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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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Four elephant carcasses found in park


May 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Poachers have struck again in Odisha's Simlipal National Park with carcasses of four more elephants, apparently poisoned, recovered from the reserve, officials said Monday.The incident has ... Read more...

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Women being treated as chattel: Chidambaram


March 21st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Hoping that attitudes would change with education, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that women were being treated as chattel and that was one ... Read more...

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Gogoi meets PM over river water issue


February 7th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) With the Arunachal Pradesh government opposing setting up of a board to tackle riparian issues, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi met Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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China’s largest desert lake may vanish in 10 years


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) China's largest desert lake is shrinking as a result of climate change and human activities and it could vanish in just a decade, officials estimate.Hongjiannao ... Read more...

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No need for alarm over Chinese military: India


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Wednesday said there was no need to panic over China's military infrastructure along the borders as India ... Read more...

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India faces climate change, hunger risks: Report


October 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India has been placed seventh in the list of 21 developing countries for its vulnerability in being able to feed its people and grow food, ... Read more...

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Court notice to government on Delhi security (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments after taking note of a petition seeking adequate security arrangements against terror ... Read more...

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High court refers security plea to larger bench


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday referred a plea for adequate security arrangements against terrorism in the national capital to a larger bench.Taking note of the ... Read more...

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Lawyers in Uttar Pradesh boycott work


September 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Lawyers across Uttar Pradesh struck work Monday to protest the killing of two of their colleagues during a clash with revenue officials in Lakhimpuri Kheri district, ... Read more...

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Pakistani militants have upper hand: Dhaka daily


May 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) The deadly attacks on military establishments in Pakistan indicate that militants have "an upper hand" over the government, a Dhaka daily said Wednesday and added that ... Read more...

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Mumbai builders asked to curb mosquito menace


April 27th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) In a welcome development for Mumbai residents, builders and developers in the metropolis have been urged to keep their construction sites free from the mosquitoe menace ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali sent to judicial custody till April 8


March 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) A Mumbai court Friday remanded Hasan Ali Khan, allegedly the country's top tax evader, to judicial custody till April 8.Although it has not yet been revealed ... Read more...

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Jat agitators clear rail tracks after Allahabad HC order


March 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 19 (ANI): In the wake of Allahabad High Court's directives to clear the rail tracks and roads at the earliest, the Jats, who have been demanding 27 per cent reservation ... Read more...

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Jat leaders to meet Chidambaram today


March 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): A delegation of 15-20 Jat leaders will meet Union Home Minister P Chidambaram here today to find a solution to their demand for jobs reservation.President of the ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Holi with traditional fervour


March 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The festival of colours Holi or Dol Yatra, as it is called in the state, was celebrated with traditional fervour with songs and dances in West ... Read more...

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Jat leaders head to Delhi to meet Chidambaram


March 19th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), March 19 (IANS) While the Jat community continues to disrupt rail services here demanding quotas in government jobs, president of the All India Jat Arakshan Samiti ... Read more...

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Renewable energy next big thing: World Bank


February 11th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Renewable energy is set to be the next big technology industry, with the potential to transform the trillion dollar energy industry across the world, World Bank said in ... Read more...

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Pakistan lacks effective counter-terrorism policy: PIPS report


January 17th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 17(ANI): The internal security situation continues to be a pressing challenge for Pakistan, as the rule of law is lacking not only in KPK and FATA but all across the ... Read more...

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Gujarat kites touch new high for Uttarayan festival


January 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar Ahmedabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Multi-coloured kites of all shapes and sizes dotted the otherwise calm blue sky as they soared in the soft breeze at the sprawling Sabarmati river front ... Read more...

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Kerala women’s panel wants HIV test before marriage


January 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The Kerala Women's Commission (KWC) has asked the state government to pass resolutions and, if necessary, a law to ensure that all those who get married undergo an ... Read more...

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BJP campaign to ‘expose Mayawati government’ from Dec 15


November 30th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will Dec 15 launch a month-long, state-wide campaign against the "misgovernance and corrupt practices" of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party, BJP ... Read more...

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Rosaiah rules out public hearing on Polavaram dam


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Wednesday ruled out a public hearing in the neighbouring states of Orissa and Chhattisgarh over the controversial Polavaram dam as directed by ... Read more...

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Verdict on Ayodhya title suit today


September 30th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 30 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgement today on the 60-year-old Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.The three-Judge bench comprising Justice S ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says adequate security measures taken to ensure peace following Ayodhya verdict


September 29th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 29 (ANI): With just 24 hours left for the Ayodhya verdict by the Allahabad High Court, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said that the Central Government has taken ... Read more...

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Don’t foresee problem after Ayodhya verdict: Chidambaram (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A day before the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Ayodhya dispute, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government did not foresee any problems after ... Read more...

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Tight security in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) Security was tightened in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya.Additional police and paramilitary forces have been ... Read more...

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Security alert ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Games


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) With just two days to go for the Ayodhya dispute verdict and 11 days for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the central government has asked the states ... Read more...

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Shark Attack Survivors Fight For Their Attackers


September 14th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A group of nine people who had survived after being attacked by sharks came together at the United Nations last Monday. They wanted ... Read more...

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22 soldiers killed in Kashmir in seven months


August 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 22 personnel of the Indian armed forces have been killed in anti-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir this year, parliament was informed Wednesday. Two more ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Himachal ahead of Independence Day


August 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Himachal Pradesh with the deployment of additional police personnel at prominent tourist destinations on the eve of Independence Day, an official said ... Read more...

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One more swine flu death in Orissa; toll reaches four


August 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Sarda LehaingirBhubaneswar, Aug 6 (ANI): The swine flu toll in Orissa rose to four with the death of a 27-year-old Biswanath Ekka, a software ... Read more...

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One more dies of H1N1 in Orissa, toll rises to three


August 4th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) The swine flu toll in Orissa rose to three Wednesday with the state government confirming the death of a 48-year-old man due to the H1N1 virus. The man was ... Read more...

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Parliament impasse on price rise broken; government, opposition agree on compromise (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The breakfast initiative of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee paved the way Monday for the normal functioning of parliament after a week-long impasse between the government and ... Read more...

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Good sense has prevailed on government: CPI leader


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India leader D. Raja said Monday that the impasse in parliament over the modalities of discussing the price rise had ended as ... Read more...

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