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Cross-chopping topless activist flees Ukraine


September 6th, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A member of Ukrainian feminist group Femen, who cut down a wooden crucifix while being topless in Kiev in support of Russian punk band Pussy ... Read more...

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60 percent Russians say Putin victory fair: State poll


March 20th, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixty percent of Russian voters believe the March 4 presidential elections which secured Vladimir Putin a third term in the Kremlin were "open and fair", ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy pitches for Indians to study in Japan


February 27th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Global software major Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Monday exhorted Indian students to study in Japanese universities, especially in the University of Tokyo, as it ... Read more...

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Indian scientists give high marks to Manmohan (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian scientists give high marks to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for bringing about a "sea change" in India's scientific environment and showing grit on issues ... Read more...

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Indian scientists give high marks to Manmohan Singh


February 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian scientists give high marks to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for bringing about a "sea change" in India's scientific environment and showing grit on issues ... Read more...

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US economy on road to recovery: White House


February 18th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) The United States economy is on the road to recovery with stronger job growth expected this year, but income inequality and Europe's debt crisis could still ... Read more...

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US pushes services liberalisation with Indian study


February 18th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Suggesting that US services imports faced discrimination in important emerging markets such as India, China and Indonesia, Washington has cited an Indian case study ... Read more...

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Building the next generation of South Asian American leaders


February 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Sam Arora is a Maryland state Delegate, Aaron "Ronnie" Chatterji served on President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) and Hari Kondabalu is a ... Read more...

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Premji expects quicker policy initiatives after assembly polls


January 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Wipro chairman Azim Premji Friday hoped that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government would get pro-active on policy initiatives after the elections to the five ... Read more...

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Court suspends Van Gaal’s appointment at Ajax


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 13 (IANS) A court in Haarlem temporarily suspended the appointment of Louis Van Gaal as CEO at Ajax Football Club, until the shareholders get a chance to vote ... Read more...

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Drop in US unemployment brings cheer to Obama


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The US unemployment rate surprisingly dropped to 8.6 percent in November, the lowest in two-and-a-half years, bringing good cheer to embattled President Barack Obama, but ... Read more...

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IIT Bombay grad gets top US energy job


November 30th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Naming yet another Indian American to a key administration post, President Barack Obama has appointed Arun Majumdar, an Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, alumnus as ... Read more...

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Evicted occupiers return to NYK park; 100 arrested


November 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) A New York Park where the Occupy Wall Street movement was born two months ago reopened hours after a judge upheld the protesters' eviction and ... Read more...

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Belarus seeks IMF loan of up to $7 bn


October 16th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian government hopes to get a loan of $3-7 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Belarusian Prima Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich met an IMF delegation ... Read more...

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Delhi University election results announced


September 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has won the presidentship of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) while its main rival the Akhil Bharatiya ... Read more...

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No changing false-start rule, says world athletics body


September 5th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt will have to learn quickly how to deal with the nerves that led to his false-start disqualification in the final of the 100 ... Read more...

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Owning resorts to companies, Kamal Nath richest minister


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) With business interests spanning resorts to immovable property, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath figures among the richest members of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Fourth Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with the ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Third Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with ... Read more...

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DMK meet ends; silence on cabinet slots, Congress tie-up (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The curtains came down Sunday on the two-day executive and general council meetings of Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK here with the party remaining silent on the ... Read more...

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DMK silent on cabinet representation, alliance (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to its earlier announcements, the DMK's general council, which met here Sunday, remained silent on the crucial issues of naming two representatives for the union ... Read more...

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DMK moots filling cabinet posts, alliance


July 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) A day after its succession rivalry became apparent, the politically-battered DMK Sunday again met here to discuss the electoral debacle of May, continuation of alliance with ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle a damp squib: BJP (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) described as a "damp squib" Tuesday's cabinet reshuffle and said it showed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was ... Read more...

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Something old, something new in recast Team Manmohan (Afternoon Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The long awaited reshuffle of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council of ministers Tuesday saw changes in some major portfolios with Salman Khursheed taking over ... Read more...

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New Kerala minister Jayalekshmi creates history


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) It was only her fourth visit to Kerala's capital city -- but P.K. Jayalekshmi created history Monday by becoming the state's first ever minister from the ... Read more...

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Twelve dead in two bomb blasts in northern Iraq


April 29th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by BNO News
DIYALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two separate bomb attacks on Thursday left at least 12 people dead and many injured in northern Iraq, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.In Diyala province, a ... Read more...

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PM’s council for examination system overhaul


April 21st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Terming the entrance examination system in India a "menace", the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (SAC-PM) has recommended a re-look at the entire ... Read more...

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Wipro ranked second for diversity in employees’ profile


April 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) With 120,000 employees of 74 nationalities in 54 countries, Indian software major Wipro Technologies has been ranked second for its employee diversity by the US-based Association ... Read more...

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BJP summons its Kashmir legislators (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has summoned all 11 party legislators from Jammu and Kashmir here April 19 to decide on their ... Read more...

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Rs.600 cr for green initiatives, fighting climate change


February 28th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With climate change posing one of the biggest challenges before the country, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced Rs.600 crore for protection and regeneration of ... Read more...

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Omar postpones ministerial reshuffle


February 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has deferred a proposed ministerial reshuffle which he was keen on before the start of the asembly's budget session Monday, sources ... Read more...

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‘China blocks North Korea nuclear report’


February 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) China refused to allow the release of a report by a UN expert panel on the findings of a new uranium enrichment plant in North Korea, a media ... Read more...

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Highlights of economic review by prime minister’s council


February 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Highlights of the latest review by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council headed by former Reserve Bank governor C. Rangarajan, barely a week ahead of the presentation ... Read more...

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UK PM pay less than half of town hall chiefs.


February 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.14 (ANI): Nearly half of the Britain's council chiefs get bigger salaries than Prime Minister David Cameron. According to a Incomes Data Services study, the average earnings of 300 local ... Read more...

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Custody battle involved Lahore-based girl returns to the UK


February 6th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.6 (ANI): Molly Campbell, the Isle of Lewis schoolgirl who was taken to Pakistan by her father four years ago amid a tug-of-love battle between her divorced parents, has returned to ... Read more...

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