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Ashwin strikes, Test poised for close finish (Roundup)


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up his third five-wicket haul in four innings here Sunday to push the second Test against New Zealand on a knife ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces walk of shame, says daily


August 9th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf will have to undertake a "walk of shame" Aug 27 to the Supreme Court where he may be charged ... Read more...

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NCPCR seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The country's apex child rights panel Thursday sought a report from Karnataka after incidents of discrimination against poor students in defiance of provisions of the ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Mukherjee


July 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a "frivolous" plea challenging the "eligibility and qualification" of Pranab Mukherjee to be nominated as a candidate for the ... Read more...

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Syria admits shooting down Turkish warplane


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 23 (IANS) Syria Saturday confirmed having shot down a Turkish fighter jet which had entered the Syrian airspace earlier Friday.A Turkish fighter jet had penetrated the ... Read more...

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Court quashes Odisha speaker’s ruling on BJP legislator


June 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Odisha High Court Monday quashed the ruling of state assembly Speaker Pradip Amat on the membership of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator who had ... Read more...

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US denounces civilians’ killings in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The White House has denounced the reported killings of civilians in the Qubair village in Syria's Hama province, calling for joint efforts in support of a ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Andhra police chief


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Andhra Pradesh police chief for withdrawing the security provided to R. Chandra Shekar Reddy and his family following ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces possibility of disqualification: court


May 9th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani faces the possibility of being disqualified as a member of parliament for five years following his conviction of contempt ... Read more...

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Iran missile programme no threat to Europe: French official


May 4th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's ballistic missile programme does not yet pose a threat to Europe or the US, a top French official has said."Firstly Iran's ballistic missile programme ... Read more...

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India concerned at North Korea’s rocket launch attempt


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday voiced serious concern over a rocket launching attempt by North Korea and asked Pyongyang to refrain from such steps that adversely impact peace ... Read more...

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North Korea launches rocket: US


April 13th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday in defiance of warnings from the international community, reported CNN citing two US officials.International ... Read more...

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‘Proud to be dirty’ drive in Britain


April 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A drought-hit water firm in Britain is encouraging car drivers to desist from washing their vehicles and spread the message being serious about saving water. It ... Read more...

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Nepal PM sacks labour minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday sacked Labor and Transport Management Minister Sarita Giri, a media report said. The prime minister's decision came after Giri's defiance ... Read more...

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Gilani’s defiance baffles Pakistani daily


March 17th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's "insolent stance" on writing a letter to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach draw with Hamburg in Bundesliga


February 25th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 25 (IANS) Second positioned Borussia Monchengladbach shared points against Hamburg after a 1-1 draw in a Bundesliga football match at Borussia Park.In an intensive match, Hamburg equalised in ... Read more...

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Advani accuses Congress of communalising UP polls


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Sunday accused the Congress of "deliberately communalising" the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, a day after the poll ... Read more...

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Poll panel accepts Khurshid’s apology (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday accepted Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid's apology after it complained about his defiance of its earlier order censuring him for ... Read more...

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Poll panel accepts Khurshid’s apology


February 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday accepted Law Minister Salman Khurshid's apology after it complained about his defiance of its earlier order censuring him for offering quota ... Read more...

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PM may intervene in Khurshid-Election Commission row


February 13th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to discuss with senior ministers and party leaders the Election Commission complaint against Law Minister Salman Khurshid ... Read more...

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Congress distances from Khurshid, BJP demands PM sack him (Roundup)


February 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Congress Sunday sought to distance itself from Law Minister Salman Khurshid after the poll panel complained to the president about his defiance on ... Read more...

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Defiance of court verdicts anti-democratic: Nawaz


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's court appearance to face contempt charges, one of his predecessors has said that defiance of court verdicts ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party spokesman sacked


January 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) Barely a day after contradicting Samajawadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav, party spokesman Mohan Singh was Thursday removed from his post.Mulayam Singh named ... Read more...

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Maoist hawks ask Nepal PM to scrap trade pact with India


October 24th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) The new trade pact inked by Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai during his just-concluded visit to India has come under fire with the hawks in ... Read more...

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On a rain soaked night at Ramlila Maidan


August 24th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) When Delhi sleeps, the Ramlila Maidan remains awake.The sloganeering does not end, except sporadically, although the fasting 74-year-old Anna Hazare is sleeping only around 100 ... Read more...

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Army rejects defence ministry’s order on chief’s age


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Nearly a month after the defence ministry rejected Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh's demand for correcting his birth year from 1950 to 1951, the ... Read more...

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Government not against right to protest: Chidambaram (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare was taken into custody for refusing to abide by conditions imposed by police regarding his proposed hunger strike, Home Minister ... Read more...

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No consensus in BJP on Yeddyurappa’s successor


July 31st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Hours after B.S. Yeddyurappa quit as Karnataka chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday evening was still struggling for a consensus candidate to lead ... Read more...

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Court pulls up pilots’ over strike and apology


July 29th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rapped Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) over its written apology for not following its direction, saying if the court accepts ... Read more...

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Two Telangana ministers head to Delhi for talks


July 4th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) Two senior Andhra Pradesh ministers, K. Jana Reddy and Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Monday left for Delhi for talks with the Congress leadership on the issue of ... Read more...

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Court starts contempt of court proceedings against pilots


April 29th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday initiated contempt of court proceedings against members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) who are on strike since Tuesday ... Read more...

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Special trains to clear rush due to pilots’ strike


April 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The railway ministry Thursday said it would run special trains to clear the rush of passengers following the strike by Air India pilots.The strike by ... Read more...

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Passengers suffer as Air India pilots’ strike enters day two


April 28th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Air passengers continued to suffer as the strike by some 600 pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, now co-opted into Air India, entered the second ... Read more...

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Pak women shuttlers not to wear skirts due to ‘religious norms’: PBF


April 26th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 26(ANI): Pakistan's women badminton players will not wear skirts because that is contrary to the principles of their religion, a Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) official has said.The Badminton World ... Read more...

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