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Nepal Maoists taken off US terror list

September 7th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The US State Department has removed the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) from its list of terrorist organisations, RIA Novosti reported."The (State) Department has determined that ... Read more...

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Dissident BJD leader’s forum a parallel platform?

October 12th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) There is discomfort in Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the launch of a forum by a prominent party leader, with some saying it is ... Read more...

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Unsure government finds itself cornered once again (Comment)

June 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
There are several factors behind the Manmohan Singh government's predicament. One is that the government has seemingly lost its nerve because its reputation is at its lowest ebb. Hence it ... Read more...

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Lokayukta recommends removal of Delhi PWD minister

February 24th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Lokayukta (ombudsman) Thursday recommended removal of PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan from the council of ministers as he tried to protect a resort in a ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep in talks to play Margaret Thatcher

July 2nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Hollywood actress Meryl Streep is reportedly in talks to play Britain's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, in a new biopic. Streep will star alongside actor Jim Broadbent as ... Read more...

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Congress at 125 - defied doomsayers to reach commanding heights (Comment)

January 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli In the Congress's centenary year in 1985, Rajiv Gandhi delivered his famous "brokers of power" speech in Mumbai, castigating the party for converting a "mass movement into a feudal ... Read more...

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Rasmussen will be new NATO chief

April 4th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), April 4 (DPA) NATO leaders Saturday picked Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen as the alliance's next secretary general. The decision was announced at the NATO summit in Strasbourg by the ... Read more...

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Now, Bush’’s brain Karl Rove bitten by the Twitter bug

January 12th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 12 (ANI): Karl Rove, popularly dubbed as Bushs brain after masterminding President George W. Bushs 2000 and 2004 election victories, has become the latest celebrity to join social-networking site ... Read more...

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Backing Congress was Mulayam’s ‘best’ option

July 6th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Even from the point of view of Uttar Pradesh, there was no other alternative for Samajwadi Party chieftain Mulayam Singh Yadav than to go with the ... Read more...

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India needs a Third Front, says Mulayam

June 6th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has stated that the need of the hour was a Third Front as an alternative to the Congress and the ... Read more...

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To woo voters, Brown to borrow Blairs election slogan

April 7th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 7 (ANI): To win back disaffected voters in southern England British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will borrow one of Tony Blair's election slogans.Trying to reverse New Labour Party's dismal ... Read more...

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