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ACB to probe graft allegations against Bhujbal


September 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday gave its consent to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to probe corruption charges against PWD Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaderChhagan ... Read more...

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Essar denies wrongdoing in acquiring Navbharat power


September 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Energy major Essar Power Wednesday denied any impropriety in its acquisition of Navbharat Power, one of the five companies against whom the CBI has filed an ... Read more...

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D’Ambrosio to replace Grosjean for Italian GP


September 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 5 (IANS) Lotus reserve driver Jerome d'Ambrosio will replace the suspended Romain Grosjean in Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix here.The 26-year-old Belgian gets his chance after ... 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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Odisha denies wrongdoing in coal block recommendations


August 28th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Admitting that it had recommended to the central government to allocate coal blocks to various companies, the Odisha government Tuesday denied any wrongdoing in the exercise.Saying ... Read more...

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SC dismisses Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In major relief for Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to make him co-accused along ... Read more...

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SC rejects Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In a major relief to Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramaniam Swamy's plea to make him co-accused ... Read more...

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Witch-hunt against Conte: Juve boss Agnelli


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 23 (IANS) Italy's sporting justice system has been accused of harassing Juventus club manager Antonio Conte who has been banned for 10 matches for alleged match fixing.The charge ... Read more...

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Reliance Power refutes auditor on excess coal benefit (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The permission to Reliance Power to use excess coal from three blocks allocated to Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project resulted in an undue benefit, says ... Read more...

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Oracle to pay $2 mn fine over India bribery charge


August 17th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Software giant Oracle has agreed to pay $2 million to settle US regulators' charges that its Indian subsidiary violated foreign anti-bribery laws by secretly setting aside ... Read more...

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Briton clicks himself raping child, jailed


August 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of raping a seven-year-old girl and taking photographs of his ... Read more...

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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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Now, Pinki faces land scam charge


July 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday alleged that gold medal winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was involved in a land scam as she had illegally sold ... Read more...

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Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

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Judge dismisses Berlusconi tax-evasion case


June 28th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) A judge in Rome has thrown out a tax evasion case against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and 11 others.Judge Pierluigi Balestrieri said there was not ... Read more...

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Crime shows: Infotainment with responsibility (Entertainment Feature)


June 26th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Crime shows on the small screen have been under the scanner for giving the people all wrong ideas. But the makers of such shows claim their ... Read more...

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NDA recruitment scam: Army officer among 6 held (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) An Indian Army officer and five civilians have been arrested in a recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI in the National Defence Academy (NDA) here, an ... Read more...

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Nicklas Bendtner told to change underpants for game against Germany


June 15th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicklas Bendtner has been told he will be not be able to continue playing in the sponsored underwear that he revealed after he scored against Portugal on ... Read more...

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Osama killing: US awaiting clarification on Pakistani doctor


June 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US State Department says it is still awaiting a clarification from Pakistan on Shakeel Afridi, the doctor held by Islamabad for helping the ... Read more...

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Congress accuses Ramdev, Team Anna of pro-BJP bias


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Accusing yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Team Anna of a pro-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bias, the Congress Sunday rubbished allegations of wrongdoing by Prime ... Read more...

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Krishna slams Team Anna for ‘motivated charges’, will write to PM (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Rebutting charges hurled at him by Team Anna, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday indicated that he could sue them for accusing him ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Atletico Mineiro held guilty of exploitation of minors


May 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 16 (IANS) A Brazilian court has found national first division club Atletico Mineiro guilty of exploitation of minors.The Belo Horizonte-based club was ordered Tuesday to immediately ... Read more...

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Elite Dalhousie school in trouble over land deal (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dalhousie/Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's famous Dalhousie Public School (DPS) could be shut down with a one-man commission recommending that the entire premises may be acquired as there were ... Read more...

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Aircel-Maxis deal: Government denies wrongdoing (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amidst allegations from opposition over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's involvement in the 2006 Aircel-Maxis telecom deal, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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Cheating in football is sin: Saudi scholars


May 10th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 10 (IANS) Football players who fool referees to score goals or to obtain penalties or fouls are committing a sin, two Saudi religious scholars have said."Cheating is deceiving ... Read more...

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No cheating case against us: Essar


May 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) No case of cheating in the 2G scam is made out against the Essar Group, it contended in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special ... Read more...

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Murdoch not fit to lead News Corp: British MPs


May 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was not fit to "exercise the stewardship" of a major international company like News Corp, British MPs have said.Parliament's culture committee questioned ... Read more...

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Singhvi quits as Congress spokesperson, parliamentary panel chief (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice and as party spokesperson in the ... Read more...

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Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s resignation statement


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as party spokesperson and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice in the wake of ... Read more...

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New insider trading probe may help Rajat Gupta


April 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) In a development that could bolster the defence of former Indian American Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, US prosecutors have started a new insider trading ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son named in drug scam


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday directed his son Ali Musa Gilani to cut short his trip to South Africa after he was named ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks impartial probe in drug scam


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Musa Gilani may have "curried favour" and been involved in wrongdoing but "only an impartial investigation can unearth the ... Read more...

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Former Ukrainian minister jailed


April 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Ukraine Thursday sentenced a former defence minister to five years in jail for abuse of office.Valeriy Ivashchenko, who served in then prime ... Read more...

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Three Russian fencers held for drug dealing


April 5th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian fencer who won bronze at an international event in London recently has been arrested along with two teammates from the national team on ... Read more...

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