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India, United Kingdom sign defence research pact

September 16th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India and the United Kingdom Friday signed a letter of arrangement (LOA) that will facilitate collaboration and cooperation in the field of defence research and ... Read more...

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BBC Hindi radio service gets temporary reprieve

March 8th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): The BBC Hindi radio service gets a temporary reprieve after a high-profile campaign opposing plans to end transmissions by the end of March 2011.The BBC world service ... Read more...

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Eminent writers, public figures launch “Don’t silence BBC Hindi radio” appeal

February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Well known writers and public figures like Arundhati Roy, Sir Mark Tully, Ram Guha and Vikram Seth, have appealed to the British government to reconsider the funding cuts, which ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Suez Canal a cause for concern: Stanhope

January 31st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) With Egypt plunging into political turmoil, British Navy Chief and First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope Monday said all sea-faring nations should worry about the fate ... Read more...

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Terrorism, piracy top agenda of British navy chief’s visit

January 29th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Security and terrorism in south Asia and piracy in the Indian Ocean are likely to dominate discussions between India's security brass and Britain's navy chief Admiral ... Read more...

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All eyes on Raj Bhavan as Karnataka awaits storm (Letter from Bangalore)

January 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka stares at a political storm in the coming days as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj sits in his sprawling 170-year-old bungalow mulling prosecution of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Largest clinical trial confirms new drug for worldwide malaria treatment

November 7th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): The largest clinical trial ever conducted has concluded that the drug artesunate should now be the preferred treatment for the disease in both children and adults everywhere in ... Read more...

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‘Penicillin’ breakthrough in cancer treatment?

September 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Scientists have hailed as yet another "penicillin moment" the successful clinical trial of a new drug that could halt or reverse the growth of cancer in the human ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s family is upset over the biopic being made on her

July 20th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s family is angry about a new movie based on her life. The film depicted the former Prime Minister as suffering from ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s family ‘appalled’ at biopic

July 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI):A new film about Margaret Thatcher's life that shows the former prime minister as a dementia-sufferer looking back at her life with sadness has offended her family members.The screenplay ... Read more...

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US refuses to endorse British sovereignty in Falklands oil dispute

February 25th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25(ANI): The US Government has refused to endorse British claims to sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, as the diplomatic row over oil drilling in the South Atlantic intensified in London, ... Read more...

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Argentina takes Britain’s oil drilling off Falklands island case to UN

February 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): Argentina has taken the case of Britain's oil exploration off the Falkland Islands to the United Nations.In a meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in New York, ... Read more...

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US, Britain negotiated covert deal allowing ’safe exit’ to Musharraf

September 17th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.17 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has accused the United States and Britain of playing a part in the secret negotiations for allowing a 'safe exit' to former President ... Read more...

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UK envoy says most fighting with Taliban in Afghanistan ‘could change sides’

August 6th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): Britain's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Mark Sedwill, has said that as many as two-thirds of those fighting with the Taliban in that country could be persuaded to change ... Read more...

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India may have 60pct of the world’’s heart disease patients by 2010: Study

January 19th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): An international group of researchers has warned that India may have 60 percent of the worlds heart disease patients by 2010, for a study has shown that ... Read more...

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Brit wife awarded PS50,000 for horses maintenance in divorce settlement

September 22nd, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): A court in Britain has awarded an unidentified woman 50,000 pounds a year for maintenance of her three horses in her divorce settlement.As a part of ... Read more...

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UK has played no role in Musharraf’’s impeachment”

August 17th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 17 (ANI: Britain has rejected suggestions that it is playing a key role in the impeachment process of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf. According to Sir Mark Lyall Grant, a senior ... Read more...

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