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UP set to dole out unemployment allowance


September 8th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh is Sunday set to fulfil its biggest poll promise - paying an unemployment allowance.Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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China approves 25 urban rail projects to boost economy


September 6th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China's top economic planning agency has approved 25 urban rail projects that could be worth more than 800 billion yuan ($126 billion). The National Development and ... Read more...

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SC orders pay review bonanza for defence officers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a good news for defence officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to re-fix their pay scales in tune with the recommendations of ... Read more...

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Delhi to become kerosene-free city


August 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi is set to become the first kerosene-free city with the government launching a scheme Tuesday under which 350,000 families using kerosene oil will get ... Read more...

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Highlights of CAG’s report on coal block allocations


August 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The following are the highlights of The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocations which was tabled in parliament Friday:-- ... Read more...

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Aadhar to bring transparency in welfare schemes: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government wanted to create a system through which money from central welfare schemes could be credited directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries and ... Read more...

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New implant makes blind mice see, gives hope to blind


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A radical new implant has restored vision to blind mice, offering hope to millions of sightless humans.The mice's vision was good enough to distinguish a baby's ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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Dikshit announces job scheme for poor


July 31st, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday announced a self-employment scheme for people from the weaker sections of society.After a cabinet meeting, Dikshit said the Dilli ... Read more...

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Southern Philippine rebels clash and kill 12 soldiers


July 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAMBOANGA CITY, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least twelve soldiers and five rebels were confirmed dead after clashes broke out in southern Philippines, officials said Thursday.Fighting broke out at around 7:30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Essar Group questions trial court’s jurisdiction


July 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Essar Group Saturday questioned the jurisdiction of the Delhi special court in hearing their position in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum allocation case ... Read more...

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2G: Trial begins against Essar-Loop promoters


July 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The trial of promoters of the Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G case started Thursday in a CBI special court here.Two bank officials ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes amendment of MNREGA


July 18th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday opposed the reported attempt to amend the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act that it said will hit hard millions of ... Read more...

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Delhi government allots flats to 500 slum dwellers


July 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A total of 500 slum dwellers living in eight clusters across the city were Wednesday allotted flats by the Delhi government under a central government ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start course on power distribution


July 15th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for a course in power distribution meant for professionals seeking to upgrade their ... Read more...

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India to build 43,000 houses in Sri Lanka


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 14 (IANS) India will build 43,000 houses for Sri Lanka's war displaced communities in the north and east, the Indian High Commission here said Saturday.This is part of ... Read more...

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No disclosure of names of donors to PM’s relief fund: Court


July 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday set aside a Central Information Commission (CIC) order for disclosing the names of institutional donors to the Prime Minister's National ... Read more...

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UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July


June 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said Friday.A senior official told IANS that ... Read more...

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US-India remittance partnership formed


June 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) A leading US financial services firm, Wells Fargo & Company, has joined hands with India's HDFC Bank to start a US-India remittance service. Under an agreement ... Read more...

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Kerala partly complies with NHRC order on endosulphan victims


June 11th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Kerala informed the country's apex human rights panel Monday that it has partially complied with its recommendations on giving compensation to victims of toxic pesticide ... Read more...

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Court permits Essar, loop promoters to visit abroad


May 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Essar Group and Loop Telecom promoters were permitted to visit abroad for business purpose by a special court here Thursday.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special ... Read more...

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2G case: Charges framed against Essar, Loop promoters (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday formally slapped the charges of conspiracy and cheating against the promoters of the Essar Group ... Read more...

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Centre to offload 6 months PDS grains


May 24th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) With its granaries overflowing and record food production for the third year in a row, the central government Thursday decided to allow states to lift ... Read more...

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Dhaka approves $7 bn for development projects


May 20th, 2012 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Saturday approved 550 billion taka ($7 billion) for undertaking developmental projects during the fiscal year 2012-13.The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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Panel asks government to speed up poverty survey


May 18th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed concern that the Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC), which was to end in 2011, is yet to start in major ... Read more...

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Over 250 people to get new houses in UAE


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 11 (IANS/WAM) A total of 277 people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will get new houses built by the government.Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak ... Read more...

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UP cabinet clears unemployment allowance


May 11th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet Friday put its stamp of approval on the unemployment allowance which the Samajwadi Party had promised. The move is likely to benefit ... Read more...

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Order on framing charges against Essar, Loop promoters May 25


May 11th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday fixed May 25 for its order on framing charges against the promoters of the Essar Group ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives away cash awards to 158 athletes


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 10 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday gave away cash awards worth to Rs 2.12 crore to 158 sportspersons who have won medals in international events from ... Read more...

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2G case: No cheating by us, says Loop


May 10th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The promoters of Loop Telecom told a special CBI court here Thursday that no charge of cheating could be made out against the company in ... Read more...

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US says it backs visas to qualified Indians


May 10th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) As India announced plans to take the issue of "discriminatory" increase in US visa fees to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Washington assured it continued to ... Read more...

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No cheating case against us: Essar


May 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) No case of cheating in the 2G scam is made out against the Essar Group, it contended in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special ... Read more...

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CBI misleading courts on Essar: Counsel


May 8th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Essar Group Tuesday alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was misleading courts about their culpability in the second generation (2G) telecom airwaves ... Read more...

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Essar denies all charges in 2G case


May 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Essar Group Monday strongly opposed all charges against it in the second generation (2G) telecom airwaves case and told a CBI special court here ... Read more...

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‘Never again’ says Rwanda on 18th anniversary of genocide


April 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) "Never again" would such a monstrosity be allowed to happen, the East African nation of Rwanda declared Saturday, the 18th anniversary of the genocide against ... Read more...

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