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No going back on quitting UPA: Mamata (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Giving firm indication that she was not ready for a compromise on her decision to quit the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck ... Read more...

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Court fees hike: Delhi questions counsel’s appearance


September 11th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) How can a central government's senior law officer appear for a lawyers's body to oppose a legislation, the city government Monday asked in the Delhi ... Read more...

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NBA slams Katju’s move to regulate electronic media


August 30th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) Thursday opposed what it called a unilateral move by Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju to release a resolution ... Read more...

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No rollback of court fee hike, Delhi tells court


August 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The state government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it would not roll back the 10-fold hike in court fees.Refusing to roll back the ... Read more...

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China to regulate bad behaviour, says no to spitting


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China wants to regulate bad public behaviour like spitting, littering and cutting in line, said a state-run Chinese daily Friday.An article in the Op-Ed section of ... Read more...

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Focussed on welfare schemes for SC, ST: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government was giving special attention to the welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections by coming out with programmes ... Read more...

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Australia says boat carrying 67 asylum seekers is missing


August 15th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A boat carrying nearly 70 asylum seekers which left Indonesia for Australia in late June has not been heard from since, Australian home affairs minister Jason Clare ... Read more...

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Russian internet blacklist to be kept secret


August 14th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian public will not be informed about websites that are included in an upcoming governmental blacklist of internet destinations, a newspaper said.Declassifying the websites ... Read more...

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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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Fight for Lokpal not over yet: Ramdev (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fight for the Lokpal bill was not yet over and the government would have to give the legislation to the citizens of India, ... Read more...

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Team Anna will realise responsibilities, compulsions: Soni


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Welcoming Team Anna members' decision to end their fast, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said their move to form a political alternative ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily criticises outdated law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Two men being hauled up for having soft drinks by the police under a Ramzan law has been criticised by a leading Pakistani daily that rued ... Read more...

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Sex worker sues motel for refusing room


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A sex worker in Australia's Queensland state has sought $30,000 in compensation from the owners of a motel for refusing her a room after they became ... Read more...

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St. Petersburg gays to rally despite ban


July 7th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The St. Petersburg gay and transsexual community will stage a parade despite the city council's ban on the event, according to organiser Yury Gavrikov.St. Petersburg ... Read more...

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China targets illegal foreigners with stringent law


June 30th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's top legislature has passed a new exit and entry law which stipulates harsher punishments for foreigners illegally entering, living or working in the country.The draft ... Read more...

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Not aware president’s nod needed for Singur law: Narayanan


June 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Days after the Calcutta High Court struck down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition from Tata Group, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday said ... Read more...

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HIV-positive rapist faces trial for attempt to murder


June 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) There is no special law to deal with accused who knowingly transmit life threatening infection to another person, a Delhi court said while charging ... Read more...

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Britain to act tough with migrant criminals


June 11th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) British government wants its courts to act firmly with migrants, as the country's Home Secretary Theresa May has warned soft judges that she can force them ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to come down: Pranab


June 9th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Petrol prices are expected to come down with the rate of crude declining in the international market, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.The oil companies ... Read more...

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Forced marriages to be a crime in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Forcing someone to marry will become a criminal offence in Britain and "will not be tolerated", Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.The decision to create ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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PM promises ‘exemplary punishment’ for corrupt


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Releasing the three-year performance report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he was aware of the people's ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill discussed in Rajya Sabha


May 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill was taken up for discussion in the Rajya Sabha Monday evening, two days before the budget session ends. There is no consensus ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill listed to be tabled Monday


May 21st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha Monday as it is listed in the scheduled business for the day.Even though ... Read more...

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Haryana to install chips to monitor ultrasound machines


May 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) Health authorities in Haryana will install silent observer chips in all ultrasound machines to monitor the ultrasound processes being done by doctors at private clinics, officials ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod to changes in marriage laws bill


May 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved changes in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill which will further secure the interests of women in divorce cases.Sources said ... Read more...

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Hazare’s convoy car attacked, activist safe


May 16th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 16 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare escaped unhurt after stones were pelted on a car in his convoy here Wednesday, an associate of the activist said."A vehicle ... Read more...

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West Bengal in no hurry to repeal act


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) A West Bengal official Wednesday defended the government's decision not to repeal the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, an eyesore for developers, saying other ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill on sexual offences against kids


May 11th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a bill to protect children from sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography and to establish special courts for the speedy ... Read more...

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Nitish demands immediate withdrawal of NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Demanding an immediate withdrawal of the order for creation of the NCTC, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the notification suffered from several legal ... Read more...

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US House passes cybersecurity bill


April 27th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US House of Representatives Thursday approved a controversial cybersecurity legislation, which will make it easier for companies to share information with the government about threats their ... Read more...

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One more US state abolishes death penalty


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The US state of Connecticut Wednesday became the 17th state in the country to abolish the capital punishment.Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy Wednesday signed the state's death ... Read more...

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Sibal welcomes apex court decision on RTE


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates ... Read more...

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British jobless to live with parents?


April 7th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Thousands of unemployed youth in Britain are claiming housing benefits through a loophole that the government is hoping to plug and compel them to return ... Read more...

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Parrikar’s Lokayukta promise caught in red tape


April 5th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's election promise to implement the Lokayukta within hundred days of coming to power is now at the mercy of New ... Read more...

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