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Bullock, Jolie most charitable mums in Hollywood


March 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Actresses Sandra Bullock and Angelina Jolie have been honoured by a leading magazine after topping the list of the most charitable mums in Hollywood.Editors ... Read more...

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India abstains from Saudi-sponsored resolution aimed at Iran


November 19th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 19 (IANS) India and 39 other nations abstained from a UN resolution condemning an alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States, saying ... Read more...

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2011 crucial for India to eradicate polio: WHO


October 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With just one case of polio recorded till now this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said 2011 will be crucial for the country ... Read more...

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Mizoram launches ‘No smoking’ campaign


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 3 (IANS) Concerned with the high incidence of cancer and tobacco related diseases, the Mizoram government has launched a programme to become a "smoking-free" state."No person henceforth would ... Read more...

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Good health unthinkable without honeybee


June 26th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Good health is unthinkable without the tireless efforts of the humble honeybees, butterflies other pollinators. Thanks to their presence, an abundance of vitamins and minerals from ... Read more...

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Mizoram campaigns for ’smoking free’ state


February 11th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 11 (IANS) In a state where more than half of the population smokes, the Mizoram government Friday intensified its efforts to make the state a "smoking-free" zone.Mizoram Chief Minister Lal ... Read more...

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Gaga tops charitable celebrities poll


December 25th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga tops the charitable celebrities poll of the year, beating actress-musician Alicia Keys.Gaga's outspoken support for gay rights and her tireless efforts in the campaign ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga tops ‘most charitable celebrities’ poll


December 25th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Lady Gaga has topped the list of the most charitable celebrities of the year (10).The Poker Face hitmaker was placed at number one for her outspoken support for ... Read more...

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UAE pledges $1 mn for Palestine refugees


December 8th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will give $1 million to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help in its efforts to improve the condition of the Palestinian refugees, ... Read more...

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International award for Gujarat doctor


December 1st, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Gujarat-based doctor Sujata Mohan Rajapurkar, an organ transplant coordinator, has been selected for the prestigious CNSW (Council of Nephrology Social Workers) International Social Worker Award by the National ... Read more...

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Unesco names falconry as heritage of humanity


November 17th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The Unesco has included falconry in its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.The move is the culmination of efforts made by the UAE in cooperation with 11 ... Read more...

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Akal Takht summons Sarna over his remarks against Phoolka


July 21st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 21 (ANI): Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs, on Tuesday summoned Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Chief Parmjeet Singh Sarna to clarify his stands on the ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari releases Bhupinder Hooda’s book


July 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released a book entitled 'Vikas Ki Udan Abhi Baki Hai' written by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda here on Monday.The book ... Read more...

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Meet Auckland’s own ‘Mother Teresa’


June 15th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 15 (ANI): A woman has become the "Mother Teresa" of Auckland with her tireless efforts to help the poor.Claire Adams-Adamiak, 71, may be twice the age of many of the ... Read more...

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US hails Andhra police officer as anti-trafficking hero


June 15th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 15 (IANS) Sattaru Umapathi, an Andhra Pradesh police officer who has led numerous operations across India to rescue victims of human trafficking, has been hailed as a hero ... Read more...

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Religious statesman Zed receives ‘Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition’ for Census 2010


June 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 11 (ANI): Religious statesman Rajan Zed has received various certificates recognizing his efforts in United States Census 2010."Senatorial Certificate of Congratulations", signed by US Senator John Ensign for Zed, ... Read more...

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US President speaks in warm tones at the funeral of Dorothy Height


April 30th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama remarked about the civil rights leader Dorothy Height that she was a ‘humble but a tireless force for equality and justice.’ Dorothy ... Read more...

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Tribute flows for Benazir on her second death anniversary


December 27th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 27 (ANI): Paying homage to the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on her second death anniversary, Pakistani political leaders remembered her as a leader who gave voice to the ... Read more...

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No threat to country’s democratic set-up, ready for talks with Zardari: Sharif


December 27th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 27 (ANI): Ruling out any threat to the present democratic set-up in the country, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that he is ready to hold ... Read more...

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Liverpool star works as hard off the pitch as on to help needy


October 4th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Dutch striker Dirk Kuyt, who has a reputation for being the ultimate team player on the pitch, is matched by his tireless efforts off it by trying to ... Read more...

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Statement by Bill Clinton on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy


August 27th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Wednesday released the following statement on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. "Senator Ted Kennedy was one of the most influential ... Read more...

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Statement from President Obama on the death of former South Korean president Dae-jung


August 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama released the following statement on Tuesday on the passing of former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung."I was saddened at the passing of former President Kim ... Read more...

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Freed journalists land in US after North Korea pardon (Lead)


August 5th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (DPA) Two US journalists freed by North Korea after three months in prison arrived back in the US Wednesday along with former president Bill Clinton. Laura Ling, 32, ... Read more...

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UN chief calls Mandela ‘global citizen’ on birthday


July 19th, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 19 (Xinhua) Wishing Nelson Mandela on his 91st birthday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called the founding president of post-apartheid South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize laureate an ... Read more...

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Guru G. Gourakishor, the master of Manipuri martial art form


April 24th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, April 24 (ANI): Guru G. Gourakishor Sharma was recently conferred the coveted Padamshree award for 2008-2009 to honour his lifetime contribution to Manipuri Martial Art, Thang-Ta.Born into a family ... Read more...

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U.S. Naval Forces press release on the rescue of Richard Phillips


April 13th, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by admin
Manama, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- At approximately 7:19 p.m (12:19 p.m. EDT) U.S. naval forces rescued Capt. Richard Phillips, the master of Motor Vessel Maersk-Alabama."This was an incredible team effort, and I ... Read more...

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Self-help group in Orissa making women self-reliant


April 8th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharda LahangirDevla (Orissa), Apr 8 (ANI): A large number of women in Devla village of Orissa, are becoming self-reliant with the help of a self-help group, founded by an illiterate tribal ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Tamil magistrate wins US award


March 26th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) A Sri Lankan Tamil magistrate has won "Women of Courage" award from the US State Department for demonstrating "exceptional courage and leadership" in the region, the US embassy ... Read more...

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Memory of Aussies fighting bush fires will stay with me forever: Bracken


February 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.15 (ANI): Australian one-day fast bowler Nathan Bracken has said that the experience of watching common Australians battling the bush fires in the southern part of the country will stay ... Read more...

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Loose weight the fun way courtesy hooping!


July 27th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, July 27 (ANI): Looking for a fun way to get rid of that extra flab? Well, consider hooping, a fitness trend that will let you have a blast while slimming ... Read more...

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Books on Sikhism to be included in Montgomery County public libraries


January 16th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Washington, Jan 16: Montgomery County has agreed to include books on Sikhism in its public libraries. This has been made possible because of the tireless efforts of Joginder Singh, a ... Read more...

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