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CII, centre join hands on cloud computing


August 8th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) national IT committee has tied up with the central government for use of cloud computing among small and medium enterprises ... Read more...

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Award of contract to Swiss Timing transparent, says Bhanot


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee's former secretary-general Lalit Bhanot Friday told a special CBI court hearing a corruption case against him that everything was transparent ... Read more...

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Mystery woman in Indian contingent a cast member, says Coe (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The mystery woman who gatecrashed the opening ceremony of the London Games Friday night with the Indian contingent was a cast member "should not have ... Read more...

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Maruti crisis: Local village headmen see conspiracy


July 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 20 (IANS) Local village heads (sarpanches) of the Manesar area Friday decried the repeated crises in leading car-maker Maruti's Manesar plant, blaming these on "outsiders", and demanded a ... Read more...

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Team Anna questions government’s integrity


July 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Monday questioned the government's integrity for constituting the select committee to discuss the Lokpal bill, saying it is the third ... Read more...

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Bhutan refugees from Nepal seek India’s help


July 14th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Representatives of Bhutanese refugees from Nepal and human rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Saturday urged India to help 1.3 lakh people allegedly ... Read more...

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‘Claims of regularising unauthorised colonies a gimmick’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) North Delhi Municipal Corporation standing committee chairman Yogender Chandolia Wednesday dismissed as a political gimmick the Delhi Government's announcement of regularising unauthorised colonies without ... Read more...

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British parliament to conduct banking inquiry


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that a parliamentary committee will probe the banking sector following Barclays' lending rate manipulation scandal.The probe will involve ... Read more...

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Raise UP’s quota of Haj pilgrims: Akhilesh


June 21st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday requested the central government to increase the quota of Haj pilgrims from the state.In a letter written to ... Read more...

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Vishnu Vardhan top seed in ITF event


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan, ranked 385, heads the singles field as the top seed in the $10,000 ITF Futures Men's Tour tournament to be ... Read more...

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Sports ministry clears national camp after HI’s flip-flop


March 5th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday finally paved the way for the national hockey team's camp that will start Tuesday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ... Read more...

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China vows to promote economy, stability (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China Saturday vowed to stimulate "steady and robust" economic development and promote social stability in the country.The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the top political ... Read more...

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UAE approves new veterinary products


February 27th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the registration of 29 new veterinary products.The decision was taken by the veterinary registration higher committee, said Amin ... Read more...

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Goa’s carnival festivities in limbo due to polls


February 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The March 3 Goa assembly polls have cast a pall of uncertainty over the famed carnival festivities.A poll official in the state said repeated reminders sent ... Read more...

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34 Bihar legislators yet to declare assets


January 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 31 (IANS) Even a month after the deadline expired, 34 legislators in Bihar are yet to declare their assets. And most of them are from the ruling ... Read more...

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After Kalmadi, his aides now get bail


January 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A CBI special court here Saturday granted bail to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot and former treasurer M.Jayachandran.This comes barely two ... Read more...

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Joint chiefs of staff committee chairman calls on Zardari


January 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee chairman Gen. Khalid Shamim Wynne Monday called on President Asif Ali Zardari to discuss the country's security situation, a ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Argument on charge from Feb 1 (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A day before starting daily hearing, a special CBI court here Thursday said the argument on charge in a corruption case related to purchase of ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Argument on charge from Feb 1


January 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A day before starting daily hearing, a special CBI court here Thursday said the argument on charge in a corruption case related to purchase of ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Chennai, Mohali to get BCCI regional academies


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In a bid to reduce the load on Bangalore's National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Indian cricket board will start regional academies in Mumbai, Mohali and ... Read more...

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BJP to intensify protests against FDI in retail


November 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 20 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to launch nationwide agitations against the central government's move to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand ... Read more...

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MCD trifurcation: Delhi mayor meets Chidambaram


November 19th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajni Abbi Saturday requested Home Minister P. Chidambaram not to "succumb" to the "pressure tactics" by the Sheila Dikshit-led government to trifurcate ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 dengue cases in India this year


November 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 10,000 dengue cases have been reported across the country so far this year, with Punjab topping the list with 2,016 cases, an official ... Read more...

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24 dengue cases in 24 hours in Delhi


October 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The national capital reported the highest number of dengue cases in a day this year with at least 24 people testing positive for the virus, ... Read more...

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Editors Guild wants media out of Lokpal’s purview


October 21st, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India wants the media to be kept out of the Lokpal's ambit as it is a private entity, sources said Friday.They ... Read more...

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Railway amenities panel stresses on tackling blockades


October 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Keeping in mind the increasing instances of railway blockades causing inconvenience to passengers, the Indian Railways' Passenger Amenities Committee has recommended that a proper mechanism be ... Read more...

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New Zealand replace India as hosts of 2011 Champions Trophy


September 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, Sep 13 (IANS) The FIH Tuesday announced that New Zealand will replace India as the hosts of the the 2011 edition of the men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament, which ... Read more...

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Umpire abandons match after being abused by players


September 6th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda) Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) A Jamaica-born umpire abandoned a Premier Division match Sunday after being verbally abused by players.Lester Harnett, a long-time Bermuda resident, pulled up the stumps in the ... Read more...

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Dalit groups submit their version of Lokpal bill


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Representatives of Dalit, tribal and minority groups Friday submitted a draft of what they called the Bahujan Lokpal bill to Parliamentary standing committee chairman ... Read more...

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Addiction may be from brain disorder: New finding


August 15th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Addiction is more than mere substance abuse and could hold signs of a diseased brain, according to the a new definition furnished by the American Society ... Read more...

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CAG is not only the government’s accountant: BJP


August 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday slammed the Congress's contention that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was there only to audit government expenditures, saying ... Read more...

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I stick to my statement in parliament: Ajay Maken


August 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) After a privilege motion was moved against him, Sports Minister Ajay Maken asserted that he stood by his statement in parliament that the then ... Read more...

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Gilani discusses security with top army officer


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has discussed the security situation in Pakistan with a top army officer.Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General Khalid Shamim ... Read more...

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I’m perfectly ok, says Kalmadi


July 28th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Dismissing reports that he was suffering from dementia, former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi Thursday underwent a brain scan at the All ... Read more...

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IHF wants HI to drop show cause notices to players


July 27th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) president R.K. Shetty expressed hope that Hockey India (HI) will stand by its word and not penalise the five senior players ... Read more...

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