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  • turkey steps up border security to confront is

    Turkey steps up border security to confront IS

    World | October 11, 2014 7:21 IST

    Ankara: Turkey tried to strengthen security measures along the Turkish-Syrian border so as to confront threats from the Islamic State (IS) militant organisation in Syria by sending a dozen of military tanks to its southeastern

  • germany steps up support to fight ebola

    Germany steps up support to fight Ebola

    World | October 03, 2014 11:45 IST

    Berlin: Germany has appointed a special envoy to coordinate the aid efforts taken by the government to fight Ebola in Africa.Walter Lindner, former regional adviser for African affairs, has been named as the new envoy

  • fukushima steps up efforts to freeze radioactive water

    Fukushima steps up efforts to freeze radioactive water

    World | July 24, 2014 11:24 IST

    Tokyo: The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has said it will accelerate the process of freezing irradiated water in underground tunnels.Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) would thus comply with the requirements of

  • india steps up pressure on switzerland to share bank info

    India steps up pressure on Switzerland to share bank info

    India | May 02, 2014 12:55 IST

    New Delhi: India has strongly objected to Switzerland's denial of information about account details of certain Indians at HSBC's Swiss bank branches, in whose cases “incriminating evidence of tax evasion” have been found here.In a

  • bjp steps up fight for uttar pradesh cane growers

    BJP steps up fight for Uttar Pradesh cane growers

    India | December 03, 2013 9:39 IST

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh will Tuesday visit the bereaved family of a sugarcane farmer in Lakhimpur Kheri area of Uttar Pradesh who committed suicide due to heavy debts.Party spokesman Vijay Bahadur

  • congress steps up attack on modi calls him yamraj

    Congress steps up attack on Modi, calls him Yamraj

    Politics | April 06, 2013 11:44 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 6 : Raking up the 2002 post-Godhra riots issue, Congress on Friday appeared to compare Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with 'yamraj', the Lord of Death in Hindu mythology.The party also said

  • china steps up conventional missile capability

    China steps up conventional missile capability

    World | June 11, 2012 17:09 IST

    Beijing, Jun 11: Amid escalation of maritime tensions with neighbours and a US military focus shift to Asia Pacific, Chinese military is stepping up its conventional missile capability, polishing its ability to carry out multiple

  • china steps up efforts for trouble free power transition in

    China Steps Up Efforts For Trouble-Free Power Transition In North Korea

    World | December 20, 2011 20:13 IST

    Beijing, Dec 20: Stepping up efforts to ensure trouble-free transition of power in North Korea following the death of its close ally Kim Jong Il, China on Tuesday launched telephone diplomacy to highlight the need

  • us steps up pressure on pak to take action in n waziristan

    US Steps Up Pressure On Pak To Take Action In N Waziristan

    World | November 10, 2011 17:21 IST

    Washington, Nov 10: Keeping up pressure on Pakistan to strike at militant groups in North Waziristan, US has warned if Islamabad does not be a part of the solution, it could be branded as part

  • india steps up vigil after karachi naval base attack

    India Steps Up Vigil After Karachi Naval Base Attack

    India | May 23, 2011 22:06 IST

    New Delhi, May 23: India today expressed sadness over the loss of lives in the terror attack in Karachi and said vigil has to be stepped up in this country for which an advisory has

  • pm steps up efforts to end deadlock

    PM Steps Up Efforts To End Deadlock

    India | April 08, 2011 17:31 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 8: Amid the stalemate over Lokpal Bill, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today stepped up efforts to resolve the issue.Singh, who held discussions with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her political secretary Ahmad Patel,

  • japan steps up efforts to cool reactors at quake hit n plant

    Japan Steps Up Efforts To Cool Reactors At Quake-Hit N-Plant

    World | March 17, 2011 22:29 IST

    Fukushima/Tokyo, Mar 17: Japan today made desperate efforts to douse overheating spent fuel rods at its quake-crippled reactors in the Fukushima plant, dumping tonnes of water using helicopters and water cannon trucks amid growing concerns