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Ecuador yet to decide on Wikileaks founder’s asylum


August 15th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Aug 15 (IANS) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has denied on Twitter that his country had already decided to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange."The rumour about Assange's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN resolution won’t change ties with India, US: Colombo


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday said its friendly ties with India and the US will not change despite a resolution being moved against it at the UN Human ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Team Anna questions Delhi Police’s independence


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday questioned the independence of the Delhi Police, asking whether its chief took an independent decision on the midnight swoop on Baba ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Antitrust suit against Netflix thrown out


November 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge on Tuesday threw out the antitrust suit brought against media streaming outlet Netflix. The suit which was filed in 2009 by eight individuals was thrown ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Rajasthan author questioned on proposed book ban


September 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Sep 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has issued notice to author Raghuraj Singh seeking his reply over the ban proposed on his controversial book "Bharatpur Rajvansh - Achhooti ... Read more...

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Edited out: Bollywood’s editors unrecognised, underpaid (This is the third in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


April 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) They stay with a film for months on end, but you never find an editor's name on a film poster or in a promo? Editors in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Supreme Court strikes down appointment of PJ Thomas


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down the appointment of former bureaucrat PJ Thomas, who is facing a corruption case in a Kerala court, as Central Vigilance ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Final verdict on PJ Thomas today


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on petitions challenging the appointment of former bureaucrat PJ Thomas, who is facing a corruption case in a Kerala court, ... Read more...

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CVC case: Supreme Court verdict on PJ Thomas tomorrow


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on petitions challenging the appointment of former bureaucrat PJ Thomas, who is facing a corruption case in a Kerala court, ... Read more...

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CVC case: Supreme Court reserves verdict


February 10th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on petitions challenging the appointment of former bureaucrat PJ Thomas, who is facing a corruption case in a Kerala court, as Central ... Read more...

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Governor Bhardwaj rejects plea to drop proceedings for prosecution of Yeddyurappa


January 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 21 (ANI): Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Friday dismissed as 'unwarranted', a resolution moved by the state cabinet asking him to drop proceedings for prosecution of Chief Minister B ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj ticks off Yeddyurappa over prosecution issue


January 21st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Friday dismissed as "unwarranted" the cabinet resolution urging him not to sanction prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for allegedly favouring his close kin ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

WikiLeaks a lesson to help recognise enemies, say Pakistani forum speakers


January 15th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistani think-tank forum Shura Hamdard's Karachi Chapter has said the WikiLeaks incident has been a lesson that one should not rely on others.The Karachi Chapter held a meeting on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Himachal court cancels green nod for cement unit


December 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 13 (IANS) In a major setback to cement maker Harish Cement Limited, a subsidiary of Grasim Cements Limited, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday cancelled the environmental clearance granted to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shift in ‘Aakrosh’ release - A one crore affair


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shifting ahead of 'Anjaana Anjaani' has proven to be an expensive affair for many a film maker who were planning to release their movies in the month ... Read more...

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Reshaping of relations depends on Pakistan’s sincerity: Patil


June 4th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said the reshaping of relations with Pakistan would depend on its "sincerity" in preventing terrorist groups from launching attacks against India. "My government ... Read more...

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Is Kerala CM under pressure to quit for opposing clean chit to Vijayan?


May 8th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Trivandrum, May 8 (ANI): Pressure seems to be building on Kerala Chief Minister VS Achatunandan to quit after he defied CPI (M) stand to give a clean chit to party's state secretary ... Read more...

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BJP throws up its arms, urges PM to stop attacks


April 15th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to get personally involved in any "smear campaign" after he continued his sharp criticism of ... Read more...

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Yousuf asks PCB to take own decisions, not toe BCCIs line


January 14th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 14 (ANI): Former Pakistan Test batsman Mohammad Yousuf has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for their subservience to the Indian Cricket Board, particularly in their ongoing policy of ... Read more...

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