bureaucratic red tape

Bureaucracy holding up Agra’s air connectivity?

August 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kheria airport in Agra is ready to receive domestic airlines and international chartered flights ahead of a new tourist season beginning next month. But ... Read more...

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Cut through red tape to enhance US-India defence cooperation: Panetta

June 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The US-India defence partnership "is coming of age" but both countries need to cut through the red tape to realise its full potential, particularly ... Read more...

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Defence proposal caught in red tape

August 3rd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Four years into India's 11th five-year plan, the defence ministry's proposals are still stuck in bureaucratic red tape and hence it has given up hope ... Read more...

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Nepal red tape threatens India’s Everest heroine

May 29th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) A hero's welcome and red carpet await Anshu Jamsenpa, the first Indian and the second woman to conquer Mt Everest, the word's highest peak, twice in ... Read more...

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I also face red tape: Nitish Kumar

March 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) Bureaucratic red tape bothers not just the common person but also Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who believes it is a big impediment to the state's ... Read more...

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Fans feel let down at aborted Bryan Adams concert

February 15th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) From vexation, confusion, surprise, anger to virtual trauma, emotions rode roller coaster at the sprawling Okhla grounds in the capital, the venue of the Bryan Adams concert, ... Read more...

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665 dead in Brazil mudslides

January 18th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) The number of dead from downpours that have deluged the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has climbed to 665, authorities said Monday.Sunday's rains caused ... Read more...

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Bangladesh FDI drops 36 percent

July 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 23 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh plunged by 36 percent in 2009 and may see no dramatic improvement, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has ... Read more...

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Pune blast compensation eludes Nepal victim’s kin

June 23rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 23 (IANS) Four months after a Nepali worker's tragic death in the German Bakery incident in Pune in which 17 people were killed, his family has not been ... Read more...

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Private promoters take Indian art to new frontiers

May 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Private art promoters are playing a big role in pushing Indian contemporary art beyond national frontiers, pitch-forking new artists into international limelight and connecting them ... Read more...

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Pakistan lacks support for culture: Sheema Kermani

March 13th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Indians and Pakistanis are the same people and want to live in peace, says Pakistan-based theatre director Sheema Kermani. Also an activist, she believes cultural ... Read more...

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US lawmakers seek to expand Cuba trade, travel

February 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Democrats and Republicans in the US House of Representatives have presented a bill seeking to broaden travel and agricultural exports to communist Cuba. The bill was presented Tuesday ... Read more...

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Goa competing with foreign locales for film shoots

June 25th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Goa is competing with New Zealand, Switzerland and South Africa as a film shooting destination, with an increasing number of film-makers choosing the state, an official said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Outlining education reforms, Sibal says no need for Class 10 boards (Roundup)

June 25th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With "expansion, inclusion and excellence" as his guiding factors to revamp Indian education, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday announced a slew of measures, including optional ... Read more...

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Dismal start to Nathu La border trade between India, China

May 4th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Oberoi Nathu La (Sikkim), May 4 (IANS) The fourth season of the border trade between India and China through the fabled Silk Road resumed Monday, although bureaucratic red tape from ... Read more...

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Young Cubans not interested in getting jobs

January 14th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 14 (IANS) Getting a job has dropped to fifth place in the ambitions of young Cubans, according to a report by the Granma, the official daily of Cuba's Communist Party, ... Read more...

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Integrity makes Tatas an outstanding business house: Chidambaram

October 25th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) One of India's top business conglomerates, the Tata Group, stands out from any other business group in the world due to their intellectual, moral and financial integrity, ... Read more...

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Only one orphan adopted after China quake

September 9th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.9 (ANI): Only one child orphaned in Chinas devastating earthquake this year has won adoption so far. The process of finding new homes for 88 children whose parents have been ... Read more...

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