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Website content: Google, Facebook plea to be heard Aug 7
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday deferred till Aug 7 the hearing on pleas filed by Facebook and Google challenging a trial court''s order to prosecute them for allegedly hosting objectionable content on websites.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:22:16 PM

Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: Congress, JMM win, BJP loses
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) won a Rajya Sabha seat each from Jharkhand Thursday while the ruling BJP faced a humiliating defeat in the elections for two seats from the state.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:09:00 PM

BJP to demand debate on plight of Pakistan''s Hindus
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it will seek a detailed discussion in both houses of parliament on the plight of Hindu minorities in Pakistan.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:04:10 PM

Thapar University restores quota for Punjab students
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) Following a tough stand taken by the Punjab government on the issue, the Patiala-based Thapar University Thursday rolled back its decision to abolish 50 percent quota for state students in various courses of the institution, a government official said.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:04:00 PM

Confusion over release of Sukma collector
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons waiting to receive Menon to Tarmetla.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:03:50 PM

Inflation pressure may re-emerge in India: Morgan Stanley
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India faces a very high risk of a return to rising inflation with the government continuing with its spending spree and the central bank easing liquidity, Morgan Stanley warned Thursday, saying the recent moderation was largely due to a delay in hike of administered product prices.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 5:55:30 PM

New science policy blueprint by September
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The government is likely to bring out by September this year the blueprint of a new science, technology and innovation policy aimed at sustainable growth in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 5:55:20 PM

Goa University to have Mario Miranda, Anthony Gonsalves chairs
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda and Bollywood music composer Anthony Gonsalves, both natives of Goa, have been honoured posthumously with the establishment of two chairs in their names in Goa University.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 5:53:50 PM

2G: Arguments on charge against Essar, Loop begin
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday reiterated that Loop was a front company of the Essar Group and was used to acquire licences and spectrum for offering second generation (2G) telecom services.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 5:50:52 PM

Delhi Police officer commits suicide
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A Delhi Police officer killed himself with his service revolver here, police said Thursday. He was apparently disturbed over some deaths in his family.

Thursday, May 03, 2012 5:47:12 PM

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