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With ministers like his, Akhilesh needs no enemies (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Who needs an opposition if you have such ministers? That really is the sorry story of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with one cabinet ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off fast, to form ‘political alternative’ (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare and his team announced Thursday they would call off their indefinite fast against corruption Friday evening and proposed forming ... Read more...

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Course correction if Mulayam wishes it: Akhilesh


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government would be happy to undertake any course correction if party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav suggests it, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel chief hints at delay in report


July 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Team Anna started an indefinite fast here demanding a stringent anti-corruption law, the head of a panel on Lokpal Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Amabreesh’s 60th birthday bash, a gala affair


May 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Power and glamour came together to celebrate Kannada superstar Ambareesh's 60th birthday bash, which was attended by the likes of Rajinikant, Chiranjeevi and state Chief ... Read more...

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Singapore, Kerala to enhance IT cooperation


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala is all set to intensify and strengthen the cooperation in the IT Sector with Singapore following a visit by Group of Technology Companies (GTech) there, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh is candidate for Legislative Council


April 5th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was Thursday declared the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate for the upper house of the state assembly.Six other leaders including SP ... Read more...

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Government should take action according to law on defence issue: Mamata


March 29th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) As the row between the central government and the army chief got murkier, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the central government must ... Read more...

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Clamour for action against V.K. Singh grows (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The chorus for strong action against army chief Gen. V.K. Singh grew louder Thursday following reports that he had sought a CBI probe on graft ... Read more...

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I wrote to PM, Antony, not army chief: Trinamool MP


March 29th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Ambika Banerjee Thursday said he had shot off letters to the prime minister and the defence minister on disputed deals, and ... Read more...

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Army recommended promotion of graft-accused officer: Antony


March 29th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday said General V.K. Singh-led Army Headquarters had recently recommended promotion of the lieutenant general against whom the army chief has ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs ministry


March 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minister added four more ministries ... Read more...

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Broadcasters hail passing of digitalisation bill


December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a bill to fast-track digitalisation of cable TV, top broadcasters Wednesday said the move will enable India's ... Read more...

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Renewal of TV licences: Self-regulatory bodies to be consulted


December 9th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has notified the uplinking guidelines for TV channels, but has softened the contentious renewal clause amid an outcry from ... Read more...

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Rahul to open mega Youth Congress show in Delhi (Lead)


November 26th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a national level convention of the newly-elected office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) here Monday. ... Read more...

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Half-hour Sunday slot on Doordarshan for short films


November 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian documentary film makers Saturday welcomed the information and broadcasting ministry's decision to reserve a half-hour prime time slot every Sunday for short films on ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears digitisation of TV broadcasts


October 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) In a key step that will benefit both the cable and satellite TV industry and consumers, the government Thursday cleared an ordinance that seeks ... Read more...

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‘Send best feature film at national awards to Oscars’


September 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The jury for the feature film category at the 58th National Film Awards has recommended that movie that wins the top award should be ... Read more...

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Mike Pandey urges centre, Goa to bury IFFI hatchet


July 19th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Mike Pandey, who is chairman of the steering committee of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has said the squabbling between the ... Read more...

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India’s Ambika wins under-18 ITF meet in Canada


July 17th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Indian tennis player Ambika Pande beat third seed Canadian Gloria Liang 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) to win the final of the under-18 ITF meet ... Read more...

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Meet on media’s role in promoting human rights


April 28th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A two-day conference on the role of media in promoting human rights got underway in the capital Thursday, with participation of media organisations from ... Read more...

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BJP’s Smriti Irani dodges questions on ‘Dum Maaro Dum’


April 21st, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) All India Mahila Morcha president Smriti Irani Thursday dodged questions on whether the party's women brigade would join protests against the ... Read more...

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Panjab University gets own community radio


February 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) In a bid to highlight developmental issues and the problems of the people, the Panjab University (PU) here Sunday got its own "Jyotirgamaya" community radio. Union Information ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee holds pre-Budget talks with film industry delegation


February 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met the film industry delegation accompanied by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni here on Friday as part of ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Deepika promote ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’ in Kolkata


November 28th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Bollywood actors Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone promoted 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey' here over the weekend.Bachchan said he was very proud to play the main ... Read more...

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Kerala, Bavaria to enhance ties in IT sector


October 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala and the German state of Bavaria Friday agreed to develop stronger trade ties in the information technology sector.Top officials of the two sides held talks under ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers object to Oscar entry for ‘Peepli’


September 27th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 27 (IANS) Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS), a farmers' advocacy group in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, has objected to the selection of Aamir Khan's "Peepli Live" as India's official ... Read more...

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Squabbles over IFFI should stop: Goa chief minister


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Wednesday said squabbling between the state and central government authorities over holding the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) needs to stop. The ... Read more...

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No CWG pull outs due to Delhi firing: Kalmadi (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The firing incident near the Jama Masjid here "was not a Games-related matter" and no participating country has expressed security apprehensions over it, Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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Reunion of ‘Evergreen 80s’


August 31st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The reigning South Indian superstars and queens of 80s came together for a grand celebration of their reunion. Suhasini Manirathnam and Lissy Priyadarshan have been organizing ... Read more...

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Kerala woman sells baby for Rs.5,000, booked


August 19th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) A 40-year-old unwed mother has been booked for selling her new born boy to a childless couple for Rs.5,000 here, police said Thursday. Ambika Kumari sold the baby to ... Read more...

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Rajesh Pratap and Ambika Pillai To Give New Look To Indigo’s Cabin Crew


August 18th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Eminent fashion designer Rajesh Pratap Singh has teamed up with stylist Ambika Pillai to give a new chic look to the cabin crew of India's largest ... Read more...

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GTECH to tap Scandinavian markets


August 13th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 13 (IANS) The Group of Technology Companies (GTECH) will help small and medium IT enterprises in Kerala identify new market opportunities for growth and expand their reach, especially in Scandinavian ... Read more...

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Police arrest two Maoists in Orissa


August 6th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 By Sarda LehaingirKeonjhar (Orissa), Aug 6 (ANI): Police arrested two Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) rebels in Orissa's Keonjhar District.A.K. Singh, Superintendent of Police, ... Read more...

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Rupee gets a symbol, may take two years for widespread use(Lead)


July 15th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India finally got a symbol for the Rupee Thursday, denoting the strength of its economy, and joined a select club of countries whose currencies have a ... Read more...

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