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Murrah milk drives Haryana’s white revolution

August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) With dairy farming picking up in the state, and with the rising popularity of the Murrah breed of buffaloes, milk production in Haryana has gone up ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Andhra CM announces Rs.50 lakh for Saina

June 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for Indian badminton champion Saina Nehwal for her victories in ... Read more...

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At 50, people are at their competitive best

December 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A British study says men and women in their 50s are now rather more willing to pit themselves against others than ever before.Indeed, it is ­actually ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

To catch monkeys, Himachal dangles Rs.500 bait

November 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) Unable to check its marauding monkeys, Himachal Pradesh has offered Rs.500 each to youths who can catch the animals. The wildlife wing's target is to sterilise ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rs.500 for bringing accident victims to hospitals

October 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Announcing a unique initiative, the district police in Haryana's Hisar district have decided to give a cash incentive of Rs.500 to anyone who brings accident victims ... Read more...

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World Cup-winning cricketers’ cash prize upped to Rs.2 crore

April 27th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The cash prize for India's 2011 World Cup-winning squad has been doubled from Rs.1 crore to Rs.2 crore each, it was announced here Wednesday.The decision was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Duncan Fletcher appointed India’s cricket coach

April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was Wednesday named as the coach of the Indian cricket team for the next two years.Fletcher's appointment was made here during ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barclays chief executive gets 6.5 mn pounds bonus

March 7th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Barclays has given its new chief executive a whopping bonus of 6.5 million pounds for his performance as the head of Barclays' investment banking and wealth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cabinet panel approves project for pregnant women

October 20th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A project to improve the health and nutrition of pregnant, lactating women and infants will be implemented in 52 districts of the country at a cost ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

CCEA green signals Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana

October 20th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday gave the green signal for the implementation of Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana.Under the scheme, each ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Awards, promotions for railwaymen winning Games medals

October 6th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal) Oct 6 (IANS) Railways employees have made the country proud by winning gold medals in the Commonwealth Games, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday while announcing cash prizes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Deora announces cash incentive for medal winners

October 3rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora has announced cash incentives of Rs.5 lakh to Rs.10 lakh for Indian medal winners at the Commonwealth Games.The minister announced ... Read more...

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Punjab announces new sports policy

September 19th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Sunday evening approved the new sports policy for the state, encompassing sporting disciplines from rural areas to international competition at the level of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punjab to rank sportspersons

May 8th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Punjab will introduce ranking of players to honour top 100 players in each game using an internationally accepted procedure, officials said Saturday. The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CPI-M furious over management awards against ‘Stalinists’

December 9th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) A private management institute's decision to give awards Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and some intellectuals for their efforts to free West Bengal from 'Stalinists' has raised ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now Malta markets itself to Bollywood

December 2nd, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) There is a common thread running through classics like Ridley Scott's "Gladiator", Stephen Spielberg's "Munich" and Wolfgang Petersen's "Troy". All three films were shot in Malta, ... Read more...

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Oriental Insurance to start incentive scheme for employees

August 7th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) State-run non-life insurer Oriental Insurance will introduce an incentive scheme this fiscal for its high performing employees, a top official said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Madonna once bribed daughter with cash to stay away from cigarettes

July 25th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna once allegedly bribed her daughter Lourdes with wads of cash to stay away from cigarettes, after she caught the teenager experimenting with smoking. ... Read more...

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BAI announces cash award for Saina

June 21st, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president V.K Verma has announced a cash award of Rs.2 lakh for Saina Nehwal for her title triumph in the Indonesia Super ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

When it comes to negotiating, men and women change gender stereotype

August 8th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): When it comes to negotiation, men are assumed to be more assertive and women better at fostering relationships. However, a new research has revealed that when people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walia presents his fifth Delhi budget Monday

March 23rd, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Finance and Planning Minister A.K. Walia Monday will unveil his fifth consecutive annual budget of the Delhi government, which is unlikely to see any new taxes. He ... Read more...

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Mayawati pledges women’s toilets in 90,000 village schools

March 8th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) As many as 90,000 primary schools spread across the villages of Uttar Pradesh will soon have toilets for women, Chief Minister Mayawati announced at a special function here ... Read more...

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