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Government alert on terrorists’ support to Maoists: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said the government was "fully alert" about terror groups, such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), extending support to Maoists in Indian ... Read more...

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Washington Post offers no apology for Manmohan story


September 6th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) As a Washington Post article on the allegedly poor leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh created a strong reaction in Delhi, the influential US daily's ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government extracts apology (Intro Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", The Washington Post described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Roundup)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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CIA ’secret army’ seeks to destroy Syria: Report


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) An American author and historian says a "secret army" of US spy agency CIA has the goal of destroying the Syrian state, Iran's Press TV reported ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora granted bail (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora gets bail


July 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe into Mumbai scribe’s murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after seeking a probe into Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, an opposition leader in Maharashtra Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the sensational ... Read more...

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‘Dey silenced as he was to expose match fixing in IPL’


July 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, who was gunned down last year, was planning to expose the match-fixing racket in the IPL tournament, which resulted in his ... Read more...

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Slain Pakistani reporter to be honoured in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/AKI) Slain Pakistani reporter Syed Saleem Shahzad's name will be included in a two-storey glass memorial in US that will display the names of journalists who have ... Read more...

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NCTC: A vanity project or a necessity to fight terror?


May 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rejection of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) by the state governments on the grounds that it goes against the country's federal principles has ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerous for journalists: Daily


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Those in Pakistan's high offices pay lip service to the media but "what they desire is a media tuned to a level of sycophancy", said a ... Read more...

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Interlocutor Halder meets Ranjan Daimary in Guwahati


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) The central government's peace interlocutor for the the northeast and former Intelligence Bureau chief P.C. Halder met the chief of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) ... Read more...

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Journalist killed in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A senior journalist of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper was found murdered in a house in Karachi Thursday, police said.Murtaza Razvi's body was found in an apartment in ... Read more...

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Time names Bobby Ghosh editor-at-large


March 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Time magazine has named veteran Indian-born journalist Aparism "Bobby" Ghosh an editor-at-large.Ghosh has been with Time since 1997, and most recently served as deputy international editor. ... Read more...

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Woman journalist charged for J. Dey murder (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A Mumbai-based woman journalist, Jigna Vora, was Tuesday chargesheeted in connection with the murder of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year, police said adding ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Chargesheet filed against scribe Jigna Vora


February 21st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police Tuesday filed a chargesheet against woman journalist Jigna Vora in connection with the murder of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey who was shot dead in ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Charge sheet against Vora likely Tuesday


February 20th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Mumbai police are likely to file a charge sheet against woman journalist Jigna Vora Tuesday in the murder of senior scribe J. Dey who was shot ... Read more...

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Senior Israeli official to resign over sexual harassment


February 20th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) An official of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has admitted to having sexually harassed a woman co-worker. He will resign later this month.The official was ... Read more...

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Halder meets chief of NDFB anti-talk faction


February 10th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 10 (IANS) The central government's proposed peace process with the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) appears to be headed in the right direction.This ... Read more...

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China bans palm-reading assessment in schools


February 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) Authorities in a China city have prohibited schools and kindergartens from carrying out palm-reading tests, conducted to ascertain children's intelligence and professional aptitude."We have issued a ... Read more...

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ISI left out in Pakistani journalist’s killing report: HRW


January 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for scribe’s murder


January 19th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they have shot dead a local journalist working for an American radio network in northwest Pakistan.Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) said it ... Read more...

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J. Dey murder: Special public prosecutor appointed


January 11th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Raja Thakare was appointed as a special public prosecutor Tuesday by the Maharashtra government for the trial of 11 accused in the murder of Mumbai journalist ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora’s custody extended


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday extended till Jan 16 the judicial custody of city woman journalist Jigna Vora, accused in the J. Dey murder case, a ... Read more...

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Seven Pakistani scribes killed in 2011; 29 in fivc years


December 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Seven Pakistani scribes were among at least 43 journalists who died in conflicts or were murdered this year worldwide, a media rights group said. In the ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora’s custody extended till Jan 3


December 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday extended till Jan 3 the judicial custody of woman journalist Jigna Vora, the 11th accused arrested in the J. Dey murder ... Read more...

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Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora seeks restraint on media coverage


December 13th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Journalist Jigna Vora, arrested in connection with the murder of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey, filed an application in the Mumbai special court Tuesday seeking restriction on ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora remanded to judicial custody till Dec 20


December 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) A special court here Friday remanded journalist Jigna Vora, the 11th accused arrested in the J. Dey murder case, to judicial custody till Dec 20.Special judge ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Woman journalist’s Ahmedabad links being probed


December 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) A team of officials from Mumbai Police's Crime Branch has reached Ahmedabad to probe the links of woman journalist Jigna Vora, arrested for alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora’s police custody extended till Dec 9


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Monday extended the police custody of Jigna Vora, the 11th arrested accused in the J. Dey murder case, along with another accused ... Read more...

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Six months on, 12 charge sheeted for Dey’s murder


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Mumbai police Saturday filed a charge sheet against 12 accused in the murder case of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. The name of woman journalist Jigna ... Read more...

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Man seeks to surrender phones bought from Dey murder accused


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) A man Friday approached a Mumbai special court hearing journalist J. Dey's murder case, saying that he wants to surrender four SIM cards and four mobile ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Reporter to remain in police custody (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) A special court here Thursday extended till Dec 5 the police custody of Jigna Vora, the woman journalist detained last week in the killing of fellow ... Read more...

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