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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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PM terms food security bill historic, seeks PDS reform


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Terming the food security bill "historic", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the states to speedily reform the public distribution system (PDS) so that ... Read more...

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Jamia honours Amartya Sen (With Image)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Friday conferred the degree of 'Doctor of Letters' (D.Lit) on renowned economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen in a special ... Read more...

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We need to invest in our youth: Yechury


October 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Saturday said the country needed to invest more in its youth who can build a better and ... Read more...

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India to rank among top five aviation nations: President


October 17th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) With a huge growth potential forecast over the next 10 years, the Indian aviation sector is set to be catapulted among the top five in ... Read more...

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Jamia honours Ambassador of Saudi Arabia (With Images)


July 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Wednesday conferred its first ever Nishan-e-Azad title on Faisal Hasan Trad, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India, for his signal ... Read more...

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Seven things to look at before you walk into a college (Comment)


June 19th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Natasha, my 17-year-old niece, sounded worried when she called me. The reason, I guessed, had something to do with the AIEEE result (although she secured 87 percent in Class 12 boards). ... Read more...

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Court stays fine imposed on Delhi airport operator


May 30th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mya 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order imposing a fine of Rs.2,000 on Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) for misrepresenting ... Read more...

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India to set up an autonomous n-regulatory authority (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The government will introduce a bill in the next session of parliament to create an independent and autonomous nuclear regulatory authority, a minister said ... Read more...

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UK jury finds peer guilty of swindling taxpayer of over 11K pounds


January 26th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The British Conservative Party's first black peer, Lord Taylor of Warwick, has been found guilty of defrauding the taxpayer of 11,000 pounds in false claims for travel and overnight ... Read more...

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Parliament must empower Ram temple construction: VHP


January 9th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ramnathi (Goa), Jan 9 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sunday appealed for a parliamentary act empowering the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and claimed it had received letters ... Read more...

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Nod to new engineering technology institute


October 12th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The union cabinet has approved a proposal for takeover of the Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU) at Shibpur for converting it to an Indian Institute of ... Read more...

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National Identification Authority of India Bill approved


September 24th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for introducing the National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010 in Parliament.The Bill proposes to constitute a statutory authority to ... Read more...

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Indian Statistical Institute, a key policymaking player: Mukherjee


September 13th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 13 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has a key role to play in policymaking and formatting plan objectives.Mukherjee, who is also the chairman ... Read more...

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Separate societies for six AIIMS-like institutions to be set up under PMSSY


August 26th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Government has given its clearance to the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six AIIMS-like institutions being set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya ... Read more...

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Six AIIMS-like institutions to be registered as societies


August 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The union cabinet Monday approved the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institutions being set up ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears societies to run six AIIMS-like institutions


August 9th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal to form societies for each of the six AIIMS like institutions which are being set up under the Pradhan Mantri ... Read more...

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Pak anti-terrorism laws grossly inadequate to meet menace: Editorial


June 15th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 15(ANI): The Pakistan government has been boasting about its seriousness to deal with terrorism on every possible national and international stage, however an editorial in a leading Pakistan newspaper has ... Read more...

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Democratic norms violated in dissolving MCI: CPI-M


May 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday alleged that the central government violated "minimum democratic norms" and bypassed the rights of the state governments by dissolving ... Read more...

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President approves ordinance to dissolve MCI


May 15th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday signed an ordinance dissolving the Medical Council of India (MCI).On Friday, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry had issued an ordinance ... Read more...

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MCI likely to be dissolved, replaced by seven-member board (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The central government is working on an ordinance to dissolve the Medical Council of India and replace it with a seven-member governing committee to resolve the current ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves plan to set up of the Indian National Defence University


May 13th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today has accorded "in-principle" approval for setting up of Indian National Defence University (INDU).A Cabinet release said that INDU would be a fully autonomous ... Read more...

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Finally, national defence university gets government nod (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Eight years after a recommendation by a group of ministers, the government Thursday sanctioned Rs.295 crore for establishing an autonomous defence university in Gurgaon to synergise ... Read more...

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Finally, government approves national defence university


May 13th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Nearly a decade after a recommendation by a group of ministers, the government Thursday approved "in-principle" the setting up of an autonomous defence university in Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Indian National Defence University


May 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday sanctioned Rs.295 crore for establishing an Indian National Defence University (INDU) to create synergy between existing institutes of learning in the sector and ... Read more...

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South Africa drafts internet providers to fight trafficking


March 17th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 17 (IANS) Internet service providers in South Africa will be obliged to report internet addresses on their servers that are suspected of containing information related to human trafficking, the ... Read more...

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Jamia teachers rally demands minority status for varsity


March 15th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Nearly 2,500 professors and administrative staff of the Jamia Millia Islamia university Monday assembled at Jantar Mantar, a stone's throw from Parliament House in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Jamia staff to go on strike over minority status


March 10th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Over 2,000 professors and administrative staff of the Jamia Millia Islamia will go on strike March 15 demanding minority educational institution status for the varsity, a tag ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian author wins Canada Governor General’s Award


January 5th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 5 (ANI): A Canadian author of Indian heritage has won the prestigious Governor General's Literary Award.Moyez Gulamhussein Vassanji's book "A Place Within: Rediscovering India" bagged him the Award in ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia wants to shed madrassa tag: Vice Chancellor (Interview)


December 29th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia is trying to shed the widely perceived "superior madrassa" tag, says Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung, asserting that his job is to ... Read more...

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Civic councillors protest Delhi government takeover move


October 6th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) As many as 163 municipal councillors of the Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday marched to the home minister's office here and presented a memorandum protesting the proposed ... Read more...

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MCD to function under Delhi government


September 13th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) In a decision of considerable significance for the citizens of Delhi, the central government has in principle agreed to put the poorly-run Municipal Corporation of Delhi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh border guards to have new name, uniform


August 20th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), the country's border guards whose troopers mutinied in February killing 73 people, will soon have a new name, uniform, insignia and a law to ... Read more...

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Armed Forces Tribunal inaugurated by president (Lead)


August 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday inaugurated the Armed Forces Tribunal, an exclusive court for nearly 2.5 million serving and retired defence personnel. The principal bench of the ... Read more...

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President inaugurates Armed Forces Tribunal


August 8th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday inaugurated the Armed Forces Tribunal, an exclusive court for nearly 2.5 million serving and retired defence personnel. The tribunal, which has been a ... Read more...

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