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Good roads, railways vital for J&K;: Omar Abdullah


September 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday underlined the importance of good road and rail connectivity for "socio-economic development of the state".Inspecting the widening of ... Read more...

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Chandipur beach: Where the sea disappears suddenly (Feature)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandipur (Odisha), March 16 (IANS) Have you seen the sea disappear in front of your eyes? A unique phenomenon rarely seen anywhere else, the sea recedes by as much as ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to speed up electrification in Maoist areas


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 2 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Friday reviewed rural electrification work in Maoist-hit Bastar region to take power to forested areas, official sources said.Tribal Welfare Minister Kedar Kashyap, his ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh will be transformed: Rahul


November 26th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said he was "ready to give in writing" that Uttar Pradesh would be "back on the development track within ... Read more...

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Rahul continues broadside against Mayawati, Mulayam


November 24th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Continuing his campaign against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said they ... Read more...

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Seeking second Green Revolution, Bihar turns to organic farming (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) After good roads, improving law and order, education and health services, Bihar is turning its attention to popularising and promoting organic farming in the state to ... Read more...

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Seeking second Green Revolution, Bihar turns to organic farming


June 21st, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) After good roads, improving law and order, education and health services, Bihar is turning its attention to popularising and promoting organic farming in the state to ... Read more...

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Coming up in Bihar, thermal, biomass power plants


April 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar is setting up five thermal power plants of 7,000 MW capacity and others based on gas and biomass, say officials adding the ... Read more...

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Assamese looking forward to a better tomorrow following militancy decline


January 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 14 (ANI): The decline of militant activities in the northeast has given a fillip to development activities and employment generation here, and this is gradually transforming the lives of those ... Read more...

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After roads, Bihar’s power sector a Nitish priority


December 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 17 (IANS) After fulfilling the dreams of good roads in Bihar in his first term as chief minister, Nitish Kumar wants to make a difference in the power sector during ... Read more...

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Tharoor, Sreesanth ecstatic as Kochi gets green signal


December 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Former junior foreign minister Shashi Tharoor and cricketer S. Sreesanth Sunday welcomed the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision to allow the Kochi franchise to ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar vows to seize property of corrupt


October 25th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) He is promising to develop Bihar. And at rally after rally, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is also vowing to send to jail the corrupt and seize ... Read more...

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Lack of medical facility takes 7 lives in Orissa’s Rayagada district


October 4th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirRayagada (Orissa), Oct.4 (ANI): Due to poor medical facilities in Orissa's Rayagada district, seven people died of cholera in Bahadulki village as they were unable to reach any medical establishment ... Read more...

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Akshay starrer ‘Khatta Meetha’ takes a dig at corruption (IANS Preview)


July 19th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) After tickling the funny bones of their fans with "Hera Pheri" "Garam Masala" and "Bhool Bhulaiyaa", the hit pair of director Priyadarshan and actor Akshay Kumar ... Read more...

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Gujarat next gateway point of India: Minister


June 24th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) Gujarat is going to be the next gateway point for business, leisure and medical tourism in the country, state Tourism Minister Jaynarayan Vyas said here Thursday. "We have the ... Read more...

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35 new roads urged in national capital region


June 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda has urged the central government to construct 35 new roads in rural areas of Haryana that fall in the National Capital Region (NCR), ... Read more...

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Private players can also issue infrastructure bonds: Mukherjee


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) With the funds needed for India's infrastructure development pegged at $1 trillion during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said private ... Read more...

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No more roadblocks, Kamal Nath tells auto sector


August 28th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath Friday assured the automobile industry he would build roads if it manufactured vehicles. "You build vehicles, I will build roads," Kamal ... Read more...

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Avoid road blockades on petty issues, Mamata tells partymen


July 21st, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Following her party's resounding victory in West Bengal in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress chief and Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday gave a call for ousting ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma seen as beacon of hope in northeast


May 31st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Shillong, May 31 (IANS) Young and well-educated, 28-year-old Agatha Sangma's induction into the newly formed Manmohan Singh government has spelled a wave of "renewed" hope in the minds of ... Read more...

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Urban villages - oxymorons in every way


May 3rd, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar and Ritu Sharma New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Lok Sabha elections are another ritual for Mariam. She does not know who is contesting for the May 7 poll in the ... Read more...

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Mohali an attractive destination for the MNCs


March 19th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Mohali, March 19 (ANI): Punjabs Mohali city is fast emerging as a hub for large multinational corporations. The city is an attractive destination for investment for being an emerging ... Read more...

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UP villagers happy with government-sponsored schemes


March 3rd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sirgamau (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 3 (ANI): The people of Sirgamau in Uttar Pradesh said their lives have changed for good after the introduction of various schemes by the Congress-led United Progressive ... Read more...

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Bogmati turns a favourite tourist destination in Assam


February 18th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Bogamati hill area (Guwahati), Feb.18 (ANI): Despite being rich in wildlife and having several national parks, Assam could not become a major tourist centre due to militant activities ... Read more...

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ADB lends $40 million to Georgia


September 13th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 13 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Saturday it was providing its first public sector loan worth $40 million to help Georgia rehabilitate services and infrastructure damaged in ... Read more...

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