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SC again asks Novartis to cut cancer drug price


September 12th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday once again asked pharma company Novartis to scale down the price of its cancer drug Glivec, made from compound imatinib ... Read more...

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Why don’t you reduce cancer drug price, SC asks Novartis


September 11th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pharma major Novartis AG Tuesday said it was the author of beta crystalline, a form of a compound used in an anti-cancer drug, while the ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe why Kanda ignored warrant


August 31st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted 10 days to the police to probe why former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his brother Govind Kanda were ... Read more...

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More trouble for Kanda, could face charges in cheque bounce case


August 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Even as he is fighting off charges of involvement in the suicide of ex-employee Geetika Sharma, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda could be booked ... Read more...

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Assange gets asylum in Ecuador (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was finally granted political asylum by Ecuador Thursday, two months after he took refuge in the Andean nation's London embassy while fighting ... Read more...

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AMRI Hospital moves court on relief for fire victims (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday admitted a petition by the city's AMRI Hospital, seeking the West Bengal government's intervention in paying compensation to the families of ... Read more...

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UN says Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol ‘regrettable’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has expressed its regret after the Canadian government decided to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement on climate change, officials said."I regret that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tata’s Singur case appeal assigned to new bench


November 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tata Motors' appeal in the Singur land case was Tuesday assigned to a new two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court following an objection ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Committed to food security bill: minister


October 12th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The government is committed to enacting the National Food Security Act and ensuring food security for around 75 percent people as a rights based approach, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh rights panel takes up killed doctor’s case


June 24th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Friday issued notice to the state government and police, taking cognisance of the autopsy report of dead deputy chief ... Read more...

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Commonwealth group suggests voters’ education


June 18th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Commonwealth Network of National Election Management Bodies (CNNEMB) Saturday urged the Commonwealth countries to bring voters' education at the centre of election management.In ... Read more...

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Britain’s Royal Mail sells off undelivered items


May 16th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Britain's Royal Mail has admitted it sells off around 75,000 undelivered postage items every year and has earned 3.2 million pounds over the past five years ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Syria ‘erratic’ as UN urges end to excessive force against protesters


April 25th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Monday denounced the Syrian Government's increasingly violent crackdown on peaceful protesters and urged an immediate end to the use of excessive force.UN ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Patient Lamps being pushed to the bend by demanding ex-girl friend


April 6th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 6 (ANI): Frank Lampard's patience needs to be admired.His Spanish ex-girlfriend and mum to his two children Elen Rivas is becoming more demanding by the day.According to a report, her ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

U.S.-Afghan-Pakistan trilateral meeting postponed amid prisoner row


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday announced it has postponed a planned trilateral meeting with Afghanistan and Pakistan amid a growing political crisis over the arrest of an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Double murder-accused American diplomat in Lahore is a “former US Army officer”


February 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6(ANI): The office identity card of Raymond Davis, the double murder-accused US diplomat, who has been detained in Pakistan, shows he is a former US Army officer and a defence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Diplomats can be tried for ‘grave’ criminal acts despite immunity, say Pak experts


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 2(ANI): Although staff members of foreign embassies enjoy several privileges and immunity in host countries, they can be tried and convicted under the Vienna Convention in a grave criminal case, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Punjab Govt. won’t bow to pressure in murder-accused US diplomat’s trial: Shahbaz


February 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 01(ANI): The government of Pakistan's Punjab province will not give in to any "national or international pressure" in the trial of double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis, Chief Minister Shahbaz ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No diplomatic immunity for murder-accused US consulate worker: Pak official


January 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): The US diplomat charged with double murder in Pakistan does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, Punjab's Deputy Prosecutor General Rana Bakhtiar has said.US national Raymond Davis, who shot two persons ... Read more...

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Pak brushes off US’ demand for double murder accused diplomat’s immediate release


January 30th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 30(ANI): Rebuffing the United States' demand for the immediate release of a US diplomat charged with double murder in Lahore, Pakistan has said the matter is sub-judice and the legal ... Read more...

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US demands immediate release of ‘diplomat’ charged with Lahore double murder


January 29th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): The United States has called for an immediate release of US citizen Raymond Davis, who was sent on a six-day remand on Friday after he was produced in a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

U.S. demands release of American diplomat in Pakistan, says he has immunity


January 29th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday urged authorities in the Pakistani city of Lahore to immediately release an American diplomat who is being held in the shooting deaths of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

BJP says it will pursue black money issue


January 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Jan 25(IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Tuesday demanded the government should disclose the names of "those people who are holding accounts in foreign banks and facing criminal and tax cases ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Disclose names of those with money stashed abroad: BJP


January 25th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded that the government disclose the names of people who hold accounts in foreign banks and face criminal and tax ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM’s panel disagrees with NAC on food security law


January 13th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Taking a reality check, a prime ministerial panel Thursday disagreed with the Sonia Gandhi-headed National Advisory Council's ambitious plans on food security, saying it would be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Over 28,000 prisoners to get to vote in Britain


January 6th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Around 28,770 prisoners serving four years or less in British jails will now be allowed to vote in the country's general elections and European Parliament polls, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz MPs viewing teen porn at parliament will not be referred to police


December 16th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): It seems the MPs and staff in Australia who viewed pornography at parliament, will be getting off the hook after the Crown Solicitor recommended the matter not be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ramesh suggests “aggressive damage control” to deal with Japan’s stance


December 5th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cancun (Mexico), Dec.5 (ANI): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday suggested "aggressive damage control" to deal with the Japanese decision of not signing up to commitments under the Kyoto Protocol after 2012.Interacting ... Read more...

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Sikhs want Obama to raise 1984 riots issue in Indian parliament


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 2 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit, hundreds of Sikhs held a protest rally in front of the United Nations, asking him to raise ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran rejects IAEA report as politically motivated


September 7th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 7 (DPA) Iran rejected Monday's report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as politically motivated and partial, ISNA news agency reported. "The IAEA should be more careful and not deviate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit schools leave Christianity in the wilderness


June 7th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): British schools have been accused of ignoring the views of their Christian pupils while paying careful attention to children of other faiths.According to Ofsted, the schools inspectorate, teachers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illinois businessman sentenced for $2.3 million tax fraud


March 5th, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) – An Illinois businessman was sentenced to federal prison for tax fraud, prosecutors said on Thursday.Jon Darmstadter, 57, of Glencoe was sentenced Wednesday to a 60-month prison term ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pranksters jam emergency lines Down Under


January 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): It has emerged that the abuse of the Triple-0 emergency number is making it harder for genuine callers to get through to police at communication centres state wide.It ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Green projects can net India $6.15 bn by 2012


January 19th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The national authority for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects has so far approved 1,467 projects, which, if approved by its international counterpart, can net India $6.15 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

22 million missing Bush era emails uncovered: Watchdogs


December 15th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): Two US watchdogs, who have dragged the Bush administration to the court for failing to maintain its email records, have claimed that computer technicians have uncovered 22 million ... Read more...

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