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Kerala newspaper readers join hands for distribution


March 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Newspaper readers in India's most literate state have taken up distribution of newspapers in many places in the wake of the week-old strike by newspaper agents.The ... Read more...

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Special powers act extended for six months in Tripura


March 19th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) The Tripura government has extended for another six months the operation of a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to security forces deployed in disturbed areas ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to review Meghalaya security situation Sunday


February 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Sunday to review the security situation and the fencing of the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, an official said ... Read more...

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Blast on poll-eve creates panic in Manipur


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 27 (IANS) Militants Friday triggered another blast in Manipur on the eve of the assembly polls, creating panic in the state with a string of bombings since polls ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro to get automatic signalling system


January 27th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday announced that the Kolkata Metro and the suburban system will get new automatic signalling systems and all the old trains of ... Read more...

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Government sets up panel to promote tourism


January 21st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) To resolve inter-ministerial and industry issues and to promote tourism, the government has set up an inter-ministerial coordination committee for the sector under the chairmanship ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers strike work against bills (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhi lawyers Friday observed a day-long strike as part of the Bar Council of India's nationwide protest against two bills, including one which they claim ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers strike work against bills


January 20th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhi lawyers Friday observed a day-long strike as part of the Bar Council of India's nationwide protest against two bills, including one which they claim ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples Delhi district courts (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Litigants suffered as district courts in the capital were paralysed Thursday by a day-long strike of lawyers who are demanding all property cases be transferred ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples Delhi district courts


January 12th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) District courts in the capital were paralysed Thursday by a day-long lawyers' strike to demand the transfer of property cases from the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers to strike work Thursday


January 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The lawyers of Delhi district courts will observe a day-long strike Thursday to press their demand for transfer of property cases from the Delhi High ... Read more...

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NC-Congress coordination panel to meet Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The coordination committee of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress will meet here Saturday "to hammer out difference and avoid further ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry steps up promotion campaign (With Image)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The tourism ministry has set up an inter-ministerial coordination committee for the sector, under the chairmanship of the principal secretary to Prime Minister, to facilitate ... Read more...

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Former Tripura extremists to block national highway


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of former tribal guerrillas will Thursday launch blockade of a national highway, demanding implementation of rehabilitation packages and withdrawal of pending cases, a former militant ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s death not good for country: Shibu Soren


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 2 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren said the death of Maoist leader Kishenji was "not good for the country", inviting sharp reaction from political ... Read more...

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FDI strike hits trade and business across Bengal


December 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Trade and business was crippled across West Bengal Thursday as retailers and wholesalers shut shop to protest the central government's decision to allow 51 percent ... Read more...

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Airstrikes on Pakistani troops unintended: NATO chief


November 27th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 27 (IANS) The NATO airstrikes that killed and wounded dozens of Pakistani soldiers Saturday were "unintended", alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Sunday.A total of 24 Pakistani ... Read more...

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Funeral held for Pakistani soldiers


November 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Funeral prayers were Sunday offered for the 24 Pakistani soldiers who died Saturday in a NATO attack on a border check-post, Geo News reported.The prayers were ... Read more...

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Khar calls Clinton to convey anger over NATO attack


November 27th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday spoke to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed the "deep sense of rage" felt across the country ... Read more...

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Pakistan allows more imports from India


November 21st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan has removed import restrictions on 12 more items from India, officials said.The goods included machinery as well as raw materials for leather and textile ... Read more...

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Left protests petrol price hike in Kerala


November 4th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 4 (IANS) Student and youth organisations backed by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday staged protests across Kerala to protest the hike in petrol prices by Rs.1.82 ... Read more...

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NGOs serve quit notice to Mizo women for marrying non-Mizos


October 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 21 (IANS) Non-government organisations (NGOs) in Mizoram have threatened to evict Mizo women from the northeastern state if they marry non-Mizos, official said here Friday."The NGO Coordination Committee ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister took 10.12 decisions per meeting


October 14th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) It perhaps can't get more precise than this. A Pakistani minister took exactly 10.12 decision per meeting while his predecessor took 8.96 decisions per meeting.Finance ... Read more...

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Pakistan to import 100,000 tonnes of sugar


October 14th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan will import 100,000 tonnes of sugar due to a shortage following floods that ravaged sugarcane crops in Sindh province.The government Thursday allowed import of 100,000 ... Read more...

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Speed up enclave exchange, say Bangladesh protestors


September 24th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) People in Bangladeshi enclaves in India have launched an agitation protest for the speedy exchange of their areas, for which an agreement was signed between ... Read more...

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Pakistan expands list of products for trade with India


September 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to enhance imports from India by expanding a list of eligible products, a media report said Wednesday.Dawn said that this was Islamabad's second ... Read more...

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Rawat, Satpal to monitor UPA schemes in Uttarakhand


September 13th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday named Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Harish Rawat and Lok Sabha MP Satpal Maharaj as members of a coordination committee to ... Read more...

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AFSPA extended for six months in Tripura


September 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) Tripura has extended for another six months the operation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to ... Read more...

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Did chess games change destinies on India-Bangladesh border?


September 6th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Legend has it that chess games between two kings in which villages were placed as wagers resulted in the formation of many of the ... Read more...

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Three more SSB battalions to to be deployed on Nepal border


August 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Three additional battalions of the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) will soon be deployed on the Nepal border running along Bihar to curb the activities ... Read more...

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Mamata to crack whip on ‘free-for-all’ shutdowns


August 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Voicing her ire over a shutdown called in parts of north Bengal and terming it as "hooliganism", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Friday ... Read more...

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No links with CPI-M, Trinamool attacking us, says Congress


July 31st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The strains in the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance in West Bengal showed up yet again as the Congress described as "untrue" Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship is oil ... Read more...

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Competitive bidding for coal blocks to begin soon: Minister


July 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government will introduce competitive bidding for allocation of coal blocks by the end of this year in a bid to bring transparency in ... Read more...

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Unease in Kashmir coalition ahead of meet


July 21st, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 21 (IANS) Relations between Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners, the Congress and National Conference, are tense ahead of a coordination committee meeting in Srinagar Friday, sources in ... Read more...

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