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Samajwadi Party files complaint against Raj Thackeray


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Wednesday filed a police complaint here against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for his allegedly derogatory remarks against state party ... Read more...

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Raise power capacity on war footing: India Inc


July 31st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) With the worst power blackout in India affecting almost half the country and causing business losses of thousands of crores of rupees, India Inc. Tuesday ... Read more...

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Anna supporters protest outside PM’s house, detained (Roundup)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Team Anna's anti-graft protest Saturday reached near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heavily guarded residence here after more people joined the ongoing agitation at Jantar ... Read more...

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Update on new technologies, IAF officers advised


July 9th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With the Indian Air Force (IAF) all set to add new assets worth several crores of rupees in the coming years, officers and airmen ... Read more...

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Bhagidari will be introduced if Congress wins: Dikshit


April 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday promised to introduce her government's "successful" Bhagidari scheme into the civic body if the Congress party is voted to ... Read more...

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BJP’s southern foray: Tale of scams and compromises (News Analysis)


March 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) maiden rule in Karnataka is set to end as a sordid tale of scandals and compromises.Two days ahead of the ... Read more...

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Government keen on passing new companies act


March 1st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Thursday said the government was keen on getting the new companies act passed in parliament to help curb unfair ... Read more...

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All should be allowed to bid in 2G auction: Bharti Airtel


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Under a fair market mechanism, all players should be given equal opportunity to participate when a 2G auction takes place, leading telecom firm Bharti Airtel ... Read more...

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Land scam: CBI joint director appears in court (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) joint director Thursday appeared in a Delhi court and told it that efforts were being made to trace missing ... Read more...

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Land scam: CBI joint director appears in court (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) joint director Thursday appeared in a Delhi court and told it that efforts were being made to trace ... Read more...

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‘Players’ - a synthetic thriller (IANS Hindi Film Review)


January 6th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Players"; Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Bipasha Basu, Bobby Deol, Omi Vaidya, Vinod Khanna, Shikander Kher, Johnny Lever; Directors: Abbas-Mastan; Rating: **1/2They say birds of the ... Read more...

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‘Occupy Dalal Street’ protest Friday


November 1st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Bank employees here will protest Friday on the Dalal Street - where the country's premier bourse, the Bombay Stock Exchange, is located - following New York's ... Read more...

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Google Earth helped track illegal mining in Goa


October 6th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) Google Earth satellite imagery helped the Goa assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) zero in on specific illegalities in the Rs.3,500 crore mining scam in the state, ... Read more...

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15 kg heroin found near India-Pakistan border


October 4th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 4 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday recovered around 15 kg of heroin from near the international border between India and Pakistan in this Punjab district, sources ... Read more...

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Maharashtra probing 140,000 fake school students scam


September 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra education department will carry out a survey of all government-aided schools in the state to verify genuine and bogus students, after a project revealed ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on Kerala temple treasure


July 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on how to preserve and protect the treasures found in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala. The court ... Read more...

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Child labour generates Rs.120,000 crore in black money: NGO


June 12th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Child labour in India generates more than Rs.120,000 crore annually as black money, NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) said here Sunday on World Anti-Child Labour ... Read more...

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Australia donates Rs 350,000 to Delhi NGO Maitri


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese presented a cheque for 3.51 lakh rupees to New Delhi-based NGO Maitri.The money will be used to support Maitri's educational program where ... Read more...

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S.Arabia gives Rs 3 crore to Pak to redress Haj pilgrims’ grievances


April 20th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Saudi Arabia has given three crore rupees to Pakistan's Religious Affairs Ministry as compensation for problems faced by Pakistani pilgrims during last year's Haj.The sum was to be paid ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to host blind cricket series against India in 2011


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 17(ANI): Pakistan's Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) is likely to host a bilateral series against India in Dubai at the end of this year."As the nation is working to improve Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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Ramesh announces Rs. 200 crore for tiger relocation programmes in MP


April 17th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panna (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has announced Rs. 200 crore for village relocation programmes in Madhya Pradesh for establishing buffer zones ... Read more...

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Congress questions massive increase in Jagan’s assets


April 16th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The ruling Congress Saturday questioned the increase in the riches of its expelled member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy -- from Rs.77 crore in 2009 to over Rs.400 ... Read more...

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NDMA felicitates NDRF team for commendable work in earthquake-hit Japan


April 15th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Friday felicitated the 46-member team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), which conducted search and rescue operations in the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Rich politician Jagan has Rs.365 crore assets


April 15th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Former MP and president of newly-floated YSR Congress Party Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy is perhaps one of the richest politicians in India, with declared assets of Rs.365 ... Read more...

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Lilavati Hospital may have evaded huge amount of tax


April 12th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The Income-Tax department's nearly 36-hour search and seizure operation at the prestigious Lilavati Hospital here, which ended Tuesday evening, has yielded evidence of tax evasion worth ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare wins Rabindranath Tagore peace award


April 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8(ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast-unto-death for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal Bill, has been announced as the winner of the 2011 Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize ... Read more...

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Power plant equipment reaches Tripura via Bangladesh


March 30th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Mar.30 (ANI): Four trailers of equipment meant for the 726 mega watt gas-based Palatana thermal project being executed by the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) have reached Agartala ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel summons Radia, Tata on 2G


March 29th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has issued summons to corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and Tata Group chairperson Ratan Tata for April 4 ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi…’ team hurl tomatoes at one another (With Images)


March 19th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The stars of Zoya Akhtar's "Zindagi Na Milege Dobara" had a unique bash at the time of shooting -- they celebrated the famous Tomatina festival ... Read more...

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Deficiencies in policy-making, implementation: CAG’s audit reports


March 18th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18(ANI): Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), Rekha Gupta, on Friday briefed about the audit reports on civil, scientific and revenue department.Addressing the mediapersons here, Gupta said that in ... Read more...

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BJP disrupts proceedings in Rajya Sabha over IT notice to Gujarat Govt.


March 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held up proceedings inside the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday over Income Tax (I-T) Department's notice to the Gujarat Government seeking details ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee announces substantial hike in MPLAD scheme


March 11th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announcing a substantial hike in the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme, on Friday said that each MP will ... Read more...

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CWG overlays scam: Judicial custody for two till March 19 (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Shekhar M. Deorukhkar, close aide of former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, and businessman Binu Nanu were Saturday sent to 14 days' ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Two sent to judicial custody till March 19


March 5th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Shekhar M. Deorukhkar, close aide of former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, and businessman Binu Nanu, MD of two private firms, were ... Read more...

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BJP demands Patnaik’s prosecution on pulses scam


February 8th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday demanded prosecution of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the scandal involving irregularities in the supply of pulses to children.After visiting ... Read more...

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