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Government to set up board for project clearance

July 19th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government will soon set up a board to review and give one-time clearance for projects, including security clearance, the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Rs.8,000 crore earmarked for ports expansion

April 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said it had awarded contracts worth Rs.8,000 crore for expansion of three ports -- Mumbai, Kandla and Visakhapatnam.The projects to be ... Read more...

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Action plan mooted to make India global aviation hub

March 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) India can be a global aviation hub and the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020 if an eight-point action plan is pursued, ... Read more...

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Real cruise as Barca lose in Spanish football

November 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Real Madrid kept their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a 4-1 demolition of derby rivals Atletico Madrid here Saturday night. Barcelona ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle - a damp squib? (News Analysis)

July 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The much anticipated cabinet reshuffle in the end stood out for what did not happen rather than the big-ticket changes that many thought Prime ... Read more...

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Privacy concerns on Natgrid unwarranted: Chidambaram

June 11th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Allaying fears that the National Intelligence Grid (Natgrid) may encroach on individual privacy, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said high safeguards would be in place ... Read more...

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Tepid changes made cabinet reshuffle a non-event (Comment)

January 22nd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Although a cabinet reshuffle usually arouses more hope than what it fulfils, it is still awaited with eager anticipation because of the promise of a new beginning. This ... Read more...

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Poor Sunderland fail to find way past Stoke

February 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (DPA) Sunderland's poor form continued in a goalless draw at home with Stoke City in Monday's only English Premier League match. After a promising start to the season, Steve Bruce's ... Read more...

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Egyptian tycoon gets death for Lebanese pop singer’s murder

May 21st, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 21 (DPA) A Cairo court Thursday sentenced Egyptian real-estate tycoon and lawmaker Hisham Talaat Mustafa to death by hanging for the July murder of Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim. The court ... Read more...

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Coastal security being strengthened, says government

February 18th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): Coastal security across the country is being strengthened through a series of measures, the government revealed on Wednesday. Radhika V. Selvi, Minister of State of Home, told members ... Read more...

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Cabinet Secretary reviews emergency response systems at airports

February 7th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Cabinet Secretary K.M. Chandrashekhar today held a meeting to review the response mechanism of various organizations involved in aviation security in case of an emergency scenario. ... Read more...

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