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Washington, May 23 (IANS) General Motors Corporation said it is recalling nearly 20,000 new Cadillac SRX SUVs for faulty wheel lug nuts, according to a Detroit News report.
New York, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has been asked to increase the level of staff it commits to UN peacekeeping missions around the world, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A corporate attorney has said that AEG Live LLC did not conduct any background checks on Dr Conrad Murray, who has been convicted of killing Michael Jackson.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma was named as the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Defence secretary Shashi Kant Sharma will be the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, replacing Vinod Rai, who retires May 22, the government announced Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) American automobile company General Motors' Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it will increase the prices of its vehicles from the first week of June, 2013.
Rawalpindi, May 21 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that the people of Pakistan have defied and defeated unfounded dictates of an insignificant and misguided minority in the general elections.
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) Many Indians are among 170 expatriates rounded up by police in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for breaking residency laws.
Ranchi , May 20 (IANS) Cricket polls in Jharkand, home to India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has got hotter and will see an Additional Director General (ADG) of Police fighting it out with Deputy Inspector General (DIG) for the coveted post of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) president.
Islamabad, May 20 (ANI): Incoming Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief General Ahfaq Parvez Kayani have agreed to 'overhaul' the country's national security and foreign policy in a closed door meeting.
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday hoped that incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani "can at least be expected to try and work together".
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After consultations with UN Security Council permanent members, a conference on the Syrian settlement will take place "very soon", possibly at the beginning of June, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said here Sunday.
London, May 19 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly been told by the club's top officials that forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be going with him if he seals a deal for a return to Chelsea.
Islamabad, May 18 (ANI): The coming provincial government was ready to hold talks with the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) senior leader has said.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed regret over the inability of experts, investigating the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria, to visit the country.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is counting on the UN to develop proposals regarding the international presence in Afghanistan after 2014, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
London, May 16 (ANI): A resolution calling for a political transition in Syria and condemning the government's use of heavy weapons has been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
London, May 16 (ANI): President Barack Obama has announced the head of the US tax agency has resigned after it emerged his staff singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
Lausanne (Switzerland), May 15 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday agreed to have fresh elections and hold another Annual General Meeting (AGM) within a month to select their representatives, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold after a ban was imposed on it last year.
Beijing, May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): More than 180,000 teenagers are living with HIV in Nigeria, the United Nation Children Education Fund (UNICEF) said here on Tuesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Attorney General Eric Holder called the leaks through the story of Associated Press in last year about CIA foiling Al-Qaeda plan of blowing up US bound plane, as very serious in nature and put the life of American people at a major risk.
London, May 14 (ANI): UN General Secretary Ban-Ki-moon congratulated the government and the people of Pakistan for their successful holding of polls on May 11.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) American automobile company General Motors' Indian subsidiary hopes that its newly-launched multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) will perk up its total sales volume this year as it offers value for money to the buyers, said a senior official.
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Navy are all set to receive cruise missiles having a range of more than 300 km, a senior official with Iran's Aerospace Organisation said Sunday.
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of four Filipino peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights last week.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 40 injured when a blast occurred in the Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province late Sunday, Geo news reported.
Baghdad, May 11 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 100 others wounded Saturday when a militant drove an explosives-laden tanker truck into the house of an intelligence officer in Iraq, a media report said.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Saturday cast his vote in Rawalpindi.
Nairobi, May 10 (IANS) Floods caused by heavy rains in Kenya since March have claimed the lives of at least 90 people and displaced more than 100,000 others, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said Friday.
Phnom Penh, May 10 (IANS) India will provide 40,000 bottles of indelible ink to Cambodia to be used in the country's general election in July, the National Election Committee(NEC) said Friday.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) nominated TTFI chief P.C. Chaturvedi as its president, while inducting Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer, the chief referee at the championships here, as full-member of its technical committee during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) here.
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian paratrooper divisions will receive unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) within the next three to five years, a top military official said Friday.
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced concern about the violence related to the elections in Pakistan.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India (CC-UIDAI) Thursday approved phase four of the scheme, which will enroll an additional 40 crore residents, at a cost of Rs.3,436.16 crore, said official sources.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) US auto giant General Motors (GM) is confident of securing a "healthy double-digit" market share of India's fast growing multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) segment with the launch of Enjoy, a top company executive said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) American automobile major General Motors Thursday launched its new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Enjoy.
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Pakistan has written to Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani saying that the current security plan is inadequate, and has asked him to deploy army personnel at all the sensitive stations across the country.
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Nearly 300,000 security personnel, including 32,000 army men, are to be deployed for elections in Pakistan's Punjab state, a media report said Wednesday.
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's foreign trade volume grew by 15.7 percent year-on-year in April, faster than the 12.1 percent increase in March, according to customs data released Wednesday.
Chicago, May 8 (IANS) General Motors has been given green light by China to build a $1.3 billion factory in Shanghai, the automaker said.
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's exports increased 14.7 percent year on year in April, while import surges 16.8 percent, the General Administration of Customs said Wednesday, reported Xinhua.
United Nations, May 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for global efforts to improve the health of women and children.
United Nations, May 7 (IANS) Four UN peacekeepers, all from the Philippines, were abducted on the Golan Heights Tuesday by an armed group believed to be the same one to have abducted 21 Filipino peacekeepers two months ago, the United Nations said.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Japan's Chief of Army Staff General Eiji Kimizuka visited the Eastern Command Headquarters at Fort William here Tuesday and discussed issues concerning security and enhancing military ties between the two armies.
IBPS or Institute of Banking Personal Selection has released the updated available vacancies of Clerical Staff in Participating Organisations for 2013-14 in regard to IBPS CWE Clerks-II recruitment in its official website: http://ibps.in/. The selected candidates have also been intimated via email and SMS in their registered email address and phone numbers.
London, May 6 (ANI): Libya's parliament has passed a law banning officials from the Gaddafi era from holding political office.
United Nations, May 6 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced "grave concern" at reported Israeli air strikes on Syria, and called on all sides to "exercise maximum calm and restraint".
Pakistan-born Canadian clerics and chief of Tehrik-e-Minhajul Quran Tahirul Qadri believes that the coming general election would bring no changes in the system even the faces won?t be changed................
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon put into service a new mine-sweeping system in the Persian Gulf, navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Saturday.
Jaipur, May 4 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari said Saturday that the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has an important role to play in efforts towards improving the environment by not only commenting on the effectiveness of the rules and regulations, but also by offering suggestions to the government for the purpose.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Expressing concern over the killing of over 600 journalists in the last decade, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for ensuring safety of journalists on World Press Freedom Day Friday.
Thiruvanathapuram, May 3 (IANS) South African cricketing icon Jonty Rhodes says surfing has something that gentleman's game does not have - the "cool" factor.
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan is observing World Press Freedom Day on Friday with journalists making resolve to keep pursuing the mission to know and inform others.
London, May 3 (ANI): BBC has laid down a report on its fear-filled environment that puts forth alleged sexual harassment cases over the past six years, where senior managers and on-screen stars are known to verbally abuse or pass on sexist comments to the junior female workers, following the Jimmy Savile scandal in the corporation.
London, May 3 (ANI): The Taliban has been asked to issue a declaration distancing itself from al-Qaeda and committing itself to peace talks before it can open a political office in Qatar, diplomatic sources have said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) A top woman Indian Police Service official has landed in a soup on account of her literary skills: A poem she wrote depicting politicians, the media and the bureaucracy in poor light is in the eye of a storm.
United Nations, May 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday met senior diplomats from the five permanent members of the Security Council, also known as the P5, to discuss the latest situation in Syria.
Dhaka, May 2 (IANS) The death toll from last week's building collapse on the outskirts of Dhaka climbed to 435 with the recovery of about a dozen bodies Thursday as rescuers continued to search for the missing.
London, May 2 (ANI): US carmaker General Motors (GM) is withdrawing a TV commercial for its Chevrolet Trax four-wheel drive after its soundtrack was deemed 'offensive'.
Islamabad, May. 2 (ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief has suggested the military is unhappy with how authorities have treated former army chief and president Pervez Musharraf since his return from exile.
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and Japan have held discussions over ways to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation in the different sectors.
Rawalpindi, May. 1 (ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has strongly dispelled the impression that the upcoming parliamentary elections will be postponed due to security threats.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Twenty years have passed since the web was launched in the public domain on April 30, 1993, when the European science agency CERN, where Tim Berners-Lee, the web inventor worked officially, made the W3 software.
London, May. 1 (ANI): Today's workers expect to earn enough to live by the time they reach 25, a survey has revealed.
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) General elections will be held May 11, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani while asking people not to harbour any suspicions or misgivings about it.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Additional Solicitor General Haren Raval should have "talked it out" with Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati instead of writing a letter alleging he has been made a scapegoat in the coal blocks allocations issue, said External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Harin Raval resigned as additional solicitor general Tuesday, a day after locking horns with Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati on the vetting of the CBI status report on its probe into the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Harin Raval quit as additional solicitor general Tuesday, a day after he blamed Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati of influencing the CBI probe into the allotment of coal blocks.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There is no proposal to introduce TB drug Bedaquiline in the Indian market, parliament was told Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cannot escape accountability on the issue of allocation of coal blocks, the opposition said Tuesday as the government fought allegations that its top law officer had influenced the CBI probe on the case.
Washington, April 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A California court has ruled Monday that a baby boy who had been seized by authorities in the US should be returned to his Russian parents, a Russian diplomat said.
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and Uganda have held talks over enhancing bilateral relations and expanding avenues of trade and economic cooperation between the two nations.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) With turbulence refusing to subside for the crisis-ridden government, the Additional Solicitor General, Harin Rawal, Monday blamed the Attorney General G.E.Vahanvati of influencing the CBI probe into coal scam.
Ajman, April 29 (IANS/WAM) Ajman, a UAE emirate, has held talks with Tajikistan over the existing bilateral relations and ways to enhance them between the two friendly countries.
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) Nearly 100 hours into the collapse of an eight-storey Bangladesh building left about 400 dead, authorities Sunday decided to deploy heavy machinery to expedite the vast rescue operation.
Islamabad, Apr. 28 (ANI): The questioning of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf during investigations by the four-member Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team in the Benazir Bhutto murder case may lead to some other important personalities on the basis of his replies.
Beijing, Apr. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): The top United Nations official in Iraq on Friday appealed for restraint and dialogue to stop escalating violence in the country, which has "killed and wounded hundreds," a UN spokesman told reporters here.
Washington, April 27 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was "saddened by the loss of life" in the collapse of a building housing several garment factories in Bangladesh, which killed at least 304 workers.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The time limit for abortions has been increased from seven to nine weeks to facilitate family planning, the Drug Controller General of India has said.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): An exotic pair of binary stars nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth have provided evidence that Albert Einstein's theory of relativity is still right, even in the most extreme conditions tested yet.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce Friday its order on the Italian government's plea against the invoking of a stringent act and the NIA investigation into the killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast by its two marines February 2012.
Panaji, April 24 (IANS) Drinking an ice-cold beer from that frosted green pint glass bottle may soon be a crime on Goa's beaches, a senior police officer said Wednesday.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Israel's top intelligence analyst has accused the Syrian regime of using lethal chemical weapons.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least 13 people were injured when a bomb went off outside a hospital in Pakistan's southwest Quetta city Wednesday, a media report said.
Brussels, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Any reports of the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict must be carefully investigated to avoid the repetition of the "Iraqi scenario", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
Brussels, April 23 (Xinhua-ANI): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Tuesday that the military alliance must remain vigilant on the possible spillover of Syria conflicts.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Tuesday ahead of the tabling of the standing committee report in parliament on coal block allocations.
Abuja, April 23 (IANS) Nigerian police will get nine helicopters later this month, an official said.
Islamabad, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has clarified that it has not contacted the Army leadership for the 'ill-treatment being meted out to the retired general.'
Madrid, April 23 (IANS/EFE) The museums with the three largest collections of the work of Spanish artist Salvador Dali are working together to put on an exhibition in Madrid that shows the range of the Spanish artist.
Sydney, Apr. 22 (ANI): Australian Federal Police Commissioner Tony Negus has said 'lone wolf' potential terrorists radicalising the country are of grave concern to authorities.
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani should stick to national security and leave it to politicians to sort out for whom and why Pakistan was created, said a leading Pakistani daily Monday after the army chief's comment that Islam can never be taken out of Pakistan.
Culiacan (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of six men were found inside an SUV near the industrial zone in Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said.
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian army will conduct a military exercise in near future in the Esfahan province, said Ground Forces (GF) commander Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan Saturday.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Islamabad's anti-terrorism court (ATC) has sent former president Pervez Musharraf on a fourteen-day-long judicial remand in the judges' detention case.
Barcelona, April 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Barcelona have discussed trade and investment relations between them.
Rome, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Italy's parliament started voting on Thursday morning to elect a successor to President Giorgio Napolitano, whose seven-year term expires in mid-May.
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Aruna Bahuguna, an IPS officer of the 1979 batch from the Andhra Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as Special Director General with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has deeply condoled the passing away of V.S. Ramadevi, former Governor of Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh.
Boston, April 17 (IANS) The third victim in Boston Marathon blasts has been identified as a Chinese national, according to officials from the Chinese consulate.