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$250 mn World Bank credit for West Bengal farmers


October 4th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $250 million credit and loan to the West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project (ADMIP) for increasing agricultural production ... Read more...

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Can’t slip up in anti-terror vigil: PM


August 15th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday warned against any complacency in the fight against terrorism.In his Independence Day speech, Manmohan Singh mentioned about the July ... Read more...

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President Patil underlines need for development of North-East


March 10th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Mar 10 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said the accelerated development of the North-Eastern region, which has contributed much to the richness of the nation, is fundamental for the ... Read more...

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Sriprakash Jaiswal says efforts will be stepped up to locate coal


September 24th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Minister of State for Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal on Friday said the Government is actively considering to enhance the borehole density for coal exploration from the existing 1.5 ... Read more...

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Integrated Action Plan for Naxal affected areas


August 11th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): In a bid to address critical gaps in development in the Naxal affected states' focus districts, the Planning Commission of India has initiated the process of preparation of ... Read more...

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No foreign money coming to Maoists: Chidambaram


August 4th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Denying reports of Maoists getting foreign funds, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said an integrated development plan is being made by the Planning Commission for the ... Read more...

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Maoist insurgency will be curbed in three years: Chidambaram


July 29th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday expressed confidence that the Maoist insurgency would be curbed in three years with a two-pronged strategy of accelerated development and calibrated ... Read more...

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PM, Chidambaram to meet CMs of Naxal-hit states, to discuss fresh counter-strategy


July 14th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will preside over a meeting of Chief Ministers of Naxal-affected states along with Union Home Minister P. Chidambram here today. ... Read more...

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Rubber cultivation gains in popularity over traditional farming in Assam


June 18th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, June 18 (ANI): Farmers of Assam are taking up the highly lucrative rubber cultivation on a large scale and as future prospects of the rubber industry grow brighter, ... Read more...

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Essar bags infrastructure construction project in Myanmar


May 14th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Engineering procurement and construction company Essar Projects Limited has signed a contract with the Ministry of External Affairs to build a multi-modal transit transport project in Myanmar, ... Read more...

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States have primary role in tackling Maoists: Home Minister


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The central government Monday put the onus for tackling Maoists on state governments, saying they were responsible for both implementing developmental schemes and utilising central forces ... Read more...

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No dilution in dealing with Naxals: Chidambaram


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said there is no dilution in the government's two-pronged policy to deal with the Naxal menace.Addressing a meeting of ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeks aid to build road to Myanmar


February 18th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has approached the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for assistance to build a road to Myanmar from its southeastern city Cox's Bazar to improve regional connectivity. Dhaka ... Read more...

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‘States should be consulted on major decisions’


January 6th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala Wednesday urged the central government not to take any unilateral decisions that would affect the livelihood of ordinary people without consulting the ... Read more...

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PM praises Hooda government, seeks votes for Congress


October 7th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spent 20 minutes at an election rally here Wednesday listing the achievements of the Congress government in Haryana led by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Poor monsoon could lower India’s growth, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia


August 18th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission on Tuesday said that India's growth projection could be trimmed due to a poor monsoon.Yet the country ... Read more...

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National Institute of Immunology is developing anti- diarrhoea vaccine


June 12th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi is in a process of developing a vaccine to safeguard children from diarrhoea caused from rotavirus.Some international pharmaceutical companies ... Read more...

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PMK releases its manifesto for general elections


March 27th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 27 (ANI): The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Friday released its manifesto for upcoming general elections.The manifesto, released by the PMK founder Dr. S. Ramadoss here said the party would ... Read more...

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NASA mission to seek water ice on Moon


February 18th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): NASAs Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), which will seek water ice on Moon, is enroute from Northrop Grummans facility in Redondo Beach, California, to the ... Read more...

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Reddy assures Sikkim CM to provide assistance for development of urban amenities


August 7th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development S. Jaipal Reddy has assured Sikkim Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Chamling to provide all necessary help and assistance for the development ... Read more...

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India ready to strengthen democracy in Bhutan: PM (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
By Murali Krishnan Thimphu (Bhutan), May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured Bhutan of "every possible" help from India to strengthen its democracy, as he arrived in the Himalayan state to ... Read more...

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Marry India’s expertise with Africa’s resources: Ghana president


April 7th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) If India's experience and expertise is married to Africa's vast natural resources, it will lead to accelerated development of the continent, says Ghana President John ... Read more...

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New chapter in rice research history opens


April 4th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
Los Banos ( Philippines), Apr.4 (ANI): A major new partnership between the public and private sectors was made official here this week (3-4 April) with an aim to increase rice production ... Read more...

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New Delhi to host six-nation climate meet


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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