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Court approves guidelines for media reporting on kids


August 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave its go-ahead to guidelines for media coverage on matters related to children, requiring reporters not to reveal identity of ... Read more...

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Telecom tariffs to rise 37 to 49 paise at Rs.1,400 crore reserve price: COAI


August 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Telecom tariffs would rise 37 to 49 paise per minute led by the cabinet's decision to fix the reserve price for the 2G spectrum auction ... Read more...

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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar named India’s flag-bearer at London Olympics (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the Beijing Olympics bronze winning wrestler, will be India's flag-bearer at the London Games' opening ceremony July 27.Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting ... Read more...

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Tendulkar hands over captaincy to Harbhajan


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday handed over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians to Harbhajan Singh, who led the team to triumph in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Don’t thrust NCTC on states: Jayalalithaa


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to trust the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on unwilling states.She also ... Read more...

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Congress rules out change of leadership in Uttarakhand


March 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Congress central leadership Saturday accelerated efforts to find a solution to crisis in its Uttarakhand unit by ruling out changing Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna ... Read more...

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Fast, prayers mark Tibetan New Year festival (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamshala, Feb 22 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan assembled in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala town, on the first day of the sacred Losar New Year festival on wednesday, offered prayers for ... Read more...

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Kenya bars students from foreign competition


February 17th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) wants to bar school athletes from taking part in international competitions this year -- because they are scoring poorly academically.Chairman Isaiah Kiplagat said ... Read more...

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Private Indian airlines allowed to expand overseas services


February 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday allowed domestic private airlines to expand their overseas operations by using the maximum permissible limits of bilateral flying rights.So far, only ... Read more...

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Sahara parts ways with BCCI, withdraws from IPL (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Sahara has decided to split with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and withdraw from the Indian Premier League (IPL) where it owns ... Read more...

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Sahara walks out of BCCI sponsorship and IPL (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Indian cricket board suffered a body blow Saturday as Sahara India pulled the plug from its multi-million dollar sponsorship and also walked out of the ... Read more...

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Reduce military in Tibet, say exiles


January 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 27 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile based in this north Indian hill station Friday asked China to reduce its huge military presence in Tibet, release political prisoners and resume ... Read more...

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US wants fairness for Haqqani in memo scandal


January 7th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The US government believes it is time to seek a fair and transparent judicial process for Pakistan's former ambassador to Washington in the memo scandal.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Indians in US, Japan back Hazare agitation (With Images)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare's agitation attracted a modest crowd in Mumbai but Indians in the US and Japan Tuesday lent an international touch to the fight for ... Read more...

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Allow parliamentary process to be completed, urges Pranab


August 25th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday urged Anna Hazare's team pressing for a strong Lokpal bill to allow parliamentary process to be completed and said ... Read more...

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PM hopeful but says ‘anything can happen’ (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was doing its best to "defuse the situation" created by the protest fast of Anna Hazare with ... Read more...

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Trying best to defuse situation: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that the government was doing its best to "defuse the situation" created by the fast of social activist Anna ... Read more...

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All party meeting urges Hazare to end fast (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) An all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday to discuss the Lokpal bill appealed to social activist Anna Hazare to end his nine-day ... Read more...

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Congress appeals for flexibility on Lokpal bill


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday appealed for "flexibility and restraint" from all stakeholders on the Lokpal bill, ahead of an all-party meeting called by the United Progressive ... Read more...

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No regard for kids in draft food security bill: Activists


August 8th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The draft National Food Security Bill, which has been approved by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), has scant regard for children and does ... Read more...

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Mamata mulling renaming West Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government is contemplating renaming the state and the view of all the stake holders will be taken into consideration before taking any ... Read more...

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Pak has to ensure safety of Indian cricketers to resume cricket ties: Maken


April 15th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday said Islamabad will have to ensure the security of Indian cricketers if India resumes bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan, which ... Read more...

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Dissent over Congress candidates’ list in Kerala


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) A day after announcing its list of 81 candidates for the assembly elections, the Congress party in Kerala Wednesday faced dissent from within its ranks ... 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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PM assures farmers that their interests will be protected


March 8th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Reiterating the government's deep concern for farmers' welfare, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, who met a Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) delegation here today assured them ... Read more...

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British varsity regrets ties with Gaddafi family


February 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) The head of the prestigious London School of Economics Monday said he felt "embarrassed" about the university's ties with the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.The LSE director ... Read more...

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Pakistan bowler Aamer wants judgment deferred (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 11 (IANS) Suspended Pakistani bowler Mohammad Aamer's lawyer Shahid Karim is satisfied with the International Cricket Council's (ICC) hearing on spot-fixing but wants the three-man tribunal to take a careful ... Read more...

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Aamer’s lawyer wants ICC to take more time before verdict


January 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's young pacer Mohammad Aamer's lawyer Shahid Karim has requested the International Cricket Council's (ICC) three-man tribunal, examining the charges of spot-fixing, to take more time in studying ... Read more...

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Telecos paid Rs.73.73 crore penalty for late 2G rollout: Sibal


January 1st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said telecom operators who missed the deadlines for the rollout of 2G services paid Rs.73.73 crore penalty and the government had not ... Read more...

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Nehru, Indira’s birth anniversaries marked in Stockholm


November 20th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Nov 20 (IANS) Rendition of songs in Bengali and Hindi and Tillana and Kathak dances marked the observation here of the birth anniversaries of former Indian prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and ... Read more...

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Nawaz assures Zardari, Gilani that PML-N won’t dislodge Pak govt.


November 20th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani separately telephoned PML-N chief, Nawaz Sharif, and assured him that the government was sincerely striving ... Read more...

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MCD asked to meet demands of street cleaners


July 8th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Stepping in to resolve the problems faced by street cleaners, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to release their June salaries ... Read more...

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Kalmadi seeks Gill’s help to reschedule India-Australia test series


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Commonwealth Games Suresh Kalmadi has requested the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports M.S. Gill to convince the Board ... Read more...

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Kalmadi asks BCCI to reschedule Australia series


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi has sought the help of Sports Minister M.S. Gill to "convince" the Indian cricket board to reschedule the two Test ... Read more...

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