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Himachal never planned stadium at Annandale ground: BJP


April 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh Thursday refuted allegations that the state government wanted to take possession of Shimla's Annandale ground for ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Antony’s resignation


March 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In further friction over Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's disclosure that he was offered a bribe to allow sub-standard Tatra trucks, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Congress questions leak of army chief’s letter


March 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Calling it a "sensitive" matter, the Congress Wednesday questioned the circumstances that led to the leak of army chief Gen V.K. Singh's letter to ... Read more...

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Antony under fire over army chief’s age row (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With army chief Gen. V.K. Singh set for a showdown with the government over his age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony is under attack from ... Read more...

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Antony under fire over Army chief’s age row


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As an embarassed government stands isolated over the row about Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony has been vehemently ... Read more...

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No diktat, but open to all-party meet on TV content: Soni


December 13th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) With members of parliament voicing concern over objectionable content on TV channels, the government Tuesday said it was open to an all-party ... Read more...

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Probe into memo will be made public: minister


November 24th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The result of an inquiry into the secret memo to Washington claiming that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a military coup would be made public, ... Read more...

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Karnataka deputy Lokayukta quits for ‘personal reasons’


October 13th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) Karnataka Upa Lokayukta (deputy ombudsman) R. Gururajan quit late Wednesday citing "personal reasons", an official said. The resignation comes three weeks after Lokayukta Shivaraj Patil ... Read more...

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Process to select Karnataka’s new Lokayukta begins


October 6th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday started the process to select a new Lokayukta, nearly three weeks after Shivaraj V. Patil quit as ombudsman amid media reports that ... Read more...

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Naming new Karnataka Lokayukta will take time: Gowda


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Sunday he would not name a new Lokayukta (ombudsman) in "a hurry" as it was "a sensitive matter".Karnataka, ... Read more...

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BJP likely to raise CAG report on CWG in parliament


August 7th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to raise the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Commonwealth Games (CWG) in parliament Monday, party ... Read more...

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Senior editors meet Chavan over scribe’s murder


June 21st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors Tuesday called on Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in connection with the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and handing over ... Read more...

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BJP slams Most Wanted list goof-up


May 20th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday slammed union Home Minister P. Chidamabaram for "embarrassing" the country after another goof-up was detected in the list ... Read more...

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US campaigned heavy-handedly to help Israel escape UN war crimes probe: WikiLeaks


April 19th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): The United States led a vigorous campaign to hinder the progress of an independent UN investigation into possible war crimes in the aftermath of Israel's 2008-2009 intervention in the ... Read more...

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India to take up turban issue with Italy


March 16th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna condemning the issue of golfer Amritinder Singh being asked to take off his turban at the Milan airport during security check, ... Read more...

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Pak court orders to impound car and arrest accused involved in third death in Davis saga


February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ordered provincial authorities to impound the vehicle that crushed to death a Pakistani citizen- Ibadur Rehman- while rushing to assist American official Raymond Davis ... Read more...

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Maoists set conditions for Orissa collector’s release (Third Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Giving a 48-hour ultimatum, Maoists have demanded a halt on combing operations to release an Orissa district collector, police said Thursday, a day after the abduction. This is ... Read more...

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Cornered Zardari asks US to respect Pak judiciary in Davis issue standoff


February 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the United States to respect his country's judiciary, which has put US official Raymond Davis on trial for shooting dead two Pakistani ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt admits last six months were ‘extremely painful for Pakistan cricket’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has acknowledged that the last six months following the spot-fixing scandal that broke last August, were 'extremely painful for Pakistan cricket.'Last week, an independent ... Read more...

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Ayodhya dispute: Ansari’s move for talks welcomed


October 4th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Intellectuals and religious leaders have appreciated Mohammed Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit, for seeking an out-of-court settlement of the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.They said ... Read more...

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Status quo in Ayodhya till Supreme Court takes up case: PM (Third Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday urged people to maintain peace and harmony in the wake of the Ayodhya verdict and also said the Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh appeals for peace, harmony after Ayodhya Verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): After the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court pronounced its verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Thursday ... Read more...

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Government assures timely arrangements for Haj


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a controversy over arrangements for the Haj, the external affairs ministry Monday said it was in touch with various ministries to ensure the ... Read more...

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Fake milk unit busted in Lucknow police raid


July 18th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, July 18 (ANI): The Lucknow police raided a major milk unit here in an attempt to clampdown the spurious milk-selling business rampant in the region.Suspecting that the unit distributed adulterated ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Has Quit Smoking, Says Philippine President-Elect


June 13th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama has quit smoking, according to Philippine President-elect Benigno Aquino. The Filipino leader revealed on Thursday that when the United States President ... Read more...

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PCB undecided on ex-Oz PM Howard’s nomination for ICC’s vice-president’s post


June 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.12 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board, (PCB), seems to be confused whether to support former Australian Prime Minister John Howard's nomination for the ICC's vice-president post or not, as board chairman ... Read more...

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Another Haryana top cop charged with molestation


June 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), June 9 (IANS) Police in Haryana have constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the molestation case registered against former inspector general of police M.S. Ahlawat, eight years after ... Read more...

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Four issues key to improving US-Afghan ties: Ex-envoy


May 12th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, has said restoring fractured ties between the United States and Afghanistan is dependent on four big issues.In an article for ... Read more...

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Trace missing girl in two days, court tells police


March 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A city court Wednesday asked Delhi Police to trace a missing girl within two days after her mother alleged that her estranged husband had taken her away. Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks greater share in Chandigarh administration


March 17th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Wednesday expressed concern over the decline in the number of state cadre officers in the administration of the union territory ... Read more...

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India, Russia concerned over the safety of nuke weapons in Asia


December 8th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMoscow, Dec.8 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday expressed grave concern over the safety of nuclear weapons in Iran and other ... Read more...

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Chinese ambassador to India meets Rajnath, seeks cordial relations between China and India


October 16th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16(ANI): Chinese Ambassador to India Zhang Yan called on BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday and expressed China's intentions of having a cordial relation between the two countries.Zhang ... Read more...

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Greece holds Pakistan responsible for abduction of its citizen


September 30th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.30 (ANI): Greece is holding Pakistan responsible for the abduction of one of its citizens, Athanasius Lerounis, from Chitral earlier this month."The Ministry of Interior is directly responsible for kidnapping ... Read more...

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After US, India plans expansion of its Islamabad embassy


September 9th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep. 9 (ANI): Amid reports of US' massive expansion plans for its Islamabad embassy, India too is planning renovation and expansion work for its embassy.According to sources, the Indian embassy has ... Read more...

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US installing radiation detectors at Pakistani ports


July 17th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US is installing radiation detectors at Pakistani ports to check proliferation of nuclear material and weapons of mass destruction to and from the country, the Online news ... Read more...

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