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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the less than three-month-old Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons ... Read more...

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Commercial activity to be banned in Jarawa zone


May 31st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday said it will soon bring forth a presidential order to ban tourist and other commercial activities in the proposed buffer zone ... Read more...

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Ordinance to protect Kashmir’s Hindu temples being readied


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to issue an ordinance to protect Hindu temples in the Kashmir Valley, a demand that Kashmiri Pandit migrants ... Read more...

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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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Historic day for Mahadalits in Bihar


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) The Mahadalits of Bihar, who constitute an overwhelming number among the state's downtrodden, are in a festive mood like never before ahead of India's 65th Independence ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stays on as allies warn of constitutional crisis (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal failed to carry out his pledge to step down Saturday after his allies urged him not to, warning that ... Read more...

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Nepal awaits prime minister’s resignation


August 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Caught between an implacable opposition and a feckless ally, Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal began to make last-ditch attempts to save his floundering government Saturday ... Read more...

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No report on president’s rule in Tripura: Governor’s aide


July 14th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 14 (IANS) Tripura Governor D.Y.Patil did not send any report to the central government recommending president's rule in the state, an official said here Thursday, terming the ... Read more...

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Life in Tripura crippled as Left, Congress call shut-down


July 13th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) Life in Tripura was crippled by a 12-hour strike called by the ruling Left Front and the opposition Congress Wednesday following a series of clashes between ... Read more...

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Conspiracies continue against Left governments: Manik Sarkar


April 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) Conspiracies are still on to destabilise and dislodge the Left Front governments in Tripura and West Bengal, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Friday, reacting ... Read more...

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Musharraf approaching international powers to fob off Pak govt ‘witch hunt’


April 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Former Pakistan President and All Pakistan Muslim League chief Pervez Musharraf wants the international guarantors of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to declare it null and void, as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Deposed Nepal king heads for India again


March 10th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is leaving for India Thursday to attend a family wedding, making it the second visit to the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists do u-turn on joining government


February 17th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) Even a fortnight after becoming the new prime minister of Nepal, communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal's efforts to expand his four-member cabinet failed again Thursday with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal deadline ends, parties fail to form new government


January 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) The crisis gripping Nepal since the resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal last year deepened Wednesday as the extended deadline given by President Ram Baran ... Read more...

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Maoist make new threats as foreign secretary begins Nepal visit


January 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) As Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, the first high-ranking official sent by New Delhi since Nepal entered a new stage in its peace process, begins her ... Read more...

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Pak SC rejects NAB report, calls chairman’s appointment ‘violation of court verdict’


October 14th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 14 (ANI): Hearing the Pakistan government's review plea against the NRO verdict and implementation of the NRO judgement case, the Supreme Court called the recent appointment of the National ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ordinance on near-extinct Rs.1 note survives seven decades


September 12th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Remember the Re.1 note, or the last time you saw it?It may well have gone out of print, but an ordinance promulgated to facilitate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh wants ex-president prosecuted, punished


August 25th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's longest serving president Hussain Mohammad Ershad had captured state power by illegal means and he should be prosecuted and punished, a senior government law officer told ... Read more...

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After Sri Lanka, UN under fire in Nepal


July 10th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) After Sri Lanka, where a minister is leading protests against alleged UN interference, the world body is now under fire in Nepal, where the prime minister ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over train drivers’ stir


May 4th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. Tuesday over the Mumbai suburban train drivers' strike with members from both the opposition and ruling parties demanding ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist chief to get poetic justice


April 13th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Concerned at the way Nepal's major parties continue to bicker for power while the peace process and the new constitution lie in danger, a group of writers has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World begins to accept Nepal may fail statute deadline


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) With less than two months left for the promulgation of a new constitution but Nepal's squabbling parties still unable to start work on the first draft, the world ... Read more...

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Maoists must disband its armed wing: Nepali leader


March 28th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 28 (IANS) Ram Chandra Poudel, leader of the parliamentary party of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sunday said that his party would support the Maoist bid to return to ... 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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After Koirala who? The question plagues Nepal


March 21st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) With the death of Girija Prasad Koirala on the eve of the promulgation of a new constitution, the question of who would assume the mantle of leadership is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Another group calls for shutdown in Nepal’s Terai


March 13th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 13 (IANS) With less than 80 days left for the promulgation of a new constitution in Nepal, the nascent republic went on the boil once again Saturday with its Tharu ... Read more...

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58-yr-old starts Haj pilgrimage from Nepal - on cycle


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) A 58-year-old Muslim preacher from southern Nepal has embarked on a pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, two of the holiest Islamic shrines located in Saudi Arabia - on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak govt. yet to pay promised funds to Gilgit Baltistan


February 13th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.13 (ANI): The Pakistan government is yet to pay the promised five billion rupees to the Gilgit-Baltistan government to run its affairs, officials have said.It pertinent to mention here that the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nepal Constituent Assembly nearing deadline to finalise constitution


February 9th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (ANI): With the Nepal Constituent Assembly nearing the deadline of March 5 to finalise the constitution of the country, debate has already started over the need to extend the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vietnam protests China’s law on island protection


December 30th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Dec 30 (DPA) Vietnam has protested a new Chinese law aimed at protecting the nation's islands, including the disputed Spratly and Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, local media reported ... Read more...

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Maoists warn of more protests as Nepal strike continues (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Defying the government's call to withdraw their three-day general strike, Nepal's Maoist party Monday closed down the country for the second day amidst warnings of more ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal MP predicts military rule from May


December 18th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) With Nepal's government failing to reach an understanding with the former Maoist guerrillas and just five months left for the promulgation of a new constitution, a ... Read more...

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Details on Zardari’s illegal assets to be submitted in Pak SC


December 13th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is set to submit details of President Asif Ali Zardari's illegal assets, worth 1.5 billion dollars before the Supreme Court on Monday.The Dawn ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Billionaire’ Zardari has built massive global empire


December 10th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is a 'billionaire' having massive empire across the world, the Supreme Court has heard during a hearing, following which it has asked ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Under attack’ Zardari hands over ‘nuclear button’ to Gilani


November 28th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.28 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has transferred the powers he held as the chairman of the National Command Authority (NCA) to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, thereby handing ... Read more...

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