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Journalists should refresh knowledge: Speaker


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday asked journalists to keep refreshing their knowledge to better disseminate facts including on parliamentary processes to the public.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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NDA allocated coal block arbitrarily, says Sibal


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said here Wednesday that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government had arbitrarily allocated coal blocks during 1998-2003."There were no investigations ... Read more...

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Raghuram Rajan takes over as Chief Economic Advisor


August 29th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Raghuram G Rajan, former IMF chief economist, took charge as chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry Wednesday."I am glad to be here," ... Read more...

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Trinamool ready for polls but wants UPA to complete term: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Asserting that her party was prepared for mid-term polls anytime, Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday, however, said that she ... Read more...

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TDP legislators continue protest over power shortage


August 28th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Legislators of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the main opposition party in Andhra Pradesh assembly, Tuesday continued their protest against the shortage of electricity.The legislators, who ... Read more...

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Panel formed to protest VAT in Maharashtra


August 27th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Harried property buyers in Maharashtra have formed an action committee to protest against the proposed collection of VAT arrears by the state government for all kinds ... Read more...

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India-China agree to have 5-year economic cooperation plan


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India and China have agreed to a five-year plan on economic cooperation as well as setting up a joint working group (JWG) to go into ... Read more...

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PM may address nation Monday on coal scam: Congress


August 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Congress Saturday expressed hope that the BJP will allow parliament to function Monday and indicated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may address the ... Read more...

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Rs.1.85 lakh crore coal blocks loss is flawed, says minister


August 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar Saturday said that the CAG's calculation of Rs.1.85 lakh crore loss over allocation of coal blocks to ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister in Assam, urges people to return (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashoka Saturday assured people of the northeastern states of their security in Bangalore and other cities and requested them to return ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs moot new CBMs; discuss Assam, SMSs (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Friday recommended a clutch of radical confidence-building measures, including ... Read more...

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Hope to auction coal blocks by year-end, says Jaiswal


August 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Coal Minister Sripraksh Jaiswal said Friday the process of auctioning coal blocks could start before the end of the year."We are taking every step ... Read more...

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Chidambaram can’t escape political onus of 2G decisions: BJP (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The BJP said Friday that Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was party to all the decisions on spectrum pricing as finance minister in 2008 and ... Read more...

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SBI expects another Rs.40 billion capital infusion


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) Thursday said its meeting with the central government on capital infusion could take place this week and that it ... Read more...

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PM should answer why coal blocks were not auctioned: Yechury


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Thursday that the CAG report showed that "crony capitalism of the worst order" was being ... Read more...

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Punctual Big B says ’sorry’ for coming late


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few stars who is always punctual but he got late for a "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) event Wednesday and ... Read more...

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Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray, attacks police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray shortly after the latter's rally at Azad Maidan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding Bangladeshi infiltrators responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray


August 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding infiltrating Bangladeshis responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Mamata-Antony meeting on important Bengal projects


August 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony had an 80-minute meeting Saturday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on issues like Ganges riverfront beautification, a metro project ... Read more...

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Violent protests in UP against Assam-Myanmar violence


August 17th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violence broke out in the Uttar Pradesh capital city Friday as hundreds of irate Muslims, protesting violence against the community in Assam and Myanmar, took to ... Read more...

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Lalu defends PM on CAG report


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, ... Read more...

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Nurses refuse to come down from Kerala hospital terrace


August 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 16 (IANS) The three nurses, who threatened to make a suicidal jump from the terrace of a Kerala hospital Wednesday if their demand of permanent employment is not ... Read more...

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Three striking nurses threaten suicide in Kerala


August 15th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 15 (IANS) As the country celebrated Independence Day, three nurses on strike Wednesday threatened to commit suicide by jumping off their hospital's terrace.The three nurses readied to make ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history


August 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mumbai protests against Myanmar killings (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 50, including 41 policemen, injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mumbai protest against Myanmar violence (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 40 injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the ... Read more...

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Kashmir Sikhs allege discrimination


August 11th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Sikhs in the Kashmir valley Saturday alleged that they are being neglected by both the central and the state governments.Jagmohan Singh Raina, chairman of all parties ... Read more...

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Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

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Central Bank plans JV or subsidiary to enter Mozambique


August 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) State-run Central Bank of India is planning to form a joint venture with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) or set up a wholly-owned subsidiary to enter ... Read more...

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Guard confesses to murdering Mumbai lawyer, act premediated: Police (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The watchman of an apartment block in central Mumbai has confessed to murdering 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha by slitting her throat because she had rebuked him, ... Read more...

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