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New UP Congress chief inherits a legacy of failures (News Analysis)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Will Nirmal Khatri, the little-known newly appointed Uttar Pradesh state Congress president, be able to turn the fortunes of India's grand old party and bring ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

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Now, a tracking system for immunisation in India: Azad


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a major stride towards ensuring that children and pregnant women get basic immunisation, the government has a tracking system for vaccination in place, Health ... Read more...

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President, PM condole death of Dorjee Khandu (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu in ... Read more...

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PM condoles demise of Dorjee Khandu


May 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash, saying the country had lost ... Read more...

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District polls results Tuesday may impact Karnataka politics


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) Hailed as pioneer in 'Panchayat Raj', Karnataka may be impacted in an unintended way when results of the polls to these local governing councils are announced ... Read more...

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Tea Party Fails To Appeal To Youth Claims Survey, Weeks Before Election day


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the mid-term elections round the corner, it looks like the Tea Party has a long way to go when it comes to attracting the below ... Read more...

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Govt. mulls plans to have development officers in Panchayats, says Dr. C.P. Joshi


October 28th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): The Central Government is seriously considering the proposal to appoint one development officer in every Panchayat, said Union Minister for Rural Development Dr. C P Joshi here on ... Read more...

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90 corrupt Tripura officials suspended


October 13th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 13 (IANS) A total of 90 Tripura government officials have been suspended since last year for corruption, a minister told reporters here Wednesday."Around 90 government officials, including four block development ... Read more...

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Kelly Ayotte Gets The Nod In New Hampshire


September 17th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kelly Ayotte won the recently concluded New Hampshire Republican Primary by a narrow margin ending the spectacular winning streak of the grass root Tea ... Read more...

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Tea Party Movement Gains Ground With GOP Senate Primary Wins


September 15th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Republican Primaries are approaching the end, the results of the GOP nominations for the gubernatorial election scheduled for this fall, points to a rise ... Read more...

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Tea Party-Backed Christine O’Donnell Wins Over Michael Castle


September 15th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the grass-root conservatives once again who won the Republican Primary Senate election on Tuesday night. Leaving behind the Republican party favorite nine-term Representative Michael ... Read more...

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Panchayat institutions to help implement Aadhaar programme


September 8th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Panchayati Raj Institutions as the units of local self government will be active partners in rolling out the unique identification (UID) programme --Aadhaar-- to ensure accountable ... Read more...

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Set precedent by refusing party chief’s post: Gadkari to Sonia


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday taunted Sonia Gandhi over her re-election as Congress president for a fourth successive term and said the post seems ... Read more...

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Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Assassination Attempt Rumors Denied By President’s Office


August 4th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Iranian government has denied that that there was an assassination attempt on their President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. According to one of the Iranian news websites, however, ... Read more...

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Latif brushes aside security fears ahead of coaching stint in Afghanistan


July 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jul 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain and wicketkeeper Rashid Latif, who had been appointed as Afghanistan's batting coach, brushed aside any fear over security on his arrival here on Monday to ... Read more...

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Self-Help Groups need to help themselves for survival


January 18th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur (Chhattisgarh),Jan.18 (ANI): Self Help Groups or, the SHGs have gathered momentum in the last decade or so while serving as a forum for women usually in the rural context to meet, ... Read more...

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Amendment to Goa Panchayati Raj Act to be scrutinised: official


September 10th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) The Goa law commission will study the state government's controversial amendment to the Goa Panchayati Raj Act, which has faced vehement opposition from civil society groups and panchayats ... Read more...

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Udita Goswami cheers up little kids


July 13th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Udita Goswami's film career might be on the back burner. But somehow, she manages to keep herself in the limelight. Recently, Udita was seen cheering up the little soccer champions of ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb assures of more relief as ‘Aila’ death toll reaches 60


May 26th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, May 26 (ANI): The death toll due to havoc caused by cyclone 'Aila' in West Bengal has increased to 60. The highest number of deaths occurred in South 24 ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress may pull out of government: Report


April 12th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 12 (IANS) Unhappy over being given the same portfolios again in the government under Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) may withdraw from the ... Read more...

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Goa NCP agrees to unique seat-sharing with Congress


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) Ending days of speculation, the Goa unit of the Nationalist Congress Party Thursday agreed to a unique formula of seat-sharing whereby a Congress legislator will resign from the ... Read more...

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For the people by the people, finally!


March 6th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghLucknow:The democratic process may finally find expression politically if the newly constituted forum of social activists taking up people’s causes has its way.Called the People’s Politics Front (Lok Rajniti Manch), ... Read more...

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Tibetans in exile voice their problems in a round table symposium


February 7th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Feb 7 (ANI): Tibetans living in-exile here discussed their problems and shared their experiences with the officials of the District administration in a round table conference.The conference named ''50-years of ... Read more...

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35 million rural poor got employment in last two years: Raghuvansh Prasad Singh


January 21st, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21, (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Wednesday said that over 35 million rural households have been provided employment under the National Rural Employment ... Read more...

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Row over PWD officials attending Congress party meeting in Goa


January 20th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The presence of nearly a dozen senior Public Works Department (PWD) officials at a meeting of the Congress party's grass-root workers held at the Congress House Monday, has ... Read more...

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PM stresses on reducing inequity and inequality


January 16th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Terming the local governments as unsung heroes of the nations march towards development and prosperity, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh stressed supremely on reducing inequity and ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate National Panchayati Raj Conference today


January 16th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the two-day National Conference of Chairpersons of District Committee''s and CEO'' s of Zila Parishad here today. The conference ... Read more...

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National Panchayati Raj Conference to begin on Friday


January 15th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15: With a view to focus on the initiatives to empower the grass root Governance in the country, a two day National Conference of Chairpersons of District Committees ... Read more...

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Rural employment scheme changes rural Tripura


December 12th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Panisagar (Tripura), Dec.12 (ANI): The implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) in North Tripura District this year has come as a boon for residents. The NREGA is ... Read more...

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Here comes a bug to make your perfume smell nicer


November 1st, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A bug in a tropical grass root that provides oil to cosmetic and perfumery industries also imparts a variety of flavours and properties to the plant product, according ... Read more...

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India will plant flag on the moon: ISRO chief


October 20th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Two days before the launch of India's first lunar orbiter, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) G. Madhavan Nair said Monday that India will plant ... Read more...

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Ten more handloom clusters sanctioned for Jammu and Kashmir


July 11th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 11 (ANI): Textiles Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today said that the Government is working to promote the activities of Handicrafts and Handloom Exports Corporation of India Ltd. (HHEC) ... Read more...

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Dr. Ramadoss to inaugurate Accredited Social Health Activists convention


July 8th, 2008 - 9:10 am ICT by ANI
Guwahati, July 8 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss will inaugurate the ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) convention here today.This unique interaction between the national policy-makers ... Read more...

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John Abraham gets green award for championing cause of elephants


June 6th, 2008 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham's sensitivity and sense of social responsibility drove him to help in creating India's first elephant village in Maharashtra, for which he was awarded ... Read more...

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