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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... Read more...

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Bangladesh presents Tagore memorabilia to Bengal universities


September 12th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Replicas of two boats associated with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore were presented by Bangladesh Wednesday to two Indian universities.A Bangladeshi delegation, led by culture and information ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka enter quarters


September 6th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Punjab entered the quarterfinals of the junior men's hockey championship with a 15-0 win over Gujarat at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.Mandeep Singh scored ... Read more...

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SC orders pay review bonanza for defence officers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a good news for defence officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to re-fix their pay scales in tune with the recommendations of ... Read more...

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Judges cannot fix poverty line: Supreme Court


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a pronouncement of considerable significance that could check the judiciary's overstepping into legislative and governmental functioning, the Supreme Court has said the question of ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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Five-time Himachal minister dead


September 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh minister Sat Mahajan died early Saturday in New Delhi after a brief illness, family members said. He was 85.Survived by ... Read more...

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Helmets must for bikers, pillion riders: Transport minister (Goa Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Goa's most popular festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, which will be celebrated Sep 19, is the deadline set by the state government to make wearing of helmets compulsory ... Read more...

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Unmukt hopes for an amicable solution with St. Stephen’s


August 31st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hopes that the attendance problem with his alma mater St. Stephen's College would soon be sorted out ... Read more...

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Fix criteria for PDS monitoring panels, SC tells centre (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to spell out the criteria for the composition of vigilance panels to monitor the public distribution system (PDS) ... Read more...

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Form vigilance panels on PDS, apex court tells centre


August 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to spell out the criteria on the composition of vigilance panels to monitor the public distribution system (PDS) ... Read more...

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Nikhil Tonk wants Shekhar-Adhyayan for Bhanwari Devi movie


August 20th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikhil Tonk is keen to cast father-son duo - Shekhar Suman and Adhyayan Suman - for his upcoming film, based on Bhanwari Devi murder."We have ... Read more...

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Rajini dominates superbikes class


August 12th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Krishnan Rajini (Moto-Rev India), K. Jagan, Kamlesh Thakur (Sparks Racing) and Arun Muthukrishnan achieved a double apiece in their respective classes in the second round of ... Read more...

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Financial loss forces woman to attempt suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A 58-year-old woman, suspected to have suffered financial loss after her house was sealed by civic officials, tried to commit suicide here by taking an ... Read more...

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Can’t bypass state government in service matters: SC


August 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Matters relating to a public servant alleging bias against a state government are service matters, the Supreme Court Monday said while refusing to entrust ... Read more...

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SC refuses to interfere with Yeddyurappa’s anticipatory bail (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to interfere with a Karnataka High Court order granting anticipatory bail to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a ... Read more...

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SC refuses to interfere in Yeddyurappa bail case (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to interfere with a Karnataka High Court order granting anticipatory bail to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a case ... Read more...

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Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for its failure to nominate a lawyer to appear in nearly half a dozen ... Read more...

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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence


July 31st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for its failure to nominate a lawyer to appear in nearly half a dozen ... Read more...

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Congress tries to mollify sulking Virbhadra


July 27th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday made efforts to mollify former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh after the septuagenarian leader offered to resign from party panels ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea for probe against Naidu (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea that sought a CBI probe against Telugu Desam Party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly benefiting several companies ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea for probe against Naidu


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea that sought a CBI probe against Telugu Desam chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly benefiting a number of ... Read more...

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Congress appoints Virbhadra campaign committee chief for Himachal elections


July 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who resigned last month after corruption charges were framed against him by a court in Shimla, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

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BJP’s J. Shantha allowed to vote in presidential poll


July 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed J. Shantha, whose election as the BJP MP from Karnataka's Bellary constituency has been set aside, to exercise her ... Read more...

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SC curbs on NIA questioning Sadhvi Pragya (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restrained the NIA from interrogating Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2007 murder of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh activist Sunil ... Read more...

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Eight washed away in Himachal


July 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) Eight people were washed away in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district while crossing a flooded rivulet, police said.One body was recovered 15 km downstream in neighbouring Haryana's ... Read more...

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Come, ski down Himachal’s grassy slopes (Lifestyle Feature) (With Images)


June 24th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) You don't have to wait for the snow to ski in Himachal Pradesh. The turfed slopes of the picturesque Solang Valley in the western ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders in war of words over PM candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Leaders of Bihar's ruling alliance traded charges Tuesday after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's comments about a "secular" prime ministerial candidate ignited an angry response from ... Read more...

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Man killed after being hit by train


June 12th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A two-year-old girl had a miraculous escape while her father was killed after they were hit by a train here, police said Tuesday.Rajesh Thakur, 25, ... Read more...

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38 couples tie the knot at inter-caste mass wedding in Agra


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) A bania (traders' community) groom marrying a dalit girl, a brahmin girl marrying a thakur - the city of love Sunday witnessed a rare mass marriage ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ to release with U/A certificate


June 7th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's eagerly-awaited political thriller "Shanghai", releasing Friday, has been awarded a U/A certificate by the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC), but with a ... Read more...

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Two accused apply for bail in Adarsh Society scam


June 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Barely a week after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court granted bail to seven of the nine accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, ... Read more...

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Seven get bail in Adarsh scam (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday granted bail to seven of the nine people arrested for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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Seven get bail in Adarsh scam


May 29th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday granted bail to seven of the nine people arrested for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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