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Raiding embassy for Assange will be ’suicidal’, Ecuador tells UK


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) It would be "suicide" for Britain to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned.Correa warned such ... Read more...

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Finland expects tough loan collateral talks with Spain


July 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Finland's finance minister said she expects "long and difficult" talks with Spain on the collateral to be offered to the Nordic country in exchange for aid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia to launch commercial-free public TV


April 18th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to establish a commercial-free, public television broadcast service that will be launched Jan 1 next year.Medvedev had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Trapped Chilean miners discussed cannibalism


October 11th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) The 33 Chilean miners who spent more than two months trapped 700 meters underground discussed the possibility of cannibalism in the first days of their ordeal, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Volcano ash shuts down airports in Germany (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Ash from an Icelandic volcano has forced the closure of major airports across northern Germany, BBC reported Wednesday. Traffic was returning to normal in other parts ... Read more...

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‘Doordarshan to earn Rs.300 crore from ad sales during CWG’


September 8th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Doordarshan, the public television broadcaster of India, will become the third highest ad-revenue earner among other national channels in the country by broadcasting the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Merkel seeks 10-15 years extension for nuclear plants


August 30th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (DPA) Chancellor Angela Merkel called Sunday for Germany's nuclear power plants to be given an extension of 10 to 15 years past their current legal shutoff date in about ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro to appear on public TV after almost a year


July 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- Fidel Castro on Monday will be appearing live on public television for the first time in years, state media said.Castro, 83, will be hosting a special discussion ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Germans hit streets in joy after victory over Argentina


July 4th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (DPA) Germans ran onto the streets in joy and congratulated total strangers after watching their team roll over a miserable Argentina 4-0 in the World Cup football here Saturday. Others ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clergy celibacy may be open to review, says Vatican


April 28th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 28 (IANS/AKI) The vow of celibacy by the clergy may be open to review, the Vatican's second highest ranking official has said. "It is not that it is untouchable," Vatican ... Read more...

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Nobel winner demands Germany uncover Romanian ex-spies


January 12th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Jan 12 (DPA) Herta Mueller, winner of the latest Nobel Prize for Literature, called on Germany Monday to find and prosecute former agents of Romania's Securitate communist secret police. In remarks ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Al Qaeda claims kidnapping Italians in Mauritania


December 29th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Nouakchott/Rome, Dec 29 (DPA) Italy's Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Monday he will travel to Mauritania where Al Qaeda's North African branch has claimed to have kidnapped an Italian couple. "I will not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Merkel demands movement from India and China on climate


December 8th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Dec 7 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Monday for movement by India and China at the world climate summit. Speaking in a special news broadcast on Germany's ZDF public television, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

It’s Sesame Street’s Big Bird’s 40th birthday


November 5th, 2009 - 2:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arlington, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is Sesame Street’s 40th birthday and it is being celebrated in style with the likes of the First Lady Michelle Obama and even Google being ... Read more...

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Doordarshan will be fully digitised by 2017: I&B official


October 13th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) It celebrated its golden jubilee recently and now the country's public television broadcaster Doordarshan is all set to go digital by 2017, said an Information & Broadcasting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Berlusconi knew I was a prostitute, says D’Addario


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): The prostitute at the center of Silvio Berlusconi's sex scandal gave out intimate details of their purported encounter on live TV.Patrizia D'Addario appeared on a prime time RAI ... Read more...

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Doordarshan turns 50, Soni invites Shyam Benegal


September 15th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As Doordarshan turned 50 Tuesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni lauded the national broadcaster for catering to remote areas neglected by private TV channels and ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni reaffirms commitment to Public Service Broadcasting Trust


September 15th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has renewed its commitment of financial support to the Public Service Broadcasting Trust (PSBT), a Delhi-based NGO.Under the plan ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brother says Michael Jackson could be exhumed


September 11th, 2009 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 11 (DPA) Michael Jackson may not have found his last resting place in a California cemetery, with his brother Jermaine telling a German television show Thursday he would like ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dalai Lama urges China to adopt democracy


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 3 (DPA) The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, called Thursday on China to introduce democracy to avoid a collapse like that of the Soviet Union. The Dalai Lama, invited ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

AR Rahman to host music show to mark DD’s 50 years


August 12th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 12 (ANI): Oscar winner AR Rahman is all set to host a music show on Doordarshan to mark the leading Indian network's golden jubilee.The show called 'The Big Band' will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Eric Smith: The child killer


June 14th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
On June 2008, Eric Smith was denied a parole by the State Parole Board. The board had unanimously released their decision on the convicted child killer Smith on Thursday, June 12 2008. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Berlusconi dismisses resignation talk over teen model scandal


June 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian Prime Minister at the centre of a media storm since his wife Veronica Lario publicly questioned the nature of his relationship with an 18-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cigarette tax increase will decrease number of smokers


May 15th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
By Jittima JantanamalakaProf. Prakit Vathesatogkit, Executive Secretary of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation welcome the government policy of increasing cigarette tax. He believes that the tax increase will greatly benefit smokers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistan has moved troops from Indian border: Zardari (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 9th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan has moved an unspecified number of troops from its border with India to fight the Taliban, President Asif Ali Zardari has said, renewing his ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan has already moved troops from Indian border: Zardari


May 9th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has renewed his pledge to work for better ties with India, saying Islamabad has shifted an unspecified number of troops ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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