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We are not a one-man show: AITA


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday refuted claims made by Mahesh Bhupathi that it was a one-man organisation with president Anil Khanna calling all the ... Read more...

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Public sector bank’s non-performing assets not alarming: FM


August 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said non-performing assets (NPAs) of public sector banks (PSBs) have risen marginally in the last fiscal and there ... Read more...

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Panel formed to implement national optic fibre network


June 26th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday formed a coordination committee to give a push to the decision to set up a National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) to provide ... Read more...

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Common engineering entrance in favour of students, says Sibal


June 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) With several Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) coming out in opposition on the proposed common entrance test, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday reiterated that ... Read more...

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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the less than three-month-old Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons ... Read more...

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Under huge financial strain: Oil marketing companies


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three state-run oil marketing companies Sunday said they are under "huge financial strain" due to selling diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at subsidised rates and ... Read more...

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Keep away from Feb 28 strike, Mamata tells unorganised sector


February 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Stepping up the offensive to foil an industrial strike called on Feb 28, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday first urged and then warned ... Read more...

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Japan to cut civil servant’s pay by 7.8 percent


February 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 19 (IANS) The salaries of Japanese government employees will be cut by 7.8 percent for two years from the 2012 fiscal year, a media report said Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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FIFA urges Uganda football federation to amend constitution


February 10th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala (Uganda), Feb 10 (IANS) Football's world governing body FIFA has urged the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) to amend its constitution to avoid internal disputes in the future.Primo ... Read more...

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AIADMK sweeps Tamil Nadu civic polls


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Six months after it won the assembly elections, the AIADMK Friday swept the two-phased Tamil Nadu civic polls by winning all the 10 mayoral posts in ... Read more...

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Nepal parliament probes dubious Buddha birthplace deal


August 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Alarmed by reports that a little-known organisation had signed a grandiose $3 billion plan with a UN agency to develop Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha ... Read more...

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JPC will question Maran, says Chacko


June 4th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The role of former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran will also be investigated by the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum scam, its chairman ... Read more...

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Afridi urges Zardari to save Pakistani cricket


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has urged President Asif Ali Zardari to save cricket from the "clutches" of the Ijaz Butt-led Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Afridi told ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese military chief to visit U.S. in May


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr. 27 (ANI): The chief of the general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, General Chen Bingde, will visit the United States in May."I will visit the United States next ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sony to co-finance, distribute ‘James Bond’


April 14th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Sony Pictures Entertainment has partnered with MGM to co-finance and distribute the 23rd "James Bond" movie, which will release Nov 9, 2012.Sony will release the ... Read more...

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BJP activists caned in Uttar Pradesh


March 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were caned in various districts of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday after they clashed with the police, set up road ... Read more...

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BJP activists caned in Lucknow


March 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were caned here Monday as they clashed with the police during a protest against the Uttar Pradesh government.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Conflict between parties delaying Nepal’s cabinet expansion: Experts


February 14th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 14 (ANI): The delay in the formation of the cabinet after Jhalanath Khanal took oath as Prime Minister on February 3, is being viewed by experts as a conflict between ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PCB holds General Council meeting after a gap of 13 years


February 12th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has held its General Council meeting after a long gap of thirteen years."The meeting was convened as per Clause 17 of the PCB Constitution. ... Read more...

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Modi set to expand cabinet Wednesday


February 1st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 1 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is set to expand his cabinet for the second time in the last six months Wednesday.A swearing-in ceremony for the new ministers ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ennore Port’s three new terminals go on stream


January 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Three new terminals - for coal, iron ore and cars - went on stream at Ennore Port here Friday.Speaking at the function, union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan, stressed ... Read more...

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Civic councilors’ development funds hiked Rs.50 lakh


January 15th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday released an additional Rs.50 lakh for each of its councilors in response to their demand for more money to develop ... Read more...

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Russia confers top award on Roerich trust head


January 6th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Russia has honoured Indologist Alena Adamkova with the Order of Friendship for her role in preserving the heritage of iconic Russian painter Nicolas Roerich and for promoting ... Read more...

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Power regulators mull higher tariff during peak hours


November 29th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Central and state electricity regulators are looking for ways to reduce demand during peak hours, including charging higher tariff, an official said.At a meeting of the chairmen of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to add 18,140 MW in five years


November 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Private players are expected to increase Tamil Nadu's power generation by 18,140 MW in five years at an outlay of Rs.910 billion ($20 billion), Deputy Chief Minister M.K. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pay hike for Punjab’s mayors, councilors


November 4th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) In a pre-Diwali bonanza for mayors, councillors and other senior functionaries of municipal bodies in Punjab the honorarium paid to them has been almost doubled, a minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PNB JV’s merger bid in Nepal bounces


September 24th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) The bid by Indian public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB)'s joint venture in Nepal, Everest Bank Ltd (EBL), to merge with another Nepali bank ... Read more...

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Pressure mounting for Rajendra Pachauri to resign as IPCC head


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.23 (ANI): Pressure is reportedly mounting on Rajendra Pachauri to resign as head of the UN climate change panel over fears that his increasingly troubled tenure is hampering efforts to halt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Surrendered Dima Halom Daogah militants observe daylong hunger strike in Assam


August 21st, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 21 (ANI): Surrendered militants of the Dima Halom Daogah outfit observed daylong hunger strike in Assam's Cachar hills district on Friday in support of their leaders and seeking their early ... Read more...

Posted in National |

FIR against three former officials in graft case


July 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 25 (IANS) A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against three ex chairmen of the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) for accepting bribes to award a rural electrification contract ... Read more...

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Orissa opposition demands removal of ministers named in coal scam


July 18th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (ANI): The Opposition parties in Orissa demanded removal of two ministers Badrinarayan Patra and Pratap Jena for their alleged involvement in the coal scam.Patra and Jena are the ... Read more...

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CII rallies behind Keshub Mahindra on Bhopal gas verdict


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Industrialist Keshub Mahindra, found guilty of criminal laxity with six others in the Bhopal gas disaster, Wednesday found support from an apex chamber that wanted changes in ... Read more...

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Indian Railways postpones recruitment exams


June 19th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The Indian Railways on Saturday postponed the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examination, which was scheduled to be held on June 27, in the wake of the Central ... Read more...

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DADT Repeal Likely To Take Some Time


May 31st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although they have voted or it, the Congress has recently announced that it would take it months, possibly more, to actually bring into effect the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clio Awards honored the best in the advertising world after a gap of 13 years


May 30th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Clio Awards made a comeback after a gap of 13 years, and they were a mega success. The award ceremony started off with a ... Read more...

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