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Am sure Pakistan will note verdict on Kasab: Krishna


August 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India Wednesday expressed the hope that Pakistan will take note of the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab, the ... Read more...

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‘Looking at CPI-M workers’ faces will bring bad luck’


June 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress leader known for his weird pronouncements has tossed up another one, asking his party cadres not to look at Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Law and order breakdown in Uttar Pradesh: Mayawati


May 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) After a studied silence of two months, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati Saturday came down heavily on the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar ... Read more...

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Parenting leads to greater happiness


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning in life than people who have no children, according to a new study. Parents also are happier when ... Read more...

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Does membership of elite group shore up performance?


April 25th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Does being labelled as a member of an elite group shore up your performance on tasks related to your area of expertise?Not necessarily, say researchers who ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on Talwars’ trial transfer plea


February 27th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday reserved its verdict on the plea by dentist couple Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar for transfer of trial in their daughter ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Khar, tells Pakistan to dismantle terror camps


September 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna has told his Pakistani counterpart that there cannot be a "selective approach" in the fight against terrorism and ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians’ character will be tested against Super Kings


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) It will be a test of character for Mumbai Indians who will be going into their Champions League T20 opener against title holders the Chennai ... Read more...

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Bloombito, the alter ego of NY mayor on Twitter


August 31st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A new Twitter account that makes fun of Michael Bloomberg's struggles with Spanish has become so popular that even the New York mayor has not ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s power shortage an emergency’


June 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A daily Monday described the acute power shortage in Pakistan as an "existential emergency" as it called for establishing a national power management plan.An editorial ... Read more...

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Man arrested in England for allegedly burning Koran


January 21st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Carlisle (England), Jan 21(ANI): A 32-year-old man has been arrested after a Koran was allegedly burned during an anti-Islam rant in Carlisle, England.The arrest came after a man was reported to have ... Read more...

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Delhi adopting ‘cosmetic approach’ to Kashmir, says Sayeed


November 26th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and opposition Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday criticised the central government for adopting a "cosmetic approach" on Kashmir.In ... Read more...

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Despite 9/11 rant, Ahmadinejad hopes nuclear programme talks will restart by October


September 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sept 25 (ANI): Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has reportedly dismissed criticisms over his speech at the United Nations, in which he asserted that most people believed the United States orchestrated the ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict: Bulk SMS service banned, media cautioned (Roundup)


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Ahead of the Ayodhya verdict Sep 24, the central government Wednesday banned bulk SMS and MMS services till Saturday to check rumours and a group of editors ... Read more...

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Chidambaram appeals for peace ahead of Ayodhya verdict (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday made a passionate appeal for peace in the country ahead of the Sep 24 verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhoomi dispute that ... Read more...

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Chidambaram asks for peace ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday urged people to maintain peace and order ahead of the Sep 24 verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. "I would like the ... Read more...

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Churchill’s ‘never have so many..’ iconic speech to highlight Battle of Britain’s 70th anniversary


August 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): The 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be marked by the reading of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill's famous "Never in the field of human conflict ... Read more...

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Remove La Martiniere principal, vice-princial : Child Rights panel (Lead)


July 19th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Monday recommended the removal of the principal and vice-principal of Kolkata's La Martiniere School over the suicide of ... Read more...

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Talks won’t arrest global warming in next decade: UN climate chief


June 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 7 (IANS) The ongoing global climate negotiations will not lead to "adequate mitigation targets" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades, but will eventually do so, ... Read more...

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Notices to Gujarat BJP leaders in Sohrabuddin case


May 9th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 8 (IANS) The brother of Sohrabudin Sheikh, who was allegedly killed by the Gujarat police in a staged gunfight, Saturday served notices to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders ... Read more...

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Congress does not rule out air power against Maoists


April 9th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Echoing the government line in the fight against Maoists, the Congress Friday did not rule out the possibility using air power to deal with Left-wing ultras. "As ... Read more...

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China, India should jointly face global problems: Krishna


April 6th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) India and China should work together to face global problems, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here Tuesday while stressing that the "true test of our ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Clash of the Titans (2010)


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Clash of the Titans (2D and 3D)-Popcorn entertainmentRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Alexa Davalos and Gemma ArtertonDirector: Louis LeterrierThe plot of ... Read more...

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Texas Rangers’ Manager Analyzed As Positive for Cocaine


March 18th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): It has been exposed that Texas Rangers’ Ron Washington has tested positive for a debarred material during the team’s previous season. This information has not ... Read more...

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New research suggests one in three domestic abuse victims are male


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by BNO News
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND (BNO NEWS) – The results of a major piece of government research on partner abuse on Thursday has revealed that domestic violence against men is frequent and often unreported.The findings ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invites Naxalites for talk, after abjuring violence


October 6th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has said that the Government has made it clear that it does not view the confrontation with the Naxalites as a war against ... Read more...

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Manga ‘Mein Kampf’ gives Hitler a wider audience in Japan


October 1st, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Comic version of Adolf Hitler's notorious political tract Mein Kampf has become a hit in Japan.The manga book is a part autobiography and part Hitler's fascist manifesto. It ... Read more...

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Drought can be overcome, action must be swift (Comment)


August 14th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma RamachandranThe latest data on industrial output, which shows a 7.8 percent growth in June, brings with it a silver lining to the spectre of drought, which looms large over ... Read more...

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Govt. extends centre-state relations commission’s term


April 20th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Union Government has extended the term of a Commission, which was set up to analyze the centre-state relations in the backdrop of the changes in the ... Read more...

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What do Varun Gandhi’s pronouncements mean?


March 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
By Dr Sandeep PandeyVarun Gandhi has chosen the shortcut to fame. Until yesterday he was an ordinary member of BJP. Today he is a nationally important leader in this party and in ... Read more...

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Is Obama set to surrender in Afghanistan? (Part - II)


March 27th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
President Bush reacted by declaring an all out war against terror. It now seems that the Obama administration perhaps treats the "war on terror' as a legacy of the Bush era ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai dismisses possibility of foul play in wife’’s death


March 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Mar. 10 (ANI): Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has dismissed the possibility of foul play in the road accident, which killed his wife, Susan, even as his party members are ... Read more...

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Implement Sixth Pay Commission recommendations in Kashmir: PDP


February 14th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday asked the Omar Abdullah government to implement the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission in the state without ... Read more...

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BJP claim on Ram temple another lie: Congress (Lead)


February 7th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Congress Saturday dismissed the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) claim that it would definitely build a Ram temple at Ayodhya, saying the BJP "doesn't intend to ... Read more...

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Astronomers hope to get Pluto recognized as planet in 2009


January 3rd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): In 2009, a group of astronomers is planning to get the ruling that Pluto is not the ninth planet of our solar system, overturned.The International Astronomical ... Read more...

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