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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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India offers to build IT, educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan


September 19th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Wednesday offered to build information technology (IT) and educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan to provide better education.The offer was made by India's Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks waiver for quick launch of Air Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The first meeting of the newly-constituted board of directors of Air Kerala will be held here Friday, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy while discussing the ... Read more...

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Pakistan delegation to visit India for hockey revival


August 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A two-member delegation of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will visit India next month to discuss the revival of bilateral series, official said Tuesday.Secretary of PHF ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar unhappy with bar on ‘A’ films on TV


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is disappointed with the censor board's decision to ban screening of adult films on television. He feels the producers will lose a ... Read more...

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Chavan asks PM for national fund for drought relief


August 25th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday to demand setting up of a national fund for mitigation of drought to ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

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Education loan is a right of every student: Chidambaram


August 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said an education loan is a right of every student and the officials with the public sector banks (PSBs) ... Read more...

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Three more tigers for Sariska


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) Spread over 866 sq km, the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan was once home to 15 tigers. Poaching reduced the number to zero till re-population began ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss additional CBMs for Kashmir


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday considered introducing additional confidence building measures (CBMs) across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, including pilgrimage, bank facilities ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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DMK calls meeting to discuss presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The DMK, which is part of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has called a meeting of its MPs and legislators July 17 to discuss ... Read more...

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Chidambaram expected to head EGoM on spectrum


July 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram could head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom which has been tasked to take crucial decisions on issues ... Read more...

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Sibal skips IIT meet (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday skipped the meeting of the IIT Council convened by him so that there was no "political interference" in ... Read more...

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Land bank, affordable housing scheme in Ghaziabad


June 26th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 26 (IANS) Land bank will be created for various residential and commercial projects here and its acquisition process will be streamlined, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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India seeks China’s support for SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India Wednesday sought China's support for membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), dominated by Beijing and Moscow, and underlined that it will bring many ... Read more...

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70,000 foreign office files declassified


June 5th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 4 (IANS) In an important step that should cheer academics and researchers, over 70,000 declassified files of the external affairs ministry dealing with sensitive issues like India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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SRK eyes stake in I-League champions Dempo (Evening Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan eyes a stake in India's I-League champions Dempo, the football club hopes that the association will take them ... Read more...

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Planning Commission to aid ministry for new airports


May 29th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry will work out modalities of developing new airports under public private partnership (PPP) in consultation with the Planning Commission.This was decided ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission to meet again Saturday on spectrum pricing


May 24th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Telecom Commission at its meeting Thursday could not decide on the sector regulator's recommendations on key issues such as pricing and refarming of spectrum. ... Read more...

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Punjab offers land to Yuvraj for sports academy


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday offered to allot 20 acres of land near Chandigarh to star cricketer Yuvraj Singh for setting up a world-class sports academy.Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Refugee repatriation from Tripura to Mizoram starts April 26: Chidambaram


April 5th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 5 (IANS) The long-awaited repatriation of 36,000 tribal refugees, who have been staying for the past 15 years in camps in Tripura after being displaced from their ... Read more...

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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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UP to promote IT sector


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday decided to give a fresh impetus to the IT sector and involve it in education, health, industry and governance.The move came ... Read more...

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Land for Ambedkar memorial soon


March 30th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The long-pending contentious issue of providing land for the proposed B.R. Ambedkar memorial here has moved forward with the central government agreeing to transfer a ... Read more...

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Himachal to get $200 mn green loan


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) The World Bank will give Himachal Pradesh a $200 million loan to enable it become the country's first carbon neutral state by 2020, Chief Minister Prem ... Read more...

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No tanker shortage to ship Iranian crude: MRPL


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) State-run Mangalore Refinery Petroleum Ltd (MRPL) is not facing shortage of oil tankers to ship crude from Iran for refining at its facility in Mangalore, a ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Liberal Indian visa a good thing, says daily


February 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A liberal visa policy is a welcome step for Pakistanis wanting to visit India as "the current process is incredibly Byzantine", a leading Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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Goa Congress-NCP poll alliance to be unveiled this week


January 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are likely to announce their alliance for the upcoming Goa assembly polls by the end of this ... Read more...

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Snapping diplomatic ties not in our interest: Rabbani (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Severing diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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‘Severing diplomatic ties can undermine Pakistan’s interests’


December 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Snapping diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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SEBI planning more grievance and arbitration centres


December 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to set up more investor grievance and arbitration centres to address investors' woes, a top ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial ties with others: Khar


December 16th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants to have cordial ties with other countries without compromising on its national interests, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Thursday Pakistan would ... Read more...

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Poll panel to use social media to attract young voters


November 25th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will soon use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to attract youth to take part in the ... Read more...

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