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Deshmukh died of cardiac failure: Doctor


August 14th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died of cardiac failure, said renowned doctor Mohammed Rela of Chennai's Global Health City Tuesday even as he drew attention to the ... Read more...

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Committee formed to reinstate sacked Air India pilots, court told


July 13th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A committee has been formed for the reinstatement of terminated Air India pilots, the Delhi High Court was informed Friday.Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner S.K. Chand ... Read more...

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Release Indian and Pakistani fishermen, say activists


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A group of activists working towards improving India-Pakistan relations Monday wrote to Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai ahead of his meeting with his counterpart in Pakistan and ... Read more...

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‘GDP growth likely to be less than 6.5 percent in 2012-13′


June 10th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2012-13 is likely to be less than 6.5 percent, an industry body said Sunday adding that the government ... Read more...

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Pakistan commission orders visa, security for Ijaz (Roundup)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz Monday agreed to appear before the Supreme Court-appointed memo commission after the attorney general was directed to ensure that he gets ... Read more...

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Memo commission orders grant of visa, security to Ijaz


January 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) The memo commission Monday directed Pakistan's attorney general to issue visa to Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz besides ensuring his security to enable him to ... Read more...

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Government approves 15 highway projects worth Rs.15,680 crore


November 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Giving a boost to the transport sector, the government Wednesday approved 15 highway projects covering a total of 1,814 km at a cost of Rs.15,680 ... Read more...

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Denmark keen to partner India in quality health care


June 24th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 24 (IANS) Denmark is keen to partner with India to facilitate quality healthcare in Goa, Danish ambassador Freddy Svane said here Friday."The diabetes registry will aid the government ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh bans fishing, one-year jail for violators


June 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Friday announced a two-month ban on fishing to protect fish during their breeding period in monsoon.Violators would be booked under a law that provides for ... Read more...

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Urgent steps needed to deal with petrol shortage: Pakistan paper


June 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The Pakistan government must take urgent steps to deal with the petrol shortage in the country, a Pakistani paper said Thursday, urging it to rein ... Read more...

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Gilani to decide on Manmohan’s Indo-Pak WC semi-final game invitation today


March 26th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan has confirmed receiving an invitation from Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to his Pakistani counterpart Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari for watching ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Emergency helpline for tourists in Goa


February 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) Tourists visiting Goa, which has seen its image as a dream destination take a beating in the recent past, will soon be able to dial a ... Read more...

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Waive octroi, local taxes to curb inflation: PM


February 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said rising prices presented a strong case for waiving octroi and other local taxes as inflation was posing a "serious threat" ... Read more...

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Inflation poses serious threat to growth momentum: Manmohan Singh


February 4th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said India's high inflation posed a "serious threat" to the country's growth momentum, and was driven by supply-side ... Read more...

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Unclaimed Maoist literature found, Chhattisgarh begins probe (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 14 (IANS) A probe was launched Friday into unclaimed cartons of Maoist literature found at the Raipur railway station's parcel warehouse that has vital details about key Maoist leaders, police ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cops probe unclaimed Maoist literature


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Friday began probe into unclaimed cartons of Maoist literature found at Raipur railway station's parcel godown that reportedly had vital details about key Maoist leaders.Sources said ... Read more...

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Cholera toll in Haiti stands at 1,415


November 24th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the cholera epidemic ravaging Haiti stands at 1,415, at latest count, and a total of 60,240 people have received medical treatment for the disease since ... Read more...

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Pak govt should probe Zulqarnain Haider’s mysterious disappearance: Zaheer Abbas


November 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has called on the government to order a high-level inquiry into the mysterious disappearance of wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider just hours before the ... Read more...

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Karnataka trust vote subject to legislators’ plea: Court (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Wednesday ruled that the result of the trust vote the state government seeks Thursday will be subject to its judgment on the disqualification ... Read more...

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Disqualified Karnataka legislators’ case adjourned to Tuesday (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday adjourned the hearing of the 16 disqualified legislators to Tuesday, as arguments from both sides' lawyers remained inconclusive.The 16 dissident legislators, 11 ... Read more...

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Flights to Srinagar to remain uninterrupted


August 30th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Monday said that air services will continue to Srinagar during the 12 days the airport would remain closed for maintenance and flights would ... Read more...

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Poor global community support to Pak flood victims extraordinary: UN official


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.23 (ANI): A United Nations official has urged the global community to step up its response to flood-hit Pakistan on an urgent basis.Louis-George Arsenault, Director of Emergency Operations for UNICEF ... Read more...

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PCB took Salman, Waqar into confidence over Yousuf’s recall: Pak manager


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.3 (ANI): Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed has rubbished media reports that skipper Salman Butt and coach Waqar Younis were not on board concerning the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to recall ... Read more...

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Parents Association writes to Sonia Gandhi for regulating school fees


July 31st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Unhappy over arbitrary fee hikes in private schools across the county, the All India Parents Association Saturday asked the National Advisory Council Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru file to be sent to home ministry within a week


May 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The file on parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's mercy petition, which is with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna, will be sent to the central home ministry within ... Read more...

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Delhi petrol pump owners protest against diesel tax hike


May 20th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A group of Delhi petrol pump owners Thursday decided to shun the usual slogan-shouting mode of protest and instead adopted the 'Gandhigiri' approach when they staged ... Read more...

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Rooting out terrorism to remain Pak’s prime focus: Qureshi


April 28th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Thimpu, Apr.28 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that rooting out terrorism from the region has and will continue to remain his country's prime focus.Addressing the 32nd session of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SAARC should adopt cooperative approach to tackle issues: Bashir


April 26th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bhutan, Apr 26(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir has said that south Asian countries should adopt a regional cooperative approach to effectively tackle its water issues.Addressing the 37th session of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hasina plans to buy electricity from India


April 26th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Purchasing 500 MW power from India and setting up ten new power plants to generate another 1,000 MW tops Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's agenda, a media report ... Read more...

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Shoaib-Sania marriage: Pakistani activist Burney to visit India


April 6th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani rights activist Ansar Burney said Tuesday he would visit India to "dig out the truth" about the claim that cricketer Shoaib Malik, who is all set ... Read more...

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Worst is over on food inflation: PM (Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government's war against rising prices had only met with limited success, but assured the worst was over on containing ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni condemns Russian girl’s molestation in Goa


January 29th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan. 29 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni has condemned the molestation of an under-teen Russian girl in Goa."Every other day such incidents are taking place, and I ... Read more...

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Sharif meets Indian High Commissioner, calls for urgent resolution to Kashmir issue


January 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.29 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif met Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal here and discussed various issues confronting both the countries.According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Penn Station Leaps Back To Normal Activity


December 24th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The suspended train service at Penn Station in New York has finally resumed. According to the latest updates, the train movements came to a halt a few ... Read more...

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Reserve Bank chief, Mukherjee meet


December 18th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor D. Subbarao met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here Friday amid concern over spiralling food inflation. After the meeting, Subbarao said he largely ... Read more...

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