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Pension of Rs.200 an insult to dignity, says Jairam

May 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to review the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, saying the Rs.200 ... Read more...

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Demand-supply mismatch jacking up DU cut-offs

June 27th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Even as admission-seekers in Delhi University (DU) look to find their way through chaos and disappointment, educationists feel the 100 percent cut-off marks set by ... Read more...

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Congress MPs write to Sonia, seek action against Singhvi

October 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Congress MPs from Kerala have written to party president Sonia Gandhi seeking action against lawyer and party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi for defending in the Kerala ... Read more...

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Hundreds take part in food security rally in capital

November 26th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers, NGO members and activists took part in a rally here Thursday to demand a change in the government's policy so that every individual in ... Read more...

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Rally for food security in Delhi Thursday

November 24th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hundreds of people are expected for a rally in Delhi Thursday to demand change of government policies to ensure food security for all. Announcing the initiative at a ... Read more...

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Khanal blames Maoists, NC for Nepal’’s mess

January 23rd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (ANI): CPN-UML General Secretary Jhala Nath Khanal has said the country is facing a grave crisis due to the "ultra-leftist" line of the Maoists and "rightist status-quo" of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gujarat will fight terror: Modi

August 15th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech Friday announced the setting up a forensic science university and strengthening the police force to fight terrorism. He ... Read more...

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Dominican president moots fund to help poor nations buy oil

July 13th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), July 13 (IANS) Dominican President Leonel Fernandez has proposed a $40 billion fund to be made available on easy terms to poor countries to help them buy oil, ... Read more...

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Kishunji, Thapa against abolishing monarchy immediately in Nepal

May 13th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 13 (ANI): Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Prasad Bhattarai and Home Minister of the royal cabinet and chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal Kamal Thapa ... Read more...

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Rakeysh Mehra can’t thank Kiran Rao enough

March 29th, 2008 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Rakeysh Mehra was surrounded by super-efficient women during the making of "Dilli 6" - Aamir Khan's wife Kiran Rao and Mehra's own editor-wife Bharathi. His ... Read more...

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A snow-less Srinagar disappoints tourists on New Year

December 31st, 2007 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Dec 31 (ANI): Lack of snowfall in Srinagar has dampened the spirits of tourists and residents alike who expected to celebrate the New Year amidst heavy snow, a usual occurrence in ... Read more...

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