unexpected gift

Gates says Goodbye to Pentagon

July 1st, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Retiring US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Thursday wrapped up his four-and-a-half years in the Pentagon, with an unexpected gift from President Barack Obama, Xinhua reported.During ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ousted king gets unexpected birthday gift

July 7th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) On his 63rd birthday Wednesday, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah received an unexpected gift from the political parties who failed to form a new ... Read more...

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Accept appeal against detention, Suu Kyi tells court

December 21st, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Dec 20 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's legal team Monday asked the Supreme Court to accept her appeal against an 18-month sentence of house detention that would make ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi appeals against 18-month sentence

November 13th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Nov 13 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi filed an appeal Friday with the country's highest court against her 18-month house arrest sentence. Her detention in her Yangon family home ... Read more...

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Westerner consumers more receptive to unexpected gifts than East Asian ones

July 21st, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new piece of research has found Westerner consumers to be more receptive to unexpected promotional gifts than their East Asian counterparts.Published in the Journal of Consumer Research, ... Read more...

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