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‘Activist’ demands Kamat’s arrest in mining controversy


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Those implicated in the Justice M.V. Shah Commission report, including former chief minister Digambar Kamat, should be arrested and the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining controversy probed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian Angel Network to mentor Kochi start-ups


August 31st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 31 (IANS) Venture capital group Indian Angel Network (IAN) will mentor budding IT entrepreneurs at the Startup Village in the city.IAN president Padmaja Ruparel and Startup Village chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple awarded $1 bn in patent fight with Samsung


August 25th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Apple scored a huge victory as a federal jury in California found rival Samsung guilty of "wilful" violations of a number of Apple's patents and awarded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Efforts on to revive terrorism in Tripura: Sarkar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) Surrendered militants, separatist outfits and a section of the opposition are conspiring to revive militancy in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Wednesday ."Although the Bangladesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A record-setting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a better-than-anticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google reports strong second-quarter earnings


July 20th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) Google has reported strong second-quarter earnings during the current fiscal.For the quarter ended June 30, the Internet search giant posted revenue of $10.96 billion, representing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Central agencies not given access to arrested Kashmir cops’


June 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have not given access either to the Intelligence Bureau or any paramilitary force for custodial questioning of six recently arrested local policemen, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Goa Police to probe African drug peddlers’ nexus


June 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) The Goa Police are probing a suspected African drug peddlers' nexus after a Ugandan national was caught from a Hyderabad rave party last week with a ... Read more...

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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions against Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The US has slapped sanctions on Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim Tiger Memon, two top aides of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the alleged mastermind of ... Read more...

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Mining mafia threatened me: Chhattisgarh legislator


May 12th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh legislator Bheema Mandavi of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claimed Saturday that he was threatened by the mining mafia which was ruling the roost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Probe ordered against Punjab jail official


May 7th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday ordered a probe against a jail official in Bathinda town after he was caught red-handed while selling drugs to inmates in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Google selling smartphones again


April 25th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Google has begun selling Galaxy Nexus smartphones in its online Google Play store. The unbranded phone costs $399.The device supports NFC (near field communication) technology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court rejects plea on election symbols (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order setting criteria for the allocation of election symbols to the registered and recognised political parties.Justice Altamas ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects plea on election symbols


April 18th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order setting criteria for the allocation of election symbols to the registered and recognised political parties.Justice ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Crime nexus forces Goa children’s home to ban mobile phones


April 6th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) The embarrassed authorities of Apna Ghar, a state-run home for delinquents in Goa, have banned mobile phones on its premises after police investigations revealed that its ... Read more...

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Children’s home official held for burglary racket


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 1 (IANS) Police in Goa have exposed a nexus between a caretaker of a state-run children's remand home and delinquents by cracking a burglary and theft racket. The ... Read more...

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Goa’s drug mafia nexus: Swedish model’s statement recorded


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) After nearly three years of delay, investigating authorities have finally managed to record the statement of Swedish model Lucky Farmhouse, whose video footage uploaded on the ... Read more...

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Drugs in Punjab prisons trigger police fight (Punjab Newsletter)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) A controversy over the usage of drugs by inmates in Punjab prisons has become the cause of an open fight between the top police officers.With the ... Read more...

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Don’t decriminalise gay sex: Home ministry


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The union home ministry told the Supreme Court Thursday that it was not in favour of decriminalising gay sex. It said Section 377 of the ... Read more...

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House panel should probe all land deals, demands YSR Congress


February 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The YSR Congress Saturday urged the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker to broaden the terms of reference of the house committee set up recently to go into ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rehman Malik meets Interpol chief


January 29th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Sunday met Interpol Secretary-General Ronald K. Noble in Dubai and discussed the regional security situation, a media report said.Malik appreciated the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goa NCP legislator resigns from seat, party


December 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Goa tourism minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Francisco Pacheco Friday resigned from his seat and the party, claiming that the Congress-NCP led ... Read more...

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Court frees man branded a gangster, slams police (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A vegetable seller has been freed by a Delhi court, which slammed the police for invoking a stringent law meant to deal with criminal gangs ... Read more...

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All pervasive corruption behind repeated hooch tragedies: Former cops


December 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Lure of more money leads liquor manufacturers to take to setting up spurious liquor distilleries, with the administration as well as politicians turning a blind eye ... Read more...

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11 Haryana power officials suspended for contractor nexus


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Exposing the nexus between its officers and contractors in award of contracts, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) Wednesday placed 11 officers, including senior engineers, ... Read more...

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‘Spiritual gurus should shun politics’


November 5th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 5 (IANS) The head of a spiritual organisation which propagates the 'Gayatri mantra' has urged spiritual leaders to shun politics at all costs.Pranav Pandya has also warned against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ice cream sandwich powered Galaxy Nexus makes its debut


October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google is fighting to improve its dominance of the mobile operating system market. The company has introduced its latest OS called Ice Cream Sandwich. Google says ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

IOA wants strict action against dope offenders: Malhotra


October 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday called for strict action against the sportspersons caught for doping, saying there should be "zero tolerance for those who test ... Read more...

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Cop held in Goa drug nexus case


October 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Friday made their first arrest in the police-politician-drug mafia nexus by arresting a police sub inspector attached to the Goa police's ... Read more...

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Goa speaker wants crack-down on illegal mining


October 7th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Goa Speaker Pratapsingh Rane, who has sought "time" to read an explosive Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report of the assembly, which has pegged Goa's mining ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa government not involved in mining scam: Patel


October 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Mines Minister Dinsha Patel Wednesday denied reports of the Goa government's involvement in illegal mining and said the pciture would become clear after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

WWE Smackdown: Wade Barrett vs Justin Gabriel


September 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wade Barrett was there to settle some serious issues with Justin Gabriel last night as he made his way to the 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' ring. The two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BJP, Congress in nexus over illegal mining: Goa activists


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) Citing the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) inability to take on the Congress-led ruling coalition on the issue of illegal mining in Goa, anti-mining activists say ... Read more...

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Paid news worries poll panel


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Wednesday said the poll panel is concerned about "paid news" and "grappling with the menace". "Paid news is a complex ... Read more...

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