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Fancy driving from Delhi to Bangkok? Here’s how! (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Fancy a trip to Bangkok? Not by air, as most would imagine, but a road trip. Promising a strong punch of excitement, adventure and experience ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Resolve Cauvery water dispute, SC tells PMO (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed displeasure over the failure of the PMO (Prime Minister's Office) to hold a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Resolve Cauvery water sharing dispute, says SC to PMO


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed its displeasure over the failure of the PMO (prime minister's office) to hold a meeting for the resolution of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Question mark over Mamata’s democracy, investment promises (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is facing flak for failing in its election promises of restoring democratic and promoting an investment-friendly climate in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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Woman raped in Bengal, minister says law and order best


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Even as reports of rape of a mentally challenged woman surfaced Tuesday, senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra claimed the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Apex court queries Delhi airport development fee


August 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and concessionaire Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to tell who was levying and collecting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Legal aid is a right of an accused, rules apex court


August 10th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that an accused getting free legal aid was a matter of right and no distinction could be made in upholding ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Supreme Court comes to rescue of Vrindavan widows


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Irked over the insensitivity towards abandoned widows in Vrindavan, the Supreme Court Friday said India was the only country where every day people distribute free ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bijlani sinks Panchal in all-India snooker


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sanjeev Bijlani of Park Club edged out Manav Panchal of Malabar Hill Club in a nail-biting decider to progress to the sixth round of the Shyam ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Khar Gym ‘Senior’ stun ‘Gladiators’ in Mumbai snooker


July 31st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Khar Gymkhana 'Senior' stunned last year's runners-up Chembur Gymkhana 'Gladiators' to advance to the quarterfinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust Mumbai Billiards League, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Uttar Pradesh ignoring Vrindavan widows: SC


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the Uttar Pradesh government for not being sensitive to the plight of widows abandoned by their kin and living in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar sues Bengali daily for defamation


July 18th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Former Asiad gold medalist sprinter and ex-Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) lawmaker Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Wednesday filed a defamation suit against a vernacular daily after it mentioned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Essar Oil told to pay Rs.1,000 crore dues to Gujarat (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Essar Oil to pay by July 31 Rs.1,000 crore to the Gujarat government as its dues towards value added tax ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Plea in SC seeks Assam government’s dismissal (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday by a petitioner seeking direction to the central government to advise the president to dismiss the Assam government in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Centre backs Bihar’s running of MPLADS schemes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that the procedure adopted by Bihar for implementing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now, Pinki faces land scam charge


July 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday alleged that gold medal winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was involved in a land scam as she had illegally sold ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pinki: I was treated like animal, blackmailed


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, released from jail Wednesday, alleged that she was treated like an animal during gender tests and blackmailed for money by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No police complaint filed after Gurgaon boy’s death


July 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 6 (IANS) Police have not filed any first information report (FIR) on the death of a six-year-old boy who fell into a drain of industrial waste and storm ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Cannavaro could play in Kolkata


June 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata, the soccer-mad city of cricket crazy India, could see a host of famed stars including Brazilian Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos, Italian Fabio Cannavaro and Portuguese ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Football academy to come up in Bengal’s Durgapur


June 21st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) With a view to promoting young talent, Royal Bengal Tigers - a private club - Thursday launched an international standard football academy in West Bengal's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sethi warms up with easy win


June 20th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Multiple former World billiards champion Geet Sethi knocked in breaks of 153, 261 and 105 as he beat Tapendra 150-0 in the super league of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sethi, Advani to play invitational billiards


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Former World champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani are among the 10 invited players who will participate in the ECA 14th G. Raman Nair handicap billiards ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ex-judge, suspended judge’s son arrested in cash-for-bail case


June 16th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday arrested suspended CBI judge T. Pattabhirama Rao's son Ravichandra and retired district judge T.V. Chalapati Rao in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ex-Karnataka minister Janardhana Reddy’s bail cancelled


June 13th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail granted by a lower court to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in an illegal mining case.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Will act if murder link proved: CPI-M


June 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday denied its involvement in the murder of a former party leader in Kerala but vowed to take "strong action" if anyone within ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SC to hear Monday government plea on minorities’ sub-quota


June 9th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday will hear the central government's petition challenging the Andhra Pradesh High Court verdict quashing 4.5 percent reservation for the minorities in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cash-for-bail: Suspended judge, seven others booked


June 9th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday booked suspended judge T. Pattabhirama Rao and seven others, including two Karnataka legislators, in the cash-for-bail case.A day ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra’s cash-for-bail scam sent to anti-graft bureau


June 9th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) The cash-for-bail scam involving a judge and a retired judge in Andhra Pradesh was Friday transferred to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on the direction of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Justice Lokur sworn in as Supreme Court judge (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court.Prior to his elevation, Justice Lokur was chief justice of the ... Read more...

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Justice Lokur sworn in as Supreme Court judge


June 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Justice Madan B. Lokur was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia .Prior to his elevation, Justice ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Stage set for arrest of suspended Andhra CBI judge


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) The stage was Saturday set for the arrest of suspended Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge in a cash-for-bail scam which has sent shock waves among ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Suspended CBI judge faces arrest for taking bribe (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to arrest a First Additional CBI Judge Pattabhi Ramarao on charges of accepting a huge bribe to ... Read more...

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