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Court notice on pre-primary classes in state-run schools


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to the state government and civic agencies to start ... Read more...

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BSF trooper injured in cross-border firing near Jammu


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) A Border Security Force trooper was injured in firing from Pakistan on an Indian post west of Jammu, officials said, adding this was the third incident ... Read more...

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Bag made of entire iguana seized from British tourist


August 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A British woman, returning from a trip to Morocco, was stopped at a British airport after a handbag made out of an entire iguana - complete ... Read more...

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Chevron faces $25 mn fine for Brazil oil spill


July 20th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's National Petroleum Agency said Thursday that Chevron Corp. will be fined nearly 50 million reais ($24.7 million) for an oil leak at an ... Read more...

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UP officials to face salary cut if street lights on in day


July 10th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) In a move aimed at curbing waste of electricity, Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Mohammad Azam Khan Tuesday warned that if street lights were found on ... Read more...

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Olympic torch making firm faces penalty over Indian immigrants


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) A firm involved in making Olympic torches has been suspected of employing illegal Indian immigrants right under the noses of Games security staff in Britain.Crown Polishing ... Read more...

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Andhra minister arrested, sent to judicial custody in Jagan graft case (Evening Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) A special court Thursday sent Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna to judicial custody for 14 days in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR ... Read more...

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Andhra minister arrested in Jagan graft case (Third Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The CBI Thursday arrested Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.Venkataramna, the first ... Read more...

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Activist raises query on Sachin’s penalty


May 5th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A right to information activist Saturday raised questions whether cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had paid the penalty imposed on him last year for illegally occupying his ... Read more...

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Britain makes it tough for Pakistani students


April 13th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Britain has decided to make it tough for Pakistani students to step on the English soil, following a pilot scheme finding as many as four in ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: CBI recovers revolver, bike used in crime


March 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 25 (IANS) Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), investigating the murder of Right to Information (RTI) activist Shehla Masood, Sunday recovered the home-made revolver and ... Read more...

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Stun guns disguised as phones flood Britain


February 12th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Police in Britain have been put on alert after reports said high-powered stun guns disguised as mobile phones are being smuggled into the country.Authorities believe that ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Legislator skips CBI questioning


December 10th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi Saturday did not turn up for CBI interrogation in the case of missing nurse Bhawnari Devi, sources said. His relatives ... Read more...

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Doping taint hurts kabaddi anti-drug campaign


November 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 15 (IANS) World Cup Kabaddi may have started off on the right note - by engaging Punjab's youth in the traditional sport and weaning them away from drugs ... Read more...

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CBI grills Janardhana Reddy for more than five hours


September 13th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday questioned for more than five hours former Karnataka minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinavasa ... Read more...

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Five held in Taseer kidnapping case in Pakistan


August 28th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Five people have been detained in Lahore in connection with the abduction of Shahbaz Taseer, the son of late Punjab province governor Salman Taseer, police ... Read more...

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Pakistani officials told not to appear before court


July 30th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) In a step that could exacerbate tensions between the executive and judiciary, the Pakistani government has instructed its officials not to appear or depose before the ... Read more...

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Terror attack foiled in Moscow


July 19th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS) A major terror attack on Moscow was foiled by the country's top security agency, officials said.Alexander Bortnikov, director of the federal security service or the Federal'naya ... Read more...

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China takes tourists to North Korea


June 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Around 90 Chinese people Thursday began a trip to North Korea, becoming the first tourists from the country to drive across the border, the China News ... Read more...

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CBI begins probe in Orissa rural jobs scheme fraud


May 24th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun inquiry into the alleged multi-crore bungling in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) in ... Read more...

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Chameleon, baby crocodiles found at Mexican airport


April 25th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Two baby crocodiles and a chameleon were found hidden in crates during a routine baggage inspection conducted by federal law enforcement agents at the Mexico ... Read more...

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Japan to pump radioactive water into sea by Sunday


April 10th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 10 (ANI): Japan will pump radioactive water into the sea from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant by today, a day later than previously planned, said Nuclear and Industrial Safety ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI raids premises of DDA, CPWD officials


April 5th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided 20 premises of officers of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and a ... Read more...

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Japan nuke plant could continue releasing radiation for months


April 4th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 4 (ANI): The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan could continue to release dangerous radiation into the air for several months, said Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency officials.Chief Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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13 Indian fishermen held in Pakistan


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) At least 13 Indian fishermen have been taken into custody off the coast of Karachi for allegedly violating Pakistan's marine boundary, a media report said Wednesday.Three ... Read more...

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High radioactivity detected in seawater near Japan’s tsunami hit nuke plant


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 22 (ANI): Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) has said that highly concentrated radioactive substances have been detected in seawater close to the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant after ... Read more...

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22 Indian fishermen held in Pakistan


March 19th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) At least 22 Indian fishermen have been taken into custody in Pakistan for allegedly violating the country's marine border, a media report said Saturday.Five boats belonging ... Read more...

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Japan upgrades nuclear accident intensity


March 18th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) Japan Friday raised from level four to five on an international scale the measure of the nuclear accident at its earthquake-ravaged Fukushima nuclear power plant.The radioactive ... Read more...

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Radiation levels decline near Japan nuke plant


March 18th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.18 (ANI): Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency has said radiation levels near the damaged Fukushima No 1 nuclear power plant are declining following water-dousing measures taken to cool down the ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes top telecom firm officials in 2G scam


February 24th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Top brass of India's telecom industry were questioned Thursday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over the 2G spectrum allocation scam, agency officials said. Spice Mobile ... Read more...

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Over 80 Muslims arrested for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Malaysia


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 80 Muslims were detained in Malaysia during a Valentine's Day operation carried out by the Islamic morality police, the Malaysia Star reported.In Selangor alone, ... Read more...

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Pak warns US against “new great game” in Afghanistan


January 13th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Pakistan has made it clear to the United States that it will not become part of any "new great game" in relation to the US' troops withdrawal from ... Read more...

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Necklace makes Tamil woman suspect in Canada


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Canadian authorities say that a Sri Lankan Tamil woman who entered the country aboard the smuggling ship MV Sun Sea in August is linked to the ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 downloads in two days of Indonesia’s version of Wikileaks


December 12th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two days into its opening, users of Indonesia's version of Wikileaks, Indoleaks, have already downloaded the available documents over 100,000 times.There are four documents currently available on ... Read more...

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US workers alert after breach of data


November 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 12,000 workers of a US government agency are facing the risk of identity theft after one of its employees sent the names and Social Security numbers ... Read more...

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