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Patnaik accuses Pranab of buying support


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has accused United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee of buying support of parties by doling out large sums ... Read more...

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H&R; Johnson India to enter wellness industry


June 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Floor tile, bath and kitchen player H&R; Johnson India, a division of Prism Cement Ltd, is all set to enter the Indian wellness industry by the ... Read more...

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76 Indians qualify for Olympics, more likely


June 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India had 56 competitors at the Beijing Olympics four years ago. The number has risen to 76 and is expected to be 85 at ... Read more...

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Special CBI courts to be set up in Lucknow, Ghaziabad


June 9th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Two special CBI courts wuill be set up in the Uttar Pradesh capital and Ghaziabad in connection with the Rs.5,000 crore National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) ... Read more...

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Tripura worst-governed state in India, says Congress


June 7th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Months ahead of the assembly polls in Tripura, the Congress Thursday released a "charge sheet" against the state government, describing India's lone Left-ruled state as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Call for legalising sports betting


June 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Retired judge Mukul Mudgal former cricket Kirti Azad called for legalising sports betting so that so that the revenue generated can be used for development ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna hold day-long fast in Delhi (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Launching a joint agitation against corruption and black money, yoga guru Ramdev and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare started a day-long fast at Delhi's Jantar ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna to sit on day-long fast in Delhi


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The stage was set Sunday for the day-long joint fast by Yoga Guru Ramdev and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare to protest against black money ... Read more...

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Mayawati government cheated people: Akhilesh


June 1st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of corruption and alleged that it had "cheated" people."The previous government cheated the ... Read more...

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CBI charge sheet against Uttar Pradesh ex-minister


May 31st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 31 (IANS) The CBI Thursday filed a charge sheet in a court here against former Uttar Pradesh health minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and his associate R.P. Jaiswal for ... Read more...

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Team Anna accuses Krishna of mining graft in Karnataka


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan Tuesday alleged that External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna while serving as Karnataka chief minister indulged in corruption causing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata plans factory on 600 acres of Singur land


May 28th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dankuni (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes to set up a factory at 600 acres of land in Singur-the site of abandoned Tata Nano car ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Power woes in UP set to disturb Akhilesh honeymoon (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


May 25th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) With mercury climbing up and little relief in sight from the scorching sun, incessant power cuts and outages in Uttar Pradesh have added to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Special police team to probe Reebok India fraud


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 23 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been set up in Gurgaon to look into a complaint about a multi-crore-rupee fraud in sporting goods company Reebok India, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fuel price hike a necessity but no decision yet: Jaipal Reddy


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 22 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said no decision had been taken on increasing fuel prices in the country but added that it ... Read more...

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Haryana officers booked for loss to state


May 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Three engineers, working for the Haryana government, have been charge-sheeted for having caused a loss running into crores of rupees to the state exchequer, a spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Illegal constructions in Ghaziabad sealed, case against builder


May 21st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 21 (IANS) After punishing its guilty officials, the Ghaziabad Development Authority ordered the sealing of two towers in Amrapali Village found to be violating building by-laws and decided ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court notice over baba’s magic remedy ads


May 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a plea seeking action against a self-styled baba who advertises ... Read more...

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Ganga activists threaten to re-launch campaign


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Activists working for the Ganga river conservation Monday threatened to launch a massive campaign from Varanasi May 21 if the government failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Akhilesh accuses Mayawati of derailing development


May 13th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akilesh Yadav Saturday attacked his predecessor Mayawati for derailing and obstructing development in the state.On a day-long visit to Etawah, his ... Read more...

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BJP activists demand action in Kashmir housing scam


May 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party activists held a protest demonstration here Saturday, demanding stern action against those found involved in the alleged multi-crore-rupee scam in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Supreme Court to review BOT policy (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday indicated that it would take a look at the government's build-operate-transfer (BOT) policy that allows private operators to build roads ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court notice on validity of law against dud cheques


May 8th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a law which leaves no option to ... Read more...

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Dikshit, Gupta told to settle suit amicably


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday for the third time asked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to ... Read more...

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GAAR rollback a surrender to US: CPI-M


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India's decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by one year "is a meek surrender to finance capital ... and the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HAL disinvestment under consideration: Government


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday informed parliament that it is considering a proposal to offload 10 percent equity in the strategically important Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

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Italian ship set to leave


May 5th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 5 (IANS) Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, anchored off the Kerala coast since two Marines aboard it shot dead two Indian fishermen Feb 15, will resume its journey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fodder scam: 34 get 1 to 6 years


May 5th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI court Saturday awarded one to six years imprisonment to 34 people in a multi-million animal husbandry department scam known as the fodder scam.The Central ... Read more...

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No load-shedding in 70 percent of Maharashtra: Official


May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) There is no load-shedding in nearly 70 percent of Maharashtra due to improved power position, an official said here Thursday.At the same time, in an attempt ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

69 convicted in fodder scam


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP trade charges following Laxman’s sentencing


April 28th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The four-year jail term Saturday to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman for accepting bribes triggered a political slugfest with the Congress ... Read more...

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UP cabinet revokes facilities to key Mayawati aide


April 27th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh Friday took some major decisions at its third cabinet meeting, including revoking all facilities being provided ... Read more...

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India has spent Rs.55.22 crores on athletes for 2012 Olympics


April 24th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The sports ministry said Tuesday that it has spent Rs.55.22 crore so far on the 46 medal prospects for this year's London Olympics.The amount also ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Settle defamation case, court tells Dikshit, BJP leader


April 24th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to settle out of court their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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