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Chidambaram in Aizawl, to discuss Reang issue


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Wednesday for discussions on resuming the repatriation of 36,000 Reang refugees who have been staying for the past ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to scale up business with Iran (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions and pressure, India set to do more busines with Iran (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to step up ties with Tehran


February 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Unfazed by US sanctions and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, India is set to ramp up its ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to convince Reang refugees to return home


February 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Saturday visit Tripura's refugee camps, where over 36,000 tribal migrants from Mizoram have been staying for the past 15 ... Read more...

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Himachal people object to ministry team’s visit without notice


October 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) People facing displacement with the upcoming greenfield plant of cement maker Lafarge India in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district Thursday objected to the visit of the ministry ... Read more...

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Environment Ministry team inspects Lavasa


January 5th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lavasa, Jan 5 (ANI): Officials of the Ministry of Environment and Forests visited the Lavasa township project site in Maharashtra on Wednesday to ensure that the project follows environment norms.A team of ... Read more...

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India looking for more Cuban coaches


November 24th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) After the stupendous success of coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez in Indian boxing, the sports ministry is now looking to employ more Cuban coaches in other disciplines ... Read more...

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Environment panel calls for cancelling clearance to POSCO


November 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The environment ministry's Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) has recommended cancellation of the forest clearance given to South Korean steel major POSCO for its $12 billion project ... Read more...

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Students burn effigy of Meghalaya varsity vice-chancellor


November 4th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 4 (IANS) The protest against appointment of A.N. Rai as vice-chancellor of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) escalated Thursday with agitating students burning his effigy along with those of ... Read more...

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Indian team visits Poonch trade post to review infrastructure, security


October 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 29 (ANI): A Union Home Ministry team, led by Joint Secretary K Skandan, visited the Poonch trade facilitation centre on Thursday to review trade infrastructure facilities with ... Read more...

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POSCO project was cleared on flawed data, says research group


October 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An international research group Wednesday questioned the very need of the South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa, saying it was cleared by the ... Read more...

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West Bengal says it knew about Maoists gathering in Shilda


February 17th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday admitted that it had prior information about Maoists gathering in West Midnapore's Shilda area, where a daring attack by guerrillas left 24 paramilitary ... Read more...

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Home ministry team visits Maoist attack site in West Bengal


February 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shilda (West Bengal), Feb 17 (IANS) A two-member union home ministry team Wednesday visited the security force camp at Shilda in West Bengal, where an audacious attack by Maoist guerrillas Monday left ... Read more...

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Central team probes land grab charge against Vedanta


January 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) A central team is visiting a mining site in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills to probe the allegation against British mining major Vedanta that it had grabbed forest land, officials ... Read more...

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Central team suggests better technology use in West Bengal (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The union home ministry team, which was on a two-day visit to West Bengal on a fact-finding mission regarding political violence, Wednesday suggested the use of better technology ... Read more...

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Trinamool asks central team to visit troubled areas


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday urged a central home ministry team visiting West Bengal following political clashes to go to troubled areas for a first-hand idea of the "terror ... Read more...

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Central team meets West Bengal officials, Left Front protests (Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) A three-member union home ministry team, now in West Bengal on a fact-finding mission regarding recurring political clashes, Tuesday met top bureaucrats, police officers and ruling Left ... Read more...

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Visit of union home ministry team ‘politically motivated’: Left Front


December 1st, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Describing the union home ministry team's decision to tour some violence-prone zones in West Bengal as "politically motivated", the state's ruling Left Front Tuesday said the delegation should ... Read more...

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Central team meets West Bengal chief secretary


December 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) A three-member union home ministry team, now in West Bengal on a fact-finding mission on recurring political clashes, began a meeting with the state chief secretary Tuesday. The team, ... Read more...

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No state is completely free of clashes: West Bengal


December 1st, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Asserting that no state was free of clashes, the West Bengal government Monday said that it always took prompt action to defuse political violence, even as a central ... Read more...

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Central team’s visit to West Bengal was not required: Karat


November 30th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Monday said there was no need to send the central home ministry team to West Bengal to review the ... Read more...

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Central home ministry team in Kolkata to assess situation


November 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) A three-member central home ministry team, led by union Additional Secretary (home) D.R.S. Chowdhary, arrived here Monday on a two-day fact-finding mission to West Bengal in the wake ... Read more...

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Law and order in parts of West Bengal very bad: Congress


November 30th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Congress Monday said that the law and order situation in certain parts of West Bengal was "very bad" but refused to say if the party wanted ... Read more...

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Blast at arms depot in Russia kills eight


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (Ria Novosti) Eight servicemen were killed and two others were injured Monday in an explosion at an arms depot in the city of Ulyanovsk in Russia's Volga region, a ... Read more...

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Jaipur fire: Indian Oil faces negligence charge


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 3 (IANS) An executive of a private company has filed a complaint against Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) after a fire broke out at its oil depot here Oct 29 killing ... Read more...

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As political clashes break out, Trinamool seeks central hand


November 2nd, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Claiming collapse of law and order in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress Monday sought visit by a central home ministry team to the troubled areas of the ... Read more...

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NCW, ministry reject member’s report on Mangalore pub attack (Roundup)


February 6th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after issuing a show cause notice to National Commission for Women (NCW) member Nirmala Venkatesh for "dereliction of duty" over her report on the Mangalore ... Read more...

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Elements like pub attackers are ‘threat to national security’: Renuka


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury Tuesday said elements like those who attacked women in a Mangalore pub were "threat to national security".Chowdhury also lashed out ... Read more...

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Women and Child Development Ministry team sent to Mangalore for pub attack case


February 1st, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): The Women and Child Development Ministry on Sunday opted to send a two-member team to have an on-the-spot assessment of the incident. The Ministry on Sunday sent ... Read more...

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Mangalore pub attack victims stay away from ministry team (Lead)


February 1st, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A two-member team of the women and child development ministry Sunday met senior police officers in Mangalore over the Jan 24 attack on women in a pub. ... Read more...

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Home Ministry team visits Assam


November 19th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): A Central team led by the Secretary (Border Management) in the Ministry of Home Affairs Jarnail Singh visited Assam on November 17-18 . On November 17th, ... Read more...

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In overcrowded airport, Haj terminal remains unused for 10 months


November 2nd, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India's aviation regulator and the private developer in charge of modernising the international airport here seem to have washed their hands off a plan to make better ... Read more...

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Suspected botched vaccination claims four infants in Assam


October 22nd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) Four infants have died and at least eight have taken ill in western Assam in what appears to be a case of botched vaccination, parents and locals said ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil to visit violence-hit Bangalore today


October 14th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil will arrive here today to review the steps taken to control the violence, following a fresh attack on a church in Bangalore ... Read more...

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