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No link between UNSC seat for India and Kashmir: US

October 1st, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) The United States has discounted reports that President Barack Obama would endorse India's permanent membership of UN Security Council in return for resolving the ... Read more...

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Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski defends running as an independent in the re-elections

September 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski has admitted she has defied political norms by announcing that she will run as an independent in the upcoming midterm elections.Murkowski announced that she ... Read more...

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Scientology views putting lives at risk, says Australian of the Year

March 10th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 10 (ANI): Australian of the Year Pat McGorry is extending support for a Senate inquiry into Scientology, saying that its views on mental health are putting lives at risk.The renowned ... Read more...

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Terrorists turning Yemen into another Afghanistan

December 28th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 28 (ANI): Yemen is emerging as the most probable and suitable hideout for al Qaeda terrorists after Afghanistan, Fox News has quoted intelligence and security officials, as saying.According to ... Read more...

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Joe Lieberman Supported The Health Care Bill: Archive Video Reveals

December 16th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Connecticut Independent Senator Joe Lieberman has been on the hit list of the critics for ever, owing to his very vocal and vehement opposition of the ... Read more...

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US army chief ‘concerned’ about Fort Hood backlash against Muslim soldiers

November 9th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) The US Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey has expressed concern that the Fort Hood shootings allegedly by a US-born citizen of Palestinian descent ... Read more...

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Bombs easily sneaked past government guards at high security US buildings: Report

July 9th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): An investigative arm of the US Congress has revealed that bomb parts were sneaked past guards and assembled inside several US government buildings by undercover agents.The Government ... Read more...

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Celebrations planned for Dalai Lama’s 74th birthday

July 4th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 4 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles are expected to assemble in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday for celebrations to mark the 74th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai ... Read more...

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Australia to hold ‘Harmony March’ in solidarity with Indian students

July 4th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, July 4 (ANI): Australian lawmaker Michael Danby has said that Australia will hold a 'Harmony March' in Melbourne in solidarity with Indian students on July 12.Talking to reporters here on Friday, ... Read more...

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Australian lawmakers visit Dharamsala to meet Dalai Lama

July 2nd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiDharamsala, July 2 (ANI): A group of Australian lawmakers arrived here to meet the exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama and representatives of Tibet's government-in-exile.The six-member delegation comprises the ... Read more...

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Australian MPs to visit Dharamsala next week

June 26th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 26 (IANS) Australian parliamentarians are visiting this northern India hill station next week to meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, a Tibetan official said Friday. "It will be the ... Read more...

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China irked by Oz MPs plan to meet Dalai Lama

June 6th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Australian parliamentarians decision to meet the ailing Dalai Lama next month in Dharamsala is surely going to increase tensions between China and Australia.It will be the first such ... Read more...

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Australian parliament passes stimulus package

February 13th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 13 (Xinhua) The Australian parliament Friday passed a 42 billion Australian dollars ($27.4 billion) economic stimulus package, after striking a last-minute deal with a key independent senator. Following protracted negotiations Thursday ... Read more...

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US bailout fuels protests in streets, online

September 28th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Even as lawmakers laboured to break the impasse on Bush administration's $700 billion plan to rescue giant Wall Street firms to solve the financial crisis, the bailout ... Read more...

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US fears Qaeda attack next year

July 1st, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 1 (ANI): Amid media reports that Al Qaeda was planning attacks on the US , the White House has reportedly issued a fresh warning about a major attack ... Read more...

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