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High Court bars Amethi’s name change


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday struck down the notification of the then Mayawati government, changing the name of Amethi district to Chattrapati ... Read more...

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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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Advance Pricing Agreement norms come into effect


August 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) norms, introduced in this year's Budget, have come into effect from Aug 30, 2012, an official release said Friday. An APA ... Read more...

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UEFA chief praises Ukraine for Euro 2012 success


August 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS) UEFA chief Michel Platini met Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych here Tuesday to praise Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine for its good organisation of the tournament."It was an ... Read more...

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Complaints against private banks decline in Bengal, Sikkim


August 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) While the number of complaints received by the Office of Banking Ombudsman (OBO) of West Bengal and Sikkim against new private sector and foreign banks have ... Read more...

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UN, World Bank to jointly address global challenges


August 10th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 10 (IANS) The UN and the World Bank agreed Thursday to work more closely in addressing global challenges, including sustainable development, health and education.In his meeting with ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 4.5 percent


August 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) Wednesday hiked aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel price by 4.5 percent for the second time in a month. According ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mexican president lauds divers for silver medal


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 31 (IANS) Mexican President Felipe Calderon congratulated divers Ivan Garcia and German Sanchez for winning the silver medal in the men's 10-metre platform synchronized diving event at ... Read more...

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Iran to file complaint against US, EU over sanctions


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will file a complaint against the US and the European Union (EU) for imposing unilateral sanctions on the country without the approval of the ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government over 50 missing children


July 18th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government regarding 50 children who went missing in a span of eight days ... Read more...

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China railway passenger traffic up


July 18th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Six million people travelled daily by trains since July 1 in China, the railways ministry said Tuesday.A daily average of 6.04 million passengers travelled by rail ... Read more...

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Iran eyes n-fuel to power ships


July 18th, 2012 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will use nuclear fuel to power its merchant vessels, an Iranian MP said Tuesday.The Western sanctions have forced Iran to use nuclear fuel as a ... Read more...

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Water cuts to stay in Mumbai till Aug 1


July 16th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As a fall out of the scanty rainfall season, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Monday announced that the water cuts will be extended till Aug 1, ... 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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Abandoned pit: Gurgaon contractor gets notice


July 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Power utility Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (DHBVN) has served a termination notice on the contractor in charge of the two constructions sites of the ... Read more...

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Bombardier showcases new corporate jet in India


July 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Aerospace major Bombardier Thursday said that its new Global 6000 corporate jet world tour has reached India and will travel to various destination in the ... Read more...

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Midnight release for ‘Bol Bachchan’ in Gujarat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Rohit Shetty has a gift for all movie buffs in Gujarat. The director has decided to release his new film "Bol Bachchan" in the state ... Read more...

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Shimla records second warmest July in 21 years


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The Queen of Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, recorded the second warmest July of the past 21 years, a Met official ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new all-time high


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The searing heat in Delhi once again pushed the ever-rising power demand to a new high of 5,454 megawatts (MW) Monday, power officials said adding ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... Read more...

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Committed to ‘one country, two systems’, says China


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 1 (IANS) President Hu Jintao has said that the Chinese government remains committed to the principles of "one country, two systems", "Hong Kong people administering Hong ... Read more...

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Shanta, Dhumal agree to hold joint rallies in Himachal


July 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Two warring factions - of Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and former union minister Shanta Kumar - of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

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Defence canteen scam: Four accused in CBI custody


July 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A special court here Sunday sent four accused in a corruption racket, involving officials of the canteen stores department (CSD) of the defence ministry and a ... Read more...

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Swimmer drowns, two missing off Mumbai beach


July 1st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A teenager drowned while two others were missing after they went for a swim off Juhu beach here with their friends Sunday, police said.According to police, ... Read more...

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We must look to repeat performance: Gayle


July 1st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Launderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has praised the West Indies batting following their 56-run win over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 International here but said ... Read more...

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Infant falls into pit in Gurgaon, rescued (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 1 (IANS) A two-and-half-year-old boy named Sachin, who Sunday evening fell into a deep pit in Gurgaon, has been rescued by the authorities, officials said.Sachin fell into the ... Read more...

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Kuwait emir accepts premier’s resignation


July 1st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.Sheikh Sabah has received the prime minister's resignation, ... Read more...

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Two women killed, many injured in firing in Bharatpur


July 1st, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) Two women were shot dead, while at least a dozen other people were seriously wounded in a violent clash in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Sunday, police said.The ... Read more...

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UAE helping crisis-hit Yemen


July 1st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is providing assistance for the urgent humanitarian crisis across Yemen.The help is being provided following the directives of UAE President Sheikh ... Read more...

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Boy falls into pond in Rajasthan, rescue work on


July 1st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) The authorities here struggled to rescue a six-year-old boy over 30 hours after he slipped into a pond, officials said Sunday.Vishal Kumar, a resident of Shivdaspura ... Read more...

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Mohan Kapur to enter ‘Amrit Manthan’ as saviour


July 1st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood and television actor Mohan Kapur is set to enter TV show "Amrit Manthan" as protagonist Nimrit's saviour. He will be seen as hotelier S.J. Oberoi ... Read more...

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Jaipur schools closed till July 8


July 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) With no respite from heat in sight as the monsoon has been delayed in Rajasthan, the Jaipur district administration has extended the summer vacation for ... Read more...

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Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

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Terror suspect engineer’s wife seeks fast track trial


July 1st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) A day after Saudi authorities confirmed to the CBI that missing Bihar engineer and terror suspect Fasih Mehmood was in their custody, his wife demanded ... Read more...

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Pranab urges Mamata, others to support him in poll


July 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged uncommitted political parties, including Trinamool Congress, to support him in the July 19 poll.Mukherjee, on a ... Read more...

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