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Improve facilities, extend Amarnath yatra period: BJP


August 14th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that the central government extend the time limit for the Amarnath Yatra and ... Read more...

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PM sets up committee to review taxation of IT sector


July 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday set up a committee to review taxation of "development centres" and IT sector, with a view to bring more ... Read more...

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Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Congress Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a ... Read more...

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No clarifications, says Abhishek (Movie Snippets)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood's famed Bachchan family is under constant media scrutiny with rumours finding their way in print almost each day, but Abhishek Bachchan says its better ... Read more...

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Reactor pressure vessel inspected at Kudankulam


June 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Saturday commenced the pre-service inspection of the reactor pressure vessel of the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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CBI grills Jagan for over 7 hours, to continue questioning Saturday (Evening Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday grilled YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for over seven hours in the illegal assets case and will ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on CNG price cut


May 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (IGL) to stay a regulator's order to cut CNG price ... Read more...

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Have power to frame CNG tariff rules, regulator tells court (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has the power to frame tariff regulations for Indraprastha Gas ... Read more...

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Cellular operators ’shocked’ at TRAI’s recommendations


May 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Monday said it was "shocked" and "aghast" at the regulator's move to largely stick on to its proposals ... Read more...

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GSM players to contest TRAI theory of minor tariff hike


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The heads of some telecom firms will meet Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday to contest the regulator's contention that there would be only a minor ... Read more...

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TRAI’s reserve price extremely high: CII


May 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The reserve price for the telecom spectrum auction recommended by TRAI is extremely high and will hurt inclusive growth and will also be detrimental for ... Read more...

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Telecom honchos to meet Sibal


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of top telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, will meet Wednesday evening Communications Minister Kapil Sibal to discuss their concerns following the ... Read more...

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2G: Process for selection of auctioneer approved


May 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) In a rush to meet the August 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court for auctioning 2G spectrum, an empowered group of ministers (EGoM) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Italian ship’s release difficult unless commitment on marines: Court


May 1st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that if the Italian government can't ensure the presence of its four marines presently aboard M.V. Enrica Lexie as and ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission seeks clarity on TRAI proposals


April 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Commission Monday sought more information and clarifications from the telecom regulator on its recommendations on 2G auction, including spectrum pricing, which have invited ... Read more...

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Under pressure, president forgoes post-retirement Pune home (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy, President Pratibha Patil Friday voiced "pain" at being portrayed as insensitive to war widows and and announced that she will ... Read more...

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President forgoes post-retirement accommodation in Pune (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will forgo her post-retirement accommodation in Pune as "misgivings" continue to persist "despite clarifications" being offered on allegations of land grabbing, ... Read more...

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President forgoes post-retirement accommodation in Pune


April 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will forgo her post-retirement accommodation in Pune following allegations of land grabbing and "misgivings" continuing to persist "despite clarifications" being made, ... Read more...

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GAAR adding to investors’ anxiety: ICRA


April 26th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Credit rating agency ICRA Thursday said the provisions of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) prescribed in this year's budget has added to investors' anxiety."Not lack ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes army chief over his bribery complaint


April 20th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday recorded the statement of Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh at his South Block office following the ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: Interim probe report submitted


April 13th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The interim report of a two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai was submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, official sources said.The report ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society probe interim report likely Friday


April 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The interim report of the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam, related to the housing society originally meant for war heroes and Kargil widows, is ... Read more...

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No stay on regulator’s order to cut gas prices in Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to stay a regulator's order to the Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) to reduce the price of CNG and piped ... Read more...

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Odisha hostage crisis: Maoists refuse to release Italian (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) Maoists Friday refused to release the Italian tour operator Bosusco Paolo they have kept hostage in Odisha since March 14 even though the government offered a ... Read more...

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Odisha hostages: Maoists yet to respond to swap offer


April 6th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) Two mediators Friday sought clarification from the Odisha government on its swap offer to secure the release of an Italian and a state legislator from Maoist ... Read more...

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CAG dismisses coal scam report, says no loss to exchequer (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday said its audit report on coal block allocations was still under preparation and a newspaper report ... Read more...

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CAG disowns coal blocks report, says no loss to exchequer


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday said its audit report on coal block allocations was still under preparation and a media report suggesting ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues match fixing in cricket


March 15th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Illegal bookies in India and elsewhere remain undeterred as the latest fixing claims focus on the role of Bollywood actresses being used as honey traps for ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) threatening to revive its movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose to blame ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy


February 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership threatening to revive movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose ... Read more...

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Monsanto’s violations in GM maize trials ignored: RTI reply


February 6th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The environment ministry's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) ignored violation of law by the US-based company Monsanto which conducted trials of herbicide-tolerant, genetically modified (GM) ... Read more...

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Apex court questions process on army chief’s age row (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) In a setback for the government, the Supreme Court Friday questioned the way it had rejected army chief Gen V.K. Singh's plea that his year ... Read more...

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Space scientists shocked over ex-ISRO chief’s outburst


January 26th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Even as the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) maintained discreet silence, space scientists in this tech hub Wednesday expressed shock and dismay at the ... Read more...

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Rushdie to address lit fest after all(Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Controversial author Salman Rushdie is all set to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via videolink Tuesday afternoon, with festival organiser Sanjoy Roy saying the issue had ... Read more...

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Congress MP quizzed by CBI in Emaar case


January 16th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Congress Rajya Sabha MP K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Emaar-APIIC township scam.KVP, as he is popularly called, ... Read more...

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