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Parliament approves MPs’ salary hike

August 31st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Parliament Tuesday passed a bill substantially hiking the salaries of MPs, with the government saying it would strive to evolve a permanent mechanism in consultation with members ... Read more...

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Centre ready for all-party meet to discuss Women’s Reservation Bill: Pranab Mukherjee

March 11th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the Central Government is ready to call for an all-party meeting to discuss the Women's Reservation Bill."Leaders from all ... Read more...

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Democrats push public health insurance option in new bill

October 30th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Top House Democrats have upped the ante over President Barack Obama's healthcare reform with a new sweeping legislation that includes a highly controversial public health ... Read more...

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‘Model code of conduct has lots of grey areas’

May 21st, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) The model code of conduct (MCC) that comes into effect during each poll has a lot of grey areas and nearly all cases involving it gave rise to ... Read more...

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Democrats to forgo cost of living raise

February 11th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Keeping in view the current economic crisis, Speaker Nancy Pelosi informed Democrats in a closed-door meeting that members will forgo their cost-of-living increases for the coming year. ... Read more...

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Obama calls for swift action on economic stimulus plan

January 24th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (DPA) In his first weekly address, US President Barack Obama Saturday called for fast action on his economic stimulus plan and warned that "a bad situation could become dramatically ... Read more...

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Obama seeks bipartisan support for stimulus package

January 24th, 2009 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (DPA) US President Barack Obama met with Republican and Democratic lawmakers Friday urging both parties to get behind his economic stimulus package.Obama wants legislation authorising the $825-billion package that ... Read more...

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Congress legislator denied ticket, protests

November 7th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Supporters of a Congress legislator denied a ticket to fight the Delhi assembly elections staged a protest outside the party office here Friday.Supporters of Brahmpal, who represents ... Read more...

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US accuses Syria of having a secret nuclear programme

April 25th, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 25 (DPA) The US has said that Syria had a secret nuclear reactor, which was destroyed last year by an Israeli air raid, and it "was not intended for peaceful ... Read more...

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US shows proof of North Korea-Syria n-cooperation

April 25th, 2008 - 7:05 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 24 (DPA) US intelligence officials were on Capitol Hill Thursday to present lawmakers with evidence that North Korea assisted Syria in the construction of the nuclear reactor destroyed by ... Read more...

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Pakistan Peoples Party could work with Musharraf: Mukhtar

March 3rd, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, March 2 (ANI): Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar of the Pakistan Peoples Party one of the candidates for prime ministership has stated that his party is willing to work with President Pervez Musharraf ... Read more...

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Pak Caucus US Congresswoman tables ‘lift emergency in Pak’ bill in House of Representatives

November 14th, 2007 - 10:22 am ICT by admin

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