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What does Obama find common with Jay-Z?


September 21st, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says he has a "bond" with rapper Jay-Z, and there is something they share in common.Obama partied at the 40/40 Club ... Read more...

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Hilaire to quit top WICB job for diplomatic posting


July 4th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 4 (IANS/CMC) Dr. Ernest Hilaire, the outspoken and often controversial chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is leaving the job.Hilaire is expected to ... Read more...

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Obama attacks Romney for shipping jobs to India


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Seizing a news report that a company founded by Mitt Romney shipped American jobs to countries like India and China, President Barack Obama went into ... Read more...

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Former US Republican candidate Santorum endorses Romney


May 8th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has formally endorsed his one-time bitter rival Mitt Romney, the party's presumptive nominee.Santorum's campaign website announced the endorsement ... Read more...

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Poll results will be solid for Congress: Rahul


February 6th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said poll results for his party would be "solid" in Uttar Pradesh where elections to elect a new government ... Read more...

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Manipur vote kickstarts India’s state elections


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Manipur, India's most disturbed state after Kashmir, will Saturday elect a new 60-member assembly to mark the start of make-or-break elections in five states.The ... Read more...

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Revolt within, but BJP defends Kushwaha induction


January 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday drew flak from its senior leaders Maneka Gandhi and Uma Bharti who raised a revolt against the decision ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann ends White House bid


January 5th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann Wednesday announced the end of her bid for the White House after coming in a distant sixth in the Iowa ... Read more...

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Personal animosity should not shut down government: Obama (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) With a political gridlock again threatening a government shutdown, US President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding things to a halt over personal ... Read more...

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Woman claims 13-year affair with U.S. presidential hopeful Herman Cain


November 29th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA (BNO NEWS) -- An Atlanta woman came forward on Monday evening to claim she had a 13-year-long affair with Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, just weeks after a series of claims ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Warren starts her race for the US Senate


September 14th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren has embarked on her campaign trail in the bid to get to the US Senate. Elizabeth is fighting to get to Washington on ... Read more...

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Veteran roots for beleaguered Left Front


April 17th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Ahead of the coming West Bengal assembly polls, veteran economist and former state finance minister Ashok Mitra Sunday rooted for the state's ruling Left Front ... Read more...

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Threat to Sangma’s government in Meghalaya: Minister


April 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 12 (IANS) A fresh move is afoot to topple the Mukul Sangma-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government, with rebel Congress legislators making efforts to bring in veteran ... Read more...

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Youth to play important role in Congress: Rahul


April 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), April 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said that his party's youth wing will play an important role in the party in the future.Hitting ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan up against two women and a girl


March 26th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), March 26 (IANS) Kerala Left Front's star campaigner, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan faces a tough challenge on the assembly election campaign trail from two women and a six-year-old ... Read more...

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Matt Damon disappointed in President Obama


March 5th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 05 (ANI): It looks like actor Matt Damon is not happy with the way US President Barack Obama is running the country.On CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight', when Piers ... Read more...

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Seat sharing first hurdle for rival fronts in Kerala


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) With Kerala's ruling and opposition coalitions gearing up for the April 13 elections, state leaders Wednesday admitted that seat sharing issues needed to be sorted out ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s wardrobe advisor to be honoured


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) US first lady Michelle Obama's wardrobe advisor Ikram Goldman has been chosen for the Legend of Fashion Award to be given by the School of the Art Institute ... Read more...

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Bihar legislator 1st Indian to hit Nepal headlines in 2011


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) As Nepal kicked off its tourism year Saturday, along with 10 other foreign visitors, a legislator from Bihar became the first Indian to hit the ... Read more...

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Nitish, Lalu, Paswan resume campaign after Chhath


November 14th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) A day after Chhath festivities ended, Bihar's top three politicians were back on the campaign trail Sunday for the last round of the six-phase state assembly elections ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s early poll talks overshadow Diwali celebrations


October 25th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 (IANS) Speculations about early parliamentary polls in Malaysia have overshadowed Diwali celebrations in the country, and leaders of the Indian diaspora have been urged to hit the campaign ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama hits campaign trail as ‘Mom-In-Chief’


October 13th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): First Lady Michelle Obama would tell voters that as 'Mom-In-Chief' she feels compelled to get involved, as she starts her first campaign swing of the midterm season in ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton hits campaign trail for Democrats


September 27th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to ABC reports, former president Bill Clinton is back on the campaigning trail. The comeback kid is back in action for the Democrats. The former president says ... Read more...

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Venezuela will not let in designated US envoy


September 18th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that he will not let Larry Palmer, the designated US ambassador to Venezuela, into the country. Palmer is unsuitable as an ambassador, Chavez ... Read more...

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David Cameron’s father dies during French holiday (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a personal blow Wednesday with the death of his father, 77-year-old Ian Cameron, who was hospitalised in France after suffering a ... Read more...

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New Version of National Anthem by Rajneeti Team!


May 11th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The countdown has begun with just about a month to go for the release of Rajneeti. Prakash Jha's magnum opus based on politics is among the ... Read more...

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Rajneeti flags off final campaign.


May 10th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rajneeti is one of the most awaited films of 2010. Prakash Jha's film on Indian politics has created quite a buzz in industry circles. It recently ... Read more...

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‘Joe The Plumber’ Elected To Party Office In Ohio


May 6th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher, otherwise known as 'Joe The Plumber' has plunged headfirst into party politics, after being hailed by Republican John McCain's campaign for president in 2008. ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s favourite designer shuts shop


May 1st, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 1 (ANI): Fashion designer Maria Pinto, who came into the limelight after US First Lady Michelle Obama wore her dresses, has come out about why she had to close ... Read more...

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UK parliament’s first gay MP wedding


March 28th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Europe Minister Chris Bryant got married to partner Jared Cranney in the first civil partnership at the Palace of Westminster.They couple tied the knot in the MPs' Dining ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi confident of DMK win in Pennagaram bypoll


March 24th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Mar 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said his party DMK would emerge victorious in the March 27 byelection to the state legislative assembly from Pennagaram constituency. "I have ... Read more...

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Mark Sanford has agreed to pay $74,000 in fines


March 19th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Carolina, Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has agreed to pay $74,000 as fines. These fines were leveled on him to resolve numerous charges, as he had ... Read more...

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Joe Dioguardi, Dad of American Idol Judge Kara Runs For Senate


March 18th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just like the contestants on "American Idol," Joe Dioguardi needs America's vote to win, although he may already have at least one of the American Idol judges on ... Read more...

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Oz leader Tony Abbott misses sex during election campaigns!


February 19th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): The Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott regrets the fact that he can't have sex during election campaigns.The politician is candid enough to confess sex is one of life's ... Read more...

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McCain recruits Palin to defend Arizona seat


February 16th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.16 (ANI): Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has once again sought the help of his ex-running mate and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to defend his Arizona seat.According to ... Read more...

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