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NRIs get right to vote in Indian elections (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Fulfilling a long-standing demand of its diaspora, India Sunday said it would allow NRIs to vote and participate in the election process."Pursuant to the law ... Read more...

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Non-resident Indians get voting rights (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Fulfilling the long-standing demand of its diaspora, India Sunday said it would allow Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote and participate in the election process."Pursuant to ... Read more...

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Deaf demand recognition for sign language


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of deaf people Saturday demanded official recognition for sign language, saying that they have not been heard in 64 years of independence.In a ... Read more...

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Libya to honour Russian contracts


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Libyan government recognises all the business contracts signed with Russia as well as all international political agreements, Libya's new Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim al-Keeb said ... Read more...

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FIH asks sports ministry to recognise only Hockey India


September 29th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Thursday told the sports ministry that India can take part in all FIH-sanctioned events if the government recognises Hockey India ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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Government eyes long-term debt to fund infra projects


October 12th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The government is trying to raise over $300 billion through long-term debt to fill the gap in funding for infrastructure projects in the 12th plan period ... Read more...

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McChrystal in ‘damage control’ mode after US’ ‘tough line’ with Pak post NY plot


May 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): General Stanley McChrystal, the top US Commander in Afghanistan, has rubbished media reports that soon after the failed Times Square bombing he met Pakistan Army Chief General ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress welcomes Govt’s decision to allow Indian students to take extra subjects


December 5th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 4 (ANI): The Malaysian Government's decision to allow Indian students to take two additional subjects in the SPM examination has been welcomed by the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC).MIC ... Read more...

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Santhali literature is booming, but needs government help


November 19th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jamshedpur, Nov 19 (IANS) Contemporary Santhali literature has taken off in a big way since it became an official language of Jharkhand in 2003, but it has not come of ... Read more...

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US recognises Tibet as part of China: Obama


November 17th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday said the US government recognises Tibet as a part of China. He also said that the US supported the early resumption of dialogue ... Read more...

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Economic reforms accepted across India’s political spectrum: President


October 29th, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil told a gathering of top British figures from the world of business and finance Wednesday that economic reforms unleashed in 1991 ... Read more...

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Australia ‘aware of Indian concerns’ over attacks


July 22nd, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Australian government is aware of the "real and deep concern" in India about the attacks on Indian students, Australia's Immigration and Citizenship Minister Chris Evans ... Read more...

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Growth, inclusion, social uplift are focus of India’s budget (Roundup)


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Promising to reinstate India's high economic growth, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday presented a $204-billion annual budget with more funds for welfare schemes and ... Read more...

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12 million new jobs, reduce India’s poverty by half: Finance Minister


July 6th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee began presenting India's budget for this fiscal in the Lok Sabha Monday, promising all that his government can do to ensure inclusive ... Read more...

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US Ex-Im Bank, FICCI to expand trade ties


June 24th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 24 (IANS) The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will work together to expand the ... Read more...

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Contributions of Indians vital: says Malaysian PM


October 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmed Badawi has hailed the contribution of ethnic Indians as "vital" to nation-building and said a cabinet committee has been set up to ... Read more...

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Government hopes to tackle shortage of doctors soon: Ramadoss


April 5th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Acknowledging the severe crunch India is facing in the number of doctors, nurses and paramedics, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Friday that since the government recognises the ... Read more...

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Scientists study ways to reduce livestock methane emissions


February 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Wellington, Feb 26 (Xinhua) New Zealand and Australian scientists are to carry out a joint study to find ways of reducing the impact of livestock methane emissions by examining more about the ... Read more...

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