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Daily News
Former TNA MP Piyasena refused bailDistrict TNA Parliamentarian Podiappuhamy Piyasena who was arrested for alleged
Former TNA MP Piyasena refused bail
Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
District TNA Parliamentarian Podiappuhamy Piyasena who was arrested for allegedly misusing a vehicle belonging to the Prime Minister’s Office was yesterday further remanded until September 9 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How Harper created a more conservative Canadasupposedly autonomous agencies who questioned government thinking have been fir
How Harper created a more conservative Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
supposedly autonomous agencies who questioned government thinking have been fired or not had their contracts renewed The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) also discourages (read: prohibits) independent thought by Conservative MPs. Committee chairs... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Stan Lee: Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans should never quit Marvelbackground, no less – on sale at the convention. “That would be one of the hig
Stan Lee: Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans should never quit Marvel
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
background, no less – on sale at the convention. “That would be one of the highlights of my trip,” Lee said. (Memo to the Prime Minister’s office: make it happen, eh? Excelsior!) Along with artist and Marvel luminary Jack Kirby, Lee’s superhero... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore bids farewell to former President S R Nathantransform the Ministry into a first-class one in two years, or have it closed d
Singapore bids farewell to former President S R Nathan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
transform the Ministry into a first-class one in two years, or have it closed down and made into a department of the Prime Minister’s Office, Prof Koh revealed. The Ambassador-at-Large added that Mr Nathan "had a flair for dealing with... Read more
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USA Today
United Arab Emirates picks woman as first minister for happinessboth a local and regional role. Ohood Al Roumi as Minister of State for Happin
United Arab Emirates picks woman as first minister for happiness
USA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
both a local and regional role. Ohood Al Roumi as Minister of State for Happiness. She remains responsible as DG of the Prime Minister’s Office. pic.twitter.com/1Omrzc9b8F So, what does the minister for happiness mean? Mohammed tweeted that... Read more
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Times of Malta
Sai Mizzi Liang's contract ends ... but no word on resultsto succeed Ms Mizzi Liang. Malta Enterprise did not say whether it would be iss
Sai Mizzi Liang's contract ends ... but no word on results
Times of Malta / Posted 22 hours ago
to succeed Ms Mizzi Liang. Malta Enterprise did not say whether it would be issuing a fresh call for applications and the Prime Minister’s Office did not reply when asked whether Dr Muscat had already appointed anyone in her stead. Ms Mizzi... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Bangkok mayor suspended over graft claimsfinds no evidence of wrongdoing, the accused will be reinstated,” said Colonel
Bangkok mayor suspended over graft claims
Asian Correspondent / Posted 22 hours ago
finds no evidence of wrongdoing, the accused will be reinstated,” said Colonel Taksada Sangchan, deputy spokeswoman at the Prime Minister’s Office was quoted as saying by the news agency. However, Sukhumband has maintained that he was innocent... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Scientists are back in the Liberals’ regimediseases is now considered high priority by Ottawa (CBC News, July 23/16). Thi
Scientists are back in the Liberals’ regime
Campbell River Mirror / Posted yesterday
diseases is now considered high priority by Ottawa (CBC News, July 23/16). This is a dramatic change from 2011 when the Prime Minister’s Office prevented her from discussing both her research published in Science magazine and the evidence she... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi touching base in Gujarat after two yearsrally after becoming Prime Minister. We expect a crowd of no fewer than two lak
Modi touching base in Gujarat after two years
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
rally after becoming Prime Minister. We expect a crowd of no fewer than two lakh people,” he said. Senior sources in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Gujarat government said the project, commissioned in 2013 when Mr. Modi was Chief... Read more
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The Hindu
Iraqi forces reclaim key town of Qayara near Mosultown of Qayara, near a major air base south of Mosul, from the Islamic State gr
Iraqi forces reclaim key town of Qayara near Mosul
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
town of Qayara, near a major air base south of Mosul, from the Islamic State group, according to a statement from the Iraqi Prime Minister’s office. Iraqi troops launched the operation to retake Qayara this week, more than a month after retaking... Read more
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Daily News
Mano Tittawella neither Secretary nor member of OMP: SCRMin December 2015 to coordinate all reconciliation related activities in Sri Lan
Mano Tittawella neither Secretary nor member of OMP: SCRM
Daily News / Posted yesterday
in December 2015 to coordinate all reconciliation related activities in Sri Lanka. The SCRM is established under the Prime Minister’s Office and the Secretary General reports directly to the Prime Minister and through him the President. The... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Make division heads accountcommanders, including the Minister of National Security, Commissioner of Police
Make division heads account
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
commanders, including the Minister of National Security, Commissioner of Police, DCPs and relevant ACPs, be convened at the Prime Minister’s office with the haste that the task of saving lives required. “Take one district, one county, one... Read more
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asianage
Turkey, Syrian rebels fight ISISnamed “Euphrates Shield” — began around 1 am GMT with Turkish artillery poundin
Turkey, Syrian rebels fight ISIS
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
named “Euphrates Shield” — began around 1 am GMT with Turkish artillery pounding dozens of IS targets around Jarabulus, the Prime Minister’s office said.Turkish F-16 fighter jets, backed by international coalition war planes, also hit targets inside... Read more
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The Hindu
Turkish tanks roll into Syria— began at around 4:00 am (0100 GMT) with Turkish artillery pounding dozens of
Turkish tanks roll into Syria
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
— began at around 4:00 am (0100 GMT) with Turkish artillery pounding dozens of IS targets around Jarabulus, the Turkish Prime Minister’s office said. Turkish F-16 fighter jets, backed by U.S.-led coalition war planes, also hit targets inside... Read more
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The Hindu
NDA II, tech-savvy, yet arm's lengththe only freebie this travel had involved was a free ride, and more importantly
NDA II, tech-savvy, yet arm's length
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
the only freebie this travel had involved was a free ride, and more importantly, some amount of access to officials in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the privilege of an on-board press conference by the Prime Minister. But, since it was the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syriais aimed at clearing jihadists from the town of Jarabulus which lies directly o
Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syria
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
is aimed at clearing jihadists from the town of Jarabulus which lies directly opposite the Turkish town of Karakamis, the prime minister’s office said. The operation began around 4:00 am local time (0100 GMT) with Turkish artillery pounding... Read more
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The Hindu
NDA II, tech-savvy, yet arm's lengththe only freebie this travel had involved was a free ride, and more importantly
NDA II, tech-savvy, yet arm's length
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
the only freebie this travel had involved was a free ride, and more importantly, some amount of access to officials in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the privilege of an on-board press conference by the Prime Minister. But, since it was the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
S&P Set For New Record Highs As Futures, Dollar Rise; Oil Slidesbombing Islamic State positions in the district of Jarablus in Syria’s Aleppo p
S&P Set For New Record Highs As Futures, Dollar Rise; Oil Slides
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
bombing Islamic State positions in the district of Jarablus in Syria’s Aleppo province Wednesday morning, according to the prime minister’s office. The dollar rose against the euro and the Swiss franc. South Korea’s won weakened after North Korea... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cabinet clears draft bill on surrogate motherhoodits green signal to the Bill to be introduced in Parliament. A group of minist
Cabinet clears draft bill on surrogate motherhood
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
its green signal to the Bill to be introduced in Parliament. A group of ministers (GoM), constituted at the behest of the Prime Minister’s Office, had recently cleared the bill and had referred it to the Union Cabinet for a final call. Apart from... Read more
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The Hindu
Cabinet clears surrogacy billcleared the bill and had referred it to the Union Cabinet for a final call. Th
Cabinet clears surrogacy bill
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
cleared the bill and had referred it to the Union Cabinet for a final call. The GoM was constituted at the behest of the Prime Minister’s Office. Apart from Health Minister J.P. Nadda, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Food Processing... Read more
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The Manila Times
Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syriais aimed at clearing jihadists from the town of Jarabulus which lies directly o
Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syria
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
is aimed at clearing jihadists from the town of Jarabulus which lies directly opposite the Turkish town of Karakamis, the prime minister’s office said. The operation began around 4:00 am local time (0100 GMT) with Turkish artillery pounding... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Turkey launches operation to free IS-held Syrian towncoalition forces on Wednesday launched an operation to clear a Syrian border to
Turkey launches operation to free IS-held Syrian town
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
coalition forces on Wednesday launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State militants, Turkey’s prime minister’s office said. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the operation, which started hours after Turkey indicated it... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Turkey says operation launched to free IS-held Syrian town ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s prime minister’s office says the Turkish military a
Turkey says operation launched to free IS-held Syrian town
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s prime minister’s office says the Turkish military and the U.S.-backed coalition forces have launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State... Read more
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News.com.au
Julie Bishop shows off her Hollywood contactsMinister Malcolm Turnbull is offering a personal, behind-the-scenes tour of Par
Julie Bishop shows off her Hollywood contacts
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Minister Malcolm Turnbull is offering a personal, behind-the-scenes tour of Parliament House, ending with tea in the Prime Minister’s office. With this comes a tour of the National Gallery with director Gerard Vaughan. The final element will... Read more
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The Temasek Review
PMO’s statement on late SR Nathan « Government « Snippets « TR EMERITUSSTATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE The Government has accepted the wis
PMO’s statement on late SR Nathan « Government « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
STATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE The Government has accepted the wishes of the late Mr S R Nathan and his family in making the following funeral arrangements. The Government will provide all the necessary assistance. As a mark of respect... Read more
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The Indian Express
Kashmir unrest: Don’t let this be milked for UP polls, J&K Opposition told PM Modisaid: “The meeting was a positive development. There was a lot of frank exchang
Kashmir unrest: Don’t let this be milked for UP polls, J&K Opposition told PM Modi
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
said: “The meeting was a positive development. There was a lot of frank exchange of ideas. We are satisfied that the Prime Minister’s Office immediately issued an official statement. He agreed with our suggestion that engagement with people... Read more
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The Hindu
PMO open to National Water CommissionThe Water Ministry will today discuss the future of groundwater management in t
PMO open to National Water Commission
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The Water Ministry will today discuss the future of groundwater management in the country The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), it is learnt, is receptive to the idea of forming the proposed National Water Commission (NWC) by merging the Central Water... Read more
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The Forward
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Palestinians Subsidize the Families of Terrorists?monthly Palestinian stipend, The Associated Press reported. Yet almost seven w
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Palestinians Subsidize the Families of Terrorists?
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
monthly Palestinian stipend, The Associated Press reported. Yet almost seven weeks after Netanyahu’s announcement, the Prime Minister’s Office refuses to say whether the Israeli leader’s vow has been fulfilled. “It’s all lip service,” said... Read more
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asianage
Singapore’s longest-serving Indian-origin president President Nathan diesPrime Minister’s Office said arrangements for the public to pay respects and fo
Singapore’s longest-serving Indian-origin president President Nathan dies
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister’s Office said arrangements for the public to pay respects and for the funeral would be announced later. Singapore: Sellapan Ramanathan, Singapore’s Indian-origin president from 1999 to 2011, died on Monday at age 92, the government... Read more
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asianage
Singapore's longest-serving Indian-origin president President Nathan diesPrime Minister’s Office said arrangements for the public to pay respects and fo
Singapore's longest-serving Indian-origin president President Nathan dies
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister’s Office said arrangements for the public to pay respects and for the funeral would be announced later. Singapore: Sellapan Ramanathan, Singapore’s Indian-origin president from 1999 to 2011, died on Monday at age 92, the government... Read more
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The Forward
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Israel Subsidize the Families of Palestinian Terrorists?monthly Palestinian stipend, The Associated Press reported. Yet almost seven w
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Israel Subsidize the Families of Palestinian Terrorists?
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
monthly Palestinian stipend, The Associated Press reported. Yet almost seven weeks after Netanyahu’s announcement, the Prime Minister’s Office refuses to say whether the Israeli leader’s vow has been fulfilled. “It’s all lip service,” said... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Singapore’s longest-serving president Nathan diesstroke in less than two years. “The late Mr. Nathan passed away peacefully at
Singapore’s longest-serving president Nathan dies
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
stroke in less than two years. “The late Mr. Nathan passed away peacefully at Singapore General Hospital on Monday,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. Singapore’s president is head of state, but the office is largely ceremonial.... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore’s former president S.R. Nathan dies, state funeral on Fridaystroke in less than two years. “The late Mr. Nathan passed away peacefully at
Singapore’s former president S.R. Nathan dies, state funeral on Friday
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
stroke in less than two years. “The late Mr. Nathan passed away peacefully at Singapore General Hospital on Monday,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. “The Prime Minister and his Cabinet colleagues are sad to learn of the passing... Read more
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The Borneo Post
PM Najib extends condolences to S R Nathan’s familyaccount, today. Nathan, 92, passed away at Singapore’s General Hospital at 9.4
PM Najib extends condolences to S R Nathan’s family
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
account, today. Nathan, 92, passed away at Singapore’s General Hospital at 9.48 pm yesterday, according to the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office. On July 31, the Singapore prime minister’s office announced that Nathan suffered a stroke and was... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
City swoons for PMthe relationship we have with the crown,” Peltier explained. “I’d like to ensur
City swoons for PM
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
the relationship we have with the crown,” Peltier explained. “I’d like to ensure the federal government, through the prime minister’s office, adhere to the commitments they’ve provided to the peoples of this country to rebuild the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
PM vows to improve safety of school mealsout a full-fledged investigation to uncover any problems regarding food regulat
PM vows to improve safety of school meals
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 days ago
out a full-fledged investigation to uncover any problems regarding food regulations. The investigation, carried out by the prime minister’s office from April to July, revealed 677 violations in the production, sale and consumption of foodstuffs... Read more
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Business Standard India
RIL to scrap staff Airtel connectionsJio and the incumbents in the sector has grown more acute with the Cellular Ope
RIL to scrap staff Airtel connections
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Jio and the incumbents in the sector has grown more acute with the Cellular Operators Association of India writing to the Prime Minister’s office claiming that the new entrant was using a beta test to lure away users and generate data. RIL and... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore: PM Lee put on week-long medical leave after taking ill during speechhim to take a week-long break after the leader suddenly fell ill during his Nat
Singapore: PM Lee put on week-long medical leave after taking ill during speech
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
him to take a week-long break after the leader suddenly fell ill during his National Day Rally speech on Sunday. The Prime Minister’s office on Monday said Lee will be on medical leave until Aug 29. The Straits Times reported that Deputy... Read more
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asianage
Govt to take call on voting machine to enhance secrecythe issue by next month. The five-member team, headed by home minister Rajnath
Govt to take call on voting machine to enhance secrecy
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
the issue by next month. The five-member team, headed by home minister Rajnath Singh, was set up on the directions of the Prime Minister’s Office, to recommend to the Union Cabinet on whether the machines can be used.The other members include... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre reshuffles 23 middle level officialsofficials belonging to the 1999 batch who were recently empanelled as joint sec
Centre reshuffles 23 middle level officials
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
officials belonging to the 1999 batch who were recently empanelled as joint secretaries. Two such officials working in the Prime Minister’s Office as directors — V. Sheshadri of the Telangana cadre and B. Navnit of the Tamil Nadu cadre — have been... Read more
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Business Standard India
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for interventionissue with regulator, telecom dept The Cellular Operators Association of India
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for intervention
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
issue with regulator, telecom dept The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which has sought a meeting with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on the issue of regulatory bias against incumbents, is unlikely to get an audience. Senior... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Monsoon fury kills over 400 in five states, MP worst-hitof those in areas affected by floods in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakh
Monsoon fury kills over 400 in five states, MP worst-hit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
of those in areas affected by floods in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh,” the prime minister’s office tweeted on Monday. Madhya Pradesh is the worst-hit with over 101 people dead and around 350,000... Read more
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The Hindu
Singapore ex-President S.R. Nathan deadhis second stroke in less than two years. "Mr. Nathan passed away peacefully a
Singapore ex-President S.R. Nathan dead
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
his second stroke in less than two years. "Mr. Nathan passed away peacefully at Singapore General Hospital on Monday,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. Ramanathan served two terms as Singapore’s head of state from 1999 to 2011... Read more
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Salon.com
Singapore’s longest-serving president S.R. Nathan diesa deep sense of duty to the nation. He stepped up each time duty called. He was
Singapore’s longest-serving president S.R. Nathan dies
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
a deep sense of duty to the nation. He stepped up each time duty called. He was a true son of Singapore,” Lee added. The Prime Minister’s Office said arrangements for the public to pay respects and for the funeral would be announced... Read more
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Business Standard India
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for interventionissue with regulator, telecom dept The Cellular Operators Association of India
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for intervention
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
issue with regulator, telecom dept The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which has sought a meeting with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on the issue of regulatory bias against incumbents, is unlikely to get an audience. Senior... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nehru’s failure, Pak conspiracy: What others in BJP said on Kashmir before PMon August 14 while delivering a lecture on ‘Nationalism, Internationalism and B
Nehru’s failure, Pak conspiracy: What others in BJP said on Kashmir before PM
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
on August 14 while delivering a lecture on ‘Nationalism, Internationalism and Bhagwad Gita.’ Junior minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said the Kashmir problem was an outcome of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore PM on medical leave after halted speechexhaustion, and dehydration led him to abruptly stop his speech at the National
Singapore PM on medical leave after halted speech
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
exhaustion, and dehydration led him to abruptly stop his speech at the National Day Rally, according a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office Monday. Doctors have confirmed there were no cardiac abnormalities and no stroke, the office... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Singapore’s PM Lee to take medical leave until Aug 29illness was brought on by a temporary drop in blood pressure due to prolonged s
Singapore’s PM Lee to take medical leave until Aug 29
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
illness was brought on by a temporary drop in blood pressure due to prolonged standing, exhaustion and dehydration, the prime minister’s office said in a statement. Doctors had confirmed there were no cardiac abnormalities and no stroke, the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Explicit site removed, but photos still in cyberspaceis prepared to fight for change. She encouraged concerned parents and the publ
Explicit site removed, but photos still in cyberspace
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
is prepared to fight for change. She encouraged concerned parents and the public to sign the petition or to contact the prime minister’s office and “register their disgust.” “Say this is not good enough and Australia needs to legislate. It is... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Japan: Typhoon Mindulle claims at least 2 lives, leaves over 400 flights cancelledby the afternoon as many streets were left flooded from storm waters that cours
Japan: Typhoon Mindulle claims at least 2 lives, leaves over 400 flights cancelled
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
by the afternoon as many streets were left flooded from storm waters that coursed down rivers. 川の水位の上がるのはやすぎて実に心配だ。 The Prime Minister’s Office issued an advisory warning the public of potential mudslides and damaging waves while the... Read more
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