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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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Himachal gets notice on private counsel for officials


June 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state chief secretary asking him to submit details of the government's spending in the past 10 ... Read more...

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MP Sachin Tendulkar says no to government bungalow


June 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, recently nominated to the Rajya Sabha, has opted out of staying in a government bungalow allotted to him in the ... Read more...

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Air India strike cruel joke on tax payers: Omar


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday criticised the strike by Air India pilots, calling it "a cruel joke on tax payers"."Rs.30,000 crore of tax ... Read more...

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Nearly half of parliament session lost to protests


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Nearly half of parliament's 21-day long winter session has been lost to protests mainly over foreign equity in retailing, leaving the government's elaborate legislative ... Read more...

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Malhotra wants CWG venues opened to sportspersons


September 27th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday cautioned the sports ministry that expensive stadiums built for the Commonwealth games may soon become "heritage sites" if they ... Read more...

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Maken flays BCCI for resisting RTI law


August 31st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday criticised the Indian cricket board for refusing to come under the Right to Information (RTI) Act and said the Board of ... 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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BJP demands CBI probe into Meghalaya assembly scam


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Meghalaya Wednesday demanded the resignation of senior Congress legislator and former assembly speaker Martin M. Danggo and a CBI ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: DMDK open to electoral alliance


January 10th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and DMDK leader Vijaykant Sunday assured his party cadres that he would forge an alliance for the ensuing assembly elections without affecting the party's self-respect. Speaking ... Read more...

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New US programme seeks to execute half of Kerry-Lugar aid to Pak by 2012


October 28th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 28 (ANI): The US government has decided to execute almost fifty per cent of the Kerry Lugar aid projects through the government of Pakistan by 2012.Pakistan is set to get ... Read more...

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Dalits ignored, corruption on rise under Yeddyurappa: BJP MP


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, Ramesh Jigajinagi, Tuesday alleged that Dalits were being neglected and corruption was on the rise under the party's first Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Eurofighter displays cockpit demonstrator at Berlin air show


June 9th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Leading European aerospace consortium Eurofighter GmbH showcased its Eurofighter cockpit demonstrator and a replica of its Typhoon medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) along with its powerful ... Read more...

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Police case against Sania Mirza for marrying Shoaib Malik


April 6th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza could face more trouble before her April 15 marriage with embattled Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik as an advocate has filed a police complaint that ... Read more...

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Meghalaya lawmakers gave fake bills for foreign jaunt: report


March 19th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 19 (IANS) A one-day study tour to London was converted to a 10-day jaunt to European countries in 2006 by some Meghalaya legislators who produced "fake and inflated" bills for ... Read more...

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President Obama kicks off forum to modernize government


January 15th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama met with numerous CEOs at a White House Forum Thursday to discuss a platform to modernize the U.S. Government.President Obama organized the forum to hear ... Read more...

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Half of Lok Sabha MPs did not participate in any debate


December 25th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) For every hour when parliament is in session, the government spends nearly Rs.14 lakhs (Rs. 1.4 million) of tax payers' money. And just imagine how much ... Read more...

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Now, new Ikea wardrobes for jailed UK hate preacher


December 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): In what can be termed as a shocking revelation, hate preacher Abu Hamza has got huge new wardrobes installed in his prison cell, all purchased with the help ... Read more...

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‘Suicide risk to disgraced British MPs’


May 22nd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A British MP says days of naming and shaming fellow-lawmakers for claiming dubious parliamentary allowances have begun to resemble a witchhunt that could end in a suicide. "The atmosphere ... Read more...

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Stop pampering Kasab, quickly end trial: Bal Thackeray (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday slammed the high level of security and "special treatment" accorded to Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist captured during the ... Read more...

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Stop pampering Kasab, end trial in a month: Bal Thackeray


April 21st, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday criticised the "special treatment" accorded to Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist captured during the Mumbai attacks, and demanded that ... Read more...

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If G-20 agrees, health financing might come from Currency transaction levy


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantThere is a growing public movement globally to put pressure on the Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors that will meet in London, UK, on 2 ... Read more...

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‘Infosys not to approach Satyam clients on its own’


January 14th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd would not pro-actively approach clients of the fraud-hit Satyam Computer Services on its own but is open to consider proposals for deals on ... Read more...

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With a ‘lame-duck’ Bush in charge, Obama worries all night


November 27th, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, President-elect Barack Obama says he is kept awake at night worrying about what will happen to the country over ... Read more...

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Manmohan calls for independent evaluation of flagship programmes


September 9th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday asked the countrys statisticians to develop a system for independent evaluation of flagship programmes in education, health and rural ... Read more...

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Indian doctors again clash with British government


August 7th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 7 (IANS) Indian doctors are once again suing the British government, this time accusing it of violating the spirit of a four-month-old court order by seeking to ... Read more...

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Brit taxpayers to pay 1 mln pounds on Osamas right hand mans security


May 17th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
London, May 17 (ANI): More than one million pounds of the British tax-payers money will be spent annually on the security of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Ladens right hand man ... Read more...

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British political leaders welcome HSMP ruling


April 9th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 9 (IANS) Leaders of Britain's main opposition parties welcomed a High Court ruling granting tens of thousands of mostly-Indian migrants the right to live and work in ... Read more...

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