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Delhi HC orders panel to submit report on banned pesticides


August 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi High Court Friday directed an experts' committee to submit a status report before Oct 10 suggesting guidelines to prevent rampant use of banned pesticides ... Read more...

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Kerala offers international training for athletes


August 11th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) The Kerala government Saturday offered to bear the expenses for providing international training to the state's three star athletes, after their promising performances in the ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 307 points; likely to remain volatile (Weekly market review)


July 15th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Indian stock markets are likely to open volatile Monday, after the benchmark indices snapped five-week of winning spree in the previous week, on disappointing earnings ... Read more...

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PM sets up experts panel to review, rework GAAR


July 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday set up an experts' committee to review and rework the controversial General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) tax provision.The four-member ... Read more...

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Banned pesticides: Court wants report by Aug 17 (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed an experts' committee to submit a report by Aug 17 containing guidelines to prevent the rampant use of banned ... Read more...

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Banned pesticides: Court wants report by Aug 17


May 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed an experts' committee to submit a report by Aug 17 containing guidelines to prevent the rampant use of banned ... Read more...

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Don’t distort language, Bangladesh court tells media


February 17th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Radio and television channels have been told by a court not to distort Bangla and other foreign languages in their broadcasts, a media report said.The Dhaka ... Read more...

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Kudankulam parties welcome Jayalalithaa’s announcement


February 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) The two parties in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) row -- the central government and the anti-project activists -- Saturday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's ... Read more...

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Kerala to adopt Narayana Guru’s philosophy in education


January 31st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy government Tuesday cleared a committee consisting of education experts to submit a report on how the teachings and philosophy of social reformer Sree ... Read more...

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India to talk to France, US for nuclear reactors


January 11th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) India will hold technical discussions with France and the US for sourcing reactors, said a senior Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) official Wednesday.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Kerala again speaks of new Mullaperiyar dam


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Even as a Supreme Court-appointed experts committee continues to deliberate on the Mullaperiyar dam, Kerala Tuesday once again stressed on a new dam as the only ... Read more...

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Protests, shutdown in Visakhapatnam against bauxite mining


December 20th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) The union environment ministry's experts committee arrived in Visakhaptanam Tuesday for public hearing on bauxite mining amid protests and a two-day shutdown in tribal areas of ... Read more...

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Experts committee formed on Teesta: Mamata


November 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) With Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni standing beside her, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced that an experts committee has been formed to ... Read more...

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Kudankulam: Central panel deliberates in detail


November 16th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) The multi-disciplinary experts committee set up by the central government to interact with officials of the Tamil Nadu government and representatives of the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Padmanabhaswamy temple panel to decide Sep 2 on unopened vault


August 26th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed committee Friday decided to wait till Sep 2 to take a call on whether to go ahead with taking inventory of the rare ... Read more...

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‘Temple treasure counting to resume soon’


July 28th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) Stocktaking of treasures at the Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple here is expected to resume next month, according to the erstwhile Travancore royal family."A few things have ... Read more...

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New post created to guard Kerala temple treasure


July 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) Kerala Tuesday created a new post of the rank of a superintendent of police to specifically protect the treasure estimated at Rs.1 lakh crore found in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to poll panel on EVMs (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the Election Commission to decide on a petition seeking provisions for instant verification of votes cast through electronic voting machines ... Read more...

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Apex court names panel to evaluate Kerala temple treasure


July 21st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set up an experts committee to make an inventory of the treasure found from Kallara (vault) A of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy ... Read more...

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Uniform syllabus cannot be used this year: Expert panel


July 6th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The nine-member expert committee set up to review syllabus and textbooks for rolling out uniform education system in Tamil Nadu Tuesday told the Madras High Court ... Read more...

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Panel on uniform school syllabus to meet Jayalalithaa


June 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The nine-member experts committee set up to review syllabus and textbooks for rolling out uniform education system in Tamil Nadu is likely to meet Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Financial aid announced for old artistes


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.4,000 for old artistes under a new scheme.The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, ... Read more...

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Change in government should not hit students: Apex court (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that in the event of a change in government, the interest of students must be kept in mind by the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court wants panel to vet Tamil Nadu school books (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed an experts committee to be set up to look into the content of textbooks published by the Tamil Nadu government ... Read more...

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Apex court wants panel to examine Tamil Nadu school books


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the setting up of an experts committee to look into the content of textbooks published by the Tamil Nadu government ... Read more...

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Mamata forms experts committee on land policy


May 30th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday constituted a two-member experts committee to formulate a new land policy in the state."We are forming a committee ... Read more...

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Operations safe, asserts Air India; another pilot grounded


March 16th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said its operations are safe and the issue of "fake pilots" was being dealt with. The assurance came after the ... Read more...

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Panel on soft drinks will be re-constituted, apex court told (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it will re-constitute a panel of experts and scientists tasked to find out the ... Read more...

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Panel on soft drinks will be re-constituted, apex court told (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it will re-constitute the experts' panel of scientists to find out the harmful effects ... Read more...

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Unesco names falconry as heritage of humanity


November 17th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The Unesco has included falconry in its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.The move is the culmination of efforts made by the UAE in cooperation with 11 ... Read more...

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Assam students’ body objects to construction of mega dams


November 14th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 14 (ANI): All Assam Students Union (AASU) has warned the state and central governments to stop the construction of mega dams in Assam.Samujjal Bhattacharya, advisor of the students' body, said ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu has executed major work at Mullaperiyar: Kerala


November 9th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) An expert committee appointed by the Kerala government Tuesday reported that Tamil Nadu has carried out extensive maintenance work at the ageing Mullaperiyar dam - a bone of ... Read more...

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CEC reposes faith in EVM technology


August 31st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) Amid increasing debate on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs), Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday reposed faith in the EVM technology, which he said had stood ... Read more...

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Anil Agarwal’s ‘vedanta’ and his $7.9 bn Sterlite group


August 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) On the web site of London-based industrialist Anil Agarwal's minerals-to-mining group, there is a telling slogan: "Sustainable development is key part of Vedanta's strategy and overall ethos." Ironically, ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to touch recovery of non-performing assets (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the recovery of mounting non-performing assets (NPAs) was beyond its jurisdiction and that the government and the legislature should deal with ... Read more...

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