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Plea to bind Russia under nuclear damage law


September 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday seeking a declaration that irrespective of any agreement with the Indian government, Russia would be bound by the nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four young Indian-American scientists honoured by Obama


July 24th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Four Indian-American researchers figure among 96 named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Andhra minister’s remark angers bureaucrats


July 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Serving and retired bureaucrats in Andhra Pradesh are up in arms against a state minister's reported remark that officials who have no commitment to their work ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Students slam ‘unethical journalism’ over Assam molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A group of students have slammed "unethical journalism" after some television channels showed the entire footage of a young woman being publicly stripped in Guwahati ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Intro Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, police ... Read more...

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Why was Guwahati molestation video put on YouTube, ask netizens


July 13th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Social networks were Friday flooded with angry reactions over the molestation of a teenager in Guwahati, with many questioning as to why the video was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three Bodo militants killed in Assam


July 13th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Three suspected cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were gunned down Friday, police said.The incident took place in Salpara ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M expels senior leader in Kerala


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) in Kerala, which is going through turbulent times, Sunday expelled senior leader and former legislator Gopi Kottamurikal on grounds ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hyderabad court summons Tamil Nadu governor in land case


June 18th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a city court Monday issued summons to him in a case relating to de-notification of a government ... Read more...

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Assam to give children with leukaemia free treatment


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) The Assam government will soon launch a scheme to support the cost of treatment for leukaemia among children below 12 years of age.Assam Health Minister Himata ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rahul Khullar to take charge of TRAI Monday


May 13th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar will Monday take charge as the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).His appointment has been approved by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

2G: Process for selection of auctioneer approved


May 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) In a rush to meet the August 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court for auctioning 2G spectrum, an empowered group of ministers (EGoM) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Jagan’s aide again released on bail


April 30th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) A special court has again granted bail to Vijay Sai Reddy, an aide of YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, in the latter's illegal assets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam to pay rich tributes to Bhupen Hazarika


April 13th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Assam will pay rich tributes to legendary singer and music maestro Bhupen Hazarika on the occasion of Rongali Bihu festival.Most of the Bihutolis (fields where ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Assam small tea growers mull creating own brand


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) Small tea growers in Assam might soon create a brand of their own to make their presence felt in the Indian as well as the international ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bail to IAS officer in Emaar case (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 16 (IANS) After remaining behind the bars for one-and-half months, Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer B.P. Acharya came out of jail Friday following the grant of bail by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Andhra villagers continue protest against power plant


February 29th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A year after three villagers died in police firing on a group opposing an upcoming thermal power project, the struggle by people of Kakrapalli in Andhra ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks initial response on 2G spectrum auction by Feb 15


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's telecom sector regulator Friday released a pre-consultation paper on allocation of airwaves in the 2G band across 22 circles by auction.It asked all stakeholders ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MNP likely to see more takers following SC ruling


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A mass switchover by mobile users is likely in the telecom sector as customers would now plan to port in to different networks following the ... Read more...

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Less than 5 percent users to be affected: TRAI


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Less than 5 percent users will be affected by the Supreme Court's order Thursday which cancelled 122 telecom, said the sector's watchdog."The move is likely ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Telecom market dominated by older players, users wont get affected: TRAI


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court order cancelling 122 licences, issued during the tenure of then communications minister A. Raja, will not have much of an impact on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Leopard strikes again in Guwahati


January 20th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) A stray leopard created panic in Assam's main city here Friday by injuring three people in the second incident of its kind in less than two ... Read more...

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Court rejects Janardhana Reddy’s interim bail plea


December 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A special court here Friday rejected the petition of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy for rwo days' interim bail to attend his mother's death anniversary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Verdict on Janardhana Reddy’s bail plea Dec 28


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) A special court posted to Dec 28 its orders on the bail petitions of former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law B.V. Srinivasa Reddy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telecom firms should bar pesky calls, SMSes: TRAI


November 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom service providers need to take steps to completely eradicate the menace of unsolicited commercial calls and messages, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pesky SMSs again - via new routes


November 6th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Your phone buzzes and you reach for it - only to find yet another telemarketing call or SMS, though you thought you had blocked them. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spectrum likely to be costlier for telecom firms


November 4th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Telecom service providers will have to shell out a lot more for the spectrum that they use as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TRAI eases mergers and acquisition norms


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday made proposals to ease mergers for companies having market shares of up to 35 percent, but added ... Read more...

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Court terms MBBS admission criteria irrational


September 25th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 25 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court has found the Medical Council of India (MCI) eligibility criterion for MBBS aspirants from the scheduled castes and tribes "irrational and in ... Read more...

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Not possible to predict 2G losses: TRAI


September 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sticking to its stand that it was impossible to quantify the loss to the exchequer on spectrum allocation between between 2001 and 2008, India's telecom ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TRAI quizzes telcos on tariff hike


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday said it had sought clarification from telecom operators on their recent move to hike call rates."We will ... Read more...

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Separated 40 years ago, united on live TV


August 19th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) Abandoned when he was four in Assam, reduced to begging on the streets of Nepal's capital Kathmandu and now a computer engineer in the US ... Read more...

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Probe against former CPI-M minister, 17 others


July 7th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), July 7 (IANS) A vigilance probe was ordered against a former CPI-M minister and 17 others Thursday for allegedly causing a loss of Rs.19 crore to the exchequer ... Read more...

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