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Ketan Desai’s election to Gujarat University senate challenged


March 28th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a petition by an NGO challenging the election of Ketan Desai, a former president of the Medical Council ... Read more...

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EU High Representative Ashton meets with Belarusian delegation


January 13th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton on Wednesday met with a Belarusian delegation conformed by leading representatives of the Belarusian opposition and civil society.Ashton, also Vice-President of the ... Read more...

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Opposition presidential candidate freed after being detained in post-election rally


January 4th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- A Belarus' opposition party on Monday announced that presidential candidate Vitaly Rymashevsky was freed after being detained two weeks ago in post-election rally.According to RIA Novosti, the ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over 17th round of PM poll in Nepal


November 15th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) Amid growing speculation that the 17th round of the controversial election in Nepal to pick a new prime minister would be deferred Monday, the country's top ... Read more...

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Prachanda fails to win Prime Ministerial election even in 6th attempt


September 5th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep.5 (ANI): Nepal's former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda failed to register a win in the prime ministerial election, for the sixth time in a row here on Sunday.With ... Read more...

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Top Afghan election officials, accused of vote-rigging, resign


April 7th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 7 (DPA) Two top election officials, accused of vote-rigging in last year's presidential polls, resigned Wednesday after President Hamid Karzai accused Western embassies of threatening and bribing them. Azizullah Ludin, ... Read more...

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UN rights experts concerned over torture in Iran


August 13th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 13 (DPA) Three human rights experts working with the United Nations said Thursday they were concerned over reports from Iran of torture being used to obtain confessions about unrest that ... Read more...

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Clashes, teargas, arrests at Tehran Friday prayers (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 17 (DPA) Iranian police several times used teargas against thousands of supporters of opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi during the Friday prayers ceremony in central Tehran, witnesses said. Several protesters were arrested ... Read more...

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Thousands gather as Rafsanjani seeks ‘open debate’ (Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 17 (DPA) Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani called Friday for an "open debate" on the recent controversial election which saw President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad retain power as witnesses said "hundreds of ... Read more...

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Iran does not rule out expulsion of diplomats over protests (Lead)


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 22 (DPA) Iran Monday did not rule out the expulsion of foreign diplomats following days of mass protests against alleged vote rigging in the June 12 presidential polls. "The issue of ... Read more...

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Iran’s Guardian Council admits to election fraud


June 22nd, 2009 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 22 (DPA) Iran's powerful Guardian Council has said there were some irregularities in the June 12 presidential election, which has been widely disputed and triggered bloody street protests. The Guardian Council ... Read more...

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Navin Chawla to take over as next CEC today


April 20th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Election Commissioner Navin Chawla will take over as the next Chief Election Commissioner today.Chawla, who will succeed incumbent N Gopalaswami, will hold charge till July 29, ... Read more...

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US historys best presidential inaugural addresses


January 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F Kennedy and Ronald Reagan have been credited with delivering the best inaugural addresses in American history, according to a Live Science ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe elections prompt international condemnation


June 29th, 2008 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 28 (DPA) The international community Saturday condemned Zimbabwe's controversial election run-off in which President Robert Mugabe sought to extend his 28-year reign amid widespread voter intimidation prompting the opposition to ... Read more...

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PML-N asks generals to distance themselves from Musharraf


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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