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Petrol prices hiked by Rs.6.28 per litre plus taxes (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Petrol prices have been hiked by Rs.6.28 per litre, exclusive of taxes, effective midnight, it was announced here Wednesday.Petrol will cost Rs.73.14 per litre ... Read more...

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Rupee sinks to 56.18 against dollar (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday and plunged to a low of 56.18 in the intra-day, hitting a ... Read more...

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Sensex closes below 1,6000-mark (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell for the second straight day to close below the 16,000-mark as the rupee plunged to a new ... Read more...

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Rupee slides below 56 against dollar


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday, hitting a new low for the sixth session in a row.This follows ... Read more...

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Krishna meets top Egyptian leaders


March 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met top Egyptian leaders including Supreme Council of Armed Forces chairman Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Prime Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks UN reforms


September 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday sought key reforms at the UN and global financial institutions to meet global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism. ... Read more...

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Palestine seeks India’s support for statehood


August 25th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Nabil Shaath, the special envoy of Palestine National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Wednesday sought India's support for a proposed vote seeking the recognition of Palestinian ... Read more...

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Stringent law in offing for Bangladesh border guards


September 20th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) A protest by two or more border guards could be termed a mutinous act under a legislation proposed for the force that is being revamped after hundreds of ... Read more...

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“Lucky survivor” Ballesteros launches cancer foundation to help fellow sufferers


June 26th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, June 26 (ANI): Spanish golf legend Severiano Ballesteros on Thursday launched his cancer foundation, which is aimed at helping cancer sufferers as well as aspiring golfers from poor backgrounds."I want ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament calls special meeting on Tibet in November


September 15th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 15 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile has called a special meeting on Tibet in November this year, a senior aide in the government said Monday."A resolution to convene a meeting on ... Read more...

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Session of Tibetan parliament-in-exile commences in Dharamsala


September 12th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Sept 12 (ANI): The sixth session of 14th Tibetan parliament-in-exile began in Dharamsala today. During the session lot of issues related to Tibetan freedom movement and welfare of Tibetan exiles would ... Read more...

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UN body concerned over rights violation in Pakistan


December 19th, 2007 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Dec 19 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council has expressed grave concern over the violation of human rights in Pakistan during its Sixth Session in Geneva. The Secretary-General of the Human ... Read more...

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Democracy in Pak more important than polls: British envoy


December 7th, 2007 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 7 (ANI): The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Robert Brinkley, has stressed the need for a level-playing field for all the political parties to contest the forthcoming elections in order ... Read more...

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