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Banerjee announces sops for Muslims, honorarium for Imams


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Raising the pitch for next year's panchayat elections in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced pro-minority sops including a monthly honorarium for ... Read more...

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Freedom fighters to skip Goa liberation celebrations


December 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Freedom fighters who battled the Portuguese before the colonial rulers were eventually chased out of Goa by the Indian Army plan to boycott the high-profile ... Read more...

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Attack centre, not us: Mayawati to Rahul


November 12th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 12 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati here Saturday said "the yuvraj (crown prince)" of the Congress ... Read more...

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Goa freedom fighters oppose patronage to English


June 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) Freedom fighters in Goa have threatened to boycott state celebrations of the Goa Revolution Day June 18 in protest against the government's decision to allow ... Read more...

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Goa wears deserted look due to anti-English bandh


June 6th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Goa wore a deserted look Monday as a bandh called by anti-English protestors paralysed life in the state, police said.Four public transport buses were stoned ... Read more...

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NSFs reject age and tenure clause, bat for transparency


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF) Monday stated that it has no quarrel with the sports ministry over transparency and good governance and ... Read more...

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Stop distribution of TV sets: EC tells Karunanidhi Govt.


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 2 (ANI): A day after announcing the poll schedule for Tamil Nadu, three other states and the Union Territory of Puducherry, the Election Commission on Wednesday began a strict implementation ... Read more...

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India concerned about continuing stalemate in West Asia


January 28th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India is concerned about the continued stalemate between the feuding parties in the Palestinian dispute, Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed said here Friday."The continued ... Read more...

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A village head now, he begs to differ


December 7th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) As he sets out bedraggled from a dingy hut for his "family business" of begging, Narayan Nat finds people lined up, waiting politely for their turn ... Read more...

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Indian duo on round the world bicycle trip to raise global warming awareness


September 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 6 (ANI): Indian environmentalists T. Srinivasa Rao and R. Gnanasekaran from, who are on their seventh globe-trotting expedition to raise awareness on global warming, have said that they believe ... Read more...

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Malay Indian body calls on government to allocate funds for temples, schools


June 7th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 7 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has appealed to the government to give financial grants to Indian temples and Tamil schools, and provide more job opportunities for the ... Read more...

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Ministry neither giving funds nor equipment, say NSFs


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The National Sports Federations (NSF) Monday slammed the union sports ministry for claiming to fund the Indian sport when the reality is it only spends a fraction ... Read more...

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Malay-Indian Congress Youth want funds for maintaining Indian cemeteries


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) Youth has asked the Malaysian government to release financial grants for maintenance and upkeep of Indian cemeteries.This follows a slew of initiatives ... Read more...

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Recession has not impacted Yale’s India initiatives: Official


May 1st, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The global financial meltdown may have forced the Yale University in US to slash its overall endowment from $24 billion to $17. 5 billion and reduce its ... Read more...

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UN, EU launch $18 mn initiative on migration


October 28th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 28 (DPA) The UN and the European Union (EU) launched Tuesday a 15-million-euro (about $18 million) joint initiative to promote migration and help protect migrant workers amid the global financial ... Read more...

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Mayawati announces slew of projects for Muslims


October 13th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) Wooing members of the Muslim community ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday announced a slew of schemes aiming to promote education among ... Read more...

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Rediff.com to support applications compatible with Facebook Markup Language


July 19th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 19 (ANI/Business Wire India): Rediff.com, India''s leading online community portal, today announced the launch of its developer program at Proto.in (http://developer.rediff.com), inviting all application developers to come on board ... Read more...

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