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  • Vijayawada: EC issues show cause notice against AAP candidate 17-04-2014 12:56 PM

    A show cause notice was issued against an AAP candidate from Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat and three others for allegedly violating the model code of conduct. Returning Officer J Murali issued show cause notices under section 127-A of the Peoples Representative Act to Harmohindar Singh Sahni of AAP, YSRCP worker...
  • EC to issue show cause notices to BJD, BJP in Odisha 16-04-2014 04:01 PM

    The Election Commission will issue show cause notices to the ruling BJD and opposition BJP in Odisha for publishing advertisements in newspapers after the end of the campaign for the second and last phase of polls, in violation of the model code. "Show cause notices will be issued to the...
  • Congress candidate from Allahabad issued show cause notice 11-04-2014 11:31 PM

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister and Congress candidate from Allahabad Nand Gopal Gupta 'Nandi' has been issued a show cause notice for allegedly doling out monetary benefits in a bid to lure voters in his favor ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Allahabad. The notice was issued by the district...
  • IPS officer gets show cause notice for praising Narendra Modi 22-01-2014 03:13 PM

    A Bihar Police official was served a show cause notice for delivering a political speech during which he referred to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. RK Mishra, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was served the notice for his speech at a function in Darbhanga district in...
  • PIL against Virbhadra Singh up for hearing in Delhi HC 15-01-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble is up for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as a PIL against him comes up for hearing before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. The NGO Common Cause has filed the PIL seeking an independent probe into corruption, money-laundering and disproportionate assets charges against Virbhadra...
  • Russia says Yasser Arafat died of natural causes: Reports 26-12-2013 05:57 PM

    Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, the head of a Russian state forensics agency that tested samples taken from his body said on Thursday, according to the Interfax news agency. The Russian finding was in line with an assessment by French scientists who said...
  • Why plots allotted to you shouldn't be cancelled, SC asks Neera Yadav, Amar Singh 29-11-2013 02:31 PM

    The Supreme Court has directed the issuance of notice to Uttar Pradesh's former chief secretary Neera Yadav, her two daughters and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh as to why residential plots allotted to them in Noida should not be cancelled. Describing the allotment of alternative plots to Neera Yadav,...
  • I have not done any favour to Reliance Industries, clarifies Moily to SC 22-11-2013 08:55 PM

    Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily has told the Supreme Court that he has not done any favour to Reliance Industries Ltd and allegations levelled against him by CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta are baseless and politically motivated. "The allegation that the present Minister was inducted to do Reliance s bidding is...
  • Diarrhoea is life threatening for children under 2 years: Dr NK Arora 23-05-2013 04:40 PM

    A landmark study published in 'The Lancet' pinpoints rotavirus as the major cause of diarrhoeal disease among Indian children. The findings can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrhoeal diseases which globally claim the lives of 800,000 children every year. Dr NK Arora, executive director, The Inclen Trust, joined IBNLive...
  • Jethmalani says he is too busy to reply to BJP's notice 27-11-2012 12:27 AM

    New Delhi: Suspended BJP MP Ram Jethmalani on Monday adopted a dismissive stance towards the show cause notice issued to him by the party asking why he should not be expelled and said he is too busy with his law practice to answer such documents. "I have only heard about...
  • Didn't fund Kejriwal's political activities: Murthy 06-11-2012 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy on Tuesday clarified that no funds were donated to the Public Cause Research Foundation, an organisation led by IAC leader Arvind Kejriwal for any political activities as reported by a section of the media. "When Kejriwal approached me in September 2012 asking for...
  • No money given to Kejriwal for political activities: Tata Trust 05-11-2012 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Tata Social Welfare Trust (TSWT) on Monday said it did not donate any money for political activities to the Arvind Kejriwal founded NGO -- Public Cause Research Foundation. It, however, said TSWT had in 2008 agreed to grant Rs 1.25 crore for a five-year period to institute...
  • Defense witness: MJ caused own death 29-10-2011 01:59 PM

    Los Angeles: With dramatic courtroom testimony, attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor have dropped the bombshell they've been hinting at for months - an expert opinion accusing the singer of causing his own death. Dr. Paul White said Jackson injected himself with a dose of propofol after an initial dose by...
  • Team Anna's accounts should be made public: Agnivesh 23-10-2011 01:50 PM

    Former Team Anna and activist Swami Agnivesh has accused the anti-graft group of corruption, while calling for transparency in Team Anna's accounts. ...
  • Angivesh seeks transparency in Team Anna accounts 23-10-2011 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: Questioning the use of funds donated by the public to Team Anna, activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday claimed that money was deposited in the trust run by Arvind Kejriwal from which the names of major team members were missing. Agnivesh, who on Saturday had alleged that Kejriwal has...
  • Poonam Pandey to lead SlutWalk in Mumbai 31-07-2011 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: After the first SlutWalk in the capital on Sunday, the campaign will move to Mumbai, says controversial model Poonam Pandey and that she will lead it. "Full support to Slut Walk in Delhi! n Soon u will see me heading the Walk Ahead in Mumbai... wish i was...
  • 'ZNMD' team to help Mumbai blast victims 20-07-2011 10:16 PM

    Mumbai: Producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, along with director Zoya Akhtar, have decided to contribute Thursday's collections of certain Mumbai multiplexes for the welfare of recent Mumbai blast victims. "We were in a very low mood after the blast and that is when Farhan, Kishore Lulla (of Eros International)...
  • Lady GaGa gets honorary citizenship of Sydney 12-07-2011 05:02 PM

    Melbourne: Lady Gaga has been awarded honorary citizenship of Sydney for her support towards gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community. Sydney's Mayor Clover Moore has praised Gaga for using her "star power" to support the GLBT community, AAP reported. "Lady Gaga has been a powerful force for the gay...
  • Oprah Winfrey to teach school students 07-07-2011 03:13 PM

    London: Former talk show queen Oprah Winfrey is now set to teach students of her school, which she established in South Africa. Winfrey opened the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for girls in Henley on Klip, south of Johannesburg, in 2007, and she will teach a lesson titled "It's Life 101"....
  • Lady GaGa accused of charity scam 27-06-2011 12:56 PM

    Los Angeles: Lady Gaga is being sued in a $5 million class action suit for allegedly scamming a Japan relief charity. She has been accused of pocketing proceeds from the sales of "We Pray for Japan" wristbands. Michigan Law firm 1-800-LAW-FIRM claims that GaGa sold the bracelets for $5, plus...
  • Hema Malini to take up the cause of leopards 20-06-2011 07:23 PM

    Mumbai: Hema Malini was not at home when a leopard strayed into her bungalow at Dindoshi, Goregaon from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) last month. Now the veteran actress is geared up to take up the cause of the big cats. "I'm very concerned about animals because we are...
  • James Franco honoured for charity work 16-06-2011 11:47 AM

    London: Actor James Franco has been honoured for his humanitarian work at an AIDS charity event. Franco received the Piaget award of inspiration for his philanthropy and contributions to men's style at amfAR, the foundation for AIDS research. "I'm still a little unsure why I'm being honoured, but I'm glad...
  • Ricky Martin to set up kids's centres 05-06-2011 12:11 PM

    Rio Grande (Puerto Rico): Pop star Ricky Martin has said he would expand institutions like his Child Development and Prevention Centre in Puerto Rico to the rest of Latin America. The Ricky Martin Foundation Child Development and Prevention Centre, with a budget of $4 million, will begin construction this year...
  • Stop cruel horse-drawn carriage rides: Jacqueline 04-06-2011 03:14 PM

    Mumbai: On behalf of her friends at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, actress Jacqueline Fernandez has sent a letter to the Mumbai Municipal Commissioner, asking him to do everything he can to stop cruel horse-drawn carriage rides in the city. The letter by the Bollywood star...
  • Priyanka Vs Rahul Bose on World Environment Day 01-06-2011 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose are to compete on the World Environment Day on June 5 to motivate people to do their bit to save the mother earth. The Bollywood stars are facing off in a new video for the ultimate Environment Day Challenge - where...
  • Amol Gupte takes the cause of child labour ahead 27-05-2011 04:10 PM

    Amole Gupte and wife Deepa Bhatia of Stanley Ka Dabba are now taking the cause of child labour further. Today, they will be going around distributing the Stanleys buddy badge to the Bollywood denizens. Last we heard Akshay Kumar, Genelia Dsouza, Karan Johar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt and...
  • Banderas helps raise money for Brazil's disabled 26-05-2011 10:58 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas auctioned off six photographs from his collection titled "Secretos sobre negro" in a bid to collect fund for a non-governmental organisation supporting disabled people in Brazil. "I've been (clicking) photos for many years, but without publishing them, and now they offered me the...
  • Sonu Sood goes shirtless for PETA ad 11-05-2011 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Sonu Sood showed off his chiselled physique in Dabangg and now goes shirtless in an ad for animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India. A hardcore vegetarian in real life, Sonu features in the ad in a pair of low-slung jeans with a...