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We are not a one-man show: AITA


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday refuted claims made by Mahesh Bhupathi that it was a one-man organisation with president Anil Khanna calling all the ... Read more...

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Navy chief to be Myanmar’s new vice president


August 15th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 15 (IANS) Myanmar's parliament Wednesday approved Admiral Nyan Tun, commander-in-chief of the navy, as the new vice president to succeed U Tin Aung Myint Oo, who ... Read more...

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Congress reconstitutes Assam state unit


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday reconstituted its Assam state committee, making Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and central minister Pawan Singh Ghatowar members besides former central ministers B.K. ... Read more...

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Comedian Innocent elected AMMA president for fifth time


June 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Veteran comedian Innocent made a record when he was elected the president of the AMMA Sunday for the fifth time without any opposition.The main agenda in ... Read more...

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Khanna elected AITA president


June 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Anil Khanna was unanimously elected president of the All India Tennis Association at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Saturday while Bharat Oza became ... Read more...

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Sabanayakan elected unopposed as CSJC president


May 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) S. Sabanayakan of The Hindu was Thursday re-elected unopposed as president of the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club for 2012-13 at its annual general meeting here.The list ... Read more...

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Myanmar forms peace group to deal with ethnic insurgents


May 18th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 18 (IANS) A high-level peace group headed by President U Thein Sein has been formed in Myanmar to carry out peace negotiations with ethnic armed groups in the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha ex-speakers may get better retirement benefits (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha, as being provided at present to former presidents, vice presidents ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha ex-speakers may get better retirement benefits


April 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha at par with former presidents, vice presidents and prime ministers. ... Read more...

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Cuba battles corruption


February 21st, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Control, prevention and participation by the community are "essential" in Cuba's battle against corruption and indiscipline in state corporations, the Communist-ruled island's controller general said."The job ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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11 get death for Baghdad attacks


January 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 19 (IANS) Eleven people convicted of carrying out deadly attacks in Baghdad have been sentenced to death, Xinhua reported Thursday.The Presidency Council Thursday approved the punishments issued by ... Read more...

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IPTA resolves to wage war against ‘obscurantist values’


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) has resolved to wage a relentless struggle against "obscurantist forces" which, it said, were hell-bent on destroying India's secular, socio-cultural ... Read more...

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Aslam Sher Khan elected president of Olympian Association


December 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Olympian Association of India has been formed here with hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan elected as president while Randhir Singh, secretary general of ... Read more...

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Why security for those who don’t deserve it, asks apex court


December 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday expressed concern over the taxpayers' money being spent on providing security to people who do not deserve it. "How much are we ... Read more...

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CPI-M student wings sweep Tripura college polls


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) and the Tribal Students Union (TSU), both students' associations of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), have swept the ... Read more...

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Dissident BJD leader’s forum a parallel platform?


October 12th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) There is discomfort in Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the launch of a forum by a prominent party leader, with some saying it is ... Read more...

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Congress appoints office bearers in Chhattisgarh


October 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday reconstituted its team of office bearers in Chhattisgarh, appointing seven vice-presidents, 11 general secretaries and naming party treasurer Motilal Vora and ... Read more...

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Is one in 25 bosses a psychopath?


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) For occupying high positions in any company, many individuals are viewed as highly successful people worth being role models. A study, however, says business leaders are ... Read more...

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US vice president reaches China on official visit


August 18th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing on a six-day official visit to China.Biden is making the visit at the invitation of his Chinese ... Read more...

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Prabhakar elected president of chess federation


June 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) J.C.D. Prabhakar of Chennai and Bharat Singh Chauhan of Delhi were elected unopposed as president and secretary respectively of the All-India Chess Federation at its annual ... Read more...

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IHF seeks changes to sports ministry’s proposal on unification


June 21st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Tuesday submitted its response to the sports ministry's proposal on unification with Hockey India (HI) and sought some changes in ... Read more...

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Meet on AIDS begins at UN


June 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) More than 3,000 people came together at the United Nations for the UN General Assembly high level meeting on AIDS that began here Wednesday, a ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni, Tewari in Congress’ Punjab coordination panel


May 11th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Union ministers Ambika Soni and Ashwani Kumar and party spokesman Manish Tewari have been included in the Congress' Punjab coordination committee, a party release ... Read more...

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Congress appoints office-bearers in Karnataka


April 14th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday reconstituted the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee by appointing 10 vice presidents, 20 general secretaries and 36 secretaries in the team ... Read more...

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Vaidya elected Nepal business body president


April 13th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 13 (ANI): Suraj Vaidya was elected the president of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) at its 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday.According to nepalnews, Vaidya ... Read more...

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Sripathi re-elected president of Squash Rackets Federation


March 12th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) K.S. Sripathi and Srivatsan Subramaniam were unanimously re-elected the president and general secretary, respectively, of Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) here Saturday.Outgoing president B.K.R. Rao ... Read more...

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India’s ex-judge, Grameen supporters rally behind Yunus


February 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has condemned the vilification campaign against Grameen micro credit pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, while a group of prominent world ... Read more...

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Thein Sein named new president of Burma


February 4th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by BNO News
NAYPYIDAW, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- Burma's Parliament on Friday elected Prime Minister Thein Sein as the new President of the Asian country, Mizzima News reported. Former PM Sein will be the first civilian ... Read more...

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Batra elected Asian Hockey Federation vice president


January 18th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra has been elected vice president of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).At the AHF congress held at Kuala Lumpur Sunday, Batra ... Read more...

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Elections for top KSCA posts held in Bangalore


November 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Elections for six top posts of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA), in which former Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble and former speedster Javagal Srinath are in fray ... Read more...

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Business partner of Munda’s wife becomes BJP spokesperson


November 12th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) Deep resentment prevails in Jharkhand's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as Chief Minister Arjun Munda's close associate and his wife's business partner was appointed party spokesperson.Jharkhand BJP president ... Read more...

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Holy See condemns Tariq Aziz death sentence


October 28th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 28 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has condemned the death penalty given to Tariq Aziz, a top former aide to late Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein.Aziz, now a frail 74-year-old who ... Read more...

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Sunil Gavaskar dropped from IPL Governing Council


September 29th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday dropped former captain Sunil Gavaskar from the governing council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but retained ... Read more...

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Haryana Congress leaves state chief choice to Sonia


September 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) Haryana's ruling Congress Sunday authorised party president Sonia Gandhi to appoint the next state unit president. The decision was taken unanimously at a meeting of state-level delegates, including ... Read more...

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