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Another horror film for Bipasha?


September 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has tasted success with "Raaz 3", and is already working on horror film named "Aatma". She might soon sign another horror-thriller, being scripted by ... Read more...

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Net deterioration in global security environment: PM


July 31st, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "a net deterioration" in the international security environment, pointing to political uncertainties in India's immediate neighbourhood, terrorism ... Read more...

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Anjan Dutt’s next movie is about his own life


July 17th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Anjan Dutt is planning a movie on the Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling, West Bengal. He says it his "own story" and that he will ... Read more...

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India A hammer West Indies A to level series at 1-1


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Maharashtra left-arm spinner Akshay Darekar took a four-wicket haul to help India A beat the West Indies A by 108 runs in the second one-day ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidential election


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday.Head of Egypt's Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan announced in the afternoon ... Read more...

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Greece votes on EU bailout


June 17th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 17 (IANS) Voting began Sunday for crucial elections in Greece that are expected to determine the country's future in the Eurozone, with the main contenders being the right-wing ... Read more...

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Stimulate domestic demand to boost Indian economy: Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The basic strategy to bring the country's economy back on track has to be to stimulate domestic demand, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said, addressing ... Read more...

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Rihanna scraps her Britain trip


June 8th, 2012 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna suddenly cancelled her plans to travel to London as she is reportedly facing health problems.She was due to fly Wednesday to ... Read more...

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South Korea not mulling ban on short selling


May 18th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 18 (IANS) South Korea is not mulling ban on short selling of non-financial stocks despite resurfacing concerns over Europe's debt crisis, a senior financial regulator said Friday."Ban on ... Read more...

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Congress urges Mamata to withdraw circular curbing newspapers


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Dubbing the West Bengal government's order asking state-run and state-funded libraries to stock only specific newspapers as "most partial and undemocratic", the Congress Sunday urged ... Read more...

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Elusive long fingered frog rediscovered after 62 years


March 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Herpetologists have rediscovered a single specimen of the Bururi long-fingered frog during an expedition to Burundi. The species was last spotted in 1949 and was feared ... Read more...

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Protests as Maldives president addresses parliament


March 19th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Male, March 19 (IANS) The Maldives President Mohamed Waheed addressed his country's parliament Monday amid street protests by opposition supporters, a media report said.Former president Mohamed Nasheed's Maldivian Democratic Party ... Read more...

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Commonwealth appoints special envoy to Maldives


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Male, March 2 (IANS) The 54-member Commonwealth of Nations Friday appointed Donald McKinnon as its special envoy to the Maldives.McKinnon will "encourage inclusive agreement among political leaders, promote consolidation of ... Read more...

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Male to probe unrest


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Male, March 2 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Friday announced a probe into the recent political unrest that swept the country.The president called for restoring peace in the country. ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s defence in strong hands: Gilani


February 26th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is no threat to Pakistan as it is a stable and powerful country and its defence is ... Read more...

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UN rules out probe into Maldives’ power transfer


February 14th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 13 (IANS) The UN Monday ruled out launching any investigation into power transfer in the Maldives, suggesting the country should find internal solution to its imbroglio.Completing a three-day ... Read more...

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No evidence North Korean leader dead: US official


February 11th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US intelligence has found no evidence to suggest that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was dead, an official said following web posts in China ... Read more...

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Don’t turn back clock on journalists rights, Maldives urged


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has urged the new authorities in the Maldives to respect the right of journalists to go about their work without fear ... Read more...

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India should be worried over Maldives turmoil: Expert


February 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India "should be worried" over the quick-paced developments in the Maldives that saw the president quit and violence spread across the country, said an expert ... Read more...

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Army colonel is new Maldives defence minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 9 (IANS) In a bid to shore up his power, new Maldives President Mohamed Waheed has appointed two new ministers including an army colonel who will be the ... Read more...

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China calls for more global anti-poverty efforts


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 3 (IANS) China has called upon the international community to make greater anti-poverty efforts.It has asked the UN, the World Bank and other international organisations to shoulder ... Read more...

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Venezuela completes repatriation of gold


February 1st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government received the last 14 tonnes of gold of a total of 160 tonnes that were deposited in banks in other countries, and which ... Read more...

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India, China rise makes Asia important: US


January 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) With the rise of China and India as world powers, Asia is becoming more important to America as Asian markets and suppliers drive the US economy, ... Read more...

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No breakdown between army, government: Rehman Malik


January 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the army and the government were united and "no breakdown has taken place between the two institutions".Pakistan politics ... Read more...

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S&P; downgrades ratings on Australia’s big four banks


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Global rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) said Friday it had downgraded Australia's big four banks' credit ratings as a result of changes to its criteria ... Read more...

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Leave Syria, UAE tells its nationals


November 26th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has urged its nationals to leave Syria in view of the turmoil prevailing there. Those planning to travel to the country ... Read more...

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US to stress test 31 banks against severe recession


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve has announced that it would carry out a new round of stress tests next year on the nation's 31 largest financial institutions ... Read more...

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Two-third of Britons fear new recession


November 16th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Two thirds of Britons are living with the fear that the UK is heading for another recession, a survey has found. The news came as it ... Read more...

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Emergency Arab League meet on Syria


November 6th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 6 (IANS) The Arab League will hold a ministerial-level emergency meeting October 12 to discuss the continued violence in Syria, the Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Sunday.Qatari ... Read more...

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Smith relishing new opening role in T20s


September 25th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS/CMC) Cricketer Dwayne Smith says he relishes continuing at the top of the order, after opening for the first time in an international match in West Indies' 10-wicket ... Read more...

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Brazil to tackle economic crisis by more investment


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has said that the country would tide over the ongoing crisis by increasing consumption and investment."We will beat this crisis ... Read more...

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Our politics is broken: Obama


August 16th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Embattled US President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day Midwestern bus tour to "connect with ordinary Americans", slamming the partisan politics of the country ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda to open more branches in Africa


August 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) State-run Bank of Baroda is aiming to open 15 more branches in East African countries Kenya and Uganda and several other nations in Asia and Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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US House of Representatives passes debt-limit bill


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US House of Representatives approved Monday a deal struck between the White House and congressional leaders that would raise the nation's debt ceiling by ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden’s new audio message released


May 19th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) An audio message purportedly recorded by Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden shortly before he was shot dead by US commandos in Pakistan has been released, ... Read more...

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