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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh


July 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura's performance was well-received in Karachi where he discussed striking a friendship with female students to India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar.The ... Read more...

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Russian team will be free of doping scandals in London: Minister


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko has expressed confidence that the Russian team will be free of doping scandals at the London Olympics.Russia is sending 436 athletes ... Read more...

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Government launches web-portal to curb LPG black-marketing


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a bid to curb black-marketing of domestic cooking gas, the government Friday launched a web-portal that will empower nearly 14 crore users of liquified ... Read more...

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Employees’ march foiled in Srinagar, dozens arrested


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Police in Srinagar Saturday used water canon to disperse a protest march by state government employees and also arrested dozens of agitating employees.Scores of protesting employees ... Read more...

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Water canons used on Kashmir employees, 24 held


June 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Police used water canons to disperse state government employees marching Wednesday towards the civil secretariat in Srinagar to press their demand for raising their retirement ... Read more...

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Striking government employees held in Srinagar


May 26th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Around 100 Jammu and Kashmir government employees, staging protest demonstrations and raising various demands, were arrested here Saturday as their strike continued for the third ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike cripples work in J&K; offices


May 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Work in most government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was crippled by the employees' three-day strike that started here Thursday, an official said."Work in all ... Read more...

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Banning IPL not the solution, says Maken


May 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken feels banning the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not the solution and has made three suggestions to clear the ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike affects schools, offices in Kashmir


May 8th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government employees across Kashmir Valley began a two-day strike Tuesday to press the state government for the implementation of their demands.Except for the ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seals deal with India to avoid double taxation


April 6th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 6 (IANS) Ethiopia has signed double taxation avoidance pacts with four countries, including its growing trading partners India and China.The agreements, also with Sudan and Egypt, were ... Read more...

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Railway employees seek PM’s help


March 28th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Thousands of railway employees Wednesday marched to the heart of the capital to urge Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to increase the budgetary support to ... Read more...

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Hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, SP on top: survey


February 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is likely to win 130-170 seats and finish on top of a hung 403-member Uttar Pradesh assembly, according to an opinion ... Read more...

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Rural healthcare scam accused shoots self


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh official allegedly linked to the multi-crore rural healthcare scam committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed revolver Monday, police said.Sunil Kumar Verma, ... Read more...

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CBI to probe rural health scheme in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe alleged financial lapses in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) across Uttar ... Read more...

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Ramesh wants Assam rural jobs scheme audited


October 28th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India will be asked to do a performance audit of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in ... Read more...

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Delhi agrees to CAG audit of power companies


September 14th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi Government Tuesday agreed to "occasionally" let the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) conduct an audit of three power companies for the last few ... Read more...

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Government admits loopholes in probing rape cases


August 10th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday accepted that the process of probing rape cases in India was not free of loopholes, but said efforts were being made to ... Read more...

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CBI to probe Uttar Pradesh medical officers’ killings


July 27th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the killings of two chief medical officers, and ... Read more...

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Inflation, industrial output data flawed: RBI governor


July 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The data on industrial output and inflation is flawed as it does not reflect the correct picture and could "potentially mislead policy calculations", Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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Minister makes surprise visit to office


July 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) West Bengal Minister in-charge of Food and Supplies Department Jyoti Priya Mallick Monday paid a surprise visit to a food department office here and cancelled 70 ... Read more...

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Asian passenger held for drug trafficking in Dubai


May 5th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 4 (IANS/WAM) The authorities at Dubai International Airport have arrested an Asian passenger from Pakistan while trying to smuggle 70 capsules of narcotics hidden in his stomach.Dubai ... Read more...

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5,000 Kerala doctors on daylong strike


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) More than 5,000 doctors in Kerala Tuesday went on a daylong strike demanding that anomalies in pay revision be rectified.While 4,000 doctors belong to the Kerala ... Read more...

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BJP dares PM to take action against Mayawati government


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 30 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and parliamentarian Lalji Tandon Saturday challenged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take action against the Uttar Pradesh government for ... Read more...

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Radar scan can check athletes, soldiers for concussion: PIO’s study


April 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that a simple test using radar technology can quickly determine whether an athlete or a soldier has suffered a concussion.By ... Read more...

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Commerce Secretary Khullar leaves for Pakistan


April 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar crossed into Pakistan on Tuesday with a six-member delegation for two days of talks with his Pakistan counterpart Zafar Mehmud.Both Khullar and Mehmud are ... Read more...

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Functional anomalies in brain linked to alcohol-dependence impulsivity


April 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): It is already known that alcohol dependence (AD) is strongly associated with impaired impulse control or, more precisely, the inability to choose large, delayed rewards rather than smaller ... Read more...

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Reply to Shunglu charges, don’t pass judgement: BJP to Dikshit


March 30th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In a sharp attack on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked her not to pass a judgement but ... Read more...

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Michael Moore, Director Of The Antiestablishment Film, ‘Fahrenheit 9/11′, Sues The Weinsteins


February 8th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 8, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): An incensed Michael Moore, the renowned moviemaker behind the appreciated documentary, ‘Fahrenheit 9/11,’ has sued the brothers, Harvey and Bob Weinstein, against whom Moore has ... Read more...

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Licenses will be de-linked from spectrum in new telecom policy: Sibal


January 29th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): Overhauling the existing system of license distribution in the national telecom sector, the Central government on Saturday unveiled a new policy to rectify the anomalies exposed in the ... Read more...

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Disabled should help enumerators to prepare correct census


January 29th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Disabled people should not hide their disabilities and help the enumerators to prepare correct census data to enable the government to effectively implement the projects for them, an ... Read more...

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Harbhajan to get notice for evading service tax


December 29th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), Dec 29 (IANS) India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been caught on a wrong foot for not paying service tax on his income, here Wednesday.According to the officials of central ... Read more...

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Student dies as school wall collapses


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) A student was killed and five others were injured Tuesday when a wall of a government school collapsed in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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‘Grameen’ Yunus refutes $100 mn anomalies charge


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has refuted a charge that he had transferred $100 million aid meant for his micro-credit bank Grameen to other projects.The bank's founder told ... Read more...

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Maharashtra builders seek to rectify anomalies in rules


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Builders in Maharashtra Tuesday asked the state government to remove discrepancies in the Development Control Regulations and ensure that flats were sold based on the carpet area norm.In ... Read more...

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Apex court judge mourns inconsistency in judgments


November 14th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow , Nov 13 (IANS) Expressing concern over inconsistency in judgments, Supreme Court judge R.V. Raveendran said Saturday that such anomalies had led the common man to lose faith in the judicial ... Read more...

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