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Chidambaram should face contempt of court trial: Swamy


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on Kejriwal


August 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sought an action taken report on a plea seeking to lodge a complaint against Anna Hazare aide Arvind Kejriwal for ... Read more...

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Court notice to 12 private hospitals in Delhi


August 8th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to 12 private hospitals for their alleged failure to comply with its earlier order to give free treatment ... Read more...

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PMO attempts to counter Anna’s anti-corruption stir threat


July 24th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With Anna Hazare giving an ultimatum for his team's Jan Lokpal Bill to be brought in parliament, the government Tuesday tried to blunt his ... Read more...

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Bile pigment could stave off cancer, heart disease


June 26th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Bilirubin, a pigment found in bile, boosts the presence of antioxidants in the blood which could help stave off cancer and cardiovascular disease, potentially opening ... Read more...

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Spain shelves tax case against banking magnate


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Emilio Botin, Spain's leading banker, will not face charges for tax evasion, the National Court decided after an 11-month-long investigation.The chairman of Banco Santander, his brother, ... Read more...

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Air India moves apex court against pilots


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Air India management Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against the office bearers of the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) for ... Read more...

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Press release issued by army: Government to court


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh was issued by ... Read more...

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2G: Process for selection of auctioneer approved


May 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) In a rush to meet the August 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court for auctioning 2G spectrum, an empowered group of ministers (EGoM) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Strike at Nokia Siemens Networks India


April 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Permanent workers of telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks India staged a sit-in strike Monday protesting against over 50 workers being barred from entering the factory ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi Police on cop’s front-rolls (Second lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought an explanation from the Delhi Police commissioner and an officer after the latter allegedly made a constable do front-rolls ... Read more...

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Government vs Team Anna - demands on Lokpal


December 27th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A glance at the government and Team Anna's respective positions on key issues in the Lokpal bill.Inclusion of prime minister:Government's bill: Includes prime minister ... Read more...

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Is CIC empowered to prosecute for perjury? Court issues notice


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Department of Personnel Training (DOPT) on a plea seeking its direction on whether the Central Information ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill: Who stands where


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Lokpal bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday, amid protests by political parties.Here is a glance on where various parties and Team ... Read more...

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Army considering women officers’ promotion. court told (Lead)


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The government Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the army was considering grant of promotion to a section of women officers whose services were restored ... Read more...

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Stop showing tobacco on screen, Bollywood urged


September 28th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Stating that on screen representation of smoking glamorizes tobacco, civil society members Wednesday urged the film industry and censor board to avoid depicting such scenes ... Read more...

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CBI will study Swamy’s documents on Chidambaram, court told (Lead)


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The central government Thursday told the Supreme Court that the CBI will study the documents from Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy linking Home Minister ... Read more...

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11 vacancies of judges in Supreme Court by next year


September 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) There will be 11 vacancies for judges in the Supreme Court by May next year.In a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha Monday, ... Read more...

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Is tobacco plastic sachet ban being implemented, SC asks


August 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) More than five months after the ban on the use of plastic pouches to pack chewing tobacco and pan masala came into effect, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Tobacco sold in plastic packs?


August 25th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to report how its order banning the use of plastic pouches to pack chewing tobacco was being implemented.A ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear plants safe, says minister


August 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian nuclear power plants are safe against "extreme natural events", Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy said Thursday.This was determined by ... Read more...

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JJ Valaya ‘clicks’ with the LFW audience


August 18th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Celebrated designer JJ Valaya, who concluded day one of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) winter/festive 2011, presented a rich and opulent collection based on his love ... Read more...

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A quiet revolution saving rural children’s lives (Aug 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh), July 31 (IANS) Eleven months ago, Rudra was born as a severely underweight infant in a remote village called Semrod in Jhabua, a predominantly tribal and one ... Read more...

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Court seeks reply on Ajmer shrine’s administration


July 19th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government seeking an explanation on the appointment of a 'nazim' (administrator) on an ad hoc ... Read more...

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Panthers Party moves apex court against Kashmiri militants’ return


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear a petition by the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party seeking to restrain the state and central government ... Read more...

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China calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China Wednesday called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and the initiation of political measures to resolve the crisis in the country, Xinhua reported."It is ... Read more...

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Pilots strike: Delhi HC issues contempt notice to nine ICPA officers


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its seventh day on Tuesday, the Delhi High Court issued contempt notice to nine officers of the Indian Commercial Pilots' ... Read more...

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Parent intervention protects kids against smoking initiation


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Parents shouldn't let up in their efforts when it comes to discouraging their kids from smoking, suggests a new study.Researchers, led by E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, an emergency medicine ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court pulls up striking Air India pilots


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday criticized the striking pilots of national carrier Air India for the loss they have caused to the nation.The High Court ... Read more...

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Probable breakthrough in government-civil society stalemate (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) An agreement may have been reached between the government and civil society leaders on formation of a joint committee to draft a stronger anti-graft Lokpal ... Read more...

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ICC lifts ban on news channels’ coverage of World Cup final (Lead)


April 1st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) has lifted the ban on the electronic media's coverage of Saturday's World Cup final with a rider: Any infringement will lead ... Read more...

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Different genes behind smoking risk in adolescence and adulthood


April 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists have found that different sets of genes are implicated in the risk for smoking addiction in adolescence and adulthood.They found that teenagers carrying variants in two ... Read more...

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Clarke will face awkward start as one-day captain: Julian


March 29th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29(ANI): Michael Clarke faces an awkward initiation as Australian captain if Ricky Ponting remains in the one-day side as a batsman only, former teammate Brendon Julian has said.Julian's comments ... Read more...

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Removal of tainted Delhi minister sought


March 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Social activists Saturday wrote a letter to President Pratibha Patil and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi seeking removal of Delhi minister Raj Kumar Chauhan held ... Read more...

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Pak felicitates Afghanistan for initiating security takeover from NATO, ISAF


March 24th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan has felicitated Afghanistan for initiating the taking over of security from international forces, and expressed solidarity with the war-torn country."We have noted the important statement made by President ... Read more...

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