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Myanmar forms press council


August 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 10 (IANS) Myanmar has formed a 20-member Core Press Council aimed at protecting journalists, laying down professional ethics and settling media disputes.It has been formed during the period ... Read more...

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Hundreds out in Guwahati demanding punishment for molesters


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July ... Read more...

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Mystery continues over missing actress Laila Khan (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Where is fringe Bollywood actress Laila Khan? The mystery continues after her stepfather and suspected militant Parvez Iqbal Tak told the Jammu and Kashmir Police that ... Read more...

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Laila Khan’s father dismisses claim on her killing


July 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Nadir Shah Patel, father of the missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan, Thursday challenged the claim of her step-father Parvez Iqbal Tak that the actress, along with ... Read more...

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11 shot dead at Karachi rally


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed men opened fire at a political rally in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 30, ... Read more...

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Gogoi follows Mamata, plans government channel in Assam


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said his government would soon have its ... Read more...

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Inflation hurting government’s credibility: Montek


November 20th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The stubbornly high inflation has hurt the government's credibility and if not curbed in a couple of months, it would send a signal that ... Read more...

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Rajasthan ex-minister Maderna hospitalised


November 13th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Nov 13 (IANS) Mahipal Maderna, who was sacked as Rajasthan minister and suspended from the Congress' primary membership over alleged involvement in the case of a missing nurse, has ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Court issues notice to Delhi Police (Lead)


October 31st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Delhi Police on the bail pleas of Sudheendra Kulkarni, advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Court issues notice to Delhi Police


October 31st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Delhi Police on the bail pleas of Sudheendra Kulkarni, the media advisor to former prime minister ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes money must have come from BJP: Jethmalani


September 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) While arguing for bail for Amar Singh, senior advocate and BJP's Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani told the court Monday that the money in ... Read more...

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Seven die in Pakistan boat mishap


August 14th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Seven people were killed when a Pakistani cargo boat was destroyed after catching fire, Daily Times reported Sunday.The accident occurred near Oman's Salalah port late Friday, ... Read more...

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Turkey’s top army officials resign


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 29 (IANS) Top army officials of Turkey, including chief of general staff Isik Kosaner, resigned Friday, a media report said. The reason for their resignations was not given.Citing ... Read more...

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Tribunal quashes suspension of top Jharkhand cop


February 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 14 (IANS) Six years after a top Jharkhand Police official was suspended for his alleged involvement in a sex scam, a Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) court Monday quashed the disciplinary ... Read more...

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Pragmatic to resume talks with Pakistan: Nirupama Rao


February 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Thursday said the decision to resume dialogue with Pakistan was "very pragmatic" and not holding talks has not yielded any returns."We have ... Read more...

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Troop reduction will consolidate improving conditions: Omar


January 14th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday welcomed the central government's move to reduce the security forces in the state by 25 percent, saying it will ... Read more...

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PPP demands suo moto in Saifur Rehman audio-tape issue


November 21st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 21 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has demanded suo moto action by Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry against people involved in the Saifur Rehman audio-tape issue, ... Read more...

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PM gave DMK freedom to loot country: Gadkari (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had given the DMK "full freedom" to "loot the country" as a part of "the deal with the Congress over the pricing of ... Read more...

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‘Panic-stricken’ Pak wicketkeeper announces retirement from international cricket


November 9th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, who had mysteriously disappeared from Dubai and later resurfaced in London, has announced his decision to bow out from international cricket.Haider declared this ... Read more...

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Kalmadi axed from Congress Parliamentary Party (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi Tuesday resigned as Congress Parliamentary Party(CPP) secretary after he was asked to quit in the wake of serious corruption allegations against him as head of ... Read more...

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Leann Rimes is not engaged


November 8th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Singer Leann Rimes has dismissed reports she's planning a wedding with boyfriend Eddie Cibrian, insisting that she is not engaged."I've about had it. Even though this is positive ... Read more...

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US Commerce Secretary seeks to assuage Indian IT industry, calls for unshackling FDI blocks


November 6th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.6 (ANI): The United States has sought to assuage the Indian information and technology industry, saying that India has not been singled out on the issue of rise in visa fee. ... Read more...

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50 hurt in Bangladesh clash


September 25th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) At least 50 people, including 16 policemen, were injured when students of a private university clashed with the police in Dhaka Saturday. Over a hundred students of the World ... Read more...

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India should call off dialogue with Pakistan says, Sushma Swaraj


July 16th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Leader of the Opposition and Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that the India-Pakistan dialogue should be called off as Pakistan breached all diplomatic norms."We, ... Read more...

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Media plays up entertainment news over people’s issues: Yadav


July 5th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav Monday took a swipe at the media, accusing it of giving importance to entertainment news, like the marriage of cricket captain ... Read more...

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Karnataka Naxal leader reveals expansion plan on camera


June 29th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by ANI
Bangalore / Mahabubnagar, June 28 (ANI): Maoists' Karnataka state committee chief Chandrashekhar Gorebal, who was arrested recently by the Andhra Pradesh Police, has revealed details about their expansion plan.Gorebal gave his ... Read more...

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170 killed in Kyrgyzstan ethnic violence (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 170 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan, forcing authorities to evacuate more than 2,000 people from the country, media reports said ... Read more...

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Home Secretary Pillai says state police has key role in anti-Maoist operation


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10(ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai has said the Home Ministry insists that state police should play a key role with assistance from central security forces to tackle ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to meet Telugu star Chiranjeevi today


May 29th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Telugu cine star and Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) president Chiranjeevi is meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi here on Saturday.Chiranjeevi is expected to meet Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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West Bengal Police suspect Maoist hand behind train mishap


May 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 28 (ANI): West Bengal's Director General of Police, Bhupinder Singh, on Friday claimed that the Maoist could be behind the Gyaneshwari Express train accident.Singh told a private news channel: "It ... Read more...

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Canada denies visa to former IB, Army officers


May 26th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Just days after Canada refused visa to a retired Border Security Force (BSF) official on the charges of involvement in human rights violation, two more incidents of ... Read more...

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Police will initiate action against Muthalik: Yeddyurappa


May 14th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore / Belgaum, May 14 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday assured the State Police would initiate appropriate action against Sri Ram Sene chief patron Pramod Muthalik, who was ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoy urges China to allow spiritual leader to visit quake-hit area


May 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, May 14 (ANI): Lodi Gyari, an envoy of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has urged the Chinese leadership to respond positively to his wish to visit the earthquake-affected Kyegudo region ... Read more...

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New York bombing plotter’s father being quizzed


May 7th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) The father of the Pakistani-American behind the failed New York Times Square car-bombing plot has been detained for questioning. Air Vice Marshal (retd.) Baharul Haq, father ... Read more...

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Journalists attacked at Madras High Court function


April 25th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) A few journalists covering the installation of a B.R. Ambedkar statue at the Madras High Court Sunday were beaten up by some lawyers when they began filming the ... Read more...

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