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First phase of Bengal Aerotropolis by end-2012


January 11th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The first phase of the Bengal Aerotropolis, the airport city project at West Bengal's Andal, will be completed by the end of this year and commercial ... Read more...

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Uniform syllabus cannot be used this year: Expert panel


July 6th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The nine-member expert committee set up to review syllabus and textbooks for rolling out uniform education system in Tamil Nadu Tuesday told the Madras High Court ... Read more...

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Thrills, frills, poetry and history (IANS Books This Week)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) This week's book shelf is a bohemian medley of adventure, spirituality, poetic sorties into nature, mythology and history.1. "Those in Peril"; Written by Wilbur Smith; ... Read more...

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Mamata blames Bengal administration for illegal mining


October 30th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday blamed the state administration for rampant illegal mining in West Bengal's Burdwan district, saying its failure to set up industries has aggravated ... Read more...

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In poll-mode, Mamata to open rail project (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal assembly polls around six months away, Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will tour three western districts over the weekend and ... Read more...

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Mamata on project-launching spree (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal assembly polls around six months away, Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee is on a project-launching spree.Banerjee will visit Burdwan, ... Read more...

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Mamata to announce railway project


October 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal assembly polls around six months away, Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will tour three western districts to kickstart a railway ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams Trinamool Congress over nexus with Maoists


October 11th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Burdwan (WB), Oct 11 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has slammed the Trinamool Congress for creating unrest in the state and having a nexus with Maoists.Addressing a rally ... Read more...

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Devi Sri Prasad back with a bang in ‘Singam’


May 11th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With some of his previous albums not exceeding our expectations, Devi Sri Prasad seems to have put forth his best efforts in "Singam'. Being Surya's 25th ... Read more...

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Raavanan informal audio launch on May 14


May 11th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Finally, it looks like Manirathnam has realized his need of hosting audio launch of "Raavanan' as most of his Tamil buffs are reportedly disappointed. It was ... Read more...

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‘Sura’ audio launch on March 29


March 29th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vijay's "Sura' has kept everyone in awaited in town as it happens to be his 50th film. With Sun Pictures acquiring the rights of this film, ... Read more...

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West Bengal earmarks 100 acres for IT cluster


January 27th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government has earmarked 100 acres near the new airport at Andal in Burdwan district for an information technology (IT) and electronic cluster, IT minister Debesh ... Read more...

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Philippine massacre suspect fired at victims: witness


January 13th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 13 (DPA) The scion of a powerful political clan - on trial for the massacre of 57 people last year - fired an assault rifle at the victims, many of ... Read more...

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Philippine police identify 161 suspects in massacre of 57


December 9th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 9 (DPA) Philippine police said Wednesday they have identified 161 suspects in last month's politically motivated massacre of 57 people in a southern province, a police official said. Chief Superintendent Raul ... Read more...

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Philippine troops seize more weapons tied to massacre


December 6th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Shariff Aguak (Philippines), Dec 6 (DPA) Security forces Sunday unearthed dozens of high-powered firearms and ammunition from a sprawling farm in a southern province of the Philippines two weeks after 57 people ... Read more...

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Philippine leader vows justice for massacre victims


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
General Santos City (Philippines), Dec 3 (DPA) Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Thursday vowed justice for the victims of a massacre allegedly perpetrated by her political allies in which 57 people were ... Read more...

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Main suspect in southern Philippine massacre surrenders


November 26th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 26 (DPA) The main suspect in the grisly killing of at least 57 people in the southern Philippines surrendered Thursday to a senior aide of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Datu Andal ... Read more...

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12 journalists killed in Maguindanao massacre


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maguindanao, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a very tragic and unfortunate massacre, more than 30 people were murdered, some were even beheaded by armed men in Maguindanao province, which is on the ... Read more...

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Pune school to take on UK ‘Debating Matters’ finalist in London


January 18th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pune school students, who proved to be a formidable force in the first-ever indigenous edition of the popular British school debate series 'Debating Matters', will now take ... Read more...

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New aviation policy by April, says Praful Patel


February 27th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the government would come out with a new set of guidelines for the aviation industry by April. The new policy will ... Read more...

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