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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules


September 19th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging ... Read more...

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NHRC notice on school turning away gangrape victim


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over a Dalit girl being allegedly denied admission in school ... Read more...

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Bill to develop Karnataka districts in Lok Sabha


September 7th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A constitutional amendment bill introduced by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in the Lok Sabha Friday seeks to establish a special development board for six most ... Read more...

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SC directs fresh trial of Delhi 1997 blast accused


August 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a fresh trial of a terror accused whose conviction and sentencing had been set aside by a court bench on ... Read more...

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Punjab teachers can no longer moonlight as journalists


August 30th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a blanket ban on journalistic activities undertaken by teachers and other employees of the education department."Journalistic activities undertaken by teachers or ... Read more...

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Goa orders shutdown at soot emitting plant


August 28th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) A Vedanta Resources-owned company has been asked to shut down for 48 hours its coke oven plant in Goa's mining belt by the pollution control authority.The ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in fifth ODI


August 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 20-run defeat to India in the fifth and final One-day International here. ... Read more...

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Shree Cement penalized Rs.397.51 crore for monopolistic practices


July 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Monday found 11 cement manufacturers and the Cement Manufacturers Association contravening the provisions of the Competition Act through monopolistic ... Read more...

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Himachal directed to ban smoking at public places


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to file a reply on ensuring implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) ... Read more...

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Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: NCPCR objects to disclosure of child’s identity


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's apex child rights body has demanded action against Visva-Bharati University as well as the print media for disclosing the identity of the Class 5 ... Read more...

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Apex court slams tardy progress in UCC toxic waste disposal


July 14th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the central and Madhya Pradesh governments to act fast and put in place an agreement with German firm GIZ for ... Read more...

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Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

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Tajikistan asks Russia $250 mn in rent for base


July 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tajikistan wants Moscow to pay at least $250 million a year for the Russian military base deployed in the Central Asian state, Kommersant business daily ... Read more...

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Maintenance laws misused by greedy: Court (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The maintenance laws are "designed to help the needy and not the greedy", the Delhi High Court has said while expressing displeasure at the misuse ... Read more...

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Maintenance laws misused by greedy: Court


June 21st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The maintenance laws are "designed to help the needy and not the greedy", the Delhi High Court has said while expressing displeasure at the misuse ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislator jailed in bribery case


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) A Karnataka court Saturday convicted ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Y. Sampangi in a corruption case and sentenced him to three and a half ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Central schools outshine private schools in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Central government schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) in Delhi have fared better than private schools in this year's Central ... Read more...

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School marks can’t be revealed under RTI: Court


May 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Delhi High Court has ruled that the marks secured by a student in the secondary school examination cannot be obtained even under the Right to ... Read more...

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Kerala bans gutka, paan masala (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday imposed a complete ban on the sale and consumption of gutka and paan masala in the state.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters ... Read more...

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Kerala bans gutka, paan masala (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday imposed a complete ban on the sale and consumption of gutka and paan masala in the state.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters ... Read more...

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Highlights of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010 (To go with Music creators welcome copyright amendment, industry unhappy)


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
- Amends the Copyright Act, 1957.- Expands definition of copyright to protect owners of literary or musical works.- Also protects performers and allows them to make sound or visual recordings of ... Read more...

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Patnaik seeks modifications in mining bill


May 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) Describing some of the provisions in the proposed new mining bill as an encroachment of the rights of the states, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ... Read more...

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Haryana to install chips to monitor ultrasound machines


May 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) Health authorities in Haryana will install silent observer chips in all ultrasound machines to monitor the ultrasound processes being done by doctors at private clinics, officials ... Read more...

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City Union Bank targets 20-30 percent growth


May 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Privately-owned City Union Bank hopes to log a growth of 20-30 percent this fiscal despite the economic outlook not being encouraging while the net interest ... Read more...

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SBI quarterly profit soars to Rs.4,050 crore


May 18th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) Friday reported a massive hike in net profit at Rs.4,050 crore for the quarter ended March ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill on sexual offences against kids


May 11th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a bill to protect children from sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography and to establish special courts for the speedy ... Read more...

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Mizoram CM supports NCTC


May 9th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 9 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Wednesday supported the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) saying it won't hit the country's federal structure."The NCTC is a positive move ... Read more...

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Haryana not to hire teachers on contract any more


May 1st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 1 (IANS) Appointment of teachers in Haryana will no longer be made on contractual basis, a minister said Tuesday."Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today (Tuesday) ordered that ... Read more...

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Spectrum shift to put additional Rs.10,000 crore cost on Vodafone


April 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Vodafone India Monday said the telecom regulator's proposal to replace its 900MHz with an 1800MHz network will cost an additional Rs.10,000 crore to the firm ... Read more...

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Majority in favour of Tendulkar’s nomination: Chidambaram (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the nation has welcomed the nomination of ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha.He was responding to ... Read more...

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Vijaya Bank net zooms 235 percent in Q4


April 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) State-run Vijaya Bank posted net profit of Rs.181 crore for the fourth quarter (January-March) of fiscal 2011-12, registering a whopping 235 percent jump from Rs.54 crore ... Read more...

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GAAR adding to investors’ anxiety: ICRA


April 26th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Credit rating agency ICRA Thursday said the provisions of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) prescribed in this year's budget has added to investors' anxiety."Not lack ... Read more...

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‘Centre in favour of enacting model Lokayukta law’ (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The central government is in favour of enacting a model law of Lokayukta so that all states can adopt their own act according to it, ... Read more...

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