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Verghese Kurien: the architect of India’s White Revolution (Obituary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) He made the ordinary, neighbourhood 'doodhwala' (milkman) a key player in the country's struggle for economic development and progress at the grassroot level.Verghese Kurien, the ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Meghalaya’s first railway line


September 8th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 8 (IANS) The railways will be coming into Meghalaya for the first time with Chief Minister Mukul Sangma laying the foundation of the Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway station in Garo ... Read more...

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US stands with India as partner and friend: Clinton


August 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Calling India "a beacon for the world of the power of non-violence and the promise of democracy", the United States Monday assured India that it ... Read more...

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Sonia announces several schemes for Rae Bareli


July 27th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) On her first day of her two-day trip to her constituency Rae Bareli, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought forgiveness from the people for not ... Read more...

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Positive change in Pakistan people’s mindset towards India: Krishna


July 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) There is a positive change in the mindset of Pakistani people vis-a-vis relations with India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, citing his Pakistani ... Read more...

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UP to get 148 model schools: Sonia Gandhi


July 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, July 26 (IANS) In the first visit to her Lok Sabha constituency in Rae Bareli after the Congress party's poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh, UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Chandy launches project in Smart City Kochi


June 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Saturday stepped up efforts to make itself prominent on the IT map of India and the world with Chief Minister Oomen Chandy launching a project ... Read more...

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Bowlers lacked consistency: WI Coach


May 19th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, assistant coach ... Read more...

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India sparks solar energy market: Report


April 26th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) India's ambitious national solar programme has catalysed rapid growth in the solar market driving solar energy prices low and demonstrating how government policy can stimulate clean ... Read more...

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Centre will help revive Kangra tea: Anand Sharma


April 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), April 10 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Tuesday announced a multi-pronged project to boost production and export of tea produced in the Kangra valley that is known ... Read more...

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Trivedi awaits report on modernisation of railways


February 21st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Feb 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday said he was awaiting a report from Sam Pitroda, adviser to the prime minister on public infrastructure, information and innovations, ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for Bihar power project


January 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 28 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday laid the foundation stone of the much awaited Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project in Aurangabad district, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Delhi to increase loan amount for minorities, Dalits


November 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday decided to raise, from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakh, the loan amount for self-employment of people belonging to minorities, Scheduled Castes ... Read more...

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Novelist Kakkanadan is dead


October 19th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) Novelist George Varghese Kakkanadan - popularly known as Kakkanadan - died here Wednesday morning, according to family sources. He was 76.Kakkanadan was battling cancer for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Urban poor vulnerable to climate change: Kumari Selja


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A vast majority of urban poor are vulnerable to climate change, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja said Monday, blaming the developed ... Read more...

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Argentinian stars have a long affair with Kolkata


September 1st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Even as a football mania grips Kolkata over the arrival of Messi-led Argentine football stars, oldtimers recall their rendezvous with the blue-and-white team 27 years ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to construct flats for displaced people


August 26th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday laid the foundation stone in Ranchi to construct 856 flats for those poor people who were displaced during a demolition ... Read more...

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Need to stop doctors migrating abroad: Azad


August 14th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Expressing concern over doctors migrating to foreign countries, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday said the 'poaching' needs to be stopped.Speaking after laying the ... Read more...

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Flower, Strauss owe England’s success to Fletcher


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy FLower owe their success to India coach Duncan Fletcher, who must take some credit for laying the foundation of ... Read more...

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Mamata to lay foundation stone of new film city


August 7th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Eastern India's biggest film city is all set to come up on a 350-acre plot in Hooghly's Uttarpara, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karnataka to have five new bio-tech parks


July 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said five bio-tech parks will be set up in the state, including one worth Rs.500 crore in capital Bangalore.Similar facilities ... Read more...

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Pakistan must destroy terror camps: Antony (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), May 28 (IANS) For better relations with India, Pakistan will have to dismantle the terror camps on its soil, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Saturday."India has a policy ... Read more...

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Neighbours can’t be changed, says Antony


May 28th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), May 28 (IANS) For better relations with India, Pakistan will have to dismantle the terror camps on its soil, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Saturday pointing out that ... Read more...

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Kashmiris have given fitting reply to terrorists: Sonia (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Basholi (Jammu and Kashmir), May 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday said the overwhelming participation of the people in the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections was a fitting ... Read more...

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Sonia visiting Jammu & Kashmir on Monday


May 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be arriving here Monday on a day's visit and is expected to address party issues in Jammu and Kashmir, party ... Read more...

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Shun hostility, come for talks, Chidambaram urges separatists


May 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Reiterating his appeal to the separatist outfits in India's northeast to come to the negotiation table after abjuring violence, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday ... Read more...

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Deal firmly with post-poll violence in Bengal: Chidambaram


May 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over the post-poll violence in West Bengal, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said he has asked the state administration to deal firmly ... Read more...

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Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar to be the second node of DMIC in Rajasthan


April 30th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jodhpur, Apr 30(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday announced that Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar will be the second node of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) in Rajasthan.After a high level ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal lays foundation of IIT-Patna campus


April 19th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) The government was committed to the development of all new Indian Institutes of Technology, union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said here Tuesday while ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for trained manpower to ensure technological advancements


March 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said that trained and capable manpower is required to ensure that technology and technological advancements delivers to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, New Zealand aim to end group stage on a high (Preview)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Both Sri Lanka and New Zealand will look to end their group stage on a high when they clash here at the Wankhede Stadium Friday, ... Read more...

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As kids enter teens, their brain ups ability to resist risky behaviour


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study shows that as children begin entering adolescence, their brain heightens the ability to resist risky behaviour.The study from three West Coast institutions provides scientists with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PM calls for appropriate utilisation of technology in oil exploration, refinery


February 19th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sibsagar (Assam), Feb 19 (ANI): Emphasising that the UPA Government has an enduring commitment to the development of Assam and the North East, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi blames Mayawati for deteriorating law and order condition in UP


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi, Feb 10 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for the deteriorating law and order condition of the state and raised questions about the ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi tells women panchayat members to overcome social hurdles


February 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Rae Bareli, Feb 5 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today asked women panchayat representatives to overcome social hurdles while performing their duties."As women representatives face various social hurdles, it was ... Read more...

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