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CAG critical of ONGC exploration performance


August 28th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's official auditor has hauled up public sector Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) for inefficiency in its oil and gas exploration performance."ONGC did not place ... Read more...

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SC rejects Gujarat’s plea to review Prajapati shootout order


July 13th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a major blow to the Gujarat government, the Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a review of its order directing a CBI probe ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new panel chief follows Gandhi’s teachings


July 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was born in India's Gujarat state where he attended lectures given by Mahatma Gandhi. He continues to be ... Read more...

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India, US closer than ever: Indian envoy


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has said shared economic, diplomatic and security goals have brought the two nations and their peoples closer than ever.The recently concluded ... Read more...

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Essar commissions 2nd unit of Salaya power project in Gujarat


June 15th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 15 (IANS) Essar Energy Friday said the second unit of the 2X600 MW Salaya-I power plant in Gujarat has begun commercial operations.The Mumbai-based firm had launched commercial operations ... Read more...

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Westinghouse signs preliminary deal for India nuke plant


June 14th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) US-based power firm Westinghouse Electric Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. aimed at the future construction of ... Read more...

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Gujarat bags award for watershed mangement project (With Image)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Gujarat has been given the Prime Minister's Award for excellence in public administration 2010-11 here on the Civil Services Day saturday ... Read more...

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Gujarat seeks policy on staged shootout probes (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the apex human rights panel on the Gujarat government's plea seeking directions to formulate ... Read more...

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Essar Oil seeks review of SC decision on tax order


February 16th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Essar Oil Ltd Thursday said it had filed a review petition in the Supreme Court seeking a review of the decision to set aside a Gujarat ... Read more...

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Abdul Sattar Edhi: the salve on Pakistan’s wounds


December 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) In conflict-hit Pakistan, his men are amongst the first to reach when terror strikes or when disaster does. Abdul Sattar Edhi, 83, who has ... Read more...

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Moderate quake jolts Gujarat (Lead)


October 21st, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Gujarat state Thursday night, the Seismology department said. There were no immediate reports of casualty or damage ... Read more...

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MARG bags Gujarat power project’s work


July 27th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 26 (IANS) Chennai-headquartered diversified infrastructure organisation MARG Ltd. has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work order valued at Rs.237.58 crore from Bhavnagar Energy Company Ltd. in ... Read more...

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Russia’s Gazprom to supply LNG to India


July 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's gas major Gazprom's subsidiary Marketing & Trading Singapore (GM&TS;) has signed a fourth memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. ... Read more...

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Gujarat panel orders making mining lease details public


July 7th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) The Gujarat state information commission has ruled that all details pertaining to mining leases should be proactively publcised by the public authority.The commission in an order ... Read more...

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Gujarat cop moves court against nine years old case


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) Gujarat Police officer Kuldeep Sharma Thursday approached the Gujarat High Court with a plea to quash a nine years old case in which an ... Read more...

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Gujarat court summons officials on pay hike issue


June 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday pulled up the state government for inaction on a Supreme Court directive regarding pay hike to judicial officers in the state ... Read more...

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Gujarat Congress wants key documents on 2002 riots


June 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 14 (IANS) The Gujarat state Congress Tuesday filed an application before the Nanavati-Mehta Judicial Inquiry Commission probing the 2002 communal riots, seeking directions to the state government ... Read more...

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Modi launches mega solar power project


June 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Khadoda (Gujarat), June 10 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated the first phase of the 10 MW Azure solar power plant here, one of the largest such ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to resume defence talks after four years


May 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan will next week resume their defence secretary-level talks after four years with the demilitarisation of the Siachen Glacier - the world's highest ... Read more...

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Murugappa group scouting for overseas acquisition


May 5th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) The $3.2-billion Murugappa Group is scouting for overseas acquisitions and will spend Rs.1,500 crore on capacity expansions this fiscal, a senior company official said Thursday."We are ... Read more...

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Indian chief minister ‘allowed’ Gujarat 2002 anti-Muslim riots, officer says


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A senior police officer blamed India's Gujarat state chief minister Narendra Modi for the anti-Muslim riots that erupted after the 2002 Godhra train blaze, the Hindustan Times ... Read more...

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Suzlon Energy bags 50.4 megawatt order


April 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy Wednesday said it has bagged order to set up, operate and maintain wind energy projects of 50.4 MW from ... Read more...

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Released Pakistani man brings good news from India


April 13th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Steadfast devotion, uncanny coincidence and real-life adventure... packing all the elements in is the story of Pakistani fisherman Abdul Rasheed Gugo, swept away into Indian waters ... Read more...

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Charge sheet against Gujarat police officer quashed


April 7th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 7 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal Thursday quashed a state government charge sheet against Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kuldip Sharma, served on him for ... Read more...

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BJP disrupts proceedings in Rajya Sabha over IT notice to Gujarat Govt.


March 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held up proceedings inside the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday over Income Tax (I-T) Department's notice to the Gujarat Government seeking details ... Read more...

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Relief for Gujarat construction company in tax case


March 7th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 7 (IANS) A state-run house constructing corporation cannot be held liable to pay tax for "income from house property", the Gujarat High Court has ruled.A division bench of ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.1,100 crore Gujarat deal


February 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro Monday said it has bagged a Rs.1,100-crore order from the Gujarat State Electricity Corporation for setting up a 375 MW gas-based ... Read more...

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Provident fund, gratuity cannot be attached, rules court


February 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) An employee's provident fund and gratuity cannot be attached under any decree in settlement of any debt or liability, the Gujarat High Court has held in ... Read more...

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Court recalls order of costs for frivolous lawsuit


February 4th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 4 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday recalled its order of imposing Rs.20,000 costs on a petitioner for filing a frivolous public interest litigation after his lawyer said costs should ... Read more...

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Gujarat questioned on relief for accident victims


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has questioned the state government on allegations that the state's bus transport corporation was harassing accident victims and their kin for payment of compensation. ... Read more...

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India to lead solar energy drive in Asia-Pacific region: ADB


January 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), jan.17 (ANI): With its rapidly growing electricity demand, ample land availability and strong government commitment to sustainable economic growth, India can play a leading role in generating solar energy in ... Read more...

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Curbs imposed on tobacco items’ ads on Gujarat public transport buses


January 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has imposed curbs on advertisements of tobacco products on public transport buses in the state.The bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice Akil ... Read more...

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Gujarat warned on delay in labour court judges’ pay hike


December 28th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday came down heavily on the state government for not complying with the Supreme Court's directions to hike salaries of judicial officers posted in ... Read more...

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Sixth pay panel scales for Gujarat judicial officers soon


November 29th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) The judicial officers in Gujarat will soon get pay and perks in keeping with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission as the state finance minister has ... Read more...

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One killed, four injured in Vadodara chemical factory fire in Vadodara


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
By GayatriVadodara, Nov.22 (ANI): A worker was killed and four others sustained burn injuries when a massive fire engulfed a chemical factory here on Monday morning.The fire began at 5 a.m. at ... Read more...

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