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BJP emissary in Bangalore to sort out portfolio issue


August 31st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers ... Read more...

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Beijing to ban avoiding ‘unlucky’ numbers


August 20th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) The Chinese capital will prohibit people from avoiding so-called "unlucky" numbers, that include four, 13 and 14, in the registration of addresses.The move targets Chinese numerology ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis persists, scene shifts to Delhi (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The crisis in the Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party unit, triggered by Friday's resignation of nine ministers seeking removal of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... Read more...

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Hyderabad court summons Tamil Nadu governor in land case


June 18th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a city court Monday issued summons to him in a case relating to de-notification of a government ... Read more...

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Beijing theatres get subsidy to attract audience


April 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Beijing's municipal administration has decided to subsidize large and medium-sized theatres, encouraging them to offer more low-price tickets to audiences.From Monday till December, 15 theatres with ... Read more...

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New crisis hits Karnataka’s faction-ridden ruling BJP


March 18th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The faction-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Sunday faced fresh crises with a minister calling for the assembly's dissolution, saying people were fed ... Read more...

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CBI seeks custody of two officials in Jagan’s assets case


February 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday sought custody of two bureaucrats in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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Telangana employees gearing up for indefinite strike


August 7th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana region are set to protest from Monday in the run up to the indefinite strike from Aug 17, even as the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to check corruption in welfare schemes


August 4th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to use biometric based identification for beneficiaries to prevent leakages and corruption in welfare schemes.Presenting the AIADMK government's first budget ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet clears bill to split MCD


June 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Tuesday cleared a bill envisaging splitting the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said."The ... Read more...

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Sangma allocates portfolios to ministers


June 8th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 8 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some of his ministers a day after the inducting three new ministers.Sangma has retained some ... Read more...

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Delhi civic agency to be split into three (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units while retaining the number of wards at ... Read more...

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Delhi’s civic corporation to be split into three (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units while retaining the number of wards at ... Read more...

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Top officials transferred in Tamil Nadu


May 17th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) On its first day in office, Tamil Nadu's J. Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK government Monday transferred nine top bureaucrats and two police officers.The government appointed Debendranath Sarangi as ... Read more...

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Confiscate retired officer’s property: Court


March 7th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) A special court in Orissa Monday ordered confiscation of the properties of a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in a 10-year-old graft case, an official ... Read more...

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Building evacuated after bomb threat in eastern Ukraine


January 20th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MAKEYEVKA, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- A government building on Thursday was evacuated following a bomb threat in eastern Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported.A municipal administration facility was targeted by a group of unidentified ... Read more...

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China mine safety official gets life for bribe


November 18th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) A coal mine safety official in China was Wednesday sentenced to life in prison for taking nine million yuan ($1.35 million) in bribes, a media report said.The Intermediate ... Read more...

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Karnataka crisis: Yeddyurappa sacks two more ministers


October 7th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Oct 7 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday dropped two more dissident ministers from his Cabinet.The dropped ministers are Minister for Municipal Administration Balachandra Jarakihole and Minister ... Read more...

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PNC’s FATSO Selected For 13th Shanghai International Film Festival


May 28th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After receiving several awards for their films at top international festivals in recent months, Pritish Nandy Communication's forthcoming film FATSO has been officially selected for Spectrum ... Read more...

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Sangma allocates portfolios to ministers


April 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 25 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma has allocated portfolios among his council of ministers, keeping the finance, planning, commerce and industries departments with himself, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Park in YSR’s memory to come up in Hyderabad


April 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to develop a park on a 20-acre plot in Hyderabad in memory of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. The park will come ... Read more...

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Historic pre-partition era names of roads, streets in Karachi may soon be history


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 22(ANI): Pakistan's Saddar Town Municipal Administration (TMA) is replacing the pre-partition era names of roads, streets and places in the town with those of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) workers, who ... Read more...

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Eight companies to bid for Hyderabad Metro


January 16th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Hyderabad Metro Rail has received pre-qualification bids from eight companies for Rs.12,132 crore project, which got derailed last year after Maytas Infra, a sister-concern of scam-hit Satyam ... Read more...

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Political deadlock continues in Andhra Pradesh


December 14th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The political deadlock in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed division of the state continued Monday with ministers and legislators from Telangana region holding a meeting after the ... Read more...

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Political impasse continues in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


December 13th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) The political impasse in Andhra Pradesh over the Telangana issue continued Sunday but state ministers from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions have decided to reconsider their decision to ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: Andhra crisis deepens as ministers decide to quit (Lead)


December 12th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday plunged into an unprecedented political crisis with all the ministers from the Andhra and Rayalaseema regions deciding to resign to protest the central government's ... Read more...

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Andhra, Rayalseema ministers decide to resign


December 12th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The political crisis in Andhra Pradesh deepened further Saturday with all the ministers from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions deciding to resign to protest the central government's decision ... Read more...

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Day 1 of Maoist protests passes off peacefully in Nepal


November 1st, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) Despite fears of violence, the first day of the new protest movement started by Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas against the coalition government passed off peacefully Sunday with no ... Read more...

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Loyalists meet Jaganmohan, leadership issue back to the fore


October 13th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) The leadership issue in Andhra Pradesh is back to the fore and loyalists of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's son Jaganmohan met the young MP for the ... Read more...

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Rosaiah claims cooperation from all ministers


September 10th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Thursday denied that ministers were not cooperating with him in a bid to pressure the Congress leadership to name the late Y.S. ... Read more...

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Fresh global bids invited for Hyderabad Metro


July 17th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has invited fresh global bids for the Rs.121-billion ($2.4-billion) Hyderabad Metro Rail project in a public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The notification issued late Thursday ... Read more...

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Andhra to call global bids for Hyderabad Metro


July 13th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) A week after scrapping the deal with Maytas Infra-led consortium for the Hyderabad Metro Rail, the Andhra Pradesh government Monday decided to invite fresh global bids for ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh scraps Metro deal with Maytas (Lead)


July 7th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday scrapped the Rs.12,230-crore Hyderabad Metro Rail contract awarded to a consortium led by Maytas Infra, the firm owned by the family of ... Read more...

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Deputy Chief Minister Stalin still No.3 in Tamil Nadu government


May 30th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) M.K. Stalin has been named Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister but in terms of ministerial hierarchy, he has been officially ranked as number three - after his ... Read more...

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