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Chandhok finishes seventh at Silverstone


August 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship.Just ... Read more...

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Chandhok qualifies seventh for Six Hours of Silverstone


August 26th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), Aug 26 (IANS) Indian driver Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing enjoyed a solid qualifying session in preparation for the Six Hours of Silverstone in the World Endurance ... Read more...

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Maldives wants to expand trade with China


August 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 25 (IANS) Visiting Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed has said here that his country needs to expand trade with China.Addressing the media Friday during his three-day visit, Waheed said ... Read more...

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JRM team, Karun hoping for good result at Le Mans


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 23 (IANS) The JRM Racing team, comprising Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, is hoping to improve on its sixth place finish at the Le Mans 24-hour ... 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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Light and sound show to restart in Lucknow


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The sound and light show at the British-era Residency, which was stopped a few years ago, is set to resume again here.The Uttar Pradesh government has ... Read more...

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Huddled over eurozone crisis, EU leaders watch football


June 29th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) While expected to devote their full attention at evolving a plan at the crucial summit talks meant to save Europe, the European Union leaders instead ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to meet BJD leaders Friday (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Shortly after arriving from Britain, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said he will be meeting party leaders here Friday, amid reports of rebellion in the ruling ... Read more...

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Patnaik returns home, gets rousing welcome


May 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of Biju Janata Dal workers and leaders Thursday welcomed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik when he arrived in the state capital after an eight-day trip ... Read more...

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No Indian push on unconstitutional polls: Maldivian president (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

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India not pushing Maldives to do anything unconstitutional: Waheed


May 14th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

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Hectic efforts on to save Karnataka’s BJP government (Second lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was Sunday struggling to save its government in Karnataka, as former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa slammed his successor and party ... Read more...

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UN chief criticises mutiny in Mali


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday strongly condemned the mutiny in Mali and called on "those responsible to refrain from any actions that could increase ... Read more...

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Kabir Bedi in Prakash Jha’s ‘Chakravyuh’


March 21st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian actor Kabir Bedi says he has signed up to feature in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh"."Signed on for Prakash Jha's CHAKRAVYUH, a film on ... Read more...

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Rebellion peters out in Uttarakhand Congress


March 20th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) The week-long crisis in Uttarakhand following the coronation of Vijay Bahuguna as chief minister finally seems to be easing out with senior Congress leaders Tuesday ... Read more...

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‘For women, toilets more important than mobiles’ (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 7 (IANS) For a woman, a toilet is more important than a mobile phone, but men don't understand that, feels Anita Narre. She is the 20-year-old tribal whose ... Read more...

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Gadkari skips questions on Yeddyurappa


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 27 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Monday refused to take questions from the media related to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's claim that incumbent Chief Minister ... Read more...

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BJP faces rebellion over Kushwaha’s induction (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The induction of tainted former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha is turning out to be a major headache for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead ... Read more...

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Bangladesh keen to send workers to Libya


October 24th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 24 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is keen to send thousands of workers to Libya after the death of Muammar Gaddafi, a minister said."We've already made contact with the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows not to surrender


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has once again vowed in an audio message broadcast on television that he would not surrender. He urged his loyalists to continue ... Read more...

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U.S. gov’t refuses to take Maoist party off terrorism lists despite election win


August 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said it continues to have concern about the activities of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) and will therefore not ... Read more...

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Alejandra Guzman marks 20 years in music


August 10th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Alejandra Guzman, the queen of Mexican rock, has released a live album summarising her first two decades in music."During all this time I've accumulated the ... Read more...

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Judicial panel to probe Baloch leader’s killing


July 14th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to set up a judicial commission to probe the killing of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti.Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous ... Read more...

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Congress dismisses BJP allegation of spying on Mukherjee


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) allegation that the government was spying on Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, and said ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Ramdev in Bihar


June 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) A Congress leader Thursday filed a complaint of sedition in a Bihar court against yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his close associate Acharya Balkrishna for threatening ... Read more...

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Ramdev threatens to arm supporters if…


June 8th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 8 (IANS) While not favouring an "armed revolution", yoga guru Baba Ramdev Wednesday said he would arm his supporters if there was a repeat of the police crackdown ... Read more...

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Beleaguered Meghalaya chief minister leaves for Delhi


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 2 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday rushed to New Delhi to meet senior Congress leaders amid growing demands from rebels for his ouster, party ... Read more...

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Ramdev adamant on fast, Anna upset with government (Lead)


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Ralegaon Siddhi, June 2 (IANS) Pressing ahead with plans to go on a fast, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday hinted at maximum punishment for the corrupt even as Gandhian ... Read more...

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Ramdev adamant on fast, says he’s with Anna


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 2 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday remained adamant on going ahead with a fast to demand urgent steps to curb corruption and bring back black money stashed ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s troubles far from over (Letter from Bangalore)


May 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa may have survived Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recommendation to dismiss his government but he will have to overcome several problems to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa convenes assembly session


May 13th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Hours after the Supreme Court Friday restored membership of 16 rebel lawmakers, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa convened the assembly session for May 16."The session ... Read more...

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Geronimo descendant asks for apology


May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the recent raid which killed Osama bin Laden, the US special forces reported back to the White House with the words “Geronimo Ekia” meaning the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister confident of completing term


April 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 15 (IANS) Amid growing dissidence in the Congress Legislature Party and demands for his ouster, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Friday exuded confidence that he would complete his ... Read more...

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Former US Congressman in Libya to seek Gaddafi’s exit


April 7th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A former US congressman, Curt Weldon, has arrived in Libya to meet Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to convince him to step down.Weldon, a former Republican ... Read more...

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Yemen weapons factory blast toll climbs to 150


March 30th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Jaar (Yemen), March 30 (IANS/AKI) The toll from the explosion at a weapons factory in Yemen has climbed to 150, a media report said.The explosion occurred Monday near the city ... Read more...

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