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Paid news punishment should be two years jail: former CEC


August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Errant publishers, journalists as well as election candidates should be sentenced for two years in prison, if the menace of paid news is to be contained, ... Read more...

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Illegal Karnataka mining: SC tells panel to focus on convictions


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked its central empowered committee (CEC) on environment matters to focus on a limited issue in the illegal mining cases in ... Read more...

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No resumption of Karnataka mining without rehabilitation: Apex court


August 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would not lift its ban on the mining in three Karnataka districts without 100 percent implementation of the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Nasim Ahmad Zaidi is new election commissioner


August 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Former civil aviation secretary Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi was Tuesday appointed an election commissioner by President Pranab Mukherjee."The president has appointed Syed Nasim Ahmad ... Read more...

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Can’t force BCCI to accept DRS: Richardson


June 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly appointed chief executive David Richardson Thursday defended the board's decision on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), saying India cannot ... Read more...

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ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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ICC asks Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to have anti-graft code


June 25th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) Taking strong note of reports of corruption in domestic cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to have an anti-corruption ... Read more...

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BCCI rejects ICC’s recommendation on DRS (Lead, changing dateline)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday refused to change its stance on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) even as the International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive ... Read more...

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ICC committee recommends mandatory DRS in Tests, ODIs


June 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive committee Monday recommended the universal application of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), which has been fiercely opposed ... Read more...

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Alan Isaac to take over ICC’s presidency from Pawar


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand's Alan Isaac will succeed India's Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as the eighth International Cricket Council (ICC) president during the council's annual conference beginning ... Read more...

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Sampath assumes office as Chief Election Commissioner (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India and said that the announcement of dates for the presidential elections would ... Read more...

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Sampath assumes office as new Chief Election Commissioner


June 11th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. Sampath joined the Election Commission of India as election commissioner ... Read more...

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SC asks CBI to probe if Yeddyurappa kin got kickbacks (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the allegations ... Read more...

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Apex court to pass order on Yeddyurappa case next week


May 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pass an order next week on the recommendation of a panel seeking a CBI probe into the allegations of quid pro ... Read more...

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Facing possible CBI probe, Yeddyurappa banks on apex court (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) In a severe setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a Supreme Court-appointed panel Friday recommended probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into ... Read more...

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ICC increases participating teams for World Twenty20


April 16th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to expand the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh from 12 teams to 16 to boost the associate members.The associate ... Read more...

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Apex court approves reclamation of Karnataka mines (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave its nod to its central empowered committee's plan for the reclamation and rehabilitation of the iron ore mines in Bellary, ... Read more...

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Apex court approves reclamation of Karnataka mines


April 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave its nod to the central empowered committee's (CEC) plan for the reclamation and rehabilitation of the iron ore mines in ... Read more...

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Assam small tea growers mull creating own brand


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) Small tea growers in Assam might soon create a brand of their own to make their presence felt in the Indian as well as the international ... Read more...

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Khurshid reprimand needed to uphold EC’s dignity: Quraishi


March 8th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) With the assembly polls successfully completed to five states, including the all-important Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi has defended the reprimanding of ... Read more...

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ICC may allow local match officials in Pakistan


March 7th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) may allow local match officials for Bangladesh's proposed tour of strife-torn Pakistan because it feels appointing "non-neutral match officials" may ... Read more...

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UAE president congratulates Putin


March 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.Putin, Russia's incumbent prime minister, has ... Read more...

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French PM congratulates Putin


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon Tuesday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.In a telephone conversation, Fillon thanked Putin for Russia's efforts ... Read more...

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Putin wins presidential polls with 64 percent of votes (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won the presidential election with about 64 percent of the votes, the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.CEC Chairman ... Read more...

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Quraishi wants severe fines for model code violation


March 4th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Sunday that the Representation of the People Act should be fine-tuned to make penalties for violating the model code ... Read more...

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Finally, veils go off Mayawati statues (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Covered in pink sheets since January following an Election Commission (EC) order, the drapes were at long last drawn off from scores of statues of Uttar ... Read more...

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China to face power shortage


February 27th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) China will continue to face a power shortfall this year due to increasing demand and stagnant growth in new power plants, according to an industry association.The ... Read more...

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No one cures Punjab’s drug problem (Punjab Newsletter)


February 10th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) From leading politicians to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), everyone expresses concern about the growing ... Read more...

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Poll official moved out from Kamat constituency


February 8th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday shunted out a district returning officer (DRO) in South Goa district which has Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's constituency of ... Read more...

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Cricket first, poll meet with PM later!


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) In India, cricket always wins the day - even if it happens at the cost of a crucial meeting with the prime minister on key ... Read more...

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Don’t dare to ignore poll panel’s directives, Goa warned


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) In a stern warning to the Goa administration, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Wednesday said that state government officials "dare not defy directives" on poll-related ... Read more...

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Finger printing, spot photos of all voters soon: CEC


February 1st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) Finger printing and spot photographs of all voters across India might soon be made mandatory if a pilot project commissioned by the Election Commission of India ... Read more...

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New poll panel chief after consensus: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) would be appointed after all political parties arrive at a consensus on this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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NGOs, opposition join chorus against Goa poll officials’ silence


January 20th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) Civil society groups in Goa as well as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Friday joined the chorus protesting the chief electoral office's silence ... Read more...

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Mayawati lashes out at CEC for covering statues


January 15th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who turned 56 Sunday, made a frontal attack on Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi, blaming him for covering her statues ... Read more...

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