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Judicial people should head information panels: SC (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday held that the Central Information Commission and state information panels are forums performing quasi-judicial functions and these should be headed and ... Read more...

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Iran questions upcoming n-talks ‘with no agenda’


June 7th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has said the EU's failure to arrange experts' meeting for drafting an agenda about the nuclear talks has created an atmosphere of doubt and ... Read more...

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Focus on IT industry’s issues: Microsoft urges Indian government


May 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In spite of its tremendous potential, India's information technology (IT) industry has been suffering due to several issues which the government needs to focus on, a ... Read more...

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Jayant introduces private bill to amend RTI Act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Friday introduced a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act to ... Read more...

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Apex court slams misuse of leniency for minor accused


April 14th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) No accused should be allowed to wrongly seek leniency under the guise of being a minor, the Supreme Court has said, slamming a trial court ... Read more...

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Centre will bring Lokpal bill: Farooq Abdullah


March 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 24 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that while the central government is keen to bring the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Narayani Shastri returns as Raai dancer on TV


March 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 14 (IANS) Actress Narayani Shastri is set to feature as a Raai dancer in upcoming show "Phir Subah Hogi", a story about the Bedia tribe of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Psychological need drives prejudice in humans: Study


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A deep psychological need drives prejudice, linked to a particular way of thinking, says a study.People who want to make quick and firm decisions, shorn of ... Read more...

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Durban climate negotiations to heat up in second week


December 4th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) As the divide between the rich and poor nations remained wide open during the first week of the climate change negotiations at Durban, all eyes ... Read more...

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India not ready for a new climate regime


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 3 (IANS) Terming pressure from rich nations to take legally binding emission cuts as "rumours", India Saturday reiterated that it is not ready to accept a new climate ... Read more...

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Bankers boycott Mario Batali over his Hitler comment


November 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity chef Mario Batali has come under fire for comparing bankers to Adolf Hitler and Stalin. The comparison was not taken lightly by the financial institutions and ... Read more...

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Ready to vote in favour of Anna’s three demands: BJP


August 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would vote in favour of the three demands ... Read more...

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Anna to continue his fast at Ramlila ground Friday (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare will continue his indefinite fast at the Ramlila ground from Friday, his close aide said Thursday. While civic authorities were busy ... Read more...

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Nod-and-wink approach to drones demeaning: Pakistani daily


May 21st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The nod-and-wink approach to drone strikes is "demeaning and self-defeating", said a Pakistani daily after US cables accessed by WikiLeaks revealed that army chief Gen Ashfaq ... Read more...

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Corporate logos can both help and harm


May 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) A corporate logo symbolising the visual power of a brand cuts both ways -- good and bad, a study suggests.These stylized monograms can backfire for firms ... Read more...

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Time to reflect on Pakistan’s jihad enterprise: daily


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) It is time to reflect on "the jihad enterprise the Pakistani state has been peddling for the last four decades", a Pakistani daily said, adding ... Read more...

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Using drones against Al-Qaeda won’t stop new attacks in Europe, US: Jihad expert


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): An expert in jihadism at the University of Granada has said drones won't be efficient or enough to prevent Al Qaeda attacks in Europe and USA.Professor Javier ... Read more...

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If Gaddafi stays, American enemies will get emboldened: Rumsfeld


March 28th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Pensacola (Florida, US), Mar. 28 (ANI): Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has said that if Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi remains in power, it will damage the prestige of the United States ... Read more...

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Pak, US differ on applicability of international laws in Davis case


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan has made it clear that the case of Raymond Davis, an American national who murdered two Pakistani citizens in Lahore, will be decided by the judiciary ... Read more...

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Jeopardy! Man vs Machine finale


February 17th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Machine triumphed over man during the “Jeopardy!” finale.After three days of contest, IBM’s Watson did beat two former champions of the game. It was a ... Read more...

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US may cancel trilateral meet with Pakistan over diplomatic row


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The United States has indicated that it could indeed cancel a high-level meeting involving Pakistan here amid a diplomatic row over continued detention of a US ... Read more...

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Pak runaway keeper Zulqarnain’s intention to sue PCB futile, says legal advisor


January 25th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 25(ANI): Runaway Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider's intentions to initiate legal action against the Pakistan Cricket Board are useless, the board's legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi has said.Reacting to Zulqarnain's threats, ... Read more...

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Outgoing New Mexico Governor denies pardon to “Billy the Kid”


January 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Bill Richardson, the outgoing Governor of New Mexico, has denied a pardon to Henry McCarty, AKA William Bonney, better known as "Billy the Kid", saying there was not ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain threatens legal action against PCB for ‘assassinating his character’


December 26th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 26 (ANI): Runaway Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, who stunned one and all by fleeing the team hotel in Dubai hours before the final one-day international against South Africa last ... Read more...

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BJP considers ‘Jammu and Kashmir as a part of India’s ideology’: Jaitley


December 24th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Dec 24 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Friday extending all support to the people here said the party considers Jammu and Kashmir as a part ... Read more...

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PCB probe panel raises questions on Zulqarnain’s claims


December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 24 (IANS) A probe carried out by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has raised a big question mark on the credibility of runway wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, describing him ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin still keeps everyone guessing on 2012 presidential run


November 30th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's plans to run for the 2012 presidential elections are still under ambiguity.Her plans were expected to get clearer with her Iowa visit.Palin ... Read more...

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Geelani rubbishes Kashmir interlocutor’s suggestion


November 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani Monday said there was no ambiguity in his five-point proposal on Kashmir and interlocutor Dilip Padgaonkar was trying to create confusion just like ... Read more...

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“No one should think of finishing Blasphemy Law in my presence”: Pak Law Minister


November 26th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): In the wake of human rights organisations calling for doing away with Pakistan's Blasphemy Law, Law Minister Babar Awan has categorically said no one should think of repealing ... Read more...

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Congress workers protest against Jagan’s adverse broadcast on Sonia Gandhi


November 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Nov.21 (ANI): Congress workers on Sunday protested the telecast of a news programme on a telugu news channel in Hyderabad, in which adverse comments were made about party President Sonia ... Read more...

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Former Baseball Star Jim Leyritz Might Face 15 Years Prison Term


November 20th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Fort Lauderdale, Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pending case of Jim Leyritz's street car crash, which was taken up by the court on Friday failed to reach a fixed conclusion, ... Read more...

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Wesley Snipes to serve 3-year jail term


November 20th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): 'Blade' star Wesley Snipes has been ordered to serve a three-year jail sentence for a felony tax conviction.The decision was handed over after a Florida judge rejected his ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s life is ‘excellent’ following NY hotel drama


October 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Amid the alleged drug and alcohol-fuelled meltdown controversy, Charlie Sheen talked briefly to the photographers and looked happy and rejuvenated.The embattled star returned to work to shoot a ... Read more...

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Rebel JD-U MP warns against Nitish’s return to power


October 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A day ahead of the first round of the six-phase Bihar assembly elections, a rebel leader of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Wednesday appealed to farmers not to ... Read more...

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ISI ‘aided 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks’


October 19th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19(ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was involved in preparations for the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, according to classified Indian government documents.According to the Guardian, a 109-page report into the interrogation ... Read more...

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