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Australia rallies for vote for Super Trawler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Sydney the hopes of stopping a super trawler from fishing in Australia’s water were turned down as those in favor of the fishing expressed their disregard ... Read more...

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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico Statehood vote could turn into an election day wildcard


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hawaii, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hawaii was the last state to join the union in 1959. This day is marked as its anniversary to make it into being a state. Puerto Rico ... Read more...

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Puerto Ricans reject constitutional changes


August 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Ricans surprised pollsters and political observers by voting against amending their constitution to limit the right of bail in certain homicide cases and also ... Read more...

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No electricity, no vote: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) In a piece of good news for the millions of power-starved in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday announced that he will not ask for votes ... Read more...

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Presidential election: Break-up of votes polled


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The break-up of the votes cast in the July 19 presidential polls in which ruling UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee emerged the winner.Among MPs' votes, ... Read more...

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‘President’s post for Pranab reward for hard work’


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Congress party has rewarded Pranab Mukherjee with the president's post because of his attitude and commitment towards the responsibilities he has beengiven, former finance ... Read more...

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Sangma gets fewer votes in Meghalaya; none in Nagaland, Kerala


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate Purno Sangma got fewer votes than UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in his home state of Meghalaya and scored a duck in ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia to visit Pranab residence to congratulate him


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IAN) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are to visit the house of president-elect Pranab Mukherjee to congratulate him on his victory.Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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‘Relaxed’ Pranab awaiting presidential results


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee had a breakfast of milk and fruits for breakfast and was relaxed and "eagerly awaiting the outcome" of the ... Read more...

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US House passes Pentagon budget


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US House of Representatives Thursday passed next year's massive $607-billion defence bill.The Republican-controlled House approved the measure in a 326-90 vote, after two days ... Read more...

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Mulayam tears ballot, Sangma team demands cancellation of vote (lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yaday, who had pledged support to ruling UPA's presidential hopeful Pranab Mukherjee, Thursday almost voted for opposition candidate ... Read more...

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Nitish, Modi don’t vote


July 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi did not vote in the presidential election Thursday -- as they are not members ... Read more...

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100 percent voting for presidential poll in Goa


July 19th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Voting for the election of president of India concluded in Goa with the entire electoral college casting their votes Thursday.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmakers said ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir legislators vote for new president


July 19th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir legislators began gathering at the assembly complex here much before voting began Thursday to elect India's 13th president.The Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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PM, Pranab and Sonia vote in presidential election


July 19th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday voted to elect India's new ... Read more...

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No grudge against Mamata, says Sangma


July 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Wednesday said he holds no grudge against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for supporting Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Sangma dodges questions on daughter’s vote in presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday dodged questions on whom his daughter and central minister Agatha Sangma would vote for in the July 19 election."The ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential poll results to be announced Sunday


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The official results of Egypt's presidential election will be announced Sunday at 5 p.m. (1300 GMT), state TV reported Saturday.The results of the June 16-17 ... Read more...

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New Democracy party leads in Greek polls


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Athens, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The conservative New Democracy party is leading at the pivotal parliamentary elections in Greece, the interior ministry said Sunday.Greece's two largest pro-bailout parties, New Democracy ... Read more...

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Mcconaughey voted Hollywood’s sexiest dad


June 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Actor Matthew Mcconaughey has been named Hollywood's sexiest dad in a new poll.The actor, father to son Levi Alves McConaughey and daughter Vida Alves McConaughey, ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Britain to act tough with migrant criminals


June 11th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) British government wants its courts to act firmly with migrants, as the country's Home Secretary Theresa May has warned soft judges that she can force them ... Read more...

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Support Pranab as president, Congress urges Mamata


June 10th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The Congress Sunday appealed to Trinamool Congress - its ally both at in the central and West Bengal government - to support its veteran ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests


June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

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Shahi Imam lashes out at Uttar Pradesh government


June 4th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, has come down heavily on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for its "inability ... Read more...

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Iran hopes new French president will reconsider past policies


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 7 (IANS) Iran Monday expressed the hope that French president-elect Francois Hollande would "revise the wrong policies of his country in the past".The failure of Nicolas Sarkozy in ... Read more...

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Clinton feels it’s time to get off ‘high wire’


May 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) After decades of being in politics, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that it might finally be time to "get off the high ... Read more...

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Hollande vows to bring change


May 7th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 7 (IANS) French president-elect Francois Hollande said Sunday night he felt proud for bringing hope to France and that change will start from now.In an address to his ... Read more...

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Hollande wrests French presidency from Sarkozy


May 7th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 6 (IANS) Socialist Party challenger François Hollande Sunday wrested power from incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy to become the first Socialist president of France since 1988.Hollande has beaten Sarkozy in ... Read more...

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Egyptian army to hand over power May 24


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's military is ready to hand over power to a new president after the first round of the vote May 24, Egyptian Armed Forces Chief ... Read more...

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