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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam’s violence-hit areas


September 8th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri, the three violence-hit districts of Assam, Tuesday.A senior leader of the Assam ... Read more...

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Mother for mercy killing of two kids


September 5th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for ... Read more...

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Britain ready to underwrite infrastructure projects


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has said the government, in a bid to boost the country's sluggish economy, would underwrite altogether 50 billion pounds ... Read more...

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Spanish PM says he’s focused on euro, Spain’s interests


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Spain's negotiations within the European Union have focused on measures "that benefit the general interests of the euro and those of Spain at every specific moment" ... Read more...

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Non-polluting units to get land in Lucknow


August 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA) will soon launch a scheme to provide around 50 acres of developed land for non-polluting industrial use.The proposal was approved ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry has no data on pilgrims: Kumari Selja (Spot)


August 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said the tourism ministry has informed her that it does not compile data on the number of pilgrims ... Read more...

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Bahuguna surveys damage in Uttarakhand, offers more relief


August 16th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 16 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Thursday announced additional compensation for people whose houses were destroyed by the heavy rains and landslides in the state in the ... Read more...

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46 complaints against NRI husbands in two years: Minister


August 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A total of 46 complaints from women that their NRI husbands were harassing them or have deserted them were received by the ministry of overseas ... Read more...

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Bengal moves to recover WBIDC loans


August 7th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) In an attempt to recover around Rs.500 crore in outstanding loans of the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC), the state government Monday said it ... Read more...

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Punjab get injured African student airlifted


August 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Punjab government said Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on Assam violence


August 1st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Assam chief secretary asking for a detailed report on the recent communal violence in the ... Read more...

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Kerala Travel Mart draws huge response


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 1 (IANS) The seventh edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) to be held here next month has received a huge response, a KTM official said Wednesday.The KTM ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 poor beneficiaries of Kerala’s ‘health’ lottery


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) A total of 2,042 poor patients, suffering from serious ailments, have received funds for their treatment from the revenues earned by the Kerala government-run lottery "Karunya", ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh gets Rs.5 lakh from Punjab government


July 19th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Having spent over 30 years of his life in Pakistani jails on spying charges, Punjab resident Surjeet Singh was Thursday given financial assistance of ... Read more...

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Plan panel approves Rs.57,800 crore for Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved a Rs.57,800 crore outlay for Uttar Pradesh for the 2012-13 fiscal.The annual plan package is of Rs.57,000 crore, while Rs.800 ... Read more...

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PM announces Rs.500 crore aid for flood-hit Assam


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday announced an aid package of Rs.500 crore for Assam, which has been severely hit by floods.The announcement came after the ... Read more...

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Poor HIV/AIDS infected to get financial aid in Delhi


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The capital Saturday became the first state in the country to provide a life-long financial assistance ranging from Rs.1,000-2,500 a month to poor people infected ... Read more...

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HRD ministry for quality education in madrasas


June 27th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The union human resource development (HRD) ministry has set up a consultative committee for implementing a scheme for providing quality and modern education at madrasas, ... Read more...

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Starving sisters rescued in Delhi to get financial help


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikhsit here Saturday announced financial aid of Rs.1 lakh each for the starving sisters rescued from their north Delhi apartment last ... Read more...

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Eurozone agrees to bail out Spanish banks


June 10th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Madrid, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to lend Spain up to 100 billion euros ($125 billion) to bail out its troubled banks as Madrid officially stated ... Read more...

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Culture ministry moves police against fraud


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The union culture ministry has instituted a probe into alleged misappropriation of funds in the name of seven performing arts troupes of Odisha. A case ... Read more...

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Donations by president: Information panel’s order stayed


May 29th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to the government to disclose the donations made by the president on humanitarian ... Read more...

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Mamata plans factory on 600 acres of Singur land


May 28th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dankuni (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes to set up a factory at 600 acres of land in Singur-the site of abandoned Tata Nano car ... Read more...

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EU pledges $140 mn to Jordan


May 21st, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Amman, May 21 (IANS) The European Union will give 110 million euros (about $140 million) in financial assistance to Jordan in 2012.Joanna Wronecka, head of an EU delegation to Jordan, ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives ex-gratia aid to archer


May 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken has sanctioned an ex-gratia assistance of Rs.5 lakh to archer Rani Dutta from the National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons.The ministry came ... Read more...

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Delhi mayor attacks chief minister over women’s safety


May 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Mayor of South Delhi Savita Gupta Tuesday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over the rising cases of crime against women in the capital, ... Read more...

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36 foreign drug peddlers held this year


May 8th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Thirty-six foreign nationals have been arrested and 1,166 kg of narcotics seized this year till March, Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullapally Ramachandran told ... Read more...

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India has spent Rs.55.22 crores on athletes for 2012 Olympics


April 24th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The sports ministry said Tuesday that it has spent Rs.55.22 crore so far on the 46 medal prospects for this year's London Olympics.The amount also ... Read more...

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Valcke to return to Brazil for FIFA inspections


March 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke will be back in Brazil to overlook the country's preparation for the 2014 World Cup.Valcke offended Brazil's Minister of ... Read more...

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Kerala doubles allowances for diaspora


March 28th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday doubled the financial assistance extended to the weaker and poorer sections of the state's diaspora, which includes assistance to bring back the ... Read more...

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Libyans storm consulate in Turkey


March 24th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 24 (IANS) At least 27 Libyans have been arrested in Turkey's largest city Istanbul for storming the Libyan consulate, Xinhua reported.More than 200 Libyans stormed the building Friday.The ... Read more...

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2014 World Cup to be best ever: Ronaldo


March 18th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Filling in as the leader of Brazil's Local Organizing Committee, Ronaldo declared that the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil will be the biggest ... Read more...

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Himachal governor vows to check corruption


March 9th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) The 29-day budget session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly began here Friday with Governor Urmila Singh reiterating the government's commitment to accountability.Addressing the legislators, she said ... Read more...

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Haryana sets up board to help rape victims


February 28th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday announced that it has constituted a board for protection of women who are victims of rape and criminal incidents.The board will provide ... Read more...

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SBI reduces educational loan rates by up to 1 percent


February 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI) Monday said it has reduced the interest rate on educational loans by up to one percent ... Read more...

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