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Olympics hockey: India-Pakistan can regain lost glory in London


July 29th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Pakistani hockey coach and players feel that both India and Pakistan look good to regain their lost glory at the London Olympics.Khawaja Junaid, 46, a ... Read more...

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Poor show by India on child well-being, says report


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With 1.25 million infant deaths annually and 42 percent of the kids being underweight, India has slipped in the area of child well-being in the ... Read more...

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Committed to ‘one country, two systems’, says China


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 1 (IANS) President Hu Jintao has said that the Chinese government remains committed to the principles of "one country, two systems", "Hong Kong people administering Hong ... Read more...

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‘China isn’t second strongest country’


April 11th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China is not the second strongest country but the second largest economy, a foreign ministry official has said, adding that for all its remarkable progress the ... Read more...

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‘India making progress on women’s political empowerment’


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India has made remarkable progress in taking ahead women's political participation at the local level, an official from the UN body on gender empowerment said ... Read more...

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Unesco calls for girls access to primary education


March 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Launching its global atlas of gender equality, Unesco Tuesday called for action on further increasing enrolment of girls in primary education across the world.The atlas was ... Read more...

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India, Africa poised to expand science, tech cooperation


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Building upon their burgeoning political and economic ties, India and the 54-nation African continent have promised to expand their cooperation in frontier areas of ... Read more...

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India to expand science, tech cooperation with Africa (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Building upon growing political and economic ties, India and the 54-nation African continent are now poised to expand their cooperation in frontier areas of ... Read more...

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Africa seeks long-term scientific partnership with India (With Images)


March 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The African Union, that represents 54 nations of the African continent, Thursday expressed its wish to have a long-term strategic partnership with India in ... Read more...

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Build more credible financial firewall: US to Europe


February 26th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 26 (IANS) The eurozone has made remarkable progress in fighting the debt crisis, but should build its own more credible financial firewall as soon as possible, US ... Read more...

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WHO takes India off polio endemic list (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India has a reason to smile on the polio front, as it was taken off the list of polio endemic countries by the World ... Read more...

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WHO takes India off polio endemic list, says Azad


February 25th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India has a reason to smile on the polio front, as it was taken off the list of polio endemic countries by the World ... Read more...

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UN chief lauds Bangladesh for healthcare facilities


November 15th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Tuesday visited Bangladesh's northeastern district of Moulvibazar and visited a community clinic to look at the healthcare provided to mothers and babies."Having ... Read more...

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China’s financial system sound: IMF


November 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday that China's financial system is sound."China has made remarkable progress in its transition toward a more commercially-oriented and financially ... Read more...

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2011 crucial for India to eradicate polio: WHO


October 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With just one case of polio recorded till now this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said 2011 will be crucial for the country ... Read more...

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Polio under control but India aims at eradication: Azad


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Though India reported just one case of polio this year, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Sunday efforts to contain the virus will be ... Read more...

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PM’s address at National Integration Council meet


September 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address at the 15th National Integration Council meeting here Saturday:"I am very happy to welcome ... Read more...

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Most of China’s provincial regions have female vice governors


August 9th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Almost 90 percent of China's provincial regions had female vice governors by 2010, an increase from 64.5 percent in 2000, an official said.Song Xiuyan, vice chairwoman ... Read more...

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Jayanthi praises Ramesh


July 21st, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Praising her predecessor, new Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan said Thursday that Jairam Ramesh had handled the ministry well.Asked if ... Read more...

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Togo seeks India’s help in farming, poverty reduction


March 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Terming India a strategic partner of African countries, Togoan Prime Minister Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo said Monday his West African country was keen to learn from ... Read more...

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Bihar legislature’s centenary bash kicks off


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil inaugurated the year-long celebrations to mark the centenary of Bihar legislative council Tuesday on the occasion of 'Bihar Divas', commemorating the carving ... Read more...

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WHO finds polio virus in Delhi sewage


February 15th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In what could be a cause of concern for the national capital, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found the polio virus in the city's ... Read more...

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U. S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Expected To Be Released On Friday


January 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Arizona witnessed the death of six people on Tuscon shooting on January 8, 2011. 14 other people were also wounded as the gunman ... Read more...

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China still needs Russia’s help to make a military plane engine


December 25th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec. 25 (ANI): After years of trying, Chinese engineers still can't make a reliable engine for a military plane, or a missile to strike a warship.According to the Washington Post, Chinese ... Read more...

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Pakistan should learn from Bangladesh to tackle graft, says daily


October 28th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan should learn from Bangladesh on how to curb corruption as it continued to slip on the global corruption index, while Bangladesh made remarkable progress in weeding out ... Read more...

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Violent incidents come down in North East, says Chidambaram


August 25th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said the incidents of violence have dramatically come down in the North East and the talks initiated by the government ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari greets nation ahead of Independence Day


August 14th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted the nation ahead of the country's 63rd Independence Day.In his message he said: "I convey my greetings and good ... Read more...

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Colonise space or face extinction: Stephen Hawking


August 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Unless humans colonise space within the next two centuries, they will become extinct, noted astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has warned adding: "Our only chance of long term survival is ... Read more...

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The Lovable Army Dog Gina, Recovering From PTSD


August 7th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Gina, a bomb sniffer police dog has been suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder known as PTSD in short. She is now on ... Read more...

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Extinct Species DNA Featured On 60 Minutes In CBS


May 31st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite nice to see pre-historic creatures coming alive on silver screen in sci-fi flicks like 'Jurassic Park'. However, we all know they are nothing ... Read more...

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Brazilian president criticises proposed Iran sanctions


May 21st, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Friday criticised additional sanctions against Iran that are currently being discussed by the UN Security Council. The Security Council ... Read more...

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Kasuri rejects Qureshi’s remarks over Kashmir issue


February 9th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.9 (ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri has rejected his successor Shah Memhood Qureshi's view on there being no progress on the Kashmir issue for several years.Rejecting Qureshi's remarks, ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ wife gives him another chance to save marriage


February 8th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Elin Nordegren, wife of Tiger Woods, has given the disgraced golfer another chance.She has told him: You have six months to prove you won't cheat again to ... Read more...

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Is ISI behind Taliban’s remarkable comeback in Afghanistan?


October 12th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.12 (ANI): Even after eight years of intense battle in Afghanistan, the US led allied forces have neither been able to counter the Taliban or restrict them to a ... Read more...

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India’s neighbours debunk myths on reducing child mortality


October 5th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Poverty is the biggest threat to children's lives and the main reason why babies are dying at an alarming rate everyday, most of the respondents of a ... Read more...

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