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Over 500 million Indians will need new homes in a decade


February 5th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Over 500 million Indians will need new homes in almost a decade, close to the needs of China, North America and Western Europe put together, ... Read more...

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Mayawati crosses first hurdle, what next? (News Analysis)


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) With the Uttar Pradesh assembly passing a resolution amid bedlam, Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati has crossed the first hurdle on ... Read more...

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Militants threat affecting telecom service of Manipur


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): Frequent extortion demands and attacks on telecom company staff by militants is severely affecting the functioning of telecom service providers in Manipur.Recently, a tower caretaker was attacked in ... Read more...

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Chandigarh hosts Renewable Energy Expo.


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Dec.2 (ANI): A three-day-long unique Renewable Energy Expo was held here, showcasing a variety of renewable and solar energy products.The 'International Conference on Renewable Energy 2010 (ICORE)' kicked off ... Read more...

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Property rights to be given to urban poor under ‘Rajiv Awas Yojana’


October 28th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja said a new initiative called 'Rajiv Awas Yojana' would be introduced where property rights will be given ... Read more...

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Australian Government issues travel warning over Delhi CWG building standards


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): The Australian Government has warned its citizens about the dangers of buildings in Delhi, after collapse of a bridge near Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium, the main venue ... Read more...

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Aiyar takes another dig at Games


August 8th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Nominated Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar Saturday took a potshot at the coming Delhi Commonwealth Games, saying arrangements were being made to ensure that the ... Read more...

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11 Commonwealth Games venues handed over to organising committee


August 6th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Friday took control of 11 competition venues to host the Oct 3-14 Games. The organising committee's venue team will now start the ... Read more...

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Gill denies formation of apex committee, says Govt. will look into CWG corruption


August 5th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister M S Gill on Thursday said the Central Government will look into charges of corruption in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, ... Read more...

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Reddy assures punishment to all guilty in CWG construction work


August 1st, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.1 (ANI): Union Minister for Urban Development S. Jaipal Reddy on Sunday assured punishment for "all concerned" in the alleged discrepancies in the construction of Commonwealth Games stadias and other ... Read more...

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Mamata rally puts Congress-Trinamool in poll mode


July 21st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) On a high after a series of electoral successes, West Bengal's main opposition Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a mammoth rally in ... Read more...

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Dalim Gohain of Assam transforms life of his village


May 27th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Vashipem KamodangBokdung Bharalua (Assam), May 27 (ANI): Dalim Gohain's efforts to improve the lives of his fellow villagers have significantly contributed to the development of Bokdung Bharalua village of Assam,around nine ... Read more...

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Book on Indira Gandhi would play important role in improving Indo-Pak ties: Pak writer


May 5th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 5 (ANI): Keeping in view the global situation, it was imperative for both India and Pakistan to work together for improving ties, and her book: "Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi" would ... Read more...

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Gursharan Kaur dedicates book on photojournalist Kulwant Roy’s works


April 25th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Gursharan Kaur, wife of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, has released a book titled 'History in the Making', a collection of the works of photojournalist Kulwant ... Read more...

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Indianisation of the solar energy sector is very important, says Farooq Abdullah


February 10th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Noida, Feb.10 (ANI): Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday stressed on the need to Indianise the solar energy sector while saying that it is very important for ... Read more...

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SGPC approaches Pakistan High Commission on atrocities over Sikhs and Gurdwaras


December 21st, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): A delegation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), met the officials of the Pakistan High Commission here on Monday.The delegation apprised the officials about the ... Read more...

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Tributes offered to Nehru on his 120th birth anniversary


November 14th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): On the occasion of Children's Day, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi paid tributes to Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Rae Bareilly remembers Indira Gandhi on 25th death anniversary


October 31st, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rae Bareilly (UP), Oct. 31 (ANI): Rae Bareilly, the former constituency of former assassinated Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, remembered her on her 25th death anniversary today.The area is the political bastion of ... Read more...

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Don’t leave AIIMS for private institution, Azad tells doctors


September 25th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has asked the doctors and faculty of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) not leave the institution for private ... Read more...

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Shekhawat says Jaswant’s expulsion wrong


September 10th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat on Thursday said the decision to expel Jaswant Singh was wrong."The way Jaswant Singh ... Read more...

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Dalits in India find sponsors in Pakistan Radio


May 29th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, May 29 (ANI): In its latest Punjabi Durbar programme the commentators have come up with the argument that Dalit leaders in India have been accepting the directives given to them ... Read more...

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Chidambaram losses then wins seat in India election 2009


May 16th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
After first loosing his seat by 3,555 votes, India’s Union Minister of Home Affairs, Palaniappan Chidambaram, was later told he had in fact won after a recount was conducted.Chidambaram, one of ... Read more...

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Congress Party wins India elections 2009


May 16th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
India’s ruling Congress party (INC) has won more than 191 of the 543 parliamentary seats up for grab in the 2009 India elections, beating out the main opposition bloc led by ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi among 324 candidates for 17 Lok Sabha seats (Poll curtainraiser - Uttar Pradesh)


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's electoral fate will be decided in the second phase of the country's 2009 general elections Thursday. As many as 324 aspirants are in ... Read more...

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Ex-General U C Dubey passes away


April 21st, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 21 (ANI): Major General UC Dubey (retired) has passed away on Tuesday.General Dubey was amongst the first batch to join the Rashtriya Indian Military College in 1922.He was ... Read more...

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Congress hits back at Advani over his anti-Ambedkar remarks


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Agitated over BJP leader L.K. Advanis remarks blaming Congress of having acted against Dr. B R. Ambedkar at one time, the party on Monday chose to ... Read more...

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Why did Sapamcha Kangleipal run away from custody?


February 4th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
By Dr Sandeep PandeySapamcha Kangleipal is the 27 years old leader of Manipur Forward Youth Front, an organization working for the democratic rights and peace in Manipur. He had organized a peace ... Read more...

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Four die in Bihar hospital as strike cripples medical services


January 30th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) Four patients died in a Bihar hospital Thursday as health services were crippled due to the ongoing indefinite strike by the government employees including health officials, officials said ... Read more...

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CCEA permits revising of cost of shelter units


January 29th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has permitted the revision of cost of the residence units provided under ''Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme'' from ... Read more...

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Banish militancy, develop Tripura: Governor on R-Day


January 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tripura Governor Dinesh Nandan Sahaya Monday urged separatists to shun the path of violence and support the state government in developing the region."Terrorism seems to be in its ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh inaugurates Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya at Allahabad


January 21st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Union Minister for Human Resource Development Arjun Singh today inaugurated Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya at Dubawal in Allahabad. He also laid the foundation stone of the Administrative Bloc ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh to inaugurate Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya at Allahabad today


January 21st, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Union Minister for Human Resource Development Arjun Singh will inaugurate Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya at Dubawal in Allahabad today. He will also lay the foundation stone of ... Read more...

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Egyptian President arrives in New Delhi


November 16th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammad Hosni Mubarak has arrived in New Delhi for a four-day visit to India.The President is accompanied by a high-level delegation including several ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak arrives in New Delhi today


November 16th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will arrive in New Delhi today on a four-day visit to India.Mubarak will be visiting India after 25 years. He last ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh opens children’’s Assembly


November 14th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Union Minister of Human Resource Development Arjun Singh today called upon the children to stay united, to interact and intermingle, to show compassion and to be ... Read more...

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