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Vinod Tawde new opposition leader in Maharashtra council


December 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Vinod Tawde has been appointed the new Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, replacing Pandurang Phundkar, a top ... Read more...

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Bangalore Little Theatre relives India’s political past on stage in Caribbean


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 3 (IANS) Whilst there appeared to have been "personality conflicts" between India's two independence giants, Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi, the two shared soft hearts, mutual respect and ... Read more...

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UTV set to make ‘Chanakya’s Chant’ a film


September 6th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has bought the rights of author Ashwin Sanghi's 2010 bestseller "Chanakya's Chant" and is set to turn it into a Bollywood blockbuster."Chanakya's Chant" ... Read more...

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Bin-Laden’s death a ‘wake-up call’ for GOP contenders intending to defeat Obama


May 4th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The death of Osama bin-Laden has come as a 'wake-up call' for the potential Republican candidates of the challenge they will face to defeat US President Barack ... Read more...

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On bookshelf: History, movies, and a window to India (IANS Books This Week)


February 17th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The book shelf this week is a peppy combination of facts, fictions and human triumph. 1. Book: "India: A Traveller's Literary Companion"; Written by Chandrahas Choudhury; Published ... Read more...

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GOP committee battle: Steele to reveal whether he wants top job


December 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): The battle for control of the Republican National Committee will take a new turn on Monday when Michael Steele is set to announce whether he will step down ... Read more...

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Palin Engaged In Talks With Family Over A White House Bid In 2012


November 18th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A story reported in the New York Times Magazine lately has sent speculations about a Palin bid for the presidency skyrocketing.Sarah Palin, who had ... Read more...

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Five things you didn’t know about Obama as President


October 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new portrait of US President Barack Obama that has emerged collectively from three books on his presidency reveals less-known secrets of the Obama administration.Penned by three ... Read more...

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Mukherjee turns to Kautilya again


February 26th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) When it comes to direct tax proposals, there is always Kautilya! In a repeat of last year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee once again quoted the ancient ... Read more...

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Growth, inclusion, social uplift are focus of India’s budget (Roundup)


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Promising to reinstate India's high economic growth, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday presented a $204-billion annual budget with more funds for welfare schemes and ... Read more...

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IPL, Lok Sabha dates clash; political parties say polls a bigger pull


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) This year, the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket carnival dates will clash with the five-phase general elections. But political parties say while Indians are known to be ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka denies ’secret deals’ with India


November 4th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday denied allegations in political circles here of "secret deals with India" regarding the military campaign against the Tamil Tigers in the north, and urged people ... Read more...

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Hefners ex Holly Madison turns self-styled political strategist for Obama!


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 22 (ANI): American glamour model Holly Madison has been busy doling out advice on how to help democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama win the elections.Madison, who recently split ... Read more...

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Ohio slipping from McCains grasp: Survey


October 6th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Columbus (Ohio, US), Oct.6 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain is unlikely to win his bid for the White House if loses the 20 electoral votes from Ohio state. According to the ... Read more...

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Labour strategist Mandelson makes stunning return to cabinet (Second lead)


October 3rd, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) In his first cabinet reshuffle, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Friday asked European Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson - a high-profile political strategist - to join his government in ... Read more...

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Pitt donates $100k to fight same-sex marriage ban


September 18th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Brad Pitt has donated 100,000 dollars to fight California''s Proposition 8, a ballot initiative that would ban same-sex couples'' right to marry."Because no one has the ... Read more...

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Attacking ads not good for US prez campaign: Rove


September 15th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.15 (ANI): Karl Rove, the man credited with getting President Bush elected twice, has warned both Democrats and Republicans that they are making a mistake by using advertising to attack ... Read more...

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London mayor’s advisor quits after ‘go home’ race row


June 24th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) James McGrath, the deputy chief of staff to the mayor of London, has been forced to quit after advising Caribbean immigrants to "go home" if they did not ... Read more...

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Spitzer wearing of socks in bed may mean fear of intimacy, say sex experts


March 25th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar.25 (ANI): If former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer wore calf-length black socks before and during his romps with highly-priced hookers, it may have signaled a fear of intimacy, ... Read more...

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Ex-NY Governor Spitzer used black stockings for hooker romps


March 24th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar.24 (ANI): Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer had a strange fad of keeping his black stockings on when romping with hookers in Florida. According to a letter sent to ... Read more...

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