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‘Gay marriage worst threat in 500 years’


June 13th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) The British government's plan to introduce same-sex marriage is one of the most serious threats to the Church of England in its 500-year history, the clergy ... Read more...

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Gender income gap widens in Sri Lanka


November 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government should ensure better pay for women, rights activists said here Friday after Sri Lanka dropped 15 spots in the latest World Economic ... Read more...

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School mistress in Oz offered boys aged 11-12 oral sex


March 21st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): A school house mistress in Australia has been brought before the courts for sexually abusing six boys in the age group of 11 to 12.Judge Anthony Garling was ... Read more...

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‘Egyptian military accused of using divide and conquer strategy in run up to reform’


February 17th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 17(ANI): The Egyptian military, which took direct control of the country for what it insists will be a maximum of six months before restoring civilian rule, has been accused of ... Read more...

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2 new plants found in Spain


February 16th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Biologists have discovered two new plants in Spain, further confirming the country's privileged position as a hotbed of biodiversity.Just when everyone thought that almost every plant species on ... Read more...

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Prince Harry reveals how mum’s charity work inspired him


December 19th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Prince Harry has spoken about the influence his late mother Diana, Princess of Wales, and father, the Prince of Wales, have had on his charity work.His comments came ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley wanted to quit acting


December 7th, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Hollywood actress Keira Knightley almost gave up acting three years ago because she "wasn't enjoying" her Hollywood career.The 25-year-old actress, who shot to fame as a teenager ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley ‘almost quit Hollywood at 22′


December 6th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Keira Knightley has revealed that she almost gave up acting three years ago because she "wasn't enjoying" her Hollywood career.The actress shot to fame as a teenager ... Read more...

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“I am privileged to have advice of Shrimati Sonia Gandhiji and my wife”: PM


May 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh,on Monday said he was in a privileged position to take advice from both his wife Gursharan Kaur and Congress President Sonia ... Read more...

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Privileged to take advice from wife and Sonia Gandhi: PM


May 24th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he was in a "privileged" position to be taking advice from his wife Gursharan Kaur as well as Congress ... Read more...

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IOC President Jacques Rogge bids to stay in power


September 24th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Sep 24 (DPA) Jacques Rogge admits that it's lonely at the top, but that isn't stopping him from seeking a second term as International Olympic Committee (IOC) president. Elected in 2001 for ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attacks should not be a reason for bad performance: Pietersen


December 10th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): English captain Kevin Pietersen has asked his team-mates to ignore all the distraction and give their 100 percent for the Chennai Test despite lack of adequate match ... Read more...

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Natwar, Shahid Siddiqui join BSP


August 9th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Expelled Congress leader and former external affairs minister K. Natwar Singh, former Samajwadi Party (SP) general secretary Shahid Siddiqui and SP parliamentarian S.P. Singh Baghel Saturday crossed over ... Read more...

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One out of five British MPs suffer mental illnesses


July 16th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Over a fifth of British MPs have experienced a mental health problem, but are too scared to talk in case they lose their seat, a survey has revealed. ... Read more...

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Kabul attack throws light on Afghan power game


July 7th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The deadly terror attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul Monday has put the spotlight on India's strategic stake in Afghanistan, with two leading ... Read more...

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