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Poll panel rejects Sangma’s plea against Pranab (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday rejected opposition candidate P.A. Sangma's plea against the decision of the returning officer for the presidential election accepting the nomination ... Read more...

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PMO rejects Team Anna’s ‘loose’ allegations against Manmohan


June 9th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Rejecting Team Anna members' allegations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on allocation of coal blocks, the Prime Minister's Office has refused to accept ... Read more...

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BJP relases vision document for Delhi


April 11th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Ahead of the civic polls in the capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday released its "Vision Delhi-2025" document which envisages urban renewal and ... Read more...

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BJP promises to remodel Mayawati monuments, oppose minority quota (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised Friday that if voted to power in Uttar Pradesh it would remodel the multi-billion rupee monuments and parks erected ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizens charter in UP vision document (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizen’s charter in UP vision document (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next five ... Read more...

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India’s proposal part of new negotiating draft in Durban


December 7th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) India's views were echoed at the UN climate change conference here with principle of equity - right to grow - and unilateral trade measures making into ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thousands of jail inmates to be called ‘Mister’


September 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prison guards in Britain have been told that they will have to address thousands of inmates with the title “mister.” The directive was given despite the objection ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Helen Kellers, Stephen Hawkings await their rights


August 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) More than three years after Nepal promulgated an interim constitution that pledged free education to all children with different abilities, the country's young Helen Kellers and ... Read more...

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Hackers say they obtained US police information


August 8th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) A group of hackers said that it had obtained access to "a massive amount of confidential information that is sure to (embarrass), discredit and incriminate police ... Read more...

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US judge rules to release Richard Nixon’s Watergate testimony


July 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After more than 36 years under wraps, former US President Richard Nixon's testimony over the Watergate scandal is set to be released following a court ... Read more...

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Norwegian killer posted manifesto, video before attacks


July 24th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian police are verifying if twin attack suspect Anders Behring Breivik was the author of a manifesto and a video which appeared on the ... Read more...

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Osama’s will forbade his children from jihad, wives from remarrying


May 4th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden forbade his children from joining Al-Qaeda and ordered his wives not to remarry, according to his will released in a Kuwaiti newspaper.He also ... Read more...

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Osama’s will forbids his children from joining Al Qaeda: Report


May 4th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden did not want his children to join the terrorist organisation, the Kuwait-based Al-Anbaa newspaper said citing his last will ... Read more...

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Phil Spector murder conviction upheld


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An appeals court in California on Monday upheld the murder conviction of Phil Spector. Spector was convicted for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson. This is the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace criticizes Apple, Twitter & Facebook


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global environmental watch dog Greenpeace has slammed top US tech companies for not being responsible enough concerning how they generate their electricity.The criticism were contained in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

EU awaits UN approval for deploying military forces in Libya


April 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): The European Union is awaiting the United Nations' approval to a "concept of operations" document that they have developed for deployment of military forces in Libya.Around 1,000 ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI to file first charge sheet against Raja, others today


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file its first charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and some of his close aides in connection with ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI to file first charge sheet against Raja, others on Apr. 2


April 1st, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expected to file its charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and some of his close aides in connection ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI gets two more days to file charge sheet


March 29th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court today allowed a two-day extension to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file on April 2 its charge sheet against former Telecom Minister ... Read more...

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West Bengal Left promises health insurance for poor (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16, (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Wednesday promised a health insurance policy to every poor family, electricity to every home, and rice at Rs.2 a kg ... Read more...

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‘Berlusconi had sex with underage Moroccan 13 times’


March 16th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Milan (Italy), March 16 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi paid to have sex with an underage Moroccan 13 times at his sprawling villa in a Milan suburb, according to ... Read more...

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India, Africa must stick together: Top UN envoy (Interview, With Image)


March 1st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial round of negotiations on reform of the UN Security Council next month, Cheick Sidi Diarra, the top UN envoy for Africa, ... Read more...

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Negotiations on UN reforms to begin in March


February 20th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The next round of inter-governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms, in which India has a major stake, is to take place in the first ... Read more...

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Arizona first state to ask for medicaid waiver


January 26th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arizona became the first state in the United States to ask for Medicaid waiver.On Tuesday, the state made a request to the federal state in a ... Read more...

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It’s season of petitions in Karnataka (Letter from Karnataka)


January 26th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Once hailed as a city of pensioners, this Karnataka capital has almost become a city of petitioners. Keeping track of pleas, both filed and planned, ... Read more...

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Apple criticized for poor environmental & work safety standards in China


January 21st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) has accused Apple of environmental malpractices in the country.Apple’s subsidiary in China is accused of causing environmental ... Read more...

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All eyes on Raj Bhavan as Karnataka awaits storm (Letter from Bangalore)


January 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka stares at a political storm in the coming days as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj sits in his sprawling 170-year-old bungalow mulling prosecution of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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PM Berlusconi ‘never touched me’


January 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Despite telling a friend they had sex, the teenage belly dancer at the centre of an underage prostitution scandal involving Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has now insisted ... Read more...

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Female politician ‘organized girls for Berlusconi’


January 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A female politician, Nicole Minetti, has been accused of organizing girls for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.It has been claimed that women paid to have sex with Berlusconi ... Read more...

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O.J. Simpson’s ex lawyer claims he can prove his innocence


January 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.10 (ANI): Former American football star O.J. Simpson's former lawyer says that he can prove his innocence.In a 46-page document posted on the website of his consulting firm, F. Lee ... Read more...

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Facebook to go public next year


January 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): It looks like Facebook is preparing to go public sometime next year, as per the new details revealed in a 100-page document sent to a select group ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder case: CBI court rejects Talwar’s plea against closure report


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ghaziabad, Jan 3 (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ghaziabad on Monday rejected the appeal filed by Aarushi Talwar's parents against the investigating agency filing its closure ... Read more...

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US alarmed at thousands of Taliban, rebels missing in Pakistan


December 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The US is alarmed over reports that thousands of captured Taliban insurgents and political separatists have disappeared into the hands of Pakistan's police and security forces, and ... Read more...

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‘Original’ Schindler’s list to go under the hammer


December 27th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A memorabilia dealer has been allowed to sell off what according to him is the original copy of Schindler's list.A judge in New York has allowed the auction ... Read more...

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