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SC no to quashing charge sheet against Nirmal Yadav (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the charge sheet filed against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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In Delhi, government spends Rs.950 on every plant!


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Believe it or not, Rs.950 is what the Delhi government spends on every plant to make the national capital look green, according to an Right ... Read more...

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Punjab lawmaker’s sting catches doctor at wrong place


August 30th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) It is not often that a government doctor gets to treat his boss in a private hospital where he is not supposed to be at all.But ... Read more...

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Himachal court frames charges against Congress leader


August 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) A court in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday framed charges of cheating, criminal conspiracy and forgery against Congress leader and former minister Asha Kumari, accused of grabbing government ... Read more...

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UP orders digitization of government records


July 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) In the aftermath of the terrible fire that swept through the Mantralaya in Mumbai, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the digitization of all important official ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and its allies in the ruling Left Front to protest hike in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike: Left calls for strike in Tripura


May 27th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led ruling Left Front in Tripura has called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Thursday to protest the petrol price ... Read more...

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Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Indian American IT head, quits


January 28th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Aneesh Chopra, President Barack Obama's information technology honcho, who was the highest ranking Indian American in the Obama administration, is leaving the White House, apparently ... Read more...

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Antony under fire over army chief’s age row (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With army chief Gen. V.K. Singh set for a showdown with the government over his age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony is under attack from ... Read more...

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Antony under fire over Army chief’s age row


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As an embarassed government stands isolated over the row about Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony has been vehemently ... Read more...

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Not enough done for Bhopal tragedy victims: Activist


January 12th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has not done enough for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and their next generations, an activist said Thursday.A ... Read more...

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IOA not to boycott London Olympics, to protest against Dow


December 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday decided not to boycott the 2012 London Olympics but it will lodge a strong protest with the International Olympic ... Read more...

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Charges against Congress leader can’t be quashed: Supreme Court


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 3 (IANS) In an embarrassing development for the Congress, the Supreme Court has said cheating and criminal conspiracy charges against party secretary Asha Kumari related to a land ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to stop trains on 27th anniversary


November 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Friday said they will blockade all trains passing through the city from Dec 3 -- the 27th anniversary of one of ... Read more...

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Bhopal shuts down for gas tragedy affected


October 11th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 11 (IANS) The Bhopal bandh called Tuesday by five organizations for the first time in their fight for justice since 27 years of the gas tragedy got good ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors call shutdown Oct 11


October 8th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) For the first time in their 27-year fight for justice, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will hold a day-long shutdown Oct 11 here, seeking correct government figures ... Read more...

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Japan builds hotel for the dead!


September 14th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 14 (IANS) A hotel in Japan turns down young couples who come looking for a place to stay. This hotel has only "cold-storage" rooms -- that too for ... Read more...

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Historic day for Mahadalits in Bihar


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) The Mahadalits of Bihar, who constitute an overwhelming number among the state's downtrodden, are in a festive mood like never before ahead of India's 65th Independence ... Read more...

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Bihar has not utilised sanitation funds: CAG report


July 21st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) The Bihar government has failed to utilise the huge funds allocated for the total sanitation programme, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has revealed in its ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Tripura Monday over hiked fuel prices


June 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led ruling Left Front in Tripura Saturday called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Monday to protest against the hike ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth benefit from government employment scheme


February 26th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb.26 (ANI): The Indian Government's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) scheme has helped Kashmiri youth in earning a livelihood.Youth in Pulwama believe the MNREGA is ... Read more...

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Romanian women endured 22 million abortions after ex-dictator’s ban on contraception


February 24th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24(ANI): Romanian women went through over 22 million abortions as a result of policies introduced by former communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, health statistics have revealed.According to the Daily Mail, official ... Read more...

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Sterlite Industries accused of unlawful deforestation in Chhattisgarh


December 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): A subsidiary of the Vedanta mining group in India has been accused of clearing forest land allegedly in violation of Supreme Court orders.According to the BBC, Sterlite ... Read more...

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After bed bugs, now it is the turn of stink bugs to hit the city


October 27th, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America seems to be in the battle against the bugs. It was the bedbug that struck first and now a new bug, the brown marmorated stinkbug ... Read more...

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‘Want to live long: Stay away from noisy plane’s path’


October 12th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Living with passenger jets thundering overhead could be risky for your heart. Researchers found that heart attack fatalities were more widespread among people with greater exposure to ... Read more...

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State government has to suffer for its inaction: Supreme Court


October 12th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that a state government will have to account for its inactions and cannot make people suffer for it, ruling in ... Read more...

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London Olympic stadium built over unexploded World War II bomb


October 10th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): The British Government records show that 500 million pounds Olympic Stadium in London has been built on top of an undiscovered and unexploded Nazi bomb.The bomb is thought ... Read more...

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Nazi bomb under Britain’s Olympic stadium?


October 10th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) There may be an unexploded Nazi bomb under the Olympic stadium in Britain, a media report said Sunday.The device is feared to be near the surface of ... Read more...

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Kashmir farmers get bumper plum crop


July 19th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 19 (ANI): Good rains and moderate temperature have yielded a bumper plum crop for farmers in the Kashmir valley.Farmers are busy harvesting the fruit, which are mostly grown in ... Read more...

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Government for FDI in multi-brand retail, invites feedback


July 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Close on the heels of a partial deregulation in fuel prices, the government Tuesday made another move to push through a key reform, releasing a discussion ... Read more...

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A Londoner’s public sanitation campaign in Bihar (With Images)


February 28th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Cynthia Chandran London, Feb 28 (IANS) Oliver Cumming was in Bihar with a challenging public health mission -- to make the state free of open defecation in two years.Cumming, 32, a senior ... Read more...

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‘Hirakud dam is failing, farmers are killing themselves’


February 25th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) Dozens of farmers have committed suicide in Orissa in the past one year as the Hirakud dam is no longer serving its purpose, says a ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate slum dwellers, rules court


February 11th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Stressing that everyone has right to live a decent life, the Delhi High Court Thursday asked the government and the civic agencies to rehabilitate jhuggi (slum) dwellers ... Read more...

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Centre lacks vision to tackle price rise: Narendra Modi


February 6th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday blamed the central government for lacking in "collective vision" to tackle the burning issue of price rise. "There is a ... Read more...

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