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Kyrgyz acting PM resigns


September 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz acting Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov has tendered his resignation, the government press service said Saturday.Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev dismissed the government Aug 24, following ... Read more...

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Government: Press release issued by army (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, hurling allegations against retired Lt. Gen. Tejinder Singh, was issued ... Read more...

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Illegal explosives caused China building collapse


April 16th, 2012 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) As nine people were killed in eastern China Sunday after a building collapsed following an explosion, the authorities said it had been caused by explosives illegally ... Read more...

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Russia to stop circus aid after 2020


April 6th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has approved a circus development blueprint up to 2020 after which circuses will be expected to raise their own ... Read more...

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Seven-year jail for cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 3 (IANS) A person found guilty of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh will now face imprisonment of seven years, against the earlier three, and a minimum fine of ... Read more...

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Australia Issues Report on Crimes Against Foreign Students


August 12th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
By Imtiaz MuqbilResponding to a swathe of media reports in 2009-10 about allegedly racially-motivated attacks on Indian students, the Australian government has issued the results of a far more comprehensive study about ... Read more...

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Work state’s new land policy in central projects, Mayawati to PM


June 12th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to implement her government's new land acquisition policy while setting up central projects in ... Read more...

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Munda seeking expert opinion on Jharkhand’s development


May 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 15 (IANS) Enthused by his German visit, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has invited experts from different fields to seek their suggestions on how to develop the state, ... Read more...

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Israel’s disabled people to recycle electronic waste


May 5th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 5 (IANS) Israel is soon starting a programme for people with disabilities who would recycle electronic waste, including old computers donated by people.The programme hopes to be environment friendly, ... Read more...

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NATO urged to adopt Gaddafi’s assassination policy


April 25th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Senior western leaders have urged NATO to adopt an assassination policy against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to put an end to the emerging stalemate in Libya.The calls came ... Read more...

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NATO forces tried to assassinate Gaddafi: Libyan official


April 25th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 25 (ANI): A Libyan government press official has said NATO had tried to assassinate Colonel Muammar Gaddafi early Monday, destroying his multi-story library and office and badly damaging a ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Narmada canal project in Kutch


April 9th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rapar (Kutch), April 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stones here for five projects of the Narmada branch canal network for the Kutch district.While ... Read more...

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Match gets Delhi government employees half day holiday


March 30th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) All Delhi government departments were shut down Wednesday after 1.30 p.m. to allow their employees to watch the World Cup cricket semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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‘Free press more important than free government’


December 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 28 (IANS) A free press, which strives to be the voice of the people, is more vital than free government, Press Council of India (PCI) chairman G.N. Roy said Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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Seven suspended for vulgar dance show in government office


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Seven employees of Uttar Pradesh's health department were suspended Thursday for their alleged involvement in organising a vulgar dance programme in the premises of a government office here, ... Read more...

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Man-elephant conflict: Chhattisgarh plans experts’ panel


December 17th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh said Friday that it has plans to set a panel of wildlife experts to tackle cases of man-elephant conflict."A meet of the Chhattisgarh State Wildlife Board chaired ... Read more...

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Foreign secretary gets extension till July 2011


December 1st, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday now approved an extension of seven months for Foreign Secreteary Nirupama Rao, ensuring that she serves a two-year tenure, in line with other secretary-level ... Read more...

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Nigeria positive on Indian plea for raising crude supply


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Nigeria has responded positively to India's request for increased crude supply from the African nation.Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora had put forth India's request in ... Read more...

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Hiring professionals for cultural bodies okayed


October 12th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the creation of posts for professionals in the country's premier cultural organisations, including the National Museum and the Archaeological Survey of India ... Read more...

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Omar government’s Darbar move on schedule


October 5th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) Like every winter, the Jammu and Kashmir government will shift base from Srinagar to Jammu on schedule despite reports that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was under pressure not ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland sign deal to access information on tax evasion


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Switzerland Monday signed a double taxation avoidance agreement, which will allow for the European country to share information on cases of tax evasion. "A protocol ... Read more...

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West Bengal urban poor get Rs.400 crore for house building


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government has allocated Rs.400 crore this fiscal for building dwelling units or renovating the old ones for the urban poor, who did not benefit from ... Read more...

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Raman Singh elected Chhattisgarh Olympic Association chief


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Raipur July 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh was Thursday elected chairman of the state olympic association amid a boycott by a section of the office-bearers. The association office-bearers met here at ... Read more...

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India, Oman sign MoU on culture


July 12th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Oman Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in culture, which will increase exchange visits by writers and artists. The agreement was signed by Secretary, ... Read more...

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Bhopal panel moots enhanced relief package, Anderson’s extradition (Roundup)


June 21st, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy has recommended that the government press for former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson's extradition from the US ... Read more...

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Gujarat bans export of sand


May 11th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 11 (IANS) The Gujarat government Tuesday announced a ban on the export of sand from the state. "This has been done considering the ill effects on underground water, damage to environment ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays law against torture (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Thirteen years after India signed an international treaty against torture, the union cabinet Thursday approved a proposal to introduce a legislation against torture. "It is an ... Read more...

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Petrol, diesel costlier from April 1 in 13 cities


March 31st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The government is raising the prices of petrol and diesel by over one percent in 13 cities, where the Euro-IV grade low-sulphur fuel will be supplied from ... Read more...

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148 state government medical colleges to be upgraded


February 18th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a proposal to upgrade 148 state government medical colleges by starting new post-graduate disciplines which will result in 5,000 more seats. "The Cabinet ... Read more...

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OVL, GAIL to take part in Chinese pipeline construction


February 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian government has approved the participation of ONGC Videsh and GAIL in the construction of a Chinese pipeline and also make additional investment of over $1.3 ... Read more...

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Vayalar Ravi to be air-lifted to Chennai


February 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Indian government has arranged a special aircraft to bring back Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi, who was injured in a car accident in Liberia. A ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka revokes foreign journalist’s expulsion order


January 31st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 31 (IANS) An expulsion order served on a visiting Swiss journalist in Sri Lanka has been revoked, the presidential media office said here Sunday. Karen Wenger had been asked to leave ... Read more...

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Australian state starts support service for foreign students


January 28th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) A new 24-hour support and welfare service that will "make a real difference" for international students studying in Australia's Victoria state has been started, Premier John Brumby said ... Read more...

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India, Angola to sign deal on hydrocarbon sector


January 27th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India's ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) Wednesday signed a deal with Angola's national oil company, Sonangol, for cooperation in exploration even as both countries agreed to work towards ... Read more...

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Thousands in Haiti capital’s streets amid death, destruction


January 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people awoke in the streets of Port-au-Prince, where they spent the night amid the death and destruction wrought by the magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti, ... Read more...

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