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No cease fire during talks with FARC: Colombian president


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has rejected calls by the FARC guerrilla group for an immediate truce once peace talks begin next month."There won't be any ... Read more...

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Patil’s presidency smooth but lacklustre


July 24th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Lacklustre, unmotivating and homespun. As Pratibha Patil prepared to walk into history as India's first woman president, analysts struggled to encapsulate her five-year tenure ... Read more...

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Presidents of India


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) All the presidents of India:Rajendra Prasad (Jan 26, 1950-May 13, 1962): India's first president and the only one to have served two terms.S. Radhakrishnan ... Read more...

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Two Kenyan ministers among six killed in chopper crash (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) Kenya's internal security minister and his deputy were among six government officials killed in a police helicopter crash Sunday near the capital Nairobi, Kenyan media reported.George ... Read more...

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Pinarayi Vijayan summoned in Lavalin graft case


April 10th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday summoned Pinarayi Vijayan, secretary of the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), in a corruption ... Read more...

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New Maldives government legitimate, says US


February 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US said Thursday that it considered the new government in the Maldives as legitimate, calling for a peaceful settlement to the ongoing political unrest in ... Read more...

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Congress candidate to be booked for giving away cricket kits


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Election officials here are in the process of filing a complaint against Congress candidate and Goa Cricket Association (GCA) president Dayanand Narvekar for distributing cricket kits ... Read more...

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Goa Congress candidate being probed for model code violation


January 9th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) Congress candidate Dayanand Narvekar, a former vice president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), is being probed for violating the code of ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan asked to appear in court


December 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) Kerala state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Pinarayi Vijayan, the seventh accused in the Rs.374 crore SNC Lavalin scam and currently on bail, was ... Read more...

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Now GCA president Narvekar accused of rigging pitch in Ranji match


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) A former executive member of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) and ex-Ranji player has accused the association's president Dayanand Narvekar of 'pitch-fixing' in the controversial Goa-Maharashtra ... Read more...

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EU urges Greek government to fulfil commitments on debt crisis


November 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 10 (IANS) Leaders of the European Union (EU) Thursday urged the Greek unity government to fulfil the country's commitments to get itself out of the debt crisis."The agreement ... Read more...

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Goa cricket chief evasive over match-fixing angle


November 9th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) Is there a match-fixing angle to Goa's cricket captain not accepting the challenge of scoring 130 runs in 19 overs against Maharashtra in a Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Greek PM resigns; polls set for February


November 7th, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and opposition leader Antonis Samaras, who met late Sunday for talks on a future coalition government, announced early Monday that ... Read more...

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Former Brazil president Lula has cancer


October 29th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 29 (IANS) Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, his physicians said Saturday.According to Doctor Paulo Hoff from the Sirio-Libanes ... Read more...

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Colombia turns down project linked to president’s kin


October 26th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian government Tuesday blocked the construction of a controversial luxury hotel in the Tayrona Nature Park due to the involvement in the project of two ... Read more...

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Satyam case: Apex court notice to CBI on Raju’s bail plea (Second Lead)


October 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the bail plea of erstwhile Satyam Computers Services Ltd founder ... Read more...

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Satyam case: Supreme Court grants bail to five


October 13th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to four erstwhile Satyam Computers Services Ltd employees and an official of its statutory auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) accused ... Read more...

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CBI issued notice on four Satyam officials’ bail plea


September 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a bail plea of four officials of the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney claims in memoir that Colin Powell took cheap shots at him during Bush era


August 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two of the most powerful figures in George W. Bush’s administration are engaged in media war of words. Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of ... Read more...

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Al Gore says climate skeptics are living in denial


August 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore has said climate skeptics are living in the denial. He argued that they have employed similar tactics ... Read more...

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Three major challenges blocking world’s sustained development: WB official


April 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Food, financial and economic crisis, climate and environment, are the three big issues that could derail the world's sustained development, former vice president of the World Bank Vinod Thomas ... Read more...

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HBO making a miniseries on Dick Cheney


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) HBO is reportedly making a miniseries about the former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney.HBO recently announced that they would be making a movie ... Read more...

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Egypt confirms bid was made on ex-vice president’s life


February 24th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit confirmed that former vice president Omar Suleiman survived an assassination bid at the height of the recent nationwide revolution, the Middle ... Read more...

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After Egyptians, now Yemenis call for revolution


February 12th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 12 (IANS) As tens of thousands of jubilant people in Cairo celebrated the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, Yemenis inspired by the Egyptian uprising have begun mustering forces for their ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney heckled at CPAC


February 11th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney, was heckled by some of the audience during his speech at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference.Cheney ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s top spy agencies incompetent, out of control: Report


February 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Pakistan's top intelligence agencies seem to be out of control and "often cross the lines", a former top intelligence official has said.While there are numerous small intelligence and investigating ... Read more...

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BCCI secretary opposed Eden Gardens, says Modi


January 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian cricket board's former vice-president Lalit Modi Friday launched a veiled attack against board secretary N.Srinivasan, saying Eden Garden's loss of the World Cup match between ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin To Give Keynote Address To Mark Ronald Reagan’s 100th Birth Anniversary


January 28th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican leader Sarah Palin is all set to give the keynote address at the "Reagan 100 Opening Banquet," an event that has been organized at the ... Read more...

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney Calls President Barack Obama “One Term President”


January 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of United States during the presidency of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney graced NBC's "The Today Show" on Tuesday where he spoke about ... Read more...

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Cheney steers clear of Palin’s US President dreams


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19(ANI): Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has steered clear of questions on former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's prospects in the 2012 Presidential run.When asked whether he thought Palin ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney Says He Offered To Quit Vice Presidency Thrice


January 18th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dick Cheney the 46th Vice President of the USA who served during the tenure of former President George W Bush said in an interview given to ... Read more...

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Cheney believes Obama will only serve one term as president


January 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Virginia (US), Jan.18 (ANI): Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has reiterated his belief that President Obama will serve just one term."I think his overall approach to expanding the size of ... Read more...

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Nigerian President Jonathan wins primaries


January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nigeria's current President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday won the primaries and thus became the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, local media reported.Jonathan won surprisingly and against ... Read more...

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Goa whistle-blower on cricket nepotism alleges victimisation


December 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) A whistle-blower, who blew the lid off a Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) forgery and nepotism scandal involving a former top official and Congress legislator in ... Read more...

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‘Goa home minister mute spectator to police-drug nexus’


December 28th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 28 (IANS) A Congress legislator and top cricket official in Goa Tuesday said state home minister Ravi Naik and the police chief were mute spectators when it came to handling ... Read more...

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