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UP announces new industrial policy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Uttar Pradesh will have a new industrial policy that aims at achieving 11.2 per cent sectoral growth in the state.The ... Read more...

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Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

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Fire-ravaged Mantralaya to get new look


August 30th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building here, including making ... Read more...

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Dhumal opens cold store, apple packing units


July 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday opened an integrated cold chain storage facility and two computerised grading and packing units in the apple-growing areas ... Read more...

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Bengal ration shops to continue potato sales till prices fall (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple food, are likely to remain high till December, prompting the state government to continue selling the tuber ... Read more...

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Potato to be sold through ration shops in Bengal


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple vegetable, are likely to remain high till December and will be sold through ration shops till prices ... Read more...

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New class of vaccines won’t require cold storage


July 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new silk-based stabiliser that kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 60 degrees Celsius.The breakthrough could free vaccines and ... Read more...

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Assam hopes for record rice, jute production


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 22 IANS) Despite floods affecting about 10,000 hectares of cropland, Assam hopes to register a record paddy and jute production this year.Assam Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka made the ... Read more...

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Hillary, Mamata likely to discuss FDI, Teesta treaty


May 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) As US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets West Bengal's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday, discussions on foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail ... Read more...

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Ammonia leak: Disaster averted in Agartala


April 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) A prompt response from fire service personnel averted a major disaster here after they successfully contained an Ammonia gas leak from a local cold storage, officials ... Read more...

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‘Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its ... Read more...

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‘I feel cheated,’ says Subhash Ghai (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence after two successive court verdicts cancelling allotment of land to his Whistling Woods International film academy, veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai Friday said he ... Read more...

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State government cheated me, says Subhash Ghai


April 6th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) After two court verdicts overturned allotment of 20 acres of land here for his film academy, filmmaker Subhash Ghai says he feels cheated by the ... Read more...

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Setback for Ghai in land allocation row (Second Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) In a setback for filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his Mukta Arts Ltd challenging a Bombay High Court verdict ... Read more...

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Setback for Ghai in land allocation row (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) In a setback to filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his Mukta Arts Ltd challenging a Bombay High Court verdict ... Read more...

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Ghai suffers setback over land allocation


April 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In a setback to film producer Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his film company Mukta Arts Ltd, which challenged the ... Read more...

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Green signal for Kudankulam, Rs.500 crore for region (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Doing a U-turn in six months, the Tamil Nadu cabinet Monday gave its green signal for the Kudankulam nuclear plant and allotted Rs.500 crore for local ... Read more...

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Pakistani hospital to spend Rs.20 mn on morgue


March 17th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A Pakistani hospital plans to spend Rs.20 million to expand its morgue after it was forced to keep many of the over 150 aircrash victims two ... Read more...

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Andhra plans three agri business investment regions (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh plans to roll out three integrated Agri Business Investment Regions (ABIRs) and take other initiatives to catapult the state as a prime destination for ... Read more...

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Andhra plans three agri-business investment regions


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh plans to roll out three integrated Agri Business Investment Regions (ABIRs) and take other initiatives to catapult the state as a prime destination for ... Read more...

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Organic fertilisers cut input costs, raise crops’ life


February 25th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) A senior professor at IIT Kharagpur says the use of organic fertilisers not only can reduce the production cost of the farmers but also increase the ... Read more...

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Two labourers killed in Nagpur building collapse


January 31st, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 31 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and at least nine injured when a four-storied industrial building collapsed in Chikhli industrial area here, police said Tuesday.The under-construction building housed ... Read more...

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HIV drug now available as oral powder for children


January 29th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The HIV drug Viread will now be available in powder form for HIV positive children after its approval by the US Food and Drug Administration ... Read more...

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Himachal to explore hot springs for power generation


January 13th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will explore the possibilities of exploiting the hot springs in the state to generate electricity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."An ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP slams Bengal government for farmers’ suicides


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Causing embarrassment to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has composed a song condemning farmers' suicides in the state and ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill now in freeze, but discourse gets hotter (Roundup)


December 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Lokpal bill, which dominated public discourse for much of the year, appeared to have gone into cold storage Friday but the rhetoric got ... Read more...

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Day after Lokpal bill failure, battlelines drawn (Afternoon Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The morning after was one of vitriol and bitterness with the BJP Friday asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit after the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Bumper potato crop nightmare for Agra farmers


December 11th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 11 (IANS) Potato cultivators in Uttar Pradesh's Agra region are a distressed lot these days. Their hopes of hitting a goldmine with a bumper crop this season have ... Read more...

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PM hopes parliament will function normally from Wednesday


December 4th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday expressed hope that parliament would function normally from Wednesday after it meets after a four-day break, but opposition parties ... Read more...

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Sharma to reveal states which supported FDI in retail


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Saturday said he would disclose in parliament the states which supported the decision to allow foreign capital in the multi-brand ... Read more...

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Amid opposition, India declares retail trade open


November 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government Friday formally announced its decision to allow foreign equity in multi-brand retail industry despite strong protests by the opposition parties which also ... Read more...

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Two treated in Agra after gas leak


November 15th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 15 (IANS) Two people were treated at a hospital in this Taj city after an ammonia gas leak at a cold storage near here killed five workers and ... Read more...

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Five killed in ammonia gas cylinder explosion


November 14th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) At least five workers, including an engineer, were killed and another five injured after an ammonia gas cylinder exploded at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Activists demand strong Lokayukta in Meghalaya


November 7th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 7 (IANS) Anti-graft activists in Meghalaya Monday demanded amendment to the Meghalaya Lokayukta and Up-Lokayukta Act, 2002 on the lines of the ombudsman in Uttarakhand."We want the Meghalaya ... Read more...

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Muammar Gaddafi buried at secret location in desert


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was buried early Tuesday morning at a secret location in the desert, Al-Jazeera reported, quoting an official of the ruling Libyan ... Read more...

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