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ACB to probe graft allegations against Bhujbal


September 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday gave its consent to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to probe corruption charges against PWD Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaderChhagan ... 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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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... 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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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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NHRC notice on school turning away gangrape victim


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over a Dalit girl being allegedly denied admission in school ... Read more...

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Nexus between CAG and opposition can’t be ruled out: UPA minister


September 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I;) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), ... Read more...

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Norms for film shooting in Delhi to become easier


September 12th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the spate of farmers suicides within six weeks, terming it as ... Read more...

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NHRC sends notice to Delhi government


September 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government and police over the incident of a girl being crushed to death ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... Read more...

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Delhi sets up task force for regularization of colonies


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday said it has set up a task force to deal with matters relating to regularization of 895 unauthorized colonies."The government is ... Read more...

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Special anti-terror Act extended in Tripura


September 8th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) The Tripura government has extended for another six months the operation of a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to para-military troopers deployed in disturbed areas ... Read more...

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Assam announces third special to Bangalore on Sep 20


September 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 7 (IANS) The Assam government is planning to run a third special train to Bangalore Sep 20 to facilitate the return of those who had fled Bangalore and ... Read more...

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Sivakasi blast: NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu


September 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice the Tamil Nadu government and sought a report on the explosion in the Sivakasi fireworks factory that ... Read more...

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MPs’ delegation calls on Akhilesh, seeks end of malnutrition


September 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A delegation of MPs - part of the Citizens Alliance Against Malnutrition (CAAM) - met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and asked him to ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Delhi government, power discom


September 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government and a power discom for not extending any medical aid to a person ... Read more...

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Delhi sets up panel to check waterlogging


September 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The city government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has constitute a 15-member co-ordination committee to find solutions to the problem of waterlogging ... Read more...

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Meghalaya forms panels on influx, tenancy laws


September 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday decided to form two committees to study the problem of influx and illegal immigrants and review the tenancy laws.Making a suo moto ... Read more...

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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.In separate letters written ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray publicity-hungry: Nitish Kumar


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday said that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is publicity-hungry and has nothing to do with democracy.Reacting to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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Army stages flag march in Nagaland


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 2 (IANS) The army Sunday staged a flag march in Dimapur district in Nagaland after clashes a day earlier between Naga tribes Sumi and Angami, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s textiles push with nine dedicated parks


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) The central government has approved nine textile parks worth Rs.1,500 crore in Rajasthan, and an additional grant of Rs.400 crore to promote this industry in the ... Read more...

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India was undecided about national anthem at Independence


September 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Even though India attained independence Aug 15, 1947, the country was undecided on its official national anthem on the auspicious day, an archived letter made public ... Read more...

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9 killed in wave of sectarian violence in Quetta


September 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and a dozen others injured in a wave of sectarian violence that hit Quetta city, the provincial capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Akhilesh writes to PM on power project delays


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday shot off two letters to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his help in expediting BHEL's power projects in ... Read more...

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Dhumal pleads for Himachal sailor’s release by Somali pirates


August 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday pleaded with the central government to secure freedom for sailor Aman Kumar, who is held captive by Somali ... Read more...

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President to visit Bihar early October


August 30th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bihar in the first week of October to launch a road map on agriculture prepared by the state government, an ... Read more...

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West Bengal issued notice over hunger deaths


August 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the West Bengal government over three starvation deaths in a tea estate in Jalpaiguri district.Among those ... Read more...

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A night safari soon in Greater Noida


August 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Preliminary work on the first night safari in India is likely to begin soon in Greater Noida, a growing suburban town of Delhi.The Greater Noida ... Read more...

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‘Tough to get IPS officers transferred from Goa’


August 28th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) It is difficult at times to transfer police service officers from a soft posting like Goa and sometimes officers have a vested interest in resisting tough ... Read more...

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NHRC orders relief to kin of child killed in gate collapse


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday directed the Delhi government to pay Rs.1 lakh as relief to the family of a child who was ... Read more...

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Meghalaya ministers to review situation in Karnataka, Maharashtra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Three Meghalaya ministers Friday left for Karnataka and Maharashtra to review the situation in the states after thousands of people from the northeast left following threats ... Read more...

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