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Calcutta High Court admits dengue PIL, asks state about measures


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday admitted a public interest litigation related to the current dengue outbreak in West Bengal, and asked the state government to file ... Read more...

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Nepal fastest urbanizing country in South Asia: World Bank


May 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Possibly the least urbanized country in South Asia, Nepal is also the fastest urbanizing nation in the region -- and unless the government seriously manages urbanization ... Read more...

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16 more infants die in Bengal, toll rises to 28


October 28th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) The number of crib deaths in government hospitals in West Bengal shot up to 28 after 12 infants died in Burdwan district and four more ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy will create 100 mn jobs: CII


October 16th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy, recently cleared by a group of ministers (GoM), will increase manufacturing sector's contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) and create ... Read more...

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SAARC: next stop Addu City


October 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
South Asia's smallest country, the Maldives, is gearing up to host the next SAARC summit, which begins on Nov 10. It hosted previous summits in 1990 and 1997. The unique feature ... Read more...

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9 percent growth ambitious but achievable target: PM


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The target of 9 percent economic growth is "very ambitious" given the current state of the global economy but can be achieved if India overcame ... Read more...

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China, Turkey, Korea keen to invest in Pakistan


August 1st, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Chinese, Turkish and Korean businesses have shown keen interest in investing in Pakistan's "textile city" of Karachi, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani said ... Read more...

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Ensuring milk security for the Indian consumer (Comment)


May 20th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
During the recent past, milk being an essential food has become the most-talked-about products after petrol in urban India! Milk is a relatively new entrant amongst the food inflation-contributing items and ... Read more...

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Northeast power ministers call for gas price cut


May 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The power-starved northeastern states have urged the central government to reduce the prices of natural gas being used in various power projects of the region, ... Read more...

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Kurukshetra varsity issues notices to eight colleges


November 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Haryana's Kurukshetra University Wednesday slapped notices on eight affiliated self-financed colleges for their inadequate infrastructure, an official said.Vice chancellor D.D.S. Sandhu said these colleges were issued temporary ... Read more...

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India determined to overcome constraint of inadequate infrastructure: PM


October 27th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): India is determined to overcome the constraint of inadequate infrastructure, visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Wednesday.Participating in the Khazanah Global Lecture ... Read more...

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Northeast asks centre to reduce gas prices


August 29th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 29 (IANS) The northeastern states have urged the central government to reduce the prices of natural gas being used in various thermal power projects of the region, a Tripura ... Read more...

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Why TB Matters to Women’s Health?


August 17th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Masimba Biriwasha - CNSTUBERCULOSIS (TB) has a major impact on women's sexual reproductive health and that of their children. For pregnant women living in areas with high TB infection rates, there are ... Read more...

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Air India crash eyewitnesses say better rescue facilities could have saved more lives


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, May 23 (ANI): Though investigators on Sunday (May 23) remained busy searching for more clues, as they sifted through the wreckage of the Air India Express plane a day after the ... Read more...

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Right to Education Act comes into force Thursday


March 31st, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The much awaited Right to Eduction (RTE) Act, which promises free and compulsory education up to Class 8, will be implemented Thursday with an address to ... Read more...

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Address Malaysian-Indian concerns in 10th Malaysia Plan, Govt. urged


March 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Malaysian Government should address the grievances of its 1.8 million-strong Indian population in the 10th Malaysia Plan, according to a researcher.The Star Online quoted Dr Denison ... Read more...

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Ex-Maharashtra CM blames cops for 26/11 lapses


December 21st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 21 (ANI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh today said no action has been taken against officers responsible for the 26/11 terror attack lapses.Just hours before the findings of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Assembly to discuss Pradhan Committee Report


December 1st, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 1 (ANI): The Maharashtra Assembly will today initiate a debate on the Pradhan Committee Report into the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.The report has criticized Mumbai Police for poor co-ordination and ... Read more...

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Policies for food processing sector bearing results: PM


October 6th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A slew of policies introduced by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the food processing industry in the country has started bearing results, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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PM says inadequate infrastructure and taxation major hurdles before food industry


October 6th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said inadequate infrastructure and the taxation structure are major hurdles preventing the growth of the country's food processing industry.Addressing ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries today


October 6th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries here today.Some of the key issues, which are likely ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries


October 5th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries here tomorrow.Some of the key issues, which are likely ... Read more...

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Government under-funding has made healthcare expensive: Azad


September 14th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Admitting that the government expenditure on healthcare has been less than desired, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday said underfunding by the public sector over the years ... Read more...

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Making right to education a reality through technology (Comment)


September 10th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By N.N. Sachitanand The application of IT is fairly widespread by now in India in the private sector. However, when it comes to public governance, India has been a laggard in the utilisation ... Read more...

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India number 39 in preferred retail markets ranking


April 29th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India as a retail market continues to be attractive to a lot of global players but the progression from expression of interest to the actual setting up ... Read more...

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Stadiums will be ready for Commonwealth Games: Kalmadi


February 25th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Brushing aside doubts about the preparedness for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, chief organiser Suresh Kalmadi Wednesday asserted that the construction of stadiums and other venues would be ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games trial events pushed to 2010 August


February 24th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The trial competitions for the 2010 Commonwealth Games have been pushed to August 2010, just two months before the start of the showpiece event even as a ... Read more...

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War-footing efforts must for Delhi Commonwealth Games: P.T. Usha


February 24th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Olympian P.T. Usha Tuesday said the arrangements for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games must be completed on war-footing while a parliamentary panel report said the arrangements for ... Read more...

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Delhi has a long way to go for Commonwealth Games (Lead)


February 24th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a startling disclosure, a Parliamentary Standing Committee Tuesday said Delhi was running far behind the schedule in preparing for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The committee, headed by ... Read more...

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MPs panel says Delhi is not ready for Commonwealth Games


February 24th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a startling disclosure, a Parliamentary Standing Committee Tuesday said that Delhi is running far behind the schedule in preparing for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The committee, headed ... Read more...

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Global spotlight on intelligence failure, politics of terror in India


November 29th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The 'India Rising' story, a favourite of papers around the world, may have taken a knock after the Nov 26 terror strike paralysed business capital Mumbai and ... Read more...

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Delays holding up industry expansion: Tata Steel chief


October 18th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Prolonged delays in land acquisition, allotment of captive iron ore and other raw material, and inadequate infrastructure are holding up capacity expansion and execution of new Tata Steel ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Delhi most competitive cities for business


October 14th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Mumbai and Delhi top the list of top 10 cities for doing business in India, according to a competitiveness index report prepared by the real estate-focused publication ... Read more...

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Chandigarh, Coimbatore fast emerging as Indias new IT hub


August 26th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 26 (ANI): Chandigarh and Coimbatore are fast emerging as Indias new IT hub leaving behind traditional centres of Bangalore and Hyderabad, as information technology services grow at 20 per ... Read more...

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India woos UAE firms to invest in infrastructure


May 13th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, May 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has called upon investors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to invest in India's infrastructure sector. "India invites companies of the ... Read more...

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