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CAG official splurged on air fare, says Goa RTI activist


August 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) A right to information (RTI) activist here Monday complained to the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG), accusing a senior official of the premier auditing and financial propriety ... Read more...

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Goa civil society activists object to governor’s comments


June 9th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Civil society activists in Goa have expressed outrage at Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo's comments Friday about "self-styled civil society activists questioning the role of legislature".While ... Read more...

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Self-styled civil society undermining legislature: Goa governor


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Legislators need to be conscious of "self styled" civil society members questioning the role of the legislature in India, Goa governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Prefer debate over din in House, Lok Sabha speaker says


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday called upon legislators to focus on debates and discussions rather than interrupting house proceedings.She was addressing members of ... Read more...

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Kerala budgets didn’t do justice to NRIs, says Issac (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) State Finance Minister Thomas Issac, who presented his sixth consecutive budget Thursday, opined that his budgets have not been able to do full justice to the Non-Resident Keralites."Let ... Read more...

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Chicago Art Institute revives its India link


January 21st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The world famous Art Institute of Chicago, where celebrated Indian philosopher Swami Vivekananda delivered a historic address in 1896, is reviving its links with India ... Read more...

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Police should join IGNOU: Kiran Walia


October 29th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Police personnel should join the Indira Gandhi National Open University's (IGNOU) masters programme in counselling and family therapy and become more "empathetic", Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia ... Read more...

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India needs more counsellors, say experts


October 26th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS) With a large number of people suffering from mental diseases, the stigma attached to going for counselling needs to be fought, experts said here on the second ... Read more...

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IGNOU holds orientation programme for madrassa teachers


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) An orientation programme for madrassa (Islamic seminary) teachers was held recently by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a university official said Friday.The programme for teachers ... Read more...

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Sample survey next week ahead of 2011 economic census


August 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 8 (IANS) Ahead of the Economic Census 2011, a sample survey would be conducted in Maharastra, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Mizoram from next week, officials said here Sunday. "The 6th Economic ... Read more...

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‘80,000 rights violation cases recorded every year’


August 6th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 6 (IANS) On an average 80,000 cases of violation of human rights are recorded every year in India. Custodial deaths are also a matter of concern, senior officials and rights ... Read more...

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PR Orientation Programme for career in entertainment media


August 5th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bollywood's leading public relations specialist Dale Bhagwagar, who has been instrumental in imaging and branding around a hundred celebrities including Hrithik Roshan, Govinda, Shilpa Shetty, Priyanka Chopra and ... Read more...

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Protect human rights to achieve security goals: Experts


August 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 4 (IANS) Without protecting the basic human rights of people, the goals of security forces cannot be achieved -- be it combating terrorism or Maoists, experts said here Wednesday. "Without protecting ... Read more...

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Pressure cooker and other tips for US-bound students


July 13th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) American youths like space and so, keep a "talking distance" of at least 10 yards while speaking to a peer on campus. Keep a pressure ... Read more...

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‘Students going to Australia need orientation’


January 18th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) The fears and problems faced by Indian students in Australia, specially in the wake of a spate of criminal attacks on the community, can be addressed ... Read more...

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‘Arunachal people are more Indian than any Indian’


December 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) They are from opposition parties in the Arunachal Pradesh assembly but share the same dream -- of seeing the northeast frontier state as one ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh Government increases fine for breaking traffic rules


November 16th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Nov 16 (ANI): Aware of the fact that nearly 1000 people die every year in road mishaps due to their own faults, the Himachal Pradesh Government has increased the penalty for ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Separate courts for rape victims


October 14th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu SardaNew Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Rape victims coming to a court to depose will not have to sit along with criminals facing trials as the Delhi High Court has ... Read more...

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Government to outsource H1N1 tests to private labs


August 17th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Struggling to cope with the rush of suspected swine flu cases, the government is planning to outsource H1N1 tests to select private diagnostic centres ... Read more...

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Private lab to conduct swine flu test for Rs.4,000


August 14th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Private diagnostic network Super Religare Laboratories (SRL) said here Friday that it is ready to conduct swine flu tests at Rs.4,000, while the government claims it ... Read more...

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Indian students completely safe: Australian delegation


July 13th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) An Australian delegation Monday assured the Punjab government that Indian students, the majority of whom are from Punjab, are completely safe in the country despite the recent spate ... Read more...

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Orientation workshop for first-time MPs begins Monday


July 5th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A week-long orientation programme for first-time MPs begins in the Parliament House here Monday. The MPs will be given tips on how to ask questions in ... Read more...

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Legislators snooze off as Meira Kumar addresses them


July 5th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, July 5 (ANI): An orientation programme for state legislators turned out to be a 'sleepy affair' in Bhopal.The two-day orientation programme was aimed to make the legislators aware of the ... Read more...

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People losing interest in poll process: Meira Kumar


July 4th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 4 (IANS) Expressing concern over the decline in polling percentage, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday called upon lawmakers to introspect why people were losing interest in the poll ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to inaugurate MLAs orientation programme in Bhopal


July 4th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, July 3 (ANI): A two day orientation programme of the legislatures of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly will be inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Bhopal today.Besides Meira Kumar, ... Read more...

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Orientation programme for newly elected MPs


July 1st, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The newly elected MPs will get tips on how to ask questions in the house and the other parliamentary proceedings at an orientation programme being organised ... Read more...

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Charm of studying abroad not marred by Oz attacks


June 4th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The brutal attacks on Indian students in Australia has not hampered the spirit of those who are all set to fly to the United States for higher ... Read more...

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First batch of Fulbright-Nehru fellows starts orientation


June 4th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The first batch of Indian scholars selected for the Fulbright-Nehru fellowship under a revised bilateral agreement is set to start a new academic chapter as they met ... Read more...

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Khaleda-led opposition returns to Bangladesh parliament


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Monday joined the ninth parliament, ending its row of 17 working days with the speaker over seating arrangements in the ... Read more...

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Metro has volunteers now to check passenger indiscipline


January 18th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Next time you itch to squat on the floor or lean against sliding doors aboard the metro, think again because Delhi Metro Citizen Forum's volunteers will be ... Read more...

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Milind Soman, Rahul Dev collaborate for fitness centre


October 17th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Supermodels-turned-actors Milind Soman and Rahul Dev have joined hands to open Breathe, a gym-cum-fitness centre in the capital, to help people lead a healthy lifestyle here. Milind ... Read more...

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Land acquisition for IIT-Patna to begin soon


August 17th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) The process of land acquisition for a permanent campus of the new Indian Institute of Technology-Patna (IIT-P), where classes began in temporary premises Aug 7, will soon be ... Read more...

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Classes begin at new IIT in Patna


August 7th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) Classes began at the new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here Thursday, a day after the orientation programme. The institute will operate this year out of a temporary ... Read more...

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Inflation will moderate in six to nine months: Chidambaram


August 6th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday told a gathering of Congress spokespersons here that inflation would take a minimum six to nine months to moderate. Speaking at the ... Read more...

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Congress fears electoral fallout of Jammu unrest


August 6th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A worried Congress Wednesday discussed the electoral fallout of the unrest over the Amarnath shrine, even as it heard former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad blame other ... Read more...

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