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No guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters: SC


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting, says SC (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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Warrants against five in 1981 plane hijacking


August 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court here has issued non-bailable warrants against five Sikh militants involved in a 1981 Air India plane hijack, and said they would face a ... Read more...

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Balance security with internet freedom: US tells India


August 24th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Asking India to strike a balance between national security and importance of online freedom, the US has said it stands ready to assist US social media ... Read more...

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States affected by Maoism to hire choppers


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The home ministry has given in-principle approval to hiring of one helicopter each by the states affected by Maoist violence for providing air support to ... Read more...

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US embassy mourns Sikh deaths in Winconsin


August 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The US embassy Tuesday mourned the deaths of six Sikhs in a gurdwara attack in Wisconsin and said it was "deeply saddened" by the reckless ... Read more...

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New guidelines for Delhi legislator development funds


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday approved a proposal for the revised guidelines for Members of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development Scheme (MLALADS) 2012."Under the new guidelines, ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh assures faster clearance for Navi Mumbai airport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday said the government would fast-track all clearances required for building the Navi Mumbai International Airport.Singh gave the assurance during ... Read more...

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Speaker sets up panel to suggest new home for parliament


July 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval to set ... Read more...

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DoT meets telcos, seeks views on rollout obligations (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) which Friday met all the operators, discussed the issue of network rollout obligations and asked them to submit their views ... Read more...

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DoT to meet operators on spectrum reserve price


July 13th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is meeting all the operators Friday to get their final opinion on spectrum pricing ahead of the Empowered Group of ... Read more...

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Ibrahimovic, Silva sold to PSG, admits Berlusconi


July 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been sold to French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)."Yes, I've sold ... Read more...

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National Conference to host lunch for Pranab


July 10th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference will host a lunch for United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee here July 15.The National Conference has ... Read more...

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China urges joint effort for sustainable development


June 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday urged the global community to make joint efforts to promote sustainable development."To jointly promote sustainable development, we should take ... Read more...

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GAIL to set up 1,000 MW power plant in Punjab


June 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday approved a 1,000-MW power plant to be set up in the state's Ropar district, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said ... 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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China to take over UNSC rotating presidency


May 31st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 31 (IANS) China will take over the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council in June.China will "adhere to the principle of being fair, neutral, efficient and ... Read more...

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Serbia bans player for refusing to sing anthem


May 29th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbian midfielder Adem Ljajic has been suspended from the national team for refusing to sing the national anthem before his country's friendly against Spain, the ... Read more...

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Now send email to your future self


May 26th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A website lets you send "time capsule" emails to your future self.Futureme.org works like a simple webmail service, but lets you specify the date when the ... Read more...

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HAL disinvestment under consideration: Government


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday informed parliament that it is considering a proposal to offload 10 percent equity in the strategically important Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the ... Read more...

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Nitish demands immediate withdrawal of NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Demanding an immediate withdrawal of the order for creation of the NCTC, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the notification suffered from several legal ... Read more...

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China, US vow stable military ties


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) China and the US Wednesday pledged to maintain "healthy and stable bilateral military relations".Frequent high-level visits between the two sides have promoted a cooperative partnership of ... Read more...

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Patient swallows syringe, seeks fine from hospital


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) A man in China who swallowed barrel of a doctor's syringe during an operation is all set to receive 60,000 yuan ($9,500) in compensation after the ... Read more...

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UNHCR hails UAE’s humanitarian efforts


April 19th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has praised the efforts of the UAE to improve the humanitarian conditions of refugees around the world.May Kadkoy, ... Read more...

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Chinese daily stresses political discipline


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) A commentary published Tuesday in the official newspaper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has stressed strict political discipline and the party's absolute leadership over the ... Read more...

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2G scam: Is CBI selective in opposing bail pleas?


April 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) being selective in opposing the bail pleas of the accused in the ... Read more...

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Russian gays challenge bill in court


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Gay rights activists in Russia have asked a court to strike down a controversial bill passed by the legislature in St. Petersburg that prohibits "propaganda" ... Read more...

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Work to resume at Ford India’s Chennai plant Friday


March 30th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Around 700 workers of Ford India Pvt Ltd who had boycotted work for the past two days would resume duties Friday after a truce was arrived ... Read more...

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Rushdie factor: Imran Khan stays away from India Today conclave


March 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would not be attending the two-day India Today conclave because of the presence of "The Satanic Veres" author Salman Rushdie, the ... Read more...

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India bids for 2015 Club World Cup, U-17 World Cup in 2017


March 9th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel launched the country's bid to host the prestigious 2015 Club World Cup and the 2017 U-17 World ... Read more...

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New Russian cabinet could use tycoon Prokhorov: Putin


March 8th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, a rising star of opposition politics, can get a seat in the new government, according to president-elect Vladimir Putin.Prokhorov "is a ... Read more...

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Sports ministry clears national camp after HI’s flip-flop


March 5th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday finally paved the way for the national hockey team's camp that will start Tuesday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ... Read more...

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China’s defence budget to grow 11 percent


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China's defence budget will grow by 11.2 percent to 670 billion yuan (about $106 billion) in 2012 as compared to the previous year, an official said.This ... Read more...

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Mamata rules out SEZ for Infosys


February 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Pledging all-out support to Infosys in establishing its facility in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government would, however, not grant SEZ ... Read more...

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Government seeks states’ help on engineering entrance test


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Taking another step on its proposal to introduce a common entrance test for engineering courses, the government Wednesday held talks with state education ministers and ... Read more...

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