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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Google CEO’s absence causes concern


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Google CEO Larry Page was again absent from a company meeting that raised concerns about his health and how it will affect the internet giant, a ... Read more...

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Muslims in India are being misled: Salman Rushdie (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Acclaimed writer Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses" as also bestsellers like "Midnight's Children" and "Shame", Saturday denounced "disgraceful vote bank ... Read more...

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How becoming the President of America is the gateway to a fortune


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A survey by Wall Street has revealed that becoming the American President means joining an exclusive club - of the rich.Of the 43 holders of the office, ... Read more...

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Clinton and I are buddies, says George W. Bush


November 15th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): It seems that despite political differences, Former US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush share a good relationship.In an interview with George W. Bush and his brother, ... Read more...

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Brown aiming to pocket 64,000 pounds per public speaking engagement


August 19th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is reportedly aiming to secure bookings worth 64,000 pounds for speaking engagements in the Middle East and Asia.Anyone wishing to hire ... Read more...

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Duchess of York - Sarah Ferguson is in debt and almost broke


August 8th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Duchess of York – Sarah Ferguson is reportedly in debt and that too, to the tune of $3 million. This news was confirmed by her spokesman ... Read more...

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Larry King not retiring


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) US talk show icon Larry King is not retiring, it's only his show that is coming to an end, says his representative. King announced earlier this week that he ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton offers himself as lottery prize


May 13th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London/Washington, May 13 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton has offered himself as a lottery prize to help pay off campaign debts of his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Bill has sent ... Read more...

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Tony Blair offered $381,000 to appear on reality show


May 4th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair has been offered 250,000 pounds ($381,000) to sign up for the next series of "Dancing With The Stars", the US version of ... Read more...

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Brown asked to investigate legitimacy of Blair’s companies


November 15th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been asked to investigate the legitimacy of his predecessor Tony Blair's multi-million pound companies and partnerships, which he set up after ... Read more...

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George Bush to become motivational speaker


October 24th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Former U.S. President George W. Bush is embarking on a new career as a motivational speaker.On Monday, Bush - whose policies inspired millions of Americans to vote Democrat ... Read more...

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Anti-war British MP slaps libel notice on Canadian minister


May 2nd, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 2 (IANS) An anti-war British MP, who was denied entry into Canada in March for his alleged support to terrorists and links to the Palestinian Hamas movement, has launched a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rice returns to harsh spotlight over approving CIA torture techniques


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.23 (ANI): Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been out of the spotlight, earning up to 150,000 dollars for speaking engagements and lunching with celebrities like American Idol judge ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta pulls out of US Surgeon General race


March 6th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): President Barack Obamas most favoured pick for Surgeon General, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, has withdrawn from being considered for the post.Dr. Gupta, CNNs chief medical correspondent and a ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton earned six million dollars as speaking fees in 2008


January 28th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.28 (ANI): Former President Bill Clinton pocketed a whopping six million dollars in speaking fees last year, according to financial documents filed by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. The ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton made a whopping $6 million in speaking fees


January 28th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton earned a whopping $6 million in speaking fees last year, almost all of it from foreign engagements, including one before the Confederation of ... Read more...

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Out of favor Democrat Edwards hikes speaking engagement fees


August 30th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Aug.30 (ANI): Former presidential candidate John Edwards has reportedly not shied away from public speaking engagements, and according to his agent, his fee has gone up. Edwards is due to speak ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson offers emotional counselling to Gazza


April 15th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Mike Tyson, the heavyweight boxing champion who was once known as the Baddest Man on the Planet, has offered troubled former England footballer Paul Gascoigne emotional counselling The former ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian American friend contributed to Clintons’ $109 mn income


April 5th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 5 (IANS) Bill and Hillary Clinton earned a combined $109 million between 2000 and 2007, including a $400,000 fee for the former president from a firm owned by ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari arrives in Turkmenistan


April 4th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Ashkabat (Turkmenistan), April 4 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Friday arrived here as part of his weeklong visit to the Central Asian republics of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. Ansari was received by ... Read more...

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Vice president Ansari leaves for Central Asia


April 4th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari embarked on a weeklong official visit to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan Friday to reaffirm India's long-standing ties with the two oil-rich Central Asian ... Read more...

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Ansari visiting Central Asia to build ties


April 2nd, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari embarks Friday on a weeklong official visit to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan to strengthen India's long-standing ties with the two oil-rich Central Asian ... Read more...

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Two jobs enrich Blair by 2.5-m pounds a year


January 29th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan.29 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has taken up a second big job with a leading financial player, boosting his annual income to 2.5 million pounds. This, however, does ... Read more...

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