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Hundreds of thousands vote in UP (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands voted Saturday in 60 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the seventh and final phase of polling to pick a 403-seat assembly in ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats get lesson on unique identification drive


October 20th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's mammoth exercise to issue a unique identification (UID) number to each of its 1.2 billion population has attracted the attention of many nations, ... Read more...

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Technologically, Congress office is most primitive: book


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The party may have helped herald an IT revolution in India. But technologically, the Congress headquarters in the capital is the most primitive among ... Read more...

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Counting India’s poor begins Wednesday


June 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A nationwide census to identify Indians living below the poverty line (BPL) and help determine those eligible for social welfare schemes meant for the poor ... Read more...

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Count of India’s poor begins Wednesday from Tripura (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A nationwide census begins with Tripura Wednesday to identify Indians living below the poverty line (BPL) and help determine those eligible for social welfare schemes ... Read more...

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How to get your own unique identity number


May 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) With a mammoth exercise on to issue an Aadhar number to each of India's 1.2 billion citizens and interested residents, IANS tracks the process involved ... Read more...

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India’s population rises to 1.20 billion, growth rate declines (Second Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The population of India has touched 1.20 billion, an increase of over 181 million in the last decade, but the growth rate has actually gone ... Read more...

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India begins 1.2 billion population headcount (Roundup)


February 9th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Some 2.7 million officials fanned out across the country Wednesday to begin the mammoth exercise of headcounting India's estimated 120 crore (1.2 billion) people, with President ... Read more...

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Chidambaram unveils mascot of Census enumerator


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram unveiled the mascot of Census enumerator here on Wednesday.The enumeration process for Census 2011 begins on February 9 and would continue till February ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar polls end with 53 percent voting (Evening Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) More than five million people voted Thursday in 48 constituencies of Bihar in the third of six-phase elections to pick a new 243-member assembly, the ... Read more...

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Top French honour for Mushirul Hasan


July 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Eminent historian Mushirul Hasan, director general of National Archives of India, will be conferred the top French honour, Order of Palmes Académiques, here Wednesday for his contribution ... Read more...

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Maoists preventing census operation in Chhattisgarh


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), May 2 (ANI): Suspected Maoists are disrupting the first phase of India's 2011 census operation that commenced in various districts of Chhattisgarh.District Magistrate of Bijapur R Prasanna said the census ... Read more...

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Census to begin in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh Saturday


April 30th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The first phase of the Census 2011 will begin in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh Saturday along with five other states of Haryana, Delhi, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra, a home ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi enumerated for the Population Census 2011


April 10th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi was enumerated for the Population Census 2011 exercise, here on Saturday morning.The 2011 Census is the fifteenth census in the country and ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to showcase ‘Vayu Shakti-2010′ at Pokhran today


February 28th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Pokhran (Rajasthan), Feb 28 (ANI): The Indian Air Force will display its full combat power capability when 'Vayu Shakti-2010', its biggest firepower demonstration is unleashed at the Pokhran firing ranges this evening.The ... Read more...

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IAF conducts dress rehearsal ahead of ‘Vayu Shakti-2010′


February 25th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Pokhran (Rajasthan), Feb 25(ANI): The Indian Air Force has conducted dress rehearsal and displayed mammoth firepower demonstration (FPD) ahead of the 'Vayu Shakti-2010' at the Chandan Air-to-Air Range at Pokhran in Rajasthan.Speaking ... Read more...

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70 aircraft to feature at air force’s firepower demonstration Sunday


February 22nd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) It's an exercise that has been rarely attempted anywhere in the world but come Sunday, some 70 aircraft will be seen in action as the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to showcase ‘Vayu Shakti-2010′ at Pokhran


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The Indian Air Force in a first ever display of its precision strike capability by night, will conduct a mammoth fire power demonstration (FPD), codenamed 'Vayu Shakti-2010' ... Read more...

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India vote count begins (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Millions of votes polled in the staggered Lok Sabha elections began to be counted across the country Saturday morning, with most results expected by midday. The mammoth exercise ... Read more...

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Arrangements for vote count (Fact sheet)


May 15th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) All eyes are on Saturday's vote count. A glance at the arrangements the Election Commission has made for the mammoth exercise across the country: * Total counting centres: ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for Chhattisgarh’s 11 seats


April 14th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 14 (IANS) Campaigning for Chhattisgarh's parliamentary elections drew to a close Tuesday with polling officials getting ready to conduct the mammoth exercise that will stretch over 20,967 polling booths ... Read more...

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India votes from April 16 to May 13 (Lead)


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India, the world's largest democracy with 714 million voters, will pick a new government over five phases between April 16 and May 13, and the votes will ... Read more...

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Work begins on 2011 Census


April 24th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Home Minister Shivraj Patil Thursday kicked off the process for conducting India's next official census, the largest administrative exercise in the world involving a billion-plus people. Launching ... Read more...

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