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65,000 Bihar Police constables stage sit-in


September 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 65,000 police constables in Bihar Tuesday staged a sit-in (dharna) to press for their 15-point charter of demands, including various allowances.All the police constables ... Read more...

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Japan’s new envoy to China faints on Tokyo street


September 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan's newly appointed Ambassador to China Shinichi Nishimiya fell unconscious Thursday morning on a street in Tokyo, police said, adding that the sudden fainting was caused ... Read more...

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BJP emissary in Bangalore to sort out portfolio issue


August 31st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers ... Read more...

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Hockey India to appoint high performance manager


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In the aftermath of the London debacle, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday decided to appoint a high performance manager, who will oversee the affairs of all ... Read more...

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Chidambaram gets into African Development Bank


August 24th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has been appointed India's governor on the board of governors of the African Development Bank, an official statement said Friday.Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Syria awaits next step’s details from UN: deputy FM


August 24th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 23 (IANS) Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad said Thursday that his country is expecting news from the UN secretariat about the next step's details after the expiry ... Read more...

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Coal India to assess extent of illegal coal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), the country's largest coal miner, has commissioned Jamshedpur-based Xavier Labour Research Institute and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, for undertaking ... Read more...

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Kalki brand ambassador of AOC TV


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has been roped in as the brand ambassador of AOC TV range in India and the actress believes that these TV sets ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh meets Sonia, supporters


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh here Tuesday met his supporters in an apparent bid to exert pressure on the Congress top brass about his ... Read more...

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Ramesh offers Rs.900 crore for village coordinators


August 18th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday proposed a grant of Rs.990 crore to the women and child development ministry for hiring women village coordinators for ... Read more...

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Petrescu confirmed as Dynamo coach


August 17th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Chelsea player Dan Petrescu is the new coach of Dynamo Moscow, the team's vice-president Vasily Titov said.Petrescu quit his previous job at Russia's FC ... Read more...

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Denied visa, Bolisetti to miss British GT race


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti will miss the fifth round of the British GT championship, scheduled for Aug 4-5 at Snettorton, UK, as his application for a ... Read more...

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Srivastava named civil aviation secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) K.N. Srivastava, a 1978-batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) will take over as the new civil aviation secretary at the end of ... Read more...

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Arvind Mayaram appointed economic affairs secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Arvind Mayaram, a 1978 batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service, will succeed R. Gopalan as economic affairs secretary at the end of this month.The ... Read more...

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Morsi appoints Hesham Qandil as Egypt’s new PM


July 25th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has appointed Hesham Qandil, a former water resources minister, as prime minister of the country and asked him to form the new ... Read more...

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Karnataka given two days to start ombudsman appointment process


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday gave two days time to the 10-day old new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to start the process of appointing ... Read more...

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Air India, pilots disagree in court


July 18th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Air India management and pilots Wednesday disagreed in the Delhi High Court on the composition of a panel proposed to consider the reinstatement of ... Read more...

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Guwahati to have police commissioner system: Gogoi


July 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Assam's main city Guwahati will soon have a commissioner of police to deal with the rising crime graph, especially after last week's molestation incident, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Shettar elected Karnataka BJP legislature party leader (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) After day-long hankering over power spoils, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday elected Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar as leader of its legislature wing, paving ... Read more...

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Thampu qualified to head St. Stephen’s College: Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld the appointment of Valson Thampu as the principal of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, saying he possesses the essential qualification ... Read more...

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Delhi opens e-stamp property registration office


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The capital's first sub-registrar's office equipped with an electronic stamping facility for property registration was inaugurated Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Diskhit. "This signifies a ... Read more...

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Didier Deschamps quits Marseille


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 2 (IANS) Didier Deschamps has quit as Marseille's coach, the club announced Monday, bolstering expectations that he will take over as the French team coach from Laurent Blanc."Olympique ... Read more...

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Was under pressure not to appoint Sonia PM: Kalam


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam says he was under pressure not to appoint Congress chief Sonia Gandhi as India's prime minister in 2004 and ... Read more...

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Neeraj Kumar named new Delhi Police chief


June 28th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Neeraj Kumar, a senior Delhi Police officer, was Thursday named the next chief of the national capital's police force. The 1976 batch Indian Police Service ... Read more...

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Alan Isaac to take over ICC’s presidency from Pawar


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand's Alan Isaac will succeed India's Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as the eighth International Cricket Council (ICC) president during the council's annual conference beginning ... Read more...

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Etihad appoints general manager for Brazil


June 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has appointed Juan Torres as its general manager in Brazil.The appointment of Torres comes after Etihad announced flights to Sao ... Read more...

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Filmmakers queue for Salman, but Sohail gets priority


June 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Family scored over business interests for Salman Khan, who gave his younger brother Sohail priority when a queue of filmmakers like Anees Bazmee, Sooraj Barjatya ... Read more...

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Justice Mahesh Mittal Kumar sworn-in as J&K; chief justice


June 8th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Justice Mahesh Mittal Kumar was sworn-in as the new chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court here Friday.Governor N.N. Vohra administered the oath of ... Read more...

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Congress gets new leader in UP house


June 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Initiating the process of change after the Uttar Pradesh rout, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday named Pradeep Mathur as the new legislative party leader ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik resigns as minister, made PM’s advisor (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani just after he resigned as interior minister ... Read more...

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Apex court judge recuses from Karnataka cop’s case


May 31st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge Thursday recused himself from hearing an appeal of Karnataka police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari against a high court decision upholding a ... Read more...

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Keshub Mahindra to retire Aug 8


May 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Keshub Mahindra will retire Aug 8 and hand over the baton to his nephew, Anand Mahindra, the present vice-chairman and managing director ... Read more...

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Gurdeep Singh new CEO of RComm’s wireless business


May 30th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Reliance Communications has appointed Gurdeep Singh as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its wireless business that provides mobile telephony services."Gurdeep with his extensive ... Read more...

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Bihar axes appointment of 11 school teachers


May 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government has cancelled the appointment of 11 teachers in primary schools in Kaimur district after their training certificates were found unacceptable, officials said Wednesday.District ... Read more...

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Former TV executive named mayor of Olympic Village


May 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Charles Allen, a former television executive, has been appointed "Mayor" of the London 2012 Olympic Village.Allen will act as a figurehead, welcoming and hosting dignitaries and ... Read more...

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