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Official cites terror threat to justify targeting Americans


March 6th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Attorney General Eric Holder cited the threat from Al Qaeda Monday as he offered the Obama administration's first detailed public defense of its claim that the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court invalidates ex-military ruler’s laws


May 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declared illegal the laws and rules that were passed when General H.M. Ershad was in power.A six-member Appellate Division bench headed ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson ‘may have to listen to rant tapes during deposition’


November 1st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Mel Gibson during his deposition might be forced by Grigorieva Oksana's legal team to listen to former's rants that Oksana secretly taped.Oksana's lawyers are "seriously considering" playing ... Read more...

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Victory for gays as judge orders U.S. military to halt ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ law


October 13th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A federal judge has ordered the United States military to stop enforcing the "don't ask, don't tell" law that prohibits homosexuality in the armed services.According to the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh HC rules ‘no one can be forced to wear burka’


October 5th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Oct 5 (ANI): A Bangladesh High Court has ruled that the country is secular and that no one should be forced to wear the 'burka', or a full Islamic headdress.According to ... Read more...

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High Court invalidates 1982 Bangladesh coup


August 26th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 26 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court Thursday declared illegal the seventh amendment to Bangladesh's constitution that legitimises the 1982 military coup led by the then army chief Gen. Hossain Muhammad ... Read more...

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Court restores `secularism’ in Bangladesh constitution (Lead)


July 29th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) In a far-reaching move, Bangladesh's Supreme Court has restored 'secularism' in the country's constitution. It has also denounced the declaration of martial law in the past and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court wants safeguards against military rule


July 29th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has denounced the declaration of martial law in the past and has sought safeguards to end "extra-constitutional adventures". Bangladesh underwent radical political and constitutional changes ... Read more...

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Tripura gives women 50 percent quota in panchayat


March 9th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 9 (IANS) The Tripura assembly late Tuesday unanimously passed two bills enhancing reservation for women in three-tier panchayats (village councils) and urban local bodies from the existing 33 percent to ... Read more...

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Bernard Madoff’s Brother Peter Madoff Under Criminal Investigation


January 29th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Madoff, the chief compliance officer of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities is currently subject to criminal investigation. He is also the brother ... Read more...

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White House Crashers Choose To Remain Silent Before Investigating Committee


January 21st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tareq and Michaela Salahi, the couple who became famous as the White House party crashers, were called up by the House Homeland Security Committee at ... Read more...

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White House crashers Salahis invoke Fifth Amendment; refuse to testify in Congress


January 21st, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Tareq Salahi and his wife Michaele, the couple who gate-crashed a White House state banquet for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November last year, invoked the Fifth ... Read more...

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White House gate crashers keep mum on the Hill (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A celebrity hounding couple accused of crashing the White House state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appeared before a Congressional panel Wednesday but as ... Read more...

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Salahis keep mum at Congressional probe


January 21st, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) White House gate crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi appeared before a Congressional panel Wednesday but as expected, invoked their Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate ... Read more...

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Salahis to keep mum before Congressional panel


January 16th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the infamous celebrity hounding couple who gate crashed a White House dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, won't be talking when ... Read more...

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Sonia Sotomayor starts her new Supreme Court term


October 8th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washinton D.C. , Oct 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sonia Sotomayor, who was confirmed as the replacement for retired Justice David Souter during the summer, started her new term on Monday.The aggressive Justice ... Read more...

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Joe Francis Ordered To Pay $2 Million


August 20th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
According to the sources, the man behind the "Girls Gone Wild", Joe Francis has been reportedly ordered to clear off a $2 million gambling debt. It has been further revealed that the ... Read more...

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Secularism to go with bismillah in Bangladesh constitution (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 8th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh is planning to restore 'secularism', one of the four original principles of state policy, in its constitution but will also retain the Quranic expression 'bismillah', says ... Read more...

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Secularism will go with bismillah in Bangladesh constitution


May 8th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh is planning to restore 'socialism', one of the four original principles of state policy, in the constitution but will also retain the Islam expression 'bismillah', says ... Read more...

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Telecommunication interconnection regulation revised


March 17th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India's telecom watchdog Tuesday revised the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection Regulation, 2004, making it mandatory for all broadcasters to have reference interconnect offers (RIOs) for ... Read more...

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Nepal Constituent Assembly passes Fifth Amendment bill


July 14th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 14 (ANI): The Nepal Constituent Assembly (CA) passed the Fifth Amendment bill to the interim Constitution on Sunday night, clearing the way for the formation of the Government on ... Read more...

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Responsibility lies with Maoists for political solutions in Nepal, says Koirala


July 12th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has said that the Maoists being the biggest party in the Constituent Assembly, should take responsibility for finding solutions to the latest ... Read more...

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Madhesi demands to be included in constitution


July 1st, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 1 (ANI): The major three parties of Nepal on Tuesday agreed to introduce a supplementary amendment bill along with the Fifth Amendment bill to the interim constitution to address ... Read more...

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Maoist, UML pass up Madhes issues in statute amendment


June 29th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 29 (ANI): Nepals two major Communist parties have declined the Madhes-based parties demand calling for amending the interim constitution mentioning the provision of declaring Terai an autonomous state and ... Read more...

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Koiralas assurance to Madhesi leaders


June 28th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 28 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has assured Madhesi leaders that their demands would be fulfilled, said Terai Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP) leader Hridayesh Tripathy. Nepalnews quoted Tripathy ... Read more...

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Nepal Govt to introduce Fifth Amendment proposal today


June 25th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 25 (ANI): The Nepal Government will introduce the Fifth Amendment of the interim Constitution at a meeting of the Council of Ministers today. The Fifth Amendment will allow the ... Read more...

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‘Same-sex marriage legalized’ in California


June 20th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
It is a well known fact that people do strange things in the name of 'religion'. People commit suicide, war are fought, people kill each other by calling it 'religion freedom'. There ... Read more...

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