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World Coconut Day: Kerala tries to stop production fall


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) With World Coconut Day being celebrated Sunday, the production area and productivity of the nut has seen a decline in Kerala, the land of coconuts. But ... Read more...

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Northeast’s fourth mega food park in Tripura


July 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 29 (IANS) The northeast's fourth mega food park will be set up in Tripura at a cost of Rs.72 crore to accelerate the growth of food processing industry ... Read more...

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CII to set up Centre for Excellence in Kerala


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in association with the Kerala government, will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the state, its southern ... Read more...

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IOC concerned over progress of work in Rio


June 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed concern over Rio's ability to build necessary infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics in time.The urban infrastructure projects ... Read more...

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Ready to meet digitalisation deadline: Cable TV operators


June 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) With digitalisation of television networks in all four metros of the country due on July 1 this year,cable operators and multiple system operators (MSOs) Friday said ... Read more...

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Football federation, Goa plan centre of excellence


May 9th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has joined hands with the Goa government to build a state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Goa, an official said ... Read more...

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Air India to import aircraft turbine fuel direct


March 27th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) In a move that will improve the finances of Air India, the airline's board Tuesday approved direct import of Aviation Turbine Fuel, an official said here.For ... Read more...

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US agencies see no move by Iran for nuclear bomb


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) While the UN nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment programme, the US intelligence analysts believe there is no hard evidence of ... Read more...

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Putin urges fans to help tourists at World Cup


January 20th, 2012 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has put out an impassioned call for football fans across the nation to turn the 2018 World Cup into a ... Read more...

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Bihar transfers land for AMU centre


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bihar government Friday transferred 224.02 acres of land in Kishanganj district to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for establishing a centre in the state, a ... Read more...

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Airtel touches 50 million customers mark in Africa


November 30th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it has touched the 50 million customers mark in Africa, where it acquired telecom operations in a ... Read more...

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Three northeast states could get own high courts soon


November 27th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya could soon get their own high courts that would help in quicker disposal of cases, save litigants time and money, and ... Read more...

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Suniel Shetty chief mentor of WSH’s Bangalore franchise


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty will be the chief mentor of Bangalore franchise of World Series Hockey, Karnataka Lions, that has been acquired by ... Read more...

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No dearth of funds for education: Dikshit


November 18th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said there will be no paucity of funds for education as it was her government's top priority."There would be ... Read more...

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Agartala to go green with CNG for vehicles, PNG for houses


September 14th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Deciding to "go green", the Tripura capital will now issue permits only to compressed natural gas (CNG) run vehicles to ply on its streets, an official ... Read more...

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Kerala five-star hotel has no water line for eight years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) A five-star hotel in Kerala has been trying to get a water connection for the past eight years but without success, a hotel executive claimed Tuesday. ... 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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PM surprised at only few anti-graft courts functional


April 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed surprise that only 16 of the government-sanctioned 71 new fast-track anti-corruption courts were functional in the country.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Panel slams rural health scheme implementation


March 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) came under sharp attack from a parliamentary committee Thursday, with the health ministry being asked ... Read more...

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K.V. Thomas calls for effective consumer dispute redressal machinery


March 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. K.V. Thomas has called for the effective functioning of consumer dispute redressal machinery in the ... Read more...

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For automobile industry, budget is in neutral gear


February 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The automobile industry Monday appreciated Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for not changing excise duty rates and welcomed the tax concessions for environment friendly vehicles."It is a neutral ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to get new marine biotech park


January 31st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) A marine biotechnology park will soon be set up near Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu while the state will also get a medicinal plant biotech park, Deputy Chief Minister ... Read more...

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World Cup 2022 Bid Won By Qatar, USA Fumes


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama has severely criticized the decision of FIFA to select Qatar as the host of the 2022 World Cup over USA. He ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to acquire 1,000 acres for IT hub


November 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is planning to acquire 1,000 acres to set up information technology projects, a top official said here Monday.Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Singh ... Read more...

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World’s largest diamond bourse opens in Mumbai (With image)


October 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The world's largest diamond exchange opens in the city's business district Bandra-Kurla Complex on Sunday, taking India from a manufacturing to a trading hub and challenging ... Read more...

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Mumbai will have world’s largest diamond market


October 15th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Sushil PareekhMumbai, Oct.15 (ANI): Diamond traders in Mumbai have geared up to have the world's largest diamond market.The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) is spread over 20 acres, with eight towers of ... Read more...

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Delhi Police officer to head probe team in Ishrat Jahan case (Lead)


September 24th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by a senior Delhi Police officer, to probe the killing of college student Ishrat Jahan ... Read more...

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New system to monitor seismic activity in northeast


September 17th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 17 (IANS) An ambitious project to modernise the seismic monitoring system in India's northeast -- said to be the sixth most quake-prone belt in the world -- has been taken ... Read more...

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Funds approved for phase two of unique identification number project


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The authority set up to collect data for the issue of tamper-proof biometric identity cards to each of India's 1.17 billion citizens has been granted Rs.3,023 ... Read more...

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Kerala to formulate separate policy on ICT in education


May 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 28 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister M.A. Baby Friday said the state government would come out with a separate policy on ICT (information and communications technologies) in education that would be ... Read more...

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Defence Minister Antony wants high priority for coastal security


May 20th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday asked the top brass of Navy and the Ministry to take immediate steps to ensure that proposals and assets approved ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be made international


May 17th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has begun preliminary work to upgrade the Agartala airport to an international airport to boost the region's connectivity with southeast Asia, officials ... Read more...

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Navy To Open Submarine Duty To Women


April 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Navy made a formal announcement on Thursday that it plans to integrate female officers into submarine duty. They are not expecting the change to be very difficult ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal may shift plant to another site in Jharkhand


March 18th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 18 (IANS) ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, may shift its 12 million tonne project in Jharkhand from the previously selected site near Khunti to Bokaro district due to ... Read more...

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Himachal to raise industrial security force


February 7th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon have its own industrial security force on the pattern of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Forest Minister J.P. Nadda said Sunday. "The state has ... Read more...

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