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Congress asks CAG to respond to public debate on coal report


August 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Raising questions over the CAG's mandate to examine the profits of companies who have been allocated coal blocks, the Congress Thursday said the country's chief ... Read more...

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Arafat’s remains to be tested for Polonium poisoning


August 24th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The widow of Yasser Arafat has given her approval for a Swiss radiation laboratory to examine the body of the late Palestinian leader to see ... Read more...

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Nikhil Tonk wants Shekhar-Adhyayan for Bhanwari Devi movie


August 20th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikhil Tonk is keen to cast father-son duo - Shekhar Suman and Adhyayan Suman - for his upcoming film, based on Bhanwari Devi murder."We have ... Read more...

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Abducted woman untraced, husband still in hospital


July 29th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) An upper caste woman abducted in Bihar 12 days ago allegedly for marrying a Dalit against her family's wishes remains untraced, police said Sunday.The husband, Krishna ... Read more...

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Woman kills herself in party office


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) A 61-year-old woman died of severe burns after she set herself on fire at an office of Russia's ruling United Russia party in Siberia region, RIA ... Read more...

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Gilani’s ouster didn’t shake Pakistan’s democracy: Daily


June 20th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) It may be "somewhat tragic" that Yousuf Raza Gilani was ousted as Pakistan's prime minister "so close to completing his five-year term", but the country's ... Read more...

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Gilani stands disqualified as PM, rules Supreme Court (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified since April 26 for contempt of court for refusing to write ... Read more...

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Stand up for the law, Pakistani daily tells speaker


May 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's fate was dependent on Pakistan speaker Fehmida Mirza's course of action, said a daily Wednesday, exhorting her to "stand up ... Read more...

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‘Gilani won’t be allowed to remain PM’


May 5th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan has said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will not be allowed to remain in office ... Read more...

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Pakistan braces for anti-government protests


April 30th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party Monday announced a nationwide stir against the government of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani after he refused to ... Read more...

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Gilani reaches Supreme Court


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reached the Supreme Court that will give its verdict in a contempt of court case.Gilani was surrounded by ... Read more...

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Gilani to appear before Supreme Court for sentencing


April 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said he would appear before Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday for sentencing in a contempt of court case that could ... Read more...

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Briton gouges out girlfriend’s eyes


April 13th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) A 33-year-old Briton has admitted he blinded his girlfriend - a mother of two - by gouging out her eyes in a premeditated and vicious attack.Shane ... Read more...

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From London to Sirdargarh, a Guyanese Indian’s journey


April 11th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Just about a hundred years after her father left India for Guyana, Enid Whitehouse made an emotional journey to a small village in Rajasthan's Ganganagar ... Read more...

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Budget benefits NRIs and quashes tax fears (Comment)


April 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
When a non-resident Indian (NRI) lands in India now, he or she can zoom through customs with duty-free goods worth Rs.35,000 ($685). That's a small increase from the earlier duty-free allowance ... Read more...

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Women jailed for discussing friend’s trial in bus


March 26th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Two young mothers in Britain have been jailed for intentionally discussing their friend's court case on a bus in which jury members were also travelling.The other ... Read more...

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Norway not to release Indian kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 22 (IANS) Norwegian authorities have said they cannot hand over two Indian kids in foster care to their uncle because of reports of "conflicts" in the family.A court ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt: Court summons top official


February 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) A top Pakistani official was Tuesday summoned by the Supreme Court which was hearing Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing ... Read more...

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`PM’s indictment a defining moment in Pakistan’s history’


February 14th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) The contempt of court case in which Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been indicted by the Supreme Court is a defining moment in ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted: Sad day for Pakistan, says ruling party


February 13th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Monday said it is "a sad day" for the country after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was indicted by ... Read more...

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In a first for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Third Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM indicted by Supreme Court


February 13th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Monday indicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in a contempt of court case for failing to reopen graft cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Gilani reaches court for contempt hearing


February 13th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday fought jostling crowds to enter the Supreme Court to attend the hearing of a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Will resign if convicted: Gilani


February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he will resign if the Supreme Court convicts him in a contempt of court case for not ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM files appeal in contempt of court


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the order to summon him in a contempt of court ... Read more...

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Cyber attack on website of petitioner against Facebook, others


February 7th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The website of a petitioner and Islamic scholar who dragged Facebook, Google, Yahoo and others to court over allegedly objectionable content has been defaced ... Read more...

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Sutil calls Hamilton a ‘coward’ for not showing up


February 1st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Former Force India driver Adrian Sutil has called McLaren's Lewis Hamilton a "coward" after the Briton failed to testify as a witness in his court case ... Read more...

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Army chief’s age issue sensitive: PM


January 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday conceded that the controversy relating to the age of army chief General V.K. Singh was "sensitive" and refused to ... Read more...

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President enjoys immunity, Gilani tells Supreme Court (Afternoon Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday appeared before the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for not acting against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Contempt of court: Supreme Court adjourns till Feb 1


January 19th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday adjourned till Feb 1 hearing in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who made a personal ... Read more...

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Have always respected court: Gilani


January 19th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday appeared before the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case and said he had always respected the ... Read more...

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Court case by army chief ‘unhealthy’ precedent: Government (Roundup)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The legal battle between Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh and the government over his age sets an "unhealthy precedent", the government said Wednesday, even ... Read more...

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Hindus in Russia celebrate Gita verdict; brace for possible appeal


December 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) As Hindus in Russia celebrated their legal victory over efforts to have the Bhagavad Gita banned, they are bracing to counter any move by Tomsk ... Read more...

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Russia should help resolve Gita issue: India (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A day before a Siberian court delivers its verdict on a petition seeking to ban the Bhagavad Gita, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday met ... Read more...

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India has taken up Gita ‘ban’ row with Russia: Krishna (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India Tuesday described a legal move to ban the Bhagavad Gita in Russia as the work of "misdirected and motivated individuals" and said it had ... Read more...

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