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SC frowns on delay in income tax department appeals (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government to streamline the Income Tax (I-T) Department's working to check delays in challenging adverse verdicts related to tax ... Read more...

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Top Philippine official missing after plane crash


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) A light aircraft carrying the interior secretary of the Philippines crashed Saturday in the country. While an aide was rescued, the secretary and two pilots were ... Read more...

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PM resolves major land transfer bottleneck


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a move Thursday to ensure that infrastructure projects are not held up by procedural delays, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved relaxations in the ... Read more...

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Badal gives go-ahead to Ludhiana Metro project


July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Ludhiana Metro project will soon roll out after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the Rs.10,300 crore mass transport scheme.According ... Read more...

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Bill for civilian oversight on ISI bold move: Daily


July 10th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A bill that seeks to increase civilian oversight of the Inter- Services Intelligence (ISI) is a bold and welcome move, said a leading daily, adding that ... Read more...

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‘No need for media regulatory law, but stronger editorial filters’


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There is need for stronger editorial filters rather than "content filters" in the form of a law to regulate the media, speakers at a ... Read more...

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Kerala tobacco sales order: Chandy threatens stern action


May 16th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said his government would take serious action against officials for issuing a wrong government order, allowing sale of tobacco products ... Read more...

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Punjab abolishes octroi on petrol, diesel


April 30th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced its decision to abolish octroi on petrol and diesel in the state. This will lower prices of the fuel by up ... Read more...

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Chinese police crack down on fake training centres


April 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Beijing police have held about 500 suspects in a crackdown on illegal professional training institutes being run in the Chinese capital.According to the police, victims of ... Read more...

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Majority US NGOs in China unregistered


March 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Less than three percent of American non-governmental organisations operating in China are registered with the government, a report has said.There were about 1,000 US NGOs in ... Read more...

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American wanted for child rape arrested in Mexico


March 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 11 (IANS/EFE) An American man wanted in his homeland on child rape charges has been arrested in Mexico, authorities said.Federal agents discovered that Phillip Steven Borden was ... Read more...

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CBI busts railway recruitment scam, arrests two


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has busted a railway recruitment scam, involving some senior officials and politicians, an agency official said here Monday.Describing the developments as ... Read more...

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Citizens’ charter bill tabled in parliament


December 20th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The citizens charter bill that spells out responsibilities of government departments towards citizens, their right to delivery of goods and services, and redressal of ... Read more...

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Goa government lambasted on illegal mining in anniversary feature


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) Constant efforts by the state government to play down the illegal mining scandal in Goa notwithstanding, a feature article released by the Press Information Bureau ... Read more...

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Air India pays part of dues, gets accounts defreezed


December 8th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday said several of its bank accounts were defreezed after the airline made a partial payment on the Rs.100 crore dues ... Read more...

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Britain to launch campaign for more exports to Asia


December 8th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Britain will soon launch a campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia's emerging markets, including India, the Foreign Office said.As part of the ... Read more...

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Japan to continue supporting forestry projects in India


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Friday said it will continue to support forestry projects in India by making focussed efforts to rejuvenate the forests ... Read more...

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Cycling enthusiasts rejoice, dedicated cycle lanes coming up (Postcard from Bangalore)


November 12th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) The experience of the US and years of advocacy by groups of cycling enthusiasts in the city is behind a dream-come-true project in this traffic-cramped tech ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh police implement citizen’s charter


November 5th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Announcing implementation of citizen's charter, Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Brij Lal Friday directed the officials to ensure redressal of public complaints within time-frame.Terming ... Read more...

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Government unveils bill for time-bound public services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With Team Anna threatening to renew its agitation for a strong Lokpal bill, the government Wednesday unveiled a bill to check graft and to ... Read more...

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Share retirement funds with estranged wife, court tells man


October 29th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A former central government employee has been told by the Delhi High Court to share his retirement benefits with his estranged wife and daughter for ... Read more...

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Goa port blames Kamat’s ministry for illegal ore export


October 11th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The authorities at Goa's only major port have said it was up to the state government agencies, especially the mines department headed by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Kerala set for Right To Services Bill


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday said it was committed to unveiling a legislation which will punish officials who don't provide services within a time schedule.A day after ... Read more...

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Who won? Anna or government?


August 31st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Did Anna Hazare win the battle of Lokpal? Yes, say some. Others feel differently. And yet others said both the government and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Candlelight marches in Himachal to support Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people took out candlelight marches across Himachal Pradesh Sunday in support of Anna Hazare."Annaji is a true Gandhian. He has won 50 percent ... Read more...

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Free kitchens in Jammu on Anna victory


August 28th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) People in this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir took out processions and set up free kitchens at various places Sunday to celebrate the end ... Read more...

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At Ramlila, a mini India watched Anna break fast


August 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Hours before Anna Hazare broke a 13-day hunger strike that shook the nation, all roads led to the Ramlila ground. And as he sipped ... Read more...

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Talks stuck on three issues, Hazare to continue fast


August 24th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Talks between the government and Team Anna continued to be hindered by three "sticking issues" Wednesday, when Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Khurshid meets Team Anna ahead of all-party meet (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of an all-party meet scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, there was a second round of talks between the government and Team Anna, this one involving ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three sticking points with government: Team Anna


August 24th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) There were three sticking points with the government including inclusion of lower bureaucracy in ambit of Lokpal, Team Hazare said Tuesday as they insisted on ... Read more...

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Kerala departments’ performance to be evaluated


June 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) All the 30 Kerala government departments will submit by September their Result-Framework Documents (RFD) which will help in the formation of a system that evaluates their ... Read more...

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No special teachers for disabled kids in Delhi


June 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It has been two years since a high court order, but the Delhi government is yet to recruit permanent teachers for differently-abled children in its ... Read more...

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DTC earnings jump 150 percent with traffic police help


April 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Earnings of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) have gone up by 150 percent in February-March 2011 with the support from Delhi Traffic Police after ... Read more...

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No evidence of Sourav Ganguly’s CPI-M links: Official


March 31st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) There is no evidence that former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, a "brand ambassador" for the Election Commission in West Bengal, has any links with the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh condoles loss of lives in Myanmar earthquake


March 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday condoled the loss of lives in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Myanmar and offered assistance to the government.In his condolence ... Read more...

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