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Kerala’s ex-minister to be freed under amnesty scheme

October 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (IANS) Jailed former minister R. Balakrishna Pillai and 137 other inmates will be released Tuesday, while the jail terms of 2,500 prisoners will be reduced as part ... Read more...

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Independent MPs hold key to Australia’s new government

August 22nd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) With Saturday's election producing Australia's first hung parliament in 70 years, three independent MPs said they might act as a bloc in negotiations over whether Julia Gillard stays ... Read more...

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Victoria Govt. wants Wood’s to play in Australian Masters

April 6th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): The Victorian Government will bid to have Tiger Woods return to Melbourne to play in the Australian Masters this year.Sports Minister James Merlino said Victorians will welcome ... Read more...

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Oz politician says ‘Scandal-hit Tiger Woods should not be lured back to Melbourne’

February 23rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb. 23 (ANI): Australian politician Peter Ryan has said that ace golfer Tiger Woods should be disqualified from receiving taxpayer dollars to play in Victoria because of his infamous transgressions. ... Read more...

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Kirpan bill to be re-introduced in California after veto

October 14th, 2009 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) After California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a unanimously passed bill over the carrying of kirpan by Sikhs, the bill will be reintroduced in the ... Read more...

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MQM tables bill on autonomy for Pakistan’s provinces

January 28th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), which has just been inducted into Pakistan's ruling coalition, has tabled a bill on greater autonomy for the country's provinces but it is ... Read more...

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Hindu leader’s murder divides Orissa BJP

August 28th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) The killing of a Hindu leader and four of his associates has divided the Bharatiya Janata Party in Orissa with a section of its leaders saying they want ... Read more...

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Consensus eludes Pakistani coalition on Musharraf successor

August 19th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition Tuesday failed to agree on a consensus candidate to succeed Pervez Musharraf as president, to provide him indemnity and to work out ... Read more...

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Old commando habits die hard for Musharraf

August 16th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 16 (ANI): By refusing to go down without a fight, demanding immunity to any future prosecution and determined to continue living in his home country, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf ... Read more...

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Azad seeks consensus on land for shrine, Mufti talks tough (Lead)

June 25th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday decided to convene an all-party meeting soon to work out a consensus on the land allotment to the Shri ... Read more...

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Won’t rest till Musharraf is ousted: Nawaz

June 12th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif said Thursday that his party will not rest until President Pervez Musharraf is ousted and more than 60 judges he ... Read more...

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Pakistan coalition meet to restore judges ends inconclusively (Lead)

April 29th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan and Muhammad Najeeb Dubai/Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Talks in Dubai between Pakistan's ruling coalition partners - the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) - to finalise the ... Read more...

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DMK nominates two for Rajya Sabha

March 9th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Sunday named two people as its nominees for the March 26 Rajya Sabha election. The two new DMK members in the upper ... Read more...

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