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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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Ex-CWC official gets four-year jail term in graft case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A special court has awarded a four-year jail term to a senior official of the Central Water Commission (CWC) in a funds misappropriation case.The Central ... Read more...

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Relax, acclimatize for best performance: Rahul Bose to Olympians


July 19th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who is an international rugby player, has a word of advice for Indian Olympians headed for London. He wants them to relax ... Read more...

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Britain refuses asylum request from Moscow bankers


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain has refused to grant political asylum to two former officials of a Moscow bank, after they were placed on the Interpol wanted list on ... Read more...

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High Court refuses relief to Uttar Pradesh NRHM scam accused


April 12th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has refused anticipatory bail to the owner of a firm who feared his arrest for alleged involvement in the multi-crore-rupee National ... Read more...

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6 Tripura officials jailed for embezzlement


April 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 4 (IANS) A BDO (block development officer) and five Tripura government officials were Wednesday sentenced to different jail terms by a local court for embezzling Rs.41 lakh in ... Read more...

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NASA exploring ways to clean up space debris


March 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (US), March 12 (IANS) Faced with increasing threats of space debris, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is actively exploring ways to clean up the outer space.Donald ... Read more...

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Ex-chiefs of Bank of Moscow face theft charge


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bank of Moscow's former president Andrei Borodin and his ex-deputy Dmitry Akulinin are facing new embezzlement charges for allegedly pocketing over 6.7 billion rubles ($220 ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi slams Mayawati, says UP suffering due to scams


February 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Scams and looters have denied people in Uttar Pradesh of gains from central government funds for development, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said while attacking ... Read more...

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For NRIs, Lucknow is a harbinger of change in UP


February 17th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) "I was mesmerised by the change," says an excited Sifat Khan, a 21-year-old who grew up in Australia and visited poll-bound Lucknow this winter after ... Read more...

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Rahul-Ajit combo try to whip up magic in Meerut (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 2 (IANS) Once rivals, now allies. The tie-up between the Congress and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) was played up in Uttar Pradesh Thursday with ... Read more...

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Bihar government now targets corrupt middlemen


January 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) After corrupt officials, it is now the turn of middlemen who indulged in misappropriation of government funds to have their properties confiscated by the Bihar government.Bihar ... Read more...

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Western slowdown squeezes funds for Indian NGOs


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The debt crisis in Europe and slowdown in the US have created ripples in the remotest of Indian towns and villages, with NGOs feeling the pinch ... Read more...

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Poll panel’s ‘operation cover-up’ keeps officials busy


January 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 9 (IANS) With only two days to go before the Jan 11 deadline, officials were Monday busy covering up statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and ... Read more...

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BSP swindling central funds: Rahul Gandhi


December 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sidhauli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 26 (IANS) Flaying Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for corruption, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Monday said a "magical elephant" in the state was gobbling up ... Read more...

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A Rs.300 crore ‘Thank You’ from Hooda! (Haryana Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) It could easily qualify as the biggest 'thank you' ever made. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda did that last week when he doled out a ... Read more...

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Mayawati releases ‘white paper’ refuting corruption charges


December 16th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) In a bid to give her own government a clean chit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday released an 84-page 'white paper' refuting the allegations of ... Read more...

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Mayawati has placed money-eater elephant in Lucknow: Rahul


November 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Targeting the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government for "misusing central government funds", Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said "by the magic of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Poor Uttar Pradesh farmers branded Maoists: Rahul


November 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday accused the Mayawati government of falsely branding poor farmers as Maoists, and criticised National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders for ... Read more...

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India, Britain to partner in renewable energy


November 15th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India and Britain have agreed to set up a partnership fund for "pro-poor renewables" on a priority basis to scale up installation of renewable energy ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Hazare, Maharashtra, central government


October 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to Anna Hazare as well as the central and Maharashtra governments on a petition seeking a CBI probe ... Read more...

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Sit-in outside Kejriwal’s home


October 15th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Two men who claimed to be members of India Against Corruption (IAC) group Saturday staged a sit-in outside activist Arvind Kejriwal's house in Kaushambhi here ... Read more...

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‘Dead’ doctor arrested in Jharkhand


September 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sept 5 (IANS) A government doctor, who had faked his death to avoid arrest in a scam, was arrested in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Monday, police said.R.D. Singh was ... Read more...

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12 RTI activists killed; report calls them ’sitting ducks’


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 12 Right to Information (RTI) activists have been killed in the line of duty since last year - the latest victim being ... Read more...

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MCD not using development funds, says Dikshit


September 1st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday charged the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with not using government funds earmarked for development work and civic projects ... Read more...

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Maken flays BCCI for resisting RTI law


August 31st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday criticised the Indian cricket board for refusing to come under the Right to Information (RTI) Act and said the Board of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh misusing central funds: Congress


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 23 (IANS) The Congress party Tuesday alleged that Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has been misusing, for years, the funds being provided by the central government for ... Read more...

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Bihar stocks RSS books in government schools, says JD-U rebel


July 31st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 31 (IANS) The Bihar government led by Nitish Kumar, utilising government funds for school libraries, purchased books propagating the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideology a rebel Janata ... Read more...

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Stung by criticism, armed forces seek authorisation to play golf


May 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stung by the negative assessment of the government's auditor, the armed forces have sought the defence ministry's nod to officially recognise golf as a "valid ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Mayawati’s response to scam allegations


April 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati respond to the 100 scams it has charged her with indulging in during ... Read more...

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Congress leader visited strip clubs?


April 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) A Congress leader used government funds to visit strip clubs and casinos in Las Vegas during a Goa tourism promotion tour, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Opposition unimpressed by Mayawati’s action against ministers


April 8th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati may have made two key ministers quit over the murder of Lucknow's chief medical officer B.P. Singh but the opposition ... Read more...

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Assam scam accused files poll papers from jail


March 17th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) Mohit Hojai, one of the key accused in a Rs.1,000-crore financial scam, Thursday filed his nomination papers from jail for the Assam assembly elections as a ... Read more...

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Canada Government funds film about Hindu Lord Shiva


February 18th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Canada Government has reportedly funded a documentary on Lord Shiva, one of the divine trio of the Hindus-Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva.Titled "The Great Night of Shiva", which is premiering on ... Read more...

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Mudslinging begins with eye to Assam polls


February 14th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Feb 14 (IANS) The pitch is getting sharper and the allegations dirtier. With assembly elections due in Assam this year, political parties are busy slinging mud at each ... Read more...

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