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Iraqi court sentences fugitive vice president to death


September 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq Al Hashimi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges, official television reported."The Central ... Read more...

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Quota bill in Rajya Sabha, SP, BSP lock horns (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid repeated disruptions and vociferous protests, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday, but not before the government introduced the controversial promotion ... Read more...

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BJP leader denied relief on Dikshit’s defamation complaint


August 13th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday declined to stay the trial court proceedings against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta in a defamation complaint ... Read more...

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Stand on president’s rule vindicated by Kalam: Nitish


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said that his stand against the central government's decision to dissolve the Bihar assembly in 2005 was vindicated by ... Read more...

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Maldivian president Waheed meets Manmohan


May 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of the Maldives, Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here in his first-ever visit to India.The two leaders are ... Read more...

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Slain Congress leader’s wife wants trial in Mumbai


March 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Alleging that witnesses were turning hostile in the 2006 murder of Congress leader Pawanraje Nimbalkar, the victim's wife has moved the Bombay High Court seeking transfer ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader expelled for protests against Rahul Gandhi


December 13th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday expelled a party leader for indulging in vandalism and showing black flags to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in ... Read more...

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Sushma comment sparks slugfest between Mehbooba, Omar


September 20th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) It's an unseemly war of words caught in a tangle of denials and accusations. And at the centre are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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India only friend of Hasina government: Opposition leader


May 13th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 13 (IANS) A senior leader of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said that India was "the only friend" of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s interview presented in court in connection with Benazir assassination case


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 23(ANI): An interview of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been produced before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.Musharraf, during whose presidency former Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination case: Pak to seek Interpol help in netting Musharraf


March 27th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 27(ANI): A Pakistani Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to contact the Interpol to bring former president Pervez Musharraf back to Pakistan in connection with ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s assassins arrested: Malik


March 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 26(ANI): The assassins of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto have been arrested and the facts of the case will be made public soon, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ... Read more...

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Pak FIA told to produce Musharraf in court on March 26


March 19th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 19(ANI): An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to produce former President Pervez Musharraf in court during the Benazir Bhutto assassination case's hearing ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death not a surprise to people knowing DMK’s style of justice: Jayalalithaa


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 16 (ANI): Commenting on the reported suicide of former Telecom Minister Telecom Minister A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Top ISI official provided content for Benazir murder press conference


March 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): The material for the press conference that was held a day after the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was provided by a high ranking Inter-Services ... Read more...

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“We know at whose house Benazir murder plot was hatched”: Malik


March 13th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that he knows where the plot to assassinate former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was hatched."We know at whose house the murder ... Read more...

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UK rejects Pak’s application for repatriation of Musharraf in Benazir murder case


March 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 13(ANI): The United Kingdom government has refused to accept the application of the Pakistan government for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The ... Read more...

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FIA sends Musharraf’s arrest warrant to Pak High Commission in London


March 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has reportedly sent the non-bailable arrest warrant against former President Pervez Musharraf to the Pakistan High Commission in London.An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak probe agency gets 15 days to produce Musharraf in court in BB murder case


March 6th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 6(ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan has reissued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for the third time in connection with former Prime Minister Benazir ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s arrest warrant issued for ‘third time’ in Benazir murder case


March 5th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 5(ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan has reissued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for the third time in connection with former Prime Minister Benazir ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood plans to form political party but won’t field presidential candidate


February 16th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 16 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood, the banned Islamic group that is considered as Egypt's main political opposition, has said that it would form a political party once democracy is established ... Read more...

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US envoy to China ‘resigns’ eyeing 2012 presidential run against Obama


February 1st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): The United States ambassador to China, Jon M. Huntsman Jr., has reportedly resigned from his post, a move that could clear his way to run for the ... Read more...

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‘Dhaka getting closer to Delhi, Beijing’


January 7th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) The first two years of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government have seen Bangladesh focusing its foreign policy on regional connectivity and boosting ties, especially with the two ... Read more...

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Goa Congress admits to crisis over Pacheco, can drop NCP (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 23 (IANS) Admitting to a crisis in the Congress-led government over tainted Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Mickky Pacheco's induction in the Goa cabinet, state party chief Subhash Shirodkar Thursday ... Read more...

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Chavan had to go, how can Pacheco come, ask Goa Congress dissidents


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 23 (IANS) A group of dissident Congress legislators has asked party president Sonia Gandhi to apply the same principles while inducting ministers in Goa as was done in Maharashtra ... Read more...

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10 Congress dissidents threaten to topple Goa government


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 22 (IANS) Ten Congress legislators, including four ministers, Wednesday threatened to pull down the Congress-led alliance government in Goa over the proposed induction of controversial Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables portray Afghan President Karzai as paranoid and weak individual


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is regularly described by diplomats and foreign statesmen as erratic, emotional and prone to believing paranoid conspiracy theories, according to classified US diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition calls for strike


November 27th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Ignoring pleas from the business community which said political agitations have an impairing effect on the country's economy, Bangladesh's main opposition is preparing for a strike Nov ... Read more...

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Khaleda threatens agitation against Hasina government


November 18th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia has said she would resume agitation against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government to protect the interest of the country."Certainly after Eid, we ... Read more...

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No red card for Bolivian Prez for kneeing political rival in football ‘friendly’!


October 6th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): When Bolivian president Evo Morales attended a 'friendly' football match in La Paz, he didn't know it would remain anything but 'friendly'-known as real Left winger, he lost ... Read more...

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Aide Of Senator Boxer Caught Carrying Pot


September 10th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): News of an aide of the US Senator Barbara Boxer trying to sneak pot into the office building of the senate has shocked ... Read more...

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Deals with India top Bangladesh opposition’s protest agenda


September 9th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) Corruption and five deals with India that "compromise national interest" top the protest agenda of main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). The party's chief and former prime ... Read more...

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No conspiracy against Virbhadra, asserts Dhumal


September 6th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday said there is no political conspiracy against union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh, against whom police slapped cases for corruption ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to have more airports


July 15th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh is to have more international and domestic airports to facilitate economic development and act as "a bridge between the East and the West", Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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Zia went into hiding before border guard mutiny: Hasina


April 20th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hinted at a probe against opposition leader Khaleda Zia who she says was "hiding for three days" before the country's border ... Read more...

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