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Kalam congratulates Mukherjee


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on being elected the country's 13th president and wished him luck "to steer the nation ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ in Kannada: Ekta Kapoor opposes title


May 6th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Banaglore, May 6 (IANS) Director Trishul of "Baba" fame has titled his next Kannada film "The Dirty Picture", but filmmaker Ekta Kapoor is unhappy and has filed a complaint ... Read more...

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PM regrets Trivedi’s departure as railway minister (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS)Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he regretted the departure of Dinesh Trivedi as railway minister and signalled that the new incumbent will have the ... Read more...

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Poll panel has last word on code violation: Jurist


February 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Former solicitor general Harish Salve Sunday said that the Election Commission (EC) has the last word on the violation of model code of conduct ... Read more...

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Khurshid should follow law of the land: Congress


February 12th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Distancing itself from the controversy over the poll panel writing to the president on Law Minister Salman Khurshid's defiant stand on quota for backward Muslims ... Read more...

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Poll panel goes to president over defiant Khurshid (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid appeared headed for trouble Saturday as the poll panel sought President Pratibha Patil's "immediate and decisive intervention" following his ... Read more...

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Poll panel goes to president over defiant Khurshid (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid appeared headed for fresh trouble Saturday as the Election Commission sought President Pratibha Patil's "immediate and decisive intervention" following ... Read more...

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Khurshid’s remarks: Poll panel seeks president’s intervention


February 11th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Taking exception to union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid sticking to his remarks about backward Muslims during campaigning in Uttar Pradesh despite a ... Read more...

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Vigilance gives clean chit to Chandy in palm oil case


January 7th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 7 (IANS) The state vigilance department has given Chief Minister Oommen Chandy a clean chit after investigating if he had any role in the 1992 ... Read more...

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Zardari urged to review PCB chief Ashraf’s appointment


November 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Former fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has urged President Asif Ali Zardari, the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to review the appointment of Zaka Ashraf ... Read more...

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‘Odisha’ it is - with sweets and shrugs!


November 5th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (IANS) As the state formally changed its anglicised name of Orissa to Odisha, people distributed sweets, burst firecrackers and went about altering their letterheads and signboards ... Read more...

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Orissa heralds Odisha with state holiday


November 5th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Orissa declared Saturday a state holiday after President Pratibha Patil gave her assent to a bill to change name of the state to Odisha, official ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea to probe Chandy in palmoil scam


October 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday gave a clean chit to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the palmoil import case, dismissing a petition for a further ... 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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Azad to decide on sacked AIIMS doctor’s reinstatement (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is the president of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), will decide on the future of a ... Read more...

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Pak opposition locks horns with Zardari over reappointment of ‘annulled’ NAB chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has rejected President Asif Ali Zardari's proposal to reappoint Justice (retd) Deedar Hussain Shah as ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway supports gay marriage


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anne Hathaway has added her voice to the list of growing numbers of celebrities calling on the US President to support gay marriages in ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks status report on K.G. Balakrishnan


February 18th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Supreme Court Friday asked Attorney General G. Vahanvati to submit the status report on the home ministry's investigation into a complaint alleging former chief justice K.G. Balakrishnan ... Read more...

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‘Corrupt’ Putin owns palace worth 600 mn pounds: Businessman


February 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A businessman has accused Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin of having a lavish 600 million pounds ($970 million) palace, which he built for himself near a Black Sea ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa meets Karnataka Governor Bhardwaj, seeks to mend relations


December 31st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 31 (ANI): In an attempt to bury the hatchet over differences regarding corruption issues in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa met Governor HR Bhardwaj here at Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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Governor to address joint session of State Assembly despite political rivalry, says Yeddyurappa


December 24th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 24 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Friday said that Governor H R Bhardwaj would address the joint session of the State Assembly on January 6, 2011, despite ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to write to President Patil against Karnataka Governor


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Shimoga/Bangalore, Dec 23 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday said he would be writing a letter to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil to clarify whether any dictum has been issued ... Read more...

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Jon Voight Slams President Again


June 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Actor Jon Voight has criticized President Barack Obama for his stance against the Israelis in an open letter. In the letter he pointed out that ... Read more...

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Jon Voight Sends Open Letter Expressing His Displeasure to President Obama


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jon Voight has written an open letter to the President of the United States which clearly shows his dislike of President Obama’s policies, especially with Israel, ... Read more...

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Ann Curry apologizes for her gaffe at Wheaton College


May 26th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Today’ show anchor Ann Curry has now apologized for her gaffe at the Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She had delivered the commencement speech at the college and ... Read more...

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Obama’s former pastor says the President “threw him under the bus”


May 19th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): In an impassioned letter to the President of an African relief fundraising group, US President Obama's former pastor has written that he is considered "toxic" by the Obama ... Read more...

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DU teachers demand VC’s resignation and legal action against him


May 6th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) staged a demonstration here on Wednesday demanding the resignation of Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental over the radiation leak fiasco.They ... Read more...

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Congress to boycott Madhya Pradesh assembly sitting


May 4th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 3 (IANS) The Congress Monday decided to boycott the four-day special assembly session beginning May 11 convened to discuss making Madhya Pradesh a golden state and, will instead ... Read more...

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Now, khap panchayat menace surfaces in Rajasthan


April 27th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The khap panchayat menace has surfaced in Rajasthan, with many people alleging victimisation at the hands of the caste councils.The victims of khap panchayats from Rajasthan gathered ... Read more...

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President calls off address to Madhya Pradesh house


April 27th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's planned address to the Madhya Pradesh assembly on May 11 - the first day of a special session - has been cancelled, an assembly ... Read more...

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Hockey players ask for their match fees


January 5th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) finds itself in another mess with players asking their national organisation to pay their long pending match fees. Indian hockey captain Rajpal Singh told ... Read more...

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Jharkhand governor to hold additional charge of Andhra


December 26th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Jharkhand Governor K. Sankaranarayanan will hold additional charge of Andhra Pradesh following the resignation of N.D. Tiwari over his alleged involvement in a sex scandal. Sources at Raj ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP in war of words over Koda scam


November 14th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With the first phase of Jharkhand assembly polls less than a fortnight away, the war of words between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s deputy withdraws after Khamenei’s rejection


July 25th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 25 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's pick for first vice president officially withdrew from the post after the supreme leader ordered Ahmadinejad to sack his deputy, the ISNA news agency ... Read more...

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Drought-hit farmers wish to commit suicide in Jharkhand


June 28th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPalamu (Jharkhand), June 28 (ANI): Absence of rains has taken a toll of many lives, especially of peasants, whose livelihood depends on rains. A group of farmers in Jhakhand's ... Read more...

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