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S.M. Krishna asked to help NRI couple get back child


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The West Bengal Congress unit has requested External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to take steps to ensure that a US-based couple's child is returned to them ... Read more...

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August car sales down over 18 percent: SIAM


September 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Higher fuel prices and interest rates and a slowdown in the economy saw car sales plummeting more than 18 percent in August, the biggest drop ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Fourth Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some of the core irritants in their relationship continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be ... Read more...

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‘Son of Sardaar’ doesn’t hurt anybody’s sentiments: Ajay


August 30th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn has come out in defence of his upcoming film "Son of Sardaar" saying that the content of the film projects the Sikh ... Read more...

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Sex doll river race banned in Russia


August 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities have banned an annual river race involving competitors gliding down the water on their inflatable sex dolls.The Bubble Baba Challenge-2012 was banned because ... Read more...

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House spoke as one on northeast issue: Meira Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To loud thumping of desks from the benches, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday got up to say that the "serious and sensitive" discussion ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upset over hockey defeat


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan's crushing 0-7 defeat at the hands of Australia in hockey at the London Olympics has shattered the dreams of millions, dailies said Thursday, hoping ... Read more...

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Make Rahul leader of Lok Sabha, MPs urge Sonia


July 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently expressed his "readiness" for a more "proactive" role, as many as 10 party members in the Lok ... Read more...

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Dhoni hoping for positive start for team in Sri Lanka


July 17th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Admitting that break from cricket was very welcome, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni emphasised the need to win the series against Sri Lanka that would help ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s June sales up by 3.5 percent


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Monday reported a rise of 3.5 percent in its overall June sales, due to increase in exports to Africa and South ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed on disappointing data


June 13th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Wednesday on negative data, although more and more investors believe that a new round of quantitative easing will come.On the economic ... Read more...

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Study reveals that 1 in 3 Facebook users are getting bored with the site


June 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the findings of the survey recently released by Reuters and carried out in conjunction with the research firm Ipsos, approximately one-third of all Facebook ... Read more...

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It’s possible to increase trade with Pakistan: CII


June 5th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej Tuesday said it was possible to very considerably increase trade and investment with Pakistan.He told a news conference ... Read more...

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Government withdraws VAT on CNG


June 4th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday announced a withdrawal of five percent value added tax (VAT) levied on CNG. As a result, the price of ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ first episode marks 90 mn viewership


May 16th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) "Satyamev Jayate", the much-talked about TV show of Bollywood star Aamir Khan, in its launch episode was viewed by 90 million people and ... Read more...

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Sonia talks tough, tells MPs to avoid factionalism


May 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked her party MPs to avoid factionalism, fight the opposition as one "disciplined team" and speak in one voice ... Read more...

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Anti-gay propaganda bill passed in Siberia


April 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The regional legislature in Russia's Siberia region Thursday passed a bill banning promotion of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender practices among minors."It's mainly about various ... Read more...

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Suspended MPs block parliament entrance


April 26th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The eight Congress MPs suspended from the Lok Sabha by their party for disrupting the House over the Telangana issue blocked the main entrance ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet to decide future polls strategy


April 18th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the victory in the Delhi civic polls coming as a shot in the arm for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's top ... Read more...

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Expected 24/7, feel Indian public sector employees


April 11th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Over 70 percent public sector employees in India feel their employer expects them to be available at all times compared to those who work in private ... Read more...

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Canadian businesses show increased optimism: Bank of Canada


April 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 10 (IANS) Canadian businesses plan to increase investment and hire more staff because positive sentiment on future sales has risen to its highest level in two years, the ... Read more...

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Centre-ULFA talks positive: Government (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government Monday were "constructive" and "positive", officials here said.A ... Read more...

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Russian gay rights activists arrested under new law


April 7th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two gay rights activists in Russia's St. Petersburg city have been arrested for violating a new local law that bans "gay propaganda", police said.The law, ... Read more...

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US stocks drop


April 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS) US stocks fell into the negative territory Tuesday, after the latest data on factory orders came in weaker than expected, as investors were awaiting the ... Read more...

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Mukherjee rules out roll-back of gold duty hike


March 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday ruled out any roll back of the proposed hike in duty on gold, saying precious foreign exchange was being ... Read more...

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Whole package for Doha round will not be passed: WTO chief


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 19 (IANS) World Trade Organisation Director-General Pascal Lamy Monday said the agreements for the Doha round of trade talks will not be passed as the whole package envisaged ... Read more...

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Bypolls on in seven Andhra assembly seats


March 18th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Bypolls were on in seven assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh Sunday, including six that fall in the Telanaga region, with over 13.82 lakh voters eligible ... Read more...

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Budget disappointing, will enhance inflation: BJP (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Calling the union budget presented Friday "burdensome", the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it was disappointing and would only enhance inflation in the ... Read more...

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Burdensome budget will enhance inflation: BJP


March 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Calling the union budget presented Friday "burdensome", the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said it would only enhance inflation in the country."This budget will ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily questions train fare hike


March 14th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The hike in railway fares in Pakistan come at a time when "earnings are dipping, inflation is high and no cheaper transportation option is available", said ... Read more...

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Oil rises on positive data


March 14th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 14 (IANS) Crude prices rose Tuesday as retail data came in positive and the Federal Reserve described the US economy as "expanding moderately".The Commerce Department said US ... Read more...

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GDP logs slowest quarterly growth in 3 years (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economy has logged its slowest pace of quarterly expansion in three years with gross domestic product (GDP) rising by a mere 6.1 percent in ... Read more...

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GDP growth at 6.1 percent in December quarter


February 29th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economy has logged its slowest pace of quarterly expansion in the recent past, with gross domestic product (GDP) rising by a mere 6.1 percent ... Read more...

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‘Ponting contemplating retirement from ODIs’


February 20th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) National selector John Inverarity said Monday that it was unlikely that former skipper Ricky Ponting would be able to make his way back to the ... Read more...

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Moral police finally bow to Valentine’s Day


February 14th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Love, as they say, always wins. A Shiv Sena leader here admitted his group was not protesting against Valentine's Day any more - because no ... Read more...

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