conformity

TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules


September 19th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging ... Read more...

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Alter master plan to operate bus depot near Yamuna: Court


September 13th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted six months time to the government to alter the city's master plan in case it wants to continue to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ban toxic imports, SC tells government


July 6th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the government to ban import of toxic wastes which had been identified and declared hazardous under an international convention.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues guidelines on exporting conventional arms


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan has promulgated guidelines on the export of conventional arms and ammunition, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The initiative reflects the abiding commitment of Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Key panel clears way for home buyers in Noida Extension


June 28th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) There is a positive news for thousands of home buyers in 'Noida Extension' after a key panel Thursday approved the Draft Master Plan for Greater ... Read more...

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Bengal government awaiting response on concessions to Infosys


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government is awaiting a response from the central government on its request to extend the Software Technology Park of India scheme to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi launches health inspection


June 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has launched an inspection on various businesses like salons, beauty parlours, laundries, cafeterias and restaurants to check whether they were adhering to health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

SC declines to stay Andhra court order against sub-quota (Third Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) In a major setback for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, the Supreme Court Wednesday rejected, for now, its plea for a stay ... Read more...

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Supreme Court no to stay Andhra court sub-quota order (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday turned down the central government's plea to suspend the operation of the Andhra Pradesh High Court verdict quashing 4.5 percent ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defemation


June 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth BEML will sue former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh for defamation for terming its Tatra heavy-duty trucks sub-standard and saying they ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajya Sabha approves copyright amendment bill


May 18th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A bill providing for amendments to the copyright act to remove operational difficulties and address new issues concerning the digital world and internet was Thursday ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wants word changed in oath


April 19th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 19 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) Thursday asked the government to change a word in the oath of office taken ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Apex court wants VIP quota for Haj to go (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said the "goodwill" delegation that the government sends every year during Haj to Saudi Arabia has become some kind of VIP ... Read more...

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‘Poll officer not removed for stopping Vadra’s convoy’ (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Tuesday described as "baseless" reports that a district election officer (DEO) in Uttar Pradesh was transferred for stopping the convoy ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

EC denies poll officer removed for stopping Vadra’s convoy


February 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Tuesday denied reports that a district election officer (DEO) in Uttar Pradesh was transferred for stopping the convoy of Robert ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

All websites should operate within Indian laws: Pilot


February 7th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) All websites, including social media sites, would have to operate within the India laws and be responsible for hosting any content, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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US wants fairness for Haqqani in memo scandal


January 7th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The US government believes it is time to seek a fair and transparent judicial process for Pakistan's former ambassador to Washington in the memo scandal.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Now a choice of perfect fit for you, mate


December 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) A company in Britain has launched custom-made condoms of as many as 95 sizes to offer the men a perfect fit when they mate.TheyFit took over ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

West Bengal cabinet takes pro-learning decisions


November 4th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) In conformity with the right to education act, the West Bengal cabinet Thursday approved a 'no-detention policy' for promoting all students up to Class 8 but ... Read more...

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Apex court clarifies on powers of wildlife officials


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that wildlife officers empowered to settle cases involving breach of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act have no power to order ... Read more...

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Vatican recognises Libya’s NTC


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican Friday recognised Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people and wished it success, a day after the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will resign, says Karnataka BJP chief (Evening Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will resign soon as directed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership, the party's state unit president K.S. ... Read more...

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Generosity is natural to humans


July 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) While rationalists may not agree, acts of generosity come naturally to humans, claims a new research.Commonplace acts of generosity, like tipping the waiter, where no future ... Read more...

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Orissa, Chhattisgarh questioned on dam panel’s report


July 20th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Orissa and Chhattisgarh to file their response to a report by a committee which said that the construction of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kid’s belief in an invisible Godlike princess can curb cheating


April 21st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Children avoid cheating if told they are being watched by an invisible Godlike princess, according to researchers at the University of Kent in Canterbury.The study involved 39 kids ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government reluctant on U. Lalit’s appointment in 2G case (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The government Tuesday voiced its reluctance to appoint senior Supreme Court counsel U.U. Lalit as special public prosecutor (SPP) in the trial of the 2G ... Read more...

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Government reluctant on U. Lalit’s appointment in 2G case


April 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The government Tuesday voiced its reluctance to the appointment of senior Supreme Court counsel U.U. Lalit as special public prosecutor in the trial of the ... Read more...

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No wrongdoing in 2G case, government tells apex court (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) There has been no wrongdoing in the allocation of second generation (2G) spectrum, the government told the Supreme Court Thursday.Attorney General G. Vahanvati told an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No wrongdoing in 2G case, government to court


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) There has been no wrongdoing in the allocation of second generation (2G) spectrum, the government told the Supreme Court Thursday.Attorney General G. Vahanvati told judges ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to be godmother to Sir Elton John’s son?


February 25th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Sir Elton John's partner David Furnish has sparked rumours that Lady Gaga will be their son's godmother.Furnish let slip in a recent interview that the couple are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Highlights of The Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2010 (To go with ‘Changes to copyright act pit musicians against producers’)


February 21st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A proposed bill amends the Copyright Act, 1957 to bring it in conformity with international treaties. It introduces a system of statutory licensing to protect the owners ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US pressure on Pak to free murder-accused Davis will be “counterproductive”: Bashir


February 13th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 13(ANI): Any American pressure on Pakistan to release double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis will be "counterproductive", Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir has said.At a Foreign Office briefing, Bashir noted ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Omar aims at more power to panchayats


February 11th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that separate election and finance commissions would be set up for panchayats before the upcoming polls in ... Read more...

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Bad taste in music really can ruin a relationship


January 30th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Wondering why your last relationship ended on the wrong note? Well, the reason could be your taste in music.A new study has suggested that music actually predicts sexual ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brand India may finally win the day against China: Expert


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Giving a twist to the much-touted race between the Indian elephant versus the Chinese dragon, an eminent expert on 'nations branding' says although China's economy ... Read more...

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