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Mamata forms experts committee on land policy

May 30th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday constituted a two-member experts committee to formulate a new land policy in the state."We are forming a committee ... Read more...

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Protests continue as Yemen’s President Saleh proposes new constitution

March 10th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Thursday announced a new political initiative in the First National Conference, which includes the preparation of a new constitution, Yemen's Saba ... Read more...

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Cleanliness campaign planned by research institute

February 21st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Announcing the launch of a national campaign for cleanliness, a research institute, ImagIndia, Monday called for forming a committee to find a solution to the problem of ... Read more...

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Girls unsafe in Uttar Pradesh, say women’s panel, activists (Lead)

February 7th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Monday formed a committee to investigate the shocking case of a Dalit minor who was brutally attacked for resisting rape in ... Read more...

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Cycle rickshaws need of the hour, ban arbitrary: Court

February 10th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday termed the ban on cycle rickshaws on the city's arterial roads "arbitrary" and stressed that non-motorised vehicles were the need of the ... Read more...

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California school district bans Merriam-Webster dictionary over ‘oral sex’ definition

January 27th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A California school district has banned Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary from school shelves, saying that the book is inappropriate for children.The Golden State's Menifee Union School District has pulled ... Read more...

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Congress core committee discusses Telangana

January 8th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Congress core committee met here Friday evening to discuss the mechanism to carry forward the dialogue process on the vexatious Telangana statehood issue. Congress sources ... Read more...

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Now, a website to spread awareness on workplace sexual harassment

January 8th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In what could benefit working women in Delhi, an city-based NGO Friday launched a website that will not just provide a platform for discussions on sexual harassment ... Read more...

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TRS chief waiting for PM’s statement on Telangana

December 20th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Saturday said he was waiting for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on the formation of Telangana and warned the ... Read more...

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Nepal in grip of anti-India frenzy

June 4th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Communist party and the Maoists Thursday joined forces to condemn the growing "encroachment" of the republic's border areas by India and "atrocities" by ... Read more...

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Thailand blocks 2,300 websites offending monarchy

January 29th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 29 (Xinhua) About 2,300 websites have been blocked for not showing respect to the monarchy, Justice Minister Pirapan Salirathavibhage said Thursday.On Jan 8, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva tasked the ministries ... Read more...

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Mumbai taxis and auto rickshaws go off roads

October 16th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 16 (ANI): In response to the Maharashtra Government''s decision to phase out taxis that over 25-years old, thousands of taxis and auto rickshaws observed a day-long strike in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Apex court for panel to monitor police reforms

March 13th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday suggested forming a committee to monitor the progress in the implementation of its September 2006 order on police reforms. A bench of Chief ... Read more...

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