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Spanish mayor arrested on corruption charges


September 21st, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Orense (Spain), Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Francisco Rodriguez, the mayor of this northwestern Spanish city, was arrested Thursday on corruption charges.The leader of the Socialist Party in the Galicia region, Pachi ... Read more...

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My good wishes to Rahul, Mulayam now says


September 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) A day after the Samajwadi Party's direct attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kicked up a storm, its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday extended his ... Read more...

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SP questions Rahul’s leadership, Congress condemns remark (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Ridiculing the talk of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi being projected as prime ministerial candidate, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday doubted his ability to lead ... Read more...

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Breast milk antibodies help neutralize HIV


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Antibodies isolated from infected mothers' breast milk can inhibit the virus that causes AIDS, says a new discovery. HIV-1 can be transmitted from mother to child ... Read more...

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Ambedkar Jayanti celebrated; Dalits stage sit-in (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations on the 121st birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution Bhimrao R. Ambedkar while thousands of ... Read more...

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BJP asks for Rahul’s views on black money


February 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to express his views on black money stashed abroad and how to bring it ... Read more...

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Ambedkar’s statue again desecrated in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) In the second such incident in less than a week, unidentified people desecrated a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district Thursday, triggering ... Read more...

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Mamata trying to acquire all-India stature?


December 30th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee, who has already acquired a giant killer image by dethroning the Left Front after 34 years of its uninterrupted rule, ... Read more...

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Kerala fumes over Chidambaram’s Mullaperiyar dam statement


December 17th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Irrespective of party affiliations, political leaders in Kerala Saturday slammed union Home Minister P. Chidamabram's purported statement on the Mullaperiyar dam.State Water Resources Minister P.J. ... Read more...

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Advani should mind his words, feels Manmohan Singh


October 20th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Refusing to be drawn into constant verbal attacks on him by top Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Fear of Modi more among BJP leaders: Aiyar


September 17th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said the fear of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi emerging as a national leader was more prounced in the ... Read more...

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Modi eying bigger national role, WikiLeaks reveals


September 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is eying a bigger national leadership role and is positioning himself for a power struggle in the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s padyatra a political drama: BJP (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terming Rahul Gandhi's padyatra in Bhatta-Parsaul a "political drama", the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked why the Congress party's "compassion" was ... Read more...

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Why double standards in compassion: BJP attacks Rahul Gandhi


July 5th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi's yatra in Bhatta-Parsaul, the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked why the Congress party's "compassion" was only ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s ‘Datuk Trio’ want Anwar Ibrahim tried


March 24th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (IANS) Two politicians and a businessman have said they are the mysterious "Datuk T" or "Datuk Trio" behind a sex video which, according to them, ... Read more...

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Even US knows I’m incorruptible: Narendra Modi on WikiLeaks (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 22 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday used the latest WikiLeaks disclosures to pat himself on the back, saying "Now even the US knows that I ... Read more...

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I am the best, says Berlusconi


February 26th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has expressed confidence that he is the best possible national leader."I believe, no one can rule better than me," Berlusconi said during ... Read more...

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Chouhan confident of BJP win in by-polls


February 8th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 8 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan does not need any national leader from his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to campaign for the bypolls to Kuksi ... Read more...

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PM condoles death of ‘valued’ Congress colleague Karunakaran


December 24th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran and described him as a true patriot who served Kerala and the ... Read more...

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Karunakaran a voice of secularism: Sonia


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed deep sorrow on the death of senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran and described him as a national leader who was ... Read more...

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John Lennon Remains Popular As Ever As Is Shown In Death Anniversary


December 11th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary singer John Lennon passed away in 1980 after being shot outside his building in Manhattan 30 years back. As expected thousands of fans flocked to ... Read more...

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Bihar minister plans to invite Modi for campaign


August 18th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister in Bihar's Nitish Kumar-led government plans to invite Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for campaigning in his constituency if he contests ... Read more...

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BJP tells JD (U) no compromise on Modi, Varun


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI):Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday clarified to its ally the Janata Dal (United) that conditions like keeping Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Varun Gandhi away ... Read more...

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World’s mining sector is back to booming


May 26th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) The world's mining sector is back to booming, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) here Tuesday. The annual report, Mine: Back to the Boom, on the ... Read more...

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Rahul to pay tribute to Ambedkar pic not statue in Mayawati land


April 14th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Ambedkarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) Denied permission to garland a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in this town named after him, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has opted to ... Read more...

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Rahul whirlwind sweeps Mumbai - and Shiv Sena threats (Roundup)


February 5th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) He came, he saw and conquered Shiv Sena's turf Mumbai. Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's whirlwind four-hour visit saw him pulling out money from an ATM, boarding crowded ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu was a national leader, says Pranab


January 27th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the late Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu was a "rarest of the rare leader" who attained national ... Read more...

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Health Minister Azad condoles Basu’s death


January 17th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday expressed deep sorrow over the demise of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu.In ... Read more...

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China premier chides Hong Kong leader


December 28th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 28 (DPA) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Monday publicly chided Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang over "deep-rooted conflicts" in the city and told him to be more effective in tackling ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav alleges Congresss-BJP nexus in Firozabad (Lead)


November 13th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (IANS) An upset Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, son of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Thursday said his wife Dimple's defeat in the Lok Sabha by-election ... Read more...

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Firozabad verdict against me: Akhilesh Yadav


November 12th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (IANS) An upset Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, the son of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Thursday said his wife Dimple's defeat in the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Campaigning for Himachal by-polls picks up


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) With less than 56 hours left for the end of campaigning for the by-elections for two assembly constituencies, electioneering has finally picked up in Himachal Pradesh. Though no ... Read more...

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Commissioner of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Named


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by admin
FRANKFORT, KY (Sept. 22, 2009) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Stephen R. Hall, Ph.D., a national leader in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities, has been named commissioner ... Read more...

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YSR a gem of a person: Maharashtra governor


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir Thursday expressed "shock and deep anguish" over the death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash. In a condolence message, ... Read more...

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‘Jaswant’s book not the only reason for expulsion’


August 20th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Jaswant Singh's expulsion from the party has to do with more than just his controversial book on the subcontinent's partition, a senior ... Read more...

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