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Dalmiya has a challenger in Samar Pal for top CAB post


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya will be up against former association joint-secretary Samar Pal for the president's post in the Cricket Association of Bengal during its ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition elects new leader


June 10th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's main opposition group, the Syrian National Council (SNC), has elected Kurdish activist Abdel Basset Sieda as its new leader.According to Al Jazeera, the 56-year-old ... Read more...

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Hadi elected as Yemen’s new president


February 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Sana`a, Feb 24 (IANS) Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was elected as Yemen's new president with 6.6 million people voting in his favour, said the country's Supreme Committee for Elections and Referendum ... Read more...

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Margaret Chan is sole candidate for WHO chief


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 22 (IANS) Margaret Chan, the incumbent chief of the World Health Organization (WHO), has become the only candidate proposed by members to compete for next term of the ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly elects new president


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, permanent representative of Qatar to the UN, has been elected president of the 66th session of the UN General Assembly due to ... Read more...

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India wins rotating UN seat, treads cautiously on Pakistan, Iran (Roundup)


October 13th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Winning a rotating non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council after a gap of 19 years, India Tuesday said it will be a responsible global player ... Read more...

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India elected non-permanent member of UNSC


October 13th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 12 (ANI): India was elected a non-permanent member at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) here on Tuesday after a long wait of 19 years. The country registered a ... Read more...

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Non-permanent UNSC seat a step forward: Krishna (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday attributed the country's winning a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the "overwhelming support" it enjoyed in the global ... Read more...

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Overwhelming support got India UN seat: Krishna


October 12th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday attributed the country's winning a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the "overwhelming support" it enjoyed in the global ... Read more...

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India wins non-permanant Security Council seat (Lead, changing dateline)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) India will take a seat on the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member after a gap of nearly two decades, winning the Asian seat Tuesday with ... Read more...

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India elected to non-permanent UN seat for 2011-12


October 12th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) In a diplomatic triumph, India was Tuesday elected to a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council after a gap of nearly two decades.With Kazakhstan withdrawing ... Read more...

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Srinivasan set to be BCCI president-elect


September 28th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sept 28 (IANS) The ouster of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi from his post of the Indian cricket board's vice president and the unanimous elevation of current secretary ... Read more...

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Khatami quits Iranian presidential race


March 17th, 2009 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 17 (DPA) Iranian former president Mohammad Khatami quit the presidential race Monday night to support former prime minister Mir-Hossein Moussavi in the June 12 election.The two candidates had similar platforms, ... Read more...

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Proposed UN ban on Zimbabwe a dangerous precedent: Russia


July 12th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti United Nations, July 12 (RIA Novosti) Russia Saturday said the draft proposal by the UN Security Council for sanctions against Zimbabwe is an illegal intrusion in the internal affairs of a ... Read more...

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Kenyan premier calls for African Union troops in Zimbabwe


June 29th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, June 29 (DPA) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has called on the African Union to deploy troops in Zimbabwe to take control from President Robert Mugabe, reports said Sunday. "Mugabe is ... Read more...

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Bush threatens sanctions against Mugabe


June 29th, 2008 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 28 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Saturday criticized the presidential election run-off in Zimbabwe, calling for sanctions and a weapons embargo against the government led by President Robert Mugabe. ... Read more...

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