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India, Myanmar & Medicine on bookshelf (Lead, IANS Books this week, Correcting name of 2nd book)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book cart this week is substantive, diverse and cerebral. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century"; Written ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar & Medicine on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book cart this week is substantive, diverse and cerebral. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century"; Written ... Read more...

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Indian parliamentarians for a global parliament at UN


May 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In order to improve the democratic character of global governance, Indian parliamentarians have lent their support to a global campaign for the creation of ... Read more...

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Opposition, Congress spar over UPA’s ‘governance deficit’


April 18th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Is the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) floundering in its vision? Are compulsions of coalition a handicap in effective decision making? These questions were raised ... Read more...

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Salman wants to re-visit Kashmir (Movie Snippets)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Actor Salman Khan, whose work keeps him so busy that he never gets time to see places as a traveller, says he wants to re-visit ... Read more...

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India ropes in Tharoor for diplomacy with Africa


March 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India Thursday once again relied on the diplomacy skills of former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor to impress upon the African ... Read more...

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Contest for NRIs to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


December 16th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) NRI Matters, an online platform for the Indian diaspora to get advice on financial matters and share their thoughts, has again launched an event ... Read more...

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SRK crosses million mark on Twitter


July 11th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has got more than a million followers on Twitter a little over a year-and-half after joining the micro-blogging site."Celebrating ... Read more...

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Booking Bollywood: A new literary genre in making (With Images)


July 6th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Bollywood is coming alive in fine print. A spate of innovative books is not only documenting Indian moviedom for posterity but also throwing meaningful ... Read more...

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Controversies mark UPA’s second term (Timeline) (With Scams, price rise tarnish UPA-II image)


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The second term of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has been marked by a few successes in assembly polls and a spate of ... Read more...

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Red light of 34 years turns green in Bengal, tweets Tharoor


May 13th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress MP and former minster Shashi Tharoor Friday described the end of the Left Front rule in West Bengal as a traffic light that ... Read more...

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Tharoor’s speech on ’soft power’ debated in Greece cabinet


May 5th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor was pleasantly surprised when he got a tweet from the prime minister of Greece George Papandreou appreciating a speech he ... Read more...

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Tech savvy politicos bat for social media


April 21st, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor, one of the early Indian politicians to get hooked to Twitter, feels that political leaders have ... Read more...

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I want to keep myself clear of IPL: Tharoor


April 20th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) After having faced flak for his alleged links with the Kochi franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Congress MP from Kerala Shashi Tharoor now ... Read more...

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Politicians, actors congratulate Team India over WC semi-final win


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 31 (ANI): Politicians and Bollywood personalities congratulated the Indian cricket team for its semi-final victory over Pakistan in Mohali and entry into the final of the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Kerala polls : CPI (M) reverses decision, fields Achuthanandan from Malampuzha


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 18 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist), which was under massive public pressure over its decision to drop Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan from contesting the April 13 Kerala Assembly ... Read more...

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Keep pressure on Pakistan, says Tharoor


March 15th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor Tuesday asked the government to keep up pressure on Pakistan to take steps against terror ... Read more...

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Tweeting gives a sense of mission, says Nirupama Rao


March 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao says she feels "a sense of mission" to post responses to public queries on the microblogging website Twitter, a growing ... Read more...

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UN Counter Terrorism Committee has been lax in questioning Pak: Tharoor


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday suggested that India should try to use the United Nations mechanism to check the terrorists' ... Read more...

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Kerala scores high in central reshuffle


January 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Kerala appears to have made impressive gains in the first reshuffle of the second United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government with one new induction and some prime portfolios ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle today, major changes in portfolios expected


January 19th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The reshuffle and expansion of Union Council of Ministers will take place this evening.Official sources said the swearing-in ceremony is likely to be held at 5 ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle expected in next 24 hours


January 18th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): A reshuffle of the Union Cabinet is expected in the next 24 hours, according to informed sources.The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh discusses Cabinet reshuffle with Sonia Gandhi


January 18th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi amid speculation that a reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers is on ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets president amid cabinet reshuffle reports (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met President Pratibha Patil here Monday evening amid speculations of an imminent reshuffle of the union cabinet but officials said the upcoming ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets President Patil, cabinet reshuffle speculated


January 17th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday evening amid speculations of cabinet reshuffling likely to take place later this week.Today's ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to meet President Patil, may discuss cabinet reshuffle


January 17th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is likely to meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at around 6 p.m. on Monday to discuss a reshuffle of his ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely after January 14


January 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is likely to reshuffle the Union council of ministers after January 14.Congress President Sonia Gandhi has already held two rounds ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor to speak at public diplomacy conference


December 8th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Once criticised for his habit of tweeting on serious policy issues, Shashi Tharoor has now been invited to speak Friday at a conference on public diplomacy ... Read more...

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Wikileaks unethical, wrong, anti-peace: Tharoor


December 7th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, former minister of state for external affairs, calls the the latest expose by whistleblower website WikiLeaks unethical and wrong and says the ... Read more...

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Don’t ask on cabinet reshuffle but we need young people: PM (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the people will come to know as and when he decides to reshuffle his cabinet, adding that a resurgent and ... Read more...

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Cannot comment on cabinet reshuffle: PM


November 20th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the average age of people in power should be reduced even as he did not comment on a possible cabinet ... Read more...

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Post telegrams seeking Raja’s sack, Jayalalithaa tells people


November 10th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday called upon Indians to send one-line telegrams to President Pratibha Patil demanding the dismissal of tainted union Telecom Minister A. Raja, who ... Read more...

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Chinese Communist Party leaders to attend Congress conference


October 28th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will take part at a conference here Nov 1 organised by the Congress as part of exchanges between ... Read more...

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Gavaskar says IPL Kochi wants him


October 26th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar said Tuesday he was being wooed by Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) team but he will take a decision only ... Read more...

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In huge IPL shake-up, Rajasthan and Kings are axed (Roundup)


October 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) was shaken up Sunday when the Indian cricket board booted out Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab from the tournament for ... Read more...

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