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Ensure sustainability, Karnataka’s mining industry urged


July 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) Karnataka's scam-hit mining industry has been urged to ensure sustainability for safeguarding the interests of stakeholders and the environment."Sustainability should be the first priority of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Don’t give Microsoft back-door entry, warns Achuthanandan


July 4th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan has warned Chief Minister Oommen Chandy against IT giant Microsoft getting a back-door entry into the ... Read more...

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Mamata goes all out to foil shutdown in Bengal


May 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government is making all out efforts to "foil" the NDA sponsored Bharat Bandh (shutdown) Thursday in protest against the recent hike in ... Read more...

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Chemical detectors to be added to Dalai Lama’s security


May 20th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 20 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the elected government of exiled Tibetans based here, said Sunday it would add chemical detectors to the Dalai Lama's security."We are ... Read more...

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How to spot a terrorist?


March 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security has brought out a presentation that aims to educate people on recognising terrorists and how to report them.The report titled ... Read more...

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Kashmir approves disaster management policy


February 1st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 1 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) Wednesday approved a three-tier draft disaster management policy for the state "which is vulnerable to natural calamities".Chief ... Read more...

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Five rapists of minor get life term


January 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Saying that scientific evidence plays an important role in establishing guilt, a Delhi court Saturday sentenced five accused to life term for raping a minor ... Read more...

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India is holding the world to ransom on DRS: Harper


December 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Test umpire Daryl Harper, who was forced into premature retirement earlier this year in the West Indies, said India's ludicrous refusal to use cricket's electronic ... Read more...

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Food inflation may be result of growing prosperity: Manmohan


November 4th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said inflation in food articles in India was, indeed, a problem but said that grain prices have been relatively stable. ... Read more...

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Now real estate sector needs reform (Comment)


October 30th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
The Supreme Court ruling banning real estate transactions on the basis of power of attorney and making sale deed compulsory for property sale is a welcome step that will make secondary ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ICC to discuss India’s reservations on UDRS


September 21st, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Wednesday said the world cricket body would discuss India's reservations on the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) next ... Read more...

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Gaps in intelligence needs to be filled: Milind Deora


July 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A day after serial blasts hit Mumbai, South Mumbai MP Milind Deora Thursday said gaps in intelligence need to be filled."To be very specific, ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders CBI probe into medical officer’s death (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A day before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court is to pronounce its judgement on the plea for a CBI probe into the death of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Land transactions go online in Karnataka to check delays


June 24th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tumkur (Karnataka), June 24 (IANS) Sale and purchase of land in Karnataka went online Friday with the computerisation of the transaction process in Tumkur district."By integrating Bhoomi software, which has ... Read more...

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UDRS not reliable, reiterates Indian cricket board


June 18th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday reiterated that the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is not reliable.The board's unwillingness to ... Read more...

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Not using UDRS could backfire on India: Swann


June 15th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann feels India's opposition to the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in the upcoming Test series could backfire on the world's number one ... Read more...

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ICC accepts India’s stand on UDRS


June 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Saturday admitted that there are technical problems with the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS), which will not be ... Read more...

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Robbers break through bank wall, steal Rs.5 mn cash, gold


May 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Robbers carted away Rs.2.2 million in cash and gold and jewellery valued at Rs.2.8 million from a branch of state-run Vijaya Bank here early Friday after ... Read more...

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Who’s going to profit from Hazare’s movement, asks Rahul Bose


April 9th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) While actor Rahul Bose is all for eradicating corruption, he feels the ongoing campaign for a stringent anti-graft bill is a "complicated issue" and prefers to ... Read more...

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UDRS has to be foolproof: World Cup umpires


March 31st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Some international cricket umpires feel that the technology has to be fool-proof if the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is to inspire confidence among the ... Read more...

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Pak expresses concern over possible terror attacks on World Cup venues in India


March 11th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan has expressed its concern over "news reports in the Indian media about planned terrorist attacks on Cricket World Cup venues in India launched from Pakistani soil".Commenting on these ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lorgat defends umpire decision review system


March 5th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The hotly debated Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is here to stay, but there is scope for improvement as it is still not fool-proof, according to ... Read more...

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Defence ministry rapped for loss in Scorpene submarine project


February 24th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Pressing for a fool-proof procedure for military acquisitions, a parliamentary committee Thursday rapped the defence ministry for not giving information on the financial loss suffered by ... Read more...

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Why wasn’t Raja quizzed, Supreme Court asks CBI (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not questioning former telecom minister A. Raja in the scandal on spectrum allocation to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar a formidable opponent of ‘flawed’ umpire decision review system


October 14th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 14 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who has always been a major obstacle for the Australians, is also a formidable opponent of the umpire decision review system (UDRS) as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

High security for India-Australia Kochi one-dayer


October 12th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 12 (IANS) The recently refurbished Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here that will host the first one-day international cricket match between India and Australia Oct 17 will see foolproof security, police ... Read more...

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Will meet Mamata to discuss elephants’ deaths: Ramesh


October 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday visited West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district where seven elephants were mowed down by a goods train and said he will soon ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

We will give you good Games, promises Sheila Dikshit


August 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Hoping fervently for the incessant rains to stop, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has expressed confidence that Delhi would host a "good Games" even as several Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Fool-proof power supply for Games venues: BSES


August 13th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As Delhi gets ready to host the Commonwealth Games, power distribution company BSES is geared up to provide fool-proof power supply to the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Assam ahead of I-Day celebrations


August 13th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 13 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Guwahati after militant groups gave a call to boycott Independence Day celebrations.The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) sent out ... Read more...

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Foolproof security for 2010 CWG: Delhi Police Special Commissioner


July 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The Special Commissioner of Delhi Police (Administration), Neeraj Kumar, on Friday said there would be full proof security for the 2010 Commonwealth Games."Security arrangements are being made ... Read more...

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Security beefed up ahead of second ODI in Gwalior


February 20th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, Feb. 20 (ANI): Ahead of the second ODI match between India and South Africa on February 24, security has been strengthened in Gwalior in the wake of recent terror threats.Around ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CAB, Kolkata police on collision course over floodlight failure


January 1st, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and the city police seem on a collision course over fixing responsibility for the Dec 24 light fiasco during the India-Sri ... Read more...

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Chidambaram dismisses reports of Centre’s flip-flop on Telangana


December 31st, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday dismissed the charge of flip-flop on the part of Centre on Telangana issue.Interacting with the media after releasing monthly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dhaka to begin trial of war criminals early next year


December 14th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it will begin trial of 'war criminals' early next year. Those who killed unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement are called war criminals ... Read more...

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