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Justice Altamas Kabir to be next Chief Justice of India


September 13th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Justice Altamas Kabir will be the new Chief Justice of India and will assume charge Sep 29, said official sources Thursday.Incumbent Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia ... Read more...

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Mining baron Reddy completes a year behind bars Sep 5


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, a struggling businessman who became a billionaire in less than a decade and dictated terms to BJP in Karnataka, completes a year ... Read more...

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Janardhan Reddy gets bail in mining case in Andhra (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) A CBI court Friday granted bail to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in an illegal mining case in Andhra Pradesh.Janardhan Reddy, however, will not be ... Read more...

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Prague to host 2015 European athletics indoor championships


May 6th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia (Prague), May 6 (IANS) Prague will host the 33rd European Athletics Indoor Championships in 2005."We are very pleased to confirm that Prague will be the hosts of the European ... Read more...

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Nine convicted, 32 acquitted for Gujarat riots case (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 4th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), May 4 (IANS) The Anand district and sessions court Friday convicted nine people and acquitted 32 for the killing of three members of a Muslim family in Ode ... Read more...

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Court tells AIIMS to pay Rs.10,000 for lapse


April 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has imposed costs of Rs.10,000 on the AIIMS for failing to respond on a plea of a private security firm challenging ... Read more...

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Two more get bail in ship hit-and-run case


April 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) A court here Tuesday granted bail to two officials on board the Singapore-based vessel Prabhu Daya which hit a fishing boat off the coast here ... Read more...

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Congress doesn’t comment on Ode massacre verdict


April 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress Monday did not comment on a Ahmedabad court verdict convicting 23 persons in a 2002 riots case, saying that it was not ... Read more...

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23 convicted, 23 acquitted for Gujarat riots massacre


April 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 9 (IANS) A special trial court here Monday acquitted 23 people, but also convicted 23 for the massacre of 23 people in Ode village of Anand district ... Read more...

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Satellite records Antarctica ice shelf’s retreat


April 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 8 (IANS) The European Space Agency's Envisat satellite continues to record the rapid retreat of one of Antarctica's ice shelves due to atmospheric warming. Envisat mapped a loss ... Read more...

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Kerala court grants bail to captain of Prabhu Daya vessel


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), April 3 (IANS) A court here Tuesday granted conditional bail to Gordon Charles Pereira, captain of Singapore-registered Prabhu Daya vessel that was seized after it hit a fishing ... Read more...

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McDonald’s staff caught selling stale food


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) A McDonald's restaurant here has been found selling food that should have been thrown away, Shanghai Daily reported Friday.Staff were also seen changing expiry dates and, ... Read more...

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Third official of Prabhu Daya taken into custody


March 15th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Kerala police Thursday took into custody second officer Prasobh Sugathan in MV Prabhu Daya, the Singapore-flagged ship that is suspected to be involved in the March ... Read more...

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Mid-sea collision: Ship captain sent to judicial custody


March 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 14 (IANS) A Kerala court Wednesday sent to 14 days's judicial custody the captain of a vessel suspected to be involved in a mid-sea collision with a ... Read more...

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181 more prosecuted for drunk driving


March 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Delhi Police's drive against drunken driving saw 181 more prosecutions Friday, taking the total number to 2,182 since March 1.According to a message posted ... Read more...

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Six people killed in accidents on Holi (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Six people were killed in road accidents across the national capital on Holi Thursday - lowest figure of casualty on the festival day since 2000, ... Read more...

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Bieber buys mansion worth $10.8 mn


March 7th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber has spent $10.8 million on a mansion in the Hollywood Hills which he plans to share with girlfriend Selena Gomez.The "Baby" hitmaker, ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard inspects M.V.Prabhu Daya


March 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard has begun inspecting the suspect hit-and-run cargo ship M.V.Prabhu Daya at the outer anchorage of the Chennai Port, an officer said ... Read more...

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Verdict on Subhash Ghai’s Haryana land deal March 16


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) The fate of 20 acres of land purchased by Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai in Haryana will now be decided by a court March 16. The verdict ... Read more...

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Court accepts Yahoo application, fines petitioner


March 5th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday accepted Yahoo India's application to remove its name from the list of social networking websites which are facing trial for ... Read more...

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LIC stake in ONGC rises to 9.5 percent after auction


March 5th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The government-run Life Insurance Corporation of India picked up 37.71 crore shares of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in an auction last week taking its ... Read more...

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US consumer spending, income up in January


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) US family incomes rose for the second consecutive month in January and boosted their spending, a positive sign for economic recovery, the US Commerce Department said ... Read more...

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China plans to protect Tibetan cultural relics


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lhasa, March 1 (IANS) China will spend over 1.7 billion yuan (about $269 million) to protect the cultural relics in the country's Tibetan region, an official said Thursday.The money will ... Read more...

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Putin top campaign spender


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was the top spender in this presidential campaign with 368 million rubles ($12 million), according to financial statements by candidates ... Read more...

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Bengal hopeful of central funds for tourism development


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) West Bengal is hopeful of getting funds from the central government in the upcoming budget allocation for development of tourism, state Tourism Minister Rachhpal Singh said ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers Women’s Day discounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) As part of its annual initiative on celebrating International Women's Day March 8, Jet Airways will offer women guests special benefits, fares and offers to those ... Read more...

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US manufacturing sector slows pace in February


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washigton, March 1 (IANS) The US manufacturing sector continued to expand last month but eased pace on waning new orders and higher prices of raw materials.The US Institute of Supply ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks better border patrol in northeast


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 1 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday regretted that the international border in India's northeastern states was not manned as efficiently as in the western states."The northeastern ... Read more...

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Suspicious powder found in Pakistani ambulance


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Eight drums of a suspicious powdery chemical were Thursday recovered from an ambulance by police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.Karachi police raided the city's Tower ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Shakeel Abbasi braves ban to play in WSH


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan star player Shakeel Abbasi said Thursday that he has risked his international career to take part in the lucrative World Series of Hockey (WSH).Abbasi, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans anti-tobacco awareness in schools


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Concerned over the growing tobacco product consumption among the youths, the Maharashtra government has decided to introduce a tobacco awareness course as a subject in schools, ... Read more...

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Etihad starts codeshare flights with Chinese carrier


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 1 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare flights with Hainan Airlines of China, it was announced Thursday.This is Abu Dhabi-based airline's first ever codeshare ... Read more...

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UAE funding wind farm in Seychelles


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), March 1 (IANS/WAM) The foundation stone of a UAE-funded wind farm was laid in this Indian Ocean island nation Thursday.Seychelles President James Alix Michel and representatives of the Abu ... Read more...

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Court restrains NHAI on contract termination


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday extended the stay on the National Highways Authority of India's (NHAI) decision to terminate the Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd's (DGSCL) ... Read more...

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Two women help arrest four criminals in Lucknow


March 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Thursday was a day of women bravehearts here, as a robbery and a snatching were foiled in two separate incidents by two courageous women who also ... Read more...

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