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British minister slams Pakistani men’s mentality

May 19th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British minister has hit out at the "small minority" of Pakistani men who view white girls as "fair game" for sexual abuse.Baroness Warsi, who is ... Read more...

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`Pakistan, India trade talks to give peace a chance’

February 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The trade talks between Pakistan and India "indicate the growing strength of those who want peace for an economically prosperous and thriving South Asia", said a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britain to relax fines on garbage handling

January 16th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) The British government will stop slapping fines on people who, at times, commit "innocent mistakes" while putting out household rubbish by overfilling their garbage bins or ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Concerns about teen ’sexting’ overblown: Researchers

December 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Concerns about teen sexting - appearing in, creating, or receiving sexual images or videos via cell phone or the Internet - may be overblown with the ... Read more...

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Gunman outside US embassy in Sarajevo arrested: Police

October 29th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 28 (IANS) A gunman was wounded and arrested after firing rounds at the US embassy in Sarajevo with an automatic weapon Friday afternoon, police told Bosnian television. "The ... Read more...

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British party criticised for hiring unpaid interns

May 31st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) British political party Liberal Democrats has been criticised for its policy to hire unpaid interns. The volunteers only get a small reimbursement for travel and an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘London Taliban’ sharia law to target women and homosexuals

April 18th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremist group Taliban, in a bid to impose sharia law in ... Read more...

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Asian American bodies denounce hearings targeting Muslims

March 11th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) As a US Congressional panel began a controversial hearing on the radicalisation of Muslim Americans, several organizations representing South Asian, Chinese, Japanese and other Asian American ... Read more...

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Nine held after Bangladesh gangrape victim kills herself

February 24th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) A Roman Catholic priest and nine other tribal Christians have been detained for their role in an out-of-court settlement of a gangrape case that caused the girl to ... Read more...

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Boos from small minority can’t undermine Clarke’s popularity with Oz public: CA

February 1st, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 1 (ANI): Cricket Australia has backed Michael Clarke by saying that he did not have an image problem, and dismissed the jeers the stand-in captain received at the Gabba as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Young Indian Muslims gravitating towards pan-Islamic and pro-Pak bodies: WikiLeaks

December 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that only a small minority of young Indian Muslims are gravitating towards pan-Islamic and pro-Pakistan organizations, while the majority is community ... Read more...

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Typical rapist is a charmer, not a misfit: Oz study

December 8th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 8 (ANI): A new Australian study has found that a typical rapist does not look anywhere threatening, but rather he is talkative, charming, engaging and even employed in a good ... Read more...

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Why young children sexually abuse siblings, friends

October 25th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kids who are born into families in which abuse, violence and neglect is common are more likely to indulge in sexually abusing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Germany supports Indian initiative on International Terrorism

October 18th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): Germany today extended support to Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), which was proposed by India in the United Nations.German Foreign minister Guido Westerwelle, while ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India to renew pitch for global anti-terror treaty

September 23rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Boosting the global fight against terrorism, differences have narrowed down on the proposed Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) as India plans to make a fresh pitch ... Read more...

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Iran President Ahmadinejad rejects pressure on nuclear front

September 16th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep 16(ANI): Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticized the threat of new international sanctions against his country, and claimed that Iran can survive without the aid of the United States and ... Read more...

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Chief ‘meter maid’ accuses Microsoft of telling fibs over promotional stunt

August 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 27 (ANI): After Microsoft's tactic to hire "meter maids" to titillate attendees of its TechEd conference on the Gold Coast backfired, the chief meter maid has come forward to accuse ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket fans are hurt, feeling impact of terror: Mushtaq

August 18th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): The Pakistani cricket fans are hurt and feeling the impact of terrorism, which has forced the home matches to be played on neutral venues, according to former cricketer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women’s minister says ‘honour killings’ won’t be tolerated in Canada

July 13th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 13 (ANI): Canada's Minister for Women has warned that honour killings and other violence against women will not be tolerated in the country."There is a small minority in some communities ... Read more...

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Male menopause really does exist

July 8th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 8 (ANI): Menopause is not limited to women, it hits men too, a new study has found.The study, reported in the Daily Mail, has found that some men experience ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pope urges more protection for Christians in Iraq

July 3rd, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, July 3 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has urged Iraqi authorities to give more protection to Christians and other religious minorities in the insurgency-hit country. Iraq's new government needs to urgently ... Read more...

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Government to implement more minority welfare schemes

June 9th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said it would implement four more schemes for the welfare of minorities this financial year after an allocation of Rs.11 crore was made ... Read more...

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People with less bad cholesterol level can count on longer life

June 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) People with decreased LDL or bad cholesterol levels can count on a longer life, says a new study. The findings stem from the Program on Surgical Control of ... Read more...

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Pakistan People’s Party died with Benazir’s assassination: Ex-Pak Federal Minister

April 12th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Apr 12(ANI): A former Federal Industries Minister in the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Government, Raja Shahid Zafar, has said that the Pakistan People's Party's (PPP) set-up had died with the former ... Read more...

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Britain not to meddle in Indo-Pak ties

April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.9 (ANI): Britain has clarified that it would not mediate between India and Pakistan over long pending issues between them, including Kashmir.Interacting with media persons after visiting the Islamic Centre here, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

School principal slaps ban on kids receiving sweets for good behaviour!

March 21st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): A primary school head mistress in Scotland has come under fire for stopping teachers from rewarding children with sweets for good behavior.The head of Arduthie Primary School ... Read more...

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Distinguishing ‘driver’ from ‘passenger’ mutations in cancer genome

February 18th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new research looking into cancer genome mutations has demonstrated how scientists can distinguish between the 'driver' mutations that drive cells towards cancer from the 'passenger' mutations that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ponting furious at security breach

February 2nd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting said he would have led a walk-off had any of his players been tackled by a gatecrashing fan, the way it happened with Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Community leaders feel it will take a generation to overcome racism in Australia

January 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Community leaders who represent ethnic groups in Victoria agree that it will take at least a generation to pass before they are accepted and Australians can overcome fear ... Read more...

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UK police says will crack down on hooligans during Sunday’s FA Cup clash

January 1st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 1 (ANI): British police have warned both Manchester United and Leeds fans of a clamp down on offensive chanting during Sunday's FA Cup clash.According to The Sun, Leeds are set ... Read more...

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Pachauri takes on climate change sceptics

December 7th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 7 (IANS) The recent leak by climate sceptics of a partial exchange of e-mails between scientists in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has become serious enough for IPCC chief ... Read more...

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Amir Khan says he’d be a superstar in Britain if he were white

December 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): Olympic silver medallist boxer Amir Khan has revealed that he would have enjoyed greater stardom in Britain, had he been a White sportsman.Khan, who was portrayed as a ... Read more...

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Boxer Amir Khan may be forced by jealous fans, fighters to leave Britain

October 25th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan, who is being trained in Los Angeles for a year and could make the move permanent, if he is driven out of Britain ... Read more...

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We condemn what is happening against Indians, says Australian envoy

September 20th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The attack on four Indians in Melbourne last week and a wave of similar violence against students in recent months have had an impact on ... Read more...

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1 in 3 teenage girls in UK has suffered sexual abuse by their boyfriends

September 1st, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): One in three girls in their teens has been a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of a boyfriend, while one in four has suffered violence in ... Read more...

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