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I’m not a saint: Mulayam makes clear his PM ambition


September 13th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday made clear his prime ministerial ambition, saying he was not a saint, and pointed out that if H.D. Deve ... Read more...

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Poor show in parliament again - but it was not like this earlier


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) As another parliament session nears its end marred by continuous holdups and with little work done, the 15th Lok Sabha will go down ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys resign


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 3 (IANS) Two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who had been talking to Chinese officials on granting autonomy to Tibet for nearly a decade, have ... Read more...

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Unite to oppose gay marriage: Pope’s envoy asks Muslims, Jews


April 28th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The pope's representative in Britain has urged Roman Catholics to form a "united front" with Muslims and Jews to oppose gay marriage, a media report said ... Read more...

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China to make more non-communists as department heads


April 16th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) More non-communist Chinese would be appointed as chiefs, rather than deputy heads, of governmental agencies, according to an official statement.Currently, two ministers in the cabinet are ... Read more...

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Sangay for resumption of talks with China


March 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Two years since the talks between the Dalai Lama's envoys and the Chinese for genuine autonomy for the people in Tibet hit a roadblock, Tibetan Prime ... Read more...

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There is no Tibet issue, says China


January 4th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) There is nothing like a "Tibet issue", a Chinese official told EU representatives.Zhu Weiqun, Executive Vice Minister of the United Front Work Department of the Chinese ... Read more...

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‘We are united’, reiterates Team Anna; visits Hazare (Lead)


October 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 30 (IANS) Putting up a united front, Team Anna Sunday said there were no differences among its core committee members and accused the Congress of ... Read more...

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Whither Team Anna? (News Analysis)


October 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Anna Hazare is already planning his next move, with Team Anna having put up a united front in the face of controversies surrounding some ... Read more...

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China commemorates centenary of imperial rule’s end


October 9th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China held a grand ceremony at the Great Hall of the People here Sunday to commemorate the centennial of the 1911 Revolution that terminated 2,000 years ... Read more...

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Manipur insurgents coming together: government


August 9th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) There are reports to suggest that major Meiti insurgent outfits in Manipur are making serious efforts to form a 'united front', parliament was told Tuesday.Minister ... Read more...

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Jayanthi returns to union ministry after a decade


July 12th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Jayanthi Natarajan, named Tuesday the minister of state for environment and forests with independent charge, enters the union ministry after more than a decade.Natarajan, 57, was ... Read more...

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Thailand places 25 provinces under close watch before general election


June 29th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's National Police Bureau on Tuesday put 25 provinces nationwide under close watch before the general election on July 3.Thai News Agency MCOT reported that commandos have been ... Read more...

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Trinamool ally SUCI-C opposes legislative council revival


June 27th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' bid to revive the West Bengal Legislative Council has been opposed by its ally Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist), which feels ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs political stability: Gilani


June 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan needs political stability to ensure socio-economic progress, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said.The external challenges facing the country also demanded that political forces draft ... Read more...

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Thailand to deploy 100,000 police for general election


June 7th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's National Police Bureau announced on Tuesday that it will deploy 100,000 officers to polling stations nationwide for its July 3 general election, MCOT Online news reported.National police ... Read more...

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Clarke wants Australian cricket to provide united front ahead of upcoming matches


April 16th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 16 (ANI): New captain Michael Clarke wants Australian cricket to provide a united front heading into important assignments in Sri Lanka and South Africa before home series against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. not to disclose Baloch missing persons list


April 7th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.7 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided not to disclose the identity of 57 missing persons from Balochistan, after two top agencies requested the list be treated as classified."The two agencies ... Read more...

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Seven red shirt leaders released on bail in Thailand


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Seven red shirt leaders on Tuesday were released on a $19,600 bail set by the Criminal Court in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.The seven leaders of the ... Read more...

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Farah Sultan, Shalini Thackeray team-up for cine workers welfare


February 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Farah Sultan, wife of late producer Sultan Ahmed, has joined hands with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) General Secretary Shalini Thackeray for the welfare of junior ... Read more...

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Anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


February 14th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- About 30,000 red-shirt supporters of the United front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) on Sunday protested against Thailand's judicial system in front of the criminal court in the ... Read more...

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Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


January 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in Bangkok on Sunday, demanding the government to release their key leaders who were jailed in last year's crackdown, MCOT online news reported.

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Beni Prasad Verma: Socialist with steely resolve


January 19th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) New Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, 69, a prominent former socialist leader with wide ministerial experience at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh, had joined the Congress ... Read more...

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Diaz, A-Rod holiday together in Mexico


December 21st, 2010 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz has sparked rumours that her relationship with baseball player Alex Rodriguez is back on track after they were snapped spending vacation together in ... Read more...

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US to offer Afghanistan wider role in Special Operations missions: WSJ


November 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): In a bid to ease tensions with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the White House has promised to gradually give greater control to Afghans over Special Operations missions that ... Read more...

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CPI-M mouthpiece attacks Ray even after death


November 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which was scathing in its attacks on former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray when he was alive, was Sunday ... Read more...

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Afridi pays price for speaking truth about team selection process for UAE series


October 13th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Pakistan's One-day International Captain, Shahid Afridi, had to pay the price for speaking the truth, as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) pointed its guns at him for expressing ... Read more...

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India elected non-permanent member of UNSC


October 13th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 12 (ANI): India was elected a non-permanent member at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) here on Tuesday after a long wait of 19 years. The country registered a ... Read more...

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Fishermen affected by Gangavaram port again on warpath


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Tension prevailed at Gangavaram port near Visakhapatnam Wednesday after fishermen affected by the newly-developed all-weather port staged a protest and clashed with the police alleging the government's failure ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Becks and Posh tell sons not to believe ‘lies’ about their parents


September 27th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): In a bid to save their kids from the ill-effects of having famous parents, David and Victoria Beckham have told their three sons not to listen to ... Read more...

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Five armed groups banned in Pakistan


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan's interior ministry Thursday banned five armed outfits in southwestern Balochistan province. "Anti-state organisations" like the Baloch Republican Army, Baloch Liberation Army, Baloch Liberation United Front, Baloch Armed Defence ... Read more...

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Anti-government protesters in Thailand demand release of leaders


September 17th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 17 (DPA) Hundreds of anti-government protesters Friday defied emergency law in the Thai capital to call for the release of their colleagues arrested in a crackdown four months ago. Sixteen ... Read more...

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Mel B heads out with hubby amid ’split’ reports


August 31st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Amid reports their marriage is on the rocks, former Spice Girl Melanie Brown put on a united front with her husband Stephen Belafonte on Sunday.Belafonte is alleged to ... Read more...

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Cyber Team Of Hackers To Fight Crime


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): We have heard of all kinds of alliances so far but the impending alliance between the veteran hackers from the United States of America ... Read more...

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China against distinguishing between India and Pakistan


July 30th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): China would like to have friendly relations with both India and Pakistan, senior members of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party said here today.Participating ... Read more...

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