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Coalgate: Rajnath demands probe by SC judge


September 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Rajnath Singh, Ghaziabad Member of Parliament (MP) and former president of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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Peace dividend: India allows investments from Pakistan (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major confidence-building step that will boost economic ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and accelerate the pace of regional integration, India Wednesday announced ... Read more...

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Committee formed to reinstate sacked Air India pilots, court told


July 13th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A committee has been formed for the reinstatement of terminated Air India pilots, the Delhi High Court was informed Friday.Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner S.K. Chand ... Read more...

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Japanese offer to develop Uttar Pradesh infrastructure


July 5th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) A delegation of Japanese businessmen met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday and expressed interest in working with the state in infrastructure areas such as ... Read more...

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Talk, settle dispute: Court to Air India, striking pilots (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked Air India and its striking pilots to amicably settle the matter out of court and gave them a day's ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks more funds from central government


June 6th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought augmentation of central funds for infrastructure development, social sector and governance reforms in the state.Sangma's request for more ... Read more...

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Court notice over girls’ admission to Delhi school (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on a plea seeking directions to ensure conducive atmosphere for girls' admission to a ... Read more...

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Court notice over girls’ admission to Delhi school


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on a plea seeking directions to ensure conducive atmosphere for girls' admission to ... Read more...

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‘Ripples of Afghan violence can reach Kashmir’


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Recent events in Afghanistan will have a long term bearing on Kashmir, Lt Gen S.A. Hasnain, general officer commanding (GOC) the army's Srinagar based 15th corps, ... Read more...

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India must let Chisty, Pakistani fishermen return: Activists


April 13th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A group of activists working to improve India-Pakistan relations Friday appealed to the Indian government to let Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty return home and release ... Read more...

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PM, Zardari talks on right track, says Indian media


April 9th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan have gained from President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here, the Indian media said Monday with ... Read more...

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NLD’s victory claim cheers Myanmarese in northeast India


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Apil 2 (IANS) As the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's by-election in Myanmar, it cheered ... Read more...

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Exam time: Another helpline for stressed students


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Students bogged down by exam stress and anxiety have some more help available -- a Delhi-based hospital's mental health helpline Friday announced special arrangements for ... Read more...

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Agitating workers asked to vacate Maruti premises


October 13th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 13 (IANS) The district administration has taken strong exception to the workers' strike in Maruti-Suzuki plant at Manesar and at Suzuki's two-wheeler plant. The workers have been advised ... Read more...

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Give colleges more freedom: Experts


September 14th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Colleges and universities in West Bengal should be given more autonomy to take strategic decisions but the government should also monitor how these institutions spend their ... Read more...

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`India, Bangladesh boundary row resolution to bring goodwill’


September 9th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS) Meghalaya gained 240 acres, but lost 41 acres as India and Bangladesh resolved their boundary row, said Chief Minister Mukul Sangma who added that it ... Read more...

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Telangana impact: Hyderabad loses global investors meet


July 21st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) The demand for a separate state of Telangana in Andhra Pradesh has forced the state government to cancel the Global Investors Meet (GIM) that was ... Read more...

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Terrorism cannot be solved militarily: Mizoram chief minister


June 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 30 (IANS) Political problems or militancy cannot be solved militarily through the barrel of the gun and lasting solutions can only be reached through talks, Mizoram Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court urged to let all reappear at AIEEE


May 5th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The mother of a girl student, who appeared in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), Wednesday appealed to the Delhi High Court that all ... Read more...

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India has a strategic relationship with Russia: Krishna


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Emphasizing that strategic ties help to build on common perceptions on major issues of international relations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said that India has a strategic ... Read more...

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IANS Kashmiri journalist gets non-stapled China visa


April 11th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) An IANS journalist with a passport issued in Srinagar has got a normal Chinese visa in a sign that Beijing may have relaxed the ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah terms Manmohan Singh’s invitation to Pak PM ‘historic’


March 29th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Mar 29 (ANI): Stating that the relationship between India and Pakistan has a direct bearing on Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits’ sense of security to be restored: Omar


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Tuesday the government was working on a multifaceted programme for the return of Kashmiri Pandits to ... Read more...

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Won’t share stage with NSA: Geelani


March 7th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has declined to attend the India Today conclave in Delhi, saying he cannot share the stage with India's National Security ... Read more...

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Fugitive Indian casino king seeks truce with Nepal


February 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) A controversial Indian businessman who enjoyed monopoly over Nepal's multi-billion rupee casino industry but had to flee the country after growing disputes with the government has ... Read more...

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Separatists not shying away from talks: Shabir Shah


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Kashmiri separatists were not shying away from dialogue and steps like troop withdrawal and repeal of "draconian laws" were needed to make the negotiations more meaningful, Democratic Freedom ... Read more...

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Kashmir Interlocutors to present document on political settlement in two weeks


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu Feb.23 (ANI): Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, who is heading the team of interlocutors appointed by the Central Government, today said that a document containing the contours of ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Indian elephants in German zoo: court


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government and the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to ensure "conducive" atmosphere for a pair of elephants to be sent ... Read more...

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PDP mocks at government’s call for talks with separatists


January 28th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 28 ( IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party mocked at the Jammu and Kashmir government's repeated calls to the separatists to sit across the table terming them as meaningless ... Read more...

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Naga leaders agree for ‘mutually acceptable’ settlement with Centre


January 24th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) Isak Swu and Thuingaleng Muivah have agreed to work out a 'mutually acceptable' settlement with the Central Government ... Read more...

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MPs, civil society members to break Kashmir ice


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) A 10-member delegation of parliamentarians and civil society activists arrives here Friday to interact with separatists, locals, victims of the recent unrest, mainstream politicians and the youth ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite Corp strike to continue


October 26th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The 36-day strike by contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corp (NLC) is set to continue despite the request to resume work by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Appointing interlocutors futile, say Kashmir separatists (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday termed as "futile" the government move to name three interlocutors for restarting the stalled peace process in the troubled state."This is ... Read more...

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Decks being cleared for Assam-ULFA talks


October 5th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) The Assam government and the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) are treading cautiously but cleverly in paving the way for formal peace talks ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks UN intervention to resolve Kashmir issue


September 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told the UN General Assembly that the Kashmir issue could be resolved through UN resolutions and stressed that it was necessary ... Read more...

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