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Three Badal government ministers resign in six months (News Analysis)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Its second consecutive innings in power was a politically historic event. But just six months later, the Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders demand Bharat Ratna for Verghese Kurien


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Bihar's politicians across the spectrum Tuesday demanded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - for the late Verghese Kurien, who brought about ... Read more...

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Verghese Kurien: rare visionary and astute manager (Tribute)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
The demise of Dr Verghese Kurien marks the end of an era. During this era, an import dependent milk deficit nation - where availability per capita per day was 117 gm ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia, Advani pay tributes to Kurien (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice-president Hamid Ansari, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday joined others in paying tributes to Verghese ... Read more...

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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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Verghese Kurien: the architect of India’s White Revolution (Obituary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) He made the ordinary, neighbourhood 'doodhwala' (milkman) a key player in the country's struggle for economic development and progress at the grassroot level.Verghese Kurien, the ... Read more...

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Kurien an icon of dairy movement: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the passing away of Verghese Kurien, the progenitor of the "white revolution in India", and lauded him as ... Read more...

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ITC trying to ‘fast forward’ Rs.25,000 crore investment plan


July 27th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) In spite of a slowdown in India's economic growth and low business sentiment, cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC Ltd Friday said it is trying to "fast forward" its ... Read more...

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Maharashtra welcomes lifting of ban on milk powder exports


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday welcomed the central government's decision to withdraw the ban on export of skimmed milk powder as it would be in the ... Read more...

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Dhumal wants lower interest rate on NABARD loans


April 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday called for a cut in the interest rate on the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh invites corporates to work for tribal welfare


April 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) In a first major initiative, the government has reached out to India Inc to involve itself in rural developmental works involving the tribals in central and ... Read more...

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India to help Ethiopia boost agricultural output


December 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Dec 14 (IANS) A premier Indian agricultural research institute has tied up with an Ethiopian institute to help it increase the country's agricultural output.The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural ... Read more...

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Sack minister indicted by Lok Ayukta, Congress tells Mayawati


November 29th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought the immediate sacking of Uttar Pradesh's Minister of State for Ambedkar Gram Development Ratan Lal Ahirwar, indicted by the state Lok ... Read more...

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Major reshuffle in Tamil Nadu cabinet


November 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 4 (IANS) In a major reshuffle of her cabinet Friday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa dropped six ministers and inducted as many new faces into her cabinet.According ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks two more ministers on graft charges


October 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday took everyone by surprise by showing the door to two ministers found guilty of illegally amassing huge wealth and ... Read more...

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Lokayukta wants another Uttar Pradesh minister to go


October 4th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) After getting two ministers sacked, Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice (retd) N.K. Mehrotra Tuesday recommended removal of yet another minister facing charges of large scale corruption and ... Read more...

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Mother Dairy hikes milk prices


September 10th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Popular milk brand Mother Dairy has hiked prices of milk supplied by it by up to Rs.2 a litre, effective from Sunday, an official said ... Read more...

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Minister withdraws plea against Lokayukta


September 10th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav, indicted of corruption by Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, withdrew his petition against the ombudsman's recommendation, sources said Saturday.Yadav resigned ... Read more...

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Zardari woos China’s business houses


September 1st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has invited China's industrial giants and large business groups to enjoy the benefits of Pakistan's investment-friendly and incentives-driven policies by investing in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister resigns after Lokayukta’s rap


August 17th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Virtually driven against the wall following indictment over graft by Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav Wednesday ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta recommends removal of ‘corrupt’ minister


August 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Indicting Uttar Pradesh Minister Avadhpal Singh Yadav for large scale financial bungling and corruption, Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra Tuesday created history by recommending ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister to face murder case


August 6th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 6 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh court Saturday directed police to register a murder case against Avadh Pal Singh Yadav, animal husbandry and dairy development minister ... Read more...

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Punjab to have cattle markets on French lines


June 21st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced that it has decided to establish four ultra-modern cattle mandis (markets) on the lines of similar cattle markets in France.These will ... Read more...

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Indian ban to hit Pashupatinath’s festival in Nepal


February 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) When devotees celebrate the night of Lord Pashupatinath, the Hindu god who is both the destroyer and saviour of the world, the rituals are going to ... Read more...

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Karnataka eyes Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports


January 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) As the second largest milk producer after Gujarat in India, Karnataka is eying the large Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports and make a ... Read more...

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Amrita Patel elected to global dairy panel


December 6th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Amrita Patel, chairman of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has become the first Indian to be elected to the board of the International Dairy Federation (IDF), a ... Read more...

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FIR lodged against Pak Punjab minister for torturing wife


September 25th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 25 (ANI): A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Minister- Syed Haroon Ahmad Sultan- for torturing his wife, according to police and family ... Read more...

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Private firm not allowed to use ‘Mother Dairy’ brand name


September 7th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a plea of a private company to use the brand name "Mother Dairy" for its milk products. The court passed the direction ... Read more...

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US cattle genetics firm to help Punjab dairying


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading US-based cattle genetics marketing organisation Friday announced it will be working closely with Punjab farmers to promote dairy farming and help the state in achieving success ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi pays surprise visit to Gujarat’s Anand


August 10th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday caught everyone by surprise when he visited the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)headquartered at the milk town of Anand in ... Read more...

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NDDB to invest Rs.17,000 crore to boost milk production


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is planning to invest Rs.17,000 crore as part of a 15-year national plan to usher in a second White Revolution to ... Read more...

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Rs.17,000 crore plan to boost India’s milk production


July 16th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Anand, July 15 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has worked out a 15-year National Dairy Plan (NDP) with an outlay of Rs.17,000 crore ($3,650 million) to meet the country's projected ... Read more...

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Animal smuggling fast depleting prized Pak race camels stock


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 22(ANI): Pakistan is facing an acute dearth of camels, as their numbers have seen a gradual decline from over one million in 1990 to 700,000 today.One of the potent ... Read more...

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India will face milk shortage as demand rises: dairy board


February 17th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) India is set to face milk shortage soon due to rising consumption in both rural and urban areas while productivity remains low despite the country being the world's ... Read more...

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Coast Guard bike rally in Maharashtra to spread maritime security awareness


January 27th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan. 27 (ANI): In a bid to urge fishermen to play significant role in the maritime security, Coast Guard officials flagged off a bike rally along the coast of Maharashtra on ... Read more...

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