North Korean army chief removed (Lead)

July 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, July 16 (IANS) North Korea's army chief, Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho, has been relieved of his post due to his illness, Xinhua reported Monday, citing the official ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: AIADMK lawmakers to meet July 18

July 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has called a meeting of its parliament members and legislators July 18, a day before the presidential election, said a ... Read more...

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Congress, Russia’s ruling party to exchange experiences

May 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India's Congress has signed an agreement with Russia's ruling United Russia Party for exchange of experiences in a host of fields including organisational work ... Read more...

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North Korea mourns Kim Jong-il

December 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 29 (IANS) North Korea Thursday held a national memorial service in Pyongyang to mourn its leader Kim Jong-il who died Dec 17.The country held a state funeral Wednesday ... Read more...

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Ruling party to nominate Putin for presidency Nov 27

October 13th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling United Russia party will formally nominate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as its presidential candidate next month, a party leader said Wednesday.Sergei Neverov, secretary of ... Read more...

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North Korea ready to resume six party talks

August 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Kim Yong Nam, the president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, "expressed the will of the DPRK government for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula ... Read more...

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Russia restricts information availability to public

May 30th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has restricted the availability of information on activities of the country's judiciary to the common people. The presidium of the country's panel of judges has issued regulations ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia’s lawyers threaten judges

April 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Dhaka High Court judges threatened to call the police after former prime minister Khaleda Zia's lawyers shouted slogans in a courtroom and threatened them, calling them "agents" ... Read more...

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‘Indo-US ties a model for Bangladesh and China’

February 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Bangladesh wants to engage in "a pro-active and balanced diplomacy" with China, akin to the relationship between India and the US, a senior ruling Awami League leader ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition defers protest on Hasina’s India visit

January 16th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has deferred its planned agitation to protest the five India-Bangladesh accords, inked during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to New Delhi ... Read more...

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Pakistan-born Chaudry named deputy speaker in Norway

October 7th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Oct 7 (DPA) Pakistan-born Akhtar Chaudry broke political ground Wednesday after being named deputy speaker and member of the Norwegian parliament's presidium. Chaudry, 48, became the first foreign-born member of the six-member ... Read more...

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North Korea media: Former U.S. President Clinton arrives in Pyongyang for negotiations

August 4th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton arrived in North Korea’s capital on Tuesday in an effort to win the release of two American journalists who were detained at the ... Read more...

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Protests against painting of historical Vidhan Sabha

May 15th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantCivil society has lodged a written complaint against the painting of a part of the 85 years old Vidhan Sabha building (state council house) by the Estate Department of the ... Read more...

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Death of Dalit election candidate warrants CBI enquiry

April 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantBahadur Lal Sonkar (48 years) who was contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Jaunpur parliamentary constituency of India, was found dead hanging from a tree on the eve ... Read more...

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Senior MDMK leader quits party, assembly

March 11th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Pollachi (Tamil Nadu), March 11 (IANS) Senior MDMK leader M. Kannappan Wednesday decided to quit the party and the Tamil Nadu assembly following differences with his leader Vaiko. "I am forced to take ... Read more...

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Zillur Rahman all set to be declared Bangladesh president

February 9th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 9 (IANS) Veteran leader of the ruling Awami League Zillur Rahman is poised to be declared the next president of Bangladesh, with no other nomination paper being filed for the ... Read more...

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‘Hasina won’t protect tainted minister’

January 24th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is unlikely to interfere in the steps initiated by the Election Commission against a cabinet minister and an MP for allegedly influencing local ... Read more...

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Putin still the power behind Russian throne, says key adviser

May 21st, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Moscow, May 21 (ANI) : Vladimir Putin remains the country's real power ,Russian president Dmitry Medvedev ,one of his closest allies has confirmed. According to, Igor Yurgens, one of Medvedev's most ... Read more...

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