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SC pushes for surgical separation of conjoined sisters (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating 16-year-old conjoined ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, Harayana issued notice on illegal mining (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Rajasthan and Haryana governments on a petition that alleged illegal mining was continuing in the states ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Rajasthan on illegal mining


June 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Rajasthan government on a petition alleging that despite a ban, illegal mining was continuing in the state's ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on illegal mining in Rajasthan


June 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) An NGO moved the Supreme Court Tuesday seeking direction to the Rajasthan government to enforce a complete ban on mining activities in Alwar district as ... Read more...

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Court gives government time in missing engineer case (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to the plea of Nikhat Parveen, who has sought to know ... Read more...

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Apex court grants time to centre on missing engineer case


June 1st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to Nikhat Parveen's plea seeking whereabouts of her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Silence is golden: PM on army chief’s rows


May 30th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday refrained from the rows over army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, saying: "Sometimes silence is golden."He was ... Read more...

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BJP appears keen to go for Chidambaram’s jugular


May 11th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday continued gunning for Home Minister P. Chidamabarm, as it protested in the Lok Sabha over his reading out ... Read more...

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Congress defends Chidambaram, slams BJP for sensationalism


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Defending Home Minister P. Chidambaram over allegations that he or his son had financially benefitted from a telecom deal in 2006, the Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invokes Jesus to deny corruption charges (Third Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday invoked an oft-quoted line of Jesus Christ to dismiss the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) allegation that he or his ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invokes Jesus to deny corruption charges (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday invoked an oft-quoted line of Jesus Christ to dismiss the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegation that he or his son ... Read more...

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2G scam: Is CBI selective in opposing bail pleas?


April 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) being selective in opposing the bail pleas of the accused in the ... Read more...

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Antony says he acted on BEML irregularities


March 30th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said he had acted on complaints against defence public sector firm BEML a day after receiving complaints of irregularities ... Read more...

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Army chief’s revelation very serious: BJP


March 26th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government is neckdeep in corruption, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday, calling "very serious" army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's allegation that he ... Read more...

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CAG dismisses coal scam report, says no loss to exchequer (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday said its audit report on coal block allocations was still under preparation and a newspaper report ... Read more...

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Let PM speak on coal scam: BJP


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought an explanation from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on an alleged coal mining scam purported to have cost ... Read more...

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No information on any scam: Coal minister


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Even as opposition parties united against the government over an alleged coal mining scandal, which they termed as "mother of all scams", Coal Minister Sriprakash ... Read more...

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Left attacks UPA coal scam


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Terming the alleged coal mining scam as "very big", the Communist Party of India (CPI) Thursday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court gives CBI time to reply on Chandolia’s appeal (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its reply to an appeal by 2G case accused R.K. ... Read more...

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2G: CBI given time to reply on Chandolia’s appeal in SC (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted time to the CBI to file its reply to an appeal by 2G case accused R.K. Chandolia, a former aide ... Read more...

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‘Jeeta and Jaggi’, ‘Jhootha and Thaggi’ colour Punjab campaign


January 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) If the opposition Congress can unleash 'Jeeta and Jaggi', the Shiromani Akali Dal can hit back with 'Jhootha and Thaggi'. After all, the electoral battle ... Read more...

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‘Happy Mondays’ don’t plan any major reform


December 6th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Happy Mondays have launched their comeback indicating that they don’t plan to make any major reforms as far as their current lineup are concerned, a ... Read more...

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Apex court criticises Khurshid’s businessmen remark


October 12th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday took a serious view of union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid's statement that keeping businessmen in jail was affecting the ... Read more...

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No plans to sell Force India team: Mallya


October 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Force India boss Vijay Mallya says he has no plans to sell his Formula One team as has been suggested in some quarters."I was shocked ... Read more...

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Mexican Drug lord’s wife gives birth to twin babies


September 27th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wife of one of the most notorious Mexican drug lords has given birth to twins. Emma Coronel reportedly gave birth to two baby girls at ... Read more...

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I have nothing to worry on WikiLeaks, says Chandy


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday admitted meeting a group of US officials in 2008, but asserted that if there was a WikiLeaks expose on it, ... Read more...

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Ex-Kerala minister admits meeting US officials


August 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Kerala finance minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Thomas Isaac Tuesday admitted meeting US officials in 2008 but denied that it was an ... Read more...

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FIDE offers Chennai 2013 world chess title clash


August 11th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) In an apparent bid to mollify India, the International Chess Federation offered Chennai the 2013 World championship title match after the 2012 edition between India's defending ... Read more...

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World squash body probing Pakistan’s visa fiasco


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) The World Squash Federation (WSF) has launched a probe into allegations that it was responsible for a visa fiasco that saw Pakistan missing the World Junior ... Read more...

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Subramaniam adamant on quitting, PM asks him to wait (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, who had submitted his resignation a day earlier, to wait till he consults his ... Read more...

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Solicitor General Subramaniam meets president


July 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam met President Pratibha Patil Sunday, a day after he offered to resign, official sources said.Subramaniam offered to quit Saturday as ... Read more...

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Tihar a picnic spot for fraudsters: BJP


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In the wake of a media report alleging special treatment being accorded to VIP prisoners at Tihar Jail here, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Nothing was found in Pranab bugging incident: PM


June 29th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the Intelligence Bureau (IB) had given a clean chit in the alleged bugging of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's ... Read more...

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Explain Pranab office bugging issue, Advani tells PM


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should come clean on reports that the finance minister's office was ... Read more...

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Pranab security breach: BJP rubbishes ‘chewing gum theory’


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The explanation given by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) that the adhesives found in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office were chewing gums, is a "joke", ... Read more...

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