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Ex-CWC official gets four-year jail term in graft case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A special court has awarded a four-year jail term to a senior official of the Central Water Commission (CWC) in a funds misappropriation case.The Central ... Read more...

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Sonia thanks non-UPA parties for support to Pranab (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday expressed happiness that Pranab Mukherjee emerged not only the unanimous choice of the United Progressive Alliance as presidential candidate ... Read more...

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CRY launches anti-child labour campaign


June 12th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Child rights organisation Child Rights and You (CRY) Tuesday initiated an online programme for recording the instances of child labour, which would be used ... Read more...

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Congress faces difficulties, admits Mukherjee


June 4th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee admitted Monday that the Congress was facing a "difficult" situation."The Congress will have to face challenges. The situation is difficult," ... Read more...

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Sonia to select Congress presidential candidate


June 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi was Monday authorised by the party's central working committee to select the Congress candidates for the posts of India's next ... Read more...

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Sonia defends PM, stresses Congress unity (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against "unfounded allegations" and also called for an end to infighting within the party.In ... Read more...

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Congress readies to pick presidential candidate


May 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here June 4, apparently to accelerate the process of selecting a candidate for the presidential polls.Congress president ... Read more...

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Juvenile justice system ineffective: Enforcement agencies


May 27th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India's juvenile justice system has not been effective in safeguarding the rights of half a million street children in the capital, according to various enforcement ... Read more...

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‘Condition of Delhi’s street children hasn’t improved’


May 26th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The juvenile justice system has been ineffective in safeguarding the rights of around 500,000 street-dwelling children in the capital, representatives of the child welfare committees ... Read more...

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Court slams panel over girl’s adoption


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Child Welfare Commission's (CWC) decision to recommend a girl for adoption without the permission of her biological father was termed as a "gross human ... Read more...

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Bihar’s hydel project gets Central Water Commission’s nod


April 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 26 (IANS) Power-starved Bihar's 126 MW capacity Dagmara hydro power project in Supaul district has got clearance from the Central Water Commission (CWC), and the state government is ... Read more...

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Youth arrested for raping, beating teen domestic help


April 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was arrested for raping and beating his teenaged domestic help in the capital's Jamia Nagar, police said Thursday.Nadeem was arrested Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Orissa, Chhattisgarh questioned on dam panel’s report


July 20th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Orissa and Chhattisgarh to file their response to a report by a committee which said that the construction of ... Read more...

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Fresh 152 lakh tonnes foodgrain storage capacity planned


July 15th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Additional foodgrain storage capacity of about 152 lakh tonnes would be created in 19 states, the ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution said ... Read more...

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Associates welcome cricket committee’s recommendation


May 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The associate cricketing nations have welcomed the recommendation of the International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee to have qualifiers for the 2015 World Cup.The recommendation to ... Read more...

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Congress Working Committee condoles Dorjee Khandu’s death


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Congress Working Committee (CWC) Thursday condoled the "sudden and untimely" demise of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash and said ... Read more...

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Arjun’s death irreparable loss to national polity: Congress


March 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Paying tributes to veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh, the party said in a resolution Saturday that his death was an "irreparable loss not only ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh’s death a great loss to Indian politics: Janardan Dwivedi


March 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5(ANI): Congress General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi on Saturday said that the country's political system as well as the Congress party has suffered a great jolt with the demise of ... Read more...

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No change in Bangladesh World Cup schedule: Lorgat


March 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) There is no move to shift any of the matches out of Bangladesh despite an attack on the West Indies team bus in Dhaka Friday by ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia visit Arjun Singh home (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited Arjun Singh's home here Saturday to pay homage to the departed Congress leader.A sombre ... Read more...

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No major surprises in Sonia’s new team of office-bearers


March 5th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi retained most of the senior leaders in her team of office bearers unveiled Friday, with the long-awaited announcement not springing ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee condoles demise of Arjun Singh


March 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has condoled the death of veteran leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh, who passed away here today.In ... Read more...

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President Patil condoles passing away of Congress leader Arjun Singh


March 4th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday condoled the passing away of veteran Congress leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh.Singh, who was admitted at ... Read more...

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Congress leader Arjun Singh passes away


March 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Congress leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh passed away in New Delhi on Friday.Singh, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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ICC rules out World Cup match at Eden


January 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday confirmed that it cannot hold India vs England World Cup match at Kolkata's Eden Gardens, scheduled for Feb 27. ... Read more...

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No rehabilitation for 95 percent of rescued child labourers


January 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Around 95 percent of child labourers rescued from various factory units in Delhi over a year are yet to be rehabilitated, making them more liable ... Read more...

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Congress non-committal about cabinet reshuffle


January 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Amid speculation of a cabinet reshuffle later this week, the Congress Monday remained non-committal about any proposed changes in the government and party organisation. ... Read more...

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New MIC Chief G. Palanivel to discuss ‘issues affecting Indian community’ next week


December 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 17 (ANI): The newly-appointed Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) President G. Palanivel would reportedly hold a meeting with his central working committee members next week to discuss issues affecting ... Read more...

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ICC makes further progress towards Test, ODI leagues


December 1st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.1 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) met at ICC headquarters in Dubai and made excellent progress towards finalising the Future Tours Programme (FTP) Test and ODI league schedules and ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu to be business envoy after quitting as MIC chief


November 24th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (IANS) S. Samy Vellu plans to take over as business envoy to India and four other South Asian countries as soon as he quits as chief of ... Read more...

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Child rights commission takes up rehabilitation of orphans


November 19th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Six children, including a brother-sister duo, left orphaned in the east Delhi building collapse should be provided the services of a counsellor to help them cope with ... Read more...

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We will reply to green ministry on Polavaram project: Rosaiah


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Tuesday said the state would send an appropriate reply to the union environment and forests ministry which has sought an explanation for ... Read more...

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AICC meet begins in Delhi


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): The All India Congress Committee is meeting here today in the shadow of the Adarsh housing scam and the Commonwealth Games mess.The meeting held at ... Read more...

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AICC meeting may authorise Sonia to appoint working committee


November 1st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The meeting of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) Tuesday is expected to authorize party president Sonia Gandhi to appoint members to the Congress working committee ... Read more...

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Congress decides to avoid hasty decision on the fate of Karanataka Govt.


October 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Monday evening held discussions on the situation arising after the controversial win by the B.S. Yeddyurappa-led Government during the trust vote ... Read more...

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