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Bal Thackeray roots for Mumbai again


May 7th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Strongly advocating the cause of Mumbai, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has reiterated his demand for the centre to plough back a portion of the ... Read more...

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I’m not a replacement for my father: Milind Deora


July 13th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Thirtyfour-year-old Milind Deora, who assumed office Wednesday as minister of state (MoS) for Communications and IT, said he is not a "replacement" for his ... Read more...

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Milind Deora takes office in telecom ministry


July 13th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Assuming office Wednesday as the new minister of state for communications and information technology, Milind Deora said increasing the penetration of telephone services in ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle: The seven who are out


July 12th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Dayanidhi Maran and Murli Deora were among the seven MPs dropped from the council of ministers as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh carried out a ... Read more...

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Khursheed gets law, Trivedi railways in reshuffle


July 12th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday forwarded to President Pratibha Patil a list of 13 people to be appointed as members of his council of ... Read more...

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PM meets Sonia, cabinet rejig likely in 3-4 days (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held another round of discussions with Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday regarding the much awaited cabinet reshuffle, but there ... Read more...

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PM meets Sonia, cabinet reshuffle likely next week (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday, their third meeting in as many weeks, triggering a speculation of an imminent cabinet ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Sonia, cabinet reshuffle likely next week (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Triggering speculation of an imminent cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday, party sources said. It was their third ... Read more...

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Maran out of cabinet, but DMK to stay put in UPA


July 7th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Even as the 25-month-old United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government dumped Dayanidhi Maran, the second minister from the DMK for involvement in the 2G ... Read more...

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Deora offers to resign as minister (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora said Tuesday that he had offered to resign "due to personal reasons" and devote his time to the Congress, ... Read more...

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Ahead of reshuffle, Deora offers to quit


July 5th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora has submitted his resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and is lobbying for a ministerial berth for his son ... Read more...

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BJP, Left slam government on CAG report


June 17th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Friday slammed the government on the leaked Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report that ... Read more...

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PM hints at Cairn-Vedanta deal clearance


May 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that India was still a preferred destination for foreign investment and assured that issues relating ... Read more...

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Competition panel will block monopolistic mergers: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that will help block deals that may create monopoly in the ... Read more...

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Companies Bill to come up in budget session: Deora


January 26th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The Companies Bill, 2009, will be presented for consideration of parliament during its budget session next month, said Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora here Tuesday, adding the ministry ... Read more...

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Manmohan shuffles ministry, focus on economy, governance (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday carried out a much anticipated shuffle of his ministerial pack by elevating three junior ministers to cabinet rank and bringing in ... Read more...

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No alternative to petrol price hike: Deora


January 17th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A day after petrol prices were hiked by about four percent, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said Monday that there was no alternative but to do so ... Read more...

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Inflation row heats up across India


January 17th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Agra/Amritsar, Jan 17 (ANI): Reeling under the spiraling prices of essential commodities, locals and activists from regional factions staged agitations in several parts of the country to protest the perceived inability of ... Read more...

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India, Russia to increase hydrocarbon cooperation


December 21st, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday signed a deal in hydrocarbon cooperation, which will encourage the formation of joint ventures to tap opportunities in this sector, including in third ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel to decide on diesel price hike next week (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A ministerial panel headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Dec 22 to decide whether state-run fuel retailers should hike the prices of diesel, ... Read more...

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TAPI pipeline to India could be pipedream: Pakistani daily


December 15th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline "could remain a pipedream for years", a leading Pakistani daily said Wednesday while admitting that it was "a good project - on paper".An ... Read more...

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7.6-bn-dollar TAPI gas pipeline accord inked


December 12th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ashgabat, Dec 12 (ANI): Pakistan has joined India, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan in signing the long awaited over 7.6-billion-dollar gas pipeline project to help meet its sharply rising industrial and domestic demands.Almost 15 ... Read more...

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Four-nation gas deal signed in Turkmenistan


December 12th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Dec 12 (IANS) India, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan signed two cooperative pacts Saturday on a gas pipeline project linking the four countries.The four nations signed an inter-government agreement on the ... Read more...

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Deora to sign gas pipeline pacts in Turkmenistan


December 9th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora will Saturday sign two agreements for operationalising the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline at Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, officials said ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to sign four-nation gas deal


December 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan will sign two cooperative pacts Saturday on a $7.6-billion gas pipeline project linking the four countries, a media report said Thursday.The presidents of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to pay homage to Mumbai terror attack victims


November 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Friday lead the city in paying homage to the martyrs and victims of the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attack here, ... Read more...

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Shale gas extraction is fraught with problems


November 21st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) "We are trying to usher in a shale gas era", Petroleum Minister Murli Deora exulted after signing an agreement with the United States for shale ... Read more...

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Nigeria positive on Indian plea for raising crude supply


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Nigeria has responded positively to India's request for increased crude supply from the African nation.Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora had put forth India's request in ... Read more...

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India eyeing upon Canadian sand gas, shale gas technology: Murli Deora


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday said India is considering the possibility of getting some definite technology from Canada in the field of ... Read more...

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Diesel price to be decontrolled in due course: Deora


November 1st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Monday said the government is considering decontrolling diesel prices and asserted that freeing of petrol prices and raising of diesel prices have not ... Read more...

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India, Angola to speed up petroleum sector cooperation


October 31st, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora and his Angolan counterpart Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos Sunday agreed to sign a memorium of understanding (MoU) that will speed up cooperation ... Read more...

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India seeks higher crude oil supplies from Angola


October 31st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): India sought more crude oil supply from Angola on term contract during a bilateral meet of Petroleum Minister Murli Deora and his Angolan counterpart Jose Maria Botelho de ... Read more...

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India keen to invest more in Sudan’s oil sector


October 30th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India Saturday expressed keenness to invest in the oil sector of the north african state of Sudan and the latter offered to increase the supply of its ... Read more...

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India keen to invest in Sudan’s oil projects


October 30th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): India and Sudan on Saturday expressed their desire to expand their cooperation in the oil and gas sector.The two countries, following a bilateral meet held today, decided to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Petrotech International Oil, Gas Conference


October 29th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will on November 1 inaugurate the Petrotech International Oil and Gas Conference.The ninth Petrotech International Oil and Gas Conference and ... Read more...

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