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Jack Layton dies at the age of 61


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian inspirational politician Jack Layton has lost his battle against cancer. He was 61. On 25th of July, Layton announced that he was stepping down as the ... Read more...

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‘Twinning’ of Thiruvananthapuram, Barcelona on track: Tharoor


January 18th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Monday said the proposed "twinning" of the Kerala capital and Spain's Barcelona city was well on track. A press release ... Read more...

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British minister walks out of segregated Muslim wedding


August 14th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A British minister Friday defended his decision to walk out of a Muslim wedding where men and women were separated, saying such practices ran against his efforts to ... Read more...

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Pak origin Brit minister in the dock for failing to disclose information about expenses


June 12th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Britain's new Communities Minister of Pakistani origin, Shahid Malik, failed to disclose information about his use of parliamentary expenses to the official inquiry that cleared him of ... Read more...

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Canadian Indian origin MP cites political conspiracy behind nanny scandal


May 9th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/Toronto (Canada), May 9 (ANI): Canada's Indian-origin Liberal MP Ruby Dhall on Friday described herself as a victim of a political conspiracy over allegations that she mistreated two Filipino caregivers."Who's really behind ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith apologises over TV porn affair


April 5th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5, (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has apologised following the humiliating admission that she claimed taxpayer-funded allowances for the cost of two porn films watched by her husband.The 46-year-old ... Read more...

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