir


August 14th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): Some intellectuals in Kashmir believe that all parties-- the separatist as well as those in the mainstream--need to come together and facilitate the return of peace.Daughter of ... Read more...

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Now God and sex on Varma’s mind


April 4th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Director-producer Ram Gopal Varma, whose films are mostly inspired by real life incidents, has started writing the script of his next film "God and Sex", ... Read more...

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Ousted king raises storm in Nepal


March 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) Two years after Nepal's interim parliament officially abolished monarchy, Nepal's last king, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah, continued to dominate the news Friday with his bitter foe, the Maoists, ... Read more...

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‘Unperturbed’ Musharraf vows to defend himself in Pak courts


October 1st, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.1 (ANI): Unperturbed by the volley of cases being lodged against him for imposing emergency in the country in November 2007, former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘China violated territorial integrity by keeping parts of J-K under it’


September 29th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, who heads the United Jehad Council (UJC), an alliance of Kashmiri militant groups, has said that gifting 43,180 sq km land belonging ... Read more...

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RSS played no role in Jaswant’s expulsion: Bhagwat (Lead)


August 21st, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) Mohan Bhagwat, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, Friday said his organisation had no role in the expulsion of veteran politician Jaswant Singh from the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

RSS chief in Jammu to review activities


August 21st, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) Rashtriya Sawayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to review the functioning the state unit of his organisation. This is ... Read more...

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Power politics behind controversy over gurdwara control (News Analysis)


August 16th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) Power politics seems to be at the heart of the Haryana government's move to set up a separate body to administer gurdwaras in the state ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban not for capturing Indian Kashmir, for eminence of Islam: Sufi Muhammad


May 4th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban is not interested in marching into Indian-held Kashmir to establish its writ, but very determined to ensure the pre-eminence of Islam wherever possible, ... Read more...

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Zardari to US: Give us the drones and we will take out the militants ourselves’


April 8th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): Pakistan's embattled President Asif Ali Zardari has urged America to provide his country with drones and missiles and in return promised to take out the militants in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bunkered Zardari in no mood to reconcile with Sharif


March 19th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.19 (ANI): A bunkered Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is in no mood to reconcile with Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif. According to informed sources, Zardari is taking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI plans ”Islamic Republic of Pakistan” by 2020 in India


January 6th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.6 (ANI): Pakistan''s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) apparently has plans to destabilize India by influencing developmentsin the north and west of the country, particularly in Mumbai, as part of its ... Read more...

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Star Trek actor George Takei ”disappointed” by gay marriage ban


November 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Former Star Trek actor George Takei has expressed his disappointment over the passing of a ban on same-sex marriage in California.Takei, known for his role in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lalu now plans to write book for image makeover


June 17th, 2008 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 16 (IANS) After launching his own blog, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad now plans to write a book to debunk myths about his "anti-upper caste" image and to expose those responsible ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak power politics putting grave economic, terrorism challenges on back burner


June 14th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): The power struggle in Pakistan is distracting the Government from coping with grave economic and terrorism challenges facing the country, a senior South Asia expert has said.Lisa ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nepal PM scrapes through crucial poll


May 3rd, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) While most of his family members and trusted allies were axed by Nepal's first national elections in almost a decade, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala scraped ... Read more...

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China not interested in seeking hegemony: Hu Jintao


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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