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India for stringent regulation to check spurious drugs


September 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India is working to strengthen policies related to drug regulation in order to check spurious drugs in the market, Minister of State for Health Sudip ... Read more...

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GST bill can be passed in current fiscal: Chidambaram


August 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The constitution amendment bill to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime could be passed by parliament by the end of the current financial ... Read more...

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Government panel wants natural resources’ auction, SC told


July 11th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Wednesday told the Supreme Court that while the government was resisting auctioning of natural resources, its own high-powered ... Read more...

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Help resolve Meghalaya-Assam border dispute: Mukul Sangma


July 5th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday sought the union government's intervention on the prevailing situation in the disputed Langpih village on the Meghalaya-Assam border, where tribal ... Read more...

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Decision on territorial polls Saturday, says GJM


June 28th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) would decide Saturday on whether the party would take part in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls to be held ... Read more...

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Air India forms committee to implement Dharmadhikari report


June 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In the first major move to resolve the human resources issues dogging Air India, a committee of top officials of the airline met here Thursday ... Read more...

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Government files documents on minority sub-quota plea


June 12th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The central government Tuesday filed before the Supreme Court a set of documents supporting its plea seeking a stay on the Andhra Pradesh High Court ... Read more...

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GJM announces agitation, calls for burning GTA agreement


June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Asking the West Bengal government not to implement the high-power committee's report on additional areas in the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

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Government announces Air India staff integration process (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The government Friday said a uniform employees pay and allowances structure and other working conditions for successful integration of the erstwhile Indian airlines with Air ... Read more...

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Take back sacked pilots and we will end strike: Air India union (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Grappling with a contempt of court notice, the agitating Air India pilots Wednesday extended an olive branch to the government saying they would end the ... Read more...

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Murdoch not fit to lead News Corp: British MPs


May 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was not fit to "exercise the stewardship" of a major international company like News Corp, British MPs have said.Parliament's culture committee questioned ... Read more...

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Kudankulam activists brief Jayalalithaa on hazards, seek new panel (Second Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday assured a delegation of anti-Kudankalam protesters that she would study their report on the risks from the power ... Read more...

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Activists brief Jayalalithaa on Kudankulam hazards (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday assured a delegation of anti-Kudankalam protesters that that she would study their report on the risks from the power ... Read more...

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Activists brief Jayalalithaa on Kudankulam risks


February 29th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday assured a delegation from the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), who briefed her about the risks of the ... Read more...

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Assam to seek fresh opinion on Arunachal dam’s effects


January 5th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 5 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday assured more than two dozen-odd anti-dam organisations that it would seek fresh expert opinion within six months on whether the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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CPI-M to move amendments to Lokpal bill


December 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Advocating a strong Lokpal outside the control of the government, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday said it would move two amendments to the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra journalists protest attacks


December 15th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists took out a procession Thursday to the Maharashtra legislature here demanding protection from attacks on the media fraternity in the state.The journalists, sporting ... Read more...

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Broad consensus in UPA on Lokpal: Chidambaram


December 14th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday discussed the Lokpal issue with the United Progressive Alliance leaders and arrived at a "broad consensus" ahead of the ... Read more...

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All-party meeting called on Lokpal as Hazare targets Congress (Roundup)


December 11th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With Team Anna signalling another confrontation on the Lokpal bill and threatening to campaign against the Congress in the forthcoming assembly polls, the government ... Read more...

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Standing committee betrayed country, says Anna


December 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Accusing the parliamentary committee on the Lokpal bill of betraying the country, Team Anna termed its report as "weak" and "ineffective" to tackle corruption ... Read more...

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Highlights of parliamentary panel report on Lokpal


December 10th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Main points of the Parliamentary Standing Committee report on Lokpal:* Constitutional status for Lokpal* Group A and B employees under Lokpal, Group C and ... Read more...

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Coast Guard regional headquarters for northeast


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India will set up a regional headquarters of its Coast Guard for the northeastern states having coastal areas along the Bay of Bengal by March ... Read more...

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Alvi, Ahluwalia clash at parliament panel meet


December 8th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for parliamentary democracy, a scuffle broke out between Congress leader Rashid Alvi and Bharatiya Janata Party leader S.S. Ahluwalia in ... Read more...

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Let CBI chief probe Sohrabuddin killing, apex court told


December 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Wednesday that the CBI chief should be made personally accountable to it for taking the probe into the 2005 Sohrabuddin ... Read more...

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Air India to give August incentive to employees


November 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said it will release the productivity-linked incentive (PLI) component of its employees' salary for August on Dec 5.The PLI constitutes ... Read more...

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‘Lokpal panel for CBI, CVC autonomy but undecided on including PM’


November 24th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice, examining the Lokpal bill, is likely to recommend retaining the autonomy of the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Air India pilots threaten another strike


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) has threatened to launch another protest after Nov 30 if the central government fails to honour its commitments made in ... Read more...

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Embarrassed BJP attacks Congress over Yeddyurappa


October 16th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Embarrassed after former Karnataka chief minister's B.S. Yeddyurappa's arrest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying he had failed ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force buying radars to stop bird-hits


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon buy 41 specialized radars to help monitor bird activity around air bases to prevent bird-hits that are responsible ... Read more...

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Industry chamber seeks transparency in coal allocation


October 11th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) The central government should ensure transparency in the allocation of natural resources like coal and usher in competition through commercial mining, the Federation of Indian Chambers ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers will prove their innocence: BJP


September 5th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for the arrest of former Karnataka tourism minister G. Janardhana Reddy, a defiant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday ... Read more...

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Hazare dares government to prove graft allegations (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared it to start a probe against him ... Read more...

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Corruption allegations against me baseless, says Anna


August 14th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared the government to start a probe against ... Read more...

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Hazare neck deep in corruption, alleges Congress (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Launching a blistering attack on Anna Hazare ahead of his Aug 16 fast, the Congress Sunday alleged he was "neck deep in corruption", and ... Read more...

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Punjab imposes conditions to lift ‘Aarakshan’ ban (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday indicated it is ready to lift the ban on screening of controversial movie "Aarakshan", which deals with reservation issue, if ... Read more...

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