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Will Modi make a Vajpayee in the Prez polls?

As the presidential elections approach, the BJP is apparently looking for a candidate who can be sent to Raisina hill, but the road there may be steeper as all regional parties prepare for a confrontation with the ruling party. Regional parties are reeling from the alleged hunts by law enforcement under the Union government. However, […]

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Should Facebook be criminally liable for interfering with Australia’s legislative process?

Facebook has been accused of devising a strategy to interfere with Australia’s legislative process, deliberately blocking emergency, health and government service Facebook pages during its February 2021 news blackout. According to the report of the wall street journalemployees of the company provided evidence with the support of Help for whistleblowerswhich suggest that an internal team […]

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The United States decides to seize the yacht of a major Russian oligarch linked to the Pandora Papers

Authorities in the island nation of Fiji have seized the superyacht from a sanctioned Russian oligarch and are expected to turn the vessel over to the United States, the US Department of Justice announced on Thursday. The 348-foot yacht, called Amadea, is owned by Suleyman Kerimov, the United States said. Kerimov is a gold tycoon […]

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Biden reinstates Eid al-Fitr celebration at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden marked Eid al-Fitr Monday, restoring celebrations of the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan at the White House after his predecessor scrapped them. Muslims around the world generally refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan. Its end often means gathering to pray, visiting family […]

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Property for sale in Brighton – pictures

Sometimes known as London by the sea, Brighton has become a popular location for shoppers over the past couple of years. The city is located close to London, making it the ideal location for commuters who have to work in the city during the day and want to relax by the sea in the evening. […]

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Australia election – the untrustworthy against the unqualified

In his 1964 book The lucky countryjournalist Donald Horne described Australia as “a lucky country run mostly by second-rate people”. Sixty years later, little has changed if last week’s election polls are to be believed. He says Australians have a worrying opinion of the two men vying to be their prime minister after the May […]

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Somalia allows AU troops to take over security ahead of elections

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) FILE PHOTO – Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble. /AFP-Getty Images Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble said on Tuesday that he had authorized the African Union Transitional Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) to take over the security of the hangar (tent) where the election of the leaders of the Lower […]

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UK to send Stormer armored vehicles with anti-aircraft missile launchers to Ukraine

A A woman from the Ukrainian city of Odessa says she was lucky to escape a Russian missile attack at a hair salon as a foil cap protected her from serious injury, writes Nataliya Vasilyeva. Until last weekend, the Black Sea port of Odessa had been spared the intense airstrikes and shelling the south of […]

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South Australian advocates for the decriminalization of sex work hope legislation will be passed this year

The leader of the South Australian Greens hopes sex work can be decriminalized in the state by the end of this year, despite the new Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition all opposing two to measure. Key points: Bill to decriminalize sex work failed to pass in 2019 The new Labor Prime Minister then […]

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Live Updates: Russia Seeks Full Control of Ukrainian Donbass, Says Military Chief

© AFP via Getty Images Snapchat’s parent company has seen a slowdown in ad growth in response to the war in Ukraine, which is one of many macro concerns that could weigh on its revenue outlook in the coming months. Los Angeles-based Snap said that prior to Russia’s February 24 invasion of Ukraine, year-over-year revenue […]

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Threats begin as top politician claims Hokkaido belongs to Russia

On April 7, TV Asahi reported that Sergey Mironov, leader of the Just Russia political party, said on his party’s website that “Russia has all the rights in Hokkaido.” Mironov is a major political figure who served as speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament for nearly 10 years. As outrageous as his […]

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CM Ibrahim takes over as head of K’taka JD(S) | bangalore

Former Union minister CM Ibrahim took over as state chairman of the Janata Dal (secular) on Sunday as the Karnataka regional team pursued their new strategy of harnessing the minority vote by outpacing Congress. Ibrahim quit Congress in early March after being denied the position of opposition leader in the upper house of the state […]

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WA Senator Ben Small resigns after finding out he has dual Australian and New Zealand citizenship

Western Australian Senator Ben Small has announced he is stepping down after discovering he unknowingly holds dual citizenship. Western Australian Senator Ben Small has resigned from the Upper House after finding out he has dual Australian and New Zealand citizenship. Mr Small was born in Perth to a New Zealand-born Australian mother and father, but […]

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Ruling party senators fail to recall opposition president – ​​The First News

“I am not triumphing and the Senate will continue to be the pillar of democracy, the pillar of an exchange of ideas,” Grodzki said after the vote. Pawel Supernak/PAP Tomasz Grodzki, the Senate speaker who represents the main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform (PO), retained his post on Tuesday after ruling party senators failed […]

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What Russia Wants in Ukraine: Konstatin Kosachev, Russian Senator

12:21 WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Seven weeks later, where does the world stand with the conflict in Ukraine? And what hope if there is now for peace? Peace talks continue, but, it seems, without real momentum. And while accusations of war crimes by the West in the region only seem to be intensifying, the Kremlin continues […]

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Pictures of the week, 7 April 2022

The Sydney Morning Herald, Pictures of the week, 7 April 2022 The Sydney Morning Herald, Pictures of the week, 7 April 2022 We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We are working on its restoration. Please try again later. To reject Skip to section navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 28 Pictures The week in photos […]

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EDITORIAL: Your lying eyes

“Everything faded into a haze. The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became the truth.” –1984 Western media are numerous in Ukraine. The national evening newscasts are based there at the moment. Even newspapers put videos on their websites showing the consequences of the withdrawal (regrouping?) of the Russian army from the […]

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Somalia. Women struggle to make their voices heard in politics | Africa | DW

It’s not easy being a politician in conflict-torn Somalia. Men have long dominated national and local leadership roles in the Horn of Africa nation, largely due to deep-rooted traditional biases. Somalia has established a 30% seat quota for female legislators. But the Somali Women’s Association has accused regional clan presidents of ignoring or rejecting potential […]

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MPs must engage in informed debate: VP: The Tribune India

Tribune press service New Delhi, April 3 On the occasion of Rajya Sabha Day, Deputy Speaker M Venkaiah Naidu said today that the Upper House has played a crucial role in strengthening parliamentary democracy in the country. Naidu, who is also the Speaker of the Upper House, called on his members to engage […]

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Seven bills on Rajya Sabha’s agenda last week of budget session

The government will present seven bills to the Rajya Sabha in the last week of the budget session, three of which have already been passed by the Lok Sabha. The Business Advisory Committee of the Upper House of Parliament has allocated 17 hours to these bills over the coming week. The Rajya Sabha also reported […]

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PM Modi bids farewell to 72 outgoing Rajya Sabha members

Prime Minister Narendra Modi bid farewell to 72 outgoing Rajya Sabha members. Speaking in the upper house, Prime Minister Modi urged members to “come back”. “Our Rajya Sabha members have a lot of experience…and sometimes experience has more power than academic knowledge. We will tell outgoing members ‘come back,’” he said. The Prime Minister added […]

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President Tebboune appoints Chems Eddine Chitour and Benalia Belhouadjeb members of the presidential third party

Upper House: President Tebboune appoints Chems Eddine Chitour and Benalia Belhouadjeb members of the presidential third party House: President Tebboune appoints Chems Eddine Chitour and Benalia Belhouadjeb members of the presidential third party” style=”width:580px; height:auto;”/> ALGIERS- The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Monday appointed Professors Chems Eddine Chitour and Benalia Belhouadjeb, members of […]

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EDITORIAL: Rengo’s political flirtation with the LDP could betray core interests

There is nothing untoward or wrong that Japan’s largest labor organization is pressuring the ruling camp for policies to promote workers’ interests. But by forging closer ties with the ruling bloc, Rengo (Japanese Trade Union Confederation) could risk endorsing questionable policy measures favored by the administration or contribute to widening the rift within the opposition […]

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Not Considering Creation of Media Commission Recommended by Parliamentary Panel, Says Center

Responding to a question raised in the Upper House of Parliament, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said the government meets regularly with stakeholders to formulate policies. Representative image. PTI New Delhi: The Center told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that it was not considering setting up a media commission as recommended by a parliamentary […]

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NSW Gathering of Assisted Dying Advocates | the islander

Volunteer advocates for assisted dying will rally in NSW Parliament as legislation allowing terminally ill people to die on their own terms stalls. The controversial bill would give people with a terminal illness who are expected to live less than 12 months the right to hasten their death. The legislation passed the lower house last […]

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Don Harwin will surrender after 23 years

Just three months after leaving the NSW cabinet, Don Harvin get away from politics. The former Minister of Arts and Gladys Berejiklian ally will announce his “retirement” from Parliament on Friday. During his long 23-year parliamentary career, Harwin served as Speaker of the Legislative Council for six years and as a minister for five. He […]

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Lord Speaker urges tougher scrutiny amid concerns over Evgeny Lebedev | House of Lords

The Speaker of the House of Lords has urged ministers to toughen the system for vetting and appointing new peers after concerns about the suitability of recent candidates such as Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev. While Speaker Lord McFall has no power to limit peers’ access to parliament, his strong comment came in response to […]

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Two Sessions 2022

While China’s critics denigrated the Two Sessions debates, the annual political event in Beijing made an impressive mark and served China’s vital interests. The annual plenary consultations of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) are held in March, which over time has become the […]

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In Delhi it’s G-23 against Rahul, in Kerala it’s against KCVenugopal

In Delhi, while G-23 Congress leaders are believed to have blamed the Gandhi family for the debacle in recent state polls, the villain in Kerala is none other than 58-year-old KC Venugopal, the closest collaborator of MP Wayanad Rahul Gandhi. Shortly after the failure, posters appeared near the party office in Sreekandapuram of Kannur, which […]

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Punjab Assembly Election Result 2022 Today Latest News and Updates

Voters in Punjab, who openly called for change, appeared to have used their vote to introduce it. The state has traditionally seen power alternate between Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combination. A man wearing a Bhagwant Maan print t-shirt celebrates the AAP’s landslide victory in Punjab on Thursday. (Express photo by Gurmeet Singh) It […]

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Newly Elected NA Legislators Take Oath of Office and Secrecy

Newly Elected NA Legislators Take Oath of Office and Secrecy National Assembly lawmakers posing for a photo after being sworn in at Singha Durbar on Saturday. KATHMANDU: The newly elected deputies of the National Assembly (NA) were sworn in today. NA President Ganesh Prasad Timalsina swore them an oath of office and secrecy during a […]

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Murray MP Helen Dalton breaks away from shooters, anglers and farmers party

A dramatic fallout over water management saw Murray MP Helen Dalton split from the New South Wales Fishers and Farmers Party (SFF) to become an independent. Key points: Murray MP Helen Dalton has resigned as a member of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers. She will remain on the transverse bench as an independent. The SFF […]

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Russia struggles to shore up sanctions-hit economy

Published on: 03/02/2022 – 17:18Amended: 03/02/2022 – 17:10 Moscow (AFP) – Russian authorities are scrambling to stem the panic as massive sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine have caused the worst economic shocks since the fall of the Soviet Union. Asked by journalists on Wednesday about the survival of the economy, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov […]

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Japan’s lower house raps about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in ‘strongest terms’

Japan’s lower house on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in “the strongest possible terms”, urging Russian troops to immediately stop the attack and withdraw from the nation. Eastern Europe. The resolution, approved by the House of Representatives, expressed opposition to Russia’s use of force to unilaterally change the status quo after […]

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PM to announce cut in POL prices and electricity tariff: Khattak

NOWSHERA: Federal Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon unveil a relief package for the masses. “The Prime Minister will address the nation shortly and announce a Rs10 reduction in oil prices, a Rs5 per unit reduction in electricity tariffs, as well as several other measures,” he said […]

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Archie Comics Canceled A Russian Story Due To Putin’s Anti-LGBT Stance

In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out how an Archie comic storyline “boycotted” Russia because of Vladimir Putin’s anti-LGBT stance. Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the eight hundred and twenty-eighth episode where we examine three comic book legends and determine if they are true or false. As usual, there will […]

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Russian-Ukrainian tension: “Regional conflict, not global… Delhi must maintain normal relations”

The operations in Ukraine mark a “regional conflict” and all other countries, including India, should continue to maintain normal relations with Moscow, Andrey A Klimov, an influential member of the upper house of the Parliament of the Russian Federation and head of the ruling section of international affairs of the United Russia party, said Thursday. […]

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LDP disagreements over candidates delay Upper House elections in some districts

Ahead of the House of Councilors election this summer, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party is experiencing delays in choosing candidates for some single-seat constituencies. The Upper House districts are opposition strongholds that have caused disagreements between local LDP branches and the national headquarters. It is unclear whether the LDP can essentially finalize candidates for the […]

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Families share land to house adult children and grandparents

With soaring land and property prices, more and more families are exploring intergenerational housing options to provide housing for their loved ones. Whether it’s buying a piece of land in the countryside with enough space for several houses or cutting down the garden to give it to the children, people seem to be increasingly keen […]

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Touring Hillview Garden Estate: A freehold estate in Upper Bukit Timah with prices starting at $3m, Money News

It’s notoriously difficult to find an affordable freehold home (or even a reasonably priced leasehold home!) in Singapore, especially in Bukit Timah, which has many GCB enclaves. So when I saw a list of freehold land properties at around $3 million in Hillview Garden Estate I immediately thought of adding it to my series of […]

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DSA has a chance to make another leap forward in New York politics

In June, the New York Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has another great opportunity to add one of its own to the State Senate. Twenty-six-year-old tech Kristen Gonzalez recently announced her candidacy for a new senatorial district covering parts of Brooklyn and Queens. She is expected to get DSA’s full backing, joining […]

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Lure of RS Berth Cause of exodus from Congress?

New Delhi: The irresistible offer of the Rajya Sabha seat is the main cause of exodus from Congress, sources say as leaders consider the place of the other parties’ upper house and the recent resignation of former justice minister Ashwani Kumar sparked a debate in the big old party. . Ashwani Kumar, a senior Congress […]

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Matthew Guy’s ‘#1’ rallying cry sounds awfully familiar after Trump 2016

There was a time when mainstream politicians could refer to MAGA to indicate that they too were crimson-faced populists, not aloof technocrats. There was a time when even leftists thought Trump had some luck with him; he could kick the global elite, he could dampen American hegemony – they were right about that, as an […]

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Turkmenistan will hold snap presidential elections on March 12

MOSCOW, February 12. /TASS/. Snap presidential elections in Turkmenistan are scheduled for March 12, the republic’s Central Election Commission told TASS on Saturday. “Yes, the president gave the instruction to hold them,” the Central Election Commission said. As reported by the Turkmen State News Agency, Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov told a session of the upper […]

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Does Tasmania need more politicians? Greens call for bigger talent pool following Sarah Courtney’s resignation

The resignation of Tasmania’s education minister has revived calls for a bigger parliament, but a former MP has said adding more politicians will not guarantee a bigger pool of talent. Key points: The resignation of Education Minister Sarah Courtney has led to calls for a bigger Tasmanian parliament Some supporters say Tasmanians would be better […]

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Religious Discrimination Bill Passes Lower House After All-Night Debate

MPs stayed overnight to debate the bill’s progress, with five government backbenchers eventually crossing the floor. The central issue was that the bill did not protect transgender children from being expelled from religious schools. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce successfully pushed their religious discrimination legislation through the Lower House. (Sydney […]

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Congress MPs walk out during Prime Minister’s speech in Rajya Sabha

On Tuesday, February 8, congressmen created a ruckus and slammed of the Upper House as Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to the motion of thanks on the President’s speech to Rajya Sabha. “We left the prime minister’s speech on the vote of thanks because instead of talking about the president’s speech, he blamed Congress,” Congress […]

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PML-N CEC meets today to reflect on internal change and post-change scenario

The cooperation of Ch Parvez Elahi and his eventual elevation to the post of Chief Minister for about a year could become a political challenge for the Nawaz party LAHORE/Islamabad – The PML-N Central Executive Committee (CEC) is meeting here today to decide on several key issues relating to the possible internal change and its […]

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BJP sends whip to Rajya Sabha members to attend House on Tuesday

BJP sends whip to RS members to attend on Tuesday They said the whip was issued by the ruling party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to respond to the vote of thanks at the President’s address. PTI, New Delhi, 06 February 2022, 01:54 ist updated: 06 Feb 2022, 01:54 ist The BJP issued […]

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Parliament Budget Session 2022-23 India Highlights, Union Budget Highlights, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind Speeches Today Live News and Updates

Mahua Moitra at Lok Sabha on Thursday. The government has written to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat to ban an MP’s Provisionally Accepted Question (PAQ) in the Upper House on ‘India’s position in the Democracy Index’, seeking the reason why the India slipped to 53rd position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy. Index, The Indian Express […]

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The New Zealand border will reopen; HMS Endeavor found in the United States; NSW COVID cases are rising, Victoria COVID cases are rising, NSW booster usage is low among young people, Ben Roberts-Smith case is picking up, Qld COVID cases are rising, SA COVID cases are rising, ACT COVID cases increase

Victorian COVID-19 Response Commander Jeroen Weimar said coronavirus-related hospitalizations could increase in the coming weeks, but pressure on the state’s health system has eased since the declaration of a ‘code brown’ last month. Speaking to reporters in Bendigo, in the Victoria region, Mr Weimar said infection and hospitalization rates were not expected to drop at […]

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NSW Health Inquiry calls final witnesses

A long-running parliamentary inquiry into regional and remote health outcomes is set to conclude its public phase on Wednesday, with evidence from senior NSW health officials. Since its launch in 2020, the upper house inquiry has heard testimony in sessions held across the state – Deniliquin, Cobar, Wellington, Dubbo, Gunnedah, Taree and Lismore – about […]

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Business Advisory Committee meeting to be held tomorrow at Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting will be held on Tuesday, the news agency reported. ANI. Meanwhile, the upper house adjourned on Monday to resume after the Union budget was presented to Lok Sabha. “The Rajya Sabha session will start one hour after the end of the Union budget presentation in Lok Sabha […]

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Rupee set to gain on IMF loan stimulus

KARACHI: The rupee is expected to rally in the week on growing investor optimism over Pakistan’s economic prospects after the government met all conditions for the resumption of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending program, reports said. said traders. Pakistan’s upper house of parliament has passed a law that would give the central bank more […]

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Siraj welcomes agreement between JI Karachi and Sindh government on LG issue

Emir Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq hailed the agreement between Karachi JI branch and Sindh government on local government issue. The two sides signed the agreement late Thursday night as the JI announced the end of the 29-day sit-in in front of the Sindh Assembly following the PPP’s assurance to take over the law recently passed by […]

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US and NATO respond to Putin’s demands as tensions in Ukraine rise

Blinken said the United States would not publicly release its written response “because we believe diplomacy has the best chance of succeeding if we allow space for confidential talks”, adding that the United States “hopes and expect” the Russians to agree. It is unclear whether they will comply: Mr Lavrov said after a meeting with […]

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Elections in India’s most popular state are seen as a crucial test for LGBTQ+ rights

NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government has withdrawn a manual to train and sensitize school and college teachers on transgender or gender-nonconforming students after conservative lawmakers criticized it. the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an Indian government self-governing organization tasked with assisting and advising central and state governments on policies and […]

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sabha: Ghatowar emerges as the best Congress candidate for the election of Rajya Sabha | Guwahati News

Guwahati: While the Opposition Congress is certain to win one of the two seats in the Rajya Sabha of Assam, whose election is due to take place in March, the former Union minister and leader of the Upper Assam tea community Paban Singh Ghatowar emerged as the main contender for the party.Ghatowar is the president […]

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Coronavirus Morning News Brief – January 21: Effective booster shots to fight CDC Omicron findings and mandatory vaccinations in Austria

In breaking news, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the third dose, or booster dose, of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech is 90% effective in preventing people infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus to be hospitalized. In other news, we cover the rising Covid death toll, a law making Covid […]

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US Senate to Pass Federal Suffrage Legislation – SABC News

The United States Senate will pass federal voting rights legislation today that is likely to pass due to unanimous Republican opposition and Senate rules that require at least 60 votes for major legislation. The Upper House is evenly split 50-50, with Democrats in the majority due to the vote of Vice President Kamala Harris as […]

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BJP’s Sanjeev Balyan meets with BKU leader, day after Tikait withdrew statement asking for support for RLD-SP alliance

BJP Lok Sabha MP Sanjeev Balyan met Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Chairman Naresh Tikait at Sisauli village in Muzaffarnagar on Monday ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) President Naresh Tikait had undergone a medical procedure a few days ago and Balyan had visited Sisoli to inquire about his health and welfare. […]

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Thousands demonstrate against France COVID vaccine pass | News on the coronavirus pandemic

Protesters have taken to the streets in cities across France to reject a law that would see the implementation of tougher restrictions for people not vaccinated against COVID-19, as parliament continues to debate the bill. Thousands of people took part in protests on Saturday, with a range of disparate political groups coming together. In the […]

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Swain set to chair Assembly Appropriations Committee

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is expected to appoint Lisa Swain, a three-term Democrat from Bergen County, to chair the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Swain will replace John Burzichelli, who lost his re-election bid for an 11th term last November. The choice reflects a renewed relationship between the counties of Bergen and Middlesex. Swain was chosen by […]

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EDITORIAL: Imperial System Fixing Expert Panel Report Unlikely to Get Support

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has submitted the report of an expert panel on imperial succession to the Speaker of the Lower House and the Speaker of the Upper House, even though the document leaves many stones unturned. It is highly doubtful whether the report can win widespread support among Japanese people now and in the […]

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The Senate gives recommendations to the NA on the complementary finance bill

A view of the Senate during a sitting of the upper house. – APP / File ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Tuesday gave five recommendations on the finance bill ((additional) finance bill, 2021) to the National Assembly, requesting amendments to its various clauses. The recommendations were reported by the Standing Senate Committee on Finance, Revenue and […]

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British trans activists protest outside BBC against transphobic coverage

LONDON – One of the most difficult annual rituals for some members of the LGBTQ + community are probably the celebrations around Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as many gay people have no families to return to their homes and , therefore, they can be very lonely. Understanding this dilemma, a group of soft-hearted gay […]

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Kiwi Botica propels Castres to third place with Stade Français victory

Published on: 01.08.2022 – 19:16Amended: 01.08.2022 – 19:14 Paris (AFP) – New Zealander Ben Botica scored 12 points to send Castres to third place in the French Top 14 in Saturday’s 15-9 home win over Stade Français. Botica’s efforts took the five-time champions’ home winning record to 16 games, a streak dating back to December […]

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Kyodo News Digest: January 7, 2022

Hachiko statue in Tokyo’s Shibuya district is covered in snow on January 6, 2022. (Kyodo) == Kyodo The following is the latest list of news highlights selected by Kyodo News. ———- Japan, US express concern over Chinese attempt to undermine rules-based order TOKYO – The Japanese and US foreign and defense chiefs on Friday expressed […]

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Britain forgives all men convicted under landmark laws that criminalize homosexuality

By Rachel Savage LONDON, Jan. 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British gay and bisexual men convicted of consensual same-sex relationships under now abolished laws may have their convictions struck from the public record, the government said on Tuesday. The announcement extends a program launched ten years ago which granted pardons to homosexual men convicted of […]

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Stakeholders in Parliament hope public issues will be the center of attention rather than the political agenda in 2022

New Delhi: As Parliament is set to have a new building in 2022, Presidents Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha hope MPs will not see the legislature simply as an extension of politics and the new structure will see parliamentary democracy Indian shine in new greatness. 2021, which started on a low note with opposition parties […]

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A single female MP in a 30-member panel examining the bill to raise the age of marriage for women

New Delhi: The parliamentary panel that will examine a bill to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 and present its recommendations has only one woman. According to Rajya Sabha’s website, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports, chaired by BJP Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, […]

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Colorado fire victims start new year monitoring destruction

SUPERIOR, Colorado (AP) – Hundreds of Colorado residents who expected to ring their doorbell in 2022 instead start the new year trying to scavenge what is left after a wind-ravaged wildfire ravaged the suburbs of Denver. Families forced to flee the flames with little warning returned to their neighborhoods on Friday to find a patchwork […]

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Tejasvi Surya’s U-turn came after management’s rap, growing unease over his remarks

LS Tejasvi Surya, BJP youth wing leader and South Bangalore MP, may have used community rhetoric to build his political career so far, but there is now growing unease among party leaders in the about some of his controversial remarks, sources said. This was reflected in the directive from national leaders asking the 31-year-old to […]

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The Senate passes a bill to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants

ISLAMABAD: The Senate passed three bills on Monday, including the Islamabad Rent Restriction (Amendment) Bill 2021, aimed at resolving landlord-tenant issues without unnecessary delay. The bill, introduced by Senator Mohsin Aziz, was passed unanimously after an article by article prepared by President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani. Aziz said the amendment would help resolve the issue of […]

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US calls on Somalia to end elections

The United States on Sunday called on Somalia to complete its elections after passing last week’s deadline to complete them with less than 10 percent of Somali parliamentarians elected to the lower house. “The United States is deeply concerned about the continuing delays and procedural irregularities which have undermined the credibility of the process,” State […]

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Maharashtra: A bill introduced to make the minister pro-chancellor of universities | Bombay News

MUMBAI: The state government on Friday tabled amendments to the Maharashtra Public Universities Act to introduce the post of pro-chancellor to be held by the Minister of Higher and Technical Education. The powers of the pro-chancellor must be broad: from the presidency of the university senate, his high-level decision-making body, to the presidency of the […]

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Shores License Review Board Approves ‘Weird’ Bondage Leave Request

The La Jolla Shores license review committee addressed an “insanely bizarre” service easement request for Hillside Drive during its December 20 online meeting. On vacation, the City of San Diego waives a public right of way or public service easement and transfers it to one or more adjacent owners. But for this easement vacation, the […]

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, Venkaiah Naidu deplores the potential functioning of the House | India News

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, a day before the scheduled end of the winter session of Parliament, with Speaker M Venkaiah Naidu lamenting that the Upper House was functioning well below its potential due to repeated disruptions. The session, which began on November 29, was scheduled to end on December […]

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Opposition skips government meeting in House deadlock following suspension of deputies, Center responds | Latest India News

Five opposition parties boycotted a government-called meeting on Monday to end the stalemate in Rajya Sabha that resulted from the suspension of 12 lawmakers, leading the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to accuse its political rivals of working with the “disruption and disruption mantra” to make sure the upper house is not functioning. {{^ userSubscribe}} {{/ […]

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4 labor codes likely to be implemented by FY 23, as many states have prepared draft rules

The Center has already finalized the rules under these codes and states are now required to develop regulations on their part, as labor is a competing subject. A senior official said the four labor codes are expected to be implemented by the next fiscal year. “The four labor codes are expected to be implemented in […]

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New South Wales ministers retire ahead of reshuffle | Whyalla news

New South Wales premier Dominic Perrottet is preparing to announce a new cabinet, but he will not include two longtime members of the government, one of whom hopes it will include more women. Special Minister of State Don Harwin and Local Government Minister Shelley Hancock both told Perrottet they did not want to be considered […]

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Upper House MP Tim Quilty says immunization rates justify unvaccinated teachers allowed to return to work | Border mail

news, local news, WODONGA politician Tim Quilty wants the Victorian government to end its mandate to vaccinate teachers against COVID-19. The Victorian-era Upper House MP believes that this requirement is no longer necessary and that unprotected teachers should be able to return to classrooms. “I think they should be allowed to return to work, we […]

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Parliament live: Oppn MPs say ‘government must apologize to us’ after Goyal demands apology for suspended members’ behavior

** Accusing the government of suppressing the voice of the opposition, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge, Tiruchi Siva of DMK and Sanjay Raut of Shiv Sena as well as other members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha marched from the statue of Mahatama Gandhi in the Parliament complex in Vijay Chowk holding banners […]

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Japan’s first female union leader urged by men to refuse job

Male colleagues of the first woman to head Japan’s largest labor association begged her to turn down the job because they believed her gender made her unable to fight Japanese companies for higher wages. In an interview with the Financial Times, Tomoko Yoshino described a barrage of efforts to derail her promotion to president of […]

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House still to clear more than two thirds of the 36 listed legislations

our office The winter session of Parliament will conclude on December 23 and there are only nine sittings left. But more than two-thirds of the 36 pieces of legislation, listed by the Center for consideration and adoption, are yet to be taken by the House. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passed a dozen pieces of […]

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Former employee Jess Wilson shortlisted for coveted Kew Victorian Liberal seat ahead of 2022 election

Former treasurer Josh Frydenberg has won the coveted Liberal shortlist for the once safe state seat of Kew. Key points: Jess Wilson beat five contenders to win the preselection for Kew’s relatively secure seat Shadow Treasurer David Davis challenged Ms Wilson for the post Fallen opposition leader Michael O’Brien won the preselection for Malvern Jess […]

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Treasurer shuffles figures on liberal women in parliament

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the number of liberal female politicians in the federal parliament is not high enough – but the party’s current status is significantly lower than the 38 percent he suggests. According to the criteria used in the calculations, between 26.7 and 30.4 percent of all parliamentarians in the Liberal Party are women. […]

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Parliament approves bills on ART, surrogacy | Latest India News

Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to regulate assisted reproductive technology (ART) services such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) centers, sperm or egg banks and to tackle practices contrary to ethics related to issues such as sex selection. The Rajya Sabha passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill 2021 (regulation) by voice vote, a week after […]

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The Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Regulation Bill fills a long-standing regulatory gap. We must find ways to make it more inclusive

Last week, the Lok Sabha passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation (ART) Bill which sets standards and codes of conduct for fertility clinics and sperm banks nationwide. The bill responds to a long-standing need. Over the past 20 years, the increase in the number of ART clinics in India has been among the highest in […]

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Tewari seeks to represent Chandigarh to the Rajya Sabha

CHANDIGARH: Deputy Shri Anandpur Sahib and National Congress Spokesman Manish Tewari has requested representation for the Union Territory of Chandigarh in Rajya Sabha, as he is still not represented in the upper house until here. Tewari presented a private member’s bill to Lok Sabha in this regard and urged Union Home Secretary Amit Shah that […]

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Alan Tudge leaves federal cabinet after Rachelle Miller’s allegation; NSW COVID cases grow, Omicron variant cases grow; The vote on the Victoria pandemic bill has been adjourned; Greg Hunt, Christian Porter Exit Federal Politics, Victoria COVID Cases Rise

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has confirmed he will step down from politics in next year’s election. “Earlier today, I spoke with the Prime Minister and my Electorate Chairman and informed them that I would not be standing in the next election. This may surprise some of you, ”he joked. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt […]

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Decision on the pandemic bill expected Wednesday afternoon as debate on amendments continues

Dozens of Victorian ministers have endured a long night and a long morning as debate continues over the Andrews government’s pandemic bill, which is expected to be passed late Wednesday afternoon. Victorian-era Upper House ministers debated for more than half a day in Parliament over amendments to the Andrews government’s pandemic bill. Although the government […]

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Mamata Banerjee’s national ambitions could hamper opposition unity

Trinamool’s Congress supremo, Mamata Banerjee, was in Delhi for four days but did not meet with Acting Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Instead, she chose to meet disgruntled congressional leaders and while in Delhi the congressional unit in Meghalaya split and former chief minister Mukul Sangma joined the TMC. Not only Sangma but in Delhi, Kirti […]

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The parliamentary year is over. How has the McGowan government used its total control?

When Labor took full control of the WA parliament in a landmark election this year, warnings from the opposition did not bode well. It would be “dangerous for the future of our state,” said former opposition leader Zak Kirkup. So how did the first year of an extraordinary parliament inundated with Labor MPs go? It’s […]

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BJP whip to Rajya Sabha members: be present on the first day of the winter session

The BJP on Thursday issued a three-line whip to keep its Rajya Sabha members present in the House when the winter session begins on Monday, November 29, indicating the government’s intention to repeal the three farm laws contentious in the very first week of the session. “All BJP MPs in Rajya Sabha are hereby informed […]

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Electoral law reform – Corporate donations

Question from Mrs O’CONNOR to the PRIME MINISTER, Mr GUTWEIN Today, legislation that was bought and paid for by the gaming industry will pass through the Legislative Council and return to this House, in large part thanks to the capitulation of Labor. The debate on your future gambling bill has demonstrated to Tasmanians the toxic […]

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Rebel MP Qld threatens government over mandates

Queensland MP George Christensen is the latest coalition member to threaten to deny his federal vote on COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Mr Christensen became the first government member of the lower house to fail to guarantee his support for coalition legislation, amid a growing rebellion in the Senate over mandatory vaccination regimes in states and territories. […]

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Chileans go to the polls with two radically different views on the ballot

SANTIAGO, Nov.21 (Reuters) – Chileans began voting on Sunday in what is widely considered the country’s most controversial presidential election since the country’s return to democracy in 1990, when a former member of the Far-right Congress is fighting with a leftist who has lent his support to massive street protests. Right, José Antonio Kast, a […]

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Thousands of people take to the streets of Australia amid COVID-19 measures and hits | Coronavirus pandemic News

Several thousand people took to the streets of Australia on Saturday to protest against COVID-19 vaccination warrants, as smaller crowds gathered to support measures that have elevated the country to one of the most vaccinated in the world. world. Almost 85% of Australians aged 16 and over were fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of […]

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Vic’s pandemic bill faces further delay | County Chief of St George and Sutherland

Victoria’s pandemic legislation could be amended to provide increased oversight, in an effort to gain support from another interbank MP. But the Public Health and Welfare Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill is unlikely to be debated on Friday, with the government planning to call an additional sitting day next week to ensure its passage before the […]

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Adam Marshall denies having egg on his face for refusing to phase out caged products | The head of the daily newspaper in the North

news, latest news, THE MINISTER of Agriculture, Adam Marshall, strongly denies making any decision regarding the phase-out of caged eggs, despite opposition claims that his decision has been made. Government documents had indicated that the Northern Tablelands MP would not support the change, although full details of the phase-out have yet to be released. Staff […]

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Liberal MPs mingle with protesters making death threats on the steps of Parliament

The government announced on Monday evening that it would amend the bill which had drawn strong criticism from lawyers and human rights activists for its overbreadth. However, the amendments did not satisfy civil society opponents or quell the anger of protesters. Tuesday’s crowd included many ordinary Victorians concerned about vaccination warrants and other pieces of […]

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Adem Somyurek Tells Victorian Branch Stacking Inquiry He Has ‘Lost All Perspective’ in Factional Battle | Victorian politics

A former Victorian government minister admitted to having “lost all perspective” in a fierce factional battle and should be “doomed” for it, but said he had not authorized widespread embezzlement of public funds. Adem Somyurek told a public hearing with the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission that he could not excuse his behavior early last year, […]

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At the Ghar Wapsi Congress, Cherian Philip sees a red devil in CPM | Kerala News

It’s official. Cherian Philip is back in Congress. Philip, who has been a CPM traveling companion for the past 20 years after leaving Congress in 2001, received membership from Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) Chairman K Sudhakaran by paying 5 rupees. After joining the party, he unleashed a scathing attack on the CPM, claiming that […]

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The CDP struggled in the elections despite the joint pact of the opposition parties

In the gloom of a post-mortem lower house election, the main opposition party, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, was forced to question whether joining forces with the Communist Party of Japan was the right thing to do. . This collaboration is still being questioned with an election to the Upper House looming on the […]

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Why U.S. Senators Call for Sanctions Relief for India-Russia Triumf Missile Defense Agreement

As India prepares to take delivery of the first of the S-400 Triumf advanced missile defense systems it has ordered from Russia, there is an imminent threat of US sanctions under its order. strict CAATSA law that prohibits military purchases by those Washington sees as its enemies. However, two US senators have writing to Joe […]

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Here’s how the Victorian government’s proposed pandemic laws will work and what the experts are saying

When it comes to the new pandemic laws proposed by Victoria, there are very different views. Victoria’s Health Minister Martin Foley insists the legislation “consolidates this Victorian Parliament and public health response as the most accountable, transparent and public health-driven system in the Commonwealth”. Others disagree. Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy describes the proposed laws […]

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Victorian lawyers demand end to confidentiality agreements in sexual harassment cases

While contracts can protect a company’s commercial interests, keep cases out of court, and provide anonymity to plaintiffs and accused perpetrators, agreements can have perverse effects. Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, for example, bought the silence of the women he was accused of assaulting, using confidentiality clauses that prevented his conduct from being revealed. As […]

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PDP allows Ayu, Oyinlola, Ciroma and 24 others to participate in NWC elections (FULL LIST)

Former Senate Speaker Iyorchia Ayu, Former Osun State Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Former Oyo State Deputy Governor Taofeek Arapaja have been authorized by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) elections at the next national convention. A former minister of women’s affairs, Maryam Ciroma, and two former senators, Samuel […]

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Hospitalized Czech president shown on video as his office counteracts criticism

Czech President Milos Zeman attends his investiture ceremony at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, March 8, 2018, after being re-elected. REUTERS / David W Cerny / File Photo PRAGUE, October 21 (Reuters) – Assistants to Czech President Milos Zeman on Thursday showed video of him signing a decree to convene a new parliament while […]