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Anti-nuclear activists to continue protests at Kudankulam


August 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Anti-nuclear activists have claimed that the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board's (AERB) clearance to load enriched uranium fuel in the first 1,000 MW reactor at the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay Delhi vehicle number plate drive (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined to stay a Delhi government decision to award a contract to a private firm for implementing a scheme to ... Read more...

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‘Rowdy Rathore’ shooting disrupted in Hampi


April 24th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) The shooting of Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha's "Rowdy Rathore" in Karnataka's temple town of Hampi was disrupted after activists said the minimum number of ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on Italy’s plea for custody of two marines


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on a petition by the Italian government seeking the custody of its two ... Read more...

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Delhi government gets notice on high security registeration plates


April 11th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the plea of a company challenging its decision to disqualify it from ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka rejects latest war crimes video


March 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday rejected a new video aired on Britain's Channel 4 which levelled fresh allegations of war crimes against the country's leadership and military.In response ... Read more...

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RTE Act: Assam child rights body to survey schools


February 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 7 (IANS) After receiving several complaints, the Assam child rights panel has decided to conduct a survey in all schools in the state to find out if provisions ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks initial response on 2G spectrum auction by Feb 15


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's telecom sector regulator Friday released a pre-consultation paper on allocation of airwaves in the 2G band across 22 circles by auction.It asked all stakeholders ... Read more...

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Sacked Pakistani official says he was ignorant of rules


January 14th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan's former defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, whose sacking over a submission in the Supreme Court led to a stand-off between the political leadership and ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy settles issue with US health regulator


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 21 (IANS) Drug firm Ranbaxy Wednesday said it has inked an agreement with the US health regulator for lifting a ban on import of drugs from its two facilities ... Read more...

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Court rejects petition challenging minister’s election


December 16th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court Friday dismissed a petition challenging School Education Minister Archana Chitnis's election from Burhanpur constituency in the 2008 assembly polls.Justice R.C. ... Read more...

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Khar briefs Chinese, Russian counterparts on NATO attack


November 28th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar spoke to her Chinese and Russian counterparts Monday evening and briefed them about the NATO attack on a Pakistani border ... Read more...

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Mayawati siphoning development funds to BSP candidates: BJP


October 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of illegally sanctioning developmental funds to her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidates for campaigning during the upcoming state assembly ... Read more...

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Probe demanded into Goa land scam with Margaret Alva links


October 15th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Goa Small Industries Association (GSIA) has demanded a high level probe into a massive industrial plot allotment scandal by a state government-run industrial corporation, in ... Read more...

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Scores of Indian kids learn traumatic lesson in Nepal


September 15th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) As Nepal celebrates Children's Day Thursday, pledging to protect child rights, scores of Indian children aged between 10 to 14 years and some even younger are ... Read more...

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BJP asks president to intervene in Gujarat Lokayukta issue


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation, led by senior leader L.K. Advani, met President Pratibha Patil Friday and asked her to intervene in the ... Read more...

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Shimla residents support Anna’s crusade (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) A large number of residents Tuesday evening gathered in this Himachal Pradesh capital, condemning the arrest of civil society activist Anna Hazare in New Delhi.Elsewhere, several ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces prosecution for graft, refuses to quit (Intro-Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka ombudsman N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for a multi-crore illegal mining in the state along with ... Read more...

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Hegde wants Yeddyurappa prosecuted for graft, BJP hit (Roundup)


July 27th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka ombudsman N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for a multi-crore illegal mining in the state along with ... Read more...

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Congress complains to PM about top Punjab officers


July 27th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) With the Punjab assembly elections just over seven months away, the opposition Congress has complained to the prime minister and the Election Commission (EC) about ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s terror boys: once feared now fearful (Feature)


July 21st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), July 21 (IANS) They were tagged as the terror boys ruling the heart of India's insurgency zone. Once striding down jungle roads with AK-47s on their shoulders, ... Read more...

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Apex court critical of guns for poor Chhattisgarh youth


July 6th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) "Tax breaks for the rich, and guns for the youngsters," observed the Supreme Court Tuesday while slamming the Chhattisgarh government for its counter-insurgency operations which ... Read more...

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Stop using tribals in Salwa Judum, apex court tells Chhattisgarh (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday slammed the Chhattisgarh government for using tribals as special police officers (SPOs) in its Salwa Judum counter-insurgency operation against the Maoists, ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on ‘pilferage’ from Tata’s Singur plant


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday told the West Bengal government to file a report on whether there was any pilferage from the Tata Motors' abandoned small ... Read more...

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Gas board questioned on Gujarat-Punjab pipeline (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board on Gas Authority of India Limited's (GAIL) plea challenging the grant ... Read more...

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Modi writes to PM for recall of Karnataka governor


May 19th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Joining other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in demanding recall of Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wrote to Prime ... Read more...

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Contempt notice issued to company on plastic sachet use (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to Dharampal Satyapal Group - makers of chewing tobacco Rajnigandha and Tulsi - for marketing their product ... Read more...

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Bank employees cry foul over drafts given to Trinamool


May 9th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) A bank employees' group Monday alleged that officials of two public sector banks were spreading "misinformation" to justify their decision of illegally issuing drafts to the ... Read more...

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Railways, Kolkata municipality to be asked to remove Mamata’s photos


March 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Acting on a complaint by West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), election authorities will write to the general managers of the three zonal ... Read more...

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India should seek review of UN vote on Libya: CPI-M


March 20th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday described the Western bombardment of Libya as "a dangerous act of aggression" and urged India to demand a ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Andhra government


March 14th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday pulled up the Andhra Pradesh government for failing to reply to a petition seeking a judicial probe into the alleged "encounter ... Read more...

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ACHR condemns kidnapping of Malkangiri District Collector


February 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Thursday condemned the kidnapping of R Vineel Krishna, the District Collector of Odisha's Malkangiri District by the Maoists.Asian Centre ... Read more...

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US mounts pressure on Pakistan to release ‘illegally detained’ murder-accused diplomat


February 8th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): As the United States continues with its efforts to free its double murder-accused diplomat Raymond Davis, its requests to Pakistan in this regard have now turned into veiled threats.If ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan: A Division Bench Of Bombay High Court Dismisses Frivolous Petition Against The Star


January 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
which was considered to be a heritage building and it was constructed in gross violation of the Coastal Regulation Zone or the CRZ according to the petition.However the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Andhra, centre issued notices on Maoist leader Azad’s killing (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the central and Andhra Pradesh governments on a petition seeking judicial probe into the alleged staged killing of ... Read more...

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