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Nationwide shutdown evokes mixed response as government notifies FDI (Intro Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) On a day when parts of India shut down in response to an opposition-sponsored strike against economic reforms, a determined government Thursday night announced it ... Read more...

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Finnish power firm opens shop in India


September 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Finish power generation company Fortum, known for its low emissions and energy efficient technology, launched its India operations Tuesday."Our aim in India is to look ... Read more...

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One gets 10 years jail for peddling drugs


September 14th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.1 lakh on him for possessing over ... Read more...

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Mulayam says Third front after polls, admits PM ambitions (Roundup)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for the first time made clear his prime ministerial ambitions Thursday but in a shift of stance, declared the ... Read more...

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Army chief reviews Southern Army Command’s readiness


September 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of Pune-based Southern Army Command and interacted with senior officers over contemporary challenges being ... Read more...

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Free cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, demands Kejriwal (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal Monday sought the release of jailed Mumbai cartoonist Aseem Trivedi and slammed the government for suppressing protests over Omkareshwar Dam ... Read more...

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Fringe pro-LTTE groups behind Tamil Nadu violence: Sri Lankan envoy (Interview)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Terming the recent attack on Sri Lankan tourists as an "unfortunate aberration," Colombo's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has blamed "fringe pro-LTTE groups" in the state ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh in quarters of national junior hockey


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Hosts Uttar Pradesh stormed into the quarterfinals of the Junior National Men's Hockey Championship defeating Jharkhand 6-0 in their last Pool D league match at the ... Read more...

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Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

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India committed to curb leprosy, stigma: WHO ambassador


August 31st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India is committed to curbing leprosy cases in the coming years and eliminating the stigma associated with the disease, World Health Organisation's (WHO) Goodwill ambassador ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications bags Rs.150 crore government orders


August 30th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Reliance Communications Thursday said it has bagged multiple orders worth Rs.150 crore from the central and state governments, including the municipal corporation of Mumbai."With government ... Read more...

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Lalu asks BJP about Reddy brothers, Sushma sticks to ‘mota maal’ remark (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's "mota maal" remark continued to reverberate with RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday accusing the party of having made mega-bucks from ... Read more...

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What about Reddy brothers, Lalu asks BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday targeted the BJP over its allegation that the government took hefty bribes ("mota maal") while allocating ... Read more...

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56 percent drop in HIV infections since 2000


August 24th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The number of new annual HIV infections has declined by around 56 percent during the last decade in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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Ramesh writes to Sinha, refutes charges of discrimination


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has refuted former finance minister Yashwant Sinha's allegation that BJP-ruled states were facing discrimination in central schemes related to his ... Read more...

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Land takeover begins for Delhi-Mumbai corridor


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Five of the six states through which the proposed $100 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) would pass, have started the process of land acquisition, Minister ... Read more...

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Congress has mismanaged economy: BJP (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress-led government has grossly mismanaged the economy and is caught in a policy paralysis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday.A day after ... Read more...

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No progress in eight years of UPA rule: BJP (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led government with "gross mismanagement of the economy", the BJP Sunday said India has witnessed no progress in eight years of UPA's ... Read more...

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SPV formed for road project in Madhya Pradesh


August 17th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday approved the formation of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to execute the Lakhnadone-Ghansore road project in Madhya Pradesh.The project will be executed ... Read more...

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Maoists push farmers to grow marijuana


August 17th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region is fast turning into a hotspot for growing marijuana with Maoist guerrillas making farmers switch to the cash crop, say police officials."Maoists ... Read more...

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People from outside Mumbai are very rooted: Tigmanshu Dhulia (Interview)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Outsiders bring a lot of freshness to Bollywood because of their vast experience, says director and now actor Tigmanshu Dhulia. For Mumbaikars, India begins and ends ... Read more...

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Russian hand in shooter Vijay’s Olympics success


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar should thank his Russian coach Pavel Smirnov for his success at the 2012 London Games.The Russian's appointment was a ... Read more...

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Gopinath Pradhan is new IGNOU vice-chancellor


August 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gopinath Pradhan is the new vice- chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a statement released here said Wednesday.Sixty-year-old Pradhan joined IGNOU in ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states


July 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations across ... Read more...

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India respects religious freedom: US report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) India has been lauded by an official US report for "generally respecting" religious freedom, but said prosecution was often weak for perpetrators of "religiously oriented violence".The ... Read more...

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Panel on illegal mining gets extension


July 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has extended till July 16, 2013, the tenure of the Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry set up to enquire into cases of ... Read more...

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Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

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GST issue will be resolved soon: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) The government will soon resolve the issues hindering the implementation of goods and services tax (GST) that aims to bring uniformity in indirect taxes across ... Read more...

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Odisha-based party to contest election in 12 states


July 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) Kalinga Sena, a fringe political outfit in Odisha Sunday said it has decided to field candidates in 12 states, including in Odisha, in the next Lok ... Read more...

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Locals to be involved in Rs.7,000 crore Bundelkhand package


July 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Elected village representatives and social activists will play the lead role in the new-look Rs.7,000 crore Bundelkhand package meant to improve the lives of ... Read more...

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Why was Anderson released? Arjun Singh’s book tells all


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in New Delhi and not then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had lobbied for bailing out Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson after his ... Read more...

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Sweltering Delhi to get monsoon rains this week (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As the capital continued to bake in the searing heat, the weatherman Monday held out hope of pre-monsoon showers over the next two days and the ... Read more...

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BCCI bans Sudhindra for life, Srivastava for 5 years (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Saturday came down hard on five domestic cricketers for bringing the game into disrepute, banning T. P. Sudhindra for life, Shalabh Srivastava ... Read more...

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More Indian women marrying before turning 25: Survey


June 26th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) An increasing number of women across India are keen to tie the knot before they turn 25, and states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat ... Read more...

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