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Kennedy was not interested in space travel


September 13th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Former US president John F. Kennedy was initially very hesitant about space travel, and could not be convinced that all rockets were not a waste of ... Read more...

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CBI grills Yeddyurappa in mining bribery case


July 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) As he scored a political victory Saturday by forcing his Bharatiya Janata Party to replace his successor D.V. Sadananda Gowda, former Karnataka chief minister B. ... Read more...

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After Mumbai, Pune to get Metro


June 7th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a major breather for the five million people of Pune, the Maharashtra government has given the green signal for the state's second Metro rail project ... Read more...

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Republicans cave in, hand Obama big victory


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Bowing to intense pressure from his own party, John Boehner, speaker of the Republican controlled House, agreed to a deal to extend payroll tax cuts ... Read more...

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Liberal media paints debt deal as Obama’s capitulation


August 1st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the world heaved a sigh of relief over a deal to raise America's debt limit to avoid a catastrophic US default, liberal media ... Read more...

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Congress’s Gandhinagar win a dent in Modi’s invincibility? (Gujarat Newsletter)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) It is not so much the Congress's victory as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) defeat in Gandhinagar that has roiled the political pot in this ... Read more...

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NATO jets, drone violate Pakistan’s airspace again


February 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan's airspace was yet again violated by NATO as its fighter jets and a drone were seen hovering over Chaman and its suburbs, according to sources.Two NATO fighter jets ... Read more...

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Midnight tax-cut vote makes Obama ‘new Comeback Kid’


December 18th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) In a major political victory for President Barack Obama, the US Congress approved a $858 billion deal brokered by the White House and supported by ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen blocked NATO supply route ‘with immediate effect’


October 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Following apologies and assurances from the United States, Pakistan has decided to reopen the Torkham route for NATO forces in Afghanistan with immediate effect, ending a 10-day standoff ... Read more...

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US-NATO ‘apologies’ over cross-border raids ‘victory’ for Pak: Malik


October 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 9 (ANI): The Pakistan government has declared a diplomatic and political victory in the National Assembly, after receiving apologies from the United States and NATO over the helicopter strikes ... Read more...

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Economic recovery ‘painfully slow’, says Obama


September 10th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday said that progress in pulling the American economy out of recession has been "painfully slow". "The hole the recession left was huge and ... Read more...

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Obama signs biggest financial overhaul in generations


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) President Barack Obama Wednesday signed into law the most sweeping overhaul of the US financial system since the Great Depression of the 1930s, capping a year-long effort ... Read more...

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5 in 10 Americans consider health reform bill to be a ‘good thing’


March 24th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): Almost five out of 10 Americans believe that President Barack Obama's health care reform bill is a "good thing," a new poll has revealed.According to a ... Read more...

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US Congress hands Obama a huge win with health care reforms (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama savoured a major political victory with the Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of ... Read more...

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US House hands Obama a victory with health care reforms (Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama savoured a major political victory with the Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of ... Read more...

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US Congress approves historic health care bill


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) President Barack Obama scored a major political victory with the US Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans, ... Read more...

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Obama makes history as Senate passes healthcare bill (Lead)


December 24th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama scored a major political victory Thursday with the Senate passing a $871 billion healthcare reform package, a key domestic goal that ... Read more...

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‘Missing’ Navjot Sidhu finally returns to Amritsar


October 3rd, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 3 (IANS) Amritsar MP and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu finally returned to his constituency Saturday after staying away for nearly three months. The chirpy Sidhu, who is the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Karunakaran to be made governor?


June 9th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran is likely to be made governor of a southern state following talks in New Delhi, party sources said ... Read more...

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Sarkozy wins political victory with Betancourt release


July 3rd, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, July 3 (DPA) The Colombian security forces may have freed Ingrid Betancourt from the captivity of Colombia's largest leftist insurgency group, but French President Nicolas Sarkozy seems to have won a ... Read more...

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