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Raiding embassy for Assange will be ’suicidal’, Ecuador tells UK


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) It would be "suicide" for Britain to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned.Correa warned such ... Read more...

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Britain doesn’t know who it is dealing with: Ecuador


August 19th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned Britain that any attempt to storm its embassy in London - over asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - would ... Read more...

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Britain refuses Assange safe passage to Ecuador


August 17th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain will not allow Julian Assange safe passage out of the country, Foreign Secretary William Hague said after Ecuador granted the Wikileaks founder political asylum.British authorities ... Read more...

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2G: Court seeks report on plea against PM


August 16th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A special court here has sought a report from the anti-corruption branch of Delhi on an activist's complaint alleging that Prime minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Mumbai calm but police remain on guard


August 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Mumbai Sunday, a day after violence sparked by killings of Muslims in Assam and Myanmar killed two people and injured about ... Read more...

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South Korea to join India-China-Japan anti-piracy patrols (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) South Korea will soon become the fourth nation to join an India-China-Japan effort at coordinated anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia, in ... Read more...

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South Korea to join India-China-Japan anti-piracy patrols


June 12th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) South Korea will soon become the fourth nation to join an India-China-Japan effort at coordinated anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia, in ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, US hold talks on Afghan peace


April 27th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Top Pakistani, Afghan and US officials Friday agreed to form a group at the UN to coordinate activities in New York and accelerate the process ... Read more...

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Bofors storm rocks parliament, opposition seeks fresh probe (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Almost a quarter century after it surfaced, the Bofors payoff scandal created a storm again Thursday, disrupting parliament, as the opposition vociferously demanded a ... Read more...

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Bofors storm rocks parliament, fresh probe demanded (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Almost a quarter century after it surfaced, the Bofors payoff scandal created a storm again Tuesday disrupting parliament, as the opposition vociferously demanded a ... Read more...

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MPs seek government explanation in Bofors issue (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) There was uproar in both houses of parliament with the BJP and other opposition parties demanding an explanation from the government on former Swedish police ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bofors issue


April 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief ... Read more...

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Lindstrom’s revelations clean chit for Rajiv: Congress


April 25th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said former Swedish police officer Sten Lindstrom's revelations on the Bofors payoff scandal has given a clean chit to former prime ... Read more...

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Opposition asks government to explain Bofors disclosures (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Wednesday asked the government to give an explanation on former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom's disclosures ... Read more...

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BJP, Left want government’s explanation on Bofors revelations


April 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Wednesday demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom's revelations on ... Read more...

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One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time since the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked due to heavy snowfall and avalanches last week, authorities Wednesday allowed vehicles to move from here ... Read more...

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Kudankulam agitation has put the project clock back by six months


October 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The ongoing agitation against the Rs.13,000 crore 2,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has set the project clock back by at least six months, say ... Read more...

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Dam water to recede, Kullu deities coming


October 4th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 4 (IANS) The water level in a reservoir near here will be brought down this week for the "safe passage" of over 250 deities in a ... Read more...

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Crime trail leads to illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, 140 deported


May 26th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "I was born and brought up in Midnapore in West Bengal. I have come here to earn a living. I am not a Bangladeshi," pleaded ... Read more...

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Plan to build tunnel for Pakistan MPs shelved


May 21st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) A plan to build a tunnel to provide safe passage to Pakistani lawmakers from the Parliament House to their suites has been shelved, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistan must come clean on Osama killing: Daily (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan must "come clean" over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US commandos in Abbottabad, a daily said Thursday, warning that ... Read more...

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Pakistan must come clean over Osama killing, says daily


May 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan must "come clean" over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US forces in Abbottabad, a daily said Thursday, warning that ... Read more...

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People angry over Ghisingh’s sixth schedule demand: GJM


April 18th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 18 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday rejected Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Subash Ghisingh's demand for sixth schedule status for the Darjeeling hills and said ... Read more...

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Heavy machines for Palatana power project reach Agartala via Bangladesh


April 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 12 (ANI): Heavy machinery for the 726 MW Palatana power project recently reached India through the Ashuganj river port in Tripura.The 132- wheel lorries entered Tripura crossing Akhaura border ... Read more...

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England breath easy after making it to quarterfinal


March 19th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) After their roller-coaster ride in the World Cup, England are finally breathing easy having secured a safe passage to quarterfinals, courtesy South Africa's big ... Read more...

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Ex-ISI official alleges CIA, RAW, Mossad behind Baloch insurgency


March 14th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 14(ANI): The insurgents in Balochistan are Indians operating in connivance with US security firm Blackwater, former Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Punjab chief Brigadier (retired) Mohammad Aslam Ghuman has alleged."Pervez ... Read more...

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Saudi envoy comes up with ‘Raymond Davis offer’ to bail Pak, US


March 10th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik and the Saudi Ambassador to Islamabad, Abdul Aziz bin Ibrahim al Ghadeer, have reportedly discussed options to pave way for the release of double ... Read more...

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All eyes on Arjun Singh’s autobiography


March 8th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 8 (IANS) With Congress leader Arjun Singh passing away, people are now awaiting his autobiography which he was working on when he died March 4.The autobiography, tentatively ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies ask Govt to include Kartarpur Corridor in Indo-Pak talks


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur, Punjab), Mar. 3 (ANI): Leaders of several Sikh bodies, who gathered here along with Sikh devotees, have urged the Indian Government to include the issue of providing safe ... Read more...

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Modern humans reached Arabia earlier than previously believed


January 28th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): An international team of researchers suggests that humans could have arrived on the Arabian Peninsula as early as 125,000 years ago - directly from Africa rather than via ... Read more...

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Peace talks with ULFA on right track, says Gogoi


January 20th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 20 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said the peace talks with United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) is on the right track and will continue even without ... Read more...

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Govt. wants talks with ULFA to start as soon as possible: Gogoi


January 10th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 10 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said the government wants peace talks with the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) to start as soon as possible, but ... Read more...

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S. American drug gangs funding al-Qaeda terrorists


December 30th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by ANI
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Dec. 30 (ANI): South American drugs gangs are reportedly providing millions of pounds of funding to al-Qaeda terrorists to ensure the safe passage of cocaine across North Africa and ... Read more...

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Talks with HNLC within constitution ambit: Meghalaya minister


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 22 (IANS) Meghalaya Home Minister H.D.R. Lyngdoh Wednesday said dialogue with the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) would be held only within the framework of the constitution. "We are ... Read more...

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Indian forces can enter Myanmar chasing terrorists (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) Indian security forces can enter Myanmar to hunt for terrorists after taking due permission from Myanmarese authorities, it was decided here Monday.And to boost their crackdown on Indian ... Read more...

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