legal environment

Eunuchs demand equality, special privileges

June 2nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Members from the transgender and eunuch community Saturday came together, demanding equality and special privileges for themselves to live with dignity in society. At the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apex court’s TimesNow order detrimental to media: IBF

November 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nob 18 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) Friday said the Supreme Court's refusal to interfere in a Rs.100 crore defamation suit filed by a retired apex court ... Read more...

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India climbs 10 spots, on global IT industry index

October 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has climbed 10 spots to reach the 34th ranking on the global IT industry competitive index owing to its strong human capital and research ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

EU: Sudan referendum voting ’smooth and calm’ so far

January 13th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- A six-member European Parliament delegation is now in Sudan to observe the southern Sudan independence referendum, with voting taking place at the moment, the European Union (EU) said.Delegation ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Going nuclear is a 100-year commitment: IAEA official

October 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as 60 more countries in the world have shown interest to embrace nuclear power to meet their energy needs, only one third of these may ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kazakhstan sets 20-nation entry target by 2020

January 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, Jan.31 (ANI): Kazakhstan has set itself an ambitious goal of making its presence as a business and investment powerhouse in at least 20 countries by the year 2020.Addressing the nation this ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Industry wants government to frame rules for Warehousing Act

December 14th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Industry officials are unhappy with the government's "lethargic attitude" in framing the rules for the Warehousing Act, which they claim is starving farmers and traders of the much-needed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Salahis to invoke Fifth Amendment rights to evade appearance before inquiry panel

December 9th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 9 (ANI): The wannabe reality-television star couple, which crashed its way into the Obama administration's first state dinner, have vowed to use their Fifth Amendment rights in order to evade ... Read more...

Posted in World |

White House gatecrashers to stay mum at panel hearing

December 9th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The aspiring reality-television stars who gatecrashed President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won't answer questions if summoned by a congressional ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World AIDS meet hails Delhi court ruling on gay sex (Lead)

August 11th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The International AIDS Congress in Indonesia Tuesday hailed the Delhi High Court ruling decriminalising gay sex while advocating that countries must facilitate an "enabling legal environment and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |