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`China’s economic growth slowly stabilizing’


August 29th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Price rises have continued to be slow in China since the beginning of the year as a result of improving supply-demand relations and dropping prices for ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces probe in one more land deal case


August 10th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his son and BJP Lok Sabha member B.Y. Raghavendra will face a probe in one more illegal land deal ... Read more...

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China’s auto sales expected to hit 20 mn in 2012


July 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China's auto sales are likely to hit 20 million units in 2012 if the economy picks up momentum in the second half, the China Association of ... Read more...

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Obama bans Somalia charcoal import


July 21st, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday ordered a ban on charcoal imports from Somalia.The president said the trade generates "significant revenue" for al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based cell ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar in land deal row


July 12th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) On the eve of taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Jagadish Shettar was Wednesday caught in an illegal land deal row and a complaint was ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, kin get anticipatory bail in bribery case (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) In a relief to beleaguered former chief minister B.S. Yeddurappa, the Karnataka High Court Thursday granted him anticipatory bail in a corruption case related to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa charge sheeted in land case


May 21st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Monday charge sheeted in a land case, further weakening him in his battle to unseat his successor D.V. ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy seeks anticipatory bail


April 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has sought anticipatory bail apprehending arrest over his alleged involvement in an illegal land deal in the state.He has been ... Read more...

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Order independent probe into defence ministry developments: Hazare


April 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to order an inquiry into the recent developments in the defence ministry by ... Read more...

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There is consensus against government’s Lokpal bill: BJP (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Even as the all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill called by the prime minister failed to break the logjam, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Taliban evicted from Afghan district


March 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) Afghan forces backed by NATO troops have evicted Taliban militants from a district in southern Kandahar province and established government control there, Xinhua reported Saturday.After ... Read more...

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Appear in court March 24 or face arrest, Yeddyurappa told


March 5th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) A Bangalore court Monday ordered former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of the Bharatiya Janata Party and his kin to appear before it in connection ... Read more...

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In Tagore’s footsteps: S.H. Raza fortune lights up Indian arts space (With Image)


February 16th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) S.H. Raza, one of the greatest surviving names in Indian contemporary art, is walking in the footsteps of pioneering arts promoter Rabindranath Tagore -- using ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa told to appear in court in corruption case


February 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, his two sons, son-in-law and a former minister were Saturday told by a court to appear before it March ... Read more...

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Court rejects Yeddyurappa plea to quash corruption cases


January 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) The Karnataka high court Tuesday rejected former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plea to quash two corruption and illegal land deals cases against him for which ... Read more...

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Expert committee under Rangarajan on sugar sector


January 27th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has constituted an experts panel on the sugar sector, which is among the last remaining industries in India still under ... Read more...

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Afghan security personnel overrun Taliban stronghold


January 24th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 24 (IANS) Afghan security personnel have overrun the Taliban-held Nawa district and established government control there after four years, a police official said Tuesday."Finally, Afghan army and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in land scam case


January 17th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in a land scam case, taking to four the number of cases in which the ... Read more...

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Guyana high on WICB directors’ agenda this weekend


December 30th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 30 (IANS/CMC) The directors of the West Indies Cricket Board are scheduled to meet this weekend in St. Lucia where the state of affairs regarding the Guyana board ... Read more...

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Two top lawyers’ contest on Lokpal


December 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two top lawyers - Arun Jaitley of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Abhishek Manu Singhvi of the Congress - set the pace ... Read more...

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War of words as Rajya Sabha debates Lokpal (Evening Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha, the Lokpal bill moved to the Rajya Sabha Thursday with the government trying hard ... Read more...

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Government creating subservient Lokpal: Jaitley (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing the government of creating a "subservient" Lokpal, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday stressed the need for a strong anti-graft ombudsman and indicated that ... Read more...

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Accept amendments for strong Lokpal, says Mulayam


December 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday urged the government to accept amendments proposed by opposition parties to make a strong Lokpal.Participating in the debate ... Read more...

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BJP slams government on Lokpal, moots amendments to bill (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day before parliament debates the Lokpal bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the Congress of not wanting a strong anti-graft law, ... Read more...

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Team Anna reiterates need for independent probe agency


December 26th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, December 26 (IANS) Team Anna member and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan reiterated Monday that if the CBI remained under the government control, the entire objective of the Lokpal ... Read more...

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‘ISI not in Pakistan government control’


December 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Mansoor Ijaz, the man who stirred Pakistan's 'memogate', has alleged that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), especially its 'S' or strategic wing, was ... Read more...

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Policy issues not for courts to decide, says Supreme Court


December 5th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was not for the courts to involve themselves in issues of policy which comes under the domain of the ... Read more...

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Team Anna unhappy over final Lokpal bill draft


November 29th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness over the draft Lokpal bill prepared by the parliamentary panel, Team Anna members said Tuesday it was useless if the Central ... Read more...

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Anticipatory bail for Yeddyurappa in another graft case


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 28 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday granted anticipatory bail to scam-hit former state chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin in a case related to illegal ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces police probe in one more case


November 27th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) In more trouble for former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, police Saturday began probing into a case of ... Read more...

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Land scam probe against another Karnataka minister


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka's Lokayukta (ombudsman) special court Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the role of Housing Minister V. Somanna, former state chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and two ... Read more...

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Core team to include members with clean background: Hazare


November 13th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 13 (IANS) Announcing that his core team will be revamped, Anna Hazare Sunday said the committee will be expanded to 50 but would only include ... Read more...

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Now Karnataka industries minister under scanner for land scam


October 29th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Just a day ahead of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption yatra enters the state, Karnataka Police Saturday began probe into charges that ... Read more...

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Supporters invoke gods for Yeddyurappa’s health, release


October 16th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) Hundreds of die-hard supporters of jailed former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Sunday invoked gods, broke coconuts and offered prayers for his speedy recovery from ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa jailed till Oct 22 in corruption cases


October 16th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) On a day of high drama, former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Saturday jailed in two corruption cases, causing a severe loss of face ... Read more...

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