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24,000 Italian government employees to lose jobs


July 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 10 (IANS/AKI) Around 24,000 government employees in Italy are due to lose their jobs because of spending cuts worth 26 billion euros ($32 billion).Around 11,000 of the workers ... Read more...

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Law Commission can’t define an ‘influential person’!


June 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Amid growing demand that influential people involved in criminal cases should be investigated and tried quickly, the Law Commission has said it is not feasible ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars, corporates join in Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in Earth Hour 2012 by switching off lights and other electrical gadgets while many corporate and public bodies also joined in the ... Read more...

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More transparency can bring down RTI pleas: Apex court


August 16th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Effective dissemination of information by public bodies and institutions can help avoid unnecessary applications by citizens under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Fury as Brit students as young as 5 are taught about sex in an explicit way


March 9th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): The teaching of sex education in an explicit way to British children as young as 5, has been put down by family campaigners who have described the material ... Read more...

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Britain has one CCTV for every 32 people, reveals study


March 4th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A study has revealed that Britain has one CCTV camera for every 32 citizens, and the revelation that 1.85 million cameras are watching their every move has come ... Read more...

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British cops to be asked whether straight or gay


January 13th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Millions of teachers, nurses and policemen in Britain would reportedly be asked to disclose their sexual orientation, religion and race as part of a new equality drive.Equalities minister ... Read more...

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Royal Family to be granted new right of secrecy


January 8th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): In a controversial legal reform, the Royal Family is to be granted complete protection from public scrutiny to keep the affairs of the Queen, Prince Charles and ... Read more...

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European cyber defences ‘must improve’, tests show


November 11th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Europe needs to do more to prepare itself for cyber attacks, a EU report has concluded.Cyber Europe 2010, a so-called "cyber stress test", aimed to give member states better ... Read more...

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UIDAI releases list of empanelled enrolment agencies


July 15th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 15 (ANI): The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) issued an order today, releasing the list of enrolment agencies, empanelled with it to carry out enrolment into the UID ... Read more...

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UIA releases the list of enrolment agencies


July 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI), which has been mandated to issue unique identity numbers, Thursday released a list of agencies which will collect data from residents of ... Read more...

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British Govt. tables law to protect Prince Charles from public scrutiny


March 21st, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): In order to protect Prince Charles from public scrutiny, the British Government is trying to amend a law that would lead to a blanket ban on anyone ... Read more...

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Brit schools cannot force girls to wear skirts, says govt body


February 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): British schools have been cautioned not to force their girl students to wear skirts as doing so may violate the rights of those who want to live like ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans vow to fight corruption


December 9th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) Enough is enough, is what a group of Bangaloreans seems to be saying on International Anti-Corruption Day observed Wednesday. They have pledged to fight corruption which is rampant ... Read more...

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BBC faces opposition flak for paying 100 most senior staff 20 million pounds annually


November 13th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.13 (ANI): Admitting to paying its 100 most senior staff 20 million pounds a year has landed the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in a soup.Figures released by the corporation disclosed ... Read more...

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UK schools report 40,000 cases of racism every year: Report


October 29th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): A report published by the Manifesto Club, a civil liberties group, has claimed that British schools have to face or deal with more than 40,000 cases of racism ... Read more...

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UK police, councils spying on public telephone, e-mail records almost 1,400 times a day


August 10th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.10 (ANI): New figures have revealed that local councils and police in Britain access telephone and e-mail records of people in the country at least 1400 times a day.According to The ... Read more...

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Plans for public database scrapped, but net surfers to be monitored in Britain


April 28th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): The British Home Secretary has scrapped plans for a public database, but has asked communications firms to monitor and record all internet contacts between people.According to a ... Read more...

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7 million Britons ‘living in fear’


April 14th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) With bosses warning of job losses and ministers pointing to the threat of terror, Britons are increasingly "living in fear" - and the climate is getting worse because ... Read more...

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UK may soon have world’s most comprehensive surveillance system


April 6th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.6 (ANI): Details of every email sent and website visited by people in Britain are to be stored for a year as part of what campaigners claim is a massive assault ... Read more...

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Brit watchdog ready to crackdown on spying bureaucrats


February 28th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): A watchdog in Britain has warned the countrys bureaucratic establishment to abstain from misusing controversial surveillance powers on the pretext of fighting terrorism and combat crime. According to The ... Read more...

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Ex-UK Home Secretary Blunkett to issue warnings about Big Brother Britain


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary David Blunkett, who introduced the idea of identity cards, will issue a stark warning to the Government that it is in danger of abusing ... Read more...

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Malaysian Government told to release funds for Tamil schools


January 14th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.14 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has been asked to release the RM 50 million for Tamil schools under the 2009 Budget. KLANG MP Charles Santiago made the appeal, the Malaysia ... Read more...

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Most bosses monitor employees Web surfing at work


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that two-thirds of British employers keep a check on how many times their employees spend surfing the Internet, and which websites they ... Read more...

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British Muslim community not advanced enough to have Sharia courts


October 12th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Browns new minister for race relations has attacked Sharia courts, insisting that the Muslim community in Britain is not advanced enough to have ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim MP calls for new single equality law to end religious discrimination


September 16th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 16 (ANI): A Muslim MP in the UK has reportedly called for a new religious equality legislation that would prevent Muslims from being treated as second grade citizens. ... Read more...

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Tory leader says public funding of ‘Muslim fanatics” must stop


March 5th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.5 (ANI): Conservative Party leader David Cameron has accused the Gordon Brown Government of allowing fanatics to benefit from public grants to Muslim bodies. "The Government has allowed hundreds of thousands ... Read more...

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