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UN to pull staff out of Afghan provinces


August 31st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN assistance mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) will withdraw its representations in several provinces, reported the Afghan Pajhwok news agency citing UNAMA chief Jan ... Read more...

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Centre seeks SC nod to review eco-tourism norms (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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Air India reinstates nine sacked pilots (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Air India management Monday informed the Delhi High Court that it has so far taken back nine of the 101 pilots who were sacked ... Read more...

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Committee formed to reinstate sacked Air India pilots, court told


July 13th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A committee has been formed for the reinstatement of terminated Air India pilots, the Delhi High Court was informed Friday.Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner S.K. Chand ... Read more...

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Parenting leads to greater happiness


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning in life than people who have no children, according to a new study. Parents also are happier when ... Read more...

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Government rolls back TDS on property sales (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday rolled back the proposed one percent tax deduction at source (TDS) on transfer of immovable property.Initiating the debate on the ... Read more...

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Government rolls bank TDS on property sales


May 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday rolled back the proposed one percent tax deduction at source (TDS) on transfer of immovable property.Initiating the debate on the Finance ... Read more...

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Strike at Nokia Siemens Networks India


April 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Permanent workers of telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks India staged a sit-in strike Monday protesting against over 50 workers being barred from entering the factory ... Read more...

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Government invites jewellers for talks


April 4th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it will hold talks with jewellers who have been protesting for the last three weeks against the budgetary proposals to ... Read more...

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Mukherjee rules out roll-back of gold duty hike


March 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday ruled out any roll back of the proposed hike in duty on gold, saying precious foreign exchange was being ... Read more...

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Supreme Court questions government on Balakrishnan


February 13th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government what action it has taken on the representation by NGO Common Cause alleging misconduct against National Human Rights ... Read more...

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Plea on Jamia Milia students union poll withdrawn (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A former student of Jamia Milia Islamia Monday withdrew from the Delhi High Court a petition seeking quashing of a 2006 decision of the central ... Read more...

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Keep consumers in loop on charges: Telecom regular


January 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) In a move to bring in more transparency and end consumer woes, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked operators to ensure that ... Read more...

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Court moved to lift ban on Jamia Millia students’ union poll (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A former student of Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a 2006 decision of the central university to ban ... Read more...

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Bengal lottery industry flays five-fold tax hike


November 28th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal government announcing a five-fold increase on the draw charge levied on lotteries, distributors and stockists Monday closed down operations claiming their ... Read more...

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Delhi waives VAT on fertilisers


November 8th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) In a measure to help farmers, the Delhi government Tuesday decided to remove value added tax (VAT), ranging between 5 and 12.5 percent, on fertilisers."The ... Read more...

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Mobile users can now send 200 SMSes a day


November 1st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Mobile phone users can now send up to 200 SMSes a day. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday raised the earlier cap of 100 ... Read more...

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Court tells DDA to give flat to man waiting for 30 years (Lead)


October 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Development Authority to allot a flat within eight weeks to a man who has been waiting for ... Read more...

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Team Anna reaches out to Dalits, remembers Ambedkar


August 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Facing criticism from Dalit groups for not having representation from backward and minority classes, Team Anna Sunday remembered B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of Indian ... Read more...

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China dismisses Pentagon report on military


August 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Dismissing an annual report by the Pentagon assessing the Chinese military, China has said it "severely distorted the facts", a media report said.The report, submitted to ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS bill still pending: Azad


August 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The HIV/AIDS bill, which aims to protect the rights of people living with the dreaded disease, is yet to be introduced in parliament, Health and ... Read more...

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Don’t burden fellow judges: Apex court (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its "strong disapproval" of the tendency of some judges to pass their burden to fellow judges or to subordinate courts ... Read more...

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CBI exempt from RTI for ’security’ reasons


August 4th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has exempted from the Right To Information (RTI) Act "in the interest of the security of the state", parliament ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Girl drags school to court on admission


July 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the Delhi government and a school run by it on a petition filed by a student who ... Read more...

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Sports ministry calls HI and IHF to form unified hockey body


June 9th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) In his effort to put up a unified hockey body, sports minister Ajay Maken has called for a meeting Saturday of Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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Hindu Goddess image on swimsuit creates outrage


May 10th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian fashion designer came up with a swimsuit that has the portrait of Hindu goddess of prosperity and wealth, Lakshi. But this was not well ... Read more...

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Court quashes Uttar Pradesh order on local bodies poll


May 5th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 5 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Thursday quashed an Uttar Pradesh government order on discontinuing elections to municipal and other urban local bodies on party lines.A bench comprising ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Study reveals gender bias in kids’ books


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has uncovered gender bias in children's books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.The findings of Florida State University researchers are based ... Read more...

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Pawar asks ICC board to review decision on 2015 World Cup


April 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 19 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar has requested the ICC executive board to reconsider its decision to keep associate nations out of the 2015 World ... Read more...

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Monkeys recognise photos of their friends


March 18th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that adult monkeys recognise photographs of their friends.In a study, untrained Barbary macaques showed interest in the photos and spent more time scrutinising pictures of ... Read more...

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Announcements by finance minister for lawmakers, women…


March 11th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The following announcements were made by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Friday during a discussion on the budget for the fiscal ... Read more...

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Publishers have right to protect their territory (Comment)


March 11th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
The proposed copyright amendment bill, 2010, contains a proviso stating that "a copy of a work published in any country outside India with the permission of the author of the work ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Urgent mail delivered in Pakistan after 20 years


March 10th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) An urgent mail sent from Pakistan's Toba Tek Singh town to Karachi 20 years ago in 1991 has finally been delivered.The urgent mail reached Wednesday, Dawn ... Read more...

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Sacked Syndicate Bank official’s plea rejected


March 5th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has rejected the petition of a former assistant manager of Syndicate Bank challenging his dismissal from service for financial irregularities committed ... Read more...

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Boy’s father moves court over ‘torture’ by school


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has questioned the central and Delhi governments, Delhi Police and a D.A.V. public school in south Delhi on a man's complaint that the ... Read more...

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