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Four dead in attack on Afghan governor’s office


April 28th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 28 (IANS) At least two Taliban militants and two policemen were killed when the rebels Saturday attacked the office of the governor of Kandahar province in Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Goa information panel order


December 8th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday stayed all proceedings arising out of a notice by the Goa information commissioner asking the governor's office to furnish all ... Read more...

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UPA conspiring against Gujarat government: Modi


September 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday accused the Congress-led central government of conspiring to dislodge his government and demanded the recall of Governor Kamla Beniwal. "The ... Read more...

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Governor not in RTI ambit? Court asks for affidavit


July 18th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday asked the Goa governor to state on oath that he, the president of India and speakers of ... Read more...

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Hawaii legislature okays same-sex unions


February 17th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hawaii became the latest favorite state of gay and lesbian activists when the state’s legislature approved a bill that approves same sex unions.Same sex activists have been ... Read more...

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3 more cases against Yeddyurappa, BJP firm on Bhardwaj’s ouster (Roundup)


January 24th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Three more complaints were filed in a Bangalore court Monday against Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa as the Bharatiya Janata Party intensified its campaign for Governor ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet President, seek Bhardwaj’s recall (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met President Pratibha Patil Monday and sought Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recall, with party leader L.K. Advani calling him biased and ... Read more...

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Make flag-hoisting at Srinagar all-party event: Gadkari


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari has justified the BJP Yuva Morcha Kashmir Yatra to hoist the national flag in Srinagar and appealed to the Congress party as well as ... Read more...

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Goa governor skips RTI hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu Tuesday invoked constitutional immunity to avoid appearing for a Right to Information (RTI) Act hearing, his lawyer said. Speaking to reporters outside the state ... Read more...

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Palin’s former staff asks for delay of over 25,000 emails for 15th time


December 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Sarah Palin's former staff has reportedly asked the state's Attorney General to postpone release of over 25,000 emails during her tenure as the Governor of Alaska.According ... Read more...

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Akali Dal wants Governor Barnala’s sacking


October 28th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Thursday demanded that Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala, a former chief minister, be sacked from his post for "politically motivated" statements ... Read more...

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Karnataka Government asks Centre to recall Governor Bhardwaj


October 11th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 11 (ANI): Karnataka Government on Monday asked the Centre to recall Governor H R Bhardwaj accusing him of attempting to destabilise the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government in the ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit slur to cost New Zealand TV show dear


October 8th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 8 (IANS) A migrant services group has called on companies to withdraw advertising from a New Zealand TV show after the on-air "racist remarks" against the country's Governor General ... Read more...

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Arizona Governor criticized for her ‘drug mule’ comments


June 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The governor of Arizona - Jan Brewer has been highly criticized for her comments about illegal immigrants from the Mexican border.Senator John McCain said he disagreed ... Read more...

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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...

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Governor Jindal joins the New Orleans Saints in rally to support coastal Louisiana


June 9th, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
BURAS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Governor Bobby Jindal joined on Tuesday the Super Bowl Champions, the New Orleans Saints, in a rally to support coastal Louisiana at the Fort Jackson Wildlife Recovery ... Read more...

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New York Governor presents proposed legislation to amend rent laws


May 27th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Governor David Paterson unveiled a package of proposed amendments to New York's rent laws in order to help to restore stability and certainty to a chaotic ... Read more...

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North Carolina Governor urges residents to prepare for hurricane season


May 26th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue urged citizens to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season by updating their family emergency plans and supply kits, the Office of ... Read more...

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New York Governor Paterson to introduce bill to fund state parks and historic sites


May 25th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – New York Governor David Paterson will send a bill to the Legislature that would provide funding to continue the operation of state parks and historic sites, ... Read more...

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Massachusetts Governor Patrick signs anti-bullying law


May 4th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed on Monday an anti-bullying legislation in order to strengthen efforts in schools to keep Massachusetts students safe, the Office of the Governor ... Read more...

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South Carolina Governor Sanford calls for passage of sentencing reform


April 21st, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford and other state officials called for passage of the sentencing reform bill, the Office of the governor announced on Wednesday.The sentencing ... Read more...

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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...

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Pennsylvania Governor Rendell calls on budget approval for education and economic development programs


April 6th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
SHARON, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell called on the General Assembly to approve a budget that will continue to make strong investments in education and economic development programs, the ... Read more...

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Nebraska Governor signs bill to expand tourism and recreation projects


April 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (BNO NEWS) – Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman signed on Monday the LB 1018 bill, which will allow cities and counties to use voter approved local option sales taxes for economic ... Read more...

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South Carolina to restructure the Employment Security Commission


March 30th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford signed a government restructuring measure for the notoriously troubled Employment Security Commission (ESC) and creates the Department of Employment and Workforce, ... Read more...

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North Carolina launches campaign to crack down Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse


March 25th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue launched a series of measures to crack down on Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse that cost taxpayers millions of dollars each ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor Culver signs “Ed Thomas Bill”


March 25th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver signed into law on Wednesday Senate File 2352, mental health notification legislation known as “Ed Thomas Bill,” during a ceremony at the ... Read more...

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NY Governor Paterson signs Family Health Care Decisions Act into law


March 17th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – New York Governor David Paterson signed on Tuesday the Family Health Care Decisions Act (FHCDA) into law, the Office of the Governor announced.The FHCDA allows family ... Read more...

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Texas Governor Perry appoints three new government members


March 17th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
AUSTIN, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – On Tuesday, Governor Rick Perry appointed three new members of his government, the Office of the Governor announced.Bryan Tucker, the Childress city manager and owner of Jachin ... Read more...

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Governor Perdue launches North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey


March 16th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – The 2010 North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey was launched on Monday by Governor Beverly Perdue, the Office of the Governor announced.The North Carolina Teacher Working ... Read more...

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Kansas launches a statewide public smoking ban


March 12th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – On Friday, Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed into law the Kansas Clean Indoor Air, HB 2221, which is a statewide public smoking ban, the Office of the ... Read more...

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Atlanta Governor Perdue declares Census Awareness Week


March 12th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue declared Census Awareness Week to encourage all Georgia’s citizens to complete the U.S. Census questionnaire to ensure an accurate count that will allow ... Read more...

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Massachusetts Governor Patrick pushes for lower health care costs


March 11th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by BNO News
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick called on Legislature to pass the Jobs Bill that will lower premiums in order that small businesses could create jobs in the state, ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor reappoints three directors


March 5th, 2010 - 4:01 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – On Thursday, Iowa Governor Chet Culver submitted to the Iowa Senate three reappointments of State department directors, the Office of the Governor said.Nancy Richardson has been ... Read more...

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Jerry Brown Runs Independent For Governor


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Attorney General Jerry Brown has announced that he would be running for the post of Governor of the state of California. The declaration has not come ... Read more...

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