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TiE announces awards for entrepreneurs


August 29th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The New Delhi-NCR chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the world's largest organisation of entrepreneurs, in association with Lumis Partners, a private equity fund, has ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Delay in communicating detention grounds vitiates order


August 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the unreasonable delay and absence of proper explanation in communicating the grounds of detention under COFEPOSA vitiates the order of ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Berki slays Brits for pommel horse gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double World Champion Krisztian Berki kept his cool under immense pressure to beat two British gymnasts to the Olympic gold in the men's pommel horse ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: China’s Zou Kai retains gold


August 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zou Kai of China defended his Olympic gold medal in the men's gymnastics floor exercise here Sunday.Kai finished with 15.933 points for the title, while ... Read more...

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We need to deliver, says Gambhir


July 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir predicted a tough one-day series in Sri Lanka and stressed on the need to adopt a professional approach as the Indian team prepared ... Read more...

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Kuwait emir accepts premier’s resignation


July 1st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.Sheikh Sabah has received the prime minister's resignation, ... Read more...

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‘Dedicated cops needed for serving court summons’


June 25th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The absence of dedicated police personnel for court-related duties is resulting in non-execution of summons and non-bailable warrants (NBWs), contributing to a delay in trials, ... Read more...

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Tunisia extradites ex-Libyan prime minister


June 25th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Tunis/Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) Libya's ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, who served under slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been extradited from Tunisia to his native country, state-run TAP press agency reported.Mahmoudi ... Read more...

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Big B shoots for Maggie noodle ad


June 10th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has endorsed various products, has now shot for a Maggie noodles ad and says making an effective commercial is tougher than ... Read more...

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Bolt says 18 seconds a possibility for 200m


June 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt flirted with the idea of running 18 seconds in the 200 metres but reiterated that his immediate focus was to defend his ... Read more...

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Advisory board set for Metro rail projects


June 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member Metro Advisory Board headed by the urban development secretary which will help formulating plans for Metro rail networks across ... Read more...

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Court stays Subhash Ghai’s Haryana land deal


May 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 29 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any activity on a 20-acre plot purchased from a gram ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against Nirmal Baba stayed


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 23 (IANS) In a relief to self-styled godman Nirmal Baba, the Patna High Court Wednesday stayed till June 22 the execution of a non-bailable arrest warrant issued by ... Read more...

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Team unity key to Daredevils’ success: Sehwag


May 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils skipper Virender Sehwag said Saturday that it is the team unity that has been the key for the table toppers success in ... Read more...

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9/11 suspects to be arraigned May 5: Pentagon


April 10th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Five suspects in the 9/11 terror attack will be arraigned in court May 5, the US Defense Department said Tuesday.The arraignment of alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh ... Read more...

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Centre stays Rajoana hanging: Badal (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

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Rajoana’s hanging stayed


March 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

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Registered 18 defence related cases: CBI


March 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Wednesday that it registered 18 cases related to military deals, and filed chargesheet in 13 of them since ... Read more...

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Belarus executes Minsk subway bombers


March 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has executed two men convicted for a deadly subway bombing in the capital Minsk last year, Belarusian news agency Belta reported.The mother of one ... Read more...

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Three firms keen to beef up apex court security


March 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) At least three public sector undertakings have expressed interest in executing the Supreme Court's plan to augment its security by putting up electric fencing along ... Read more...

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Supreme Court cautions police, stir organisers


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that the law enforcing agencies should give reasonable notice and time to organisers of agitations to comply with their orders, ... Read more...

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Saudi held in Malaysia for insulting Islam


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian newspaper columnist who fled his country after being accused of insulting Islam has been arrested in Malaysia, said police sources Friday.Just as ... Read more...

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NHPC never had ownership rights over power projects: Kashmir


January 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Kicking off another controversy, a Jammu and Kashmir minister Tuesday asserted that NHPC was never given the ownership rights to the power projects in the state.Speaking ... Read more...

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Chinese bomber to be executed for deadly blast


December 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) A court in central China's Hunan province Thursday ordered the execution of a man who set off explosives at a tax office last year, killing four ... Read more...

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Tripura to apply ‘no detention policy’ in schools amid concern


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) Shifting from their previous stand, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced that it would apply a 'no detention policy' up to the eighth standard in the ... Read more...

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Iranian woman, to be stoned to death, may get hanged


December 26th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A woman, who was to be stoned to death in Iran for adultery, might get some 'relief' as authorities have hinted she might now be sentenced ... Read more...

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Drug trafficker executed in Iran


December 13th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 13 (IANS/AKI) A drug trafficker, convicted for selling 44 kg of heroin, was executed Tuesday in the Iranian city of Rasht.The Herana human rights agency said that with ... Read more...

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Belarus court gives death to Minsk metro bombers


November 30th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Nov 30 (IANS) A court in Belarusian capital Minsk Wednesday sentenced two men to death for carrying out a bomb attack that killed 15 people and injured 200 in ... Read more...

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Expenditure on Kasab not as high as projected: Lawyers


November 25th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The expenditure incurred on keeping 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab secure in a Mumbai jail may not be as high as projected, say some prominent lawyers ... Read more...

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UNESCO suspends all projects till year-end


November 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 11 (IANS/WAM) UNESCO has suspended all its spending programmes until the end of the year after the US withdrew its funding.Addressing UNESCO diplomats, Unesco director deneral Irina ... Read more...

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Chinese brothers, father get death sentence for fraud


November 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hangzhou (China), Nov 7 (IANS) Two brothers and their father were sentenced to death on Monday for cheating 15,000 investors out of over $1.1 billion in east China's Zhejiang province.Ji ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s execution left uneasy feeling about Libya: Zuma


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 2 (IANS) An "uneasy feeling" about Libya's future exists following the execution of Muammar Gaddafi, said South African President Jacob Zuma here Tuesday."It (the execution) has created ... Read more...

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Highlights of manufacturing policy


October 30th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Salient features of the first national manufacturing policy: -- Creation of 100 million additional jobs in the next 10 years. -- Increasing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25 percent by 2022 ... Read more...

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Apex court query on river linking’s viability


October 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) How much would it cost and would it be viable, the Supreme Court Monday asked about a proposal to network India's rivers.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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