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Blast, beefed up security cause traffic snarls


September 8th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The rescue operations and beefed up security after the explosion at Delhi High Court caused traffic snarls across the city Wednesday.Public transport commuters and motorists ... Read more...

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Wah Taj! Kashmir’s first luxe resort opens its doors (With Images)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Sup on sambhar with onions all the way from Chennai, feast on smoked salmon with capers, throw in some golf or just sit back and take ... Read more...

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Zia asks Hasina to quit


February 25th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia Friday asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to "resign immediately" and demanded a mid-term poll.Zia utilised the second anniversary of the 2009 mutiny ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-II)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
But beyond the questions of diplomatic immunity and self-defense versus murder, and even beyond the individuals involved, the real issue has become the future of US-Pak relations, its impact on the war ... Read more...

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Poll panel team visits Bengal’s trouble spots


January 19th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) A high-level team of Election Commission observers Wednesday toured political trouble spots in West Bengal, interacting with villagers and officials while assessing the law and order situation in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Security up in Hyderabad ahead of Telangana report


December 25th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Central paramilitary forces began arriving in Andhra Pradesh to tackle possible protests as the Srikrishna committee prepares to submit its report to the central government by Dec ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata vows to wipe out CPI-M in Burdwan


December 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Burdwan, Dec 6 (ANI): Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee has vowed to wipe the ruling Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) out from Burdwan District ahead of ... Read more...

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Non-surgical fat reduction methods get FDA’s thumbs up


September 16th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 16 (ANI): Two forms of non-surgical, fat-reducing technology-freezing it with Zeltiq or laser with Zerona-have won FDA approval.Neither treatment is designed to reduce large deposits of fat, but are ... Read more...

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Seek land acquisition act amendment instead of visits: Mayawati


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) A day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday asked politicians "interested in the welfare of farmers" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Guardian’ protein prevents DNA damage during replication


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a protein in yeast that safeguards the yeast cells' genome during replication - a process vulnerable to errors when DNA is copied.Researchers from Cornell University's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taliban exploiting openings in neglected northern Afghan province


July 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Pul-i-Kumri (Afghanistan), July 30 (ANI): The Taliban is exploiting people in the neglected northern Afghan province of Baghlan, which according to reports, is slipping away from government control.Deprived of jobs ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit West Bengal trouble spots


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will arrive on a two-day visit to West Bengal Saturday to review the anti-Maoist operation in Lalgarh and will also tour ... Read more...

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Assaults on Indian students are of great concern: Brumby


February 21st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 21(ANI): Victoria Premier John Brumby has reiterated that assaults on Indian citizens and students in Melbourne are of great concern to him and the Australian Government.Brumby said that the government ... Read more...

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Central team suggests better technology use in West Bengal (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The union home ministry team, which was on a two-day visit to West Bengal on a fact-finding mission regarding political violence, Wednesday suggested the use of better technology ... Read more...

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Victoria Premier announces 120 additional police on the streets and more police powers


August 12th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.12 (ANI): Victoria Premier John Brumby today announced that the State Government would put an additional 120 full-time police officers on the streets to help make the Victorian public safer."Today ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Re-issue) (Part- III)


July 27th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashI had an hour-long interview with Robin Raphael and she gave a measured reply to Gujral's message of friendship. In the course of my TV interview, I was left ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Part - III)


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashWe need to learn from China on how to exploit the US. The US may have won its Cold War against the Soviet Union, but as far as China is ... Read more...

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Hope - and disappointment - in Tehran (Special to IANS)


June 14th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Alex Verghese Just a few days ago, the same street in Central Tehran where my taxi had to slow down due to joyful opposition supporters, had now turned into an obstacle race ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India calls Australian envoy over attacks on Indian students


May 29th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) The Indian external affairs ministry Friday called Australian High Commissioner John McCarthy and conveyed its concerns over the allegedly racist attacks on Indian students in Melbourne, the ... Read more...

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Princess Diana biographer to pen Angelina Jolie’s life


May 5th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Andrew Morton, who wrote Princess Diana's biography, has reportedly turned her attention to Angelina Jolie.She is said to be contemplating writing an unauthorised book on the life ... Read more...

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Pakistan is not a failed state, says Gilani


January 30th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Davos, Jan 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly rejected the impression that Pakistan was a failed state, and said the country''s all vital institutions were functioning properly.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Obama opens 14-Point lead on McCain ahead of final debate


October 15th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.15 (ANI): A CBS News/New York Times survey reveals that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has opened up a 14-point lead between himself and Republican rival John McCain. Obama is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bangladesh may lead international force to Somalia


September 28th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh may be the lead country to provide its army personnel for the United Nations-backed "stabilising force" in Somalia.Bangladesh's Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed met UN Secretary General Ban ... Read more...

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Mumbai Sikhs end daylong violence after government orders probe (Fourth Lead)


June 21st, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will conduct an inquiry into the activities of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Mumbai, deputy chief minister R.R. Patil said here Saturday after daylong violence ... Read more...

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US, British diplomats detained, threatened in Zimbabwe


June 6th, 2008 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
DPA Harare, June 5 (DPA) A group of US and British diplomats investigating reports of violence in Zimbabwe were detained Thursday by armed police, soldiers and ruling party militiamen who threatened to assault ... Read more...

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Gujjar protesters paralyse Delhi, surrounding region (Lead)


May 29th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Thousands of slogan shouting Gujjars pelted stones, burnt tyres and squatted on the roads as they blockaded major roads in and around the national capital Thursday, resulting ... Read more...

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Meet the cousins who love holidaying in war zones and trouble spots!


May 2nd, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
London, May 2 (ANI): For most of us, holidays mean relaxing on the sand near the sea but the same does not hold true for Andy Drury and Nigel Green, for ... Read more...

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Now file complaints with Delhi’s mobile police posts


April 11th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Now Delhi residents won't have to travel all the way to a police station to make a complaint. They can directly approach any of the ... Read more...

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Ansari returns after his successful visit to Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan


April 10th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today arrived here after his very successful visit to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.Ansaris visit opened new vistas between India and the two ... Read more...

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Vice President to return home from Central Asia today


April 10th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari is returning home this afternoon after a week long successful tour of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. The tour has opened new hopes of ... Read more...

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Prince William to serve on Royal Navy warship later this year


March 1st, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
London, March 1 (ANI): While Prince Harry has been removed from Afghanistan after threats from Talibani leaders, reports now suggest that his elder brother William is set to serve on the front ... Read more...

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Culling begins in 11 Jharkhand villages


February 16th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Authorities have begun the culling of poultry in 11 villages of Jharkhand bordering bird flu-hit West Bengal, taking the total number of slaughtered birds to 3.9 million ... Read more...

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