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Don’t play with fire, Mamata warns opponents


August 28th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday warned her detractors and opponents not to play with fire by fomenting riots in the state.Addressing the foundation ... Read more...

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Media spreading canard to hold market: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday continued her tirade against the media, accusing it of propagating "false news" to hold on to the market."The ... Read more...

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Mufti calls for regime change in Jammu and Kashmir


August 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday gave a call for change of regime in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the National Conference led-government of Omar ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan peace process must continue: Sayeed


July 30th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must visit Pakistan on the invitation of President Asif Ali Zardari to take the peace process forward, former Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Himachal University to start course in archaeology


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh University is going to start a course on archaeology to preserve the civilization of the hill state, Governor Urmila Singh said here Sunday."Work is ... Read more...

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Scanty rains to affect food production: Pawar


July 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government Monday said it would be a challenge to match the record crop production levels of the past two years in the wake of ... Read more...

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ECIL launches two high-tech defence products


April 12th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Defence public sector undertaking Electronics Corporation Of India Ltd (ECIL) Wednesday unveiled two high-technology products - a carrier ethernet switch router and a secure network ... Read more...

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India seeks more gas, oil from Qatar


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India is keen to increase gas and crude oil imports from Qatar and the two countries are hopeful of soon working out the prices of ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s single window law facilitates investment: Minister


March 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Industries Minister Rajendra Pareek Wednesday said the state government's single window act had facilitated investment in the state, which had emerged as one of the ... Read more...

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Alert across Assam ahead of PM’s April 7 visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 28 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded across Assam ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state on April 7, the raising day of ... Read more...

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Need stringent laws to curb child sexual abuse: Tirath


March 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Sexual abuse of children has become a routine affair in India and there is a need to make stringent laws to deal with it, Women ... Read more...

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Apex child rights panel to complete five years


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India's apex child rights panel, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) will complete five years when it celebrates its foundation day Monday."The ... Read more...

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Poll panel showcases ballot power in R-Day parade (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Amid a grand display of India's military might, the Election Commission for the first time in the history of Republic Day parade Thursday put on ... Read more...

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Kalam, Dhoni to urge young voters to register


January 24th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam along with cricketer M.S. Dhoni will urge the youths in the country to get registered as voters and participate ... Read more...

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Slowdown temporary: Montek


January 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) Holding that the current economic slowdown would be in the "short term", Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said India could be the world's ... Read more...

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Clarke achieves glory at SCG without sponsor


January 5th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke struck a landmark triple century at the historical Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) but for the first time in his career there was ... Read more...

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18-year-old runner dies during half marathon


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) An 18-year-old runner died and two others fell ill while running a half marathon in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Tuesday, police said.Eighteen-year-old Pravakar Behera collapsed while running, ... Read more...

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President’s police medals given away


December 24th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D;) celebrated its 41st foundation day Friday during which President's Police Medals for distinguished services and Indian Police Medals ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s 12th year to be woman empowerment year: Munda


November 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 15 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday said the state's 12th foundation year will be celebrated as women empowerment year."We are happy to announce that the 12th ... Read more...

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Srinath Raghavan wins K. Subrahmanyam Award


November 11th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Srinath Raghavan, a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Friday won the K. Subrahmanyam Award instituted by think tank Institute for Defence Studies ... Read more...

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Tainted IAS officer among ‘proud women of Madhya Pradesh’


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 2 (IANS) An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who was suspended for alleged corruption features among the 'Proud Women of Madhya Pradesh' whose photographs have been put on ... Read more...

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‘Tell Me O Kkhuda’ not a flop, says Hema


November 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Hema Malini says that her directorial venture "Tell Me O Kkhuda", which was relaunch pad for her daughter Esha Deol, is not a box office ... Read more...

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Sachin most deserving person for Bharat Ratna: Asha Bhosle


November 1st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle has endorsed master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, while her sister Lata Mangeshkar is pithching ... Read more...

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Cannot be chief guest on Madhya Pradesh day: Uma Bharti


October 31st, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's former chief minister Uma Bharti Monday declined to be chief guest on the state's foundation day, citing prior engagements.The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Bharatiya ... Read more...

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We need to invest in our youth: Yechury


October 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Saturday said the country needed to invest more in its youth who can build a better and ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors to observe black day


October 29th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 29 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will observe a 'Black Day' Nov 1, the 56th Foundation Day of Madhya Pradesh, to protest the state government's inaction ... Read more...

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Hema, Asha to grace Madhya Pradesh state function


October 28th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Rajya Sabha Member Hema Malini and playback singer Asha Bhosle will Tuesday perform on the 56th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh here, the ... Read more...

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UN should float education body


October 25th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 25 (IANS) Students from over 20 countries as well as academics from Agra have sought a world body to promote education.On the UN Foundation Day celebration, speakers said ... Read more...

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Vijaya Bank opens 40 new branches, 80 ATMs


October 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The state-run Vijaya Bank Friday opened 40 new branches and 80 automated teller machines (ATMs) across the country on the occasion of its 81st ... Read more...

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Need better coordination in fiscal, monetary policies: Pranab


October 21st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said there was need for better coordination between fiscal and monetary policies to effectively tackle the global economic turmoil."The ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway enters 22nd year of operation


October 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Konkan Railway, the 760-km line linking Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, has entered its 22nd year of operations, an official said Sunday. On the foundation day celebrations ... Read more...

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IDSA invites nomination for Subrahmanyam award


October 12th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Strategic affairs think-tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) Wednesday invited nominations for the K. Subrahmanyam Award for research on strategic and security issues. The ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Citizen’s Charter from Nov 15: Munda


October 12th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 12 (IANS) Extending support to Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Wednesday the Citizen's Charter and the ... Read more...

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Antony calls for transparency in defence accounts


September 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday called for accountability, transparency and integrity in the defence accounting service, terming these virtues "an integral part of good ... Read more...

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Disaster management authority hails new tsunami warning system


September 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Wednesday praised the ministries of science and technology and earth sciences for their new tsunami warning system called 'INCOIS'.Speaking ... Read more...

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