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DGCA challenges Delhi HC order in Global Vectra case


September 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Wednesday challenged in the Delhi High Court its earlier order holding in abeyance the aviation regulator's decision to ... Read more...

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Nothing suspicious found after US embassy in Berlin evacuated


September 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Embassy in Berlin was partly evacuated Thursday when consular section employees felt unwell after touching some documents but police found no suspicious substance, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Eto’o slams fans after Europa League racism incident


August 29th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o hit out at fans who racially abused supporters of his Anzhi team at a Europa League game last week.Fans of Lokomotiv ... Read more...

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India gets high praise in Republican platform


August 28th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Seeking a stronger relationship with India, the Republican Party platform set to be adopted as the foreign policy plank of its presidential candidate Mitt Romney, ... Read more...

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Anzhi grab narrow win over AZ


August 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A second-half strike from Ivorian striker Lacina Traore gave Anzhi a 1-0 victory over AZ Alkmaar in their Europa League playoff first-leg match Thursday.Traore opened ... Read more...

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Jozy Altidore confident about Anzhi clash


August 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore is confident that his team will be able to cope with Anzhi's Samuel Eto'o in their Europa League playoff first ... Read more...

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US, Sri Lanka call for stronger defence ties


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The time has come for Sri Lanka and the US to build military relations on a stronger footing.This was the outcome of a meeting here Monday ... Read more...

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Krishna’s visit: India, Pakistan to spur cross-border trade


August 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are expected to spur some new confidence-building measures to accelerate cross-border trade and are likely sign an accord for liberalising the visa ... Read more...

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Czech Republic buys armoured car for ambassador in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Czech Republic has bought a special armoured BMW X5 car for its ambassador in Syria, the Czech News Agency quoted a Czech foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Gehlot cancels Ajmer visit after security concerns


July 31st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has reportedly been forced to cancel his two days tour of Ajmer following security concerns, informed sources said Monday. Gehlot's ... Read more...

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Akbarabadi Mosque: LG urges people to exercise restraint


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejinder Khanna Monday appealed to people to exercise restraint and respect the Delhi High court order on the purported excavated mosque ... Read more...

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Cricket tour an excellent CBM: Pakistani daily


July 18th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The proposed tour of Pakistan's cricket team to India will be an excellent confidence-building measure, said a leading daily while recalling that cricketing ties between ... Read more...

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Anzhi plead fans not to bury European dream


July 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala have issued a plea to their supporters not to spoil their chances of staging European football at their home stadium in ... Read more...

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Hiddink hints at Anzhi exit


July 13th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Guus Hiddink suggested Friday that he does not plan to stay as coach of big spending Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in the long term.Hiddink, 65, ... Read more...

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Compete, cooperate or conflict with China, Tharoor ponders (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India and China are two countries whose development is having and will have significant impact on the global system, but the question is whether ... Read more...

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Court stays aviation regulator’s curbs on chopper firm


June 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed the order of the aviation regulator suspending the permit to fly choppers given to Global Vectra Helicorp, the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty soon: Envoy


June 6th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are expected to sign an extradition treaty in the near future, India's High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran said here Wednesday."If New Delhi ... Read more...

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India for navigational freedom in South China Sea (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with other countries.Defence Minister A.K. Antony made the ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on chopper firm’s plea


May 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, challenging ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from home ministry, DGCA on Vectra


May 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought records from the home ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the basis on which the operating ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ (With Image)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, Rah-e-Sabz, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an ... Read more...

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Global Vectra probe to be over in three weeks, court told


May 18th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The central government Friday informed the Delhi High Court that a preliminary inquiry has been initiated by it against the Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation ... Read more...

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Government queried on revoking Vectra choppers’ licence


May 16th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to explain why it had not issued show-cause notice to Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of ... Read more...

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Security concerns over Pakistan exaggerated: Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asked British investors to focus on Pakistan and not to be overly concerned about the "exaggerated perception" about security ... Read more...

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Notice to DGCA, home ministry on chopper firm’s plea


May 9th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the union home ministry and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on a plea by Global ... Read more...

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Turkmenistan gas pipeline transit fee finalised: Minister


April 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India said Thursday it has almost finalised the transit fee with Afghanistan and Pakistan for import of gas from Turkmenistan through a pipeline that will ... Read more...

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US issues alert for its people in Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad Thursday issued a security alert for its staff and American citizens to take precautions for next two weeks, but did not ... Read more...

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PCB still hopeful about Bangladesh series


April 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not given up its hope for a home series against Bangladesh.The PCB Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to ... Read more...

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Pakistan out of sight, Bangladesh look to South Africa


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh have approached South Africa for a series in May after the postponement of a series in Pakistan. Due to its prior commitments, the Bangladesh Cricket ... Read more...

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Pakistan sore at Bangladesh canceling cricket tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials and fans were left disappointed after Bangladesh decided to cancel its team's planned tour later this month due to security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Decision on aviation FDI deferred for next cabinet meet


April 12th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A key decision on foreign carriers picking up stake in domestic airlines was deferred Thursday at a meeting of the cabinet presided over by ... Read more...

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Britain temporarily closes embassy in Mali


April 7th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain temporarily closed its embassy in Mali Friday following an unstable situation in the country."Given the unstable and unpredictable situation in Mali and the continuing lack ... Read more...

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No green signal for Indian hockey team’s tour to Pakistan


April 4th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Citing security concerns, the external affairs ministry hasn't approved an Indian hockey team's tour to Pakistan for a three-nation meet also involving Malaysia, Hockey India ... Read more...

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Britain advises nationals to leave Mali


April 1st, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.Issuing an emergency ... Read more...

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