Archive for May, 2010

Pakistan lifts Facebook ban

Monday, May 31, 2010 21:12

The controversy over Facebook in Pakistan subsided today with the nation lifting the ban imposed on the social networking site on Monday.

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Canada issues apology for visa row

Saturday, May 29, 2010 21:34

The Canadian government has issued an apology for denying visas to people from India who served in the nation’s intelligence and security forces citing human rights violations as the reason.

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Post 9/11, male foetal deaths rose alarmingly high

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 4:11

9/11 is long gone, but it still haunts the American psyche. A new study has revealed that the stress felt by pregnant women soon after the terror strikes on September 11, 2001 led to an increase in miscarriages of male fetuses in the US.

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Nuclear capable Agni-II missile successfully test-fired

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 13:48

India’s intermediate range ballistic missile Angi-II was successfully test-fired by a team belonging to the Indian Army’s Strategic Forces Command.

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Microchip containing Nithyananda’s sleaze acts to be tested

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 8:05

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has revealed that the original microchip on which the self-styled godman Paramahansa Nithyananda’s alleged acts of sleaze were recorded, would be sent for testing at a national laboratory.

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BCCI accuses Lalit Modi of trying to start rebel T20 league in UK

Friday, May 7, 2010 13:03

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has said that suspended IPL Chairman Lalit Modi had planned to start a rebel T20 league in UK without informing or gaining the consent of either BCCI or the English Cricket Board (ECB).

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Narco analysis tests never used as evidence, say police

Thursday, May 6, 2010 17:29

Narco analysis tests, brain mapping and polygraph not evidence and not used so, say police after SC ruling them illegal and unconstitutional.

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Delhi University to make amends for radiation mishap

Sunday, May 2, 2010 15:21

The Delhi University has announced that it will pay compensation to six people who were affected by radioactive materials that had been found in Mayapuri market in West Delhi.

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