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India to widen scope of cyber-security coordinator


August 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India is to widen the scope of its cyber-security coordinator in the wake of incendiary internet data that swept the country earlier this month ... Read more...

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IIP data suggests slowdown: RBI


May 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The 3.5 percent contraction in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data for March indicates that there is "a sort of slowdown, which is a concern", ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teesta in mass grave case (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a breather for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in a 2002 Gujarat riots case involving ... Read more...

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Gowda safe for now; Yeddyurappa insists on reinstatement (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D. Sadananda Gowda may be safe for now even as his predecessor B.S. Yeddyurappa dug in his heels and met Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Justice Verma prefers a ‘constitutional Lokpal’


September 4th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former Chief Justice of India Justice J.S. Verma has backed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's idea of "a constitutional body than a statutory office" ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh backs real-time monitoring of forests


March 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday called for real-time monitoring of forests in order to increase the quality of green cover in the country."I ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Water management processes directly impacts our health: expert


February 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Changes to water systems affect the health and well-being of communities living within them, says a new study.For Margot Parkes at the University of Northern British Columbia, watersheds ... Read more...

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Time has come to address honour killings issue, says Congress party


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Following recent incidents of honour killings in New Delhi and neighbouring states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Congress party on Wednesday said that the time has come ... Read more...

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Congress demands action against Khap panchayats


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday came down heavily on Khap panchayats (caste councils), following cases of honour killing in and around the national capital, saying "whoever is responsible, action ... Read more...

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Education board for bringing medicine, law under regulator


June 19th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) Saturday backed the inclusion of all fields, including medicine and law, under the proposed apex regulator for higher education in ... Read more...

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Digvijay slams Chidambaram’s anti-Maoist policy (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Wednesday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should not opt for a "narrow sectarian view" when tackling Maoist rebels and says the ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh for adopting developmental strategies to counter Naxals


April 14th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has questioned Union Home Minister P Chidambaram's anti-Naxal strategy, and urged him to introduce more development related strategies to ... Read more...

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Rethink anti-Maoist strategy: Digvijay to Chidambaram


April 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Wednesday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should not opt for a "narrow sectarian view" when dealing with Maoist rebels and, in ... Read more...

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90 percent Brits ‘happy’ with use of full-body scanners at UK airports


April 13th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13(ANI): A poll has revealed that a majority of Brits are happy to use the new full-body scanners deployed at airports across the country.According to Unisys, as many as 90 ... Read more...

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New software to demystify planning process


April 6th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A new software has been developed to "demystify and strengthen" the planning process at the panchayat level. The Panchayati Raj ministry Tuesday said the software has been developed ... Read more...

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Army seeks closure of two Goa roads, civic body says no


March 19th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Citing security reasons, the Indian Army has sought the closure of two central market roads located in close proximity to army establishments in the Goa capital. The city's ... Read more...

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Archaeologists amend written history of China’s first emperor


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A team of researchers has tried to correct the inaccuracies in the account of the exploits of China's first emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, and present a more holistic and ... Read more...

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Zardari urges US team to remove conditions from defence bill


November 11th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.11 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the United States to take out the 'stern' conditions attached in the Defence Authorisation Bill, saying such restrictions would create further problems ... Read more...

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Heritage conservation to get a boost in 2009-2010


July 9th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Conservation of heritage sites will get a boost in 2009-2010, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanaswamy, who holds the ad hoc charge of ... Read more...

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Earth 2100: A picture we would rather not face


June 3rd, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
On Tuesday night, 2nd June, at 9 p.m. (ET) ABC showed a special program which presents a grim picture of the global environmental scenario. The program was named as "Earth 2100" and ... Read more...

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Book on the art of interpretation released by speaker


December 19th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Friday released a book on the art of interpretation written by Shimla, joint director in the Lok Sabha Secretariat of Parliament. She ... Read more...

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Oil & Natural Gas Corp draws up plan to boost offshore security


August 13th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Hydrocarbon major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to enhance security at its offshore installations in the Arabian Sea off ... Read more...

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Korn/Ferry launches new approach to talent management


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Global talent management solution firm Korn/Ferry International Wednesday announced the launch of Korn/Ferry Advantage, a new innovative approach to talent crisis management. The new approach will increase ... Read more...

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Delhi government mulls cuts in prices of more goods


June 15th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After slashing cooking gas price by Rs.40 per cylinder, the Delhi government may Monday offer more sops to the people by reducing taxes on edible oils and ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama not indulging in political activities: Dalai envoy


April 6th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In a veiled criticism of India's perceived soft approach towards China, Tempa Tsering, the Dalai Lama's official representative, has urged New Delhi to take a ... Read more...

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India’s cautious approach on Tibet understandable: Dalai Lama


March 27th, 2008 - 12:43 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says India's "cautious" approach to the Tibet issue is "understandable". "I always looked out of (sic) India from a holistic view. ... Read more...

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Government to promote Kerala tourism potential


March 18th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The government will do everything to promote Kerala's tourism potential but the state government too has a role to play in this, the parliament was informed Tuesday. ... Read more...

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