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  • e Lounge: Bollywood stars urge people to go out and vote 04-04-2014 09:17 AM

    With Lok Sabha elections round the corner, Bollywood stars are appealing the general public to step out of their houses and cast their votes. ...
  • Over 15,000 RTI appeals, complaints pending with State Information Commission 19-01-2014 02:31 PM

    Over 15,000 appeals and complaints filed by various applicants under the RTI Act are pending with Madhya Pradesh State Information Commission (MPSIC), which is without its chief and others commissioners for over a year. As many as 15,130 cases- 13,098 appeals and 2,032 complaints, under the Right to Information Act...
  • Delhi gangrape case: High Court to decide on death penalty 08-10-2013 07:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will decide on death penalty for the convicts in the December 16 gangrape case. On Monday, two of the four convicts facing death filed their appeals before the court challenging the trial court's conviction and sentence against them. Filing a joint appeal through counsel...
  • Pak bowler Asif loses appeal against spot-fixing conviction 12-06-2013 06:21 PM

    London: Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif has lost an appeal against his conviction for spot-fixing. The Court of Appeal in London said on Wednesday there weren't "any grounds, arguable or otherwise, for attacking the safety of the convictions of this applicant." Asif served half of a 12-month sentence for his involvement...
  • Dilshan, Jayawardene reprimanded for excessive appealing 10-06-2013 10:16 AM

    Birmingham: Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene have been officially reprimanded for excessive appealing during their Champions Trophy match against New Zealand here. According to a statement from the ICC, Dilshan and Jayawardene were found to have breached Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and...
  • Naval war room leak case: Shankaran's plea to be taken up in UK HC 03-06-2013 09:41 PM

    Ravi Shankaran got a breather in the naval war room leak case as he won't be immediately extradited. His plea will be taken up in the UK High Court now after the Court of Appeal admitted his plea against extradition on Monday. ...
  • Transsexual woman wins legal battle to marry boyfriend 13-05-2013 04:00 PM

    Hong Kong: A transsexual woman won an appeal in a Hong Kong court on Monday to marry her boyfriend, forcing the government to rewrite marriage laws in the city. The Court of Final Appeal, by a majority of four to one, ruled that the appellant, identified only as W, was...
  • Nitish Katara murder: High Court reserves judgment 17-04-2013 04:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment on appeals of three convicts against a trial court verdict awarding them life imprisonment for abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002. A division bench of Justice Gita Mittal and Justice JR Midha reserved the judgment after all the...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: I am innocent, says Zaibunisa Kazi 27-03-2013 10:20 AM

    Zaibunisa Kazi, who has been convicted for the same charges as Sanjay Dutt, sent a letter to the Maharashtra Governor seeking pardon. ...
  • Routes to avoid: Mumbai Police traffic advisory 18-11-2012 08:01 AM

    Mumbai: The last rites of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray will be performed at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, where he had addressed his followers for over four decades. The local Sena leaders and the Mumbai police have appealed to party workers to maintain peace even as security in the...
  • Butt to appeal against ICC ban 29-06-2012 09:54 PM

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  • Danish Kaneria to appeal lifetime ban 23-06-2012 08:56 AM

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  • SC admits CBI appeals in Pandya murder case 05-01-2012 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has admitted the appeals filed by the CBI and Gujarat government challenging the acquittal by the High Court of 12 convicts in the murder of former Home Minister Haren Pandya. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and J Chalameshwar admitted the appeal filed by the...
  • Butt and Amir to stay imprisoned 23-11-2011 06:29 PM

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  • Packaging chemical could cheat men of sex appeal 30-06-2011 11:45 AM

    London: A chemical found in food packaging could cheat a man of his virility and ability to attract females, a research said. For instance, the study showed how male mice exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA) as babies became feminised. Study author Cheryl Rosenfeld, associate professor at the University of Missouri,...
  • Blouse to bikini: Search for B'wood's ultimate sex symbol 03-06-2011 12:02 AM

    New Delhi: The story goes, when actress Sharmila Tagore walked into photographer Dheeraj Chawda's studio one day in the early 1960s for a photo shoot for a magazine cover, all she carried was a small purse and a pair of oversized glares fashionable at that time. "Where is your change...
  • BJP appeals to Anna Hazare to end fast 05-04-2011 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: Appealing to social activist Anna Hazare to end his fast over the Lokpal Bill, the BJP on Tuesday asked the government to incorporate necessary changes in the proposed anti-corruption legislation so that it is more effective, and "not make it a prestige issue". "The Lokpal Bill should become...
  • Orissa: still no trace of abducted collector 18-02-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: It's been over 24 hours since suspected Naxals abducted IAS officer RV Krishna in Orissa's Malkangiri district. He has not been released even after the state govt agreed to the Naxals' demand of suspending Operation Greenhunt. The State Police is now turning to NGOs and the public to...
  • Bush drops Switzerland trip amid protests 06-02-2011 08:20 PM

    Washington: Former US president George W Bush has cancelled his trip to Switzerland after human rights activists threatened legal action over allegations that he sanctioned the torture of terrorism suspects in custody. The New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights and several European human rights groups said they were planning to...
  • HC issues notice to Govt on Binayak Sen's plea 07-01-2011 08:41 AM

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh High Court on Friday issued a notice to the state government seeking the trial court records of Dr Binayak Sen's case. The court issued the notice on a petition moved by Dr Sen's lawyer Mahendra Dubey cahllenging his clients conviction and life term for sedition and helping Naxals....
  • Telangana meet: TRS rejects Chidambaram's appeal 05-01-2011 01:13 PM

    Hyderabad: The TRS on Wednesday rejected a fresh appeal from Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to attend the meeting of political parties convened in Delhi on Thursday to discuss the Srikrishna committee report on Telangana, saying he did not reply to its objections. "Chidambaram has sent a second letter. He...
  • Appeals court seeks guidance on gay marriage 05-01-2011 11:03 AM

    Berkeley (California): A federal appeals court has said it cannot decide if California's gay marriage ban is constitutional until the state's highest court weighs in on whether Proposition 8's sponsors have the authority to defend the measure. A three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals issued an...
  • Gandhi is everyone's responsibility: Tara Gandhi 05-03-2009 05:14 PM

    October 2nd is observed as non violence day by the UN. ...