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Al Shabaab terrorist jailed for 59 years in Kenya


September 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 21 (IANS) A self-confessed terrorist belonging to the Al Shabaab outfit has been sentenced to 59 years in prison by a Kenyan court, after the man was found ... Read more...

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Stable Pakistan in everyone’s interest: Krishna (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India wants to see a "stable" Pakistan that "would be in the best interest of everyone", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday after arriving ... Read more...

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SP against promotion quota bill, BJP wants amendments


September 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Soon after the union cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill for reservation in job promotions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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BJP not giving us fair option: Khurshid


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ruling out cancellation of allotted coal blocks, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the opposition was not giving the Congress-led UPA government a fair ... Read more...

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Minister’s involvement only with Modi’s consent: Congress on Naroda


August 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the court verdict convicting a former Gujarat minister and 31 others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, saying that ... Read more...

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As Kerala celebrates Onam, actor Thilakan battles for life


August 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) While Kerala celebrates its harvest festival Onam, veteran actor Thilakan battles for life.Thilakan has been put on ventilator for the past few days, following multiple organ ... Read more...

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We never claimed ‘zero loss’ in coal block allocation: Chidambaram


August 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three days after claiming that there was no question of gain or loss in coal block allocation as the coal has not been mined, ... Read more...

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It’s a BJP strategy to avoid discussion: Bansal


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister P.K. Bansal said Thursday the opposition is deliberately stalling parliament as part of its strategy to avoid a discussion on the ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Three held in Bangalore for attacking three from northeast


August 17th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Three people were arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting three workers from the northeast at a shopping mall in the city centre, a senior police official said."The ... Read more...

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Respect judicial independence, Kapadia tells government.


August 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday cautioned the government not to trample upon the independence of judiciary while enacting law to make judges accountable."Judicial accountability should ... Read more...

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PM to attend Bombay High Court function


August 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a gathering of legal luminaries here this week to mark the closing ceremony of the 150th anniversary celebrations of ... Read more...

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Ramlila happens every year: Khurshid


August 9th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Baba Ramdev's protest at Ramlila Maidan, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said that "Ramlila takes place every year"."Ramlila takes place ... Read more...

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‘New bill takes judge’s impeachment process to logical conclusion’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the Judicial Accountability Bill (JAB) would provide that once impeachment proceedings are initiated against an errant judge, they are ... Read more...

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Hazare told Khurshid ‘he had no choice’


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare had nothing against the Congress and was aware of the shortcomings of some of his Team Anna colleagues but "had no choice ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Skyfall’ first trailer on your mobiles


July 31st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Those eagerly awaiting the release of the next Bond film "Skyfall" can get to watch the trailer of the highly anticipated film on their ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark triggers Congress, BJP slug-fest (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A slug-fest broke out Thursday between the Congress and the BJP over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's controversial "Hang me if I am guilty" ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says Congress (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says minister


July 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Salim Khan feels ‘Ek Tha…’ is Salman’s landmark film


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Veteran scriptwriter Salim Khan feels "Ek Tha Tiger" will be a landmark in his actor son Salman's career.Director Kabir Khan, showed the film to the the ... Read more...

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No further talks with government on Lokpal: Hazare (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 18 (IANS) Alleging that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is trying to divide his Team Anna, activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said he will not ... Read more...

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Rahul will play more pro-active role in Congress: Digvijay


July 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be playing a more pro-active role in the party, senior leader Digvijay Singh said Sunday."I am sure that ... Read more...

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Khurshid on ‘cameo’, party and Rahul Gandhi


July 14th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Cornered on what he meant by "cameo", union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday said he knew the word to mean "something brilliant, like a ... Read more...

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EGoM on telecom approves spectrum mortgaging (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Thursday approved "in principle" the proposal to allow telecom firms to mortgage spectrum to raise funds ... Read more...

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EGoM on telecom approves spectrum mortgaging


July 12th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Thursday approved "in principle" the mortgaging of spectrum.Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said the EGoM headed by ... Read more...

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I will win: Sangma (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Presidential candidate Purno Sangma Tuesday said he was confident of his victory since he had never lost an election in his life.Speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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Sangma lashes out at Mukherjee, Khurshid


July 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Purno Sagma, the presidential candidate of the BJP, BJD, AIADMK and several other parties, Tuesday lashed out at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, terming him ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has no clear convergent thinking: BJP


July 10th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Pouncing on comments made by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid about Rahul Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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My statement on Congress, Rahul misinterpreted: Khurshid (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said his comments on the Congress and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi in a daily newspaper had ... Read more...

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My statement on Congress, Rahul misinterpreted: Khurshid


July 10th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said his comments on the Congress and general secretary Rahul Gandhi in a daily newspaper had been ... Read more...

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Chidambaram expected to head EGoM on spectrum


July 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram could head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom which has been tasked to take crucial decisions on issues ... Read more...

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‘Hamza’s confession proves state players’ hand in 26/11′ ( Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) India had been tracking 26/11 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza for over a year, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, adding that ... Read more...

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Pranab will win with more than 70 percent votes: Chidambaram


June 27th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) The UPA's presidential candidate, Pranab Mukherjee, will win more than 70 percent of votes, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday."By now, he has already ... Read more...

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Khurshid favours abolition of death penalty


June 27th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said that though there was no collective view of the government on the issue, he personally was ... Read more...

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