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Court dismisses petitions against GPS systems for Delhi autos


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi government's decision making it compulsory for auto-rickshaws in the city to install ... Read more...

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Speed up poll reforms, Quraishi urges PM


April 13th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for speeding up long-pending electoral reforms.Sources said the poll panel chief in ... Read more...

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Sacked Pakistani official says he was ignorant of rules


January 14th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan's former defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, whose sacking over a submission in the Supreme Court led to a stand-off between the political leadership and ... Read more...

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Bill providing for death sentence for sabotage of pipelines passed


December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Parliamentary approval was Wednesday accorded to a bill that makes acts of terrorism aimed at destruction of oil and gas pipelines and probable cause of ... Read more...

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Court rejects Bangaru Laxman’s plea in graft case (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman's plea seeking direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Taj city eco-activists march against polythene


November 20th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 20 (IANS)Environmentalits Sunday marched with banners and posters to demand a complete ban on use of polythene, which is proving a major health hazard in the Taj city.Youthful ... Read more...

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Running to raise funds for the blind


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) George Abraham, who lost his eyesight when he was 10 months old and now heads NGO Score Foundation that runs India's first helpline for the ... Read more...

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Rethinking donations from mining firms: BJP


October 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has launched a political campaign against illegal mining in Goa, has said that henceforth it would accept donations from ... Read more...

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Dowry harassment law misused for extortion: Court


October 9th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A Delhi court has acquitted a man and three of his family members in a dowry harassment case, saying that legal provisions are often misused ... Read more...

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Proposed new insurance norms may adversely impact mergers (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) India's insurance regulator may be attempting to override legal provisions while also seeking to prevent promoters from exiting ventures within 10 years of starting operations, experts ... Read more...

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Proposed new insurance norms may adversely impact mergers


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) India's insurance regulator may be attempting to override legal provisions while also seeking to prevent promoters from exiting ventures within 10 years of starting operations, ... Read more...

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India asks tax havens to share past banking information


June 13th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The world community should pressurise tax heavens to share past banking information, as information shared from a prospective date won't serve the desired purpose, ... Read more...

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Rains keep forest fires away in Himachal


June 10th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) Thanks to heavy rains, Himachal Pradesh has escaped its periodic and often devastating forest fires this time.Forest officials said that plentiful rainfall in the last ... Read more...

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Land act misused to favour realtors, say Greater Noida farmers


May 12th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, May 12 (IANS) At the heart of the snowballing controversy over land acquisition in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh lies the gross misuse of legal provisions to favour real ... Read more...

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Film maker, friends lose battle for bungalows


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 22 (IANS) Pradeep Kishan, film maker and husband of writer-activist Arundhati Roy, and his three friends have lost the battle for their bungalows near Bhopal after the ... Read more...

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Crop loss to heat or cold wave a ‘natural disaster’?


April 6th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The Maharashtra government is mulling a proposal to consider damage to crops due to heat or cold wave conditions as a loss due to 'natural ... Read more...

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India’s 26/11 team to Pakistan will be legally empowered: Chidambaram


April 1st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Indian team visiting Pakistan for the 2008 Mumbai attack investigations will have enough legal jurisdiction and the modalities would be worked out keeping ... Read more...

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Court offers relief to Gujarat police officer


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 22 (IANS) In a relief to a senior Gujarat police officer in a criminal case, the Gujarat High Court has set aside a lower court's order denying him ... Read more...

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NGOs want legal provisions targeting women’s killings in Mexico


March 10th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 10 (IANS/EFE) More than 100 civic groups have called on Mexico's Congress and state governments to classify slaying of women under a separate category that recognises them ... Read more...

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2008 Delhi serial blast: 11 accused fail to appear in court (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Eleven accused in the 2008 Delhi serial blasts, lodged in a Gujarat jail, Monday failed to appear before a Delhi court which pulled up authorities in that ... Read more...

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2008 Delhi serial blasts: 11 accused fail to appear in court


February 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Eleven accused in the 2008 Delhi serial blasts, lodged in a Gujarat jail, Monday failed to appear before a Delhi court which pulled up authorities in that ... Read more...

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Notices served on 17 Indians over black money abroad: Mukherjee


February 5th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) Notices have been served on 17 Indians suspected of having stashed black money in tax havens abroad but it will not be possible to reveal their ... Read more...

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Prevent misuse of technique in female foeticide: President


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Friday stressed the need to prevent misuse of diagnostic technology in female foeticide calling it detrimental to the society. "An aspect that needs ... Read more...

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‘Can’t reveal names yet of Indians with black money abroad’ (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Secrecy clauses in treaties with other countries are preventing the government from disclosing the names of Indians with black money abroad, estimated at $462 billion to ... Read more...

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Goa Inc quotes Chidambaram to remind Kamat about failed promises


January 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Goa's industry captains, in their pre-budget memorandum to Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, have attached a quote on failed promises from former finance minister P. Chidambaram's budget speech ... Read more...

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Black money abroad pegged at $500 bn to $1,400 bn: Mukjherjee (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said $462 billion to $1.4 trillion in black money is estimated to have been stashed abroad by Indians and all steps ... Read more...

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Black money estimated at $462 billion to $1.4 trillion: Pranab


January 25th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the estimate of black money stashed abroad by Indians and Indian entities was estimated at between $462 billion and $1.4 ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief walks fine line on Kashmir gun battles


January 14th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, Friday walked the fine line on gun battles between the security forces and the militants in Jammu and Kashmir, saying ... Read more...

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Oz govt steps up fight against cyber bullying, sexual harassment


January 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Students, nursing women and people with family responsibilities will form the basis for new measures to be adopted by the Australian Government to tackle online bullying and sexual ... Read more...

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Baby’s death in womb: Surgeon, two others found guilty


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) A surgeon and two others have been found guilty of negligence by a magisterial probe in the death of a pregnant woman's baby in her womb due to ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh mulls legal action against vulgar phone calls


December 28th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is considering making vulgar telephone calls a cognisable offence, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."The government is contemplating whether vulgar telephone calls can be ... Read more...

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Frivolous petitioner told to pay Rs.1 lakh


November 25th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday imposed costs of Rs.1 lakh on an organization for a frivolous plea seeking amendment to the existing laws and demanding a new legislation ... Read more...

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Sanction provision in graft cases misused: Apex court


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The instrument of sanction which was treated as a "shield" against vexatious complaints has now become a "sword" to defeat the legal provisions on punishing corrupt ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to meet BJP top brass over land scam issue tomorrow


November 19th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who has been summoned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership following the controversy surrounding the allocation of de-notified State-owned ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa defends himself on land scam issue


November 18th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Nov.18 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has defended himself against the allegations on land scam issue.Interacting with the mediapersons in Mangalore, Yeddyurappa said all the land purchased by his ... Read more...

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