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`Macho’ Camacho to have show on YouTube channel


September 19th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Former Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho will have his own programme on YouTube's NuevOn channel on which his fans will be able to follow the ... Read more...

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Lenin monument vandalised in Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, has been vandalised in St. Petersburg city, according to a museum spokesperson.Red ... Read more...

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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel’s shares fall for 2nd consecutive day


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The shares of leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday fell for the second day following disappointing quarterly results.At the Bombay Stock Exchange the shares of ... Read more...

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US airline traffic up 1.6 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US airline traffic continued its momentum in April after four consecutive monthly increases, the US transport department has said.US airlines carried 61.5 million domestic and international ... Read more...

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Himachal to give free net books to 4,000 school toppers


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) After Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh also Wednesday announced it would give free net books to 4,000 topper students of Class X passing out ... Read more...

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Nine percent growth not possible in 12th Plan: Montek


July 6th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) It is not possible to achieve 9 percent economic growth during the 12th Five Year Plan period that began April 1, 2012, Planning Commission ... Read more...

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Goa to give women Rs.1 lakh for wedding expenses


July 6th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 ... Read more...

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Scrap nutrient-based subsidy for fertilisers: Jayalalithaa


June 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to withdraw the nutrient-based subsidy (NBS) scheme for fertilisers and reintroduce the earlier ... Read more...

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Court allows rusticated MBBS student to sit for exam


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Army College of Medical Sciences here to allow a rusticated MBBS student to sit for the college's internal ... Read more...

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Coal India targets 615 mn tonnes output in five years


June 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Government-run Coal India Ltd Wednesday said it has targetted production of 615 million tonnes of coal during the 12th Five Year Plan period that began ... Read more...

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Court quashes regulatory board’s order on CNG


June 1st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed an order of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board slashing the network tariff and compression charges with retrospective ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh promises parity in merged Air India (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday promised employees of the "erstwhile Air India and Indian Airlines" parity in payscales and working hours in the merged ... Read more...

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Air India imbroglio: Ajit Singh promises uniform pay, working hours


June 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday promised pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines parity in payscales and working hours in the merged Air India in a ... Read more...

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GPF interest rate raised to 8.8 percent


May 24th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The government Thursday said deposits under the General Provident Fund (GPF) will attract 8.8 percent interest in 2012-13 against 8.6 percent in the previous year."The ... Read more...

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Have power to frame CNG tariff rules, regulator tells court (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has the power to frame tariff regulations for Indraprastha Gas ... Read more...

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Clinton calls Suu Kyi on sanction decision


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has informed Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the recent US decision to ease sanctions on the ... Read more...

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PM’s panel to review food storage problem


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With the government unable to store a bumper crop for the third year in a row, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday appointed a panel ... Read more...

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Sudripto Roy Himachal’s new chief secretary


May 1st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) Sudripto Roy, a 1978-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Harinder Hira, who retired Monday.Hira was appointed ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s party to attend parliament for first time


April 30th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 30 (IANS) All 43 lawmakers-elect of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), including its long-incarcerated leader Aung San Suu Kyi, will Wednesday attend the ongoing session of ... Read more...

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Wrestler Sushil Kumar qualifies for London Games


April 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar qualified Friday for the 2012 London Olympics by taking the gold medal in the 66kg event of ... Read more...

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Hike in Delhi labourers wages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday hiked the daily wages of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled labourers, an official statement said here."The monthly minimum wages of unskilled labour ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wants word changed in oath


April 19th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 19 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) Thursday asked the government to change a word in the oath of office taken ... Read more...

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US lifts ban on Myanmar charity work


April 19th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 19 (IANS) The US has lifted a ban on charity works by non-profit groups in Myanmar after the country successfully held its parliamentary elections earlier this month.The US ... Read more...

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For dogs in Chinese city, size matters


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Authorities in a Chinese city of Harbin have issued directions for dogs, prohibiting their stay in the city in case they grow up beyond a specific ... Read more...

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GST likely to come into effect from next fiscal: Sushil Modi


April 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The much-awaited unified Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to come into effect from April 1, 2013 as the centre is open to ... Read more...

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Man held for killing daughter, lover in Rajasthan


April 13th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) A man was arrested along with his four accomplices in Rajasthan Friday on charges of shooting dead his daughter and her boyfriend after they were spotted ... Read more...

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No stay on regulator’s order to cut gas prices in Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to stay a regulator's order to the Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) to reduce the price of CNG and piped ... Read more...

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Regulator asks IGL to reduce gas prices


April 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Piped cooking gas for households and compressed natural gas (CNG) for vehicles is likely to become cheaper in the national capital with the regulator asking ... Read more...

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Cameron to meet Suu Kyi in Myanmar


April 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron will make a landmark trip this week to Myanmar where he is expected to meet Nobel laureate and pro-democracy leader ... Read more...

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Test rankings: England on top, India third


April 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) England will start its domestic international season as the No.1 Test side in the ICC Test Championship after a two-Test draw with Sri Lanka helped it ... Read more...

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Only 20 percent Russians happy with their sex life


April 7th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Only 20 percent of Russians are happy with their sex life, says a survey conducted by Russia's leading opinion pollster VTsIOM.This was, however, 12 percent ... Read more...

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US to ease financial restrictions on Myanmar


April 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US will ease its financial and investment restrictions on Myanmar following the landmark parliamentary by-election in the country, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.America was ... Read more...

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Delhi servant who stole crores arrested in Bihar


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) He dreamt of leading a lavish life in Nepal after stealing crores of rupees from his Delhi employer. The plan however, was cut short following ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron’s April Fool prank: A spoof sex tape


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) A never before seen sex tape of Charlize Theron popped out April 1, but was only an April Fool's day prank from the actress. The sex ... Read more...

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