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Work on controversial n-power plant to begin Thursday


September 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) Work on the first phase of a controversial nuclear power plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district would commence Thursday, an official said here Wednesday.In the first phase, ... Read more...

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Haryana politician still in hospital


April 15th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji continued to be in a hospital here Sunday after being found unconscious under mysterious circumstances at his official ... Read more...

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Senior Haryana official found unconscious, hospitalized


April 14th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here after he was found unconscious ... Read more...

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World Bank to give Pakistan $5.5 bn over next 3 years


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The World Bank will continue to support Pakistan's poverty reduction and development agenda with an expected assistance of up to $5.5 billion over the fiscal year ... Read more...

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Court quashes appointment of Punjab public service body chief


August 18th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Parkash Singh Badal government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday quashed the controversial appointment of former Shiromani Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Akali Dal politician in key appointments post


July 8th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal legislator Harish Rai Dhanda was Friday appointed the chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC).An official spokesman said here that ... Read more...

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Badal to induct three chief parliamentary secretaries


June 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) With barely nine months to go for assembly elections, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday decided to induct three legislators as chief parliamentary secretaries (CPS).Legislators ... Read more...

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Haryana minister quits after murder taint (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Haryana Transport Minister Om Prakash Jain and Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) Zile Ram Sharma were forced to quit Thursday after their names were linked to the ... Read more...

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CBI questions Punjab ministers in graft case (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday questioned Punjab ministers Manoranjan Kalia (industries and local bodies) and Swarna Ram (social welfare and justice) in connection ... Read more...

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CBI arrests top Punjab functionary on corruption charges


May 5th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday morning arrested Punjab's Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) and sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Khurana from his ... Read more...

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Akali Dal leader resigns after conviction for graft (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) Punjab's Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) for agriculture Sohan Singh Thandal Tuesday submitted his resignation from the post to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal following his ... Read more...

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Congress seeks Akali leader’s dismissal after graft conviction


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) Punjab's opposition Congress Tuesday asked for the immediate dismissal of the state's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Sohan Singh Thandal, a day after a court in ... Read more...

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Following cancer prevention guidelines lower risk of death from all-causes


April 16th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years has found non-smokers who followed cancer prevention guidelines had a lower risk of death from cancer, ... Read more...

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ICC’s findings on Pakistani cricketers available outside Britain only


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) released its findings of the investigation into corruption involving three Pakistan players, but these were not made available in Britain. The ... Read more...

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Salman Butt to “challenge every charge” levelled by ICC, UK Crown Prosecution


February 9th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): Disgraced Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has said he will "challenge every charge" levelled against him by British prosecutors as well as the Anti-Corruption Tribunal appointed by the International Cricket ... Read more...

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Salman Butt, Asif will have to ‘confess to prevent longer ban sanctions’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Tainted Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif will have to sign full confessions to avoid the suspended part of their sentences being enforced in the spot-fixing case, which ... Read more...

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Tainted Pak trio face up to ‘nine years in jail’ if found guilty


February 5th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): The three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal face up to nine years in jail after British prosecutors "authorised" the slapping of corruption charges against them as well ... Read more...

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UK Crown Prosecution slaps tainted Pak trio with “corruption and cheating charges”


February 4th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4(ANI): British prosecutors have "authorised charges of conspiracy to obtain and accept corrupt payments, and also conspiracy to cheat" against the three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal as ... Read more...

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Consistent exercise linked to lower risk of colon cancer death


December 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A new research has found that consistent exercise is associated with a lower risk of dying from colon cancer.The study, led by researchers at the Siteman Cancer ... Read more...

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Indian origin man charged with Britain terror plot


December 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Nine people, including a man of Indian origin, have been charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and plotting terror attacks in Britain, a media report said Monday.The suspects, ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder Assange appeals for his release in UK


December 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): 'Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in the London for sexually assaulting two women during his stay in Sweden, has reportedly appealed to the Westminster magistrates court ... Read more...

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Gareth Hemingway’s Racist Clips On You Tube Results In Jailing


November 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 16 (Penmen at Work): A man has been found guilty of provoking the general public via uploading racist clips on the YouTube. The man has now been arrested and pleaded guilty ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing scandal: London police submits more evidence


November 6th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) London's Metropolitan Police has handed over more evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in the alleged spot-fixing scandal during the fourth cricket Test between Pakistan and England ... Read more...

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Pak spot-fixing probe gathers pace as ’second evidence file’ passed to Prosecution


November 6th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): The probe into allegations that Pakistan cricketers accepted bribes for spot-fixing during the Lord's Test against England has gathered pace, as a second evidence file was passed to ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket ’spot-fixing’ file handed over to UK Crown Prosecution Service


September 18th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.18 (ANI): Scotland Yard has said that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) will now consider evidence that there was a conspiracy to defraud bookmakers during the recently held England-Pakistan Test series. ... Read more...

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Essex cricketer charged with ‘conspiracy to defraud’ in match fixing claim


September 17th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17(ANI): Former Essex County cricketer Mervyn Westfield has been charged with 'conspiracy to defraud' for his role in an alleged rigged County match last year.Westfield, who is alleged to have ... Read more...

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Four Bodies Found Decapitated And Hung From Bridge In Mexico: Edgar Valdez’s Name Emerges


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Headless bodies of four young men were found hanging upside down from a bridge near Mexico City on Sunday in what turned out to be one ... Read more...

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British police officers face trial on assault charges


August 13th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (DPA) Four British police officers will go on trial charged with assaulting a terrorism suspect during an arrest seven years ago, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said Thursday. The central ... Read more...

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Poverty in Pak reduced by 50 percent in Musharraf’s regime: World Bank report


August 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 10(ANI): A World Bank survey has revealed that poverty in Pakistan had reduced by 50 percent under former President Pervez Musharraf's government."The percentage of the people living below the ... Read more...

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‘Beaten’ Harry Potter actress ‘doesn’t want dad, bro to go to jail’


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Actress Afshan Azad, who played the role of Padma Patil in 'Harry Potter', has pleaded for violence charges against her father and brother to be dropped.Azad, 22, is ... Read more...

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Stay away from media, Gadkari tells party leaders


May 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked leaders and workers to resolve differences in the party within the ranks and refrain from "going to the media". "Going to ... Read more...

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Four Brit politicians could face jail if convicted in MPs’ expenses scam


February 6th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 6 (ANI): The four British politicians, who are embroiled in MPs' expenses scandal, can face jail up to five months if found guilty.According to Sentencing Guidelines Council, in cases ... Read more...

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Lord Swaraj Paul being investigated in parliamentary expenses scam


December 27th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 27 (ANI): Lord Swaraj Paul has become the latest peer to be investigated by the British police in the parliamentary expenses scam, taking the total number of parliamentarians under ... Read more...

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China has objected to ADB funding for Arunachal irrigation project: Krishna


July 9th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna today disclosed in the Rajya Sabha that China had objected to funding by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to an irrigation project in ... Read more...

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The “Nemennah Band” and its absurd beliefs


May 16th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by GD
The "Nemennah Band", which is a small pseudo-religious group, has been making the headlines and hitting front pages of almost all of the leading newspapers off-late. What the "Nemennah Band", has done ... Read more...

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