equitable distribution

Ensure adequate drinking water supplies: Dikshit to DJB


June 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to ensure adequate supplies of drinking water in the capital, and warned of strict action ... Read more...

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Hooda detractors make themselves heard (Haryana Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) As Bhupinder Singh Hooda moves closer to completing seven years as Haryana chief minister, some state leaders in his Congress party are beginning to raise their ... Read more...

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Exclude ‘creamy layer’ from quota, apex court urged (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and state governments on a petition seeking exclusion of the "creamy layer" from the reserved category ... Read more...

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Exclude ‘creamy layer’ from quota, apex court urged


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and state governments on a petition seeking exclusion of the "creamy layer" from the reserved category ... Read more...

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President, PM condole death of Dorjee Khandu (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu in ... Read more...

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More literacy, but improve education quality too: Experts


April 10th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Educationists have lauded the nearly 10 percent rise in India's literacy rate, which is around 75 percent now, but they say the quality of school ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves comprehensive mission document of national water mission


April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the comprehensive mission document of the national water mission.The national water mission is one of the eight national missions, which ... Read more...

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Panchayats to have broadband connectivity by 2012, says Pilot


February 27th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Puducherry, Feb 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot on Sunday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government has decided to ensure that every panchayat in the ... Read more...

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PM calls for legal system supporting development (Lead)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developing countries need a legal system conducive to both rapid economic development and promoting equitable distribution of the fruits of ... Read more...

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PM calls for legal system supporting development


February 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developing countries need a legal system conducive to both rapid economic development and promoting equitable distribution of the fruits of ... Read more...

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Legal order must constantly adapt itself to change: Manmohan Singh


February 6th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Sunday said developing countries needed a legal system that is conducive to rapid economic development and one that had a ... Read more...

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India, China and Russia call for global efforts to promote world growth


November 15th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov 15 (ANI): India, China and Russia on Monday called for coordinated global efforts to promote strong, sustainable and balanced world growth.In the Joint Statement issued at 10th RIC Ministerial ... Read more...

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India keeps pushing for greater say for emerging markets


October 10th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) India has demanded a greater say for emerging markets in the global economic governance structure reflecting their changing importance and their role in recovery from ... Read more...

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A council for human resource in health soon: PM (Second Lead)


October 1st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Signalling an end to the turf war between the human resource development and health ministries over control of medical education in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Delhi to soon be power-surplus state: Dikshit


August 15th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said that with generation of 1,500 MW from a gas-based power station at Bawana and the 108 MW plant at Rithala about ... Read more...

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Terrorism result of Musharraf’s pro-US policies: Shahbaz Sharif


March 15th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 15 (ANI): Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has accused former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf of enacting a bloodbath of innocent Pakistanis at the behest of foreigners in order ... Read more...

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Increase health expenditure in India: experts


January 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Experts Thursday asked the Indian government - which spends just one percent of GDP on health - to increase the expenditure on health facilities in the country. ... Read more...

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Dharamsala residents seek ways to counter water shortage


December 7th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Dec 7 (ANI): Water shortage is emerging as a major concern for villagers living in the remote areas of Dharamsala and environmentalists believe that global warming is primarily responsible for it. ... Read more...

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Centre’s health investments to benefit weaker sections


November 13th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) The central government's investments in health sector are made with an aim to provide health care to people living in backward areas or in areas that are not ... Read more...

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Azad urges southern States to set up Public Health Cadre


November 12th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 12(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday urged Health Ministers of southern States to set up a Public Health Cadre (PHC) having necessary capacity to ... Read more...

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Can the BJP or CPM be India’s Labour Party? (Part - I)


July 1st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashLondon, July 1: The success of any democracy is dictated not just by the kind of government a country has, but how effective an alternative does the country possesses ... Read more...

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Gujarat to ensure equitable distribution of natural resources


June 17th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 17 (IANS) The Gujarat government will form a planning committee in each district to facilitate equitable distribution of water and other natural resources, an official in the Chief Minister's Office ... Read more...

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Expedite gas pipeline construction: Deora


June 10th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With India's gas production set to double in a few months, the construction of a pipeline network should keep pace to enable its equitable distribution, Petroleum Minister ... Read more...

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Flu virus was not lab creation, WHO says


May 15th, 2009 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 14 (DPA) There is no evidence to support a theory that the new influenza A(H1N1) virus was created in a laboratory, a World Health Organisation official said Thursday. Scientists associated with ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP have just six women candidates in Madhya Pradesh


April 6th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) Women may comprise 47 percent of Madhya Pradesh's electorate, but the two main parties together have fielded just six candidates for the 29 Lok Sabha seats - ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu takes steps to overcome power shortages


December 29th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu hopes to reduce power shortages, which have impacted industrial production badly, with a series of measures coming into effect from Jan 1. Fresh measures would reduce ... Read more...

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Ramadoss announces national organ transplant programme


November 15th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 15 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Anbumani Ramadoss today launched a National Organ Transplant Programme to improve the scenario for major transplantations like kidney, liver and heart in the ... Read more...

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Alex Rodriguez wants to enforce prenup in divorce


August 1st, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 1 (ANI): Baseball star Alex Rodriguez has stated in court papers that he would like the prenuptial agreement between his wife and him to be enforced.Rodriguez further stated ... Read more...

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Check over exploitation of water resources says Saifuddin Soz


June 19th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Water Resources Prof. Saifuddin Soz has said that it was necessary to adopt immediate remedial measures to check the adverse effects of over-exploitation ... Read more...

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Kalam awarded AMU doctorate, wants urban-rural divide broken


June 18th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, June 18 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was Wednesday conferred an honorary doctorate by the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), said he hoped there would be no urban-rural divide in ... Read more...

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Electricity regulator approves power tariff hike in Mumbai


June 6th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) Thursday approved a power tariff hike ranging from six to 17 percent for the 2.6 million residential and commercial consumers of Reliance ... Read more...

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Distribute quota pie equitably to stop caste clashes: experts


May 28th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) As the Gujjar community in Rajasthan aggressively renews its movement for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status, aimed at better jobs and education opportunities, experts say ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel finds anomalies in minority ministry


April 21st, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has come down heavily on the ministry of minority affairs for under utilisation of funds, poor implementation of welfare schemes and not possessing data ... Read more...

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Expert committee to look at sixth pay commission report


April 11th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The rumblings against the sixth Central Pay Commission recommendations has reached the cabinet of ministers in the central government which deferred any decision on it when it ... Read more...

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Dalits face discrimination in southern Tamil Nadu


February 27th, 2008 - 9:55 am ICT by admin
By Papri Sri Raman Madurai, Feb 27 (IANS) When young Raji, a Dalit, took her one-and-a-half-year-old son to the vaccination centre in her village in southern Tamil Nadu, the baby was denied polio ... Read more...

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