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PCB issues notice to Afridi over his public remarks


May 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a showcause notice to ODI captain Shahid Afridi over his remarks on a reported feud with coach Waqar Younis."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Mubarak, family to reveal overseas bank accounts


April 10th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Toppled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak said Sunday he and his family have agreed to any measures to be taken to reveal their overseas bank accounts.Mubarak's remarks ... Read more...

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India’s ex-judge, Grameen supporters rally behind Yunus


February 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has condemned the vilification campaign against Grameen micro credit pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, while a group of prominent world ... Read more...

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Obama asks Pakistan to release Davis


February 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has asked Pakistan to treat Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot dead two men in Lahore, as a diplomat and release him. While insisting ... Read more...

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Tony Blair was offered final chance to avoid Iraq invasion, Chilcot inquiry told


January 21st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was given a final chance to opt out of the Iraq invasion by his foreign secretary Jack Straw, according to documents ... Read more...

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PM says guilty will not be spared; PMO files affidavit (Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that no one found guilty of wrongdoing will be spared, but refrained from making any direct personal remark on the ... Read more...

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None found guilty will be spared: PM on 2G scam


November 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In his first public remarks on the 2G spectrum scandal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said anyone found guilty of wrong-doing will be brought to book ... Read more...

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Ex-Kiwi TV host slams government for India race row apology


November 15th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov.15 (ANI): A former New Zealand TV host who ignited a diplomatic row with a "racist" mockery of the name of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has slammed his ... Read more...

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President Obama to tour oil spill disaster area


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Venice (US), May 2 (DPA) US President Barack Obama was headed to Louisiana Sunday to survey the oil spill from a damaged off-shore well and the efforts to battle an environmental ... Read more...

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Upheaval in Kyrgyzstan can hamper US military supply to Afghanistan


April 8th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 8 (ANI): The American military supply line into nearby Afghanistan via Kyrgyzstan could be threatened after bloody protests erupted in capital Bishkek and other parts of the country, forcing ... Read more...

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Freed journalists land in US after North Korea pardon (Lead)


August 5th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (DPA) Two US journalists freed by North Korea after three months in prison arrived back in the US Wednesday along with former president Bill Clinton. Laura Ling, 32, ... Read more...

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Brit female cop forced to quit for ‘being too sexy’!


July 16th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A British female prison officer has claimed that she was forced to quit her job for being 'too sexy.'Amitjo Kajla told a tribunal, in Birmingham, that her colleagues ... Read more...

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India not concerned over G8 nuclear stance (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Pointing to the "clean waiver" obtained from the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), India Monday declared that it was "not concerned over what position the G8 takes" ... Read more...

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Arrest of Rio Tinto’s Shanghai GM threatens to spark diplomatic row between China, Oz


July 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): The Chinese Government's arrest of Shanghai-based Australian general manager of multinational mining and resources company, Rio Tinto, on charges of stealing state secrets is threatening to raise ... Read more...

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Khamenei backs Ahmadinejad, calls for end to protests (Lead)


June 19th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 19 (DPA) Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Friday threw his weight behind re-elected President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and called for an end to protests challenging the results of the June ... Read more...

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Snubbed Palin does a cameo at GOP dinner


June 9th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): After being snubbed twice from the GOP dinner organizers, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin turned in a cameo appearance at the gala fundraising dinner for her party's House ... Read more...

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Outsiders in uniform behind Dhaka mutiny: Official


March 4th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Video footage of the mutiny by the country's border guards shows "outsiders wearing BDR (Bangladesh Rifles) uniform", a senior army official has alleged. The new BDR chief Brigadier General ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh laughs off ’spat’ with Aamir


February 5th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The two Bollywood superstars have taken digs at each other, and even apologised to each other. Shah Rukh Khan Wednesday laughed off the so-called spat with Aamir ... Read more...

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Obama to work with Bush in confronting economic crisis (Third lead)


November 8th, 2008 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Declaring that restoring the nation's economic equilibrium will be a priority of his administration, US president-elect Barack Obama has vowed to work with President George W. Bush in ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb in trouble with party over anti-bandh remark


August 27th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's widely publicised comments that he was against 'bandhs' has not found favour with his party apparatchiks, with the CPI-M likely to ... Read more...

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UPA earnestly woos small parties as D-day draws near (Roundup)


July 18th, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) With just four days to go before it faces a crucial trust vote in parliament, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Thursday stepped up its efforts to ... Read more...

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Future generations will recognise value of n-deal: Sonia (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) Stating that the India-US nuclear deal was in the nation's interest, a combative Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Thursday hit out at the Left and said the ... Read more...

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Future generations will recognise value of n-deal: Sonia (Lead)


July 17th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) The India-US nuclear deal was in the nation's interest and the government would not compromise on it, a combative Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asserted Thursday in ... Read more...

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We will not compromise on n-deal: Sonia Gandhi


July 17th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), July 17 (IANS) The India-US nuclear deal was in the interest of the nation and the government would not compromise on it, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday ... Read more...

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Koirala urges for proper tone in public remarks


May 14th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 14 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Wednesday called for more restraint to be shown in both words and deeds stating the country is going through a ... Read more...

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US stocks retreat from two-day rally on new recession warnings


April 3rd, 2008 - 5:51 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 3 (DPA) After a two-day rally, US stocks retreated again on Wednesday with the first public remarks by the US central bank head that a recession was possible. The ... Read more...

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