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Delhi Book Fair begins: e-books the flavour this time (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair began here Saturday with e-books and e-publishing the focus of the nine-day event that will see more than 200 publishers, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hasan Ali money laudering case: Puducherry Lt. Gov.meets Chidambaram


April 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram here on Wednesday to reportedly clarify his position on his alleged links to tax evader Hasan ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New Jersey rejects Carl Lewis’ bid for state Senate


April 27th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Nine-time Olympic champion' Carl Lewis has been prevented from running for the New Jersey Senate by the state's Lt. Governor.The New York Daily News quoted Lieutenant Governor ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Harry Reid wants to ban brothels in Nevada


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in Nevada would be considering whether to ban brothels in the state.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has indicated that he would want the brothels to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brazil mudslides: Death toll rises to 727


January 20th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) The number of dead due to mudslides caused by downpours that deluged the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has climbed to 727, while over 200 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bill Haslam To Face Mike McWherter After Winning Tennessee GOP Primary For Governor


August 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Aug 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive campaigning by Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam which spanned across 19 months finally yielded results when the politician managed to register victory in Tennessee's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mark Sanford back after disappearing without informing anyone


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbia, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Sanford has done it again. He disappeared for a while without informing the government where he was heading. However now the South Carolina Governor ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

S. Carolina GOP furiously torpedoing Indian origin Haley’s governorship bid


June 17th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Indian origin Nikki Haley's bid for governor of South Carolina has run into rough weather with the Republican (GOP) establishment reportedly working furiously to torpedo her chances ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Republicans split over backing Nikki Haley


June 17th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 17 (IANS) While national Republicans are busy advancing Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley's bid for governor of South Carolina, much of the state party establishment seems to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nikki Haley forced into runoff in South Carolina primary


June 9th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) Overcoming accusations of marital infidelity, Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley just missed the 50-percent threshold in a four-way primary race for the Republican nomination for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kentucky Governor addresses West Virginia mine tragedy


April 6th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo addressed on Tuesday their thoughts and desires regarding the West Virginia mine explosion, the Office of the Governor ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kentucky Lt. Gov. participates in conference call with White House


January 29th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentucky Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo on Thursday participated in a conference call with senior Obama Administration officials to discuss job creation and economic growth following last night’s ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Christian-themed license plates “unconstitutional” in South Carolina!


November 11th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A US judge has banned South Carolina from issuing car number plates that feature a Christian cross in front of a stained glass window along with the slogan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Metro Man’ Sreedharan withdraws resignation, Dikshit welcomes (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bowing to the request of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and other senior officials, 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan Monday decided to withdraw his resignation letter as managing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Palin may not be making sense, but can still make dollars: GOP


July 6th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who is to resign from office on July 26, can still make a lot of money for herself and the party, top Republicans ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New book takes impeached Illinois Guv to the cleaners


March 16th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Illinois , Mar 16 (ANI):A new book has projected impeached Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich as an ego-driven liar who kept his staff in the dark, cursed the press and was so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois Supreme Court asked to declare Governor unfit


December 13th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Chicago, Dec.13 (ANI): Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked the State Supreme Court to grant a temporary restraining order barring Governor Rod Blagojevich from completing state business and declaring him ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois governor held for trying to sell Obama’s senate seat (Lead)


December 10th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 10 (IANS) Federal authorities arrested the governor of Illinois, Barack Obama's home state, on charges of trying to sell the president-elect's senate seat, plunging the incoming administration into a political ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian American Renu Khator is head of Houston varsity


November 8th, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) As she formally took the helm of a major US research institution, Renu Khator, the first India-born president of the University of Houston (UH), has outlined a bold ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Doubts raised over Palins credentials as a reformer


September 15th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palins credentials as a reformer were brought into question by a former adversary who said the Alaska Governor cant claim to be ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vaidyalingam to be Puducherry chief minister Sep 1 (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 28th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Aug 28 (IANS) Following the directive of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, embattled Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy Thursday submitted his resignation to Lt. Gov. Govind Singh Gujar. V. Vaidyalingam, minister for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vaidthilingam to be new Puducherry chief minister


August 28th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Embattled Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy Thursday submitted his resignation to Lt. Gov. Govind Singh Gujar. V. Vaidthilingam, minister for industries and power, is to be the new ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi Lt. Gov. says, a majority of North Indians violate traffic rules


February 7th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna on Thursday said that a majority of North Indians violate traffic rules and regulations.North Indians feel pride in violating traffic rules ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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