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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

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Sheikh Abdullah’s 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed


September 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came to pay homage to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who led the struggle against Maharaja Hari Singh and championed ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s role in eradicating polio


August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The US appreciates India's role in eradicating polio and the joint effort by both the countries towards ensuring child survival, US representative to the United ... Read more...

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UPA coordination panel holds first meeting


August 9th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The newly set-up coordination committee of the UPA held its first meeting here Wednesday and discussed the drought situation in some states. Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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UPA coordination committee to meet Aug 8 (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The first meeting of the UPA coordination committee, formed following the Congress's stand-off with coalition partner NCP, will be held Aug 8 to coincide ... Read more...

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Ansari files nomination for vice president (Second lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Hamid Ansari Wednesday filed his nomination papers for being re-elected to the office of the vice president in the presence of several United Progressive ... Read more...

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JKCA internal probe clears Abdullah of hand in scam


July 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 18 (IANS) Union minister Farooq Abdullah, who is also the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), has been exonerated of the multi-crore embezzlement ... Read more...

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Ansari files nomination for vice president (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Hamid Ansari Wednesday filed his nomination papers for being re-elected to the office of vice president in the presence of senior United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Ansari files nomination for vice presidential contest


July 18th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Hamid Ansari Wednesday filed his nomination papers for being re-elected as vice president in the presence of senior United Progressive Alliance leaders, including Prime ... Read more...

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‘Aug 12 meet to focus on welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils’


July 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The focus of a Tamil meet here on Aug 12 will be on seeking welfare of the ethnic community in the post-war Sri Lanka through ... Read more...

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Resolve differences through dialogue: Dalai Lama


July 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir, said Saturday that differences must always be resolved through dialogue."Mob violence will lead ... Read more...

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Centre to help rebuild Dastageer Sahib shrine in Kashmir


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday extended the central government's support to the Jammu and Kashmir government's efforts to rebuild the 200-year-old Dastageer Sahib ... Read more...

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Race for Raisina Hill on, Pranab, Sangma file nominations (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The race to elect India's 13th president formally began Thursday with both UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and his rival Purno Sangma filing their nominations ... Read more...

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Pranab files nomination for presidential election (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination for the July 19 presidential poll and sought the "blessing of god and ... Read more...

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Will Badal be NDA choice for vice president? (Punjab Newsletter)


May 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) His CV reads something like this: five-time chief minister, one of the seniormost political leaders in the country, widely networked, respected and acceptable to most ... Read more...

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Omar made National Conference working president


April 7th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 7 (IANS) While retaining the presidency of the National Conference, central minister Farooq Abdullah has named his son and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah as the ... Read more...

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Telecom links snapped in high-security Srinagar neighbourhood


March 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Landline and broadband connectivity to more than 1,200 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) subscribers in the high security Gupkar Road area of Srinagar was snapped Friday ... Read more...

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Centre will bring Lokpal bill: Farooq Abdullah


March 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 24 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that while the central government is keen to bring the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah to stay another term as NC president


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) National Conference President Farooq Abdullah is all set to stay as head of the party as no other leader in his party is willing to contest ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Kashmir assembly over cricket scam


March 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Pandemonium prevailed in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly here Tuesday after ruling National Conference (NC) members objected to the name of their party chief, union minister ... Read more...

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PDP demands CBI probe into Kashmir’s cricket scam


March 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CB) probe into the multi-crore-rupee scam in the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Farooq hopes ‘mistake’ on NCTC will be rectified


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) Union Minister Farooq Abdullah Wednesday said the central government's proposal to set up a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) without consulting states was a "mistake", ... Read more...

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National Conference backs Omar on appointments


February 18th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) The National Conference Saturday decided to back Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over "political appointments" that were flayed by the State Accountability Commission.The ruling ... Read more...

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Solar lighting for police stations in Kashmir


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 2 (IANS) Remote police stations and police buildings in Jammu and Kashmir will now be lit by solar energy for uninterrupted power supply to help "maintenance of law ... Read more...

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Omar orders suspension of power to VVIP homes in Srinagar


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ordered lit-up VIP areas in the darkened Kashmir Valley to be taken off the essential services feeder.The Chief ... Read more...

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Government building consensus on Lokpal: Congress (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The government, as well as the ruling Congress, is trying to forge a consensus on the Lokpal bill and it will be presented in parliament ... Read more...

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Government building consensus on Lokpal: Congress


December 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The government as well as the ruling Congress are trying to forge a consensus on the Lokpal bill and it will be presented in parliament ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears pathbreaking food bill (Roundup)


December 19th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Sunday approved the draft of the path-breaking National Food Security Bill which seeks to provide subsidised foodgrains to over half ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh sworn-in as cabinet minister (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Days after he struck an electoral deal with the ruling UPA, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh was Sunday sworn in as cabinet ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah rules out subsidy for reopening cinemas


December 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ruled out any government subsidy for reopening of cinemas in the Valley.Speaking to media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Geelani slams Farooq for stance on liquor shops


December 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought a 'fatwa' against union minister and ruling National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating reopening ... Read more...

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Farooq favours re-opening of cinemas, liquor shops


December 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's National Conference (NC) president and union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah Monday said the cinema halls and liquor shops should re-open ... Read more...

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FDI: Government mobilising numbers for adjournment motion, talks to allies (Roundup)


December 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Gearing up to face a likely vote on an adjournment motion on foreign equity in retail, the government Thursday girded up to amass the ... Read more...

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Army is not master of Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah


November 27th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Union minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has critcised the Indian Army for opposing the partial withdrawal of the "draconian" Armed Forces Special Powers ... Read more...

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48 cities to be developed as solar cities


November 25th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The ministry of new and renewable energy has given in-principle approval to develop 48 cities as solar cities, parliament was informed Friday. The criteria for ... Read more...

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