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London riots: Over 100 policemen, five service dogs injured


August 10th, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The riots in London have injured 111 police officers and five service dogs, Scotland Yard said in a statement Tuesday.Many officers remain hospitalised with ... Read more...

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London police accused of bungling phone-hacking probe


July 20th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) London police have been accused of a "catalogue of failures" in the News of the World phone-hacking inquiry in a damning report by MPs, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court ruling on money laundering probe Monday (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce Monday its verdict on a plea that a special investigation team (SIT) probe the alleged money laundering by ... Read more...

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2G scam probe supervision plea after summer recess: Apex court


May 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it will hear the application by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) seeking the appointment of a group of ... Read more...

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Ed Miliband to have nose surgery for better voice


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Labour Party leader Ed Miliband will have a nose operation that will help improve his voice, a media report said.Aides have advised Miliband to undergo the ... Read more...

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David Cameron’s father dies during French holiday (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a personal blow Wednesday with the death of his father, 77-year-old Ian Cameron, who was hospitalised in France after suffering a ... Read more...

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Fight corruption, bring back institutional integrity: Chief justice


August 15th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia said on the occasion of India's 64th Independence Day Sunday that "institutional morality and integrity" must be brought back to fight ... Read more...

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Obama signs bill to boost aid to states


August 11th, 2010 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday signed a 26-billion-dollar bill to help states prevent teacher layoffs and make their medicaid payments, hours after the House of Representatives passed ... Read more...

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US Senate postpones climate action for lack of support


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (DPA) The US Senate has postponed action on overhauling climate and energy policy, the chamber's top Democrat said Thursday, proposing a much scaled-back version in its place. Senate Majority ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Marandi’s plea


July 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed as infructuous a petition filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babu Lal Marandi related to swearing-in of a chief minister in the ... Read more...

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Britain unveils plans for electoral change


July 5th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (DPA) A much-heralded referendum on changing Britain's first-past-the-post voting system will be held next May, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced Monday. Voting reform, a key Liberal condition for joining ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to go on 49-day recess


May 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court will go on a 49-day summer recess starting Monday. The court re-opens July 5. During the vacation, two benches will function to hear urgent ... Read more...

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Obama challenges Congress: Health care at ‘breaking point’ (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) President Barack Obama has challenged US lawmakers to end a vicious dispute over health care and approve an overhaul of the system before it is too late. Looking ... Read more...

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US health care system at breaking point, says Obama


September 10th, 2009 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) President Barack Obama warned that health care in the US has reached a "breaking point" and called for a serious effort to overhaul the system in the ... Read more...

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Polls show Tories taking a 68-seat majority in next general elections


August 6th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): Britain's opposition Conservative Party has reached the 40 per cent support level, which is seen as crucial for delivering a clear general election victory.The weighted average of five ... Read more...

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Berlusconi buys off his party rebels


August 2nd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi before slipping away for the summer recess, called about 30 of his MPs to a meeting in his 17th-century Roman palazzo. According to ... Read more...

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Britain to hold inquiry on Iraq war


March 26th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (DPA) The British government will order a comprehensive independent inquiry into the planning and conduct of the Iraq war once the bulk of combat troops have come home ... Read more...

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Israel moves to early election


October 27th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 27 (DPA) Israel's ruling Kadima party submitted a bill Monday to dissolve parliament and hold elections within three months, a day after party leader Tzipi Livni announced she was giving ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief criticizes Brown governments proposed 42-day detention law


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A former chief of Britains MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, has joined a growing chorus for the withdrawal of the government''s 42 days counter-terrorism legislation, saying that the provision ... Read more...

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Kuwait parliament to hold emergency session on foreign workers


September 4th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Kuwait's parliament will hold an emergency session Sep 10 to discuss the issue of foreign workers in that country. There are around 550,000 expatriate Indians in Kuwait.Parliament Speaker ... Read more...

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US lawmaker warns against clean NSG waiver for India


August 7th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Days before the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meets to decide on lifting curbs on civil nuclear trade with India, a powerful US Congressman has asked the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh likely to meet George Bush in September to wrap up Nuke deal


August 5th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to meet US President George W Bush next month to take the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal to its logical end.According ... Read more...

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Bed-wetting children more prone to kidney damage


June 26th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) Children who urinate in bed are more prone to kidney damage than those who don't, a leading nephrologist here says. L.C. Sharma, who heads the nephrology department at ... Read more...

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Obama or McCain, how will nuclear deal fare?


June 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With Barack Obama winning the Democratic presidential nomination, there are anxieties among the government and strategic circles here that if the nuclear deal is not ... Read more...

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No rethink on n-deal: Bardhan


May 5th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A day before the Left-UPA meeting on the India-US civil nuclear deal, Communist Party of India leader A.B. Bardhan has poured cold waters on ... Read more...

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US hopeful of n-deal, focuses on widening fence ties


February 26th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The US Tuesday said it is hopeful that India will do what is required to complete the civil nuclear deal even as it sought to expand ... Read more...

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India must decide on n-deal with US: Burns


February 26th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The key US negotiator for the civil nuclear deal with India says the July deadline set by American lawmakers is "realistic", but New Delhi has to ... Read more...

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