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No guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters: SC


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting, says SC (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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‘Lifetime plans should be offered till telecom permit allows’


September 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Lifetime mobile tariff plans offered by telecom operators are valid as long as the operator is permitted to provide such service under the licence, Minister ... Read more...

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India test-fires Prithvi-II missile


August 25th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) India Saturday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a military base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile with a range of 350 km was ... Read more...

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Stalker threatens to kill Princess Diana’s butler


August 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A 51-year-old Bulgarian threatened to assassinate Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell and also his sons and brother, a media report said.Slav Mitev, who made ... Read more...

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Mila Kunis’ bus journey punishment


August 1st, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis once freaked out when she was forced to take the bus to the set of "That '70S Show" after one heated argument ... Read more...

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Rhode blasts her way to skeet gold, equals world record


July 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kimberly Rhode of the United States won the gold medal in the women's skeet competition at the Olympics Sunday, equalling the world record along ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US faces worst drought in over 50 years


July 20th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.It said, as ... Read more...

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Paris Saint-Germain signs Brazilian defender Silva


July 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 15 (IANS) French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced the signing of Brazilian centre back Thiago Silva from Italian club AC Milan."Silva has been transferred ... Read more...

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Deschamps is new France coach


July 9th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 9 (IANS) The French Football Federation (FFF) has confirmed former captain Didier Deschamps as the new coach of the national team, replacing Laurent Blanc."Noel Gael, president of the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Bolivian officials get spy pens to prevent corruption


June 15th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
La Paz, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the employees of the Bolivia’s Customs Department will be issued with special “spy” pens. The devices will feature a hidden micro-camera and a voice recorder, ... Read more...

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Errani-Vinci win French Open women’s doubles final


June 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Italian pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci have won the women's doubles at the French Open after defeating Russia's Maria Kirilenko and ... Read more...

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Make 100 sittings mandatory for parliament: Yechury


May 13th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Emphasising on the time lost by parliament due to disruptions, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury Sunday said 100 sittings per year ... Read more...

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Fellowship for scribes writing on hunger


May 9th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A six-month fellowship programme is on offer for print, electronic and freelance journalists in India to study, analyse and report on hunger and food security.The ... Read more...

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‘Quashing reservation in promotions goes against SCs, STs’


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In the wake of the Supreme Court overruling the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to provide reservations in job promotions, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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In UAE island, rent a house to own it


April 17th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) An island resort in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has come up with a residential complex where people will be able to rent an apartment ... Read more...

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Ban journalists from secretariat: Parrikar


April 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 11 (IANS) Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday banned mediapersons from the secretariat for the duration of the cabinet meeting, because he does not "like being nagged"."I do not ... Read more...

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SC grants bail to Pakistani doctor Chisty


April 9th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for involvement in ... Read more...

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Britain to introduce legislation to monitor internet use


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The British government is to introduce new legislation next month which would allow intelligence agency GCHQ to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visitors of everyone in ... Read more...

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UAE’s insurance company offers circumcision coverage


March 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 28 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) health insurance company has announced inclusion of male circumcision costs in its comprehensive enhanced insurance plans.The National Health Insurance Company ... Read more...

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Thai princess to arrive in Pakistan Monday


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will arrive on a three-day visit in Pakistan Monday.The visiting princess is expected to discuss bilateral relations, economic ties and ... Read more...

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Himachal governor vows to check corruption


March 9th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) The 29-day budget session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly began here Friday with Governor Urmila Singh reiterating the government's commitment to accountability.Addressing the legislators, she said ... Read more...

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VHP warns Amarnath shrine board


March 5th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has warned of "serious consequences" if the duration of the annual Amarnath yatra in Jammu and Kashmir is less than ... Read more...

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Russian election commission website hacked


March 5th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The website of Russia's Central Election Commission came under hacker attack from within Russia and abroad during the presidential election, a top official said.The commission's ... Read more...

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India, Italy agree to ease business visa norms


February 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to liberalise business visa norms in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investments.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma discussed ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan extend nuke accidents risks accord


February 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday announced a five-year extension of their agreement on reducing the mutual risk from nuclear weapons accidents."Both countries have agreed to extend ... Read more...

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Ireland drop O’Brien as he opts for Bangladesh T20 League


February 10th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ireland cricket selectors have left wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien out of the side going to Kenya as he was not available for the entire duration of the ... Read more...

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Iran holds military drill


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday launched a military drill on its southern territorial waters.The exercise dubbed Hamiane Velayat is conducted by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the China ... Read more...

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Metro technical snag leads to crowds at Rajiv Chowk


February 1st, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Metro services on the Jahangirpuri-Huda City Centre line were interrupted Wednesday evening due to a technical snag leading to large crowds of commuters at the ... Read more...

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Rs.4.63 crore spent on Olympic preparation for badminton


January 31st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.4.63 crore on the Olympic preparation of badminton players under Operation Excellence for 2012 London Games.The money has ... Read more...

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Metro to educate commuters on safety through short film


January 30th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Two weeks after a commuter got stuck between the sliding doors of a moving Metro train, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Monday said it will ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharti’s deal with BCCI caused loss of Rs.3.39 crore: PAC


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati struck an erroneous agreement six years ago with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which led to ... Read more...

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