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Eight get Priyadarshni Foundation’s global awards


September 19th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, actress Deepika Padukone and member of European Parliament Nirj Deva were among achievers who were conferred the global awards instituted by NGO ... Read more...

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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... Read more...

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PM not involved in work of panel allotting coal blacks: Khurshid


September 10th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending the UPA government over coal block allocations, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had nothing to do with the ... Read more...

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Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

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Telangana demand picks up momentum again


September 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The demand for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is picking up momentum with the BJP's fast in the national capital Wednesday ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted for 10th day, promotions quota bill likely Wednesday (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The raging BJP protest over the coal blocks allocation disrupted parliament for the 10th straight day Tuesday, despite which the government got a bill ... Read more...

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Both houses adjourned, two bills quickly passed (Third Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to adjourn for the ... Read more...

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Parliamentary approval for NIMHANS Bill


September 4th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A bill seeking to provide "institution of national importance" status to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences in Bangalore was accorded parliamentary ... Read more...

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BJP protests stall parliament again (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day Tuesday, while ... Read more...

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Andhra minister resigns after CBI names him in charge sheet


August 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A senior cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh resigned Tuesday night, a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) named him in its fourth charge sheet ... Read more...

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Indian-American doctor offers healthcare solutions for India


August 13th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A leading Indian American doctor has proposed four major projects to transform India's healthcare system with US expertise, but laments that New Delhi's response appears at ... Read more...

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UP allots land for AIIMS in Rae Bareli town


August 13th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his consent for allotment of land to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Work on Rae Bareli AIIMS to begin soon: Azad


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday announced that work on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency ... Read more...

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Mayawati, Mulayam attend Sonia’s lunch


August 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Arch-rivals Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati Monday attended the lunch hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on the eve of the vice-presidential election, marking ... Read more...

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Delhi gets 70 more ambulances


August 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday added a fleet of 70 new smaller ambulances that will be able to ferry patients from congested areas.With the introduction of ... Read more...

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Safe motherhood incentives showing positive results: Azad


August 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Around 11 million women in India had their deliveries in hospitals or healthcare institutions last year as a result of a scheme to provide cash ... Read more...

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Prime minister to inaugurate Emerging Kerala summit


July 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate 'Emerging Kerala 2012', the flagship global connect programme of the state government to be held at Kochi from Sep ... Read more...

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More role for women in population policy: Experts


July 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India needs to move away from its "targeted approach" towards family panning programmes that have been in existence under a decade-old policy, experts said here ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to all Andhra parties to support him (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee Sunday appealed to all parties in Andhra Pradesh to support his candidature.He addressed Congress MPs ... Read more...

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Minor fire in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hall after Pranab visit


July 1st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) A minor fire broke out at the historic Jubilee Hall here Sunday, minutes after United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee left the building, ... Read more...

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Pranab in Hyderabad to seek support


July 1st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday on a day-long visit to galvanize support for his candidature.Protest by a small ... Read more...

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WHO calls for universal health coverage in India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India should work towards universal health coverage, the World Health Organisation (WHO) India representative Nata Menabde declared Friday.Talking to media persons after WHO and ... Read more...

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Health ministry mulls ban on cosmetic testing on animals


June 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India's health ministry Wednesday said it is considering a proposal by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a ban on testing of ... Read more...

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CWC meeting to bid Pranab farewell begins (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee - the party's apex decision-making body - began it's meeting here Monday. The meeting has been convened to bid farewell ... Read more...

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Congress MP forecasts Jagan party’s sweep


June 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh may be confident of winning most of the 18 assembly seats that went to polls Tuesday but its ... Read more...

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‘India to work for removal of taboos around family planning’


June 9th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) In its bid to check population growth, India is willing to engage with communities on removing cultural taboos associated with family planning, the head of ... Read more...

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India, US to hold strategic dialogue, Iran high on agenda


June 8th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India and the US will hold their third strategic dialogue June 13 that will see the two countries expand their cooperation across the spectrum, ... Read more...

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Congress intensifies attack on Jagan in by-poll campaign


June 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) With the YSR Congress Party trying to cash in on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest in the ... Read more...

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‘Low chances of polio coming to India from Pakistan’


May 31st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Despite apprehensions, India is not at risk of the polio virus being exported from Pakistan, the Pakistani Prime Minister's Focal Person for Polio Shahnaz ... Read more...

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A new ‘Gate-way’ for India’s Africa diplomacy


May 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India has found a new gateway to project its Africa diplomacy as it explores a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is ... Read more...

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Gates praises India for containing polio


May 31st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bill Gates met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here Thursday and praised India's triumph over polio, even as the software tycoon's foundation is also helping ... 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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AIIMS-Patna to start this year, says Ghulam Nabi Azad


May 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday announced that the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) - Patna would start this year itself."I have directed the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks three more AIIMS-like institutes in UP


May 18th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) After initiating the legwork for opening an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institute in Rae Bareilly, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president and ... Read more...

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Diabetes screening in schools, says Azad


May 16th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Concerned over the increase in diabetes among children and adolescents, the union health ministry has initiated a school-based screening programme for diabetes on pilot basis ... Read more...

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