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Jayalalithaa asks PM to respect Tamil sentiments


August 28th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday expressed surprise at the central government's declaration that India would continue to train Sri Lankan defence personnel.Jayalalithha reiterated ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde


August 14th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Gauri Shinde, wife of filmmaker R. Balki, who is debuting as a director with "English Vinglish", says the film is inspired by her mother."This film is ... Read more...

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‘Courts must keep in mind limitations of state’


August 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Guwahati High Court judge has said."The judgement ... Read more...

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Supreme Court comes to rescue of Vrindavan widows


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Irked over the insensitivity towards abandoned widows in Vrindavan, the Supreme Court Friday said India was the only country where every day people distribute free ... Read more...

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BJP questions Sonia on Guwahati molestation case handling


July 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday demanded a "statement" from Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the way the Guwahati molestation case was handled by the ... Read more...

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‘Cabin In The Woods’ - intense commentary on human insensitivity (IANS Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cabin In The Woods"; Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison; Director: Drew Goddard; Rating ****One of the best ways to be unconventional is to take the conventional route. And ... Read more...

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30-day jail for Indian student Dharun Ravi; no deportation (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Brunswick (New Jersey), May 21 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi was Monday sentenced to 30 days in jail by a New Jersey judge for spying on his ... Read more...

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Parliament takes a break till April 24 (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Friday adjourned till April 24 for the customary break in the budget session.While the Lok Sabha ended with the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha takes a break till April 24 (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) After losing question hour to protests over Telangana, the Lok Sabha was Friday adjourned till April 24 for the customary break in the budget ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown hits life in region (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) Life across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was affected Tuesday due to the shutdown called by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to protest the central government's ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Telangana over suicides for separate state


March 27th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) A daylong shutdown began across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Tuesday following a call by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to protest the central government's insensitivity ... Read more...

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Compensate woman mistreated by police, NHRC tells Delhi


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's apex human rights panel Thursday asked the Delhi government to pay compensation to an injured woman mistreated by Delhi Police at the Karkardooma court ... Read more...

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Anna writes to PM on fasting green activist, saving the Ganga


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him to immediately call a meeting of the National Ganga River Basin Authority ... Read more...

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Environmentalist on indefinite fast to be hospitalised


March 19th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Noted environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, is being shifted to the All India ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sets up panel to re-acquire defence land


March 16th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Thursday a committee would negotiate with the defence ministry for returning to the civil authorities vast stretches of land occupied by ... Read more...

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Big B back home, upset with paparazzi’s insensitivity (With Image)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is relieved to be back home after a 12-day stay at the SevenHills Hospital here. However, the megastar says he had a tough ... Read more...

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Government for self-regulation to curb food wastage


February 14th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Though it is concerned about food wastage at social dos, especially weddings, the government Tuesday said it prefers self-regulation over legal control to curb the ... Read more...

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Child’s cold water bath on tableau creates heat


January 28th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) A civic agency's tableau that showed a child bathing under a cold water tap despite in the winter chill during the Republic Day parade ... Read more...

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Some body parts more sensitive to ecological change


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Some parts of the body are more sensitive to environmental change than others, which may lead to better ways of treating a variety of diseases, including ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike: Government insensitive, says BJP


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday slammed the government over the fresh petrol price hike, saying it was "insensitive" towards the 'aam adami' ... Read more...

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Suspend cops behind firing on Maharashtra farmers: BJP


August 12th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The killing of three farmers in police firing in Maharashtra figured in the Rajya Sabha Friday, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding the ... Read more...

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People watch as goons kill man on street (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 13 (IANS) A police officer Wednesday slammed people for insensitivity after four men assaulted a man fatally on a busy street in this Tamil Nadu city even as ... Read more...

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Perception of women managers remains unchanged: Study


June 9th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Stereotypes and preconceptions of women being fragile and lacking qualities to be effective managers are still prevailing, a study on women managers conducted by the ... Read more...

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Court awards Rs.10 lakh compensation to tycoon’s widow


May 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday awarded compensation of Rs.10 lakh to Nina Pillai, wife of 'Biscuit King' Rajan Pillai, on her petition seeking compensation from ... Read more...

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PM controlled by remote, says Hazare (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan was being controlled by a 'remote', which prevented him from taking strong steps against corruption."The ... Read more...

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I am not being instigated, Hazare writes PM


April 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday that he was pained at the government's reaction to his fast-unto-death to ... Read more...

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Bhopal activist gets award


March 19th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Satinath Sarangi, who has worked among the Bhopal gas disaster victims since 1984, has been awarded "The Week Man of the Year Award". Minister of Minority ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas leak activist awarded


March 19th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) He gave up a promising engineering career in metallurgy to tend to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. Satinath Sarangi's tireless crusade for ... Read more...

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Each district to have a womens’ police station in Kashmir


February 19th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Zeenat Zeeshan FazilSrinagar, Feb 19 (ANI): Many aspects of normal civilian life are compromised in Kashmir, as in any area of conflict. But in Kashmir, there is an overlay of this ... Read more...

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UK teacher banned for 2-yrs for spraying Asian pupils with air freshener


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A nursery teacher in Britain, who sprayed Asian pupils with air freshener for smelling of curry, has been banned from teaching for a minimum of two-years.Elizabeth Davies, 50, ... Read more...

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Now, Obama personally demands release of murder accused American from Pak


February 16th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16(ANI): For the first time, US President Barack Obama has publicly spoken on the US-Pak diplomatic row over double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis' detention in Lahore, insisting that ... Read more...

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Pension of major’s widow raised from Rs.80 to Rs.18,000 (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The pension of an army officer's widow has been revised from Rs.80 to Rs.18,000 a month, the government Monday informed the Supreme Court, which, however, observed there ... Read more...

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Arizona shooting: Palin accuses her critics of ‘blood libel’


January 13th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has attracted controversy and fresh criticism again by charging here critics of 'blood libel' over last weekend's shootings ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh using language of divide: BJP


December 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Accusing Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh of using the "language of divide", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday sought a clarification from Congress over his remarks ... Read more...

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