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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President


September 8th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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Portion of China’s Great Wall collapses after rains


August 9th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A portion of the Great Wall of China collapsed following incessant rains, authorities said Thursday.The repair work was underway on the collapsed section in Hebei province's ... Read more...

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‘No decision yet on Kashmir interlocutors’ report: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has not taken any decision on the interlocutors report on Jammu and Kashmir submitted last year and is not planning any mechanism to ... Read more...

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Dikshit launches plantation drive


August 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday launched the annual plantation drive during which one million saplings will be planted in the capital.Dikshit was joined by ... Read more...

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Punish the killers in Assam: CPI-M


July 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday blamed the Assam and central governments for the violence in the state that has left around 30 people dead and demanded strict ... Read more...

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Man held for human trafficking in Assam, 15 rescued (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) With floods affecting almost all the districts of Assam, human traffickers are on the prowl to lure women and girls out of the state, police said.One ... Read more...

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It was the worst nightmare for me: Survivor


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) It was perhaps the worst nightmare in his life for Abubakkar Siddique, a passenger on the ferry that capsized in the Brahmaputra river Monday evening in ... Read more...

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50,000 endangered turtles nest in Odisha’s Rushikulya beach


March 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) The much-awaited mass nesting of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles have commenced in Odisha, with at least 50,000 of them laying their eggs at the Rushikulya ... Read more...

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Writer to move court against ‘Satanic Verses’ ban


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Editor and writer Nilanjana Roy plans to move court against the ban on Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", said a source in the committee that petitioned ... Read more...

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Writers seek revoking ban on ‘The Satanic Verses’


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A group of independent writers and artists Sunday presented a petition supporting the right of all artists and writers to freedom of expression and revoking of ... Read more...

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Bengal CPI-M to introspect on shortcomings, infuse young blood


October 31st, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial party conference, the West Bengal unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has decided to induct young blood in the party ... Read more...

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Pakistan has suffered a lot after 9/11: Daily


September 11th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan has suffered greatly after 9/11 as the war on terror has cost the country over 35,000 citizens, said a leading daily Sunday.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Taking high inflation to be normal is dangerous: RBI


August 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Thursday warned that accepting high inflation as the "new normal" would be dangerous even as it predicted inflation to remain high ... Read more...

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One in two Indians considering leaving their jobs


August 25th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A growing economy throwing up more opportunities has resulted in over 50 percent of Indian employees thinking of quitting their jobs, according to a report ... Read more...

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People doubt if government can tackle corruption: Jaitley


August 24th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Asking the government to introspect, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Wednesday said people had lost faith in its ability to tackle corruption and ... Read more...

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No single solution for corruption: President


August 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming corruption a cancer affecting the nation, President Pratibha Patil Sunday said there cannot be just one panacea to deal with the menace and ... Read more...

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Gogoi credits success to economic development, peace


May 13th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) With the Congress poised to retain power in Assam, an upbeat Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said economic development and peace in the state were the ... Read more...

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Brit MPs committee demand reversal of BBC cuts


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): An influential cross-party committee of MPs in Britain has said that the cuts to the BBC's World Service should be reversed to protect its global reputation.The Commons Foreign ... Read more...

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CPI-M a brainless party: Mamata


April 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Habibpur (West Bengal), April 10 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday termed the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) a "brainless party" and said it will "face the music" ... Read more...

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GJM’s Gorkhaland movement a failure: Ghising


April 10th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mirik (West Bengal), April 10 (IANS) Returning to the Darjeeling hills after a gap of three years, Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subash Ghising has launched a blistering attack ... Read more...

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Media, entertainment industry records 11 percent growth


March 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment (M&E;) industry registered a growth of 11 percent over 2009 and touched Rs.652 billion in 2010, according to a FICCI-KPMG ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh promises priority for development of Assam, North East


February 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the development of Assam and the North East has always been one of the priorities of the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Rising seas to affect major US coastal cities by 2100


February 16th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Rising sea levels could threaten an average nine percent of the land within 180 US coastal cities by 2100, a new study says. The research, led by University ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s Praja Rajyam Party to merge with Congress


February 6th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6(ANI): Telegu cine star and Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) chief Chiranjeevi on Sunday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and announced that he will merge his party with the ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi


February 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Telegu cine star and Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) chief Chiranjeevi will meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi here today amid speculation that he will merge his party ... Read more...

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Posco project gets conditional nod


January 31st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday gave a conditional clearance to South Korean steel giant Posco for the 12 billion dollar steel cum power plant in ... Read more...

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Uphold dignity of parliament, President Patil urges


January 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said that if parliament does not function properly, people will start losing faith in democratic institutions.In her message to the nation on ... Read more...

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Fake WikiLeaks: Pakistan news agency editor sacked


December 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Siddique Sajid, editor of Pakistan's Online news agency, has been sacked after it published a fake WikiLeaks report that New Delhi allegedly played a role in destabilizing the ... Read more...

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Schiaparelli impact basin on Mars was carved by wind, water


December 11th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): New images from ESA's Mars Express have indicated that the Schiaparelli impact basin has been shaped significantly by wind and water on the Red planet.Schiaparelli is a large ... Read more...

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Two women Maoists surrender in Orissa, allege erosion of ideology


November 11th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Two women Maoists surrendered Thursday in Orissa's mineral rich Keonjhar district, saying they were mentally and sexually harassed by senior cadres, and that the movement had turned against ... Read more...

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Humiliation of 5-0 Ashes hiding still hurts: Strauss


October 30th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 30 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has said that the humiliation of the five-nil hiding during the disastrous 2006-07 Ashes tour still hurts, and he would his all to ... Read more...

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Swiss tunnel becomes world’s longest


October 15th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by BNO News
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A high-speed railway tunnel that will soon connect northern and southeastern Europe was partly completed on Friday, making history as the world's longest tunnel at 57 kilometers ... Read more...

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Govt to announce sops for tyre industry next month


September 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government is likely to lower import duties on rubber to help the tyre industry, which is facing cost pressure because of a supply crunch of raw ... Read more...

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Court asks Goa to remove beached vessel by next monsoon


September 8th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the Goa government to start within two months the formal process for removal of a ship that had run aground at Candolim ... Read more...

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