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Uterus removal case: Notice to hospitals, nursing homes


August 29th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bihar State Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to private hospitals and nursing homes, where uteruses of hundreds of poor women were removed to claim ... Read more...

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Goa assembly to probe ex-minister’s son’s role in drugs case


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goa government Friday appointed a house committee of the state assembly to probe the involvement of one "Roy" in the state's infamous drug mafia-police-politician nexus.Chief ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel slams staged shootouts


July 19th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (JKHRC) Thursday said "killing for sport" by security personnel who expect undue promotions and rewards for such illegal operations ... Read more...

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Muslim lawyer pledges to ‘cover Russia in blood’


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in the Russian capital said Wednesday they will examine a video in which a prominent Muslim lawyer pledges to "cover Russia in blood" if ... Read more...

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Russia concerned over US plans to keep Afghan bases


April 20th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed concern over US plans to keep its military contingent in Afghanistan after the pullout of international troops ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to North Korea over the latter's insistence on launching a satellite, a Pentagon official said."We have been ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan appears before panel over son’s appointment


February 14th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Kerala assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday appeared before a house committee probing if rules were flouted to appoint his son V.A. Arunkumar ... Read more...

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House panel should probe all land deals, demands YSR Congress


February 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The YSR Congress Saturday urged the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker to broaden the terms of reference of the house committee set up recently to go into ... Read more...

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Sleazegate scalps three Karnataka ministers, leaves BJP red-faced (Roundup)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in Karnataka Wednesday quit over viewing porn in the assembly and were barred from house proceedings till cleared, but demands ... Read more...

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‘No action against MP who tore Lokpal bill’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha has conceded that despite a provision in parliamentary rules, no action was taken against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajneeti Prasad, who ... Read more...

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Andhra CM agrees to set up committee over land scam


March 30th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 30 (ANI): In a move to put an end to the deadlock over the allotment of land to Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has agreed ... Read more...

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House panel to probe Chhattisgarh ‘dam sale’


March 4th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 4 (IANS) Amid an uproar in the Chhattisgarh assembly for the second consecutive day Friday over charges that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had "sold" a ... Read more...

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Karnataka assembly to discuss cricket match ticket chaos


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) The chaotic scenes at the Chinnaswamy stadium last week for tickets to Sunday's India-England World Cup tie is turning out to be a major issue ... Read more...

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Ganpatsinh Vasava to be Gujarat assembly speaker


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ganpatsinh Vasava is set to be the next speaker of the Gujarat assembly.Vasava, 40, legislator from Mangrol in south Gujarat, Wednesday filed ... Read more...

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Morning walks on halt as dogs take to streets


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) "If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk," goes an anonymous quote. But ask the early risers of Kerala's capital and ... Read more...

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BJP members suspended from Delhi assembly for three days


November 26th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members were Friday suspended from the Delhi assembly for three days after again being marshalled out for disrupting the house ... Read more...

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Delhi assembly rocked by CWG probe demands


November 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi assembly Thursday witnessed repeated adjournments following vociferous demands by opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for a house committee probe into alleged irregularities in the ... Read more...

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BJP wants Delhi house panel probe in CWG lapses


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Tuesday on the opening day of the winter session with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding a house panel ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh re-enters Punjab assembly


September 29th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) After remaining expelled from the Punjab assembly for over two years, former chief minister Amarinder Singh re-entered the house Wednesday after the Supreme Court restored his membership ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves extra salary hike for Members of Parliament


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Monday approved an extra salary hike of Rs 10,000 to Members of Parliament (MPs).This will comprise a hike of Rs.5,000 in Constituency ... Read more...

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Cabinet to discuss MPs salary enhancement


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet will meet today to consider another revision in the pay and perks of Members of Parliament (MPs).On Friday, the Cabinet had cleared a 300 ... Read more...

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How much an MP will now get


August 20th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The following is the summary of monetary benefits MPs are entitled to as salary and other perks which were Friday proposed to be hiked manifold. Each MP gets: ... Read more...

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MPs salary hiked, but they are unhappy (Lead)


August 20th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The cabinet Friday approved a 300 percent salary hike from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000 for MPs but this was not enough said members from various parties as ... Read more...

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Lalu to protest Cabinet deferment of MPs pay hike in Parliament


August 17th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad has said that he would lead a protest in support of the hiking of salaries and additional benefits of Members ... Read more...

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Cabinet defers bill to hike salary of MPs (Lead)


August 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The cabinet Monday deferred a bill that sought to hike the salary of MPs from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000, official sources said. The bill was scheduled to be tabled ... Read more...

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Cabinet defers decision on MPs’ salary revision


August 16th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Monday deferred its decision on a three-fold revision of salaries of Members of Parliament.The proposal, pending since May 2006, is to hike MPs' ... Read more...

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Cabinet to decide pay hike for MPs


August 16th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet will today take a final decision on approving a bill which raises Members of Parliament's salaries from Rs. 16,000 a month to Rs. 50,000 ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Karnataka CM unfazed by opposition protests


July 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 13 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday said he was unfazed by the opposition protest to the illegal mining issue, and ruled out a CBI probe against ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner’s Dream Machine To Clean BP Oil Spill


June 20th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Academy Award winning Hollywood actor Kevin Costner announced on Friday, June 18 that his company Ocean Therapy Solutions has signed contract with BP to provide ... Read more...

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Additional Investigations To Be Carried Out by The FDA Over Tylenol Products


May 18th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The difficulties of Johnson & Johnson over Tylenol appear to have intensified. William Weldon, J&J Chief Executive, will be stating under oath on May 27 ... Read more...

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Himachal land act amendment referred to house panel


April 12th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Monday referred a draft bill to amend the land reforms act to change land-owning norms in the state to a select house committee. ... Read more...

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Kerala CIC appears before assembly privileges panel


March 30th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Kerala's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Palatt Mohandas appeared before the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee Tuesday after the high court asked him to do so. Both Mohandas and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assembly panel to probe child selling case


March 12th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 11 (IANS) Amid a heated debate in the Chhattisgarh assembly Thursday, Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik ruled that a house committee will probe into a TV sting expose of alleged sale of ... Read more...

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Punjab speaker forgives Bhattal


March 11th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Punjab Assembly Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon Thursday pardoned Leader of Opposition Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, a former chief minister who was held guilty by a house committee of breach ... Read more...

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Nigerian delegation calls on Rural Development Minister Joshi


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): A high level Nigerian delegation led by Adewale Aribisala, Chairman of the Nigerian House Committee on Millennium Development Goals, called on the Union Rural Development Minister Dr. C.P. ... Read more...

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