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Hollande gives Sarkozy a run for his money (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) Incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy, who stood second in the first round of France's presidential poll, faces a tough challenge from socialist Francois Hollande as the country ... Read more...

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Sarkozy challenges Hollande to public debates


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) President Nicolas Sarkozy has challenged socialist Francois Hollande, who won the first round of France's presidential poll, to hold three public debates with him before the ... Read more...

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Congress’ young MPs set for bigger role


August 29th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Having played a role in changing the government's course in dealing with the Anna Hazare fast, young MPs of the Congress are set to ... Read more...

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Indian hand in South Sudan constitution


July 7th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As South Sudan celebrates its formal birth as Africa's newest nation on July 9, its constitution, in the process of being drafted, will have an ... Read more...

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Quarter of Australians ‘racist’ towards Asians: Poll


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 23 (ANI): Almost half of Australians have anti-Muslim sentiments, while nearly 24 percent have a negative attitude towards Asians, the biggest survey ever done on racism in the country has ... Read more...

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Proposed Goa police law has many defects, says Church


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Saturday said the draft state police bill had "several defects" and criticised the select committee of the legislature for not holding public ... Read more...

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‘Blame-game’ over CIA’s Pak station chief leak to harm ‘fragile democracy’ Pak: Kerry


December 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, John Kerry, has rejected the claims that the pull out of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s station chief from Pakistan was a 'major ... Read more...

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In China, democracy is only in politburo: WikiLeaks


December 19th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 19 (IANS) In an authoritarian one-party rule, the Chinese government finds democracy in its politburo, the highest decision-making body, where issues are resolved through consensus rather than decrees, US diplomatic ... Read more...

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Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is 70


December 10th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Sharad Pawar celebrated his 70th birthday with friends and supporters here on Friday.Pawar is the president of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which ... Read more...

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Poll panel should organise debates between leaders: Advani


October 29th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 29 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday suggested the Election Commission organise public debates between leaders of various political parties on key issues during the ... Read more...

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Homosexuals stage a play in Bangalore


June 27th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 27 (ANI): Showcasing the plight of sexual minorities, homosexuals staged a Kannada play in Bangalore.'Karnataka Queer Habba', the play, was staged by various social and human rights organisations as part ... Read more...

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Queer and happily so: Bangalore readies for special fest


June 20th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) In a country where same sex activities are considered a crime comes a colourful, weeklong event to assert the rights of sexual minorities - the Karnataka ... Read more...

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