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India bats for investments in Afghanistan (Factfile) (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
* India June 28 hosted the first regional investment summit in New Delhi to promote Afghanistan's economic rejuvenation and stability by encouraging private sector investment from across the region. External Affairs ... Read more...

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India pushes Afghanistan’s economic rejuvination (Factfile)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
* India June 28 hosted the first regional investment summit in New Delhi to promote Afghanistan's economic rejuvenation and stability by encouraging private sector investment from across the region. External Affairs ... Read more...

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No-fly zone over Wimbledon to prevent terror attack


June 25th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A no-fly zone has been declared over Wimbledon for the first time since the 9/11 terror attacks.Aircraft have been banned from flying below 500 feet over ... Read more...

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Rushdie episode worst communal vote bank politics: BJP (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
JalandharNew Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the government for "bowing to fundamentalists" and cancelling Salman Rushdie's Jaipur visit and said the celebrated author ... Read more...

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Muslim groups stifled free speech: Rushdie


January 24th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Calling the scrapping of his video conferencing at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) as "awful", writer Salman Rushdie Tuesday said a threat of violence by ... Read more...

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Rushdie should have been allowed to come: Jaitley (Lead, changing dateline)


January 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Jan 24 (IANS) Slamming the government for "bowing to fundamentalists", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday said controversial author Salman Rushdie should have been allowed to ... Read more...

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Rushdie should have been allowed to come: Arun Jaitley


January 24th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday said author Salman Rushdie should have been allowed to come to India and given police ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP spar over Rushdie’s cancelled visit (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday accused the Rajasthan government of playing an "active role" in author Salman Rushdie cancelling his visit to the Jaipur ... Read more...

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Rushdie controversy is case of match-fixing: BJP


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday termed as a "clear case of match-fixing" Salman Rushdie cancelling his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival ... Read more...

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Rushdie to speak via video on ‘Midnight’s Children’ (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Days after his visit was cancelled over security fears, author Salman Rushdie will address the Jaipur Literature Festival via a video link Tuesday, the last day ... Read more...

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Rushdie likely to address Jaipur fest via video (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after he cancelled his ... Read more...

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Sahmat sends open invitation to Rushdie


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Drawing parallels with late painter M.F. Husain, artist-activist group Sahmat Monday extended an invitation to Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses", who has had ... Read more...

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Rushdie may speak at Jaipur fest - via video


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses", is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video-link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after ... Read more...

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India likely to take part in Asian kabaddi in Islamabad


October 4th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Asian Kabaddi Championship, which was postponed last September-October at India's request as it was clashing with the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, will now be ... Read more...

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Pune FC-Blackburn Rovers clash set for Oct 7


September 26th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 26 (IANS) The friendly match between Pune FC and English premiership football club Blackburn Rovers, which was postponed due to blasts in Mumbai, will now be held here ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls cross-border economic zone with China


August 21st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistan plans to build a cross-border economic zone with railway linkages covering its Gilgit-Baltistan region and the neighbouring Xinjiang region in China, Pakistan's Ambassador to China ... Read more...

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Will ensure Pavit incident does not happen again: Navy chief (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Merchant vessel MT Pavit, that drifted into the Indian waters without being detected and raised coastal security fears, was an "aberration", navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma ... Read more...

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Adrift ship MT Pavit an aberration, says navy chief


August 20th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Merchant vessel MT Pavit, that drifted into the Indian waters without being detected and raised coastal security fears, was an "aberration", navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma ... Read more...

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Abottabad venue for Af-Pak cricket match


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Afghanistan will play a one-day cricket match against Pakistan A in the garrison city of Abbottabad, a few kilometres from the hideout where Al-Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Will-Kat postponed honeymoon ‘weeks ago’ following location speculation


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): It has emerged that the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, decided "weeks ago" to postpone their honeymoon following frenzied speculation about where ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni ‘in danger’ after laptops, paperwork stolen from assistant


January 20th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Security fears for French First Lady Carla Bruni have emerged after laptops and paperwork were stolen from her private assistant's home.The stolen items may contain highly sensitive information ... Read more...

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LiLo’s dad shifts her to new rehab facility over security fears


December 20th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Troubled star Lindsay Lohan's father has confirmed that the 24-year-old has been shifted to a new rehabilitation centre, amid fears over her security.The 'Mean Girls' star, who ... Read more...

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Lost hosting rights to motivate Pak to win World Cup: Team manager


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 3(ANI): Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam is confident that his players can win next year's World Cup to make up for the country's loss of hosting rights.Pakistan was one of ... Read more...

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Smith feels for ‘home game’ deprived Pak fans


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 2(ANI): South African skipper Graeme Smith has said that he feels for Pakistani cricket fans who have been deprived of watching action on their grounds because of security fears.Leading cricket ... Read more...

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UAE offers to stage Pak’s upcoming ‘home series’ against Sri Lanka and England


October 29th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 29 (ANI): A top official of the Emirates Cricket Board has offered Pakistan the chance of staging more of their home matches in the UAE before international cricket resumes in ... Read more...

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Proteas ease past Pakistan in Abu Dhabi T20 match


October 27th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi (UAE), Oct.27 (ANI): South Africa has clinched victory over Pakistan in a Twenty20 international clash in Abu Dhabi.Pakistan slumped to a dismal six-wicket defeat in the match.Pacer Lonwabo Tsotsobe ... Read more...

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Delhi to change Commonwealth Games future: expert


October 16th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) The problems that marred the Commonwealth Games in India will act as a catalyst for major changes in the format of the Games, says one of Australia's foremost ... Read more...

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52-member Australian swimming team arrive for Commonwealth Games


September 30th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The strong 52-member Australian swimming team, which was training in Kuala Lumpur and had some security fears, flew down here Wednesday night. Australian swimmer Eamon Sullivan tweeted ... Read more...

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Oz CWG team chief seeks to allay security fears over travel advisory warning


September 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30(ANI): Australia's Commonwealth Games team chief Steve Moneghetti has said that he would reassure athletes about the upgraded travel advisory issued by his country.Australia in its latest travel advisory ... Read more...

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Entire Oz swimming squad arrives for Delhi CWG shunning security fears


September 30th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): Australia's swimming team, which had delayed its arrival from their training camp over security concerns, has arrived in Delhi with a full squad for the Commonwealth Games.Amid speculation ... Read more...

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Aussies happy with Village despite security advisory (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) No more rubbishing of conditions at the Commonwealth Games Village. Every visiting delegation has nothing but fulsome praise, the latest to join the chorus is Australian chef ... Read more...

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Aussie swimmers assured of security, but some may stay away


September 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) The Australian swimming team was assured of fool-proof security during the Delhi Commonwealth Games at a briefing held in Kuala Lumpur Monday. But some of them might still ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks leadership in crisis as founder faces disputes


September 26th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 26 (ANI): The leadership of website WikiLeaks seems to be in crisis as the organisation's German spokesman is set to quit over disputes with founder Julian Assange.Daniel Schmitt, the ... Read more...

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Two more Australian athletes withdraw from CWG


September 26th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sept 26 (IANS) Two more Australian athletes have pulled out from the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games citing security and health concerns. Cyclist Travis Meyer and table tennis player Stephanie Sang Sunday withdraw ... Read more...

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British diver Peter Waterfield pulls out of Delhi CWG citing ‘family fears’


September 25th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25(ANI): British diver Peter Waterfield has become the latest athlete to pull out of the Delhi Commonwealth Games over health and security fears.Waterfield, who won Commonwealth gold in 2002 ... Read more...

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