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Bottled correction fluid sale banned to check abuse


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Retail sale and production of bottled correction fluid, used on printed pages, and nail paint remover have been banned to check their abuse as intoxicating ... Read more...

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Julian Assange complaint dismissed


September 11th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case that had been filed by Julian Assange on Monday against a broadcasting watchdog in Britain that showed him dancing in a night club has ... Read more...

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Spurned lover who beheaded girl spared the gallows


September 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) A spurned lover and engineering student, who beheaded a girl in St. Xavier's College here last year, Tuesday got relief from the Jharkhand High Court which ... Read more...

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Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

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Assam government to ban bandhs


August 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday decided to ban calling of bandhs for the next one month in the state.Assam's Home Secretary G.D. Tripathi said the decision was ... 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...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister among 32 convicted (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including former BJP minister Mayaben Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, for the massacre of 97 ... Read more...

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‘Accident compensation also for loss of earnings, normal life’


August 26th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that compensation to accident victims should be adequate and include not only damages for injuries but also for loss of ... Read more...

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Marriages can be ended before cooling period: Apex court


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
"We are of the opinion that in appropriate cases invocation of such power would not be unjustified and may even prove to be necessary," said the apex court bench of Justice ... Read more...

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Consumer court pulls up Lufthansa, orders fine


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Non-disclosure of terms for promotional air tickets amounts to an "anti-consumer" practice, India's top consumer court has warned while penalising Lufthansa for harassing an elderly ... Read more...

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Tre’s mother worried about his relationship


August 18th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole and boyfriend Tre Holloway might look happy in each other's company, but the latter's mother is worried about him.Tre's mother Shirley Holloway is worried ... Read more...

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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed


August 17th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Delay in communicating detention grounds vitiates order


August 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the unreasonable delay and absence of proper explanation in communicating the grounds of detention under COFEPOSA vitiates the order of ... Read more...

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Legal aid is a right of an accused, rules apex court


August 10th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that an accused getting free legal aid was a matter of right and no distinction could be made in upholding ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s intruder sentenced


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It may be recalled that some time ago, a woman had smashed a window and entered the home of Simon Cowell who is a judge for the ... Read more...

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IAS officer acquitted in fodder scam


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday acquitted a senior IAS official who was convicted and sentenced to jail in the Animal Husbandry Department scam, popularly known as ... Read more...

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SC favours early hearing on detenu’s plea


July 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said it was the constitutional right of a person held in preventive detention to make a representation questioning his detention and ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga defends Kristen Stewart


July 27th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has defended Kristen Stewart for cheating on Robert Pattinson with married director Rupert Sanders, telling people to leave them alone.Stewart has publicly apologised ... Read more...

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Indian-American teacher heads to jail for sex with minor


July 24th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 24 (IANS) A former Indian-American principal of a New York Montessori school has surrendered to authorities to begin a two-to-seven-year prison term for sex with one of ... Read more...

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German circumcision ruling raises hue and cry


July 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German court ruling in Cologne against circumcision has managed to raise a big hue and cry. Jews and Muslims have come together to protest against the ... Read more...

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NGO wants SC to reject presidential reference in 2G case


July 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Tuesday urged the Supreme Court not to entertain the presidential reference in the 2G case.The NGO said that ... Read more...

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Samsung did not copy ‘cool’ Apple iPad: Court


July 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The British High Court has ruled that Samsung's Galaxy Tab range does not unlawfully copy the iPad's "cool" minimalist design, The Telegraph reported.Apple sued its Korean ... Read more...

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SC quashes CBI probe against Mayawati in graft case (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a major breather for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday quashed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against ... Read more...

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Cabinet refers one-time spectrum fee issue to EGoM


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday did not take any decision on the proposal to charge a one-time, auction-determined fee for all airwaves held by existing telecom ... Read more...

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ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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Mamata government says it stands by farmers


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Minutes after the Calcutta High Court division bench Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, as unconstitutional and void, the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Nobody has right to give fatwa on secularism: BJP


June 20th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launching a disguised attack on his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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‘Make aspiring presidents declare assets’


June 19th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Ahead of the July 19 presidential election, a think tank Tuesday said presidential candidates should be asked to declare their assets.The National Election Watch (NEW) ... Read more...

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Former high court judge commits suicide in Lucknow


June 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) A former judge of the Allahabad High Court at the Lucknow bench, disturbed over the recent death of his son, committed suicide here Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks Uttar Pradesh view on poll quota ruling (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government whether it intended to contest the state high court's finding that reservation in 38 municipal agencies, ... Read more...

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Apex court challenge the reservation in Uttar Pradesh poll


June 7th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government whether it intended to contest the state high court's finding that reservation in municipal agencies, where ... Read more...

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Most Chinese wary about what they eat: Study


May 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Most Chinese are wary about what they eat because of the frequent exposure of contaminated food products, according to a study.A poll shows most people have ... Read more...

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Court rejects Assange’s plea against extradition (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Britain's Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes.The 40-year-old Australian is accused of ... Read more...

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40 killed in Nigeria community clashes


May 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 29 (IANS) At least 40 people have been killed in a boundary clash between two local communities in southeastern Nigeria, a government official said Tuesday.According to Stephen Asuquo, ... Read more...

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