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China vows thorough probe into Bo Xilai scandal


April 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China has vowed to thoroughly investigate events related to top politician Bo Xilai, a top politician, and his wife who is being linked to the death ... Read more...

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As rumours swirl online, Chinese daily seeks clean up


April 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) The rapid development of internet has brought conveniences and efficiency to information exchanges, but has also speeded up the spread of rumours, Xinhua reported citing a ... Read more...

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‘Sex-and-money’ involved in Briton’s death in China


April 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Accounts published on Chinese websites about a British businessman murdered in a hotel claim to expose a sex-and-money scandal behind China's biggest political crisis in a ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed over 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, a senior official said Thursday.Liu Zhengrong, ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed more than 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, Xinhua quoted a senior official ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife probed over Briton’s death (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) A rising star of the Chinese political scene has been demoted from the country's powerful politburo after his wife was named by police as a prime ... Read more...

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Dalai shadow on China’s future leader’s visit


November 27th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The sudden postponement of boundary talks due to differences over Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's presence at a Buddhist conference here has also ... Read more...

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Rahul poised for a bigger role, says Congress


November 9th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of reports that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi could be elevated to the position of working president, the party Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Rahul future leader, Manmohan to remain PM: Congress


June 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Attempting a balancing act after some party leaders suggested Rahul Gandhi for the prime minister's post, the Congress Monday said that while Gandhi is ... Read more...

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PM to launch Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations


January 12th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the nationwide celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda here today.A national committee has ... Read more...

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Starving North Korea’s heir-apparent building 100mn pounds luxury villa


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Kim Jong-un, North Korea's designated future leader, is building luxury offices and homes for himself worth over 100 million pounds while a huge number of population in the ... Read more...

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Time for Rahul Gandhi to take more responsibility: Digvijay Singh


December 19th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 19 (ANI): Congress party general secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday urged Rahul Gandhi, the son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, to assume more responsibility and create his own ... Read more...

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Four MNS legislators’ suspension revoked


July 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Eight months after the Maharashtra legislature suspended four Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislators for attacking a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, the house Monday revoked their suspension. The four ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi turns 40


June 19th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Congress General Secretary and Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi turned 40 on Saturday.Born on June 19, 1970, Rahul is second time MP from Amethi and is ... Read more...

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Abdul Qadir backs Salman Butt as Pak vice-captain for all formats of game


May 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan chief cricket selector Abdul Qadir has backed left-hand opener Salman Butt to be Shahid Afridi's deputy in all three formats of the game."Since he (Salman) has ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi not present at Congress function


December 28th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Congress launched its year-long 125th anniversary celebrations here Monday, and the theme was 'Building the Future on the Foundation of the Past', but the party's ... Read more...

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Ramdin happy to carry burden of Windies captaincy


November 21st, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 21 (ANI): Dinesh Ramdin, the replacement captain of West Indies, faces the task of outwitting his Australian counterpart Ricky Ponting with a team of under-rated, under-achieving players.He has already set ... Read more...

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Ex-Italian governor’s transsexual escort found dead


November 20th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 20 (IANS/AKI) The transsexual prostitute at the centre of the sex, drugs and extortion scandal involving former governor Piero Marrazzo was Friday found burned to death in a fire at ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi nominated to key consultative committee on defence


September 29th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Young Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi has been nominated as a member of the key parliamentary consultative committee on defence in order ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi nominated to key parliamentary committee on defence


September 29th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Young Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi has been nominated as a member of the key parliamentary standing committee on defence in order ... Read more...

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We need a new mission: Clean India (Comment)


September 6th, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
By Rajendra K. Aneja "Will you return to work in India?" I asked Aresh. Here was a teenager studying at one of the best schools in the world, at Winchester in Britain. With ... Read more...

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Purnell warns Brown to stand down to stop Labour’s inevitable election defeat


June 5th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): A leading member and Minister in the Gordon Brown's Government, James Purnell, has warned the Prime Minister that he should stand down to stop Labour Party's inevitable ... Read more...

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BJP’s Modi ploy an answer to Congress’ Rahul?


April 26th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) move to throw up Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's name as a future prime minister half way through the elections ... Read more...

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Modi, Advani clear air; praise each other’s leadership (Roundup)


January 17th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that L.K. Advani, and not he, was the right man as the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Miliband visit to Amethi will be seen as an endorsement of Rahul Gandhi


January 14th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, Jan.14 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Milibands visit with Congress party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Amethi this evening is likely to not only raise eyebrows in political circles ... Read more...

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Benazirs eldest daughter Bakhtawar appointed as chief of PPPs Women Wing


June 9th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhuttos eldest daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto (17) has reportedly been appointed as the head of the PPPs Women Wing, a post which her ... Read more...

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To be leader of militant group held in Singapore


March 24th, 2008 - 8:22 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, March 24 (DPA) A Singaporean allegedly trained to become a future leader of the Jemaah Islamiah (JI) terrorist network has been detained in the city-state, the home affairs ministry said Monday. ... Read more...

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We will be decisive force at next polls: Third Front


February 19th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 (IANS) The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) Monday declared Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would be the combine's "future leader in parliament" and said it would ... Read more...

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