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Court-appointed panel to control Birla estate


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday ordered the vesting of the control of the estate of late Priyamvada Birla with a three-member committee of administrators which it ... Read more...

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Consumer court pulls up Lufthansa, orders fine


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Non-disclosure of terms for promotional air tickets amounts to an "anti-consumer" practice, India's top consumer court has warned while penalising Lufthansa for harassing an elderly ... Read more...

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Government for extending 2G auction deadline to November (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Validity of tariff order for wind plants extended


June 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) Saturday extended the validity of its earlier tariff order for wind, biomass and bagasse based co-generation energy plants till ... Read more...

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Egypt Supreme Court calls for parliament’s dissolution


June 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 14 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Court Thursday caused outrage after calling for the dissolution of the parliament's lower house in the country.It ruled that last year's parliamentary election ... Read more...

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Airtel slashes 3G data tariff by 70 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday slashed 3G data tariff by up to 70 percent in order to drive demand."Volume based browsing rate on 3G ... Read more...

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Paper names, shames 192 ‘freeloaders’


May 10th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Chinese newspaper has dedicated two pages to naming and shaming 192 civil servants and others who are still being paid despite not working in their ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against Nupur Talwar extended (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against dentist Nupur Talwar in the case of murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects plea on election symbols


April 18th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order setting criteria for the allocation of election symbols to the registered and recognised political parties.Justice ... Read more...

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Cellphone coupon to update public about Anna’s programme


March 25th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Team Anna has come up with a new concept to spread awareness among people about its programme over the year: a Rs.25 coupon's code to ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers Women’s Day discounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) As part of its annual initiative on celebrating International Women's Day March 8, Jet Airways will offer women guests special benefits, fares and offers to those ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan extend nuke accidents risks accord


February 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday announced a five-year extension of their agreement on reducing the mutual risk from nuclear weapons accidents."Both countries have agreed to extend ... Read more...

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Court allows judge to join Ph.D. course in Delhi varsity


January 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed Metropolitan Magistrate Twinkle Wadhwa to pursue her Ph.D. course from Delhi University and directed the university to take a ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox murder trial verdict to be out soon


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perugia, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the debate between the prosecution and the defense teams now officially over, the attention of the world is now firmly fixed on the jury and the ... Read more...

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Air India extends scheme for unlimited travel


September 21st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday extended its short-term promotion scheme till January. It will now provide unlimited journeys for 15 days instead of 10 on ... Read more...

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Airport Metro introduces new fare payment card


August 18th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In order to facilitate the infrequent riders, the Delhi Airport Metro Thursday introduced a new fare payment smart card called 'Chhota Card', offering discounts and ... Read more...

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Court refuses to hear ex-CVC’s plea against successor


July 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to grant an urgent hearing on the plea of former Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P.J. Thomas against the ... Read more...

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Tata Motors for status quo on Singur land (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The proceedings in the Singur land case before the Calcutta High Court were adjourned till Monday after the petitioner Tata Motors Ltd (TML) sought status quo ... Read more...

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Exporters seek longer extension of tax refund scheme


June 20th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The central government's decision to extend the validity of Duty Entitlement Pass Book (DEPB) scheme, a tax refund system for exporters, for only three months has ... Read more...

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Canada to issue 10-year visa from mid-July


June 16th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The 10-year Canadian visa for Indians will be available from mid-July this year, a Canadian official said Thursday.In an announcement made last week, the Canadian ... Read more...

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Rejection of US jets ‘disappointing’, says envoy


April 28th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy Roemer Thursday described as "deeply disappointing" New Delhi's decision to reject two American combat jets that were amongst the six in ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen doubt Obama’s birth certificate


April 21st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Charlie Sheen, who recently lost the custody battle for his twin sons, has questioned the validity of US President Barack Obama's birth certificate, implying that it had ... Read more...

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Computers replace kitchen table as focal point of meals


March 30th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Internet and smartphones are changing the way college students eat, with the computer replacing the kitchen table as the focal point of meals.People are more ... Read more...

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Cross LoC travel: India unilaterally increases stay period to six months


March 26th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Based on the recommendation of the Jammu and Kashmir Government, Union External Affairs Ministry has extended the stay for cross-Line of Control (LoC) travel to six months."To encourage ... Read more...

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Assange may be executed in US under Espionage Act if extradited to Sweden: Lawyers


February 8th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): The legal team of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has expressed fears that he could be forcefully taken to the United States and executed under the Espionage Act if ... Read more...

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Can examine lapses in CVC’s appointment: Apex court


February 8th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was not barred from examining the validity of a statutory appointment, including that of the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), by ... Read more...

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Kerala acting against constitution on Mullaperiyar: Tamil Nadu


February 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Saturday strongly condemned the Kerala government for acting against the Indian constitution over the Mullaperiyar Dam issue and said it was tantamount to contempt ... Read more...

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Are 3D films really bad for you?


January 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): There is still no scientific evidence which proves whether the eyestrain, blurred vision, dizziness, headaches or nausea reportedly caused by watching 3D content, will cause long term damage, ... Read more...

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Apex court to go into quota for Dalit Christians, Muslims


January 21st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Is denial of the Scheduled Caste reservations to Dalit Christians and Muslims - as available to Hindus, Sikh, and Buddhists - violative of Article 14 of the ... Read more...

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China to overturn death sentences if evidence obtained through torture


January 10th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 10 (ANI): China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) would reportedly overturn death sentences in cases where evidence was collected by illegal means in a bid to limit applications for capital punishment ... Read more...

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6,500 tourists availed visa on arrival in 2010


January 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 6,549 tourists from five countries visited India in 2010 by availing the visa on arrival scheme, the tourism ministry said Friday.The visa on arrival ... Read more...

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Pop Star Lily Allen Engaged to Wed Sam Cooper?


December 28th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sam Cooper, the boss of a building firm, is once again rumored to be engaged to marry British pop star Lily Allen, despite the singer's vehement denial of ... Read more...

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50 pct of Britons consider UK a ‘Christian country’: Poll


December 28th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Only half (50 percent) of Britons say the UK is a 'Christian country,' according to a ComRes poll.The poll results come in the wake of former Archbishop ... Read more...

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Adrian Gonzalez On The Verge Of Being Traded To Boston Red Sox


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is on the verge of joining the Boston Red Sox with a trading deal being edged between the team and the ... Read more...

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China launches electronic passports


November 27th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China has launched its first ever electronic passports that would contain information in microchips.The adoption of electronic passports complies with international trends and plays an important role in ... Read more...

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