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Judicial people should head information panels: SC (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday held that the Central Information Commission and state information panels are forums performing quasi-judicial functions and these should be headed and ... Read more...

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Most Chinese wary about what they eat: Study


May 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Most Chinese are wary about what they eat because of the frequent exposure of contaminated food products, according to a study.A poll shows most people have ... Read more...

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Team Anna demolishing public confidence: Soni


May 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sharpening its attack on Team Anna, the government Thursday accused the anti-graft group of demolishing the confidence of the common man by making baseless ... Read more...

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Former Delhi judge awarded 3-year jail for graft


April 28th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday awarded a 3-year jail term to a former judge in a 26-year-old graft case.Special CBI Judge ... Read more...

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US judge busted after sexting picture to colleague


April 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) A judge in the US has been busted for sending a nearly nude picture of himself to a married woman court official. He has also defiantly ... Read more...

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As rumours swirl online, Chinese daily seeks clean up


April 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) The rapid development of internet has brought conveniences and efficiency to information exchanges, but has also speeded up the spread of rumours, Xinhua reported citing a ... Read more...

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Government purchases to be made more transparent


April 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a bill to ensure greater transparency and accountability in government purchases.The Public Procurement Bill will be tabled with the budget ... Read more...

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India’s n-power programme to follow highest safety standards: PM


March 27th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) With India set to expand nuclear energy generation to 62,000 MW by 2032, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday the highest standards of safety and ... Read more...

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SC cautions high courts against curbs on trial


February 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The high courts are taking unduly long time in deciding cases in which trial court proceedings are stayed at the stage of registration of first ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in poll


February 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama is preferred by 52 percent of Americans compared with 43 percent who favour Mitt Romney, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Maldives: Rights panel expresses concern


January 21st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 21 (IANS) The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives Saturday expressed concern over the turmoil in the country and condemned the secret detention of Chief Judge of the ... Read more...

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Nearly 400 officials probed for graft in Shanghai


December 31st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) Anti-corruption officials in Chinese metropolitan city Shanghai have investigated more than 300 cases of corruption this year involving at least 377 government staff.The city discipline inspection ... Read more...

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Sweet sop for rowdy students in Britain


December 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Police in Britain's Durham city will hand out 10,000 sweets to students to remind them to be quiet while returning home from a night out.Launched as ... Read more...

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Embrace development, Kalam tells Bihar politicians


November 15th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 15 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday asked Bihar's politicians to embrace "development politics" in a bid to restore public confidence in the political system."Fully involve yourself ... Read more...

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Rs.650 crore released from Harshad Mehta’s assets


September 13th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday ordered the release of Rs.650 crore to the Income Tax department and banks from the liquidated assets of late scamster ... Read more...

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Fuel a great risk to Indian thermal power plants: Deloitte


August 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inadequate supplies of fuel is beginning to emerge as the biggest risk to thermal power projects in India, according to a report released by global ... Read more...

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Chinese wary of high-speed railway


July 26th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Although authorities say all is well with China's rail network, passengers have not regained confidence in the service after a deadly accident killed 39 people, a ... Read more...

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300 criminals untraceable in Britain: Indian-origin MP


June 26th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) British police have no clue about the whereabouts of over 300 criminals, leading an Indian-origin MP to term it an "absolute outrage".The list of absconding people ... Read more...

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Japan calls for verifiable probe of Fukushima nuke crisis


April 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 14 (ANI): Japan Atomic Energy Commission vice-chairman Tatsujiro Suzuki has said the country should thoroughly investigate the nuclear crisis in Fukushima in an internationally verifiable manner."An independent third-party panel, rather ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lays down guidelines for appointing CVC


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday, while quashing the appointment of P.J. Thomas as central vigilance commissioner (CVC), also laid down the guidelines for making future appointments ... Read more...

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Intensive agriculture sustainable, ecologically more viable to solve food security concerns


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI): The chairman of Syngenta AG, Martin Taylor, on Thursday said attaining food security is becoming a major challenge, and added that a solution was possible only through proper ... Read more...

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Ahead of PM’s media interaction, BJP ups the ante (Intro Roundup)


February 15th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's much awaited media interaction Wednesday morning, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday upped its ante with L.K. Advani once again ... Read more...

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Ahead of PM’s media interaction, BJP ups the ante (Roundup)


February 15th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's much awaited media interaction Wednesday morning, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday upped the ante with L.K. Advani once again ... Read more...

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Experts urge US not to make ‘hasty’ retreat from Afghanistan


January 29th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, jan.29 (ANI): The U.S. should maintain a robust U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan until it is clear that the recent progress is sustainable, two experts on South Asian and Middle ... Read more...

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How Margaret Thatcher helped catch the Yorkshire Ripper


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher took over the hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper personally during her tenure, it has emerged.In early eighties, the Yorkshire Ripper case ... Read more...

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ICC moots World Test and ODI League from 2013


September 15th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): Cricket's bigwigs seem certain to introduce a World Test League, with the top four teams playing off every four years.It will be the most radical change in Test matches ... Read more...

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We are keen to regularise betting: ICC chief executive


September 14th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 14 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Tuesday said he is keen to speak to governments of various cricket playing countries to consider the regulation of ... Read more...

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Chief Executives’ Committee supports ICC’s decisive action against corruption


September 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sept.14 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) will recommend to the ICC Board that a wide-ranging and, if necessary, independent review of the current ICC anti-corruption measures be commissioned to ... Read more...

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British reports say Dilshan under ICC scanner, SLC denies


September 10th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) British media reported Friday that Sri Lanka's dashing batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is under the International Cricket Council (ICC) scanner for his alleged links with a bookmaker, but ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to visit CWG venues today


August 29th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Against the backdrop of construction delays and missed deadlines, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will on Sunday visit the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and the Talkatora Stadium ... Read more...

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Strict action will be taken against those involved in CWG malpractices: Gill


August 19th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Union Sports Minister M S Gill on Thursday said the Central Government will take strict action against those found involved in malpractices during the conduct of ... Read more...

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Games organisers rev up after PM’s tough talk


August 16th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for "single-minded" devotion to make the Commonwealth Games a grand success, the Organising Committee vowed to hold a ... Read more...

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CWG will be a success: Manmohan Singh


August 15th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday asked the countrymen to treat the 2010 Commonwealth Games as a national festival, and said the upcoming mega event ... Read more...

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Highlights of PM’s meeting on CWG


August 14th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday held a high-level review meeting for the Commonwealth Games to be held Oct 3-14. Here are the highlights -1. PM points out ... Read more...

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PM wants pending CWG work to be completed expeditiously


August 14th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Saturday directed the ministries concerned, the Government of the National Capital Region and the Organizing Committee that all pending ... Read more...

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