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Pakistan could do without electing yet another PM: Daily


August 4th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan could do "without the headache of electing yet another short-term PM", said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that the Contempt of ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Sonia


July 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a day after media reports suggested that the three-time chief minister might be ... Read more...

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‘Pranab’s son wants to fill father’s Lok Sabha seat’


July 24th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) West Bengal legislator Abhijit Mukherjee, son of president-elect Pranab Mukherjee, has expressed his desire to contest from the Jangipur Lok Sabha seat which has fallen ... Read more...

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Shettar meets Gowda, says will speak after taking oath


July 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar, who will be the new chief minister, Sunday declined to comment on his imminent elevation, replacing D. V. Sadananda ... Read more...

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Justice Lokur sworn in as Supreme Court judge (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court.Prior to his elevation, Justice Lokur was chief justice of the ... Read more...

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Justice Lokur sworn in as Supreme Court judge


June 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Justice Madan B. Lokur was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia .Prior to his elevation, Justice ... Read more...

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Justice Gogoi joins apex court


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Justice Ranjan Gogoi was Monday administered the oath of office as a judge of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia.Prior to his ... Read more...

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What happened to Mongoose bats?


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The long handle-short blade Mongoose bat that was made famous in the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Australian legend Matthew Hayden ... Read more...

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With new judge, Supreme Court has 26 judges


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Justice Mohamad Ibrahim Khalifullah was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court, taking the strength of the apex court to 26 judges.He ... Read more...

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Venice will sink three inches by 2032


March 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Venice, the fabled city of canals, could sink by up to three inches over the next 20 years.New measurements indicate that the historic Italian city continues ... Read more...

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At 38, Akhilesh to be UP’s youngest chief minister (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is set to get its youngest chief minister in 38-year-old Akhilesh Yadav, with the Samajwadi Party (SP) legislature party Saturday unanimously electing him ... Read more...

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Badal vs Badal: who will be Punjab chief minister?


March 6th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) It was an election fought in the name of one Badal but led from the front by another, a two-pronged strategy that propelled the Shiromani ... Read more...

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Bo Shin Seo new Hyundai Motor India MD


March 5th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Monday said it has appointed Bo Shin Seo as the new managing director of Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL).Bo takes over ... Read more...

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ISS orbit raised by 1.8 km


December 1st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS) The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) was Thursday elevated by 1.8 km by Russia's Mission Control Centre.The orbit was raised to 428.4 km to ... Read more...

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Congress evades query on Rahul Gandhi’s elevation


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday evaded a direct reply to a question about reports that party general secretary Rahul Gandhi could be made working president of ... Read more...

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Three new judges join Delhi High Court


October 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Three new judges took oath of office in the Delhi High Court Monday even as the executive committee of the Delhi High Court Bar Association ... Read more...

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Sikri is acting chief justice of Delhi High Court


October 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court's senior most judge, Justice A.K. Sikri Monday took charge as the acting chief justice following the elevation of Chief Justice Dipak ... Read more...

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Ponting fine with moving down the batting order


October 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS Ricky Ponting is fine with batting at number four in the Australian Test team and reveals that Shaun Marsh's elevation to the number three spot was part ... Read more...

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Will miss Delhi High Court: Chief Justice Dipak Misra


October 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) "I would like to be a judge of Delhi High Court again," said Delhi High Court's Chief Justice Dipak Misra Wednesday at a farewell function ... Read more...

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Jaitley seeks new commission to appoint judges


August 19th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Demanding an national judicial commission for appointing judges, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday said there should be an objective criteria ... Read more...

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Khar’s appointment shows Pakistan’s soft image: Zardari


July 20th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) The elevation of Hina Rabbani Khar as foreign minister "will send positive signals about the soft image of Pakistan", said President Asif Ali Zardari.Khar, 34, Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Hina Rabbani Khar to be Pakistan’s foreign minister


July 18th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Hina Rabbani Khar will be the new foreign minister of Pakistan, a media report said Monday. Her elevation comes a week ahead of India-Pakistan talks ... Read more...

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SC Bench recuses itself from hearing Dinakaran plea


April 28th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): A Supreme Court Bench today recused itself from hearing Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran's plea seeking a stay of impeachment proceedings initiated against him ... Read more...

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Facebook can boost self-esteem: Study


March 6th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Facebook can have a positive influence on the self-esteem of college students, according to a new study.This is probably because Facebook allows them to put their best ... Read more...

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Suicide risk greater for those living at higher altitudes


January 14th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A 20-year analysis of mortality data from counties across the United States has found that living at higher altitudes may be a risk factor for suicide.The study was ... Read more...

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Clarke brushes off public sentiments against his appointment


December 31st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Michael Clarke brushed off the strong public sentiment against his appointment as the captain and said he would use lessons learned from several years under Ricky Ponting's tutelage ... Read more...

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The curious case of twins in a Chinese village


November 17th, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Believe it or not, a remote village in China has set an amazing record of birth of 98 sets of twins in the past half a century.The ... Read more...

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19 times Everest summiter missing after avalanche in Nepal


October 25th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 25(ANI): Chhewang Nima, a Nepalese Sherpa famous in mountaineering circles for climbing Mount Everest 19 times, has gone missing after being struck by an avalanche while nearing the peak of ... Read more...

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Austria gives Bhutan $8 mn for electrification


October 6th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 6 (IANS) Austria has provided a $7.92 million (5.8 million euro) credit to Bhutan for electrification of its villages, the Austrian foreign ministry has said.The loan can help over 1,000 ... Read more...

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Unmanned plane becomes first jet in the world to fly without ‘flaps’


September 27th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A British unmanned plane that uses jets of air to fly instead of conventional 'flaps' has made aviation history.The experimental unmanned air vehicle (UAV), called DEMON, has become the ... Read more...

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High Gold Prices Result In Muted Demand Across India


September 16th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): India, the largest consumer of gold witnessed muted buying as the prices hovered around a record high on Thursday. Most of the consumers ... Read more...

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India’s Formula One track will be fast and challenging


September 10th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 10 (IANS) The track for India's maiden Formula One Grand Prix here will be the fastest and challenging for drivers, said organisers of the race Jaypee Sports International ... Read more...

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Brit becomes first and only to finish Himalayan ultramarathon


September 1st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): A Briton has become the first and only one to finish a two-day Himalayan ultramarathon run over a 17,700-foot Indian mountain pass - and an unexpected small avalanche.In ... Read more...

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Brahma is new election commissioner


August 25th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) H.S. Brahma Wednesday took over as election commissioner in the country's top poll panel, a statement said. A press release issued by the Election Commission said that Brahma ... Read more...

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Harishankar Brahma appointed as Election Commissioner


August 24th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): Former Union Power Secretary Harishankar Brahma has been appointed as the Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India."The President is pleased to appoint Harishankar Brahma as ... Read more...

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