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Sri Lanka, India discuss travel advisory


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka is holding discussions with India to lift a travel advisory issued after 184 Sri Lankan pilgrims were attacked in Tamil Nadu, a government spokesman ... Read more...

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Lana Del Rey sizzles in GQ shoot


September 10th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lana Del Ray has been named as the woman of the year and this is according to the analysis by GQ magazine. This gave everyone ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Police takes stock of village defence committees


September 7th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has started the process of "rationalising" the village defence committees (VDCs) after the waning of militancy in the state.The VDCs were ... Read more...

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No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

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Argentine oil firm looks to attract investors


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The CEO of Argentine state-run oil firm YPF has expressed confidence in the company's future and urged multinational corporations to come on board as partners ... Read more...

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Government cannot be linked to 2002 massacre: Gujarat


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday said the conviction of former minister Mayaben Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre did not in any way mean that the BJP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed with eye test


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Now Alzheimer's can be diagnosed with a simple eye test, according to researchers.Trevor Crawford, psychologist from the Centre for Ageing Research, Lancaster University, said: "The diagnosis ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pass Lokpal, whistle blowers bills in monsoon session: Aruna Roy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy Friday demanded passage of the Lokpal bill, the grievance redressal bill and the whistle blowers' protection bill ... Read more...

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Kids know when you are faking distress


August 21st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS) Even three-year-old infants can tell whether your are only whining or genuinely upset, report researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology."This study provides the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Guatemalan cop accused of holding teen as sex slave


August 18th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan police officer was arrested on charges of holding a 14-year-old girl as a sex slave for months, authorities said Friday.Marvin Florian, 40, was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

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China combats illegal organ transplants


August 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's health ministry Monday vowed to cooperate with police investigations into medical institutions and workers involved in instances of illegal human organ transplants.Police will announce the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No data on illegal migrants: minister


August 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran said Wednesday it was not possible to maintain any data on illegal migrants as there was no record ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa firms get show cause for pollution


August 8th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Top mining companies in Goa have been issued show cause notice by the state government for dumping mining rejects and polluting water bodies.The offending companies include ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Divorced woman moves court against passport office


August 8th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 7 (IANS) "If you are a divorced woman, then you can renew your passport only after getting a no-objection certificate (NoC) from your former husband." This official diktat ... Read more...

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One child abused every three days in Goa: Parrikar


July 27th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) One minor has been abused every three days in Goa until June this year, while in 2011 one child was abused every four days, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After Azam barb, disquiet in SP out in open (News Analysis)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Blame it on a generation gap or simply differing styles, all is clearly not well within Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP). After senior leader ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

South African president to fight corruption in police


July 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 24 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to fight rising corruption among police officers."The fact that a number of police officers have been arrested after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

24 instances of illegal mining in Goa, says Parrikar


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) A week after saying there was no illegal mining in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday admitted that there were 24 instances of illegal mining ... Read more...

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Notice to Uttar Pradesh over 90 missing children


July 13th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the 90 children missing from the state's Ghaziabad district ... Read more...

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Elusive CPI-M leader turns up for questioning


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), July 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist former district secretary M.M. Mani, who on two occasions failed to appear before a police probe team, Wednesday turned up and ... Read more...

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Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

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UP blacklists 14 firms supplying sub-standard transformers


June 27th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Tuesday black-listed 14 companies supplying electrical equipment on the directions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who took a serious ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Dedicated cops needed for serving court summons’


June 25th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The absence of dedicated police personnel for court-related duties is resulting in non-execution of summons and non-bailable warrants (NBWs), contributing to a delay in trials, ... Read more...

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AI pilots go on a hunger strike


June 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike demanding the reinstatement of their 101 sacked colleagues."Eleven pilots belonging to Indian Pilots' ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No work except homework for children under 18: experts


June 12th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Children should no work except homework and the minimum age for employment should be increased from 14 to 18, activists said Tuesday, the 11th World ... Read more...

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Call for legalising sports betting


June 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Retired judge Mukul Mudgal former cricket Kirti Azad called for legalising sports betting so that so that the revenue generated can be used for development ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mani approaches high court to quash FIR


June 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 5 (IANS) CPI-M leader M.M. Mani Tuesday filed a petition in the Kerala High Court seeking the quashing of a police complaint about his speech in which he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Banerjee admits debt-ridden farmers contemplate suicide


June 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday conceded that there were "debt-ridden peasants who contemplated committing suicides"."There are many farmers who take ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

House panel concerned over railway food, water quality


May 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over the quality of food and drinking water in trains and at stations and has suggested several steps to ... Read more...

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World Chess: Anand draws his second game with Gelfand again


May 13th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Indiaa's Vishvanatan Anand and Israel's Boris Gelfand again drew in the second game of their match for the World chess Crown, which is being played in ... Read more...

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Infant girl left at ashram doorstep


May 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, May 9 (IANS) An infant girl apparently abandoned by her parents was found at the doorstep of a children's home here in yet another grim reminder of the ... Read more...

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BJP to move privilege notice against Azad (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it would move a privilege notice against Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad for ... Read more...

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US Sikh group’s mobile app to combat racial profiling


April 30th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The Sikh Coalition, a US based community group, has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real ... Read more...

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Seven arrested for open school exam fraud


April 24th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Seven people have been arrested for a fraud committed during the class 12 economics examination of the National Institute of Open Schooling, police said Tuesday.Additional ... Read more...

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