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Chinese officials being grilled on live TV


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) Facing public grilling on live television can be a tough experience for officials, but some Chinese local governments think it might be an effective measure to ... Read more...

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Curfew on in riot-hit Bareilly, 200 arrested


August 13th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Curfew continued for a second consecutive day in Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh Monday even as police said the situation following communal violence was under control.The ... Read more...

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Over 350 booked after Haryana farmers-cops clash


July 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 17 (IANS) More than 350 people were booked Tuesday after villagers clashed with police and vandalised government offices in Haryana's Rewari district, 55 km from here, a day ... Read more...

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Politicians, journalists are like fish and water: Pranab


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Journalists and politicians are like fish and water, one cannot do without the other, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, describing the close relations ... 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...

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Employees’ strike paralyses Kashmir offices


April 17th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) A section of Jammu and Kashmir government employees struck work Tuesday demanding, among others, an increase in the retirement age and regularisation of services of casual ... Read more...

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Ex-NASA scientist jailed for 13 years


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A former NASA scientist has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after admitting that he tried to sell space and defence secrets to Israel.Appearing in ... Read more...

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Monitoring by civil society has reached its limit: Singhvi


December 18th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi Sunday said that the civil society's monitoring of government work on Lokpal bill has reached its limit.Singhvi, who ... Read more...

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Teaching a lesson to the Badal government (Punjab Newsletter)


December 9th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Self-immolation, jumping from 90-foot-high water tanks and getting involved in slapgate may not be the lessons that teachers in Punjab are supposed to give to school ... Read more...

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New York to raise taxes on the wealthy


December 7th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The state of New York will create multiple tax brackets for its citizens and slap higher taxes on the wealthiest residents in response to the ... Read more...

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Women rights activist held for attacking cops


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Women rights activist Sampat Pal, who is a Congress candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, has been arrested with her nine aides for assaulting ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders FIR against Congress state unit chief


October 15th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday got both state Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi and a Congress lawmaker booked for "interference in government work" for ... Read more...

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Chief minister should be under Lokayukta: Munda


August 26th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 26 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday announced that the chief minister would be brought under the Lokayukta (ombudsman) in the state."Personally, I am in favour of ... Read more...

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Liberal media paints debt deal as Obama’s capitulation


August 1st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the world heaved a sigh of relief over a deal to raise America's debt limit to avoid a catastrophic US default, liberal media ... Read more...

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Goa to launch e-tendering initiative


May 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday is launching an e-tendering initiative, which will enable contractors to bid, compete and be paid for government work projects online, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to meet killed Jaitapur protester’s family


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray will Monday meet the family members of Tabrez Sayekar, who was killed in police firing on protesters opposing the ... Read more...

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High-speed rail network to continue: China’s Railway Minister


March 6th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.6 (ANI): China's new Railway Minister Sheng Guangzu has said that he would continue to develop high-speed rail network under national medium-to-long-term program.Sheng, who replaced former railway minister Liu Zhijun, said ... Read more...

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China to address problems of migrant workers


March 6th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.6 (ANI): Members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee said that China needs to take measures to address problems of migrant workers' welfare and illegal expropriation of rural ... Read more...

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When Wen Jiabao heard people speak their heart out


January 26th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao recently paid a visit to the country's top complaints-hearing department and heard the people face-to-face in a rare gesture. This was for the first ... Read more...

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For first time, Chinese PM asks citizens to ‘criticize and supervise the government’


January 26th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 26 (ANI): For the first time after the formation of People's Republic of China in 1949, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has taken the extraordinary step of asking officials to address ... Read more...

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Maoists torch 14 vehicles in Orissa


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirMohana, (Orissa), Dec.23 (ANI): A group of unidentified Maoists set ablaze, 14 vehicles and damaged a mobile communication tower near Mohana village in Orissa's Gajapati District.On Wednesday, the Maoists targeted ... Read more...

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Development work, wider support gets BJP resounding results in Bihar


November 24th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's resounding electoral success in the Bihar assembly polls is being attributed by party leaders to development work done by the alliance government ... Read more...

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World’s first 1,000mph car project ‘on track’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The British project to develop the world's first 1,000mph car is on track.The construction will start on the rear of the Bloodhound vehicle in January, with an attempt ... Read more...

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27% H1 export growth may help India beat FY’11 target: Anand Sharma


November 14th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said here on Sunday that a robust growth of over 27 per cent in exports during the first six months of ... Read more...

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Congress miffed with National Conference?


October 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress appears to be miffed with its ruling ally National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir. Party leaders feel they are not being consulted on crucial issues.State Congress ... Read more...

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A woman is Punjab’s new finance minister (Second Lead)


October 20th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Less than a week after Manpreet Singh Badal was sacked as the finance minister of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday named a woman, Upinderjit Kaur, to ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb to skip CPI-M politburo meeting (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has been asked to attend a two-day CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi during the weekend following the Left Front's ... Read more...

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I’m committed to Ram temple: Kalyan Singh


May 16th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 16 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Kalyan Singh Sunday reiterated his commitment to building the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. Talking to ... Read more...

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Federal Government Operations Remain Closed On Wednesday Too


February 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The snowstorm that has made a mess of the public life in Washington continues to affect government work and civic life on Wednesday. The Federal government ... Read more...

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Todd And Sarah Palin Make News Yet Again


February 7th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is really too hard to keep the entire Palin clan away from the limelight for long. The very current news doing rounds is that while ... Read more...

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President Obama kicks off forum to modernize government


January 15th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama met with numerous CEOs at a White House Forum Thursday to discuss a platform to modernize the U.S. Government.President Obama organized the forum to hear ... Read more...

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People not in favor of new privacy curbing Internet law in China


May 26th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): A new Internet law in China that demands netizens reveal their real names when online is not being policed almost one month after its implementation.The Hangzhou municipal ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee ready to support, work with UPA


May 17th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 17 (ANI): Refusing to indulge in political bargaining, Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said that she is ready to support the new United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at ... Read more...

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We will not bargain: Mamata (Lead)


May 17th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) While ruling out any bargaining for cabinet portfolios, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday said her party wanted the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to work peacefully ... Read more...

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Pak ruling elite behind failure of democracy in the country


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 23 (ANI): The reluctance of Pakistans ruling elite to let the parliamentary system of government work and grow according to the Westminister model is considered by political analysts as ... Read more...

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