executive branch

Argentine lawmakers double their own salaries

February 14th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Argentine lawmakers' decision to give themselves a 100 percent raise in the face of spending cuts and the executive branch's pleas for restraint sparked a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Snoop Dogg to launch premium cigars

January 21st, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg will launch his own premium cigar range.The 40-year-old is planning to sell the cigars for 50 cents each and claims that they are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama assures to bring jobs back to US

January 15th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) President Barack Obama has reiterated his call to make the government more efficient and assist companies to bring jobs back to the US from abroad."Right ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama proposes to streamline US government

January 14th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama proposed Friday to streamline the government by eliminating duplication, waste and inefficiencies.The president laid out his proposal at the White House to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

White House takes new moves to spur private hiring

October 29th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The Obama administration Friday announced new executive branch efforts to help job creation in the nation's private sector.US President Barack Obama Friday told federal government ... Read more...

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Brazilians protest against corruption

September 21st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people demonstrated Tuesday in downtown Rio de Janeiro against corruption in a citizens' mobilization convened via Internet social networks.Participating in the protest, ... Read more...

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Holder blames Congress for forcing 9/11 mastermind, accomplices’ trial at Guantanamo Bay

April 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): US Attorney General Eric Holder has held the Congress responsible for not allowing the Obama administration to initiate trials of the alleged mastermind of the September 11, 2001, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US government told to compensate Islamic charity

December 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A US court has asked the government to pay compensation to an Islamic charity after it was found that then president George W. Bush had ordered wire-tapping of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

White House creates post to analyze security leaks

December 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.2 (ANI): The Obama administration has created a position to investigate the gaps in security that led to the WikiLeaks release of diplomats' private conversations, the White House announced.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

`WikiLeaks expose shows US complicity in Honduran coup’

November 30th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Ousted Honduran president Mel Zelaya has said that one of the US diplomatic cables published by whistleblower website Wikileaks demonstrates Washington's "complicity" with the June 2009 coup against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NASA turns down Chilean miners request for alcohol, cigarettes

September 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.2 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the executive branch agency of the United States Government, which is responsible for the nation's civilian space, has reportedly turned down requests for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kenyan president signs new constitution into law

August 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 27 (DPA) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Friday signed into law a long-awaited new constitution, weeks after it was passed in a national referendum. A massive crowd gathered to watch the president ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Smokers to be banned from executive jobs in Iran

July 20th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 20 (DPA) Smokers are to be banned from entering high-ranking executive jobs in the Iranian government, the news agency ILNA reported Monday. According to new regulations approved by the cabinet, relevant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin Fund Declared Illegal, Defense Fund To Payback All Donors

June 25th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Anchorage, June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An ethics investigator has declared fund established for Sarah Palin when she was the Alaska governor, to be an illegal one. Reportedly, the administrators of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No conditions on aid to Pakistan, only requirements on US: Holbrooke

October 24th, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) In a bid to avoid another furore in Pakistan over tough new conditions against diverting US military aid to confront India, a top US official ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UPSC to hold military officers’ entrance exam April 18

October 23rd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the National Defence Academy (NDA) exam for induction of officers into the armed forces April 18, an official said ... Read more...

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Terror Suspect Tarek Mehanna Arrested On Wednesday

October 22nd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar October 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) US police has been successful to stop a terror attack on civilians by arresting Tarek Mehanna, suspect of plotting terror attacks on Wednesday. It was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

EU to send 100-member team to observe Afghan elections

July 13th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 13 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will send a 100-member team to Afghanistan to monitor the presidential and provincial council elections scheduled to take place Aug 20, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New chief for Western Naval Command

April 30th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 30 (ANI): Vice Admiral Sanjeev Bhasin on Thursday took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command from Vice Admiral Jagjit Singh Bedi.Bedi retired on Thursday after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bush administration cleared CIA use of insects to torture GITMO detainees

April 17th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): The Bush administration is reported to have given its approval to the Central Intelligence Agency to use insects as a method of torture against Guantanamo Bay detainees.The New York ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s indigenous warships may have women officers onboard

February 24th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Envisaging a 20 percent women crew on the future Indian Navy warships, the first indigenous aircraft carrier is designed to have berthing facilities for women officers. Currently women ... Read more...

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Obama’s team faces disorganised Guantanamo case files: Report

January 25th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (DPA) President Barack Obama's orders to close the Guantanamo Bay prison by this year's end face several hurdles, including the lack of comprehensive case files on many of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

EU urges Russia, Ukraine to return to negotiating table (Lead)

January 1st, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Jan 1 (DPA) The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union (EU) and its Czech presidency Thursday urged both Russia and Ukraine to return to the negotiating table and ... Read more...

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Cheney says if Biden wants to diminish veep office thats his call

December 22nd, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US Vice President Dick Cheney has challenged vice president-elect Joe Bidens claim that the Bush Administration has amassed too much executive authority, a trend Biden reportedly plans ... Read more...

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National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination, (II) 2008 Written Result (UPSC)

November 21st, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
On the basis of the result of the written part of the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2008, held by Union Public Service Commission in August, 2008, candidates with ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin sees Troopergate indictment as a vindication of her action

October 13th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said that the inquiry report into the firing of Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan had vindicated her action, even though the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

PPP may propose judges restoration through Prez Ordinance

May 9th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 9 (ANI): In order to break the deadlock over the restoration of judges issue, the PPP is learnt to have coined up a proposal to reinstate the judges through ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian Navy gets simulator to train officers

April 16th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by admin
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy has procured an indigenously developed state-of-art ship handling simulator to train the crew to be deployed on different types of ships, an official ... Read more...

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