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Mamata’s war cry in Congress fortress (West Bengal Newsletter) (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the panchayat polls slated for next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now trained her guns at Congress bastions in the state, ... Read more...

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Mamata’s war cry at Congress fortress (West Bengal Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the panchayat polls slated for next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now trained her guns at Congress bastions in the state, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh objections hold up Tripura projects: Minister


August 4th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 4 (IANS) Tripura's many projects of irrigation, flood control and embankment building have been stopped since 2007 following objections from Bangladesh, a state minister said ... Read more...

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Miffed Azam Khan offers to quit UP cabinet


July 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Miffed at his powers being curtailed, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has sent a terse letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav offering to quit the ... Read more...

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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... Read more...

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NCP targets Congress on unspent funds in Maharashtra


July 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Friday lashed out at the state's Urban Development Department for failing to utilise its funds, indicating a rift in the ... Read more...

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Ramesh to review India-aided projects in Sri Lanka


July 12th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India's Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh will Thursday meet Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to review the progress of various developmental projects supported ... Read more...

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‘Uranium deposits necessary for power generation’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 4 (IANS) Uranium deposits in Meghalaya are needed for meeting the country's power generation needs, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Adviser, T.K.A. Nair, said here Wednesday."Uranium is a ... Read more...

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Mamata moots all-party delegation for central assistance


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday proposed to send an all-party delegation to New Delhi to press for a three-year moratorium on payment of ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks Chinese investment


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sought more Chinese investments in the country's developmental projects.Pakistan has opened of all sectors of the economy like ... Read more...

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Mufti’s call for government change in J&K;


May 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former chief minister Mufti Mohamamd Sayeed Saturday sought public support for changing "the present inept and corrupt system" to improve ... Read more...

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Mamata government celebrating anniversary of misrule: CPI-M


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday mocked Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government's anniversary celebrations and dubbed them as an "anniversary of misrule"."The state ... Read more...

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Dhaka approves $7 bn for development projects


May 20th, 2012 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Saturday approved 550 billion taka ($7 billion) for undertaking developmental projects during the fiscal year 2012-13.The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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UP government releases vision document for development


May 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday released a road map - 'Samagra Vikas' - for overall development of the state, which aims to fulfil promises made by ... Read more...

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Akhilesh accuses Mayawati of derailing development


May 13th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akilesh Yadav Saturday attacked his predecessor Mayawati for derailing and obstructing development in the state.On a day-long visit to Etawah, his ... Read more...

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Assam to train officials against ‘Red Terror’


May 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to train the chief of administration and police in all Maoist-affected districts of the state to counter the threat from ... Read more...

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Mukul to pursue Mamata’s Vision 2020 for railways


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Thursday said he would take his Trinamool party chief Mamata Banerjee's Vision 2020 forward and deepen the agenda of inclusive ... Read more...

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Dhumal government woos its babus with eye on polls (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 24th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 24 (IANS) Close to half of the annual budget of debt-ridden Himachal Pradesh is being spent on its 'babus' - both serving and retired.According to budget estimates ... Read more...

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Himachal links snow-clearing with rural jobs scheme


March 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has linked snow-clearing with the central government's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), a minister said here Sunday."This year, for the first ... Read more...

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Akhilesh assumes charge, shunts out Mayawati loyalists


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Swinging into action within an hour of taking over as Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav Thursday undertook a major shake-up of the bureaucracy, showing the ... Read more...

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Court tells DDA to allot house plots in Rohini


March 14th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to start allotting residential plots in north Delhi's Rohini area from March 19 to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi approves developmental projects


March 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 4 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi government Sunday approved a series of developmental projects, including construction of a satellite ground station.A power station will be commissioned soon to ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke groups, Shiv Sena abort pro-Jaitpur meeting


February 26th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (IANS) Several NGOs and the Shiv Sena, opposing the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant Sunday aborted a meeting to be addressed by eminent ... Read more...

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BJP manifesto promises Goa Lokayukta within 100 days


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will institute a Lokayukta in Goa within 100 days of coming to power, according to the party's poll manifesto released ... Read more...

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Foreign aid for Pakistan social projects decline


February 16th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Foreign aid for developmental projects in Pakistan has declined considerably, the Pakistani Planning Commission has said.Expressing concern, the commission said assistance for the public sector development ... Read more...

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No farmer suicides due to agricultural debt: Mamata


January 19th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Brushing aside criticism over farmer suicides in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday denied that heavy agricultural debt was driving farmers to ... Read more...

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397 projects waiting green nod


November 29th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As many as 397 developmental projects seeking environmental clearance are pending with the environment ministry, parliament was told Tuesday.In a written reply to a question ... Read more...

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Development must to fight Maoists: Jairam Ramesh


November 19th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov 19 (IANS) Citing non-development as the main reason why Maoists are flourishing, union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said the government needed to focus ... Read more...

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Mamata urges people to fight Maoists


November 11th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Purulia (West Bengal), Nov 11 (IANS) Calling upon Maoists to lay down arms and return to the mainstream, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday assured the people of ... Read more...

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Peace vital for development of Nagaland: Rahul


November 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Nov 9 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said peace was necessary to enable Nagaland prosper."The UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government has been trying hard to ... Read more...

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India, African regional blocs discuss training institutes, projects


November 8th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Building upon key commitments of its second summit with Africa, India Tuesday discussed the location of training institutes and developmental cooperation with chiefs of leading ... Read more...

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Kashmir governor, cabinet secretary discusses development, security


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Flagship development schemes and matters related to internal and external security were the focus of discussions Sunday between a central government team led by Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to seek $1 bn development loan


October 19th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With his Maoist party asking him to stay away from signing crucial pacts, Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is planning to focus on expanding ... Read more...

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India lauds Myanmar’s reforms, pledges $500 mn for projects (Roundup)


October 14th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Lauding Myanmar's "transition towards democratic government", India Friday announced $500 million for a host of developmental projects for the Southeast Asian nation, decided to ... Read more...

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India unveils $500 mn for Myanmar, to expand security ties


October 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a major diplomatic initiative, India Friday unveiled $500 million for a host of developmental projects for Myanmar and decided to expand security cooperation ... Read more...

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