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‘Rocket Woman’ Propels India’s Missile Mission

‘Rocket Woman’ Propels India’s Missile Mission

NEW DELHI – Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile project and is set to place India in an elite club of nations like the U.S., Russia and China with the capability to produce their own long-range […]

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Indians Favourite Among Foreign Companies For Temporary Hiring

Indians Favourite Among Foreign Companies For Temporary Hiring

MUMBAI – Indians are becoming the favourites among overseas companies looking for hiring temporary workers, as it gives them the flexibility of hiring for a particular need at minimum cost, says experts. “India has become a favourite destination for hiring temporary workforce, especially in the IT sector. The trend that began about a decade back […]

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Mandarin Tops 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World

Mandarin Tops 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World

BEIJING -Languages are the mainstream of communication among human beings. These languages that are spoken everyday which omits barriers between two or more people. These have made understanding of feelings, what messages a person has to convey to another more easier. Languages are not only a form of communication but an art in its own […]

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Russian Firm To Name Alcoholic Drink After Gaddafi

Russian Firm To Name Alcoholic Drink After Gaddafi

MOSCOW – A Russian company is going to produce and sell an alcoholic drink in Russia named after Libya’s slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said Wednesday. The company, a subsidiary of Rusimport, Russia’s largest producer and importer of liqueurs and vodka, has filed an application for the registration of the Commendatore Muammar trademark […]

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Pakistan Teen Nominated For international Peace Award

Pakistan Teen Nominated For international Peace Award

ISLAMABAD – A brave girl from Pakistan, who as an 11-year-old wrote about the Taliban banning girls’ schools in the picturesque Swat Valley and missing watching her favourite Indian serial ‘Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat’, has been nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize. Malala Yousufzai, now 13, was a victim of the ban imposed by […]

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Pakistan’s Envoy To US Resigns Over ‘Memogate’

Pakistan’s Envoy To US Resigns Over ‘Memogate’

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States resigned on Tuesday, days after a Pakistani-American businessman said the envoy was behind a controversial memo that accused the Pakistani military of plotting a coup in May. Envoy Husain Haqqani said on his Twitter account he had sent his resignation to the prime minister. State television said […]

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Another Rajasthan Sex Racket Has Ex-BJP MP, Cops Involved

Another Rajasthan Sex Racket Has Ex-BJP MP, Cops Involved

JAIPUR – Fighting to stave off the stink generated in the case of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, Rajasthan was rocked again on Tuesday by another sleazy CD case allegedly involving politicians, blackmail and, this time, police officials too. A woman has accused her husband of tricking and prostituting her. She has accused 17 people including […]

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India Needs Communal Violence Bill, Says Minister

India Needs Communal Violence Bill, Says Minister

MANGALORE – UPA government is open to disparate voices emanating on its move to introduce the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill 2011 and will take a final call after listening to all opinions, noted Union minister for corporate affairs M Veerappa Moily. It is not a new bill, Moily said, adding that the […]

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Indian Human Rights Activists Say They Face Grave Dangers For Their Work

Indian Human Rights Activists Say They Face Grave Dangers For Their Work

NEW DELHI – Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt has said the Godhra carnage was an intelligence failure and not a conspiracy. Bhatt said this to a group of activists who say that they are being persecuted for their work. Bhatt, many see to be taking on the Chief Minister Narendra Modi made that important […]

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Apologise For 1971 Atrocities, Bangladesh Tells Pakistan

Apologise For 1971 Atrocities, Bangladesh Tells Pakistan

DHAKA – Bangladesh has demanded a formal apology from Pakistan for the atrocities carried out by its troops during the 1971 Liberation War. The demand came as the new Pakistani envoy called on foreign minister Dipu Moni here. “The foreign minister yesterday sought Pakistan’s understanding and recognition of Bangladesh’s position on resolving the outstanding issues […]

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