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Trinamool quits UPA, Congress reaches out to Mamata (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress party's support to the UPA government, but both she and the Congress indicated a ... Read more...

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Trinamool to go on nationwide stir against diesel hike, FDI


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Stating that shutdowns served no purpose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asked the Left parties to withdraw their Sep 20 general strike, even as ... Read more...

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We hope Mamata will review her decision: Bengal Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

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Cauvery River Authority to meet Wednesday after 9 years


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Cauvery River Authority (CRA) will meet after nine years Wednesday following the demand of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for a meeting over ... Read more...

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GDP growth will return to 9 percent: Moily


September 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Power Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said that the country's GDP growth would soon return to 9 percent as the power sector is set to deliver a ... Read more...

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Kochi Startup Village to have 2,000 IT firms


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said that in three years, 2,000 IT firms will be incubated at the Startup Village in Kochi, which has already ... Read more...

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Kerala to host agro meet in 2013


September 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) After the huge success of Emerging Kerala, an investor conference organised in Kochi, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday announced a global agriculture meet next year to ... Read more...

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Auction illegal mines: Goa Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) All illegal mining sites in Goa should be divided into blocks and auctioned to the highest bidder, Congress leader and former union minister of state for ... Read more...

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Roerich estate has 37 rare paintings of Russian painter


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, has over 8,000 artefacts, including ... Read more...

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Goa’s mining prowess a matter of pride: Parrikar


September 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as the shockwaves of an estimated Rs.35,000-crore illegal mining scam continue to rock Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed that the state "occupies a ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan stopped on way to Kudankulam


September 18th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday left for Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu to protest against the nuclear project but was stopped by police on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Special police station to probe Rajasthan foeticide cases


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday announced it would set up a special police station in Jaipur to register and probe female foeticide and infanticide cases across the ... Read more...

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Delhi’s poor to get 3 more subsidised LPG cylinders


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a breather for economically weaker families, the Delhi government Monday announced that it would provide three more subsidised cooking gas cylinders to over 3.5 ... Read more...

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Patnaik demands rollback of diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, S Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday demanded a rollback of the diesel price hike saying it will hit everyone.He also flayed the cap on ... Read more...

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Hike in diesel price cruel joke, says Nitish


September 14th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday termed the diesel price hike and limiting the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders as a cruel joke on the ... Read more...

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UP government rolls out 133 ambulances


September 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country.Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee begins four-day trip to Bengal


September 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday arrived here on his first visit to his home state, West Bengal, after assuming the nation's highest post.Mukherjee was received at ... Read more...

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Kerala coir products for Japanese market


September 14th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Japan could be a new market for Kerala's eco-friendly coir products.A six-member delegation of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) discussed with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here ... Read more...

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Kerala firms Rs.20,000-crore refinery expansion project


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14, (IANS) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Kerala government and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) here Friday at the Emerging Kerala-2012 investment meet for ... Read more...

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Air Kerala will start with flights to Middle East: Chandy


September 14th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Air Kerala, the state government's proposed airline, would start operations with five leased aircraft flying to the Middle East, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here ... Read more...

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Why is Mukul Roy absent from cabinet meetings, asks Congress


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Asking why Railway Minister Mukul Roy, from the Trinamool Congress, was absent from most cabinet meetings where decisions like the fuel price hike are taken, ... Read more...

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‘Himachal on Sale’ say BJP, Congress (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) "Himachal on Sale" is the slogan on which the ruling BJP and the opposition hope to outsmart each other at the coming assembly polls. Both ... Read more...

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ACB seeks nod to probe Bhujbal for Maharashtra Sadan irregularities


September 13th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for Maharashtra's Democratic Front government, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sought permission to probe allegations of corruption against Public Works Department ... Read more...

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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn support ... Read more...

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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata


September 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, J Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks waiver for quick launch of Air Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The first meeting of the newly-constituted board of directors of Air Kerala will be held here Friday, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy while discussing the ... Read more...

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Odisha CM defends decision on coal block recommendation


September 13th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday defended the recommendation he had made in 2002 for the allotment of a coal block to a private company.After coming ... Read more...

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Mamata mouths lies, says CPI-M leader


September 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of misleading the people of the state, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Gautam Deb Thursday said the ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar faces protest by Bihar rural representatives


September 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday faced a protest by nearly 2,000 rural representatives from across the state against 'high-handedness' of officials and "rampant corruption" in ... Read more...

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BJP is misleading country on coal issue: Congress


September 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "misleading the nation" on the issue of coal block allocation and stalling parliament to ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu’s family assets down to Rs.35 crore


September 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu's family assets have come down from about Rs.40 crore last year to Rs.35.59 crore this year.The former ... Read more...

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Photos of suspects in Odisha violence released


September 13th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have released photographs of 36 suspects involved in violence during Sep 6 Congress rally here in which a policewoman was thrashed and molested in ... Read more...

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Five killed in Punjab factory blast


September 12th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) At least five workers of a private factory were killed in Punjab's Khanna town Wednesday following an explosion in the solvent plant of the unit, police ... Read more...

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Over 300 dead as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Night Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) More than 300 people met a macabre death when fire razed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader Akhilesh ... Read more...

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