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UAE-China trade grows nearly 400 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Trade between the UAE and China has increased five-fold in the past 10 years, achieving a growth rate of a whopping 395 percent to $15.65 ... Read more...

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No bail for three accused of vandalising Mayawati statue


August 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) A city court Tuesday refused bail to the three people accused of vandalising a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party ... Read more...

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Sikh caught drinking over Skype, kills cousin in Britain


April 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) A Sikh stabbed his cousin in Britain during a heated row after being caught out while drinking by relatives in India over Skype, an inquest heard ... Read more...

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Syria appreciates BRICS stand on sovereignty


March 30th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 30 (IANS) Syria has appreciated the BRICS leaders' stand at their New Delhi Summit Thursday respecting the sovereignty and independence of states.President Bashar al-Assad Thursday expressed Syria's ... Read more...

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Key meet to discuss 2G fallout remains inconclusive


February 24th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Key ministers including Communications Minister Kapil Sibal and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday met to discuss the fallout of the apex court order cancelling ... Read more...

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New software can trap lying CEOs


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Using a new technique, Layered Voice Analysis, can decipher whether CEOs are lying or not, a study reveals. Duke University and University of Illinois researchers turned ... Read more...

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Regency Ceramics declares lockout at Yanam unit


February 1st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Floor tiles major Regency Ceramics Ltd Wednesday declared a lockout at its unit in Yanam, Puducherry, which was burnt down during last week's labour unrest.A three-page ... Read more...

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Congress demands CBI probe into UP engineer’s death


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Suspecting foul play behind the death of engineer Sunil Kumar Verma, allegedly linked to the rural healthcare scam in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party Monday demanded ... Read more...

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Sacked for not signing affidavit: Pakistan’s ex-defence secretary


January 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, who was sacked by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for "misconduct and unlawful steps he took" in the ... Read more...

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No breakdown between army, government: Rehman Malik


January 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the army and the government were united and "no breakdown has taken place between the two institutions".Pakistan politics ... Read more...

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Several loopholes in Lokpal bill, says Left


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury Thursday questioned government's preparation before bringing the Lokpal bill, saying that there were several loopholes in the bill."We ... Read more...

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Broad consensus needed for Telangana, says government


December 21st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A broad consensus in Andhra Pradesh will be needed before a final decision on a separate state of Telangana is taken, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Brazil’s fiscal conditions very favourable: Official


December 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 8 (IANS) With sound fiscal performance and solid public accounts, Brazil can withstand ramifications of the eurozone debt crisis, a top treasury official has said."Brazil's fiscal ... Read more...

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BJP fights former patrons in ‘Republic of Bellary’ (Karnataka Newsletter)


November 26th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) Locked in a supremacy battle in Karnataka's iron ore-rich Bellary district, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the rich and influential Reddy brothers, the mining barons ... Read more...

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CBI probes Srinagar air force land scam


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it has entrusted to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a probe into the alleged grabbing of air force land ... Read more...

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MCD trifurcation: Delhi mayor meets Chidambaram


November 19th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajni Abbi Saturday requested Home Minister P. Chidambaram not to "succumb" to the "pressure tactics" by the Sheila Dikshit-led government to trifurcate ... Read more...

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Eurozone poses fresh tension to global economy: Basu


November 5th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Terming Europe as the "trouble zone", the union finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday said the region creates a tension to the world economy."Some ... Read more...

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Elders know better: Study


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Elders can make better decisions than those who are younger, a study claims.The study found that adults aged 60 and over were better at strategising their ... Read more...

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Left leaders meet PM, accuse Trinamool of ‘reign of terror’


August 25th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Left Front leaders from West Bengal Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought his intervention over the "reign of terror" unleashed on its ... Read more...

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Indian economy has fundamental strength, resilience: President


August 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) In the wake of fears about a possible global economic slowdown, President Pratibha Patil Sunday said that the Indian economy has fundamental strength and ... Read more...

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FIH frowns at HI-IHF unification, pulls tournaments out of India


July 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a major blow to Indian hockey, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has withdrawn all international tournaments allotted to the country, frowning upon the "unification" ... Read more...

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Farmers jubilant, but Mamata government has long haul ahead


June 27th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Mahadeb Das is elated. Having spearheaded the Trinamool Congress' agitation against land acquisition for Tata Motors' small carmaker plant in Singur, he is now counting ... Read more...

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India for peaceful solution in Syria


April 28th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 28 (IANS) While deploring "any violence from any quarter" in Syria, India has asked the Security Council to urge all sides to abjure violence and seek a ... Read more...

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Brit MPs committee demand reversal of BBC cuts


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): An influential cross-party committee of MPs in Britain has said that the cuts to the BBC's World Service should be reversed to protect its global reputation.The Commons Foreign ... Read more...

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Apex court asks Tiwari to submit to DNA test in paternity suit


March 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Rejecting veteran Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari's appeal against a high court order, the Supreme Court Friday asked the octogenarian to submit his blood samples ... Read more...

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US Senator wants brakes on nuke power plants until Japan tsunami ramification is known


March 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): US Senator Joseph I. Lieberman has said that the Obama administration must put brakes, if not stops, on nuclear power plants in the country till they understand ... Read more...

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Referee Clattenburg ‘was ready to walk away over Rooney elbowing incident


March 5th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): There is anger within the English football refereeing community over how one of the country's best officials, Mark Clattenburg, is being treated.The Tyneside official has been pilloried ... Read more...

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Stability, development in South Asia important for global interests: Pak


February 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 21(ANI): Pakistan has said that it has reached out to the Indian and Afghanistan government to promote stability and development in the region.It came after US Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to tackling menace of black money: President Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Inaugurating the budget session of Parliament, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday, said that the Government committed to tackling the menace of black money."My government stands committed ... Read more...

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Black money issue will be tackled: President


February 21st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The central government is concerned about the ill effects of black money and stands committed to tackling the problem, President Pratibha Patil told parliament here Monday. ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir defers police bill to seek public opinion


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) After a deluge of protests on social networking websites against the proposed Jammu and Kashmir Police Reforms Bill that was to be tabled in the budget session, ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-I)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Feb.14 (ANI): The case of US operative, Raymond Davis, has mushroomed beyond the dramatis persona involved. From being a case of diplomatic immunity and self-defense it has snowballed ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s family ‘discussing gaining conservatorship of him’


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's family is apparently planning to go to court to gain conservatorship over him."Charlie looks awful... he is very, very depressed and feels like the world is ... Read more...

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Inter-state police meet decides on sharing information


January 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Senior police officials from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir participated in a meeting here Friday to ensure better co-ordination and sharing of information ... Read more...

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Ryan Gosling frustrated by censorship


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling found it "frustrating" when the US censors tried to ban a sex scene in his new film "Blue Valentine" because he feels the ... Read more...

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