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Personal animosity should not shut down government: Obama (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) With a political gridlock again threatening a government shutdown, US President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding things to a halt over personal ... Read more...

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Republican animosity grinding government to a halt: Obama


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding the government to a halt over personal animosity toward him - as well as an inability ... Read more...

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Justice still eludes Nepal’s civil war rape victims


October 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Five years after a decade of violent Maoist insurgency ended with the former guerrillas now heading the transitional government, hundreds of silent victims who suffered rape ... Read more...

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My country should have no street protests: Bhutan PM (Interview)


April 18th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, April 18 (IANS) Bhutan's first democratic Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley, who has completed three years in office, said the primary focus of his government was to evolve a ... Read more...

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Government against privatising education, says Sibal


March 31st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The government will not allow education to be privatised as institutions have to serve a societal purpose, but it was not against "private participation" in the ... Read more...

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Obama will use state of US economy to build 2012 White House bid


January 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): Some political observers and experts are of the view that US President Barack Obama is in "survival mode", while others predict he will make the state of the ... Read more...

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Secrecy vital for Britain’s safety, says MI6 chief


October 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Britain will be at risk if its secrets are compromised, the chief of the country's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 said Thursday in a veiled attack on the courts, ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley’s pink skin-tight dress stuns all at cancer charity event


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): She must be 45, but Elizabeth Hurley gave many young girls a run for their money when she arrived at the Estee Lauder Breast Cancer awareness event wearing ... Read more...

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Strauss must be fully focused on ODIs with Pak: Benaud


September 5th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.5 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and noted commentator Richie Benaud has said that England captain Andrew Strauss would do himself a favour by concentrating solely on the well-being and winning ... Read more...

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“Don’t be evil” Google ‘censors’ its results when it comes to Islam


January 9th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 09 (ANI): Google has been hit with controversy following observation that it censors its results on Islam.It has come to knowledge that when "Islam is" typed into the search ... Read more...

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Hewitt waiting to launch fresh titles bid in 2010


December 28th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 28 (ANI): Retirement is a dirty word for Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt, and he can't wait to launch his summer campaign on Saturday at the Hopman Cup in ... Read more...

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John Mayer defends pot smoking in new single


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): American musician John Mayer has defended his decision to sing about smoking marijuana in his new single.Mayer, 32, is releasing 'Who Says' as the first song from ... Read more...

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Brain-boosting drugs should be welcomed and not feared”, say experts


December 15th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A group of neuroscientists, psychiatrists and ethicists have suggested that the society should be more open to the use of drugs that boost brain power rather than ... Read more...

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