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Rajasthan panchayat bars girls from carrying cell phones


August 25th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) After girls in a Uttar Pradesh village were banned from using mobile phones about a month ago, a village panchayat in Rajasthan has prohibited minor girls ... Read more...

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Nagpur man aims to unite lonely elders (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Advocating the need for companionship in the autumn of life, a Nagpur octogenarian has taken up the task of mooting live-in relationships for senior citizens who ... Read more...

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Court suspends Van Gaal’s appointment at Ajax


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 13 (IANS) A court in Haarlem temporarily suspended the appointment of Louis Van Gaal as CEO at Ajax Football Club, until the shareholders get a chance to vote ... Read more...

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NDFB offers indefinite ceasefire


July 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) An influential faction of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by guerrilla leader Ranjan Daimary Tuesday offered an indefinite ceasefire aimed at ending ... Read more...

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Gut bug may cause development of Parkinson’s


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The gut bug responsible for ulcers could also play a role in bringing on Parkinson's disease."Our findings suggest that H. pylori infection could play a ... Read more...

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Ayman al-Zawahiri, America’s new most wanted


May 5th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): One-time Egyptian doctor Ayman al-Zawahiri is now America's new most wanted person, given his status as Al Qaeda's number two.Though the FBI said it does not rank its ... Read more...

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BCCI calls its special general meeting on Dec 11


December 6th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has called its Special General Meeting (SGM) Dec 11 after facing legal opposition from suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Quicken developing scientific knowledge, says PM (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged developing countries to put science on a pedestal and also stressed the need for collaboration among scientific communities of these countries.He ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh pays tributes to Pakistani scientist Abdus Salam


October 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday paid tributes to Pakistani Nobel laureate Abdus Salam and recalled his association with him at Cambridge during his student days.Inaugurating the 21st ... Read more...

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Ministry asked to reduce discretionary powers in Companies Bill


September 6th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A parliamentary committee has asked the Corporate Affairs ministry to cut down on the number of provisions in the Companies Bill, which grant the ministry discretionary powers ... Read more...

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Jaipur Stock Exchange suspends trading in BoR scrip


August 18th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Jaipur Stock Exchange (JSE) Wednesday suspended trading in shares of Bank of Rajasthan (BOR) with immediate effect for violation of listing agreement, Securities Contract (Regulation) Act and ... Read more...

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IHF and IWHF form joint body, to hold election in October


August 12th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) K.P.S Gill-led Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Indian Women's Hockey Federation (IWHF) Thursday "unanimously" resolved to merge, a move that will strengthen their claims to be the ... Read more...

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IHF, IWHF call special general meeting for merger


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A special general meeting of the Indian Women's Hockey Federation (IWHF) will be held jointly with the K.P.S Gill-led Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Thursday to finalise the ... Read more...

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Stokes, Batra win HI election (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Vidya Stokes and Narinder Batra were Thursday elected Hockey India (HI) president and secretary general, respectively, but the result will be officially declared only after the Supreme ... Read more...

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BCCI to initiate legal action against Modi: Manohar (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar, after the Special General Meeting (SGM), Saturday said the disciplinary committee will pursue charges against suspended Indian ... Read more...

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BCCI ratifies charges against Lalit Modi (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The noose tightened around Lalit Modi as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ratified the charges against the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman at ... Read more...

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BCCI to discuss Lalit Modi’s fate


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to file a Rs 1200 crore-fraud case against suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi.Modi's fate ... Read more...

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Scindia replaces Manohar in BCCI disciplinary panel


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The Indian cricket board's disciplinary committee, which will look into the charges slapped on suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi, has been reconstituted with Jyotiraditya Scindia ... Read more...

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BCCI special general meeting to discuss Modi’s fate


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A Special General Meeting (SGM) Saturday of the Indian cricket board will discuss in detail the replies by the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi to ... Read more...

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Modi will be given a fair trial: Srinivisan


June 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Indian cricket board secretary N.Srinivisan has said the July 3 Special General Meeting (SGM) has not been convened to sack suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi. ... Read more...

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Srinivasan’s intentions in calling SGM questioned


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) As Narayanaswamy Srinivasan, secretary of the Indian cricket Board, cleared the decks for the expulsion of Lalit Modi, the lawyer of the suspended Indian Premier League chairman Wednesday ... Read more...

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Modi’s lawyer terms BCCI ‘khap panchayat’


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Lalit Modi's lawyer has dubbed the Indian cricket Board a 'khap panchayat' (caste council) after the case of the suspended chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Bacteria Can Work As Antidepressants: Study


June 15th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): If you love to go out and play in the dirt, then it’s good news for you. According to a new research study, ... Read more...

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Japan cabinet resigns en masse, party election begins


June 4th, 2010 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (IANS) Japan's cabinet resigned en masse Friday, and the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) started the process of party presidential election, the winner of which will become the ... Read more...

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Bacteria could help predict chances of colon cancer


May 26th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Bacteria residing in the human intestinal tract may be associated with an individual's risk of developing colon cancer, new research suggests.Scientists from the University of Florida presented their ... Read more...

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Can time outdoors ease anxiety and make you smarter?


May 25th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Exposure to a specific soil bacteria, believed to ease anxiety or depression, can make you smarter, says the latest research. "Mycobacterium vaccae is a natural soil bacterium which people ... Read more...

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Playing in the dirt can make you smarter


May 25th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Exposure to a natural soil bacterium, which people likely ingest or breathe in when they spend time in nature, could increase learning behavior, claim researchers.The finding will be ... Read more...

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Parti Punjabi Malaysia elects first woman president


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Dr Susheel Kaur has become the first woman to be elected as president of the 24 year-old Parti Punjabui Malaysia (PPM).She was elected unopposed by more ... Read more...

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Group Proposes Legal Whale Hunts


April 24th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from the Associated Press, the International Whaling Commission has proposed making hunting whale legal once again, under strict quotas, which would be the first legal ... Read more...

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Siri Fort cultural centre to shut down for renovation


October 31st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The capital's cultural display hub at Siri Fort is going to shut down for four months for a makeover. The centre with four auditoriums is going to ... Read more...

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Dispute between Malaysian Indian politicians resolved


August 13th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (IANS) Malaysia's Registrar of Societies (ROS) has decided that M. Kayveas is the People's Progressive Party (PPP) president, rejecting the claim of a rival, T. Murugiah. Giving a ruling ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Cricket Canada boss `retires’ in face of no-trust motion (Lead)


May 29th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Indian-origin Cricket Canada president Banwarilal (Ben) Sennik Thursday announced his retirement from the body faced with a vote of no-confidence by his directors. Sennik, who sacked fellow Indian ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Cricket Canada boss `retires’ before no-trust motion


May 29th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Facing a summary ouster from the board of directors, Indian-origin Cricket Canada president Banwarilal (Ben) Sennik Thursday announced his retirement from the sporting body. Sennik, who sacked fellow Indian ... Read more...

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Delivering vaccine through the skin may prevent ear infections in future


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, say that an experimental vaccine that can be delivered through the skin has shown some promise ... Read more...

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Glasto chief fears festival would be cancelled due to swine flu outbreak


May 6th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has expressed his fear that the famous festival could be cancelled this year due to the swine flu outbreak.The Brit dairy farmer called ... Read more...

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