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International Business Times
Hong Kong's independence activists 'stalked' by media loyal to Chinain 1997. Hundreds of people took to the streets on 21 August against barring s
Hong Kong's independence activists 'stalked' by media loyal to China
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
in 1997. Hundreds of people took to the streets on 21 August against barring six candidates from running in the September Legislative Council elections. The six reportedly favoured the city's autonomy and officials have said their stance is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Senior NSW Liberal Don Harwin behind push to shrink City of Sydney: claimThe President of the NSW Legislative Council, Don Harwin, was behind a recent p
Senior NSW Liberal Don Harwin behind push to shrink City of Sydney: claim
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 hours ago
The President of the NSW Legislative Council, Don Harwin, was behind a recent push to shrink the City of Sydney council area for the benefit of the Liberal Party, according to the party's former candidate for mayor. The President of the NSW... Read more
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The Border Mail
Senior NSW Liberal Don Harwin behind push to shrink City of Sydney: claimThe President of the NSW Legislative Council, Don Harwin, was behind a recent p
Senior NSW Liberal Don Harwin behind push to shrink City of Sydney: claim
The Border Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
The President of the NSW Legislative Council, Don Harwin, was behind a recent push to shrink the City of Sydney council area for the benefit of the Liberal Party, according to the party's former candidate for mayor. The President of the NSW... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Port Sudan Sees 25 Percent Transport Tariff Hikethat the increase in transportation tariffs will negatively affect the people i
Port Sudan Sees 25 Percent Transport Tariff Hike
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
that the increase in transportation tariffs will negatively affect the people in Red Sea state. No Confidence Vote The Legislative Council of the Red Sea state carried a Vote of No Confidence in the Minister of Social Affairs, Mohammed Babiker... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Senior NSW Liberal Don Harwin behind push to shrink City of Sydney: claimThe President of the NSW Legislative Council, Don Harwin, was behind a recent p
Senior NSW Liberal Don Harwin behind push to shrink City of Sydney: claim
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
The President of the NSW Legislative Council, Don Harwin, was behind a recent push to shrink the City of Sydney council area for the benefit of the Liberal Party, according to the party's former candidate for mayor. A former senior inner-city... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Amar Singh threatens to quit SP over insult by party leaders, AkhileshJaya Prada. “She is being deliberately cornered and humiliated,” Singh said wh
Amar Singh threatens to quit SP over insult by party leaders, Akhilesh
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Jaya Prada. “She is being deliberately cornered and humiliated,” Singh said while claiming that she was promised a Legislative Council seat. It was also said that Jaya Prada was to be made the Chairperson of the UP Film Council, but that... Read more
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Business Standard India
Amar Singh threatens to quit SP over 'insult' by party leadersJaya Prada. "She is being deliberately cornered and humiliated," Singh said wh
Amar Singh threatens to quit SP over 'insult' by party leaders
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Jaya Prada. "She is being deliberately cornered and humiliated," Singh said while claiming that she was promised a Legislative Council seat. It was also said that Jaya Prada was to be made the Chairperson of the UP Film Council, but that... Read more
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New Kerala
Amar Singh threatens to quit SP over insult by party leaders - newkerala.com #108684Jaya Prada. "She is being deliberately cornered and humiliated," Singh said wh
Amar Singh threatens to quit SP over insult by party leaders - newkerala.com #108684
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Jaya Prada. "She is being deliberately cornered and humiliated," Singh said while claiming that she was promised a Legislative Council seat. It was also said that Jaya Prada was to be made the Chairperson of the UP Film Council, but that... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Hong Kong police bulks up special response teams in preparation for Legislative Council electionIN preparation for the upcoming Legislative Council election, Hong Kong’s polic
Hong Kong police bulks up special response teams in preparation for Legislative Council election
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
IN preparation for the upcoming Legislative Council election, Hong Kong’s police force has added 2,000 officers to its special response teams to take on social or political turmoil following the 2014 Occupy protests and this year’s Mong Kok... Read more
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NBC News
What Aetna ditching Obamacare means for youa process supposed to increase competition," said Dave Mordo, chairman of the N
What Aetna ditching Obamacare means for you
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
a process supposed to increase competition," said Dave Mordo, chairman of the National Association of Health Underwriters' Legislative Council. "Your shopping limitations increase by a lot." Aetna customers who got their insurance through work or... Read more
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New Kerala
UP assembly session begins amid bedlam - newkerala.com #108216order situation in the state. While legislators of the main opposition Bahujan
UP assembly session begins amid bedlam - newkerala.com #108216
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
order situation in the state. While legislators of the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) created a ruckus in the Legislative Council, the lower house was adjourned for the day after paying tributes to departed members. The BSP... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddlingin line with the law "as well as the principle of impartiality with a view to e
Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddling
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
in line with the law "as well as the principle of impartiality with a view to ensuring that the election would be held in an open, fair and honest manner". The Legislative Council election is on Sept. 4. (Editing by Nick Macfie) reuters_... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddlingelection matters in line with the law "as well as the principle of impartiality
Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddling
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
election matters in line with the law "as well as the principle of impartiality with a view to ensuring that the election would be held in an open, fair and honest manner". The Legislative Council election is on Sept. 4. (Editing by Nick... Read more
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Reuters
Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddlingelection matters in line with the law "as well as the principle of impartiality
Hundreds swelter in Hong Kong protests at perceived election meddling
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
election matters in line with the law "as well as the principle of impartiality with a view to ensuring that the election would be held in an open, fair and honest manner". The Legislative Council election is on Sept. 4. (Editing by Nick... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
West Australians honoured in Australia Day awardsand he went on to spend more than 29 years farming at Moora, before entering po
West Australians honoured in Australia Day awards
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
and he went on to spend more than 29 years farming at Moora, before entering politics. Mr Nixon is a former member of the Legislative Council and has volunteered his time as office bearer of many agricultural and community organisations, such as... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Wives of 3 Arkansas lawmakers get new state jobs, pay raisesArkansas lawmakers have been approved for new state jobs at higher pay. The Ar
Wives of 3 Arkansas lawmakers get new state jobs, pay raises
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
Arkansas lawmakers have been approved for new state jobs at higher pay. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the Legislative Council on Friday agreed to the new jobs and salaries for Phyllis Bell, ShaRhonda Love and Carissa Gillam. Bell... Read more
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The Young Witness
Dogs ban splits NatsI accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan
Dogs ban splits Nats
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
I accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan said. “Having participated in the 2013/14 Legislative Council Inquiry into Greyhound Racing, and having taken the time to read the McHugh Report, I am comfortable the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Dogs ban splits NatsI accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan
Dogs ban splits Nats
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
I accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan said. “Having participated in the 2013/14 Legislative Council Inquiry into Greyhound Racing, and having taken the time to read the McHugh Report, I am comfortable the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dogs ban splits NatsI accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan
Dogs ban splits Nats
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
I accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan said. “Having participated in the 2013/14 Legislative Council Inquiry into Greyhound Racing, and having taken the time to read the McHugh Report, I am comfortable the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dogs ban splits NatsI accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan
Dogs ban splits Nats
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
I accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan said. “Having participated in the 2013/14 Legislative Council Inquiry into Greyhound Racing, and having taken the time to read the McHugh Report, I am comfortable the... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress acting against patriotic ABVP members: Eshwarappaalleged ‘anti national activity’ at an event organised by Amnesty International
Congress acting against patriotic ABVP members: Eshwarappa
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
alleged ‘anti national activity’ at an event organised by Amnesty International in Bengaluru, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa said the Congress government, instead of acting against anti-national elements, was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Council slashes panel's awardThe Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday cut by $70,000 the state Claims Comm
Council slashes panel's award
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday cut by $70,000 the state Claims Commission's award of $320,000 against the Department of Human Services in the case of a partially paralyzed man who died at a state nursing home in 2013 after his breathing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor aide gets pay raiseThe Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday signed off on state agencies' reques
Governor aide gets pay raise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday signed off on state agencies' requests for approval of proposed new jobs and pay raises for the spouses of three state lawmakers, including a $27,000-a-year pay raise for Gov. Asa Hutchinson aide Phyllis... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
ANALYSIS: Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlinesin places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that ca
ANALYSIS: Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlines
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
in places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that call and pointed out that "a lack of Legislative Council has, for 90 years, concentrated power in Queensland in too few hands" and "led to corruption and... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
ANALYSIS: Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlinesin places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that ca
ANALYSIS: Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlines
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
in places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that call and pointed out that "a lack of Legislative Council has, for 90 years, concentrated power in Queensland in too few hands" and "led to corruption and... Read more
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News Mail
ANALYSIS: Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlinesin places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that ca
ANALYSIS: Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlines
News Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that call and pointed out that "a lack of Legislative Council has, for 90 years, concentrated power in Queensland in too few hands" and "led to corruption and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Council allows VA's $850,000 suit settlementThe Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday authorized the Department of Veteran
Council allows VA's $850,000 suit settlement
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday authorized the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay to settle a lawsuit by its employees over the agency's policy of docking workers for lunch breaks whether or not they took time off. Two-thirds of the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlinesin places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that ca
Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlines
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
in places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that call and pointed out that "a lack of Legislative Council has, for 90 years, concentrated power in Queensland in too few hands" and "led to corruption and... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Three more to get early exit from the council?ways. ACCORDING to him, at-least three more city dads will most likely get the
Three more to get early exit from the council?
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
ways. ACCORDING to him, at-least three more city dads will most likely get their early exit from our badly battered city legislative council— thereby truly depleting its composition in the August Body. BASED on how he’d foretell to happen in the... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
China’s ‘Thought Police’ Tighten Screws on Hong KongHong Kong’s four-yearly elections for its Legislative Council are just two week
China’s ‘Thought Police’ Tighten Screws on Hong Kong
Asia Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Hong Kong’s four-yearly elections for its Legislative Council are just two weeks away, but instead of looking to a future of a more democratic system, citizens are witnessing strong-arm tactics to limit participation. Worse still, freedom of speech,... Read more
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The Hindu
CM to be apprised of opposition to Nirmal dt.Legislative Council Chairman T. Swamy Goud on Friday said he would apprise the
CM to be apprised of opposition to Nirmal dt.
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Legislative Council Chairman T. Swamy Goud on Friday said he would apprise the Chef Minister, K. Chandrasekhar Rao, of the opposition to formation of Nirmal district. He assured the protesting activists of Adilabad Parirakshana Samithi that he would... Read more
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Queensland Times
Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlinesin places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that ca
Love her or loathe her... Jo makes headlines
Queensland Times / Posted 5 days ago
in places like Estimates hearings. He said Ms Miller was right to make that call and pointed out that "a lack of Legislative Council has, for 90 years, concentrated power in Queensland in too few hands" and "led to corruption and... Read more
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The Hindu
Banning Hindu Jagarana Vedike won’t solve problem: CongressChief whip of ruling Congress in State Legislative Council Ivan D’Souza said ba
Banning Hindu Jagarana Vedike won’t solve problem: Congress
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Chief whip of ruling Congress in State Legislative Council Ivan D’Souza said banning the Hindu Jagarana Vedike (HJV), whose activists allegedly BJP worker Praveen Poojary to death in Udupi, will not deter “cow vigilantes” from undertaking the “hidden... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel OKs commission's $320,000 for Arkansas nursing home deathsubcommittee chose to award all the money to Kendrick's estate. The committee's
Panel OKs commission's $320,000 for Arkansas nursing home death
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
subcommittee chose to award all the money to Kendrick's estate. The committee's decision must be confirmed by the Legislative Council today, and later by the General Assembly. The Department of Human Services had appealed the commission's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Dogs ban splits NatsI accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan
Dogs ban splits Nats
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
I accept that people will oppose the decision, although I don't agree,” Mr Khan said. “Having participated in the 2013/14 Legislative Council Inquiry into Greyhound Racing, and having taken the time to read the McHugh Report, I am comfortable the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Soft power in the Middle Eastundertook a number of steps to contain the unrest, including reshuffling the go
Soft power in the Middle East
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
undertook a number of steps to contain the unrest, including reshuffling the governing cabinet and promising to give the legislative council more powers. The Sultan also pledged to create 50,000 government jobs and provide a monthly benefit of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel OKs commission's $320,000 for nursing home deathsubcommittee chose to award all the money to Kendrick's estate. The committee's
Panel OKs commission's $320,000 for nursing home death
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
subcommittee chose to award all the money to Kendrick's estate. The committee's decision must be confirmed by the Legislative Council today, and later by the General Assembly. The Department of Human Services had appealed the commission's... Read more
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Quartz
The sci-fi movie “Arrival” has Hong Kongers paranoid about an invasion—but not one by alienstheir campaigns, and an independent Hong Kong has become a regular topic of dis
The sci-fi movie “Arrival” has Hong Kongers paranoid about an invasion—but not one by aliens
Quartz / Posted 6 days ago
their campaigns, and an independent Hong Kong has become a regular topic of discussion in the city ahead of September’s Legislative Council election. The film company’s solution to the poster problem didn’t likely placate angry Hong Kongers. In... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel approves salary increases for state lawyersA subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council voted Wednesday to give stat
Panel approves salary increases for state lawyers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council voted Wednesday to give state government attorneys a raise in the hopes of stemming a high turnover rate. The raises are a first step for state attorneys, Kay Barnhill, state personnel... Read more
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Variety
‘Arrival’ Architectural Invasion Stirs Political Reaction in Hong Kongalso took advantage of the designer’s insensitiveness and used it for their cam
‘Arrival’ Architectural Invasion Stirs Political Reaction in Hong Kong
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
also took advantage of the designer’s insensitiveness and used it for their campaigns ahead of the city’s September Legislative Council election. Horace Chin Wan-kan, dubbed ‘Godfather of localism,’ who is running in the election,... Read more
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Junkee
Major Reform For Trans People Is On The Cards In Victoriain NSW but have yet to pass Parliament. The Victorian government’s proposal wil
Major Reform For Trans People Is On The Cards In Victoria
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
in NSW but have yet to pass Parliament. The Victorian government’s proposal will need to secure majority support in the Legislative Council before it becomes law. The Greens and the Sex Party are likely to support it, but at least one additional... Read more
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The Economic Times
Battleground UP: Eyeing a return to the throne, Mayawati names new lieutenants for campaign blitzVerma, who served as finance minister under her government. He will be assisted
Battleground UP: Eyeing a return to the throne, Mayawati names new lieutenants for campaign blitz
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
Verma, who served as finance minister under her government. He will be assisted by Dinesh Chandra, elected to the state legislative council a few months back, and ex-MP Ghanshyam Kharawar. These men, source revealed, will continue to manage 106... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rise and Shine | Thursday, August 18, 2016filming of the next Thor instalment with Chris Hemsworth and Cate Blanchett. Re
Rise and Shine | Thursday, August 18, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
filming of the next Thor instalment with Chris Hemsworth and Cate Blanchett. Read more here. ►TAREE: A member of the NSW Legislative Council has slammed the Baird Government’s placement of new mobile speed cameras along the Bucketts Way, calling... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Uber laws likely to pass last hurdle in Tasmanialegislation today that will pave the way for ride-sourcing companies like Uber
Uber laws likely to pass last hurdle in Tasmania
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
legislation today that will pave the way for ride-sourcing companies like Uber to operate in the state. Members of the Legislative Council agreed to an amendment to the bill on Wednesday night, which will extend the timeframe that the State... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mayawati's 2017 masterplan: New BSP pointsmen get cracking with ralliesVerma, who served as finance minister under her government. He will be assisted
Mayawati's 2017 masterplan: New BSP pointsmen get cracking with rallies
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
Verma, who served as finance minister under her government. He will be assisted by Dinesh Chandra, elected to the state legislative council a few months back, and ex-MP Ghanshyam Kharawar. These men, source revealed, will continue to manage 106... Read more
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asianage
Opposition won't let up on �United Maharashtra'resolution should be admitted,” Mr Pawar said. However, Speaker of the House H
Opposition won't let up on �United Maharashtra'
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
resolution should be admitted,” Mr Pawar said. However, Speaker of the House Haribhau Bagde did not give a ruling. In the Legislative Council, Mr Fadnavis reiterated there was no proposal by his government to grant statehood to Vidarbha region.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Hong Kong politicians seek independence from China in 2047HONG KONG: The run-up to the Sept. 4 election for Legislative Council is gettin
Hong Kong politicians seek independence from China in 2047
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
HONG KONG: The run-up to the Sept. 4 election for Legislative Council is getting tense, and the governments of both Hong Kong and Beijing are watching with keen interest. For the first time, a crop of fresh-faced candidates who cut their political... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel vote a lifeline for 1 quit-smoking programAn Arkansas Legislative Council subcommittee voted Tuesday to recommend extendi
Panel vote a lifeline for 1 quit-smoking program
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
An Arkansas Legislative Council subcommittee voted Tuesday to recommend extending a contract for the state's smoking-cessation hotline until the end of the fiscal year. In June, the Legislative Council voted not to review that contract. Rep. Jeff... Read more
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The Courier
Fraud stoush goes onbetween BHS, the Health Department and the Minister’s office. “The intent of t
Fraud stoush goes on
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
between BHS, the Health Department and the Minister’s office. “The intent of the motion that I gave notice of in the Legislative Council was for the Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews to initiate an independent investigation into the Minister... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State panel OKs spending $13Meducation programs -- sailed through a legislative panel Tuesday. The Republic
State panel OKs spending $13M
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
education programs -- sailed through a legislative panel Tuesday. The Republican governor's proposals cleared the Legislative Council's Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review Subcommittee. The rainy-day fund will have a remaining... Read more
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