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SC poser to Gujarat on riot-hit religious sites (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government if it was contemplating to fund repairs of religious places damaged in the 2002 riots and declined ... Read more...

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NCW chairperson meets Gogoi on molestation case (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Mamata Sharma Wednesday met Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over the molestation of a teenage girl in the city July ... Read more...

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Gogoi says journalist’s role in molestation case unethical


July 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday termed the role of a local news channel journalist in the teenage girl's molestation case last week as "unethical", saying ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside Karnataka high court order indicting Bidari (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside a Karnataka High Court order indicting the state's then police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, terming him worse than Saddam ... Read more...

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Russian-made ammunition found in Osama’s home


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Russian-made ammunition has been found in Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's high-walled compound in Abbottabad, a media report said Friday.The inquiry commission probing the US ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on probe against children’s homes


March 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its verdict on three pleas challenging the government's decision to set up a panel to probe allegations of lapses ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam interim probe report soon


February 24th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Nearly 13 months after it was set up to probe the Adarsh Society scam, the two-member inquiry commission is likely to submit its interim report to ... Read more...

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ISI left out in Pakistani journalist’s killing report: HRW


January 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of ... Read more...

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Memo scandal: Will present more proof, says Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Wednesday said he will present more proof to the judicial commission probing the ... Read more...

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Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

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Pakistan to make Osama inquiry report public


December 9th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) The inquiry report into the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US special forces in his Pakistani hideout will be made public, ... Read more...

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Judicial panel appointed to probe National Conference worker’s death


November 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday evening announced a one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe the circumstances of the death of National Conference worker Syed Mohammd ... Read more...

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Omar to serve defamation notice on Mehbooba Mufti


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he would serve a defamation notice on opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti for levelling ... Read more...

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Five years after war, hundreds still missing in Nepal


August 30th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Five years after a decade of civil war ended in Nepal, hundreds of people are still missing with no one punished for the extrajudicial disappearances and ... Read more...

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R.A. Mehta is Gujarat Lokayukta


August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat Governor Kamala Beniwal Friday appointed retired high court judge Justice R.A. Mehta as the state's new Lokayukta.This information was given by a delegation of Congress ... Read more...

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Modi government, Congress spar over panel


August 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Gujarat and the opposition Congress were involved in a tussle of sorts Wednesday in the backdrop of corruption issues rocking the ... Read more...

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Gujarat government denies police officer chargsheeted


August 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 12, (IANS) The Gujarat government said Friday that IPS officer Rahul Sharma has neither been suspended nor any chargesheet served on him as yet.State government spokespersons Health Minister ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands Rane’s sack for Adarsh scam


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Tuesday demanded the dismissal of Maharashtra Industry Minister Narayan Rane after his name cropped up in the ongoing probe hearing in the ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims reject Canada’s $24,000 ex-gratia


July 11th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 11 (IANS) Air India Kanishka victims' families have rejected the Canadian government's offer of $24,000 each for the 1985 bombing that killed all 329 people on board the ... Read more...

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Pakistan journalists want Shahzad probe panel by June 10


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have set a June 10 deadline for the government to set up a judicial commission to probe the abduction and murder of ... Read more...

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Asaram Bapu asked to appear before panel on ashram deaths


May 9th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 9 (IANS) An inquiry commission, probing the mysterious death in 2008 of two boys studying in Asaram Bapu's Ahmedabad ashram, Monday set June 6 as the deadline ... Read more...

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Plea to quiz Modi over riots to come up April 22


March 21st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday fixed April 22 for the next hearing on whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should be summoned by the Nanavati-Mehta ... Read more...

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Pak rejects India’s request to grill 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspects


March 14th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan has turned down an Indian request to allow an inquiry commission to interrogate Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other Pakistanis arrested in connection with the ... Read more...

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26/11 probe: Pakistan rejects India’s request to quiz Lakhvi


March 13th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected India's request to interrogate seven Pakistanis, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who have been arrested in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Haryana panel to probe Sikh killings


March 5th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday set up an inquiry commission to probe the killings of 32 Sikhs, including women and children, in Hondh-Chillar village in the ... Read more...

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Musharraf and his men behind Bhutto killing: Pakistani scribe


February 17th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) All those in the Pakistan establishment led by former president General Pervez Musharraf who feared losing power following the return of Benazir Bhutto wanted ... Read more...

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Vikram Bajwa to highlight justice for Kanishka crash victims


December 31st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (ANI): Indian Overseas Congress President Vikram Bajwa has promised to highlight the cause of justice for the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing victims at the forthcoming Non-Resident Indian Conclave ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy commission gets additional staff


December 27th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) Almost six months after announcing the setting up of a one-man commission to inquire into the Bhopal gas tragedy, Madhya Pradesh government Monday sanctioned nine administrative posts to ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims not after money, says campaigner


December 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 14 (IANS) As the Canadian government discusses ex-gratia compensation with the families of the Air India Kanishka bombing victims, the man who started this fight for justice says ... Read more...

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No ex-gratia for Kanishka victims in action plan (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) Canada Tuesday unveiled an action plan to implement the recommendations of the Air India bombing inquiry commission, which submitted its report in June. But there was ... Read more...

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No ex-gratia for Kanishka victims in action plan


December 7th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) Canada is set to unveil an action plan to implement the recommendations of the Air India bombing inquiry commission which submitted its report in June. But ... Read more...

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Canada asked to raise Kanishka bombing ex-gratia from $25,000


November 26th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian Overseas Congress in the US has urged Canada to raise its proposed ex-gratia of $25,000 each to the families of 329 victims of the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to set up panel to probe land deals (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday declared that he would set up an inquiry commission headed by a former Supreme Court judge to investigate land deals across ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims to get ex-gratia before Christmas


October 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 29 (IANS) Canada is set to disburse an ex-gratia payment to the Air India Kanishka victims before Christmas.Though Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and Public Safety Minister Vic ... Read more...

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Tainted Pakistan cricket trio respond to ICC notices


September 14th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Three Pakistan cricketers, currently under investigation for alleged involvement in spot-fixing scandal, have submitted their appeal against the suspension to the International Cricket Council (ICC).All three ... Read more...

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