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Chavez bumps opposition hopeful from airwaves


September 18th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Television coverage of a speech by opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was interrupted Monday when incumbent head of state Hugo Chavez commandeered Venezuela's airwaves for an ... Read more...

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Obama plays China card against Romney


September 18th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) With just 50 days to go for what is expected to be a close presidential race, President Barack Obama played the China card against his Republican ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Clinton for Syria discussions


September 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a brief meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic ... Read more...

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Usher’s ex-wife to appeal against custody order


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Usher's ex-wife Tameka is planning to return to court to overturn the ruling regarding their kids' custody.Last week, Usher was granted primary custody of ... Read more...

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Defeated Goa poll candidate wants poll expenses back


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) A defeated independent candidate who polled 625 votes in the March assembly polls has written to the Election Commission of India demanding his election expenses back.Trajano ... Read more...

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Syria dismisses Obama threat as election ploy


August 21st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama's threat to intervene in Syria is an element of his election campaign, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Kadri Jamil said Tuesday."As ... Read more...

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Not dating Krystle D’Souza: Karan Tacker (TV Snippets)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) TV actors Karan Tacker and Krystal D'Souza's amazing chemistry in "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai" have set the tongues wagging that the duo are ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico Mayor camps out to prove that the streets are safe


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Puerto Rico, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jorge Santini, the mayor of Puerto Rico said on Thursday that he and his family are going to be spending several nights on a bus in ... Read more...

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Former Andhra minister Mohan Reddy dies


July 27th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh minister and senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader B.V. Mohan Reddy died here Friday, following a brief illness. He was 67.Mohan Reddy, whose ... Read more...

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Obama to meet shooting victims in Colorado


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday left Washington for Colorado state's Aurora city to meet families of the victims of the deadly shooting in which 12 ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi must stick to his policy pillars (Comment)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Now that Pranab Mukherjee has been "kicked upstairs", the Congress party has cleared the way for Rahul Gandhi to be responsible for a larger role in the party and ... Read more...

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Dont mix fashion with politics: Marc Jacobs


July 21st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Fashion designer Marc Jacobs, who recently lent support to gay rights and US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, says it could be a bad idea ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s vote for Pranab doesn’t count: EC


July 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's vote in the presidential election should not counted, the Election Commission said Friday. The SP chief had ... Read more...

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Mulayam tears ballot, Sangma team demands cancellation of vote (lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yaday, who had pledged support to ruling UPA's presidential hopeful Pranab Mukherjee, Thursday almost voted for opposition candidate ... Read more...

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Berlusconi, 75, gets fit for election campaign


July 14th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 14 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was forced to quit over rising debt and a sex scandal, has taken to jogging and studying issues in ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal defends Romney on offshore investments


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, whose name often figures among Mitt Romney's likely running mates, has defended the presumptive Republican presidential nominee against attacks over ... Read more...

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Mukherjee has majority support in northeast


July 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has won the support of all key regional parties in the northeast, Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro said here.Of the eight ... Read more...

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Stefani to host Obama fundraiser with Michelle


July 5th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani will host a fundraiser with the US First Lady Michelle Obama as part of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.The 42-year-old will stage ... Read more...

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Sangma to decide Thursday on petition against Mukherjee


July 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma said Thursday that a final decision on filing a formal complaint against the approval of Pranab Mukherjee's nomination would ... Read more...

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Pranab begins campaign, meets Karunanidhi


June 30th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Saturday kick-started his election campaign here by meeting DMK party president M. Karunanidhi and seeking his party's ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wants to be economy minister in 2013


June 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he would like to be economy minister if his conservative party wins the elections in 2013. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Obama attacks Romney for shipping jobs to India


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Seizing a news report that a company founded by Mitt Romney shipped American jobs to countries like India and China, President Barack Obama went into ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood says it is winning


June 18th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohammed Mursi, head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, is leading by a million votes in the Egyptian presidential runoff after 95 percent ... Read more...

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Don’t put up posters attacking BJP: Sanjay Joshi


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi Sunday appealed against putting up posters with his pictures and attacking BJP leaders as this would ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey pens song for Obama


June 17th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 17 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has penned a new inspirational song in honour of US President Barack Obama in the run up of his re-election campaign.The ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi, Modi’s foe, quits BJP (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Friday resigned from the party, exposing divisions ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi quits BJP (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi has resigned from the party."He has sent his resignation to (BJP president) Nitin Gadkari," said a party ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit


June 5th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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Trinamool scores in civic polls, loses near Nandigram


June 5th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, bagging four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Mother, wife call on Jagan in jail


May 29th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) A day after MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy was sent to jail by a court in a corruption case, his mother, wife and other family members called ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother to campaign in by-elections


May 28th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) With the arrest of Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on charges of corruption, his mother Vijayamma will now campaign for the YSR Congress in next month's by-elections.Vijayamma, ... Read more...

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Lokayukta to probe sensitive cases after appointment: Parrikar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said sensitive cases involving politicians and mining mafia would be handed over to the lokayukta once the ombudsman is ... Read more...

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Russian prosecutors find 3,000 poll violations


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 3,000 violations were committed during the recent parliamentary and presidential polls in Russia, the Prosecutor General's Office said in a report issued Saturday.Following ... Read more...

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US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Senate has blocked President Barack Obama's proposal to raise tax rate on those earning over one million dollars a year.The wealth tax ... Read more...

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