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‘States being reduced to glorified municipalities’


April 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday accused the central government of bringing the states down to the level of glorified municipal corporations by restricting their ... Read more...

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Santorum slows Romney’s march with southern sweep (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a sharp retort to frontrunner Mitt Romney's prediction that his campaign was reaching a "desperate end", Rick Santorum turned the Republican nomination battle into ... Read more...

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Romney pads up lead as Santorum wins Kansas


March 11th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Leading Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney won some more delegates over the weekend even as closest rival Rick Santorum cruised to victory in Kansas caucuses, ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday seems to have lost its sheen


March 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The obvious fact in the race to the White House for the Republican candidates is that whoever comes out tops after the Super Tuesday will have a ... Read more...

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Gingrich to launch 2012 Prez bid


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2(ANI): Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich is to formally launch his bid for a Republican nomination to take on President Barack Obama next year.According to ... Read more...

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Representative of Muslim community killed, two others injured in attack on Abkhaz mosque


October 9th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
GUDAUTA, ABKHAZIA (BNO NEWS) -- A representative of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Abkhazia was killed on Friday and two others were injured after an attack on a local mosque, the ... Read more...

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Australian Government to spend millions to fight spread of radical Islam


May 8th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): The Australian Government will be earmarking millions of dollars to check the spread of radical Islam in the country. The measure comes as part of a Federal ... Read more...

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India’s trade negotiations to be centered on WTO talks outcome


February 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday has revealed that the Doha round of trade negotiations at the WTO ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s Iowa visit spurs talk of US Presidential run


December 7th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7(ANI): Former U.S. Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin's visit to Iowa, where she was greeted by hundreds of admirers, has fuelled speculation about a possible Presidential run against Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin might launch Presidential bid at Iowa book-signing tour


December 7th, 2009 - 1:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is mounting speculation that the former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is going to announce a possible presidential bid with a stop in Iowa ... Read more...

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No change in India’s stand in trade talks: Anand Sharma


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's position on agriculture and industry at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations has not changed and is aimed at protecting its farmers and small enterprises, Commerce ... Read more...

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India will not redraw borders in Kashmir: Manmohan Singh (Part-III)


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): Singh expressed hope that the US would be "more liberal" in transferring technologies to India and clear the way for implementing the landmark agreement on nuclear ... Read more...

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No apprehension about US viewing India differently: Manmohan Singh


November 22nd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has said that he does not have any apprehension about the United States viewing India differently because there has been a ... Read more...

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2 mln yr old skulls rewrite history of humankind


September 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a handful of ancient human skulls, dating back to about 1.8 million years ago, at an archaeological site two hours from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, ... Read more...

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US, NATO under pressure to find alternatives to beleaguered troop supply lines


April 13th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.13 (ANI): US and NATO officials are reportedly under pressure to find alternatives to their beleaguered supply lines in the wake of Sunday's pre-dawn attack by militants on a NATO ... Read more...

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Democrats brace for the decider in presidential battle


May 19th, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 19 (IANS) As Hillary Clinton facing almost impossible odds prepared to take one last stand Tuesday with an expected win in Kentucky, Barack Obama is all set to ... Read more...

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Obama takes narrow lead in Guam caucuses


May 4th, 2008 - 3:35 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 4 (DPA) Senator Barack Obama had a narrow lead over rival Hillary Clinton as Democratic caucus results came in from the tiny, US territory of Guam Saturday. With 79 percent ... Read more...

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President Patil addresses select Brazilian senators


April 16th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, Supersedes earlier story) By Liz Mathew Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) Foreign dignitaries visiting India are honoured with an address to a joint session of both houses of parliament that is normally packed to ... Read more...

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Obama wins Wyoming caucus


March 9th, 2008 - 7:41 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Washington, March 9 (DPA) Senator Barack Obama was the projected winner of the Democratic caucus in the western state of Wyoming Saturday, in the latest contest in the state-by-state battle to represent ... Read more...

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Barack Obama leading in Wyoming caucus


March 9th, 2008 - 4:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 9 (DPA) Senator Barack Obama was leading the Democratic caucus in the western state of Wyoming Saturday, in the latest contest in the state-by-state battle to represent the party in ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton replaces her campaign manager


February 11th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has replaced her campaign manger, Patti Solis Doyle.Clintons long time aide Maggie Williams is the new manager.The move to replace Doyle was taken ... Read more...

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Obama closes in on Hillary


February 10th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): US presidential hopeful Barack Obama defeated Senator Hillary Clinton in four key contests, closing in menacingly on the frontrunner Democrat in a deadlocked race.Meanwhile, Republican John McCainn suffered ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wins Nevada Democratic primary


January 20th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Senator Hillary Clinton on Saturday won the Nevada Democratic primary by defeating Senator Barrack Obama.I guess this is how the West was won, this is an extraordinary ... Read more...

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