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Number of women in Cuban government posts increasing


August 24th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of women serving in government posts increased in the past two years in Cuba, where females now hold around 45 percent of the seats ... Read more...

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China punishes 16 officials for school bus accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Sixteen officials in a northwest China city have been punished for a school bus crash that killed 19 kindergarten students last year, authorities announced Thursday.The punished ... Read more...

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JVM-P accuses Congress of horse trading again


April 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of a fresh Rajya Sabha election in the state on May 3, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) has accused the Congress of trying to ... Read more...

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Don’t dare to ignore poll panel’s directives, Goa warned


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) In a stern warning to the Goa administration, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Wednesday said that state government officials "dare not defy directives" on poll-related ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, minority quota in UP (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) Massive employment opportunities for the youth, expansion of educational and health facilities, quotas for minorities and free electricity connections to poor were among the promises the ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, free electricity in UP


January 31st, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) Massive employment opportunities for the youth, quotas for minorities and free electricity connections to the poor were among the promises the Congress made Tuesday in its ... Read more...

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12.5 percent interim pay for Karnataka employees


November 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) The Karnataka government Tuesday announced interim relief amounting to 12.5 percent of basic pay to its over five lakh employees as a "Rajyotsava (state formation day)" ... Read more...

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Thai prince’s impounded jet released after government posts bond


August 11th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The royal jet that was impounded at a German airport last month in order to settle a dispute between the Thai government and a German construction company was ... Read more...

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Maharashtra village first in India with right to harvest bamboo


April 28th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 28 (IANS) Mendha-Lekha, a remote village in the Maoist-affected Gadchiroli district of eastern Maharashtra, has become the first in the country where tribals have been given the ... Read more...

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Government offers free vocational coaching to minority students


April 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The government is offering students from minority communities free coaching for admission in various technical and professional courses like IT and business management.The other ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone to let Bahrain Crown Prince decide on Grand Prix


February 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that he will leave the decision on whether to hold next month's Bahrain Grand Prix to the country's Crown Prince, Salman ibn ... Read more...

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Indians in Bahrain safe: Govt.


February 18th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Concerned about the Indians in Bahrain, the External Affairs Ministry on Friday said that India is closely following the developments in Bahrain and is in regular touch ... Read more...

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Three dead in Bahrain as police crack down on sleeping protesters (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 17 (IANS) Three people were killed early Thursday when police cracked down on sleeping protesters in this Bahrain capital, an action that led to a minister reportedly quitting. By ... Read more...

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F1 chief Ecclestone fears anti-government protesters may target Bahrain Grand Prix


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has expressed concern at the escalating anti-government protests in Bahrain, saying that he is worried protesters may use the opening Grand Prix of the ... Read more...

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Egypt-style protests rock Bahrain, demonstrators crowd ‘Pearl Square’ in Manama


February 16th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 16(ANI): Thousands of protesters gathered at the main square in Bahrain's capital, Manama, in an Egypt-style rebellion demanding political reform and greater freedoms.According to the Daily Mail, many ... Read more...

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Chinese minister sacked from party post


February 12th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) The Chinese railway minister was Saturday sacked from his post in the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) for violation of discipline.Minister Liu Zhijun has been removed from ... Read more...

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Gujjars start returning home from rail tracks


January 6th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Gujjars, squatting on railway tracks near Bayana in Bharatpur district for the past 17 days to press their demand for job quotas, have started packing ... Read more...

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Gujjars end agitation, assured job quota (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The Gujjar community in Rajasthan late Wednesday called off their 17-day-old agitation for reservation in government jobs and said they had been assured five percent quota in government ... Read more...

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Nepal to create government posts for women


October 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct. 20 (ANI): Nepal's Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) is gearing up to create government posts for women only.Xinhua quoted a Himalayan Times report as saying on Wednesday that the cabinet ... Read more...

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Animal organs worth millions seized at Guwahati airport


June 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) Customs officials Sunday seized a huge consignment of tiger bones and other animal parts estimated at a whopping Rs.10.66 million and destined for use in traditional medicines in ... Read more...

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Britons flock to polling booths to elect new government (Third Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (DPA) Britons flocked to the polling stations in the general election Thursday that could end 13 years of Labour rule and thrust the small Liberal Democratic Party into ... Read more...

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IMF restores Zimbabwe’s voting rights after seven years


February 20th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday elected to make Zimbabwe a full voting member, seven years after suspending its voting rights over a failure to pay back loans. But ... Read more...

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Orissa Tribals protest others usurping their jobs, benefits


January 28th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Thousands of tribals Thursday staged a demonstration in Orissa's Bolangir town demanding action against people usurping government jobs and benefits meant for tribal people by submitting fake caste ... Read more...

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Voter turnout low in northern Sri Lanka after explosions (Lead)


January 26th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 26 (DPA) A series of explosions in northern Sri Lanka ahead of voting in the presidential election lowered turnout in the region, but the rest of the country reported brisk ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to fill 78,000 vacant posts


January 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren Monday said all the vacant posts of the state government would be filled soon. "We will soon fill all the vacant posts of ... Read more...

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Minority commission seeks 10 percent job quota for Muslims


December 18th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A government-appointed committee tasked to study the status of religious and linguistic minorities says these communities are "under-represented" and "sometimes wholly unrepresented" in government jobs and has ... Read more...

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K.H.Muniyappa takes over as New Minister of State for Railways


June 1st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): K.H.Muniyappa on Monday took over as the new Minister of State for Railways.Chairman, Railway Board, S.S.Khurana, all Railway Board Members and senior officials of Railway Board ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh relaxes eligibility criteria for government jobs


February 11th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 11 (IANS) Candidates from the entire country would now be eligible to appear for examinations conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Public service Commission (MPPSC) or other bodies for state government ... Read more...

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Freedom fighters in Chandigarh spurn Republic Day invite


January 25th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) Freedom fighters living in the union territory of Chandigarh have returned the administration's invitation for the Republic Day function to protest its indifferent attitude to their grievances. There ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s Kolkata committee demands jobs for urban youth


January 16th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) Kolkata district committee will approach the ruling Left Front (LF) government in West Bengal to provide jobs to the unemployed city youth. ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress rich man’s parties, says Mayawati


November 23rd, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati Sunday described the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as parties of the rich, said ... Read more...

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Rajasthan government tables Quota Bill


July 14th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, July 14 (ANI): The Rajasthan Government tabled the Rajasthan Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Class, Special Backward Classes, and Economically Backward Classes, Reservation Bill 2008, during its special Monsoon ... Read more...

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32 booked for securing fake caste certificates in Orissa


April 10th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) The police have booked at least 32 people on the charges of manipulating caste certificates and enjoying government benefits in Kandhamal district of Orissa, an official said Thursday. ... Read more...

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China’s top judicial officials admit graft serious problem


March 10th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 10 (Xinhua) The work reports by China's top judge Xiao Yang and top presecutor Jia Chunwang Monday said that even though the country has intensified its campaign against corruption, the ... Read more...

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