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Chinese daily criticises US for gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Tuesday criticised America for the deadly shooting at a gurdwara, saying that despite having the most advanced defence ability, "the US government ... Read more...

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RSS questions Nitish Kumar’s ’secular PM’ comments


June 24th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for insisting on a secular prime minister, the RSS has sought to know why there ... Read more...

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Youths must be sensitised about environment: President


May 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) President Partibha Patil Wednesday said that the youths of India must be sensitised towards environmental issues and should imbibe sustainability and inclusiveness as a part ... Read more...

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IMF suggests reforms, inflation check to resume India’s high growth


April 18th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested reinvigoration of structural reforms, including development of infrastructure, fiscal consolidation and controlling of inflation to bring India's growth back ... Read more...

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Nigeria seeks more trade, help in capacity building


December 7th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Nigeria, which is India's second largest supplier of oil and is aiming to be among the world's top economies, is seeking to ramp up bilateral ... Read more...

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Clinton wraps up Myanmar visit


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrapped up her three-day official visit to Myanmar Friday, saying there remains much work to be done with Myanmar in ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves notifying changes in backward class list


November 16th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday approved notifying changes in the existing central list of other backward class (OBCs) which will help these communities to avail government ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka at ‘critical point’ post-LTTE, says politician (Interview)


November 15th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 15 (IANS) A prominent Sri Lankan politician who played a key role in the peace process says his country stands at "a critical point" when decision makers need ... Read more...

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UN calls urgent meeting on Libya


August 24th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 24 (IANS) The UN has called an urgent meeting on Libya Friday to "develop ways in which the international community can work together on the post-conflict phase", ... Read more...

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A job fair for the differently-abled


July 19th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A job fair for the differently-abled will be held here Wednesday.Candidates from institutions like the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi University, All India Federation of ... Read more...

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Plan panel hints at 9-9.5 percent growth in 12th Plan


June 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) The Planning Commission is set to target GDP growth of 9-9.5 percent for the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) period as 10 percent growth does not ... Read more...

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India targets 9.5 percent growth for next plan period (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday set a target of 9-9.5 percent growth for the next Five Year Plan that starts April 2012, against an ... Read more...

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Jharkhand annual plan 2011-12 finalized


April 11th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): The annual plan for Jharkhand for the year 2011-12 was finalized at a meeting, here today, between Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Jharkhand Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Saroj Poddar unifies companies, mulls $2 bn investment


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Saroj Poddar-led group companies, including Zuari Industries, Texmaco and Paradeep Phosphates, will be unified under a new corporate brand Adventz with plans to invest almost ... Read more...

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President Patil underlines need for development of North-East


March 10th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Mar 10 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said the accelerated development of the North-Eastern region, which has contributed much to the richness of the nation, is fundamental for the ... Read more...

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Wipro celebrates Women’s Day with mentoring lunch


March 8th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Tuesday celebrated the 100th International Women's Day by hosting a mentoring lunch of its middle management women employees across its locations.In ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari condoles Congress leader Arjun Singh’s demise


March 5th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5(ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Saturday condoled the passing away of veteran Congress leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh.In his condolence message, Ansari ... Read more...

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Delay in disbursing funds to poor countries disappointing: Ramesh


February 27th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday termed the delay in disbursement of fast-start funding by developed countries to poor countries as the "biggest disappointment" and "betrayal of trust", ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to be godmother to Sir Elton John’s son?


February 25th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Sir Elton John's partner David Furnish has sparked rumours that Lady Gaga will be their son's godmother.Furnish let slip in a recent interview that the couple are ... Read more...

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Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India: Expats


January 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India's inclusiveness, cultural plurality, ethnicities and in the spirit of freedom, members of DilliNet, ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Europa Diary for mention of Hindu festivals


December 24th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 24 (ANI): Hindus have applauded the European Commission (EC) for reportedly mentioning Hindu festivals in Europa Diary distributed in secondary schools throughout the European Union (EU).Well known Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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India holds important stake in success of international negotiations on climate change, says Krishna


September 29th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sep.29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that India has an important stake in the success of ongoing international negotiations to address climate change.Addressing the United ... Read more...

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Hindus denounce Pope for being offensive to atheists


September 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 17 (ANI): Hindus have criticized His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for rough handling of atheists in his speech at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (United Kingdom) on September 16, where he ... Read more...

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Historical fictions throw insight into our lives: Tharoor


July 24th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) History makes for compelling books because they offer insights into our lives, says MP and writer Shashi Tharoor, who would love to write a historical fiction ... Read more...

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Amendment in OBC Central List approved by Cabinet


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday accorded approval for inclusion and amendment of the names of the castes and communities in the Central Lists of Other Backward Classes ... Read more...

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‘Adrakhi’ caste included in OBC Central List


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the addition of the caste 'Adrakhi' in the Central List of OBCs for the State of Bihar based on the recommendation ... Read more...

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Celebrating Diversity And Inclusiveness In The Age Of Consent


July 4th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
By Medha Patkar - CNS One year ago, on July 2nd 2009, a Delhi High Court division bench of Chief Justice AP Shah and Justice S Muralidhar said "We declare that Section ... Read more...

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New reservation pension for tribals in Central Educational Institutions


June 17th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved certain amendments to Sections 2,3,4 and 5 of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006.The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden meets with Sudan and Somalia officials


June 10th, 2010 - 4:01 am ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday met with delegations from Southern Sudan and Somalia during his visit in Nairobi, the White House announced.Southern Sudan's delegation was ... Read more...

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Sikkim Annual Plan 2010-11 finalised


May 6th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Thursday finalised the annual plan for the year 2010-11 for Sikkim.The Plan outlay ... Read more...

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Will ensure stable government: new Meghalaya chief minister


April 20th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 20 (IANS) Newly-elected Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma Tuesday said he would strive to ensure a stable government and also focus on the youth and poor of the state. ... Read more...

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair set up at Columbia varsity


April 13th, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Columbia University has instituted a Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair at its law school and two Professor Jagdish Bhagwati scholarships with support from the Indian government. The chair, at the ... Read more...

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Another 10 percent people will be lifted out of poverty: PM


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday promised a further cut of 10 percent in the number of people living below the poverty line as the government's policies ... Read more...

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First Hindu state school in Britain eyes expansion


January 30th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Britain's first state-backed Hindu school, Krishna Avanti, is looking for expansion in the country.The school says that it is "patently unfair" that Hindus in Britain do not have ... Read more...

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Cabinet sanctions OVL’s investment in 2 Nigerian blocks


January 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) India has sanctioned funding of $359 million to ONGC Videsh Ltd, overseas arm of ONGC Ltd, for the execution of the first exploration phase in two ... Read more...

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