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Rajasthan villagers toil to harvest rainwater (Letter from Rajasthan)


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), July 3 (IANS) Residents of two villages surrounded by deserts in Rajasthan's Barmar district are toiling hard day and night, digging up water storage facilities like ponds and ... Read more...

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China shuts down 89 websites for fraud


June 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has shut down 89 websites for conducting "fraudulent activities" in the name of government organisations and charity groups, the government said Tuesday.The State Internet Information ... Read more...

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Government websites will be on new internet protocol by year-end


June 6th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Websites of all government organisations will move to the new Internet Protocol (IP), IPv6, by the year-end, the communications and information technology ministry said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New land bill will facilitate economic growth: Ramesh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The new land acquisition bill would facilitate economic growth and not depress investor sentiment, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said and hoped that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Keep up the spirit: Hillary tells NGOs


May 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday met representatives of a number of non-government organisations working towards preventing human trafficking and offered help to them while ... Read more...

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British report on Russian human rights termed partial


May 6th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS) A report on human rights in Russia, prepared by the British Foreign Office, has been termed by Moscow as "not impartial and open minded" and that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kazakhs want Russian names removed from map


May 5th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Kazakh group has asked the government to remove Russian names from the map of Kazakhstan, saying the names were a "gloomy legacy of Soviet ... Read more...

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EMC Data solution to automate government work


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), May 3 (IANS) EMC Data Storage Systems (India) will provide its new work flow solution to two government organisations which will be deployed by Wipro Infosystems and Daffodil ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Omani man donates blood for 26 years


April 30th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 30 (IANS/WAM) A 49-year-old man from Oman has been honoured by the ministry of health of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for donating blood for 26 years.Ahmed Bin ... Read more...

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Indian spy who was Zardari’s jail mate wants to meet him


April 8th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Mehboob Elahi is happy that his old prison mate Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India but is crestfallen that he will not get to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tata Chemicals launches anti-anaemia fortified salt


April 5th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Tata Chemicals, the market leader in the branded salt segment, Thursday launched the country's first iron fortified iodized salt that consumers can use in their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HIV affected play football to spread awareness


March 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Once ostracised and stigmatized, eleven HIV-affected people rubbed shoulders with football teams from various embassies in the The Football4Hope - "United Cup 2012" here to ... 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...

Posted in Business |

Delhi readies for mass drill to test disaster preparedness


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How will the capital react in the event of a high intensity earthquake? The test would be on in hundreds of locations across Delhi Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kerala wants defence ministry to buy coir geotextiles


December 13th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (IANS) The Kerala government proposes to ask the defence ministry to buy coir geotextiles produced in the government and the cooperative sectors in the state."We will approach ... Read more...

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CBI experiments with Facebook to solve cases


November 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Striking a direct e-connect with the people, like many government organisations have done, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now experimenting with online ... Read more...

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Pakistan oil firm runs up massive dues


November 5th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Government organisations like the national air carrier and the railways are among the customers who have run up Rs.168 bn dues with the Pakistan State Oil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China prepares its high-level talent pool


November 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 4 (IANS) The Chinese government has plans to mobilise senior skilled workers to launch training workshops for newcomers as part of an endeavour to relieve the country's dire ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NGOs serve quit notice to Mizo women for marrying non-Mizos


October 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 21 (IANS) Non-government organisations (NGOs) in Mizoram have threatened to evict Mizo women from the northeastern state if they marry non-Mizos, official said here Friday."The NGO Coordination Committee ... Read more...

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Child rights remain neglected: Khurshid


October 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The country may have achieved significant economic growth and gone through rapid transformation over the years but the issues of child rights and abuse largely ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Etihad launches special fares


October 4th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 4 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has launched special fares for the UAE government employees, it was announced Tuesday.It is offering return economy and business class fares at up ... Read more...

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Disney-style theme park, marina and ropeway proposed for Goa


September 5th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) A Disneyland-style adventure theme park, a marina and a ropeway for tourists are some of the major proposals before the tourism task force here, which ... Read more...

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‘Parallel Games for disabled if Dow sponsors London Olympics’


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bhopal Gas tragedy survivors as well as those who support their cause worldwide have decided to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cloud computing to create one lakh jobs in India: Study


July 19th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) As the next technology wave, cloud computing by enterprises has the potential to create about 100,000 new jobs in India, a study said Tuesday."Of the projected ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Beijing, Shanghai costly cities for expats


July 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Employees of international companies who live in Beijing and Shanghai have comparatively higher living costs than their colleagues who live in New York, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New ministry to improve access to drinking water, sanitation (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Lagging behind in some of its targets relating to rural drinking water and sanitation, the government Tuesday created a new ministry to improve access ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shun violence, join mainstream: President Patil to Maoists


June 24th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday called upon the Maoists to shun violence and enter into dialogue with the government to ensure development of tribal people. "I call ... Read more...

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MEA’s twitter account crosses 10,000 followers


May 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) In less than a year, the external affairs ministry's twitter account has collected over 10,000 followers, pioneering the outreach of government organisations on social media ... Read more...

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One dead, 8 hurt as anti-Jaitapur protest turns violent


April 18th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaitapur (Maharashtra), April 18 (IANS) One person was killed and at least eight people, including police officials, were injured when a protest here against the 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project ... Read more...

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Jaitapur will be implemented, declares Jairam Ramesh


April 15th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The controversial 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra will be implemented despite all hurdles, union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai gateway for international narcotics trade


March 26th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Mumbai remains the most important gateway for the international drug trafficking business in which a large number of Nigerians and east African nationals are involved, ... Read more...

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Talks on for compromise with Grameen’s Yunus


March 25th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is holding talks to reach a compromise with Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus, Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has said."Various proposals have to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa to set up campus counselling centres


March 9th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) The Goa cabinet Wednesday approved setting up of counselling centres for students who are victims of stress, often linked to poor academic performance.The decision comes less ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CISF to install new security gadgets


March 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Against the backdrop of heightened terror threats across the country, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will install latest security gadgets like shoe and liquid ... Read more...

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The CVC’s role and responsibilities


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission is the country's top corruption watchdog empowered to conduct inquiries in departmental actions against public servants and is the designated agency ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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