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Mumbai trial delay due to system: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Denying that the Pakistan government had anything to do with the delay in the trial of alleged conspirators behind the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistan's Interior ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘New bill takes judge’s impeachment process to logical conclusion’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the Judicial Accountability Bill (JAB) would provide that once impeachment proceedings are initiated against an errant judge, they are ... Read more...

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Makers to be forced to recall energy inefficient products


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is planning to force manufacturers of energy star rated consumer durables to recall their products till they achieve the promised ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why give kids money, not uniforms, rights panel asks MCD


October 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A panel for child rights has issued a notice to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on a complaint against a proposal to distribute ... Read more...

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US asks Russia to review refusal to register party


July 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has asked Russia to re-examine a decision not to allow an opposition party to take part in the upcoming parliamentary polls, a US ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia eases norms to woo highly-skilled immigrants


June 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Australia is keen to woo skilled professionals from India and elsewhere to migrate to it, given the growing opportunities in medicine, engineering and other niche ... Read more...

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‘Foreign-defence joint strategic dialogue with US not feasible’


June 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) With the US keen on a joint foreign-defence strategic dialogue with India, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday he did not favour such talks as ... Read more...

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Inflation will come down soon : RBI governor


May 19th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is taking steps to check inflation and it will soon come down, RBI chief D. Subbarao said Thursday."Inflation would come ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IAF against creating CDS ‘in present format’


May 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday opposed creating, "in the present format", the post of a chief of defence staff (CDS) above the armed forces ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Revisit system of judges’ appointment, Supreme Court urged


April 4th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The central government Monday asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the system of appointment of judges to higher judiciary as the existing collegium procedure has ... Read more...

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Mayawati indicates direct elections for mayors to stay


March 10th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday appeared to have succumbed to the mounting opposition pressure against her move to change the existing system of direct ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab hikes liquor prices


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Liquor -- both country liquor and Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) -- will cost substantially more in Punjab under the new excise policy for 2011-2012 announced by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Licenses will be de-linked from spectrum in new telecom policy: Sibal


January 29th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): Overhauling the existing system of license distribution in the national telecom sector, the Central government on Saturday unveiled a new policy to rectify the anomalies exposed in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Aviation ministry to look into air fares structure


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Wednesday said it has decided to set up a working group to study and recommend a regulatory framework for air fares to protect ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Verify active mobile users: Sachin Pilot


December 6th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Department of Telecom has proposed an exercise under which mobile telephony operators would verify the number of active users against the total SIM cards issued in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airlines told to publish date-wise air fares


December 6th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The airline industry Monday agreed to publish data-wise fares in all categories by Dec 8 on their websites following a directive from the aviation regulator.The directive from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court reserves ruling on RTI plea on judges’ posting


November 18th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved the verdict on its own petition challenging the Central Information Commission's (CIC) order directing the chief justice of India to give details ... Read more...

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Family size can be basis for subsidised food quota: Court


November 11th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the central government to consider if the distribution of food grains under the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) for below poverty line ... Read more...

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Central procurement agency for health goods proposed


November 10th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The government is considering a proposal for setting up a central agency for procuring, storing and distributing health sector goods for various national programmes, Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No threat to democracy in Pakistan in General Kayani’s presence: Shahbaz Sharif


September 15th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 15 (ANI): In the wake of rumours doing the rounds about the possibility of another military intervention in Pakistan, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Chief of Army ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Omar Abdullah serves defamation notice on PDP legislator


August 28th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday sent a legal notice for defamation to opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) legislator Nizamuddin Bhat and spokesman Nayeem Akhtar Andrabi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bill soon to regulate medical education


August 13th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The government is preparing a bill to regulate and coordinate medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy and paramedical education in the country, parliament was informed Friday. In a written reply ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Opposition attacks Mayawati move on local bodies polls


June 9th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Almost the entire opposition is up in arms against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's move to alter the existing system of elections to the state's local bodies. Mayawati's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rand Paul Wins, Not Only For Republicans, But Also For The Tea Party


May 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kentucky, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Rand Paul won the nomination for the primary election for the United States Senate, from the state of Kentucky, winning against Republican Trey Grayson, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t want to join politics, says K.G. Balakrishnan


May 11th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Outgoing Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan Tuesday said he entertained no political ambitions after retirement. "I don't want to join politics," Balakrishnan told reporters here on the eve ... Read more...

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Puneet reinvents himself in ‘Prithwi’ (Kannada Film Review)


April 24th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Prithwi"; Director: Jacob Varghese; Cast: Puneet Raj Kumar, Parvathi Menon, John Kokki, Avinash, Sreenivasa Murthy and Neenasam Achyutha; Music: Manikanth Kadri; Rating: ***Puneet Raj Kumar has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook urged to add “panic buttons”


April 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has at a meeting in Washington DC been urged by the head of British Child Exploitation and Online Protection (Ceop) centre to add ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysian Govt. to study recruitment of foreign workers, outsourcing companies


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Feb 23(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said the Government will set up a laboratory to study the recruitment of foreign workers and the role of outsourcing companies ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Health Care Reform 101 Sparks Debates


January 16th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Health Care Reform 101 has already whipped up a storm in the political and medical circles. The Health Care plan proposed by President Barrack Obama ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

FIFA says no to extra referees for 2010 World Cup


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Dec.3 (ANI): Football's governing body FIFA has rejected plans to use five referees in matches at next year's World Cup, but revealed that it will investigate French ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Manhattan Declaration: The Church’s Personal “Hate All Things Liberal” Strategy?


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Nov. 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Manhattan Declaration: A Call To Christian Conscience" was publicly announced on Friday. The declaration has a set of appeals to a rapidly tolerant society ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Centre approves new HITS policy


November 12th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI) : The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal of Information and Broadcasting Ministry to issue policy guidelines for Headend-in-the-Sky (HITS) operators.The policy guidelines provides for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The seven types of recession-era employees


November 12th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 12 (IANS) How has the global downturn affected employees' psyche?In an interesting categorisation of employees' behaviour in these recessionary times, Canada's world-famous Queen's School of Business at Kingston ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Deoband meet urges terrorists, Maoists to lay down arms


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 3 (IANS) Urging terrorists and Maoist rebels to lay down arms, an Islamic cleric Tuesday assured them the community would help them take up their cause. "If terrorists and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hooda government has fulfilled all promises: Sonia Gandhi (Lead)


October 4th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Oct 4 (IANS) Saying that the state has made all-round progress, including "phenomenal development" in the field of education, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday asked the people of Haryana ... Read more...

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