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Gender equality prerequisite for inclusive growth: Meira Kumar


September 13th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Gender equality and women's empowerment are not only human rights issues but also prerequisites for achieving inclusive and sustainable growth, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira ... Read more...

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Action against defecting NCP legislators difficult: Meghalaya speaker


September 11th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Speaker Charles Pyngrope Monday hinted it would be difficult to take action against the 12 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislators who have joined the ... Read more...

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‘Commonwealth leaders should reconnect with electorate’ (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 10 (IANS) An Indian delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is here to attend a parliamentary conference of speakers and presiding officers from the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack undermined peace efforts: Zardari


November 8th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has admitted that Mumbai terror attack has undermined efforts for peace and said his government is "cooperating in unearthing and bringing to justice ... Read more...

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Terrorism high on agenda of Commonwealth Parliamentary conference


October 25th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Oct.25 (ANI): Issues relating to terrorism, naxalism and food security are being discussed during the Fourth India and Asia Regions Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference which began here on Monday.Lok ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to attend Commonwealth parliamentary conference


September 26th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Meira Kumar will leave Monday to attend the 55th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPA) in Tanzania Sep 29-Oct 5. "The ... Read more...

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Cremation of former President Venkataraman to take place today


January 28th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Former President R. Venkataraman, who passed away on Tuesday at the Army Research and Referral Hospital, will be criminated today at 4.30 p.m near Ekta Sthal ... Read more...

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Former President R. Venkataraman passes away


January 27th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27, (ANI): Former President Ramaswamy Venkataraman passed away on Tuesday at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi. Venkataraman, 98, was admitted to the hospital on ... Read more...

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Chatterjee calls for more cooperation between India, Pakistan


November 19th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday called for increased co-operation between India and Pakistan and their parliaments.Welcoming a nine-member delegation from the National Assembly of Pakistan, Chatterjee ... Read more...

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Benazir look-alike Pak NA Speaker a hit at Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference


August 7th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur , Aug 7 (ANI): Pakistan s first woman Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza caught the attention of one and all at the ongoing 54th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Kuala Lumpur ... Read more...

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Somnath to inaugurate North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference today


May 27th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by admin
Aizwal, May 27 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee is arriving here today to inaugurate the 11th North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (NERCP).Chatterjee will inaugurate the Conference at the ... Read more...

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