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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Hungama is Facebook’s Preferred Marketing Developer


May 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. has been conferred with the Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) badge by Facebook, company officials said here Thursday.The Digital Services ... Read more...

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‘India faces 50 percent nursing shortage’


March 29th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply and many female nurses preferring to ... Read more...

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Qbend launches platform for publishers to go online


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) US-based enterprise Qbend Thursday launched a "first-of-its-kind" platform for publishers to set up customised online portals to sell ebooks.Claiming that the company will revolutionise the ... Read more...

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Ministry to set up Faridabad air crash probe panel


May 26th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Thursday said it has received a preliminary report on Wednesday's air ambulance crash in a suburb of the national capital, ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Kalmadi’s bail plea for May 21 (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved order on the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, blamed for alleged irregularities in awarding the ... Read more...

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Court to decide Kalmadi’s bail plea May 21 (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday deferred to May 21 its order on the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, blamed for alleged ... Read more...

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Kochi to get country’s first health mall


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 3 (IANS) A one-stop solution for all medical and health needs -- from doctors, hospitals, ayurveda centres, pharmacies and even insurance referral units -- will open in a ... Read more...

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Haryana questioned on ‘nepotism’ in bureaucrats’ selection


February 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday issued notices to the Haryana government and the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) over alleged nepotism in the recent selections for ... Read more...

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Civil service officers most sought after grooms in India: Study


January 18th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Civil service officers are the most sought after grooms in the Indian wedding bazaar, a study by the country's leading online matrimonial site said Tuesday. Conducted by ... Read more...

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Health tourism to get industry status in Haryana


January 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) Health tourism will now be given the status of industry in Haryana and projects with over Rs.100 crore (Rs.1 billion) investment will qualify for the applicable incentives, the ... Read more...

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S.K. Tripathi to take charge of RAW Thursday (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced the appointment of S.K. Tripathi as the chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the country's external intelligence agency.Sanjeev Tripathi, who headed ... Read more...

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CBI nabs naval commander in paper leak case


October 6th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the leak of a defence examination paper, an official said ... Read more...

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US, allies on global hunt for terror plotters


October 4th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) US and allied intelligence agencies are on a near-global manhunt for teams of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists thought to be preparing multiple attacks on major European ... Read more...

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Twenty six applicants for starting airlines: Patel


August 17th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has received at least 26 applications for granting of licenses to start scheduled airlines. "The receipt and consideration of application is an ongoing process. ... Read more...

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Lifetime achievement travel award for Jet Airways chairman


August 7th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal has been given the lifetime achievement award at the TAAI Travel Awards during a two-day expo organised by Travel Agents Association of India ... Read more...

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Shutdown begins in Maharashtra amid violence


July 5th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The shutdown by opposition parties to protest price hike began in Maharashtra Monday amid stray incidents of violence in Mumbai and other parts of the state, officials said. Schools, ... Read more...

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FAA proposes penalties against several airlines for violating maintenance procedures, transporting uranium


June 30th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday announced its proposal of $2,476,075 in civil penalties against Trans States Airlines and GoJet Airlines of Bridgeton, Montana for violating ... Read more...

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Bangalore to host international healthcare expo in July


June 29th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) An international exposition on medical, surgical and diagnostic equipment, technology, materials, supplies and allied services, Healthex 2010, will be held in this tech hub from July 16-19. Organised by ... Read more...

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Himachal’s annual plan fixed at Rs.3,000 crore


March 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) The annual plan of Himachal Pradesh has been fixed at Rs.3,000 crore for 2010-11, which is Rs.300 crore more than the plan size of the current fiscal, an ... Read more...

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Maldives urges for Indian investment in trade and industry


January 24th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 24 (ANI): Maldives President Mohammed Nasheed has urged the Indian trade and industry to invest in the island nation.On the sidelines of the Partnership Summit 2010, orgainised by the Confederation ... Read more...

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3 Punjab cities to have police commissioner system


January 22nd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday announced that police commissioner system will be introduced shortly in the state's three main cities - Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana. Each commissionerate will be headed ... Read more...

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India, Botswana agree to boost cooperation in agriculture, education


January 10th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Gaborone (Botswana), Jan.10 (ANI): India and Botswana on Saturday signed two Memorandum of Understanding to boost bilateral cooperation in the fields of agriculture and education. The two sides also agreed to set ... Read more...

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India needs better fire protection services (Comment)


November 4th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Prem P. Batra The massive oil depot fire that raged for days in Jaipur has dramatically but tragically illuminated the woefully inadequate fire service infrastructure in India. While conceding that the Indian ... Read more...

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Tharoor concerned about misuse of Indian business visas


October 31st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) With the number of business visas issued by India to Chinese surging to over 58,000 last year, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Saturday expressed ... Read more...

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Revolt in RAW, government to hold emergency meeting


September 8th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Rattled by the protest leave of seven senior officials from the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW), India's external intelligence agency, on the grounds they were superseded has ... Read more...

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US for strong trade ties with India, says US Consul General


August 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Aug 7 (ANI): Andrew T Simkin, Consul General of the USA has said that Washington supports free trade with New Delhi to further bilateral ties.He said this while speaking at ... Read more...

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Neelam Kapoor set to be youngest PIB chief


March 17th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Neelam Kapoor is set to be the youngest chief of the Press Information Bureau (PIB), a position that will make her the principal spokesperson of the Government ... Read more...

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US bars entry of Israel’’s new national security aide


March 17th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): The United States has decided to bar the entry of Uzi Arad, who is expected to be Israels new national security adviser, for nearly two years on the ... Read more...

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Karnataka offers a slew of reliefs with eye to polls (Lead)


February 21st, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) With an eye to the upcoming general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka sought to woo all sections of the people by proposing a please-all ... Read more...

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