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Nexus between CAG and opposition can’t be ruled out: UPA minister


September 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I;) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), ... Read more...

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We respect CAG, says Congress after BJP complains to president


September 12th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Two days after it attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks allocation, the ... Read more...

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BJP destroying thesis of democracy: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Lashing out at the BJP for stalling the proceedings of parliament, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday accused it of "destroying" the thesis of ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report


September 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks ... Read more...

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Giant burger sets new world record


September 4th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A casino near Carlton Minnesota has baked the world biggest cheese burger ever. The burger is 10 feet in diameter and weighs more than a ton. When ... Read more...

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Russian spies most active in Czech Republic


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian "special services" are the most active foreign espionage groups in the Czech Republic, the Czech Security Information Service said Wednesday.The agency's 2011 intelligence report ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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Several injured in shooting at US gurudwara


August 6th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Several people have been injured in a shooting incident at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, according to US media reports.Two ... Read more...

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12 killed in Baghdad bombings


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 27 injured in two car bombing attacks in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad Tuesday, an interior ministry source said.The ... Read more...

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15 Indians killed as jeep falls into Nepal river (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) As many as 15 Indian pilgrims, including four children, were killed and two injured Saturday when their jeep veered off the road and fell into a ... Read more...

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Australian economy grows at 3.2 percent


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, July 23 (IANS) Australia's economy has recorded a 3.2 percent growth in the year to June 2012, said a report by Australia's leading private sector economic advisory released Monday.That ... Read more...

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Panel to examine chances of separating conjoined twins


July 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The union government Friday told the Supreme Court that it has set up a panel of three doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating the ... Read more...

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British sex offenders to face mandatory lie detector test


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rapists and other sex offenders in Britain may be forced to take lie detector tests when they leave prison in a bid to reduce the ... Read more...

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Yasser Afrafat’s body to be exhumed


July 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 4 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has agreed to exhume late president Yasser Arafat's body for examination at the request of some of his family members, a ... Read more...

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Row hits heritage plan for Dilip Kumar’s Pakistan house


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government's plan to turn the ancestral home of Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar in Pakistan's Peshawar city into a heritage site has come a cropper ... Read more...

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New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Monday that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

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New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on Delhi bus corridor: Court (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to retain till its order the arrangement made by the Central Road Research Institute for an experimental ... Read more...

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China issues report on human rights in US


May 26th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China, which termed a US report on human rights as "full of overly critical remarks" and "distortions" on China, has hit back with a report on ... Read more...

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World Bank sees slower growth in East Asia


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The economic growth of East Asia remains robust but is losing steam, and the region should shift further from relying on exports to spurring domestic consumption, ... Read more...

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US census left out over 1.5 mn minority members


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The US Census Bureau has said that it omitted more than 1.5 million people belonging to ethnic minorities in the 2010 count, though it defended the ... Read more...

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Court drops charges against Karmapa in currency case (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's move to remove the name of Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje from a currency seizure case got ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific must respond to climate change to survive: UNDP


May 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) The Asia-Pacific region must continue to grow economically to lift millions of people out of poverty, but it must also respond to climate change to survive, ... Read more...

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India says it’s free to decide on Iran oil imports


May 10th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India is "free to take its decisions" on importing oil from Iran despite economic sanctions by the US to thwart Tehran's alleged military nuclear programme, ... Read more...

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Belarus priest may be defrocked over obscenity


May 4th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian orthodox church may defrock a 60-year-old priest, who was detained for allegedly demonstrating his genitals to passengers at a railway station.According to Belarusian ... Read more...

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Parliament panel concurs with Indian Army chief on arms shortages


April 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel on defence Monday concurred with Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh on shortage of arms and ammunition in the force, noting ... Read more...

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‘Sarkozy got 50 million euros from Gaddafi’


April 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A document has been made public in Paris that says French President Nicolas Sarkozy received 50 million euros (around $65 million) from slain Libyan leader Muammar ... Read more...

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Court slams police for lax probe into suicide


April 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A Delhi court has ordered proper investigation into the death of a man found with a bullet injury on the forehead in north Delhi, observing ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda had planned major attacks in Pakistan: CIA


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned to carry out major attacks in Pakistan, show documents that US Marine commandos took away from the residence of Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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CAG slams Maharashtra government on land allotment


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Several Maharashtra politicians secured government land at throw away prices for trusts linked to them and their relatives, said the report of the Comptroller and Auditor ... Read more...

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7,563 rapes in Jharkhand in 10 years: Report


April 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) As many as 7,563 rape cases were reported in Jharkhand during the ten-year period since the formation of the state in November 2000, a local NGO ... Read more...

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Climate change causing extreme weather conditions: IPCC report


March 29th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 28 (IANS) Evidence suggests that climate change has led to extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, record high temperatures and, in many regions, heavy precipitation in the ... Read more...

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Are Karina Smirnoff and Owen Wilson dating each other?


March 15th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Karina Smirnoff and Owen Wilson dating each other. Both of them were involved with other people in the past and now it ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu power units to raise Rs.11,000 crore


March 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) State-owned Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (Tangedco) and Tamil Nadu Power Finance Corporation would together raise around Rs.11,000 crore through bonds and government guarantees, ... Read more...

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