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NBC Removes Objectionable Term After Hindus Protest

National Broadcasting Company (NBC), Chicago, which sparked an outrage among the Hindus with its commentary on an ice hockey match, has removed the objectionable term "weird" from its Web site. Jan 27, 2012
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TAPI Gas Pipeline Project: India and Pakistan Agree Transit Fee Formula

At a bilateral discussion between the Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, S. Jaipal Reddy, and Pakistan's Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Asim Hussain, in New Delhi on Wednesday, both nations have reportedly "agreed to settle the Transit Fee issue at the earliest". Jan 26, 2012
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President Pratibha Patil's Speech on Eve of Republic Day

The President of India, Pratibha Patil, addressed the nation on the eve of the country's 63rd Republic Day. Speaking to the nation's billion-plus citizens, the President stressed on the fact that the "foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy". Jan 26, 2012

Padma Awards Announced (Full List)

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. Jan 25, 2012
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Pune Bus Rampage: At Least 8 People Dead, 27 Injured

In a horrific accident in Pune, at least 6 people have died and 20 more have been injured, after a man allegedly hijacked a city bus and subsequently lost control of the vehicle in a crowded are. The incident happened on Wednesday morning. Jan 25, 2012
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South African Delegates Call on Kumari Selja

An eight-member delegation led by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Human Settlements, South Africa, Zou Kota-Fredricks, called on the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Culture, Kumari Selja in New Delhi, on Monday. Jan 24, 2012