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Cabinet approves bill for reservation in job promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in government job promotions.The decision on reservations ... Read more...

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Congress appoints Chacko, Sandeep Dikshit as spokespersons


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress Thursday appointed party MPs P.C. Chacko and Sandeep Dikshit as new spokespersons."Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed P.C. Chacko and Sandeep Dikshit as ... Read more...

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UP sacks contractual employees in urban local bodies


July 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sacked thousands of contractual employees in urban local bodies who were appointed by the previous Mayawati regime of Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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High profile board of HI’s league


July 25th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla, senior BJP politician Arun Jaitley and eminent media personality Rajat Sharma have been named on the board of ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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CBI finds fraud in Jharkhand state service exams


July 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed five cases of irregularities in appointments of state administrative officials, lecturers and doctors, an official said Friday."Total ... Read more...

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‘Hooda falsely implicated me to grab power’


June 1st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Ajay Chautala, son of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, has told a Delhi court that Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had falsely implicated ... Read more...

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Yahoo CEO steps down


May 14th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Yahoo chief executive officer (CEO) Scott Thompson has resigned and the company has named Ross Levinsohn as interim CEO, Yahoo said Sunday.The company said its board ... Read more...

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Blame game over delay faced by new Bengal judges (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of seven new judges of the Calcutta High Court had to be deferred by several hours Monday, leading to a blame game ... Read more...

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New judges made to wait for Mamata’s signature to take oath


April 9th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of seven new judges of the Calcutta High Court had to be deferred by several hours Monday as West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Omar thirsty for power, says Mehbooba


March 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday launched a spirited attack on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, calling him a man who has ... Read more...

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Government reiterates order on Army chief’s age issue, to settle case in court (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The defence ministry said Sunday it would prefer to settle the issue of army chief General V.K. Singh's age in the Supreme Court rather than ... Read more...

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Government to settle army chief age issue in court, not administratively


January 29th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Scotching rumours that it asked the Indian Army's Adjutant General to correct records of General V.K. Singh's year of birth to 1950 ahead of the ... Read more...

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EC order halting minority quota not a setback: Chidambaram


January 12th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the poll panel order halting 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities in the five poll-bound states was "not a ... Read more...

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Age row related to integrity, says army chief


January 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday downplayed the age row he is caught in with the government, but said it was an issue of ... Read more...

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Age row is personal issue, says army chief


January 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Tuesday downplayed the row over his age, saying it was his personal issue and not linked to the armed ... Read more...

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No rift with government on age issue: Army chief


January 5th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh has denied that he was at loggerheads with the defence ministry over his age and said it was a ... Read more...

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Government creating subservient Lokpal: Jaitley (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing the government of creating a "subservient" Lokpal, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday stressed the need for a strong anti-graft ombudsman and indicated that ... Read more...

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Court suspends Van Gaal’s appointment at Ajax


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 13 (IANS) A court in Haarlem temporarily suspended the appointment of Louis Van Gaal as CEO at Ajax Football Club, until the shareholders get a chance to vote ... Read more...

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Like Gaga, I too pee in cups and bins: Jessie J


December 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Jessie J says that she completely understands why pop star Lady Gaga has to relieve herself in trash cans backstage as the British singer often finds ... Read more...

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BCCI should probe Kambli’s charge, says Maken


November 19th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Saturday hinted that his ministry will have to probe former India player Vinod Kambli's charge that the controversial 1996 World Cup ... Read more...

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50 held in US child-sex sting operation


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Nov 3 (IANS/EFE) Fifty people were arrested in Orlando, Florida, in an operation targeting paedophiles who contacted minors via the Internet.The Orange County Sheriff's Office said that Operation SpiderWeb ... Read more...

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Iranian parliament to question President Ahmadinejad?


October 30th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 30 (IANS) The Iranian parliament could question President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad following the presentation of a motion seeking to do so, the Mehr news agency reported.The motion, signed by ... Read more...

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Spanish singer thrilled with success of first album


October 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Pablo Alboran said he gets "goose bumps" when he thinks about the rapid success he has obtained with his self-titled first album, which ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike cripples work in Kashmir civic bodies


October 18th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Over 4,000 municipal employees of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday continued with their strike for the twelfth day, demanding payment of wages as per the revised rules."All ... Read more...

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Probe IT appointments made by Achuthanandan: IUML


October 6th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Oct 6 (IANS) Kerala's Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Thursday demanded a full fledged probe into all the appointments made in the IT department when former chief minister ... Read more...

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CBI’s initial probe in favouritism for Games hiring on


October 4th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry to probe favouritism in the appointment of various officials in the Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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Denial of funds not a setback, says Nilekani


September 29th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Unique Identity Authority chairman Nandan Nilekani Thursday said that the finance ministry's decision to deny more funds to the authority was not a setback.The finance ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s school inspector introduces citizens’ charter


September 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Lucknow's district inspector of schools has introduced a citizens' charter, laying down a deadline for completion of every major task in the ... Read more...

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Appointments for passport services in Karnataka hastened


September 14th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Appointments for availing passport services in Karnataka will be given within 30 hours from next week with a view to reducing delays and clearing the mounting ... Read more...

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Congress not interested in functioning of parliament: BJP


September 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the Congress of not being interested in restoring normal functioning of parliament and said the government had ... Read more...

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Rosaiah new governor of Tamil Nadu


August 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday appointed former Andhra Pradesh chief minister K. Rosaiah as the new governor of Tamil Nadu in place of Surjit Singh ... Read more...

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Goa court allows archbishop time to challenge summons


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) A trial court here Tuesday allowed Goa Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao two weeks to move the Bombay High Court to challenge a summons in a 2004 ... Read more...

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Kashmir to appoint accountability panel members soon


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will soon appoint the chairman and two members of the state accountability commission, officials said Friday.The appointments can be made by ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican charged with pimping teen girls


July 15th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, July 15 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican man has been arrested on charges of acting as a pimp for teenage girls, authorities said.Rommel Cintron Pons, alias "Peluquin", was arrested ... Read more...

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