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Low income fosters corruption


January 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Corruption is higher among countries with lower incomes, says an analysis comparing shifting levels of graft in 59 countries over nearly 30 years.The study by Ron ... Read more...

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Voting machines will soon give paper receipt: Official


January 20th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Electronic voting machines (EVMs) may soon provide a paper proof of the ballot cast in view of past complaints of tampering of the machines, defence public ... Read more...

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GIMA voting process starts


August 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA), which honours artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in Indian music, has started the voting process Tuesday to ... Read more...

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After Pakistan, ‘Coke Studio’ to rock India


May 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) After wooing music lovers in Pakistan, "Coke Studio", a popular musical concept, now comes to India and it will bring together 45 musicians from different ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea on irregularities in electoral rolls


February 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday disposed as "infructuous" a public suit alleging irregularities in the voters list for the local bodies elections and challenging the e-voting system introduced ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Manoj Tiwari’s Surprise Eviction


December 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Since it was a Ashmit Patel vs Manoj Tiwari competition, there was quite a rumor that it would be Ashmit Patel who would leave since Manoj Tiwari is quite a popular star ... Read more...

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Who Won DWTS? And Who Got The Max Publicity?


November 25th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who missed out on the finale of the most talked about season of 'Dancing With The Stars', the web has been the only ... Read more...

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Is Palin cheating to get votes for daughter in ‘Dancing with the Stars’?


November 18th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (ANI): For the seventh consecutive time, Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol has been voted by viewers into the finals, raising doubts that 'tea party' activists are scheming to ... Read more...

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The Hopes And Disappointments In The Top 3 of DWTS


November 17th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bristol Palin, Kyle Massey and Jennifer Grey will be competing for the top honors on season 11 of 'Dancing With The Stars'. The fans of the ... Read more...

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Welham’s girl to represent Nepal in China pageant


October 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) In 1957, when Ms H.S. Oliphant, a retired English headmistress, decided to buy the estate of a former nawab in northern India and start a ... Read more...

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Labour benefited from electoral fraud ‘in Asian community’ in general elections: Baroness Warsi


October 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1(ANI): Baroness Warsi, Britain's first female Muslim cabinet minister, has claimed that the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority at the general election because Labour stole three seats from ... Read more...

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Notices to Gujarat government, poll panel on voters’ list ‘irregularities’


August 13th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday issued notices to the state election commission and the state government on a public interest lawsuit alleging serious irregularities in the electoral rolls ... Read more...

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Poll panel, Gujarat government get notice on e-voting


July 7th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 7 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday issued notices to the Election Commission and the state government following a public interest litigation (PIL) that challenged the proposed process of e-voting, ... Read more...

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Britain unveils plans for electoral change


July 5th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (DPA) A much-heralded referendum on changing Britain's first-past-the-post voting system will be held next May, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced Monday. Voting reform, a key Liberal condition for joining ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey embroiled in vote-rigging scandal


June 27th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 27 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey, known for reporting others' scandals, is now embroiled in a vote-rigging scandal in her search for the next great TV star.The talk-show queen'swebsite is accused ... Read more...

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Cameron reveals official duties of deputy Clegg


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 3 (IANS) The Times calls him the "Prime Minister's Office Wife", but Nick Clegg took no offence as Prime Minister David Cameron outlined his deputy's duties for ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth Delivers Her Austerity Speech In The House Of Lords


May 26th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, May 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The House Of The Lords on Tuesday witnessed the message of austerity being delivered by Queen Elizabeth II. In her austerity speech she underlined the ... Read more...

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British coalition government vows to ’shake up political system’


May 25th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (DPA) Britain's Conservative-Liberal coalition government Tuesday vowed to "shake up the political system" with an ambitious reform agenda while at the same time making the reduction of the ... Read more...

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Britan’s new PM promises ‘power revolution’


May 19th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (DPA) Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg pledged Wednesday that the new Conservative-Liberal government would roll back the boundaries of the state in what he called a "power ... Read more...

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Treachery, cry Tories after Clegg and Brown talk


May 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Conservatives have savaged Liberal Democrats after the latter sought a deal with Labour leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, with a senior Tory leader saying: "These people ... Read more...

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Britain’s youngest voter explains why he broke the law


May 10th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A teen, who voted in the UK General Election 2010 despite being underage by four years, has opened up about his experience.According to Alfie McKenzie, 14, from ... Read more...

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‘British voting system a recipe for corruption’


May 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) The British voting system is "a recipe for corruption", election monitors from developing countries have said after thousands of people complained of not being allowed to vote. International election ... Read more...

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Technical snag trips parliament voting system


April 27th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A technical snag developed in the automatic vote recording system in the Lok Sabha Tuesday as Speaker Meira Kumar asked MPs to cast their votes on ... Read more...

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Luke Bryan accepts award for the best new artist at the Academy of Country Music Awards


April 20th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Luke Bryan was awarded the ‘Best New Artist’ at the 45th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. He also performed at the award ceremony with ... Read more...

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Lib Dems lead UK poll race


April 19th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): The Liberal Democrat party in Britain has taken a shock lead in the three-way race to win this year's General Election, but a YouGov opinion poll has warned ... Read more...

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British MP calls for cancellation of Queen’s speech for democracy’s sake


November 16th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has called for the cancellation of the Queen's speech that would mark the beginning of the new parliamentary session, by saying that her ... Read more...

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Headington Shark A Running Candidate For “Icons Of England” List


October 12th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Headington Shark has forever generated a lot of interest surrounding itself. Therefore, when it was promoted to the status of a national icon, the curiosity ... Read more...

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Youngster from Assam is a finalist in international music talent show


June 16th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 16 (ANI): A youngster from Assam, Joshua Queah, has made it to the finals of Sutasi, a contemporary Asian music TV talent show hosted in Singapore."I have been selected as ... Read more...

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Armed forces chiefs get ready to vote


April 24th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India's armed forces chiefs have got themselves registered with the Election Commission and are raring to vote in these general elections. "I will be voting in the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court dismisses plea to make voting compulsory


April 17th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a lawsuit that wanted to make voting by all eligible voters compulsory in elections for various legislative bodies. A bench of Chief Justice ... Read more...

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India’s million-strong military prepares to vote


April 9th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's apolitical military is proactively preparing to vote in parliamentary elections only a week away.Thanks to steps the military establishment has taken, more than one ... Read more...

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Fiji Indian politician targeted as election is stalled


March 16th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Mar.16 (ANI): A pro-democracy Fiji Indian politician Attar Singh had rocks thrown at his house and cars at the weekend. According to a New Zealand Press Association report, politically ... Read more...

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Fiji gets passport to poverty: New Zealand PM


March 9th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 9 (DPA) Fiji military strongman Commodore Frank Bainimarama is delivering his country "a passport to poverty" with his refusal to hold democratic elections, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said ... Read more...

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Fiji strongman challenges Commonwealth to suspend membership


March 5th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 5 (DPA) Fiji's military strongman, Commodore Frank Bainimarama, defied Thursday an ultimatum from the British Commonwealth to hold elections this year and challenged the 53-member organisation to suspend his country's ... Read more...

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Fiji’s interim PM calls for sacrifice as isolation looms


February 5th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 5 (Xinhua) As pressure mounts on his administration to return the country to democracy or face isolation, Fiji's interim Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has called on people to sacrifice ... Read more...

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