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Goa temporarily suspends all mining operations


September 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) In a major development, the Goa government Monday temporarily suspended operations of all the working mines in the state, pending verification of documents relating to mining ... Read more...

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Advance Pricing Agreement norms come into effect


August 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) norms, introduced in this year's Budget, have come into effect from Aug 30, 2012, an official release said Friday. An APA ... Read more...

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PM seeks solution to quota in job promotions


August 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged political parties to suggest ways for a legally sustainable solution to the issue of reservations in job promotions ... Read more...

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Austrian economic growth to slow down


July 10th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 10 (IANS) Growth of Austria's economic output will slow down to between 0.6 and 0.8 percent in 2012 from three percent in the previous year, a report said ... Read more...

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HTC One S launched in India


June 21st, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Smartphone-maker HTC Thursday launched its much awaited HTC One S priced at Rs.33,590 in the Indian market.The smartphone which comes equipped with a super-fast dual-core ... Read more...

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‘Bichhoo 2′ to go on floors with fresh star cast


June 18th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Director Guddu Dhanoa has confirmed that he is making a sequel to his 2000 movie "Bichhoo" -- but says instead of the original lead pair - ... Read more...

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Wind power banking in Tamil Nadu is unbankable: Tangedco


June 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) wants power banking scrapped as around Rs.200 crore are being lost annually because of the the facility.Power banking ... Read more...

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India’s exports decline by 4.16 percent in May


June 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's exports declined 4.16 percent in May to $25.68 billion as against $26.79 billion in the corresponding month of 2011, official data showed Thursday.The imports ... Read more...

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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the less than three-month-old Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons ... Read more...

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Congress urges Air India pilots to end strike


May 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Thursday urged Air India pilots to withdraw their agitation immediately, saying they were stretching the patience of even those MPs who always favoured ... Read more...

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Cheating in football is sin: Saudi scholars


May 10th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 10 (IANS) Football players who fool referees to score goals or to obtain penalties or fouls are committing a sin, two Saudi religious scholars have said."Cheating is deceiving ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, ISAF to hold trilateral meet


May 10th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A trilateral meeting of the military authorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) will take place in Rawalpindi later this week, Pakistani ... Read more...

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Colombia to spend $738 mn on housing programmes


April 30th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Colombia plans to invest 1.3 trillion pesos (about $738.13 million) in housing programmes "for the poorest of the poor", which it is adding to the plan ... Read more...

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‘Bal Hanuman 4′ ready for release (With Images)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Producer-director Pankaj Sharma is ready with "Bal Hanuman 4-Attack of the Universe", the fourth edition of the 3D animation movie "Bal Hanuman" series, and says ... Read more...

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Russia to persuade Iran, North Korea for talks


March 28th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday that Moscow will do everything in its power to persuade Iran and North Korea to return to talks on ... Read more...

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Don’t treat 3G in continuation of 2G, TRAI said in 2006: Witness


March 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Former Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) chairman Nripendra Mishra told a special CBI court Thursday that it had in 2006 recommended to the ... Read more...

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US under illusion that sanctions are affecting Iran: Khamenei


March 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 9 (IANS) Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the US and President Barack Obama were under an "illusion" that Tehran was affected by the economic ... Read more...

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‘New class 10 ICT textbook with animation and GIS’


February 27th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) For the first time in the country, class 10 students in Kerala would be taught cartography using the detailed geographical information system (GIS) and will also ... Read more...

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‘Syrian conflict may become long and bloody’


February 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 24 (IANS/WAM) The continuation of the current violence in Syria is alarming and raises a great level of concern that it may become a long and bloody ... Read more...

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Notice to government over re-appointment of Jamia Hamdard VC


February 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central government through the human resource development minsitry, the University Grants Commission (UGC) against the continuation ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister says Sonia rejected resignation letter (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, who sent his resignation from the Jammu and Kashmir ministry directly to Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi, claimed Saturday that the UPA ... Read more...

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Kashmir education minister cheated for son’s exam?


January 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for senior Congress leader and Education Minister Peerzada Sayeed, a local newspaper Monday carried the facsimile of an answer sheet in two ... Read more...

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Indian envoy discusses ties with Khar


January 25th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal discussed bilateral ties with Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar here.They discussed bilateral relations Tuesday, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.Taking ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu service panel officials raided for graft


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's anti-corruption arm, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), Friday raided the premises of key officials of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliamentary panel endorses India’s MFN status


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel has endorsed the government's decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a leap forward in boosting sub-continental trade ties.The ... Read more...

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Apex court extends interim relief for Sahara group firms (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea by two Sahara group companies challenging the Securities Appellate Tribunal's order directing them to refund Rs.17,400 crore mopped ... Read more...

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Apex court extends interim relief for Sahara group firms


January 9th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea by two Sahara group companies challenging the Securities Appellate Tribunal's order directing it to refund Rs.17,400 crore ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Rajesh Talwar to remain on bail


January 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Giving Rajesh Talwar a breather, the Supreme Court Monday directed that the dentist would continue to be on bail till Feb 4 when he ... Read more...

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Night ban on trains in Maoist areas lifted


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Following assurances of tighter security for trains passing through Maoist affected areas in states like Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal, Indian Railways Friday lifted the ... Read more...

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BJP leader Vinay Katiyar claims threat to life


November 29th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Vinay Katiyar, a member of the Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mukti Yagya Samiti since 1984, Tuesday claimed threat to ... Read more...

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‘Usual rancour missing from Pakistan-India ties’


November 17th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The main concern of Pakistani businessmen of adequate opportunities to work in India must be addressed, a leading daily said Thursday, noted that the usual rancour ... Read more...

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Fight scene of ‘Dark Knight Rises’ shot in NY


November 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was another scene shot of a big brawl of the Batman movie Dark Knight Rises in New York over the weekend. An amateur footage ... Read more...

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Rural jobs scheme floundering in Bengal, say NGOs


November 4th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) There were only 12 days of work per household in West Bengal under the rural jobs scheme MGNREGA as against the national average of 28 ... Read more...

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US concerned over Lanka-e-News blockade


November 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday voiced "deep concern" over the blocking of Internet news site Lanka-e-News and urged authorities in Sri Lanka to ensure freedom of expression."While the ... Read more...

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Don’t remove AFSPA from Kashmir: Jaitley


October 28th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Friday said the Armed Forces Special Powers Act should not be removed from any part of Jammu ... Read more...

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