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Chavez to travel to Cuba for surgery

February 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Thursday his impending departure for Cuba to undergo an operation for a lesion in the same part of his body where ... Read more...

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Efforts on to restart talks with China: Tibetan PM-in-exile (Lead)

September 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 19 (IANS) Efforts are on to restart the stalled talks between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese officials, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iraqi presidency sets March 6 elections date

December 8th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 8 (DPA) The Iraqi presidential council Tuesday set March 6 as the new date for parliamentary elections, Baghdad's Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported, citing state television. The announcement followed parliament's ... Read more...

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Trying Musharraf could hurt Sharif more than Zardari: Najam Sethi

August 8th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 8 (ANI): The invocation of the Pakistani constitution's Article 6 against former President Pervez Musharraf may once again put the civilian government on collision course with the military, and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Unanimous Rajya Sabha nod for Right to Education Bill (Lead)

July 20th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the government warning of "disastrous consequences" if a landmark bill for providing free and compulsory education to children aged 6-14 was not passed, the Rajya ... Read more...

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FIA reacts angrily to FOTA talks walkout

July 9th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nuerburg, Germany, July 9 (DPA) Motorsport's ruling body, the FIA, responded angrily Thursday to a decision by the eight members of the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) to walk out of a ... Read more...

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ICC to implement new anti-dope code next year

December 29th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 29 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has come up with a stricter anti-doping code to ensure that the sport is free of banned substances.The code, which comes into effect ... Read more...

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How Indian safeguards agreement got unanimous approval

August 1st, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 1 (IANS) When IAEA director-general Mohammed ELBaradei asked members of the board of governors whether any of them had any opposition to the proposed Indian safeguards agreement, none of the ... Read more...

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Indian negotiators work out ‘details’ of IAEA safeguards accord (Night Lead)

August 1st, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 31 (IANS) Indian negotiators remained locked till late Thursday night over an India specific additional protocol to be presented to the IAEA Board of Governors meeting Friday. Fleeing from the ... Read more...

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Sun Pharma challenges Israel’s Taro in US court

June 26th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) The city-based Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Israel's Taro Pharmaceutical Industries in the New York Supreme Court for the control of the latter's shares, the ... Read more...

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