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Chandrababu wants UPA government to quit over CAG report


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had lost moral authority to continue in office ... Read more...

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Russian law on NGOs intimidates rights activists : US


July 25th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US believes Russia's new law on NGOs intimidates human and civil rights activists and undermines democratic developments in the country, according to the US ... Read more...

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Russian rights activists refuse to comply with NGO law


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's two largest rights organisations will not comply with the law that classes them as "foreign agents", the NGO's heads said hours after President Vladimir ... Read more...

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Russia registers three more political parties


June 5th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian justice ministry has registered three more political parties under new legislation enacted earlier this year by then-president Dmitry Medvedev following a wave of ... Read more...

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Britain bans public display of cigarettes


April 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new legislation banning open display of cigarettes in British supermarkets came into effect Friday, meaning the cigarettes and tobacco products must be hidden away in ... Read more...

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Britain to introduce legislation to monitor internet use


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The British government is to introduce new legislation next month which would allow intelligence agency GCHQ to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visitors of everyone in ... Read more...

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Extremists banned from working with Russian kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new legislation passed in Russia prohibits people convicted under "extremist" statutes of the penal code from working with minors.The ban applies to fields such ... Read more...

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Madonna to support Russian gay community


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Madonna has vowed to use her upcoming concert in Russia's St. Petersburg city to voice her support for local gays and campaign against a controversial ... Read more...

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Drug users may face jail under new Russian bill


March 20th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian anti-drug watchdog has prepared a bill introducing punishment of up to two years in jail for drug users.According to the RAPSI news agency, ... Read more...

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‘Gay marriage law may affect British royal family’


March 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) If gay marriage is allowed by law in Britain, the royal family in future may even have a lesbian consort for the queen or a gay ... Read more...

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Syrian parliamentary poll plan ridiculous: US


March 14th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US does not take seriously a desicion by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to hold parliamentary elections in the country hit by flagrant violence, State ... Read more...

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New schemes in the offing for livelihood security (Factfile)


March 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Factfile on new schemes in the offing to ensure livelihood security as enunciated by President Pratibha Patil during her joint address to parliament on ... Read more...

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Gay propaganda banned in Russian city


March 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko Sunday signed off a law penalising propagating homosexuality among minors.The law, passed in the third and final reading by the ... Read more...

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Britain to ban wild animals from circuses


March 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Travelling circuses in Britain will be banned from using wild animals in their shows, a media report said Thursday.Ministers unveiled plans to outlaw the "outdated" practice ... Read more...

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Russian city bans homosexual propaganda


February 29th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The legislative assembly of Russia's St. Petersburg city Wednesday passed a law penalising the dissemination of material promoting homosexuality and paedophilia among minors.The law imposes ... Read more...

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India proposes tough action against corporate fraud


December 19th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India will soon have a new regulation that would ensure stringent punishment for corporate fraud and make independent directors more accountable, Corporate Affairs Minister M. ... Read more...

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Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said development was the answer to left-wing extremism that was posing a major challenge to public order and governance ... Read more...

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Development is answer to Left extremism, says Sonia


December 16th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said implementing development programmes is the answer to Left-wing extremism, which is posing a challenge to public order and ... Read more...

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Direct tax code to come into force from April 2012: Pranab


December 7th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The long-awaited Direct Tax Code (DTC) that seeks to simplify tax laws by lowering the tax rates and bringing more people and firms within ... Read more...

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New bill to improve condition of slum dwellers: Selja


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government plans to introduce new legislation aimed at improving the condition of slum dwellers and street vendors, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Selja ... Read more...

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Californian Gov signs law on Male circumcision ban


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Attempts by an advocacy group in California to outlaw male circumcision has failed after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a unique bill to law on Sunday. The new ... Read more...

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UN presented petition against sex trafficking signed by 7 mn


September 29th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A petition containing over 7 million signatures from all over the world urging governments across the globe to take urgent action to stop the sex ... Read more...

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Panel constituted to examine school fee hike


September 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Delhi government has constituted a committee after the high court directed it to examine the accounts of private schools allegedly charging high tuition fees."Justice ... Read more...

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Panel in week to examine school fee hike: Court told


September 9th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday told the Delhi High Court that it will within a week set up a panel as ordered by the court to ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government on panel to examine school fee hike


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi government on an application seeking immediate setting up of a court-mandated panel to audit the ... Read more...

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Himachal tightens laws against corruption


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) With the national outcry against corruption, Himachal Pradesh has been quick to make laws that aims to check misappropriation of public money and assets and ensure ... Read more...

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Financial worries drive Britons to work beyond 65


September 1st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Worried over their financial condition in post-retirement life, many people in Britain are compelled not to discontinue work even when they are well into their mid-60s, ... Read more...

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Congress slams ruling BJP for Himachal land deals


August 21st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh has charged the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with disproportionate allocation of land to universities and vowed to review ... Read more...

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Fair, transparent land acquisition law soon: PM


August 15th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday promised a new law on land acquisition soon that will be fair and transparent to protect the interests of ... Read more...

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Himachal plans law to seize tainted officials’ riches


July 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government proposes to enact a new law enabling it to confiscate illegal assets of public servants. A law to fix accountability of ... Read more...

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Land acquisition law must avert conflict, push development(Comment)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
From Nandigram to Noida, the fury of farmers has brought the land acquisition issue into spotlight, underscoring the need for new legislation that provides for quick, fair and equitable compensation and ... Read more...

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New law to balance farmers’ interests, development: Moily


July 9th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) The central government aims to secure a balance between farmers' interests and development through a new legislation, Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily said Saturday.The bill ... Read more...

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Final draft of new disability law submitted


July 1st, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The final draft of a new disability law has been submitted to Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik, a statement said Friday.According to the ... Read more...

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Himachal to confiscate illegal property of public servants


June 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Himachal Pradesh is bringing in a new legislation to confiscate the illegally acquired property of public servants, an ... Read more...

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New law to bring dignity to disabled: PM


June 17th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government was planning to bring a new law that will ensure dignity and equality to the disabled ... Read more...

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