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2G: SC wants auction undertaking for extending deadline


August 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the department of telecommunication (DoT) that it would consider its plea for more time to auction and allocate 122 cancelled ... Read more...

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SC to hear plea for more time for 2G licence auction


August 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear Friday the central government's plea for another extension of time for commencing the auction and allocation of ... Read more...

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More time sought for auction of spectrum


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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Government for extending 2G auction deadline to November (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Reviving defunct airports tribunal, centre tells court


July 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has started the process to revive the defunct Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal ... Read more...

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Regulator asks airlines not to increase fares


July 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The aviation regulator Monday asked all airlines not to raise fares and keep ticket prices under the prescribed bands.The instruction came after reports surfaced that ... Read more...

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Airlines challenge Delhi airport tariff hike


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on the nod to the Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) ... Read more...

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‘Detaining Chinese blogger for mocking officials unlawful’


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) In a case of justice delayed being justice denied, a Chinese blogger detained for a year after mocking a top officials' alleged interference in judicial procedure ... Read more...

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Apex court stays order in Karnataka cop’s case


June 1st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a relief to former Karnataka Police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the state high court order holding illegal his appointment ... Read more...

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Apex court judge recuses from Karnataka cop’s case (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge Thursday recused himself from hearing an appeal of Karnataka police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari against a high court decision upholding a ... Read more...

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Probe Dana Sangma’s death, family urges CBI (Lead, superseding previous story)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Accusing the Haryana Police of a shoddy probe into the suicide of Meghalaya student Dana Sangma at Gurgaon's Amity University last month, her family ... Read more...

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CBI should probe Dana Sangma’s death, says Family


May 18th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Accusing Haryana Police of a shoddy probe into the suicide of Manipuri student Dana Sangma at Amity University last month, her family members have ... Read more...

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Two taxi drivers held for killing woman in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two taxi drivers were arrested in south Delhi for murdering a 25-year-old woman when she resisted their sexual assault attempt after taking a lift in ... Read more...

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28,000 phones disconnected for making pesky calls


May 6th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Almost 28,000 telephones have been disconnected and over 44,000 notices issued to unregistered telemarketers till April 24 for sending pesky calls and messages, according to ... Read more...

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Singhvi seeks leave for rest of budget session


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Allegedly caught on CD with a woman, former Congress spokesman Abhishek Manu Singhvi has taken leave for the entire second half of parliament's budget session ... Read more...

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No evidence of racial bias against Dana: Amity varsity


May 4th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) No evidence of racial bias has been found against MBA student Dana Sangma, who allegedly committed suicide at the Amity University in Haryana, officials of ... Read more...

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IPL attracts visiting overseas Indian youth


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over 30 overseas youth of Indian origin are on a three-week visit here to know about their parents' and grandparents' homeland, and the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Floods wreak havoc in China (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Floods triggered by heavy rains have wreaked havoc in eastern China, affecting 400,000 people and destroying crops over thousands of hectares of land.Heavy rains have been ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress to project ‘united face’


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it would stage public rallies in the state beginning this month to project its united face in ... Read more...

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NHRC urged to help woman who tried to end life


April 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 29 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been urged to help a woman who tried to end her life outside the Gurgaon deputy commissioner's office on ... Read more...

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Through mountain of snow, they open road to Lahaul (Feature with image)


April 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, April 27 (IANS) In a rigorous four-month effort, they chipped away a mountain of snow to once again link this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with the picturesque ... Read more...

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UAE students to train in France


April 25th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 24 (IANS/WAM) Seven UAE engineering students will receive training on aeronautics in France, it was announce here Tuesday.The students will train at Airbus, Toulouse in France. The ... Read more...

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Scientists find why we just can’t say no


April 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) US Scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in understanding the brain's reward centre which could explain why many people find it literally impossible to ... Read more...

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Hike in Delhi labourers wages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday hiked the daily wages of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled labourers, an official statement said here."The monthly minimum wages of unskilled labour ... Read more...

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Three Delhi cops suspended for negligence


April 25th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Three Delhi Police constables were suspended as their negligence led to the escape of two auto-lifters from their custody from a hospital in the capital, ... Read more...

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British teen comes alive after being brain dead


April 25th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before ... Read more...

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KKR vs Deccan Chargers match at Kolkata washed out


April 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Deccan Chargers (DC) was called off without even a ball being bowled after a ... Read more...

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Man dresses like dead mum to steal benefits


April 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) A New Yorker has been accused of dressing up as his mother for six years to reap $115,000 in benefits. He would don a wig, wear ... Read more...

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Haryana students to be made aware on NRI marriages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to effectively deal with the problems related to the marriages involving non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Haryana government has decided to launch an awareness ... Read more...

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Apex court stays release order of 16 women army officers


April 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the release of another 16 short service commission women army officers, it was told that the women officers whose ... Read more...

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By-polls in two Bengal assembly constituencies June 12


April 25th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) By-elections in two West Bengal Assembly constituencies - Daspur and Bankura - will be held June 12, the Election Commission announced Tuesday.Both the Assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Commander was bathing as British n-submarine hit sandbank


April 25th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) An inquiry has concluded that the commander of the Royal Navy's newest nuclear-powered submarine was taking a shower minutes before it ran aground in 2010.According to ... Read more...

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Two killed in Lahore station blast (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least two people, including a railway police officer, were killed and 27 injured when a powerful blast ripped through the Lahore railway station Tuesday, media ... Read more...

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8,000 sued over Bangladesh clash


April 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) Over 8,000 people have been sued in cases filed in connection with a clash in Bangladesh's Sylhet district during a countrywide strike Monday, a media report ... Read more...

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Activists flay Maharashtra’s new stringent RTI rules


April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Social activists in Maharashtra Tuesday flayed amendments in the state's Right To Information (RTI) rules which could bestow discretionary powers on officials to deny information to ... Read more...

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