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    Facebook, Google take down objectionable content after court rap

    (nvonews.com) Admonished by the Trial Court yet again, Google and Facebook who are among the 22 internet...

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    Facebook, Google take censorship fight to High Court

    (nvonews.com)   The matter of censorship of the web is shaping up to be big fight in India. After the government’s move censor content, it is apparently the turn of lower courts to get into the game. A trial court in Delhi issued notices to 21 websites for posting derogatory, defamatory, and...

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    India, France sign pacts on three science projects

    Bangalore, (IANS) India and France will soon jointly work on three international science projects in the field of mathematics, informatics and immunology to strengthen cooperation between their research institutions. “We have signed agreements with the Indian counterparts to set up a joint unit in mathematics in Bangalore and two international associated labs...

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    Krishna in Israel talking trade ties, terrorism

    On the eve of the 20th anniversary of India Israel relations, India is looking to give a fillip to its ties with Israel which is already its second largest supplier of defense equipment. The External Affairs Minister S M Krishna was in Israel to talk of cooperation on security and terrorism. “My...

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    India urges Israel, Palestine to resume direct talks

    New Delhi: Reiterating its support for the creation of an independent state of Palestine, India Thursday called for the resumption of direct talks between Palestine and Israel for the final resolution of the conflict. “India had welcomed the direct talks between Israel and Palestine. The continued stalemate in the situation and hardening...

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    Three years after 26/11, India, Pakistan talk of new chapter

    By Manish Chand New Delhi: Three years after Pakistani terrorists unleashed mayhem in Mumbai, India and Pakistan are cautiously inching ahead to write “a new chapter” in their accident-prone relationship. Many, however, remain dismissive of the latest peace moves, saying largely that “Pakistan will not change its colours”. Diplomacy appeared to have...

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    Himalayan nations plan climate adaptation

      nvonews.com Following a two-day summit in Bhutan, the Himalayan nations of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan...

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    India signs umbrella pact with Maldives, to fight terror

    Broadening its cooperation in neighboring countries, India signed a pact with Maldives on a range of issues including counter terror measures and trade cooperation, and offered a fresh line of credit of $100 million to the picture pretty nation. A total of six pacts were signed by the two countries. The pacts...

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    India can help in Eurozone crisis: Montek

    By Arvind Padmanabhan Cannes, (IANS) India has not received any request from the G20 or from individual countries for help in resolving the Eurozone crisis but is ready to do whatever needs to be done, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said ahead of the G20 summit here. “So far there...

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    India, Pakistan border guards exchange Diwali sweets

    Amritsar, (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Wednesday exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border post near here to mark Diwali, which is also celebrated by Hindus in Pakistan. Border Security Force (BSF) officials presented sweets to their counterparts of Sutlej Rangers at the zero line at the border post, about 30 km...

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    Prevention of Inhuman Treatment of Women

    Only one incident of Sati has been registered in Chhattisgarh in 2008. As for the other crimes against women, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has recorded 185312, 195856 and 203804 cases in the country in 2007, 2008 and 2009 respectively. This was revealed by the Minister of State (I/C) of Women...

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    India celebrating 64 yrs of Independence

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressed the nation today from the ramparts of Red...