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India objects to cancellation of NAM meet on Palestine


August 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India Monday said it has strongly objected to the cancellation of a Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting on Palestine that was to be held at Ramallah ... Read more...

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Central, Delhi governments get notice on mobile phone towers


August 1st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to bar installation of ... Read more...

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Benefits to e-commerce platforms beyond Delhi, Mumbai


June 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) To boost overseas trade, the government is mulling extending to other areas the benefits that e-commerce platforms in Delhi and Mumbai get for delivering products outside ... Read more...

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UAE, Indian officials discuss ministerial meet


April 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials from the UAE and India met here Sunday to hammer out the agenda of the 10th joint ministerial committee meeting of the two countries.Representing ... Read more...

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Government concerned about diaspora’s safety in Gulf, West Asia: PM


January 8th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government is concerned about the safety and security of its diaspora living in areas like the Gulf and West Asia, Prime Minister Manmohn ... Read more...

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Maharashtra journalists protest attacks


December 15th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists took out a procession Thursday to the Maharashtra legislature here demanding protection from attacks on the media fraternity in the state.The journalists, sporting ... Read more...

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Will lead all party delegation to PM on Mullaperiyar: Chandy


December 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday announced that he would be leading an all-party delegation from the state to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to pitch ... Read more...

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Need mechanism to tackle misleading ads: Thomas


November 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Aiming to protect the interest of consumers, the government is seriously looking at complaints about misleading advertisements and debating how to tackle the issue, Consumer ... Read more...

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US accused of involvement in Syria violence: Arab League


November 8th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 7 (IANS) The Arab League announced Monday that it had received a message from Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, which accused the United States of involvement in the ... Read more...

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Syria releases 553 prisoners ahead of Eid


November 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 5 (IANS) The Syrian government released Saturday a total of 553 prisoners arrested during the seven-month-long unrest on the occasion of the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Adha, the state-run ... Read more...

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Rs.1 tr invested in Pakistan’s power sector


August 11th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Over Rs.1 trillion have been invested in Pakistan's power sector in the past three years, the federal cabinet was informed.A federal cabinet meeting Wednesday, chaired ... Read more...

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State-run ECIL made huge profit in CWG: CAG


August 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A government-run firm has come under sharp criticism of the top auditor for inflating budget estimates and making huge profits in providing security equipment for ... Read more...

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Vijayalakshmy Gupta takes over as Secretary (Defence Finance)


April 1st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): Vijayalakshmy K Gupta, an Indian Defense Accounts Service (IDAS) officer of 1974 batch, has taken over as Secretary (Defence Finance) following the retirement of Nita Kapoor.Gupta ... Read more...

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New defence finance secretary takes over


April 1st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Vijayalakshmy K. Gupta, a 1974 Indian Defence Accounts Service officer who last year formulated the country's 3G spectrum auction procedures, Friday took over as the ... Read more...

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Situation in Libya very grave: S.M. Krishna


February 26th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait, Feb 25 (IANS) Describing the situation in Libya as "very grave", External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said India was closely watching the developments in the region hit by ... Read more...

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Planning to evacuate Indians from troubled Libya: Krishna (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India is planning to evacuate its 18,000 nationals stranded in Libya, which has been hit by a political turmoil over anti-government protests seeking ouster of strongman Muammar ... Read more...

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Mobile phone radiation poses health risks: Government panel


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Next time you chat away for hours on your mobile phone, think about the grave health risks from the emitted radiation. It causes loss of memory, lack ... Read more...

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India, South Korea target doubling trade by 2014


January 20th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India and South Korea look to doubling their bilateral trade to $30 billion by 2014 as a comprehensive economic partnership agreement between the two countries liberalises tariff ... Read more...

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Gujjars end agitation, assured job quota (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The Gujjar community in Rajasthan late Wednesday called off their 17-day-old agitation for reservation in government jobs and said they had been assured five percent quota in government ... Read more...

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Gujjars end quota agitation (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The Gujjar community in Rajasthan late Wednesday called off their 17-day-old agitation for reservation in government jobs and said they had reached an agreement with the state government ... Read more...

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Gujjars reach agreement with Rajasthan government


January 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) An agreement has been reached during talks between the agitating Gujjar community and the Rajasthan government over the community's demand for five percent reservation in government jobs, ... Read more...

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Gujjars again talk to Rajasthan government


January 5th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) A 36-member Gujjar team began another round of talks Wednesday with the Rajasthan government even as the community continued to block rail tracks for the 17th day demanding ... Read more...

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Talks between Gujjars, Rajasthan government break down (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) The talks Monday between a motley delegation of the Gujjars and the Rajasthan government broke down, with the community leaders blaming the government for not accepting their three ... Read more...

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Talks between Gujjars, government to continue


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Talks are set to continue between the agitating Gujjar community and the Rajasthan government Monday after they remained inconclusive Sunday night even as the community's protests for five ... Read more...

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Talks between Rajasthan government, Gujjars on (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 2 (IANS) Talks were on here between the agitating Gujjars and a three-member ministerial committee of the Rajasthan government after the community members Sunday finally decided to send a 51-member ... Read more...

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Gujjars agree for talks, to send 51-member delegation


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 2 (IANS) After a gap of 13 days, the agitating Gujjars Sunday finally decided to send a 51-member delegation to hold talks with the Rajasthan government in Jaipur. The talks ... Read more...

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Government committed to reservation: Pilot tells Gujjars (Lead)


January 1st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 1 (IANS) Even as the proposed two-way talks to end the Gujjar agitation for job quota remained in limbo, the Gujjar community representatives in the Congress party met Saturday to ... Read more...

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Rajasthan urges Gujjars to hold talks


January 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 1 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Saturday requested the Gujjar community, agitating for five percent reservation in jobs, to send a delegation to hold further talks on their charter of demands ... Read more...

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Talks stalled as Gujjars seek leaders’ response (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Talks between the Gujjars and Rajasthan's ministerial committee Friday got caught in a new tangle as the agitators first sought feedback on their demands from the community ... Read more...

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Nirupama Rao launches MEA website, says ‘Web’ is a tool of great empowerment


December 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao expressing her pleasure at the launch of the re-designed website of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the brand new Public ... Read more...

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Pak chalks out strategy for Dr. Aafia’s repatriation from US prison


September 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 25 (ANI): The Pakistan government has reportedly chalked out a strategy, including legal and political efforts, for Dr Aafia Siddiqui's repatriation from a US prison.A federal court in Manhattan ... Read more...

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Lawyers attack Andhra High Court hall, tension coninues


September 16th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The situation in the Andhra Pradesh High Court premises remained tense Thursday as lawyers from Telangana continued their protest for the third day, attacking court halls and ... Read more...

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Plantation sector asks government to share social cost burden


September 14th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 14 (IANS) Planters of coffee, tea, spices and rubber of south India here Tuesday urged the government to share 50 percent of the cost of social ... Read more...

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Israel to expel children of illegal immigrants


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) Some 400 children of illegal immigrant workers face deportation under a new residency criteria approved by the Israeli cabinet Sunday, Xinhua reported. "The cabinet decided to allow most children ... Read more...

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Facebook containing sacrilegious material still accessible in Pakistan


July 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jul 27 (ANI): Pakistan's inter-ministerial committee is analysing all possible measures to block new links to the social networking site Facebook, which contains sacrilegious material. Information Technology Ministry sources pointed ... Read more...

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