Court query on shielding kids from online exploitation (20:38)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Facebook and other social networking sites how Indian children could be prevented from knowingly or unknowingly getting exploited by adults online.
Malegaon blast; NIA names four in charge sheet (19:20)
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Wednesday filed its charge sheet against four men, accused in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blast case, before a Special MCOCA court, officials said.
SC warns against lapses in filling primary teaching jobs (19:16)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it was concerned with the quality of the primary teacher and warned against a populist approach on appointments that could endanger India's future.
Cadbury ordered to pay Rs.30,000 compensation; says will move higher court (Lead) (19:16)
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) A consumer court in Tripura has ordered Cadbury India to pay a compensation of Rs.30,000 to a complainant who found an iron pin inside a chocolate bar made by the company.
Government asked to respond to plea on Bose ashes (18:50)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to respond to a plea for directions to it to bring back to India from a museum in Germany what the petitioner claimed to be the ashes of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose.
Delhi warns discoms over load shedding (18:22)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday sternly told electricity distribution companies that it will not tolerate load shedding in the capital as power is available in surplus.
Bihar rights panel seeks report on scribe's plight (18:06)
Patna, May 22 (IANS) Taking cognizance of prolonged harassment faced by a journalist and his family by their landlord for not paying an exorbitant rent here, Bihar's rights panel Wednesday sought a report from the city police chief on the issue.
Indian Bank's ex-chief gets 1 year jail for cheating (17:50)
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday sentenced M. Gopalakrishnan, former chairman-cum-managing director of Indian Bank, and another official to one-year jail terms for cheating and abusing their official position.
Tourists can now get Turkish visa in minutes (17:40)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has launched an online visa system that enables tourists from 94 countries, including India, to obtain a visa in just a few minutes, officials said Wednesday.
Saradha scam: Suicide abetment case slapped on Sudipta Sen (17:34)
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) A suicide abetment case was registered Wednesday against suspected kingpin of Saradha Group chit fund scam Sudipta Sen and two others following the suicide of an investor, police said. A Group employee also killed himself.
Geetika suicide: Court notice on Chaddha's plea (16:44)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to police on a plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda's employee Aruna Chaddha against the framing of fresh charge of abetment of rape against her in the Geetika suicide case.
Sri Lanka denies scuttling power devolution (16:44)
Colombo, May 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka denied Wednesday plans to roll back power sharing mechanisms with the Tamil minority despite attempts to stop long overdue elections in the former war-torn north.
Indian passport problem in Saudi Arabia resolved (16:34)
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) The problem of Saudi Arabian immigration authorities not accepting newly designed Indian passports has been resolved, according to the Indian embassy in Riyadh.
PETA to hold protest against Air India (16:24)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Wearing prisoner uniforms and animal masks, activists will stage protest May 23 outside the Air India office here after the carrier backtracked on its ban on transporting animals for cruel tests, the PETA said Wednesday.
Green Tribunal issues notices for damage to Dadri wetlands (16:16)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Concerned over destruction of Dadri wetlands in the National Capital Region (NCR), the National Green Tribunal Wednesday issued notices to the union environment ministry and others for failing to take steps to protect the area.
Jessica case: Shayan Munshi to be tried for perjury (Lead) (16:08)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered that a perjury case be registered against Bollywood actor Shayan Munshi and ballistic expert Prem Sagar Manocha for turning hostile during their deposition in the murder trial of model Jessica Lall here.
Jessica murder: Shayan Munshi to be charged with perjury (15:12)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered that a perjury case be registered against Bollywood actor Shayan Munshi and ballistic expert Prem Sagar Minocha for turning hostile during their deposition in the murder trial of model Jessica Lall.
High court refuses to ban IPL matches (14:14)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to ban Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches, saying the apex court had already dealt with the matter.
Cadbury ordered to pay Rs.30,000 compensation (13:28)
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) A consumer court in Tripura has ordered Cadbury India Ltd to pay a compensation of Rs.30,000 to a complainant who found an iron pin inside a chocolate bar made by the company, an official said here Wednesday.
Intellectuals call for support for Irom Sharmila (13:26)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A panel of intellectuals including actors, filmmakers and journalists have appealed to the people to join activist Irom Chanu Sharmila in her demand for annulling the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Manipur.
Delhi HC notice to centre, Safdarjung doctors (12:42)
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre, the Safdarjung Hospital here and its doctors over a plea seeking a code of conduct and grievance redressal platform for the hospital staff to prevent inconvenience to patients.
Bangladesh's Shahbag movement still on, claim leaders, activists (12:32)
By Sahana Ghosh
Dhaka, May 22 (IANS) Directed at channeling the "patriotic spirit" of youngsters in Bangladesh to create a "secular youth force", the Shahbag movement, that peaked in February and March with tens of thousands of protesters and torchlight processions, is "not dead" and "lives on" sans the noise and the fury, its leaders and participating activists claim.
Breather for Delhi teacher on 'fake' caste certificate (11:06)
By Rahul Chhabra
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A Delhi government school teacher, facing departmental proceedings for allegedly submitting a fake caste certificate for the job, has got relief from the Central Administrative Tribunal, which has annulled the action against her and ordered an inquiry into the veracity of the document.
India, US to cooperate on law enforcement issues (10:34)
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to work together institutionally to ensure the best possible outcomes within the laws of the two countries on issues relating to law enforcement, counter terrorism and judicial processes.
Jessica murder: Court decision on hostile witnesses Wednesday (23:16)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce its verdict whether to prosecute Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi and 18 others on charges of perjury for turning hostile during their deposition in model Jessica Lall's murder trial.
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