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2014/07/13 14:48
2014/07/13 14:48
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IN politics, actual policies are sometime relegated to second place behind presentation. Ten months into its first term, this appears to be the situation for Tony Abbott’s government. Worse still for...
2014/07/13 14:48
2014/07/13 14:48
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2014/07/13 02:09
2014/07/13 02:09
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The word "Establishment" is handy. It can serve to describe an elite. It can explain - as in "established procedures" - the elite's customs and practices. It can also convey the sense that the...
2014/07/12 15:59
2014/07/12 15:59
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the new leader of the reconstituted BJP Parliamentary Party in both Houses of Parliament. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be the deputy leader of the party in...
2014/07/12 12:29
2014/07/12 12:29
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DOZENS of flights to exotic destinations have been paid for out of electorate allowances given to Victorian politicians to help them cover the cost of representing their communities. Trips to Spain,...
2014/07/12 10:06
2014/07/12 10:06
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TONY Abbott is being humiliated. When Clive Palmer says “jump”, he jumps. His Budget is in shreds, thanks to the Senate. Labor reaps the political benefit. There was a common thought running through...
2014/07/12 08:57
2014/07/12 08:57
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SYDNEY: Australia's central bank governor Glenn Stevens on Saturday urged politicians to work together to address the growing gap between fiscal spending and revenue, as the government battles to push...
2014/07/11 23:38
2014/07/11 23:38
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Rajya Sabha members Friday raised concern over Indians stuck in strife-torn Iraq, and urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to make a statement on the issue. Members also raised concern over...
Read more at New Kerala, The Hindu
2014/07/11 18:39
2014/07/11 18:39
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A bill to amend the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha Friday amid ruckus with the Congress signalling its opposition to the proposed legislation. The...
2014/07/11 16:16
2014/07/11 16:16
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The irony might escape the uninitiated, but Bronwyn Petrie says thick clumps of eucalypts thriving on her Tenterfield farm do not mean the land is in rude health. The irony might escape the...
2014/07/11 15:03
2014/07/11 15:03
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... minutes 43 seconds ago by APToday in History for July 11, 2014 Today is Friday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2014. There are 173 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 11,...
2014/07/11 12:38
2014/07/11 12:38
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said no historic files have been destroyed by the home ministry. Making a statement in the Rajya Sabha, the home minister said all important files, including those...
2014/07/11 10:36
2014/07/11 10:36
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Share this page Mr Putin is looking for allies in the region amid worsening relations with the West Russian President Vladimir Putin is beginning a visit to Latin America, in an apparent bid to seek...
2014/07/11 09:42
2014/07/11 09:42
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Yes, Tony Abbott, it is “situation normal” for a government to have to deal with minor parties in the Senate to get its legislation through. But the way your team handled those “negotiations” in the...
2014/07/11 08:56
2014/07/11 08:56
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In his book Dog Days, economist Ross Garnaut includes a convenient critique of his own thesis, under the heading ‘How will you know if I am wrong?’ In that section, he reminds readers that he...
2014/07/11 07:17
2014/07/11 07:17
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ALP to seek ban on animal-tested product FEDERAL Labor wants to introduce legislation to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. INDUSTRY and the public have been invited to have their say on...
2014/07/11 06:10
2014/07/11 06:10
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From Diaz’s stop-the-boats plan to ‘shit happens’, pollies’ on-air gaffes Following maverick (and ubiquitous) MP Clive Palmer’s abrupt departure from an interview with 7:30’s Sarah Ferguson last...
Read more at Crikey, Crikey
2014/07/11 03:17
2014/07/11 03:17
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Australia has a field day over Clive Palmer’s carbon tax backflip and 7.30 walkout Palmer United party leader Clive Palmer walks out during an interview with Sarah Ferguson on the ABC. Courtesy...
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2014/07/11 02:26
2014/07/11 02:26
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Tasmanian Government considers wage freeze for public sector The State Government is considering the introduction of a wage freeze for all public servants. The proposal has been put forward by...
2014/07/11 01:30
2014/07/11 01:30
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HE’S left the Abbott government frustrated in its attempt to repeal the carbon tax, but it took a thorny question about the Chinese to anger Clive Palmer. The eccentric MP stormed out of an ABC 7.30...
2014/07/11 00:20
2014/07/11 00:20
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The Senate today passed a motion requiring the release of the source code for software that is used to count votes in Upper House elections. Hobart lawyer Michael Cordover last year applied to the...
2014/07/13 14:48
2014/07/13 14:48
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