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Women tend to clam up when outnumbered


September 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Women tend to clam up when they are outnumbered by men, especially in group discussions to solve problems, suggests a new study."Women have something unique and ... Read more...

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Mutko nominated for Russian FA chief


July 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has been nominated as a candidate for president of the country's Football Association (FA).Mutko, who held the post from 2005 ... Read more...

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In Meghalaya, Sangma’s chances are the talking point (With Images) (Meghalaya Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) For this tribal-majority, pretty hill state, the chances of its native, P.A. Sangma's, in the presidential election remain the main talking point of its three ... Read more...

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Russian Premier League chief runs for FA post


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Premier League has officially nominated its chief Sergei Pryadkin for the post of president of the Russian FA, CSKA Moscow general director Roman ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Sangma appeal for debate with Mukherjee (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress Friday rejected presidential nominee P.A. Sangma's demand for a debate with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee even as Team Anna ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks debate with Pranab (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma Friday expressed confidence he would get support of the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and sought a debate ... Read more...

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Sangma confident of Mamata’s support


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Friday expressed confidence in getting the support of the Trinamool Congress for the presidential election and is banking ... Read more...

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Presidential poll on July 19, result on July 22 (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The presidential poll will be held on July 19 and the name of the new occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be declared on ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Agatha will go by UPA’s presidential candidate: Sangma


May 26th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and presidential hopeful P.A. Sangma Saturday said his daughter and union minister Agatha Sangma was not campaigning for him and that ... Read more...

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Became a presidential candidate incidentally, says Sangma


May 26th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Saturday said he never propagated himself as a presidential candidate but "incidentally became" one. Sangma said it was ... Read more...

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From bullets to ballot, Syria prepares for polls


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 23 (IANS) Amid a shaky truce and presence of UN monitors, Syria is bracing to hold its first multi-party parliamentary elections in five years next month that hopes ... Read more...

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Himachal Youth Congress re-poll April 19


April 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Re-polling will be held April 19 to elect the president of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC) after the election of Union Minister Virbhadra Singh's ... Read more...

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MIM’s Majid Hussain is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Mohammed Majid Hussain of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad.He was unanimously elected the mayor and Rajkumar of the Congress ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks support for UNSC seat


September 28th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has sought support from the global community for her country's candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security ... Read more...

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Gowda vows to implement Yeddyurappa’s programmes (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Monday listed the achievements of the B.S. Yeddyurappa government and declared that his priority would be to fully implement ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will continue to spell trouble for BJP (Comment)


August 6th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
It is unlikely that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) thought its scam-tainted former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will quietly walk away into the sunset after losing his post.The very ... Read more...

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Gowda woos Shettar faction before swearing-in


August 4th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Hours before taking oath as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second chief minister in Karnataka, D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday met the party's faction leader Jagadish ... Read more...

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Gowda to be chief minister Thursday, Yeddyurappa faces trial


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP D.V. Sadananda Gowda will take oath Thursday as Karnataka chief minister succeeding scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, whose prosecution in a graft ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj invites Gowda to form government


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Wednesday appointed ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) newly elected leader D.V. Sadananda Gowda as the state's chief minister and invited him ... Read more...

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BJP’s unsavoury week ends on stormy note


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) It was a week the BJP would like to forget.Slogan-shouting and jostling marred the election of D.V. Sadananda Gowda as the new leader of Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Sadananda Gowda to be BJP’s new Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP D.V. Sadananda Gowda will be the new chief minister of Karnataka after he was elected the BJP legislature party leader, ... Read more...

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Gowda to be new Karnataka chief minister (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda was Wednesday set to be the new chief minister of Karnataka after he was elected leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Voting on to elect Yeddyurappa’s successor (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators' meet to pick a successor to outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wedneday turned stormy with slogan shouting and ... Read more...

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Ballot to pick Yeddyurappa successor if no consensus (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party may opt for "secret ballot" to choose outgoing chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's successor Wednesday if no consensus candidate emerges, a senior ... Read more...

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Manohar elected new speaker of Andhra assembly


June 4th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Nadendla Manohar was Saturday elected the new speaker of the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly while Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka was elected his deputy.Manohar, who has been ... Read more...

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Hyundai workers want union recognition decided on ballot


May 16th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Days after Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) management recognised a new workers union, the Hyundai Motor India Employees Union (HMIEU) Monday demanded holding of secret ballot ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi Elected To Lead The Minority


November 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Democrats elected Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker to be the leader of their minority last Wednesday. She had overseen a 62 seat defeat for ... Read more...

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Strike halts production at Foxconn India


September 25th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Production at Foxconn India's plant near here which makes mobile phone accessories came to a grinding halt with workers affiliated to Foxconn India Thozilalar Sangam (FITS) striking work ... Read more...

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Rafi is best Indian footballer, Odafe foreigner of the year


September 13th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Churchill Brothers striker Mohammed Rafi was adjudged the best Indian footballer, while his teammate Odafe Onyeka Okolie of Nigeria was crowned the best foreign footballer at ... Read more...

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Waiver On Military Ballot Law Not Bequeathed To Wisconsin


August 28th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 28, 2010 (Just Flashed): A waiver to not take into account a fresh federal statute has not been gifted to the state of Wisconsin. This federal statute is intended to ... Read more...

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Four MNS legislators’ suspension revoked


July 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Eight months after the Maharashtra legislature suspended four Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislators for attacking a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, the house Monday revoked their suspension. The four ... Read more...

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Christian Wulff elected German president after tense vote


July 1st, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 1 (DPA) Christian Wulff was elected Wednesday as Germany's new president, after three tense rounds of voting questioned the authority of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition. Wulff, who is state premier ... Read more...

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Not in wildest dreams, says dad of new Australian PM


June 24th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) The father of Julia Gillard, who became Australia's first female prime minister Thursday, said he was elated but he had not anticipated "anything like this" in his ... Read more...

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