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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Incumbents expected to win another stint in Tasmanian Legislative Council electionsIncumbents expected to win another six-year stint in Tasmanian Legislative Coun
Incumbents expected to win another stint in Tasmanian Legislative Council elections
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Incumbents expected to win another six-year stint in Tasmanian Legislative Council elections Two Tasmanian incumbent Upper House members are expected to be returned to State Parliament for another six years in today's Legislative Council... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)truck today. The tiny hamlet of Walhalla has been cut off after a tree fell ov
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
truck today. The tiny hamlet of Walhalla has been cut off after a tree fell over the only road into the area. A Victorian Upper House MP is calling on Parks Victoria to reopen a walking track at Walhalla in time for the peak tourist... Read more
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New Kerala
Gayatri Pariwar chief refuses Rajya Sabha seat - newkerala.com #60103Pandya, who heads All World Gayatri Pariwar, has refused to accept a Rajya Sabh
Gayatri Pariwar chief refuses Rajya Sabha seat - newkerala.com #60103
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
Pandya, who heads All World Gayatri Pariwar, has refused to accept a Rajya Sabha nomination, saying the atmosphere in the upper house of parliament was not conducive for him, and he would rather continue serving people from outside. An official... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gayatri Parivar’s Dr Pranav Pandya refuses Rajya Sabha nominationRajya Sabha after watching the proceedings of the House on Thursday. “After be
Gayatri Parivar’s Dr Pranav Pandya refuses Rajya Sabha nomination
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Rajya Sabha after watching the proceedings of the House on Thursday. “After being nominated, I watched proceedings in the Upper House the whole day on Thursday but I found that one is not even allowed to properly speak there. The atmosphere is not... Read more
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News.com.au
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wo
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trial
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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Perth Now
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wo
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trial
Perth Now / Posted 5 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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Business Standard India
India to underperform Asian, emerging markets: Christopher Woodof Parliament (Lok Sabha), the government's reform agenda has been mostly stuck
India to underperform Asian, emerging markets: Christopher Wood
Business Standard India / Posted 5 hours ago
of Parliament (Lok Sabha), the government's reform agenda has been mostly stuck due to lack of adequate numbers in the Upper House (Rajya Sabha). On Thursday, the Lok Sabha approved the Bankruptcy Bill that seeks to overhaul century-old laws... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Brazilian Senate committee votes for President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wou
Brazilian Senate committee votes for President Rousseff to stand trial
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wo
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trial
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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Weekly Times
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wo
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trial
Weekly Times / Posted 6 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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Herald Sun
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wo
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trial
Herald Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wo
Brazil's President Rousseff to stand trial
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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Swissinfo
Brazil Senate committee votes for Rousseff to stand trialthat could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer wou
Brazil Senate committee votes for Rousseff to stand trial
Swissinfo / Posted 6 hours ago
that could last six months. During that period, Vice President Michel Temer would replace her as acting president. The upper house committee voted 15-5 to accept the charges against Rousseff, which involve budget irregularities that critics say... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP member authenticates documents used in Agusta debate - newkerala.com #60044on Friday to avoid expunging of his comments. Minister of State for Parliament
BJP member authenticates documents used in Agusta debate - newkerala.com #60044
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
on Friday to avoid expunging of his comments. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi informed the upper house: "Complying with the chair's directions, he (Swamy) has already authenticated all the papers." Congress leader... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil's Rousseff vows to fight as Senate committee mulls trialmonths, during which Vice President Michel Temer will replace her as acting pre
Brazil's Rousseff vows to fight as Senate committee mulls trial
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
months, during which Vice President Michel Temer will replace her as acting president. Only five of the 21 members of the upper house committee have said they will vote against sending Rousseff for trial, meaning her opponents comfortably have the... Read more
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The Star
Brazil's Rousseff vows to fight as Senate committee mulls trialmonths, during which Vice President Michel Temer will replace her as acting pre
Brazil's Rousseff vows to fight as Senate committee mulls trial
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
months, during which Vice President Michel Temer will replace her as acting president. Only five of the 21 members of the upper house committee have said they will vote against sending Rousseff for trial, meaning her opponents comfortably have the... Read more
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New Kerala
UPA left no stone unturned to award contract to AgustaWestland: newkerala.com #60001March 2013, but the copy of FIR was not forwarded to the Enforcement Directorat
UPA left no stone unturned to award contract to AgustaWestland: newkerala.com #60001
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
March 2013, but the copy of FIR was not forwarded to the Enforcement Directorate till December. Moving on, Parrikar told the Upper House that the Enforcement Directorate took notice of the case only in July 2014 after the BJ-led NDA came into po... Read more
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dna
All World Gayatri Pariwar head Pranav Pandya refused to accept nomination to Rajya Sabhawho was on Wednesday nominated to Rajya Sabha by the Modi government, on Friday
All World Gayatri Pariwar head Pranav Pandya refused to accept nomination to Rajya Sabha
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
who was on Wednesday nominated to Rajya Sabha by the Modi government, on Friday spurned the honour saying atmosphere in the Upper House was not conducive for him. "I don't think the atmosphere in Rajya Sabha is conducive for me. It will never be,"... Read more
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New Kerala
UP CM to meet Modi on May 7 over water, drought - newkerala.com #59897in the Rajya Sabha the issue of an "empty water train" reaching Bundelkhand. SP
UP CM to meet Modi on May 7 over water, drought - newkerala.com #59897
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
in the Rajya Sabha the issue of an "empty water train" reaching Bundelkhand. SP members later staged a walkout from the upper house. In Lucknow, the state government on Thursday accused the Centre of "playing politics" over drought and said... Read more
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dna
Subramanian Swamy given 6 pm deadline to authenticate documents cited in Rajya Sabhaand one of Rajya Sabha's newest MP has been given a deadline of 6 pm on Friday
Subramanian Swamy given 6 pm deadline to authenticate documents cited in Rajya Sabha
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
and one of Rajya Sabha's newest MP has been given a deadline of 6 pm on Friday to prove that the documents he cited in the Upper House of the Parliament regarding the AgustaWestland chopper scam are authentic. If Swamy is not able to authenticate... Read more
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New Kerala
SP asks why empty water train sent to Bundelkhand - newkerala.com #59842Chairman P.J. Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over water. SP
SP asks why empty water train sent to Bundelkhand - newkerala.com #59842
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
Chairman P.J. Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over water. SP members also staged a walkout from the upper house on the issue. Naresh Agrawal, raising the issue in the upper house, said: "The train that arrived was empty...... Read more
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dna
Congress protest in Rajya Sabha over CAG report on Gujarat Petrocorp issueshot up to Rs 19,716.27 crore as of March 31, 2015, according to CAG report. C
Congress protest in Rajya Sabha over CAG report on Gujarat Petrocorp issue
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
shot up to Rs 19,716.27 crore as of March 31, 2015, according to CAG report. Congress had raised the issue in the Upper House on Monday as well. The government had then said CAG reports are examined by Public Accounts Committees (PACs) of... Read more
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The Financial Express
Congress protest in Rajya Sabha over CAG report on Gujarat Petrocorp issueshot up to Rs 19,716.27 crore as of March 31, 2015, according to CAG report. C
Congress protest in Rajya Sabha over CAG report on Gujarat Petrocorp issue
The Financial Express / Posted 14 hours ago
shot up to Rs 19,716.27 crore as of March 31, 2015, according to CAG report. Congress had raised the issue in the Upper House on Monday as well. The government had then said CAG reports are examined by Public Accounts Committees (PACs) of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Congress protest in Rajya Sabha over CAG report on Gujarat Petroleum Corporation issueshot up to Rs 19,716.27 crore as of March 31, 2015, according to CAG report. C
Congress protest in Rajya Sabha over CAG report on Gujarat Petroleum Corporation issue
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
shot up to Rs 19,716.27 crore as of March 31, 2015, according to CAG report. Congress had raised the issue in the Upper House on Monday as well. The government had then said CAG reports are examined by Public Accounts Committees (PACs) of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Study: Senate OKs few Obama picksWASHINGTON -- Since taking the reins of the Senate last year, Majority Leader M
Study: Senate OKs few Obama picks
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Since taking the reins of the Senate last year, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has striven to portray the upper house as "working again" under his Republican majority after years of partisan gridlock -- passing major legislation on... Read more
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Business Standard India
India is likely to underperform Asian, emerging markets: Christopher Woodof Parliament (Lok Sabha), the government's reform agenda has been mostly stuck
India is likely to underperform Asian, emerging markets: Christopher Wood
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
of Parliament (Lok Sabha), the government's reform agenda has been mostly stuck due to lack of adequate numbers in the Upper House (Rajya Sabha). On Thursday, the Lok Sabha approved the Bankruptcy Bill that seeks to overhaul century-old laws... Read more
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New Kerala
SP asks why empty water train was sent to Bundelkhand - newkerala.com #59749Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over wate
SP asks why empty water train was sent to Bundelkhand - newkerala.com #59749
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over water. Naresh Agrawal, raising the issue in the upper house, said: "The train that arrived was empty... it did not have water. Center can help only when states seek help; we... Read more
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dna
The non-debateis questioning. So, there are larger issues involved in defence procurement whi
The non-debate
dna / Posted 21 hours ago
is questioning. So, there are larger issues involved in defence procurement which could have been fruitfully debated in the Upper House. Unfortunately, the opportunity was passed up and it boiled down to allegations and accusations,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Western Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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Manning River Times
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Manning River Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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The North West Star
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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dna
Experts hope Bankruptcy Code doesn't go the DRT wayroad safety and others, but it's also important how we implement them," he said
Experts hope Bankruptcy Code doesn't go the DRT way
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
road safety and others, but it's also important how we implement them," he said. Khanna said after the Bill crosses upper house hurdle next week, the government would have to ensure it is rolled out effectively by specifying the exact... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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The Border Mail
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
The Border Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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The Courier
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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The Young Witness
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move northSenate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move no
Greens senator for north Queensland? Andrew Bartlett promises move north
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
Senate seat at the federal election, with Andrew Bartlett committing to move north should his bid for a return to the upper house be successful. Mr Bartlett, a former Democrats leader in the Senate, will be second on the Greens' ticket on... Read more
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The Telegraph
Industry sounds alarm bellsyesterday's revelation in the Rajya Sabha, when Union minister of state for min
Industry sounds alarm bells
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
yesterday's revelation in the Rajya Sabha, when Union minister of state for mines and steel Vishnu Deo Sai, in a written reply to a query by Jharkhand Upper House MP Parimal Nathwani said 75 per cent of Jharkhand's iron ore mines were not functio... Read more
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Deepika
National News Detaileffect," the Committee on Ethics headed by senior Congress leader Karan Singh
National News Detail
Deepika / Posted yesterday
effect," the Committee on Ethics headed by senior Congress leader Karan Singh said in In its 10th report tabled in the Upper House today by Singh, the panel said, "The Committee hopes that by taking such stern action, a message would reach... Read more
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dna
Kerala Dalit rape-murder case: Union minister visits victim's mother; probe team head changedsaid he had been deputed by the Rajya Sabha and the report he prepared about th
Kerala Dalit rape-murder case: Union minister visits victim's mother; probe team head changed
dna / Posted yesterday
said he had been deputed by the Rajya Sabha and the report he prepared about the incident would be tabled in the the Upper House tomorrow. National Women's Commission chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam also visited the victim's mother and... Read more
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dna
Rajya Sabha members question status of Ethics Committee on Vijay Mallya's expulsionA day after Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepted resignation of Vijay Mal
Rajya Sabha members question status of Ethics Committee on Vijay Mallya's expulsion
dna / Posted yesterday
A day after Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepted resignation of Vijay Mallya, members in the Upper House asked about the status of recommendation of Ethics Committee expelling him for not paying loans. Raising the issue, Naresh Agrawal (SP)... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister B
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister Brad Hazzard were blocked by Labor in the upper house amid community opposition to key elements. Mr Stokes told Fairfax Media the government had learnt from the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister B
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister Brad Hazzard were blocked by Labor in the upper house amid community opposition to key elements. Mr Stokes told Fairfax Media the government had learnt from the... Read more
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The Star
Brazil Supreme Court judge suspends lower house speaker Cunhabefore her 2014 re-election. A Senate committee will decide on Friday whether
Brazil Supreme Court judge suspends lower house speaker Cunha
The Star / Posted yesterday
before her 2014 re-election. A Senate committee will decide on Friday whether to recommend that the plenary of the upper house vote to put her on trial. That vote expected on Wednesday would suspend Rousseff and replace her with Temer, who... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister B
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister Brad Hazzard were blocked by Labor in the upper house amid community opposition to key elements. Mr Stokes told Fairfax Media the government had learnt from the... Read more
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New Kerala
Lok Sabha nod for insolvency and bankruptcy code - newkerala.com #59558partnerships and partnership firms. The government expects the bill to get the
Lok Sabha nod for insolvency and bankruptcy code - newkerala.com #59558
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
partnerships and partnership firms. The government expects the bill to get the Rajya Sabha approval since members from the upper house too were part of the joint committee set up on the issue. "There were 12 laws, some of which were more than 100... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister B
Ask the neighbours first: New DA process for NSW considered by Rob Stokes
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
30 years. After months of consultation, reforms under then planning minister Brad Hazzard were blocked by Labor in the upper house amid community opposition to key elements. Mr Stokes told Fairfax Media the government had learnt from the... Read more
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