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Bifurcate Assam-Meghalaya joint cadre too: Meghalaya legislators


September 6th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Close on the heels of the bifurcation of the Manipur-Tripura cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services, Meghalaya's legislators Thursday demanded the separation of ... Read more...

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Passing bills amid din not good for democracy: Chidambaram


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After the Lok Sabha passed three bills amidst a din, the government Monday said this was not good for democracy and that there was ... Read more...

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Nod to bill for separate cadres for Manipur, Tripura


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill for the establishment of a separate cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services for Manipur ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM calls all-party meet on boundary row


July 25th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has convened an all-party meet here Thursday to discuss the inter-state boundary dispute with Assam.The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) ... Read more...

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HSPDP withdraws support to Meghalaya’s Congress government


July 14th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) Friday pulled out from the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government over the boundary row with Assam but there ... Read more...

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Three northeastern states to get high courts by October


May 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) India's three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year as the required amendment bill ... Read more...

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Three northeastearn states soon to have high courts


May 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Agartala, May 12 (IANS) Three northeastern Indian states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would soon get their own high courts as a necessary amendment bill was passed ... Read more...

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‘Assam chief minister should pay house rent to Meghalaya’


March 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 12 (IANS) A senior Meghalaya legislator Monday said Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should be asked to vacate his official residence, situated in a "disputed area", or else ... Read more...

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‘Commission needed on Meghalaya-Assam boundary dispute’


December 21st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 21 (IANS) Meghalaya's opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday urged Chief Minister Mukul Sangma to take up with the central government the formation of a commission to re-examine ... Read more...

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Three northeast states could get own high courts soon


November 27th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya could soon get their own high courts that would help in quicker disposal of cases, save litigants time and money, and ... Read more...

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IAF commanders assess force levels


October 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Top commanders of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday began a three-day conference here to discuss the force's transformation in terms of its planes and ... Read more...

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Yemeni air force attack Al-Qaeda strongholds, 12 killed


October 5th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Oct 5 (IANS) Warplanes of the Yemeni air force launched several air strikes Tuesday on a number of Al- Qaeda strong holds, killing at least 12 terrorists ... Read more...

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UN humanitarian chief calls for temporary halt in Libya


May 10th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) All parties need to agree to a temporary pause in the ongoing fight in Libya to allow essential supplies and aid to be ... Read more...

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CRPF observes Valour Day


April 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9(ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force today observed Valour Day in a function held at New Delhi.Union Minister of State for Home and Telecom Gurudas Kamat was the ... Read more...

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Separate high courts to be set up in northeastern states


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The central government has taken an initiative to set up separate high courts in the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, union Law and ... Read more...

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Bharti selects Ericsson, Huawei for services in Bangladesh


October 7th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Thursday said it will partner telecom gear makers Ericsson and Huawei to expand and manage its mobile network in Bangladesh where it launched its services ... Read more...

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Higher education gets Rs.11,000 cr; focus on IITs, study loans


February 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India Friday allocated Rs.11,000 crore (Rs.110 billion/$2.38 billion) for its higher education sector, which is around seven percent more than the 2009-10 financial year. As per the ... Read more...

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Centre may amend act for Tripura High Court: chief minister


December 14th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 14 (IANS) The central government may amend the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971, to set up a separate high court in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Monday. All the ... Read more...

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KPMG identifies 11 areas for Indo-Bhutanese cooperation


August 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (Bhutan), Aug.23 (ANI): Leading audit, tax and advisory services firm KPMG has reportedly identified eleven keys areas in which India and Bhutan can cooperate.Titled a 'Study of Investment Climate ... Read more...

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Lanka crisis requires political, not military solution: Experts


April 25th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr.25 (ANI): The ethnic crisis in Sri Lanka requires a political not a military solution, says many observers."There has to be a political settlement, otherwise, there is always the danger that, ... Read more...

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China’s drought slightly eased by rainfall


February 10th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (Xinhua) China's drought has been slightly eased by rainfall in four provinces, an official said Tuesday.E. Jingping, secretary-general of the Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief ... Read more...

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Antarctica warming, study says


January 23rd, 2009 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (DPA) Antarctica is warming, despite the recent scientific consensus that the southernmost continent was not being impacted by global warming, a study published in the journal Nature said Thursday.Scientists ... Read more...

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Drought leaves 160 boats stranded in China river


January 13th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Jan 13 (Xinhua) About 160 boats were stranded in a river in south China's Guangdong province after a drought lowered the water to a level where navigation was not possible.The ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi renews pullout threat over military offensive in Sri Lanka


November 15th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 15 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has renewed his pullout threat from the UPA Government over the ongoing military offensive in Sri Lanka. He said his party members ... Read more...

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At least seven dead in South Korean storms


July 26th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Seoul, July 26 (DPA) At least seven people have died in several days of storms and heavy rain sweeping across South Korea, with a further six people still missing, local media reports ... Read more...

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