pat quinn

Martin Sheen honoured for Hollywood career


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Martin Sheen was honoured at the Chicago International Film Festival for his contribution to Hollywood.Sheen was the special guest at the annual event in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Illinois Governor wants Sears Roeback to remain in state


May 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Governor of Illinois is determined to do everything in his power to make the Sears Roebuck and Co to remain in the State. This is because, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chicago Citizens To Face Heavy Blizzard


February 1st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago are now bracing up for the biggest blizzard in a decade, which might hit the city at any time. The National Weather ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chicago Midwest Brace For Winter Storm, Flights Canceled To Ensure Safety


February 1st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Weather Service has issued a warning that the biggest blizzard in a decade might hit the city of Chicago and its nearby states at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois Tax Raise Creates Tension Among Residents And GOP


January 13th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Illinois residents will now have to cough up more in Corporate and income tax thanks to a new bill that was passed in the Senate and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Illinois likely to end death penalty


January 12th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Illinois governor, Pat Quinn now has the singular honor to determine whether capital punishment in the state should be abolished or not.This follows the resolution and passage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois Likely To Terminate Death Penalty, Governor To Take Final Stand


January 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Illinois, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Senate of Illinois opted for abolishing the death penalty in the state in a landmark poll on Tuesday. The vote was preceded by two ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Illinois Is On The Verge Of Ending The Practice Of Death Penalty


January 12th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 12, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The American state of Illinois is on the verge of terminating the death penalty. The Illinoisan Senate has ratified the debarment on capital punishment now ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

U.S. Celebrates Tax Free Weekend 2010


August 7th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States Of America's retailers have announced their respective tax free holidays as they have suspended sales taxes on consumer goods. The recent suspension of sales ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I could beat Obama if he ran for Illinois Governor: GOP nominee


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 17(ANI): The Republican Party's nominee for Illinois Governor, Bill Brady, has said that the anti-Democrat mood in the state is so strong that he could even beat President Barack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Should The National Guard March Into Chicago?


April 28th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The situation is dire, but the solution is very much the subject of controversy in Chicago, as some Illinois lawmakers feel that the National Guard should step in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chicago Legislators Recommend The Deployment Of The Illinois National Guard In Chicago


April 28th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Two legislators of Chicago, who deem that aggression has become enormously unbridled in Chicago, uttered a public appeal to Governor Pat Quinn on Sunday to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Governor Pat Quinn Leads Illinois Primary Election Results


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Illinois, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has completed only one year of his administration and it appears that the political scenario of the United States has significantly changed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Illinois prison selected for Guantanamo detainees


December 16th, 2009 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (DPA) The US government plans to send an unspecified number of Guantanamo detainees to a prison in Illinois as part of the plan to shutter the controversial facility ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Near empty Illinois prison may house GITMO inmates


November 16th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov.16 (ANI): The Obama administration may buy a near empty prison in rural north-western Illinois to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay along with federal inmates, a White House official said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lure kids away from TV by playing with them


September 26th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Want to tempt your kids away from the TV or computer screen? Make exercise a family affair, involve children in team sports like playing catch or kicking ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Christopher Kennedy appointed to Board of Trustees


August 27th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rohit DaveChicago, Aug 27 (IBNS) Christopher Kennedy was appointed to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Wednesday. He will replace the board's former chair Indian- ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Illinois wants to work with ‘exceptionally important’ India


July 4th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 4 (IANS) The governor of President Barack Obama's home state Illinois has expressed a desire to work together with India, saying the people of India are exceptionally important for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ousted Illinois governor debuts as radio host


March 26th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 26 (Xinhua) Ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who was accused of trying to sell US President Barack Obama's senator seat, hit Chicago's air waves with his first gig ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bill Clinton to deliver keynote speech at Holocaust museum opening


March 25th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote speech on April 19 when the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center opens for the first time in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New book takes impeached Illinois Guv to the cleaners


March 16th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Illinois , Mar 16 (ANI):A new book has projected impeached Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich as an ego-driven liar who kept his staff in the dark, cursed the press and was so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois governor ousted in plot to sell Obama’s seat (Lead)


January 30th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (DPA) Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was thrown out of office Thursday by state legislators on criminal corruption misconduct charges that included a plot to sell President Barack Obama's vacated ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

54-0 vote ensures Illinois Governor Blagojevich’’s exit from office


January 30th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Springfiled (Illinois, US), Jan.30 (ANI): Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was impeached by the state Senate on Thursday by unanimous 54-0 vote. According to Fox News, Blagojevich failed to sway the Senators in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blagojevich not surprised by 114-1 impeachment vote, vows to fight on


January 10th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Governor Rod Blagojevich has said that the 114-1 impeachment vote by the Illinois House of Representatives came as no surprise because of his clashes with lawmakers since ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blagojevich will be removed from office by Feb 12: Lt. Governor


December 29th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Illinois Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn has predicted that Governor Rod Blagojevich will be impeached and removed from office by February 12, 2009, the 200th anniversary of Abraham ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe