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Andhra chief minister’s outreach to cover state


August 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh) Aug 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has launched a mass outreach programme to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach the ... Read more...

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Bengal plans more affordable houses for poor (Lead, correcting para one)


August 18th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up more affordable houses for the urban poor under different central government schemes, a minister said Saturday.The government ... Read more...

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Bengal plans more affordable houses for poor


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up more affordable houses for the rural poor under different central government schemes, a minister said Saturday.The government ... Read more...

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Gehlot highlights welfare schemes on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Independence Day Wednesday said his government is committed to the welfare of people in every section of the society."My government's ... Read more...

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Aadhar to bring transparency in welfare schemes: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government wanted to create a system through which money from central welfare schemes could be credited directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries and ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly committee to probe ‘health scam’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar assembly speaker Wednesday ordered a house committee probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line women in the ... Read more...

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WIPRO computerises five cooperative banks


July 31st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Tuesday said it has deployed its core banking solution in five state-run cooperative banks across five country under the National Bank for ... Read more...

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Work culture has vastly improved in Bengal: Mamata


July 26th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Claiming that her Trinamool Congress-led government has fulfilled 99 percent of the promises made in its election manifesto, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ... Read more...

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‘Education City’ emerges in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone


July 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) It lies at the heart of the Maoist badlands in Chhattisgarh but is now set to acquire the tag of Education City with the creation ... Read more...

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Himachal not investor friendly: Anand Sharma


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday blamed the Himachal Pradesh government for pursuing policies not congenial to investors."The industrialists are being asked to pay for ... Read more...

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Falling rupee a serious concern: Commerce minister


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) The rupee's continued slide against the dollar is "a serious concern", Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said Wednesday."Increased dollar demand, especially by oil companies, is making ... Read more...

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Cooperate for development, Jayalalithaa says


May 16th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday sought the cooperation of all political parties to develop the state.Speaking in the assembly on the first anniversary of ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over problems of weavers


May 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Wednesday as agitated opposition MPs took up the problems faced by weavers in various parts of ... Read more...

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Assam to train officials against ‘Red Terror’


May 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to train the chief of administration and police in all Maoist-affected districts of the state to counter the threat from ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks centre’s help over Thapar University quota


April 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought the intervention of the central government on the controversy over the Thapar University in Patiala abolishing the 50 percent reservation quota ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assesses rural development, skips rebel areas


April 18th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government launched a mega drive Wednesday to assess development work in nearly 20,000 villages, but skipped visiting the remote ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up Kisan Mandis


March 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government will establish 341 special markets - 'Kisan Mandi' - to help farmers to sell their produce at the right price, Chief ... Read more...

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Budget highlights 4


March 16th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
* Infusion of Rs.15,888 crore in public sector banks, regional rural banks and NABARD in 2012-13.* Infrastructure will require Rs.50 lakh crore in 12th Plan, half of this from the private ... Read more...

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Budget highlights 3


March 16th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
* From 2012-13, full subsidies for providing food security; in other sectors to the extent the economy can bear this.* Hope to raise Rs.30,000 crore from disinvestments.* New equity savings scheme ... Read more...

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Budget highlights 2


March 16th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
* Addressing malnutrition, black money and corruption in public life among five priorities in year ahead.* India's inflation structural, driven largely by agricultural constraints.* Current account deficit 3.6 percent in 2011-12; ... Read more...

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Odisha’s health workers fight maternal deaths (Feature)


March 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Odisha), March 12 (IANS) The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) may have made a dent in many backward regions of India, but here in this coastal district of Odisha ... Read more...

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Give freedom to states in use of rural funds: Ramesh


February 26th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has made a strong pitch for flexibility in use of funds under his ministry and suggested to Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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BJP government in Chhattisgarh most corrupt: Congress


February 16th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 15 (IANS) Congress Wednesday attacked Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, terming it as the most corrupt in the country.Addressing a party meeting in Maoist-affected Sukma district, ... Read more...

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Rural job workers to get cash in Maoist-hit areas: Ramesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said that rural job scheme workers will be paid in cash in Jharkhand's Maoist-hit areas."In Manohar block of West ... Read more...

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Wanted: Good Samaritans to adopt Agra schools!


November 29th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 29 (IANS) An experiment to rope in activists, businessmen and educational professionals to 'adopt' - or, in other words, monitor and review the running of - government-run ... Read more...

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Food processing industry can help northeast


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 24 (IANS) Food processing industries can play "a very important role" in the development of India's northeast, Mizoram Governor V. Purushothaman said Thursday.He spoke while inaugurating a one-day ... Read more...

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`Singapore economic growth may be slower in coming decade’


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 23 (IANS) Singapore's economic growth is likely to be relatively slower in the coming decade compared with its past high growth, Minister of State for Trade and Industry ... Read more...

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Carry gender auditing of government schemes: Pranab


November 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed the need of gender auditing and budgeting of policies and programmes of various central government ministries and departments.He ... Read more...

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ICT potential in universities to be enhanced


November 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The potential of information and communication technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning processes in universities and research institutions will be enhanced with the ... Read more...

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TCS inks Rs.94-crore deal to automate Karnataka treasury


October 18th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) India's top IT bellwether, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday signed a Rs.94-crore deal with the Karnataka government to automate its treasury and finance department operations."As per ... Read more...

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UPA coming with different versions of poverty line: BJP


October 4th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused United Progerssive Alliance (UPA) government of being insincere about its promise of inclusive growth, saying it ... Read more...

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Work on several anti-graft bills underway: Bansal


September 8th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Thursday expressed concern over the loss of time for business in parliament due to disruptions and said the government ... Read more...

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Rajasthan family keeps two deranged members chained


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nagaur (Rajasthan), Sep 8 (IANS) Two mentally-ill men here have been kept in chains for years as their kin are unable to afford their treatment, even as the state government's ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Bundelkhand package


August 18th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Allegations by various opposition parties that funds for a special package for Bundelkhand region had been merged in central government schemes led to a ... Read more...

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Free medicines for all in Rajasthan from Oct 2


August 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Monday said free medicines will be provided in government hospitals in the state to all sections of society from Oct 2 ... Read more...

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