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College graduates to manage Chinese villages


September 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Villages in China will have at least one college graduate each in their management staff by 2015, the China Daily reported Wednesday.According to guidelines issued by ... Read more...

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Myanmar president urges more efforts for stability, development


September 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 8 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for all-out efforts to bring stability to the state and promote its socio-economic development, Xinhua reported Saturday, citing official ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoists welcome US’ removal of terror tag


September 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-Maoist) has welcomed the US State Department removing it from its list of terrorist organisations - six years after the end ... Read more...

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Sonia rallies in Himachal in September


August 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address public rallies in Himachal Pradesh next month in the run-up to the assembly polls, a party leader said Wednesday."Sonia ... Read more...

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Wife demands relief for Odisha Maoist leader


August 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The wife of Sabyasachi Panda, who has been expelled by Maoists, Monday appealed to the Odisha government to withdraw cases against him and bring him ... Read more...

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Maoists expel Odisha leader Sabyasachi Panda from party


August 10th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has expelled its Odisha state organising committee secretary Sabyasachi Panda from the party, accusing him of an "enemy-like opportunistic stand ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan escapes with public censure


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Contrary to speculation that discipilniray action would be taken against V.S. Achuthanandan, Kerala's veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sunday escaped with only a public ... Read more...

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North Korean army chief removed (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, July 16 (IANS) North Korea's army chief, Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho, has been relieved of his post due to his illness, Xinhua reported Monday, citing the official ... Read more...

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Bhutan refugees from Nepal seek India’s help


July 14th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Representatives of Bhutanese refugees from Nepal and human rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Saturday urged India to help 1.3 lakh people allegedly ... Read more...

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German circumcision ruling raises hue and cry


July 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German court ruling in Cologne against circumcision has managed to raise a big hue and cry. Jews and Muslims have come together to protest against the ... Read more...

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Will act if murder link proved: CPI-M


June 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday denied its involvement in the murder of a former party leader in Kerala but vowed to take "strong action" if anyone within ... Read more...

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Protect human rights: Chinese leader tells police


May 28th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) A top leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged the police and the judiciary to protect human rights while fighting crime in China.Zhou ... Read more...

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Left has miles to go to regain lost ground (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 17th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) As the Communists complete a year in opposition in their erstwhile citadel West Bengal, the road to regain lost ground seems long and bumpy.After 34 ... Read more...

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Let Chen go to US, say Chinese experts


May 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Bling Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is most likely to lose his influence once he leaves for the US, a Chinese expert said in remarks published Thursday.The ... Read more...

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China opens counter-espionage museum


May 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China Thursday opened a museum to showcase its counter-espionage history.The museum dedicated to China's national security efforts was opened in Xibaipo, a Hebei province village that ... Read more...

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CPI-M suspends former party MP


May 1st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha member Anil Basu, who acquired infamy for his lewd comments against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ahead of the West Bengal assembly ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife probed over Briton’s death (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) A rising star of the Chinese political scene has been demoted from the country's powerful politburo after his wife was named by police as a prime ... Read more...

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Karat bats for Achuthanandan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday dismissed as baseless reports that former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was "ousted" from the politburo.Karat said told the ... Read more...

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Karat again elected CPI-M boss (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Prakash Karat was Monday re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), but the veteran V.S. Achuthanandan failed to make it to the ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb skips CPI-M meet


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is staying away from the 20th congress of the CPI-M starting Wednesday at Kozhikode in Kerala.Sources ... Read more...

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Tripura raises employees’ retirement age


February 28th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 27 (IANS) A year ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the lone Left ruled state, the Tripura government Monday announced to increase the retirement age of the ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch stir for reserving jobs for Muslims


February 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 26 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura wants to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Muslims but is concerned about the legal hurdles, a leader of ... Read more...

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Gorkha group to meet Mamata for honouring accord


February 10th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 10 (IANS) Amidst the rising political tempers in the hills of West Bengal, the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership is all set to meet chief Minister ... Read more...

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Pinarayi Vijayan re-elected to top Kerala CPI-M post


February 10th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan's uninterrupted reign at the top continues, with him being re-elected Friday as secretary of the party's Kerala ... Read more...

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CPI-M denies attack on Achuthanandan at party meet


February 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Thursday denied media reports that party delegates launched an attack on veteran comrade and former chief minister V.S. ... Read more...

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GJM threatens to renew Gorkhaland demand


February 9th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Feb 9 (IANS) Tempers are again rising in the hills of West Bengal, with the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) threatening to renew its agitation for a separate ... Read more...

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MGP minister quits Goa coalition government


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) A minister from the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) resigned from the Congress-led coalition government in Goa Thursday as the regional party's coalition talks with the ... Read more...

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Government, UPSC get notices on new exam pattern


February 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the government and the UPSC on a petition challenging the new pattern for an English paper in ... Read more...

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Bring amended Lokpal Bill in budget session: Karat


January 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Assailing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to bring in an effective Lokpal Bill, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) chief Prakash Karat Friday demanded ... Read more...

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Karat assails Mamata regime over ‘misrule’, farmers’ suicides


January 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Friday lambasted the eight-month old Mamata Banerjee regime in West Bengal for being "extremely intolerant to criticism" and for its ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Un appointed North Korea’s top military commander


January 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Jan 1 (IANS) Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been appointed the country's top military commander, the ruling Workers' Party of Korea ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un declared North Korea’s supreme military commander


December 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kim Jong-un, the son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been officially declared the supreme commander of the armed forces, South Korea's Yonhap ... Read more...

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North Korea mourns Kim Jong-il


December 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 29 (IANS) North Korea Thursday held a national memorial service in Pyongyang to mourn its leader Kim Jong-il who died Dec 17.The country held a state funeral Wednesday ... Read more...

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Raul Castro vows battle against corruption


December 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro warned that there was "no thinking twice about the battle against crime and corruption" and urged his government to be "implacable" in ... Read more...

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Volcanic, tsunami fears about Kudankulam unfounded, say experts


December 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Ruling out any possibility of volcanic eruptions in the vicinity of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) site in Tamil Nadu as well as dangers of ... Read more...

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