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Apex court strikes down rounding off marks for admission


September 1st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) In a ruling that would impact thousands of students, the Supreme Court has held that there can be no rounding-off of the percentage of marks ... Read more...

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SC dismisses Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In major relief for Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Chidambaram the co-accused ... Read more...

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SC dismisses Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In major relief for Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to make him co-accused along ... Read more...

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SC rejects Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In a major relief to Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramaniam Swamy's plea to make him co-accused ... Read more...

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Star Health to raise Rs.150 crore fresh capital


July 31st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) City-based pure play health insurer Star Health and Allied Insurance Company plans to raise around Rs.150 crore equity this fiscal from private equity (PE) funds while ... Read more...

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CPCB fails to file report on water pollution at Bhopal site


July 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has failed to file a report in the Supreme Court on the status of groundwater contamination at the Union ... Read more...

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Dissent grows over new pattern of IIT-JEE


May 30th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Even as the government has decided to go ahead with a new pattern for the joint entrance exam for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT-JEE), ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves order on Chidambaram in 2G case (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on whether to issue notice to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on a plea of Janata Party ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka blows hot and cold against India


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka is blowing hot and cold against India following the passage of a resolution in Geneva that raised questions over rights violations during the war ... Read more...

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Swamy moves SC to make Chidambaram an accused


February 24th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Special CBI court's verdict rejecting his plea to make Union Home Minister ... Read more...

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2G court decision on Chidambaram flawed: Swamy


February 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Terming a Delhi court's dismissal of his petition against Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the 2G case as "wrong", Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Sunday ... Read more...

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Relief for Chidambaram: Key points of court decision


February 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case was Saturday dismissed by a special ... Read more...

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No proof to try Chidambaram in 2G case: Court


February 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) There was "no material on record" to suggest Home Minister P. Chidambaram was "acting" on "corrupt motives" or "abused his official position", a Delhi ... Read more...

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Tiny alcohol amounts double worm’s life


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Tiny portions of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the lifespan of a tiny worm known as C elegans.The ... Read more...

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High court takes note of milk adulteration in Delhi


January 11th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of media reports that 70 percent of the milk in the national capital was adulterated and ... Read more...

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Land acquisition bill is a departure from earlier one: Minister


December 20th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Acquired land lying unutilised for ten years is to go to the government's land bank, according to a key provision of the proposed Land Acquisition, ... Read more...

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CBI bid to shield Loop Telecom in 2G scam: NGO (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation Thursday moved the Supreme Court alleging that CBI officers were engaged in diluting the findings of their own investigators ... Read more...

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Supreme Court permits export of endosulfan formulation (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday permitted the export of 2,698 kilo litres of endosulfan formulation, used for manufacturing the pesticide, lying with different companies.An apex ... Read more...

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Experts demand rules for stake dilution in insurance firms


December 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) The government should come out with rules such as setting a time frame for dilution of excess stake held by promoters of life insurance companies as ... Read more...

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CPI-M protests dilution of nuke liability law


November 17th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The rules notified under the Civil Nuclear Liability Act have diluted the provisions of liability for the foreign suppliers, the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Azad backs Omar on AFSPA’s partial removal


November 10th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 10 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday strongly backed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's call to lift the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) ... Read more...

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Anna movement has served its purpose: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Assuring a bill soon for an effective Lokpal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the Anna Hazare movement had "served its ... Read more...

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India has bright prospects in animation industry: Soni


September 17th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The animation industry in India is poised to be a major money spinner, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said Friday and advised students of ... Read more...

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Parliament’s authority can’t be diluted for Lokpal: Pranab


August 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said parliament has the power to decide "when and how" the Lokpal Bill would be passed and assured the ... Read more...

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L&T; planning private equity fund after IPO


July 25th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Engineering and construction group Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) is working on launching a private equity fund to finance infrastructure projects."We are working at it. But it ... Read more...

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Only fresh equity, not spectrum, sold by phone firms: Chidambaram


July 25th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said as finance minister in 2007 he had only examined if private telecom firms Swan and Unitech were inducting ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders arrested near Osmania University


July 11th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested several Congress leaders from Telangana region when they were heading towards Osmania University to express solidarity with students who had launched ... Read more...

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Health is a political subject: Amartya Sen


July 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen Saturday said health is a political issue and inequality a prime reason behind bad public health."Health is indeed a political subject. ... Read more...

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New NSG guidelines not end of the road for India: Rao


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The tightening of regulations by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) for export of sensitive technologies was "not end of the road", with major countries committing ... Read more...

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Proposed new insurance norms may adversely impact mergers (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) India's insurance regulator may be attempting to override legal provisions while also seeking to prevent promoters from exiting ventures within 10 years of starting operations, experts ... Read more...

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Proposed new insurance norms may adversely impact mergers


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) India's insurance regulator may be attempting to override legal provisions while also seeking to prevent promoters from exiting ventures within 10 years of starting operations, ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s anti-graft tryst: Pioneer, but with half measures (Letter from Bangalore)


April 24th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) and the Act that set up the institution have become the flavour of India's anti-graft summer of 2011.Justifiably so, as Karnataka was ... Read more...

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Mask institute’s ‘logo’, court tells ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ makers (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Giving relief to an air hostess training institute, the Delhi High Court Thursday ordered the makers of film "Dum Maaro Dum" to give an ... Read more...

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Antony rules out repealing army’s special powers in Kashmir


February 17th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Dismissing demands for withdrawing the special powers of the armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday said anti-India forces were continuing to push ... Read more...

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New device can predict asthma attacks


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new device that can tell if an asthma sufferer is close to having an attack hours in advance.The handheld sensor could give patients vital ... Read more...

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