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Rahul’s remark triggers speculation about ministerial role


July 20th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remark Thursday about playing a more proactive role in the government sparked off intense speculation about the likely ministry ... Read more...

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Rahul ready for bigger role, to be No 2 in party (Night Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi Thursday said he was ready for a "more proactive role in the party and the government", triggering intense speculation. The Congress announced ... Read more...

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Rahul ready for ‘pro-active’ role, to be No 2 in party (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will be number two in the Congress after Sonia Gandhi, the party said Thursday after he declared that he was ready for ... Read more...

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Happy Rahul has agreed to proactive role: Digvijay


July 19th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who has consistently proposed that Rahul Gandhi take on a more stellar role in the party and government, said Thursday he ... Read more...

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Rahul gets ‘proactive’, will be Congress no. 2 (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will be number two in the Congress after Sonia Gandhi, the party said Thursday, ending feverish speculation after the Nehru-Gandhi scion ... Read more...

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‘Media reports on ministers offering to quit juvenile’


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday termed sections of the media as "juvenile" for going overboard with speculation that four union ministers had ... Read more...

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No minister has offered to quit: Congress


April 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed rumours that five union cabinet ministers had offered to quit and work to strengthen the party and denied that any ... Read more...

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Hoffenheim ends manager Tanner’s contract


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 23 (IANS) German Bundesliga football side Hoffenheim has ended its contract with manager Ernst Tanner with immediate effect.Head coach Markus Babbel will take over the squad planning for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

4th Bengaluru film fest will pay tribute to Dev Anand


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFF), starting Dec 15, will pay tribute to actor, producer and director Dev Anand, who passed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dikshit urged to get drinking water in primary schools


November 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) With 63 primary schools in the capital lacking drinking water supplies, the civic agency wrote a letter to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday to take ... Read more...

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Congress disapproves of Digvijay’s letter to Hazare


October 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress has disapproved of party leader Digvijay Singh's second letter to Anna Hazare, saying there was no need of a communication after Prime ... Read more...

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Cambodia flash floods trap nearly 200 tourists in historic temple


September 24th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 200 tourists were airlifted from a historic northwestern Cambodian temple after flash floods trapped them inside, local media reported Friday. Dozens have been killed in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists clock particles smashing light barrier


September 24th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Scientists at the world's largest physics lab claim to have clocked sub-atomic particles or neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light.European Organization for Nuclear Research, ... Read more...

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Sonia recovering after surgery, makes some party appointments


August 6th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A day after Sonia Gandhi formed a four-member group to manage party affairs in her absence, the Congress Friday announced two new spokespersons even ... Read more...

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Bosch to set up research facility at IISc


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) Global supplier of technology and services Bosch group Thursday announced that it would set up a research facility at the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) ... Read more...

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35 Goa mining leases booked


September 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Notices have been issued to 35 of the 104 operational mining leases in Goa for functioning without permission from the forest department, a top pollution control board official ... Read more...

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Pawar told to rein in sugar prices by Sonia Gandhi


August 27th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi has asked Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar to rein in the rising prices of sugar and ensure there is adequate stock of sugar ... Read more...

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Congress criticizes Lefts timing of withdrawal of support


July 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Lefts timing of announcement of withdrawal of support to the Government following Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs declaration of going ahead with the Indo-US nuclear deal, ... Read more...

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Congress says there is every reason to celebrate UPA’s four years in power


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Congress party, which heads the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) at the Centre, said on Thursday that the alliance had every right and reason to ... Read more...

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Letter warns Peshawar University on socialising of boys and girls


December 3rd, 2007 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 3 (ANI): An unnamed letter to the University of Peshawar has asked it to stop the inter-mixing of male and female students. The letter was received by the universitys Political Science ... Read more...

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