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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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Villagers stage demonstration seeking bauxite for Vedanta plant


September 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of people Tuesday staged a demonstration in Odisha, seeking allocation of bauxite for the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the state which ... Read more...

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Iraqi court sentences fugitive vice president to death


September 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq Al Hashimi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges, official television reported."The Central ... Read more...

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Scrap training of Sri Lankan army, demand DMK MPs


September 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A group of MPs of the DMK, a key UPA constituent, Tuesday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony and demanded a halt to the training ... Read more...

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Presence of CPI-M politburo member at church altar kicks up row


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) A section of the laity at the St. George Orthodox Syrian Cathedral in the capital city are up in arms following what they term "a ... Read more...

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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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Six hungry orphan siblings of UP seek death


August 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Six orphan siblings Thursday submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate of Kannauj, 125 km from here, seeking permission to kill themselves as they had no ... Read more...

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Sack Chidambaram, says Agnivesh


August 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Activist Swami Agnivesh Thursday demanded the removal of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who was earlier the home minister, over the alleged killing of 19 ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... Read more...

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Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA


August 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) The central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland ... Read more...

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Journalist delegation meets Maharashtra governor


July 26th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Senior journalists Thursday met Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and asked him to intervene in an incident in which a Karnataka legislative assembly committee held an editor ... Read more...

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Not under any pressure, asserts Chavan


July 26th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party stand-off was resolved, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday dismissed contentions that he was under pressure from his own ... Read more...

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Noida village bans tobacco sale, use


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 22 (IANS) In a first of its kind, a village council in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday decided to ban sale of tobacco products in the village and ... Read more...

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Nigeria approves $1.5 bn for railway project


July 19th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 19 (IANS) The Nigerian government has approved $1.5 billion for a railway network modernisation project.The southwestern Lagos-Ibadan double track railway line modernization is one of the west African ... Read more...

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Congress complains to Bengal governor about law and order


July 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (I ANS) In a snub towards alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Congress leaders in West Bengal Monday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan expressing concern over the alleged ... Read more...

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Protest in Gurgaon against Kashmir interlocutors’ report


July 9th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Members of several social and religious organisations staged a joint demonstration under the banner of the "Jammu-Kashmir Sangharsh Samiti" here Monday to protest against the report ... Read more...

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Will meet PM, Sonia, Rahul, says Sarabjit’s sister


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who is on the death row in Pakistan, will be making a trip to Delhi soon to meet Prime ... Read more...

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Missing engineer’s wife questions Nitish Kumar’s silence


June 26th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The wife of Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood, who has been missing since he was allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India, Tuesday questioned the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court no to stay Andhra court sub-quota order (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday turned down the central government's plea to suspend the operation of the Andhra Pradesh High Court verdict quashing 4.5 percent ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges PM to raise kerosene quota


June 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to cooperate in mitigating the suffering of the poor and said the meagre ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to suspend order on minority sub-quota (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend for now the Andhra Pradesh High Court's verdict quashing 4.5 percent sub-quota for the minorities within 27 percent ... Read more...

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Apex Court refuses to suspend order on minority sub-quota


June 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend for now the Andhra Pradesh High Court's verdict quashing 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities within 27 percent ... Read more...

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Government to cut its expenditure, launch austerity drive


June 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Facing a slow-down in the economy, the government has launched an austerity drive to reduce expenditure, banned new posts and meetings in five-star ... Read more...

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Government to move SC against quota decision


May 29th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said it will move the Supreme Court against the decision of the Andhra Pradesh High Court quashing the 4.5 percent sub-quota ... Read more...

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Press Enclave Road gets its name back


May 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The road leading to Press Enclave in south Delhi has got its original name -- Press Enclave Road -- back, thanks to Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Journalists protest road renaming


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Journalists in south Delhi's Saket area are upset that the road linking their colony has been changed from Press Enclave Marg to Pt. Trilok Chand ... Read more...

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Serbia to have world’s largest solar park


May 9th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 9 (IANS) The Serbian government has signed a memorandum to build the world's largest solar park in the southeast European nation at an estimated cost of two billion ... Read more...

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Government should implement reservation for disabled: MP


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarun Vijay Wednesday demanded that the government fully implement reservation provisions for the disabled and apprise parliament about the ... Read more...

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Aditya Thackeray cuts political teeth


April 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Taking his first major political step, Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray Thursday demanded the resignation of beleaguered Mumbai University vice chancellor Rajan Welukar.Aditya, grandson of Shiv ... Read more...

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Razing of Hindu centre in Russia angers Goa


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) The impending demolition of Russia's biggest Vedic cultural centre in St Petersburg has triggered an angry reaction in Goa.The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has petitioned the ... Read more...

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Don’t thrust NCTC on states: Jayalalithaa


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to trust the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on unwilling states.She also ... Read more...

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Left walks out over newspaper ban, to meet Bengal governor


March 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The opposition Left Front staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly for the third consecutive day Thursday after its adjournment motion on the newspaper ban ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly disallows discussion on Pakistan panel visit


March 19th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislative assembly speaker Monday did not allow a discussion on the visit by a Pakistan judicial commission to Mumbai in connection with the investigations ... Read more...

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CBI inquiry demanded in Arya orphanage case


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Representatives from 26 NGOs and families of victims in the Arya Orphanage case marched to parliament Monday to protest against the continued child abuse ... Read more...

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Worrying times for striking Bengal babus (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, which had earlier warned its employees of break in service if they did not report for duty on the ... Read more...

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