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Court notice on plea seeking rules for ill Tihar inmates


August 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central and state government on a plea of a Tihar jail inmate's widow seeking directions for ... Read more...

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Manhole death: Ghaziabad civic officials booked


May 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 9 (IANS) A case of negligence was registered against officials of the Ghaziabad Development Authority after an evening walker fell to his death in an open manhole in ... Read more...

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Explain delay in giving free school books to poor: Court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the government's failure to print and distribute free books to over 18 lakh poor students in state-run schools, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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In house of memories, meet the nowhere women (Feature) (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bordered by barbed wires and huge iron gates, a dilapidated amphitheatre in old Delhi's Kabir Basti is home to over 30 mentally ill women who ... Read more...

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Eight babies die in Russian hospital


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight newborn babies have died in a children's hospital in western Russia, forcing officials to launch an investigation.The deaths took place in the North Caucasus ... Read more...

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Bus driver charges civic officers with negligence for pothole


January 11th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) A government bus driver, booked for running over two students, has filed a case against municipal officers for negligence in repairing roads. He alleged that a ... Read more...

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Four Gujarat cops held for negligence


October 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur (Rajasthan), Oct 9 (IANS) Four Gujarat policemen were arrested here Sunday for letting a witness to Sohrabuddin Sheikh's killing escape, an official said.Sub-inspector M.S. Gohil, Head Constable L. Ambalal ... 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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Supreme Court turns down CBI plea to reopen Bhopal case (Roundup)


May 11th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In what has been termed a huge setback for the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a Central ... Read more...

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Will abide by Supreme Court’s ruling on Bhopal: Moily


May 11th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily Wednesday said the government will abide by the Supreme Court's ruling on the Bhopal gas leak case, where it dismissed ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects CBI plea to reopen Bhopal case (Second Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) petition seeking more stringent punishment for then United Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) chairman Keshub ... Read more...

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Indian man jailed for five years for killing toddler Gurshan in Melbourne


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2(ANI): A 25-year-old Indian man has been jailed for a maximum of five years for killing three-year-old toddler Gurshan Singh Channa, whose body was found near Melbourne Airport in last ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian cleared of killing son after 19 years


January 21st, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian man, who was convicted in the death of his five-year-old son 19 years ago, Thursday was cleared of murder charges.Wiping tears from his eyes ... Read more...

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Melbourne court told that Indian toddler killer panicked


December 16th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 16 (ANI): The man who dumped the body of Indian boy Gurshan Singh Channa after accidentally knocking him unconscious had acted out of fear, panic, naivety and stupidity, a Melbourne ... Read more...

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Vigilantes blast Facebook for failing to protect kids from paedophiles


December 14th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has been blasted by a vigilante group for failing to take action against paedophiles, who are brazenly sharing child pornography pictures and videos ... Read more...

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Torch rally to mark Bhopal gas tragedy anniversay


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) Over 500 survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and victims of the resultant water contamination Thursday staged a torchlight march to mark the 26th anniversary of ... Read more...

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GoM for Bhopal tragedy yet to fulfil tasks, say survivors


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) The central government this year set up a group of ministers (GoM) for a second time to assuage the deep wounds of victims of the ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors want to meet Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) Even before US President Barack Obama landed in Mumbai, about a hundred survivors from the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy staged a demonstration outside the Union Carbide factory ... Read more...

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Badal government has failed to lift paddy: Amarinder


November 5th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president and former chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday blamed Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's government in the state for the suffering of farmers whose paddy ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy victims to protest during Obama visit


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who have been fighting for justice for the last 26 years plan to bring their plight to the notice of US President Barack ... Read more...

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21 dead, 41 rescued in Madhya Pradesh bus accident (Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 9 (IANS) As many as 21 people were killed and 41 others were rescued when an overcrowded bus fell into Bagdi river in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district, police said. The accident ... Read more...

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Indian man pleads guilty to manslaughter of toddler Gurshan in Melbourne


September 7th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 7(ANI): A 23-year-old Indian man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of three-year-old toddler Gurshan Singh Channa, whose body was found near Melbourne Airport in March.Gursewak Dhillon, who shared a ... Read more...

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy: ‘A case of corporate manslaughter’, says BJP


August 11th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy was the result of criminal negligence, and the authorities allowed the tragedy to ... Read more...

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Doctors not hospitals guilty in negligence deaths: Court


August 8th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) If a patient dies due to medical negligence in a hospital then its management cannot be prosecuted and it is only the doctors who should be penalized, ... Read more...

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Poor construction of CWG stadiums worries sports federations


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, president of the General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF) Monday expressed serious concern over the reported poor construction of stadiums for the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Obama, world leaders taken to task as AIDS meeting ends (Lead)


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 23 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and leaders of governments across the globe were asked to do more to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic by activists, as the 18th International ... Read more...

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Nine Indian Oil Corp officials arrested in Jaipur blaze case


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) Nine Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) officials, including general manager Gautam Ghosh, have been arrested for criminal negligence in a major fire at its depot in October last year ... Read more...

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Pathology report delays Indian toddler Gurshan’s death case in Australia


June 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 29 (ANI): Three-year-old Indian kid Gurshan Singh Channa's death case has been adjourned pending receipt of a pathology report.Gurshan was found dead near Australia's Melbourne airport on March 4. A ... Read more...

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Bhopal ministerial panel looking at legal options (Night Lead)


June 19th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A Group of Ministers (GoM) on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday said all issues regarding the health of the victims and legal options before the ... Read more...

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Bhopal ministerial panel looking at legal options (Lead)


June 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) On the second day of its meeting, the Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday discussed legal options before the government in the ... Read more...

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GoM on Bhopal begins second day meeting


June 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Group of Ministers (GoM) on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy began its second day of deliberations here Saturday to discuss the legal, environmental and health ... Read more...

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One held for Ballia boat tragedy


June 18th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) A man has been arrested for illegally operating the boat that capsized in the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh Monday, drowning 61 people, police said Friday. Contractor Banar Dubey had ... Read more...

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‘Boat in Ballia mishap being used illegally’


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) The boat that capsized in the Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district Monday drowning 61 people, including 23 children, was being "operated illegally for ferrying people", an ... Read more...

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Charges of safe passage to Anderson ridiculous: Congress


June 16th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Calling the charges "utterly ridiculous", the Congress Wednesday rejected allegations that then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson was assured safe passage by the Indian government after ... Read more...

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Bhopal disaster caused by synergy of worst Indian, American cultures: Court


June 14th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy was caused by "the synergy of the very worst of American and Indian cultures", the trial court noted while ordering preservation of judicial ... Read more...

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