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Bhupen Hazarika’s picture to adorn London’s Nehru Centre


June 20th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) A picture of Assam's late musical icon Bhupen Hazarika will be unveiled at the Nehru Centre, the cultural wing of the High Commission of India in ... Read more...

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A ‘Kahaani’ of Indian bureaucracy, corruption, redemption (IANS Books, With Image)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) His surname inspired a key character in the hit Bollywood film "Kahaani". Now writer Amitabha Bagchi has knit a plot about Indian bureaucracy, corruption ... Read more...

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Bhagwati India’s next envoy to London?


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The jockeying for India House, the seat of the Indian high commission in London, seems to be over with the government apparently zeroing in on ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Uttar Pradesh


September 9th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Two drug peddlers working for a Nepal-based racket involved in supplying narcotics to various Indian states have been arrested with cannabis worth around Rs.20 lakh ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s personal chamber opened


June 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) The Sathya Sai Central Trust Thursday opened Yajur Mandir, the personal chamber of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba in Prashanti Nilayam ashram at Puttaparthi in Andhra ... Read more...

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Trust decides to open Sathya Sai Baba’s personal chamber


June 14th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Nearly two months after the demise of spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba, the trust managing his empire Tuesday decided to open Yajur Mandir, his personal chamber ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Trust defers selection of new chairman


May 1st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust has postponed the selection of its chairman to next week, apparently due to lack of unanimity among trustees.The trust Sunday ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Trust vows to continue Baba’s work


April 26th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust Tuesday paid homage to its founder and chairman Sathya Sai Baba, who passed away Sunday, and vowed to continue ... Read more...

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Devotees oppose government taking over Sathya Sai trust


April 21st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) A section of devotees of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba has opposed any move by the government to take over the Sathya Sai Central Trust, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand court declines to halt demolition drive


April 20th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Wednesday rejected the state government's plea to halt for four weeks the ongoing demolition drive against illegal structures in districts.The ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into illegally occupied houses in Jharkhand


April 19th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Tuesday ordered a CBI probe into the illegal occupation of houses by various Public Sector Units (PSU) in JharkhandA division bench of ... Read more...

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CBI to probe Jharkhand power board’s functioning


March 28th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 28 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the functioning of the state electricity board and the cause of the ... Read more...

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In words: A medley of spirituality, tolerance, trees (IANS Books This Week)


March 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Non-fiction calls the shots on the weekend book cart. Pick up the gems as you read on.1. "Daughters: A Story of Five Generations"; Written by ... Read more...

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Thousands of activists detained during protests: Samajwadi Party


March 7th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Over 50,000 Samajwadi Party (SP) activists were baton-charged and detained across Uttar Pradesh Monday as they clashed with police, disrupted traffic and forced closure of ... Read more...

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SP activists protest against BSP, baton-charged


March 7th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists were baton-charged and detained Monday in Uttar Pradesh as they launched a three-day protest against Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan ... Read more...

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Court rejects 5 percent job quota for Gujjars in Rajasthan


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 22 (IANS) In a major jolt for agitating Gujjars, the Rajasthan High Court Wednesday rejected a petition seeking five percent reservation in government jobs for the community. The division bench ... Read more...

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Dabur factory in Nepal raided: Reports


December 20th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Consumer goods giant Dabur India's joint venture in Nepal has been raided by officials acting on complaints against the quality of its Real brand of fruit ... Read more...

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Even blind are witness to bribery in India: Bhagwati


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Eminent economist Jagdish Bhagwati said Thursday that corruption was so rampant in India that even a blind man could say that bribes were being given and accepted."It ... Read more...

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Jagdish Bhagwati to deliver Hiren Mukherjee Lecture


November 25th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Eminent Indian economist Jagdish Bhagwati who teaches at Columbia University will speak on reforms in the country at the third Professor Hiren Mukerjee Lecture in Parliament ... Read more...

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‘At 96, Justice Iyer continues to be a crusader’


November 1st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer, 96, is a crusader and his voice can be heard when freedom is in danger, justice is in jeopardy or probity in public ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari to highlight menace of global terror at ASEM in Belgium


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), Oct.3 (ANI): Vice President Ansari said on Sunday that terrorism will be high on India's agenda, as he will underline the need for considerable and sustainable international efforts to stop ... Read more...

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Income tax director to stay as Koda scam investigator


October 1st, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday rejected an income tax department plea to relieve its Director Investigation Ujjawal Chaudhary from probing the Madhu Koda scam.A division bench comprising Chief ... Read more...

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Curbs on probe against tainted Gujarat official lifted


August 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Curbs on departmental action against a government employee allegedly involved in lapses can be lifted if there is an undue delay in the disposal of a criminal case ... Read more...

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Kutch ruler’s son cannot claim father’s riches: Court


August 4th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Gandhinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The Rs.1,000-crore (Rs. 10 billion) riches of erstwhile Kutch ruler, the late Maharao Madansinhji, are different from those now belonging to the government and nobody, including ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra resumes from Jammu


July 30th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, July 30 (ANI): After remaining suspended for two days due to heavy rains, the Amarnath yatra resumed this morning when a fresh batch of 1982 pilgrims left Jammu for the holy ... Read more...

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Regularisation of service should not lead to wage cut: Court


July 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 26 (IANS) The government cannot unilaterally reduce the pay of an employee when his services are regularized from the daily wage or contract mode, the Gujarat High Court has ruled. ... Read more...

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‘Acquittal on benefit of doubt not grounds for dismissal’


July 10th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday ruled that the acquittal of an individual on benefit of doubt cannot be the ground for his dismissal from government service. The ruling ... Read more...

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Gujarat tribunal chief appointed


June 25th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 24 (IANS) A tribunal for taking up disputes related to public works contracts will soon become functional as its chairman has been appointed, the Gujarat High Court was informed ... Read more...

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Gujarat initiates process to appoint ombudsman


June 17th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 16 (IANS) After almost seven years, the Gujarat government has initiated the process of appointing a lokayukta or ombudsman in the state. This information was provided by the state government to ... Read more...

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Four pilgrims killed, 31 injured in bus accident


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) At least four pilgrims were killed and 31 injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district Wednesday, police said. The bus, carrying ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court agrees to take up plea on Lokayukta


May 12th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 12 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday agreed to take up a petition alleging the state government's inaction over appointment of a Lokayukta (ombudsman) but cautioned petitioners to cite reasonable ... Read more...

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Two extra shifts can cut court backlog, says judge (with images)


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 2 (IANS) Supreme Court's Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan has stressed the need for running courts in two extra shifts in addition to the normal court hours to reduce backlog of cases. "The ... Read more...

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Court orders probe against two Gujarat IPS officers


April 6th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday ordered the state criminal investigation department (CID) to probe involvement of two Indian Police Service (IPS) officers in the alleged assault on senior ... Read more...

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ONGC bags coveted FICCI annual award


February 27th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27(ANI): The Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has been conferred with the FICCI Annual Award 2008-2009 for "Outstanding Corporate Vision-Business Performance, Social and Environmental Action and ... Read more...

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Why was Syed Modi killed? The whodunit remains unsolved (News Analysis)


August 23rd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Bhagwati Singh may have been sentenced to life for murdering badminton champion Syed Modi 21 years ago, but the million dollar question remains unanswered - why ... Read more...

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