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  • Delhi: Man hit by DTC bus to get over Rs 1.6 lakh compensation November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, who suffered injuries after being hit by a rashly-driven DTC bus, has been awarded over Rs 1.6 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). The tribunal directed United India Insurance Company Ltd, with which the bus was insured, to pay Rs 1,60,900 as compensation...
  • Parliamentary panel on railways seek views on Railways Bill October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways has invited suggestions and views from the public, NGOs, experts and stakeholders on The Railways (Amendment) Bill, 2014. The Bill to amend the Railways Act, 1989 seeks to prevent the filing of larger number of duplicate cases of compensation claims in different benches...
  • Western Railway asked to pay Rs 4 lakh to parents of postGodhra riot victim May 14, 2014

    Vadodara: The Railway Claims Tribunal has ordered Western Railway to pay Rs 4 lakhs to the parents of a youth, who was allegedly killed in an attack at Vadodara railway station on February 27, 2002, in the wake of postGodhra riots. The tribunal's bench in Ahmedabad recently ordered General Manager, WR,...
  • Sabarmati more polluted than Ganga: AAP on Modi's claim May 3, 2014

    AAP on Saturday trashed as "false projection" the claim made by Narendra Modi that the Sabarmati river was much cleaner than the Ganga, saying the river in Gujarat is even "more polluted". "Narendra Modi is making false projections. Sabarmati river is even more polluted than the river Ganga," AAP leader Sanjay...
  • Nokia settles patent claims with HTC February 11, 2014

    Helsinki: Nokia Corp. says it has settled all pending patent litigation with HTC. The Finnish company says it has signed a patent and technology collaboration agreement with Taiwan's HTC Corp. The deal should help strengthen Nokia's licensing offering. Though HTC will make payments to Nokia, no financial details were disclosed...
  • 41 fake deaths detected in 1984 antiSikh riots claims June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A criminal case was registered on Tuesday against unknown people who tried to fraudulently claim compensation for 41 people by getting their names added to the list of the dead during the 1984 antiSikh riots, a police source said. The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police registered the case...
  • China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles April 23, 2013

    Masinloc: For decades, fishermen along the northwestern Philippine coast treated the teeming fishing grounds of the Scarborough Shoal as their backyard, less than a day's boat ride away. Now, they see it as a foreign country. "I lost my livelihood when we lost the Scarborough Shoal to the Chinese," said Mario Forones,...
  • Gujarat's loan has risen to Rs 1.72 lakh cr: Digvijaya April 15, 2013

    Shajapur: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for making "tall claims" about development, and claimed that despite all talks of progress every citizen of Gujarat is burdened with a debt of Rs 26,000. "When Modi became Gujarat Chief Minister for the first time,...
  • Digvijaya questions government on farmer compensation April 13, 2013

    Rajgarh: Claims by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that hailfrost affected farmers were compensated are just the opposite from what facts conveyed, Digvijaya Singh alleged in Rajgarh on Friday. "If the government has a strong will, then no power on earth can prevent it from compensating farmers," he...
  • False gallantry awards claims: Bihar Police yet to start probe March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: On Friday, CNNIBN and Open Magazine aired an explosive video of CRPF commandos stating that a Bihar Superintendent of Police and his SHO fraudulently claimed gallantry awards for an encounter in which they never took part. Two CRPF commandos, Ramzan and Imtiaz, who braved the bullets to fight...
  • US jobless claims fall to lowest in fourandahalf years October 11, 2012

    Washington: The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in more than four and a half years, according government data on Thursday that suggested improvement in the labour market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 30,000 to a seasonally...
  • Group claims Da Vinci painted early Mona Lisa work September 27, 2012

    Geneva: A Zurichbased foundation says it will prove to the world on Thursday that Leonardo Da Vinci painted an earlier version of the Mona Lisa, a claim doubted by at least one expert on the multifaceted Renaissance artist. The Mona Lisa Foundation, which has been working with the anonymous owners...
  • Amazon seeks to throw out Apple 'app store' advertising claim September 27, 2012

    California: Amazon.com Inc has asked a federal judge to throw out Apple Inc's false advertising claim in a lawsuit challenging the online retailer's use of the "app store" name. The claim is part of a March 2011 trademark lawsuit in which Apple, which this year became the world's largest company ever...
  • Andy Roddick earns 600th career singles win June 23, 2012

    Eastbourne: Andy Roddick claimed his 600th career singles win and reached the Eastbourne final when Steve Darcis retired Friday after receiving treatment on his back. Roddick was leading 63, 31 when Darcis stopped, sending the American into his first final since winning Memphis in February 2011. Roddick next faces thirdseeded Andreas...
  • Tejinder Singh withdraws plea against Army Chief May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Retired Lt General Tejinder Singh on Thursday withdrew his petition seeking CBI inquiry against Army Chief General VK Singh for levelling bribery allegation against him from the Supreme Court. Lt General (Retired) Tejinder Singh told the court that he had topsecret documents related to the case and if...
  • Army Chief Gen VK Singh: A hero or a rebel? March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Army Chief General VK Singh is expected to send a written reply to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with his bribery allegation. The General has claimed that he was offered Rs 14 crore to clear the purchase of substandard military vehicles. He has already told...
  • CBI asks Defence Ministry for Tatra deal files March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to the Defence Ministry on the bribery allegations made by Army Chief General VK Singh requesting that all signed documents, files and correspondence related to the Tatra truck deal be kept in safe custody. The agency, which is investigating the bribery...
  • Telenor seeks compensation from India March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Norway's Telenor ASA, whose India joint venture is among companies that are set to lose their telecoms licences, on Tuesday said it sought to claim compensation for all investment, guarantees and damages from the Indian government. An earlier report had claimed that the Norwegian company had served a notice...
  • News 360: Kejriwal refuses to apologise for calling MPs corrupt March 26, 2012

    Parliamentarians demanded action against Team Anna for the derogatory remarks made during Hazare's fast at Janatar Mantar on Sunday. ...
  • ICC dismisses IndiaPak matchfixing claims March 13, 2012

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Monday dismissed a claim in a British newspaper that Indian bookmakers were fixing the results of English County games and overseas fixtures, and that they were using a Bollywood actress as a honeytrap to recruit players from countries. The chief executive of the sport's world...
  • Ganguly rubbishes World Cup fixing claims March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly found little substance in the report published in a British newspaper that the World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan may have been fixed. "I don't know how they have got the information but let me tell that India are world champions and nobody...
  • Can serve legal claims via Facebook: UK court February 22, 2012

    London: Status update: You're sued. Legal authorities said on Tuesday that a High Court judge in England has approved the use of Facebook to serve legal claims. Lawyers in a commercial dispute were last week granted permission to serve a suit against a defendant via the popular social networking site. Justice Nigel...
  • Justin Bieber to sue fan over paternity claim November 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: Teen star Justin Bieber, who is fighting allegations that he fathered a child with his fan Mariah Yeater, is reportedly planning to take a DNA test and then sue the 20yearold. Bieber, 17, will take the paternity after he returns from Europe and will sue Yeater if the paternity...
  • NRI doc to pay $ 5.7 mn in false claim case July 1, 2011

    Boston: An IndianAmerican physician will pay more than $5 million to the US government to settle allegations that he submitted false claims to healthcare programmes. Rakesh Nathu, a Las Vegas physician, has agreed to pay pay 5.7 million dollars plus interest as settlement, the Justice Department...
  • US reviewing immunity for Kamal Nath January 25, 2011

    Washington: The United States is still reviewing whether Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath, who has been summoned by a New York court for his alleged role in the 1984 antiSikh riots, can be given diplomatic immunity. "The immunity question remains under review here at the State Department, and we have...
  • Ajmer blast mastermind killed by aides: cops December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh police claim to have solved the murder of Ajmer blast mastermind and senior RSS leader Sunil Joshi. Madhya Pradesh police say that RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi was killed by his own associates. Joshi who was the brains behind Ajmer, Mecca Masjid blasts was shot dead on Dec...
  • Nagpur man sings for 80 hours, claims record July 28, 2010

    Nagpur: A professional singer from Nagpur has staked claim to a new world record in solo singing for 80 hours and 4 minutes with the Guinness Book of World Records, an official said on Tuesday. "The singer Rajesh Burbure, 35, completed his marathon singing session in a public hall...
  • IndianAmerican scientist cooked up honours July 21, 2010

    Washington: An IndianAmerican cancer researcher at the Duke University has been placed on administrative leave after investigations revealed that he had made false claims that he had won several awards, including the Rhodes scholarship. The discrepancy revealed in an investigative article that in his application letter to National Institute of Health,...
  • Delhi HC notice to ND Tiwari on paternity suit January 8, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to former Andhra Pradesh governor N D Tiwari after admitting the appeal of Rohit Shekhar, who claims to be the biological son of the veteran politician. A division bench of Chief Justice Ajit Prakash Shah and Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued...
  • Andhra governor Tiwari quits after sex scandal December 26, 2009

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor N D Tiwari resigned on Saturday citing "health grounds" after allegations of his involvement in a sex scandal. "N D Tiwari submitted his resignation to President Pratibha Patil on health grounds," said a brief statement from Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the governor. ABN channel, owned by...