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Ministry withdraws press release about hiked amount to SC victims (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Within hours of its release, the Ministry of Social Justice Thursday withdrew a press release from the government's official website about its decision to increase ... Read more...

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Relief for scheduled caste/tribe victims up 150 percent


February 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has increased the minimum amount payable to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe victims of atrocities by 150 percent, ... Read more...

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Health scheme approved for Nepal-domiciled Gorkhas


January 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved the extension of the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) to Nepal-domiciled Gorkha (NDG) pensioners in a decision expected to benefit ... Read more...

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Kin of intelligence personnel to get more compensation


December 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to increase compensation to the families of Intelligence Bureau (IB) personnel who die on duty.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday approved the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to give statehood fighters monthly pension


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS): Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday announced in the assembly that the people who had fought for a separate Jharkhand state would get pension."The state ... Read more...

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200 Pakistani lawmakers yet to reveal assets


October 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) About 200 lawmakers in Pakistan have not yet filed their statements of assets and liabilities with the election commission, a media report said.The lawmakers have not ... Read more...

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Antony calls for transparency in defence accounts


September 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday called for accountability, transparency and integrity in the defence accounting service, terming these virtues "an integral part of good ... Read more...

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Punjab gives promotions to 5,199 police men in one go


September 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Punjab Police Saturday promoted 5,199 constables and head constables in one go - the highest number to be promoted together ever.Announcing a string of incentives for ... Read more...

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22 people died during clinical trials


August 9th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Twenty-two people died during clinical trials last year, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday, adding that their families had been paid compensation.The minister said ... Read more...

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Financial aid announced for old artistes


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.4,000 for old artistes under a new scheme.The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, ... Read more...

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Kerala CM Achutanandan backs out when issues need to be resolved: Antony


April 11th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 11 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday criticized Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achutanandan saying that he backs out when issues need to be resolved.Citing the Adarsh Housing Society ... Read more...

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Punjab approves cash-less insurance for police


March 21st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) In a move that will benefit over 70,000 personnel of Punjab Police, the state government has approved a cash-less insurance scheme for them that will include ... Read more...

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Income Tax returns mandatory for all candidates facing polls in India


March 9th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Election commission (EC) on Wednesday made it mandatory for all the candidates to furnish Income Tax (IT) returns before entering the polls.The Election Commission has brought ... Read more...

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Contestants in Bengal polls will have to file tax details


February 28th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) In a never before initiative, prospective candidates in the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls will have to give their permanent account number (PAN) and and tax returns in ... Read more...

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U.S. government issues travel warning for Egypt, urges Americans to leave


January 30th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Sunday issued a travel warning for Egypt, urging Americans to leave the African nation 'as soon as they can safely do so'.Egypt plunged ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for sexual misconduct: Foreign Secretary


January 30th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) With the recent behaviour of some Indian diplomats creating public embarrassment for the country, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has warned potential offenders that there will be zero ... Read more...

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India protests radio-tagging of duped Indian students in US (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) India Saturday said it has told United States that the use of monitors on some duped Indian students of closed American Tri-Valley University by authorities was "unwarranted" ... Read more...

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India concerned over radio collaring of Indian students of closed US varsity


January 29th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): India on Saturday said that it is seriously concerned over the United States' decision of making some Indian students of the California-based Tri Valley University (TVU) wear radio ... Read more...

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Apex court says no to Raju’s plea on surrender (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to entertain applications by former Satyam Computers Services Limited (SCSL) chairman B. Ramalinga Raju and five others seeking four weeks' time ... Read more...

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Madonna plans to move back to Britain


October 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) American pop diva Madonna is planning to move back to Britain after spending two years in the US following her divorce with filmmaker Guy Ritchie. The "Celebration" ... Read more...

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350,000 foreigners enter Britain on ’student’ visas


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Nearly 350,000 foreigners entered Britain on suspect student visas last year despite new rules to curb the number of illegal immigrants, officials said Monday. Home Office figures reveal the ... Read more...

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Widow of 1997 Delhi shootout victim seeks Rs.2 crore damages


July 30th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The widow of a businessman shot dead by the Delhi Police in a fake shootout in the capital's Connaught Place central business district in 1997 Friday moved ... Read more...

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Britain to review rejected immigration pleas


July 25th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced it will review applications of migrants whose pleas were refused solely because they failed to meet the financial requirements for maintenance. The ... Read more...

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Supreme Court speaks up for wives, mothers


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The personal care and attention rendered by a wife and mother to her family is immeasurable, and to compare it to that of a housekeeper or servant ... Read more...

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Indians in Britain to double by 2051


July 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The population of Indians in Britain is expected to nearly double from 1.4 million to 2.67 million by 2051 by which time the country's population would hover around ... Read more...

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Protest held against proposed Essar jetty in Gujarat


June 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 28 (IANS) Representatives of various trade and commerce bodies Monday took out a rally to protest against the jetty planned by corporate giant Essar near Salaya in Gujarat, saying that ... Read more...

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Army chief inaugurates ex-servicemen’s polyclinic


June 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Indian Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh Tuesday inaugurated a polyclinic for ex-servicemen in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of the national capital, that will provide quality services to ... Read more...

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In Rajasthan, those neglecting parents could face jail


June 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 11 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has come to the aid of the elderly neglected by their children. It has decided that the guilty will be ordered to make a monthly ... Read more...

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Govt. approves extension of ECHS facilities to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas


May 27th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) facilities to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas (NDGs).The scheme will be optional for retired ... Read more...

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Govt. approves setting up of 199 additional new polyclinics


May 27th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved establishment of 199 additional new polyclinics, including 17 mobile military medical facilities along with 15 new Regional Centres and re-organisation of ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen’s medicare gets Rs.141 crore boost


May 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) In a major effort to boost the quality of medicare provided to India's 33 lakh ex-servicemen and their dependents, the cabinet Wednesday approved the creation of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka appoints reconciliation commission


May 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 17 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday appointed a reconciliation commission to investigate the country's ethnic conflict and make recommendations to prevent a recurrence, officials said. The appointment came as ... Read more...

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Leprosy hit families living without basic amenities in Bihar: Survey


May 11th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 11 (IANS) Bihar, one of the few states still struggling to eliminate leprosy, has nearly 1,000 families affected with the disease living without basic civic amenities, a new survey has ... Read more...

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Dantewada martyrs’ minor kin get post-dated job letters


April 24th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has issued post-dated appointment letters to the minor dependents of its 75 troopers massacred by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada area April 6 ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves extension for anti-scavenging scheme


February 18th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a revised time frame for rehabilitating the manual scavengers left out of the ongoing scheme. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni ... Read more...

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