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SC orders release of Nupur Talwar on bail (Third Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the trial court hearing the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case to release Nupur Talwar on bail Sep 25. The slain teenager's ... Read more...

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Examine Aarushi murder witnesses by Sep 17, SC tells CBI (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of Nupur Talwar while directing the CBI to complete by Sep 17 the ... Read more...

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Ansari re-elected vice president (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari was Tuesday re-elected India's vice president, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh.Lok Sabha Secretary General T.K. Vishwanathan, the returning officer ... Read more...

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S&P; lowers Tata Power outlook to ‘negative’


July 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) Monday said it has lowered its outlook on Tata Power to "negative" from "stable" and might cut the ... Read more...

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Student ragging, murder: Two varsity officials face case


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) A court here Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to register a fresh first information report (FIR) against two officials and a student of a private ... Read more...

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MPs can now use iPads in house


June 4th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha MPs would soon be able to use iPads in the house with a parliamentary panel clearing wi-fi connectivity in the lower house of ... Read more...

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Apple a day: Lok Sabha MPs to get iPads


December 1st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Parliament may be in a state of paralysis these days, but it has not deterred the authorities from taking a digital leap of faith. Aiming ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma Swaraj skip Meira Kumar’s tea party


September 8th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Thursday kept away from Speaker Meira ... Read more...

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DMK boycotts budget over arrest of party leaders (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The opposition DMK Thursday boycotted the first budget of the AIADMK government in the Tamil Nadu assembly to protest the arrest of four more party leaders ... Read more...

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Four more DMK leaders arrested


August 4th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Four more opposition DMK leaders, including a former minister, were arrested Thursday morning on land grab charges in Tamil Nadu, police said.Former DMK minister and party ... Read more...

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Scientists peer into real time brain cell activity


May 31st, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Scientists, for the first time, peered into real time brain cell activity that underlay memory formation.Researchers reproduced the brain's complex electrical impulses onto models made of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lifts ban on Karnataka iron ore exports (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that the ban on the export and transportation of iron ore in Karnataka will be revoked from April 20.The apex ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: India women in quarter-finals


November 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India easily beat Singapore 3-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the women's 6-red snooker team event at the 16th Asian Games here Saturday.Vidya Vishwanathan Pillai comfortably beat Shu ... Read more...

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Former law secretary Vishwanathan is new Lok Sabha secretary general


September 27th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former law secretary T.K. Viswanathan was Monday appointed as the new secretary-general of the Lok Sabha and will assume office Oct 1, an official statement said. ... Read more...

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Plea of prime accused in journalist murder case dismissed


September 14th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the plea of the prime accused in the murders of TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan and and IT executive Jigisha Ghosh seeking ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu MPs performed well in parliament’s monsoon session


September 10th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Lok Sabha members from Tamil Nadu gave a good performance during the recently concluded monsoon session of parliament - coming second only to fellow members from Maharashtra, points ... Read more...

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Scribe murder case: Accused alleges torture in jail


July 4th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) One of the four accused in the murder of journalist Soumya Vishwanathan has alleged that he was beaten up inside the Rohini jail as he refused to ... Read more...

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Gujarat police arrest 10 Maoists


April 25th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, April 25 (ANI): Gujarat Police have been able to arrest at least 10 suspected Maoists in the last two months.Acting on a tip-off that some Maoist cadres were trying to ... Read more...

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Ravi Yadav’s ‘Maro Charithra’ a let down (Telugu Movie Review)


March 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Maro Charithra" (Telugu); Cast: Varun Sandesh, Anita, Naresh, Pratap Pothen, Urvashi; Director: Ravi Yadav; Producer: Dil Raju; Music Director: Micky J. Meyers; Rating: * 1/2Remaking a classic in the ... Read more...

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After politics, is Bollywood Amar Singh’s next destination?


February 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) His career as a politician may have taken an unexpected turn with his expulsion from the Samajwadi Party, but Amar Singh says he has a ... Read more...

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Malacca plans biotech facility with Indian input


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.23 (ANI): The Malacca Government intends to use an Indian firm's help to develop a RM450mil biotechnology research facility for the development and distribution of bio-theraphic products for medical use.Its ... Read more...

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Benegal to chair panel on National Film Awards


December 23rd, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The revamped expert panel set up to raise the profile of the National Film Awards Wednesday selected noted film director Shyam Benegal as its chairman and ... Read more...

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Amar Singh to act in Bengali film


October 31st, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Politician Amar Singh is now the script advisor of a Bengali film, Sesh Sanghat (The Last Conflict), in which he will also be acting. The film is based on Bengal's present ... Read more...

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Soumya murder: Court asks Police to handcuff Ravi Kapoor


October 21st, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A city court Wednesday asked the Delhi Police to handcuff Ravi Kapoor, main accused in the murders of TV scribe Soumya Vishwanathan and IT executive Jigisha Ghosh, ... Read more...

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Accused in Soumya, Jigisha murders makes escape attempt


October 19th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The main accused in the sensational murders of TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan and IT executive Jigisha Ghosh tried to escape from custody Monday by throwing chilli powder ... Read more...

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50 composers to perform together at AIFEC event


September 29th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Sep 29 (IANS) More than 50 composers, including Oscar winning music director A.R. Rahman, will come together for a musical night organised by the All India Film Employees Confederation (AIFEC) as ... Read more...

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Bill on disclosure of judges’ assets next week


July 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A bill making it mandatory for high court and Supreme Court judges to disclose their assets to the president every year will be introduced in ... Read more...

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Suspended police officers asked to approach Madras High Court


July 14th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked two senior Tamil Nadu police officers, suspended after a Madras High Court order for allegedly ordering cane-charge on lawyers in court premises, ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court stopped from hearing plea against law secretary


July 7th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday stopped the Bombay High Court from hearing a lawsuit challenging the year-long extension given to union Law Secretary T.K. Vishwanathan after his retirement ... Read more...

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Veerappa Moily assumes charge as Minister of Law and Justice


May 29th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Veerappa Moily assumed charge as Law and Justice Minister here on Friday.He was welcomed by Secretary, T.K.Vishwanathan and other senior officers of the ministry.Immediately, after ... Read more...

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New Bangalore airport set to turn one - quietly


May 23rd, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The new Bengaluru International Airport starts its second year Sunday without any fanfare. Yet to be officially inaugurated or christened, the airport has got mixed ... Read more...

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Soumya, Jigisha murder accused charged under MCOCA


April 8th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act (MCOCA) against five men held for their role in the sensational murders of TV journalist ... Read more...

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Police case against 30 Tamil Nadu lawyers


April 8th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Police cases were filed against 30 lawyers here Wednesday after they protested and tore pictures of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Tamil Nadu Chief ... Read more...

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Soumya murder accused alleges police torture, court seeks report


April 1st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) One of the three men accused of killing TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan Wednesday alleged that he was being tortured by the police, following which a city court ... Read more...

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Vehicles with VIP emblem on Delhi Police radar


March 26th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Delhi Police will now keep an eye on vehicles bearing VIP emblems and number plates with red and blue stripes in the capital to check their misuse. Delhi ... Read more...

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