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Most Indians pessimistic about job market


July 31st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Most of the world, including India, was pessimistic about the job market last year with 57 percent of adults saying it was a bad time to ... Read more...

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Steve Redgrave is public’s choice to light Olympic cauldron


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Steve Redgrave, who won five golds for rowing in five separate Olympics, is the British public's choice to light the Olympic cauldron in Friday's opening ... Read more...

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‘Sarkozy got 50 million euros from Gaddafi’


April 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A document has been made public in Paris that says French President Nicolas Sarkozy received 50 million euros (around $65 million) from slain Libyan leader Muammar ... Read more...

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Advani praises Modi on blog


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday came out with praise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for being featured on the ... Read more...

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Hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, SP on top: survey


February 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is likely to win 130-170 seats and finish on top of a hung 403-member Uttar Pradesh assembly, according to an opinion ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party to win most seats in Uttar Pradesh: Poll


December 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is likely to be replaced by Mulayam Singh's Samajwadi Party (SP) as the single largest party in ... Read more...

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Obama trails in swing states: Opinion poll


December 14th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) In a dozen key swing states across the United States, Democratic President Barack Obama is trailing his two leading Republican rivals hoping to challenge him ... Read more...

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Russians ignore parliament poll campaign: Survey


November 30th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Less than half of Russians -- about 47 percent -- are paying attention to the campaign ahead of the Dec 4 parliamentary elections, an opinion ... Read more...

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Congress will be routed in Hisar: survey


October 12th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress is set for a "comprehensive defeat" in Thursday's Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana where Team Anna is campaigning against the party, ... Read more...

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Over half of Americans aware of Occupy Wall St protests


October 11th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) While 51 percent of US residents are aware of the Occupy Wall Street movement, fewer than half of those who know of the protests have an ... Read more...

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Poland’s ruling party leads in polls


October 10th, 2011 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's ruling center-right Civic Platform is leading in the parliamentary election with 39.6 percent of the votes, while its main rival, former premier Jaroslaw Kaczynski's ... Read more...

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Post Anna, support for government dips: poll


September 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the Anna Hazare campaign against corruption, as many as 74 percent of respondents say they are dissatisfied with the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Get back capital punishement: Indian-origin British MP


August 24th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Indian-origin British MP Priti Patel has said she supports a "serious debate" in parliament for the return of capital punishment in Britain.An opinion poll in the ... Read more...

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Congress dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency here after the civil society released findings of a ... Read more...

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People in Sibal’s constituency want Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) As many as 85 percent people in Chandni Chowk, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's constituency in Delhi, favour the civil society's version of the anti-corruption ... Read more...

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People in Sibal’s constituency want Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal


August 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) As many as 85 percent people in Chandni Chowk, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's constituency in Delhi, are in favour of the civil society's version of ... Read more...

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Maran’s abrupt end as minister, second time over (Profile)


July 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Better known as the corporate face of the DMK, 44-year-old Dayanidhi Maran, grand nephew of its chief M. Karunanidhi, may not have entered politics ... Read more...

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BSP to lose power, SP will be No.1: poll


June 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is sure to be voted out in Uttar Pradesh next year while the Samajwadi Party (SP) will sit on ... Read more...

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Anna campaign will reduce corruption, says poll


May 9th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Most Indians seem to believe that the campaign launched by Gandhian Anna Hazare will hit corruption in the country, says a nationwide opinion poll.At the ... Read more...

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Pro-Kremlin, opposition groups protest against corruption in Moscow


April 16th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Pro-government and opposition groups on Saturday took to the streets of the Russian capital to protest against corruption, RIA Novosti reported.The pro-Kremlin Nashi youth group and the Russian ... Read more...

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Cuppa of cheer: Delhi warms up to World Cup fever


March 29th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) There are no carpet bombings or the distant drone of gunfire. But it is a war, nevertheless - a battle of another kind on ... Read more...

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Poll predicts win for AIADMK alliance


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) An opinion poll commissioned by a newly launched website has predicted a dramatic win for the AIADMK combine but said no party would get a ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Russians trust Putin, Medvedev


February 19th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over half of the people in Russia trust their president, Dmitry Medvedev, as well as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, according to a poll released Saturday.The survey ... Read more...

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Most Britons consider man-made climate change ‘current or imminent threat’: Poll


February 1st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): The burning issue of a man-made climate change has alarmed Britons so much that 83 percent consider it a current or imminent threat, according to a Guardian/ICM opinion ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan Says 2010 Was A Milestone Year


January 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan, who steps into 37th year of his life today, says that he has no qualms of his two films not doing well at the Box Office ... Read more...

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YSR-Jagan presently riding the wave in Andhra Pradesh, opinion poll


January 3rd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Politicsparty.com, which conducted the 'Voters Attitude Poll' in all the 175 assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, has come out with the verdict that YSR-Jagan wave is winning ... Read more...

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Don’t delay resolution of Kashmir issue: Mufti


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) The resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir issue cannot be put into cold storage anymore without risking the future of the region, People's Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad ... Read more...

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67% support military operation in terrorist-infested Pak tribal region: Opinion poll


December 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 17 (ANI): The public support for military operations against terrorists in Pakistan's Swat region has increased dramatically over the last year, a new opinion poll suggests."In 2009 only 16.8% ... Read more...

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New pictorial warnings on tobacco products in effect


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1(IANS) Tobacco products in the country must carry a new set of pictorial warnings depicting a cancer-stricken mouth from Dec 1, a notification by the ministry of health ... Read more...

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47% of Afghans feel country moving in right direction: Poll


November 10th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 10 (ANI): Afghans are more optimistic about the future than they were previously, with 47 percent of those surveyed claiming that Afghanistan was moving in the right direction, according ... Read more...

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French citizens dissatisfied with Sarkozy


October 25th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy's retirement reform plan has led to a dramatic drop in his public approval rating, with around 70 percent of the people saying they ... Read more...

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Obama touches all time low in opinion poll


September 25th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) With just a month to go for the US Congressional elections, opposition Republicans have the clear advantage as President Barack Obama contends with the ... Read more...

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French Senate approves the burqua ban by 246 to 1 votes


September 15th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The French Senate has voted to accept a new law that prohibits the wearing of any veil that conceals the face. The ban includes the Muslim burqa, ... Read more...

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Government will complete its term: Italy PM


September 14th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 14 (IANS/AKI) Italy's embattled prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has ruled out a mid-term election in the country and insisted that his government will stay in office until the end of ... Read more...

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Majority in Kashmir not anti-India: Advani


September 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday said a majority of people in Jammu and Kashmir do not nurture any anti-India sentiments. Writing in his ... Read more...

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