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Allies with government, opposition stalling reforms: Sibal (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly backing the government, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for sabotaging the passage of key ... Read more...

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Allies with us on reforms: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly behind it on banking and insurance sector reforms, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for ... Read more...

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Homeland Security’s all-in-one app for bomb threat


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) In the first chaotic moments after suspicion of a bomb threat, first responders have a myriad of questions, assessments, and decisions to make, all at once, ... Read more...

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Drinking water for Delhi: Chief secretaries to meet


June 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) Senior officials of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi are to meet next week over the construction of a multi-billion rupee hydro-power dam project in Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Left leaders detained, shutdown hits Delhi (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against fuel price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday as commuters bore the brunt of roadblocks and protests ... Read more...

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Want to combat piracy? Go for John Doe order


May 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Piracy is one of the major roadblocks in the growth of the Indian film industry - Bollywood itself loses Rs.4,000 crore every year because of ... Read more...

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All support to UP on central-aided projects: Jairam Ramesh


March 31st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday assured Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav that no central-aided projects in the state would be left hanging at ... Read more...

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Faltering on polio, Pakistan looks at India lesson


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's battle against polio has been marred by conflicts, natural disasters and lack of accountability over the past year and it is now looking ... Read more...

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A toolkit to activate your inventiveness


February 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Creativity and invention, which basically hinges on problem solving, can now be activated with a toolkit designed by a scientist.A eureka moment, a cry of ... Read more...

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Advani yatra gets Mayawati’s green signal


October 12th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday evening gave its go-ahead to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra for holding a rally at ... Read more...

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‘Speedy Singh’ - A cliche-loaded NRI tale (IANS Hindi Film Review)


September 24th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Speedy Singh"; Starring: Vinay Virmani, Camilla Belle, Anupam Kher,Noureen deWulf,Russell Peter, Rob Lowe; Directed by: Robert Liberman; Rating: Rating: **A star is almost born. Debutant Vinay Virmani has a ... Read more...

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‘Funds needed urgently to capitalise on HIV breakthroughs’


July 24th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A higher and more sustained investment is urgently required to capitalise on the latest breakthroughs in HIV prevention, a report says. Funding for HIV prevention research ... Read more...

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Anna fasts against crackdown, India responds again


June 8th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare Wednesday observed a daylong fast here to denounce the police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and said a "second independence ... Read more...

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Government scuttling Lokpal Bill, says Hazare (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare Wednesday accused the government of trying to scuttle the proposed Lokpal Bill aimed at ending corruption in high places.A little over ... Read more...

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Swazi government cracks down on protesters‎


April 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by BNO News
MANZINI, SWAZILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Police in Swaziland on Tuesday attacked protesters and arrested scores of people ahead of planned protests against King Mswati III.After the majority of the organizers and several ... Read more...

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Saleh to sacrifice ‘blood and soul’ to confront opponents


April 1st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 1 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has vowed to confront with his "blood and soul" the anti-government street protests being staged in the country seeking his resignation.Addressing ... Read more...

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Another major blow to Congress, says BJP


March 5th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Describing the DMK's withdrawal of unconditional support to the United Progressive Alliance-II government as "another major blow" to the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Omar wants Jammu-Srinagar road to be four-laned


February 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah wants the 294-km Jammu-Srinagar turned into a four-lane road at the earliest. "I want a time frame for the completion of ... Read more...

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Zapping brain unshackles the genius within


February 4th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with gentle shocks can boost your problem solving capacity almost overnight, besides providing you with flashes of inspiration.Researchers have shown how a gentle surge of ... Read more...

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March of a million in Cairo to dislodge Mubarak (Third Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square Tuesday and many more were streaming in to participate in the march of a million as the ... Read more...

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Anarchists plotting to ruin Wills-Kate royal wedding


January 31st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Rebels are planning to wreck the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, it has emerged.Anarchists are plotting to ruin the royal wedding ... Read more...

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Palestinian negotiators criticize ex-UK PM Blair for ‘Israeli bias’


January 27th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Palestinian officials have criticized former British Prime Minister Tony Blair as being too paternalistic and of having a bias towards Israel's security needs over Palestinian economic needs.They accused Blair, ... Read more...

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‘Batman’ movies inspire real-world tank design


December 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have taken inspiration from the Batman movies to design seven new conceptual vehicles that may help fight crime.According to technology blog The Engineer, project leader Hisham Awad, ... Read more...

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VVIP movement, jams biggest roadblocks for Delhi ambulances


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Their sirens scream, but with little effect. Many of the capital's ambulance services that operate around 2,000 vehicles blame low awareness, traffic jams and ... Read more...

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Delhi Cabinet eases process for release of monthly pensions


December 6th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The Delhi Cabinet on Monday announced several major decisions to make the grant of monthly pensions and the issuance of licenses for the opening of a restaurant ... Read more...

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Army officers claim coup d’etat during constitutional referendum in Madagascar


November 18th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by BNO News
ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR (BNO NEWS) -- Senior Army officers on Wednesday claimed to have executed a successful coup d'etat as a constitutional referendum is underway in Madagascar, local media reported.Through a statement, Colonel ... Read more...

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Spielberg movie shoot angers locals from an English village


September 28th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Acclaimed Steven Spielberg is presently busy filming his new film and not without trouble.His filming has caused a moderately hue and cry amongst several village locals ... Read more...

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English village locals fuming over Spielberg movie shooting


September 28th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Steven Spielberg's filming of his new movie has caused quite a hue and cry amongst village locals in Castle Combe, Cotswolds.The 63-year-old director is filming the movie adaptation ... Read more...

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Study: Aggressive and timid drivers both cause traffic jams


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research by Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Lyon in France has revealed that if all drivers behaved the same way, then there would ... Read more...

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Apples pile up in Uttarakhand due to bad roads


August 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Aug 26 (ANI): Apple growers of Himachal Pradesh have suffered severe losses, as their harvest is not getting transported to markets in time due to the poor state of ... Read more...

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British troops using laser ‘Glow’ to save civilians in Afghanistan


August 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): British troops are using a new type of laser 'GLOW' (Green Light Optical Warner), mounted under a standard SA80 rifle, which shines a strong green light in the ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department issues travel alert for Bolivia


August 13th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of State, through the Bureau of Consular Affairs, issued on Thursday a travel alert to Bolivia due to security situations in the regions of ... Read more...

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Northeast power ministers to meet to overcome huge deficit


August 10th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) Power ministers from the eight northeastern states will assemble in this Meghalaya capital Wednesday to find ways to overcome the huge power deficit in the region. "There are various ... Read more...

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Northeast states need uniform power policy: NEEPCO chief


July 31st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) State-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) chief and managing director I.P. Barooah Saturday advocated a uniform power policy for the eight northeastern states. "The region must think ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi sends Sriprakash Jaiswal to probe Kanpur boy’s death


July 10th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asked Minister of State for Coal, Statistics and Programme Implementation Sriprakash Jaiswal to make inquiries into the death of an ... Read more...

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