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Plea against Amar Singh dismissed (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a plea for registering an abduction case against Rajya Sabha member and former leader of Samajwadi Party Amar Singh and ... Read more...

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Order reserved on plea against Amar Singh


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has reserved its order till March 1 on a plea seeking a review of a magistrate's order disallowing registration of an ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Order reserved on complaint against Amar Singh (Lead)


December 7th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A trial court here Wednesday reserved till Dec 12 its order on a complaint by a prosecution witness in the 2008 cash-for-votes case, alleging ... Read more...

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False kidnapping claim by cash-for-votes witness: Police (Lead)


November 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A court here was Monday asked by Delhi Police to dismiss a complaint by Hasmat Ali, a key prosecution witness in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam ... Read more...

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Highlights of court order on bail for 6 in cash-for-votes


November 16th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted bail to six accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam that had rocked parliament ahead of a trust vote. ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote scam witness says Amar Singh threatened him


October 11th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday asked Delhi Police to file a status report on a complaint of a key prosecution witness in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam ... Read more...

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Do business travellers work on train journeys?


September 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Bosses may think their executives do office work while undertaking official train journeys, but in reality they are either 'people watching', reading, or surfing internet, says ... Read more...

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BJP to move privilege motion against PM


March 18th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will move a privilege motion against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for misleading parliament on the report ... Read more...

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Leaders, aides deny WikiLeaks claims


March 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) With the cash-for-vote scam resurfacing in the wake of leaked US diplomatic cables, leaders like Congress member Satish Sharma, former Samajwadi Party member Amar ... Read more...

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Faster broadband services threaten creating “digital ghettos” among ethnic communities in Oz


March 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 9 (ANI): Australia's Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has warned that faster broadband services could make ethnic communities more isolated by creating "digital ghettos".The multicultural and multilingual broadcaster expressed its concern ... Read more...

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Tony Blair faces inquiry for 6 mn pounds security bill


July 18th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is facing a parliamentary inquiry into the spiraling cost of his security after six police officers were photographed guarding the rear of ... Read more...

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Human rights activists call for independent panel to look into Thailand clashes


May 26th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 26(ANI): Local and international human rights activists are calling for the urgent establishment of an independent panel to investigate the deadly clashes between Thailand's security forces and Red-Shirt anti-government protesters.A ... Read more...

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French Muslim women in burkhas face losing benefits and a bus ban


January 20th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Jan.20 (ANI): Women wearing a full-body burkha could be banned from using public transport or receiving state handouts, a French government spokesman has said.According to The Telegraph, the call came just ... Read more...

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International students don’t trust Victoria police


October 7th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): International students including Indians do not report cases of assault to the Victoria Police because they don't trust them, a state parliamentary inquiry has been told.The Federation ... Read more...

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Lover of collapsed MG Rover director paid 1.7-mn pounds for a year’s work


September 12th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): MG Rover's director paid his lover 1.7 million pounds for a year's work, according to a report on the collapse of the car manufacturing giant.In May 2000, the ... Read more...

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Pak origin Brit minister in the dock for failing to disclose information about expenses


June 12th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Britain's new Communities Minister of Pakistani origin, Shahid Malik, failed to disclose information about his use of parliamentary expenses to the official inquiry that cleared him of ... Read more...

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Australian inmates may soon be given keys to their cells


March 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 27 (ANI): A company is planning to bid for the contracts of two Australia-based jails, in which inmates will have keys to their cells.The research director of the UK-based Serco ... Read more...

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Brown Govt. slammed over US using Brit atomic weapons factory for its nuke program


February 9th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.9 (ANI): The Gordon Brown Government has placed itself in hot waters after the British Defence MInistry revealed that the United States military has been using an atomic weapons factory ... Read more...

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‘Why is cash-for-vote tape not being telecast?’


July 28th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Nearly a week after the MPs' bribery scandal rocked parliament on the day of the trust vote, there is a growing demand that the tape of the ... Read more...

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Nuke bomb blueprints may up for sale on world black market: Experts


June 1st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, June 1 (ANI): Nuclear bomb blueprints and manuals on how to manufacture weapons-grade uranium for warheads are feared to be in circulation on the international black market, The Guardian has ... Read more...

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Obesity timebomb has already gone off in Australia: Expert


May 12th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 12 (ANI): An Australian expert says that obesity has already afflicted more than half the countrys population, and has started to claim a lot of hidden cost in the ... Read more...

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Britons addicted to more prescription drugs than recommended: MPs panel


February 10th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by admin
London, Feb.10 (ANI): An inquiry undertaken by a group of British Members of Parliament has reported that doctors across the country are giving patients dangerously high doses of medicines, which can prove ... Read more...

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Brit schools struggling with migrant kids influx


November 26th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.26 (ANI): The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has warned that schools in the United Kingdom are struggling with the influx of migrant children, which they is changing the culture ... Read more...

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Sainsbury’s says immigrants have ‘better work ethic’ than Britons


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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