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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Texmaco for logistic park in West Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Texmaco Infrastructure and Holdings Ltd. has applied to the West Bengal government to allow it to set up a logistic-cum-food processing park in Howrah district, the ... Read more...

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One child abused every three days in Goa: Parrikar


July 27th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) One minor has been abused every three days in Goa until June this year, while in 2011 one child was abused every four days, according to ... Read more...

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International trade fair opens in China


June 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) An international trade fair opened in the ancient Chinese Silk Road trading hub of Kashgar Thursday.The eighth Kashgar Central and South Asia Commodity Fair is expected ... Read more...

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NCB to open Chhattisgarh office


June 18th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is set to open an office in Chhattisgarh."Seeing the gravity of drug trafficking in Chhattisgarh, the government had sent a proposal ... Read more...

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Philippines asks people to report child labour online


June 7th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Manila, June 7 (IANS) The Philippines, which had reported the presence of 4.2 million child workers a decade ago, has now set up a website where the public could report ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Indian traders, will take up issue with China


June 6th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met two Indian traders embroiled in a dispute with locals over defaulting payment running into millions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Indians advised to avoid travelling to Syria


May 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With the violence in Syria escalating and two Indians killed on the Syria-Iraq border, the Indian government Tuesday issued a travel advisory asking Indians to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh has no control over officials, party workers: BJP


May 17th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Launching its first offensive against the two-month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday alleged that Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Kenya Airways launches Nairobi-Delhi flight


May 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) To capture the growing traffic between India and Africa, Kenya Airways Wednesday launched a direct Nairobi-New Delhi flight with one-way fare of Rs.22,000-Rs.28,000."We have waited ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka plans tea hub, imports from India, China


May 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tea exporters are lobbying for liberalized imports to expand the industry and make it into a tea hub by blending high quality tea from ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits parts of Odisha


May 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Transport in parts of southern Odisha was hit and several shops downed shutters as Maoists called for a daylong shutdown against the central government's proposed National ... Read more...

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New York unveils digital map to help job seekers


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled an online map aimed at helping job applicants find employment in local technical and digital media businesses.The ... Read more...

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Suzuki looking at India as a two-wheeler export hub


May 15th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler major Suzuki Motor Corporation Tuesday said it is looking at the possibility of making India an export hub."We have recently started exports (of two-wheelers) ... Read more...

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New-born baby boy found abandoned in Gurgaon


May 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 12 (IANS) A baby boy was found abandoned near the main market of this technical hub of Haryana, police said, adding this was the fourth such case in ... Read more...

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Himachal to have 12 more silk producing units


May 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon have 12 more silk thread producing units in private sector to boost sericulture, an official said here Thursday.Of these 12 units, six ... Read more...

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Hard decisions will have to be taken: Chidambaram on NCTC


May 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said the government will take a "hard decision" on the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) given the terror ... Read more...

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NCTC isn’t state versus centre issue: PM


May 5th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Defending the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the anti-terror intelligence hub will "supplement" the anti-terror capabilities of ... Read more...

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Akhilesh assures all help for NIA hub in UP


April 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday assured National Investigation Agency chief S.C. Sinha all help in setting up a hub in the state capital.Noting the ... Read more...

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Will try to build consensus on NCTC: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the central government is trying to "build consensus" with the states over setting up of the National Counter ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says trust deficit blocking NCTC (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday sounded confident about getting the states to agree to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but regretted that some ... Read more...

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Will do everything to get Hikaka released: Patnaik


April 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said his government will do everything for the release of Biju Janata Dal party legislator Jhina Hikaka, who was ... Read more...

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Maruti likely to get land in Gujarat’s Mehsana in June


April 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki, India's largest car maker, is likely to sign a formal agreement with the Gujarat government for procurement of land for its greenfield manufacturing facility ... Read more...

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Technopark creating big employment in Kerala


March 30th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Technopark is helping in employment generation and the number of professionals at the IT hub is all set to touch 100,000 in the next five years, ... Read more...

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Want exclusive discussion on NCTC: Mamata


March 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Questioning the union home ministry's move to include the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as an item on the agenda of the April 16 Chief ... Read more...

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Tibetan who died to be cremated in Dharamsala


March 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 29 (IANS) A 27-year-old Tibetan who burnt himself in Delhi demanding freedom for Tibet will be cremated here Friday, the hub of the Tibetan government-in-exile.Police have beefed up ... Read more...

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Maoists kills 10 CRPF troopers in Maharashtra (Second Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), March 27 (IANS) At least 10 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed Tuesday when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Bengal institutes Krishi Ratna award for best farmers


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government has instituted the Krishi Ratna award for the best farmer in a block, Finance Minister Amit Mitra announced in his budget ... Read more...

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30 militants in Jammu’s border districts: Army


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) There are about 20-30 militants left in twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior army official said ... Read more...

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Parliament adopts motion of thanks to president’s address


March 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The motion of thanks to the president's address was adopted by parliament Tuesday after the opposition backed amendments on the issue of National Council ... Read more...

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BJP’s NCTC amendment defeated


March 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) amendment on the controversial anti-terror intelligence hub was defeated in the Lok Sabha Monday after the opposition pressed for ... Read more...

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Emirates Airlines to launch new flight to Washington


March 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based luxury carrier Emirates Airlines will launch a non-stop flight between Dubai and Washington in September.Earlier this year, Dallas and Seattle were also connected by flights ... Read more...

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Premji selling Wipro shares worth Rs.1,530 crore to fund education


March 12th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) The Azim Premji Trust of Wipro founder chairman Azim Premji will sell 35 million shares valued at Rs.1,530 crore ($300 million) to fund educational activities of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to hold export meet


March 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 8 (IANS) Sri Lanka will hold an export exhibition this month to attract foreign investors, Xinhua reported Thursday.The expo themed "Partnering with the Hub of Asia" will be ... Read more...

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Consult minorities on NCTC: Sikh group


February 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 26 (IANS) After objections raised by chief ministers of some states against the proposed anti-terror hub, a Sikh organisation Sunday demanded that minorities and civil liberty organizations also ... Read more...

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