deputy director general

Raja told PM about 2G policy without file work


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja informed the prime minister about the licence distribution policy without mentioning some of the related issues in the department of ... Read more...

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IAEA officials to meet Iranian delegation Friday


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS) Senior International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials will meet an Iranian delegation in Vienna Friday, the UN nuclear watchdog has said.The meeting is aimed ... Read more...

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India, Israel to hold FTA talks Aug 14-16


August 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In an important step that will scale up their economic ties, India and Israel will hold the fifth round of negotiations over a free trade ... Read more...

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Infosys bags Rs.700 crore order from India Post


August 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Infosys Thursday said it has bagged a Rs.700 crore deal from the Indian government's Department of Post to enhance its core banking and insurance services ... Read more...

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‘Inability to handle peak-time power loads hit us hard’


July 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The inability to handle peak-time power loads combined with failing monsoon that has led to 19 percent drop in energy generation may be responsible for ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official says Raja took policy decisions


July 31st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Being the then telecom minister, A. Raja was the "final authority" to take decisions on policy matters, former department of telecommunications (DoT) official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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CII, World Bank Group ink pact to save tiger (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the World Bank Group have agreed to establish the India Wildlife Business Council (IWBC) to promote tiger and biodiversity ... Read more...

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Over 3,000 policemen promoted in Dubai


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 6 (IANS/WAM) A total of 3,295 officers of Dubai Police have been promoted.The decision to promote the officers was taken by UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and ... Read more...

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Stimulus policies may hurt China economy: Experts


May 31st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A stimulus policy only to promote investments will be "dangerous" for a weakening Chinese economy as the excess production capacity may result in more serious economic ... Read more...

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‘Public private partnerships to boost infrastructure in Asia’


May 30th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 30 (IANS) More public private partnerships (PPP) are needed to boost infrastructure development in Asia Pacific, according to a study commissioned by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)."In order ... Read more...

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Scientists to probe Nagpur meteorite shower


May 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) A team of scientists from Mumbai will leave for Nagpur Monday to investigate and study the impact of last Tuesday's large meteorite shower in the Katol ... Read more...

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Government to rope in chemists to fight TB (March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day)


March 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Concerned about the irrational use of drugs to treat tuberculosis by private practitioners, the government now plans to rope in chemists and bring prescriptions ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth turn out in record numbers to join army


March 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) More than 6,000 enthusiastic Kashmiri youth turned up for recruitment in the Indian Army Friday in south Kashmir and police and army men had a tough ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists say local Doordarshan keeping them away


March 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Scores of local artists and freelance television producers Friday alleged that the local Doordarshan Kendra has shut its doors on them.Talking to IANS, well known Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Antony re-elected IDSA president


February 25th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony was re-elected unopposed as president of India's premier think tank, the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) here Saturday.The minister ... Read more...

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Iran enriches 100 kg of Uranium to 20 percent (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Between 90 and 100 kg of uranium has been enriched to 20 percent at a facility in the Iranian city of Natanz, the country's news ... Read more...

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IAEA team in Tehran for talks


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-level delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran Monday for talks on nuclear issues.The five-member delegation is led by IAEA ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards to meet every four months


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Khowai (Tripura), Feb 3 (IANS) Border guards from India and Bangladesh will meet every four months to resolve border disputes and check cross-border movement of militants, it was decided at ... Read more...

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Mexican state promoting reading as antidote to violence


January 27th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chihuahua (Mexico), Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Chihuahua, one of the Mexican states hardest hit by drug-related violence in recent years, is looking to recover public spaces and rebuild its torn social ... Read more...

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Dubai health authority website wins award


December 17th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS/WAM) The website of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has won an award for the best e-content in the Gulf region.The website -- www.dha.gov.ae -- won the ... Read more...

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India handovers fresh list of insurgent camps to Bangladesh


December 15th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 15 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday said that Bangladesh has assured firm action against insurgents operating from its territory against India."We have handed over a list ... Read more...

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Bangladesh assures firm action against Indian insurgents


December 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's border guards Monday assured firm action against insurgents from India's northeastern states taking shelter in that country, an Indian officer said.The commitment was made at ... Read more...

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Dismantle militant camps, BSF to urge Bangladesh counterparts


December 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 8 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) will ask its Bangladesh counterparts at a meeting next week to dismantle hideouts set up by militants from India's northeast in ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis may cloud Durban climate talks


November 13th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Durban climate change talks beginning Nov 28, experts are worried that Eurozone crisis may curtail the billions of dollars of funding from ... Read more...

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Watch out for sexually transmitted ’superbug’: Expert


November 1st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) While the controversy over a 'superbug' in Delhi hospitals has not died down yet, an expert here Tuesday popped a warning against a sexually transmitted ... Read more...

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Brazil is India’s bridge to Latin America: Former envoy


October 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) Brazil is the bridge leading to Latin America, the final frontier for Indian diplomacy, says former Indian ambassador to Brazil Amitava Tripathi."I regard Latin America as ... Read more...

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For agri help, 20 million farmers to dial in


October 28th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 28 (IANS) Thanks to the mobile phone revolution in India, 20 million farmers will be covered by 2017 through SMSs and the Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) to ... Read more...

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Business confidence on the decline: CII


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Uncertainty surrounding the global economy, rising cost of inputs and high interest rates have led to a decline in business confidence during the current quarter, ... Read more...

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Thai flood death toll reaches 244


October 7th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy monsoon rains across the Asian country of Thailand have left at least 244 people killed in recent months, according to the latest reports released on Friday.Disaster Prevention ... Read more...

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43 lakh UIDAI enrolments in Punjab


September 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India's (UIDAI) campaign for the 'Aadhaar' national identity card has got over 43 lakh enrolments in Punjab, an official said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Green rules diluted to approve projects: NGO


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) An unprecedented number of infrastructure projects were cleared by the environment and forests ministry in the last five years and regulations were diluted for giving ... Read more...

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Thailand’s flood death toll rises to 112


September 19th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result from widespread flooding throughout Thailand in recent months has risen to at least 112 while two people remain missing, authorities said on ... Read more...

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90-minute TB test not a game changer for India


August 29th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A new diagnostic technique that detects tuberculosis in 90 minutes instead of three months using the conventional method may not be effective in India as ... Read more...

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New mines bill will benefit Jharkhand: Report


August 6th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 5 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Friday favoured profit sharing of mining by companies with the locals, as proposed by the Mines and Mineral (Development and ... Read more...

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