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Cauvery award: Both Tamil Nadu, Karnataka unhappy (Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's bid to resolve the row over Cauvery river water-sharing, by asking Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs every day between Sep 20 ... Read more...

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J&K; government creates 1,083 posts, approves Jammu golf course


August 30th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the creation of 1,083 posts of village-level workers (VLWs) in the rural development department.It also took a decision to ... Read more...

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Congress to hit streets against BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Under unrelenting attack from the BJP over coal blocks allocation, the Congress Tuesday announced it will "hit the streets" to expose the double-speak of ... Read more...

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Special committee for TRP soon: Ambika Soni


August 27th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday said the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) would soon appoint a technical committee for measuring target rating ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup team


August 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday decided to drop Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the Davis Cup team that will take on ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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PM refers tax on portfolio investments to GAAR Committee


July 30th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday referred the issue of implications of amendment to taxation of portfolio investment on FIIs and portfolio investors to the ... Read more...

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Be prepared for LS polls ‘anytime in 2013′, Mulayam to party (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav appears to have fast tracked his party's preparations for Lok Sabha polls by reportedly asking his party men to be ... Read more...

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Mulayam fast tracks preparations for LS polls


July 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday decided to fast-track its preparations for the Lok Sabha 2014 polls and appointed 58 observers for the ... Read more...

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Enhanced healthcare ordered for Amarnath pilgrims


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over the deaths of 47 pilgrims due to natural causes during this year's annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday directed the ... Read more...

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BJP adds Ghaziabad mayor’s seat to its kitty


July 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 8 (IANS) Continuing its winning spree in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday won the Ghaziabad mayoral seat for the fourth time ... Read more...

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Government to export two million tonnes wheat


July 4th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Facing shortage of storage space, the government has decided to export two million tonnes of wheat at a base price of $228 per tonne, ... Read more...

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Cabinet refers one-time spectrum fee issue to EGoM


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday did not take any decision on the proposal to charge a one-time, auction-determined fee for all airwaves held by existing telecom ... Read more...

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EGoM on 2G spectrum auction issues deferred again


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom that was scheduled to meet under a new head, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, ... Read more...

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PPP nominates Makhdoom Shahbuddin as new PM


June 20th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has nominated Makhdoom Shahbuddin for the office of the prime minister, Geo News reported Wednesday.Sources told the TV channel that ... Read more...

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Panel formed on Lucknow bus transit system


June 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday took the first step towards building a bus rapid transit system (BRTS) here with the constitution of a panel to identify ... Read more...

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Will file complaint on Aircel-Marxis deal, Swamy tells court


May 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Saturday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that he wanted to file an additional private ... Read more...

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India defers implementing GAAR for a year


May 7th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Relenting under pressure from the business community, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday proposed to defer the implementation of the controversial General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) ... Read more...

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I-League clubs skip last meeting of ad-hoc committee


May 4th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Despite making hue and cry over the sorry state of the I-League, top clubs Friday skipped the last meeting of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ... Read more...

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Amity students hold candlelight vigil for Dana Sangma


April 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 27 (IANS) Students from various faculties at the Amity campus here gathered Friday for a condolence meeting and observed a candlelight vigil for MBA aspirant Dana Sangma who ... Read more...

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UAE’s participation in Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 significant: Envoy


April 24th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Manila, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) envoy to Philipines has underlined the importance of participating in the Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 held last week in Manila under ... Read more...

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Panel looking into Mamata ultimatum: Mukherjee


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has asked a government panel to look into West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's ultimatum to the centre for a moratorium ... Read more...

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Act quickly to restore glory of Ganga: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said there is need to "act quickly" to restore the glory of the Ganga river, which provides water to ... Read more...

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Football will be Goa’s official sport: Parrikar


March 26th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) Football-crazy Goa has taken the sport to a new pitch altogether.Presenting his first budget after coming to power, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar proposed that football ... Read more...

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Is government serious about saving the Ganga?


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Ganga, deified by Hindus and intrinsic to its literature and lore while providing water to over 40 percent of India's population in 11 ... Read more...

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Spaniard one of world’s savviest bankers, says Fortune


March 24th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, Emilio Botin, is the subject of a glowing article in the latest issue of Fortune magazine, which describes the ... Read more...

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Differences on Lokpal being narrowed down: Narayanasamy


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The differences on the Lokpal Bill have been narrowed down and efforts are on to reach a consensus for passing the law in parliament, ... Read more...

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DMK calls meeting on Sri Lanka resolution


March 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The DMK has called a meeting of its high level committee Tuesday to discuss the Indian government's support to the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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Prepare for record wheat procurement, states told


February 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Expecting a rise in wheat procurement to 31.8 million tonnes from last year's 28.3 million tonnes in this rabi season, the central government Tuesday asked ... Read more...

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UAE bans groundwater export


February 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday banned the export of groundwater in view of depleting resources and in keeping with a parliamentary recommendation.The decision was ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani was not director of Swan: Witness


January 31st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) One of the witnesses of the 2G spectrum allocation case Tuesday said in a special CBI court that Anil Ambani, chairman of Reliance Group, was ... Read more...

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RBI to act against banks not beefing up cyber security


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will act against banks that do not implement its guidelines on electronic security of their transactions and operations by October ... Read more...

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Move to ban from government jobs improper: Madhavan Nair


January 25th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the government's move to bar four space scientists, including him, from ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill approved: PM in but CBI out (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday night approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, which brings the prime minister under the purview of the ombudsman with riders but ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Lokpal bill


December 20th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill after a two-hour special meeting, official sources said. The cabinet met in the parliament house ... Read more...

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