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Indiscipline plagues both BJP, Congress (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the main opposition Congress are facing the same problem - indiscipline, and it seems this malaise will only worsen ... Read more...

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Long way to go to ensure probity in public life: PM (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Amid constant attack by the opposition on the issue of corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government had taken several measures in ... Read more...

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Elections ahead, Congress, BJP reach out to mining lobby (Goa Newsletter)


January 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) And suddenly illegal mining no longer seems to be a major poll issue in Goa!The mega illegal mining scam, which had rocked the state for ... Read more...

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Tolerance of extremists detrimental to Pakistan: Daily


January 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban killing of a journalist working for an American radio network will have repercussions for the safety of newspersons, said a leading daily ... Read more...

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‘An Anna Hazare needed in Pakistan too’


August 29th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An Anna Hazare is needed in Pakistan to lead the struggle against corruption if the country's political parties continue to be averse to taking decisive ... Read more...

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Cynicism, indifference trails PM’s I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) It was another laidback national holiday for most Indians, with not many bothering to switch on their TV to listen to what Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Anti-graft fight should not be individual-centric: Minister


June 11th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) No individual should be allowed to become the centre of anti-corruption struggle, union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ashwini Kumar said here Saturday.Talking about ... Read more...

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Government serious about fighting graft: Jyotiraditya


June 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The government is "extremely serious" about fighting corruption, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said Wednesday."The government is seized of the ... Read more...

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Indians think corruption down, says study


April 29th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Corruption is a key issue these days, but in the public perception the level of malaise in public services seems to have come down, said ... Read more...

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People should speak up against corruption: Ex-chief justice Verma


April 25th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) People should speak up against corruption as every individual had a role to play in the fight against the malaise, former chief justice of India ... Read more...

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Hazare movement could undermine democracy: Aiyar


April 24th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar Sunday said Sunday that Gandhian Anna Hazare's movement against graft was not able to "understand the malaise" of ... Read more...

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LeT also killing Pakistanis: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said India should not hold Pakistan responsible for the terror attacks carried out by the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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Cash for votes:Bribes or sharing of spoils?


April 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) A staggering sum of Rs.49 crore ($11 million) seized during raids ahead of the Tamil Nadu elections still lies unclaimed. A pointer to the goings-on ... Read more...

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Ponting’s captaincy has exceeded its due date: Charlesworth


March 27th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 27 (ANI): Ricky Ponting's captaincy has exceeded its due date because there is no adequate replacement, according to hockey great and former first-class cricketer Ric Charlesworth.He further said it is ... Read more...

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Black money in realty an unfortunate reality: PM


March 18th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) In a candid admission that black money in the realty sector was an unfortunate reality in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said one ... Read more...

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Falling standard of Sheffield Shield biggest problem of Oz cricket: Ponting


March 13th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 13 (ANI): Skipper Ricky Ponting has said that the biggest problem facing the Australian cricket team is the falling standard of the Sheffield Shield.While Ponting will tell members of ... Read more...

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Congress refuses comment on Chidambaram’s governance remarks


February 14th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Congress Monday refused to comment on the reported remarks of Home Minister P. Chidambaram about governance and an ethical deficit, saying it was for the ... Read more...

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BJP continues attack on PM on ISRO agreement


February 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday continued its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the alleged ISRO S-band allocation, even as the Congress said terming ... Read more...

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Record number of Brits to call in ’sick’ on ‘National Sickie Day’ today


February 7th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A survey has revealed that a record number-375,000-of Brit office workers will phone in sick on the 'National Sickie Day'.According to reports, their causes to join in range ... Read more...

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If Sibal was right, then why Raja’s arrest, asks Yechury


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Wednesday said that if the new communication minister, Kapil Sibal, was right when he said there was no problem ... Read more...

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Gujarat acts to curb illegal mining after court’s intervention


January 21st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Upbraided by the Gujarat High Court for its inaction in curbing illegal mining, the state government Friday told the court of the series of measures it has initiated ... Read more...

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Governance deficit, graft extremely serious issues: Premji


January 21st, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Wipro chairman Azim Premji Friday reiterated that governance deficit and corruption were extremely serious issues for the future of the nation."Enough is enough. The situation in the country ... Read more...

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Ric Charlesworth, the best man to coach Aussie cricketers: Roebuck


January 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.21 (ANI): Dr Richard Charlesworth is the best candidate to coach the Australian cricket team, feels cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.Describing as a man of many parts, sporting and otherwise, Roebuck ... Read more...

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Flashmob dance, run - Delhi’s fun ways to fight corruption


January 17th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Don't be surprised if you see a group of youngsters breaking into an impromptu jig at a mall or even at the India Gate. Students of Delhi ... Read more...

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People ignore their personalities when predicting future happiness


January 13th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have explained why humans are notoriously bad at predicting their future happiness.Jordi Quoidbach from the University of Liege, Belgium, suggested that part of the reason for ... Read more...

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England’s sustained excellence in Ashes praiseworthy: Roebuck


December 29th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 29 (ANI): England deserves enormous credit for the sustained excellence of their cricket in this series. It has been a team without heroes or egos, a hard-working, tough, thoughtful and ... Read more...

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Not interested in being used for fixing Oz middle order malaise: Watson


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.2 (ANI): Australian opener Shane Watson has said that he does not want to be used as a fix for Australia's middle-order malaise.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Watson has told ... Read more...

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Use media to tell people BJP trustworthy, nationalist party: Advani


September 14th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday asked each party functionary to convey the message to people through the media that the BJP is ... Read more...

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Julia Gillard makes direct appeal in Women’s Weekly ‘free kick’


July 28th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): Aussie PM Julia Gillard got a welcome free kick in the election campaign after she made a direct appeal to the readers of the Australian Women's Weekly in ... Read more...

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Indian women lose to New Zealand in World T20


May 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 7 (IANS) The Indian women's campaign in World Twenty20 began on a disappointing note when they went down by 10 runs to New Zealand at the Warner Park ... Read more...

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Sibal urges Victoria against being complacent over lull in attacks on Indian students


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 9(ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal has said the Victoria Government should not become complacent due to recent lull in the attacks on Indian students in ... Read more...

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‘Marshall Plan’ needed to root out militancy from Pak, Afghanistan: Zardari


March 11th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.11 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the international community to come up with a 'Marshall Plan" for the region to help both Pakistan and Afghanistan root out ... Read more...

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Missing MPs irk Rajya Sabha chairman Ansari


December 8th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) "Is there a virus around," asked an irked Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari Tuesday when the MPs against whose names the first six questions of the day ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha mulling change to stop questions from lapsing


December 7th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha is mulling a rule change that will prevent a question from lapsing if the MP who posed it is not present in the house ... Read more...

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Corruption in Kashmir is big challenge for Omar


November 18th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) It was with joy tinged with sadness that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah inaugurated a school building, funded by an NGO, in north Kashmir. Pointing to the malaise of ... Read more...

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