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Hillary counts Ela Bhatt among her ‘personal heroes’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related the story of one of her "personal heroes", Ela Bhatt, the founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association in ... Read more...

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Australian to graduate at 97!


May 4th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) A 97-year-old Australian is set to create another world record by becoming the world's oldest university graduate.Allan Stewart, from Tea Gardens on the New South Wales ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets a new civic chief


April 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) As the current Mumbai civic body chief retired Monday, Sitaram Kunta, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch was named the new municipal commissioner of Brihanmumbai ... Read more...

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Omar’s kind gesture: Gives Rs.1 lakh to blind Jammu lawyer


March 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 30 (IANS) In a unique gesture, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday extended financial aid of more than Rs.1.20 lakh to a visually impaired lawyer to ... Read more...

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Soumitra Sen: Celebrity lawyer, judge’s downhill journey


August 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) From being hailed as an authority in constitutional matters during his almost three decade-long legal career to becoming the first member of the judiciary against ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s new chief minister is Yeddyurappa loyalist


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka's new chief minister, D.V. Sadananda Gowda, is a known loyalist of his scandal-hit predecessor B.S. Yeddyurappa who has been involved in politics since the ... Read more...

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15-day parole to police official in 1997 Connaught Place killing


June 15th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted 15 days' parole to suspended police official S.S. Rathi, serving life term along with nine other Delhi policemen for ... Read more...

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As battle rages over his action, Bhardwaj has quiet birthday


May 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Tuesday celebrated his 75th birthday without much fanfare as a battle raged on in the state and in New Delhi over ... Read more...

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Clark to choose between playing and heading new Sydney Big Bash franchise


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): Former Australian Test seamer Stuart Clark may soon have to make the biggest decision of his sporting life. He reportedly has to choose between accepting an offer to ... Read more...

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Canada bars entry to Indian Airlines hijacker


February 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Canada has refused to re-admit the mastermind of the 1984 Indian Airline hijacking who was deported to India last year.Parminder Singh Saini, 47, who was ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee to be honoured at Panjab University


February 1st, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee will be honoured with an honorary doctorate of law degree at the 60th annual convocation of Panjab University to be held ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi American makes it to US House (Lead, changing dateline)


November 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Five Indian-Americans may have lost their bids to enter the US Congress, but a South Asian of Bangladeshi descent has made it for the first ... Read more...

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Is Hilary Swank eyeing third Oscar?


October 17th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Hillary Swank seems to have set her sights on another Oscar with her new movie 'Conviction', which is based on a real story and is set to ... Read more...

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Mattoo rape-cum-murder: Sentence reduced from death to life term (Third Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reduced the death penalty given to Santosh Kumar Singh to life sentence in the 1996 rape and murder of Delhi University law student ... Read more...

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‘I have no plans to practice law’-Neil Bhatt


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): He is a complete charmer when it comes to looks; well this guy has more than what he shows. Yes, we are talking about Neil Bhatt ... Read more...

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CEOs with top college degrees no better than the average ones


September 17th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that whether or not a company's CEO holds a college degree from a top school has no bearing on the firm's long-term performance. ... Read more...

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Saudi poet-politician who praised suicide bombers dies at 70


August 16th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 15 (DPA) Ghazi Abdul Rahman al-Gosaibi, Saudi Arabia's minister of labour, former ambassador, and prolific poet who caused controversy by praising a Palestinian suicide bomber, has died aged 70 from ... Read more...

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German man admits to killing and dismembering parents


July 14th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 14 (DPA) A 28-year-old man has admitted to German police that he killed his parents, dismembered them with a chainsaw and stored the body parts in the family's garden shed. Neighbours ... Read more...

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Gujarat judges favour time limit for disposing cases


July 4th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) Almost 90 percent of the judges in Gujarat's subordinate judiciary support a fixed time limit for completion of each stage of a case, a survey by a ... Read more...

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Court queries Gujarat bar council on test for budding lawyers


June 17th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 16(IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday came down on the Bar Council of Gujarat, among others, seeking to know why law graduates need to qualify in an exam to enroll ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance policy ineffective in schools: Study


May 11th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Zero tolerance policy is ineffective in schools, according to a new American study.According to two Michigan State University researchers, strategies adopted by schools that mandate automatic punishment for ... Read more...

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Post-graduate law degree may become one-year course


April 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A post-graduate degree in law may become a one-year course instead of the current duration of two years, Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari ... Read more...

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Australian honour for Pandit Ravi Shankar


March 18th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Renowned sitar player Pandit Ravi Shankar will receive an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Melbourne for his contribution to music and humanity, it ... Read more...

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Tampering of marks of law student rocks Kerala assembly


March 16th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Tuesday witnessed uproarious scenes and a walkout by the opposition over an alleged tampering of marks of law degree students, which incident was said to ... Read more...

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Shahid Azmi, lawyer to 26/11 accused, shot dead (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Lawyer Shahid Azmi, who was defending one of the key accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial, was shot dead in his office late Thursday evening, police ... Read more...

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Indian hijacker can’t practise law, says Canada


January 17th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 17 (IANS) Canada has refused to allow the mastermind of the 1984 hijacking of an Indian Airlines flight to Lahore to practise law.Parminder Singh Saini, 46, who took ... Read more...

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Orissa gets a new chief justice — for four days


November 14th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) Justice Bilal Nazki was Saturday sworn in as the chief justice of the Orissa High Court just four days before he retires Nov 18. Justice Nazki, who was ... Read more...

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Delhi Police counsel appointed as high court judge


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The president of India Thursday appointed Mukta Gupta, standing counsel for Delhi Police, as an additional judge of the Delhi High Court. Gupta, who was the counsel for ... Read more...

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Indian Airlines hijacker seeks nod to practise law in Canada


September 29th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) The mastermind of the 1984 hijacking of an Indian Airlines flight to Lahore, who took refuge here 14 years ago and faces deportation to India, has now sought ... Read more...

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World’s first patient implanted with smallest rechargeable neurostimulator completes one year


September 12th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 12 (ANI): The world's first patient to have been implanted with the smallest ever neurostimulator for chronic pain is celebrating the one-year anniversary of his procedure today.One year ago, former ... Read more...

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Prince Harry, Chelsy Davy getting back together again


September 7th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy are said to be getting back together, eight months after she dumped him and ended their five-year relationship.The two have had heart-to-heart ... Read more...

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I will work to empower women: Shruti Choudhary (Interview, With Image)


May 31st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) She may have come into the public eye after her win in the recent general elections, but debutante MP Shruti Choudhary is a third ... Read more...

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London contortionist sets new world record by holding bodyweight with mouth


May 30th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): A London-based contortionist has created a new endurance world record by holding her entire bodyweight on her mouth in an arduous backbend.Twenty-eight-year-old Iona Luvsandorj, a resident of West ... Read more...

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Nearly half of cabinet ministers have law degree


May 27th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Having a degree in law can apparently improve one's chances of getting a ministerial berth as nearly half of the cabinet members have studied the subject. Of the ... Read more...

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Judge Sonia Sotomayor is set to become the first Hispanic Supreme Court judge


May 27th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
In an historic move, President of America, Barrak Obama will soon nominate the first Hispanic for the post of a Supreme Court judge. Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic in the ... Read more...

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