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Filipinos explore business with Rajasthan stone industry


August 25th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) A business delegation from the Philippines visited the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), exploring tie-ups with the state's stone and ceramics industry.The 28-member ... Read more...

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William Windom dies


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Windom who can as well be regarded as the father of the comedies has died. He died at the age of 88 years. He is ... Read more...

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BJP loses faces in Karnataka as Pranab gets more votes (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit seem to have voted for UPA ... Read more...

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Philippines lauds boxert Pacquiao despite defeat


June 10th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 10 (IANS) The Philippines government Sunday hailed Manny Pacquiao although he failed to defend his World Boxing Organisation welterweight belt after losing to American Timothy Bradley.Deputy presidential spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Whom to support for Hatia by-poll? JMM to decide May 28


May 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), a key ruling alliance partner in Jharkhand, will decide Monday on supporting either of its two alliance partners for the upcoming ... Read more...

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Okram Ibobi Singh prioritises issues in Manipur (Manipur Newsletter)


March 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 25 (IANS) If the recent moves of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh are any indication, the veteran Congressman is on the track to ensure another full ... Read more...

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Romario supports Ronaldo’s run for president of CBF


March 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) Brazil football legend Romario declared that he has no intention of running for the president of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF). However, the ... Read more...

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Okram Ibobi Singh prioritises issues in Manipur


March 24th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 24 (IANS) After leading his party to a landslide victory and silencing the opposition, Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congressman Okram Ibobi Singh has now gotten down to ... Read more...

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Brazil win 2012 footvolley World Cup


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Led by former football star Renato Gaucho, Brazil 2 defeated Paraguay in the finals of the four-on-four footvolley 2012 World Cup. With a score ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister says Sonia rejected resignation letter (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, who sent his resignation from the Jammu and Kashmir ministry directly to Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi, claimed Saturday that the UPA ... Read more...

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Karnataka ministers were only watching porn and not doing it: Parrikar


February 9th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The three Karnataka ministers who were sacked for watching porn clips in the state assembly were "only watching and not doing it in action", a BJP ... Read more...

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Coalition talks delay candidates’ lists in Goa


January 25th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Prolonged coalition confabulations are delaying the announcement of ticket allocations for the March 3 assembly polls in Goa.Both the ruling Congress and the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Congress demands CBI probe into UP engineer’s death


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Suspecting foul play behind the death of engineer Sunil Kumar Verma, allegedly linked to the rural healthcare scam in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party Monday demanded ... Read more...

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Wikipedia to shut for 24 hours, youngsters unaffected


January 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Wikipedia, popular community-edited online encyclopedia, may have decided to shut down its English version for 24 hours to garner support against the proposed US ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj pats Gowda, may exacerbate BJP bickering


January 4th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Jan 4 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj, who has frosty ties with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Wednesday praised Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda for doing good ... Read more...

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Philippines declares outbreak of deadly rat fever


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 3 (IANS) Health authorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of a deadly rat fever in the flood-hit areas of the country's southern region.At least five people ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj slams Karnataka government over new ombudsman


December 19th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 19 (IANS) The row over naming a new Lokayukta (ombudsman) in Karnataka intensified Monday with Governor H.R. Bhardwaj charging the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party with attempts to ... Read more...

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Hazare leads hundreds at ’save ombudsman’ rally in Bangalore


December 17th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Karnataka, the first state in India to set up a Lokaytukta (ombudsman) in 1986, Saturday saw Anna Hazare lead a large rally to save the ... Read more...

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Bypoll turns into supremacy battle in Karnataka BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's problems in Karnataka seem to be only multiplying with time. The latest to haunt it is who should lead the ... Read more...

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Palakkad adivasis to share profits of wind power firm


August 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy government in Kerala has decided to give a portion of multinational Suzlon's profits to the adivasis of Palakkad district on whose lands the ... Read more...

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Salman voted Bollywood’s perfect father figure!


June 17th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) So what if Bollywood star Salman Khan is single? He has been voted the 'perfect father figure' in a survey by online matrimony portal ... Read more...

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Obama writes history with autopen


May 28th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made history by using an autopen - an automatic signing machine - from an ocean away to sign a legislation ... Read more...

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Governor destablising government, BJP tells president


May 18th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj of "encouraging the political opposition in Karnataka to destabilise the democratically elected Government" ... Read more...

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Rangasamy sworn in, announces 25 kg free rice for poor


May 16th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 16 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy, 60, who assumed office Monday, has ordered the supply of 25 kg free rice to families below the poverty level (BPL).The ... Read more...

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Rangasamy stakes claim to form Puducherry government


May 15th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 15 (IANS) All India NR Congress (AINRC) leader N. Rangasamy Sunday met Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh and staked his claim to form the government.The party's newly elected ... Read more...

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Decision on coalition later: Rangasamy


May 14th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) All India NR Congress (AINRC) leader N. Rangasamy, now the chief minister-in-waiting in Puducherry, Saturday said the decision on a coalition government will be taken later.He ... Read more...

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Congress suspends 11 rebels in Bengal


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday suspended 11 workers who are contesting as independents against the party's official candidates in the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal.The 11 who ... Read more...

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GOP dismisses Trump’s ‘pro-life’ claim as publicity ploy


April 10th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): Donald Trump claims he is 'pro- life' and opposes abortion after supporting it for years, but New York Republicans who know the real estate giant are dismissing this as ... Read more...

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Cops investigating pig’s foot sent to US congressman’s Washington office


April 5th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 5(ANI): Capitol Hill Police has said that a package containing a bloody pig's foot and a hate-filled note was mailed to the Washington office of Republican Party leader Peter ... Read more...

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Ex-Congressman Jaganmohan Reddy to unveil new party flag today


March 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Idupalapaya, Mar 12 (ANI): Former Congress lawmaker YS Jaganmohan Reddy will unveil the party flag of his 'YSR Congress Party' here today.Speaking at a public meeting at Jaggampeta in East Godavari District ... Read more...

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Arunoday to get lean and thin for new film


February 27th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Arunoday Singh, who impressed one and all with his hefty physique in "Aisha", has been asked to slim down for his role in director Vivek Agnihotri's ... Read more...

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Rep. Paul Broun questioned: “Who is going to shoot Obama?”


February 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Rep. Paul Broun a conservative congressman from Georgia, was shocked when he was asked, "Who is going to shoot Obama?" by a hall town attendee.According to Athens Banner-Herald he ... Read more...

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Rep. Christopher Lee deserved to get caught, says Craigslist woman


February 11th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 11 (ANI): The woman who unknowingly forced Rep. Christopher Lee to quit office says she doesn't feel bad because she assumes he has a history of cheating on ... Read more...

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‘Racism’ against African-American Obama behind Democrats’ defeat in mid-term polls: Moran


January 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Virginia Democratic Representative Jim Moran has linked the current political environment to the American Civil War, and added that his party lost out in last year's mid-term ... Read more...

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Cattle baron slain in Mexico


January 29th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican cattle baron was found slain Friday a few hours after his abduction in suburban Monterrey, an official said.The body of the 74-year-old Arturo B. de ... Read more...

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