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Monthly Archives: June 2011

dayanithi maran

Maran meets PM, may be dropped from Cabinet

Agencies, New Delhi, Jun 30 Union Textile Minister and DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Thursday ahead of a likely Cabinet reshuffle. Sources say that Maran could be shown the door after his name cropped...
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Military defections expose cracks in Syrian army

Agencies Beirut, June 30: A growing number of Syrian soldiers are deserting the army to avoid taking part in the military crackdown against protesters demanding the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad. Unwilling to open fire on demonstrators...
Amnesty International

Rights lawyers in China harassed, tortured: Amnesty

Agencies Beijing, June 30: Human rights group Amnesty International called on Thursday for China to stop the harassment, arbitrary detention and torture of human rights lawyers, part of what it said was an “uncompromising” series...
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Kim cancelled Russia trip on security worry – report

Agencies Moscow, June 30: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il cancelled a visit to Russia this week because of worries about security following media reports about the trip, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper reported on Thursday. Russian authorities...
Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, Qingdao

World’s Longest Cross-Sea Bridge

Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, east China`s Shandong Province. China opened the world`s longest cross-sea bridge, which is 42 kilometers (26 miles) long and links China`s eastern port city of Qingdao to an offshore island, Huangdao.  
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Relief for Tatas, SC tells Mamata not to return Singur land to farmers

Agencies New Delhi, June 29: Providing temporary relief to Tata Motors, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the return of Singur land to the farmers by the West Bengal government. The apex court, in its interim order, said the state government...
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Google reveals who tops in web snooping

LONDON: Authorities in Britain are more likely to request details about internet users than in any other country, Google has revealed. The online search engine’s transparency report showed that in just six months, British intelligence...
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China builds military game to train soldiers

SHANGHAI: China’s People’s Liberation Army has developed its first online military game, called ” The Glorious Mission,” to train soldiers in combat skills and technological awareness, the China Daily reported. The ...