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China must teach Japan a lesson, says Chinese daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A lesson is necessary to dispel Japan's contempt toward China, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday, a day after the Japanese government inked a deal to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray comes out in support of cartoonist Trivedi


September 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporting jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that he be set free and the sedition charges against him be ... Read more...

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SC against guidelines on court reporting, allows curbs (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters across the board but postponement of reporting ... Read more...

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Emraan’s ‘Raaz 3′, TDP characters are poles apart


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) After playing a director in "The Dirty Picture" (TDP), Emraan Hashmi may be seen as a filmmaker again in "Raaz 3", but says this time ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders PM to appear again Sep 18 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, to appear before ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC, seeks time to write Swiss letter (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday sought more time to write to ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC on contempt order


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday appeared in the Supreme Court to face a show-cause notice for failing to implement the order to write ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered helped Iran hide $250 bn: US


August 7th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The US has accused Britain's Standard Chartered bank of hiding 160 billion pounds (nearly $250 billion) of transfers that helped finance Iran's nuclear weapons programme.New York ... Read more...

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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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Pakistani daily criticises new contempt law


July 11th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's new contempt law "for all practical purposes provides immunity to top holders to flout court orders", said a daily, calling it a bid to ... Read more...

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Himachal gets notice on private counsel for officials


June 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state chief secretary asking him to submit details of the government's spending in the past 10 ... Read more...

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Bar foreign educational institutions: CPI-M


June 1st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday asked the government not to allow foreign educational institutions into India.The Communist Party of India-Marxist said Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Andhra police chief


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Andhra Pradesh police chief for withdrawing the security provided to R. Chandra Shekar Reddy and his family following ... Read more...

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‘Drunk’ juror falls asleep during trial


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A 12-million-pound drugs conspiracy trial in Britain was halted after a "drunk" female juror reportedly fell asleep, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The trial of Nadeem Aslam, ... Read more...

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Court seeks police reply on plea against Kejriwal


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday directed police to file a reply on a complaint against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering the reputation of ... Read more...

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Gilani’s defiance baffles Pakistani daily


March 17th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's "insolent stance" on writing a letter to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

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BEA condemns attacks on media


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Broadcast Editors Association (BEA) Saturday voiced serious concern over the growing incidents of attack on the media by people holding constitutional positions and others."There ... Read more...

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Australian fined for showing buttocks to Elizabeth


February 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) A 22-year-old man in Sydney has been fined for waving the Australian flag from between his buttocks during a visit by Queen Elizabeth to the ... Read more...

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Government questions Jaitley debating Lokpal in public


December 11th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government Sunday questioned Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Aruna Jaitley participating in a public debate on the Lokpal bill at Anna Hazare's ... Read more...

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Centre silent on misdeeds of Omar government: PDP


November 15th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah charging him with spending all his time in ... Read more...

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Congress hits back at NC over ‘grenade attacks’ remark


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 2 (IANS) A day after a National Conference (NC) member said "Delhi was sponsoring grenade attacks in Kashmir", the Congress in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday attacked NC president ... Read more...

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Sakshi Tanwar makes her ‘bold’ presence felt


October 17th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Popular TV actress Sakshi Tanwar's "O Re Manwa" and "Bawra Mann" were part of Film Mart section at the ongoing 13th Mumbai Film Festival. She plays ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike in Delhi district courts


September 29th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A daylong lawyers' strike to protest a complaint lodged by a policeman, allegedly assaulted by bar association members of Rohini, Thursday affected work in all ... Read more...

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Who is robbing parliament’s dignity? (Comment)


August 26th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
As the peoples' uprising against a venal political class in India shows no signs of abating, a strange din is evident in some debates and comments. Apart from reeking of ... Read more...

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Is tobacco plastic sachet ban being implemented, SC asks


August 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) More than five months after the ban on the use of plastic pouches to pack chewing tobacco and pan masala came into effect, the Supreme ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM ’shocked’ at Mumbai attacks


July 14th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 14 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Thursday said he was shocked and saddened at the latest terrorist attack on Mumbai.At least 17 people were killed ... Read more...

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Using child as suicide bomber a tactical shift: Pakistani daily


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A child being used as a suicide bomber is "an indicator of a tactical shift" of terrorists in Pakistan, a daily said Wednesday after a nine-year-old ... Read more...

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People detained to identify Osama network: Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Many people have been detained or questioned in Pakistan to identify members of Osama bin Laden's support network, said Pakistani ambassador Hussain Haqqani.The Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Congress declines comment on Jaya’s charge against Chidambaram


June 15th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday did not comment on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's charge that the election of Home Minister P. Chidambaram from Sivaganga ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare hurt by Congress’ RSS remark: Kejriwal


June 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare is "hurt" by the Congress terming him the face of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), civil rights activist Arvind Kejriwal said ... Read more...

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Corrupt officer or innocent? The jury is divided


June 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) The man alleged to be one of India's richest and most corrupt bureaucrats is not only still in service with the Chhattisgarh government but insists ... Read more...

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Roseanne Barr takes on Charlie Sheen on her show


May 19th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS is moving on with the show “Two and a Half Men” without Charlie Sheen. Actress Roseanne Barr has shared her opinion about the problems that ... Read more...

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Congress wants Badal to react on Haryana canal wall


May 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), May 17 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday questioned the silence of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on the construction of a ... Read more...

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Oz priest left furious with sex shop opening opposite church


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Apr 23 (ANI): An Anglican priest in Australia has been left furious with a sex shop that is opening opposite his church, and that too during the Easter period.Reverend Nick Wallace ... Read more...

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Bangladesh may act against ex-chief advisor, army chief


April 19th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's parliament has said it would move against a former World Bank economist who ruled Bangladesh for two years, and the army chief who backed ... Read more...

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