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Yeddyurappa drops demand for chief minister post, finally


February 27th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday dropped his demand for re-instatement, in a relief to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) torn by ... Read more...

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Prince Charles can veto government legislation


October 31st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Prince Charles has the right to veto any British government legislation that affects his private interests, a media report said Monday.The Prince of Wales must give ... Read more...

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China wants openness in government affairs


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) China's cabinet has called for increased openness in government affairs in order to ensure that officials work in a lawful and efficient manner."We should stick to ... Read more...

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TDP celebrates as Chandrababu Naidu turns 61


April 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) organised motorcycle rallies, blood donation camps and burst fireworks to celebrate the birthday of its chief, N. ... Read more...

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Gay marriages gain support in US: Biden


December 25th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has said America's attitude about gay marriages was evolving and such relationships were gaining acceptance in the country."I think there's an inevitability ... Read more...

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Susan Sher to step down as Michelle Obama’s top aide


November 17th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): The US first lady Michelle Obama's office has announced that chief of staff Susan Sher would head back to Chicago after January 1 next year.Sher, who ... Read more...

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Haryana governor clarifies ’signing machine’ comments


September 5th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) A day after he created a controversy here by saying that he was only a "signing machine", Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia Sunday said that he had been misquoted ... Read more...

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I have become a ’signing machine’: Haryana governor


September 4th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Expressing discontent over his lack of power and authority, Haryana governor Jagannath Pahadia Saturday called himself a "signing machine" and said that he had no say in the ... Read more...

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Barack Obama’s Scott Brown Truck Comment Draws Wrath


January 20th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The unexpected win of Republican candidate Scott Brown in Massachusetts has created ripples in the corridors of US politics. Winning the seat previously occupied by a ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa makes rival Shettar minister, key meet Wednesday (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday inducted Jagadish Shettar, who has resigned as the assembly speaker, into his ministry, a day ahead of party legislators meet here ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa may meet rebels in Delhi Thursday


November 4th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 4 (IANS) An end to the Karnataka leadership tussle seemed in sight with Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa indicating he may meet the dissidents, pressing for his ouster, in New ... Read more...

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I wanted to walk out of Agra summit: Musharraf


October 20th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said he wanted to walk out of the failed 2001 Agra summit but was dissuaded from doing so by a senior ... Read more...

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Hu pledges to safeguard rights of foreign media in China (Lead)


October 9th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (Xinhua) The Chinese government will safeguard the rights and interests of foreign news media, President Hu Jintao said Friday at the opening ceremony of the World Media Summit, attended ... Read more...

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Secret book reopens old divisions in China’s Communist Party


May 16th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Beijing, May 16 (DPA) A new book secretly written by a former leader has reopened 20-year-old divisions in China's ruling Communist Party by advocating democratic reform, criticising other leaders and ... Read more...

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US wants Sharif to be Pak PM, Zardari as President: Mushahid


May 4th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 4 (ANI): The United States is trying to form a government in Pakistan with Asif Ali Zardari as President and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister, Secretary General ... Read more...

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PPP leaders anxious about Bilawal Bhutto’s security


March 27th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 27 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party leaders are concerned about the security of party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is currently in Pakistan to attend the joint session of the ... Read more...

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30 of Obama’’s top staff are former lobbyists


March 21st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.21 (ANI): The National Journal has in a non-partisan analysis found that 30 of the 267 senior Obama administration officials have served as lobbyists in the preceding five years. According to ... Read more...

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Sharif says his goals to be achieved in few weeks


March 2nd, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 2 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has called on the masses to support him in the current situation, and said his party would achieve its goals ... Read more...

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Musharraf dismisses resignation reports


June 7th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, June 7 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Saturday dismissed as baseless rumours of his resignation and said that they have created panic among the people. "I have not decided to resign. ... Read more...

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PPP does not accept Musharraf as a constitutional President: Zardari


May 8th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that the PPP does not accept Pervez Musharraf as a constitutional president of the country.PPP has no connection ... Read more...

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Zardari says Musharrafs impeachment may harm economy


May 8th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 8 (ANI): PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that while the ruling party the PPP does not recognise President Pervez Musharraf as a constitutional president, the countrys economic ... Read more...

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US pulling out all stops to retain Musharraf as Pak president: Officials


April 7th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.7 (ANI): A senior government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, has said here that the Bush Administration is keen to ensure that retired General Pervez Musharraf remains the President ... Read more...

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Be transparent, China tells employees


March 25th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Beijing, March 25 (IANS) Chinese government employees were Tuesday urged to be transparent and improve supervisory systems. The edict forms part of regulations China's State Council, or cabinet, has come out with ... Read more...

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China issues guidelines for employees


March 25th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 25 (Xinhua) China's State Council, or the cabinet, Tuesday published regulations for the guidance of its employees. They cover general principles of administration, employees' responsibilities, implementation of decision made and ... Read more...

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