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Norms for film shooting in Delhi to become easier


September 12th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ease visa norms for visitors


September 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The new visa policy between India and Pakistan, to be signed Saturday, has eased restrictions on visitors from both the countries.There will be a single-entry visitor ... Read more...

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PM slams BJP for negating democracy by stalling parliament (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed dduring the mosoon session was a "total ... Read more...

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We saw negation of democracy this session: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed was "total negation" of ... Read more...

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Ministerial group begins review of coal block companies


September 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal block allocations Thursday began its three-day review of the 58 coal blocks issued show-cause notices earlier for norms violations.The ... Read more...

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Urban bodies must mend financial reporting to access funds: CAG


September 5th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Concerned over crumbling urban infrastructure, Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai Wednesday said it was vital for local bodies to access funds to tackle the ... Read more...

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Pune devotees’ find answer to noise pollution curbs


September 4th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, but some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to liberalise business visa norms


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen bilateral economic relations, India and Pakistan will soon sign agreements for liberalising visa norms for business travellers, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Advance Pricing Agreement norms come into effect


August 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) norms, introduced in this year's Budget, have come into effect from Aug 30, 2012, an official release said Friday. An APA ... Read more...

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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture with India's Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company


August 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture company with state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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No-trust motion against Dhumal defeated in Himachal (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress sponsored no-confidence motion against the 56-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was defeated in the state assembly Tuesday night.After over ... Read more...

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SIDBI to be first to raise funds through ECB


August 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Monday said it would be first finance company to raise funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB) after the ... Read more...

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80 Ayurveda colleges denied permission to admit students


August 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government has denied 80 Ayurveda colleges permission to admit students for the year 2012-13 because they lacked infrastructural facilities, parliament was informed Friday."Of 261 ... Read more...

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Centre seeks SC nod to review eco-tourism norms (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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Charges by former employee unfounded: Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Investigation by IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. into the complaint filed by its former US-based employee Satya Dev Tripuraneni against it revealed that the charges were unfounded, ... Read more...

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Government seeks SC nod for eco-tourism norms’ review


August 21st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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Land scam case against me is baseless: Achuthanandan


August 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Friday that the ongoing vigilance case against him for alleged misuse of office to transfer land in Kasargode district ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

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Revised SEZ policy in 3-4 weeks: Commerce secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The government hopes to come out with new guidelines to revive Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in three to four weeks, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Will cancel 40 illegal mining operations: Parrikar


July 26th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Operations of 40 out of Goa's 100-odd mines which were running without clearances for the last few years will be cancelled within two weeks, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets ready to curb ragging


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi University will put in place strict measures to counter ragging when the new session starts July 24, said an official.The university will set up ... Read more...

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‘Structural failure of launching girder led to Mumbai bridge crash’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A structural failure of a launching girder resulted in Thursday night's accident on the Eastern Freeway Project bridge near Wadala in Mumbai which killed one person ... Read more...

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Court seeks CBI’s response to Ramadoss bail plea


July 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A special court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file reply on the bail application of former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss ... Read more...

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Corporation Bank needs Rs.16 bn to meet Basel III norms


July 18th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Public sector Corporation Bank will require capital infusion of Rs.16 billion to meet Basel III capital adequacy norms for 2013-14, Chairman and Managing Director Ajai Kumar ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 11 revenue districts


July 17th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi will soon have 11 districts as the state government has given a principal approval to the decision of creating two additional revenue districts in ... Read more...

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New norms to improve forest rights act


July 13th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The tribal affairs ministry Thursday issued new guidelines to improve implementation of the forest rights act by expanding the list of items considered as forest ... Read more...

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Norms for registering pension fund managers revised


July 12th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday issued revised guidelines for registering pension fund managers to manage the national pension system for the non-government and private sector.Under the guidelines ... Read more...

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Notice to Chinese firm on Himachal road projects’ delay


July 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has issued notice to a Chinese firm for missing the deadline in executing two World Bank-funded road projects in the state, a ... Read more...

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Ramadoss appears in graft case, moves bail plea


July 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss, accused in a corruption case, appeared in a special court here Tuesday and moved his bail application.Ramadoss appeared before ... Read more...

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CBI court issues warrant against Ramadoss


July 7th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday issued a bailable warrant against former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss over corruption charges.CBI Special Judge ... Read more...

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Micro finance institutions: RBI concerned on monitoring deficiences


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the regulator for micro finance institutions (MFIs) but there are concerns over whether it has the wherewithal to do ... Read more...

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Airlines challenge Delhi airport tariff hike


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on the nod to the Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) ... Read more...

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