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Bal Thackeray backs Trivedi, but raps him too

September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles.While ... Read more...

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16 officers get notice over misuse of national emblem

December 8th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday ordered notices be issued to 16 Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service officers in West Bengal, asking why contempt ... Read more...

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National emblem misuse: Boxer Vijender’s father in the dock

June 30th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), June 30 (IANS) The use of the national emblem on the wedding card of Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh has landed his father and the printer ... Read more...

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Vijender’s reception cards land him in trouble

May 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani, May 22 (IANS) Beijing Olympics bronze medalist boxer Vijender Singh, who married a Delhi girl May 17, has landed in trouble with a police complaint being lodged about the ... Read more...

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CPI-M insulting national emblem: Trinamool

April 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Retaliating to the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) allegation of using black money in the Bengal polls, the Trinamool Congress Friday claimed the CPI-M had insulted ... Read more...

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Ladakh council discards state emblem, flag

February 26th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) In a development of far reaching consequence, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has discarded the state flag and adopted the national emblem --effectively distancing itself from ... Read more...

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Meet Su, who signalled China’s emergence in international sports

November 12th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Thirty-six years ago, pistol shooter Su Zhibo signalled China's emergence as a world power on the international stage by winning the country's maiden Asian Gold medal in Tehran ... Read more...

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Vinod Rai releases new logo of Indian Audit and Accounts Department

November 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General, Vinod Rai, on Wednesday released the new logo of Indian Audit and Accounts Department that highlights the authority and independence of this ... Read more...

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‘Macho man’ Putin zooms in Formula One racecar

November 8th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Valdimir Putin had a taste of Formula One racing on Sunday when he tried his driving skills on a yellow Renault, reaching a speed of ... Read more...

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2,010 schools kids captivate at CWG closing

October 14th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Swaying to the tunes of "Vande Mataram", 2,010 school children from Delhi entranced the audience as they formed the Ashoka Chakra, the national emblem, at the centre ... Read more...

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Will not use the Mahatma’s picture commercially: Montblanc

May 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Minday disposed of a petition against international luxury giant Montblanc Monday after the firm assured that it would not use the picture and name ... Read more...

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Capturing journey of Indian currency notes (With Images)

May 2nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) Some bank notes bore the side profile picture of King George V, some were of Rs.10,000 and Rs.5,000 denomination - none of them in circulation any ... Read more...

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Man held for national emblem misuse

April 27th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A man has been arrested in central Delhi for misusing the national emblem by illegally printing it on his visiting card, police said Tuesday.Mohmmad Rashid, 24, a ... Read more...

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Parade, pageants highlight China’s 60-year rise in world stage

October 1st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (Xinhua) Military and civilian marchers accompanied by floats turned Tian'anmen Square into a scene of joyous celebration here Thursday as China celebrated the 60th birthday of the People's Republic. Leading ... Read more...

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Don’t abandon the sari for jeans: fashion writer

March 25th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Making a forceful plea for retaining the pre-eminent position of the sari in the Indian woman's wardrobe, noted fashion journalist Suzy Menkes Wednesday rued it was increasingly ... Read more...

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Plea to scrap BJP poll symbol dismissed

March 16th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a lawsuit seeking scrapping of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) poll symbol 'lotus' stating that despite being regarded as the national ... Read more...

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EC notice to Delhi minister for violating electoral code

November 29th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued notice to Delhi Education and Tourism Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely for alleged violation of the model electoral code of conduct and sought ... Read more...

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Election Commission issues notice to Arun Jaitley

November 28th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday issued notice to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley for violating the model code of conduct by using his official pad ... Read more...

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Inquiry against government officials for ‘insulting’ national emblem

November 12th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) An inquiry has been instituted against a group of government officials in Uttar Pradesh for showing disrespect to the country's national emblem, district administration officials said Wednesday."The inquiry ... Read more...

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Slim, compact ID cards for Delhi voters

October 16th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) They look like bank credit cards and can fit snugly in your wallet. Delhiites are set to get compact voter identity cards before the Nov 29 assembly ... Read more...

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Flamingos thrive best in the poo of India!

March 12th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Flamingos thrive best in India, despite the filth and pollution clouding the nation, says a leading ecologist who carried out a research in the sub-continent to discover why ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray complains of getting threats to life

February 28th, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Mahasrashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has complained to Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister R.R. Patil of having received a letter threatening to "pump bullets in his head", ... Read more...

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