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Court restores transit corridor’s lane to buses


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered that from Sep 15 traffic movement on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor would revert to the original ... Read more...

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Delhi bus corridor concept not bad: Court


September 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday said that the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor concept and design is not bad.A division bench of Justice Pradeep ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress gives ‘charge sheet’ against BJP regime


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Congress Wednesday gave a corruption "charge sheet" to President Pranab Mukherjee against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the hill ... Read more...

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Himachal forester resigns after legislator’s threats


March 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) A forest official in Himachal Pradesh has reportedly resigned from service after being threatened by a legislator for seizing a tractor-load of logs being transported ... Read more...

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CBI resgisters case against Delhi-based organisation


March 9th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a Delhi-based organisation and other people under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) for ... Read more...

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China bars airlines from paying EU carbon emission charge


February 6th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) China's airlines are not allowed to pay a charge on carbon emissions imposed by the European Union (EU) nor are they allowed to hike freight or ... Read more...

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Indian Bank to convert Rs.400 crore preference shares to equity


January 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Public sector Indian Bank plans to convert Perpetual Non-Convertible Preference Shares (PNCPS) worth Rs.400 crore into equity at market rate soon even as it has the ... Read more...

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Court offers reprieve to Kannada actress in temple case


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 13 (IANS) Kannada actress Jaimala, accused of outraging religious feelings at the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala, got a reprieve Thursday when the Kerala High Court stayed the ... Read more...

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Saudi woman, sentenced for driving, pardoned


September 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A Saudi woman, who was sentenced to 10 lashes for defying the kingdom's prohibition on women driving, has been spared the punishment after King Abdullah intervened.On ... Read more...

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High court rejects Gujarat IPS officer’s petition (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday rejected senior Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rahul Sharma's petition against stonewalling of information by the state government he needed to answer ... Read more...

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Police officer facing action moves Gujarat High Court (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Senior Gujarat police officer Rahul Sharma Thursday moved the state high court after being hauled up for passing on, without government permission, information to a ... Read more...

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Another Gujarat police officer faces action


August 11th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) After Sanjiv Bhatt, it is now the turn of another senior Gujarat police officer, Rahul Sharma, to face the music. He is being hauled up ... Read more...

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Some Bengal laws hinder land acquisition by industry: FICCI


July 1st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Certain laws in West Bengal will hinder acquisition of a big chunk of land directly by industrialists and these need to be reviewed, industry chamber FICCI ... Read more...

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Himachal to confiscate illegal property of public servants


June 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Himachal Pradesh is bringing in a new legislation to confiscate the illegally acquired property of public servants, an ... Read more...

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Guess who wants a home in Himachal? 65,000 people


May 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Over 65,000 people from across the country want to buy a home in hilly Himachal Pradesh, with around 8,000 of them looking for a place in ... Read more...

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Japan PM declares no-entry-zone around Fukushima nuke plant


April 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 21 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, has declared the 20 kilometer evacuation area around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant a legal no-entry zone.He said the government would legally enforce ... Read more...

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China tightens grip on foreign reporters, warns not to ‘topple ruling party’


March 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 7 (ANI): China has tightened its grip on foreign reporters after the revolution in the Middle East, with reports saying that a number of such journalists are being tracked, detained, ... Read more...

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Obama assures Jordan king of US support


February 16th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Amman, Feb 16 (IANS) In the face of protests rocking the Middle East, the Barack Obama administration has assured Jordan's King Abdullah II of its continued support but made it clear ... Read more...

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No permission for Sunburn Goa musical festival yet (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 21 (IANS) No permission has been given yet for the three-day Sunburn Goa electronic music fest scheduled to be held Dec 27-29, state Home Minister Ravi Naik said Tuesday."I have ... Read more...

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15 Maharashtra bureaucrats face heat in Adarsh scam (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Toughening its stand, the Maharashtra government Friday slapped showcause notices on 15 bureaucrats, mostly IAS officers, who are members of the scam-hit Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society (ACHS), official ... Read more...

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Tusker trafficking gang busted in Assam


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Nov 2 (IANS) A trans-national elephant smuggling syndicate was busted in Assam with the arrest of five persons, even as conservationists claimed close to 100 wild Asiatic jumbos ... Read more...

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Orissa moves apex court over mining by POSCO (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) Orissa Friday moved the Supreme Court against an Orissa High Court order that disapproved its grant of permission to South Korean steel major POSCO to mine iron ore ... Read more...

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Orissa moves Supreme Court over POSCO mining


October 29th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) Orissa Friday moved the Supreme Court against an Orissa High Court order that disapproved its grant of permission to South Korean steel major POSCO to mine iron ... Read more...

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Rapid urbanisation leading to shrinking of Kashmir’s agriculture land


September 30th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Sep. 30 (ANI): The rapid increase in urbanisation and allied infrastructure development activities are causing a shrinking of agricultural land in the Kashmir Valley.Farmers fear that this growing trend ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh announces global auction of seized Red Sanders


June 18th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupati, June 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forest (Independent Charge) Jairam Ramesh has announced that 6,000 tonnes of seized Red Sanders wood would be auctioned through the global tender ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka probes funds of president’s chief rival


February 21st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 21 (DPA) Sri Lanka is investigating whether foreign sources funded the campaign of defeated opposition presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka, a newspaper reported Sunday. The former Army commander is already in ... Read more...

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Apex court again rejects Uttar Pradesh plea on Ambedkar park


December 1st, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday again denied Uttar Pradesh government permission to take up any maintenance work at various memorials to Dalit leaders in Lucknow and to ... Read more...

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Dhaka to disband four border guard battalions


October 29th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Four battalions of Bangladesh rifles (BDR), whose troopers mutinied in February, will be disbanded, a media report has said. Troopers of Battalions 13, 24, 36 and 44 ... Read more...

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Congress to probe ‘illegal diamond mining’


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday alleged that Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was backing illegal diamond mining in Raipur district and said it had formed a panel ... Read more...

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‘Maharatna’ status mooted for major public sector firms


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The government is considering giving "maharatna" status to big public sector undertakings (PSUs) to provide them greater freedom to take strategic decisions in key areas of ... Read more...

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Winehouse gets St Lucia government permission to become resident


May 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Amy Winehouse seems set to realise her dream of becoming a St Lucia resident, for the singer has been granted the permission by the government.Tourism Minister ... Read more...

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After steamy scenes, world’s ‘third hottest’ MP now in nanny row


May 5th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 5 (IANS) The world's "third hottest" woman politician and Indian-origin MP in Canada, Ruby Dhalla, who made headlines in March for allegedly appearing in steamy scenes in a ... Read more...

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India seeks increase in IMF quota; willing to buy $10 bn bonds for now


April 27th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 26 (IANS) India, underlying its growing economic importance, has sought an increase in its quota share in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but is ready to contribute about ... Read more...

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India relaxes ownership norms on foreign direct investment


February 11th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's cabinet Wednesday relaxed norms governing what constitutes foreign equity in companies that operate in sectors that have a cap on overseas investment in a bid to ... Read more...

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Mum of American arrested in Pakistan says its a misunderstanding


October 15th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
North Carolina (US), Oct.15 (ANI): The mother of a 20-year-old American college student detained by Pakistani officials in the restive tribal region along the Afghanistan border, has told FOX News that ... Read more...

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