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Sarkozy to run for second presidential term


February 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his plans to run in the forthcoming presidential election for a second term in the office.The 57-year-old president told ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton has no plans to head World Bank


February 16th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has no intention to head the World Bank after its current President Robert Zoellick resigns, Department of State ... Read more...

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Tired of publicity, says Hillary Clinton


January 27th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told her State Department employees that she was ready to be out of the public eye."I think after ... Read more...

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US presidential hopeful promises moon base by 2020


January 26th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US Republican presidential hopeful has promised to build a moon base by 2020 if he becomes the next US president in the November poll.Newt ... Read more...

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Nambiar to become UN chief’s adviser on Myanmar


January 26th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran Indian diplomat Vijay Nambiar is stepping down as chef de cabinet of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to become his special adviser on ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama previews the State of the Union address


January 24th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has previewed his State of the Union address and he is all set to make an appeal to the US citizens to ... Read more...

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Argentine ruling party seeks blood donors for president


January 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 1 (IANS/EFE) The youth wing of the ruling Peronist Party in Argentina has asked the people to donate blood for the surgery of cancer-stricken President Cristina Fernandez.The ... Read more...

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Argentine president to undergo surgery for thyroid cancer


December 28th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 28 (IANS) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery for thyroid cancer, her spokesman said.Fernandez, 58, who two weeks ago began her second term after winning ... Read more...

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Pakistan remembers Benazir Bhutto


December 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary.The day began with recitation of the Quran at Bhutto's mausoleum at Garhi ... Read more...

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Obama’s stepmother granted British citizenship


December 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Kezia Obama, stepmother to US President Barack Obama, has been granted British citizenship after living in the country for nearly 10 years.The 68-year-old Kenya-born woman, ... Read more...

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Major outcome of Durban climate talks


December 11th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate change talks in Durban Sunday arrived at a four-pronged Durban Package to save the planet by controlling emission of greenhouse gases.The main outcome ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to free more Tamil rebels


November 17th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) More former Tamil Tiger rebels will be released from prison to mark the second anniversary of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's second term in office."The group ... Read more...

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Obama gets clean bill of health


November 1st, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama is in excellent health and fit for duty, a medical report released by the White House said.The two-page report written ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal wins 2nd term in landslide


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has been re-elected to a second term, winning in a landslide with little opposition from nine other candidates in ... Read more...

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We are being maligned: Dhanalaxmi Bank official


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) The Dhanalaxmi Bank has dismissed as having "no merit" ongoing campaigns allegedly aimed at maligning the institution and raising doubts about the financial health of the ... Read more...

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Ilves to be sworn in as Estonia’s president


October 10th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Tallinn, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who was re-elected for a second term as Estonian president in late August, will be sworn in Monday, Estonian Parliament said.In line ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize 2011 awarded to three women


October 7th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to three women. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced on Friday that Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Yemeni rights’ activist ... Read more...

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Iranian supreme leader criticises US support for Israel


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 2 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Saturday criticised what he called US President Barack Obama's support for Israel, a media report said.Khamenei made the ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal files for re-election


September 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Louisiana Governor "Piyush" Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American to be elected as chief executive of a US state, has filed to run again with his ... Read more...

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Russian actor announces presidential bid


September 6th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian actor-writer Ivan Okhlobystin has announced his intention to run for the country's presidency next year.Okhlobystin, a well-known TV actor, said he made the decision ... Read more...

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SJVNL declares Rs.330.93 crore dividend


August 27th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) Power utility Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) Saturday declared a dividend of Rs.330.93 crore for its shareholders for the fiscal 2010-11."The annual general meeting Friday ... Read more...

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Obama to do bus trip to ‘connect’ with ordinary Americans


August 13th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama embarks on a three-day bus trip Monday to "connect with ordinary Americans" as he talks job creation at small towns across ... Read more...

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Karzai not to seek third term as president


August 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said Thursday he would not run for a third term to rule the country, Xinhua reported."The Afghan constitution does not allow anyone ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s new chief minister is Yeddyurappa loyalist


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka's new chief minister, D.V. Sadananda Gowda, is a known loyalist of his scandal-hit predecessor B.S. Yeddyurappa who has been involved in politics since the ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM-in-exile to visit Ladakh


June 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 21 (IANS) Tibetan Kalon Tripa or prime minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche will visit Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir this week to attend religious functions and meet local people, an ... Read more...

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Rahul future leader, Manmohan to remain PM: Congress


June 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Attempting a balancing act after some party leaders suggested Rahul Gandhi for the prime minister's post, the Congress Monday said that while Gandhi is ... Read more...

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Running for presidency with Putin counterproductive: Medvedev


June 20th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that running for presidency simultaneously with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in 2012 elections would be counterproductive."Together with Vladimir Putin ... Read more...

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UN chief’s plane diverted due to volcanic ashes


June 14th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires (Argentina), June 14 (IANS) UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon's plane had to be diverted to land, 700 kilometres west of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, Monday ... Read more...

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India backs re-election of Ban Ki-moon as UN chief


June 7th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday said it supports the re-election of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for a second term.The Asian Group at the UN met in ... Read more...

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Platini rules out contesting FIFA presidency post


May 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) FIFA vice-president and former French footballer Michel Platini said he is not in fray for the presidency of the world football's governing body.Platini said he would ... Read more...

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Bansal attacks Joshi; says using PAC for ’self promotion’


May 12th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Thursday accused Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chief Murli Manohar Joshi of attempting to turn the panel into his "captive ... Read more...

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Rumsfeld: Death of Bin Laden a victory in the fight against Islamist terrorism


May 4th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has hailed the U.S. operation that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on Sunday as an 'important victory in the fight ... Read more...

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Osama killing a huge boost to Obama: LA Times


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's dramatic killing is sure to be a great boost for US President Barack Obama, whose popularity has waned in recent times, the ... Read more...

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Medvedev ‘breaking agreement’ to run for President for second time: Russian MP


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 2 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is putting an effort to extend his tenure in the Kremlin against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's wishes, a senior politician from the country's ruling ... Read more...

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Judiciary cannot be brought under Ombudsman Bill: Verma


April 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Former Chief Justice of India, J. S. Verma, on Wednesday said judiciary should be kept out of the ambit of the Lokpal Bill (Ombudsman Bill), as it ... Read more...

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