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No rollback of FDI in multi-brand retail: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress asserted Thursday it will go ahead with the latest economic reforms, especially foreign equity in multi-brand retail, despite stiff opposition to the UPA ... Read more...

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CPI-M mocks Mamata’s announcement of withdrawing support


September 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday mocked Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's decision to pull out from the government, saying that she has still kept ... Read more...

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Meghalaya NCP legislators join NPP


August 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Friday started his new political innings with the National People's Party (NPP).His sons James K. Sangma and Conrad K. Sangma ... Read more...

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Trivedi’s rail fare hike reasonable, say economists


March 15th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Notwithstanding severe criticism from his own Trinamool Congress that may cost him his job, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has got a thumbs up for his ... Read more...

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Clarke’s triple century makes it tough for India (Roundup)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) A landmark triple century by Australian captain Michael Clarke on the third day Thursday has left India with an improbable task of saving the second ... Read more...

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Euro debt crisis spreads to healthy economies: Official


November 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 25 (IANS) The euro area debt crisis has spread to healthy economies, said EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn in Helsinki Thursday.Rehn made the remarks in ... Read more...

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Telangana party plans to stall parliament


November 21st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhar Rao Monday said his party along with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would stall parliament on the Telangana ... Read more...

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Bipasha gets bolder, gets navel pierced


July 4th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, who recently broke-up with long-time beau, actor John Abraham, took a bold decision to get her navel pierced - a wish she ... Read more...

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Amritsar hits a high with hotels


March 27th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) Good hotels and rooms were a rarity in this Punjab city that is home to the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines. But big ... Read more...

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Pak SC makes history by issuing notices to spymasters in missing persons case


November 13th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court made history on Friday by putting on notice the powerful spymasters of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) ... Read more...

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Empower minorities commission: IUML urges PM


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide statutory powers to the National Minorities Commission and hoped that a bill ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Quetta on 12th anniversary of Pakistan’s nuke tests


May 28th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, May 28 (IANS) While the rest of Pakistan observed Youm-e-Takbeer Friday in remembrance of the scientists who had conducted nuclear tests on this day 12 days ago, Quetta observed a ... Read more...

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Sharif says Clinton offered 5 billion dollars not carry out 1998 nuke tests


May 28th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 28 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) chief and former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Friday claimed that when he was heading the government in 1997-98, the then US ... Read more...

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US offered $5 bn for refraining from nuclear tests: Nawaz Sharif


May 28th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Then US president Bill Clinton had offered Pakistan a $5 billion package to refrain from conducting tit-for-tat nuclear tests in response to India's in 1998 but the ... Read more...

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Ex-BCCI chief moves apex court against office bearers stake in IPL


May 8th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 8 (ANI): Former Board of Control for Cricket in India President A C Muthaiah has filed a case against present BCCI Secretary N Srinvasan and moved the apex court ... Read more...

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Is Kashi going the Uttaran way?


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Imagine TV took a bold decision to launch two social shows during Indian Premier League. One is Jamunia while the other is a tale of a little ... Read more...

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Indo Tibetan Border Police inducts first batch of women constables


January 29th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bhanu (Haryana), Jan 29(ANI): The Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Friday inducted the first ever women's formation in the presence of Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram at the ITBP training ... Read more...

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Abandon Tipaimukh dam project, Khaleda Zia tells India


July 18th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 18 (IANS) Urging India to cancel plans to build a dam in an area near the Bangladesh border, opposition leader Khaleda Zia Saturday exhorted the government of Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Gross budgetary support for annual plan increased by Rs. 40,000 crore


July 6th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his budget speech on Monday said that the government has taken a conscious and bold decision to enhance the Gross Budgetary ... Read more...

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NDA pro-business, UPA more rural-oriented: Goldman Sachs


May 11th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) An alliance led by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is more likely to be "pro-business" than a government with the Congress party at its helm, a leading ... Read more...

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Manchester United’s dip in form is just ‘a little accident: Evra


March 26th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): French defender Patrice Evra has described Manchester United's slump in form as nothing more than 'a little accident'.Like so many of his Old Trafford team-mates, Evra has gone away ... Read more...

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Gillani lauded for lawyers’ peaceful Long March


June 15th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani's decision to allow participants of the lawyers' Long March to hold a rally in front of parliament here has drawn widespread appreciation from ... Read more...

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Iraqi offensive in Basra ‘bold’, says Bush


March 28th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 27 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's assault against Shia militants in the southern city of Basra was "bold" and demonstrates the growing capability of Iraq's security forces, US President ... Read more...

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All-woman staff man Hajipur railway station in Bihar


March 9th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
Hajipur (Bihar), March 9 (IANS) An all-woman team of women Railway officials made history here Saturday when the entire operation of the Hajipur railway station in Bihar was handed over to them. ... Read more...

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