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Naveen Patnaik changes Bolangir nominee

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 15:37

Barely a month after election of senior BJD leader AU Singhdeo to Rajya Sabha, party supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced his candidature from Bolangir Assembly seat.

Sailboat capsizes off Haiti coast, at least 5 dead

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 04:12

A government official in Haiti says that at least five people are dead after their flimsy sailboat capsized off the Caribbean nation`s far western coast.

Sailboat capsizes off Haiti coast, at least 5 dead

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 04:12

A government official in Haiti says that at least five people are dead after their flimsy sailboat capsized off the Caribbean nation`s far western coast.

Haiti marks fourth anniversary of quake that killed 250,000

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 09:29

Haiti marked four years yesterday since a violent earthquake shattered the impoverished nation, which is still struggling to recover from the widespread devastation that killed 250,000 people.

Haitians take to streets in anti-government protests

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 10:02

Thousands of young Haitians have demonstrated in several cities demanding that President Michel Martelly step down.

Australia reports $17.5 bn deficit in 2012-13

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 14:53

The Australian federal budget has run up a deficit of 18.8 billion AU dollars for the 2012-13 financial year.

African Union suspends Egypt`s membership

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 23:15

Following the overthrow of Egypt`s elected president Mohammed Morsi by the military, the African Union (AU) Friday suspended that country`s membership until restoration of constitutional order.

British embassy reopens in Haiti after 47 years

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 11:56

Britain has reopened its embassy in Haiti after being absent for nearly a half century, a part of an effort to broaden its diplomatic and business presence in the Western Hemisphere.

Annie Au wins Asian Squash Championship

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 12:08

Annie Au of Hong Kong won the 17th Women`s Individual Asian Squash Championship by defeating Malaysian star Low Wee Wern.

`Humanity`s closest ancestor was pigeon-toed`

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 17:43

A part-human and part-ape-like creature that existed two million years ago in South Africa, had a pigeon-toed gait, human-like front teeth, and was an able climber, new research has found.

Second Haiti minister resigns in as many days

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 09:29

Haiti`s Communications Minister has resigned from her post, becoming the second Cabinet member to step down in as many days, media outlets have reported.

Mahmoud Abbas attends AU summit, reiterates position on Israel

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 00:18

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday attended the African Union Summit as a special guest.