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Indian manned space flight delayed further


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 17 (IANS) India's first human space flight would be delayed further for want of requisite technologies and capabilities, a top space official admitted Monday."The launch programme of ... Read more...

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Verghese Kurien: rare visionary and astute manager (Tribute)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
The demise of Dr Verghese Kurien marks the end of an era. During this era, an import dependent milk deficit nation - where availability per capita per day was 117 gm ... Read more...

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UP sets 15-day deadline to clear files of investors


June 15th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday warned officials to clear within a fortnight applications pending under the Nivesh Mitra scheme, a web-based single-window clearance system to facilitate ... Read more...

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UP to pilot national single window for investors


June 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday agreed to be a pilot state in an eBiz (e-governance) project of the central government which aims at providing single-window clearance to prospective ... Read more...

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Tripura registers record rise in tax collection


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 2 (IANS) Tripura registered a record 38.24 percent increase in collection of taxes from different sources in the last 2011-12 fiscal against the national average of 24 percent, ... Read more...

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Corruption-scarred BJP government starts bribe-free services (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Corruption at the political level may never end in Karnataka where the scale of alleged graft in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has numbed ... Read more...

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Resources required to meet objectives: Railway minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday underlined that enormous resources would be required to meet the objectives of safety, development and modernisation of the Indian Railways."The Indian ... Read more...

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Panel suggests Rs.800,000 crore railways modernisation plan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A high-level panel on railway modernisation, headed by technocrat Sam Pitroda, Monday suggested a total funding of over Rs.800,000 crore for revamping the Indian Railways ... Read more...

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Passport officers’ meet to kick off Tuesday


November 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will Tuesday open a two-day conference of passport officers from all over the country that aims at streamlining the ... Read more...

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12 thousand courts to be computerised by March next year


September 5th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The union government has said it will computerise 12,000 courts in 2,100 complexes in India by March 31, 2012, under its e-Courts Mission Mode Project, ... Read more...

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1.33 lakh Anganwadi centres not functional: Tirath


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) More than one lakh Anganwadis, government-run child care centres that are an important tool in implementation of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), are ... Read more...

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Mamata for modernising court infrastructure


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday emphasised on the need to revamp the infrastructure in the courts for fast disposal of pending cases.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Himachal to have ‘holiday courts’ for employees


July 1st, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday announced setting up of 'holiday courts' by this year-end to help litigants employed either in government or semi-government offices to ... Read more...

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India to set up new agency to trace black money: Pranab


May 24th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India will soon set up a directorate of criminal investigation in its income tax department to deal with issues related to tax crimes and ... Read more...

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Tourism Ministers conference to kick off in Rishikesh tomorrow


April 20th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rishikesh, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai will on Thursday inaugurate the second 'Inter State Regional Conference of the Tourism Ministers of the North-Central States' for development and promotion ... Read more...

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Declining child sex ratio alarms social scientists


April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With the 2011 census showing a continuing decline in the country's child sex ratio, social activists across the country are alarmed at the trend underlining ... Read more...

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Anganwadi food rates to be linked to inflation


March 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government will revise the rates for the supplementary nutrition programme in aganwadis in tune with the high inflation, parliament was told Thursday.Replying to supplementary ... Read more...

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Aviation sector sees unprecedented growth: PM


February 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's civil aviation sector has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past and will soon have the potential to absorb investment ... Read more...

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Pendency of cases will be curtailed from fifteen to three years: Moily


January 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily has stressed the need for providing speedy justice to litigants, saying pendency of cases will be curtailed from fifteen to three ... Read more...

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1,011 cr Mission Mode Project on IVFoRT making good progress: Govt.


September 1st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram said here on Wednesday that the rupees 1,011 crore mission mode project on Immigration, Visa and Foreigners' Registration & Tracking (IVFoRT) continues to make ... Read more...

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Govt. plans interlinking of police stations


August 10th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): The Government has plans to inter-link all police stations and prisons in the country.Minister of State for Home Shri Ajay Maken in written reply to a question ... Read more...

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Finance minister hopes Inflation will moderate after monsoon


July 20th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday voiced concern about the high rate of inflation saying it is no longer confined to food items and hoped that it would ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee glad at 8.5 percent growth in current fiscal


July 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed his delight with 8.5 percent growth witnessed in the current fiscal year, as opposed to the 9.4 percent projected ... Read more...

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Apex committee on National E-Governance Plan to meet today


July 16th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The Apex Committee on National E-Governance Plan (NeGP), chaired by Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar, will meet here today to review all 27 Mission Mode Projects (MMPs) ... Read more...

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Pawar calls for task force to promote hybrid rice


July 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday called for a national task force to promote hybrid rice. "The proposed task force would finalise the strategies for hybrid rice promotion, with special ... Read more...

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Livelihood mission to strengthen self-help groups: Joshi


June 25th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A central government-sponsored self-employment scheme, now recast as the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), will strengthen self-help groups (SHGs) to bring the poor out of poverty and ... Read more...

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Self-employment scheme to become livelihood mission


June 25th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved the restructuring of a centrally-sponsored rural self-emeployment scheme as a National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) given past ... Read more...

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Medal Of Honor Beta Releasing On June 21


June 15th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lovers of the Medals of Honor franchisee have reasons to feel elated now. EA has announced that the Medal Of Honors players will get the ... Read more...

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Cabinet decides to computerise all state treasuries


June 10th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In a significant step aimed at enhancing the "efficiency and transparency of various state governments' financial administration", the union cabinet Thursday decided to computerise the treasuries ... Read more...

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Over 92,000 undertrial prisoners released across India


May 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Over 92,000 prisoners undergoing trial have been released till April and another 110,000 are expected to be freed by end of July under a programme to decongest ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves modernisation plan for immigration services


May 13th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved modernisation and upgradation of immigration services as one of the Mission Mode Projects to be undertaken by the Ministry ... Read more...

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Starting with Pakistan, India begins tuning online visa process


April 28th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Pakistani national could go to the website of India's Ministry of Home Affairs, fill the online visa form, click submit, show the relevant documents ... Read more...

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Mashelkar to head Goa 2050 Vision Council


March 26th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Thursday announced that the Centre for Science and Industrial Research's (CSIR) former chief Raghunath Mashelkar has been asked to prepare a vision document for ... Read more...

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Government sponsored scheme to aid e-governance in Panchayat bodies


February 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): The Centre is planning a government-sponsored scheme for e-governance in Panchayati Raj institutions.The Panchayati Raj Ministry would provide computers and other related hardware and software to each ... Read more...

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Indian project to track foreigners begins with Bangladesh


November 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's long-term project to track the movement of foreign nationals applying for its visas will kick off with Bangladeshi citizens.As part of the e-governance plan, ... Read more...

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