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Nair slams government, ISRO chief for action against him (Intro Roundup)

January 26th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai/New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) In an unprecedented action in the annals of Indian space odyssey, the central government blacklisted top scientist G. Madhavan Nair from official jobs following ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

White House statement on U.N. Climate Change Conference

December 5th, 2009 - 4:56 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Friday released the following statement on the United Nations Climate Change Conference."The President strongly believes that all nations have a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Women Islamic body’s plea for stay of whipping of Malaysian model rejected

October 5th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct.5 (ANI): An assistant registrar of the Kuantan Syariah High Court here has turned down a Sisters in Islam (SIS) application for the revision of the Kartika Sari Dewi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pacific Forum gives Fiji ultimatum over elections

January 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (DPA) The 16-member Pacific Forum meeting in Papua New Guinea Tuesday gave Fiji a May 1 deadline to name a date for returning to parliamentary democracy or risk sanctions.Reports ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama pitches for plan to keep America strong in 21st century

January 24th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama Saturday said his plan to jump-start the economy would not only boost employment in the short-term but also invest in key priorities to keep America ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama calls for swift action on economic stimulus plan

January 24th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (DPA) In his first weekly address, US President Barack Obama Saturday called for fast action on his economic stimulus plan and warned that "a bad situation could become dramatically ... Read more...

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Maharashtra offers rehabilitation to Khairlanji case witnesses

May 10th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
Nagpur, May 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented action, the Maharashtra government has offered a tidy rehabilitation package to two prosecution witnesses in the sensational Khairlanji Dalit massacre case wherein four members of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Row over sex education in Maharashtra assembly

April 23rd, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) In an unprecedented action, Speaker Babasaheb Kupekar Wednesday withheld in the state legislative assembly an announcement School Education Minister Vasant Purke ade about introduction of sex education in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly sends poll official to jail

March 28th, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) In an unprecedented action, the Maharashtra legislative assembly Thursday sent the state's Chief Election Commissioner Nand Lal to jail for two days for bringing impediments in the working ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British tabloid apologises to missing girl’s parents

March 19th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, March 19 (DPA) A British tabloid newspaper chain Wednesday published front-page apologies and were due to pay substantial damages to the parents of Madeleine McCann, who has been missing in Portugal ... Read more...

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