government ban

Chinese want slaughter of strays to end


January 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beining, Jan 5 (IANS) Chinese activists want early legislation to protect animals in a bid to stamp out growing abuse such as slaughter of strays as well as live shows ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Karnataka banks on education to end bizarre ritual


December 15th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has struck a fine balance of preferring education to legislation to end a temple's bizarre ritual denounced as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ban sale of agricultural land to non-farmers: Goa panel


September 9th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Goa's Law Commission Thursday recommended that the state government ban sale of agricultural land to non-agriculturists to stave off real estate speculation."We must stop sale ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala’s aphrodisiac man out to prove Musli potency


June 25th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Kerala High Court hearing on the state government ban on popular herbal aphrodisiac Musli Power X-tra, its maker has offered a Rs.10 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Extend scope of RTE till 18 years: NGO


June 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Children up to 18 years of age must be brought under the Right to Education Act to effectively address the issue of child labour in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s exports jump to all-time monthly high of $26 bn


June 10th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India's exports surged to all-time monthly high of $25.9 billion in May, registering a growth of 56.9 percent year-on-year on the back of a sharp ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan expands nuclear evacuation zone


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese government on Friday expanded the evacuation zone beyond the 20-kilometer (12.4-mile) radius surrounding the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which was established on Thursday.Japanese Chief Cabinet ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

More than 30,000 police officers block anti-government protest in Algeria


February 13th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 30,000 police officers were deployed on Saturday in Algeria's capital to block an anti-government demonstration and clashed with protesters who defied a government ban.Demonstrators, more ... Read more...

Posted in World |

El Baradei likely to join Egypt protests


January 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Mohamed El Baradei, the former head of the UN nuclear agency, is expected to join demonstrators protesting against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-old rule, after returning to Egypt ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al-Muhajiroun terror group recruiting near Stockholm bomber’s home town


December 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 19 (ANI): The outlawed Islamist group al-Muhajiroun is openly recruiting near the home of the suicide bomber Taimur Abdulwahab al-Abdaly who blew himself up on a Stockholm street early this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naga group announces resumption of Manipur blockade


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The United Naga Council announced Sunday it will be resume an economic blockade of Manipur for 20 days from Wednesday as the central government had failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nearly 100 anti-government protesters detained in Russia (Lead)


August 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nearly 100 protesters, including Russia's former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, were arrested for taking part in an anti-government rally in Moscow and St. Petersburg. An estimated 200 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ban on book derogatory of Nehru-Gandhi family in order: BJP


July 4th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government ban on a book that describes the Nehru-Gandhi family as a family of 'half-castes' is "perfectly in order", said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Naga groups lift 68-day Manipur blockade


June 18th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, June 18 (IANS) An indefinite economic blockade of Manipur by several Naga groups ended Friday with the last of the two splinter organisations calling off the 68-day agitation that led ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

100 trucks with supplies to reach Manipur Saturday


June 17th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, June 17 (IANS) A convoy of about 100 trucks carrying essentials will roll into Manipur Saturday, where a road blockade has cut off food and medical supplies for more than two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Organic cotton farming more profitable, says report


June 15th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Organically grown cotton is more profitable for farmers than Bt cotton, a new Greenpeace report said here Tuesday. "In the year 2009-10, farmers cultivating cotton through organic practices earned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Finally a law to tackle mounting e-waste in India


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Anindya Rai Verman New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India is finally set to have a law which can tackle head on the mounting problem of electronic waste dumped in the country."The provisions ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Protests in Orissa as Togadia barred from Kandhamal (Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Thousands of people held demonstrations in several parts of Orissa Saturday against Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia being arrested and prevented from entering Kandhamal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

High court dismisses plea to de-seal SIMI office (Lead)


March 16th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Student Islamic Movement of India's (SIMI) plea to de-seal a south Delhi property housing its office was Tuesday rejected by the Delhi High Court, which said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

High court dismisses plea for de-sealing SIMI office


March 16th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea of the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) to de-seal a south Delhi property which housed its office when ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Confrontation over names brewing in Bangladesh


February 18th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh is to witness a confrontation between its two most important politicians, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, after the government decided to stamp ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pig heads thrown into Malaysian mosques


January 27th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 27 (DPA) Worshippers at two Malaysian mosques discovered severed pig heads in the buildings Wednesday as religious tensions in the multi-ethnic nation threatened to escalate. The incidents at the mosques, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal government accuses UN of meddling


November 5th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Paralysed by Maoist protests, Nepal's beleaguered government Thursday lashed out at the UN, accusing it of meddling in Nepal's internal matters.As the former Maoist guerrillas kept ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ban recalls Edward Kennedy meeting


August 27th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rohit DaveAug 27 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in a reminiscence of his meeting with Senator Edward Kennedy three year ago, said the latter brought him a frame as gift."He (Edward) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN secretary general arrives in Myanmar


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 3 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Yangon Friday for a two-day official visit during which he will press for the release of all political prisoners, including opposition ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chidambaram visits Orissa amid Maoist violence (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Thursday blew up a railway building and damaged three mobile phone towers in Orissa's Koraput, hours before Home Minister P. Chidambaram visited the district to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Protests continue in Iran as election result to be investigated


June 15th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
For the third consecutive day protesters have taken to the streets of Iran and clashed with police to show their anger at last weeks election result which saw hard-line President Mahmoud ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN asks Nepal parties to honour peace pacts


May 5th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) As the rift between Nepal's Maoists and the other political parties deepened following the resignation of Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coimbatore farmers protest against field trials of genetically modified crops


March 17th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Mar 17 (ANI): Farmers, including women wearing vegetable necklaces and capsicum earrings, took out a protest march against field trials of genetically modified crops in Coimbatore. Farmers, along with Green Peace ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘It is a sea of people’


March 15th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Lahore, March 15 (DPA) It was a sea of humanity as tens of thousands of supporters of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif thronged in the streets as he left his residence in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Political instability in Pakistan may slow down Mumbai justice


March 13th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) With political instability growing in Pakistan, India is greatly concerned about the ability of a weakening civilian government in that country to bring the perpetrators of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over a dozen Sunni Muslims injured in Lucknow Police baton charge


March 11th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar.11 (ANI): Over a dozen Sunni Muslims were injured in clashes with riot police on Tuesday for taking out a religious procession here. The clash took place after the participants defied ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India gives UN Mumbai proof, Ban urges Pakistan’s cooperation (Intro Roundup)


February 5th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) With Pakistan persisting in its denial mode, India Thursday shared evidence linking Pakistani nationals to the Mumbai atrocity with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and thanked him for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Try Mumbai perpetrators, resume composite dialogue: Ban Ki-moon (Roundup)


February 5th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Urging Pakistan to cooperate with India in prosecuting the perpetrators of the Mumbai carnage that New Delhi has blamed on elements operating from this country, UN Secretary General ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Coconut farmers defy government ban on production of ”Toddy”


January 28th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehova Coimbatore, Jan 28 (ANI): Coconut and palm growers spearheaded an agitation in Tamil Nadu demanding the State Government to lift a ban on production and sale of ''Toddy'', a traditional ... Read more...

Posted in National |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe