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Court allows probe against children’s homes


March 14th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to quash the Delhi government's decision to set up a panel to probe allegations of sexual abuse in three ... Read more...

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South Africa’s new policy to combat cyber crime


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 13 (IANS) South Africa has approved a policy that will address security threats related to cyberspace, combat cyber warfare and cyber crime, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.The cabinet ... Read more...

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CBI inquiry demanded in Arya orphanage case


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Representatives from 26 NGOs and families of victims in the Arya Orphanage case marched to parliament Monday to protest against the continued child abuse ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria’s broadcasting group


March 6th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) The US Monday slapped sanctions on Syria's General Organization of Radio and TV, the latest in its efforts to press the Syrian government to stop the ... Read more...

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India, US to put women’s issues in strategic dialogue


March 1st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 1 (IANS) India and the US have agreed that issues related to women's empowerment should be integrated into all aspects of the India-US Strategic Dialogue.The agreement was ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani officials discuss women’s issues


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Officials from India and Pakistan have met in New York on the sidelines of the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women to ... Read more...

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Delhi government hikes OBC quota before municipal polls


February 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) polls, the Congress-led Delhi government Monday decided to hike the reservation for Other Backward Castes (OBCs) in ... Read more...

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Big B happy India is polio-free


February 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is a Unicef goodwill ambassador, is happy India is a polio-free nation now and says it is the result of hard work ... Read more...

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Cuba battles corruption


February 21st, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Control, prevention and participation by the community are "essential" in Cuba's battle against corruption and indiscipline in state corporations, the Communist-ruled island's controller general said."The job ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Grassroots Comics: The new voice for rural issues


February 19th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Comics have long been considered a medium of entertainment, but soon the caricatures may become a powerful medium for campaigning and spreading awareness about various ... Read more...

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Today is ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’


February 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have been wondering how to show kindness to a complete stranger, then today (the 17th of January) may be the best day to do ... Read more...

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Kenya says it’s determined to improve soccer standards


February 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga assured the football fraternity in the country of his government's commitment to promote the sport.Odinga said Thursday the government was investing ... Read more...

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Firozabad forms record 115-km human chain for polls


February 15th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) The residents of Firozabad Wednesday claimed to have set a new world record by forming a 115 km long human chain.On Valentine's Day, Firozabad's ... Read more...

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Now ‘etiquette’ course for modern ladies in China


February 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A Chinese university has left many people with raised eyebrows by offering lessons for "modern ladies" in etiquette learning that will cost 48,000 yuan (over $7,600) ... Read more...

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BJP should apologise for attacking judiciary: Congress


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Describing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "most irresponsible", the Congress Monday said it should apologise for criticising the court after the recent judgment ... Read more...

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‘$94 bn graft mars Gilani government’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan has lost Rs.8,500 billion ($94 billion) in corruption, tax evasion and bad governance during the rule of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, graft watchdog ... Read more...

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Six AIIMS-like institutions by end-2013: Azad


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said that the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences-like institutions across India will be ready by end of ... Read more...

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UAE to observe Prophet Mohammad’s birthday Feb 4


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday issued a circular to all federal ministries and institutions to observe Feb 4 as Milad un Nabi, the birth ... Read more...

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AMU signs MoU with Iran


January 29th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has signed an agreement for exchange programme with Iranian universities and institutions.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed here Saturday by the ... Read more...

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Sikhs urged to celebrate March 14 as Environment Day


January 29th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Washington-based Sikh organization EcoSikh is appealing to Sikhs around the world to celebrate Mar 14 as a Sikh Environment Day for the second year. Guru Har ... Read more...

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IGNOU bags best teaching practices award (With Image)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here, one of the world's largest, Friday received an award for the best teaching practices at the ... Read more...

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Gundecha Brothers honoured with Padma Shri


January 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Renowned dhrupad singers Ramakant and Umakant, popularly known as Gundecha Brothers, were Wednesday named to receive the Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian honour, ... Read more...

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Trinidad PM to inaugurate school building near Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar will visit the Shankara Group of Institutions at Kukas near here Monday to inaugurate the main building of ... Read more...

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Guardiola expects tough test in Barcelona derby


January 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is expecting the city derby away to local rivals Espanyol to be a testing 90 minutes for his side.Barca are placed second ... Read more...

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Now, complain directly to Jharkhand chief minister


January 6th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday launched apkacm.com, a portal that will work as a grievances management system where any person can lodge a complaint that ... Read more...

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China won’t permit new gold exchanges


December 28th, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China's central bank has announced it will not authorize the setting up of new gold exchanges in the country.The People's Bank of China has also banned ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa on Mullaperiyar row (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday wrote to his Tamil Nadu counterpart J. Jayalalithaa stating that he was willing to issue a joint statement with her ... Read more...

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Dhoni seeks to set up sports academy in Madhya Pradesh


December 14th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has written to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressing his desire to establish a sports academy and school ... Read more...

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Carrefour opens second cash and carry store


November 28th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) French retail giant Carrefour Monday opened its cash and carry store in Jaipur, taking its total presence in the country to two outlets."This second opening ... Read more...

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Britain to set up special maths schools


November 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A number of schools specialising in maths would be set up in Britain as the government sees the subject as a "fundamental strategic priority" in education.This ... Read more...

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1.50 lakh Kerala students to get animation skills


November 24th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Nearly 1.50 lakh students in Kerala are set to be equipped with animation skills in December through a state-run programme that has helped to break the ... Read more...

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Awards announced for India-Britain research


November 15th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Tuesday declared a total of 161 awards for 2011-12 for joint research and education initiatives between the two ... Read more...

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Various restaurants offer freebies for Veterans Day


November 11th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Americans observe Veterans’ Day on Friday, several restaurants and businesses have announced special freebies to active and retired military personnel. The freebies are being offered by ... Read more...

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US varsities fair in Mumbai


November 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) As many as 32 leading varsities will take part in the US Universities Fair here Sunday in a bid to attract more Indian students, an official ... Read more...

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