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Suu Kyi’s party scripts landslide win


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 2 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party has won 40 of the 45 parliamentary seats so far in the recently held ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi campaigns for Myanmar by-elections


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangion, Feb 11 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), Saturday started the parliamentary by-election campaign in her constituency.Suu Kyi is to contest ... Read more...

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CBI exempt from RTI for ’security’ reasons


August 4th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has exempted from the Right To Information (RTI) Act "in the interest of the security of the state", parliament ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political powers


May 30th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, an official said here Monday.But he clarified ... Read more...

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Marriage is only for a man and a woman: Julia Gillard


March 4th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reiterated her rejection of gay marriages.Her comments have come amid division within Labor party's powerful Right faction, with Australian Workers ... Read more...

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Mums working with Victoria Government to get paid breastfeeding breaks


August 5th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.5 (ANI): The Victorian Government has decided to introduce a new breastfeeding policy at the workplace, allowing government workers paid breastfeeding breaks and a raft of policies to make the task ... Read more...

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Oz politician ’sick of being sexualised’ by female NSW Premier


May 20th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): Australian politician and member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly Adrian Piccoli is enraged over New South Wales Premier Kristina Keneally's remarks about his hair and suits.The ... Read more...

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China says export recovery to take up to three years


March 6th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (DPA) China expects the slow recovery of its exports from the global financial crisis to take up to three more years, Commerce Minister Chen Deming said Saturday. "Our exports ... Read more...

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Queensland parliament to serve Indian menu


February 24th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia's Queensland parliament will serve an Indian menu, including tandoori chicken, Wednesday as part of the Vindaloo Against Violence initiative to show solidarity with the Indian community. Vindaloo Against ... Read more...

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Report says students being recruited in Victoria’s Asian-dominated prostitution racket


January 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.21 (ANI): A confidential study of Victoria's sex industry has revealed that students are being recruited into the Australian state's Asian-dominated legal and illegal brothels by college staff, immigration agents and ... Read more...

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Ex-parliament barmaid claims steamy sex sessions with South Australian Premier in office


November 21st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Nov. 21 (ANI): The Premier of South Australia, Mike Rann, has been dragged into a sex scandal after a former parliament barmaid revealed that her clandestine affair with Rann had involved ... Read more...

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Next Narnia flick to be shot in Australia


June 17th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): 'Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader'-one of the biggest budget films ever-will be shot in Queensland, Australia.The multi-million dollar flick will be filmed on the Gold ... Read more...

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Nude cyclists take to Melbournes streets on World’’s Naked Bike Ride


March 16th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 16 (ANI): A group of nearly 50 nude bicycle riders trailed Melbournes streets to participate in the yearly World''s Naked Bike Ride.Organiser Heidi Hill revealed that the cyclists completed ... Read more...

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Oz Conservative MP proposes topless beach ban to protect Muslims, Asians


December 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 30 (ANI): Australias Conservative MP Fred Nile wants topless bathing banned in New South Wales (NSW) in order to shield Sydney''s Muslim and Asian communities.The Reverend Nile claimed that ... Read more...

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Parliament, not the Supreme Court is supreme in Pakistan


December 6th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.6 (ANI): The battle between the Parliament and the Supreme Court in Pakistan seems to be heading for yet another confrontation. Even though Pakistan boasts that it has an established ... Read more...

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Shocking rates of sexual abuse in south Australias tribal lands


May 6th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 6 (ANI): Young children are suffering widespread and traumatic sexual abuse in Australia's oldest self-governing Aboriginal tribal lands, according to an inquiry.However, fear of retribution is preventing prosecutions and ... Read more...

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Wanted in Australia, ‘Dr Death’ arrested in US


March 12th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 12 (IANS) India-born surgeon Jayant M. Patel, whom Australia wants extradited from the US to face charges of manslaughter and negligence, has been arrested from his home in Portland, ... Read more...

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Australians glad Indian trained surgeon linked to patients deaths arrested


March 12th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sydney, March 12 (DPA) The aggrieved patients of an Indian-trained surgeon, linked to death of several patients in the two years he worked at an Australian hospital, were Wednesday given credit for ... Read more...

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Kosovo officially declares independence from Serbia


February 17th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Pristina (Kosovo), Feb 17 (Xinhua) Kosovo officially declared independence from Serbia Sunday. Kosovo's parliament voted to adopt a declaration of independence at an extraordinary session on the province's independence from Serbia."Kosovo is ... Read more...

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‘Dr Death to fight against his extradition to Australia’


November 14th, 2007 - 8:19 am ICT by admin
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