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Nigerian President Jonathan wins primaries


January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nigeria's current President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday won the primaries and thus became the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, local media reported.Jonathan won surprisingly and against ... Read more...

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Thursday is pizza night for New Yorkers


October 5th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Thursday is the day when the maximum number of people order late-night pizzas in New York.According to a survey by online restaurant ordering site Delivery.com, the most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard all set to come out with her memoir in 2011


September 28th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard who was held at the mercy of her kidnappers for almost 2 decades (18 years to be precise) is now all set ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Nigeria’s absentee president returns home


February 25th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, Feb 25 (DPA) Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua returned home Wednesday after months of treatment for a heart complaint in Saudi Arabia, but officials said he would not return to work immediately. Yar'Adua's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nigerian court adjourns cases on absentee president (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 14 (DPA) A Nigerian court Thursday delayed three cases aimed at shedding light on who runs the country in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua, who has been in a ... Read more...

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Nigerian courts to hear cases on absentee president


January 14th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 14 (DPA) Nigerian courts were Thursday due to hear three cases aimed at shedding light on who runs the country in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua, who has been ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller to direct ‘Help Me Spread Goodness’


May 4th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): American comedian Ben Stiller is set to direct comedy drama "Help Me Spread Goodness".The story is about a Chicago banker who gets swindled in a Nigerian Internet scam, ... Read more...

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Rabbi Gavriel’s parents want to rebuild Chabad House


February 14th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) The parents of the late Rabbi Gavriel, who was killed during the Nov 26 terror attacks here last year, have announced plans to raise Rs.100 million to reconstruct ... Read more...

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Miracle device to pull water out of thin air!


December 27th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 27 (IANS) There is cheering news for the water-thirsty world! A Canadian company claims to have developed a device that will pull water out of thin air to end ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Militant Nigerian group claims attack on Shell pipeline


May 26th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi/Abuja, May 26 (DPA) A militant group claimed Monday it had sabotaged a Shell pipeline in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta and killed 11 soldiers in the ensuing gun battle. The Movement for ... Read more...

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Goa-based Sangath wins $350,000 MacArthur grant


April 11th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Sangath, a Goa-based public health institution focussing on 350 million children and youth, is one among eight organisations in six countries that has won the MacArthur Award for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Variety can add to strength of federal structure: Shivraj Patil


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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