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Special committee for TRP soon: Ambika Soni


August 27th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday said the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) would soon appoint a technical committee for measuring target rating ... Read more...

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Ghanaian president finally moving into Indian-financed, rebuilt residence? (With Image)


August 27th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 27 (IANS) Is the Ghanaian head of state finally planning to move into Flagstaff House, the presidential palace that has a colonial past and has been rebuilt with ... Read more...

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Goa to start cell for special children


August 11th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) The Goa education department will soon start a cell to cater to the requirements of students with special needs, according to a member of a special ... Read more...

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Buffaloes to generate biogas in Rawalpindi


June 16th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have decided to move all buffaloes outside Rawalpindi city as part of a move to generate biogas from their dung.Following an administrative order ... Read more...

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Anti-government gangs blamed for Syria massacre


June 1st, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A preliminary investigation has showed that anti-government armed groups had carried out last week's massacre in Syria's Houla town, Syrian authorities said.When the massacre took ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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Supreme Court nod on river interlinking (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave the green signal for implementing the ambitious project to interlink India's rivers, saying it was in national interest. The court ... Read more...

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Panel to improve hospitals in Pakistan Punjab


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A special committee has been formed to help improve the condition of hospitals in Pakistan's Punjab province following the death of over 100 people who took ... Read more...

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Argentine ex-spy accused of sex trafficking


January 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ... Read more...

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Mexico a huge producer of child porn: Official


January 26th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexico is one of the world's biggest producers of child pornography, and is also a source, transit and destination country for people involved in sexual ... Read more...

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Chouhan wants panel to assess pollution around Union Carbide


January 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh through a letter to constitute a special committee for assessing the quantum ... Read more...

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No Indian shows, so Pakistanis shun official TV channel


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's official TV channel's ratings have gone down as it cannot telecast Indian shows and news regarding Indian filmstars, admitted a top official.PTV managing director Yousuf ... Read more...

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MPs team to visit rural areas to probe agricultural crisis: Pawar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A special committee of parliamentarians will visit the rural areas to fathom agricultural distress in the country, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Monday.Replying to ... Read more...

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US deficit reduction: No deal


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) As a congressional "super committee" failed to forge a deal to reduce America's swelling deficit, Democrats and Republicans traded blame, but also called for renewed ... Read more...

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World boxing chief awaits bribe evidence from BBC


October 7th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), Oct 7 (IANS) The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) is waiting for BBC to produce evidence for the alleged corruption in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).The statement ... Read more...

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Defiant Obama seeks new taxes on wealthy to cut debt


September 20th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Striking a confrontationist posture, President Barack Obama has proposed $1.5 trillion in new taxes for the wealthy to cut the national debt by $3.2 ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls five-day week to conserve electricity


September 8th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistan plans to have two weekly holidays and early closure of market to conserve electricity.The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority is about to increase power ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel recommends transparency in Sahitya Akademi awards


August 17th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Wednesday recommended that the existing selection process for Sahitya Akademi awards - the highest literary honour in the country - be re-examined ... Read more...

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Impeachment proceedings against Justice Sen begin


August 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Impeachment proceedings began Wednesday against Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen with Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Sitaram Yechury moving the motion against him ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stops all mining work in Bellary


July 29th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered the suspension of all mining operations in Karnataka's Bellary region."Mining (is) suspended with immediate effect till further orders," said a ... Read more...

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15 trains cancelled after Uttar Pradesh accident


July 11th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Fifteen trains were cancelled and 10 were diverted Monday, a day after the Kalka Mail derailed and its coaches fell on the adjoining tracks in ... Read more...

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Syria completes draft law on media freedom (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 6 (IANS) Syria has begun work on a legislation that could lead to media freedom.A special committee set up in May to draft a law on the country's ... Read more...

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Syria completes draft law on media freedom


July 6th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A special committee, set up in Syria in late May to draft a law on the country's media, has finished its work, a committee member ... Read more...

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Mandeep denies dope taint, confident of bouncing back


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 3 (IANS) India's leading female quarter-miler Mandeep Kaur, who failed a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) dope test, Sunday said she is innocent and hopeful of getting a clean ... Read more...

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Special Bengal house panel to examine legislative council issue


June 29th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday moved a resolution in the assembly for reviving the legislative council, abolished in the state in 1969, but the matter ... Read more...

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Talks on to end Air India impasse (Second Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Informal talks were on Thursday between the Indian civil aviation ministry and representatives of the Air India pilots to end the nine-day strike that has ... Read more...

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Government to again hold talks with striking pilots


May 5th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A two-member team of the civil aviation ministry will hold informal talks with members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) again Thursday, day ... Read more...

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To protest or not to protest - Panjab University debates


May 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) A move to ban protests in front of the Panjab University (PU) vice-chancellor's office has evoked strong opposition from both students and teachers who see ... Read more...

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CII stands firm in fight against corruption


April 9th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): Welcoming the agreement reached between the government and the movement being led by Anna Hazare, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) President Hari Bhartia said that the CII ... Read more...

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No salary or match fee increment for Pak cricketers since two years


April 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 9(ANI): The Pakistani cricketers, who have not got any salary raise during the last two years, have been denied an increment again in their latest six-month central contract applicable from ... Read more...

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Japan considers limiting electricity use by major firms to overcome shortage


March 30th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.30 (ANI): The Japan Government is considering to limit electricity usage of major firms to deal with anticipated power shortages this summer as Tokyo Electric Power Company has lost some of ... Read more...

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Tension in Hisar as Jats protest for quotas


March 8th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar, March 8 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Hisar district of Haryana Tuesday as tens of thousands of people from the Jat community protested for reservations in government jobs and educational ... Read more...

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Nine die in Iraq protests as demonstrations scald Arab world (Roundup)


February 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad/Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Protests in Iraq dramatically escalated with nine people demanding reforms and an end to corruption dying in clashes Friday as the killing spree continued in Libya with Muammar ... Read more...

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Yemeni president suggests dialogue with opposition


February 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ordered the creation of a special committee to start dialogue with opposition leaders, media reported Friday.Protesters in Yemen are demanding ... Read more...

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