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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji is dead


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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New Democracy party leads in Greek polls


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Athens, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The conservative New Democracy party is leading at the pivotal parliamentary elections in Greece, the interior ministry said Sunday.Greece's two largest pro-bailout parties, New Democracy ... Read more...

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Greeks vote in crucial parliamentary election


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 6 (IANS) Greeks are participating in crucial parliamentary elections Sunday that is expected to decide the country's future in the euro zone, RIA Novosti reported.A total of 9.9 ... Read more...

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Hollande gives Sarkozy a run for his money (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) Incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy, who stood second in the first round of France's presidential poll, faces a tough challenge from socialist Francois Hollande as the country ... Read more...

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Sarkozy challenges Hollande to public debates


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) President Nicolas Sarkozy has challenged socialist Francois Hollande, who won the first round of France's presidential poll, to hold three public debates with him before the ... Read more...

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Sean Penn a communist: Cuban actress Maria Alonso


December 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso has termed veteran star Sean Penn a "communist".The former co-stars were recently spotted screaming at each other at the ... Read more...

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India could be China if there was less democracy: Mahathir


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir bin Mohamad Friday said India could be China in terms of economic success if it was "less democratic" and remarked ... Read more...

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Yugoslavia’s last PM is dead


November 28th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Nov 28 (IANS/AKI) Ante Markovic, the last prime minister of erstwhile Yugoslavia, died Monday at the age of 87, his family said.Markovic was prime minister of the Socialist Federal ... Read more...

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Rights activist Cornel West arrested


October 17th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rights activist and critic Dr. Cornel West has been arrested. He was standing in front of the US Supreme Court where a memorial for Dr. Martin ... Read more...

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Punjabi playwright Gursharan Singh dead


September 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Leading Punjabi playwright and theatre personality Gursharan Singh died here Wednesday after prolonged illness. He was 82.His cremation took place in the afternoon.A large number of ... Read more...

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China urged to introduce animal welfare law


June 19th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Participants of an international animal welfare conference have urged China to urgently introduce an animal welfare law in the country.China shelved its first draft animal welfare ... Read more...

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Majority of Chinese don’t think high of experts


April 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Nearly 60 percent of Chinese don't have a high opinion of scholars and experts, with many saying there are too many "bogus experts", a survey has ... Read more...

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Justice Iyer apologizes to Rahul Gandhi


April 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer, who had launched a scathing attack on Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, on Monday sent an apology letter ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘far away from being a good political leader’: Ex-SC judge


April 17th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ernakulam (Kerala), Apr 17(ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is not mature enough to take up responsible tasks concerning the nation, former Supreme Court judge Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer said on ... Read more...

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Rival Kerala fronts face problems


March 20th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) With assembly elections just three weeks away, Kerala's main rival fronts are besieged by problems of varying kinds.While the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) has announced ... Read more...

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CPI-M mulls Achuthanandan’s fate, BJP strategises


March 7th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is to hold a crucial meeting here Monday to decide whether Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, 87, should be ... Read more...

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Historic Roland Garros’ fate as home of French Open hangs in balance


February 12th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 12(ANI): The fate of Roland Garros as the historic home of the French Open from 2016 onwards is due to be announced on Sunday by the French Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks nominated for Nobel Peace Prize


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- A Norwegian politician nominated the whistle-blower site WikiLeaks for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, news agency NTB reported Wednesday.Snorre Valen, a representative of Norway's Socialist Left Party, highlighted ... Read more...

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Chopper piloted by Chilean president makes emergency landing


January 24th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) The helicopter being piloted by President Sebastian Pinera to his vacation home in southern Chile had to make an emergency landing because of a malfunction, Radio Bio Bio ... Read more...

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Schoolbook describes Jesus as ‘wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist’


December 14th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A New Hampshire couple has pulled their son out of his local high school after the teen was assigned a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a ... Read more...

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US couple pull son out of school over assigned book defaming Jesus


December 8th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A New Hampshire couple has pulled their son out of his local high school after the teen was assigned a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a ... 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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JD-S Kerala unit to seek disqualification of 3 legislators


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 22 (IANS) The breakaway faction of the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in Kerala has decided to ask the speaker of the assembly K. Radhakrishnan to disqualify three legislators who quit and ... Read more...

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Clinton says he’s disturbed and ticked off by mid-term poll campaign


October 26th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): Former President Bill Clinton is "disturbed and ticked off" by much of what he's seen from the mid-term election campaign.Speaking at a rally for 28-term incumbent Representative John ... Read more...

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Chandra Shekhar Azad remembered on his 105th birth anniversary


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, July 23 (ANI): Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city paid rich tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad on his 105th birth anniversary that was observed on Friday.Scores of dignitaries ... Read more...

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Champagne socialists ‘turn conservative after 40 or so’


July 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): The old adage "If you're not a socialist at the age of 20 you have no heart. If you're not a conservative at the age of 40, you ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan’s no to Mulayam’s Rajya Sabha offer (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Actress-politician Jaya Bachchan has turned down the Samajwadi's Party offer to re-nominate her to the Rajya Sabha, which party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday blamed attributed it ... Read more...

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Belgian vote on burqa ban in doubt as government risks collapse


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 22 (DPA) A parliamentary vote that would have turned Belgium into the first European country to ban the wearing of the burqa and other types of Islamic veil risked being ... Read more...

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China’s elections won’t be Western-style, says lawmaker


March 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.20 (ANI): China has said that it will adhere to its own mode of development instead of adopting Western-style elections."Different countries have different election rules and a socialist China won't follow ... Read more...

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Republicans acutely hostile to Obama, says poll


February 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 4 (ANI): A poll of 2,000 Republicans - sponsored by the liberal website but conducted by independent pollster Research2000 - paints a picture of a Republican base that's angry, ... Read more...

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Amar Singh should quit Rajya Sabha too, says Mohan Singh


January 27th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Hours after taking charge as the Samajwadi Party's new general secretary and spokesperson, Mohan Singh Wednesday demanded that Amar Singh should resign from the Rajya Sabha too. "Rajya ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie hates Barack Obama


November 26th, 2009 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie is a very strong opponent of US President of Barack Obama. She doesn’t like his policies and detests him.“She hates him. She’s into ... Read more...

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Jolie ‘hates socialist Obama’


November 25th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): Angelina Jolie hates US President Barack Obama because she thinks he is a 'socialist in disguise', according to reports.The 34-year-old actress, who is also a Goodwill Ambassador ... Read more...

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Two feuding Paris mayors declare street one-way in opposite directions


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Two Paris mayors, belonging to neighbouring suburbs, are said to have taken their feud to the streets by declaring the same road one-way, but in opposite directions.Patrick Balkany, ... Read more...

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Fernandes promises to remove injustices as Rajya Sabha member


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Former Defence Minister and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convener George Fernandes has said that as long as he is alive, he will continue to work for the removal ... Read more...

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