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TDP legislators protest at Reddy’s office


August 28th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the legislators of main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh continued their protest in the chief minister's office late Monday ... Read more...

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Stormy start to parliament, 8 Congress MPs suspended (Roundup)


April 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Congress Tuesday moved to get eight of its MPs suspended from the Lok Sabha for repeatedly disrupting the house ... Read more...

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Congress moves to suspend eight MPs from Lok Sabha (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Lok Sabha Tuesday suspended eight Congress MPs from the Telangana region after the party itself moved a motion against ... Read more...

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Government reiterates order on Army chief’s age issue, to settle case in court (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The defence ministry said Sunday it would prefer to settle the issue of army chief General V.K. Singh's age in the Supreme Court rather than ... Read more...

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Government to settle army chief age issue in court, not administratively


January 29th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Scotching rumours that it asked the Indian Army's Adjutant General to correct records of General V.K. Singh's year of birth to 1950 ahead of the ... Read more...

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Huge turnout at drive to promote voting in Uttar Pradesh


January 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday went on an unprecedented drive across poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to inculcate the spirit of voting among the state's 12 crore electors.While a ... Read more...

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New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

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Compensation for Muslim youths tortured in blast case


January 6th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Andhra Pradesh government Friday paid compensation to Muslim youths wrongly arrested and tortured by police in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast ... Read more...

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Police give out 10,000 sweets to drunk students


December 5th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Britain have figured out a way to keep rowdy students quiet. In an unprecedented move, the police have bought about 10,000 sweets and intend ... Read more...

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MNS exam plan makes civic candidates jittery


November 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Cynicism marks Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's decision to make all aspirants for the upcoming Mumbai civic elections sit for an examination here ... Read more...

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Liberals cheer new US immigration rules, critics cry ‘amnesty’


August 20th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The Obama administration's plan to focus its deportation efforts on illegal immigrants with criminal records or those who pose a threat to national security has been ... Read more...

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Nepal’s biggest scam pits police against politicians


June 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 13 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Nepal's top police officials, disgraced in a UN security equipment sale scandal, are lobbying for action against politicians, deepening the wedge between ... Read more...

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Jaguar to launch limited edition supercar


May 6th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The iconic Jaguar will soon launch C-X75, a hybrid supercar, priced in the range of British 700,000 pounds plus local taxes, an official said here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Barca ace Messi’s double ensures Fergie’s worst Champions League nightmare


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Coach Sir Alex Ferguson worst nightmare came true last night as Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's double against Real Madrid virtually sealed a showdown with Manchester United at ... Read more...

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Only four Uttar Pradesh IAS officers declare assets


April 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Nearly 500 officers belonging to the Uttar Pradesh cadre of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) appeared to be in a fix Tuesday over declaration of their ... Read more...

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Texas Power Outage Haunts Residents


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas imposed a rare statewide blackout on Wednesday owing to frigid weather conditions shutting down a number of power generators on the state. The same action ... Read more...

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Army, IAF chiefs to appear before PAC Wednesday


January 11th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the chiefs of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the vice chief of the Indian Navy will appear before ... Read more...

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Jharkhand government skips winter session


December 18th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Arjun Munda government in Jharkhand has skipped the winter session of the assembly attracting criticism not only from the opposition but also ... Read more...

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No constitutional breakdown in Delhi, asserts Dikshit


November 26th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday objected to Leader of Opposition V.K. Malhotra's comment that constitutional break-down is haunting the national capital, saying the statement was ... Read more...

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Major Retail Stores To Remain Open On Thanksgiving This Year


November 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even a few years back the Black Friday was considered to be the official beginning of the year end shopping season in the USA. Thanksgiving on ... Read more...

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Kashmir schools to remain open during winter months


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) In an unprecedented move to save the academic careers of thousands of students in the valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to cancel winter vacations for ... Read more...

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California Voters Renounce Proposition 19 To Legalize Pot


November 4th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey San Francisco, Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The initiative of the supporters of Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana in the state of California received a major setback on Tuesday when it ... Read more...

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2014 Super Bowl Will Take Place In New Jersey


May 26th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an unprecedented move the NFL has decided to hold the Super Bowl tournament of 2014 in New Jersey/ New York. The New ... Read more...

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Euro leaders call for permanent rescue system


May 8th, 2010 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 8 (DPA) Eurozone leaders called for the instant creation of a permanent rescue system for members who fall into the kind of financial turmoil currently afflicting Greece, on a night ... Read more...

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US may divulge nuclear stockpile size at NPT Conference


May 1st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, the Obama administration is considering disclosure of the size of the US nuclear stockpile.Probably hoping to lead by example, the decision comes against the ... Read more...

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Ryanair Slaps Toilet Fee On Fliers To Boost Revenue


April 10th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Low cost airline Ryanair has made it clear that it will go ahead with its plan of imposing toilet fees on its passengers in the near ... Read more...

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Alluring Aussie Banana Underwear Creates Huge Interest


March 13th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriAustralia, Mar 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are various types of underwear available in the market nowadays and it is a trend among companies to sell eco-friendly dresses. However, in an ... Read more...

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New Zealand Police erects billboard to get breakthrough in Indian cabbie’s murder


February 10th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb. 9 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, New Zealand Police, investigating the killing of Indian-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini, has put up a bill board in downtown Auckland appealing people for ... Read more...

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Afghan parliament rejects over half of cabinet nominees (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 16 (DPA) Afghanistan's parliament rejected more than half of President Hamid Karzai's cabinet nominees Saturday, after 70 per cent of his choices had been denied in a previous round. The lawmakers ... Read more...

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Afghan parliament votes on new cabinet nominees


January 16th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 16 (DPA) Afghanistan's parliament began voting Saturday on cabinet nominees of Hamid Karzai after most of his choices were rejected in a first round. In an unprecedented move, the lower house ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president released from hospital after surgery


January 10th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Jan 10 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo was released from a hospital in this capital after a prostate operation, officials said. Lugo, 58, was taken Saturday from a private hospital in ... Read more...

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Facebook Founder Informs The Users Of Upcoming Security Policy Changes


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.02 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and founder of popular social networking service facebook has made an unprecedented move by reaching out to 350 million people who ... Read more...

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Shocking: Balika Vadhu’s Gehna leaves home


November 28th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sphere Origin's famous show Balika Vadhu has new twist and turns in the upcoming episode to keep its viewers hooked onto their Television sets. In an unprecedented move Gehna (Neha Marda) ... Read more...

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After meeting ex-RSS chief, Shia cleric approves ‘Vande Mataram’


November 9th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) A leading Shia cleric has taken on India's largest Islamic seminary and said that there was "nothing wrong" if a Muslim sings the national anthem 'Vande Mataram'. "I see ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hands over two top ULFA rebels to India


November 8th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahatai, Nov. 8 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, Bangladesh has deported two top ULFA rebels to through the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura.Border Security Force officials said Sashadhar Choudhury, ULFA's Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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