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Now another vop leaves Uttar Pradesh Police red-faced


May 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged mishandling of a body by a police inspector here.The matter pertains to JP Nagar where a ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over problems of weavers


May 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Wednesday as agitated opposition MPs took up the problems faced by weavers in various parts of ... Read more...

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Saharanpur DIG’s conduct unacceptable, says Akhilesh


May 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday said he was "amazed" that a senior officer like a deputy inspector general (DIG) could ask a father, whose ... Read more...

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UP cop advocates honour killing, NCW wants him suspended


May 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh police officer was caught on camera telling an aged man in Saharanpur that he should either kill his daughter, who had ... Read more...

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Promises delivered, says West Bengal government


April 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government has released "Promises Delivered" -- a 168-page book about its achievements "not given due recognition" in the wake of an ... Read more...

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High Court frowns at slow probe in Maval firing case


March 21st, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday slammed the Maharashtra government for going slow on police officials who opened fire last year at protesting farmers at Maval, near ... Read more...

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Rushdie likely in India this weekend for India Today conclave


March 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) After his aborted visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival, controversial Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie is expected to be in India this weekend to ... Read more...

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Nandigram police firing day to be marked as Farmers’ Day: Mamata


March 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Mar 12 (IANS) To honour the victims of police firing in the Nandigram area of East Midnapore district March 2007, the West Bengal government Monday announced that from ... Read more...

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‘Chauvinist’ label in trousers spark Twitter row


March 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A clothing company sparked a Twitter outcry after the label in a pair of its trousers suggested it is the women's job to do washing.Madhouse, a ... Read more...

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Juventus demand equal treatment on the pitch


February 17th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 17 (IANS) Juventus Football Club had demanded equal treatment on the pitch, claiming the referees have failed to award penalties in their favour in the current Italian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Darjeeling tea e-auction expected soon


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) The auction centre here is expected to commence electronic auction of Darjeeling tea, known the world over for its aroma and taste, from the next financial ... Read more...

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Three held for killing Russian Santa Claus


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three students were arrested in Tajikistan Tuesday on suspicion of murdering a young man dressed as Father Frost -- or the Russian equivalent of Santa ... Read more...

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Renewal of TV licences: Self-regulatory bodies to be consulted


December 9th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has notified the uplinking guidelines for TV channels, but has softened the contentious renewal clause amid an outcry from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NATO attack leaves many, many unanswered questions: Khar


December 1st, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The NATO attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers "leaves many, many unanswered questions", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said.Khar told the US National Public Radio ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rowe initiates legal action against Jamaica Cricket Association


November 11th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Nov 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batting legend Lawrence Rowe has launched legal action against the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) for its decision to withdraw his name from the Players ... Read more...

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Mexican footballers in trouble for mock gunplay


October 18th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans were aghast after a soccer player pretended to shoot one of his teammates in the head to celebrate a goal, a prank that fell ... Read more...

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China punishes six officials after tourist beaten up


September 24th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Six officials have been punished after a tourist travelling to Beijing was mistaken as a petitioner, brutally beaten and brought back to his home province, authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anti-politician act helped solve impasse, says Kiran Bedi


August 28th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Defending her much-talked about speech at the Ramlila grounds where she called politicians "double-faced", former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi Sunday claimed her ... Read more...

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Boy beaten for 30 minutes after he stole to play video games


August 16th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in China was hung from a pole by his hands and feet, whipped and then beaten for 30 minutes by his angry parents ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhaka to sensitise teachers against corporal punishment


May 29th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh will sensitise school teachers against corporal punishment to students, a media report said.Authorities are preparing a training manual and plan to start the first programme ... Read more...

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US avoided ‘high profile trial’ by killing bin-Laden: Analysts


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): By killing Osama bin-Laden, the Obama administration has a high profile trial and denied al-Qaeda a chance of getting a propaganda boost.Although bin-Laden was officially wanted dead ... Read more...

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Berlusconi, Sarkozy call for changes to Schengen treaty


April 27th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 27 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have called for a revision of the Schengen treaty which removes border controls among the 25 ... Read more...

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Sanjoy takes on civil aviation authorities over Tawang chopper crash


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang, Apr 22(ANI): Congress leader Takam Sanjoy on Friday took Civil Aviation authorities head on over airworthiness of its 'Pawan Hans' fleet.It comes three days after 17 innocent lives were lost in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brit Christian electrician wins battle to display cross in his van


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A Christian electrician in the UK has won his fight to display a cross in his van following a nationwide outcry.The dramatic climbdown by Colin Atkinson's employers Wakefield ... Read more...

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Oz teen pleads guilty to Indian student Nitin Garg’s murder


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20(ANI): A 16-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to the murder of Indian accountancy graduate Nitin Garg in Melbourne last year.Twenty-one-year-old Garg was stabbed to death in Cruikshank Park, Yarraville, in ... Read more...

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Two Nepal MPs arrested for passport scam, third under cloud


April 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS) With scandals mounting about Nepal's lawmakers being involved in passport frauds, police Tuesday arrested two MPs while a parliamentary committee asked Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal ... Read more...

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I am not a traitor: Binayak Sen


April 18th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 18 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen, who walked out of jail here Monday, said he was not a traitor and, following grant of bail by the ... Read more...

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MPs allowed to ‘tweet’ during debates in Commons


March 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): MPs are no longer barred from taking their iPads and Blackberrys into the Commons chamber to update their micro-blogging site 'Twitter' during debates.An official standards committee has said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhaka offers ten gas drilling sites to Russian firm


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Energy-starved Bangladesh has offered a package of ten wells to Russian enterprise Gazprom after a Polish company withdrew from five wells earlier this month.State-run oil, gas and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Twitter buzzes with news of Mubarak’s exit


February 12th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) "congrates egypt.you are now free!" Micro-blogging site Twitter was abuzz with congratulatory messages as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak quit Friday night. Google executive Wael Ghonim, who became the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

French MPs vote against antismoking rule censoring iconic smokers on posters


January 20th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): French MPs have voted against an antismoking rule that has deprived many iconic figures of their cigarettes and pipes in posters or photos.Authorities had removed smouldering Gauloises from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Most Americans disapprove of Palin’s response to Arizona shootings: Poll


January 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's response to the Arizona shootings has been slammed by Americans, including most of her supporters, with a latest poll saying that 46 ... Read more...

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Online outcry forces China to grant retrial for man sentenced to life for evading road tolls


January 15th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 15(ANI): China has granted a retrial for a man sentenced to life in prison for evading road tolls, after the severity of the sentence caused a huge online outcry.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Michael Douglas Wins The Battle Against Life Threatening Disease, Cancer


January 12th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is some good news for Michael Douglas fans as he has finally recovered from cancer. Douglas fans were quite sad when he announced that he was on the late ... Read more...

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Respect women, says Delhi government posters


December 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) In the wake of rising crime against women, the Delhi government has decided to launch a poster campaign in the city asking people to respect women, an ... Read more...

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