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Julian Assange complaint dismissed


September 11th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case that had been filed by Julian Assange on Monday against a broadcasting watchdog in Britain that showed him dancing in a night club has ... Read more...

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Come out with truth on Osama raid: Pakistani daily


August 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing by US commandos is an event of such enormity that it deserves transparency but that is "prevented by ... Read more...

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36 UAE diplomats sworn in


August 4th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) A new batch of 36 United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomats has taken oath of office and secrecy before Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed ... Read more...

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Patnaik reshuffles ministry, drops five (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday dropped five ministers and inducted nine in his council ministers.With this, the number of ministers (including the chief minister) ... Read more...

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London Games opening ceremony kicks-off at 9 p.m.


July 26th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics will start from 9 p.m. London time and will run for no more than three hours.British ... Read more...

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Jeremy Renner is in talks with DreamWorks about taking up a role in WikiLeaks film


July 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jeremy Renner is in talks with producers to take up a role in an upcoming WikiLeaks film. It may be recalled that WikiLeaks was in ... Read more...

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Still not clear why, how Osama was in Abbottabad: Daily


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The government's takeover of the plot where Al Qaeda chief was killed has led a leading Pakistani daily to point out that it was still not ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s vote for Pranab doesn’t count: EC


July 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's vote in the presidential election should not counted, the Election Commission said Friday. The SP chief had ... Read more...

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Shettar sworn in as Karnataka chief minister


July 12th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar was Thursday sworn in as Karnataka chief minister, becoming the third Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to head the party government in four ... Read more...

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Assange served extradition notice


June 29th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been served with an extradition notice by British police, BBC reported. He is wanted in Sweden on sex assault charges.The 40-year-old ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth keeps finances secret


May 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth would never reveal how much money she is worth despite being one of the world's richest landowners.Philip Beresford, compiler of the Sunday Times ... Read more...

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Now, a peek into secretive Nobel selection process


March 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Nobel prize-awarding institutions, known for their secrecy, are making public the process of nomination and selection of this year's laureates.Details such as the number ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks bid for transparency derailed’


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Many considered the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures as ripping the culture of secrecy that cloaked governmental functioning and heralding a new world of 'radical transparency'. But a ... Read more...

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BSP joins Uttarakhand government


March 20th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) Ten new ministers were added to the Vijay Bahuguna-led Congress government Tuesday. The swearing-in of the ministers was held at the Ambdekar Stadium at the ... Read more...

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Mukul Roy sworn in as cabinet minister (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy was Tuesday sworn in as a cabinet minister. He is expected to take over as the new railway minister ... Read more...

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Roy to be new railway minister; swearing in Tuesday


March 19th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress's Mukul Roy will be sworn-in Tuesday as cabinet minister to replace his party colleague Dinesh Trivedi who has resigned as railway minister, ... Read more...

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Trinamool demands fare hike withdrawal (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday opposed the fare hike announced by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, who is from the same party, saying it wanted a roll-back."We ... Read more...

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Badal takes oath as Punjab chief minister (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Parkash Singh Badal became Punjab's oldest chief minister Wednesday when he was sworn in for a record fifth time at a ceremony at the historic ... Read more...

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Government has right to determine tenure: Army chief


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Alhough army chief General V.K. Singh has moved the Supreme Court challenging the rejection of his statutory complaint seeking declaration of his date of birth ... Read more...

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Identity of secret account holders after court trial: Official


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) The identity of those holding secret accounts in Swiss banks cannot be revealed till prosecution proceedings start, a senior official said here Tuesday.Union Finance and ... Read more...

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Court convicts Sukh Ram in 1996 telecom case


November 18th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A trial court here convicted 84-year-old former telecom minister Sukh Ram for misusing his official position when he was in the P.V. Narasimha Rao cabinet ... Read more...

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Court convicts Sukhram in 1996 telecom case


November 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A trail court Thursday convicted 84-year-old former telecom minister Sukhram for misusing his official position when he was in the P.V. Narasimha Rao government in ... Read more...

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Nabam Tuki sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh CM


November 1st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Nov 1 (IANS) More than three months of bitter internal revolt and political uncertainty in Arunachal Pradesh ended Tuesday with Nabam Tuki sworn in as as the new ... Read more...

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Salman will watch ‘Rascals’


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Though he is running out of time, Salman Khan wants to watch his buddy David Dhawan's "Rascals" before he leaves for Dublin to resume shooting ... Read more...

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Nick Berry is returning to EastEnders


September 12th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nick Berry has been invited back to the show EastEnders after 21 years. The 48-year-old is coming back along with Michael French who plays his brother in ... Read more...

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Minister withdraws plea against Lokayukta


September 10th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav, indicted of corruption by Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, withdrew his petition against the ombudsman's recommendation, sources said Saturday.Yadav resigned ... Read more...

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New Madhya Pradesh governor sworn-in


September 8th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Ramnaresh Yadav was Thursday sworn-in as the 25th governor of Madhya Pradesh.Yadav, 83, succeeds Rameshwar Thakur, whose tenure ended Sep 7.The ... Read more...

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Farook sworn in as 18th Governor of Kerala


September 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) A veteran former politician, M.O.H. Farook was Thursday sworn in as the 18th governor of Kerala.Kerala High Court Chief Justice J. Chelmeswar administered the oath of ... Read more...

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US concerned over new Wikileaks dump


August 31st, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US State Department said Tuesday it is concerned over a new release of US diplomatic cables by whistleblowing website Wikileaks.Last week, Wikileaks published more ... Read more...

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Karnataka ministry expansion Monday evening (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Four days after D.V. Sadananda Gowda took oath as Karnataka chief minister succeeding scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministry in the state ... Read more...

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I am not Yeddyurappa’s proxy, asserts Gowda


August 4th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) New Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday asserted that it was wrong to say that he would do whatever his predecessor B.S. Yeddyurappa wants."Time ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian is the world’s first 3D cover girl


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Kim Kardashian is set to become the world’s first 3D cover girl. The 30-year-old is featured on the front and middle spread of the ... Read more...

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Sacked Meghalaya minister re-inducted


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of the Congress re-inducted Prestone Tynsong in the cabinet Tuesday, two months after he was sacked for anti-party activities. Governor R.S. ... Read more...

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Karnataka mining report could trigger political explosion (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 21st, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka stares at bitter political battles, instability and possible early assembly elections as the Lokayukta prepares to submit his "explosive" report on illegal mining within ... Read more...

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BSNL launches voice, video telephony services over internet


July 18th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), in association with information and communications technology firm Sai InfoSystem (India) Ltd, Monday launched its voice and video telephony ... Read more...

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