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Bengal’s new IT policy to boost animation, hardware jobs (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology (IT) policy laying special emphasis on jobs linked to hardware, animation and ... Read more...

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SC favours early hearing on detenu’s plea


July 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said it was the constitutional right of a person held in preventive detention to make a representation questioning his detention and ... Read more...

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Sikkkim wins top rural development award


April 24th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Sikkim has won the 'best state' award for strengthening its panchayati raj institutions.Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Union Minister of Panchayati Raj and ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to cut down on number of central contracts


February 24th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to cut down the number of central contracts handed out to players as a part of its new Memorandum of Understanding ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to government on IFCI chief


September 5th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the government on a plea challenging the appointment of Atul Kumar Rai as the chief executive officer and ... Read more...

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India’s exports may falter due to global economic turmoil: FICCI


August 7th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's exports may get affected in the wake of a slowdown in major economies across the world led by the US, which saw its economy ... Read more...

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Commemoration of ‘National Panchayati Raj Divas’ on Sunday


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): The Union Panchayati Raj Ministry is organizing the 'National Panchayati Raj Divas' on Sunday to mark the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992, that came ... Read more...

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US charity pays 26 Brit drug addicts to use contraception


March 9th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): A US charity has claimed that it had paid 26 female drug addicts in UK to have contraceptive coils or implants fitted.Project Prevention said it had made initial ... Read more...

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Gujarat acts to curb illegal mining after court’s intervention


January 21st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Upbraided by the Gujarat High Court for its inaction in curbing illegal mining, the state government Friday told the court of the series of measures it has initiated ... Read more...

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13 face prosecution for burning agri-residue in Haryana


January 14th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) Thirteen people face prosecution in Haryana for burning agricultural residue and causing air pollution despite a ban on the menace, a senior official said Thursday.Cracking the whip against ... Read more...

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CWG medal winners to get travel complimentary passes


October 6th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Minister of State for Tourism, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Kumari Selja, has announced that Commonwealth Games medal winners for India will be given complimentary free travel ... Read more...

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Govt announces Rs.1,050 crore sops for exporters


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government will provide an additional incentive of Rs.1,050 crore to labour- intensive sectors like handicrafts, handlooms and leather goods, whose exports have been badly hit by ... Read more...

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Centre extends sops for exporters to continue in global economic scenario


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): The Central Government on Monday extended sops worth Rs 1,052 crore to exporters, particularly for the labour-intensive textile, handicrafts and leather sectors, to help them mitigate the ... Read more...

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West Bengal steel makers for ending power tariff hikes


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Ferro-alloy and steel manufacturers in West Bengal Thursday said the sector was on the verge of closure following repeated power tariff hikes by the state-run utilities and demanded ... Read more...

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Mutual funds should come out with simpler products: Bhave


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India's markets watchdog Wednesday asked mutual funds to come out with simpler, investor-friendly products and said the industry can putforth proposals for a common policy for its ... Read more...

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Haryana power corporation doubles incentives to staff


March 31st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) will give its employees incentives to keep them motivated to achieve production targets, a company official said here Wednesday. "We have approved the ... Read more...

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Punjab youth admitted to NDA will get Rs.1 lakh


March 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 16 (IANS) Alarmed by the depleting numbers of Punjab youth opting for the armed forces, the state government Tuesday announced an incentive of Rs.1 lakh to each of those who ... Read more...

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Honda Recall Creates A Stir In The Auto Industry


January 31st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese Carmaker Honda is going to recall a huge number of cars worldwide and it involves some of its most popular models like Jazz and City. ... Read more...

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Toyota Recall Creates Confusion Among The Car Owners


January 29th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The decision taken by legendary Japanese Carmaker Toyota to recall around 2.3 million vehicles made by it has created a stir in the auto industry. It ... Read more...

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Haryana extends incentive for girl child by five years


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness about girl child, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Friday announced extension of the 'Ladli' incentive scheme by another five years in ... Read more...

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EU could cut Sri Lanka trade over rights abuses


October 20th, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 20 (DPA) The European Union (EU) could freeze key trade privileges to Sri Lanka worth tens of millions of euros a year because of human rights abuses, EU officials said ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Conference of Social Justice Ministers


September 4th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate a two-day Conference of State Welfare/Social Justice Ministers here on September 7.Welfare/ Social Justice Ministers of 28 ... Read more...

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Thailand woos the Indian ‘MICE’ tourist


August 21st, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Thailand is wooing the Indian business tourist, with incentive packages for what is known as MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) tourism. Addressing the media in the capital ... Read more...

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More stimulus for export sector on cards, discloses Anand Sharma


August 10th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In order to support the export sector, the foreign trade policy to be announced later this month is likely to contain stimulus packages, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Oriental Insurance to start incentive scheme for employees


August 7th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) State-run non-life insurer Oriental Insurance will introduce an incentive scheme this fiscal for its high performing employees, a top official said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Government asks Air India to cut costs


July 25th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government has asked the beleaguered national carrier Air India to drastically cut costs and manage revenues better if it expects any financial assistance to stay ... Read more...

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Sops for renewable energy projects should continue: Abdullah


June 19th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah Friday said his department would request the finance ministry to continue with existing incentive schemes for renewable power projects. "We find there ... Read more...

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Allocations planned to empower panchayats


February 16th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) In order to empower panchayats and have transparent and efficient accountability systems, the government has proposed to expand the Panchayat Empowerment and Accountability Incentive Scheme (PEAIS) by ... Read more...

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Tourism minister condemns vandalisation of Mumbai hotel


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Tourism minister Ambika Soni Thursday said that people who Wednesday vandalized a five star hotel in Mumbai should not be allowed to take the law into their ... Read more...

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Governments Rs. 4,000 crore incentive for automobile industry


January 16th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16(ANI): The Union Government has declared an incentive scheme under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Mission (JNNURM) for generating Rs. 4,000 Crore business in the automobile industry sector, hit ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil to give away Nirmal Gram Puraskar today


October 17th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will today give away the Nirmal Gram Puraskar to the sarpanches of 3209 villages of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar ... Read more...

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Fourth meeting of mission steering group of NRHM today


August 4th, 2008 - 10:18 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): The fourth meeting of the Mission Steering Group (MSG) of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) will be held here today.Apart from reviewing the progress ... Read more...

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Haryana power agency to collect old lighting appliances


July 23rd, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) The southern Haryana power distribution agency has decided to collect unbroken, used compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), incandescent bulbs and tube lights for proper disposal so that they do ... Read more...

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Queensland premier’s son to pursue ‘Bollywood dreams’


May 9th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Queensland Premier Anna Bligh's 20-year-old son, Joe, will be heading to Mumbai this June to pursue film and television studies at a Bollywood studio. "He's ... Read more...

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India extends disputed export incentive scheme


March 31st, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A popular export incentive scheme in India, challenged at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has been given another extension, as the commerce ministry is yet to finalise ... Read more...

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