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Jayalalithaa sacks long-time confidant Sasikala (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) In a dramatic move, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa threw out her long-time confidant V.K. Sasikala and 11 others from the basic membership of her ... Read more...

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PM’s address at National Integration Council meet


September 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address at the 15th National Integration Council meeting here Saturday:"I am very happy to welcome ... Read more...

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DMK meet ends; silence on cabinet slots, Congress tie-up (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The curtains came down Sunday on the two-day executive and general council meetings of Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK here with the party remaining silent on the ... Read more...

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DMK will recapture power, says Karunanidhi (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 23 (IANS) The DMK cannot be destroyed and it will capture power again in the state, party president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi said here ... Read more...

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DMK’s executive council starts deliberations


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK Saturday began its executive council meeting, deliberating on the road ahead for the party after its defeat in the April ... Read more...

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ULFA holds meetings for peace talks - without Baruah


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has secretly held its general council meeting - though without its elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah - to chart out a roadmap ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress chief to be business envoy


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 22 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu has announced his decision to step down this month-end and take up his new assignment as business envoy ... Read more...

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Livid female councilors brand Scot male counterparts ’sexist dinosaurs’


September 1st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): Two female councilors, who have quit the ruling Conservative and Independent joint administration running Moray Council, have accused their counterparts in the council, saying it is being run ... Read more...

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Dieting British Lord Mayor’s pants fall down in public


July 1st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A British Lord Mayor, who is on a strict diet, was left red-faced after his trousers fell down while he was speaking to a crowd full of youngsters.Councillor ... Read more...

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New London Olympic site was once a POW camp for Germans


June 20th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Britain's new Olympic site was once a prisoner of war camp for captured Germans including members of the SS and Nazi U-Boat crews.A Sunday Express report revealed that ... Read more...

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‘We cricketers trusted IPL financial experts’: Sunil Gavaskar


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 2 (ANI): Breaking his silence on the controversy surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL), former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has said he and his other fellow cricketers had complete faith ... Read more...

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Advani tells BJP not to get demoralised by election defeat


February 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 19 (IANS) Calling upon party workers not to get demoralised by election defeats, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Friday that the party had successfully braved setbacks ... Read more...

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Supplementary Nutrition Programme benefits women in Faizabad


May 8th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Faizabad, May 8 (ANI): Union Government's Supplementary Nutrition Programme has greatly benefited women and children in Faizabad by curbing malnutrition among the poor families.Government started the scheme with focus on improving ... Read more...

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CPI, CPI (M) to contest in six Jharkhand Lok Sabha seats


January 25th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Jan 25, (ANI): In the upcoming general elections, the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist), will contest in six Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand. CPI ... Read more...

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BJP postpones national executive meet to February


December 31st, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has postponed its three-day national executive and national council meetings, scheduled to start Jan 23 in Nagpur, to February. The party cited ... Read more...

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As Mayor, Palin cut own duties, Left behind bad blood


September 15th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wasilla (Alaska), Sept.15 (ANI): Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has claimed that her time as mayor of Wasilla taught her how to be a leader and grounded her in the real ... Read more...

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All Madhya Pradesh villages to hold meetings on I-Day


August 14th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 14 (IANS) All Gram Sabhas (village councils) in Madhya Pradesh have been asked to hold a meeting on Independence Day Friday to review implementation of the Forest Rights Act, National ... Read more...

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A village council that gives credit cards to villagers


July 14th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 14 (IANS) Most households in the Jaltara village in Madhya Pradesh's tribal dominated Mandla district have credit cards. The village council, in an unique initiative, has provided them cards that ... Read more...

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How Brit political correctness went horribly wrong during brainstorming!


June 20th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A local council in Britain has barred the use of the term brainstorming and replaced it with Thought Showers- after fearing that the phrase may offend epileptics ... Read more...

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Delegates to hold preparatory meetings for Arab summit


March 24th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Damascus, March 24 (Xinhua) Permanent delegates of the Arab League and senior officials would hold meetings Monday in preparation for the upcoming Arab summit due here later this month, the official SANA ... Read more...

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