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Sonia urged to stop new n-plants, evolve energy policy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy has urged Congress chief and National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ask the government to stop new nuclear power ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates cultural fest


April 13th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), April 13 (IANS) With hundreds of artistes from all parts of the country assembled here, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday evening inaugurated the silver jubilee celebrations of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to encourage ‘green’ industrial projects


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government is taking measures to boost green and environment friendly industrial projects in the state to protect the environment, an official said Friday."Projects with ... Read more...

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Sharjah Business Women Council signs MoU with Oxfam


December 9th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oxfam GB, a member of an international confederation of 15 organisations working together ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as 73 Telangana legislators quit (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh plunged into crisis Monday with 36 legislators from the party and and all 33 from the main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Andhra villagers torch man to death (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Angry villagers in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday burnt alive a man in the presence of police after he attacked an 18-year-old girl, critically injuring her, police said. ... Read more...

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Andhra villagers torch youth to death


May 31st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Angry villagers in Andhra Pradesh Monday burnt alive an unidentified youth who attacked an 18-year-old girl, critically injuring her, police said.The Class 12 student Mounica, 18, ... Read more...

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Tripura bans animal slaughter in open places


May 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The Tripura government Friday banned slaughtering of animals in open places and temples and threatened tough action against offendors following stringent ciriticism of the practice, officials ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh emphasises on need to strengthen panchayats


April 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Asserting that the Centre is keen to help the states to improve the working of the Panchayati institutions across the country, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to confer awards to Panchayati Raj institutions today


April 24th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will confer awards to Panchayati Raj institutions for their excellent performance last year on National Panchayati Raj Day at the ... Read more...

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President Patil confers gallantry, distinguished service awards


April 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday conferred three Kirti Chakras and 18 Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme ... Read more...

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Power for Maharashtra - tourist town gets pre-paid meters


April 7th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mahabaleshwar, April 7 (IANS) For the first time in this highly industrialised state, a pilot project to install 3,000 pre-paid electric meters has been launched in Mahabaleshwar hill station in ... Read more...

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Public art high on culture minister’s priority list


February 12th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Conservation and more initiatives in public art top the new Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja's list of priorities.The ministry is mulling a registration law that will ... Read more...

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Agartala city chief dies in New Delhi


February 10th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Agartala Municipal Council chairperson and a leading intellectual of northeastern India Sankar Das died in New Delhi Thursday. He was 64.Das, a senior lawyer of the Gauhati High ... Read more...

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Park your vehicle using a mobile phone


February 8th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) In a move to ease parking hassles, the Delhi government is proposing to set up two smart parking lots in the city where people can pay using ... Read more...

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Sonia concerned over teacher absenteeism in rural schools (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed concern over teacher absenteeism in government schools in rural areas and said they should make efforts to reach ... Read more...

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Sonia concerned over teacher absenteeism in rural areas


September 8th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed concern over teacher absenteeism in government schools in rural areas and said they should strive to reach the ... Read more...

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Parents Association writes to Sonia Gandhi for regulating school fees


July 31st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Unhappy over arbitrary fee hikes in private schools across the county, the All India Parents Association Saturday asked the National Advisory Council Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh inaugurates IGI’s Terminal 3


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, inaugurated the country's biggest Airport Terminal 3 at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday.National Advisory Council Chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new airport terminal inaugurated by PM (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated a glitzy new terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Arport here, stated to be the sixth largest and among the ... Read more...

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Prime Minister, Sonia to inaugurate new terminal at IGI on Saturday


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh along with National Advisory Council Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate Terminal 3 at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday. ... Read more...

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BJP announces July 1 as ‘Inflation-Protest Day’


June 28th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Intensifying the agitation against price rise, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday hit out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi asking her to stop "expressing false sympathies ... Read more...

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Biggest threat to India from north of Himalayas: Himachal CM


June 28th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Solang (Himachal Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) The biggest danger to India's security can come from north of the Himalayas and the country needs to keep pace with the infrastructure being created ... Read more...

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Rohtang Tunnel work launched by Sonia Gandhi


June 28th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Solang (Himachal Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday laid the foundation stone for the world's longest tunnel at an altitude of over 13,300 feet under the Rohtang Pass ... Read more...

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Solang awaits Sonia to launch ambitious tunnel work


June 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Solang (Himachal Pradesh), June 27 (IANS) This picturesque valley tucked in the snow-capped Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh is all decked up to welcome Congress ... Read more...

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Sibal to tour New Zealand for educational ties


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hamilton, April 3 (IANS) In the backdrop of the cabinet nod to allow foreign universities to set up campuses in India, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal is to tour New ... Read more...

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Will Dawood’s facing law be a favour? Congress asks BJP


March 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for lauding Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's appearance before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing ... Read more...

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Indian team to visit New Zealand for free trade agreement talks


February 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Auckland, Feb 10 (IANS) A team from India will visit New Zealand in April to hold talks for a free trade agreement (FTA), said Indian High Commissioner Admiral (retd) Sureesh ... Read more...

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Hindus urge newly elected head of Evangelical Church in Germany to promote interfaith dialogue


October 30th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Congratulating Margot Kässmann on her election as the chairperson of Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) Council, Hindus hope that she would promote interfaith dialogue in the world.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in ... Read more...

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Pascal Lamy wants second term as WTO chief


November 5th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 5 (IANS) World Trade Organisation director-general Pascal Lamy will seek a second term in office when his current term expires in 2009, a key official told WTO members Tuesday.WTO General ... Read more...

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Tendulkar takes charge of PM’s Economic Advisory Council


August 13th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Renowned economist Suresh Tendulkar took over Wednesday as chairman of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Economic Advisory Council (EAC). He along with other members of the EAC - ... Read more...

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Tendulkar to head prime minister’s advisory council


August 8th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Days ahead of presenting an annual report on the Indian economy to the government, C. Rangarajan, chairman of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Economic Advisory Council, has resigned. ... Read more...

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JDS helps Congress bag Karnataka council chairperson post


August 5th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular headed by former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda Tuesday helped Congress bag the post of chairperson of the Karnataka legislative council dashing ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's ... Read more...

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Take family permission for conversion, Malaysia tells non-Muslims


April 11th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 11 (IANS) The Malaysian government will introduce a regulation requiring non-Muslims wishing to convert to Islam to inform their family before doing so. Announcing the move Thursday, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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IIM fee hike to stay, scholarships for needy students


April 2nd, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) Wednesday maintained that the fee hike it announced last week will not be reviewed and its officials told Human Resource Development ... Read more...

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