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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Teachers using ‘guide books’ to face action in Punjab


September 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Teaching students from "guides" is likely to prove costly for government school teachers in Punjab after the state government Friday imposed a complete ban on the ... Read more...

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Gutka, related products to be banned in Delhi


September 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Buying gutka (chewing tobacco) in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ... Read more...

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President’s son’s visit exposes cracks in Tripura Congress


September 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 10 (IANS) A section of Congress leaders in Tripura Monday demanded strict action against the Congress workers who manhandled President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee here last ... Read more...

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Farman lashes out against India’s paralympic committee


September 6th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's physically challenged powerlifter Farman Basha Thursday lashed out against the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for using the free facilities meant for athletes and ... Read more...

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Coal block allocations: Conspiracy behind BJP’s demand, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government Tuesday said there was a conspiracy behind the Bharatiya Janata Party's demand to cancel 142 coal blocks given during 2006-09 and also ... Read more...

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Panel wants 64 schools to refund excess fee


September 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Sixty-four private city schools have illegally collected higher fee from students since September 2008, a committee has informed the Delhi High Court while recommending a ... Read more...

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Punjab teachers can no longer moonlight as journalists


August 30th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a blanket ban on journalistic activities undertaken by teachers and other employees of the education department."Journalistic activities undertaken by teachers or ... Read more...

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Bihari youth’s death: Kerala doctors threaten strike


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) Monday threatened to go on strike after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to revoke action against five doctors for ... Read more...

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Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

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Government denies internet censorship, Modi joins protest


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Protest by social media users against the Indian government's move to block/disable 300 web pages, including some Twitter handles, continued Friday despite ministers denying ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant incident was a criminal act: Suzuki


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 23 (IANS) The violence at leading car maker Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, that led to the death of a senior executive, was a criminal act and cannot be ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks action in Assam violence, northeastern people’s mistreatment (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Expressing her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from northeast ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tribals issued invalid caste certificates


August 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has been left embarrassed after discovering that hundreds of thousands of caste certificates it has issued to tribals were invalid.The certificates became useless ... Read more...

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Job seekers at Maruti’s Manesar plant prey for agents, touts


August 18th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 18 (IANS) As Maruti Suzuki announced the termination of over 500 permanent workers and restoration of operations at its Manesar plant from Aug 21, job aspirants in the ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Mamata’s remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) In a veiled attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said that instead of ... Read more...

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Government says northeast people safe in Karnataka (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The central government Thursday made it clear there was no danger to people from the northeast in Karnataka and warned miscreants against spreading rumours ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Northeast people safe in Karnataka: Government (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The central government Thursday said people from the northeast were safe in Karnataka and also warned those spreading rumours that sparked a panic exodus from ... Read more...

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People from northeast safe in Karnataka: Shinde


August 16th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) People from the northeast were safe in Karnataka, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday while warning that those spreading rumours would be severely punished."I request ... Read more...

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Goa to start cell for special children


August 11th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) The Goa education department will soon start a cell to cater to the requirements of students with special needs, according to a member of a special ... Read more...

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Maharashtra may review road toll policy


August 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government may carry out a review of the state's road toll policy in the next fortnight.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray disclosed this ... Read more...

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Delhi seeks action against PWD engineers


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will write to the Central Public Works Department seeking strict action against three PWD engineers for dereliction of duty as the gaps ... Read more...

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Civic agencies get court notice on illegal hookah bars


August 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to civic agencies on a plea seeking action against restaurants which are running hookah bars illegally.NGO World Lung ... Read more...

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Protests against moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore/Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Protest rallies and demonstrations were held across Karnataka Sunday condemning the violent moral policing of a pro-Hindu outfit whose eight activists were arrested for ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager, suspected to be a militant, was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing


July 26th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into the ... Read more...

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Punjab to act against schools not adopting Punjabi


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday said strict action would be taken against educational institutions not adopting Punjabi as a compulsory language for teaching and official work.A spokesman ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks PM’s help for educational loans


July 20th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who holds the finance portfolio, to direct commercial banks to sanction educational loans to ... Read more...

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10-year-old killed in celebratory firing (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city in celebratory firing by a supporter of a newly-elected civic agency chairman, police said Tuesday. The killer ... Read more...

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10-year-old shot dead in celebratory firing in UP


July 17th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Bareilly, 250 km from here Monday, in celebratory firing, police said.A stray bullet fired during the oath taking ceremony of ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: NCPCR objects to disclosure of child’s identity


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's apex child rights body has demanded action against Visva-Bharati University as well as the print media for disclosing the identity of the Class 5 ... Read more...

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After diktat against women, Baghpat villagers thrash cops


July 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' ... Read more...

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