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Old homes being renovated in Dubai


September 4th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 3 (IANS/WAM) The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai has launched an initiative aimed at renovating old homes owned by families that include retired, the elderly and disabled ... Read more...

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Panel wants 64 schools to refund excess fee


September 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Sixty-four private city schools have illegally collected higher fee from students since September 2008, a committee has informed the Delhi High Court while recommending a ... Read more...

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No rollback of court fee hike, Delhi tells court


August 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The state government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it would not roll back the 10-fold hike in court fees.Refusing to roll back the ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit launches ‘Kerosene Free Delhi’ scheme


August 21st, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday launched its 'Kerosene Free Delhi' programme under which over 3.5 lakh below poverty line (BPL) and poor households will be provided ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court stays court fee hike


August 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed for two weeks the Delhi government's notification of a 10-fold hike in court fees.A division bench of Justices A.K. ... Read more...

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Textile firms’ loans of Rs.35,000 crore to be restructured


August 8th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has directed public sector banks to restructure loans worth Rs.35,000 crore to textiles firms, which are facing financial problem, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers file plea against court fee hike


August 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Bar Association Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court and sought the quashing of a law aimed at a 10-fold hike in ... Read more...

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Staff payments would lessen producers’ burden: Mukesh Bhatt


July 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, vice president of the Film and Producers Guild of India, says it was important to take the decision of staff payments by actors themselves ... Read more...

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UP sacks contractual employees in urban local bodies


July 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sacked thousands of contractual employees in urban local bodies who were appointed by the previous Mayawati regime of Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Elusive monsoon: Punjab seeks Rs.800 crore from centre


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) With the elusive monsoon raising concerns for the agriculture sector, the Punjab government Sunday sought an interim relief package of Rs.800 crore from the central ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes amendment of MNREGA


July 18th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday opposed the reported attempt to amend the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act that it said will hit hard millions of ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls contributory pension for new government employees


July 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy government in Kerala is mulling introducing a contributory pension scheme for new government employees to ease the mounting financial burden on the exchequer.Finance ... Read more...

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Apex court grants murder convict parole to marry


June 21st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday granted four weeks parole to a convict undergoing life imprisonment for murder so that he could tie the knot with his ... Read more...

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Birthday party culture comes to UP government schools


June 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) To bridge the rural-urban divide among students, the Uttar Pradesh government has asked its primary schools, run by the basic education department, to celebrate birthdays of ... Read more...

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32 junior women hockey players to get monthly stipend


June 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India's 32 junior women hockey players received a major boost Wednesday with Hockey India (HI) announcing a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.HI in a statement ... Read more...

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Oxytocin activates brain function in autistic kids


May 20th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Oxytocin, often referred to as a love hormone, boosts activity in brain areas of autistic children involving sight, hearing and understanding other people. These are the ... Read more...

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Bihar hikes financial help for kala azar patients


April 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) To ease the financial burden on those suffering from kala azar, most of whom are from impoverished backgrounds, the Bihar government has decided to provide minimum ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs to pressure government for tax monotatorium


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee giving a 15-day ultimatum to the central government for accepting the state's demand for a three-year interest moratorium, ... Read more...

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Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?


April 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?The ... Read more...

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Pakistani tortured by relatives in Britain


March 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A 27-year-old Pakistani-origin man was beaten and physically tortured for three years by his relatives who regarded him as a financial burden, a British court has ... Read more...

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Dhumal in please-all mode in election year (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal is on a spree to please-all ahead of the state assembly polls later this year.The debt-ridden state, which ... Read more...

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Free generic drugs at all public health facilities: Azad


February 27th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The central government will provide free generic drugs at all public health facilities from April 2012 in an effort to reduce the financial burden on ... Read more...

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Capital to have mono rail by 2017


January 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , Jan 17 (IANS) The national capital is to get an elevated Mono Rail by 2017 with the Delhi government giving the project an in-principle nod Tuesday."The mono ... Read more...

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Proposed food bill will burden states: Dhumal


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday expressed his reservations to the draft Food Security Bill, 2011, saying the central government is burdening the states ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa opposes food security bill


December 20th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the National Food Security Bill was replete with confusion and inaccuracies and "will make a mockery of ... Read more...

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Will Sonia Gandhi’s Food Bill past muster? (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The draft National Food Security Bill, that seeks to provide rice at Rs.3, wheat at Rs.2 and coarse grains at Re.1 per kg to ... Read more...

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Judicial accountability bill in, food bill deferred


December 13th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday cleared two key anti-graft bills - the judicial accountability bill and the public grievances redressal bill - but deferred the food ... Read more...

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Corey Feldman gets sued over child support


September 26th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Playboy Playmate Susie Feldman has filed a suit against her ex husband and actor Corey Feldman demanding child support. The suit demands that Corey should ... Read more...

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IITs, IISc to use CAT 2011 for MBA admissions


August 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have decided to use CAT 2011 as part of the selection process of ... Read more...

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Mizoram launches ‘No smoking’ campaign


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 3 (IANS) Concerned with the high incidence of cancer and tobacco related diseases, the Mizoram government has launched a programme to become a "smoking-free" state."No person henceforth would ... Read more...

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Free education to girls up to class 12 in Punjab


June 21st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced an ambitious scheme to provide free education to all girls up to Class 12 in the state."The government wants to empower ... Read more...

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Left regime suppressed democratic rights, says Narayanan


June 13th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday accused the erstwhile Left Front regime of suppressing democratic rights and freedom of the people and said the new government ... Read more...

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New ICU drug could cut lung injuries


June 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Fatal lung injuries caused by ventilators in intensive care units (ICUs) may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new drug being developed ... Read more...

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Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation closed again


May 6th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM) has been closed down for the second time in six months. Unlike the other closure, the officials say the ... Read more...

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Court slams Chhattisgarh on issue of burning tribal houses (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday slammed the Chhattisgarh government, and asked why an independent probe should not be ordered into the burning of 300 tribal houses ... Read more...

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