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Russia seeks access to US ranch for kids


September 21st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian government has demanded from the US to allow Russian children rights ombudsman to visit a US ranch where troubled adoptees from Russia have been ... Read more...

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Telangana issue again rocks Andhra assembly


September 18th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Telangana issue rocked the Andhra Pradesh state assembly for the second consecutive day Tuesday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) stalling the proceedings, demanding a resolution ... Read more...

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Girl gangraped in Patna boys’ hostel


September 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in a boys' hostel in the Bihar capital, police said Wednesday.The girl was gangraped by three youths in a boys' ... Read more...

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Stormy start to Delhi assembly monsoon session


September 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed sloganeering, ruckus, adjournments and a walkout on the first day of its monsoon session with the BJP demanding the ... Read more...

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Police file report against Prashant Bhushan


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday filed a report in a complaint against lawyer and erstwhile Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for an allegedly seditious speech on ... Read more...

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Finally, chemical weapons bill gets parliament nod


August 30th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid continuing din over the allocation of coal blocks, parliament approval was Thursday accorded to a bill to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Act ... Read more...

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SP, Left to protest for restoring parliament normalcy (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party, the Left and TDP will demonstrate in the Parliament House complex Friday to demand the resumption of the house and a debate ... Read more...

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Uproar in Odisha assembly over coal blocks allocation


August 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Allocation of coal blocks caused an uproar in the Odisha assembly with the opposition Congress demanding an inquiry into recommendations made by the Biju Janata Dal ... Read more...

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Supreme Court endorses party stance on 2G: Congress (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Congress Friday said with the apex court dismissing a petition to make Finance Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case, the ... Read more...

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Coal auction was opposed by five states, says minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has always favoured auctioning coal blocks, but the idea was "strongly protested" by five states then ruled by ... Read more...

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Shukla caught on mike telling Kurien to adjourn Rajya Sabha


August 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla Tuesday got embroiled in a controversy when he was heard telling Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over black money (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members noisily demanded that black money stashed abroad be brought back to ... Read more...

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Shinde apologises for ‘filmy’ remark against Bachchan (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday was forced to apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a disparaging remark that caused an uproar in ... Read more...

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Shinde forced to apologise to Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday had to retract his remarks and apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a remark on her Bollywood ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan, Shinde trade words in Rajya Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday found himself on the backfoot during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the violence in Assam when he told ... Read more...

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SC order against quotas in promotions rocks parliament (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The issue of reservation in promotions in government jobs in Uttar Pradesh saw an uproar in both houses of parliament Thursday with the Rajya ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly committee to probe ‘health scam’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar assembly speaker Wednesday ordered a house committee probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line women in the ... Read more...

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Assam violence leads to uproar, parliament adjourned till noon (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Wednesday after members raised an uproar over the Assam violence, the Telangana statehood issue and the desecration of ... Read more...

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Bihar Opposition demands CBI probe into gangrape of minor


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) The Opposition in both houses of the state legislature Friday raised the issue of the alleged gangrape of a Class 11 student in Patna and demanded ... Read more...

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EGoM’s reserve price revision still high: GSMA


July 21st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The price range recommended by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for 2G spectrum is still very high in terms of international best practices and would ... Read more...

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Telecom EGoM to recommend lower reserve price to cabinet for approval (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Friday decided to recommend to the cabinet a reserve price lower than what the sector regulator has ... Read more...

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Kerala eateries raided after food poisoning death


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Kerala authorities have begun extensive raids across the state after reports that a youth died of suspected food poisoning and a few others fell ill after ... Read more...

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Cops to probe corruption charges against Maharashtra minister


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday assured a police inquiry against his cabinet colleague, Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare and his family members for alleged ... Read more...

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1948 Olympics: Fourth gold medal healed wounds of partition (Sports Special)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
It was a wonder that India managed to field a team for the 1948 Olympics which were held on the conclusion of the World War II and a year after the ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly on monsoon session opener


July 9th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra assembly's monsoon session got off to a stormy start Monday with the opposition creating a ruckus over various issues ,including the state secretariat fire ... Read more...

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Korsaguda, Sarkeguda residents refuse government aid


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Angry people of Korsaguda and Sarkeguda villages in Chhattigarh, where 19 villagers, including seven minors, were gunned down by security forces as Maoists, have refused relief ... Read more...

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Korsaguda gunfight: Chhattisgarh open to any probe, says CM


July 6th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday asserted that his government was open to any probe that would clear apprehensions over the Korsaguda gunfight, in which ... Read more...

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Prosecutors want Norway killer be ruled insane


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 22 (IANS) Prosecutors in Norway have called for self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to be considered insane.Breivik killed 77 people and injured 242 last July. He bombed ... Read more...

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Russian Hare Krishna Movement to be Rathyatra theme


June 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
K0olkata, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness about the Hare Krishna Movement in Russia, the Kolkata chapter of ISKCON has decided to make it the theme of ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on action against Prashant Bhushan


June 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A court here Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on what action they have taken on a complaint against lawyer and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Ex-call girl to help others quit sex trade (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 7 (IANS/EFE) The erstwhile call girl whose row with a US Secret Service agent in Colombia sparked a scandal will use some of the earnings generated by ... Read more...

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No new taxes in Akhilesh’s maiden UP budget


June 1st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Presenting his maiden budget Friday amid uproar and a walkout by the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced ... Read more...

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Antony triples service chiefs’ financial powers (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) With criticism mounting over delays in defence acquisitions, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday hiked the financial powers of the three armed forces headquarters to ... Read more...

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Opposition uproar forces Lok Sabha adjournment till noon


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition uproar over a train accident in Andhra Pradesh that claimed 15 lives and a government auditor's report on coal blocks allocation led to ... Read more...

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Protest belies long tradition of cartoons in India (Comment)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
The uproar over a cartoon in a school textbook and the undue haste shown by the government in withdrawing the book were both out of place and uncalled for. This, apart ... Read more...

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