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Rajasthan’s textiles push with nine dedicated parks


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) The central government has approved nine textile parks worth Rs.1,500 crore in Rajasthan, and an additional grant of Rs.400 crore to promote this industry in the ... Read more...

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2G: Court seeks report on plea against PM


August 16th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A special court here has sought a report from the anti-corruption branch of Delhi on an activist's complaint alleging that Prime minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Corporates told to give handlooms, handicraft products as gift items


August 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The textiles ministry is organising a conclave appealing to Indian industries to source domestic handlooms and handicrafts for corporate gifting instead of regular gift such ... Read more...

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Sultans, Samurais in semis of Mumbai billiards


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' and Park Club 'Samurais' registered comfortable wins to sail into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Bawa Bullies edge out Titans in Mumbai Billiards


July 24th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) With both home and away wins mandatory to qualify, hosts Dadar Parsee Colony Gymkhana's Bawa Bullies stormed into the pre-quarter-finals in the Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala ... Read more...

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One dead, two injured in Delhi road accident


July 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was killed and two of his associates critically injured, when the car they were travelling in collided with a mini-truck here early ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Cops furnish CD transcripts to accused


May 26th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Police Saturday supplied transcript copies of the CD of the 2008 cash-for-vote scam sting operation to the seven accused in the case, including former Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Gurgaon students hold demonstrations for Dana Sangma


May 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 1 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI), along with students from various faculties at the Amity University campus here, demonstrated Tuesday against the university administration and ... Read more...

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Make poultry farming in northeast more scientific: Aviation flu experts


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) Timely vaccination of birds and animals, access to standard laboratories and maintaining bio-security are among the measures required to curb the sporadic outbreak of bird flu ... Read more...

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Land for Ambedkar memorial soon


March 30th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The long-pending contentious issue of providing land for the proposed B.R. Ambedkar memorial here has moved forward with the central government agreeing to transfer a ... Read more...

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Corruption major roadblock in India’s development: Court


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday observed while punishing six persons, including a bank manager, that corruption was a major roadblock in India's development.The Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Olympics boycott is on the table, claims Bhopal NGO


February 27th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) Union sports ministry officials have assured them that India was all prepared to boycott the London Olympics over the Dow Chemicals' sponsorship issue and was only ... Read more...

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Smithsonian to chronicle the story of Indian Americans


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is putting together an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man kills father


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A 33-year-old mentally ill man killed his father here by hitting him with a pestle over a petty dispute, police said Tuesday. The man also ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors welcome Ethics Commissioner’s resignation


January 26th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors and activists fighting to remove Dow Chemicals as a sponsor of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday welcomed Ethics Commissioner Meredith Alexander's resignation ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Haria in National Billiards and Snooker


January 17th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Teen-aged sensation Dhvaj Haria achieved a rare treble when he annexed the sub-junior snooker and the junior billiards crowns Tuesday in addition to sub-junior billiards ... Read more...

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Haria to meet Dhingra for sub-junior snooker title


January 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 16 (IANS) Gujarat's Dhvaj Haria will take on Maharashtra's Jaiveer Dhingra in the finals of the sub-junior snooker event at the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker championships here.In ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors burn Chidambaram’s effigy


January 14th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday burnt an effigy of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to protest the decision of a ministerial panel not ... Read more...

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Winter fest, youngsters give jazz a chance


December 14th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Jazz has always had its share of aficionados in India. But growing avenues of live entertainment along with the rise of internet have forced non-mainstream ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland to cooperate in local governance


December 12th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Switzerland signed an agreement on Monday to increase their cooperation for strengthening local governance.The agreement aims at "establishing projects to encourage transference of ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors beaten back from rail blockade


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster were evicted from the protest site ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe’s effigy burnt on Bhopal gas tragedy’s 27th anniversary


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy staged a rally on it's 27th anniversary Friday and burnt effigies of 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee chairman Sebastian ... Read more...

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Amar Singh can go to Singapore for treatment


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday allowed former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh to visit Singapore for treatment of his kidney infection from Nov 8-30. While permitting the ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims slam Dow sponsoring London Olympics


October 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) The victims of the 1984 Bhopal tragedy have joined British MPs and rights groups in opposing the 2012 London Olympics being sponsored by Dow Chemical ... Read more...

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Bhopal shuts down for gas tragedy affected


October 11th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 11 (IANS) The Bhopal bandh called Tuesday by five organizations for the first time in their fight for justice since 27 years of the gas tragedy got good ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors call shutdown Oct 11


October 8th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) For the first time in their 27-year fight for justice, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will hold a day-long shutdown Oct 11 here, seeking correct government figures ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Bail pleas of Kulkarni, two others, to be heard Oct 13


October 7th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday deferred till Oct 13 the hearing on the bail plea of Sudheendhra Kulkarni, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Make me cash-for-vote scam witness, not accused: Kulkarni


October 1st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and arrested in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, Saturday told a Delhi ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Police file supplementary chargesheet


September 30th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the cash-for-votes scam, saying the probe was not complete as the Lok Sabha speaker's permission was ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Amar’s bail extended, Ahmed Patel dragged in


September 19th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The person who paid money during the 2008 trust vote was Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh's ... Read more...

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Amar Singh’s medical reports paint grim picture


September 14th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, in custody for the cash-for-votes scam, is suffering from urinary tract infection, diarrhoea, dehydration and diabetes and needs to ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes case: Two ex-MPs’ bail plea hearing Sep 29


September 13th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday deferred the hearing on the interim bail pleas of two former Bharatiya Janata Party MPs -- Faggan Singh Kulaste and ... Read more...

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Amar Singh admitted to AIIMS


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh was Monday evening admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by ... Read more...

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Amar Singh seeks interim bail after initial no-show


September 6th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, who cited health reasons to not appear in a Delhi court Tuesday morning for ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Amar Singh to appear in court Tuesday


September 5th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and three others are likely to appear before a trial court here Tuesday, after ... Read more...

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