BLACKLISTING

  • AICTE blacklists 300 institutes for unapproved courses October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The future of thousands of students in the country is at stake. As many as 300 institutes in the country, around 50 of which are in Delhi, have been blacklisted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). In some colleges, students said that after six months...
  • Myanmar blacklist: Suu Kyi sons among 2,000 removed August 31, 2012

    Yangon: Former US Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Aung San Suu Kyi's sons and two dead US congressmen were among 2,082 names removed on Thursday from a Myanmar government blacklist that gives an insight into the paranoia of its former military junta. Late Philippine President Corazon Aquino, US singerturnedpolitician Sonny Bono...
  • Bihar govt not to deposit funds in 21 banks August 21, 2012

    Patna: Bihar government has decided against depositing funds in 21 public and private sector banks for their failure to provide loans to borrowers on the fourpoint criteria, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Tuesday. These 21 banks, including Axis Bank and ICICI Bank, have scored qualification marks of 25...
  • Defence bribe deal case: CBI questions Tytler July 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Friday questioned by the CBI after arrested arms dealer Abhishek Verma claimed that he met the leader regularly after his arrest last month. The CBI wants to verify whether the meetings were held in connection with the stalling of the blacklisting of...
  • Russian parliament approves internet blacklist bill July 12, 2012

    Moscow: The Russian parliament has approved a legislation to give the state powers to block blacklisted websites. The move has been criticised by internet freedom activists who say the law could be used to crack down on dissent. The allparty State Duma committee that drafted the bill says it is necessary to...
  • 142 terrorists removed from India's blacklist May 15, 2011

    New Delhi: In a significant decision, the Central government has removed from its 'blacklist' the names of 142 wanted terrorists and their associates, including the heads of various Sikh extremist groups. The wanted persons whose names have been deleted are believed to be currently based in countries like Pakistan, the US,...
  • US considers putting N Korea back on terrorist list June 8, 2009

    Washington: The US is considering putting North Korea back on its terrorist blacklist in light of the communist country's recent nuclear tests and missile launches, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in an interview broadcast on Sunday. Clinton told US broadcaster ABC that Pyongyang's latest actions were "very provocative...
  • Avoiding someone's call? Blacklist them September 8, 2007

    Mumbai: Trying to avoid an old boyfriend or a disapproving motherinlaw or a nagging boss? Well, here is an easy way out to block their calls. Hutch subscribers can now dial 55144 and create a blacklist of calls. If a caller from a blocked number calls, he will receive a message...