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Presidential polls dead issue, Mamata my younger sister: Mulayam


September 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Warming up to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday called her "my younger sister" and said the July ... Read more...

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Pranab won’t be rubber-stamp president (Comment)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pranab Mukherjee's relatively uneventful, to use a post-operative surgical term, journey to Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the Congress' few success stories of late. What made it possible was the ... Read more...

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Ghana President John Atta Mills dead (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 24 (IANS) Ghanian President John Evans Atta Mills died at a military hospital Tuesday after falling ill, Xinhua reported.Chief of Staff of the Presidency Henry Martey Newman said ... Read more...

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Ghana President Mills dies following short illness


July 25th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- Ghana's President John Atta Mills died Tuesday afternoon in the capital Accra following a short illness, the presidential office said, giving no other details about the cause ... Read more...

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India to elect new president Thursday (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India will elect a new president Thursday in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee and opposition-backed ... Read more...

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Law to step down as Bangladesh coach in June


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law announced Monday that he would quit as the Bangladesh head coach after his contract expires in June.Law will step down after ... Read more...

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Sahara parts ways with BCCI, withdraws from IPL (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Sahara has decided to split with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and withdraw from the Indian Premier League (IPL) where it owns ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns death of filmmaker Raj Kanwar


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) "Gentleman", "humble" and "ever smiling" is how Bollywood celebs remembered Raj Kanwar, who died Friday in Singapore after suffering a kidney ailment.Bollywood took to twitter ... Read more...

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Unceremoniously dropped, Climax retires from international football


January 31st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India captain Climax Lawrence, who led the team to the SAFF Cup title in December, retired from international football Tuesday after being unceremoniously dropped ... Read more...

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Moore, Kutcher to divorce


November 18th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has confirmed that she is calling off her six-year marriage with actor Ashton Kutcher following reports he cheated on her."It is with ... Read more...

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Impeachment motion a ‘foregone conclusion’, writes Justice Sen


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Sen, in his resignation letter to the president Thursday, has pleaded not guilty of the allegations of graft against him and also wondered whether ... Read more...

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Drop Binayak Sen from plan panel, Raman Singh urges PM


May 18th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday dashed off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and raised serious objections to the inclusion of rights activist ... Read more...

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As Bhutan PM starts Nepal visit, refugees seek return home


April 14th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Tens of thousands of refugees forced to live in camps in Nepal after their eviction from Bhutan once again raised their call to be allowed ... Read more...

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Lawmakers ask Dalai Lama to rethink retirement plans


March 19th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 19 (IANS) With clear-cut consensus among the members of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile emerging, the lawmakers Saturday urged the Dalai Lama not to shed his political authority and reconsider ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament says no to Dalai Lama’s resignation


March 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 15 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile based in this north Indian hill station Tuesday overwhelmingly favoured the continuation of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, as political head. Meanwhile, ... Read more...

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Film composer John Barry dies aged 77


January 31st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Film composer John Barry has died of a heart attack at the age of 77.Barry has won five Oscars and was best known for creating music for the ... Read more...

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Tarpon Springs Celebrates Epiphany With A Heavy Heart


January 7th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tarpon Springs this time is celebrating Epiphany with a heavy heart after it was found that two of the members of the community had lost their ... Read more...

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Jagan quits Congress with mother, also resigns as MP (Second Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Alleging a conspiracy to split the family of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, his son Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday resigned from the Congress ... Read more...

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Full text of Jaganmohan Reddy’s letter to Sonia Gandhi


November 29th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The following is the text of an open letter written by Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday while resigning from the Congress party and ... Read more...

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PPP boycotts Pak’s largest media group, accusing it to be biased against Zardari


October 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has formally announced its decision to boycott the country's largest media organisation, Jang Group, accusing it of being biased toward its co-chairman, ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Loses His Iconic Six Pack Abs For Dabangg


August 12th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan has lost his six pack abs with heavy heart for his forthcoming film Dabangg on brother Arbaaz Khan's request.Salman Khan, who's back bigger, better ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh gives Rajiv Gandhi clean chit on Bhopal (Lead)


August 11th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the Bhopal gas tragedy, senior Congress leader and then Madhya Pradesh chief minister Arjun Singh Wednesday refuted all charges that the then ... Read more...

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New developments in Viveka Babajee case


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):A month-and-a-half after her daughter Viveka Babajee's demise, her mother Mrs Dayawanti Babajee, recently left for her abode in Mauritius, informed the family's spokesperson Dale Bhagwagar."Mrs Babajee ... Read more...

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With heavy heart, a proud South Africa bid adieu to the world


July 10th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) Irrespective of whoever wins or loses World Cup 2010, the month-long party will come to an end for South Africa Sunday night as they prepare ... Read more...

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Pope condemns Israeli raid on Gaza aid ships


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 2 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday condemned Israel's deadly attack on a Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla in which nine activists were killed. "With great trepidation I followed the tragic ... Read more...

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Ann Curry Apologizes For Mistakes At Wheaton College (FULL TEXT)


May 26th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ann Curry, world known journalist from 'The Today Show', who has braved such locations as Iraq, the Congo, and Darfur, should have had no issues at all ... Read more...

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Sinking of South Korean ship ‘troubling’: UN


May 21st, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (DPA) The United Nations said Thursday that findings about North Korea's sinking of a South Korean naval ship are "troubling", but it refused to be drawn into the ... Read more...

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Ban Ganga has little water for Vaishno Devi pilgrims


April 16th, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Ankur Tewari Katra (Jammu and Kashmir), April 16 (IANS) For many, a holy pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi means a dip in the Ban Ganga river which meanders around the sacred shrine. But ... Read more...

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US announces probe into mine blast; toll reaches 29


April 11th, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama vowed the government would conduct a thorough investigation of the country's worst mining accident in decades after the bodies of four missing US ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned again, peace returns to Lok Sabha (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the third time Wednesday with the opposition taking Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to task over an alleged sugar scam, even ... Read more...

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Peace in Lok Sabha after two adjournments (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Peace returned to Lok Sabha Wednesday afternoon when the motion of thanks on the president's address was moved, with an unrelenting opposition having forced two adjournments ... Read more...

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Nirmal Pandey believed in equal treatment for all


February 20th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Humility is a virtue that is found in few and Late Nirmal Pandey was one such person who would be remembered for modesty. Nirmal left a ... Read more...

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Pune blast victim Abhishek Saxena’s teacher mourns his death


February 16th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 16(ANI): Teacher of 24-year-old Abhishek Saxena, who died in the Pune blast, is yet to come to terms with the loss.Saxena, a student of D. Y. Patil College and ... Read more...

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No Valentine’s Day for South African WAGs


February 14th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With the South African cricketers engrossed in the Eden Gardens battle, it was a colourless Valentine's Day Sunday for their wives and girlfriends (WAGs) travelling with the team. Eyeing ... Read more...

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Mohan Singh replaces Amar Singh as SP general secretary (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday appointed veteran leader Mohan Singh as party general secretary and spokesperson in place of Amar Singh who resigned from the post ... Read more...

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