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EU rights rulings having a ‘chilling effect’ on public safety, warns peer


April 21st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Liberal Democrat peer Lord Carlile has said decisions made under the European Convention on Human Rights have hampered the deportation of people who put the public at risk. ... Read more...

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Google accused of breaching Spain’s privacy law


January 17th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Google will challenge the Spanish authority which has asked the internet search engine giant to remove links of the country's newspapers and official gazettes, accusing it of breaching ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sanef shocked by Zuma’s $731K lawsuit over ‘rape’ cartoon


December 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec 14 (ANI): The SA National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed shock over President Jacob Zuma's decision to sue Avusa Media for 731,000 dollars for publishing a cartoon of him preparing ... Read more...

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Clinton condemns WikiLeaks ‘attack’ as harmful for US foreign relations


November 30th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): The United States has intensified its efforts at damage control, with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton calling the massive release not just a problem for American foreign policy ... Read more...

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No interference in resolving Bhopal issue: US


August 20th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A top US official at the centre of a controversy over remarks purportedly linking the Bhopal gas disaster with India-US investment ties has asserted the US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US denies linking investment ties to Bhopal disaster


August 19th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) The United States has denied reports that it was trying to link the Bhopal gas tragedy with India-US investment ties by suggesting a "lot of noise" ... Read more...

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No change in India’s stand on Dow Chemicals: Official


August 18th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A top Indian official Wednesday said there was no change in the government's stand to follow the due legal process on the Bhopal Gas disaster, including ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WikiLeaks expose: Intelligence gathering to get tougher


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The WikiLeaks expose of over 90,000 uncensored intelligence documents is likely to lead to more controls in intelligence gathering in war-ravaged Afghanistan, says an expert. Bruce Riedel, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

F.C.C Policy On Indecency Turned Down


July 14th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A federal appeals court has rejected a Federal Communications Commission indecency policy on Tuesday reasoning that the longstanding rules of the agency are ‘unconstitutionally ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Press freedom faces erosion in wake of court privacy rulings, expert says


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Champaign (Illinois, US), Apr.9 (ANI): A study by a University of Illinois legal expert has warned that press freedoms are eroding as courts step in to restore personal privacy battered by an ... Read more...

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Barred from airport, Hare Krishnas to spread message elsewhere


March 30th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The Hare Krishna movement has expressed disappointment over a ban on soliciting donations inside Los Angeles International Airport but said the group plans to continue to spread its ... Read more...

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Sun brings relief, but chill continues in Uttar Pradesh


January 27th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) Sunshine Wednesday brought some relief to the residents of Utar Pradesh from damp and misty mornings, but the weatherman said the cold wave will continue to sweep most ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave kills 21 more in Uttar Pradesh; toll 51


January 5th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) An intense cold wave that has Uttar Pradesh in its grip has claimed 21 more lives, taking the death toll in the state to 51, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US calls on Russia for swift probe of activist murder


August 12th, 2009 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (DPA) The US called on Russia Tuesday to rigorously investigate the murders of a human rights activist and her husband in Chechnya. "It's important that the Russian government vigorously and ... Read more...

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Exorcist: The Beginning Deepens Faith


June 24th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
The horror movie series "Exorcist" was never a cheesy one, it had impressive visual and audio effects to horrify any viewer, for that matter. If you have seen "Exorcist-The Beginning" and "Exorcism ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Justice Department memos will have a chilling effect on US counter terrorism: Stratfor


April 30th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): The release of the four Department of Justice classified memos that reveal the controversial approval given by the Bush administration to torture and interrogation techniques used on GITMO ... Read more...

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Don”t withdraw US troops in haste from Iraq, warns outgoing envoy Crocker


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan.23 (ANI): Outgoing U.S. ambassador to Iraq Ryan C. Crocker has warned that a precipitous withdrawal of American troops from the country runs "some very serious risks," including fanning the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court not bound by judges’ remarks: KG Balakrishnan


December 13th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Chief Justice KG Balakrishnan has said the Supreme Court is not bound by the recent remarks of a two-judge bench which was critical of judicial activism. Balakrishnan, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Our solar system is squashed, proves findings by Voyager 2


December 11th, 2007 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Voyager 2 has proved that our solar system is squashed or dented, with information from a vast region at the end of our solar system. The new theory about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Voyager 2 sends back surprising findings about solar system’s edge


December 11th, 2007 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Surprising revelations about the boundary zone that marks the edge of the sun's influence in space, have turned up by the MIT Plasma Science instrument of the Voyager ... Read more...

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Voyager 2 sends back surprising findings about solar systems edge


December 11th, 2007 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Surprising revelations about the boundary zone that marks the edge of the suns influence in space, have turned up by the MIT Plasma Science instrument of the Voyager ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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