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High court does not allow minor to live with boyfriend


February 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday denied permission to a Class 9 girl to live with her boyfriend, a student of Class 12 of the school ... Read more...

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Cuban, US scientists seek to cooperate


December 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) In a significant development, Cuban and US scientists said here Tuesday they believe progress is being made in future cooperation between their communities despite the ... Read more...

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Obama avoids showdown on speech to Congress


September 1st, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has agreed to move his much awaited speech on fixing the economy by a day to avoid a political showdown with a ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to meet jailed Kanimozhi again


June 20th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (ANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi will visit Delhi Tuesday to meet for a second time his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects Kanimozhi’s bail plea (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rejected the bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar, who are in jail in connection ... Read more...

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Budget session spent little time on legislation


March 25th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The budget session of parliament, that ended Friday, saw very little time spent on legislation and several hours lost in interruptions over controversies like ... Read more...

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Patil inaugurates budget session, condoles Ladakh cloudburst (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Inaugurating the budget session of parliament, President Pratibha Patil Monday offered her sympathies to the people of Ladakh where a cloudburst had killed nearly 200 people ... Read more...

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India has gone through difficult year: President (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Inaugurating the budget session of parliament, President Pratibha Patil Monday admitted India has gone through a "difficult year", plagued by inflation and violence in certain areas."We ... Read more...

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PM hopes for peaceful, productive budget session


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hoped that the budget session of parliament will be "peaceful and productive". "This budget session of parliament is very crucial. The ... Read more...

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President Patil inaugurates budget session


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil inaugurated the budget session of parliament Monday with a joint address to both houses. The budget session will continue till April 21, with ... Read more...

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Speaker to hold all party meet ahead of Budget session


February 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will hold an all-party meet today, a day before the commencement of the Budget session of Parliament.According to reports, the ... Read more...

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Decision on JPC soon as budget session begins Monday


February 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ahead of the budget session beginning Monday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Friday that a decision on forming a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to ... Read more...

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Budget Session: Cabinet approves President Patil’s address to Parliament


February 15th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's address to the to the joint sitting of Parliament on the opening day ... Read more...

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Schoolchildren’s death: Himachal to conduct surveys


February 8th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) A day after four students were buried alive after a boundary wall of their school collapsed in Himachal Pradesh's Una district, Education Minister I.D. Dhiman Tuesday ordered a ... Read more...

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4 children buried alive as school wall collapses (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Una (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Four schoolchildren were buried alive and one was critically injured when the boundary wall of a primary school caved in near this Himachal Pradesh town Monday ... Read more...

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4 children buried alive as school wall crashes


February 7th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Una (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Four schoolchildren were buried alive and one was critically injured when the boundary wall of a village primary school caved in near this ... Read more...

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Obama bypasses Congress, appoints six key officials


December 30th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has bypassed Congress, and made six key appointments, including that of James Cole as Deputy Attorney General and Robert Ford as the country's ... Read more...

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Three girls die in Uttar Pradesh school wall collapse


December 11th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Three girls were killed when a wall of a government-run primary school collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district Saturday, police said.The accident took place in the primary school ... Read more...

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Oz school bans kids from running around during recess


November 29th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): A school in Australia has banned its students from running around during playtime, as the playground is too crowded.Armadale Primary has also introduced two lunch times and is ... Read more...

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Gibbs promises Obama will end military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy on gays


October 18th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): White House spokesman Robert Gibbs has assured that US President Barack Obama will end the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy that prohibits homosexuality in the armed services."Don't ... Read more...

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Coral reefs discovered in Mediterranean for the first time


October 5th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Experts from the University of Haifa's Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences discovered for the first time an area of reefs with deep-sea corals in the Mediterranean, ... Read more...

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Bosnian Serb leader’s trial set to resume


September 4th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 4 (IANS/AKI) The landmark trial of wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will resume Monday at the UN's Yugoslav war crimes court in the Hague after a brief recess. ... Read more...

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Morning walk may curb risk of heart disease


August 11th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new study by scientists from University of Buffalo suggests that simple morning walk to school can reduce stress reactivity in children during the school day, curbing increases ... Read more...

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The American Senate Transports The Afghan ‘War Finances’ Legislation Back To The House


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, July 23, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American Senate on Thursday endorsed the finances for President Barack Obama's tactic of augmenting the American military presence in Afghanistan. Nonetheless, the Senate declined ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to auction Bharti Kher’s iconic elephant


May 24th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) British auction house Sotheby's will June 28 offer on sale leading Indian contemporary artist Bharti Kher's sculpture "The Skin Speaks a Language of Its Own". The much ... Read more...

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Women MPs outshine men in parliament debates


May 7th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Seventy-one percent of women MPs compared to 68 percent of their male counterparts participated in debates on various issues in the 2010 budget session of parliament. But ... Read more...

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117 hours of parliament lost to frequent disruptions (To go with ‘Parliament session ends with little business conducted’)


May 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) More than 117 hours or over 30 percent of the total scheduled 385 hours were lost during the 2010 budget session of parliament due to frequent disruptions ... Read more...

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Frequent disruptions will render house irrelevant: Speaker


May 7th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Voicing her disappointment over frequent disruptions of the house, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday warned MPs that such kind of behaviour would gradually render the ... Read more...

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Women’s quota bill unlikely in Lok Sabha this session


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The government is unlikely to move the women's reservation bill in the Lok Sabha during the few remaining days of the budget session before parliament ... Read more...

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Clapping along songs improve kids’ brain power


April 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Clapping while singing songs is likely to spur development of important skills in children, a first-ever study on the subject says. "We found that children in the first, second ... Read more...

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Malaysian girl, 14, raped several times by classmates in school


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 23 (A): A Malaysian secondary school student was raped numerous times in her school canteen, field and classrooms for the last three weeks.According to Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Abdul ... Read more...

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5 nomads killed in Kashmir cloudburst


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Five nomads, two of them children, were killed in a cloudburst in south Kashmir's Kulgam district Thursday while 17 others were rescued by police. "Bodies of five ... Read more...

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Kalyan Singh demands amendment to women’s quota bill


April 17th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel and founder of the Jan Kranti Party (JKP) Kalyan Singh Saturday said his party was in favour of the women's reservation bill ... Read more...

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Physicists Establish Timetable For Earth’s Biggest Bang


March 24th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The planet’s biggest scientific experimentation will endeavor to smash together particles at the uppermost energy altitude so far on March 30. Thereby, it will reconstruct ... Read more...

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Indian cabinet approves death sentence for hijacking (Lead)


March 19th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Indian cabinet Friday decided to award death penalty to hijackers of aircraft or those who use them as missiles. The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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