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Archbishop of Glasgow links MP’s death to being gay


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paisley, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archbishop-elect of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia made some remarks about MP David Cairns’ death. He alleged that David died because of being gay. It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

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Don’t elect leaders who read written speeches: Uma Bharti


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Sunday said that voters in the country should not elect leaders who just read speeches written by others."National ... Read more...

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Spain’s incoming PM warns of unpleasant economic measures


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (IANS) Incoming Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said the measures his government plans to undertake will not be "pleasant". Rajoy made the remark Thursday after his ... Read more...

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Deceased candidate wins mayor’s election in Michigan


November 11th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voters in Michigan prefers a dead mayor over an untested politician! With just a week to the mayoral election in the city, Mayor Henry Roesler Jr. passed ... Read more...

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Kingfisher ties-up with American Airlines


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Thursday said that it has entered into a frequent flyer agreement with American Airlines."This is yet another step towards strengthening the ... Read more...

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Don’t elect those involved in Rajbala’s death: Ramdev


October 1st, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) In an apparent attack on the Congress-led union government, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Friday appealed to the public not to vote for "the party involved in ... Read more...

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Gherao MPs opposing Jan Lokpal: Hazare


September 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 10 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Saturday urged people to 'gherao' houses of MPs opposed to the Jan Lokpal bill."We should gherao the houses of ... Read more...

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Obama calls new Japan PM


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday called Japan's new Prime Minister-elect Yoshihiko Noda to congratulate him on his election and stress on the friendship between the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Tibetan PM to assume office Aug 8


July 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay will assume office Aug 8, an official statement said here Monday.The swearing-in ceremony of the new Kalon Tripa ... Read more...

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Ready to negotiate with China, says new Tibetan leader


June 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 18 (IANS) "We are ready to negotiate with the Chinese government any time, anywhere," said Lobsang Sangay, the prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile.The new Kalon ... Read more...

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Gautam Ghosh plans documentary on Mamata Banerjee


May 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) National award winning director Gautam Ghosh will make a documentary on the life and struggle of Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister-elect Mamata ... Read more...

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Kerala to offer investment options to NRKs: Chandy


May 16th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The new United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala will offer productive investment opportunities in the state for non-resident Keralites (NRKs), chief minister-elect Oommen Chandy said ... Read more...

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Bangladesh daily objects to Hasina congratulating Mamata


May 15th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina "undermined her status and office" by calling up Mamata Banerjee, victor of the election in India's West Bengal state, a ... Read more...

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After win, AIADMK legislators to meet in Chennai


May 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following its massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly election, the AIADMK has called a meeting of its 148 newly elected legislators here Saturday.The meeting will ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi an ‘Amul Baby’, says Achuthanandan


April 11th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Palakkad (Kerala), Apr 11 (ANI): Taking a dig at the Congress Party and its leaders, Kerala Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandan has called Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi an 'Amul Baby'.Everyone ... Read more...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Election is too close a call for the contestants


April 6th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Wisconsin Supreme Court may play a vital role in determining the state’s of the states government unions. An anti-union bill was passed without the participation of ... Read more...

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US state civic association elect canine as president!


February 21st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 21 (ANI): Dogs aren't just man's best friend, they can lead men too - meet Ms Beatha Lee - a shaggy wheaten terrier who was chosen as president of Hillbrook-Tall ... Read more...

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Obama, potential Republican rivals neck-and-neck in 2012 Presidential race


February 18th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his yet to be named Republican rival, got 45 percent American votes each in the latest poll conducted by Gallup, previewing the 2012 ... Read more...

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Majority of Australians blame Kevin Rudd for historic change


June 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 25 (ANI): A poll has revealed that one in two Australian people surveyed blamed former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for the historic change in the country, while another one-third ... Read more...

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Elect hockey panel or be banned, FIH tells india


March 11th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Thursday said the world federation would not hesistate to disaffiliate India if it does not have an elected organisation ... Read more...

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Senator Brown to be seated on Thursday


February 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Brown is all set to be seated on Thursday afternoon, which is 1 week earlier than it was previously scheduled. Earlier he had said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Massachusetts U.S. Senator-elect says his are daughters “available” during speech


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 22 (ANI): Massachusetts' new U.S. Senator-elect Scott Brown suffered embarrassment during his acceptance speech when he said that both his daughters were 'available'.The leader was referring to his family ... Read more...

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Health Care Bill May Be Shortened After Republican Victory In Massachusetts


January 21st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The defeat of the Democratic Party in the Massachusetts election has jeopardized the Health care reform bill that is still awaiting its fate in the ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan stakes claim to form Maharashtra government


November 6th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) After a 15-day long wait, Maharashtra chief minister-elect Ashok Chavan Friday staked formal claim to forming the new government with the support of 170 legislators. The swearing-in ceremony of ... Read more...

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New Maharashtra cabinet to be sworn in Saturday, says Chavan


November 6th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The new Maharashtra cabinet will be sworn in Saturday, Chief Minister-elect Ashok Chavan said Friday, a day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) broke the deadlock ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago elect to field against New SOuth Wales


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago captain Daren Ganga won the toss and elected to field against New South Wales in the final of the Champions League Twenty20 cricket here Friday. Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New South Wales elect to field against Somerset


October 18th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) New South Wales captain Simon Katich won the toss and elected to field against Somerset in their Champions League Twenty20 Super Eight match here Sunday. Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New South Wales elect to bat against Trinidad and Tobago


October 16th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) New South Wales (NSW) skipper Simon Katich won the toss and elected to bat against Trinidad and Tobago in their Champions League Twenty20 match here Friday. Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sussex elect to bat against Eagles


October 13th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Sussex Sharks won the toss and elected to bat against Diamond Eagles of South Africa in their Group B match of the Champions league Twenty20 cricket at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Somerset elect to field against Deccan


October 10th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Somerset captain Justin Langer won the toss and elected to field against Deccan Chargers in a Group A Champions League Twenty20 match here Saturday. Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US Senate complete as court backs disputed November election


July 1st, 2009 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (DPA) A nearly eight-month dispute over Minnesota's US Senate seat ended Tuesday, as the state's highest court sanctioned the wafer-thin election victory of Democratic candidate Al Franken. Closely watched ... Read more...

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MP-elect Shashi Tharoor swings into action


May 18th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Thiruvanthapuram MP-elect and former UN under secretary general Shashi Tharoor has already swung into action -- a day after his stunning victory by close to 100,000 votes. Tharoor has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cole says Chelsea needs to toughen up


May 12th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Chelsea's left-back star Ashley Cole has said that the Blues must toughen up against the top four.Sunday's 4-1 romp at Arsenal was the club's first win against ... Read more...

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Elect NDA for a safe and strong India, says Modi


April 9th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bijaur (Karnataka), Apr 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed people to elect the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for a strong and ... Read more...

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Sister Prema chosen as the new head of Missionaries of Charity


March 26th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, March 26 (ANI): German-born Sister Mary Prema has been elected as the new superior general of the Missionaries of Charity (MC), the congregation founded by Mother Teresa in Kolkata.The German-born nun ... Read more...

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