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Miley healthy and good, says instructor


July 9th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus has left critics worrying about shrinking waistline but her pilates instructor Mari Winsor says there's no cause for concern."I think people need ... Read more...

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Rwanda delegation to visit India for investment


October 17th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A business delegation from Rwanda led by Agriculture Minister Agnes Kalibata will visit Indian metros staring with New Delhi Tuesday to attract investment in the ... Read more...

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Rwanda looks to India for fresh investment


October 16th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Building upon a new business synergy between India and Africa, a 25-member business delegation led by Rwanda's former prime minister Bernard Makuza will be here ... Read more...

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Fasting Anna won’t budge on anti-graft law (Roundup)


August 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Engergised by swelling support, social activist Anna Hazare Friday vowed to remain on a fast till a strong anti-graft law was enacted as he resumed ... Read more...

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Anna takes a dig at PM, Sibal


August 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Aug 6 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, reformer Anna Hazare Saturday said their "foreign education" was ... Read more...

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Campaign on anti-graft bill in Sibal’s constituency


July 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A voluntary group Thursday started a campaign to popularise the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal bill in central Delhi's Chandini Chowk, the parliamentary constituency of union minister ... Read more...

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Government offered to pay bills of civil society panellists


July 11th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Civil society members of the anti-graft Lokpal bill drafting committee were offered money by the government for attending its meetings, said a panel member Monday.Karnataka ... Read more...

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Free two activists held in Assam: Team Anna


June 26th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Reformer Anna Hazare's civil society group India Against Corruption (IAC) Sunday demanded the release of two Right to Information (RTI) activists arrested in Assam and ... Read more...

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Hazare again threatens government with agitation


June 20th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) In less than a week's time, reformer Anna Hazare Monday again threatened the government with an agitation if the anti-graft Lokpal bill was not framed ... Read more...

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Stand remains the same, Sonia replies to Hazare


June 19th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Replying to reformer Anna Hazare's letter accusing the Congress party of maligning his image, party President Sonia Gandhi Sunday said that her stand on ... Read more...

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Moily rules out two drafts of Lokpal bill


June 17th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Thursday said that if the logjam between government representatives and civil society members on the anti-graft Lokpal bill continues ... Read more...

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Anna writes to Sonia, slams claims of BJP link (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare Sunday wrote to Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressing his displeasure ovr her party calling him the face of the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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More meetings lined up on Lokpal bill: Mukherjee


June 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said more meetings are lined up on the drafting of the anti-graft Lokpal bill as the issue is still ... Read more...

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Assad can still abandon brutal repression of Syrian people: Hague


April 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague believes it is "not too late" for Syrian President Bashar Assad to abandon brutal repression of his people.Hague said it was still possible that ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill will fight corruption at centre, not states: Hegde (Interview) (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) The Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill will only help fight corruption at the centre and not in states where the magnitude of graft is alarming and accounts ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill will fight graft at centre, not states: N. Santosh Hegde (Interview)


April 15th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) The Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill would help fight corruption only at the centre and not in states where the magnitude of graft is alarming, cautions former ... Read more...

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Former Bengal Lokayukta calls for stringent anti-graft law


April 15th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Former Lokayukta of West Bengal Justice Samaresh Banerjea has demanded suitable amendment in the West Bengal Lokayukta Act and urged people to carry forward the Anna ... Read more...

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Will sit with Hazare to draft strong bill: Sibal


April 11th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said he would sit with reformer Anna Hazare to draft a strong anti-corruption Lokpal Bill and said he ... Read more...

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Hazare fast over, calmn prevails at Jantar Mantar


April 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The barricades were removed, roads were swept clean and the atmosphere was calm and serene at Jantar Mantar here Sunday, a day after reformer Anna ... Read more...

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Car and bike rally in Mumbai to celebrate Hazare’s victory


April 10th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) A day after social activist Anna Hazare ended his 97-hour hunger strike, Mumbaikars celebrated the veteran Gandhian's victory against corruption by taking out a car and ... Read more...

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India Inc. welcomes stronger anti-graft law


April 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Indian corporates Saturday welcomed the government's decision to introduce a more stringent anti-graft law in the monsoon session of parliament and said it will ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare suffers high BP, urged to take rest


April 9th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Saturday suffered high blood pressure after he ended his 97-hour fast at Jantar Mantar earlier in the day. Doctors have asked ... Read more...

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Bollywood gung-ho over Hazare’s victory


April 9th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) While the whole nation erupted in joy as veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare broke his 97-hour fast, the Bollywood tweeting brigade rolled up its sleeves ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare salutes youth power


April 9th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's young are the power of the nation, reformer Anna Hazare said Saturday after calling off his 97-hour fast for a more powerful Lokpal (ombudsman) ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare calls off fast


April 9th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Veteran reformer Anna Hazare, 72, broke off his 96-hour fast Saturday with a few sips from a glass given to him by a little girl to ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption activists end five-day fast


April 9th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusaders, led by reformer Anna Hazare, Saturday called off their 96-hour fast after an unparalleled people's movement saw Prime Minister Manmohan Singh promising ... Read more...

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Salient points of the Jan Lokpal Bill


April 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Jan Lokpal Bill, drafted by former Supreme Court judge Santosh Hegde, lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Right to Information (RTI) activist Arvind Kejriwal, aims at ... Read more...

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Government rejects Hazare’s proposals on anti-graft bill


April 8th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Attempts to break the impasse with anti-corruption crusaders failed again Friday with the government rejecting two of their major demands - having a former Supreme ... Read more...

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It’s the most difficult thing I have done: Anupam Kher


April 8th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) The intense father, the goofy comic, the Machiavellian villain... Anupam Kher has acted in hundreds of films but says his double role in the upcoming ... Read more...

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Hazare apologises to Uma Bharati


April 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Reformer Anna Hazare, on day three of his hunger strike demanding a more powerful anti-graft law, Thursday apologised to former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Hazare’s rallying anti-corruption cry galvanises India


April 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Students and stars, retired judges and rights activists, corporates and canny politicians… In a rare consonance of idea and ideal, thousands of Indians joined ... Read more...

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Secret video shows Gaddafi’s rifle brandishing son urging supporters to fight ‘to the last bullet’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 29 (ANI): A secret video filmed on a mobile phone has revealed Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son calling opponents of his father's regime as 'b******s' and brandishing a semi-automatic rifle in ... Read more...

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BJP terms budget unimaginative, timid


February 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday described the budget proposals for 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as "timid" and "unimaginative", saying it had failed ... Read more...

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Reagan’s children feel no Republican can claim their father’s political legacy


February 10th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Late US President Ronald Reagan's three surviving children have rubbished efforts by Republican presidential hopefuls to claim his mantle as a conservative reformer.Speaking at a dinner to ... Read more...

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Dissident says China premier’s caring image a sham


August 17th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.17 (ANI): A Chinese dissident is facing the possibility of being sent to jail for rubbishing Premier Wen Jiabao's image as a kindly, caring grandfather in his book.The picture of tearful ... Read more...

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