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Karnataka lags behind in attracting FDI: Assocham


August 28th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) Karnataka lagged behind Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) during fiscal 2011-12, accounting for mere eight percent of the total ... Read more...

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Congress lawmaker hails Sonia after taking oath


July 31st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Congress leader Sanjay Dutt, who was sworn-in as a new member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council Tuesday, created a flutter when he uttered a slogan ... Read more...

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North-Eastern council announces rewards for Olympic medallists


July 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 27 (IANS) The regional planning body North Eastern Council (NEC) has announced cash rewards for the London Olympics medal winners belonging to the country's north-east region, an official ... Read more...

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Choked Bangalore loses space event to Mysore


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 14 (IANS) India's tech hub Bangalore once again lost out in hosting an international event, this time, to its sister city Mysore, the cultural capital of ... Read more...

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South African parliamentary team visits Karnataka legislature


July 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) A South African parliamentary delegation led by its National Assembly Speaker M.V. Sisulu visited the Karnataka legislature and interacted with the chairman and lawmakers of the ... Read more...

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Committee invites stakeholders’ views on oil and gas output sharing contracts


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A panel headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council chairman C. Rangarajan Tuesday invited stakeholders' views on formulating future production sharing contracts (PSCs) in ... Read more...

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Government sets up panel to review poverty line


May 24th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The government Thursday set up a technical panel to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for deciding the poverty line for which it has under increasing ... Read more...

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Football federation, Goa plan centre of excellence


May 9th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has joined hands with the Goa government to build a state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Goa, an official said ... Read more...

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Thousands of lawyers stop work in Bihar


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Thousands of lawyers in Bihar Wednesday abstained from work to protest against the arrest of a colleague.The Bihar Bar Council had asked all advocates to observe ... Read more...

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Orchha BJP executive meet marred by intra-party mudslinging


April 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor ... Read more...

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Defence industry commission under PMO proposed (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of India emerging as the world's largest importer of arms, an industry lobby and a global consultancy Monday recommended the setting up ... Read more...

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‘Form defence industry commission under PMO’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of India emerging as the world's largest importer of arms, an industry lobby and a global consultancy have recommended the setting up ... Read more...

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CID to probe Maharashtra legislators’ ‘fake signatures’


March 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Legislative Council Thursday ordered a CID probe into allegations made by a Shiv Sena member claiming her signature had been forged on some papers.Taking ... Read more...

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Lokpal unworkable, will only pile up problems: Katju


March 28th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju Tuesday came down heavily on the concept of Lokpal, calling it an "unworkable proposition".Speaking to reporters after the ... Read more...

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BJP revives Karnataka legislature TV plan after ’sleazegate’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Left embarrassed by its ministers viewing porn in the Karnataka assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is reviving a three-year old plan for the ... Read more...

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Press Council warns Maharashtra government


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Press Council of India Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan asking why his government should not be sacked for ... Read more...

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Indians celebrate Mahashivratri in ancient Pakistani temple (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) After a six-year gap, a group of pilgrims from India celebrated Monday Mahashivratri in a Hindu temple said to have been built more than 900 years ... Read more...

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After six years, Indians visit ancient temple in Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from India will celebrate Maha Shivaratri at an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab province after six years.A delegation of 50 Hindus ... Read more...

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Hindus to celebrate Shivaratri in Pakistan


February 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Hindus will celebrate Shivaratri dedicated to Lord Shiva at a temple in Lahore, said a media report.Shivaratri will be celebrated Feb 20.According to an estimate, Hindus ... Read more...

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Emirates ruler grants $3.25 million


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Ras Al Khaimah ruler Sheikh Saud in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) granted $3.25 million (Rs.16 crore) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research ... Read more...

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Khar to visit Afghanistan Wednesday


January 31st, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will pay a day-long visit to Afghanistan Wednesday to discuss bilateral issues focusing on peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

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US expert for melding of ‘jugad’, systematic imagination


December 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A leading Indian American design expert has called for melding "jugad and systematic imagination to create better economic opportunities".Vijay Kumar, professor at the Institute of ... Read more...

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Kakru to head Andhra rights panel


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh High Court chief justice Nisar Ahmad Kakru will be the new chairman of state human rights commission, it was announced Tuesday.The decision was ... Read more...

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Youth need to focus on Gandhi’s values: Pitroda


November 14th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Terming Mahatma Gandhi as the greatest social innovator of the 20th century, National Innovation Council chairman Sam Pitroda Monday said it was unfortunate that Gandhi ... Read more...

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Bar libraries across Punjab computerised


November 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Bar libraries across Punjab have now been computerised, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announced Monday.Badal inaugurated the project at a function organised by the Bar council ... Read more...

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Malhotra recommended for post of Kashmir council acting chairman


October 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra is likely to appoint Amrit Malhotra, a senior Congress leader and staunch loyalist of Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, ... Read more...

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Two officials suspended for Facebook comments


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Two officials in the Bihar Legislative Council have been suspended for expressing views seen to be critical of the government of Nitish Kumar on Facebook.Arun ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor accepts ombudsman’s resignation


September 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Tuesday accepted the resignation of Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil, who quit late Monday after a row over his buying a housing plot, ... Read more...

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Karnataka hunts for new ombudsman


September 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government Tuesday began the process of selecting a new ombudsman after Governor H.R. Bhardwaj accepted the resignation of Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil, who quit ... Read more...

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Commander’s killing Gaddafi’s conspiracy: Rebel chief


August 7th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Aug 7 (IANS) Libya's rebel council chairman has said the killing of the council's military commander was part of a conspiracy by Muammar Gaddafi, Xinhua reported.The assassination of Abdel ... Read more...

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Four Telangana TDP legislators resign (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) Four dissident Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators from Telangana quit Sunday even as the region's Congress and TDP legislators are set to resign Monday seeking ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress, TDP legislators to quit Monday (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from the people of Telangana, Congress MPs, ministers and legislators from the region in Andhra Pradesh decided to resign Monday. Legislators of ... Read more...

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Some Bengal laws hinder land acquisition by industry: FICCI


July 1st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Certain laws in West Bengal will hinder acquisition of a big chunk of land directly by industrialists and these need to be reviewed, industry chamber FICCI ... Read more...

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Congress MPs, legislators to quit Monday for Telangana


July 1st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the central leadership over the Telangana issue, Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh, state ministers and legislators have decided to resign Monday.Unhappy ... Read more...

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