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(HOLD) Kamat was aware of illegal mining: Shah commission


September 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and two key bureaucrats have been indicted by the Justice M.B. Shah Commission, which has established a Rs.35,000 crore iron ... Read more...

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Congress seeks apology from Vijay Goel


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Congress Thursday demanded an apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel for calling Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit a "cheat" and ... Read more...

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BSP has cheated Dalits: BJP


February 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 19 (IANS) Accusing the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of cheating the Dalits in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said that the ruling party had ... Read more...

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Jharkhand, railways sign MOU


February 15th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and railway ministry Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for six railway projects in the state.A press statement said: "For the ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife attempted suicide over corruption charges


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has confessed in her memoirs about an attempt to commit suicide when she knew she would ... Read more...

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Kenya concerned over rising breast cancer cases


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government Thursday expressed concern over the rising cases of breast cancer in the country, saying one out of nine women is affected.Health Minister Beth ... Read more...

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189 requests for prosecution pending: minister


December 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The government said Wednesday that 189 requests for sanction for prosecution of corrupt officials are pending with central ministers and departments as well as states.The ... Read more...

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For peace in parliament, FDI policy ’suspended’ for now


December 7th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The deadlock in parliament over the government's decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail ended Wednesday after an all-party meeting passed a ... Read more...

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PDP influencing eye-witnesses: Omar


October 8th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The political storm over the mysterious death of a National Conference worker continued to rock Jammu and Kashmir Friday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denying ... Read more...

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Badal wants conspiracy behind SGPC poll muddle probed


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday sought unearthing of the "conspiracy" to mislead the Punjab and Haryana High Court on the voting rights of Sehajdhari ... Read more...

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Goa Police tried to kill me: Israeli drug dealer


August 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 26 (IANS) An Israeli drug dealer, allegedly linked to the Goa home minster's son, Friday said he suspected that the police was trying to kill him. Yaniv Benaim ... Read more...

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Ways to bypass parliamentary procedures: Prashant Bhushan


August 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) With an all-party meeting rejecting the bypassing of parliamentary procedures for holding discussions on the Lokpal Bill, Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Friday said ... Read more...

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90 suspects detained for Karachi violence


August 25th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS/AKI) Pakistan Interior Minster Rehman Malik Thursday said law enforcing agencies have conducted 48 raids in different areas of the port city of Karachi and apprehended 90 ... Read more...

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India faced 6.6 pc power shortage in Q1: Shinde


August 5th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The country faced 6.6 percent deficit in power supply during the first quarter of the current fiscal, Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said Friday."From ... Read more...

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DMK silent on Raja’s arguments


July 25th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) The DMK Monday maintained a stoic silence over the statement to court by party leader and former communications minister A. Raja that Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Raja drags PM, Chidambaram into 2G scam (Intro Roundup)


July 25th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja Monday sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into the 2G spectrum case, prompting the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Himachal varsity in National Knowledge Network: Pilot


July 24th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) would be soon connected with the National Knowledge Network, Union Minster of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot said ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister’s kin arrested


July 7th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 6 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy, said to be the relative of a Uttar Pradesh minister, was arrested for allegedly murdering a Greater Noida based property dealer, police ... Read more...

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Art of Living to mark 30 years in Berlin


June 21st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) The Art of Living will celebrate its 30th anniversary in Berlin with a 'World Culture Festival' July 2-3 where more than 70,000 people from 151 ... Read more...

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Kashmiris will get freedom, says Pakistan


June 18th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) The "sacrifices" of Kashmiris will not go in vain, a Pakistani minister said, adding that their struggle for freedom in India cannot be suppressed.Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Cancer victim writes to PM for ban on tobacco products


June 1st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 35-year-old cancer victim has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pleading with him to impose a ban on tobacco products such as gutka ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s Rs.42,000-crore annual plan approved


May 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Maharashtra's Rs.42,000 crore annual plan - an increase of over Rs.4,084 crore over last year's Rs.37,916 crore - for 2011-12 has been approved by the central ... Read more...

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Delhi cooperative societies allowed to allot flats


May 17th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday allowed the allotment of flats by 64 co-operative societies, some of which had come under the scanner of the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Red light of 34 years turns green in Bengal, tweets Tharoor


May 13th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress MP and former minster Shashi Tharoor Friday described the end of the Left Front rule in West Bengal as a traffic light that ... Read more...

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Cluster bus service launched in Delhi


May 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Designed on the public transport system of Paris, the much awaited cluster bus service was launched by Delhi Chief Minster Shiela Dikshit here Thursday.Under the ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh questions Orissa’s intention on Posco


May 1st, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday questioned the Orissa's government intention on the proposed steel project by South Korean steel major Posco, saying it has not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Morocco to share expertise in consumer protection


April 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): India may provide expertise and best practices for effective implementation of consumer protection measures to Morocco for its recently enacted act.This was conveyed by Minister of ... Read more...

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PPP not to unveil Benazir Bhutto assassination report


April 4th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that the Benazir Bhutto assassination investigation report will not be made public.PPP General Secretary Badr said that the party's Central Executive ... Read more...

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Man held for plotting attack on Pakistan parliament


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) A suspected terrorist has been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on the Pakistan parliament during a speech by President Asif Ali Zardari, a media report ... Read more...

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Meghalaya follows Bihar to declare assets


March 16th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Mar 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Wednesday said the government was working on a policy to make it mandatory for politicians, bureaucrats and government servants to declare their assets ... Read more...

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CBI questions Raja’s brother in 2G scam case


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned Kalia Perumal, the brother of arrested former Telecom Minster A Raja in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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ED questions Raja’s brother in 2G scam case


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned Kalia Perumal, the brother of arrested former Telecom Minster A Raja for over three hours in connection with its probe ... Read more...

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Krishna reads Portuguese minister’s speech at UN, ministry downplays gaffe (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) In a public gaffe, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna inadvertently read out the speech of his Portuguese counterpart at a UN Security Council meeting here, ... Read more...

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Krishna reads Portuguese minister’s speech at UN


February 12th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) In a public gaffe, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna inadvertently read out the speech of his Portuguese counterpart at a UN Security Council meeting here, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Significant progress made for coastal security of the country since 26/11: Chidambaram


October 27th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the steps undertaken to strengthen the coastal security of the country since the Mumbai terror attacks."Significant ... Read more...

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