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China mulls regulation over brokerage executives’ salaries


September 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's top securities watchdog has said that it is considering a regulation on the salary of brokerage executives.In a set of draft rules released to seek ... Read more...

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Software firm denies Russian spy agency tie-up


August 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian IT company has denied any involvement in a project to develop software to monitor social networks and influence public opinion for the country's ... Read more...

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Panel formed to protest VAT in Maharashtra


August 27th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Harried property buyers in Maharashtra have formed an action committee to protest against the proposed collection of VAT arrears by the state government for all kinds ... Read more...

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Marry Western thought with Chinese reality, says daily


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Western thought has to be combined with China's reality to produce a positive impetus, said a state-run Chinese daily that described the westernization of the country ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog adds to BJP troubles in the state (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's honest assessment of his party's scandalous rule in Karnataka is a bitter pill to swallow for many of ... Read more...

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Olympic medals attest to China’s progress, says daily


August 6th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday said "sporting achievements attest to the country's progress" as the country led the medals tally in the London Olympics.An article in ... Read more...

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Dabolim airport will not be shut for civilians: Parrikar


July 19th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy-run military-cum-civilian airport at Dabolim will not be shut when a new greenfield airport at Mopa in north Goa comes up, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

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Team Anna to launch campaign in western Uttar Pradesh


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Ahead of their proposed indefinite fast in Delhi beginning July 25, Team Anna members would undertake an extensive tour of villages in western Uttar Pradesh to ... Read more...

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Team Anna to launch campaign in western Uttar Pradesh


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Ahead of their proposed indefinite fast in Delhi beginning July 25, Team Anna members would undertake an extensive tour of villages in western Uttar Pradesh to ... Read more...

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Self-styled civil society undermining legislature: Goa governor


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Legislators need to be conscious of "self styled" civil society members questioning the role of the legislature in India, Goa governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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China-Russia ties challenges Western hegemony: Daily


June 5th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The Sino-Russian strategic ties can "prevent the uni-polarization of the global order" and lead to the end of Western-dominated world politics, a Chinese daily said Tuesday.In ... Read more...

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Government to call all-party meet on J&K; panel report


May 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday said it plans to call an all-party meet on the report of the Group of Interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir and ... Read more...

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People disappointed with BJP too, says Advani


May 31st, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that while people were angry with the UPA government, they were upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Government will not impose its view on Telangana: Chidambaram


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will not thrust its opinion on Telangana and the decision on the statehood issue will be ... Read more...

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Can Siachen be an ‘ice breaker’ for India and Pakistan? (Comment)


April 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is taking a huge risk in trying to hype up public opinion, within Pakistan and on an international level, in favour of resolving the Siachen ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke rally to mark Chernobyl’s 26th anniversary


April 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of people are likely to take part in a three-km long march here Thursday evening to mark the 26th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear ... Read more...

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India swept by missile delusion: Chinese daily


April 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) India may have missiles that can reach most parts of China but stands "no chance in an overall arms race" with the country, a Chinese daily ... Read more...

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Journalists must be watchdogs, not rumour-mongers: Chinese daily


April 15th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Although journalists have the power to influence public opinion, this power is given to them to better fulfill their role as watchdogs, not to abuse it, ... Read more...

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Anna threatens a bigger Lokpal movement (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said his team will build public opinion against the government's "useless" Lokpal bill and threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if his ... Read more...

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India, Italy fail to resolve differences over fishermen’s killing (Fourth Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday sought to "clear the air" over the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines, but failed to resolve their ... Read more...

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Shooting row: India, Italy fail to resolve differences (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Italy Tuesday failed to resolve basic differences in their positions on the killing of two fishermen by two Italian ... Read more...

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India, Italy to clear air on fishermen’s killing


February 28th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to "clear the air" over two Indian fishermen being killed by the crew of an Italian ship but maintained that ... Read more...

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People working for BBC Farsi service held in Iran


February 7th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) A number of local people "secretly" working for the BBC Farsi-language service have been arrested in Iran, the Mehr news agency reported.A source told Mehr that ... Read more...

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Convention on mega dams in Assam from Feb 25


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 1 (IANS) Anti-dam activists from across India will gather in Assam from Feb 25 to debate the issue of proposed mega dams in the northeast region and raise ... Read more...

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New Girl Scout cookie being launched


January 5th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the massive recall of Girl Scout cookies about two years back, consumers are anxiously waiting for the release of the 100th anniversary special edition. The Girl ... Read more...

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Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian to inspire Barbie dolls


January 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kardshians may not be going anywhere soon, at least that is what a new report suggests. US Weekly reports that the Kardashian sisters may ... Read more...

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China seeks strong ties with Russia


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) China has called for strengthening its ties with Russia and for further enhancing their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for consolidation ... Read more...

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BBC reporter arrested in Iran


November 14th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 14 (IANS) A man who secretly worked for the BBC Persian TV channel in Iran has been arrested on charges of spreading lies about the country and making ... Read more...

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Disappointed with Bihar Lokayukta bill: Shanti Bhushan


November 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Echoing his Team Anna colleagues Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi, lawyer Shanti Bhushan Friday said he was "disappointed" with Bihar's Lokayukta bill as it gives ... Read more...

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Micromax Mobile withdraws ‘bai’ ad, Shiney relieved


November 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Micromax Mobile has withdrawn its controversial 'Bai commercial', which poked fun at Shiney Ahuja, after the actor initiated legal action against the company, said his ... Read more...

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Shiney slaps notice to Micromax on ‘Bai’ commercial


October 24th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actor Shiney Ahuja, accused of raping his domestic help, has sought legal action against Micramax Mobile for its recent commercial on maid servants that allegedly ... Read more...

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In yatra mode, Advani slams UPA, ducks PM candidate issue


October 10th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A day ahead of launching his cross-country Jan Chetna Yatra, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday did not rule himself out ... Read more...

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Iran condemns foreign intervention in Syria


October 5th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 5 (IANS) Iran has condemned foreign countries' intervention in Syria's domestic affairs, Xinhua reported.According to Iranian deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, foreign intervention in Syrian domestic affairs will ... Read more...

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Japan PM concerned about China’s military development


September 15th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda says he is concerned about China's military development and has urged Beijing to act as a "responsible member of the international ... Read more...

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