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Air India makes cash surplus, hopes for a turnaround


September 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Air India Wednesday reported a cash surplus of Rs.48 crore during April-July 2012, reducing the net losses of the financially-stressed airline.The national carrier had a ... Read more...

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Mars journey will be ‘huge step’ for India: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This spaceship to Mars will be ... Read more...

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Odisha protests cut in railway budgetary allocation


July 29th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Odisha Saturday protested the alleged reduction of Rs.186 crore in the budgetary allocation to different railway projects in the state.Describing it as a "step-motherly attitude" of ... Read more...

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North Eastern Council meet to boost development in region


June 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) The 61st meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body, would be held in New Delhi Wednesday to finalise strategies for improving ... Read more...

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Government issued notice on striking pilots’ plea on back wages (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will behind conservation woes’ (With Image)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lack of political will is adding to the survival woes of large Asiatic mammals, including rhinoceros, one of the most intriguing beasts in nature's life ... Read more...

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Delhi rape victims to get Rs.3 lakh as compensation


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Victims of rape and acid attacks in the capital will be given a compensation of Rs.3-5 lakh, the Delhi government announced Monday.The relief will come ... Read more...

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Increase defence allocation, fight arms lobbies: BJP to government


May 7th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday urged the government to increase the defence budget to at least three percent of the GDP.Initiating a ... Read more...

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Pawar again criticises Maharashtra governor


April 29th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 29 (IANS) Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday renewed his criticism of Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan for not doing enough for the drought-prone areas in the ... Read more...

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Health ministry faces flak for low allocation, spending


April 25th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Even as the government is planning to increase health allocation in the 12th five-year plan, a report by a parliamentary committee Wednesday questioned the health ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes 2012-13 budget


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the general budget for fiscal 2012-13 and related appropriation bill, authorising the government to spend Rs.21,738.32 crore from the consolidated ... Read more...

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Bihar sitting on central funds


March 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) With Bihar utilizing just 55.12 percent of central funds in the first 11 months of this fiscal, there is huge pressure to utilize the remaining 45 ... Read more...

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Rs.5,500-crore for Bangalore infrastructure in state budget


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Karnataka budget proposes to spend a whopping Rs.5,500 crore in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) for addressing the infrastructure woes of India's tech hub, including its ... Read more...

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Funds for computerising courts doubled


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budgetary allocation for computerization of district and subordinate courts, burdened with over two crore cases, was Friday doubled from Rs.105 crore in 2011-12 ... Read more...

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30 percent jump in budget for disability sector


March 16th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budgetary allocation for the disability sector saw a jump of over 30 percent with increased disability pension for below poverty line beneficiaries.The budget ... Read more...

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Meagre increase in India’s space budget


March 16th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's space budget saw a minuscule increase of over one percent this year compared to the last year with a decrease in allocations in the ... Read more...

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With Rs.1,100 crore, AIIMS bags highest budget share


March 16th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Rs.1,124 crore, the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital tops the list of hospitals and research institutes ... Read more...

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Over 17 percent hike in education budget (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced over 17 percent hike in the budgetary allocation for education with an increased spending on the Sarva Shiksha ... Read more...

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Rollback rail fare hike: Tripura minister


March 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 14 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government wants a rollback of passenger fare hike proposed in the rail budget presented by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in parliament, a minister ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up second foundry cluster


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday said it would soon set up the state's second foundry cluster at Dobbespet in Bangalore Rural district.Dobbespet is about 50 km from ... Read more...

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Maharashtra presents long ‘wish-list’ to railway minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Friday demanded 17 new railway lines and 17 new railway services to connect some of the most inaccessible parts of the state with ... Read more...

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Eight lakh volunteers to create sanitation awareness: Jairam


February 21st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Nearly 800,000 health volunteers will be roped in to create awareness about sanitation issues in rural areas, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Tax telecom sector more to recover fuel losses, Greenpeace urges


January 18th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Calling for a drastic change in the country's energy policies, Greenpeace Tuesday appealed to the government to levy additional taxes on the telecom service providers ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha loses four hours, Rs.1 crore, on day one


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The loss of four hours work in the Lok Sabha due to the bedlam over the opposition's boycott of Home Minister P. Chidambaram on ... Read more...

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No politics in deciding combat plane winner: Antony


November 11th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Geo-political considerations will not play a role in India deciding the winner of a contract worth more than its originally estimated $10.4 billion for 126 ... Read more...

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Mamata announces projects for north Bengal


July 19th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday launched a host of projects for north Bengal and slammed the main opposition Left Front for trying to ... Read more...

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Need more resources for HIV-AIDS programme, Azad tells PM


July 4th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allocate adequate resources for the National AIDS Control Programme Phase 4 ... Read more...

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Dhaka varsity turns 90


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Dhaka University, one of the oldest institutions for higher education in Bangladesh, has turned 90.Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Indian scientist Satyendra Nath Bose and Nobel ... Read more...

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Punjab to have cattle markets on French lines


June 21st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced that it has decided to establish four ultra-modern cattle mandis (markets) on the lines of similar cattle markets in France.These will ... Read more...

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Pakistan allocates Rs.495 bn for defence


June 4th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan has hiked the budgetary allocation for defence to Rs.495 billion for 2011-12, a media report said.The allocation for the next fiscal year is Rs.53 billion ... Read more...

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Pakistan defence budget hike will inflame sentiments: daily


May 11th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The plan to hike Pakistan's defence budget to Rs.495 billion would "inflame public sentiment" following the failure of the armed forces to intercept four US helicopters ... Read more...

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Social audit points to failure of power scheme in Bihar


May 8th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 8 (IANS) In power-starved Bihar, a central government-backed rural electrification scheme has failed to achieve its target due to official apathy and poor implementation, a social audit conducted ... Read more...

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Bihar holds first meeting of its agriculture cabinet


April 26th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 26 (IANS) Bihar, the first state to constitute an 'agriculture cabinet' to improve the agrarian sector, Tuesday held its maiden meeting under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar."The first meeting ... Read more...

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Bihar sets up agriculture ‘cabinet’ for farm sector


April 25th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 25 (IANS) Bihar has become the first state in the country to constitute an agriculture 'cabinet' with an aim to improve the agrarian sector and address the plight ... Read more...

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