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Trinamool to launch countrywide protest against FDI (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, which is to formally withdraw from the UPA Friday, announced it will launch countrywide protests against the government's economic policies, especially FDI ... Read more...

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Mamata expresses shock on FDI notification


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday expressed shock over the central government notifying FDI in retail, and questioned the creditability of ... Read more...

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Will move apex court again on Cauvery water: Jayalalithaa


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will again approach the Supreme Court to get its due share of Cauvery river water from Karnataka as the award of the Cauvery ... Read more...

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Chinese, US defence chiefs hold talks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Tuesday held talks with visiting US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta who said the key to healthy Sino-US relations is "to ... Read more...

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SP doesn’t favour FDI in retail: Akhilesh


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday said that the Samajwadi Party government did not favour FDI in retail as this would harm the interests of ... Read more...

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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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Sarah Brightman in talks over space trip


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British singer Sarah Brightman, the world's bestselling classical vocalist, is in talks with tourism firm Space Adventures to become the world's eighth space tourist, a ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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Coal India approves 80 percent trigger point for supplies


July 31st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The board of Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's largest coal miner, Tuesday approved supplying coal to a minimum 80 percent of contracted fuel to power ... Read more...

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‘Maruti executive paid for another officer’s remarks’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) The senior Maurti Suzuki executive, who was killed in the July 18 violence at the car factory in Manesar, paid for anti-worker remarks made by another ... Read more...

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My father will give new dimension to office of president: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Sunday said her father would give a new dimension to the office of president of India with his experience and ... Read more...

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FDI in retail on hold till CMs respond, says Anand Sharma


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that the proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector has been kept in abeyance for ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new panel chief follows Gandhi’s teachings


July 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was born in India's Gujarat state where he attended lectures given by Mahatma Gandhi. He continues to be ... Read more...

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Experts stress 5 musts before weight loss surgery


July 10th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
NewDelhi, July 9 (IANS) Even as India and China top the global chart of obese and diabetic people, experts charted out five prerequisites for patients and surgeons before weight loss ... Read more...

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IITs retain hold on JEE examination


June 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The human resource development ministry and IIT Council Wednesday arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren to decide JMM’s stand on presidential poll


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Sunday authorised party chief Shibu Soren to decide the party's stand for the July 19 presidential poll even as it ... Read more...

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Trying to get Mamata on board: BJP


June 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Announcing support for P. Sangma in the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it will try to get Trinamool Congress leader Mamata ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Forward Bloc to back Pranab, CPI, RSP to skip poll (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday failed to reach consensus on the presidential election with two of the four parties, including the CPI-M, supporting UPA candidate ... Read more...

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Left parties divided over supporting Pranab


June 21st, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday failed to reach a consensus on the presidential election with two of the four Left parties supporting UPA candidate Pranab ... Read more...

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JD-U to support Pranab for presidency (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Thursday announced its support to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mujherjee, saying it was in favour of the ... Read more...

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JD-U to support Pranab for presidency


June 21st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Thursday announced its support to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mujherjee. Soon after the BJP pledged its support ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav dodges queries on Modi as PM row


June 20th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid speculation about the Janata Dal (United) splitting from the NDA over Narendra Modi's projection as the prime ministerial candidate, JD(U) chief Sharad ... Read more...

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Maneka backs Mukherjee for president


June 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Maneka Gandhi Monday came out in support of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for president.Talking to reporters outside the North Block, ... Read more...

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Would like to see Pranab challenged: Subramanian Swamy


June 16th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Saturday praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for naming former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as a presidential candidate ... Read more...

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Left parties to meet June 21 to discuss presidential poll


June 16th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Leaders of the Left parties will be meeting here June 21 to discuss the presidential election, officials said Saturday."We will meet June 21 to ... Read more...

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Notification for presidential poll issued (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued the notification for the presidential election to be held July 19. The last day for filing nominations is June ... Read more...

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NDA to discuss Mukherjee’s candidature: BJP


June 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will decide on Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for president's post after a meeting with its National Democratic ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: BJP woos Jayalalithaa, NDA to meet Friday (Third Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday made an attempt to bring to its side non-UPA parties, such as AIADMK, for the presidential polls, as ... Read more...

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Kalam the best candidate for president: Mamata


June 14th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the Trinamool Congress' first choice and the "best candidate" for president, party chief Mamata Banerjee announced Thursday."Kalam is ... Read more...

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Advani, Jayalalithaa to ‘coordinate’ on presidential polls (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani Thursday said his party will "coordinate efforts" with the AIADMK over the July 19 presidential polls.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Consensus with India on resolving pending issues: Gilani


June 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is consensus with India over finding out solutions to all pending issues.Gilani said Wednesday that there ... Read more...

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FDI in multi-brand retail will lift mood: Economic advisor


June 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Opening up the multi-brand retail sector to foreign direct investment(FDI) would lift the economic mood and largely benefit farmers and small exporters, the government's top economist said ... Read more...

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Pentagon says India is a global power


June 6th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Ahead of next week's India-US strategic dialogue here, Pentagon has described India as a global power, which is meeting its responsibilities, and appreciated its work to ... Read more...

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Nepal opposition plans anti-government protest


June 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Twenty-two opposition parties in Nepal Tuesday decided to organise a major "show of strength" in the capital Friday against the "unilateral" declaration of fresh parliamentary polls ... Read more...

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India for navigational freedom in South China Sea


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with several nations. Defence Minister A.K. Antony made ... Read more...

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