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‘Tough to get IPS officers transferred from Goa’


August 28th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) It is difficult at times to transfer police service officers from a soft posting like Goa and sometimes officers have a vested interest in resisting tough ... Read more...

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Neither BJP nor Congress will get majority in 2014: Mulayam


August 18th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday said that neither the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nor the Congress would get a majority in the ... Read more...

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Punjab creates separate cadre of teachers for border areas


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) With education in the international border belt with Pakistan being affected by non-availability of teachers, the Punjab government Friday announced the creation of a separate cadre ... Read more...

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Now, Parrikar accuses Chidambaram of ‘dadagiri’ in postings


July 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday accused union home ministry of P. Chidambaram of 'dadagiri' over the issue of appointment of Indian Police Service (IPS) ... Read more...

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Centre to ensure Punjab, Haryana quota in Chandigarh posts


June 11th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The central government has assured Punjab that the 60:40 quota for filling posts in the Chandigarh administration from Punjab and Haryana would be adhered to ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: SP to await UPA, NDA choices


June 9th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday said that his party would "open its cards" on the presidential election only after the ruling United Progressive ... Read more...

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SP leaders mint money through transfers: BSP


May 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Launching a fresh attack on the Akhilesh Yadav regime, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday alleged that Samjawadi Party leaders were minting money through transfers ... Read more...

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‘Clarify timeframe on worker deployment at Sahaganj’


April 10th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday said tyre-maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) would have to clarify the timeframe within which the company would complete the process of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maya’s favoured officials dumped


March 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Favourite officials of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati were Thursday shunted out to posts that do not carry clout.Kunwar Fateh Bahadur Singh, who was principal ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs bureaucracy, 30 officials transferred


March 19th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) In a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the new Uttar Pradesh government of Akhilesh Yadav, 30 officials, mostly IAS, were transferred late Sunday.This included district magistrates of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man charged with threatening to kill Obama


February 29th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) A 20-year-old man has been charged with threatening to assassinate US President Barrack Obama.In a Feb 21 posting on Facebook under the name of "Jay ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government reiterates order on Army chief’s age issue, to settle case in court (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The defence ministry said Sunday it would prefer to settle the issue of army chief General V.K. Singh's age in the Supreme Court rather than ... Read more...

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Government to settle army chief age issue in court, not administratively


January 29th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Scotching rumours that it asked the Indian Army's Adjutant General to correct records of General V.K. Singh's year of birth to 1950 ahead of the ... Read more...

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Nathan Eccleston to be investigated for his 9/11 comments


September 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liverpool Football Club has announced that they have commenced investigation into the claims by striker Nathan Eccleston on Twitter. The 20-year-old wrote on the anniversary of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government respects judiciary: Pakistani PM


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says his government respects the judiciary and implements its decisions.Speaking in the National Assembly, Gilani said: "How can a ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues over 60 visas to CIA officials


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan has issued five dozen visas to CIA officials with the understanding that all intelligence postings in the country would be "fully disclosed", it was reported ... Read more...

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Policeman kills self after reading girlfriend’s Facebook posts


May 18th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) Furious over his girlfriend's Facebook postings and fearing she might leave him soon, a New York Police Department (NYPD) officer has shot himself dead ... Read more...

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Pranay Sahaya appointed to cabinet secretariat


May 8th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 8 (IANS) Pranay Sahaya, a special director general in the Border Security Force (BSF) has been appointed secretary (security) in the cabinet secretariat in New Delhi, an official ... Read more...

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Why we don’t really know ourselves


May 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) We often presume that we know ourselves best, but psychologists beg to differ. They believe there are certain aspects in our personality that others know ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infosys to have non-founder chairman up to age of 70


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) In a significant shift in company's policy, India's IT bellwether Infosys decided to have non-founder chairman on its board up to the age of 70 and ... Read more...

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James Franco quits Twitter


April 4th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 4 (ANI): Hollywood actor James Franco has shut down his Twitter account.The 'Spider-Man' star declared a moratorium on his social media activity on the weekend after his controversial postings on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New 3D game console makes Britons sick


March 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A new 3D game console that was released in Britain last week has led to complaints from hundreds of buyers who said they felt dizzy after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WikiLeaks probe: Judge says Twitter users must hand over accounts


March 12th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 12 (ANI): A federal magistrate judge has ruled that Twitter users targeted by federal agents have no right to dispute the release of their account records to investigators probing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

John Travolta Sports “Rugged Bald Look” on Vacation


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Travolta is a Hollywood icon who was once known for his thick, wavy head full of hair. The actor has undergone many tragedies since his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook set to launch mobile phone


February 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) After reaching heights of success, Facebook is now out with its phone for millions of users. A mobile phone manufacturer is set to launch the first Facebook ... Read more...

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Now, Facebook launches its own phone


February 11th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The once-rumoured Facebook phone is all set to launch in the UK market.The website first created for Harvard students in 2004 eventually became a vast global ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook blames bug for Zuckerberg’s account ‘hacking’


January 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has blamed 'a bug' for an odd posting purporting to come from founder Mark ZuckerbergThe cryptic message was posted to the Facebook fan ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets new chief secretary


January 15th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) Senior bureaucrat Madhav Lal has been named the new chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir.The Omar Abdullah government selected Madhav Lal late Friday evening, a minister told ... Read more...

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Anti-Berlusconi tweets swamp Twitter feed at EU summit


December 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Critics of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi hijacked giant screens at the venue of an EU summit in Brussels to tweet against him.In one tweet Berlusconi, 74, was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook postings could cost you your job


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 02 (ANI): A man in Australia, who took two sick days during the New Year, was fired from his barman job after a photo of him partying on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Twitter severs links with ’star-stalking’ website


October 16th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Micro-blogging giant Twitter has dissolved its links with an upcoming website that plans to 'stalk' celebrities.It cut its links after lawyers and privacy campaigners condemned JustSpotted.com as an ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh may sack cops dodging Maoist area postings


September 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the states worst hit by Maoist insurgency, is thinking of suspending or dismissing from service 31 policemen who are declining new postings, mostly in Maoist ... Read more...

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Malaysian Home Ministry unit to vet net postings soon


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep.3 (ANI): The Malaysian Home Ministry has plans to set up a special unit to monitor sensitive postings on the Internet, including Facebook, the social networking site.The New Strait ... Read more...

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Students group calls for Telangana shutdown Sunday


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Osmania University students' Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called for Telangana shutdown Sunday to protest the government's decision not to postpone Group-I preliminary examination of the Andhra ... Read more...

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A third wanted to quit Civil Services


August 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A survey shows that a third of respondents considered resigning from the Civil Services due to better opportunities elsewhere and other reasons, parliament was told Wednesday. Minister of ... Read more...

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