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One in three Indians corrupt, says the CVC

Sunday, September 26, 2010 10:00

The outgoing Central Vigilance Commissioner has said that almost one out of three Indians are totally corrupt and one in two is ‘borderline’. The Commissioner Pratyush Sinha, who retired this week, has attributed the increase in wealth in the country for this rise in corruption.

Games Village not up to standard, contingents concerned over living quarters

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 15:24

President of the Commonwealth Games Federation Michael Fennel has, in a letter to the cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekar, expressed his concern over the preparation of the Games Village.

Indian docu filmmaker behind bars in US awaits resolution of case

Saturday, September 4, 2010 19:29

Indian documentary filmmaker Vijay Kumar, who was arrested in Houston a few days ago for allegedly possessing jihadi literature and brass knuckles in his checked baggage, will have to stay behind bars without bail.

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Kashmir wants to be with India, says Farooq Abdullah

Thursday, August 26, 2010 17:23

Do Kashmiris want to be with India? Yes, says Farooq Abdullah.

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PSUs likely to say no; corporates may chip in with sponsorship for CWG

Sunday, August 22, 2010 19:49

The New Delhi Commonwealth Games, which is suffering a lot from all the corruption allegations, has received yet another setback.

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Songbird Asha Bhonsle tweeting against ‘Machchar Raj’

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 19:17

Asha Bhonsle’s tweets are getting to be as famous as her singing. Latest from the veteran singer is a tweet sharing her opinion of the state of things in Mumbai following a malaria outbreak.

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Delhi CM assures successful completion of Commonwealth Games preparations

Sunday, August 1, 2010 20:12

Although several projects connected with the Commonwealth games have been facing delays, the Chief Minister of Delhi has given assurances that everything will be completed as planned and that the city would make India proud. She said that this would be the best Games ever.

Dalai Lama remains hopeful of winning over the Chinese

Sunday, July 18, 2010 11:00

Fifty one years after leaving the country of Tibet due to the Chinese government taking over, the Dalai Lama has not lost hope of arriving at a mutually beneficial agreement with the Chinese.

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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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