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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed


August 17th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Elderly stage dharna demanding universal pension


May 7th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 people from 22 states started a five-day dharna at Jantar Mantar Monday demanding universal pension for the elderly.Supporting the demand, key campaigners Aruna ... Read more...

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‘Dashamukha’ - a different affair (Kannada Movie Review)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dashamukha"; Actors: Ravichandran, Anant Nag, Avinash, Devaraj, Saritha, Malavika, Ravi Kale, Chethan, Akanksha, Sudarshan, Achyutha, Praveen, Dathanna, Ramesh Bhat; Director: Ravi Srivatsa; Producer: Soorappa Babu; Screenplay: Ravi Srivatsa and K.V. ... Read more...

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SC cautions high courts against curbs on trial


February 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The high courts are taking unduly long time in deciding cases in which trial court proceedings are stayed at the stage of registration of first ... Read more...

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Law panel study on backlog of cases sought (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will ask the Law Commission to undertake a study on the additional courts and judges needed ... Read more...

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Bill that will allow foreign law firms through back door (Comment)


August 18th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Relatively unnoticed amid the scams and agitations haunting the government, Law Minister Salman Khurshid set a time bomb ticking. Earlier this month, exactly 50 years after the Advocates Act, a bill ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to introduce right to service act


August 15th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon introduce a law to ensure that people are provided government services within a stipulated time-frame, Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Monday."We will bring ... Read more...

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Need multipronged fight against graft: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday "no single big step" could eradicate graft as he called for a multipronged crackdown on corrupt practices that ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks lawyer to file fresh apology


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed its displeasure over the contents of apology affidavit lawyer R.K. Anand filed, pleading against the enhancement of punishment for his ... Read more...

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Artificial pancreas can ‘effectively’ improve diabetes control in adults


April 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that closed loop insulin delivery (also known as an artificial pancreas) may improve overnight blood glucose control and reduce the risk of nocturnal hypoglycaemia (a ... Read more...

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Nanopolymer tests effectiveness of cancer drugs


April 6th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): A process using nanotechnology to better assess whether cancer drugs hit their targets may help reduce the side effects of those drugs, says a Purdue University biochemist.W. Andy ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly passes bill for time-bound government services


March 28th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 28 (IANS) The Bihar assembly Monday unanimously passed the Right to Service Bill, which provides for fines on government officials who do not do common man's work within ... Read more...

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K.V. Thomas calls for effective consumer dispute redressal machinery


March 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. K.V. Thomas has called for the effective functioning of consumer dispute redressal machinery in the ... Read more...

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Brain’s ‘fear’ area doesn’t increase anxiety but counters it: Study


March 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): In a surprising find, a study from Stanford discovered that an area in the brain linked to fear doesn't increase anxiety but counters it.The study could help lead ... Read more...

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Gene to sabotage breast cancer cells


February 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A designer gene delivered directly into breast cancer cells causes these to self-destruct -- thanks to a scientist's pioneering work. Helen McCarthy from Queen's School of Pharmacy, Belfast ... Read more...

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High courts to get special wings for commercial disputes


February 6th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The proposed commercial divisions of high courts will help resolve commercial disputes speedily, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Sunday.He told the 17th Commonwealth Law Conference here that ... Read more...

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People turn to militancy when justice fails, says Moily


January 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) A failure of India's justice delivery system will only end up feeding Maoism and militancy in the country, union Law Minister Veerappa Moily said Monday. Moily was speaking ... Read more...

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Now you can add smell to sight-sound fun of TV game


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) 'Smell-O-Vision' is a plug-in device for computer games that emits a variety of odours, depending on the scenario.If your character is crawling around the jungle, it whiffs out ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: Apex court issues notice on case transfer (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesday issued notice to former Gujarat minister Amit Shah and 18 state police officers accused in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout on a ... Read more...

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Probe wing of police not answerable to political bosses: Court told


January 17th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The investigative wing of the police force is a part of the criminal justice delivery system and it was not answerable to a minister or the political ... Read more...

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Dispel cynicism, believe in resilience of democracy: PM’s New Year message (Second Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) In his message on New Year's eve, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday called on Indians to dispel the "air of despondency and cynicism" and believe in ... Read more...

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Govt. will work with renewed resolve for welfare of people: PM’s New Year message


December 31st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday greeting the nation on the eve of the New Year 2011, said the government led by him will ... Read more...

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Will strengthen rural bodies first, industrialisation later: Jharkhand CM (Interview)


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, who had in his earlier stint signed a slew of agreements with private companies to industrialise the state, now says ... Read more...

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Researchers create novel, self-healing autonomous material


December 8th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): It's not uncommon for us to see self-healing robots like 'Terminator' but only in movies. Now, researchers at Arizona State University have created a material that exhibits self-healing ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar’s move to curb corruption, red-tapism lauded


December 1st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced that a bill giving the right to service to the people will be introduced, the move was lauded by ... Read more...

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126 people lynched in 2010 in Bangladesh


November 27th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) A total of 126 people have been lynched in Bangladesh this year, which indicates people are losing trust in the authorities' capability to book law breakers, a media ... Read more...

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Teeth took 400m yrs to evolve to allow us to eat the way we do today


September 19th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Peter Ungar's book, titled 'Mammal Teeth: Origin, Evolution, and Diversity', examines the tension between the feeder and food, which also evolved ways to minimize the chances of being consumed.Developing teeth meant ... Read more...

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Govt. is seized with creation of All India Judicial Services, says Moily


August 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Minister of Law and Justice Dr.M.Veerappa Moily on Thursday informed the Lok Sabha that pursuant to the recommendations of the Law Commission of India in its 1st, 8th ... Read more...

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Aberrations in judiciary reflection of society: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The few aberrations in an otherwise highly efficient judiciary are only a reflection of society and these have to be removed, union Minister of Law and Justice M. ... Read more...

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Work of apex court’s forest bench bifurcated


July 16th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In yet another major step to save the time of the Supreme Court, lawyers and the litigants and streamline the justice delivery system, Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up farmers’ commission


July 15th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday announced the setting up of a commission that will look into factors responsible for decline in farm income and other problems ... Read more...

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Discovery offers new approach for diabetes therapy


July 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Scientists have 'cured' laboratory mice of mild, diet-induced diabetes by stimulating the production of a particular enzyme.According to researchers, the findings could offer a new approach to diabetes ... Read more...

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Make villages progressive units, improve welfare delivery: Patil (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said India has a huge amount of social welfare schemes, but delivery systems needed to be more effective and non-corrupt for their benefits ... Read more...

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President calls for better delivery of welfare schemes


July 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday called for making delivery systems more effective and non-corrupt to ensure that the benefits of welfare programmes reach all segments of society. Inaugurating the ... Read more...

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