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FIRs against five companies allocated coal blocks (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks, an official said. The agency also conducted searches ... Read more...

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BJP is maligning me: Subodh Kant Sahay


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was maligning him over the coal blocks allocation."The BJP is ... Read more...

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CAG sensationalising coal block issue: Digvijay Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was exaggerating and sensationalising the issue of coal block allocation, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Friday."The ... Read more...

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Advani accuses prime minister of attacking CAG


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Monday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of attacking CAG in his statement on coal blocks allocation in the two houses of ... Read more...

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Let PM speak on coal allocation, government tells BJP


August 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will make a statement on coal block allocation in the two houses of parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs ... Read more...

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Coal scam: parliament again adjourned


August 24th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the fourth consecutive day Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up its demand for Prime ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller ... Read more...

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It’s a BJP strategy to avoid discussion: Bansal


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister P.K. Bansal said Thursday the opposition is deliberately stalling parliament as part of its strategy to avoid a discussion on the ... Read more...

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Furore in Lok Sabha over coal scam


August 21st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon Tuesday as the opposition noisily demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller ... Read more...

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Opposition slams Narayanasamy on CAG mandate comment


August 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after union minister V. Narayanasamy said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was not following its mandate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Coal block allocations made by best screening committee: Jaiswal


August 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The union government Friday refused to agree wholly with the official auditor's report on coal block allocations and defended its screening committee as the best ... Read more...

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CAG not following its mandate, says minister (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday that the official auditor's report ... Read more...

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Government accuses CAG of not following mandate


August 17th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday, adding that the official auditor's report on ... Read more...

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Process of awarding coal blocks caused $37 bn loss: Auditor


August 17th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The lack of transparency in the allocation of coal blocks to private players resulted in a loss of a whopping Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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NDMA chief to attend global disaster meet


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy is leading an Indian delegation to the world ministerial conference on disaster reduction being held ... Read more...

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DDA ordered to pay Rs.3,000 damages to RTI applicant


May 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand out a compensation of Rs.3000 to an RTI applicant for providing ... Read more...

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Japan’s April trade deficit expands


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 23 (IANS) Japan's trade deficit in April hit 520 billion yen (about $6.5 billion) amid expanding demand for oil and gas imports, a government report said Wednesday.The value ... Read more...

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SBI annual net profit surges nearly 42 percent (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) India's biggest lender, the State Bank of India (SBI), Friday reported a 41.66 percent rise in net profit year-on-year to Rs.11,707 crore in 2011-12 fiscal ... Read more...

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Japan’s fiscal-year current account surplus falls


May 10th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 10 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus in fiscal 2011 ending in March plunged 52.6 percent on year to mark the sharpest fall since comparable data was collected in ... Read more...

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Japan records biggest fiscal year trade deficit (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
oTokyo, April 19 (IANS) Japan's trade deficit in the past fiscal year ending in March stood at 4.41 trillion yen (about 54 billion), marking the worst ever reading for the ... Read more...

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Japan to reopen three towns near Fukushima plant


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Around 16,000 people who were evacuated last year after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan will return to their homes Sunday when three ... Read more...

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Clinton regrets Afghan shooting incident


March 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has expressed "deep regret" over the shooting incident in Afghanistan in which a US soldier killed 16 Afghan civilians, ... Read more...

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French killings arrest denied (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) French Interior Minister Claude Gueant Wednesday denied that a suspect involved in the shooting deaths of several people has been arrested, Xinhua reported.The attacker allegedly shot ... Read more...

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Five held for CPI-M leaders’ killing remanded to custody (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Five people arrested in West Bengal for the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders last month were sent to five days' CID ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu will be informed about Lankan visits: PM


March 17th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state government would be informed in advance about the visits of ... Read more...

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UAE, Germany to collaborate on security


March 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany have signed a joint declaration of intent to strengthen cooperation between their police forces, it was announced ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Nigeria church blast


March 12th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 11 (IANS) At least seven people died in a bomb blast that rocked a church in the northern Nigerian city of Jos, police said Sunday.Suicide bombers Sunday attacked ... Read more...

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Gay propaganda banned in Russian city


March 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko Sunday signed off a law penalising propagating homosexuality among minors.The law, passed in the third and final reading by the ... Read more...

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US vows full accountability in Afghan shooting (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 11th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Anyone found responsible for the killing of over a dozen civilians in Afghanistan would be punished, said General John Allen, commander of the US and ... Read more...

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Railway employee commits suicide


March 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old railway employee committed suicide by hanging himself at his east Delhi residence, police said Sunday.Sachin Kumar Walia was found hanging from a ... Read more...

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Woman arrested for torturing six-year-old son


March 11th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) A woman was arrested Sunday for detaining and torturing her six-year-old son at their north Kolkata residence, police said.Rishibrata, who was tortured both physically and mentally ... Read more...

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Man shoots son dead over serving mutton (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 11 (IANS) A man was arrested Sunday for shooting his son dead after an argument on serving him mutton before other members of the family in a village ... Read more...

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Iran to build power plant in Syria


March 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 11 (IANS) Iran has inked an agreement with Syria to construct a 470-MW thermal power plant, IRNA news agency reported Sunday.The plant will be built in Swaida city ... Read more...

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British Muslim women don’t mind being second wives


March 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Muslim career women in Britain are opting for polygamous relationships on not being able to find suitable men. They are not hesitating to be a second ... Read more...

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Kolkata cop succumbs to injuries


March 11th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) A Kolkata Police constable hurt during a clash over a property dispute in North 24 Parganas district March 8 succumbed to his injuries Sunday, police said.Ashim ... Read more...

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