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Blast near government office in Imphal


September 14th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 13 (IANS) Manipur's outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday exploded a powerful bomb near the office of India's spy agency here, police said. No one was injured in ... Read more...

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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Cuba announces steps to save agricultural cooperatives


September 12th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has approved a package of measures to rescue the system of autonomously managed farming cooperatives known as UBPCs, which cultivate 28 percent of ... Read more...

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Top PLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


September 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) A top rebel of the outlawed People's Liberation Army of Manipur was arrested from eastern Meghalaya near the Bangladesh border, an official said Wednesday.Athokpam Surchandra Singh, ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered Wednesday by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded.The ... Read more...

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Task force to examine amending Electricity Act


August 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) As a measure for reforms in the power sector, a task force will look into amending the Electricity Act, 2003, Power Minister Veerappa Moily announced ... Read more...

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Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast (Interview)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, ... Read more...

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Mars rover to undergo ‘brain transplant’


August 11th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity will undergo a "brain transplant" over the weekend with a software upgrade to prepare for new tasks ahead, NASA has said.The upgrade ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike hits court work on day two


July 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Court proceedings across the country were hit for the second day Thursday as around 1.7 million lawyers boycotted courts on the Bar Council of India's ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers observe strike on bar council’s call


July 11th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) City lawyers Wednesday joined the two-day strike called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) to protest a proposed legislation that could affect its autonomy ... Read more...

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Maharashtra, Goa lawyers on strike


July 11th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) About 1.40 lakh lawyers in Maharashtra and Goa Wednesday joined the two-day all-India strike to protest the entry of foreign law institutes and universities and a ... Read more...

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Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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Mamata mulls autonomy for Ramakrishna Mission schools


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government might exempt Ramakrishna Mission-run schools from the school services examinations for recruiting teachers, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday."I have already ... Read more...

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Committed to ‘one country, two systems’, says China


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 1 (IANS) President Hu Jintao has said that the Chinese government remains committed to the principles of "one country, two systems", "Hong Kong people administering Hong ... Read more...

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New IIT entrance test pattern gets mixed reactions from alumni


June 28th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The compromise between the human resource development ministry and IIT Council over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the engineering institutes Wednesday garnered mixed ... Read more...

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Dads can ground kids in perseverance


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive traits, new research says. Brigham Young University professors Laura Padilla-Walker and ... Read more...

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PDP is party of Jammu too: Mufti


May 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Mufti Mohammed Saeed, patron of the main opposition PDP, Sunday dispelled the impression that his party was Kashmir-centric and declared that it was as much as ... Read more...

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Bangladesh banker favours micro-finance regulation


May 9th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman Tuesday emphasised the need for strong regulation for monitoring micro-finance institutions."We are striving to maintain the right balance of ensuring that ... Read more...

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Left Front blames Mamata government for Terai-Dooars violence


April 26th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Wednesday blamed the recent unrest in the Terai-Dooars region in the state's northern part to the "undue haste" of ... Read more...

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Omar for financially self-reliant Jammu and Kashmir


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday declared that the state's "financial self-reliance" was the main aim of his government.Abdullah, who is also working president ... Read more...

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Agni-V reflects political will of UPA: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of Agni-V reflects the technical prowess of India and the government's will to expand its strategic parameter, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari told ... 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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Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?


April 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?The ... Read more...

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‘More autonomy for states to implement rural schemes’


April 8th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) As part of innovations in the 12th Five Year Plan, the centre plans to introduce flexibility in implementing its flagship rural development programmes all over the ... Read more...

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Colombian girl world’s youngest mother?


April 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A 10-year-old Colombian girl has sparked outrage after becoming one of the world's youngest mothers by giving birth to a healthy daughter, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Badal wants new constitution for India


March 27th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday demanded a fresh constitution for the country along genuinely federal lines.Winding up the debate on the motion of thanks ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Amsterdam to cooperate for business opportunities


March 27th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Mumbai and Amsterdam Tuesday forged a strategic alliance to create more business opportunities, especially between the ports of the two cities.The alliance was forged at a ... Read more...

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GJM pitches for hills’ representation in Rajya Sabha


March 24th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, asked for representation from the Darjeeling Hills in the Rajya Sabha."We ... Read more...

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Centre will bring Lokpal bill: Farooq Abdullah


March 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 24 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that while the central government is keen to bring the Lokpal ... Read more...

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K. Venkataramanan new managing director of L&T;


March 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Infrastructure giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has appointed K. Venkataramanan as its chief executive and managing director while A.M. Naik would continue ... Read more...

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US making ’strategic bet’ on India in Asia, says scholar


February 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) India gets a key place in the US pivot toward the Asia-Pacific region because Washington is making "a strategic bet" that India will promote peace and ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) threatening to revive its movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose to blame ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy


February 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership threatening to revive movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Two Nobel laureates and long-time friends -- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond Tutu - will come face to ... Read more...

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Kalmadi should have resigned as IOA president: Maken (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday welcomed Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi's decision to not continue in the post but said it should ... Read more...

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