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Resentment brewing in Congress over Telangana


September 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Resentment is brewing in the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh with a section of leaders openly attacking the central leadership for talking to the TRS over ... Read more...

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Odisha protests diesel price hike, cap on cooking gas


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Non-Congress parties Friday staged protests in various parts of Odisha against hike in the price of diesel and restrictions on supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves jail to vote in presidential poll (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former Andhra Pradesh minister Mopidevi Venkatramna Thursday cast their votes in the presidential election.Jagan, as the ... Read more...

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Andhra speaker first to vote presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Polling to elect India's new president proceeded smoothly and briskly in the Andhra Pradesh assembly Thursday with speaker Nadendla Manohar the first to cast ... Read more...

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Sangma to campaign in Odisha July 15


July 6th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Opposition candidate P.A. Sangma will visit Odisha July 15 to campaign for the presidential election, a leader of the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal, which is ... Read more...

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Congress, BJD trade charges over presidential election


July 1st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Congress party and Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Sunday engaged in a war of words here over the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker ... Read more...

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HRD ministry calls IIT meet on common entrance test (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after IIT Delhi followed Kanpur's way against the proposed common entrance test, the human resource development ministry has called a meeting of ... Read more...

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What’s the hurry to bring common entrance test: IIT faculty


June 11th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Upset over the common entrance test (CET) to Indian Institutes of Technology proposed by the human resource development ministry, the national body of IIT ... Read more...

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BJD calls Odisha shutdown against petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Friday called for a statewide shutdown May 31 to protest the hike in petrol prices by oil marketing companies.At an ... Read more...

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Trans Damodar Coal Mining Project inaugurated


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), April 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday inaugurated the Trans Damodar Coal Mining Project at Barjora in Bankura district.Annual production of coal from ... Read more...

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‘Not sure about filing for review on RTE decision’


April 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court ruled that it was mandatory for private schools to reserve 25 percent of their seats for the poor, the ... Read more...

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Here are some facts on the river Ganga


March 25th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Here are some facts on the river GangaSize of the river: 2,525 sq kmSource: Gaumukh (Gangotri glacier) at 4,100 metres above sea levelGanga basin: More than one million square km (1,060,000 ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Andhra Congress, minister quits over poll defeat (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress was in turmoil Thursday following its defeat in assembly by-elections with a senior cabinet minister sending his resignation to party's ... Read more...

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Shale gas exploration policy by March 2013: Reddy


March 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
"Shale gas policy is proposed to be announced tentatively by March 31, 2013," Reddy said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, adding the government has already started formulating the ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders sworn in as Andhra ministers


January 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which merged with the ruling ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi satisfied with inclusion in Congress panel


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi Friday said he was satisfied with his inclusion in the state Congress committee to ensure better coordination between the party and the Andhra ... Read more...

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Congress MLA walked away with draft PAC report on mining: BJP


October 4th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Goa legislative assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Manohar Parrikar Tuesday accused a Congress legislator of walking away with a draft of the PAC's report ... Read more...

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Large tracts of Jharkhand flooded after rains


August 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Incessant rains since Saturday have seriously hit economic activity and life in parts of Jharkhand. Of the season's rainfall of 730 mm, 300 mm have fallen ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as 73 Telangana legislators quit (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh plunged into crisis Monday with 36 legislators from the party and and all 33 from the main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Probe team tirelessly worked on Dey case: Mumbai police chief


June 27th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) It took a 22-member police team 16 days of painstaking and continuous effort under tremendous pressure to crack the shocking daylight murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy ... Read more...

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Factfile on J. Dey murder case


June 27th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The following is a factfile on the J. Dey murder case, which the Mumbai police said they had cracked Monday with the arrest of seven people.Victim: ... Read more...

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Rajanarasimha Andhra’s new deputy chief minister


June 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Minister for Higher Education C. Damodar Rajanarasimha, who belongs to the Telangana region, was Friday appointed deputy chief minister of the state.Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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Orissa minister resigns ahead of reshuffle (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (IANS) Orissa's Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout Monday resigned from the cabinet a day ahead of a cabinet reshuffle.Rout who was also holding charge of the department of ... Read more...

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Orissa minister resigns


May 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (IANS) Orissa's Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout Monday resigned from the cabinet on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's instruction, official sources said.Rout who was also holding charge of the ... Read more...

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Nepali woman found dead in Delhi


May 7th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A 23-year-old Nepali woman was found dead in mysterious circumstances near her home in east Delhi, police said Saturday.Kamla, who worked as a maid, was ... Read more...

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Is Orissa turning unsafe for journalists?


March 24th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) They say you can crush a man with journalism. But if the growing number of attacks on journalists in Orissa is any indication, then the fourth ... Read more...

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Four NGO workers held for duping Bihar farmers, students


March 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Four workers of non-governmental organisation Muskan were arrested here Tuesday for decamping with over Rs.150 crore that they collected from thousands of farmers and students in ... Read more...

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A book on ‘melting pot’ called Goa (With Image)


March 13th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, March 13 (IANS) Goa Writers, a group of disparate individuals, has launched a book which draws together a wide range of experiences and ideas, and gives a hint of ... Read more...

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2,639 Orissa farmers committed suicide in ten years


February 15th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswaer, Feb 15 (IANS) A total of 2,639 farmers killed themselves in Orissa in the past ten years, the state's Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout said Tuesday. He also claimed that none ... Read more...

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Army organises seminar to foster civilian-military relations


January 11th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 11 (ANI): The Indian Army recently organized a seminar here to foster better relationship between civilians and the military troops operating in the state.Eminent scholars and the army top brass ... Read more...

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Orissa rice output to surge despite drought, rains


December 13th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Orissa's rice output is likely surge this year even though a drought and untimely rains destroyed paddy crops worth millions of rupees, Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout said ... Read more...

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Congress assures change in Andhra ministers’ portfolios (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Congress' central leadership Thursday assured of changes in the portfolios of Andhra Pradesh ministers as the state government plunged into a crisis, a day after the ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as minister quits, 10 others unhappy (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government plunged into crisis Thursday, a day after the new cabinet was sworn in, with a minister resigning over the portfolio given to him ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as minister quits, 10 others unhappy


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh plunged into crisis Thursday, less than 24 hours after the new cabinet was sworn in, with a minister resigning over the ... Read more...

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