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Assam warns officials over attendance Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Assam Wednesday warned of stern action against those government officials who do not report to their offices during the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown Thursday over FDI ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan stopped on way to Kudankulam


September 18th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday left for Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu to protest against the nuclear project but was stopped by police on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Junketing at a time of drought


September 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) It's the local variation of Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Or politicians enjoying themselves while people suffer.At a time when Karnataka has been hit by ... Read more...

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DRDO to take action against terror suspect researcher


August 31st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Taken by surprise over the arrest of one of its researchers in Karnataka for links with Pakistan-based terror outfits, India's defence research agency Friday announced ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M sacks three local party workers


August 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 17 (IANS) An angry CPI-M Friday booted out three local party workers in Kozhikode district because they had taken part in mobilising funds for the family of their ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel orders probe in Shiladitya Chowdhury’s arrest


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The State Human Right Commission (SHRC) has ordered a probe into the arrest of a man who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Kerala nurses end strike (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 16 (IANS) The striking nurses, including those who threatened to make a suicidal jump from the terrace of a Kerala hospital, called off their protests after their demands ... Read more...

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Police station chief beats up constable, both face action


August 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A 29-year-old constable was beaten up by his station house officer (SHO) here when he objected to use of allegedly abusive language by the senior, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s new empowering law to address citizen complaints


August 5th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) After being the first state to implement the Right to Information Act, Rajasthan has taken the lead in executing another far-reaching legislation, which entitles citizens swift ... Read more...

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Dumped human embryos came from medical academy in Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels with over 250 human embryos found dumped in a forest in Russia's western Urals region belonged to the Urals State Medical Academy, police ... Read more...

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Youths protest at Team Anna fast, claim to be from NSUI (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A ruckus was created at Team Anna's fast venue at Jantar Mantar when some youths, claiming to be from Congress' students wing, tried to ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan escapes with public censure


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Contrary to speculation that discipilniray action would be taken against V.S. Achuthanandan, Kerala's veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sunday escaped with only a public ... Read more...

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The politics of dogs - from Chandigarh to the northeast (Punjab Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Politics may hardly have anything to do with dogs. But the developments in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab, and in the northeast in recent days, ... Read more...

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Reward for information on abandoned borewells, pits in Gurgaon


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 2 (IANS) The here authorities Friday announced cash rewards and commendation certificates for people informing about any abandoned open borewell or pit in the district, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Shanta, Dhumal agree to hold joint rallies in Himachal


July 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Two warring factions - of Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and former union minister Shanta Kumar - of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

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Sangma’s daughter skips NCP meet


June 21st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Central minister Agatha Sangma, daughter of former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma who quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to contest the presidential poll, ... Read more...

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AITA to take action against Bhupathi, Bopanna


June 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian tennis's two protagonists Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna may have bulldozed their way into the London Olympics, but they have been told by ... Read more...

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Carrots motivate workers, not sticks: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Workers seem to respond positively to the promise of reward or carrots, than they do to the threat of punishment or sticks, finds a new study. ... Read more...

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Gloves off in Paes-Bhupathi battle


June 15th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are undoubtedly two of the best doubles players on the planet but unfortunately not the best of partners any more ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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Army chief can face action for defamation, rules court


May 24th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ruled that the central government cannot be asked to withdraw a press release issued by the army, and that disciplinary ... Read more...

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Army chief slaps show cause notice on Lt. Gen.


May 24th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of his retirement May 31, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh has slapped a show cause notice on a lieutenant general, who may be ... Read more...

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Air India sacks 10 pilots, derecognises union (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Air India Tuesday sacked 10 pilots who went on mass sick leave protesting against the airline providing Boeing-787 Dreamliner training to pilots from the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Government: Press release issued by army (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, hurling allegations against retired Lt. Gen. Tejinder Singh, was issued ... Read more...

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Press release issued by army: Government to court


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh was issued by ... Read more...

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Mexican doctor criticised for OT photos on Facebook


April 20th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 20 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican social media has been buzzing with criticism of an anaesthesiologist who mocked patients by posting humiliating operating room photos on her Facebook ... Read more...

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Infosys denies misusing US visas (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington, April 13 (IANS) India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Friday denied misusing B-1 or H1-B visas to send its employees to the US for onsite work."We do not ... Read more...

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Woman delivers on road in Odisha, NHRC issues notice


April 12th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the chief secretary of Odisha taking suo motu cognizance of a media report saying that a ... Read more...

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Sasikala meets Jayalalithaa at her residence


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa met her long-time aide V.K. Sasikala at her Poes Garden residence here Monday evening, two days ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa revokes disciplinary action against Sasikala


March 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday revoked the disciplinary action initiated against her long time aide V.K. Sasikala, but reiterated that ... Read more...

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High court seeks government’s clarification on Tejinder Singh’s plea (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the government to clarify whether the press release issued on March 5 containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retired) Tejinder ... Read more...

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Suzuki Motorcycles suspend 3 union leaders in Gurgaon


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 23 (IANS) Tension gripped Suzuki Motorcycles India Private Limited (SMIPL), an ancillary unit of Maruti Suzuki in Haryana's Gurgaon, as the company suspended three union leaders Friday.Suzuki ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh announces new transfer policy


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh Thursday announced the transfer policy for the year 2012-2013.Under the new policy, group C and D officials in ... Read more...

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Five soldiers involved in Afghan Quran burning


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) US military investigators have concluded that five soldiers were involved in the burning of the holy Quran in Afghanistan last week, Xinhua reported.The soldiers removed the ... Read more...

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