Paid news punishment should be two years jail: former CEC

August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Errant publishers, journalists as well as election candidates should be sentenced for two years in prison, if the menace of paid news is to be contained, ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging (Lead)

July 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik Monday assured actor-activist Aamir Khan that the government will work to eliminate manual scavenging from ... Read more...

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China to crackdown on journalistic malpractices

May 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) Authorities in China are going to launch a three-month drive against journalists who are involved in blackmail or demand pay-offs for news reporting.The crackdown, which commences ... Read more...

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Chinese patient jailed for hospital stabbing

April 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A cancer patient who stabbed a doctor in a Beijing hospital has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.The Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court Friday also ... Read more...

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Punjab to amend canal law to prevent water theft

April 5th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) The Punjab government is likely to amend the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act of 1873 to check the growing malpractice of water theft in the ... Read more...

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Odisha doctors face action for exam malpractice

March 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Saturday initiated action against at least 17 doctors for using unfair means during the post graduate medical entrance test held in the state ... Read more...

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China seeks to end official malpractices that affect people

March 3rd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China has decided to strictly investigate cases related to malpractice by officials that involve the people's livelihoods such as food safety and housing issues.In March, 2011, ... Read more...

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Pakistani booked for twin government job

January 11th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A Pakistani who simultaneously worked as a police constable and at the ministry of religious affairs has been booked on charges of cheating and causing losses ... Read more...

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Punjab voters being lured with drugs: Poll panel

December 28th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Political parties luring voters with drugs and liquor in poll-bound Punjab is a "serious" issue, the Central Election Commission said Wednesday.Speaking to reporters here, Chief Election ... Read more...

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Activists slam device claiming to curb female foeticide

December 15th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Women rights activists and health experts Thursday slammed a device claiming to curb cases of female foeticide by recording sonography tests and monitoring doctors.'Silent Observer', ... Read more...

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Karnataka public service commission ex-chief arrested

October 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Former chairman of the Karnataka public service commission H. N. Krishna was arrested Friday for alleged irregularities and malpractice in the selection of candidates for gazetted ... Read more...

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Pakistan panel to probe fake certificates

August 8th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan has formed a committee to probe allegations that customs authorities had issued fake Free Trade Agreement clearance certificates.Associated Press of Pakistan reported that the committee, ... Read more...

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Telenor asks Sanjay Chandra to step down as Unitech Wireless chief

April 20th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Norway-based telecom major Telenor has asked Sanjay Chandra, chairman of its Indian arm Unitech Wireless and co-accused in the case involving award of second generation ... Read more...

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Deploy paramilitary forces at counting centres: Jayalalithaa

April 19th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa has urged the Election Commission to deploy paramilitary forces at all the vote counting centres in Tamil Nadu May 13 and ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin to be subject of ‘True Hollywood Story’

April 5th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Sarah Palin will be a subject on E!'s 'True Hollywood Story' later this month.A network spokesperson told Mediaite that the former Alaska Governor's special is set to ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Congress of relying on paid news in Assam

March 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday filed a complaint before the Election Commission accusing the Congress of indulging in the "paid news" malpractice in ... Read more...

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MPs, MLAs salaries should be cancelled for misconduct: Court petitioned

March 9th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 9 (IANS) A 69-year-old man knocked the doors of the Gujarat High Court seeking cancellation of salary and other perks given to MPs and MLAs on grounds of ... Read more...

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Inflated power bills a cruel joke, says Pakistani daily

February 26th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani power company issued 67 million "wrong bills" to 20 million consumers last year, said an editorial in a leading Pakistani daily that stressed that "sending inflated ... Read more...

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“Fixing by Pak trio just the tip of the iceberg” in cricket corruption: Zulqarnain Haider

February 12th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 12(ANI): Runaway Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has expressed his surprise over ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat's statement that the World Cup 2011 will be free from corruption, saying that the ... Read more...

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Man Dies After Falling In Tortilla Mixing Machine

January 25th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Brooklyn, Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a strange accident a man hailing from Brooklyn succumbed to his death after he fell into a commercial Tortilla mixing machine in a ... Read more...

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Now, parliamentarians fake attendance scam surfaces in Pak Punjab Assembly

January 13th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 13(ANI): Following the fake degree scam involving scores of Pakistani lawmakers, a new scandal of fake attendances by some parliamentarians has surfaced in the Punjab Assembly.After it was disclosed that ... Read more...

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Ty Smalley’s Death Gives New Start To Fight Against School Bullying

October 5th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar There has been a surge in the total cases of "bullycides" in America in the last few days. The suicide of Ty Smalley, an eleven year old boy, has ... Read more...

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CEC reposes faith in EVM technology

August 31st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) Amid increasing debate on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs), Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday reposed faith in the EVM technology, which he said had stood ... Read more...

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Guilty will be punished after CWG: Sonia (Second Lead)

August 19th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Breaking her silence on the corruption cloud surrounding the Commonwealth Games, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday said those found guilty would be punished after the Games ... Read more...

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Three officials suspended in soil-for-wheat scam

July 1st, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday suspended three officials and charge-sheeted a retired officer in the soil-in-wheat bags scam that hit the state last week. Officials in the state's food and ... Read more...

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Court grills AIIMS on post-graduation seats

June 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday questioned the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on allocation of seats to students in post-graduation courses. The vacation bench of Justice ... Read more...

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Paid news: Election Commission directs poll authorities to monitor media

June 17th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Expressing concern over the alarming proportion of paid news in the Indian media the Election Commission on Thursday directed officials to closely monitor poll-related media reports.In ... Read more...

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Crooks pocket Indian aid, as UK faces 66 billion pounds in cuts

June 13th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Corruption on an incredible scale has been uncovered and it involves the siphoning of millions of pounds of British taxpayers' money by crooked Indian officials.According to a News ... Read more...

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Man And Uterine Cancer - Is It Believable?

May 28th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It might well be the only incident of its kind but is an unfortunate one. A man died of uterine cancer which is got after ... Read more...

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Wrestler Hulk Hogan sues Wells Fargo Insurance Company

April 23rd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wrestler Hulk Hogan has sued the ‘Wells Fargo Insurance Services’ for malpractice, according to the Florida court records. He is suing the insurance company for wrong ... Read more...

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British ‘climategate’ scientists cleared of wrongdoing

April 14th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (DPA) British scientists accused of manipulating climate change data were not involved in any "deliberate scientific malpractice", an independent review published Wednesday said. The row which erupted in December centred ... Read more...

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Iraq Election Recount Demand Turned Down By IHEC

March 22nd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Baghdad, Mar 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The election commission of Iraq has denied the calls of the country's PM and president for a recount of the votes cast in the general ... Read more...

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Union Cabinet to take up HRD Education Reforms Bills

March 19th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Union Cabinet is expected to take up four Education Reforms Bills of Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry, which includes the one to ban unfair practices ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Embraces GOP Health Care Ideas

March 3rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama commented on Tuesday, Mar 2, that he is open to ideas from the GOP, or the Grand Old Party, which is the ... Read more...

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Blog says Members of Parliament misusing diplomatic passports for work, business

February 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): An article appearing in the blog -- - has said that Members of Parliament are allegedly misusing their diplomatic passports for work and business.According to the article, ... Read more...

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