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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Roundup)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some core irritants continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be "held hostage to things that ... Read more...

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No backtracking on Mumbai attack: Krishna (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Saturday that there was no question of India backtracking on the sensitive issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack ... Read more...

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No backtracking on Mumbai attack: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Saturday that there was no question of India backtracking on the sensitive issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack as ... Read more...

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Manipur pushes back 60 suspected Bangladeshis


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 2 (IANS) Authorities in Manipur have pushed back into Assam 60 suspected Bangladeshis, an official said Sunday.Manipur Police have launched a crackdown in several parts of the state ... Read more...

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49 illegal immigrants arrested in Manipur


August 31st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Police Friday arrested six more illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and rounded up over 400 suspected immigrants for verifying their nationalities, police said.With Friday's arrest, the number ... Read more...

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Manipur continues to crackdown on illegal immigrants


August 31st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Home Minister G. Gaikhangam Friday said the crackdown to detect illegal Bangladeshi and Myanmarese nationals would continue in the state.On Thursday, Manipur police arrested 43 ... Read more...

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The making of new Pakistani cinema - with help from India


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Mazhar Zaidi and Farjad Nabi are journalists-turned-filmmakers from Pakistan. When they came together to make "Zinda Bhaag" on a burning issue in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Apology, hate mails after ‘killer’ spoof on 101-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh


August 5th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) A recently-surfaced TV spoof on 101-year-old Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh in which he is mocked at and eventually killed after being run over by a ... Read more...

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Don’t turn mosque row into Babri Masjid-2 (Comment)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
I am worried that unless the Akbarabadi Masjid row near Delhi's Jama Masjid is nipped in the bud, it might become Babri Masjid-2.Some smalltime politicians are trying to politicize the entire ... Read more...

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‘Second Marriage Dot Com’, about elderly’s needs (With Images)


July 21st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Director Gaurav Panjwani deals with the sensitive issue of remarriage in old age in his debut movie "Second Marriage Dot Com", and says the film ... Read more...

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UBI to extend banking services in 1,612 Bengal villages


July 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) State-run United Bank of India (UBI) will extend banking services to 1,612 villages of West Bengal that have a population of more than 2,000 by ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Congress talks trigger fresh debate on Telangana (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region may not currently be witnessing protests for separate statehood but the ongoing consultations by the Congress leadership in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Air India to import jet fuel directly


June 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Air India wants to directly import jet fuel that would help the national carrier save around Rs.300 crore annually.To do this, the airline will seek ... Read more...

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Indian students once again head for Australia


May 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 9 (IANS) Indian students are once again heading to Australia, along with a rise in international students, with the perceived threat of physical violence having receded to a ... Read more...

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Indian position on Siachen unchanged: Antony


May 8th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) There has been no change in India's position on the withdrawal of forces from Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, and talks are scheduled ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh inch towards Teesta, extradition pacts (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Signalling a positive movement forward on contentious issues, India and Bangladesh Monday said they have inched ahead towards signing of the Teesta river water-sharing ... Read more...

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Court bans reports on army movement episode near Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday restrained the electronic and print media from publishing and broadcasting any news reports on the movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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Need national view on Telangana: Congress


March 29th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The issue of separate statehood to Telangana needed a "national view", the Congress said Thursday as the Lok Sabha continued to be disrupted for ... Read more...

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Army chief should not have gone to media: Congress


March 29th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Terming as a sensitive issue General V.K. Singh's leaked communication to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh highlighting gaps in defence preparedness and his allegations of ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike in the offing as crude soars


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Consumers may have to bear another round of price hike in auto and cooking fuels as the government is mulling a review in the wake ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa welcomes India’s vote in UNHRC


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday welcomed India's vote in favour of the US resolution against Sri Lanka in the United Nation Human Rights Council ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Tripura assembly over rape incident


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The Tripura assembly Thursday witnessed unprecedented bedlam as the opposition Congress created a ruckus demanding a probe into the alleged "mass rape of two young tribal ... Read more...

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No tanker shortage to ship Iranian crude: MRPL


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) State-run Mangalore Refinery Petroleum Ltd (MRPL) is not facing shortage of oil tankers to ship crude from Iran for refining at its facility in Mangalore, a ... Read more...

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Odisha kidnapping will have no impact on tourism: Sahay


March 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subadh Kant Sahay Tuesday said the abduction of two Italian nationals by Maoists in Odisha will not have any adverse impact on tourism ... Read more...

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‘Misquoted’ Sri Lankan envoy apologises to Indian MPs (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government Thursday summoned Sri Lanka's envoy to India for a meeting during which he apologized to Indian MPs for his comments that sought to ... Read more...

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Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Sri Lankan ‘war crimes’ (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Tuesday as opposition parties demanded to know the government's stand on atrocities on Sri Lankan Tamils after a picture ... Read more...

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India open to all mechanisms to buy Iranian oil (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Unfazed by the US and EU sanctions, India Thursday said it is open to all mechanisms for payment, "whatever it takes," to buy Iranian oil ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over Rushdie’s video address (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The much-touted video address by Salman Rushdie on the concluding day of the Jaipur Literary Festival Tuesday hangs in the balance as the Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Army chief’s age issue sensitive: PM


January 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday conceded that the controversy relating to the age of army chief General V.K. Singh was "sensitive" and refused to ... Read more...

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Balanced emotion would have made ‘Guzaarish’ work: Hrithik


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan had worked hard for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish", but it didn't work out at the box office. The star says that if they had ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka to jointly develop fisheries


January 15th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Colombo, India and Sri Lanka have agreed to repatriate genuine fishermen held in each other's territory ... Read more...

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Congress differs with Digvijay, says Batla encounter genuine


January 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it backed the government's view that the Batla House shootout case cannot be reopened as the incident was genuine. The ... Read more...

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India to Norway: Separating kids from parents unjustified


January 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India has made it clear to Norway that the decision of the Norwegian Childcare Services to separate two children from their NRI parents was an ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Sonia on Ambedkar memorial, Belgaum


December 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) An all-party delegation led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi demanding Belgaum be declared a union territory ... Read more...

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