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Nitish Kumar faces protest by Bihar rural representatives


September 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday faced a protest by nearly 2,000 rural representatives from across the state against 'high-handedness' of officials and "rampant corruption" in ... Read more...

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Illegal hookah bars to be raided, police tell Court


August 29th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) City restaurants running hookah bars illegally will be raided, police told the Delhi High Court Wednesday.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and ... Read more...

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Himachal’s loan liability is Rs.26,651 crore


August 29th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's loan liability is Rs.26,651 crore and it has paid Rs.2,146 crore as interest on borrowings in the past one year, the state government ... Read more...

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Delhi panel gives report to court on school fees hike


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A committee set up to examine the accounts of private schools allegedly charging high tuition fees Thursday submitted its interim report to the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Dubai to get ‘green lab’ running on solar power


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai will soon have a "green laboratory" that will run on solar power as part of the UAE government's vision to introduce the ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways on road to revival?


August 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The beleaguered Pakistan Railways may be finally on the road to revival, as the government has approved various projects at a whopping cost of Rs.287 billion ... Read more...

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Hacker claims security flaw with Apple’s iPhone


August 18th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.The flaw has existed since iPhone ... Read more...

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Nepal to ban independent trekking


August 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Katmandu, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been reports in the grapevine that the Nepalese government is going to ban people who are trekking alone in any part of the country. The ... Read more...

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Akhilesh asks party’s youth to work for Lok Sabha win


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav Monday assured the party's youth wing that promises made to the youths will soon be ... Read more...

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Government to boost insurance and mutual fund industry


August 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said that the government will announce a number of decisions in the next few weeks to boost the mutual ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs, housing schemes not functioning optimally’


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lack of monitoring and flaws in implementastion in the government's rural jobs and housing schemes have stymied their potential, a member of the National Human ... Read more...

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Goa bill proposes minorities panel


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government in Goa Thursday introduced a draft legislation for setting up a minorities commission.The Goa Commission for Minorities Bill, 2012, ... Read more...

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Southampton City Council ordered to stop recording taxi conversations


July 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southampton, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has said that the city council should not record taxi conversations. He also added that the Southampton City Council should respect the privacy ... Read more...

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Cops do not understand harassed women’s woes: Delhi minister


July 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most women in the capital do not report incidents of harassment as "police behave irresponsibly" and do not understand their problem, said Delhi Health and ... Read more...

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South Korea’s trade surplus reduces


July 16th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) South Korea's trade surplus reduced to $10.7 billion in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier due to sluggish exports amid external ... Read more...

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Railway stations to have coin vending machines by August


July 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The next time you are short of change while booking a train ticket, help could be nearby.The railways Friday said it has decided to ... Read more...

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New norms to improve forest rights act


July 13th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The tribal affairs ministry Thursday issued new guidelines to improve implementation of the forest rights act by expanding the list of items considered as forest ... Read more...

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Pakistani airline sacks its most expensive employee


July 11th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has ended the contract of its most expensive employee who was drawing $50,000 a month, a media report said.Deputy ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan experts to meet over nuclear CBMs


July 5th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan have decided to hold meetings of experts on nuclear and conventional confidence building measures.The ongoing implementation of the already adopted nuclear and ... Read more...

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UAE committed to strengthen global counter-terrorism strategy


July 1st, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of all four pillars of the UN global counter-terrorism strategy.It has called on ... Read more...

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PM for wide consultation on GAAR


June 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday sought wide consultation on the draft guidelines of the General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) and said these would be ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies harassing US diplomats


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) The foreign ministry Friday rejected a US State Department claim that American diplomats in Pakistan were "increasingly being harassed".Xinhua quoted an internal State Department report as ... Read more...

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Hoping service tax target will be exceeded: Mukherjee


June 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday service tax collections surged by 40 percent in the first two months of the current financial year and ... Read more...

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Dubai health authority launches anti-smoking hotline


June 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Health Authority announced Thursday it had launched a toll-free quit-smoking helpline.Launched in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline, the 24-hour toll-free number 800-123-QUIT (7848) will guide smokers ... Read more...

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Japan to help J&K; in social welfare schemes


June 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Japan is keen to share its experience and technology linked to the field of social welfare with Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.A Japanese delegation met ... Read more...

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Clinton, Annan discuss situation in Syria


June 9th, 2012 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday discussed situation in Syria with UN-Arab League joint special envoy Kofi Annan during a meet held in Washington."Syria is ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to exchange prisoners with four countries


June 5th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has signed prisoner exchange agreements with four countries, including India and Pakistan, and will start its implementation by sending back 22 Pakistanis detained ... Read more...

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ASEAN-India officials meet in Cambodia


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, May 27 (IANS) Officials of India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are meeting here Sunday to review their bilateral cooperation.The one-day meeting is co-chaired by ... Read more...

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Ahead of Odisha trip, Ramesh wants jailed tribals freed


May 24th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Accusing the Odisha government of locking up a large number of innocent people in jails, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Chief Minister Naveen ... Read more...

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PM stresses fiscal responsibility


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Cautioning the government in the wake of global financial crisis, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said both the central and state government have to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes amended OBC quota bill


May 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which will give higher education institutions three more years to fill up the 27 percent seats reserved for other backward ... Read more...

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Air India moves apex court against pilots


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Air India management Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against the office bearers of the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) for ... Read more...

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SC to review build-operate-transfer policy


May 9th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday indicated that it would take a look at the government's build operate and transfer (BOT) policy, which allows private operators to ... Read more...

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IMF seeks Myanmar to continue with economic reforms


May 9th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Myanmar to keep on carrying out economic reforms to tackle development challenges and unleash its potential for growth.IMF's executive ... Read more...

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Deferred GAAR not because of any fear: Mukherjee


May 8th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) is not because of any fear or apprehensions, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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