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Hindu groups demand ban on Muslim bodies


August 13th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Several pro-Hindu groups Monday demanded a ban on "fanatical" Muslim bodies and the arrest of their leaders whose fiery speeches sparked violence leaving two dead ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Kemboi to take part in Olympics despite assault charges


June 30th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 30 (IANS) World steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi is still in the Kenyan London Olympics team after Team Kenya CEO Stephen Soi termed the assault charges against him a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Families remember Uphaar fire victims


June 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With tears in their eyes and fond memories of their loved ones, families of the 59 people who died in the Uphaar cinema fire here ... Read more...

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Patients’ body backs Aamir for exposing ‘rot’ in healthcare


June 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery ... Read more...

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Four ‘Trinamool workers’ held for thrashing professor (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Four people were arrested Saturday for assaulting Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, who allegedly circulated "defamatory" cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Need stringent laws to curb child sexual abuse: Tirath


March 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Sexual abuse of children has become a routine affair in India and there is a need to make stringent laws to deal with it, Women ... Read more...

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‘More stringent laws against cartelisation needed’


February 14th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Competition watchdog,he Competition Commission of India (CCI) is in favour of more stringent laws against formation of cartels as it affects consumers' interest. "Cartelisation can become ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Partygoers play it safe this New Year’s Eve


December 29th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) "Play it Safe" seems to be the new mantra of partygoers this New Year's Eve. They may chant party, party and more party at year-end, ... Read more...

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Piracy is like an unwanted guest: Karan Johar


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is busy with the post-production of his forthcoming project "Agneepath", voices his resentment against piracy, saying it is as an "unwanted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mizoram get tough against tobacco use and drug abuse


October 8th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 8 (IANS) Concerned with the high incidence of cancer and tobacco- and drug-related diseases, the Mizoram government Saturday decided to enact stringent laws to curb the excess use ... Read more...

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Mayawati wants stringent laws against rape


June 21st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Stung by the spate of rape cases across Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday sought amendments to laws to ensure speedy rape trials and stricter ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Make law to protect journalists, Hazare writes to PM (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A week after a senior journalist was gunned down in Mumbai, Gandhian Anna Hazare Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh voicing concern over ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates allowed phone calls to families


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the stress levels among prisoners in Tihar Jail, effective Tuesday authorities allowed inmates to call up their family and ... Read more...

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Punjab MP ends fast after Badal assurance


May 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 6 (IANS) Congress MP and Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) president Ravnit Singh Bittu Friday ended his six-day-old hunger strike Friday following a written assurance by Punjab Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Youth Congress members on fast against drug abuse


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 1 (IANS) Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) activists Sunday started a hunger strike here against drug abuse, particularly among youth.State Youth Congress president and MP Ravneet Singh Bittu led ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Support across Rajasthan for Anna Hazare’s crusade


April 8th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) Fasts, candlelight marches, rallies - support and solidarity poured across Rajasthan for social activist Anna Hazare, whose indefinite fast at New Delhi for a stringent anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why not book Ali under stringent laws, asks apex court (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government why top tax evader Hasan Ali could not be booked under stringent criminal laws rather than charge ... Read more...

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Why can’t Hasan Ali be booked under stringent laws: Supreme Court


March 8th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government as to why the country's top-most tax evader Hasan Ali could not be booked under stringent laws ... Read more...

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Activists to meet PM on Lokpal Bill


March 6th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Eminent social activist Anna Hazare, along with Swami Aginvesh, Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan and Kiran Bedi will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday to discuss ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Activists call for stringent law to check corruption


February 28th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Thousands of people, including social activists, Sunday took out a march demanding stringent laws against corruption and black money stashed in foreign banks.The protest march was held ... Read more...

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Dhaka mulls stringent law to tackle rebellion


February 25th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh is mulling stringent laws to discourage any rebellion among the para-military forces, media reports said Friday on the anniversary of the February 2009 rebellion by the border ... Read more...

Posted in World |

End of an era: Hosni Mubarak forced out after 30-year rule


February 11th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) He survived six attempts on his life, but Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak finally quit Friday evening after a powerful people's movement that saw millions take to the streets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court overturns Church’s annulment of 20-year marriage


January 21st, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) The Italian supreme court Thursday struck down the decision of a lower court which upheld a Church-sanctioned annulment of a 20-year marriage on the grounds that it produced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Transporters’ strike cripples life in Kashmir


December 27th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 27 (IANS) Passenger transport operators struck work throughout Jammu and Kashmir Monday protesting increase in taxes, rise in fuel prices, stringent laws against road accidents and lack of facilities at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK firms guilty of sexualisation of children to be prosecuted


December 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): The British government will soon put in place new stringent laws that will allow it to prosecute companies who issue advertisements, magazine images or clothing that leads ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In they fly, in thousands, keeping winter date with Kashmir (Letter from Kashmir)


November 7th, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) As mallards, pintails, pochards and thousands of other migratory birds fly in, filling up the sky and the picturesque locales of the valley with their winter ... Read more...

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MDMK chief Vaiko demands lifting of ban on LTTE


October 29th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct. 29 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) founder-president V Gopalswamy, popularly known as Vaiko, and his followers staged a demonstration here on Thursday to demand the lifting of a ban ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Celebrities to endorse campaign against content piracy (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government is considering the launching of a multimedia campaign against content piracy and will rope in celebrities to "enhance its impact and outreach", Information ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Multimedia campaign against piracy being considered: Soni


September 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government is examining a proposal to launch a multimedia campaign against piracy and will rope in celebrities to "enhance its impact and outreach", Information ... Read more...

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Erin Andrews Calls For Tougher Anti-Stalking Laws


July 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN sports broadcaster Erin Andrews, who is known to have been a victim of peep hole video after she was secretly videotaped in a hotel ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Good news” likely soon for people of India and Pakistan, claims Malik


July 13th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 13 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has expressed the hope that people of both India and Pakistan would soon hear "good news", as the two neighbouring countries have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

How an Andhra cop became a global anti-trafficking hero


June 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) An Andhra Pradesh policeman, who has just been named by the US among nine anti-trafficking heroes worldwide, says a victim-centric approach, roping in NGOs and strict ... Read more...

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Relatives of Uphaar victims visit ground zero with a prayer


June 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Thirteen years on, relatives of the 59 victims who died in the devastating fire in Uphaar theatre in the capital, paid homage with a simple prayer ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Internet access should be a fundamental right: Aussie experts


May 31st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): Internet has become such an integral part of people's lifestyle that technology experts in Australia are calling for access to it to be enshrined as a fundamental right.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Our families in India being harassed: UAE-settled Keralites


March 10th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) A group of Keralites settled in the UAE have complained to the union home minister and the Kerala chief minister that their families in India are being harassed ... Read more...

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