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US court stays case against Google digital library plan


September 18th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) A US appeals court has granted a stay on a case filed by the Authors Guild against Google until it decides on a trial court ... Read more...

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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda (Second lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight ... Read more...

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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting in the suicide of former ... Read more...

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CAG not following its mandate, says minister (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday that the official auditor's report ... Read more...

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Government accuses CAG of not following mandate


August 17th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday, adding that the official auditor's report on ... Read more...

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Minimum bid price for 2G spectrum too high: SSTL


August 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Tuesday said the minimum bid price fixed for 2G spectrum auction is excessively high and that the CDMA spectrum base price, ... Read more...

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Air India reinstates nine sacked pilots (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Air India management Monday informed the Delhi High Court that it has so far taken back nine of the 101 pilots who were sacked ... Read more...

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2G: SC to hold hearing on presidential reference


July 18th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesday decided to hold hearing on the presidential reference to answer whether all natural resources other than the telecom spectrum could be ... Read more...

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AFC provisionally suspends Bin Hammam


July 17th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 17 (IANS) The Asian football governing body has handed its former head Mohamed Bin Hammam a 30-day ban for alleged financial irregularities.The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in ... Read more...

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Confusion can be good for learning: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US researches have found that by strategically inducing confusion on difficult conceptual topics, people actually learn more effectively and were able to apply their knowledge to ... Read more...

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SP view on presidential poll on candidates’ merit: Mulayam


June 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will decide its stance on the presidential polls after the Congress officially declares ... Read more...

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Humpy leads at women’s chess meet


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 2 (IANS) Koneru Humpy of India and Stefanova Antoaneta from Bulgaria kept their unbeaten record intact after day two and six rounds of play at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Torres defends his selection in Spain’s Euro squad


May 29th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Spain's out of form striker Fernando Torres defended coach Vicente del Bosque's decision to include him in the 2012 Euro squad ahead of Valencia's Roberto ... Read more...

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‘Let academicians decide on Ambedkar cartoon’


May 15th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A artist-activist group Tuesday said the government should not withdraw a textbook cartoon featuring Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar under political pressure.Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) ... Read more...

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PCB still hopeful about Bangladesh series


April 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not given up its hope for a home series against Bangladesh.The PCB Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to ... Read more...

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2G case: Government petition seeks court verdict review


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The central government Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its Feb 2 judgment striking down the "first come first served" policy for grant ... Read more...

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Bellerive Oval doesn’t seem to miss Ponting


February 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart (Australia), Feb 24 (IANS) Some Tasmanians may believe former skipper Ricky Ponting deserved a One-Day International farewell at his home ground Bellerive Oval, yet a near-capacity crowd turned up ... Read more...

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Serbia confers top award to Djokovic


February 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Feb 15 (IANS) Serbian President Boris Tadic awarded tennis star Novak Djokovic with the Gold Star of Karadjordje, the highest state honour medal for his "exceptional merits".Tadic called ... Read more...

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BJP scuttled bill on Lokpal status to snub Rahul: Congress


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress Monday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) did not support the bill for granting constitutional status to the Lokpal only because ... Read more...

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Present Lokpal bill is unconstitutional: BJP


December 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha termed the Lokpal bill as "unconstitutional" ahead of Tuesday's debate in parliament over the contentious legislation."We ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan central bank relaxes regulations


December 13th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 13 (IANS) Aiming to spur economic growth, the Sri Lankan central bank has relaxed regulations of foreign investments in corporate debentures of local firms and foreign borrowings by ... Read more...

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Court notice to CBI on Kalmadi bail plea


November 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea of jailed MP Suresh Kalmadi, ... Read more...

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Jailed Pakistan cricketers face deportation from Britain


November 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Jailed Pakistani crickers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer could be deported from Britain once they finish their terms.The trio were found guilty by the ... Read more...

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25,300 jobs in a day! Mumbai creates Guinness record


October 13th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based NGO Swabhiman Sanghatana Thursday said it has created a new Guinness World Record by giving jobs to 25,300 unemployed youths, including physically challenged. The appointment letters ... Read more...

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Amar singh’s bail plea rejected, to remain in AIIMS


September 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's bail plea was rejected by a Delhi court Wednesday in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal. ... Read more...

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Communal violence bill affects states’ autonomy: Patnaik


September 10th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The proposed communal violence bill impinges on the autonomy of states and goes against the spirit of co-operative federalism, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ... Read more...

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Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (IANS) Six cities have officially lodged bids to host the 2020 Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Friday.The cities that have shown interest are Baku, ... Read more...

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Westland, Niyogi bag best publishing awards


August 31st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A biography, "JS & The Times of My Life" by Jug Suraiya, published by Westland Limited and "Middle Time", published by Niyogi Books were awarded ... Read more...

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Mend ways, court warns Himachal officer


August 29th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has let off an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with a warning to mend his ways and recalled its earlier order ... Read more...

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Government should consider Rahul’s Lokpal idea: Sandeep Dikshit


August 26th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Stating that Rahul Gandhi had made a "substantial contribution" towards ending the Lokpal logjam, Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit Friday said the government should seriously ... Read more...

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Will appeal court judgment: Greater Noida official


July 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 20 (IANS) The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) will appeal the Allahabad High Court order to return to farmer their lands in Patwari village, an official ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s arrest not to impact UPA, says Congress


May 20th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday refused to comment on the arrest of DMK MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum case, but said the development will have no ... Read more...

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Gulberg Society massacre accused seek speedy trial


April 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) A group of people, arrested and accused in the Gulberg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots, Tuesday requested a special court trying the case ... Read more...

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Government to arrive at conclusions on Shunglu report: Congress


March 29th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Amid demands by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the wake of the V.K. Shunglu ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea against Sikkim chief minister (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has rejected a petition questioning the Indian citizenship of Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.Justice S. Muralidhar said: "This court finds ... Read more...

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