200 war criminals wander on British streets

May 9th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) There are over 200 suspected war criminals roaming around the streets of Britain, statistics have revealed.The authorities, however, cannot sent back these people, some of the ... Read more...

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Citizens’ charter bill tabled in parliament

December 20th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The citizens charter bill that spells out responsibilities of government departments towards citizens, their right to delivery of goods and services, and redressal of ... Read more...

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Every effort to bring Lokpal bill in winter session: Khurshid

November 18th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said that every endeavour was being made to bring a strong Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament that ... Read more...

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Government unveils bill for time-bound public services

November 2nd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With Team Anna threatening to renew its agitation for a strong Lokpal bill, the government Wednesday unveiled a bill to check graft and to ... Read more...

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‘Indian investors face no discrimination In Ghana’

May 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 6 (IANS) The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has said its policies do not discriminate against any foreign investor and dismissed fears by some Indian investors that ... Read more...

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Haryana sets up cell for foreign investment, NRIs

April 18th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to set up a 'Foreign Investment and Non Resident Indian (NRI) Cell' to attract foreign investment and redress problems faced by ... Read more...

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Hameed to lodge complaint against NOTW for implicating him in ’spot-fixing’ scandal

December 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 8(ANI): Discarded Pakistan batsman Yasir Hameed will soon lodge a complaint with the Press Complaints Commission of England against British tabloid News of the World (NOTW) for implicating him in ... Read more...

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Scottish Islamic Foundation accused of sharing ‘ideology of terrorists’

August 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A Scottish Islamic group named 'The Scottish Islamic Foundation', which receives funding from the Scottish Government, has been accused of sharing the ideology of terrorists, in a secret ... Read more...

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Public grievance redressal mechanism in place: Government

July 29th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) An appropriate mechanism is in place for redressing public grievances, the central government said Thursday, pointing out that 58,546 of the 59,678 complaints received have been ... Read more...

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Erin Brockovich wages another war against BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

May 22nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): After 19 years of first waging a war against corporate America, Erin Brockovich has launched another battle against authorities and that too of a similar nature.The small-town single ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikhs condemn militancy, violence

April 24th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Ontario (Canada), Apr.24 (ANI): Though speculation is rife that Sikh extremism in Canada is getting worse, The Globe and Mail reports that the Canadian Sikh community isn't too thrilled with the recent ... Read more...

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India gets generally clean chit on human rights from US

March 12th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) The US has praised the Indian government for its human rights record, but expressed concern over reported extra-judicial killings of people in custody, disappearances, and torture ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu woman wins custody battle with Muslim husband

March 11th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 11 (DPA) Malaysia's High Court Thursday granted a Hindu woman custody of her child after a bitter court battle with her estranged Muslim husband, who converted their children to ... Read more...

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El Salvador president apologises to civil war victims

January 18th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes made a formal apology to the victims of the 1980-1992 civil war and acknowledged that state security forces "committed serious human rights violations ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian minister asked to resign by party

November 30th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 30 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian minister has been asked to resign from his post within two weeks by the People's Progressive Party (PPP), which had sacked him as its ... Read more...

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MIC calls temple demolition in Shah Alam “act of treachery” by state government

October 23rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 23 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress President S. Samy Vellu has lashed out at the Selangor state government for demolishing a Hindu temple in Shah Alam without taking the ... Read more...

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India on US ‘watch list’ on religious freedom (Lead)

August 13th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Citing a "disturbing increase" in communal violence against religious minorities, particularly Christians in Orissa in 2008 and Muslims in Gujarat in 2002, a US body has ... Read more...

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Magsaysay Award for Indian social worker, Myanmar activist, Filipino environmentalist

August 3rd, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 3 (DPA) An Indian social worker, a Myanmar activist and a Filipino environmentalist were among the six recipients of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Asia's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, ... Read more...

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Apologise to Indians on Komagata, MP tells Canada PM

June 12th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 12 (IANS) A Canadian parliamentarian has urged the prime minister to apologise to the Indian Canadian community for the 1914 Komagata Maru episode that saw a ship carrying Indians being ... Read more...

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Balochistan’s grievances need quick redress: Governor

April 29th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 29 (ANI): Balochistan Governor Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi today said that the government would constitute a new inquiry tribunal into the Turbat killings which would be acceptable to Baloch nationalist ... Read more...

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Airlines ‘’short change” passengers for lost luggage, watchdog claims

March 17th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.17 (ANI): A consumer watchdog has claimed that passengers are often awarded compensation of less than a tenth of the value of their possessions when airlines lose their bags. It ... Read more...

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Kiwi living in Australia behind world’’s largest spam operation

October 15th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 15 (ANI): American authorities have frozen the assets of a New Zealand man living in Australia, who has been implicated in the worlds largest spam e-mail operation. The US Federal ... Read more...

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Farmer wants ousted Nepal king’s cash cows

June 15th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 15 (IANS) Even after losing his crown and being turned out of the palace, Nepal's dethroned king Gyanendra continues to face demands for more. Now, a Nepali farmer ... Read more...

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Another Sikh student assaulted in New York

June 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) A ninth grade Sikh student of a school here was attacked by a fellow student in another instance of Sikhs becoming targets of hate crime in the ... Read more...

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Musharraf regime amends Army Act to allow military trial of civilians

November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin

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Chinese babies born with birth defects every 30 seconds

November 14th, 2007 - 8:06 am ICT by admin

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