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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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IPTA resolves to wage war against ‘obscurantist values’


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) has resolved to wage a relentless struggle against "obscurantist forces" which, it said, were hell-bent on destroying India's secular, socio-cultural ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s death marks historic transition for Libya: Ban


October 21st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that the death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and the end of fighting in the North African country ... Read more...

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India offers assistance to Libya for political transition


October 20th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reacting to the killing of Libya's long-standing ruler Muammar Gaddafi, India Thursday hoped for return of stability to the North African country and offered assistance ... Read more...

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Finally, a hunted Gaddafi bleeds to death


October 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over 40 years, was killed Thursday after being on the run for some two months when ... Read more...

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‘Occupy Dalal Street’ clamour on internet


October 19th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After the 'Occupy Wall Street' campaign in New York, some Indians have started a move on social networking sites to 'Occupy Dalal Street' where the ... Read more...

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China still largest developing country in world: Hu Jintao


July 1st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) China's global status as the largest developing country in the world has not changed and development is still the key to solving all the problems in ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party eyes Lucknow after Agra meet


June 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is singularly focussed on how to seize power in Uttar Pradesh as it ended a two-day national convention here amid luxurious trappings. ... Read more...

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China will face “abyss of internal disorder” if it strays: lawmaker


March 12th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 12 (ANI): One of China's top legislators has warned of a possible "abyss of internal disorder" if the country strays from the "correct political orientation".China will never adopt a multi-party ... Read more...

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Rep. Paul Broun questioned: “Who is going to shoot Obama?”


February 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Rep. Paul Broun a conservative congressman from Georgia, was shocked when he was asked, "Who is going to shoot Obama?" by a hall town attendee.According to Athens Banner-Herald he ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Chavez threatens to seize bank


January 27th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez threatened to expropriate the Venezuelan subsidiary of Spanish banking giant BBVA in a tense telephone conversation Wednesday with the bank's CEO that was broadcast live ... Read more...

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Ed Miliband says he’s proud to be a ’socialist’


November 27th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): UK Labour Party leader Ed Miliband said that he is a socialist, and added that he wanted to be a part of the student protests this week ... Read more...

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Plea on right to property dismissed


October 18th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition seeking restoration of right to own property as a fundamental right.An apex court bench of Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia, Justice ... Read more...

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Homeless Venezuelans to get homes from government


October 11th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) Over 1,000 homeless people, living in temporary shelters here in the Venezuelan capital, would be given homes bought from private builders by the government in the South American ... Read more...

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Art Robinson Makes Politics More Colloquial


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Republican Art Robinson does not seen to have much chance to make it into the congress as a Republican anymore. He has represented Oregon before, but certain comments of ... Read more...

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Bolivian President Evo Morales kicks a player in a friendly soccer match


October 6th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Many soccer fans were shocked when Bolivian president Evo Morales kicked the knee of an opponent in a friendly match. The video of the incident has become one of the most popular ... Read more...

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Seven in ten Americans think US’ transition from capitalism to socialism bad move


July 31st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): About 7 in 10 American voters (69 percent) think that a transition from capitalism to socialism in United States would be a bad thing, according to a Fox ... Read more...

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Bangladesh constitution to retain ‘Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim’


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 23 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the phrase "Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim" would not be excluded from the constitution that will be reviewed by a parliamentary committee ... Read more...

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To restore ’secularism’ or not in constitution, debates Dhaka


July 18th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 18 (IANS) Should the term "secularism" be restored to the Bangladesh constitution? This question has led to a political debate in the Islamic republic, with the main opposition Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Why soccer is more popular in Europe than US


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): With the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament beginning on June 11 in South Africa, the question as to why the game is not so popular in the United ... Read more...

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Obama job rating slips into negative territory again: Fox Poll


May 21st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Views continue to be mixed on President Obama's job rating, and for the first time, his approval rating has dipped below 80 percent among Democrats, a Fox News ... Read more...

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Strong need for revival of the Left movement in Pakistan: Pak Editorial


April 26th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 26(ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had recently highlighted a significant issue concerning the Left movement in Pakistan, when he questioned the silence of the intellectuals who had vowed to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Venezuela to export oil to Belarus


March 17th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela plans to export oil to Belarus beginning in May, President Hugo Chavez said in a meeting here with his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko. Chavez and Lukashenko, who is ... Read more...

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New Chinese Governor lampoons Dalai Lama, says only socialism can “save” Tibet


March 7th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa (Tibet), Mar.7 (ANI): Only socialism can "save" Tibet and guarantee its development, said Padma Choling, the new Chinese-appointed governor of the region.Choling also lampooned the Dalai Lama's indecision on who would ... Read more...

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Chavez celebrates 11 years in power


February 3rd, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez celebrated 11 years in power on his 55th birthday and hopes to continue as head of state for another similar term. "I like that number ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Andre Bauer speaks his mind on welfare for the poor & animals


January 26th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Carolina, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Carolina’s lieutenant governor Andre Bauer spoke his mind on the topic of welfare for the poor and the stray animals. His thoughts were quite outrageous as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Electoral win for Bolivian people: Evo Morales


December 8th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has said that the overwhelming victory in Sunday's general elections is neither for him nor for his party, but for the people. "The ... Read more...

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Morales poised for re-election in Bolivia


December 6th, 2009 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/La Paz, Dec 6 (DPA) Four years after taking office, Evo Morales, Bolivia's first president of indigenous descent, is poised for re-election with a first-round majority. A year ago, Bolivia seemed haunted ... Read more...

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Radical Communists hold rally for Maoists in Bhopal


November 8th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 8 (ANI): Radical Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) -Liberation, CPI (ML)-L activists staged a rally in Bhopal on Saturday in support of Maoist rebels activists."We are ... Read more...

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Over two million register for Bolivia elections


September 9th, 2009 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 2.5 million voters have registered for the Dec 6 general elections in Bolivia, the National Election Court (CNE) said. Some 60 percent of the eligible voters ... Read more...

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US student claims he is the creator of Obama-Joker image


August 19th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.19 (ANI): The creator of an iconic anti-Obama image is no angry conservative frustrated at corporate bailouts and healthcare reform, but a student from the president's hometown who favoured an ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party to decide where it stands


August 17th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal and Khalid Akhter Agra/New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is standing at ideological crossroads 17 years after its formation as it prepares for a three-day 'introspection ... Read more...

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The “Boondoogle”: Car Clunker Stampede


August 5th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
What appeared to be coming as a political refreshment has now become a move going haywire when the congress senators are brooding over the car clunker scenario.A dollar 1 billion funding ... Read more...

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Meet Obama the Joker “Socialism”!


August 4th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) A poster of US President Barack Obama as the Joker, flaunting a large caption stating “Socialism”, has been arresting the attention of the passersby, with nobody being traced ... Read more...

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Posters spotted portraying Obama as ‘The Joker’


August 4th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.4 (ANI): A slew of posters have been spotted throughout Los Angeles that portray President Barack Obama as "The Joker" from "The Dark Knight," with the word "socialism" printed in ... Read more...

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