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AAP demands review of decision to raise SSP dam height

June 16, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Aam Aadmi Party is appalled at the undemocratic decision regarding raise in height of the Sardar Sarovar dam, around which a three-decades old people's struggle has raised serious

Bring down corporate tax rate to 25 percent: ICC to centre

June 11, 2014 at 9:35 PM

Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Emphasising on the need for regaining the growth momentum, a business chamber has urged the central government to bring down the corporate tax rate to the global average of 25 percent and remove levies like surcharge and education cess to generate more investible surplus with the corporates.

Jessica Lal case convict Manu Sharma seeks parole for exams

June 11, 2014 at 5:27 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to police and sought their response on the parole plea of Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term in the Jessica Lal murder case, so that he could sit for post-graduation examinations in human rights.

Turkey-Iran ties improved since Rouhani took office

June 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Ankara, June 10 (IANS) Since Hassan Rouhani became the president, bilateral ties between Iran and Turkey have improved, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the two nations endorsed 10 deals in several sectors, including banking, transportation, tourism and energy.

SC orders UP Police to protect inter-religion couple

June 9, 2014 at 6:07 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed Uttar Pradesh Police to provide protection to a young couple belonging to different religions and who married in Delhi recently.

India has right to reprocess spent n-fuel, says Russia

June 9, 2014 at 3:27 PM

Moscow, June 9 (IANS) India has the right to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from the Russian built Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) by a supplementary agreement with Russia, which relieved the builders from the responsibility to take over the discharged SNF as originally envisaged.

Ganguly joins Mudgal IPL probe committee

June 8, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) The Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee met here Sunday and named former India captain Sourav Ganguly as the former cricketer to assist the committee in its investigation into the betting and spot-fixing scandal in last year's Indian Premier League.

Indian-origin man in Britain jailed for ten years for stabbing daughter-in-law

June 7, 2014 at 9:46 PM

London, June 7 (IANS) A 51-year-old Indian-origin man, who stabbed his daughter-in-law in her face in Britain, has been jailed for more than 10 years, a media report said.

Defamation charges framed against Kejriwal

June 6, 2014 at 9:07 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A court Friday framed charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

Jayalalithaa gets relief in disproportionate assets case

June 6, 2014 at 6:43 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) In a breather for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Friday extended the suspension of trial in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against her till June 16.

Himachal HC directive on pendency of criminal cases

June 6, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Taking serious note of the pendency of criminal cases, the Himachal Pradesh High Court's acting Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir Friday directed the police to ensure production of complete case diary for speedy disposal of cases.

Court frames charges against Kejriwal in defamation case

June 6, 2014 at 2:34 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Delhi Court Friday framed charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by BJP leader and union minister Nitin Gadkari.

Jayalalithaa gets relief in disproportionate assets case

June 6, 2014 at 1:14 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) In a relief to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Friday extended the suspension of trial in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against her till June 16.

Four Bahrainis get life sentence over blast death

June 5, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Manama, June 5 (IANS) Four Bahrainis were awarded life sentence Thursday over the death of an Asian man in a 2012 blast attack, a media report here said.

Court directs CBI probe into another Bengal company

June 5, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the functioning of Mangalam Agro Products Ltd (MAPL) following allegations that it was unauthorisedly raising money from the public.

UP chief secretary's appointment challenged in court

June 4, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) The appointment of senior Indian Administrative Service officer Alok Ranjan as the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh has been challenged in the Allahabad High Court.

SC suspends Yakub Memon's execution, issues notice on review plea

June 2, 2014 at 9:20 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday suspended execution of the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon as it issued notice to the central government on his petition challenging the apex court's rules guiding the review of capital punishment order.

Club licensing appeals committee to meet at Football House

June 2, 2014 at 7:20 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The appeals of four football clubs -- Mohammedan Sporting, United SC, Churchill Brothers and Rangdajied United -- against their disbandment will come up for consideration when the All India Football Federation (AIFF) club licensing appeals committee meets at the Football House here Tuesday.

Pan-Am discrimination: Court asks centre to look into case

June 2, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday asked the central government to take up the issue of discrimination by the US government against Indian victims of 1986 Pan-Am flight 73 hijack case.

SC suspends Yakub Memon's execution, issues notice on review plea

June 2, 2014 at 6:00 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday suspended execution of the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon as it issued notice to the central government on his petition challenging the apex court's rules guiding the review of capital punishment order.

Yakub Memon challeges SC rules on review petition

June 2, 2014 at 11:44 AM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the centre on a petition by 1993 Mumbai bomb blast accused Yakub Abdul Razak Memon challenging the apex court's rules guiding its review of a death sentence.

MoEF will ensure mining resumes in Goa: Javadekar

May 31, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar Saturday said his ministry would work towards speedy resumption of mining in Goa.

Top Brazilian judge to step down

May 30, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Brasilia, May 30 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Supreme Court Chief Justice Joaquim Barbosa, who - with an iron hand - presided over a well-known corruption trial that resulted in important politicians going to jail, will step down from the bench this year, Brazil's Senate leader has said.

Stakeholders propose expert panel on Krishna-Godavari gas

May 29, 2014 at 10:35 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) An expert panel has been agreed by the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Reliance Industries to ascertain if the private firm pumped more gas than entitled.

Court issues summon to Kingfisher Airlines for pilot's salary

May 29, 2014 at 8:11 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued summons to defunct Kingfisher Airlines on the plea of a serving pilot seeking recovery of more than Rs.52 lakh, her outstanding salary for 21 months, from the grounded airline.

High BP medicines may increase vision loss risk

May 29, 2014 at 2:43 PM

New York, May 29 (IANS) Certain blood pressure lowering medications may have dangerous side effects as researchers have found a link between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could lead to vision loss and blindness.

Notice to government, EC on plea on poll expense ceiling

May 28, 2014 at 11:07 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission, seeking their response on a petition regarding regulation and monitoring of the election expenditure of political parties.

Court notice to government on food security act

May 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking to modification in the rules in the National Food Security Act that requires an applicant to furnish Aadhaar card or enrolment ID for issue of card for the scheme.

'Only British courts can hear London gas arbitration award'

May 28, 2014 at 9:23 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that only British courts can hear a petition that challenges the decision of a London arbitration tribunal on Panna-Mukta and Tapti gas fields' contract between Reliance Industries and the Indian government.

Turnout high in presidential vote overseas: Syrian minister

May 28, 2014 at 9:23 PM

Damascus, May 28 (IANS) A senior Syrian official said Wednesday that turnout has been high in overseas balloting of the country's presidential elections.

HC seeks government, EC response on plea on poll expenditure

May 28, 2014 at 8:51 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission, seeking their response on a petition regarding regulation and monitoring of the election expenditure of political parties.

Delhi HC to hear plea on milk adulteration, price hike

May 28, 2014 at 8:51 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Thursday hear a plea seeking direction for the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of synthetic milk in the city and to not hike the price of milk further.

Delhi HC rejects plea against Kejriwal's letter

May 28, 2014 at 12:59 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking action against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for writing an open letter to his supporters from the Tihar Jail. The plea also sought ban on the circulation of the letter.

'Only British courts can hear London gas arbitration award'

May 28, 2014 at 11:50 AM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that only British courts can hear a petition that challenges the decision of a London arbitration tribunal on Panna-Mukta and Tapti gas fields' contract between Reliance Industries and the government.

Recover Rs.35,780 crore from Goa mining companies: NGO

May 27, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Panaji, May 27 (IANS) The Goa government should start proceedings to recover a whopping Rs.35,780 crore owed by errant mining companies in dues and tax arrears, a green organisation has demanded.

SC breather for Jayalalithaa in assets case

May 26, 2014 at 9:57 PM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) In a breather for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Monday stayed, for 10 days, the criminal trial in disproportionate assets case against her involving Rs. 66.65 crores relating to the 1991-1996 period she was in office.

Facebook anti-Modi row: Goa man seeks anticipatory bail

May 26, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Panaji, May 26 (IANS) A 31-year-old shipping industry professional who faces arrest for his alleged anti-Narendra Modi Facebook post, Monday approached the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court for anticipatory bail.

Kejriwal moves high court against custody

May 26, 2014 at 2:05 PM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday moved the Delhi High Court challenging a trial court order sending him to judicial custody.

Kejriwal moves high court against custody

May 26, 2014 at 11:24 AM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday moved the Delhi High Court challenging a trial court order of sending him to judicial custody.

Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya not contentious issue: Heptulla

May 25, 2014 at 7:57 PM

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Najma Heptulla Sunday said the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya, part of the BJP's core agenda, was "not a contentious issue" and it could be done as per the Allahabad High Court's judgment.

Mudgal probe panel discusses modalities of investigation

May 25, 2014 at 6:53 PM

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee met here Sunday for the first time under the chairmanship of Justice (retd) Mukul Mudgal to discuss the modalities of further investigation into the betting and spot-fixing scandal in last year's Indian Premier League.

'Mental illness more potent killer than heavy smoking'

May 25, 2014 at 2:21 PM

London, May 25 (IANS) Serious mental illness reduces life expectancy by 10-20 years - a loss of years that is equivalent to or worse than that caused by heavy smoking, a research has showed.

Mercury soars to 45.5 degrees in Odisha town

May 24, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Odisha continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions, with the mercury soaring to 45.5 degree Celsius Friday in the state's Titilagarh town, the highest of this summer so far, an official said.

Reliance 'saddened' by ONGC chief's 'theft' remarks

May 23, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Reliance Industries Friday felt "saddened" by the remarks of the ONGC chief on alleged "theft" of gas in the Krishna-Godavari basin, and said as the matter was sub judice it called for restraint by both parties.

Court to hear triple-jumper's plea on Arjuna Award

May 23, 2014 at 9:40 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) An organisation Friday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the decision of central government not to confer the Arjuna award in 2013 to international triple-jumper Renjith Maheshwary, despite his selection for the prestigious prize.

Kerala HC wants devotee friendly security at Guruvayoor

May 23, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Kochi, May 23 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday observed that a new and devotee friendly security cover should be put in place at the Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple to control devotees.

Indian company wins $9 m arbitration case in London

May 22, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) An Indian government export company has won an arbitration case amounting to around $9 million against a firm from Thailand before the London High Court, a top international lawyer said.

This hormone 'ate' his finger bones!

May 22, 2014 at 2:16 PM

London, May 22 (IANS) You may have heard about a hormone called parathyroid but to your shock, excess of this hormone can even 'eat' your fingers!

Russia to veto draft UN resolution on Syrian war

May 22, 2014 at 6:15 AM

United Nations, May 22 (IANS) Russia will veto a draft resolution of the UN Security Council which intends to refer the Syrian civil war to the International Criminal Court, Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said here Wednesday.

Russia to veto draft UN resolution on Syrian war

May 22, 2014 at 1:19 AM

United Nations, May 22 (IANS) Russia will veto a draft resolution of the UN Security Council which intends to refer the Syrian civil war to the International Criminal Court, Russian UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin said here Wednesday.

Pakistan SC reinstates Sethi as PCB chairman (Lead, Superseding earlier story)

May 21, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Karachi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday reinstated Najam Sethi as the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), annulling an earlier decision of the Islamabad High Court.

Supreme Court reinstates Ashraf as PCB chairman

May 21, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Karachi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reinstated Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), annulling an earlier decision of the Islamabad High Court.

No country should dominate Asia: Chinese president

May 21, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Shanghai, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday called for cooperation in development and security in Asia, adding that "no country should dominate" the continent.

SC commutes convicts' death sentence to life imprisonment

May 21, 2014 at 11:31 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday commuted the death sentence to life imprisonment of two convicts who were involved in an attack on American Center Kolkata in 2002.

Chinese, Russian presidents hold talks in Shanghai

May 20, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping Tuesday held talks with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin who is in the country to attend the upcoming Asian security summit.

Pakistan court summons 16 politicians for having assets abroad

May 20, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) The Lahore High Court Tuesday summoned 16 politicians, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to appear before it next month for maintaining their assets abroad, media reported.

Russian president arrives in China for state visit

May 20, 2014 at 7:31 AM

Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Shanghai early Tuesday to start his state visit to China and attend the upcoming Asian security summit.

Delhi HC refuses to entertain plea on nursery admission

May 19, 2014 at 9:22 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to entertain a plea of five parents from the inter-state transfer (IST) category seeking admission of their children to nursery classes here.

India to take part in key regional summit in Shanghai

May 19, 2014 at 9:18 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An Indian delegation headed by Dinkar Khullar, secretary in the external affairs ministry, will attend a key regional conference in Shanghai on cooperation and security.

Drunk zebrafish shows why you go nuts after booze

May 19, 2014 at 1:22 PM

New York, May 19 (IANS) For a zebrafish, "don't drink and swim" warning may not work at all.

China to support boosting Asian security

May 19, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Shanghai, May 19 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Sunday said China is willing to work with relevant sides to foster an Asian security outlook that meets Asia' s need so as to promote a regional security framework, Xinhua reported.

SC acquits Akshardham terror strike convicts, slams Gujarat Police probe

May 16, 2014 at 9:54 PM

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday slammed the Gujarat Police for the incompetence with which it investigated the 2002 Akshardhan terror attack case as it acquitted all the six accused including three who were sentenced to death by a lower court.

Russia feels UN report on Ukraine is biased

May 16, 2014 at 9:38 PM

Moscow, May 16 (IANS) The Russian government Friday accused the UN of intending to "whitewash" Kiev authorities with its new report on the situation in Ukraine, as it termed it biased.

SC appoints Mudgal to probe IPL scandal

May 16, 2014 at 8:58 PM

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday appointed Justice Mukul Mudgal - the retired chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court - to probe the spot-fixing and betting allegations against 13 people, including some cricketers who played the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013, and inaction by board president N. Srinivasan.

Court seeks response on Krishna-Godavari gas recovery

May 15, 2014 at 10:34 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The oil ministry and the watchdog were Thursday asked by the Delhi High Court to reply to charges by ONGC that Reliance Industries pumped more gas than its entitlement.

Want to pick the right bikini? Here's how

May 15, 2014 at 6:34 PM

London, May 15 (IANS) Do you find bikini shopping a daunting task? Follow these tips and chose the right gear before setting off for a vacation.

Court orders fresh study on Odisha river pollution

May 15, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) The Odisha High Court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a fresh study on pollution in the Brahmani river, the second largest river in Odisha after the Mahanadi, a lawyer said Thursday.

Gas deals expected during Putin's China visit

May 15, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Beijing, May 15 (IANS) Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping said Thursday agreements on natural gas are expected to be signed between China and Russia during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to China.

Muzaffarnagar riots probe panel gets extension

May 15, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Lucknow, May 15 (IANS) The one-man commission set up to probe the events leading to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, last year has been given another extension of six months, a government spokesman said Thursday.

Nokia moves towards arbitration in tax dispute

May 14, 2014 at 8:10 PM

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Helsinki-based Nokia has taken initial steps to seek international arbitration to amicably resolve the multi-million dollar tax dispute related to its Chennai's manufacturing unit and has sent a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Compensate Gurgaon farmers at current rates, court tells builders

May 14, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed builders to compensate Gurgaon farmers on current circle rates for buying over 6oo acres of land, a petitioner said Wednesday.

Hiding information can lead to elected candidate's unseating: SC

May 13, 2014 at 8:18 PM

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that any holding back by an elected representative of information on the criminal antecedents and educational qualifications including their assets and liabilities, the spouse and dependent children at the time of filing nomination papers would result in their unseating.

Jayalalithaa's trial in DA case to go on: SC

May 13, 2014 at 5:54 PM

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The trial of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a corruption case for owning disproportionate assets, currently going on before a court in Bangalore, will continue as Supreme Court Tuesday declined to entertain a plea seeking its deferment.

Police told to allow rabies victim's family to pay last respects

May 12, 2014 at 11:06 PM

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked the police to allow the parents of a 23-years-old woman, who died of rabies in a private hospital here, to pay their "last respect" to her before the post mortem.

Bahrain jails six men to 25 years for terror acts

May 11, 2014 at 9:22 PM

Manama, May 11 (IANS) A Bahraini court Sunday sentenced six men to 25 years in prison in connection with an act of terror two years ago, an official said.

Andhra municipal poll votes to be counted Monday

May 11, 2014 at 8:58 PM

Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Counting of votes polled in the March 30 municipal elections in Andhra Pradesh will be taken up Monday.

CBI must nab my father's killers: Activist's daughter

May 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Mukta, daughter of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar who was killed in August last year, hopes the CBI will nab her father's killers.

Inappropriate usage jars (Column: Soliloquy)

May 11, 2014 at 12:04 PM

You would've often heard that "fool-proof security" is in place. Okay, so a fool can't get past but what if a dude with a doctorate in particle physics from MIT turns up?

Hope CBI nabs my father's killers: Activist Dabholkar's daughter

May 11, 2014 at 9:24 AM

Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Mukta, daughter of slain anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar Saturday expressed hope that at least the CBI would nab her father's killers.

Tripura to move SC over cancellation of teachers' jobs

May 10, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Agartala, May 10 (IANS) The Tripura government Saturday decided to appeal to the Supreme Court against the Tripura High Court judgment Wednesday on terminating jobs of 10,323 government school teachers, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said.

Court upholds validity of National Sports Code

May 9, 2014 at 11:08 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday upheld the validity of National Sports Code capping age and tenure of office bearers in the India Olympic Association (IOA) and National Sports Federations (NSFs).

80 private schools to refund excess fees to parents: Delhi HC panel

May 9, 2014 at 9:32 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A panel set up by the Delhi High Court Friday recommended that 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they charged in 2009 but did not pay salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay Commission's recommendations.

No commission on Snoopgate, government tells SC

May 9, 2014 at 6:20 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that there was no move to set up a commission to probe the alleged snooping on a woman by Gujarat Police which triggered a political storm.

No coercive steps on Reliance gas pricing: Court

May 9, 2014 at 4:20 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday restrained the anti-graft wing of the state government from "coercive steps" against Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily and Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, among others, over the gas pricing issue.

Tripura may move SC as HC cancels teachers' appointments

May 9, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Agartala, May 9 (IANS) The Tripura government may appeal to the Supreme Court against the judgment of the Tripura High Court which Wednesday terminated services of 10,323 teachers of government schools, an official said Friday.

SC allows Himachal to revive panel to regulate universities

May 9, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Shimla, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has allowed the Himachal Pradesh government to revive its commission to monitor 16 private universities and an equal number of private institutes, mainly engineering colleges, officials said Friday.

High-earning bosses losing on sex life: Survey

May 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM

London, May 9 (IANS) Do you earn a moolah and have all good things in life? You may be losing out on your sex life, a fascinating survey suggests.

Hearing on legality of Kejriwal probe into gas pricing Friday

May 8, 2014 at 7:23 PM

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court is scheduled to hear Friday a petition by the union government seeking a restraining order on the anti-corruption wing of the Delhi government from probing a decision on the fixation of price for Reliance gas.

Breast cancer, hypertension on the rise in Goa

May 8, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Over 250 new breast cancer cases are detected every year and hypertension is playing havoc with the health of Goans, who are otherwise known for their laid-back lifestyle, a survey said.

Delhi HC to hear plea on AirAsia's permit

May 8, 2014 at 1:55 PM

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday agreed to hear a plea by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) to stay the air operator's permit (AOP) granted to AirAsia for flying in India.

Court orders probe report to be given to Musharraf

May 8, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) The special court trying former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf for high treason Thursday ordered that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) report be provided to the defence lawyers, a media report said.

CBI told to clear dues of counsel, prosecutors

May 7, 2014 at 5:47 PM

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the CBI to clear within two months all outstanding bills of standing counsel, public prosecutors and those who have been appearing in the court for various reasons.

Tripura High Court cancels jobs of 10,323 teachers

May 7, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The Tripura High Court Wednesday terminated services of 10,323 school teachers recruited by the state government and asked it to arrange fresh recruitment process by December 2014.

SC bans Tamil Nadu bull fights

May 7, 2014 at 2:18 PM

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday banned Tamil Nadu's centuries-old Jallikattu bull fights.

HC refuses to stay functioning of Seventh Pay Commission

May 6, 2014 at 11:30 PM

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined to stay the functioning of the Seventh Pay Commission while hearing a plea that challenged a notification on inclusion of a former IAS officer as a member of the panel.

UN's Pillay seeks peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis

May 6, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Geneva, May 6 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Tuesday called on all sides to make greater efforts for a peaceful resolution of the Ukraine crisis.

States can't make linguistic minorities choose mother tongue: SC

May 6, 2014 at 9:22 PM

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said states in India have no powers to compel the children of linguistic minorities to choose the language considered to be the mother tongue in a state as a medium of instruction at primary level.

Bhagat Singh case worth reinvestigating: Pakistani daily

May 6, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) The 1928 case against Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh is worth reinvestigating as it will enrich historical accounts with factual detail, a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday.

SC orders status quo over Supertech towers demolition

May 5, 2014 at 7:06 PM

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered status quo in respect of two 40-floor residential towers of Supertech builders in Greater Noida which were ordered to be demolished by the Allahabad High Court for not complying with building laws.

INS Vikrant gets another breather from SC

May 5, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Mumbai/New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India's first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, headed for the scrapyard, Monday got another breather from the Supreme Court as it blocked the vessel's ignominy, an activist said.