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Britain’s Bourn Hall opens second IVF clinic in India


September 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 7 (IANS) Britain-based Bourn Hall Clinic, responsible for the world's first test-tube baby in 1978, Friday opened its second hi-tech infertility treatment facility in India and announced that ... Read more...

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Air India flight turbulence leaves passengers injured, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has ordered a probe after several passengers and crew of an Air India New Delhi-Shanghai flight were ... Read more...

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India, Russia counter-terrorism exercise in August


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Russia are readying to hold their annual joint counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency army war game in August this year in Buryatia in southeast Russia. ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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Omar opposes unilateral NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Categorically opposing unilateral operations under the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said it should be further ... Read more...

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No final decision on NCTC yet: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Indicating that the NCTC's formation is set for a long haul, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the final decision on the anti-terror body ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says trust deficit blocking NCTC (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday sounded confident about getting the states to agree to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but regretted that some ... Read more...

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NCTC row will be resolved at May 5 CMs meet: Chidambaram


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday sounded confident that the differences between non-Congress ruled states and the centre over setting up of the National Counter ... Read more...

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India proposes norms for Indian Ocean anti-piracy patrols


April 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With the Indian Ocean region infested by Somali pirates, India is spearheading an effort to create a naval standard operating procedure (SOP) for the 32 ... Read more...

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Keeping a close watch on Pakistan situation: Chidambaram


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Amid reports of tension between the government and military in Pakistan, India Thursday said it was keeping a close watch on the developments in ... Read more...

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A Pakistani official who re-appointed himself


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) A top official has "just made history" by re-appointing himself for three more years, a Pakistani daily said Thursday, terming this "preposterous".Sadat Anwar Kambrani, chairman of ... Read more...

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NATO strikes an act of blatant aggression: Pakistan Army


November 30th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The NATO air strikes on Pakistani checkposts were an "unprovoked act of blatant aggression" as the coalition was informed that it was an army check-post that ... Read more...

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Osama probe panel visits Pakistan Air Force headquarters


September 11th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) The commission probing the US raid in Abbottabad to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden visited the Pakistan Air Force headquarters for a briefing ... Read more...

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Indian Army gets nod to fire back at Maoists


July 12th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government has permitted the Indian Army to fire back at the Maoists in self-defence by amending the rules of engagement, Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to monitor goods transportation


May 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) Four dry ports each in India and Bangladesh will be covered under Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to monitor the transportation of goods into both countries, an ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to discuss vehicle entry, border markets


May 10th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 10 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are expected to finalise rules for entry of goods vehicles into either country and review re-opening of border "haats" (markets) at a meeting ... Read more...

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US to recall 331 ‘diplomatic staffers’ as per secret Davis release deal with Pak


March 26th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 26(ANI): As many as 331 American officials, most of whom are suspected of being engaged in espionage under diplomatic cover, have been identified to leave Pakistan as part of a ... Read more...

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India tweaks navy’s anti-piracy rules of engagement (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India, making all out efforts to seek the safe release of 53 sailors held by Somali pirates, Friday also tweaked its navy's rules of ... Read more...

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48th Central Geological Programming Board meeting begins review in Delhi


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will soon procure modern equipments that will uplift the pace and quantity output of all the exploration programmes of the GSI.Revealing ... Read more...

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Non-lethal methods to tackle stone-pelters in Kashmir: PM (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Describing the death of many youths in the stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir last summer as "unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the home ministry has ... Read more...

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Detroit police shooting case raises a lot of questions about security


January 24th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A gunman walked into the Detroit police precinct on Sunday and opened fire on the officers.Four officers were shot by the gunman before he was killed by ... Read more...

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India, EU have similar approaches to fighting terror: Katju


December 11th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec 10 (ANI): A senior official in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Friday admitted that there is a problem of terrorism in Afghanistan, which needs to be ... Read more...

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Serb pilots blame ‘pressures’ of working in India for Dubai-Mangalore AI plane crash


November 20th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Belgrade, Nov 20 (ANI): Denying media reports that a sleepy captain was responsible for an Air India plane crash in May that killed 158 passengers, the Serbian Pilots Association has said that ... Read more...

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Indo-UK joint air drill concludes in West Midnapore


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore, Nov 3 (ANI): The joint air force drill between India and United Kingdom (UK) held under the banner of 'Indradhanush'-III at Air Force Station Kalaikunda in West Bengal's West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Indo-UK air exercise ‘Indradhanush begins’ at Kalaikunda


October 20th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct 20 (ANI): The flying exercise missions of Indo-UK air exercise 'Indradhanush' began on Wednesday at Air Force Station Kalaikunda in West Bengal's West Midnapore District.During the initial two-days of the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy makes Mumbai harbour safe post collision


September 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Twenty-five 25 days after two foreign cargo ships collided in the Mumbai harbour, the Indian Navy Wednesday completed its task of escorting ships and surveying the navigation channel, ... Read more...

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We regret incident, evacution in fliers’ interest: Jet Airways


August 28th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The Jet Airways management Saturday expressed "regrets" over the inconvenience caused to its passengers over Friday's emergency evacuation fracas involving its Mumbai-Chennai flight in which at least 14 ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks police to evolve effective crowd control measures in Kashmir


August 26th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Prime Minster Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that despite the curtailment of militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the public order dimension in the State ... Read more...

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PM wants ‘non-lethal ways’ in Kashmir, calls for task force (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Calling for "non-lethal ways to manage protests" in Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday asked the home minister to establish a "high-power task force" to devise ... Read more...

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Portland police admit goof up in Al Gore sex case


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Portland police have admitted that they did not follow standard operating procedures during an earlier enquiry in the Al Gore alleged sexual assault case.The police re-opened the case ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh should revisit CRPF deployment: Chidambaram


June 30th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the central government wanted Chhattisgarh to "revisit some of the deployment" of paramilitary forces in view of the frequent Maoist ... Read more...

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Omar reiterates commitment to rights, warns mischief mongers


June 27th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Saturday his government will not tolerate human rights violations but will take severe action against all those disturbing the peace. Chairing ... Read more...

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Fresh safety norms issued for ’strict’ compliance by airlines


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Wednesday issued "strict" directives to all carriers, asking pilots to refrain from forced soft landings or leaving the cockpit inadequately manned, following a spate ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves setting up of Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine


May 13th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the setting up of the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine (PCIM) as an autonomous Society under the Societies Registration Act.It also approved ... Read more...

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Indian traditional medicine gets pharmacopoeia commission (Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Indian traditional medicine received a major boost Thursday with the cabinet sanctioning Rs.14.08 crore for establishing a pharmacopoeia commission to set and maintain standards in the ... Read more...

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