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Myanmar president meets leaders of 14 political parties


August 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 4 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein had a rare meeting Saturday with leaders of the country's 14 political parties in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, Xinhua reported.According ... Read more...

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12 mn school kids wish Mandela with birthday song


July 18th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 18 (IANS) As South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday Wednesday, about 12 million schoolchildren across the country sang a special composition - "We love you, ... Read more...

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Sangma will support Pranab: NCP


June 19th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The NCP Tuesday expressed confidence that party leader P.A. Sangma will ultimately support UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.Ahead of a NCP meeting Thursday, National ... Read more...

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US court to hear anti-Sikh riots case against Congress party


June 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) A US court has set June 27 to hear Indian National Congress party's plea to dismiss or stay proceedings in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government will be under pressure in budget session


March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Spurred by its win in the recent civic elections, an aggressive opposition plans to take on the ruling Democratic Front (DF) on a wide range ... Read more...

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Sikh group protests Sonia Gandhi’s presence in US


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A US based Sikh group, has approached Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanding the exclusion of Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi from the United ... Read more...

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Sudan to unleash cyber jihadists on dissenting opposition


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Khartoum (Sudan), Mar. 24 (ANI): Sudan's ruling National Congress Party has warned that its "cyber jihadists" will "crush" internet-based dissent.The vice-president of the Khartoum state, Mandur Al-Mahdi, warned opposition groups that ... Read more...

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Bofors scam: Decision on Ottavio Quattrocchi case today


January 6th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): A Delhi court will take up Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea to close the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the key accused in the Bofors ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Delhi Court adjourns hearing till Jan. 6


January 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): A lower court in Delhi on Tuesday adjourned till Thursday the hearing of the Bofors payoff case closure plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).The CBI ... Read more...

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Delhi court to decide on CBI’s closure report in Bofors case


January 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): After an income tax tribunal tracked down the money trail in the Bofors scandal, a Delhi court will today decide whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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I accept Maharashtra CM’s role with humility: Prithviraj Chavan (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Union minister Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday that he was "highly honoured and humbled" Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's decision to make him the next chief minister of ... Read more...

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Kalyan-Dombivali Election Results Are Out


November 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The KDMC Election result 2010 of the twin cities, Kalyan and Dombivali has been declared this afternoon. The election held on October 31, was competed by ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan fifth most unstable country in world’


June 11th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 11 (ANI): Pakistan is ranked fifth in the list of the world's most unstable countries, according to the US State Department's Global Peace Index (GPI).Only Iraq, Somalia, Afghanistan and Sudan ... Read more...

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Enigmatic Rahul Gandhi preparing for his political future: NYT


June 5th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ahraura (Uttar Pradesh), June 5 (ANI): Despite his established political credentials and an aura of inevitability about his future, Rahul Gandhi, the great-grandson of India's first prime minister (Jawaharlal Nehru), the ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma, Maken among MPs to attend Yale meet


May 29th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 29 (IANS) The youngest minister in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's cabinet, Agatha Sangma, another youthful minister Ajay Maken as well as Congress party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi ... Read more...

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LITTLE INDIA OF THE CARRIBEAN HAS A HINDU LADY PRIME MINISTER


May 27th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATORLITTLE INDIA OF THE CARRIBEAN HAS A HINDU LADY PRIME MINISTERBy I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Port of Spain, ... Read more...

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Facebook campaign to incite race hate ahead of World Cup in South Africa


April 7th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Police is investigating a vile Facebook campaign that is inciting race hate ahead of the football World Cup in South Africa in June.An official probe was launched ... Read more...

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Sangma rues no PM from Lok Sabha for years


January 31st, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speakar P.A. Sangma Saturday expressed unhappiness that there was no prime minister from the lower house of parliament for several years now. "I am ... Read more...

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Rape incidents are an insult to state, says Goa tourism minister


January 28th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Jan 28(ANI): Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco on Thursday said that the string of rape incidents including that of a nine-year-old Russian girl at Panaji's Arambol Beach reflects the poor law ... Read more...

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US concerned over weapons flow into southern Sudan


January 27th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (DPA) The US Tuesday raised concern over the flow of heavy weapons into southern Sudan, where violence has increased as the region prepares for elections in April. US Ambassador ... Read more...

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Mulayam-Amar rapproachement on the cards (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) All seems to be well again in the Samajwadi Party camp. Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday termed the differences with Amar Singh, who resigned from all ... Read more...

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Jharkhand ex-minister, held for corruption, files nomination


December 1st, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) Former Jharkhand minister Kamlesh Singh, arrested along with former chief minister Madhu Koda in a corruption case, filed his nomination papers for the Hussainabad assembly seat in Palamau ... Read more...

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Elaborate security arrangements in place ahead of vote counting in Mumbai


October 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.21 (ANI): Ahead of the vote counting on Thursday, elaborate security arrangements have been made in Mumbai which underwent State Assembly polls in Maharashtra two weeks ago on Oct. 13.The ... Read more...

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Vote Congress in Maharashtra for close ties to Delhi: Chidambaram


October 7th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday asked the people of Maharashtra to vote for the Congress-National Congress Party (NCP) alliance and said "strong connections" with the central government ... Read more...

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Goa tourism minister arrested yet again


September 30th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco was once again arrested and released by the Crime Branch Wednesday, this time in a case of threatening and criminal intimidation, police said. Pacheco, ... Read more...

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UN concerned after 100 killed in Sudanese ethnic clash (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Juba, Sep 22 (DPA) The UN Tuesday said it was concerned at the deterioration of security in Southern Sudan after the latest in a series of ethnic clashes claimed the lives of ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP alliance confident of victory in Maharashtra assembly polls


September 19th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 19(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Saturday expressed confidence about emerging victorious in the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections."It is 45 years since Shiv Sena came into ... Read more...

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Govinda and Riteish Deshmukh’s Congress chemistry in Do Knot Disturb


September 5th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
David Dhawan's forthcoming directorial venture Do Knot Disturb will see the pairing of actors Govinda and Riteish Deshmukh on screen for the first time. But the actors already share a connection from ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi, Kochhar, Nooyi in Forbes 100 powerful women list


August 20th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi and ICICI Bank's new head Chanda Kochhar have been listed among the world's 100 most powerful ... Read more...

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Nooyi, Sonia Gandhi in Forbes top 15 most powerful women list (Part- II)


August 20th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.20 (ANI): Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, Chanda Kochhar, CEO of ICICI Bank India and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Chairman, Biocon India are the only Indians ... Read more...

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NCP suspends Padamsinh Patil


June 10th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): National Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday suspended its murder case accused MP Padamsinh Patil from its primary membership.The Sharad Pawar-led NCP was facing tremendous pressure from ... Read more...

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At 88 and 26, they are oldest and youngest MPs


May 20th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The 15th Lok Sabha has seen a surge of fresh and young faces but the oldest member of the new house is 88-year old while the ... Read more...

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Jacob Zuma sworn in as South African president


May 9th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, May 9 (DPA) Jacob Zuma was sworn in as South Africa's new president here Saturday. Zuma becomes fourth democratically-elected president of the country since the end of apartheid in 1994.His African National ... Read more...

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Amar Singh, Chiranjeevi discuss fourth front


April 7th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretaries Amar Singh and Sanjay Dutt have met actor-politician Chiranjeevi to seek his "friendship" and discuss the formation of a fourth front after the ... Read more...

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad terms Naveen Patnaik as ”anti-Hindu”


March 9th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Mar 9 (ANI): Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) President Ashok Singhal on Monday accused Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of being anti-Hindu after his fallout with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in ... Read more...

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