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No immediate petrol price hike, clarifies minister


September 7th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Another hike in petrol price is on the way but not immediately, Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy said Friday."There are no immediate plans...There is of course ... Read more...

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Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

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Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde


August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

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Israel slams South Africa over Palestinian territory label


August 24th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has condemned the South African government's decision to label goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories.Under the new rules, the South African government ... Read more...

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Assange guilty of only ‘bad sexual etiquette’: British MP


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden over allegations of sexual assault, may only be guilty of "bad sexual etiquette" and that the case has "all ... Read more...

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To dialogue over coal or not: Opposition divided


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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No intention to tinker with judicial independence, says government


August 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that judicial independence can co-exist with judicial accountability, the government Friday said it has no intention to impair the independence of judiciary through the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Heroine’ dialogue on Dubai not meant to demean anyone: Bhandarkar


August 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Director Madhur Bhandarkar has come out in the open about the controversy over "Heroine" trailer and says they did not mean to demean anyone."We have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Remove black films from cars or face action, SC warns police


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed police chiefs in all states and union territories to ensure compliance of its direction that no material, including films of ... Read more...

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Notice to DU, St. Stephen’s on principal’s appointment


August 1st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to Delhi University and St. Stephen's College on an appeal challenging the single judge's order that upheld the ... Read more...

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Process on to deliver Zardari’s donation to Ajmer shrine


July 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) More than three months after Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced a donation of Rs.5 crore to the Ajmer dargah during his visit to the ... Read more...

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Maruti not to abandon Manesar plant, says Bhargava (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki declared an indefinite lockout at its Manesar (Haryana) plant but denied any plans to shift after Wednesday's violent clashes that ... Read more...

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Don’t spare the rich, remove black films from cars: SC (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi Police for sparing the rich in the enforcement of its order to remove black films from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No service tax on foreign remittances: Government


July 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The government said Tuesday remittances sent from overseas will not be liable for service tax charge, putting to rest the confusion that had arisen ... Read more...

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Magistrate can grant remand under anti-terror law: Court (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday clarified that a chief metropolitan magistrate (CMM) is competent to grant judicial remand for offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) ... Read more...

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Thampu qualified to head St. Stephen’s College: Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld the appointment of Valson Thampu as the principal of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, saying he possesses the essential qualification ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro rules out fare hike for now


June 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday said it was not hiking fares for now."At present, there is no decision regarding increase in fares of ... Read more...

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Jubilation to despair for Sarabjit’s family


June 27th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) The celebrations in Punjab's Bhikhiwind village quickly turned to despair as news came in early Wednesday of Pakistan's apparent flip-flop on the pardon and release ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

JD-U to support Pranab for presidency (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Thursday announced its support to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mujherjee, saying it was in favour of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa information commissioner’s posting hits RTI roadblock


June 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The appointment of a new state information commissioner (SIC) in Goa has hit a Right To Information (RTI) roadblock.The Goa government has been forced to seek ... Read more...

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Andhra minister denies role in cash-for-bail scam


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Law Minister Erasu Prathap Reddy Saturday denied any role in the cash-for-bail scam which has rocked the judiciary.The minister rubbished allegations that he facilitated ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against Kejriwal June 27 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order till June 27 on registering a first information report against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering ... Read more...

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Abbottabad operation was unlawful, says Amnesty


May 24th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) The US special operation in Pakistan's Abbottabad town in May last year that killed Osama bin Laden in his hideout appears to have been "unlawful" in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lack of clarity on software exports hurting industry: Murthy


May 21st, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,May 20 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is in a quandary for want of clarity from the government on the definition of software exports, Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana ... Read more...

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SRK’s punishment too harsh: Javed Akhtar


May 20th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Renowned lyricist and writer Javed Akhtar says that the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA)'s decision to ban Shah Rukh Khan from the Wankhede Stadium for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bail not end of 2G, more accused soon, says BJP (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With a special CBI court granting bail to former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum case,the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Nyoma violence: No mutiny, only indiscipline, says army


May 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday denied reports of a "mutiny" in one of its artillery units in Nyoma in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and claimed ... Read more...

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BJP says Chidambaram’s clarification violates rules (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday again attacked Home Minister P. Chidambaram, this time for reading out in the Lok Sabha Thursday a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP says Chidambaram’s clarification violates rules


May 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday protested Home Minister P. Chidambaram reading out a clarification from his son on his business interests in telecom ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rent dues notice to Meira Kumar withdrawn


May 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The urban development ministry has withdrawn a notice for recovery of nearly Rs.2 crore rent dues from Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for use ... Read more...

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Industry welcomes GAAR deferral


May 7th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India Inc. Monday welcomed the government's decision to defer implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by a year."We are happy that the suggestions made ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Operators relieved as service closure deadline extended


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Telecom operators whose licences were cancelled by the Supreme Court in February heaved a sigh of relief after the apex court Tuesday extended the deadline ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No arrest for Nupur Talwar, rules apex court (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The CBI Friday told the Supreme Court that it will not arrest dentist Nupur Talwar in the Aarushi murder case as long as her petition ... Read more...

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India’s concern on terror must be articulated: BJP


April 8th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Stating that India's concern on 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed must be articulated, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday sought a clarification from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal introduces bill to strengthen Lokayukta (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday introduced a bill to put an effective Lokayukta system in place by giving more power to the ombudsman.Introducing ... Read more...

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