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People search for burial space in Rawalpindi


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) People in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city are finding it difficult to bury their dead as they say there is not enough space left for their loved ones ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizen’s charter in UP vision document (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next five ... Read more...

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NGOs asked to make night shelters popular


January 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has roped in NGOs to spread awareness about night shelters whose occupancy rate even in this harsh winter is far below the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

AIFF gets to use football facilities at Nehru Stadium


October 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will allow the All India Football Federation (AIFF) the use of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for 40 days for ... Read more...

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Pakistan must exploit its mango export potential: Gilani


July 26th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan, which is the fifth largest producer of mangoes in the world, needs to exploit its mango export potential, says Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani."Though ... Read more...

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‘India should reserve IIT, IIM seats for Pakistani Kashmiris’


May 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India should reserve seats in its elite educational institutions for Pakistani Kashmiris who are bearing the brunt of state apathy, a new report has recommended.The ... Read more...

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Technopark-TBIC to bridge industry-academia gap


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) Technopark Technology Business Incubation Centre (T-TBIC) is setting up a Knowledge Network and Industry Connect (KNIC) programme to bridge the gap between industry and academia.The initiative ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern over spread of Left-wing extremism


December 28th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed his concern over the spread of Left-wing extremism is some of the backward areas of the country, saying ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh to start work on bridge this month


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Dec 22 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi officials will start work later this month on a bridge over the Feni river in Tripura to get access to Bangladesh's Chittagong sea ... Read more...

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It’s Chhath! Nitish, Lalu take a break from politics


November 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) The Bihar polls are still on, but thanks to Chhath Puja, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and archrival Lalu Prasad are taking a break from campaigning and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dejected fans desert hockey stadium as India crash (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium was packed with cheering crowds when India took on Australia in the mens hockey finals. By the time the match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dejected fans leave halfway as India loses hockey final


October 14th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium which was packed with an enthusiastic crowd when the India-Australia men's hockey final began Sunday morning wore a nearly deserted ... Read more...

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HRCP denounces Pak Govt. for neglecting Ahmediya flood victims


August 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.21 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the government over reports of people of the Ahmediya community being denied shelter in flood relief camps set in Punjab.Shocked ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to build bridge over Feni river


June 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) India will construct a bridge over Feni river in southern Tripura to get access to the Chittagong international sea port in Bangladesh for carrying goods and heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

“Dr. Death” Jayant Patel lacked experience for major surgery: Brisbane SC told


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar 23(ANI): The Brisbane Supreme Court has been told that former Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. "Dr. Death" lacked the experience or medical support facilities to undertake major surgery on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Madhya Pradesh pays out Rs.1 crore, offers to support hockey teams


January 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said it was a "national shame" that the both the Indian men's and women's hockey teams had to protest for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jumbos stray in Orissa villages, create panic


January 16th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Angul (Orissa), Jan 16 (ANI): A herd of around 22 elephants strayed into the hamlets in Angul region here creating panic among the people.It was reported that these elephants came from the ... Read more...

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BB case: Pak denies UN Commission permission to quiz army’s top commanders


January 1st, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.1: The Pakistan government has denied giving permission to the United Nation's (UN) commission probing the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto to interrogate Army's top brass, including the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hindu priest stripped and shamed by Malaysian temple authorities for seeking pay-raise


December 19th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 19 (ANI): A Hindu priest was attacked, stripped and shamed in a Malaysian temple for asking for a raise in his salary.In his police complaint, M. Kanagarajan, 27, alleged ... Read more...

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BB assassination probe commission asks Pak to arrange meeting with Musharraf, ISI officials


November 6th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): The UN commission probing the former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case has asked the government to arrange a meeting with the former President General Musharraf and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhumal pitches for IIT, IIM in Himachal Pradesh


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday urged the central government to set up an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an Indian Institute of Management ... Read more...

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Mauritius hiring only women from Indian subcontinent


July 17th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 17 (IANS) Mauritius is phasing out male workers and hiring only women from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, a newspaper report here said Friday, quoting a local labour recruiting agent. ... Read more...

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OCA backs India to host 2018 Asian Games


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah Wednesday backed India to host the 2018 Asian Games in Delhi. Delhi had narrowly lost the bid to ... Read more...

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Delhi to have special provisions for mentally ill women


March 12th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Taking note of the shocking saga of former model Gitanjali Nagpal, the Delhi High Court Thursday directed the government to create separate wards for mentally ill women, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First phase to rehabilitate Delhis slum dwellers begins


February 18th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has finalised a rehabilitation scheme for 23 slum clusters proposed to be developed through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode in the ... Read more...

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A strong pro-democracy message from Kashmir (Comment)


January 3rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
At a time of gloom in India, the poll outcome in Kashmir has been like a ray of sunlight breaking through the dark clouds. One reason for the high hopes generated by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Manmohan Singh assures Chouhan of developmental support


December 15th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of full support for the development of the state.“Manmohan Singh has assured Shivraj Signh ... Read more...

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Deshmukh invites Tata to start Nano plant in Maharashtra


October 4th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 4 (ANI): As Ratan Tata made Nano''s exit from West Bengal became official on Saturday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh renewed his invitation to Tatas to set up the ... Read more...

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Record 525,000 pilgrims visited Amarnath this year


August 21st, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A total of 529,697 pilgrims visited the cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir this year, which is a record for last 20 years, the home ... Read more...

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Over 5 lakh pilgrims visited Amarnath this year


August 20th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 20 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday said a total of 5, 29,697 pilgrims visited Amarnath this year.The pilgrimage was conducted from June 18 to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

All-party meet appeals for peace in Jammu and Kashmir, violence continues (Roundup)


August 7th, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday appealed for peace in a desperate bid to end Jammu and Kashmir's worst communal divide in six ... Read more...

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All-party meet appeals for calm in Jammu and Kashmir (Lead)


August 7th, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) An all-party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday appealed for peace in a desperate bid to end Jammu and Kashmir's worst communal divide in six ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia visit bomb blast sites, survivors in Ahmedabad (Update)


July 28th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday commended the people of Gujarat for the resilience shown by them in the wake of terror attacks on Saturdays serial bomb ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia visit bomb blast sites, survivors in Ahmedabad


July 28th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 28 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Monday visited some of the sites that were affected by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ailing BJP MPs come to party’s aid


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With every vote crucial in its bid to topple the Manmohan Singh government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Tuesday gathering its ailing MPs close together in ... Read more...

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