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Congress, BJP spar over Rushdie’s cancelled visit (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday accused the Rajasthan government of playing an "active role" in author Salman Rushdie cancelling his visit to the Jaipur ... Read more...

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Congress takes a dig at BJP on Gadkari’s Modi remarks


January 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday took a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its party chief Nitin Gadkari's remarks that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Gadkari attacks Sonia, Congress returns fire (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's top two political parties were locked in a war of words Wednesday after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari questioned Congress chief ... Read more...

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Thai PM dissolves parliament, sets July 3 for election


May 10th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand will hold a general election on July 3, after the king endorsed a royal decree to dissolve the lower house of parliament, government spokesman Panitan Wattanayagorn announced ... Read more...

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Congress apology sought for naming martyrs’ castes in Sandesh


April 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A mention of the castes of freedom fighters Bhagat Singh and Rajguru in the Congress mouthpiece Sandesh Tuesday invited flak from the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga tears up as she duets with 10-yr-old YouTube sensation fan


March 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga was left teary eyed while singing a duet with her biggest fan, who became a YouTube sensation after she sang the singer's latest ... Read more...

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Barbara Bush Desires That Sarah Palin Restrict Herself To Alaska


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The former American First Lady, Barbara Bush, who has been characterized as a forthright female, has once again, some analysts admit, exhibited her forthrightness. The ... Read more...

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Gashed Mohammedan Cabbie To Dialogue With The Mayor Of New York City


August 26th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 26, 2010 (Just Flashed): A Mohammedan taxi driver named Ahmed Sharif had been gashed in an assault on Tuesday in New York City. The individual accused of perpetrating this vicious ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga silences gay hate via Twitter


July 20th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): Pop star Lady Gaga has used Twitter as a tool to silence protesters making gay hate speech and violent messages.The group held signs with homophobic phrases and ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan Appears As A Nun In The Poster Of ‘Machete’


July 15th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Lindsay Lohan has undergone a colossal amount of crises in the recent past. She has been punished by the judiciary as well for her ... Read more...

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Federal America Challenges The Notorious Arizona Immigration Law


July 7th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The federal administration of America, headed by President Obama, has launched a lawsuit against the notorious immigration law of Arizona, a state which is ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep Expected To Enact The Character Of Margaret Thatcher In A Biopic


July 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Meryl Streep is one of the respected and experienced actresses of Hollywood. It has now been reported that Streep is in consultation to enact ... Read more...

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Routine disruptions in parliament unfortunate: Somnath


May 12th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday expressed anguish that disruptions had become a routine part of parliamentary proceedings and said that it lowered the image ... Read more...

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Facebook page wishing Obama’s death slammed


April 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 24(ANI): A Facebook page, praying for the death of US president Barack Obama, has received criticism for its insensitive content.More than 28,000 people have joined a group on the ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Criticizes Obama’s Nuclear Policy at the GOP Conference


April 10th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American President Barack Obama and Republican Sarah Palin exchanged blows from a distance over nuclear strategy with each inquiring about the other's knowledge on the ... Read more...

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NGOs urge Malaysian Govt to let Indian students take 12 subjects in SPM exam


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 2 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress vice president Dr S. Subramaniam has disclosed that 20 NGOs have urged the Government to allow Malaysian Indian students take 12 subjects in the ... Read more...

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Drama reveals Queen’s spats with Margaret Thatcher


November 8th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.8 (ANI): A new Channel 4 series, set in 1986, has dramatised the tense relationship that existed between Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.In one act, Thatcher ... Read more...

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UPA government to ensure food to poor, says Patil


June 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Congress-led coalition will guarantee 25 kg of rice or wheat each month to impoverished families, President Pratibha Patil said Thursday. Unveiling the new ... Read more...

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Indian elections throw up a new type of politician


May 21st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Now that the dust and heat of a hard fought election has ended, a new Government led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is going ... Read more...

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BJP practising politics of divisiveness: PM (Lead)


April 25th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 24 (IANS) Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for practising "politics of hate and divisiveness", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that only the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ... Read more...

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Congress determined to combat terrorism: PM


April 24th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 24 (IANS) The Congress-led government was determined to combat terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Friday and charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of promoting divisive politics. "We have ... Read more...

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UN condemns Ahmedinejad speech at racism conference


April 20th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 20 (DPA) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned Monday the speech of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Durban Review Conference on racism here. "I deplore the use of this platform by ... Read more...

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Fight with BJP is clash of ‘competing visions’, says Congress


March 24th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday described its fight with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a clash between "two competing visions" of India -- while one "instinctively" unites, ... Read more...

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Miliband hopes all Pakistani political parties would now come together


March 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband hopes that all Pakistani political parties would now come together to consolidate democracy and promote impartial justice in the country after the ... Read more...

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Mangalore attack reflects Sangh Parivar’s philosophy: Congress


January 27th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress party Tuesday condemned the assault on woman in a pub in Mangalore by activists of the Sri Rama Sena, saying it was not an isolated ... Read more...

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Hillary vows to use diplomacy, development to advance US interests (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) America's new chief diplomat Hillary Clinton Thursday vowed to use the tools of "diplomacy and development" in advancing US' national security, furthering its interests and promoting America's values ... Read more...

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Republican newsletter showing Obama with watermelon and ribs sparks outrage


October 17th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Riverside (California, US), Oct.17 (ANI): A San Bernardino County Republican groups distribution of a newsletter picturing Barack Obama on a phony 10 dollar bill adorned with a watermelon, ribs and a ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee for fine tuning of anti-terror laws


September 21st, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Sunday said the existing anti-terror laws needed to be fine tuned to stamp out the scourge."While extraordinary laws are sometimes required to deal ... Read more...

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