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SC slams poor facilities for green tribunal


September 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government for not providing infrastructure for the effective functioning of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that deals with ... Read more...

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Gadkari sends legal notice to Digvijay for defamation


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Friday sent a legal notice to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh for allegedly defaming him by his comments on his business ... Read more...

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Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and for stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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Not getting into slanging match: PM (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said he did not want to get into a slanging match with the BJP on its ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s targets 400,000 new jobs this year


August 13th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government is executing a major social uplift scheme covering both rural and urban areas to create at least 400,000 new jobs this fiscal, with ... Read more...

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Sulabh promises to help widows of Brindavan


August 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Sulabh International has pledged to give a life a dignity to the 1,700 odd widows of Brindavan who spend their sunset years in pain.Responding ... Read more...

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Madonna broke ‘gay propaganda’ law: Russian official


August 11th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A city councilor in Russia's St. Petersburg city has accused US pop star Madonna of violating a controversial local law banning "homosexual propaganda" during ... Read more...

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India objects to cancellation of NAM meet on Palestine


August 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India Monday said it has strongly objected to the cancellation of a Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting on Palestine that was to be held at Ramallah ... Read more...

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Not encouraging the sex trade, says SC


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought to allay the impression as if it was endorsing prostitution by modifying its July 19, 2011 order on the central ... Read more...

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Amitabh to carry Olympic torch


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will carry the Olympic torch Thursday, during the Olympic Torch Relay, organised ahead of the opening ceremony of the grand sporting extravaganza ... Read more...

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Left dubs Mamata opportunist


July 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Saturday dubbed Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee an "opportunist" for continuing the alliance with the Congress at the ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik Monday assured actor-activist Aamir Khan that the government will work to eliminate manual scavenging from ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging


July 16th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actor-activist Aamir Khan Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik here and raised the issue of the plight of manual ... Read more...

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UPA renominates Ansari for vice president (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Incumbent Hamid Ansari will be the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate in the vice presidential election, Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced here Saturday.Making the ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Malayalam actress serves legal notice om ex-husband


July 8th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 8 (IANS) Issues between divorced Malayalam star couple - Urvasi and Manoj K. Jayan - Sunday took another turn with the former commencing legal steps against the latter ... Read more...

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Gulshan praises gay people, says they are talented


July 4th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) He is known as Bollywood's Bad Man, but now Gulshan Grover steps into a completely different role - he will be seen playing a gay ... Read more...

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Gilani hurt his own dignity: Sharif


June 20th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
"No matter who becomes the new prime minister, he will have to write the letter (to the Swiss authorities to open graft cases against Zardari)," the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief ... Read more...

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38 couples tie the knot at inter-caste mass wedding in Agra


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) A bania (traders' community) groom marrying a dalit girl, a brahmin girl marrying a thakur - the city of love Sunday witnessed a rare mass marriage ... Read more...

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Pakistan not hostile towards anyone: General Kayani


June 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan "harbours no aggression towards anyone", said the country's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at the launch ceremony of a book on an ... Read more...

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Assam farm leader’s hunger strike gets NAPM support


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 22 (IANS) Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who has been on a fast-unto-death since May 19 against the building of dams in the northeastern region, Tuesday won the support ... Read more...

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Attempt political consensus on presidential candidate: Rajnath


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said the Congress-led UPA alliance should take the lead in attempting political consensus on a presidential candidate."We ... Read more...

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No godfather for Sheena Chohan, only mentor Sushmita (With images)


May 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Sheena Chohan, who has been trained by former beauty queen Sushmita Sen for her participation in the 2010 Miss Universe competition, says she doesn't ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls law to protect women


May 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The Kerala government may enact a new law to uphold the dignity of women, state Home Minister T. Radhakrishnan said Tuesday during his first official meeting ... Read more...

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SP MP wants action for remarks against MPs


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra Kumar Wednesday demanded action against those making derogatory remarks against MPs saying these were lowering dignity of parliament.Rasing the issue of ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia recalls envoy, closes embassy in Egypt


April 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Saturday recalled its ambassador in Egypt and shut down its embassy in Cairo and consulates in Alexandria and Suez over security concerns, the official ... Read more...

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North Korea marks army’s 80th anniversary


April 25th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 25 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), Xinhua reported.Ri Yong-ho, chief of the KPA General Staff, said ... Read more...

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Now, an entire village for dwarves in Assam


April 24th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Almost 70 dwarves, ranging from one-and-a-half feet to three feet in height, across Assam will soon have a place to live in with dignity and comfort, ... Read more...

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‘Singhvi CD issue has harmed legal profession’


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Bar Council of Delhi Monday said that the sleaze CD controversy surrounding lawyer and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has lowered the dignity of ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens South Korean president


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang , April 23 (IANS) North Korea has threatened to launch "special operations" against South Korea's president, the official KCNA news agency said Monday.A special mission team of the Korean ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams Modi, Jayalalithaa


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Monday accused Gujarat and Tamil Nadu chief ministers of making "undignified comments" in their speeches at the chief ministers' ... Read more...

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Brazil court allows abortion in case of brain damage


April 14th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Supreme Federal Tribunal ruled that aborting a foetus suffering from anencephaly - the absence of a large part of the brain and the skull - ... Read more...

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Titanic wreckage to become Unesco heritage


April 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, its wreckage will become underwater cultural heritage protected by the Unesco, under a convention ratified ... Read more...

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PM calls report on suspicious army movement ‘alarmist’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the media report on two key army units being moved suspiciously closer to the capital from their bases ... Read more...

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