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No MFN status yet for India: Pakistani minister


January 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Two months after the proposal was cleared, Pakistan is yet to accord Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a minister has said.Commerce Minister Amin ... Read more...

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Congress now backs Khurshid’s quota promise


January 14th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A day after seeking to distance itself from Law Minister Salman Khurshid's promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh if ... Read more...

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Guardiola expects tough test in Barcelona derby


January 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is expecting the city derby away to local rivals Espanyol to be a testing 90 minutes for his side.Barca are placed second ... Read more...

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AIADMK opposes inclusion of PM in Lokpal’s ambit


December 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The AIADMK Tuesday opposed inclusion of the prime minister within the ambit of Lokpal and said the anti-corruption legislation should not impinge on powers of ... Read more...

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Confident of passing Lokpal bill: Khurshid


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday expressed confidence that the Lokpal bill will be passed by parliament, and appealed to all members for their cooperation."I am ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajya Sabha takes up Scheduled Tribes amendment bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A bill to amend the list of Scheduled Tribes was taken up by the Rajya Sabha Thursday, to add more tribes from northeastern India to ... Read more...

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Vin Diesel confirms more ‘The Fast and the Furious’ sequels


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) "The Fast and the Furious" fans can look forward to the sixth as well as seventh installments of the popular film franchise, says actor-producer Vin Diesel."With ... Read more...

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Udit Raj welcomes decision on Lokpal reservations


December 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Udit Raj, chairman of the All India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations Wednesday welcomed the union cabinet's decision to provide reservations for SCs, STs and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Step up efforts on financial inclusion: Pranab


December 18th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday asked southern states to intensify efforts to expand financial services such as banking and insurance to rural areas."Out of 14,612 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government may convene another all-party meet on Lokpal: Yechury


December 15th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Wednesday that the government had not come with solid proposals on Lokpal bill at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP to propose amendments in Lokpal bill


December 13th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A day ahead of the all-party meeting to discuss the Lokpal bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said it will propose amendments to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lokpal in present form not acceptable: Mayawati


December 13th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) Pressing for the inclusion of the prime minister and group 3 and 4 government employees in the Lokpal bill, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati declared ... Read more...

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Hazare again attacks Rahul Gandhi


December 11th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday once again attacked Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of pressurising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to go back on an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP flays Lokpal report


December 9th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As a parliamentary panel tabled its report on the Lokpal bill Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said non-inclusion of Citizen's Charter and lower ... Read more...

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RBI urges Bengal to recapitalise rural banks


December 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednesday urged the West Bengal government to provide Rs.83 crore recapitalisation of the state's three regional rural banks (RRBs), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Abrupt thaw in permafrost heightens climatic threat


December 4th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) The warming Arctic will release greenhouse gases from thawing permafrost faster and at significantly higher levels than previous estimates, reveals a study. According to researchers, thawing ... Read more...

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Don’t worry about group C employees: Khurshid


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) With civil society and opposition parties raisng the pitch for bringing the government Group C employees within ambit of the proposed Lokpal, union Law ... Read more...

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Plan panel member calls for rebuilding trust in business


November 11th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Calling for rebuilding the rapidly dwindling trust in business enterprises, Planning Commission member Arun Maira Friday said that a partnership was needed between businesses, civil society ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Odisha protests its tourist site on Andhra website


November 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 10 (IANS) Odisha Thursday protested the inclusion of one of its prominent tourist sites in the website of Andhra Pradesh's tourism department and urged its neighbour to correct ... Read more...

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Digvijay questions Anna on reservation


November 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Firing a fresh salvo at Anna Hazare and his team, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday questioned their stand on reservation and the inclusion ... Read more...

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Know and grow with your customers, banks told


November 5th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Knowledge about the customers is the key for banks to grow and understand the market, said a top official of India's central bank Saturday.Speaking at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CPI-M accuses Mamata of political dishonesty


October 15th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-arxist (CPI-M) Friday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of "political dishonesty", saying she had made contradictory statements to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata clarifies on future of Terai, Dooars region


October 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Oct 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the formation of a high-powered area demarcation committee does not mean "giving away" the Terai ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan hockey chief says keen on bilateral ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)says it is keen on reviving active hockey ties with India and it is working at all levels to see the two ... Read more...

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Pollard fit to play semis: Harbhajan


October 7th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The best news emanating from Mumbai Indians on the eve of their Nokia Champions League T20 semifinal clash against Somerset here Saturday was that all-rounder ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lokpal Bill in next session: Khurshid


October 4th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) As Anna Hazare threatened to campaign against the Congress if the Lokpal Bill is not passed in the next session of parliament, union Law ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

9 out of 10 Afghan women fear Taliban’s return: Survey


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Nine out of 10 women in Afghanistan are worried about the Taliban returning to power as it could risk the gains they have made ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s fiscal deficit stands at Rs.1.3 trillion


September 30th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan's fiscal deficit during 2010-11 stood at a mind-boggling Rs.1.3 trillion, official data shows.The finance ministry's consolidated fiscal data reveals that after inclusion of one-time off-budget ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hapur is Uttar Pradesh’s 74th district (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hapur, Sep 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday announced here that erstwhile Hapur tehsil will become the state's 74th district.Carved out of the Ghaziabad district, the new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal opens Lahaul, Spiti waters for rafting


September 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Saturday allowed river rafting in the remote Lahaul and Spiti district to promote adventure sports.The government opened Lahaul and Spiti area for river rafting ... Read more...

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Vishwanath credits Pataudi for his career


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Stylish former Test batsman Gundappa R. Vishwanath Thursday credited Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi for his cricketing career during the late '60s and the '70s."It was a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former Afghan president Rabbani killed in blast


September 20th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed Tuesday evening in a suicide blast at his house here, media reports said. He was meeting with a group ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mayawati now asks PM for quota for Jats


September 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) In her third letter in as many days to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday has demanded reservation for the Jat ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Orissa forest guard shot dead by Maoists


September 19th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) A forest guard was Monday shot dead by Maoist rebels in Orissa's Bargarh district, police said.About 15 to 20 Maoists dragged Narayana Duan, 33, from Jaipur ... Read more...

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Government trying to resolve heritage sites dispute


September 6th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government is trying to resolve the dispute over the inclusion of 39 sites in the Western Ghats in the list of Unesco's World Heritage ... Read more...

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