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Whistle Blowers bill introduced in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.It was introduced by Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension V. ... Read more...

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IMF to explore options to combat global economic risks


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) would explore ways to strengthen its firepower to combat global economic risks, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, said Tuesday."I ... Read more...

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30 percent sourcing from Indian SMEs, says government


November 28th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Ahead of the official notification allowing up to 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail, the government Monday clarified that 30 percent mandatory procurement ... Read more...

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‘No sensitive material on chopper that strayed into Pakistan’ (Lead)


October 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) There was no sensitive information on board an Indian Army chopper that inadvertently strayed into Pakistan, the defence ministry said Tuesday, adding it was ensuring there ... Read more...

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Mauritius unwilling to amend tax treaty with India: Minister


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Despite a series of discussions and requests, Mauritius has shown "unwillingness" to amend a tax treaty with India, Minister of State for Finance S.S. Palanimanickam ... Read more...

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All-party meet on Lokpal bill Sunday (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An all-party meet to discuss the Lokpal bill will be held at the prime minister's residence late Sunday afternoon to evolve a consensus over ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on Lokpal bill Sunday


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Leaders of all political parties are to meet in the capital Sunday to discuss the anti-graft Lokpal bill.The meeting was called by the government ... Read more...

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Hazare meets Sonia, parties differ on PM under Lokpal (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday to seek her support for the Jan Lokpal bill ahead of Sunday's all-party meeting ... Read more...

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PM should be covered by Lokpal: CPI-M


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Saturday said the office of the prime minister should be covered by the Lokpal with ... Read more...

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India has no threat from China: Pallam Raju


September 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju on Monday dispelled notions of insecurity along the areas bordering China, and asserted India has no threat ... Read more...

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Craigslist ‘not doing enough to end sex trafficking on its site’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Recently, female victims of sex trafficking on the website Craigslist pleaded with founder Craig Newmark to delete the adult services section of the site, where sex ads are ... Read more...

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Government on defensive on Delhi radiation exposure (Lead)


April 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) While asserting that adequate safeguards would be put in place to prevent a recurrence, the government Tuesday found itself on the defensive in the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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CAG raps Tripura for undue favour to private body


March 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 25 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has censured the Left Front government in Tripura for providing undue favour to a Kerala- based private organisation in setting ... Read more...

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CCEA approves reservation package for ITI


December 24th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI) : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the proposal of Department of Telecommunications regarding continuation of reservation quota for Indian telecom Industry (ITI) ... Read more...

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New norms, obligations on corporate governance unveiled


December 21st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) In a bid to bring more accountability and responsiveness among companies toward all stakeholders, new guidelines on corporate governance that will be voluntary for a year ... Read more...

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Voluntary corporate governance guidelines by year-end


November 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government would issue guidelines on corporate governance by December-end and they would be voluntary for the first year, Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Monday. The guidelines ... Read more...

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US Congress fears Pak could use arms transferred from Iraq against India


September 10th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.10 (ANI): The US Congress has raised questions over the Pentagon's proposal to transfer military equipments from Iraq to Pakistan, by questioning whether adequate safeguards existed to ensure that these ... Read more...

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CPI (M) joins BJP’s demand for reverting to Ballot paper system


July 5th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5(ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sitaram Yechury on Sunday supported Bharatiya Janata Party concerns over the unreliability of the Electronic Voting Machines, (EVMs).Yechury told reporters in the ... Read more...

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Advani’s comments on EVMs stretch of imagination: Congress


July 5th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The ruling Congress party Sunday dismissed as a "stretch of imagination" Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's comments that India should revert to the ballot ... Read more...

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EU approves Germany’s banking rescue plan


October 28th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 28 (DPA) The European Commission Tuesday approved Germany's 470 billion euro ($588 billion) financial rescue package after finding that it does not violate European Union (EU) treaty rules."The package constitutes ... Read more...

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Moily recommends need for a comprehensive anti terrorist legislation


September 16th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): The second Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) led by Veerapa Moily today recommended the need for a comprehensive anti-terrorist legislation and establishment of a federal agency to ... Read more...

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Federal agency, tough laws needed to fight terror: panel (Lead)


September 16th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A reforms panel Tuesday recommended the establishment of a federal agency to investigate terrorist acts, as also the enactment of stringent laws to deal with the scourge."Tough ... Read more...

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Centre to create huge rice reserve:Pawar


September 12th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 12 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said that the Government plans to create a two million tonne rice reserve on top of the three million tonne ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar inaugurates warehousing conference


September 12th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 12 (ANI): Union Minister for Agriculture, Sharad Pawar today said that the Government plans to create a two million tonne rice reserve on top of the three million ... Read more...

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Google to launch service to view British streets online


July 31st, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Google has cleared the hurdle of an anti-privacy case to go ahead with the launch this year of its Street View service which will offer ground level pictures ... Read more...

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US report warns increased demand for nuclear energy might lead to proliferation


July 8th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 8 (ANI): A US State Department report, prepared two months earlier, has warned that as new countries have begun nuclear energy generation, the US must ensure that these ... Read more...

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US, UK, China and Russia are endemic surveillance societies


January 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): While the trend of government surveillance is on the rise across the world, the US has emerged as the country whose citizens enjoyed privacy protection the least last ... Read more...

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