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Ex-NIA chief remains ill


June 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 20 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), remained in critical condition here Wednesday, a senior doctor said."His condition continues to be ... Read more...

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Radha Vinod Raju seriously ill


June 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 19 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), is seriously ill, according to doctors treating him at a private hospital here.V.P. Gangadharan, ... Read more...

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Advisory board set for Metro rail projects


June 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member Metro Advisory Board headed by the urban development secretary which will help formulating plans for Metro rail networks across ... Read more...

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CABE to form panel on teachers’ training


June 6th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) With teachers' training high on the government's agenda, the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE)has decided to look into developing a framework for the new ... Read more...

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Designers Kallol Datta, Aneeth Arora short-listed for Berlin week


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) It was a big day for designers Kallo Datta and Aneeth Arora as they were short-listed by IMG, organisers of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), to ... Read more...

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Dikshit cornered over CWG, opposition demands her resignation


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday found herself in trouble after a leaked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report indicted her of involvement in irregularities ... Read more...

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No politics, only advisor on cultural affairs: Farhan


July 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he has been asked to join the advisory panel of the Trinamool Congress' youth wing to give suggestions on cultural ... Read more...

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Deoband head who praised Modi removed


July 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Maulana Ghulam Vastanvi, who had praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his developmental policies, was removed as head of the famous Darul ... Read more...

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RTE should cover higher secondary education: Sibal


June 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday suggested that the Right to Education (RTE) be extended to the higher secondary level, which will provide more ... Read more...

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ASI urged to launch heritage awareness campaign


May 27th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The government has directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to launch a massive public awareness campaign to sensitise people about the law on ... Read more...

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US, Indian think tanks form joint group


May 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Two US and Indian think tanks, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Aspen Institute India, have announced the formation of the US-India Joint Group ... Read more...

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US may use Facebook, Twitter to issue terror alerts


April 8th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to use social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to spread terror alert warnings.DHS officials have said they ... Read more...

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Willie Nelson offered freedom from jail if he pleads guilty, sang song


March 29th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Country singer Willie Nelson, a marijuana enthusiast who was arrested for possession in November, has been offered freedom from jail by a judge if he pleads guilty and ... Read more...

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Haryana to open sports clubs


February 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat, Feb 9 (IANS) In a bid to give boost to the sports infrastructure in the state, the Haryana government said Wednesday that it planned to set up sports clubs at over ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks: No longer Mentor For Gen Next In The Lakme Fashion Week


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ace fashion designer Wendell Rodricks is a disillusioned man these days. According to latest reports, the designer was in for a big surprise or rather shock when he discovered that ... Read more...

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Gujarat ITI staff entitled to bonus, rules high court


January 17th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) Employees of Gujarat's industrial training institutes (ITIs) are entitled to be treated at par with state government employees for the purpose of salary and other monetary benefits like ... Read more...

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FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Contrave’s Approval


December 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who want to shed those extra kilos, there is surely some good news. On Tuesday, an advisory panel of the Food and Drug ... Read more...

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LFW 2010 To Be Chosen By Board Members


July 17th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Advisory Board of Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) has decided to take the selection procedure in their own hands. Banking on the achievements from the preceding season, ... Read more...

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Committee planned to remove hurdles to right to education act


June 19th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The central government is mulling the formation of a committee to address the problems being faced by the states in implementing the right to education act, an ... Read more...

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Common curriculum for Class 12 science students


June 19th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Class 12 science students across the country will have a common curriculum from the 2011 academic session, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Saturday. The minister also ... Read more...

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Human resource, health ministries mull common council members


June 10th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) As the tug of war between the ministries of human resource development and health on medical education continues, a middle path by having common members in both ... Read more...

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Nalini made calls to Britain and Sri Lanka, claims TN Government


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 23 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Government on Friday said former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassin Nalini Sriharan made calls to foreign countries, including Britain and Sri Lanka from the cell ... Read more...

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Doorman Strike Finally Called Off In New York


April 21st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and anxiety, the New Yorkers heaved a sigh of relief as the dreaded Doormen strike was called off. It was possible ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu rejects Nalini’s plea for release


March 29th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Monday rejected the demand for the release of Nalini Hariharan, sentenced to life for the 1991 assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The ... Read more...

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No unilateral decision on releasing Nalini, says Karunanidhi


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 3(ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday clarified that his government will not take any unilateral decision over release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassin, Nalini.Interacting ... Read more...

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Scorned ex-mistress hits back at Obama’s adviser with ‘cozy’ billboards


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A former lover of US President Barack Obama's adviser, Charles E. Phillips, has sought to settle scores with him for dumping her by posting billboards throughout America, ... Read more...

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Congress refuses to comment on Nalini case


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress Thursday refused to comment on the issue of release of Nalini Sriharan, who has been in jail for about l9 years after being ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir’s women’s commission gets new chairperson


January 20th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has nominated National Conference (NC) legislator Shamima Firdous as chairperson of the state women's commission, a post that was lying vacant for over ... Read more...

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Set up epigraphy institute in Tamil Nadu: Karunanidhi


December 14th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Monday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to set up the proposed Indian National Institute of Epigraphy in the state. In a letter ... Read more...

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PM’s daughter his inspiration for preservation of monuments


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his daughter was his inspiration to try and improve the preservation of historical monuments. Speaking at the Central Advisory Board of ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi assassins continue protest fast


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) S. Nalini and Robert Payas, in prison for the 1991 killing of former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Tuesday continued their fast demanding their immediate release. While Nalini began ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi assassin starts fast to demand release (Lead)


September 21st, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) S. Nalini, undergoing life imprisonment in the Vellore jail for her involvement in the assassination of former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, began an indefinite fast Monday ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini starts fast to demand release


September 21st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) S. Nalini, undergoing life imprisonment in the Vellore jail for her involvement in the assassination of former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Monday started a fast to ... Read more...

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It’s official, CBSE Class 10 exams become optional


August 31st, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) From the current academic year, the tens of thousands of students studying in Class 10 need not burn the midnight oil or get stressed over the board ... Read more...

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Vice Chancellors will now be named by eminent panel: Sibal


August 31st, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday announced that vice-chancellors of universities in the country would be appointed by a collegium headed by an eminent person equivalent ... Read more...

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