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Hyderabad-based Nav Bharat comes under CBI scanner


September 5th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday conducted raids on the offices of Nav Bharat Power Pvt Ltd, one of the five companies named by the ... Read more...

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Consumption in rural India growing faster than urban areas: CRISIL


August 29th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) For the first time since economic reforms began two decades ago, consumption in rural India is growing faster than in urban areas, a survey by ratings ... Read more...

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Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against infiltration of Maoists


August 8th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Observing that rebel guerrillas were being brought in the state from the neighbouring Orissa and Jharkhand, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday warned the ... Read more...

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Uninor in talks with rival firms to absorb employees


August 8th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Telecom operator Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and the Unitech Group, Tuesday said it is in talks with business competitors to rehabilitate its ... Read more...

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Southern power grid safe from tripping (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Unlike India's northern, eastern and northeastern power grids which collapsed this week, the state-run Karnataka Power Corp Ltd (KPCL) Thursday said the southern power grid was ... Read more...

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‘Southern power grid safe from tripping’


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Unlike the country's northern, eastern and northeastern power grids which collapsed early this week, the state-run Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) Thursday claimed that the southern ... Read more...

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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for its failure to nominate a lawyer to appear in nearly half a dozen ... Read more...

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Morocco looking for more joint ventures with India: Ambassador (Interview-Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco, the North African nation that supplies the bulk of India's needs for phosphate, a key ingredient in fertilisers, is looking for expansion in ties ... Read more...

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Morocco contributing to India’s food security: Ambassador (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco is contributing significantly to India's food security but wants its relations to expand beyond supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilisers of which ... Read more...

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Morocco wants ties with India to go beyond food security


July 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco wants its relations with India to expand beyond trade and supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilizers of which it holds two-thirds of ... Read more...

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Widespread rains in Andhra revive farmers’ hopes


July 21st, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Widespread rains in Andhra Pradesh since Friday have improved the situation, overcoming the deficit rainfall this monsoon and bringing cheers to farmers, officials said.The incessant ... Read more...

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Karunalaya: Where the mentally challenged live in dignity (Feature)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Nanjangud (Karnataka), July 6 (IANS) Left in the wild to get killed, many of them do not know where they came from and who they are. The shelter home Karunalaya, ... Read more...

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Pranab to campaign in Odisha July 11


July 1st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee will visit Odisha July 11 to campaign in the state for the presidential election, the Congress said Sunday.The former finance minister ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra highway landslide


June 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati, June 20 (IANS) Three labourers from Orissa and Chhattisgarh were killed in a landslide on the Amravati-Mumbai national highway near Badnera in this district Wednesday evening, highway police said.The ... Read more...

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Kerala leads in growth rate in investment projects: Assocham


June 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Kerala is the only state in the country which saw a surge in growth of investment projects during the implementation stage in the last quarter of ... Read more...

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Norway, India extend programme on child, maternal mortality


June 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) An India-Norway initiative for reducing child and maternal mortality will be extended till 2017 to coincide with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) plan, an ... Read more...

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Turtle helps save its namesake species


June 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Turtle Ltd, a leading menswear company that has been involved in conserving turtles, especially endangered Olive Ridley on the Odisha coast, is now mulling to expand ... Read more...

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Keventer plans to set up food park in Bengal


May 26th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata-based Keventer Group is planning to set up a food park in West Bengal, investing about Rs.7 billion, a top executive of the company said Saturday."We ... Read more...

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Mayawati silent on Sangma’s bid at presidency


May 19th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Saturday skirted a question on her party supporting the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for ... Read more...

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BJD, AIADMK back Sangma for presidency (Intro Roundup)


May 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Chief Ministers Naveen Patnaik of Orissa and J. Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu Thursday backed former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma for the presidency, giving ... Read more...

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Delhi to get residential school for underprivileged kids


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The capital is set to receive a residential school for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Castes ... Read more...

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ULFA faction lends moral support to Maoists


May 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after security forces killed four Maoist cadres in Assam, the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) said Thursday that the ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ gutsy, sensible show: Viewers


May 6th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) From filmmakers to clinical psychologists to professors - everyone has given the thumbs up to Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate", saying it is a ... Read more...

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Kerala forests suspected to shelter Maoists: Police


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Police suspect the presence of Maoists in the forests across Kerala but is unsure of their activities, a top police officer said here Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector, kill two guards (Fourth Lead, With Image)


April 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh and shot dead his two guards who tried to resist them, police said. The collector's ... Read more...

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Ominous signs for democracy in Bengal: Kolkata scientist


April 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Warning that there were "ominous signs for democracy" in West Bengal, internationally acclaimed scientist Partho Sarothi Roy, who was arrested for supporting slum dwellers when ... Read more...

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Shree Ganesh jewellery aims to generate 500 MW solar power


April 12th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Kolkata-based jewellery maker Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd (SGJHL), which recently forayed into solar power business, Thursday said it is aiming to scale up its generation ... Read more...

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STel, Etisalat told to restore services till licence expires


April 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The telecom regulator Wednesday directed STel and Etisalat to resume their services in full till their licences are actually cancelled following a Supreme Court order."Restore ... Read more...

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‘More autonomy for states to implement rural schemes’


April 8th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) As part of innovations in the 12th Five Year Plan, the centre plans to introduce flexibility in implementing its flagship rural development programmes all over the ... Read more...

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PMRDF programme for Maoist-affected districts launched


April 7th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) programme was formally launched here Saturday with the induction of 156 fellows, who will work in 78 Maoist-affected districts in ... Read more...

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India clocks $69.7 billion IT exports


April 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) IT exports from India totalled about $69.7 billion during financial year 2011-12.J. Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics and IT, said this to reporters on the sidelines ... Read more...

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I also informed Antony on Tatra trucks: Jabalpur MP


April 5th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 4 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Jabalpur Rakesh Singh said Wednesday he had informed Defence Minister A.K. Antony that cheaper and better quality trucks were being ... Read more...

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Child rights body to regulate education act’s implementation


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The apex child rights panel National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Tuesday rolled out a fresh set of guidelines to monitor implementation of ... Read more...

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Odisha festival in Tripura to commemorate ‘Utkal Divas’


April 1st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 1 (IANS) Colourful traditional dances, singing of songs, screening of award-winning films, offerings of Odisha cuisine and an exhibition of customary handlooms and handicrafts marked the Odisha festival ... Read more...

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