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Clinton calls for greater debate on FDI, n-cooperation


May 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The US wants "greater debate" on the issues of foreign direct investment (FDI) and civil nuclear cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here ... Read more...

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Supreme Court urges self-caution on exercising its powers


March 15th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has urged self-caution in exercising its inherent powers under Article 142 of the constitution and should take recourse to these only sparingly."In ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protest leader sends legal notice to PM


February 28th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) After taking on the Indian nuclear establishment, People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) coordinator S.P. Udayakumar pitted himself against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, sending him ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea on army chief’s age (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rejected a petition which sought restoration of army chief General V.K. Singh's date of birth to May 10, 1951.An apex court ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea on army chief’s age


January 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rejected a petition which sought restoration of army chief General V.K. Singh's date of birth as May 10, 1951.An apex court ... Read more...

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Online gambling big hit with people


January 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Online gambling is becoming a big hit with people because of its easy availability and convenience."Overall, the research showed internet gamblers were not more likely to ... Read more...

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Respect ballot’s power to effect change: Zardari, Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan's president and prime minister, on the backfoot in the wake of the memogate scandal, have urged the nation to keep their faith in the ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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‘Relaxation in n-liability necessary to attract suppliers’


November 24th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The liabilities notified in case of a nuclear accident should be relaxed so that the government can receive reasonable offers from foreign suppliers for equipment, ... Read more...

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US studying India’s new nuclear liability rules


November 18th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) The United States has withheld comments on implementation rules for the civil nuclear liability law notified by India, saying it was reviewing the measure."I think we're ... Read more...

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‘India caved in to foreign pressure on nuclear liability’


November 17th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India caved in to foreign pressure by diluting the right to seek recourse from foreign suppliers as per the rules notified under the Civil Nuclear ... Read more...

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CPI-M protests dilution of nuke liability law


November 17th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The rules notified under the Civil Nuclear Liability Act have diluted the provisions of liability for the foreign suppliers, the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Court notice on plea against Telangana agitation


November 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Andhra Pradesh government and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on two public suits complaining that normal ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa’s plea against court appearance rejected


November 4th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rejected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's plea against a Bangalore court order asking her to appear again to answer questions ... Read more...

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India, Georgia sign double tax avoidance treaty


August 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India Wednesday signed a tax treaty with the former Soviet republic of Georgia that would help track black money and boost bilateral trade and investments."The ... Read more...

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Bill to provide legal teeth to grievance redressal (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government is drafting a bill that will provide legislative backing to existing grievances redressal mechanism for public services at the grassroots, Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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Can’t breach recruitment rules: Apex court


August 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that parameters of appointment are like a 'Lakshman Rekha' which cannot not be breached and both the selection committee and ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes probe should expose real culprit: BJP


July 21st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said that Delhi Police should distinguish between those who indulged in corruption in the 2008 cash-for-votes controversy in ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over realty projects in Greater Noida


July 10th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida/New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Once touted among the most attractive destinations for housing projects in the National Capital Region, uncertainty looms large at Greater Noida after 156 ... Read more...

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Chronic acidity shouldn’t be ignored, it could lead to cancer


June 29th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) As many as 75 percent of Indian patients with digestive problems suffer from what is medically known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD), an abnormal reflux of ... Read more...

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Don’t drag gods into your battles: Religious heads to Karnataka leaders


June 21st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Several religious leaders in Karnataka Tuesday disapproved of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plan to take oath in a temple to "disprove" Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H. ... Read more...

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Expose Mayawati government through RTI, PILs: Congress


June 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) The Congress has decided to take recourse to the Right to Information (RTI) Act and legal routes to expose the "corrupt practices" of Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Apex court declines plea against Delhi varsity semester system


May 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a petition seeking a stay on a Delhi University notification introducing the semester system for under-graduate courses ... Read more...

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Policeman detained for using Mugabe’s toilet


May 30th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Harare, May 30 (IANS) A policeman in Zimbabwe has been placed in detention for using President Robert Mugabe's toilet at a trade fair a fortnight ago.Sergeant Alois Mabhunu was on ... Read more...

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Fair land takeover package will cut litigation: Apex court


May 24th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said there would be far less litigation relating to land takeover if governments paid reasonable compensation to landowners.The court said that ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s arrest not to impact UPA, says Congress


May 20th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday refused to comment on the arrest of DMK MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum case, but said the development will have no ... Read more...

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Report of plot on Indian mission worrisome: PM


May 13th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday termed as "worrisome" reports that the Indian mission in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan was the target of a terror plot ... Read more...

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Appointment of special police officers questioned


April 25th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday pulled up the central and the Chhattisgarh governments for taking recourse to an antiquated police act of 1861 to appoint special ... Read more...

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Debating use of drones in war reaching technological tipping point


April 25th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.25 (ANI): The British study has said that it is essential for military officials not "risk losing our controlling humanity and make war more likely" by using armed drones.It ... Read more...

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Symposium on non-tariff trade barriers in Abu Dhabi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) A regional symposium on non-tariff trade barriers, hosted by the UAE's foreign trade ministry, in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development ... Read more...

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Finally, a campaign that shakes up government (Comment)


April 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
It was inevitable that the Manmohan Singh government's hesitant, lethargic, rule-bound and seemingly insincere attempts to tackle the menace of corruption would finally blow up in its face.As long as ... Read more...

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India extends long-term credit to developing countries


April 6th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India Wednesday launched a long-term concessional credit scheme to help build export infrastructure in developing nations, especially in Africa, the Gulf and neighbouring countries like ... Read more...

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Delhi court allows CBI to extradite Anderson in the Bhopal gas tragedy case


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): A Delhi court has allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to seek the extradition of former Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) Chairman Warren Anderson (90), an accused in ... Read more...

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Dhaka daily lauds India for non-lethal weapons at border


March 14th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) A leading Bangladesh daily newspaper Monday welcomed an assurance by India's Border Security Force (BSF) that its personnel would use non-lethal weapons in tackling illegal ... Read more...

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Goa lawyers strike work for second day


February 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Goa lawyers continued their agitation against the suspension of a district judge for the second day, with more lawyers striking work Friday. Lawyers from South Goa district ... Read more...

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