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Review of the worst house on the street – you’ll be screaming on TV “WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE?” | Television & radio

SSuch is the total state of this country that when I first saw the title of this series I assumed it was an understatement for Britain. As in: this is Worst House on the Street, a hard-hitting Channel 4 documentary about the UK housing crisis. Then set the tape – as my mum would say […]

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VOX POPULI: Politicians’ ties to the Unification Church must be examined

The three-way relationship between politics, government and business was once likened to a game of rock-paper-scissors, in which each has the upper hand over the other. Politicians control bureaucrats through appointments and promotions, and bureaucrats exercise authority over industries through regulation. And industries influence politicians through votes and donations. Farmers and doctors come to mind […]

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Cash warns WA liberals: reform or suffer

Michaelia Cash told Liberal WA members at the state conference that the party needed to reform. -AAP Picture Western Australia senior Liberal Michaelia Cash gave her backing to the shortlist changes, saying the party must reform or pay the price. Senator Cash issued the warning after the opening of the WA Liberals State Conference in […]

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Hanson shows Palmer’s man about the house

The socialist left faction of the Victorian Labor Party has rarely had such good times. One could almost say Premier Dan Andrew’s outfit ended up in (worker’s) heaven. Opponents of the faction on the right remain trapped in the wreckage of the Adem Somyurek car accident, At Jacinta Allan’s Official anointing as Andrews’ heir apparent […]

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NSW COVID cases rise; Victoria COVID cases increase; Labor says foot-and-mouth disease is ‘hysteria’ stoked by Liberals; Extended ADF Elderly Support; Prue Carr diagnosed with cancer

Meanwhile, Victorian zoos have restricted visitor access to certain animal enclosures in a bid to prevent the possible spread of foot-and-mouth disease. Zoos Victoria chief executive Jenny Gray said paid encounters with giraffes, kangaroos and elephants – where visitors are guided through the exhibit by a zookeeper – have been canceled and existing bookings have […]

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Panneerselvam appoints Rajya Sabha MP Dharmar, 13 other district secretaries

O Panneerselvam, head of the AIADMK rebel camp, on Sunday appointed more than a dozen “district secretaries”, including MP Rajya Sabha R Dharmar and former lawmakers. The appointees include VNP Venkatraman (Chennai Suburban District) and Kovai K Selvaraj (Coimbatore District), both former MPs and Dharmar (Ramanathapuram District), who was among 6 candidates elected unopposed to […]

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What the Japanese Election Means for Controversial Defense Research

Voter turnout was low in this month’s elections in Japan.Credit: Issei Kato/Reuters Japan’s ruling conservative coalition won a landslide victory in national elections earlier this month, two days after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who led the coalition until 2020. Researchers say the coalition’s victory in the upper house of the National […]

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Draghi demands party unity as a condition to stay on as Italian prime minister

Draghi offered to resign after coalition split Tells Parliament that Italians want unity of government The speech receives a cold reception from 5-Star, League The Senate is due to vote on the speech later Wednesday ROME, July 20 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Wednesday demanded unity from his coalition partners if they […]

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Prez poll: 59 out of 60 MPs voted in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, July 18: Fifty-nine out of 60 MPs in Arunachal Pradesh exercised their right to vote until midday on Monday to elect India’s new president, Assembly Secretary K Habung said. Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his deputy Chowna Mein were among the first to vote in the assembly’s Nokmey Namati Hall, Habung said. BJP lawmaker […]

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Italian Draghi wins vote of confidence, but 5 Stars boycotts motion

The electronic board of parliament displays the results of the vote of confidence for the government at the upper house of parliament, in Rome, Italy, July 14, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, July 14 (Reuters) – Italy’s government won a confidence motion in the upper house of […]

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Support for Kishida rises slightly after election, but hurdles remain for agenda

Reuters 13 July 2022, 09:05 Last modification: July 13, 2022, 09:11 Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), attends a news conference, after the results of the Upper House elections, at the party’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 11, 2022. Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Pool via Reuters “> House elections, at […]

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Record 35 women elected to Japan’s upper house

A record 35 women won seats in Japan’s Sunday House of Councilors election after votes were tallied on Monday, beating the previous record of 28 set in 2016 and tied in 2019. The result reflects a slow but gradual shift in the country’s male-dominated political landscape, with the number of female candidates standing in the […]

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Upper house election campaign winds down as Abe’s death shocks Japan

Candidates make their final calls across Japan for the House of Councilors election on Saturday, gripped by the death of Shinzo Abe, a former prime minister who was shot dead during a campaign speech the day before. Top political party leaders will address voters directly in various parts of Japan amid heightened security following Abe’s […]

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Japan’s awareness of NATO pays off – The Diplomat

L to R: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol pose for photos during a meeting in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Credit: Office of the Prime Minister of Japan Advertising On June […]

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The Guardian’s view on Labour’s Brexit: A pragmatic, non-revolutionary policy | Editorial

AAfter whipping his MPs into backing Boris Johnson’s bad deal and then taking a vow of silence as a repentant Remainer, Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer has explained how he would make Brexit ‘work’. It’s good news. No amount of flags can to hide the damage inflicted on the economy by Brexit, or the parliamentary […]

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Who is Ivan Fedotov? Ice Hockey Star ARRESTED AND FORCED Into Russian Army After $1.1M Flyers Deal

Olympian silver medalist Ivan Fedotov, who was arrested at a hockey rink in St Petersburg, Russia for planning to evade military service on July 1 after signing a deal worth 1.1 million in May with the National Hockey League (NHL) team Philadelphia Flyers, has now been drafted into the Russian army to fight in Ukraine. […]

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FOCUS: In power, opposition parties pledge to increase childcare aid

Newfrom Japan Policy Jul 1, 2022 11:05 (JST) Tokyo, July 1 (Jiji Press)–Major Japanese political parties have offered to increase support for childcare in their campaign pledges for the July 10 House of Councilors election to back the decline of the birth rate. According to data from the Ministry of Social Affairs, the number of […]

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Amy Brown has asked the NSW government to rescind the oral offer to the successful candidate, the hearing told

Brown met with an adviser in the office of then Deputy Prime Minister Barilaro in September last year to discuss changing the legislation to give the commissioner the roles of ministerial appointments. She said the adviser “made it clear that the Deputy Prime Minister wanted to know the different mechanisms for which [commissioners] can be […]

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Parents frustrated Quinns Baptist College refuses student’s new name | OUTInPerth

A Perth couple have shared their frustration that their child’s school is refusing their request to accept their child’s new name. Andrew and Louise’s child, Lynx, is in fifth grade at Quinns Baptist College in the northern suburbs of Perth. They are supportive parents who accept their child’s non-binary gender and the choice of a […]

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Negotiation with terror group TTP sparks fear in Pakistani parliament

The Pakistani government’s negotiations with the outlawed group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have sown fear in the upper house of its parliament. Lawmakers noted on Thursday that lawmakers were unaware of when negotiations began and between whom they were taking place, The Frontier Post reported. They demanded clarification from the government on the matter. The banned […]

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Family of delivery driver Xiaojun Chen who died at work awarded $830,000 compensation

The widow and children of a food delivery driver who was hit by a bus and killed in Sydney will receive an $830,000 payout, after a landmark court ruling found he was an employee. Key points: Xiaojun Chen’s family will be awarded over $800,000 after food delivery boy was hit by bus The Personal Injury […]

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Shiv Sena’s Ruined House vs. Fadnavis Long Game

On Monday, June 20, Maharashtra Legislative Council elections were held for 10 seats. The BJP won the five seats where it fielded its candidate indicating another case of cross-voting. After the results were released, a number of Shiv Sena ministers and MPs were found to be untraceable, leaving the MVA baffled. MLC elections MLC elections […]

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Germany announces moves to increase gas storage as Russia cuts supply

Gas flames from a stove are pictured at a private house in Bad Honnef near Bonn, Germany March 30, 2022. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KfW to provide 15 billion euros in credit to fill gas storage – source Set up an auction system to reduce industrial gas […]

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Putin’s War – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Dr. J Scott Younger* Jhe war in Ukraine, Putin’s war, is now over 100 days old and has reached a sticking point. One day the Russians have made small progress in Donbass, the eastern border lands of Ukraine, and the next day we learn that they have been stopped and pushed back. In the […]

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The rare 1960s modernist house by architect Vladimir Cacala has lost none of its importance

Modernist architect Vladimir Cacala, who came to New Zealand from Czechoslovakia in 1952, designed some of the country’s most sought-after mid-century homes. They have remained wonderful examples of international modernism – whenever a house by Vladimir Cacala comes up for sale, you are guaranteed that throngs of architecture enthusiasts will be the first to walk […]

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Nearly half of Japanese companies see weak yen as bad for business – survey

Illustrative image shows Japanese 10,000 yen banknotes spread out at a World Currency Shop desk in Tokyo in this August 9, 2010 illustrative image. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File Photo/File Photo archive/archive photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 14 (Reuters) – Nearly half of Japanese businesses consider the weak yen to be […]

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Hoping for a last-minute ‘miracle’, Union minister RCP Singh circles spiritual leaders

Union Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh appears to have become a highly religious person following his party, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), denying him a third consecutive term in the Rajya Sabha. This means that Singh, more popular as an RCP, will have to leave the Narendra Modi cabinet once his six-year term expires on July […]

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EC clears count for RS seats in Haryana, passes order to dismiss MP Shiv Sen in Maharashtra and clears count

The Electoral Commission, in its post-midnight order, said it would allow vote counting to begin in Maharashtra after ordering the returning officer to reject the vote cast by Shiv Sena MLA Suhas Kande. The EC has also cleared the start of counting for Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana. “The commission allows counting for RS seats […]

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Rajya Sabha elections 2022: Discord between JD(S) and Congress over crucial seat gives BJP the upper hand in Karnataka

A strain in ties between JD(S) allies and Congress is likely to bolster Karnataka’s ruling BJP’s chances for the Rajya Sabha elections on Friday. Four state seats will be up for grabs, with six candidates vying for it. Each candidate will need the support of at least 45 MPs to be elected to the Upper […]

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Congress takes advantage of independent BJP-backed RS candidate Subhash Chandra

With the open backing of two Bhartiya Tribal Party (BTP) and twelve independent lawmakers, Congress’ advantage over the independent BJP-backed Rajya Sabha candidate, media baron Subhash Chandra, has given troubled nights to the senior BJP leaders ‘housed in a beach resort’ near Jaipur as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed he had secured the support of […]

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By dismissing Congress, Hemant Soren proved his political savvy

Jharkhand leader Mukti Morcha (JMM) has proven that politics is not just a family affair but also his own passion. TopicsPolitics | Hémant Soren | Jharkhand Few know that Jharkhand’s Chief Minister, Hemant Soren – a mechanical engineering dropout at Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi – loves cooking in his free time and […]

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Five houses to renovate across Australia

The lure of buying a repairman is palpable for homebuyers for several reasons. First, those in need of renovation are generally less expensive than modern or renovated homes that share the same zip code. Therefore, a home that needs work could be that diamond in the rough that we have all dreamed of at one […]

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Seanad hears calls to stop imports of non-native bees

The threat of extinction facing the Irish honey bee will negatively affect biodiversity in Ireland unless the government introduces a ban on non-native bees, Seanad has heard. Legislation that would stop the import of non-native bees is currently making its way into the Oireachtas. Dozens of beekeepers demonstrated outside Leinster House today to urge politicians […]

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Hanson is likely to cross the line, but the writing is on the wall for One Nation

“There were a lot of competitors in this similar space this time around which would have made it more difficult,” he said. “That’s probably part of the reason why the count is still ongoing and it’s not entirely clear yet. “If there’s a lot of competition in that space, but you’re the one pushing the […]

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Putting socialist politics on the map in Melbourne

Of the eleven lower house seats contested by Victorian Socialists in North and West Melbourne, more than 22,000 voters gave us their first preference. With the current count, it is by far the highest number of votes for a socialist electoral project for many years in this country. Once again, the party’s hundreds of volunteers […]

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In the home of the world’s largest nuclear power plant, one vote could shape Japan’s atomic future

KASHIWAZAKI, Japan, May 27 (Reuters) – Three days before a vote to choose their region’s next governor, a handful of residents of Kashiwazaki, a sleepy coastal town in northern Japan, stood near a road to hear the longtime competitor’s warning. of the dangers of nuclear energy. Four years ago, Naomi Katagiri, who is challenging the […]

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Labor could win more than 76 seats

Labor is increasingly confident of retaining two of the three cliffhanger seats – Richmond in northern New South Wales, Lyon in Tasmania and Macnamara in Melbourne. The Liberals remain ahead in Gilmore on the NSW south coast and in Deakin, where former minister Michael Sukkar is clinging. The euphoria of the Greens claiming three seats […]

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Work wins everywhere in Perth and WA

“WA has more representation here and as my colleagues have said, today is not the day to discuss that,” she said. Perth MP Patrick Gorman and Senator Sue Lines, who is vice-president of the Senate and would be the natural choice as president, also deflected questions. “Today is about celebrating these fabulous new Labor MPs,” […]

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President Zelensky meets with Speakers of both Houses of the Irish Parliament

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with Speaker of the Upper House of the Irish Parliament Mark Daly and Speaker of the Lower House of the Irish Parliament Seán Ó Fearghaíl, and expressed his gratitude to Ireland for their support. The relevant statement was made by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Telegramreports a correspondent of Ukrinform. […]

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Answers to your questions about the reopening of travel in Japan!

If the prime minister says so, must be at least somewhat likely, right? During a visit to the UK in May, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dramatically changed the tone on Japan’s plans to reopen travel. This change ? Seriously consider reopening! After more than two years with little hope and falling hopelessly behind other […]

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After Biplab Kumar Deb, who will become the next CM of Tripura? List of favorites

Biplab Kumar Deb resigned as Chief Minister of Tripura on Saturday Agartal: In a surprise move, Biplab Kumar Deb resigned as Chief Minister of Tripura on Saturday. He tendered his resignation to Governor Tripura, Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya. Union Minister Bhupender Yadav and BJP National General Secretary Vinod Tawde are in Tripura as central observers. […]

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UK rejects EU proposals to resolve Northern Ireland trade dispute | world news

By Kate Holton and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Wednesday rejected European Union proposals to resolve a stalemate over post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, saying it would not hesitate to take action direct in the last escalation between the two parties. The conclusion of a deal that preserved peace in Northern Ireland […]

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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 […]