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Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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Hovering moms have anxious kids


August 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Parents, especially mothers, who hover nervously over their children and are "over-involved" with them, make kids anxious and lacking in confidence.Psychologists at Sydney's Macquarie University studied ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel orders probe in Shiladitya Chowdhury’s arrest


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The State Human Right Commission (SHRC) has ordered a probe into the arrest of a man who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary


August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech ... Read more...

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Toongate professor awarded compensation


August 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday recommended departmental proceedings against two police officers for arresting two people including a Jadavpur University professor for online ... Read more...

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Toongate: Mamata lashes out against professor, calls it cyber crime


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lashed out against the professor who had been arrested last month for allegedly circulating a "cartoon" defaming her, ... Read more...

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‘CPI-M, Maoists, teachers trying to stop development’ (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee Sunday blamed the opposition Left Front and a section of teachers for trying to stop the developmental work in ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Maoists spreading canards against us: Trinamool


April 29th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee Sunday blamed the opposition Left Front and the Maoists for trying to stop developmental work in the state by ... Read more...

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Fresh cartoon row: Bengal professor complains to police


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Cartoons and professors in West Bengal continue to be in the news. This time a medical college professor has filed a police complaint against two ... Read more...

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Social media a reality: Khurshid


April 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) As the West Bengal police booked a university professor for forwarding a cartoon mail on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the state CID asked Facebook ... Read more...

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Kolkata rocked by protests, counter protests


April 19th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Even days after the arrest of a Jadavpur University professor for circulating cartoons involving West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the city continued to be ... Read more...

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Mamata acting in an immature manner: Justice Katju


April 18th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is not acting in a mature manner by cracking down on her critics and must learn to take ... Read more...

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Mamata’s reign similar to semi-fascist rule of 1970s: Left leader


April 18th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Surya Kanta Mishra Wednesday likened the rule of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to the "semi fascist regime" ... Read more...

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Thrashed, daughter stripped naked, says retired Bengal scientist


April 18th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Days after a Jadavpur University professor was beaten for circulating 'defamatory' cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a retired scientist and his daughter ... Read more...

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This is not the change we wanted: Bengal intellectuals


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over instances of "police excesses" in West Bengal, a section of human rights activists and intellectuals Tuesday said people were fast losing trust ... Read more...

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‘Learn to hate’ CPI-M, says Trinamool minister


April 17th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Days after a Jadavpur University professor's arrest for circulating cartoons targeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, state Food Supplies Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick has asked ... Read more...

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Jadavpur professor concerned about his family’s security


April 14th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Assaulted and forced to spend almost a night in jail for allegedly circulating 'defamatory' cartoons targeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra ... Read more...

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Anger in Bengal over professor’s arrest (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) First a ban on certain newspapers and now the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. People in ... Read more...

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Partial fascism or right move - Bengal divided on Mamata’s act


April 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) First a ban on certain newspapers and now the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targetting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Is it ... Read more...

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I sent the mail for pure fan: Jadavpore University professor


April 13th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor, arrested for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Friday claimed he ... Read more...

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India says no BRICS candidate for World Bank


March 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India Monday said the BRICS forum of emerging countries have no plans to field or rally behind a common candidate to head the World Bank, ... Read more...

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Is government serious about saving the Ganga?


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Ganga, deified by Hindus and intrinsic to its literature and lore while providing water to over 40 percent of India's population in 11 ... Read more...

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Patna professor’s dismissal revoked


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) A Patna University professor who was dismissed from service for romancing one of his women students, was Wednesday reinstated by the Bihar governor, who is chancellor ... Read more...

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Mamata stifling voice of protests: Rights activists


November 16th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Human rights activists Wednesday protested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's threat of police action against "people who support and glorify Maoists" and accused her ... Read more...

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Afghan intelligence says it foiled plot to kill President Karzai


October 6th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six people have been detained on charges of plotting the assassination of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the country's top intelligence agency said on Wednesday.Those arrested include four university ... Read more...

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Intra-Kashmir women meet from Sep 27


September 24th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) A conference of women on women's role in society, with participants from both Indian and Pakistani Kashmir, will be held in Gulmarg town from Sep 27.The ... Read more...

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Two get life term for murder of Meerut university professor


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 23 (IANS) A special CBI court here awarded life imprisonment to two people and a three-year jail to a third person held guilty in the 2006 murder of ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad warns US, Israel of ‘crushing response’


August 16th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Monday warned the US and Israel against even contemplating a strike against his nation."They want to do it, but they know ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stops Chhattisgarh from using tribals in Salwa Judum


July 5th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday slammed the Chhattisgarh government for using tribals as special police officers (SPOs) in its Salwa Judum counter-insurgency operation against the Maoists, ... Read more...

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A new discovery can double submarine speeds


May 30th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) A discovery by Australian scientists could potentially open up ways for sea vessels like submarines to go much faster under water. A team led by a ... Read more...

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Women expect lower pay cheques than men in workforce


May 20th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Women have lower career expectations than men, anticipating smaller pay cheques and longer waits for promotions.Prof. Sean Lyons from University of Guelph, Canada, discovered that women ... Read more...

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Wall Street too turning to Twitter for stock market predictions


May 5th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): To gain a trading edge, Wall Street too is now turning to Twitter and other social media to wring useful intelligence out of the words, opinions, rants and ... Read more...

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Rajni Abbi elected new Mayor of Delhi


April 20th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Rajni Abbi was today elected the Mayor of Delhi defeating Congress nominee Savita Sharma by 88 votes.Delhi University Law Professor Abbi ... Read more...

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Brain chemical influences our judgements


April 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A brain chemical called serotonin is likely to influence why we may consider a couple to be intimate and romantic or jaded and bored.For instance, adult ... Read more...

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This jab could revolutionise cancer treatment


April 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) TeloVac, a new generation of drug, could revolutionise cancer treatment within two years.TeloVac harnesses the body's own immune system to fight the disease, freezing tumours. ... Read more...

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