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Rajapaksa visit: Vaiko, supporters detained


September 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko and his around 700 supporters, who were protesting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to Madhya Pradesh, were Friday detained in Chhindwara district ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa to meet Manmohan Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Wednesday night for a three-day official visit during which he is to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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Self-immolation attempt to protest Rajapaksa’s visit


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) An autorickshaw driver was admitted to a hospital in Salem Monday with severe burn injuries after he attempted self-immolation in protest against the visit to India ... Read more...

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UP government rolls out 133 ambulances


September 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country.Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone for Kochi Metro


September 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro Rail project and said it would facilitate the city's "overall social and ... Read more...

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Fringe pro-LTTE groups behind Tamil Nadu violence: Sri Lankan envoy (Interview)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Terming the recent attack on Sri Lankan tourists as an "unfortunate aberration," Colombo's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has blamed "fringe pro-LTTE groups" in the state ... Read more...

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ONGC’s first power project to start generation this month


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) The 726 MW first commercial power plant of state-owned ONGC at Palatana in southern Tripura will start generating electricity this month-end, company officials said here ... Read more...

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Tea production declining in organised sector in India


August 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) Tea production in the organised sector in declining in India due to ageing bushes and little investment and the country may have lost 50 million kg ... Read more...

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Bansal doesn’t favour shifting parliament to new building


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The idea of shifting parliament to a new building has not found favour with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who feels that the heritage ... Read more...

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273 acres available to AMU to start campus: Banerjee


July 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the dispute over land allotted to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus in Murshidabad, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

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Public debate needed on future of Parliament House: Lok Sabha secretary general


July 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The 85-year-old Parliament House, one of New Delhi's iconic buildings and tourist landmarks, is getting old and needs to be preserved as a heritage for ... Read more...

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Positive change in Pakistan people’s mindset towards India: Krishna


July 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) There is a positive change in the mindset of Pakistani people vis-a-vis relations with India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, citing his Pakistani ... Read more...

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UP to get 148 model schools: Sonia Gandhi


July 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, July 26 (IANS) In the first visit to her Lok Sabha constituency in Rae Bareli after the Congress party's poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh, UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Munda lays foundation stone for Deoghar airport


July 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday laid the foundation stone for an airport in Deoghar district, amid protests over poor compensation by villagers who have been ... Read more...

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Foundation laid by Rajiv Gandhi: A bridge on paper


July 15th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 15 (IANS) In September 1989, Rajiv Gandhi, then the prime minister, laid the foundation of a bridge on the Chambal river. Nearly 23 years later, there is ... Read more...

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Speaker’s nod for panel to suggest new home for parliament (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval for setting ... Read more...

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H&R; Johnson India to enter wellness industry


June 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Floor tile, bath and kitchen player H&R; Johnson India, a division of Prism Cement Ltd, is all set to enter the Indian wellness industry by the ... Read more...

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Hazare celebrates 75th birthday with underprivileged kids


June 15th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, June 15 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Friday celebrated his 75th birthday with hundreds of children at a rehabilitation centre in Ahmednagar, around 40 km from his hometown ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra gets global leadership award


June 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Anand Mahindra, vice chairman & managing director of Mahindra Group, and Alan Mulally, president & CEO, Ford Motor Company, have been honoured with Global Leadership Awards ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Chandy launches project in Smart City Kochi


June 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Saturday stepped up efforts to make itself prominent on the IT map of India and the world with Chief Minister Oomen Chandy launching a project ... Read more...

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Amarinder opposes Operation Bluestar memorial


June 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday opposed the setting up of a memorial to those killed in the Operation Bluestar inside the Golden ... Read more...

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Dal Khalsa releases Operation Bluestar directory


June 5th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Radical Sikh organisation Dal Khalsa Tuesday released a directory of the people who died during the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar in the Golden Temple complex in ... Read more...

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NTPC begins work on power project in Karnataka


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd Saturday commenced work on the first phase of the 4,000 megawatt super thermal power plant in Karnataka's Bijapur district.Union ... Read more...

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PM warns against growing intolerance (Roundup)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Saying public debate seemed to have become a "hostage to sensationalism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned against "growing intolerance and "narrow mindedness among Indians"."In ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone of second campus of Bose institute


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday laid the foundation stone for the new campus of the hallowed Bose Institute - founded by famous scientist Acharya Jagadish ... Read more...

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All mega projects are on course: Chandy


May 31st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday refuted media reports that mega development projects in the state are getting delayed, saying these are progressing as per schedule."I ... Read more...

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AIIMS-II launched in Haryana village


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 30 (IANS) The construction of the second campus of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS-II), perhaps bigger than the one in Delhi, began in a village in ... Read more...

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Sikh clergy lays foundation stone of Operation Bluestar memorial


May 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 20 (IANS) To remember those killed in the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar inside the Golden Temple complex in 1984, the Sikh clergy Sunday laid the foundation stone for ... Read more...

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Delhi to get international poll institute


May 1st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Expressing hope it would develop as a world class facility on poll management, Chief Election Commissioner of India S.Y. Quraishi Monday laid the foundation ... Read more...

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SAARC poll bodies’ meet in Delhi from April 30


April 27th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will host the third Conference of Heads of Election Management Bodies of SAARC Countries from April 30 to May 2 ... Read more...

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Railways battle to complete strategic Brahmaputra bridge by 2015


April 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 25 (IANS) The railways are battling time and resource crunch to complete the country's longest 4.94 km rail-cum-road-bridge across the mighty Brahmaputra at Bogibeel that will provide ... Read more...

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Centre will help revive Kangra tea: Anand Sharma


April 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), April 10 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Tuesday announced a multi-pronged project to boost production and export of tea produced in the Kangra valley that is known ... Read more...

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Pranab lays foundation for financial city near Bangalore


April 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Prarnab Mukherjee Sunday laid the foundation stone for the country's first financial city, being built by the state-run IFCI Infrastructure Development Ltd (IIDL) at ... Read more...

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