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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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US police search for Michael Jackson’s missing mom (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US police are searching for Katherine Jackson, mother of late pop icon Michael Jackson, after her grandchildren were unable to get in touch ... Read more...

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Assam rights panel moves NHRC over police atrocities


June 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) A human rights group in Assam has sought intervention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over alleged police atrocities on anti-dam activists in the state.The ... Read more...

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NRI children row: Indian officials to leave for Norway (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Amid fresh complications in the custody row involving two children of NRI parents in Norway, two senior Indian diplomats are expected to travel to the ... Read more...

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Funds for computerising courts doubled


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budgetary allocation for computerization of district and subordinate courts, burdened with over two crore cases, was Friday doubled from Rs.105 crore in 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago observes Mahashivaratri


February 21st, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar joined the rest of the Indian diaspora ... Read more...

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Radcliffe wants to visit Indian ghost town (With Images)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (IANS) Hollywood actor Daniel Radcliffe, who is gearing up for the release of his horror film "Woman in Black", is eager to visit the "ghost" town ... Read more...

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Radcliffe’s ‘Woman In Black’ to release in India Feb 10


January 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe starrer "Woman In Black" is set to hit Indian screens Feb 10.Directed by James Watkins, the film would be Radcliffe's first ... Read more...

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Audio recordings of Lokpal deliberations to be released


October 9th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The government is ready to provide an audio recording of the meetings of the joint drafting committee, comprising five ministers and five civil society ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia exchange extradition documents


August 10th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Australia exchanged ratification documents for agreements on extradition and legal assistance in criminal matters.The two agreements that were signed July 26, 2007, ... Read more...

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Every letter of Swamy dealt with, PMO says in affidavit (Third Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Saturday told the Supreme Court that every communication received from Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy was duly responded to in action, and the ... Read more...

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37,000 fake electric goods seized in Sharjah


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 22 (IANS/WAM) Authorities in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have seized around 37,000 fake electrical goods bearing international brand names. The Sharjah Economic Development Department seized the goods during ... Read more...

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China solves 278,000 criminal cases in 2010


September 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China has cracked 278,000 criminal cases and busted around 1,650 mafia gangs since it launched a nationwide campaign to maintain public security in 2010. Around 256,000 suspects have been ... Read more...

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UAE concerned over release of Mossad agent


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) UAE has expressed concern Saturday over the release in Germany of a suspected agent of the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad wanted in the killing of a Hamas ... Read more...

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Indian Legal Service to be revamped to attract fresh talent


June 11th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Indian Legal Service (ILS) will be revamped to attract fresh and talented law graduates - and not just experienced officers - to various government services, officials ... Read more...

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UAE, Switzerland sign MoU on visa exemption


June 7th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Switzerland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual exemption of visa for holders of diplomatic or private passports. The MoU ... Read more...

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Avoid frivolous lawsuits, ministries advised


May 27th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Avoid frivolous lawsuits, the law and justice ministry has told other ministries and departments in an important communication as the government tries to shed the ... Read more...

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UAE, Portugal sign diplomatic representation pact


May 10th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Portugal have signed an agreement on diplomatic representation. Abdul Rahim Yousef Al Awadhi, assistant to UAE foreign minister for legal affairs, and ... Read more...

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Britney auctions 2008 MTV Music Awards dress for Haiti


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): It appears pop princess Britney Spears' recent conservatorship hearing in an LA courtroom was about a dress she wore to the 2008 MTV Music Awards, which she ... Read more...

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Why is Habibullah still chief CIC, ask RTI activists


January 14th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A group of Right to Information (RTI) activists has served a legal notice on the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) over Wajahat Habibullah continuing as ... Read more...

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National Law Day awards for Hooda, Justice Pasayat


November 19th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Council of Jurists has selected former Supreme Court judge Justice Arijit Pasayat and Haryana Chief Minister B.S. Hooda among others for its National Law ... Read more...

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Zardari running a ‘parallel bureaucracy’ in Presidency: Report


September 11th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.11 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, it seems, likes to work only with a set of his own 'trusted' men, probably the reason why he has virtually made a ... Read more...

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Angry demonstrations in Chinese city after syringe attacks


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi, Sep 3 (Xinhua) Crowds demanding security guarantees gathered at a number of places in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang region in China, Thursday morning following hypodermic syringe attacks in the city. ... Read more...

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UN welcomes UAE report on human rights


August 7th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 7 (IANS) The UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has hailed United Arab Emirates' (UAE) report on human rights achievements in the country, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court stopped from hearing plea against law secretary


July 7th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday stopped the Bombay High Court from hearing a lawsuit challenging the year-long extension given to union Law Secretary T.K. Vishwanathan after his retirement ... Read more...

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Referendum set to give Greenland more autonomy


November 25th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nuuk (Greenland), Nov 25 (DPA) Voters in Greenland went to the polls Tuesday to vote in a referendum on gaining more autonomy within Denmark.A clear majority of the approximately 39,000 voters ... Read more...

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Malaysia asks US to stay out of its internal affairs


August 9th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Aug 9 (ANI): Foreign Minister Dr. Rais Yatim has asked the United States to stay out of Malaysias internal affairs, reminding Washington to refrain from commenting on how the country ... Read more...

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US imperialist designs may turn Pak into a Waterloo


May 30th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Karachi , May 30 (ANI): If the US did not shun its imperialist designs in Pakistan , the latter would become a Waterloo for the US administration, said veteran Pakistani politician ... Read more...

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Witnesses who testify against Haneef during inquiry hearing, risk facing civil lawsuits


May 1st, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Witnesses who gave evidence at an inquiry looking into the botched prosecution of Indian-born doctor Mohamed Haneef, now risk being sued for defamation because the inquiry was ... Read more...

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Cabinet to examine apex court verdict on OBC quota


April 11th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Although the Supreme Court has approved the other backward classes (OBC) quota in higher educational institutions, the government intends to wait for a cabinet clearance before asking ... Read more...

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Hogg to invoke spirit of Edmund Hillary to come out clean


January 14th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Jan 14 (ANI): Australian leg spinner Bradd Hogg, in the controversy for allegedly abusing Indian skipper Anil Kumble and keeper MS Dhoni, will tonight invoke the spirit of dead explorer Sir ... Read more...

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Most Pakistanis want madrassas reformed: USIP poll


January 8th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 8 (ANI): A majority of the Pakistani supports government reform of madrassas, which are being blamed for the spread of Islamist militancy.Funded by the US Institute of Peace (USIP), ... Read more...

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