Govt proposes to increase SC judges from 25 to 30

21 February 2008 at 17:28

In a bid to clear the heavy backlog of cases and render speedy justice, Government on Thursday proposed to increase the strength of Supreme Court judges from 25 to 30.A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, approved

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Avoidance of double taxation between India and Luxembourg

21 February 2008 at 17:28

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on income and on capital between the Government of India and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxem

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States' power to act against wheat hoarding to get extension

21 February 2008 at 17:28

The Centre has decided to extend the validity of power it granted to state governments, under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955, for another six months to enable them take action against hoarding of wheat and pulses.The Union Cabinet gave its appro

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Musharraf urged to go as rivals win Pakistan poll

20 February 2008 at 17:40

Musharraf urged to go as rivals win Pakistan poll Enlarge Photo Supporters of Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party share sweets to celebrate their victory in the... Tue, Feb 19 06:27 PMPakistani President Pervez Musharraf's opponents won a big el

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Residents of Itanagar dismiss Chinese criticism of Manmahon Singh's Arunachal visit

20 February 2008 at 17:40

Residents of Itanagar dismiss Chinese criticism of Manmahon Singh's Arunachal visit Tue, Feb 19 06:25 PMItanagar, Feb 19 (ANI): People of Itanagar have dismissed Chinese criticism of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh visit to the State.Dr. Singh had

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Kidney Connection: Tainted Delhi cop sacked

17 February 2008 at 13:16

Sat, Feb 16 11:15 PMNew Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday went on a hasty damage control mode after evidence of involvement of their personnel in the multi-crore kidney racket came to light and suspended Inspector Ramesh Khatri on allegations of ne

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Govt may issue stamps on SRK, Sachin, Sania

17 February 2008 at 13:16

Sat, Feb 16 06:48 PMCelebrities and national icons can now find immortality through postage stamps during their living years, if the government decides to end the decades long custom of honouring people only posthumously."We are considering a proposa

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Aamir loses case over custody of brother Faisal

17 February 2008 at 13:16

Sat, Feb 16 05:50 PMBollywood actor Aamir Khan lost the legal battle for custody of his mentally ill brother Faisal Khan as a Mumbai court held that Faisal need not be in anybody's custody and can live anywhere he wants.But he requires regular medica

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13 cops killed in Naxal attack in Orissa

16 February 2008 at 20:46

Sat, Feb 16 03:45 PMNayagarh (Orissa): In the biggest ever Naxal attack in Orissa 13 policemen and a civilian have been killed when more than 400 Naxals attacked towns in Orissa.The policemen were killed confronting the 400 odd Naxals who attacked th

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Gunman kills 5, then himself at Illinois college

16 February 2008 at 20:46

Fri, Feb 15 09:17 AMA black-clad man fired into a lecture hall packed with students at an Illinois university on Thursday, killing five people and wounding 18 before shooting himself dead, police and college officials said.The gunman, who police said

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Orissa on high alert after Naxal attack (Update-Naxal attack)

16 February 2008 at 20:46

Sat, Feb 16 07:00 PMNayagarh, Feb 16 (ANI): The Government of Orissa today declared a red alert across the State and ordered an intensive search operation for Naxals involved in the killing of thirteen police personnel, two women, and a civilian in N

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Sanjay Dutt-Manyata marriage kept on hold

16 February 2008 at 20:46

Sat, Feb 16 03:21 PMGoa authorities have kept the marriage proceedings of Sanjay Dutt and Manyata on hold after Margao division administrative officer suspended the residence certificate issued to Manyata."All the marriage registration proceedings ar

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Nagaland poll: Last date for filing nomination papers today

16 February 2008 at 10:32

Altogether 51 candidates filed their nominations for assembly elections in Nagaland on Friday, on the penultimate day of filing nominations for the 5th March polls.With this the total number of nominations filed for the assembly elections rose to 152

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Bill to provide education to every child will be brought soon : PM

16 February 2008 at 10:32

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said maintaining price stability along with sustaining inclusive growth will be the prime focus of all the policy initiatives of the government.Right to Education to every child is the next massive step that the gove

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Pappu Yadav gets life term in Ajit Sarkar murder case

14 February 2008 at 22:28

A CBI court has sentenced RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav and former Independent MLA Rajan Tiwari to life imprisonment for the CPI(M) MLA Ajit Sarkar's murder case, all the three other accused in the case were also present in the court when th

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Two new addl.judges for Bombay High Court

14 February 2008 at 09:17

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (i) Shri Justice Shrishen Ratanlal Dongaonkar, and (ii) Shri Justice Vikas Ramchandra Kingaonkar, Additional Judges of

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Raj arrested, granted bail, One dead in Nashik violence

14 February 2008 at 09:17

Raj Thackeray has been arrested on Wednesday on the charge of instigating people and fomenting trouble sparking violence by his angry supporters in Mumbai and a few towns in Maharashtra in which a HAL employee died when stones were pelted at a staff

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Pakistan announces breakthrough in Bhutto case

14 February 2008 at 09:17

A five-member squad of militants was assigned the task of targeting slain former premier Benazir Bhutto because she might have allowed foreign forces to act against mujahideen and Taliban if she came to power in Pakistan's general election.This was d

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Committee set up to resolve labour strike in Bahrain

14 February 2008 at 09:17

Bahrain's Labour Minister Dr Majeed Al Alawi has ordered to set up a committee Headed by Under-Secretary Shaikh Abdulrahman bin Abdulla Al Khalifa to resolve the ongoing strike of Asian workers, including Indians, in the country. According to a Bahra

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Will act against unregistered Art Funds: SEBI

14 February 2008 at 09:17

Market regulator SEBI has said on Wednesday that it would initiate action, including criminal case, against companies that operate Art Funds without its approval.The regulator, in a statement, warned that the launching of Art Funds or schemes without

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