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North Korea satellite launch provocative: US


April 10th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea was provocative, the US government said Monday."North Korea's launch of a missile would be highly provocative, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Odisha denies Bonda tribe’s exploitation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) The authorities in Odisha Wednesday denied that the primitive Bonda tribe in the state was in any way being exploited by tourists but ordered an inquiry ... Read more...

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Now, complain directly to Jharkhand chief minister


January 6th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday launched apkacm.com, a portal that will work as a grievances management system where any person can lodge a complaint that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vijayakant fasts against price rise


November 24th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and DMDK chief A. Vijayakant, alongwith other party leaders, held a day long fast here Thursday to protest ... Read more...

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UNESCO suspends all projects till year-end


November 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 11 (IANS/WAM) UNESCO has suspended all its spending programmes until the end of the year after the US withdrew its funding.Addressing UNESCO diplomats, Unesco director deneral Irina ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man threatens to immolate self over son’s death


September 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 30 (IANS) A man has threatened to burn himself to death in front of a government office if no action is taken against those responsible for his son's ... Read more...

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Court urges SEBI, MCX-SX to amicably resolve issues


September 16th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday directed the markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to resolve pending issues with MCX-SX promoters in a business-like ... Read more...

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Rs.650 crore released from Harshad Mehta’s assets


September 13th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday ordered the release of Rs.650 crore to the Income Tax department and banks from the liquidated assets of late scamster ... Read more...

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ICC defers proposed amendment to president’s poll


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan and Bangladesh heaved a sigh of relief Wednesday as the International Cricket Council (ICC) deferred till October the proposed constitutional amendment that would end ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 40 suburban towns of Beijing to be developed


June 29th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Beijing plans to develop over 40 suburban towns and will raise 10 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) for it, authorities said.The China Daily reported Wednesday that 5 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Selection doesn’t mean appointment, rules court


May 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Selection for a job does not automatically mean appointment, the Delhi High Court has told a man who sought its direction that he be given ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Poll panel warns against influencing vote counting in Bihar


May 21st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) The Bihar state election commission has warned ministers, legislators and MPs not to influence the ongoing counting of votes in the panchayat (local bodies) polls, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls concludes (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) The tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls Wednesday saw voter turnout of around 60 percent, officials said. Voting was largely peaceful, barring sporadic incidents of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar panchayat polls’ ninth phase marred by Maoist violence (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) An estimated 60 percent voting was recorded Sunday in the ninth round of Bihar's ten-phased panchayat polls, officials said. The polling was marred by Maoist violence ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arsenal’s new boss Kroenke pledges success for Gunners


April 12th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): US billionaire Stan Kroenke has vowed to bring success to Arsenal after sealing a controlling stake at the Emirates with a 450 million dollar swoop.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

$10m US settlement in firm’s interest, says Mahindra Satyam


April 6th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) After agreeing to pay $10 million to settle the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suit, leading IT services provider Mahindra Satyam said the step ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mukherjee allocates Rs.2,14,000 crore for infrastructure sector


February 28th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday proposed an allocation of Rs.2,14,000 crore for infrastructure sector, which is 23.3 percent higher than the current year.This amounts ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tamil Nadu assembly adjourned sine die


February 10th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly was adjourned sine die Thursday after Finance Minister K.Anbazhagan presented supplementary demand for grants for Rs.11,772 crore for the 2010-11 fiscal.Anbazhagan said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Price rise: Centre asks States to take up market intervention effectively


February 7th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The Centre has asked the State Governments to take up market intervention effectively and timely to check the prices of essential commodities.Addressing the meeting of Food ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Medvedev accepts Schwarzenegger invite for skiing


January 4th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has accepted an invitation of former California governor and Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger to go skiing."@Schwarzenegger: Thanks. We agreed - I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US should formulate withdrawal plan to save lives of remaining troops: Afghan Taliban


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 20 (ANI): The Taliban have advised the United States to formulate a withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, so that it can at least save those troops that are still alive, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Asia’s largest conference on Open Source begins Chennai on Sunday


September 18th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.18 (ANI-Business Wire India): Asia's largest event on open source will open at the Chennai Trade Center on Sunday. West Bengal's Information Technology Minister, Dr Debesh Das, will inaugurate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ashok Leyland bags order for 2,850 buses in Tamil Nadu


September 16th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Limited has bagged an order for 2,850 buses from seven state transport undertakings (STU) owned by the Tamil Nadu government, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lego brick not a trademark, EU court rules


September 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Sep 14 (DPA) Danish toymaker Lego cannot register a picture of one of its iconic building bricks as a trademark, because the Lego product cannot be distinguished from other manufacturers' bricks, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz nurse fired for having sex with patient


September 11th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 11 (ANI): An Australian nurse has been sacked after having sexual relationship with a patient, while another got reinstated unconditionally after testing positive to marijuana use.The alleged drug user, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak ’spot-fixing’ trio leaving UK today on ‘return to assist’ undertaking


September 10th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10(ANI): Scotland Yard has said that Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, who are currently embroiled in a 'spot-fixing' scandal, will leave Britain today."We can confirm ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Suspended Pakistani trio to fly back home


September 10th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Three Pakistani cricketers, who have been provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on charges of alleged spot-fixing, have been granted permission by the Metropolitan Police to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Haryana increases minimum wages for workers


August 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday raised the minimum wages of workers in the state by Rs.134 retrospectively from July 1. Announcing this, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said the increase ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu bans incandescent bulbs to save power


August 20th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday banned use of old-style, energy intensive incandescent bulbs in offices across the state and ordered the use of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) to save power. According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Free health insurance to state PSU employees in Tamil Nadu


July 31st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday extended the free health insurance scheme to employees and pensioners of state government undertakings, freedom fighters and village munsifs (civil judges). Tying up with Star Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Preference in government jobs based on popular demand: Karunanidhi


June 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (IANS) The announcement at the World Classical Tamil Conference valedictory function to give preference in state government jobs to those who studied Tamil was based on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Plea against sugar mills’ privatisation admitted


May 28th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday admitted a petition challenging the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to privatise 11 state-run sugar mills of the Uttar Pradesh State Sugar Corp Ltd. Declining ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court to hear plea against sugar mills’ privatisation


May 27th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Friday a petition challenging the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to privatise 11 operating sugar mills under the control of the Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sick sugar mills to be sold in Uttar Pradesh


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Decks have finally been cleared for the sale of 33 state-run sugar mills that turned "sick" many years ago. "A formal nod for the privatisation of these mills was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The Audiences Keenly Await The Release Of Apple iBookstore


March 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Apple iPad deliverances will be inward this weekend and an up-to-the-minute episode will be in print on the territory of international technology. Among the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

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