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Only 4 states, UTs support FDI in retail: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Only four states and union territories have formally supported allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, signifying little backing for the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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West coast states discuss security, drug trafficking


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Officials from west side states like Gujarat and Goa met here to evolve a joint strategy for ensuring security along the country's western coast to ... Read more...

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$826 million ADB loan to India for power transmission


March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday offered $826 million in loans to India for improving the power transmission systems in the country.The money will be ... Read more...

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Shubha Mudgal to perform for cause


March 24th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Veteran singer Shubha Mudgal is set to perform at a fusion concert for the cause of promoting safe and healthy pregnancy and childbirth.The concert "Aakhir ... Read more...

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Experts discuss working of police complaint system


February 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Independent specialised agencies to deal with police misconduct, including death, torture and rape in custody, do not seem to be welcome in India, said experts ... Read more...

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Classical singer Savita Devi to get Tansen Award


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) Classical music singer Savita Devi will be conferred the Madhya Pradesh government's National Tansen Award, a minister said Tuesday.Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant Sharma said ... Read more...

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Tide Water acquires Veedol from BP


October 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Tide Water Oil (India) Ltd has acquired Veedol International from energy major BP Plc, putting an end to a legal battle of 17 years.Tide Water, a ... Read more...

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Pawar calls for agriculture reforms


October 21st, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday called for reforms in agricultural marketing to enable farmers to get best prices for their products.The prevailing system of regulated ... Read more...

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Most states have no child rights panel: Krishna Tirath


August 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Many states in the country, including Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Haryana, have not set up the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), ... Read more...

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Bihar uses least power, Delhi the most


August 15th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli tops the list on per capita power consumption in the country at 11,863.64 kWh while Bihar is ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries plans major capacity expansion


April 13th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's largest private sector player Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Wednesday said it was expanding its polyester manufacturing capacity in a major way to capitalise on ... Read more...

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Census 2011: India’s population now estimated at 1,210.2 million


March 31st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): India's population is now estimated at 1,210.2 million, an increase of over 181 million in the last 10 years, according to the provisional 2011 Census report released ... Read more...

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Arjun Rampal to learn thumri, dadra for cop role


March 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) After Salman Khan, it is Arjun Rampal's turn to play a cop in a dusty backward town of Uttar Pradesh. His character is based on ... Read more...

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Census exercise in Gujarat to begin Feb 9


February 5th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The 15th census exercise beginning in Gujarat from Feb 9 will have the star cast of SAB TV's popular serial "Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma" as its brand ... Read more...

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Delhi Police, the third most complained against in India


January 21st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Police had more than 6,000 complaints registered against them in 2009 - the third highest in the country after the police forces in Uttar Pradesh and ... Read more...

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Gadkari meets Advani; Sushma says Modi remarks misreported (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New DelhiPatna Oct 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadakri Thursday met senior leader L.K. Advani amid efforts in the party to resolve the controversy triggered by the remarks ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CPI-M leader in West Bengal


October 20th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Tuesday killed a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and injured another in West Bengal's Purulia district, police said."Sitanath Singh Sardar, CPI-M's Dadra local committee secretary, ... Read more...

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Involve youth in election process: Quraishi


August 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Election Commission of India is pulling out all stops to ensure the participation of the youth, especially those disillusioned by politicians, in the country's poll process, Chief ... Read more...

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Gadkari names in-charges of states (Lead)


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday announced distribution of work to the party's office-bearers, with general secretary Vasundhra Raje taking charge of Haryana and ... Read more...

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Pranab ask states, banks to extend banking access to all (Lead)


June 28th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherji Monday asked the central and western states and public sector banks to extend mainstream banking facilities to the poor, small farmers and micro-entrepreneurs. ... Read more...

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Home ministry asks people to keep census slip


June 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The union home ministry has asked people to retain slips given by enumerators as acknowledgement of submission of their census form to the officials as it would ... Read more...

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Census to begin in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh Saturday


April 30th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The first phase of the Census 2011 will begin in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh Saturday along with five other states of Haryana, Delhi, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra, a home ... Read more...

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Liquor smuggling: Gujarat cops suspect excise men’s hand


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 2 (IANS) Seven Central Excise officials posted in the union territory of Diu were allegedly involved in smuggling liquor into Gujarat, the only dry state in the country, a ... Read more...

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Government panels to probe police atrocity complaints


March 25th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government will set up authorities in seven union territories to probe cases of alleged police atrocities like custodial death, rape or attempt to rape or any ... Read more...

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Tourist security to top minister’s agenda at Goa meet


March 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Security for tourists, especially foreign women, will top the agenda of Tourism Minister Kumari Selja at a meeting of seven western states and union territories in Goa ... Read more...

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Govt. sanctions Rs. 60.67 crores for central paramilitary forces


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that sanctions amounting to Rs. 60.67 crores were issued in the month of February for acquisition of land and ... Read more...

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India to have all villages electrified by 2012 (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Feb 16 (IANS) India aims at providing electricity to all the 593,732 villages in the country by 2012, Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde announced Tuesday as he declared Kerala's ... Read more...

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More explosives seized in Gujarat (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) In the second haul of explosives in Gujarat since Saturday, 100 kg of ammonium nitrate and 300 detonators were seized in the state's Surendranagar district Sunday night, police ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Gujarat, four held (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives and detonators was seized in Gujarat's Valsad district and four people were arrested, police said Sunday. Officials denied any terror angle to the ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Gujarat, three held (Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives and detonators was seized in Gujarat's Valsad district and three people were arrested, police said Sunday. Officials denied any terror angle to the ... Read more...

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Explosive material seized in Gujarat, three held


February 14th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A huge cache of explosive material and detonators has been seized in Gujarat's Valsad district and three people have been arrested, police said Sunday. A Special Operations Group of ... Read more...

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Govt. issues advisories to 8 coastal states and UTs over cyclone


November 11th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday issued advisories to eight coastal States and Union Territories over cyclone Phyan and put the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) batallions in Gujarat and ... Read more...

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Disaster control teams on alert for cyclone Phyan: Ministry


November 11th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The union home ministry put its disaster management teams on alert in Maharashtra and Gujarat to meet any eventuality as Cyclone Phyan crossed India's west coast and ... Read more...

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New National Institutes of Technology to be set up


September 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved setting up of new National Institutes of Technology (NITs), six of them in the northeast.These new NITs will be established in ... Read more...

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Budweiser launched in north India


August 26th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The national capital and its neighbouring regions just got a fresh new beer to guzzle with the launch of Budweiser by the leading global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev ... Read more...

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