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Indian gets Togo's highest civilian award
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The republic of Togo in western Africa has bestowed its highest civilian award to an Indian national, Chander Verma, the country`s former honorary consul in India.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 3:33:27 PM

'Governments lie, allies spy'
Washington, June 16 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates made light of Pakistan's arrest of five Pakistan CIA informers who helped in the US raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout saying in the real world governments lie to each other and allies too spy.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 1:07:20 PM

37 held in New York for drug smuggling
New York, June 16 (IANS/EFE) At least 37 people have been arrested in New York and charged with smuggling cocaine, the state attorney general said.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:32:23 PM

Canada needs India, says Scotiabank's deputy Marwah
Toronto, June 16 (IANS) The topmost Indo-Canadian business honcho has urged Canadian companies to develop a concrete 'India strategy' to do business in the world's second fastest growing economy.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:25:30 PM

Hugh Jackman to star in 'Les Miserables'?
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is in talks to play the lead in a remake of 'Les Miserables' to be directed by Tom Hooper.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:09:26 PM

Kayani fights to keep army chief's job: NYT
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan's army chief is fighting to save his position in the face of 'seething anger' in the army establishment over the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden, according to the New York Times.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:39:10 AM

US defends ties with Pakistan to outraged lawmakers
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Even as US lawmakers expressed outrage over the arrest of five Pakistan CIA informers by Pakistan's spy agency, the top US military official defended ties with a key ally as 'complicated' but vital.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:21:25 AM

UN chief deeply concerned over situation in Sudan
United Nations, June 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the prevailing situation in Sudan's South Kordofan region, Ban's spokesman Martin Nesirky said in a statement released here.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 7:53:12 AM

Gibson expects West Indies to end with a win
Kingston (Jamaica), June 15 (IANS) West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson wants his team to win the fifth and final One-day International against India here Thursday and take that confidence into the Test series.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 8:19:43 PM

Canada opposition leader seeks review of Bhullar death sentence
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) Canada's opposition party has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper to urge India to review the death penalty against Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar in a 1993 car bombing near the Indian Youth Congress office in New Delhi.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:09:35 PM

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