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Grow more grains, Pawar tells states

February 8th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Urging states to produce more grains to meet the growing food demand, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday stressed the streamlining of the procurement and distribution ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman submits bill for removing draconian provisions of Pak blasphemy law

November 30th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Amid announcements by religious forces in Pakistan to resist any move to change its blasphemy laws, former information minister and Pakistan People's Party MNA Sherry Rehman has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN to support Mizoram in dealing with HIV/AIDS

September 2nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 2 (IANS) The United Nations (UN) will support Mizoram in prevention of HIV/AIDS and in management of prisons in the northeastern state, an official said here Thursday. Cristina Albertin, representative of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vedanta’s controversial mine gets backing of India’s PM

June 30th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): In a highly unusual move, India's Prime Minister has intervened directly in the approval process for one of the world's most controversial mines.The office of Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iowa awards $29 million in housing and disaster recovery funds

May 13th, 2010 - 6:23 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa awarded a $29 million housing fund to 47 recipients through the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Governor Chet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Arizona to assist most vulnerable citizens

March 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – On Tuesday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer established a 20-member Arizona SERVES Task Force to assist vulnerable populations in Arizona who have been impacted by economic hardship, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Florida man sentenced for attempting travel to Mexico to have sex with young boy

January 21st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – A Florida man on Tuesday was sentenced for traveling to Arizona with intent of having sex with a minor in Mexico, said prosecutors on Wednesday.Charles A. Soderman, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US announces $100,000 aid for India’s flood victims

October 8th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The US Thursday announced $100,000 aid for the victims of recent floods in parts of southern and western India. "The heart-breaking personal loss, the destruction of homes ... Read more...

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US envoy announces relief for flood victims

October 8th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer today announced that the United States will contribute 100,000 dollars as assistance to victims of the recent floods in southern and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Carla Bruni’s website crashes within minutes of opening

October 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): The launch of France's First Lady Carla Bruni's website did not go so well, as the site crashed within minutes of opening.Experts revealed that the site,, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Commissioner of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Named

September 23rd, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by admin
FRANKFORT, KY (Sept. 22, 2009) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Stephen R. Hall, Ph.D., a national leader in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities, has been named commissioner ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bruni to launch fashion scholarships to help France’s youth

September 6th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is set to launch scholarships for youths from difficult backgrounds in France to help them achieve their dreams of making it to the fashion industry.The wife ... Read more...

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