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Bhupathi-AITA trade charges against each other (Roundup)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Star tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday traded charges, with the player threatening to take legal action against the ... Read more...

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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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US Congress wants to keep Myanmar import ban


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The US Congress Thursday voted to extend a ban on imports from Myanmar by one year despite recent easing of other sanctions against the country.The ... Read more...

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India-EU free trade deal by end 2012: German envoy


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany expects India to conclude its free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by the end of 2012, despite the economic gloom the ... Read more...

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Obama eases sanctions against Myanmar


July 12th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has eased sanctions on Myanmar, allowing American companies to do business in the southeast Asian country.In his statement Wednesday, the president ... Read more...

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Modi happy but still against NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Even as he expressed happiness over the changes in the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi maintained that it was ... Read more...

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India Inc says cheers to surprise interest rates cut (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Industry Tuesday rejoiced at the interest rates cut by the Reserve Bank of India for the first time in three years by an unexpected ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes rate cut (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Indian industry Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to cut some key lending rates by 50 basis points, saying it would ... Read more...

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Ahead of Zardari visit, India ups pressure over Hafiz Saeed (Roundup)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit, India Tuesday welcomed the US announcement of a $10 million bounty for Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed ... Read more...

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26/11 justice: India hails US $10 mn bounty for Hafiz Saeed (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for the Mumbai terror strike has been boosted with the US announcing a bounty of $10 million for 26/11 mastermind and ... Read more...

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India welcomes US reward for LeT chief’s capture


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday welcomed an American notification announcing a bounty of $10 million for Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed, who is ... Read more...

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Address accountability, US tells Lanka


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Sri Lanka Thursday to take steps to address "accountability" vis-a-vis the human rights abuses in the war against the ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladesh border guards to increase vigil


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have decided to increase vigilance at sensitive border outposts and enhance interaction of commanders at the ground level to ... Read more...

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India is first non-OECD country to join tax convention


February 24th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has signed a multilateral convention on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters to become the first non-OECD and non-Council of Europe country to become ... Read more...

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India joins multilateral forum to curb tax evasion


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a bid to curb tax avoidance and evasion, India has joined a multilateral forum of which there are over 30 members, including the US, ... Read more...

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India signs international tax agreement


January 27th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 27 (IANS) India has become the 32nd signatory for the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said ... Read more...

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India to be hit by collapse of carbon trading market


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) The carbon trading market may be headed for a crash if negotiations at the climate change conference are any indication, according to experts. This is likely ... Read more...

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Railway safety is top priority: Minister


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday asked general managers to accord top priority to strengthening safety and said there would be "zero tolerance" to those erring ... Read more...

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TDP MLA resigns, joins TRS


September 29th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has received another setback with one of its legislators resigning from the party and joining the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), ... Read more...

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Key remarks by Pranab Mukherjee


July 27th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the thrust of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's media interaction Wednesday:* We have finalised some important legislations* Reforms process on track* We have signed 16 agreements to ... Read more...

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RBI may hike rates again if inflation remains high: Pranab


July 27th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday the Reserve Bank of India might hike policy rates again as inflation was unlikely to come ... Read more...

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Loans set to pinch more as central bank hikes interest rates (Roundup)


July 26th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's central bank Tuesday sharply hiked key rates by 50 basis points in the 11th such exercise since January 2010 to tame stubborn inflation, setting ... Read more...

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Rate hike will bring down inflation to 6 percent: Pranab


July 26th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) aggressive monetary tightening measures would help bring down inflation to a comfortable level of six to seven percent ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s father wishes his son killed self


July 26th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik's estranged father has disowned his son, saying he should have taken his own life instead of those he killed.Jens Breivik split ... Read more...

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Norway failed to act on Breivik ‘explosives’ report


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's intelligence services failed to act on a report that the man charged with the country's worst ever act of terrorism had illegally bought chemicals that ... Read more...

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England must send a message to India by beating Sri Lankans: Nasser Hussain


June 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Former captain Nasser Hussain has asked England to beat Sri Lanka in their cricket Test series and send out a strong signal to India."This may feel ... Read more...

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Don’t give up ceremonial role, Dalai Lama urged


May 25th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 24 (IANS) The grand congregation of exiled Tibetans to deliberate on draft constitutional amendments in the Tibetan Charter concluded here Tuesday with the gathering unanimously approving a proposal ... Read more...

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Obama welcomes end of Gbagbo’s ‘illegitimate claim to power’ in Ivory Coast


April 12th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12(ANI): United States President Barack Obama has welcomed the "decisive turn" of events in the Ivory Coast and the end of former President Laurent Gbagbo's "illegitimate claim to power" ... Read more...

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Budget conveys strong signal for reforms: Pranab


February 28th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The budget for 2011-12 conveys a "strong signal towards reforms", especially on taxation and fiscal consolidation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday."Through this budget I wanted ... Read more...

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Strauss hopes ICC ban on Pak trio ‘just the start of process’ to eliminate corruption


February 7th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb 7(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to be as thorough as possible in cleaning up corruption at cricket's highest level.Strauss' comment comes after former ... Read more...

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Canadian lumber now available in India


January 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Canada's Minister of International Trade Peter Van Loan has welcomed the opening of Canadian exports of spruce lumber to India.The announcement is effective immediately and comes as ... Read more...

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‘Friends of Pak’ tell it to get its economic reforms in place to ensure survival


October 16th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 16(ANI): The Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FoDP) has stressed on the need for continued efforts by the Pakistan government for sustained economic revival following the recent devastating floods in the ... Read more...

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James Anderson poses nude for gay mag cover


September 21st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): England cricketer James Anderson has become the first professional player to feature on the cover page of gay magazine Attitude.Good-looking Anderson posed nude for October's issue of the ... Read more...

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U.S. Embassy calls for fair treatment for Azimzhan Askarov in Kyrgyzstan


September 7th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by BNO News
BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan is closely following the trial of human rights activist Azimzhan Askarov and calls on the Government of Kyrgyzstan to guarantee him a ... Read more...

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Now, a green flat screen TV with new LED light source


August 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): In a bid to cut environmental pollution by electronic products, researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a technology that could make flat screen TV production green and ... Read more...

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