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On May Day, trade unions at crossroads (Comment)


May 1st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Even as trade unions the world over are celebrating May Day with rallies, holidays and discussions, questions are being asked about the role of labour outfits in the changed liberal ... Read more...

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WHO praises Cuba’s health care system


March 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 28 (IANS) Cuba's health care system has a lot to teach the world, the deputy head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said.Anarfi Asamoa-Baah said he was impressed ... Read more...

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Petition in Pak SC seeks trial of MQM chief for high treason


August 31st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court seeking the trial of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on charges of high treason under Article ... Read more...

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African women slaves wore ‘khangas’ brought from India


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) A wraparound known as 'khanga' or 'leso' in Kenya was imported from India in the 19th century to drape women slaves in East Africa before they were transported ... Read more...

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American Scientist Proclaims That The Liberator Simon Bolivar Could Have Expired Due To Poison


May 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An American scientist is endorsing a conjecture that has been broadly discarded as a personal fixation of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez. The conjecture is ... Read more...

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Chavez asks Venezuelans to stop singing in the shower


November 29th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has asked people to stop singing in shower to avoid frequent power cuts and water shortages.But ten years after Chavez launched his socialist ... Read more...

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Chavez says Latin America faces US threat


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 23 (EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said the conciliatory discourse of his US counterpart, Barack Obama, has been just "a big story" and that an "imperial counterattack" is ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez’s three-minute shower formula to conserve water


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): In a bid to cope up with the water shortage in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez has advised his fellow countrymen to limit their daily baths to three minutes, saying ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Chávez seizes golf clubs in drive to defeat the ‘bourgeoisie’


October 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Caracas (Venezuela), Oct.18 (ANI): Wealthy Venezuelans have often luxuriated in the vistas of the Caribbean from the terrace of the Caraballeda Golf Club, relaxing with a whisky before teeing off amid tropical ... Read more...

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Relevance of Bhagat Singh in modern India


March 27th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by admin
By Shobha ShuklaThe Kalam Vichar Manch ( thinkers’ association) recently organized a thought provoking seminar to commemorate the death anniversary of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh, who was ‘hanged to death’ on ... Read more...

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Venezuelas Chavez urges Obama to turn socialist


March 8th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Caracas (Venezuela), Mar.8 (ANI): President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has urged US President Barack Obama to turn to socialism because capitalism in America has "failed." "I recommend to Obama -- they''re ... Read more...

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Chavez invites Obama to follow road to socialism


March 7th, 2009 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 7 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has called upon US President Barack Obama to follow the path to socialism, which he termed as the "only" way out of the global ... Read more...

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Venezuela holds referendum on president term limits


February 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) Venezuelans are voting Sunday in a referendum that would allow President Hugo Chavez to stay in power for as long as he keeps winning elections.Chavez, a former ... Read more...

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DiCaprio could play Lenin in new Russian black comedy


August 4th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, Aug 4 (RIA Novosti) Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio could take on the role of Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in a new black comedy, a Russian screenwriter has said. "As ... Read more...

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Chavez hails Raul Castro


February 25th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Prensa Latina Caracas, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has hailed the election of Raul Castro as president of Cuba and described him as one of the authors of the Cuban ... Read more...

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