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ITC trying to ‘fast forward’ Rs.25,000 crore investment plan


July 27th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) In spite of a slowdown in India's economic growth and low business sentiment, cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC Ltd Friday said it is trying to "fast forward" its ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to UP government


July 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a shocking incident in which a 22-year-old Dalit's leg was amputated ... Read more...

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Punjab warns Thapar University over quota withdrawal


July 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked the management of Thapar University in Patiala to continue with the existing norm to provide 50 percent quota ... Read more...

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Haryana approves land pooling scheme for farmers


July 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday announced a new land pooling scheme intended to make the landowner-farmers partners in the process of planned development of residential and industrial ... Read more...

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Tripura offers land, housing to poor families


July 5th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls, scheduled for February next year, the Left Front government in Tripura has decided to provide land with housing facilities to people ... Read more...

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NHRC urged to help woman who tried to end life


April 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 29 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been urged to help a woman who tried to end her life outside the Gurgaon deputy commissioner's office on ... Read more...

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Woman victim of land fraud consumes poison


April 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old victim of a land fraud attempted to kill herself by consuming poison in front of the crowded office of the Gurgaon deputy commissioner Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Another Karnataka BJP legislator faces land grab trial


March 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The number of Bharatiya Janata Party legislators in Karnataka facing trial for land grab continues to grow. Police Friday sought Speaker K.G. Bopaiah's permission to ... Read more...

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Court quashes bribery case against Yeddyurappa (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Wednesday quashed Lokayukta's (ombudsman) indictment of B.S. Yeddyurappa for corruption in an illegal mining scam which had forced the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Court relief for Yeddyurappa in illegal mining case


March 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) In a morale booster to scam-hit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka high court Wednesday quashed the police probe in an illegal ... Read more...

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Experts advice against vertical development of Delhi


February 16th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Developing the Indian capital vertically is neither scientific nor in line with the character of the city, say planning experts.Commenting on union Urban Development Minister ... Read more...

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Rihanna sells her Beverly Hills mansion at a loss


February 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rihanna’s Beverly Hills mansion has been bought for $5.03 million, almost $2 million less the purchasing price. The singer bought the home in 2009 at the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in land scam case


January 17th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in a land scam case, taking to four the number of cases in which the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to provide more funds to promote nanotechnology


December 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government will provide enhanced budgetary support to promote nanotechnology for the benefit of masses, Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Thursday."The state government will ... Read more...

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Saffron growers of Kishtwar upset over ‘bias’ towards Valley


November 25th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) Saffron growers in the remote mountainous district of Kishtwar in Jammu region claim they "grow the best saffron" but the "incentives go to Kashmiris".According to a ... Read more...

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SAIL expansion project stuck over religious row


November 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) A Rs.17,000 crore expansion project of a Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) plant in West Bengal has been halted after villagers at the site objected ... Read more...

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Karnataka home minister faces probe over land order


October 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bangalore court Thursday ordered a probe into charges that Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka had abused his office to get government land in north of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s graft probe picks up pace


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) Probe into charges that former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin received bribes from the illegal mining mafia gathered momentum Monday with the ... Read more...

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Lokayukta to probe graft charges against Yeddyurappa


August 20th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) Karnataka's new Lokayukta (ombudsman) Justice (Retd) Shivaraj V. Patil Saturday accepted Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recommendation to probe bribe-taking charges against B.S. Yeddyurappa, who quit as ... Read more...

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Hearing on Yeddyurappa plea against mining deferred


August 10th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Wednesday deferred the hearing to Aug 17 on a writ petition filed by former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for quashing the Lokayukta's ... Read more...

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Over 4,200 illegal settlements on railway land in national capital region


August 4th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Railways have over 4,200 illegal settlements on its lands in the national capital regions, hampering developmental work and endangering the lives of these encroachers, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa moves court against Lokayukta report


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday moved the high court against Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde's recommendation to try him for graft. He also moved ... Read more...

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Gloom and relief in BJP; Congress, JD-S jubilant


July 28th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) The B.S. Yeddyurappa camp was glum while the rest of the Bharatiya Janata Party felt relieved. The opposition was jubilant. It was a mix of ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: 8 politicos, 500 officials and Rs.18 bn loss


July 21st, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Illegal mining has dominated public discourse for nearly five years. Now Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde is ready with a 5,000-page report exposing the politician-officials-businessmen ... Read more...

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NTPC committed to go ahead with Bengal project


July 18th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) National Thermal Power Corp Ltd. (NTPC) is committed to go ahead with the Katwa mega thermal project in West Bengal for which land is yet to ... Read more...

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Using satellite imagery, Haryana to digitize land records


July 13th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Haryana's land records will soon have a satellite connection.The state government has initiated a project for digitizing and updating land records by using high resolution satellite ... Read more...

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Ganguly loses school plot after years of protests, legal battles


May 26th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court's order Thursday setting aside the West Bengal government's allotment of land to former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly for a school comes after ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quashes land allotment to Sourav Ganguly


May 26th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set aside the decision of the West Bengal government to allot land in Kolkata's Salt Lake area to former Indian cricket ... Read more...

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Chandy’s sops for unwed tribal mothers - land and pension


May 25th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Tribal unwed mothers in Kerala will get an acre of land each and a monthly pension of Rs.1,000, Chief Minister Oomen Chandy announced here Wednesday."We have ... Read more...

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NZ supermarket docket offers acre of land on moon for $20!


April 28th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 28 (ANI): A man in New Zealand was startled to find an out-of-this-world deal on the back of his supermarket coupon this week - an acre of land on the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh developer encroaching upon cremation ground?


April 16th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) A housing company, said to be promoted by a leader of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League, has encroached upon land belonging to a temple and a Hindu ... Read more...

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Police to probe Karnataka home minister’s land purchase


March 24th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) A Bangalore court Thursday ordered police to probe a complaint that Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka has illegally acquired land in south Bangalore.The probe will be ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces mounting dissidence, police probe (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a Bangalore court Thursday ordered a police probe into a land deal from which ... Read more...

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Ashton Kutcher wants to sell his bachelor pad


March 21st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashton Kutcher has listed his bachelor pad for $2.6 million. He abandoned the house shortly afterwards when he married his wife.Kutcher in 2004 bought the house ... Read more...

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Bihar’s silent revolution: 30,000 women now own land


January 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) Until two-and-a-half years ago, Parvatia Devi and Kamla Devi were among the poorest of the poor. They worked as farm labourers and did odd jobs to ... Read more...

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