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World Bank to support Bangladesh river project


September 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank plans to restart negotiations on a $1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for building a bridge over the Padma river.Friday's announcement comes after the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa hints at leaving BJP, decision only in December


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, battling a dozen cases of corruption, Friday indicated leaving the party but would decide on the step only in ... Read more...

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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

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Anna, team stand ’separated’ (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday confirmed his "separation" from his former team and from key associate Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of forming a political ... Read more...

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Anna, team stand ’separated’


September 19th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare said Wednesday he will neither form a political party nor join one, formalizing his "separation" with his former team and with ... Read more...

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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Little difference between orange and red: Uma Bharati


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Left parties and the NDA led by the BJP calling for a nation wide strike Sep 20 to protest FDI in retail and diesel ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare group meets in Delhi to decide future strategy (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A meeting of India Against Corruption (IAC) is underway in the capital to discuss the future course of the anti-corruption movement after its chief proponent ... Read more...

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Team Anna meets in Delhi to decide future strategy


September 19th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A meeting of India Against Corruption (IAC) is underway in the capital to discuss the future course of the anti-corruption movement after its chief proponent ... Read more...

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Hazare admits rift in anti-corruption movement


September 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 18 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday admitted to differences with Arvind Kejriwal and other members of the India Against Corruption (IAC) group on various issues.The 75-year old ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks closes boutique to protest illegal mining


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Green activists have welcomed ace designer Wendell Rodricks' move to close down a boutique in a five-star resort which was run in collaboration with a company ... Read more...

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China shuts websites, microblog accounts over fraud, blackmail


September 14th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Several websites and microblog accounts have been closed in China for being involved in fraud and blackmail, the country's National Internet Information Office announced Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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Make UP model for other states: Mulayam asks ministers


September 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all Samajwadi Party (SP) ministers in Uttar Pradesh to read the party's pre-poll manifesto thoroughly, party chief Mulayam Singh Wednesday said the state government ... Read more...

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Aseem Trivedi walks out of jail (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi walked out of prison Wednesday, four days after he was charged with sedition. Trivedi, an activist of India Against Corruption (IAC), had ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt supports Aseem, calls for freedom of art


September 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has come out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying freedom of art is important for a peaceful society."I believe a society ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to be released Wednesday


September 12th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi will walk out of prison Wednesday afternoon, an India Against Corruption (IAC) spokesperson said.An IAC team will be present to receive ... Read more...

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UPA regime lacks clear cut policies, direction: Mulayam Singh


September 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Launching a strong attack on the UPA government, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said it lacked in clear cut policies and direction and ... Read more...

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Maharashtra High Court grants bail to Aseem Trivedi


September 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) In an embarrassment to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court granted bail to jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi here late Tuesday.A division bench of Chief Justice ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi in Mumbai, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and "baseless charge of sedition" ... Read more...

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Police end quizzing cartoonist Aseem Trivedi


September 10th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after a cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his ... Read more...

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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and the "baseless charge of sedition ... Read more...

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IAC begins hunt for political talent in Lucknow


September 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) In keeping with its Aug 2 announcement at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to float a political party, India Against Corruption (IAC) has begun an exercise ... Read more...

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Fortunate to have dream cast for ‘Satyagrah’: Prakash Jha


September 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Prakash Jha, who has managed to put together an ensemble cast for "Satyagrah", says that he is lucky to have Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgnm Kareena ... Read more...

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Manmohan regime sinking due to corruption: Buddhadeb


September 9th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government is sinking due to unchecked corruption and unbridled capitalism, senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former ... Read more...

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Anna’s cartoonist supporter sent to police custody


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded Aseem Trivedi, an Anna Hazare supporter and political cartoonist, to seven days police custody for drawing an allegedly derogatory sketch ... Read more...

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Congress out to malign me: Ramdev


September 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday condemned Congress leader Digvijay Singh for levelling allegations against him and said it was all part of a concerted attempt ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu following in YSR’s footsteps to regain power


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) For N. Chandrababu Naidu, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was a bitter rival when he was alive but today the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president is taking out ... Read more...

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Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’ (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for quota in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, to take away ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’


September 5th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for reservation in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, ... Read more...

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‘Corruption costs South Africa over $80 bn’


September 5th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 5 (IANS) South Africa has lost 675 billion rand (about $80 billion) due to corruption since the end of apartheid in 1994, it was revealed Wednesday.The figure ... Read more...

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Verma, wife sent to 10 days CBI custody


September 4th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife to 10 days CBI custody in a case filed against them under the Official ... Read more...

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