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Sweet water dreams come true for parched Barmer


August 30th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) Dreams of tasting sweet water have finally come true for residents of the parched Thar region, along the India-Pakistan border, in Rajasthan.The area's residents ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament


August 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Panchayat system to be boosted in Maoist-affected districts: Ramesh


January 26th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) With a view to accelerate rural development in left-wing extremism affected districts of West Bengal, union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the government would ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, a country that shares 54 rivers with India


September 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Bangladesh, the eastern neighbour with which India hopes to resolve differences on sharing of Teesta and Feni rivers, is criss-crossed by over 300 rivers, 54 ... Read more...

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Tripura hopes for solution to river disputes with Bangladesh


September 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sabroom (Tripura), Sep 4 (IANS) Indian villages by the Feni river, which serves as a natural border with Bangladesh in southern Tripura, are desperately hoping that the eight-decade-old dispute ... Read more...

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Suspend cops behind firing on Maharashtra farmers: BJP


August 12th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The killing of three farmers in police firing in Maharashtra figured in the Rajya Sabha Friday, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu panel approves Rs.1,295 crore water project


December 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) A committee of the Tamil Nadu government Monday gave its nod for a Rs.1,295 crore (about $280 million) drinking water project for Vellore district.The committee chaired by Deputy ... Read more...

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Assam’s Kamprup District a heaven for Tiwa tribe


June 14th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, June 14 (ANI): The Bherakuchi village in Assam's Central Kamprup District is a home to the Tiwa tribe and away from influence of modern cities.Here there is ... Read more...

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Maoist posters found ahead of chief minister’s visit


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Posters demanding the withdrawal of anti-Maoist operations were found in Baharampur town in West Bengal's Murshidabad Wednesday, hours before Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's visit to inaugurate a drinking ... Read more...

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Hogenakkal drinking water scheme to begin in March: Stalin


January 11th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Monday told the state assembly that work on the Hogenakkal drinking water project would start in March and be completed by ... Read more...

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Hogenakkal water project to start by March 2010: Stalin


December 6th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Saturday asked state government officials to start construction work on the Hogenakkal drinking water project by March next year. Chairing a review ... Read more...

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Pro-Kannada activists held ahead of Thiruvalluvar statue unveiling (Lead)


August 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Hundreds of pro-Kannada activists have been detained in and around Bangalore after their plan to protest the unveiling of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here Sunday. Former legislator and Kannada Chaluvaligaru ... Read more...

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Statues of poets as balm to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu ties


August 8th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Warring for decades over sharing of the Cauvery waters, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are set to remove one other irritant in their ties -- unveiling of the statues ... Read more...

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Thiruvalluvar’s statue to be unveiled in Bangalore


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Ignoring opposition by pro-Kannada groups, the Karnataka government Monday gave the go-ahead for the unveiling of the statue of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here Aug 9, 18 years after ... Read more...

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Did not discuss Cauvery water issue with Karunanidhi: Yeddyurappa


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Even as the two neighbouring states bicker over sharing of Cauvery river water, the issue did not figure in a meeting between Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and ... Read more...

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Restart Sethusamudran project: Karunanidhi


June 11th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged the central government to restart the Rs.2,427-crore (Rs.24.27 billion) Sethusamudaram shipping canal project.Inaugurating the Rs.616-crore Ramanathapuram combined drinking water scheme ... Read more...

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Multi-billion rupee scam during Musharraf’s regime unearthed in Pakistan


June 8th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8 (ANI): A multi-billion rupee scandal during General Pervez Musharraf's regime has been unearthed in Pakistan.According to The News, a billion-rupee contract was given to an influential contactor on ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth has risen in stature: Kannada activists


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 1 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajnikant has risen in stature after accepting that he had made a "mistake" in making remarks that had hurt Kannadiga sentiments, Kannada activists said here Friday, ... Read more...

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Rajnikant apologises to Kannada activists for remarks


August 1st, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Assuaging the feelings of angry Kannada activists on the eve of the release of his mega movie "Kuselan", superstar Rajnikant admitted Thursday that he had "erred in the ... Read more...

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We will block ‘Kuselan’ release in Karnataka: Kannada activists


July 31st, 2008 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Activists here Wednesday vowed to block the release of the forthcoming Rajnikanth-starrer "Kuselan" in Karnataka, saying the Tamil superstar should apologise for his "anti-Kannadiga" statements. The threat comes ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth urges trouble-free ‘Kuselan’ release in Karnataka


July 29th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajnikanth has written to the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) to ensure that his forthcoming film "Kuselan' is released in the state without any problems ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth’s ‘Kuselan’ gets nod for Karnataka release


July 27th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G. Vijayasarathy Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Forthcoming Rajnikanth-starrer "Kuselan" has finally got the go ahead for its simultaneous release in Karnataka Aug 1, though many groups were against it, alleging that the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gets new drinking water project


July 19th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) A new drinking water supply scheme will ensure daily supply of water to core areas of Andhra Pradesh capital Hyderabad and its surrounding areas. Union Finance Minister P. ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu begins work on Hogenekkal water project


June 19th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), June 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday began work on the controversial Rs.13.34 billion drinking water project in Hogenekkal, on the border with Karnataka, which had witnessed frenzied ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor unfolds BJP government’s development plans


June 6th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur Friday spelt out the development programmes of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, seeking to transform it into a model state. Addressing the first ... Read more...

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We shall build a golden Gujarat by 2010: Modi


May 3rd, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 2(IANS) Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday appealed to the people of Gujarat to help build a 'golden state' as it approaches the 50th year of its formation in two years. ... Read more...

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Hogenakkal absolutely the decision of Karunanidhi: Moily


April 9th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Apr 9 (ANI): Congress leader M Veerappa Moily has said that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had solely decided to put the Hogenakkal project on hold.Moily said, Karunanidhi feels ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu market downs shutters over Hogenekkal


April 9th, 2008 - 1:38 am ICT by admin
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) One of Asia's largest perishable goods markets, Koyambedu, located on the western suburbs of Chennai, remained closed Tuesday as merchants held protests against Karnataka's opposition to the Hogenekkal ... Read more...

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MDMK protest in Tamil Nadu over Hogenakkal water project


April 8th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Apr 8 (ANI): The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief, Vaiko, staged a protest here on Monday demanding implementation of the Hogenakkal water project. "Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has betrayed Tamil ... Read more...

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I never wanted violence, says Rajnikant on Hogenekkal


April 7th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Tamil film icon Rajnikant clarified Monday that he never meant to instigate violence through his anti-Karnataka remarks on the Hogenekkal drinking water project. In a television interview, the ... Read more...

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Kollywood superstar Rajnikanth rebuts Karnataka insult charge


April 7th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Tamil cinema superstar Rajnikanth today rebutted charges that he had insulted the people of Karnataka in a speech delivered a couple of days ago in the context ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan doesnt belong to any particular region: Bal Thackeray


April 7th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 7 (ANI): The Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, in an article which appeared in the party mouthpiece Saamna on Monday, has stated not to drag Amitabh Bachchan into the ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry on a hunger strike over Cauvery row


April 4th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 4 (ANI): Artists and producers of the Tamil film industry observed one-day hunger strike today at Chepauk Stadium, condemning the attacks on cinema halls screening Tamil movies in Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Tamil stars fast over Karnataka’s stand on Hogenekkal project


April 4th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead)Chennai, April 4 (IANS) An angry Rajnikanth joined a bevy of Tamil film stars who sat on a daylong fast here, protesting against Karnataka's objections to the planned drinking water project ... Read more...

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