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Ghanaian president finally moving into Indian-financed, rebuilt residence? (With Image)


August 27th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 27 (IANS) Is the Ghanaian head of state finally planning to move into Flagstaff House, the presidential palace that has a colonial past and has been rebuilt with ... Read more...

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Boris Yeltsin’s statue vandalised in Russia


August 25th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of late Russian president Boris Yeltsin has been vandalised in the Urals, police said Friday.The 10-metre marble statue in Yeltsin's home town of ... Read more...

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President to launch Bihar agriculture map


July 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will launch a road map on agriculture prepared by the Bihar government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Thursday.Nitish Kumar said he had ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar congratulates Pranab, invites him to Bihar


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's 13th president and invited him to visit the state."I have congratulated ... Read more...

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Rs.1,813 in Rajendra Prasad’s bank account (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 4 (IANS) A total of Rs.1,813 is lying unclaimed in a bank account that India's first president, Rajendra Prasad, opened a few months before he died.For 50 long ... Read more...

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Bank account of India’s first president still active


July 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 4 (IANS) A public sector bank in the Bihar capital has kept active for nearly 50 years a savings account of India's first president Rajendra Prasad, an official said ... Read more...

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Come to Bihar after becoming president, Nitish tells Pranab


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said he has requested United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee to visit Bihar first after getting elected ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks Trinamool support


June 28th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday again appealed to the Trinamool Congress to support his candidature for the country's top post.Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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George Washington’s constitution copy sold for $10 mn


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) A 223-year-old personal copy of the US Constitution belonging to America's founding president George Washington has sold for around $10 million, Christie's auction house has said.The ... Read more...

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Obama supports same-sex marriage (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has become the first president in US history to come out in support of the same-sex marriage, injecting one of the most ... Read more...

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Introspect, Ansari urges legal profession


May 5th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday urged the legal profession to introspect on expediting the dispensation of justice.Addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of the Bar Council ... Read more...

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CSI appoints first president from Kerala


April 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Satish Babu Sunday took over as the president of the Computer Society of India (CSI), becoming the first Keralite to get to the top post.Founded in ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad grilled by Iran parliament


March 14th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 14 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday appeared before parliament for an inquiry into his economic and political policies, state news agency IRNA reported.Ahmadinejad is the first president ... Read more...

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CBI gets list of Mujibur Rahman’s killers


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has received a list of six Bangladeshis suspected to have killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who had mentored the country's ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Karan Singh performs at ICCR soiree


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Revealing another side of his versatile nature, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) president and veteran Congressman Karan Singh rendered a selection of light ... Read more...

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Today is George Washington’s birthday


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans will mark the birthday of George Washington on Wednesday (22nd of February). The day is one of the most important on the calendar of the ... Read more...

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Today is the “Presidents’ Day”


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans celebrate the Presidents’ Day on the 20th of February 2012. The day is used to mark the birthday of America’s first President George Washington which falls ... Read more...

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Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country's national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against ... Read more...

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Men more corrupt than women: Ex-Indonesian president


February 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Former Indonesian President Megawati Soekarnoputri claims that men are more likely to engage in corrupt activities than women."This is based on a survey on the United ... Read more...

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Theft of Rajendra Prasad’s watch being probed


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Bihar Police have begun a probe into how the gold wrist watch of India's first President Rajendra Prasad reached Geneva in Switzerland after ... Read more...

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Obama wishes Indians ‘Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama, the first US president to celebrate Diwali in the White House in 2009, has wished Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists ... Read more...

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Business aviation players form association


October 21st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Thirty-nine business aircraft operators, representing 65 percent of the country's fleet in this category, have formed an association to define standards for the sector and promote ... Read more...

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Yemen president to step down


October 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Oct 8 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Saturday said he will leave power in the coming days, Xinhua reported.In a speech, addressed to a gathering of high-ranking ... Read more...

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Another row over India-funded presidential mansion in Ghana


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 22 (IANS) More than two years after the completion of the controversy-prone presidential mansion in Ghana's capital built with Indian support, another storm has engulfed the project, suggesting ... Read more...

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Presidency varsity mentor group meets Mamata (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Presidency University mentor group Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and hinted at the need to form a search committee to bring ... Read more...

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Bangladesh observes formation of provisional government


April 17th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday observed the formation of its provisional government when its elected leaders hoisted the flag for the first time.Those elected from then East Pakistan in ... Read more...

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Obama to launch 2012 re-election campaign this week


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama intends to file his re-election papers as early as this coming week with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for 2012 Presidential campaign, Democratic ... Read more...

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P. Sara Oval oozes history and tradition


March 28th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Stepping into the P. Saravanamuttu Oval is to immerse oneself into Sri Lanka's cricketing history. The quaint backdrop of the small ground only adds to its ... Read more...

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Mujibur’s hostel room now a museum


February 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The room in the hostel where Sheikh Mujibur Rahman stayed while studying in a college here 65 years back was Wednesday turned into a museum in the ... Read more...

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Nepal president arrives in Chandigarh


February 4th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav, who is to be the chief guest at the 31st annual convocation of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan approves early presidential election


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Kazakhstan's parliament on Wednesday approved amendments to the constitution allowing incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev to call an early presidential election."Early presidential elections will be announced by the ... Read more...

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Nepal launches tourism gala to exorcise civil war, IA hijack ghosts


January 14th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 14 (IANS) Twelve years after the hijack of an Indian Airlines aircraft, followed by a decade of civil war, devastated Nepal's economy, the Himalayan republic Friday kicked off ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi asks for branding advice from Steven Spielberg


December 24th, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nancy Pelosi’s term as the speaker of the House is set to end after the Republicans assume their majority position of the House.There were reports ... Read more...

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Rajendra Prasad’s memorial to be a tourist spot


December 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 5 (IANS) After being neglected for decades, India's first president Rajendra Prasad's memorial here will be developed as a tourist spot, an official said Sunday."Work has already started to give ... Read more...

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