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UN Condemns Murder Of Journalists In Syria

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with promoting and defending the freedom of the press today condemned the murder of two reporters and one photographer in Syria, and called on authorities to ensure that journalists covering the conflict are able to carry out their work safely. Apr 4, 2012
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US Defies Hafiz Saeed's Mock Remark

Denying the mock remark that was made by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed about the declaration of a $10-million bounty on his head by the United States, the Department of State has clarified that it is not an effort to pressurise Pakistan to reopen supply routes to the US and NATO forces to Afghanistan. Apr 4, 2012
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PM to Hold Meeting with CMs on NCTC

With pressure mounting from various quarters to discuss on the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has agreed to hold a separate meeting with the chief ministers on May 5. Apr 3, 2012
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US Announces $10-Million Bounty On LeT Chief Hafiz Saeed

In a fresh bid to ratchet up the pressure on the Pakistan authorities against militants involved in terror attacks around the world, the US has announced a $10-million reward for the arrest or any tip-off that will lead to the capture of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. Apr 3, 2012
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RBA Likely to Keep Overnight Cash Rate

Economists and analysts are of the opinion that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would keep the 4.25 per cent overnight cash rate when its board meets Tuesday, April 3. Apr 3, 2012
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Lokpal Bill Passed, Anna Hazare Thanks Govt

The impasse over the proposed Lokpal Bill has finally come to an end with the UPA Government giving in to the demands of social activist Anna Hazare and his team. The government passed the Lokpal Bill without altering the major features of the bill proposed by Team Anna on Sunday. Apr 1, 2012