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Lokpal bill delayed, select committee to give report in winter session


August 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bringing further delay to the passage of the anti-graft Lokpal bill, the term of the select committee of Rajya Sabha, which is looking into ... Read more...

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Congress not serious about Muslims’ welfare: Azam Khan


August 12th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying it was only using Muslims ... Read more...

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Eloping couple commit suicide in Rajasthan


August 11th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A young couple in Rajasthan is suspected to have committed suicide by jumping into a pond Friday, two days after they eloped after facing objections to ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ dialogue on Dubai not meant to demean anyone: Bhandarkar


August 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Director Madhur Bhandarkar has come out in the open about the controversy over "Heroine" trailer and says they did not mean to demean anyone."We have ... Read more...

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India re-evaluating Vietnam oil block in South China Sea


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Unfazed by China's objections, India is re-evaluating a Vietnamese offer for oil exploration in the South China Sea and will go ahead if ONGC Videsh ... Read more...

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Hazare told Khurshid ‘he had no choice’


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare had nothing against the Congress and was aware of the shortcomings of some of his Team Anna colleagues but "had no choice ... Read more...

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25 Myanmarese Muslims seek refuge in Hyderabad


July 31st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Persecuted in their own country, a group of 25 Muslims from Myanmar have reached Hyderabad to take refuge here.The group, fled Myanmar to escape ethnic violence ... Read more...

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Essar Group questions trial court’s jurisdiction


July 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Essar Group Saturday questioned the jurisdiction of the Delhi special court in hearing their position in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum allocation case ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor again unhappy with censors


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor is again at loggerheads with the censor board over her forthcoming film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" for its adult content. The filmmaker ... Read more...

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‘Beyond my powers to probe Mukherjee’s signature’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The returning officer for the presidential poll said Wednesday it was beyond his powers to conduct a detailed probe into objections on UPA ... Read more...

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Actor Charlie Sheen is ‘up for American Idol’


July 11th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TMZ reports that actor Charlie Sheen is almost certain to be on the next season of American Idol. The show’s producer – Nigel Lythgoe had said ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects Sangma’s plea against Pranab (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday rejected opposition candidate P.A. Sangma's plea against the decision of the returning officer for the presidential election accepting the nomination ... Read more...

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Team Sangma to approach poll panel against Pranab’s nomination (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Presidential candidate P. Sangma's team has decided to approach the Election Commission against presidential poll returning officer V.K. Agnihotri's approval of UPA nominee Pranab ... Read more...

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Government preparing for post poll showdown


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The UPA government is preparing for a showdown anticipating that the BJP-backed P. Sangma will take the office-of-profit charge against Pranab Mukherjee to the ... Read more...

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Can’t forge signature, says Pranab; Team Sangma to move court (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday denied that the signature on his letter of resignation from the Kolkata-based ISI was "forged" even as Team ... Read more...

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Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Intro Roundup) (With Image)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

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Court allows Kanimozhi to attend agitation in Tamil Nadu


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing 2G spectrum allocation case Tuesday allowed DMK MP Kanimozhi to participate in a two-day agitation conducted by her party in ... Read more...

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Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Roundup) (With images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

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Sangma’s plea rejected, Mukherjee’s nomination accepted (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The nomination of United Progressive Alliance candidate Pranab Mukherjee for the presidential poll was accepted Tuesday and the plea by his opponent P.A Sangma ... Read more...

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Five Chinese women deplaned after midair brawl


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Five Chinese women were ordered to get off a plane after female family members of one of them assaulted a woman for reclining her seat. The ... Read more...

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Bangalore court summons wife of jailed mining baron Reddy


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) A court here Monday summoned Aruna Lakshmi, the wife of jailed mining baron and former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy to appear before it on July ... Read more...

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Iran must participate in Syria Talks: Russia


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dismissing the US and British objections to Iran's participation in an international conference on Syria, Russia has said it should take part in it."We are ... Read more...

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300 obese Pakistani cops removed from field jobs


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A total of 324 policemen having a waistline of more than 38 inches will no longer be allowed to carry out field jobs in Pakistan's Punjab ... Read more...

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Himachal raises objections to Renuka dam project


June 16th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) A proposed hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district which also aims to provide drinking water to Delhi received a setback Saturday, with the hill state ... Read more...

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CBI to question Jagan for two more days


June 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will question jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for two more days -- Saturday and Sunday.The Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh forms committee to resolve AAI’s HR issues


June 8th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the human resources (HR) issues in state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI), Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday constituted a ... Read more...

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Parrikar backs regional languages in Goa schools


June 6th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Defending his newly-proposed policy on medium of instruction (MoI), Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he would strongly back regional languages like Marathi and Konkani, as ... Read more...

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Agatha will go by UPA’s presidential candidate: Sangma


May 26th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and presidential hopeful P.A. Sangma Saturday said his daughter and union minister Agatha Sangma was not campaigning for him and that ... Read more...

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Centre ignored protests over cement plant in 2004: Dhumal


May 13th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday alleged that the Congress-led central government in 2004 had ignored the people's objections while allowing ... Read more...

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2G: Process for selection of auctioneer approved


May 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) In a rush to meet the August 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court for auctioning 2G spectrum, an empowered group of ministers (EGoM) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Woman sets herself on fire in Delhi


April 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman set herself on fire after an argument with a man who was harassing her with obscene phone calls, police said Monday.Rajwati, a ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission seeks clarity on TRAI proposals


April 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Commission Monday sought more information and clarifications from the telecom regulator on its recommendations on 2G auction, including spectrum pricing, which have invited ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on exam to recruit police officers


April 11th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved till April 25 its order on a petition challenging the government's decision to recruit an additional 1,400 Indian Police ... Read more...

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Experts challenge FDA approval for Alzheimer’s drug


March 25th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Experts have challenged approval for a new dose of a best-selling Alzheimer's drug by the FDA which not only "breached" its own "regulatory standard" but causes ... Read more...

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All-party meet fails to break Lokpal logjam


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday to end the stalemate over the anti-graft Lokpal bill ended inconclusively but decided ... Read more...

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