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Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political powers


May 30th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, an official said here Monday.But he clarified ... Read more...

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Vice President confers ‘National Amity Award’ to Sunil Dutt posthumously


July 30th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Friday conferred the 'National Amity Award' posthumously for the year 2010 to late legendary actor and Parliamentarian Sunil Dutt.Dutt's daughter and ... Read more...

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Court restores `secularism’ in Bangladesh constitution (Lead)


July 29th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) In a far-reaching move, Bangladesh's Supreme Court has restored 'secularism' in the country's constitution. It has also denounced the declaration of martial law in the past and ... Read more...

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Preamble turns storybook, thanks to grandma Leila Seth (IANS Book Review) (With Images)


May 30th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Paloma Ganguly Book: "We, The Children Of India"; Author: Leila Seth; Publisher: Puffin; Price INR.150What's the most important book of India? It's the Constitution, silly, and its goals are contained in the ... Read more...

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Make litigation affordable, reduce pending cases: PM (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) "Justice delayed is justice denied", noted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday, urging the government, the judiciary and lawyers to work together to make litigation affordable and ... Read more...

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Constitutional powers should not be exceeded: Manmohan Singh


May 8th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the judiciary, legislature and executive should not exceed their respective powers as enshrined in the Constitution, but work ... Read more...

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Make litigation affordable, says PM (Lead)


May 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) "Justice delayed is justice denied." With these words, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged the government, the judiciary and lawyers to work together to make litigation ... Read more...

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Cameron Glenn Feud: Releasing Soon!


March 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): During a press conference for the release of Avatar home video, James Cameron lashed out at Fox News’ Glenn Beck. Cameron lost his cool when ... Read more...

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Tripura gives women 50 percent quota in panchayat


March 9th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 9 (IANS) The Tripura assembly late Tuesday unanimously passed two bills enhancing reservation for women in three-tier panchayats (village councils) and urban local bodies from the existing 33 percent to ... Read more...

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Fight Breaks Out In AC Transit Bus


February 17th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez California, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Public transport is becoming risky day by day. The security of people are at stake widely, as untoward situations break out on the road without ... Read more...

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Meaning of concept of integrity of public servants needs amplification: Ansari


February 11th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb.11 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the meaning of the concept of integrity of public servants needs to be amplified.He said while financial integrity is ... Read more...

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Imran Khan to deliver prestigious Cowdrey ‘Spirit of Cricket’ lecture in 2010


December 16th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI) : Former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan would be delivering the tenth MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's next year, thus joining the elite group of ... Read more...

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Soni calls upon magazine sector to fully utilise its potential


November 5th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni today called upon all the stakeholders in the magazine sector to harness the potential available in the sector so ... Read more...

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Qaddafi spoke at length in the UN


September 24th, 2009 - 3:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, took the podium at the United Nations on Wednesday morning for his debut address at the General Assembly and delivered a long speech, ... Read more...

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California passes bill on Sikh symbol kirpan


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) The California assembly has passed a bill that makes it mandatory for the state to train law enforcement agencies about the Sikh symbol kirpan. The bill AB-504, ... Read more...

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Secularism to go with bismillah in Bangladesh constitution (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 8th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh is planning to restore 'secularism', one of the four original principles of state policy, in its constitution but will also retain the Quranic expression 'bismillah', says ... Read more...

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Secularism will go with bismillah in Bangladesh constitution


May 8th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh is planning to restore 'socialism', one of the four original principles of state policy, in the constitution but will also retain the Islam expression 'bismillah', says ... Read more...

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Under Right to Information Act, Scarlett’s mother questions murder probe


March 12th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 12 (IANS) Fiona Mackeown, the mother of slain British teenager Scarlett Keeling, has filed a Right to Information (RTI) application seeking details of the Goa police's investigation into her daughter's ... Read more...

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Church group asks people to vote for secular parties


February 27th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Catholic Bishop's Conference of India (CBCI), a prominent church group in the country, Friday asked the people to vote for secular parties and candidates in the ... Read more...

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Left picks holes in IAEA pact


July 11th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Left parties Friday came out with a pointed critique of the IAEA safeguards agreement, saying it was "harmful" to India's interests and questioned government claims of ... Read more...

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‘Aamir’ director struggled to get Peggy Lee song for movie


June 16th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Debutant director Rajkumar Gupta says he had to struggle to get the rights of American pop singer Peggy Lee's song for his film "Aamir". "From ... Read more...

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Child rights commission wants rehabilitation policy changed


June 14th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Noting that development programmes in disaster and conflict zones don't take into account the impact of tragedies on children, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights ... Read more...

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Kosovo parliament to adopt new constitution Wednesday


April 9th, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by admin
DPA Pristina, April 8 (DPA) The Kosovo parliament is set to hold an extraordinary session Wednesday morning to adopt, without any debate, the new constitution of Kosovo, the parliament's presidency decided Tuesday. Kosovo ... Read more...

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Social activists stage “Save Democracy’ street plays in Modi’s turf (Re-issue)


December 10th, 2007 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Maninagar (Gujarat), Dec 10 (ANI): Social activists belonging to a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) have been enacting street plays in Maninagar, where Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is contesting, urging voters not to ... Read more...

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Social activists stage “Save Democracy’ street plays in Modi’s turf


December 9th, 2007 - 10:10 pm ICT by admin
Maninagar (Gujarat), Dec 9 (ANI): Social activists belonging to a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) have been enacting street plays in Maninagar, where Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is contesting, urging voters not to ... Read more...

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