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Apex court cautions against maligning judges

June 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) While cautioning against the "dangerous trend" of making false allegations against judicial officers of subordinate courts, the Supreme Court has said that judges were not ... Read more...

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Agitating Air India pilots intensify stir, blame Arvind Jadhav for financial losses

May 1st, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1(ANI): The simmering row between the pilots and the management of Air India boiled over on Sunday after the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) blamed the carrier's chairman, Arvind ... Read more...

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Stalemate between Air India management, striking pilots continues

April 30th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30(ANI): Refusing to bow to the ultimatum given by the Air India management, the chief of the striking pilots' union said on Saturday that none of the pilots had ... Read more...

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Egypt’s uprising redefines what’s possible in Arab world

February 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The success of the revolution in Egypt that ended President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year reign has riveted people's attention across the Middle East. From Tehran to Damascus to Rabat, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s sudden resignation may cause mass upheaval in Egypt: Cornell Expert

February 5th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5 (ANI): A Cornell University professor has claimed that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's sudden resignation could cause "mass upheaval and disorientation" in the country."Many people are calling for Mubarak ... Read more...

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Sonia proclaims ‘zero tolerance’ to corruption

November 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Proclaiming "zero tolerance" to corruption, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday that her party always believed in dealing with the menace with a heavy hand.She was ... Read more...

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A million tribals have got land rights: Tribal Affairs Minister (Interview)

September 12th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Nearly a million tribals have been given land rights under the forest rights act and they will be made stakeholders in development projects, says ... Read more...

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Kashmir: amend armed forces act, switch to rubber bullets (Comment)

August 14th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli When the prime minister of India refers to the alienation of a state, delivers a televised address in the language of the region and promises autonomy, the seriousness of ... Read more...

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Petitioner fined Rs.30,000 for frivolous suit

July 22nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Slapping a fine of Rs.30,000 on a petitioner for a frivolous suit, the Delhi High Court Thursday said such litigation clogs the wheels of justice. Justice V.B. ... Read more...

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Home ministry’s help sought to tackle thefts in trains

June 30th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The railways ministry Wednesday sought help of the home ministry to crack down on increasing incidents of thefts and passengers being drugged in trains. In a letter to ... Read more...

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Pak inaction over captive militants to hit war on terror efforts: US

April 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.22 (ANI): The holding of thousands of suspected militants by the Pakistan Army for an indefinite period could not only sway public sentiment towards their movement, but also impact US ... Read more...

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It is not funny to be crushed under Bharti -Sharad Kelkar

February 17th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sharad Kelkar is balancing between his roles of a hated landlord on Colors show "Bairi Piya' and is tickling audience's funny bone as a comic on ... Read more...

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Study: Women have a better sense of touch

January 2nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a study done by the McMaster University, women have a much better sense of touch than their male counterparts. The study says that ... Read more...

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Government calls for action against hoarders of masks, Tamiflu

August 12th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The central government Wednesday asked the states to take strict action against those hoarding masks and illegally selling Tamiflu, an anti-influenza drug, as swine flu claimed seven ... Read more...

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Evidence found for world’s first ‘catering service’

July 29th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new research has found evidence for what may be the world's first catering service, on a southwestern Colorado mountain ridge a thousand years ago.New findings from the ... Read more...

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US Government pushing for intervention to end financial crisis

October 10th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): The Bush administration is considering a partial nationalization of some banks, buying up a portion of their shares to shore them up and restore confidence as part of ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena activists stage protest against New Delhi serial blasts

September 15th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): Activists of Shiv Sena took to streets in New Delhi on Monday against the alleged indifference of the Central government in dealing with those responsible for ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists need to be dealt with a heavy hand: BJP

September 13th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept.13 (ANI): Taking Fridays demand of nationalizing the route of the Amarnath yatra forward on Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) once again reiterated and declared that no part of ... Read more...

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BJP political resolution silent on reviewing n-deal

September 13th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Criticising the nuclear deal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it favoured strategic partnership with the US and not "strategic subservience" but remained silent on reviewing the ... Read more...

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Dying amphibians signal impending biodiversity crisis

August 13th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) An alarming decline in amphibian species signals an impending biodiversity disaster or a new mass extinction threatening the planet, according to University of California researchers. "There's no question ... Read more...

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Mass decline of frog populations a sign of global biodiversity disaster

August 13th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California, Berkley, US, have suggested that the devastating declines of amphibian species around the world are a sign of a large-scale biodiversity ... Read more...

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Russian investor jailed in Cambodia for abusing teenager

March 14th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Phnom Penh, March 14 (Xinhua) Russian investor Alexander Trofimov was sentenced to 13 years in jail by a municipal court in Phnom Penh Friday, for sexually abusing a 14-year-old Cambodian girl. Chief ... Read more...

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Deoband meet condemns labelling Muslims as terrorists

February 25th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 25 (IANS) Around 50,000 Muslim students and clerics from madrassas across the country converged at the famed Darul-Uloom seminary here Monday to raise a united voice against what ... Read more...

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Deal sternly with crimes against women: chief justice

February 17th, 2008 - 11:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Expressing grave concern over trafficking of women from the northeastern states, Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan Sunday asked the judiciary to sternly deal with people involved ... Read more...

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Supreme Court directs subordinate courts to treat rape convicts firmly

December 5th, 2007 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Expressing concern over increasing in number of cases of sexual assault on women, the Supreme Court has ordered all the trial and High Courts across the country ... Read more...

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