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Karnataka seeks Rs.2,000 crore central aid for drought relief


July 17th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and sought Rs. 2,000 crore to tackle severe drought in the state."The ... Read more...

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Air India works on contingency plan as strike drags on (Second Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Air India Friday began working on a contingency plan to salvage its international operations as the agitation by pilots continued for the fourth day ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh meets PM, asks pilots to get back to work (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday said the agitating Air India pilots must return to work after which all their issues can be discussed.As ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to attend meet on internal security


April 9th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is likely to attend the chief ministers' conference on internal security in New Delhi April 16 in a marked ... Read more...

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Maldives president wants to meet Manmohan (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India has pledged support to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed who spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on telephone Wednesday and sought a meeting ... Read more...

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Maldives president wants to meet (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India has pledged support to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed who spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on telephone Wednesday and sought a meeting ... Read more...

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Cabinet meet begins, Lokpal not on agenda


December 18th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A meeting of the union cabinet began Sunday evening to approve the National Food Security Bill that seeks to provide rice at Rs.3, wheat ... Read more...

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PM to hold talks with Medvedev, Putin


December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Seeking to enhance bilateral cooperation in nuclear, energy, defence and economic spheres, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold a summit meeting with Russian President ... Read more...

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Cabinet likely to clear Food Security Bill


December 13th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The union cabinet, meeting Tuesday evening, is likely to approve the key Food Security Bill and the Judicial Accountability bill, official sources said.The meeting is ... Read more...

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Deploy forces to protect Mullaperiyar, Vaiko urges PM


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) With the rift between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the Mullaperiyar dam growing, MDMK leader Vaiko Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged ... Read more...

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PM will decide petrol price issue: Pranab


November 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will decide on the issue of petrol prices after discussing the matter Tuesday with MPs of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) partner ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh heads for Cannes Wednesday for G20 Summit


November 1st, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads for Cannes in the French Riviera Wednesday for the 6th G20 Summit where the focus of the leaders is ... Read more...

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PM to Kudankulam team: panel will address concerns


October 7th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday told a multi-party delegation from Tamil Nadu that a high-level committee would address their concerns on safety of the ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam nuclear project team to meet PM


October 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) A 10-member anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) team is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to press its demand for scrapping the project."We ... Read more...

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On 22nd day, no end in sight to Telangana strike


October 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) With the centre not giving any assurance on carving a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, the indefinite 'people's strike' in the region ... Read more...

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No promise from PM, Telangana agitation to intensify: TRS


October 4th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 3 (IANS) After failing to get any assurance from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a separate Telangana state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhar Rao ... Read more...

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PM promises Lokpal bill in monsoon session (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday affirmed his government's commitment to the Lokpal bill to provide for a strong institutional arrangement to tackle "corruption in ... Read more...

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PM firm on n-energy, directs safety upgrades at n-facilities (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Japan's nuclear plant leak in March, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday signalled India's resolve to scale up atomic energy production ... Read more...

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PM directs safety upgrades at all nuclear facilities (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday reviewed India's disaster preparedness and directed government agencies to upgrade safety measures at all nuclear installations in the backdrop ... Read more...

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Safety, livelihood of locals, focus of meeting on Jaitapur n-project


April 26th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Addressing growing concerns on nuclear safety was the focus as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh convened a high-level meeting Tuesday to review the current status ... Read more...

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Rising trade deficit with China a matter of concern: Anand Sharma


April 13th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 13 (ANI): Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, who is part of a high level delegation that is accompanying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the BRICS summit being held in China, ... Read more...

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Cricket invite shows Pak, India can play as well as talk on important issues: Gilani


March 29th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Taking the Pakistan cabinet into confidence over his visit to India to watch the Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash on the invitation of his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa-led delegation meets PM, demands special status for Hyderabad-Karnataka


March 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): An all-party delegation from Karnataka led by Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Monday to demand special status ... Read more...

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Congress’ committee to discuss seat sharing: Karunanidhi (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Congress party will set up a committee to discuss sharing of seats for the ensuing assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, DMK president and Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets Prime Minister, discusses fishermen killings


January 31st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Monday and is understood to have raised the issue of Indian ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to discuss seat-sharing with PM, Sonia


January 31st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi to discuss seat-sharing ... Read more...

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PMK to join DMK-Congress combine for Tamil Nadu polls


January 30th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Bracing up for a tough electoral battle in the coming Tamil Nadu assembly polls, the DMK Sunday said it was successful in wooing the PMK into ... Read more...

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CCS fails to take decision on Kashmir situation, calls for all party meet


September 13th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.13 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today could not take any decision on Kashmir situation or withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some parts ... Read more...

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Peter Morgan Alleges Tony Blair Of Lifting His Own Lines


September 10th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre case, Peter Morgan has accused Tony Blair of lifting lines from his film in his memoir 'A Journey'. The film from which the ... Read more...

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Developmental funds to be routed through panchayats


September 8th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) The central government is planning to route developmental funds through panchayats in order to wean people away from Maoism and prevent youth from joining the rebels, Minister ... Read more...

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Pak facing worst ever natural disaster: Gilani


August 25th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.25 (ANI): With one-fifth part of the country inundated and nearly 20 million people affected, Pakistan is facing its worst natural calamity, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.During a ... Read more...

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PM chairing meeting on CWG (Lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday met Sports Minister M.S. Gill, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and other ministers to discuss ways to control the damage ... Read more...

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World’s Oldest Tweeter Dies at the Age of 104


July 29th, 2010 - 4:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a truly sad day for Tweeter all over the world, as the oldest person to use Twitter died today at the age of 104 years. Ivy ... Read more...

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Chavan meets PM over Belgaum dispute (Lead, superseding previous story)


July 14th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and handed over a memorandum asking him to urgently intervene in the state's border row ... Read more...

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PM meets chief minister of Maoist affected states


July 14th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday met the chief ministers of Maoist affected states to review government policy and discuss strategy to counter one of the greatest ... Read more...

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