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Shutdown in Himachal varsity, students miss classes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 students of the Himachal Pradesh University had to miss their classes Monday owing to a day- long strike called by various student outfits over ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia open to students’ union poll, court told


July 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that an experimental attempt could be made for holding elections to the students' union which ... Read more...

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UAE officials meet US, Chinese envoys


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 22 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday met the ambassadors of the US and China and discussed bilateral relations.Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Sharjah taxi owners to get $1.3 billion bonus


July 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 16 (IANS/WAM) The Sharjah Executive Council has approved a proposal to pay 5,085 taxi owners an annual bonus of AED 5,085 million (about $1.3 billion).The proposal was ... Read more...

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Som Mittal stays as Nasscom president till 2014


June 25th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Som Mittal will continue as president of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) for two more years.The executive council of Nasscom has ... Read more...

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Two Indians to officiate in Olympic boxing


June 13th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) has selected India's Kishen Narsi and Jay Kowli to officiate in the London Games.The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) ... Read more...

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AMU elects its first woman in teachers association


May 1st, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 1 (IANS) After being in the news for alleged gender bias, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has for the first time elected a woman to its influential teacher's ... Read more...

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Dubai seeks more investments


March 24th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 23 (IANS/WAM) Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has called for a slew of initiatives to attract investments.Al Maktoum, also Chairman of ... Read more...

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BJP suspends Himachal MP


March 11th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday suspended Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan Sushant for indiscipline, a party leader said here.Sushant was suspended with immediate effect, state ... Read more...

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Air expo opens in Abu Dhabi


March 7th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) A three-day aviation exhibition open here Tuesday at the Al Bateen Executive Airport.It was inaugurated by Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council Sheikh Hazza ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP to take call on errant MP within week


February 29th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership would within a week take a final call on the "anti-party" activities of its Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan ... Read more...

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Notice to government over re-appointment of Jamia Hamdard VC


February 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central government through the human resource development minsitry, the University Grants Commission (UGC) against the continuation ... Read more...

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Working in 55-year-old government structure not easy: Nandita


January 10th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Nandita Das describes her two-and-half year stint at the Children's Film Society India (CFSI) as a "challenging experience", but adds that working in a 55-year-old ... Read more...

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Indian-origin political leader dies in South Africa


December 31st, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian-origin political activist Amichand Rajbansi, leader of the Minority Front party in South Africa, has died at the age of 69, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.Rajbansi, ... Read more...

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Notice to government on plea against Aligarh varsity head (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea alleging non-enforcement of the government's order restraining Aligarh Muslim university Vice ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Britain, France


November 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met their counterparts from Britain and France and discussed bilateral issues.Faris Al Mazrouie, UAE assistant foreign minister ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets Unesco chief


October 31st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 31 (IANS/WAM) The minister of education of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met Unesco Director-General Irena Bokova on the sidelines of the Unesco session here.Humaid Al Qattami met ... Read more...

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UNESCO executive council votes for Palestinian membership


October 6th, 2011 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (IANS) UNESCO's executive council voted Wednesday for allowing Palestine a membership, Xinhua reported.Some 40 of the 58 members of UNESCO executive council voted for the proposal against ... Read more...

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Three IT firms to set shop in Kerala


September 30th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) The first ever Nasscom executive council (EC) meet held here Friday saw three member IT companies deciding to set shop in Kerala. "Aegis, one of the ... Read more...

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First Nasscom meet in Kerala


September 27th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) will host its executive council (EC) meet in Kerala for the first time here Thursday.The EC is ... Read more...

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Rs.5 crore given to Nehru Library: Selja


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja Tuesday said an amount of Rs.5 crore had been sanctioned to the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) in 2009 ... Read more...

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South Africa urges circumcision to curb sexual diseases


July 28th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 28 (IANS) A top South African health official has emphasised the importance of circumcision to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, especially HIV, the official BuaNews agency ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Fourth Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with the ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Third Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with ... Read more...

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DMK meet ends; silence on cabinet slots, Congress tie-up (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The curtains came down Sunday on the two-day executive and general council meetings of Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK here with the party remaining silent on the ... Read more...

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DMK’s executive council starts deliberations


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK Saturday began its executive council meeting, deliberating on the road ahead for the party after its defeat in the April ... Read more...

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IHF seeks changes to sports ministry’s proposal on unification


June 21st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Tuesday submitted its response to the sports ministry's proposal on unification with Hockey India (HI) and sought some changes in ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets court notice on lab assistant’s plea


May 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Slamming the Delhi University's action to scale down the salary of a Kirori Mal College lab assistant and demanding refund of the earlier paid amount, ... Read more...

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Muslim groups agree with Supreme Court’s ruling on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Indian Muslim groups like the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Monday said they agreed with the stay on the Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Pak hockey players get show-cause notice over WSH contracts


April 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 25(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has issued show cause notices to hockey stars Rehan Butt, Wasim Ahmad and Shakeel Abbasi for entering into contracts with the planned World Series ... Read more...

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PHF issues show cause notices to three key players


April 24th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 24(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has issued show cause notices to three of its top players for entering into contracts with the planned World Series of Hockey (WSH) in ... Read more...

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Students’ stir disrupts exams in Aligarh university


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 22 (IANS) All important activities in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), including admissions and examinations, remained paralyzed Tuesday on account of the forced locking of the central offices ... Read more...

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General Electric to invest $200 million in India


March 14th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) General Electric will invest $200 million in India to manufacture energy equipment providing jobs to over 3,000 people, even as it is also looking ... Read more...

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Lorgat defends ICC move to cut number of teams


March 5th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has reiterated that the 2015 World Cup will be limited to 10 teams as against the current ... Read more...

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Sharjah’s shops for women to have only female workers


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 23 (IANS) Shops in the emirate of Sharjah that sell items for women now must have only female workers, according to a new law.All commercial outlets that sell items and ... Read more...

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