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Deccan Chronicle Holdings reject bid for Deccan Chargers


September 13th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) team Deccan Chargers owned by Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. (DCHL) remained unsold Thursday after the sole bid from PVP Ventures was ... Read more...

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Puerto Ricans reject constitutional changes


August 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Ricans surprised pollsters and political observers by voting against amending their constitution to limit the right of bail in certain homicide cases and also ... Read more...

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Speaker pulls up Sharad Yadav


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who is usually polite while managing the house, Friday got up from her seat and pulled up Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

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Respect judicial independence, Kapadia tells government (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday cautioned the government against trampling upon the independence of the judiciary while legislating to make judges accountable."Judicial accountability should ... Read more...

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Uruguay to debate legalising marijuana


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uruguay's parliament will debate full legalisation of marijuana, with state control over its production and distribution, the El Pais daily reported Thursday."The bill remains open ... Read more...

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‘Reservation under RTE Act aimed at social inclusion’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Batting for the Right to Education (RTE), a top government official Monday said the 25 percent reservation of seats in schools for the economically deprived was ... Read more...

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‘Jism 2′ gets ‘A’ certificate


July 18th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Erotic thriller "Jism 2" has been passed with an A-certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), says director Pooja Bhatt, who is glad ... Read more...

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‘Let academicians decide on Ambedkar cartoon’


May 15th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A artist-activist group Tuesday said the government should not withdraw a textbook cartoon featuring Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar under political pressure.Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) ... Read more...

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Spanish doctor kidnapped in Nigeria


April 12th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS/EFE) The kidnapping in Nigeria of a Spanish physician has "all the characteristics" of being an economic crime rather than a political one, Spain's foreign minister ... Read more...

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Changes in marriage law welcome, says women


March 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government's move to make divorce a quicker process has been largely welcomed as a long overdue step though some women activists and lawyers have ... Read more...

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Medvedev proposes databank on rogue officials


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed establishing an online resource that would provide information on action taken against government officials guilty of abuses and other ... Read more...

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Bihar to use photography for caste census


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Bihar plans to use photography and videography when it conducts a caste census from April 15.Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Bihar will be the first ... Read more...

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Josh Hamilton meets doctors after apologizing for his alcohol addiction


February 8th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Worth, Texas, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rangers player Josh Hamilton has met with doctors almost a week after he publicly apologized for alcohol addiction. Reports say Hamilton met with the doctors ... Read more...

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AMRI directors should be given bail: CII member


January 24th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) After FICCI, a senior official of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has now come out in support of directors of the AMRI hospital, where a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set to win second consecutive Ranji Trophy title


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan have all but won the Ranji Trophy for the second season running as they took a match-winning first innings lead of 326 after dismissing Tamil ... Read more...

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Congress core committee meets on Lokpal bill


December 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Tuesday in the wake of opposition demand for amendments to the Lokpal bill and the reservation of some ... Read more...

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Government wants zero corruption: minister


December 14th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The government is committed to zero tolerance against corruption, a minister said Wednesday, adding India's rank among corrupt countries had slid from 87th rank to ... Read more...

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Yahoo!, Microsoft and AOL create ad partnership


November 10th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Recognizing Google's dominant presence in the Internet market, Yahoo!, Microsoft Corp. and AOL on Wednesday announced joint advertisement agreements to boost the process of buying and selling ... Read more...

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Pakistani ministers need to speak with discretion: Daily


October 19th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani ministers need to speak and act with discretion, said a daily after Interior Minister Rehman Malik disclosed the location of a high-profile kidnapping victim.Malik ... Read more...

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Land acquisition bill introduced in parliament


September 7th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The draft bill on land acquisition and rehabilitation and resettlement of land-owners, which provides for higher compensation and wider discretion to the farmers to exercise ... Read more...

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Strict anti-graft measures in 12th plan: Montek


August 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Monday said the plan panel would introduce special mechanisms in the upcoming plan to bring greater transparency in ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions chief ministers on discretionary powers


August 27th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that a chief minister should eschew arbitrariness and discrimination while using discretionary powers in the disbursal of relief funds as ... Read more...

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Panel probing judges can probe more charges: Apex court


August 26th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday held that a committee set up under the Judges Inquiry Act can go beyond the charges contained in the notice of ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s letter Anna on ending fast


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) On the eighth day of Anna Hazare's fast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday reached out to the social activist, urging him to end the stir ... Read more...

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Congress dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency here after the civil society released findings of a ... Read more...

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Aniston stays connected to ex-boyfriends


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is still in touch with her ex-boyfriends as she feels all of them have taught her something."I've had some awesome relationships. Whether ... Read more...

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My future at Arsenal will be decided by manager: Fabregas


June 16th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Spanish star Cesc Fabregas admitted that he is desperate to join Catlan giants Barcelona and his future as an Arsenal player will be determined by ... Read more...

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China mulls new mental health law


June 13th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China is mulling over a law that gives people the freedom to decide if they need a mental health check instead of compulsory tests for mental ... Read more...

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Kite flying banned on British beach


June 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Kite flying has been banned on a beach in Britain for "health and safety reasons".Anyone caught flying a kite on Bridlington's beaches could be fined up ... Read more...

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Can’t condone lack of attendance in classes: High court


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Rejecting the petition of a student, barred from appearing in an examination for not having requisite attendance, Delhi High Court has maintained that it cannot ... Read more...

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Exercise caution in reopening cases: Supreme Court


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that a frivolous application for reopening a case and recalling witnesses for adducing evidence should be rejected with exemplary costs ... Read more...

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Retirement sought on health grounds can be withdrawn: Court


March 25th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 25 (IANS) Voluntary retirement sought on medical grounds could be withdrawn if the doctor gives hope for early recovery, the Gujarat High Court has ruled.Justice J.B. Pardiwala gave the ... Read more...

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Only a Muslim can practise Islamic law: Malaysian court


March 18th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 18 (IANS) A non-Muslim counsel cannot practise in a court dealing with Islamic jurisprudence in Malaysia, a high court in Kuala Lumpur ruled in a landmark case.Victoria ... Read more...

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FA could have intervened to punish Rooney over elbowing incident: FIFA chief


March 6th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said the Football Association (FA) could have retrospectively punished Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney for elbowing Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy.Blatter's comment comes after ... Read more...

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Delhi CM Dikshit meets Sonia, discusses Lokayukta order against Chauhan


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Wednesday to discuss the order issued by the Lokayukta, which recommended removal of PWD ... Read more...

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