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Roerich row: Russia seeks Indian government’s intervention


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) Russia has accused the Himachal Pradesh government of "behaving in a rude and uncivilised manner" over the working of the trust that manages late ... Read more...

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Third supplementary budget presented in Jharkhand


March 13th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 13 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who holds the finance portfolio, Tuesday presented another supplementary budget of Rs.798.96 crore in the state assembly.The government did not ... Read more...

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Congress attacks UP government over health official’s death


February 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Congress Thursday hit out at the Mayawati government over the death of an Uttar Pradesh health department official, alleging that there was widespread ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to walk out of jail after nine months (Evening Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games here, is set to walk out of prison after nine months as the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa seeks people’s support for price rise


November 20th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Defending her decision to hike bus fares and milk prices and the proposed rise in power tariffs, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Sunday urged people to ... Read more...

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UPA neglecting states ruled by opposition: Tripura minister


October 12th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 12 (IANS) The central government is neglecting states led by opposition parties while providing financial packages to those led by the Congress and its allies, a Tripura ... Read more...

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Sangakkara slams Sri Lankan cricket administration


July 5th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) SrI Lanka's senior batsman Kumar Sangakkara has lashed out at the cricket administration back home, saying their "corrupt" practices have tarnished the image of the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka interim cricket board dissolved


July 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's sports ministry has dissolved the interim committee running the country's cricket board and will be announcing a new panel.Sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage took the ... Read more...

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Shahnawaz Hussain calls for strict, strong Lokpal Bill


April 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10(ANI): Expressing concern on the issue of corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Union Minister Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday urged the Central government to draft a strict ... Read more...

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Madonna’s charity Success for Kids investigated over misuse of funds


April 5th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Another educational charity of Madonna's, Success for Kids, is being investigated by the FBI over claims of financial mismanagement.Madonna, 52, chairs the charity, but it is not ... Read more...

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SC asks Centre to file CBI report on suspended Prasar Bharati CEO


April 1st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central Government to file the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report on the probe into alleged irregularities by former Prasar ... Read more...

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Ex-Meghalaya speaker ready to face probe


March 29th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 29 (IANS) Former Meghalaya speaker and Congress legislator Martin M. Danggo Tuesday said he welcomed an inquiry into the alleged corruption charges against him.The Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Malawi charity staff to sue Madonna for unfair dismissal


March 28th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna, who dropped plans of building a school for girls in African nation, is now facing legal action for unfair dismissal from former ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe into Meghalaya assembly scam


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Meghalaya Wednesday demanded the resignation of senior Congress legislator and former assembly speaker Martin M. Danggo and a CBI ... Read more...

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Goods worth crores missing from ex-speaker’s official residence


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 19 (IANS) Goods worth crores of rupees were found missing after Meghalaya's former speaker Martin M. Danggo vacated his official residence in May 2008, a report by the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot, Verma sent to judicial custody till Mar. 29


March 15th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday sent former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's key aides Lalit Bhanot and V.K. Verma to Tihar Jail to ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Defiant Kalmadi says ready to face any probe


March 5th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 5 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is under fire for alleged financial mismanagement in the conduct of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, asserting that ... Read more...

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Amazed by defamatory comments by Pranab Mukherjee: Sushma Swaraj


February 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 20(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday criticized Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for equating the opposition parties with the Maoist rebels after the winter session ... Read more...

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Jharkhand official commits suicide


February 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) An Indian Forest Service (IFS) official posted in Jharkhand committed suicide by taking overdose of medicines, police said here Wednesday.Prasant Alok, a district forest officer (DFO), was under ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks Centre to file affidavit against Lalli


February 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought evidence from the Central Government on alleged irregularities committed by former Prasar Bharati CEO B S Lalli in running the public ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Olympic Association head to face probe


February 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) The 34th National Games that kicked off in the Jharkhand capital Saturday with a spectacular show has been mired in several controversies, including a scam in the purchase ... Read more...

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Indian Olympic Association backs Kalmadi, says Trilochan Singh


February 12th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 12(ANI): Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vice President Trilochan Singh on Saturday defended IOA President Suresh Kalmadi, and said that he will remain in his post till 2012."He (Kalmadi) is ... Read more...

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Congress-led UPA government has failed on all fronts: BJP


February 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): Expressing concern over the extent of corruption in a string of recently exposed scams, Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari on Saturday termed the ruling Congress-led United ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet panel to help MCD deliver quality services


February 7th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) To help the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) manage its funds and deliver quality services, a committee was set up to look into the civic body's functioning ... Read more...

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Will not step down as IOA President: Kalmadi


January 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi/New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): After being sacked as the Chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, a defiant Suresh Kalmadi on Monday refused to comment on the matter, but made it clear ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Kalmadi removed as Organising Committee Chairman


January 24th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Suresh Kalmadi, who was under fire for alleged financial mismanagement in the conduct of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, has been removed as the Chairman of Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s bourses close again after crash


January 20th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Bangladesh's two stock exchanges Thursday halted trading after crashing for the second time in ten days, triggering protests by irate investors who clashed with police in many ... Read more...

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Amendments to Prasar Bharati Act, interim set-up likely (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A day after the suspension of Prasar Bharati CEO B.S. Lalli, the information and broadcasting ministry Wednesday was mulling amendments to the Prasar Bharati Act even ... Read more...

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Post-Lalli suspension, Prasar Bharati looks to interim set-up


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A day after the suspension of Prasar Bharati CEO B.S. Lalli, the information and broadcasting ministry was looking for placing a senior bureaucrat to ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharati CEO Lalli suspended


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has cleared the suspension of Prasar Bharati chief executive officer (CEO) B.S. Lalli, official sources said here Tuesday.Lalli's suspension clears the way for ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharati CEO decries intrigue, says ready for probe


December 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With President Pratibha Patil giving her assent for a Supreme Court enquiry, Prasar Bharti CEO B.S. Lalli Thursday rejected charges of financial irregularity, saying "a lot ... Read more...

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President clears court probe against Prasar Bharti chief


December 9th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her assent for a Supreme Court inquiry into charges of financial mismanagement against Prasar Bharti Chief Executive Officer (CEO) B.S. Lalli, ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress wants Rahul to join 45-day march


October 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) The Youth Congress in Punjab is set to undertake a 45-day march to raise issues like drug addiction, terrorism and female foeticide next month. And it wants ... Read more...

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Three officials suspended on graft charge


October 13th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Wednesday suspended three government officials on charges of corruption, an official statement said.Assistant engineer Gurumit Singh Lath, Block Development Officer Niwas Chandra Thakur and Land ... Read more...

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BJP protests over diversion of social sector funds to CWG


August 6th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists took out a protest march on Parliament Street here on Friday over the diversion of social sector funds meant for ... Read more...

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