Compensation for Kerala lorry blast victims

September 3rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Kerala will give jobs, pensions and compensations to the next of kin of those killed and the injured victims of last week's LPG tanker blast in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan launches interest-free loan for farmers

July 22nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) In a major decision to push the rural economy, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Kumar Gehlot has decided to provide interest-free loans of up to Rs.1 lakh ... Read more...

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Drinking water for Delhi: Himachal project clears legal hurdle

July 11th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) giving its clearance for awarding compensations, Himachal Pradesh will speed up the construction of a multi-billion-rupee dam project that ... Read more...

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Noida land acquisition row: Apex court notice to UP, Noida (Lead)

April 27th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a petition by the farmers of Noida's Visrak and Patwari villages seeking restoration ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh relief for terror suspect’s custody death (Lead)

April 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented ruling, the Bombay High Court Tuesday awarded Rs.20 lakh compensation to the mother of Khwaja Yunus, an accused in a bomb blast in ... Read more...

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Turkey expels Israeli Ambassador and diplomats after UN flotilla report

September 2nd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto─člu announced on Friday that Israel's ambassador and senior diplomats have been expelled from the country after Israel refused to apologize regarding the ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers hail land acquisition verdict

July 6th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 6 (IANS) Farmers in the western Uttar Pradesh belt of Greater Noida Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court order quashing the acquisition of land in Shahberi village. ... Read more...

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Kashmir: Music returns to soothe troubled waters (With Images)

June 26th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Sujit Singh couldn't have wished for a better honeymoon. With night stars twinkling above, serene blue water all around, the romantic aura was heightened by soulful ... Read more...

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Relatives Iraqi war victims to raise judicial case against former President Bush

June 17th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
ANBAR, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Relatives of the victims of the U.S. military operations in west Iraq announced on Thursday that they intend to initiate a judicial case against former U.S. President ... Read more...

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Saudi envoy comes up with ‘Raymond Davis offer’ to bail Pak, US

March 10th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik and the Saudi Ambassador to Islamabad, Abdul Aziz bin Ibrahim al Ghadeer, have reportedly discussed options to pave way for the release of double ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM rejects Agatha Sangma’s accusation on Rabha-Garo clashes

February 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has turned down accusations made by the Union Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma that the recent clashes between the ... Read more...

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East Delhi building collapse kills 16 natives of Bihar

November 17th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): At least sixteen natives of Bihar were killed in the four-storey building that collapsed in East Delhi's congested Lalita Park locality on Monday night."We have identified a ... Read more...

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Kathua residents suffer due to non-availability of rehabilitation package

October 16th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathua (J-K), Oct 16 (ANI): Residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district are suffering as they have not been provided with the rehabilitation packages announced by the Punjab Government during the construction ... Read more...

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Singur farmers in a spot over unplanned land acquisition

August 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Rick SundarSingur (West Bengal), Aug 28 (ANI): Farmers, who gave up their lands for the small-car manufacturing project of Tata Motors in West Bengal's Singur town, are now suffering the fallout ... Read more...

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Vijay’s ‘Kavalkaran’ In Troubled Waters

July 1st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, actor Vijay found himself drowning with issues pertaining to the compensations of film distributors and even before he could get out of that, another matter ... Read more...

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Allahabad farmers protest against acquisition of lands for power project

June 27th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, June 27(ANI): Members of the farming community in Allahabad staged a mass protest on Sunday against the acquisition of their agricultural lands for a proposed power project.The farmers also alleged ... Read more...

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Vijay’s Golden Jubilee Film May Earn Trouble

May 29th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vijay is one of the very popular actors in the Tamil film industry. But, even that was not enough to carry off his golden jubilee film ... Read more...

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Government seeks two weeks to settle Lafarge mine issue

April 12th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The central government Monday sought two weeks from the Supreme Court to decide if the French firm Lafarge should be given a forest clearance certificate to resume ... Read more...

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Islamic Charity Wins Case Against Unlawful Wiretapping

April 2nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey San Francisco, Apr 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The judge in a court in the United States has ruled that the wiretapping program carried out by the National Security Agency was against ... Read more...

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Republican Uproar: Boys & Girls Charity Club CEO Paid $1M A Year

March 15th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Republican Senators, which includes Senator Chuck Grassley, has recently questioned the way a well-known organization has been using the charity funds it receives. The ... Read more...

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Charity CEO Gets $1 Million While Clubs Close Down

March 15th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Mar 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fact that the Chief Executive Officers of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America have been paid a salary of $1 million so far ... Read more...

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India’s tech industry relieved as ‘Year of Satyam’ blows over (Flashback 2009)

December 27th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) It's a year Indian IT sector would like to forget for more than one reason. Even as the industry was braving a global meltdown, its reputation was ... Read more...

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Gilani drops forestry park inauguration plan fearing backlash from PPP senator

November 10th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 10 (ANI): An influential PPP senator reportedly told Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani not to inaugurate a model forestry park in Islamabad, and the latter did just that. ... Read more...

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Pak govt. files chargesheet against key 26/11 perpetrators, hearing on July 25

July 18th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has filed a chargesheet against five 26/11 prime accused suspects.The hearing into the case would begin on July 25 in the special anti-terror court that ... Read more...

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Theatre fire victims seek early decision on compensation

May 12th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday decided to begin hearing from October a bunch of lawsuits challenging the distribution of compensation among the victims of the 1997 Uphaar theatre ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers block roads seeking more compensation

August 22nd, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kendrapada, Aug 22 (IANS) Thousands of villagers Friday blocked roads in Kendrapada district in Orissa demanding higher compensations for their farm land which will be used to build a railway line.The residents ... Read more...

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Farmers paid out for land at midnight camp in Mayawati’s village

July 31st, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 31 (IANS) In a midnight camp, authorities in Uttar Pradesh paid out compensations amounting to nearly Rs.330 million to farmers whose lands have been acquired for a proposed world ... Read more...

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UK Sikh cop sues for more compensation over repeated racial discrimination

June 12th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 12 (ANI): A Sikh cop who has already won two compensations totaling around three lakh pounds so far in cases of racial discrimination, has approached the court for ... Read more...

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Nooyi’s pay package at Pepsi: over $14 mn

March 25th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 25 (IANS) Indra Nooyi, the India-born chief executive of PepsiCo, received $14.74 million in compensation in 2007, her first full year as head of the world's second-largest soft drink ... Read more...

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