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Colour and ceremony as President Pranab takes office (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was a day of pomp and pageantry, tradition and modernity as India Wednesday got its 13th president in 76-year-old seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Tradition meets pomp as Pranab sworn in president (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India Wednesday got its 13th president in seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee in a function replete with traditional grandeur and ceremony. The country's first citizen ... Read more...

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Africa pushes for greater democracy, crisis resolution (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) African leaders ended their 19th biannual summit that saw the election of the first female head of the African Union Commission and a renewed pledge ... Read more...

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Pranab urges Mamata, others to support him in poll


July 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged uncommitted political parties, including Trinamool Congress, to support him in the July 19 poll.Mukherjee, on a ... Read more...

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Clinton calls for greater debate on FDI, n-cooperation


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The US wants "greater debate" on the issues of foreign direct investment (FDI) and civil nuclear cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s statement in parliament


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the final decision on the Lokpal should rest with parliament and urged all political parties to "rise above ... Read more...

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Behold India’s unfolding democratic revolution (Comment)


August 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
A unique revolution is unfolding across India. No matter what is the immediate outcome of this popular upsurge, triggered by the inspiring determination of a 74-year-old man's refusal to eat food ... Read more...

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Our politics is broken: Obama


August 16th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Embattled US President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day Midwestern bus tour to "connect with ordinary Americans", slamming the partisan politics of the country ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to approve job creation proposals


August 14th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday urged the Congress to act on his proposals to stimulate the economy and create jobs, Xinhua reported."There are things Congress ... Read more...

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Obama support gets a spike with Osama killing: Poll


May 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Support for US President Barack Obama has risen sharply following the killing of Osama bin Laden by American military forces in Pakistan, according to the ... Read more...

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Without endorsing any party, Zed asks Hindu-Americans to enthusiastically vote


November 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 1 (ANI): Without endorsing any particular political party, eminent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has asked the roughly three-million American Hindus to come out and vote hundred percent in November ... Read more...

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Youth activists in Kolkata protest against recent metro train mishap


October 26th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct.26 (ANI): Youth activists of Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), protested against recent derailment of a metro train in Kolkata.Protestors held a demonstration outside the Metro Rail Bhavan demanding ... Read more...

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First Lady Michelle Obama To Campaign For Democratic Candidates


August 17th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The non partisan image of the first lady of the USA may take a beating if she starts campaigning for the Democratic candidates in near ... Read more...

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Mamata shielding train accident culprits: CPI-M


May 29th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday lashed out at Trinamool Congress leader and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee over the West Bengal train tragedy, saying she ... Read more...

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Eric Cantor Launches You Cut, Democrats Scoff


May 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of the USA now can vote for which federal spending they do not want and the choice comes courtesy the GOP. The new ... Read more...

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Craig Becker’s Appointment Makes Republicans See Red


March 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama became disgusted with the tactics adopted by the GOP to delay the appointment of some of the key officials in his administration ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American to key agricultural post


March 28th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 27 (IANS) After waiting for months for the Senate to act, President Barack Obama has announced he would bypass a vacationing senate to make recess appointments of ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma slams opposition for playing politics on price rise issue


March 4th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Thursday slammed the opposition for playing petty politics on the issue of price rise.On the sidelines ... Read more...

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Kentucky Lt. Gov. participates in conference call with White House


January 29th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentucky Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo on Thursday participated in a conference call with senior Obama Administration officials to discuss job creation and economic growth following last night’s ... Read more...

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GOP likens students’Obama-praise song to ‘Stalinist propaganda’


September 26th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep. 26 (ANI): In a fundraising email sent to its supporters, the Republican National Committee has attached a "fanaticism" video showing students of a New Jersey elementary-school singing a song ... Read more...

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India sympathises with Sri Lankan Tamils: minister


May 13th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) India is sympathetic to the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka but will have nothing to do with the Tamil Tigers, Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Global spotlight on intelligence failure, politics of terror in India


November 29th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The 'India Rising' story, a favourite of papers around the world, may have taken a knock after the Nov 26 terror strike paralysed business capital Mumbai and ... Read more...

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Rajan Zed asks American Hindus to vote


November 3rd, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov.3 (ANI): Without endorsing any particular presidential candidate, Hindu leader Rajan Zed has asked the roughly two-million American Hindus to come out and vote hundred percent in November four ... Read more...

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Two million American Hindus would not endorse any presidential candidate


October 27th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
American Hindus, numbering around two million, would not endorse any single candidate for the November four presidential election.Acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that religion ... Read more...

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US presidential candidates to honour 9/11 victims


September 7th, 2008 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (DPA) Putting aside partisan politics, the two US presidential candidates are to appear together on Sep 11, the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.Democratic ... Read more...

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Some US Sikh leaders not in favour of nuke deal with India


July 17th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar July 17, (ANI) Leaders of the Sikh community in the United States have said that they have reservations about the US-India civilian nuclear cooperation deal, and are ... Read more...

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Left, BJP must rise above politics: Anand Sharma


June 30th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 30 (IANS) The Left parties and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should rise above narrow politics when it comes to dealing with critical issues of national interest like ... Read more...

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BJP seeks no-trust motion against Jharkhand speaker


March 10th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 10 (IANS) Jharkhand's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday gave notice of a no-confidence motion against assembly Speaker Aalamgir Aalam. Ten BJP legislators signed the motion."Recent appointments to ... Read more...

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