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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Saturday evening to discuss the Aug 7 vice presidential poll amid lack of consensus in the National ... Read more...

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Prez poll schedule to be announced soon: Sampath (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Monday said the Election Commission (EC) would be making an announcement on the presidential election schedule soon."All ... Read more...

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Sarkozy, Hollande square off in fierce TV debate


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 3 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist challenger Francois Hollande went through a fierce verbal battle in a prime-time televised debate that lasted for almost three hours ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday seems to have lost its sheen


March 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The obvious fact in the race to the White House for the Republican candidates is that whoever comes out tops after the Super Tuesday will have a ... Read more...

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Romney frontrunner as Republican race hits ‘Super Tuesday’


March 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) As the Republican primary race to pick their nominee to challenge President Barack hits so-called "Super Tuesday", the biggest day of voting yet in the two-month-old ... Read more...

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Jason Alexander responds to Mitt Romney’s Seinfeld comment


February 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP hopeful Mitt Romney misquoted a Seinfeld line during the Arizona debate. Romney said that, “I want to restore America’s promise, and I’m going to do ... Read more...

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No Putin portraits on campaign posters


February 7th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There will be no portraits of Russian Prime Minister and presidential frontrunner Vladimir Putin on campaign posters ahead of the March 4 polls, as he ... Read more...

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Sikh group hires lobbyist to educate US media


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) A US Sikh community group has hired a lobbying firm to educate the American media about the true identity, image and message of Sikhism in the ... Read more...

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Megan Fox not in line for Taylor role


January 27th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox has shot down reports that she is in talks to take up the lead role in late actress Elizabeth Taylor's biopic.The "Transformers" ... Read more...

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60,000 transparent ballot boxes for Russian polls


December 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 60,000 transparent ballot boxes would be bought by Russian electoral authorities for the March 4 presidential elections, a top official said Wednesday.Chief election official ... Read more...

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GOP candidate to debate in Sioux City Iowa


December 16th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sioux City, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Frontrunner Newt Gingrich was clearly the target during the GOP debate on Thursday. Gingrich has made a remarkable comeback and the other contenders tried to slow ... Read more...

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Americans ready to ‘Die Another Day’ (Washington Newsletter)


November 27th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The world did not come to an end as a 'super committee' of lawmakers dispersed without making the miracle it was supposed to do - ... Read more...

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Ecclestone backs Qatari consortium’s bid to take over Silverstone


October 31st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Qatari-funded The Alpha Group's bid to take over control of Britain's iconic racing circuit Silverstone for the next 150 ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz PM Atambayev set to win presidential poll


October 31st, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The frontrunner in Sunday's presidential polls in Kyrgyzstan, Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev, is set to win the election, gaining over 63 percent of the vote, ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia launches global hunt for new coach


October 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday launched a global hunt for a new coach with officials pledging to think "outside the square" in their search.CA launched the search ... Read more...

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Sukhwinder, Karim front runners to replace Armando


September 21st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) may appoint Sukhwinder Singh or Moroccan Karim Bencherifa as the national coach if the executive committee shoots down interim ... Read more...

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Rick Perry has a hard time on the GOP debate


September 13th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas governor and GOP presidential aspirant Rick Perry is still ahead of CNN’s recent polls despite having a disappointing debate. During last night’s heated GOP televised debate, ... Read more...

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Bradhaw frontrunner for CA team performance chief’s post


September 11th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 11 (IANS) Outgoing Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) secretary Keith Bradshaw has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as Cricket Australia's (CA) first general manager for team ... Read more...

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Williams takes dig at Woods after Adam Scott’s victory


August 8th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian golfer Adam Scott's triumph at Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, was sweetest victory for his caddie Steve Williams, who returned ... Read more...

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Kolkata-based Pailan Group likely to take over Indian Arrows


June 6th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Kolkata-based Pailan Group is likely to buy the All India Football Federation (AIFF)-owned Indian Arrows team, which was formed last year to prepare the national ... Read more...

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Kathy Hochul wins NY special election for House seat


May 26th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Analysts were surprised when Democrat Kathy Hochul won the special election in upstate New York on Tuesday. When the race started, the frontrunner was the Republican ... Read more...

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Assam vote count starts


May 13th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Counting of votes began Friday for assembly elections held in Assam, with the Congress confident of retaining power and the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) determined ... Read more...

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Congress, opposition confident of winning in Assam


May 12th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 12 (IANS) The stage is all set for counting of votes Friday for assembly elections held in 126 constituencies of Assam even as both the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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We will form Assam government, say both Congress, opposition


May 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) The ruling Congress party and the opposition both exuded confidence of forming the next government in Assam ahead of the vote counting on May 13.Assembly ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to take over NZ cricket


April 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): The New Zealand Cricket board will meet on Friday to approve the appointment of former Australian coach John Buchanan as the organisation's first director of cricket.The job was ... Read more...

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Tibetans vote in large numbers to elect new PM (Lead)


March 20th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) Tibetans turned out in their colourful best Sunday to pick the next prime minister of their government-in-exile in elections that took place worldwide, days after the ... Read more...

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Polling on to elect new Tibetan PM


March 20th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) Even as Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama rejected appeals to reconsider his decision to hang his boots, voting to elect the next Kalon Tripa or ... Read more...

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Palin’s popularity plummets to all time low even among Republican voters, finds poll


February 15th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will struggle in crucial states if she chooses to run for the 2012 presidential elections, with a latest WMUR Granite State Poll ... Read more...

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Will Kristen Stewart play Lois Lane in new ‘Superman’?


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Rumors are abuzz that 'Twilight' superstar Kristen Stewart is being considered for the role of Lois Lane in the new 'Superman' movie.The actress has emerged as the frontrunner ... Read more...

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Roberto Alomar Inducted To Hall Of Fame


January 6th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was second time lucky for former Major Baseball League player Roberto Alomar who was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, becoming the third ... Read more...

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Lone woman withdraws from Tibetan polls


December 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 21 (IANS) The lone woman candidate in the election to the post of "Kalon Tripa," the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, has withdrawn from the contest, an official said ... Read more...

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Pink undecided on baby’s name


November 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Singer Pink says she and husband Carey Hart are struggling to decide on baby names. She favours original ones, while her husband wants something traditional."We are all ... Read more...

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Designer offers to make Middleton’s bridal lingerie


November 27th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) While many British designers are hoping to make Kate Middleton's wedding gown, Michelle Mone, who owns the underwear firm Ultimo, has offered to make her bridal lingerie ... Read more...

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Jaipal, Kirankumar Reddy in race for chief minister’s post


November 24th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Union minister S. Jaipal Reddy, state Assembly Speaker N. Kirankumar Reddy and state minister J. Geeta Reddy are among the frontrunners for the post of Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Touched With Hrithik’s Performance In Guzaarish


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to reports, Shah Rukh Khan was so touched after watching Guzaarish that he immediately called up Hrithik to congratulate him on his performance. And since Hrithik’s wife Suzanne Khan was ... Read more...

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