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India offers food aid to Yemen


July 9th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With a crippling food storage hitting the Arab world's poorest state, India Monday extended humanitarian assistance to Yemen."India and Yemen have traditionally enjoyed close relations. ... Read more...

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Turn around dysfunctional ties with US: Pakistani daily


July 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan and the US should grasp the opportunity presented by the reopening of NATO supply routes to "turn a dysfunctional relationship into one that can ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks fair banking practices


July 4th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) A panel has revealed price collusion in ATM usage and a Pakistani daily now wants more vigilance since "there are all manner of small fees and ... Read more...

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Conficker worm a continuing threat: Microsoft


April 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Redmond (Washington State), April 26 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft Thursday said the Conficker worm was detected approximately 220 million times worldwide in the past two-and-a-half years, making it one of ... Read more...

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Bulava missile dangerous for Russia: Experts


February 21st, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have questioned how wise it was to adopt the troubled Bulava intercontinental missile for service, suggesting it would cause more security problems than ... Read more...

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Jones in contention for Pakistan cricket coach’s job


October 6th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has confirmed applying for the post of Pakistan cricket coach.Jones hasn't got an official information from the Pakistan Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Suspend violence for talks, Maoists told


September 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government will be ready for talks if Maoists suspend violence even if they do not give up arms, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Congress defends Rahul Gandhi’s remarks (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Congress Thursday defended remarks of party leader Rahul Gandhi that it was difficult to stop every single terrorist attack and said there was ... Read more...

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Symantec reveals that Facebook apps leaked user info


May 12th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Computer security firm Symantec has reported that thousands of Facebook user accounts were leaked by third party apps. In a blog post, Symantec said as much ... Read more...

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Internet IP addresses not exhausted: ITU official


February 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): An ITU official has denied that Internet addresses running out worldwide.Zhao Houlin, a senior official of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), said that the IP address stock ... Read more...

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Having more n-bombs than India won’t help, says Pakistani daily


February 5th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Possessing more nuclear weapons than India will not make Pakistan more secure, said a commentary in a Pakistan daily, pointing out that "the Bomb" had not helped to ... Read more...

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Some African Athletes still apprehensive about security


September 29th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Athletes from strife-torn regions of Africa here for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games are still apprehensive about the security situation here, despite foolproof measures assured ... Read more...

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Aus PM expresses concern but her officials happy with CWG security (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Thursday said the government has issued a travel advisory for its citizens visiting New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games, citing "high risk ... Read more...

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UN, NATO praise Afghan voters for turning out despite Taliban’s threats


September 19th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept 19 (ANI): The United Nations and NATO have praised voters for turning out for Saturday's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, despite a Taliban threat not to vote in the name ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Gets Away With Handcuffs


September 16th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop star Lady Gaga gave surprise to many travelers at Los Angeles international airport on Monday where she is reported to have arrived wearing very little ... Read more...

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Unsafe electronic voting machines: Shooting the messenger (Comment)


August 24th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy Over the weekend, the Indian establishment demonstrated how bizarre the mix of political insecurity, intolerance to criticism, and sheer stupidity could be. Mumbai police arrested Hari K. Prasad, chief ... Read more...

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US pledges $60 mn more as aid to Pakistan


August 20th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has pledged an additional $60 million to emergency relief efforts in flood-stricken Pakistan. The announcement Thursday came as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was taking ... Read more...

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US’ Iraq ambassador sees progress despite bombing


August 18th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) Christopher Hill, the outgoing US ambassador to Iraq, insisted Iraq has made progress in reducing the level of violence in the past year, shrugging off the lack of ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey coach expects better show at Asiad


June 26th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan's new hockey coach Michel van den Heuvel is hoping his charges will perform better at the Asian Games later this year after flopping miserably in the World ... Read more...

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New Zealand may renew cricket ties with Zimbabwe following Sports Minister’s plea


June 15th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington/Christchurch, June 15 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket is seriously considering a proposal to renew cricketing ties with Zimbabwe following an appeal to this effect from Zimbabwean Sports Minister David Coltart.Coltart met his ... Read more...

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Meet the scientist infected with computer virus


May 29th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A British researcher has successfully infected himself with a computer virus and claims to be the first of its kind. Scientist Mark Gasson, contaminated a tiny, radio frequency identification ... Read more...

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Pachauri-led IPCC lauds initiative to build food security in face of climate change


May 7th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The Dr. R.K. Pachauri-led UN Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has reportedly welcomed a new research initiative that focuses on how to build food security in the ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad warns US not to go ahead with Middle East peace plans


April 15th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Apr.15 (ANI): Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned the United States not to go ahead with its peace plans for the Middle East, saying that it would meet with ... Read more...

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Union Home Secretary in Manipur


February 27th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 27 (ANI): Union Home Secretary, G.K. Pillai, has ruled out talks with any insurgent group in the northeastern states on issues of sovereignty, but expressed willingness to initiate peace talks ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs young blood for revival of Test cricket in country: Akram


January 11th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 11(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said that the national selectors should induct new blood in the team to avoid shameful defeats like the one against Australia in Sydney."To ... Read more...

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Secret Service: There was a third gatecrasher in Obama’s first state dinner


January 5th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Secret Service has revealed that there was a third gate crasher too when the US President had hosted his first state dinner for the visiting ... Read more...

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Pakistan to review Indian security before sending hockey team


November 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Pakistani government will take its time before granting a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to its hockey team to play in the World Cup in India because of ... Read more...

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Centre ready to talk if Maoists stop violence: Tharoor


October 31st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Saturday said that the centre was ready to hold talks with the Maoist rebels if they abjure violence. "As far ... Read more...

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Rahul stays in Dalit hut, Mayawati government cries foul (Third Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/ New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi did it again. The Congress general secretary took his party colleagues and the state administration in Uttar Pradesh by surprise when he landed ... Read more...

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Rahul stays in Dalit hut again, Mayawati government fumes (Second Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/ New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi has done it again. The Congress general secretary took his party colleagues and the state administration in Uttar Pradesh by surprise when he ... Read more...

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Turkey ready to host nuclear talks between Iran, world powers


September 14th, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Turkey has declared readiness to host nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers, a media report said Sunday. The Press TV network quoted Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu ... Read more...

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Taliban attack makes Attock’s carpet industry bleed


July 7th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Attock, July 7 (ANI): Apart from being responsible for the current dismal security situation of Pakistan, the Taliban has also forced Attock's famous handmade carpet industry to the brink of collapse.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan minister blames PCB for losing World Cup rights


July 1st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan's Sports Minister Pir Aftab Shah Jilani blamed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for losing the 2011 World Cup hosting rights. After a meeting with Pakistan Sports Board in ... Read more...

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Fernando Torres, Spain’s-African football hitman


June 16th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Fernando Torres is well known for his ability to score goals of every kind, but he also takes pride in his fight against racism and ... Read more...

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Elders’ day out, thanks to corporate care (Feature)


May 27th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) Clad in a heavily starched white and maroon sari and sporting a golf cap with 'Volvo' written on it, septuagenarian Aloka S. could not stop giggling ... Read more...

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