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Copy India to end corruption in Pakistani military: daily (Lead)

January 24th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan should emulate India and act against corrupt military officers, a daily said Monday, noting that no action has ever been taken against retired or serving soldiers. "The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

`Pakistan should emulate India’s example to courtmartial general’

January 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan "should emulate" the example of India to courtmartial a serving general for a land scam, a Pakistani daily said, adding "the only way Pakistan can ever become ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘3 Idiots’: From ‘Munnabhai’ maker, a young, vibrant film (Hindi Film Review - Rating: ****)

December 25th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "3 Idiots"; Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani; Director: Rajkumar Hirani; Rating: ****By now, Aamir Khan has hit so many sixers in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US students to experience, understand India more deeply under new program

October 18th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Students at Kansas State University are looking forward to a deeper understanding of India and experiencing its culture, say two leaders who are working to give students ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Middle East odyssey in ‘Bruno’ criticised by locals

July 18th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Sacha Baron Cohen's latest movie, Bruno, has taken his comic antics to the Middle East, but his jokes have not gone down too well with his Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two Indian Americans named on Obama team

April 18th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 18 (IANS) President Barack Obama has formed a three-man team, including two Indian Americans, to help break Washington's "bad habits" of wasteful spending and move recession-hit America ... Read more...

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US lawmakers strike deal on trimmed down stimulus plan (Lead)

February 7th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Faced with mounting job losses, Democratic and Republican senators have struck a deal to pave the way for the approval of a trimmed down $780 billion dollar economic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Credit crisis forcing US insurer AIG to extreme measures: Report

September 14th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) US insurer AIG, suffering from a declining share price and facing a possible downgrading of its credit rating, is being forced to extreme measures, including perhaps selling ... Read more...

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Consensus eludes Pakistani coalition on Musharraf successor

August 19th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition Tuesday failed to agree on a consensus candidate to succeed Pervez Musharraf as president, to provide him indemnity and to work out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four people die in police custody every day: report

June 25th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a grim remainder of the human rights situation in the country, a report by a rights group has revealed that nearly four people die in police ... Read more...

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Pakistani budget may freeze flour, gas prices

May 26th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Pakistan's budget for fiscal 2008-09 beginning July 1 could freeze the prices of flour, electricity and gas and offer special medical discounts for the elderly. Special measures to ... Read more...

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