China must probe self-immolation cause: Dalai Lama

June 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked China to investigate the causes behind a string of self-immolation in Tibet."These sad events are evidently not taking ... Read more...

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Row over Jesus a conspiracy: Karat (Lead)

February 7th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) There is a "conspiracy" behind the controversy surrounding Jesus Christ and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), general secretary Prakash Karat said here Tuesday."There is ... Read more...

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Indian, Vietnamese immigrants ‘Americanised’ but don’t lose own identity

December 7th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian and Vietnamese immigrants become "Americanised" over time through social activities, but still retain their identities, say researchers after studying the two communities in Texas. Typically, ... Read more...

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Stalin’s only daughter dies in US

November 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The only daughter of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has died of colon cancer at the age of 85 in a care home in the US, Sky ... Read more...

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Muslims join ‘Gayatri Parivar’ event

November 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 6 (IANS) A large number of Muslims dressed in their traditional attire poured on to the streets here Sunday at the start of a five-day event aimed at ... Read more...

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Bangladesh daily objects to Hasina congratulating Mamata

May 15th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina "undermined her status and office" by calling up Mamata Banerjee, victor of the election in India's West Bengal state, a ... Read more...

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Trinamool worst right wing political force: Buddhadeb

March 5th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Dubbing the Trinamool Congress as the "worst type of right wing political force", West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has alleged that the opposition party was ... Read more...

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‘Communist’ monopoly played with bread, loo paper!

January 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new version of Monopoly that is rather communist in nature lets players trade in bread and toilet paper instead of the usual houses and hotels.Brainchild of the ... Read more...

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Surendran’s new book a comical critique of society

December 9th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Gripping drama, satire and 'Kerala neuroses' - these are the main ingredients of poet-turned-novelist C.P. Surendran's latest book "Lost and Found".Set in Mumbai, the ... Read more...

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Relations with Obama ‘very good’: Karzai

October 11th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai says his relations with his US counterpart Barack Obama are "very good" and the two are in regular contact."The relation with the US ... Read more...

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German Chancellor Merkel still hoards food 20 yrs after Iron Curtain fell

October 2nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted that she still has the urge to hoard food two decades after East and West Germany were reunited, because it is ingrained ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez Allies Face Setback In Elections In Venezuela

September 28th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The allies of Hugo Chavez have managed to maintain the majority in the much awaited National Assembly election in Venezuela. However, they would not be able ... Read more...

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Days of CPI (M)’s reign in West Bengal are numbered, says Rahul Gandhi

September 6th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep. 6 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who started his party's election campaign here on Monday, said that the days of the rule of the Communist Party of India ... Read more...

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Motives of 10 Russian spies puzzles author John le Carre

July 11th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): John le Carre, the pen name of David Cornwell, who is the author of Cold War espionage novel has said that says he could not comprehend what the ... Read more...

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Tito’s grandson seeks return of Communism

April 9th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 9 (IANS/AKI) Thirty years after the death of former Yugoslav communist stalwart Josip Broz Tito, his grandson and namesake Josip Broz has begun the uphill task of resurrecting his grandfather's ... Read more...

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DU teacher asked to depose against Maoist leader

April 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A Delhi University lecturer, who was questioned for his links with the Left-wing rebels, was Monday asked to be a witness in a case against Maoist leader ... Read more...

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Basu was a principled politician: RSS

January 17th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sunday condoled the death of Marxist leader Jyoti Basu, saying the country had lost a committed and principled politician. In a ... Read more...

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Nobel winner demands Germany uncover Romanian ex-spies

January 12th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Jan 12 (DPA) Herta Mueller, winner of the latest Nobel Prize for Literature, called on Germany Monday to find and prosecute former agents of Romania's Securitate communist secret police. In remarks ... Read more...

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Yegor Gaidar Dies At The Age Of 53

December 16th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec.16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The eminent economist and politician of Russia, Yegor Gaidar, died at the age of 53 years. According to the reports, he passed away on Wednesday, December 16, ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez’s three-minute shower formula to conserve water

October 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): In a bid to cope up with the water shortage in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez has advised his fellow countrymen to limit their daily baths to three minutes, saying ... Read more...

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Berlusconi advised to ‘avoid spontaneous walkabouts’ following ‘death threats’

October 19th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19(ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been warned to avoid his spontaneous public walkabouts after an intelligence report on his safety said that there was a risk of "isolated ... Read more...

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‘Rettaisuzhi’ to release in December

October 19th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Followed by the grand success of "Eeram', director Shankar is ready with his next production "Rettaisuzhi'. If "Eeram' was a supernatural thriller, this film will be a pure family drama with ... Read more...

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Kanchivaram not anti-communist

September 30th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Priyadarshan's national award winning film, Kanchivaram will be releasing in theatres soon. The film which stars Prakashraj in the lead role, playing a silk weaver from the pre-independence period, is about the ... Read more...

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Gopalkrishna Gandhi greets Jyoti Basu on birthday eve

July 7th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi Tuesday greeted Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) patriarch and former chief minister Jyoti Basu, ahead of his 96th birthday Wednesday. "It's been a pleasure ... Read more...

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Taliban created by government, military as hedge against India: Pak Experts

June 24th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): While Pakistan does not leave any stone unturned in blaming foreign countries, including India and the US for the Taliban menace, Pakistan based experts have refuted such ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy wants budget to focus on inclusive growth

June 20th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Saturday hoped the union budget for 2009-10 would focus on inclusive growth, which he termed as "the need ... Read more...

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Getting photographed, democracy un-Islamic: Sufi Muhammad

May 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 4 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Muhammad has declared it un-Islamic for anyone to be photographed, and added that democracy, communism, socialism, fascism are un-Islamic systems of governance.Sufi said ... Read more...

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Foreign investments transform once coal-rich Polish region

March 11th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Dominika Maslikowski Gliwice (Poland), March 11 (DPA) The Gliwice mine in southern Poland no longer produces the coal that made the region known as an industrial powerhouse during communism. The mine's smoky ... Read more...

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Speaker should disassociate from party after being elected: Chatterjee

February 27th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Friday said the Speaker should disassociate himself from his party after being elected to the post. Speakers disassociation will help in ... Read more...

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Communism no party’s monopoly, says Somnath

February 27th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A day after he laid down office, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Friday asserted that communism was no political party's "monopoly" and said he continued to ... Read more...

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Chinese media blank out ‘despicable’ shoe thrower

February 3rd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Just as it did with Barack Obama’s sharp references to Communism, the Chinese media has blanked out any mention of a shoe being thrown at their premier in ... Read more...

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Czech Republic takes over EU chair amid crisis

January 1st, 2009 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Jan 1 (DPA) The Czech Republic assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the European Union (EU) Thursday, nearly two decades after communism collapsed in the central European country of 10 million.The ... Read more...

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Nepali Congress follows socialism says Koirala

September 18th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 18 (ANI): Former Nepals Prime Minister and president of Nepali Congress Girija Prasad Koirala today said his party follows the principles of socialism, which are a combined form of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor, chief minister mourn Surjeet’s death

August 1st, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir and Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Friday expressed grief over the death of veteran communist leader Harkishan Singh Surjeet. Surjeet, 92, died Friday at the ... Read more...

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Churches protest against textbook

June 29th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 29 (IANS) The Sunday morning assembly of laity in Catholic Churches across Kerala became a venue of protest against the controversial Class VII social studies textbook, which they claim teaches ... Read more...

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