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Romney blooper has Republicans backtracking

September 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) As Democrats pounced on a Mitt Romney blooper suggesting that nearly half the Americans were "moochers" or dependants, Republicans went into damage control mode, but their ... Read more...

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‘Opportunity for Indian leather exports in Europe, US’

February 19th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) There is an opportunity for Indian leather goods export community to bag some additional orders from Europe and the US as China, a major exporter, is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

My father won’t quit: Berlusconi’s daughter

October 7th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will never quit, declared his daughter Marina Berlusconi."My father absolutely doesn't have to quit and will never quit," she said in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vivid tale of Guyana and its nostalgic Indians (IANS Book Review)

April 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Sly Company of People Who Care"; Author: Rahul Bhattacharya; Publisher: Picador; Price: Rs.495, Pages: 280.Guyana on the northern coast of South America is an exotic, forgotten land, once termed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Japan’s ruling coalition to fall short of majority (Lead)

July 11th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 11 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and its coalition partner would fail to win in Sunday's upper house elections the 56 seats it requires ... Read more...

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Indian Inc gives mixed reaction to Interim Budget

February 16th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Indian Inc on Monday gave mixed reactions to the Interim Budget 2009-10, as proposed by acting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. Parsvnath Developers Chairman Pradeep Jain said, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cubans jostle for Spanish citizenship

February 1st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 1 (EFE) Thousands of Cubans have shown interest in becoming Spanish citizens by taking advantage of a new "grandchildren's law" that came into effect in Spain last December.The Spanish consulate ... Read more...

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Somnath praises West Bengal’s Left Front

September 20th, 2008 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In an era of parties forming coalitions only for short-term political gains, the Left Front government in West Bengal is the best example of a long-term alliance, ... Read more...

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