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Indian Navy to get new budget control system


August 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a revolutionary step to speed up its budgetary processes and macro-manage public funds, the Indian Navy will Saturday launch its force-wide automated Financial Information ... Read more...

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CBI charge sheet against Uttar Pradesh ex-minister


May 31st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 31 (IANS) The CBI Thursday filed a charge sheet in a court here against former Uttar Pradesh health minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and his associate R.P. Jaiswal for ... Read more...

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Health ministry faces flak for low allocation, spending


April 25th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Even as the government is planning to increase health allocation in the 12th five-year plan, a report by a parliamentary committee Wednesday questioned the health ... Read more...

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Tripura provides most jobs under NREGA


December 10th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) Tripura has once again topped all the states in implementing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), which guarantees minimum job days to people ... Read more...

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Rs.2,100 crore sanctioned for textiles parks


October 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The government has sanctioned Rs.2,100 crore to set up 21 new textiles parks across the country with advanced infrastructure and upgraded technology, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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3 percent of GDP to be spent on health: Montek


September 9th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The government's expenditure on healthcare will be increased to 2-3 percent of the GDP during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-13 to 2116-17) from ... Read more...

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Industry lobbies differ on land takeover policy


June 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The country's leading industry lobbies hold opposite views on ways of acquiring land for industrial use with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) advocating ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s plan allocation hiked


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 3 (IANS) The Planning Commission Tuesday fixed Meghalaya's annual plan for 2011-12 at Rs.2,727 crore, an increase of 22 percent over the previous year's fund allocation of Rs.2,230 ... Read more...

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Budget evokes mixed response in Kerala


February 28th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) The general budget proposals for 2011-2012, presented by union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Lok Sabha Monday, evoked mixed response among political and corporate leaders in Kerala. ... Read more...

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Nitish Govt. in Bihar to scrap fund allocation for MLAs, MLCs


December 10th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 10 (ANI): The Nitish Kumar Government has decided to scrap the existing allocation of funds for Local Area Development (LAD) scheme for Bihar MLAs and MLCs in an attempt ... Read more...

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University employees hold rally, seek funds for education


December 1st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Thousands of employees from about 200 universities across the country Wednesday gathered at the Ramlila Ground in Delhi and marched to parliament to press the ... Read more...

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University employees to hold rally in Delhi


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) Thousands of employees from about 200 universities across the country will gather at New Delhi Dec 1 to press the government for hike in educational funds, a leader ... Read more...

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Sibal meets directors of new IITs


October 21st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday met the directors of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology to discuss the teething problems they were facing.The eight ... Read more...

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Max New York Life launches two new ULIPs


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept. 9 (ANI-Business Wire India): Continuing a tradition of delivering products with superior customer value, Max New York Life Insurance Co. Ltd, one of India's leading life insurance companies announced ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa hits out at DMK government on Cauvery issue


July 17th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Saturday charged the DMK government in Tamil Nadu with not taking any steps to make the Karnataka government release water from the Cauvery river ... Read more...

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Find ways to increase population, Indians urged in Malaysia


July 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 6 (IANS) Religious and welfare organisations must come together to find ways to increase the Indian population in Malaysia, a community leader has said, expressing concern at the dwindling ... Read more...

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Hard 2-hour rain, and Delhi has another manic day (Roundup)


August 21st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Traffic came to a halt. Trees were uprooted. Flights were delayed and diverted to other destinations. Low-lying areas were flooded and authorities threw their hands up in ... Read more...

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India to give Nepal Rs.20 bn for infrastructure projects


August 20th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India has pledged assistance of Rs.20 billion to Nepal for infrastructure projects, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told visiting Nepali Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal. The Nepali prime ... Read more...

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Fund allocation for MCD roads meagre: CAG


August 20th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday cited a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that says that although 88 percent of the capital's roads are ... Read more...

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Congress ally in Assam angry over PM’s statement


August 19th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bodoland People's Front (BPF), an alliance partner of the ruling Congress-led government in Assam, is angry with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his "incorrect" statement that ... Read more...

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Child rights NGOs unhappy with budget allocation for education, health


July 7th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Most child rights organizations say the union budget has been disappointing as demands for better fund allocation for primary education and health care have not been ... Read more...

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Space programme gets boost with 40 percent more funds


July 6th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's space research programme will get a boost as the union budget for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday has given a 40 percent ... Read more...

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NGOs demand higher budget allocation for social sector


June 30th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Increase in allocation of funds for education and health as well as social security for the unorganised sector - these are some of the demands nearly 300 ... Read more...

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‘We want to know what does our legislator do’


November 18th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Pushpa, a slum-dweller whose complaint about an overflowing open drain in her neighbourhood fell on deaf ears, was among the many who narrated their travails at a ... Read more...

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Patil asks states to fully utilise prison reforms funds


April 25th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Home Minister Shivraj Patil Friday accused the state governments of not utilising all funds allocated under the prison modernisation scheme, launched in 2002-03 for building, renovating and ... Read more...

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Gujarat committed to inclusive growth: Modi


April 1st, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his government would carry on the process of "inclusive growth" with special focus on marginal sections of society as the ... Read more...

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With better roads, buses, Delhi set for transport makeover


March 26th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Modern and comfortable buses, wider roads and solar powered bus shelters are in the offing in the Indian capital ahead of the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Environment ministry’s fund cut worries parliament panel


March 11th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday expressed serious concern over curtailing of funds to the ministry of environment, saying more investment is needed to contain environmental degradation and global ... Read more...

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Mixed reaction in Karnataka over railway budget


February 27th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) There were mixed reactions in Karnataka Tuesday over the railway budget for 2008-09 with opposition parties lamenting that the state got a raw deal in terms of new ... Read more...

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Dalit groups seek funds in proportion to population


February 19th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Dalit groups Tuesday asked the union government to allocate funds in proportion to their population in the 2008-09 budget to step up the process of socio-economic and ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh Congress vows to expose corrupt BJP government


February 17th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Feb 17 (IANS) Newly appointed Madhya Pradesh Congress President Suresh Pachouri Sunday vowed to take steps to expose and curb corruption in the government led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The ... Read more...

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