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Akhilesh behind 2011 ‘rape’ case against Rahul, SC told (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A lawyer Monday told the Supreme Court that a 2011 rape and wrongful confinement case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Court seeks Unitech Wireless reply on Telenor plea


June 20th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from Unitech Wireless on a plea filed by its joint venture partner in India, Telenor, that ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy pleas (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself petitions seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, on ... Read more...

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Mulayam pulls up government over Etawah firing


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) His patience with Uttar Pradesh Police wearing thin after Sunday's firing on a crowd of devotees in his home district Etawah, Samajwadi Party )SP) supremo Mulayam ... Read more...

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‘Narsimha’ - must watch for Ravichandran fans (Kannada Movie Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Narasimha"; Cast: Ravichandran, Nikisha Patel, Sanjjana, Ramakrishna Ramesh Prasad, Shobharaj, Neenasam Aswath; Dialogues-Screenplay-Direction: Mohan; Producer: N. Kumar; Camera: Suresh Byrasandra; Music: Hamsalekha; Rating: **1/2"Narasimha" is the remake of Tamil ... Read more...

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Zardari slams militants for exploiting religion


March 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday condemned the militants for "exploiting religion of Islam".Zardari told parliament in his traditional annual address that the government of his ... Read more...

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UP cabinet secretary seeks early exit, puts in papers


March 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) With the change of guard in Uttar Pradesh just a matter of time, state Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh, considered close to Chief Minister Mayawati, ... Read more...

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Everyone supported us, cautious Mulayam says


March 5th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Widely tipped to bag Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday declined to comment on the likely electoral outcome Tuesday but said "all sections" ... Read more...

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John Levi Miller files lawsuit after losing one of his testicles


March 1st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A wrestler has filed a suit at the court demanding damages against his opponent for fighting back. 23-year-old John Levi Miller says his opponent’s action caused ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to de-politicise education (West Bengal Newsletter)


November 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) The writ of students, non-teaching employees and politicians will no longer run in the decision making process of West Bengal's state universities, unlike the scenario ... Read more...

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Girl child still victim of patriarchal mores


October 14th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Though social schemes seek to empower the girl child, India's patriarchal system continues to run the writ, according to voluntary organisation Plan India.Over 70 percent ... Read more...

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Court revokes order for extra seats in medical colleges


October 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside its earlier order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant an increase in the additional intake ... Read more...

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Rs.3 crore, 30 kg gold seized from Janardhana Reddy’s house


September 5th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday seized Rs.3 crore in cash and more than 30 kg of gold from the residence of former Karnataka ... Read more...

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Helpless about spending before poll dates announced: EC


August 24th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday expressed helplessness at the rampant use of black money in the run up to the elections, before the polling ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay to sue family members


August 9th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is taking a family feud to court by suing a number of his wife's relatives.Ramsay's rift with his in-laws hit the ... Read more...

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Development master remedy against Maoists: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said police and intelligence gathering needed to be strengthened to fight Maoist guerrillas but development was the "master remedy" ... Read more...

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Bail for man accused of sheltering farmer leader


June 9th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 9 (IANS) A Ghaziabad court Thursday granted bail to farmers' leader Satya Pal Chaudhary, who has been accused of sheltering Manvir Teotia, the man wanted for his role ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad farmers’ leader arrested, Manvir Teotia escapes


June 9th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police said Wednesday they had arrested farmers' leader Satya Pal Chaudhary for sheltering Manvir Teotia, who is wanted for his role in last month's ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready to talk to militants: Gilani


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said the Pakistani government was ready to hold a dialogue with militants - if they surrender their weapons.The Associated ... Read more...

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Legal challenge to Nepal house extension (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, the government now faces a fresh legal battle with a lawyer challenging the extension of parliament's term.Bharat Mani ... Read more...

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Legal challenge likely to Nepal crisis


May 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, there are indications that the turbulent republic is heading for further upheavals. A lawyer, who filed a writ ... Read more...

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Nepal court asks government not to extend tenure ‘endlessly’


May 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) With only three days left for Nepal's interim constitution to become invalid, parliament's tenure to end and the government to face dissolution, the Supreme Court came ... Read more...

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Mayawati slams opposition conspiracy, says Rahul helpless (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday accused opposition parties of instigating farmers to demand higher land compensation and described Congress MP Rahul Gandhi as a ... Read more...

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Snap that mobile link, Punjab panel tells brides


May 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Mobiles and marriages? They simply don't go together even if this is the 21st century, believes the Punjab State Commission for Women (PSCW) that has asked ... Read more...

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Katy Perry sues mag for jeopardizing marriage over affair allegations


April 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): Pop star Katy Perry has filed a lawsuit against the publishers of NW Magazine over a story that claimed she had an affair with her record producer, ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan must sever all links with terror groups’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) The Pakistani establishment "must sever all remaining links and give up any lingering support" for terror groups, a Pakistani daily said Wednesday, warning that terrorists ... Read more...

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Lawsuit filed claiming copyright breach by Cherl Cole


March 24th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The originality of Cheryl Cole’s hit “Fight For This Love” has been challenged.The Sun has reported that Wardlaw Banks and Peermusic have sued Cheryl Cole and ... Read more...

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Lahore HC quashes petition to make Ambassador Munter party to Raymond Davis case


March 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 8(ANI): The Lahore High Court has quashed a petition seeking to make US Ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, party to a pending petition on the immunity status of double murder-accused ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike against abductions leaves courtrooms deserted in Balochistan


March 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 1(ANI): Lawyers have boycotted court proceedings across Balochistan to protest against the abductions of lawyers and judges in the province, and demanded their immediate and safe recovery.The Balochistan Bar Association, ... Read more...

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Beckham counter-sued by sex worker


February 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham is likely to face a court battle over allegations he cheated on his wife Victoria with a sex worker.Sex worker Imra Nici has ... Read more...

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ANP lays down ‘three conditions’ to Taliban for dialogue


January 27th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 27(ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has laid down three conditions for talks with the Taliban- accepting the writ of the government, stopping bloodshed and never ... Read more...

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Protect tribal interests to root out Maoism: NHRC member


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) A prominent member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asserted that the state could not authorise its police or paramilitary to kill Maoists, and called upon ... Read more...

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“Doing away with Pak’s blasphemy law not at all possible, mustn’t be done”: Musharraf


January 17th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17(ANI): Pakistan "must not" do away with its controversial blasphemy law, former president Pervez Musharraf has said.Musharraf said blasphemy was an extremely sensitive issue for the people of Pakistan, ... Read more...

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