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UP traders claim bandh a success, to keep up protests (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by opposition parties Thursday evoked a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh. While many shops and business establishments opened post lunch, normal life ... Read more...

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BJP youth wing to lodge police complaints against PM


September 13th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing has decided to file complaints against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, for his alleged involvement in irregularities in ... Read more...

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Commission pegs Goa mining scam at Rs 34,935 crore, BJP wants Kamat booked (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The Justice M.B. Shah Commission report, which was tabled in parliament Friday, says that Goa's iron ore mining scam is worth nearly Rs.35,000 crore. The ... Read more...

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Former AIIMS director to shape Goa’s health policy


August 29th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) As Goa drafts its health policy, a leading Delhi-based doctor and former director of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Dr P.K. ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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Congressmen indicted in report on illegal mining: Goa BJP


July 9th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Shah Commission report on illegal mining in Goa, which is yet to be made public, has named senior Congress functionaries for being involved in ... Read more...

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Goa to re-negotiate mediclaim scheme with insurer


July 9th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Goa government will re-negotiate the terms and conditions of its mediclaim insurance scheme with ICICI Lombard and re-launch it within the year, Health Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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UP gifts Rs.20 lakh to MLAs for cars, opposition protests


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday allowed the legislators to withdraw Rs.20 lakh from their development fund to purchase a car, a move that has triggered a ... Read more...

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BJP cries foul over nominee’s failure to file papers


June 7th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh of preventing its candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll ... Read more...

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UP refuses to slash VAT on petrol


May 30th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Chances of petrol prices being slashed in Uttar Pradesh have dimmed as the state government has declined to reduce its Value Added Tax (VAT).Chief ... Read more...

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ICCR starts functioning from Bhopal regional centre


April 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.Madhya Pradesh Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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Cooking gas supplies resume as transporters end stir


March 31st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur/Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) In a major relief to consumers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra, transporters of cooking gas called off their eight-day-old strike Saturday and resumed supply ... Read more...

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Woman nabbed for killing mother-in-law


March 17th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 17 (IANS) A woman was arrested here for killing her mother-in-law five days ago for objecting to her working as an insurance agent, police said Saturday.Shweta Shelarka, 32, ... Read more...

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Five Goa ministers allotted portfolios


March 16th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) Friday allotted portfolios to the five ministers who were sworn in a day after winning ... Read more...

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Parrikar sworn-in as Goa chief minister


March 9th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) Manohar Parrikar was Friday sworn-in chief minister, heading a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government, at a ceremony here attended by top party leaders.Governor K. ... Read more...

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‘BJP will form government in Goa’


March 6th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will stake its claim to form the next government in Goa and would welcome the support of all independent candidates, ... Read more...

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BJP’s ‘fight’ against illegal mining wilting in Goa’s poll heat (Goa Newsletter)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) In the face of blistering electoral heat, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "fight" against indiscriminate mining in Goa appears to have all but wilted.With an ... Read more...

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Coalition talks delay candidates’ lists in Goa


January 25th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Prolonged coalition confabulations are delaying the announcement of ticket allocations for the March 3 assembly polls in Goa.Both the ruling Congress and the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Poll panel blocks 400 government jobs in Goa


January 5th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared as "null and void" over 400 jobs six Goa government departments recently awarded as the appointments violated ... Read more...

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Scam-tainted Congress looks to repeat win in Goa


December 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Though mired in various scandals and corruption allegations, Goa's ruling Congress party is looking to repeat its win against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even ... Read more...

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Classical singer Savita Devi to get Tansen Award


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) Classical music singer Savita Devi will be conferred the Madhya Pradesh government's National Tansen Award, a minister said Tuesday.Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant Sharma said ... Read more...

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Tainted IAS officer among ‘proud women of Madhya Pradesh’


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 2 (IANS) An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who was suspended for alleged corruption features among the 'Proud Women of Madhya Pradesh' whose photographs have been put on ... Read more...

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BJP to meet president over Goa illegal mining scam


October 31st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday its leaders would meet President Pratibha Patil to demand a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into Goa's illegal ... Read more...

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‘Naina lagey’ stands out in ‘Soundtrack’ music (IANS Music Review)


August 29th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Soundtrack"; Music Directors: Midival Punditz, Karsh Kale, Kailash Kher, Laxmikant Kudalkar, Pyarelal, Ankur Tewari and Papon; Lyricists: Dhruv Jagasia, Anushka Manchanda, Kailash Kher, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Ankur Tewari, Papon and Anand ... Read more...

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Goa NSUI backs Anna’s campaign


August 17th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) Even as the Congress has been overtly critical of social activist Anna Hazare's latest agitation, the Goa unit of the National Students Union of India ... Read more...

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30-member squad announced for Maldives and Qatar friendlies


July 5th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India's chief football coach Armando Colaco Tuesday announced a 30-member squad for three friendlies against the Maldives, Qatar and Kazakhstan to prepare the national ... Read more...

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17 Indian Arrows players among 25 probables for Olympic qualifiers


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Arrows team once again formed the nucleus of the Olympic outfit as their 17 players were among the 25 probables for the second ... Read more...

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Probe begins into Goa marks-sheet goof-up


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 23 (IANS) The Goa government Monday began probing the goof-up this year in around 12,000 Class XII marks-sheets, a senior official said.State Education Secretary V.P. Rao will ... Read more...

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Errors force Goa to recall Class 12 mark sheets, probe ordered (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Over 12,000 Class 12 students have been left in a lurch after the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHE) withdrew their mark sheets, ... Read more...

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Error forces Goa board to recall Class 12 mark sheets


May 21st, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Over 12,000 Class 12 students have been left in a lurch after the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHE) withdrew their mark sheets, ... Read more...

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No helmets, no classes for Madhya Pradesh students


May 11th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 10 (IANS) Students riding their two-wheelers to colleges in Madhya Pradesh will now be denied entry if they are not wearing helmets, the state's education minister said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Police helped Israeli drug dealer escape: Goa opposition


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Opposition legislators in Goa Thursday said the police had abetted the escape of a notorious Israeli drug dealer, who is alleged to have had links ... Read more...

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CWG-like scam in National Games-2014: Goa opposition


March 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) Five-star hotels and niche hospitality projects were being surreptitiously brought in, under the guise infrastructure- creation for the 2014 National Games in Goa, legislators across ... Read more...

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BJP to publish one lakh booklets on Goa scams


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) With an eye to the assembly polls in the near future, the Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to publish 1 ... Read more...

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