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Power grid collapse will never happen again: Moily


August 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday reassured the nation that a national transmission grid collapse of the kind seen earlier in the week would ... Read more...

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131-year-old New Zealand church to be demolished


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 3 (IANS) A 131-year-old cathedral, devastated in the earthquake last year in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be demolished because it is too dangerous and expensive to rebuild, a ... Read more...

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Hegde urges Hazare to end fast but continue agitation


August 25th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Thursday urged Anna Hazare to end his fast but continue the agitation for the Jan Lokpal bill. Meanwhile, 14 people, ... Read more...

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‘China cannot be a factor in India-Pakistan dialogue’


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
On board special flight, June 22 (IANS) Ahead of foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan, India Wednesday made it clear that China cannot be a factor in its dialogue on "problems ... Read more...

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Government defends response to diplomat’s daughter’s arrest


June 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Faced with criticism of its handling of the arrest of a Indian diplomat's daughter in the US, the ministry of external affairs Friday made it ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for trained manpower to ensure technological advancements


March 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said that trained and capable manpower is required to ensure that technology and technological advancements delivers to ... Read more...

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Maoists free abducted Orissa engineer, Malkangiri collector to be released soon


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar Feb.23 (ANI): Maoists on Wednesday released a junior engineer they had abducted on February 16.Junior engineer Pabitra Majhi was released near the Ambadoli village of Chitrakonda District from where two officials ... Read more...

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Maoists likely to release abducted Malkangiri collector, engineer in next 48 hours


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar Feb.23 (ANI): Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna and junior engineer Pabitra Mohan Majhi are likely to be released by Maoists in the next 48 hours, after Orissa Government conceded to ... Read more...

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Nirupama Rao discusses fishermen killings with Lankan Govt.


January 31st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has expressed New Delhi's deep concern over the recent violent incidents in waters between India and Sri Lanka, which had resulted in the ... Read more...

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Obese contestant LaRhonda Darby hospitalized


November 19th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the contestants of ABC’s “Obese” has been hospitalized after she suffered from dehydration. The network was however quick to issue a statement on the ... Read more...

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Lots of work done, but problems still exist, says Fennell on CWG


September 25th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Michael Fennell on Saturday said a considerable amount of work has been done on the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but problems still ... Read more...

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India ‘absolutely ready’ for Commonwealth Games (Roundup)


September 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after unidentified gunmen sprayed bullets on two Taiwanese tourists in the national capital, India said Monday it was "now absolutely ready" for the Oct 3-14 ... Read more...

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India a safe tourist destination: Minister


September 20th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India is a safe destination and the security of tourists is of utmost importance to the government, Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said here Monday as Britain and ... Read more...

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India is a safe destination, says Tourism Minister Selja


September 20th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Condemning the firing incident at Delhi's Jama Masjid on Sunday in which two foreign tourists were injured, Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja today appealed to tourists not ... Read more...

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Saudi forces free German girls kidnapped in Yemen


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 18 (DPA) Two German girls who were part of a group kidnapped in Yemen last year have been transferred to the Saudi authorities, a spokesperson for the Saudi interior ministry ... Read more...

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Phone tapping again rears its head in parliament (Parliament Roundup)


April 28th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Phone tapping, this time involving conversations between a high-profile lobbyist and Communications Minister A. Raja on the allocation of 2G Spectrum, again reared its head in ... Read more...

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Government will curb inflation: Mukherjee


April 28th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday assured parliament that every possible step would be taken to curb price rise and said inflation would ease as there are ... Read more...

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Land distribution in Bihar highly polarized: Report


February 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Nearly five decades after the abolition of the zamindari system, land distribution in Bihar remains highly polarized compared to any other state, according to a report, "The total area ... Read more...

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No-show in Australia may bring sweeping changes in Pak team and management


January 8th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 8 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's second test defeat against Australia in Sydney, some drastic changes in the team and its management may be on the cards."Pakistan Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Sarfraz to replace Akmal in third Test


January 7th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 7 (IANS) Wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has been dropped from the Pakistan team for the third Test against Australia at Bellerive Oval next Wednesday. He will be replaced by young Sarfraz ... Read more...

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Terror hits cricket, but India rises to No.1 (Flashback 2009)


December 24th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Seventy-seven years after playing their first Test, India realised its ultimate dream of becoming the numero uno in Test cricket and in the process ... Read more...

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‘Physical and ideological terrorism pipeline’ links Pakistan with Britain


October 28th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.28 (ANI): A report published by a US think-tank, Heritage Foundation, has described Pakistan as the centre of all terror plots hatched against Britain and said there exists 'a physical and ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan can normalize relations only through dialogue says Nirupama Rao


October 18th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 18(ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said that only through a dialogue, relations between India and Pakistan can be normalized. Speaking to All India Radio, in an interview with ... Read more...

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Hottie Neha Dhupia concerned over global warming


August 21st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neha Dhupia is doing her bit for the environment. The actress said, "The issue of global warming is disturbing. What are we leaving for the future generation? All this is of utmost ... Read more...

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Protests disrupt ASEAN summit in Thailand


April 11th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Pattaya (Thailand), April 11 (DPA) Clashes between anti-government and pro-government supporters Saturday delayed meetings at a summit of the southeast Asian leaders at the Thai seaside resort of Pattaya. Meetings between South-East ... Read more...

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Pakistani groups’ role in blasts not ruled out: PM


September 17th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Saying that the role of Pakistan-based outfits' involvement in the spate of terror bombings in Indian cities "can not be minimized", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh contended that ... Read more...

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Government to strengthen anti-terror law: PM


September 17th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that there is no question of the Government being soft on terror.Addressing the Governors Conference in New Delhi ... Read more...

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US opposes Taiwan’s referendum on UN membership


February 26th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, Feb 26 (Xinhua) Visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Tuesday said that her country "opposes the proposed referendum" on Taiwan's UN membership. Addressing a press meet here after her talks ... Read more...

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Law fears for kids, ex-wife as her house is burgled - again


January 17th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London , Jan 17 (ANI): English actor Jude Law is worried about the safety of his kids and ex-wife Sadie Frost after another break-in at her North London home, last weekend.The 42-year-old ... Read more...

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