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Court raps CBI on rural health scheme probe


August 30th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday rapped the CBI for the tardy progress in the multi-crore rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scandal.A ... Read more...

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Dhumal announces sops on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) In the run up to assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday announced sops for government employees and pensioners."The government will ... Read more...

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Twin attacks kill 10 in Afghanistan (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a roadside bombing in Kabul Tuesday, while a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle at a ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul bombing


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) Eight civilians were killed and four injured Tuesday morning when a bomb planted by the Taliban targeted a bus on the outskirts of this Afghan ... Read more...

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70,000 Pakistani officials have not got salary


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A staggering 70,000 government employees here did not get their salary on time due to an auditors' strike, a media report said.The daily Dawn said as ... Read more...

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Islamabad civic body goes on austerity drive


August 1st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) As part of measures to cope with the unremitting financial crises it is facing, the Islamabad's civic body has decided to take back all vehicles and ... Read more...

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Action against fake poor in Tripura


July 31st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 31 (IANS) Tripura has stepped up a statewide crackdown on people who have claimed fake 'povery status' and collected over Rs.10 million as fines from those who have ... Read more...

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Over 350 booked after Haryana farmers-cops clash


July 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 17 (IANS) More than 350 people were booked Tuesday after villagers clashed with police and vandalised government offices in Haryana's Rewari district, 55 km from here, a day ... Read more...

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Karachi blast kills one, injures 20 (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) A roadside bomb ripped through a bus carrying government employees in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday, killing one person and injuring 20 others.The blast took ... Read more...

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24,000 Italian government employees to lose jobs


July 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 10 (IANS/AKI) Around 24,000 government employees in Italy are due to lose their jobs because of spending cuts worth 26 billion euros ($32 billion).Around 11,000 of the workers ... Read more...

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UP governor okays bill extending Lokayukta’s term


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi has given his nod to the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Deputy Lokayukta Amendment Bill 2012, which increases the tenure of ... Read more...

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Dubai collects old items to give to needy


July 7th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 6 (IANS/WAM) Two government departments in Dubai, the Dubai Municipality and the Land Department, have launched a campaign to collect old household items to be distributed later to ... Read more...

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A day after fire, Mantralaya staffers kept out


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A day after a major fire gutted the state secretariat here, hundreds of employees who reported to work Friday were not allowed inside the premises owing ... Read more...

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Himachal offers sops to employees


June 18th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Barely months ahead of the assembly elections, the Himachal Pradesh government Monday decided to give additional financial incentives to its employees and pensioners.A cabinet meeting, presided ... Read more...

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Two central government employees murdered in Lucknow


June 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) An electrician and a peon, both employees of a central government enterprise, were found killed in their office here, Uttar Pradesh Police said Monday.The bodies of ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir employees’ march foiled


June 14th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Security forces Thursday intercepted dozens of protesting Jammu and Kashmir government employees, foiling a march to the civil secretariat here in the state's summer capital.The employees, ... Read more...

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Pakistan may launch anti-terror operation


June 8th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government may launch a major anti-terror operation in the country after Friday's deadly bus bomb attack, a media report said.Information Minister of Khyber ... Read more...

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21 killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 21 people died Friday in Pakistan when a powerful bomb ripped through a bus carrying government employees.The explosion took place in Peshawar city, the ... Read more...

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Avoid mobiles at work, Kerala employees told


June 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) To raise efficiency in government offices, the Kerala government has asked all its employees to restrict the use of mobile telephones during work hours.The government order, ... Read more...

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Tripura employees to get paid paternity leave


June 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 5 (IANS) Would-be fathers, who are Tripura government employees, will now get seven days' paid paternity leave."To provide all kinds of support to their pregnant wives, all Tripura ... Read more...

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Striking government employees held in Srinagar


May 26th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Around 100 Jammu and Kashmir government employees, staging protest demonstrations and raising various demands, were arrested here Saturday as their strike continued for the third ... Read more...

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Government planning centre for good governance: Cabinet secretary


May 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The government is thinking of setting up a centre for good governance to get focused feedback for improving delivery of its programmes, Cabinet Secretary Ajit ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike affects schools, offices in Kashmir


May 8th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government employees across Kashmir Valley began a two-day strike Tuesday to press the state government for the implementation of their demands.Except for the ... Read more...

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Three killed, nine injured in Iraq


April 30th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and nine injured Sunday in separate attacks in Iraq, police said.In eastern province of Diyala, two policemen were killed and ... Read more...

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Poll delays bonus for Goa employees, again


April 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) Goa government employees, waiting for a one-time bonus announced to them Dec 19 last year, have again been hit by the election code of conduct jinx.The ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses Kashmir offices


April 17th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) A section of Jammu and Kashmir government employees struck work Tuesday demanding, among others, an increase in the retirement age and regularisation of services of casual ... Read more...

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45,000 youth in northeast to get IT training


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Benefiting around 45,000 students in the northeastern region, the cabinet Thursday approved a Rs.388.68 crore project to train the youth in the areas of ... Read more...

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Mizoram school teachers not getting salaries


April 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 9 (IANS) Despite a series of agitations, over 4,835 teachers of 541 government schools in Mizoram have not been paid their salaries since January due to a lack ... Read more...

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Another man dies for Telangana, TRS calls for shutdown


March 26th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) One more person died Monday and another was battling burn injuries after he attempted to immolate himself for separate statehood to Telangana, prompting the Telangana ... Read more...

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Himachal not in favour of pay commission


March 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh does not want to constitute an independent pay commission to fix pay scales of its government employees, and is following Punjab in pay fixation.This ... Read more...

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Government employees to get 7 percent additional dearness allowance


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The over four-million central government employees will go home with an increased pay packet from now, with the union cabinet Friday hiking the dearness ... Read more...

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Kerala won’t raise retirement age: Chandy


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 22 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday said the government had no plans to raise the retirement age of government employees.He said in the previous Left Democratic ... Read more...

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DNRF militant nabbed in Assam


March 21st, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 21 (IANS) Police in Assam's Dima Hasao district -- formerly known as North Cachar Hills -- arrested a Dimasa National Revolutionary Force (DNRF) militant from Langting under Mahur ... Read more...

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Pakistani government plans novel housing move


March 20th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government plans to ask its employees occupying 28,000 official residences across the country to vacate so that they can be used for commercial purposes.The ... Read more...

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Three booked for assaulting Ghaziabad officials


March 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) A criminal case was registered Saturday against a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and two others for attacking officials at the regional employment office in Ghaziabad, police ... Read more...

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