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Himachal Lokayukta will be strengthened, says new chief


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) An effective Lokayukta system would be shortly put in place in Himachal Pradesh, the state's new Lokayukta Justice (retd) L.S. Panta said here Friday."The office ... Read more...

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National Green Tribunal starts functioning


July 4th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT), a judicial body aimed at expediting environment-related cases, began functioning Monday, an environment ministry official said."The first hearing of the ... Read more...

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Dedicated courts for environmental cases set up


October 19th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday launched the National Green Tribunal (NGT), aimed at expediting the hearing of environmental cases in the country.However, it will take some ... Read more...

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Bill for environment agency in monsoon session


March 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government will table a bill in parliament in the monsoon session for setting up the National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Women’s panel for slapping serious charges against Rathore (Lead)


December 29th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Tuesday appealed to the central and Haryana governments to slap serious charges against former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted in ... Read more...

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NCW committee to examine Ruchika molestation case (Lead)


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Wednesday said a committee of advocates would be set up to examine the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. It also asked the ... Read more...

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Appeal against lighter punishment to Rathore, NCW to Haryana


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Wednesday asked Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to appeal against the six-month prison term given to former Haryana director general ... Read more...

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Facebook gets notice for tobacco promotion


September 1st, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) Popular social networking website Facebook has been caught in a 'smoky' row. An anti-tobacco activist here has served a notice to the website, accusing it of "promotion ... Read more...

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`Kanishka’ victims’ families charge Canadian Government with cover-up to contain civil damages


May 9th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), May 9 (ANI): Relatives of the victims killed in the June 26, 1985 bombing of the Air India flight "Kanishka" have accused the Canadian Government of quietly releasing new documents ... Read more...

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Siemens guilty of massive global corruption scandal


December 16th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Munich, Dec 16 (DPA) German corporate giant Siemens AG has pleaded guilty in a US court to a massive global corruption scandal that won it contracts around the globe from Argentina and ... Read more...

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Simpson and co-defendant guilty of armed robbery and kidnapping


October 4th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (DPA) A jury have found disgraced US sporting legend O.J. Simpson and his co-defendant guilty of a dozen counts of armed robbery and kidnapping.Simpson, 61, and his co-defendant, ... Read more...

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Music industry slams new German law on file-sharing


April 14th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By Jean-Baptiste Piggin Berlin, April 14 (DPA) The recorded-music industry has attacked a law change in Germany, which it fears is likely to shelter small-scale illegal file sharers from draconian civil-damages claims. On ... Read more...

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Dr. Deaths assets ‘may be frozen’, says American lawyer


March 17th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar.17 (ANI): A U.S. District Court judge might order the assets of Dr. Jayant Patel to be frozen ahead of a "slew" of civil lawsuits expected to be lodged by ... Read more...

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