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US loses AAA credit rating, terms it ‘a facts-be-damned decision’ (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Sending shock waves through America, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded its top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its prized ... Read more...

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For first time, US loses AAA credit rating


August 6th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) For the first time in history, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded America's top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its ... Read more...

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Scripted for success: Mamata’s life on stage


May 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) A defiance born from the rough and tumble of the streets, a long struggle against an entrenched power system, a stunning blow to the world's ... Read more...

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Gurkhas get axe as Britain reduces troops (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Nepalese Gurkha soldiers serving in the British Army and fighting for equal pay, perks and pension received yet another stunning blow Monday as the ... Read more...

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Gurkhas axed as Britain reduces troops


April 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Gurkha soldiers from Nepal serving in the British Army and fighting for equal pay, perks and pension received yet another stunning blow Monday as ... Read more...

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John Boehner Gets Congratulatory Call From President Barack Obama


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Boehner the GOP Rep of Ohio is a happy man these days. He is going to be the Speaker of the House in near future ... Read more...

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Kasab held guilty for 26/11, two Indians freed (Third Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab was Monday declared guilty on 86 counts, including murder and waging war on India, in the horrific November 2008 Mumbai attack case, ... Read more...

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Are the Communists fast losing appeal in India? (Comment)


November 14th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli While Mayawati has received a shot in the arm from her successes in the recent by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, the dismal run of setbacks for the Communist parties continues ... Read more...

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In once hostile India, Sonia Gandhi reigns supreme (News Analysis)


June 8th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Just over a decade after she entered Indian politics amid charges that she was a foreigner, Congress president Sonia Gandhi is today arguably ... Read more...

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Nepal’s first presidential poll ends in fiasco, repoll awaited (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) The political uncertainty in Nepal deepened Saturday after the Himalayan republic's first presidential election, held to elect the successor to dethroned king Gyanendra as head ... Read more...

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Widows fight for justice in Nepal’s historic polls


April 1st, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Five years ago, Jaypuri Ghartimagar received a stunning blow when her husband Vivek was killed in a battle between the Maoist guerrilla army and the Nepal ... Read more...

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