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Team Anna rejects Lokpal bill, calls it very dangerous (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 22 (IANS) The government's Lokpal bill is "very dangerous" as it will make the ombudsman a puppet in the hands of the government, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Goa bus operators coerced into ferrying workers for Sonia rally


December 15th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's visit to Goa this Saturday has triggered controversy even before she has landed here with bus operators complaining that they were ... Read more...

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PM’s role ‘questionable’ in 2G scam, CWG


August 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's role was "questionable" in the spectrum saga and the now jailed Suresh Kalmadi's ... Read more...

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Rambagh Palace has no bookings by Katy-Russell on D-day


October 19th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Rambagh Palace here is rumoured to be the royal venue for the celebrity wedding of Katy Perry and Russell Brand Oct 23. But hotel sources ... Read more...

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Ban on production of fissile material ‘unacceptable’: Pakistan


October 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistan opposes the Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (FMCT) that banned production of fissile material used as fuel for nuclear weapons, the Asian nation has told the world ... Read more...

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Bigamy, extortion, assault - a minister’s notoriety in Goa


June 1st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, June 1 (IANS) From charges of bigamy to extortion to assault - controversial Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco's repeated brushes with the law have painted him in a range ... Read more...

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Not just a handmaiden: Critical role of social science in HIV Prevention Research


May 25th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSIt is well understood that both the efficacy and effectiveness of HIV Prevention research trial products (such as microbicides) depends upon their actual use by the clinical trial ... Read more...

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Police reform cannot be ignored: NGO


December 12th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In light of the Mumbai terror mayhem, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), an international NGO, Friday called for urgent implementation of police reform in India to ... Read more...

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