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Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) He mulled selling his kidney to buy a rifle, became a national champion with a borrowed gun, has participated in 17 World Cups, missed out a ... Read more...

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‘Culture sector needs priority, more funds’


May 7th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Lamenting that the culture sector had not received the priority it deserved, a parliamentary panel Monday said adequate funds should be given to the department ... Read more...

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Much-awaited work begins on Durgawati project in Bihar


April 18th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 18 (IANS) After more than three decades, much-awaited work on the Durgawati reservoir project on the Sone river began Wednesday in Bihar's Rohtas district, officials said."Finally, work on ... Read more...

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India to nearly double expenditure on health


February 29th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) In a major boost to the healthcare sector, total government expenditure on health would be increased to 2.5 percent of the gross domestic product ... Read more...

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India spent $7 bn on army procurements since 2007


December 21st, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India spent a total of Rs.34,517 crore (nearly $7 billion) on army procurements in the four years since 2007, the parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister ... Read more...

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‘Warship delays not linked to Mazagon Docks upgrade’


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) There is a delay in the modernisation of Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) and the construction of warships there but the two issues are not ... Read more...

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Lavasa township project denied environment clearance


October 14th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday denied environment clearance to the first phase of Rs.3,000 crore Lavasa hill city project near Pune, saying the pre-condition of the ... Read more...

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Kerala budget’s focus is on infrastructure, development


July 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) Kerala's annual budget for 2011-12, the first since the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) came to power in April elections to the state assembly, Friday emphasises ... Read more...

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Modernise state election commissions: Himachal governor


June 28th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Monday stressed on providing adequate funds for modernisation of the state election commissions.Inaugurating the 15th all-India conference of state election commissioners ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s headache: Scarce cabinet berths, many aspirants


May 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's success in getting back the support of 11 party rebels comes with a headache - scarce cabinet berths and many aspirants.Karnataka ... Read more...

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1,300 illegal colonies seek regularization in Haryana


March 20th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) With the Haryana government announcing that all illegal slum colonies across the state will be regularized, the government has received nearly 1,300 applications for regularization.Minister of ... Read more...

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Railway budget deceitful, says CPI-M


February 25th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday crictised Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for what it termed her "deceitful budget", and said it has been prepared under ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi blames Mayawati for deteriorating law and order condition in UP


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi, Feb 10 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for the deteriorating law and order condition of the state and raised questions about the ... Read more...

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Development in UP will be effective only with Congress Govt.: Rahul Gandhi


February 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi criticizing the Mayawati Government of stifling centrally-sponsored schemes in Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday said only a Congress Government can ensure ... Read more...

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HIV positive children battle disease, discrimination (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Away from a group of children playing in a lush green park in the heart of the capital, eight-year-old Shashank huddles on an iron bench ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Start-ups find it easier in Indian market: Survey


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Start-ups are finding it easier to penetrate the Indian market, especially in the consumer goods and small and medium business segments, due to high economic growth, low ... Read more...

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Chidambaram stresses need for police force capacity building


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Nov 3 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday stressed the need for capacity building of the police force, and said adequate funds should be provided with matching ... Read more...

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Disaster training for Mizoram teachers


October 20th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) The Mizoram government is training teachers in disaster management to cope with natural tragedies.According to a senior official, the scheme was undertaken under a central government- UNDP Disaster ... Read more...

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Give Congress a chance, PM says in Bihar (Lead)


October 16th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the Bihar government had not implemented centrally-funded development schemes meant for the common man. He appealed to the voters to give ... Read more...

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PM says Nitish Kumar apathetic to poor


October 16th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Bihar government, saying it had not implemented centrally-funded welfare and development schemes meant for the common ... Read more...

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Malaria funding ‘falling short’ across the world, claims report


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): There is a 60 percent global shortfall in funds for malaria control, according to a report by the UK and African experts.Researchers have reportedly found that only 21 ... Read more...

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No plan to split Mumbai civic body, says Ashok Chavan


August 20th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday categorically denied that the state government contemplated any move to bifurcate the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM). "There is no proposal ... Read more...

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UPA Govt. at Centre has doubled Bihar’s allocation: Congress


August 20th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 20 (ANI): The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government on Friday said the Centre has doubled its allocation to Bihar since 2004 and alleged that the Nitish Kumar-led Government ... Read more...

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Bank manager in gang booked for making false statements


July 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 26 (IANS) Punjab Police have busted a gang providing forged bank statements following a complaint from the British High Commission that too many student visa applicants ... Read more...

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Britain to review rejected immigration pleas


July 25th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced it will review applications of migrants whose pleas were refused solely because they failed to meet the financial requirements for maintenance. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tackling Maoism in tribal areas to top high-level meet Saturday


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Ways to tackle leftwing extremism in 33 affected districts, especially in tribal areas, will top of the agenda of the 55th meeting of the ... Read more...

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Banks should be discouraged from undue risk: Rangarajan


June 17th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 17 (ANI): The Chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, C Rangarajan, on Thursday said banks should be discouraged from excessive risk taking to ensure a healthy financial system."There ... Read more...

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BP Given Deadline To Thwart Oil Spill By The US Government


June 10th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Gulf of Mexico, June 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much political debate and allegations of slackness, the US government has given BP 3 days time to come up with a potent ... Read more...

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Tishman Speyer looking to expand operations in India (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Tishman Speyer, one of the world's leading real estate developers, unveiled its first property in Asia here Tuesday and said it is looking to expand its operations to ... Read more...

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South Korea calls North Korea’s ‘nuclear fusion’ claim bluff


May 12th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): South Korea has dismissed North Korea's claims of successfully producing a nuclear fusion reaction as untrue. They cite lack of adequate funds and facilities that are necessary ... Read more...

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Patnaik seeks funds for Orissa flood, drought victims


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday urged the central government to release adequate funds for the victims of the floods and drought the state had seen in 2008 ... Read more...

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Attend parliament regularly: Sonia chides Congress MPs


March 4th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The opposition walkout during last week's budget presentation was against "democratic norms and traditions", Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Thursday in a speech that also touched ... Read more...

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Mixed reactions in Orissa to Mamata’s rail budget


February 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's railway budget was praised by many in Orissa for not having a fare hike but some expressed their displeasure for not allocating adequate ... Read more...

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Don’t ignore us in the budget, says women’s rights groups


February 17th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) With the union budget to be presented Feb 26, women's rights groups are urging Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to allocate more money for schemes that directly ... Read more...

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State governments reluctant to fill police vacancies: Chidambaram


February 7th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) State governments have been acting reluctant to fill the yawning vacancies of police personnel, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday stressing that core policing was the ... Read more...

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