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President underlines peace mantra in speech


August 14th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) "May there be peace, peace, peace... Peace must be our ideology, progress our horizon," Pranab Mukherjee declared Tuesday in his first public speech as ... Read more...

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Anger no excuse for assault on democracy: President


August 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Anger against corruption is legitimate but there will be chaos if street protests become endemic, Pranab Mukherjee warned Tuesday in his first public speech ... Read more...

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Massachusetts’ town imposes fine on public swearing


June 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Middleborough, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Middleborough is a Massachusetts town of approximately 20,000 residents, famous for its rich cranberry bogs. The residents of this town have now decided to fine those who ... Read more...

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Myanmar president calls for cooperation for free, fair by-polls


March 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Sunday called on the government, political parties, media persons and voters to cooperate in making the upcoming April 1 by-elections free ... Read more...

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Manmohan joins Twitter, 10,000 followers and counting (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has joined Twitter to capture the attention of young Indians and inform people about the work done by his office ... Read more...

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Manmohan joins Twitter


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has joined Twitter to capture the attention of young Indians and inform people about the work done by his office ... Read more...

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Sonia shies away from tribal dance rerun


December 17th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Ahead of the festive season, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday wished Goa a merry Christmas and a happy New year, but did not shake a ... Read more...

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Britain considers early withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan


December 10th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) The British government confirmed Friday that next week it would consider withdrawing thousands of troops from its base in Afghanistan, up to a year earlier than ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia vow to bring Lokpal, defend FDI (Roundup)


November 29th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday addressed the valedictory function of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) conclave, held here under ... Read more...

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Arvind Kejriwal shown black flags, heckled


November 6th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 6 (IANS) India Against Corruption leader Arvind Kejriwal was greeted with black flags, heckled and booed at a meeting held here Sunday morning, a police officer said. The trouble ... Read more...

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Obama congratulates team that killed Osama


May 7th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama traveled Friday to a military base in Kentucky to congratulate the team of US Navy SEALs who took part in the raid ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition to boycott joint photo session


March 1st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala has decided to boycott Thursday's final photo session of legislators and other valedictory functions of the assembly called by the speaker.Congress party chief ... Read more...

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China will solve stapled visa isse: India (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar KashaniBrussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India next week, Beijing has assured New Delhi that it will sort out all "difficult" issues, including ... Read more...

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Cameron to urge China for democracy, free media and independent courts


November 10th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 10 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is on a high-profile state visit to Beijing, would reportedly use a public speech to urge China for organising democratic elections, ... Read more...

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Secrecy vital for Britain’s safety, says MI6 chief


October 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Britain will be at risk if its secrets are compromised, the chief of the country's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 said Thursday in a veiled attack on the courts, ... Read more...

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Bishop Eddie Pictures Surfaces As A Fourth Man Sues Him


September 25th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Now a fourth member has come forward claiming to have been coerced into a sexual relationship by Bishop Eddy Long. The member ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro to deliver first public speech since 2006


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban leader Fidel Castro will deliver Friday his first public speech since 2006, during a meeting with students of the Havana University. The speech would focus on "another ... Read more...

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Rubabuddin charges Modi with contempt of apex court


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Rubabuddin Sheikh, the brother of staged-shootout victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Wednesday served a legal notice on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi charging him with contempt of the Supreme ... Read more...

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Katrina’s Last Minute Dubbing Correction


June 7th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This is surely the first time in the history of Indian cinema that such a thing has happened. One wrongly-pronounced word in her ... Read more...

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Why David Cook “Couldn’t” Make It


May 27th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American idol finale was marked by some important events like Simon Cowell leaving the show and Paula Abdul returning as the judge. However, stealing the ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin all set to get $30,000 per speech


May 19th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following in the footsteps of her famous mother, Bristol Palin has been signed by a speaker’s bureau, which would pay her an astonishing sum of $15,000 ... Read more...

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India ‘pleased’ with Obama’s AfPak focus on Taliban, Al Qaeda


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after US President Barack Obama announced a troop surge in Afghanistan, India Wednesday said it was "pleased" that military pressure on the Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pak NGOs reports massive irregularities in Gilgit-Baltistan elections


November 17th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.17 (ANI): The Pakistan government may have denied reports of massive irregularities in Gilgit-Baltistan elections, but a report issued by a coalition of non-government organisations (NGO's) has said the polls ... Read more...

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Rasmussen calls for new beginning in NATO-Russia ties


September 18th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 18 (Xinhua) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Friday called for a new beginning in NATO-Russia relations and conducting a joint review of new security challenges. "A time-out may have been ... Read more...

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‘Obama School Speech’ transcript to be made available today


September 7th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
By Sajal Kayan United States president Barack Obama is set to deliver a speech to students on Tuesday. The speech will be broadcast live from noon onwards. Obama's plan to speak to ... Read more...

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‘Obama School Speech’ Transcript Due For Release On Monday


September 5th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar A transcript of Obama's speech where he proposes that children will be self-responsible on matters of their education is reportedly to surface on a website by Monday. Teri Kranefeld, who ... Read more...

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Mayawati government has dismal record on Dalits: Buta Singh


July 17th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and her government have come in for criticism from the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, which said it has the "most dismal record ... Read more...

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Bush has written 30,000 words of his memoir Decision Point”


March 19th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Former US President George W. Bush has written about 30,000 words of his memoir tentatively titled Decision Points that will cover everything from how he found faith, ... Read more...

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British queen’s website gets makeover


February 13th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (DPA) If there's anything you want to know about the British monarchy, just go the website: that is the message of an online offensive launched by Queen Elizabeth II. Anyone ... Read more...

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Tourists keen on guided Hitler tours of Munich


June 19th, 2008 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Dorothea Huelsmeier Munich, June 19 (DPA) Visiting tourists can't get enough of Adolf Hitler tours in Munich, the southern German city where the dictator nurtured his Nazi Party and, 10 years before ... Read more...

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Congress MP backtracks on statement on Kashmir sex scam(Lead)


May 5th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 5 (IANS) After kicking up a storm with his statement that Jammu and Kashmir assembly Speaker Tara Chand and and former Congress state party president Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed were involved ... Read more...

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Kashmir MP accuses speaker of involvment in sex scam


May 5th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 5 (IANS) A Congress MP from Jammu and Kashmir has alleged that assembly Speaker Tara Chand and former state party president Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed were involved in a sex scandal ... Read more...

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Akal Takhat Jathedar assured of Sikh Diasporas support if he seeks political asylum abroad


May 1st, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 1 (ANI): Dr. Amarjit Singh, Director of the Washington-based radical Sikh leader suggested on Thursday in a press statement to the Akal Takht Jathedar, Joginder Singh ... Read more...

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Israeli prime minister vows to deter terror groups


March 9th, 2008 - 7:40 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Jerusalem, March 9 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has vowed that his country will achieve deterrence against terror groups as it had done against Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah. "As we achieved ... Read more...

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