turning a blind eye

Please save Goa from drugs and garbage: German Goaphile (Letter from Goa)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Anjuna/Panaji, June 23 (IANS) A German Goaphile has appealed to the state's chief minister to cleane Goa's coastline of drugs and garbage which he said was giving the state a ... Read more...

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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Allegations against CJI aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran


June 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Pakistan tycoon dares apex court chief justice


June 14th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani tycoon Malik Riaz, against whom contempt of court proceedings have been initiated after he accused Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of turning a blind ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Child labour at Goa’s top medical facility?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Goa's top state-run medical facility could have emerged as the end destination of a child trafficking racket, an official said Friday.Chairperson of the Goa state commission ... Read more...

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Bengal forest official accuses minister of threatening him


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) A top forest official has accused his department's minister of threatening him to withdraw an order he issued earlier for closure of illegal saw mills. The ... Read more...

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All pervasive corruption behind repeated hooch tragedies: Former cops


December 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Lure of more money leads liquor manufacturers to take to setting up spurious liquor distilleries, with the administration as well as politicians turning a blind eye ... Read more...

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Am I appeaser? Ask Osama Bin Laden, says Obama


December 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) In an unusually feisty, blunt response to opposition Republican charges that he is engaged in a foreign policy of "appeasement," President Barack Obama simply snapped: ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sad time for Pakistan cricket: Daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) It is a sad time for Pakistan cricket with a London court finding former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Muhammad Asif guilty of corruption, ... Read more...

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PDP marches to highlight corruption in Kashmir


October 24th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by its chief Mehbooba Mufti, Monday marched through the city to highlight corruption in the state.Dozens ... Read more...

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Hazare turning blind eye to corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba


October 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Accusing anti-corruption campaigners like Anna Hazare and political leaders of turning a "blind eye to the rampant corruption and shocking political crimes in Kashmir", ... Read more...

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Politicians’ illegal mining links leave Karnataka battered (Lead News Analysis)


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Politicians' deep involvement in illegal mining in Karnataka, as confirmed by Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde, shreds to pieces the state's image and leaves its over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Judge to lead News of the World hacking inquiry: Cameron


July 8th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The probe into the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World, a 168-year-old paper that closes down Sunday, will be led by a ... Read more...

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‘Goa police probing tribal killings harassing tribals’


June 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) With no sign of the judicial probe promised by the Goa government into the killing of two tribal activists last month, tribal leaders claim that the ... Read more...

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Unsure government finds itself cornered once again (Comment)


June 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
There are several factors behind the Manmohan Singh government's predicament. One is that the government has seemingly lost its nerve because its reputation is at its lowest ebb. Hence it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

High alert in Kathmandu as constitution expires midnight


May 28th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Riot police dragged away dozens of people protesting near parliament and the government ordered high security in the turbulent capital Saturday, with Nepal's constitution due to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Osama’s death “shared achievement” by US, Pak, Afghanistan: Grossman


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): The killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is a "shared achievement" by the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan, US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Marc Grossman, has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No cricketer will report fixing in future due to threats, lack of support: Zulqarnain


April 20th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): No cricketer will report match or spot fixing in future due to lack of help and support from within cricketing circles and also problems created for the concerned player ... Read more...

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No player will report fixing in future: Zulqarnain


April 19th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 19 (IANS) Almost five months after claiming that he would expose people linked to match-fixing in international cricket, former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider feels no cricketer will report ... Read more...

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Maoists call for poll boycott


April 11th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Describing the electoral process as a 'farce', the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Monday gave a call to boycott the elections in West Bengal and ... Read more...

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Musharraf “seriously objects” to comparison with dictators Mubarak, Gaddafi, Ben Ali


March 27th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has objected to him being compared with the likes of Tunisia's Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak."I would like ... Read more...

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Pakistan proud to have n-weapons, says Musharraf


March 26th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says the country was "proud" to have nuclear weapons and blamed India for Islamabad resorting to such an armament.While citing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court allows CBI plea to extradite Warren Anderson (Second Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea seeking extradition of US-based former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson for the 1984 ... Read more...

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Mugabe supporters “beyond the reach of the law”: Amnesty


February 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Feb 12 (ANI): A Human rights organisation has warned that supporters of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe have gone "beyond the reach of the law" raising fears among citizens ahead of elections ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Centre may manage immigration desks at Goa


February 7th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Irked by complaints about corruption at the immigration counters at Goa's seaport and the only military-operated airport, a top level delegation of the ministry of home affairs (MHA) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Instead of training team leaders, send entire team for management courses


February 5th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that instead of wasting money on expensive courses for team leaders, companies should send the entire team for training to achieve better results.Johan ... Read more...

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We want parliament to function: Gurudas Dasgupta


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta Saturday said his party was against parliament's budget session being stalled over the demand for a joint parliamentary ... Read more...

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Election Commission’s Bengal trip surprising: Karat


January 16th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Sunday termed the upcoming visit of a team of Election Commission (EC) officials to West Bengal as "unprecedented" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PDP supporters slam Abdullah Govt. over inflation


January 4th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 4 (ANI): Supporters of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staged a protest against the State Government here on Tuesday to protest over the rising prices of essential commodities.The protestors led ... Read more...

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The Message from the AICC plenary (Part-I)


December 28th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
By B. I. SainiNew Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Faced with its gravest political challenge since it came back to power at the head of the United Progressive Alliance in 2004, the ... Read more...

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PM’s fortunes swung from yin to yang, and India’s too (2010 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) When prices of the humble onion overshadow the impact of big-time diplomatic visits, it is time to worry. And that is how it was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al-Muhajiroun terror group recruiting near Stockholm bomber’s home town


December 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 19 (ANI): The outlawed Islamist group al-Muhajiroun is openly recruiting near the home of the suicide bomber Taimur Abdulwahab al-Abdaly who blew himself up on a Stockholm street early this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan needs to assert his authority as PM (Comment)


December 18th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Few would have thought that the Manmohan Singh government would be floundering in the dark only a year after the second successive general election victory of the Congress-led United ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama criticises Jintao over not condemning North Korea’s provocative actions openly


December 7th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly criticised his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao during a telephonic conversation between the two leaders, saying that Beijing was emboldening North Korea ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ramdev flays government for turning blind eye to corruption


October 30th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Claiming to have launched a war against corruption, yoga guru Swami Ramdev Saturday trained his guns on the central government for allegedly turning a blind eye to rampant ... Read more...

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