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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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High court asks IOA to follow code in next poll


September 13th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to follow the sports code of the government of India for its next elections, ... Read more...

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Candy Corn Oreos about to hit stores soon


September 12th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oreo has just released a new variety of candy corn that is supposed to hit the shelves soon. The candy corn is already available in select ... Read more...

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Have high regard for Mamata, says Mulayam


September 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Lavishing praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said he had high regard for her "many good ... Read more...

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Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in five states


September 4th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 4 (IANS) The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said ... Read more...

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Russians polled ‘worst dressed tourists’


August 31st, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians have been found as world's worst dressers in a poll involving over 12,000 people from six countries.Conducted by Skyscanner, Europe's leading travel search site, ... Read more...

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Trinamool ready for polls but wants UPA to complete term: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Asserting that her party was prepared for mid-term polls anytime, Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday, however, said that she ... Read more...

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Sachin, Rekha add glamour to vice president poll


August 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood veteran Rekha made a grand entry Tuesday as they walked in to the polling room in Parliament House ... Read more...

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AIADMK to support Jaswant Singh


August 6th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday announced her party's support to the candidature of BJP leader Jaswant Singh in the vice ... Read more...

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Britons spend a year of their lives in the pub


August 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Britons, known for their love for lager, spend more than a year of their lives in the pub, a study has found.In an average week, Britons ... Read more...

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Hiddleston named world’s hottest man


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Tom Hiddleston has been named the world's hottest actor. He has pipped artists like Ryan Gosling and Chris Hemsworth for the title.The 31-year-old got ... Read more...

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Computer games could be turning your kid violent


July 26th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) If your kid is usually found literally lost in the world of computer games, watch out! In Britain, children as young as five are being sent ... Read more...

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Hoy to carry British flag at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Chris Hoy has been given the honour of carrying the British flag at his home Olympics in London, he said ... Read more...

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British women shortest in Europe, wear highest heels


July 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Women in Britain are the shortest in Europe but wear the highest heels - up to 3.3 inches - to compensate, says a new study.The height ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Gilani’s son wins by-poll


July 20th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, has won the by-election to a seat that fell vacant following his father's disqualification, ... Read more...

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Finland better off within Eurozone: Finnish PM


July 16th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) Finland is better off with a stable euro currency and the country remaining in the now 17-member single currency Eurozone, said Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen. ... Read more...

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Sangma arrives in Odisha to seek support


July 15th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Presidential candidate Purno Sangma arrived in Odisha Sunday to seek support for the July 19 poll.Chief whip of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Rabi ... Read more...

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Sangma to canvass in Bihar July 14


July 10th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A Sangma will visit Bihar capital July 14 to canvass for the July 19 poll, BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects Sangma’s plea against Pranab (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday rejected opposition candidate P.A. Sangma's plea against the decision of the returning officer for the presidential election accepting the nomination ... Read more...

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National Conference to host lunch for Pranab


July 10th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference will host a lunch for United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee here July 15.The National Conference has ... Read more...

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Sangma to meet BJP legislators in Lucknow Wednesday


July 10th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Purno Sagma, the presidential candidate of the BJP, BJD, AIADMK and several other parties, will visit the Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday to canvass support for ... Read more...

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Vice presidential election Aug 7, says poll panel (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The election for India's next vice president will be held Aug 7, if required, the Election Commission announced Tuesday."VP election schedule has been announced. ... Read more...

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Brazil’s GDP growth forecast lowered


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 3 (IANS) For the eighth consecutive week, Brazil's financial market decreased its projected growth figure for this year's gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.18 to 2.05 percent, according ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son to contest for father’s seat


June 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Tuesday submitted his nomination papers to contest a by-poll for the National Assembly ... Read more...

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Olivia’s ‘Physical’ voted sexiest song


June 25th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Singer Olivia Newton-John's 1982 track "Physical" has been voted sexiest song of all time in a poll.Conducted by billboard.com, the poll was based on ... Read more...

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By-poll for Gilani’s seat in July


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) By-elections for the seat in Pakistan's National Assembly that fell vacant after the Supreme Court disqualified former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will be held ... Read more...

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Municipal poll contestant shot in Uttar Pradesh


June 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) A candidate for the upcoming municipal corporation elections in Uttar Pradesh was shot and critically wounded by unidentified motorbike-borne assailants in Meerut, 450 km from here, ... Read more...

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British women admit one-night stands on holidays


June 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Over 40 percent of the British women, aged under 30, have had a one-night stand on holiday, a new study has revealed.The poll, which explored the ... Read more...

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Grenade found outside Greek TV channel


June 17th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 17 (IANS) A hand grenade was found outside a private Greek television channel in Athens Sunday when citizens were voting in a crucial poll, media reports said.A guard ... Read more...

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Week long break gives just three days rest because it takes four days to switch off


June 15th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new research, people who go on holiday for just a week, only get three days rest, as it takes four days to switch off ... Read more...

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AJSU wins Jharkhand by-poll (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate Navin Jaiswal won the Hatia assembly by-poll by a margin of over 11,500 votes, defeating the BJP, Congress and ... Read more...

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Johansson dislikes ‘Sexiest Woman’ title


June 15th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson says she doesn't like being called "the sexiest woman alive".The 27-year-old recently won the title in a poll conducted by a men's magazine."There ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll: AJSU leads; BJP, Congress trail


June 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate was leading in the Hatia by-poll while the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, were trailing in the ... Read more...

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Half of Russians want Lenin buried: Poll


June 14th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost half of Russians -- 48 percent -- agree that the body of the former leader Vladimir Lenin, who died 88 years ago, should be ... Read more...

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No link between president poll, financial package: Mamata


June 13th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday vehemently denied that her state's demand for a financial package was linked to the party supporting a Congress ... Read more...

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