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More steps soon for fiscal consolidation: Chidambaram


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government will take more steps in coming months to ensure fiscal consolidation and boost economic growth, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Britons jailed for brutal ‘punishment rape’


August 7th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A woman and her boyfriend in Britain were jailed for "punishing" a teenage girl by raping her after they mistakenly thought she had stolen 100 pounds ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Commercial activity to be banned in Jarawa zone


May 31st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday said it will soon bring forth a presidential order to ban tourist and other commercial activities in the proposed buffer zone ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apex Court to hear Amit Shah’s plea with CBI petition


January 25th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear former Gujarat minister Amit Shah's plea to be allowed to enter the state together with the CBI ... Read more...

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Amit Shah seeks Supreme Court nod to stay in Gujarat (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah Tuesday sought the permission of the Supreme Court to "enter, stay and function" in the state, from where he has ... Read more...

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Amit Shah seeks Supreme Court approval to stay in Gujarat


January 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah Tuesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking permission to "enter, stay and function" in the state in which he has been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Five accused of sex crimes slain in Venezuela prison


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 3 (IANS/EFE) Five people accused of rape and other sexual offences against minors in Venezuela were murdered in their prison cells by other inmates, officials said.Police in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imran a rising star in Pakistani politics: Daily (With image)


December 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The big turn out at Imran Khan's rally in Karachi has cemented his status as a rising star in Pakistani politics and made his party a ... Read more...

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Government website on Bhopal gas tragedy shows old figures


December 10th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) For over a year now a section of a Madhya Pradesh government website has not updated information on the Bhopal gas tragedy. And the facts ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Japan’s industrial production went up in October


November 30th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 30 (IANS) Japan's industrial production rose a seasonally adjusted 2.4 percent in October from a month earlier, marking the first increase in two months, authorities said Wednesday. October's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ISI helping Imran a comical accusation: Pakistani daily


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif's claim that Pakistan's spy agency ISI was supporting Imran Khan was a "comical accusation", a Pakistani daily said Tuesday.The Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

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Battle lines drawn for Kerala by-election


November 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 21 (IANS) The rival political fronts in Kerala have announced their candidates for Ernakulam district's Piravam assembly constituency by-election which would be the first acid test for the ... Read more...

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Amit Shah questions hearings in judges’ house


November 16th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister of state for home Amit Shah Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there could be no hearing of cases at judges' houses ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Third global cybersecurity summit in Delhi next year: Sibal


November 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal and the EastWest Institute (EWI) Tuesday announced that the third worldwide cybersecurity summit will be held in New Delhi Oct 30-31, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Money crunch hits capital’s biggest culture gala


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The capital's biggest cultural extravaganza - the Delhi International Arts Festival - is facing an acute financial crunch, that has cast a shadow of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Man kills NRI wife, burns body


November 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a fit of rage, a travel firm executive murdered his non-resident Indian wife in south Delhi and stuffed her body in a bag and ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, wife end fast after pension assurance


November 9th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) A 99-year-old freedom fighter and his 86-year-old wife ended their indefinite hunger strike here after the government assured them of old age pension and initiating steps ... Read more...

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Students arrested for killing old couple


November 8th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) Three students have been arrested for allegedly murdering the retired principal of a government polytechnic institute and his wife with sharp edged weapons in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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99-year-old on hunger strike for freedom fighter’s pension


November 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 5 (IANS) A 99-year-old freedom fighter Saturday began a hunger strike here to get his pension for taking part in India's struggle for independence. His 86-year-old wife is ... Read more...

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Europe’s oldest man living in Belgium


October 31st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 31 (IANS) Working hard and going to sleep at a decent hour are the secrets to a long life, according to Jan Goossenaerts of Belgium who turned 111-year-old ... Read more...

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Kerala minister Jacob dies in hospital


October 31st, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 30 (IANS) Kerala Civil Supplies Minister T.M.Jacob died Sunday night at a private hospital here, according to family sources. He was 61.Jacob, who led the Kerala Congress-Jacob and ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 596


October 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in the devastating earthquake in southeastern Turkey has risen to 596, while 4,100 people are reported injured, the country's emergencies ministry said Sunday.Previously, ... Read more...

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UAE, Tunisia discuss bilateral cooperation


October 31st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Tunisia have discussed bilateral cooperation in the social sector.The meeting between Mariam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, UAE's minister for Social ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naked driver hits 17 cars in Moscow


October 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunk and naked man lost control while driving in Moscow and smashed 17 cars, including four police vehicles, police said Sunday."On Sunday, an unknown ... Read more...

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Committed to bond between northeastern states, others: PM


October 31st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that the government is committed to physical and emotional integration of the northeastern states with the rest of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President for farmer-industry partnership


October 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday suggested that a committee of governors be set up to evolve mutually beneficial models for a farmer-industry partnership, focusing on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Surveys show BJP will win in Uttar Pradesh: Gadkari


October 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari claimed Sunday that internal surveys conducted by certain agencies indicate his party would attain power in Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BBC prepares for the Queen’s death!


October 30th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) BBC journalists are being imparted special training about reporting the Queen's death -- when it happens -- so that any possibility of committing an embarrassing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Time right to curb corruption: PM


October 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that "the time was right to move decisively to curb corruption in public life and improve the processes ... Read more...

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Advani plays down graft charges in Karnataka BJP


October 30th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani late Sunday played down the slew of graft charges faced by the ruling party in Karnataka at a ... Read more...

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Indian GP champions dedicate victory to Wheldon, Simoncelli


October 30th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) In their moment of triumph, the inaugural Indian Grand Prix's champion drivers Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso dedicated their wins to British IndyCar ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Champion Vettel falls in love with ‘Incredible India


October 30th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel says his win in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix was the one of the best in his career ... Read more...

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Have a tough decision to make on drivers: Mallya


October 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Sahara Force India's team principal Vijay Mallya said Sunday that it would be tough for him to decide his driver's line-up for the 2012 season.Adrian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man arrested for murder after 18 years


October 30th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A man, who had been absconding in a murder case for the last 18 years has been finally arrested, police said Sunday. He was 19 ... Read more...

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