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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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More time for probe into graft plea against Dikshit


September 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday granted more time to the anti-corruption branch to file a status report on a corruption complaint against Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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CAG raps GAIL for undue benefit to private power producers


September 4th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's official auditor Tuesday hauled up gas utility GAIL India for giving undue benefit of over Rs.246 crore to private power producers by supplying natural ... Read more...

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Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and impose stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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Three held for forcing woman to foetus sex test (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Three in-laws of a pregnant woman in West Bengal were arrested for allegedly torturing her to go for a pre-natal sex determination test, even as the ... Read more...

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Eight held with snake venom in Goa


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) Eight people have been arrested in Goa for illegally possessing snake venom worth Rs.1.5 crore, police said Tuesday.Police said the eight, who were arrested on a ... Read more...

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District judge to decide jurisdiction issue in Dikshit case


July 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A city court Friday sent the corruption case against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others to the district and sessions judge for further consideration on ... Read more...

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Complaint against Dikshit sent to higher court


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others to a higher court for considering its territorial jurisdiction.Hearing ... Read more...

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Penalty on HDFC Standard Life seen as warning


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) A warning bugle for the industry is what life insurance officials say of the Rs.1.47 ($333,000) crore penalty imposed by the insurance regulator on HDFC Standard ... Read more...

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GNLF supremo Ghishing to challenge GTA in court


June 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Gorkhaland National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subhas Ghishing is all set to challenge in the Calcutta High Court the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland ... Read more...

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Iran developing n-powered submarine


June 13th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (IANS) Iran has begun development of its own nuclear-powered submarine, the Iranian fleet's deputy commander Vice-Admiral Abbas Zamini said.Commenting on Iran's growing capabilities in domestic submarine development, ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on complaint against Dikshit


June 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A city court Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others.Hearing a private ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court to hear suit against petrol price hike


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court will Wednesday hear a public suit against the recent hike in petrol prices. Acting on the suit filed Monday by Rajendra Phanse, ... Read more...

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‘Decent’ dress code puts Haryana staff in bind


May 9th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Directing its field staff to wear "decent" clothes to work, the women and child department (WCD) department in Haryana has asked them to desist from wearing ... Read more...

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Russia to keep supporting Syria peace plan


May 6th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will keep backing the peaceful settlement plan in Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.The Russian foreign ministry said Lavrov and UN special envoy ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court directs DDA to take encroached land back


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to take suitable actions for taking back possession of land encroached by Delhi legislator ... Read more...

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UN chief asks Syria to end violence before 300 monitors arrive


April 27th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) UN chief Ban Ki-moon Friday discussed what he called the "alarming situation" in Syria with India and stressed that violence must end immediately before ... Read more...

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G-8 urges North Korea to cancel rocket launch


April 13th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary ... Read more...

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Court notice over legislator’s encroachment of DDA land


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and Delhi legislator Asif Mohammad Khan on a public suit seeking removal of illegal ... Read more...

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No mandatory gallows for killing with illegal arms: Apex court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held that Section 27(3) of the Arms Act, 1959 that provides for "mandatory death penalty" in case of death being caused ... Read more...

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Amphon Tangnoppaku sentenced for insulting the Thai royalty


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Insulting the Thai royalty is not such a good idea. A man accused of sending text messages considered offensive to the Thai Queen has been handed 20 ... Read more...

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Text of my statement to CBI not factual: Reliance official


November 16th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Reliance Group executive A.N. Sethuraman Wednesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) did not heed to his demand to change some content of his ... Read more...

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Court puts off Abu Salem case till Dec 20


November 8th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday deferred till Dec 20 the hearing on a Delhi Police plea seeking withdrawal of a Maharashtra Control of Organised ... Read more...

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Pan masala makers want curbs to go


October 20th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Pan masala makers approached the Delhi High Court Thursday seeking an end to central government regulations restricting them from producing and selling their products that ... Read more...

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Jamaica revokes Lawrence Rowe’s Sabina Park honour


October 7th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 7 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican cricket officials have revoked the naming of the players' enclosure at Sabina Park after former Jamaica captain and West Indies batsman Lawrence Rowe.The decision comes ... Read more...

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No US waiver to DRDO on technology imports: Antony


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The US has removed four Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs from the restricting Entity List that regulates technology exports, but it has not ... Read more...

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Central varsities’ OBC quota petition to be heard Monday (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Declining to give any immediate direction, the Supreme Court Friday posted for Monday a plea seeking uniformity in the admission criteria for students from Other ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear central varsities’ OBC quota petition Monday


July 1st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Declining to give any immediate direction, the Supreme Court Friday posted for Monday a plea seeking uniformity in the admission criteria for Other Backward Castes ... Read more...

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Gas board questioned on Gujarat-Punjab pipeline (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board on Gas Authority of India Limited's (GAIL) plea challenging the grant ... Read more...

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Court dismisses petition against Anna Hazare


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a petition against social activist Anna Hazare that accused him of corruption and demanded his removal from the joint ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on admission of petition against Hazare


April 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the maintainability of a petition filed against social activist Anna Hazare accusing him of corruption and ... Read more...

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Petition filed against Anna Hazare in court


April 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A Pune-based NGO Wednesday filed a petition in the Delhi High Court against social activist Anna Hazare accusing him of corruption and demanding his removal ... Read more...

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CAG raps India’s oldest women’s college


April 15th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has rapped the India's oldest all-women college, St. Bede's in this Himachal Pradesh capital, for charging tuition fee ... Read more...

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CBI formally charges ex-MLA for receiving foreign funds


February 25th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has formally charged a former legislator from Punjab for allegedly accepting Rs.6.94 crore from foreign sources in his savings bank account. ... Read more...

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Goa to recover power dues from industrial units


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) The Goa government's power department has gone into overdrive to recover Rs.16 crore in dues from nearly 92 industrial units in the state, Power Minister Aleixo Sequeira said ... Read more...

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