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SC slams poor facilities for green tribunal


September 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government for not providing infrastructure for the effective functioning of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that deals with ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence raised in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The violence in Mumbai during a rally to protest Assam violence had its echo in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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BSP stages walk out over power crisis in Uttar Pradesh


June 20th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) Angry at the incessant power cuts in Uttar Pradesh and dissatisfied with the government response to its concern on the issue, the opposition Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Maoists’ mediators fly to Bastar


April 28th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Exactly a week after Maoists abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon at gun point, two interlocutors named by them Saturday flew in to Bastar ... Read more...

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Omar loves PDP ‘headless chicken’ description of him


January 12th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said he loved the Peoples Democratic Party's description of him as "a headless chicken".Reacting to PDP ... Read more...

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Medvedev to make final state-of-the-nation address


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will Thursday deliver his last state-of-the-nation address to the federal assembly, an official said.In his speech, Medvedev will focus on specific ... Read more...

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As Anna fasts, Ramdev faces government heat (Roundup)


June 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare took on the government Wednesday as he fasted for eight hours amid thousands of supporters at the Rajghat even as Home ... Read more...

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Ramdev aide calls crackdown ’state terrorism’


June 5th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A confidant of yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday called the police crackdown on his campaign against corruption "state terrorism"."This is state terrorism. This is the ... Read more...

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Court seeks government response on Pak national’s release


May 31st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government over a petition seeking deportation filed by a Pakistani national jailed in Tihar for over ... Read more...

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After Anna Hazare, netizens support Irom Sharmila


April 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) They went all out to support Anna Hazare's fast against corruption, and now netizens are rooting for Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila, who ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare continues fast (lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare announced Friday night that he was continuing with his fast demanding a stringent Lokpal Bill, and said he expected a final ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare continues fast


April 8th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare announced Friday night that he was continuing with his fast demanding a stringent Lokpal Bill and said he expected a final government ... Read more...

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Deadline for ban on gutka in plastic sachet stays (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In a setback for chewing tobacco manufacturers, the Supreme Court Thursday declined to extend the March 1 deadline banning the marketing of tobacco products in plastic sachets.An ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks government response to set up special court


February 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought the central government's response on its suggestion to set up a special court to exclusively carry out the trial in the 2G ... Read more...

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Child sex trafficking in UK on the rise with younger victims being groomed


January 17th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A survey has found that trafficking of British children around UK cities for sexual exploitation is on the rise with some as young as 10 being groomed by ... Read more...

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South Koreans feel government response to N. Korea attack feeble


November 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov.28 (ANI): Many South Koreans believe that their government has given a limited and feeble response to the missile attack from North Korea.They believe that the hour-long artillery barrage by North ... Read more...

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US-hater JuD goes ’soft’ on American aid to gain public sympathy


August 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.7 (ANI): In an attempt to cash in on public sympathy amidst the devastating floods which has affected over four million people and killed nearly 1600 in Pakistan, groups like the ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists say talks only after PM resigns


May 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 10 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) has decided that it will only sit for talks with the government and ruling parties after Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigns.Responding to a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bihar’s jailbirds cannot have sex with spouses


March 12th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 12 (IANS) Bihar's jailbirds cannot have sex with their spouses once a month, the government said Friday. Ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Bhim Singh raised the issue in the ongoing budget ... Read more...

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Why no compensation for damaged mosques? Gujarat asked


February 8th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday sought an explanation from the state government on its changed stand over paying compensation for mosques destroyed or demolished during the 2002 communal ... Read more...

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Court seeks government response on Hockey India’s functioning


January 20th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought response from the government and various sports bodies, including Hockey India and the Indian Olympic Association, on a public suit seeking ... Read more...

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Clarify matters on Headley, opposition urges PM (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Left and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) found common cause in the Rayja Sabha Thursday when it asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify matters ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh, Orissa Govts. and NGOs transforming slum kids’ lives with education


October 18th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur/Bhubaneshwar, Oct. 18 (ANI): Many voluntary and State Government organizations in Chhattisgarh and Orissa are engaged in transforming the lives of slum children and dropout kids by imparting them useful education.Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Chidambaram chooses change over popularity (Capital Buzz)


September 27th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram has really shaken up North Block that houses his ministry, not just with his biometric attendance system that has even peons and ... Read more...

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Pak Govt should take preventive measure to stop violence against minorities: HRCP


September 15th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep. 15 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has demanded the government to take preventive measures against the increasing number of violent attacks on religious minorities."The commission has been ... Read more...

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Supreme Court seeks government response on gay sex verdict


August 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday sought the central government's stand on decriminalising of gay sex between consenting adults after a set of two fresh lawsuits challenged the Delhi ... Read more...

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Oz task force meets to discuss ways to end Indian student attacks


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), June 3 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's senior national security adviser, Duncan Lewis, has been asked to head a new task force to examine and respond to race-related ... Read more...

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India signs agreement with World Bank on health project


February 13th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): India has signed a Financing Agreement of National Vector Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project with the World Bank, here today. The agreement is ... Read more...

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No ceasefire with Tamil Tigers, says Sri Lanka


January 30th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 30 (IANS) Reiterating its call to the Tamil Tigers to release immediately thousands of innocent civilians trapped in the island's northern war zone, Sri Lanka Friday made it clear that ... Read more...

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No response from government, truckers to continue strike (Roundup)


January 7th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With no government response coming forth to their agitation, Indian truckers vowed to continue their three-day old nation wide strike even as prices of essential commodities started ... Read more...

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Indian economy riskier, but rating stable: Moody’s


August 4th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Higher oil prices and insufficient government response may make the Indian economy riskier, but it will not affect its ratings, international rating agency Moody's said Monday. “While ... Read more...

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NWFP Government, Taliban agree to amend Shariat Act


July 9th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 9 (ANI): The NWFP Government and the Taliban in Swat headed by Maulana Fazlullah agreed to bring amendments in the 1999 NWFP Shariat Regulation Act with mutual understanding.A ... Read more...

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Lhasa crackdown echoes in parliament


March 17th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The crackdown by China against protesters in Tibetan capital Lhasa echoed in parliament Monday with the government being asked to make a statement on how it intended ... Read more...

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Gujarat minister rejects demand for aid for farmers’ kin


March 10th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 10 (IANS) Gujarat Agriculture Minister Dilip Singhani Monday turned down a demand for financial aid, raised by a group of relatives of farmers, who committed suicide because they could not ... Read more...

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