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Nasir Ali is new Air India joint managing director


July 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In a bid to straighten things out in troubled national carrier Air India, the government has appointed Nasir Ali, an official who is heading a ... Read more...

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Advisory board set for Metro rail projects


June 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member Metro Advisory Board headed by the urban development secretary which will help formulating plans for Metro rail networks across ... Read more...

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President Patil’s office rejects land-grab charges


April 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil finds herself in a controversy over her post-retirement home in Pune, but her office Thursday rejected allegations of land-grab as "malicious" ... Read more...

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Woman posing as PMO official arrested


January 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A 51-year-old woman who cheated several people by posing as an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), landed in the ... Read more...

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Delhi University dons a disabled-friendly avatar


July 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) From ramps, lifts and specially-designed washrooms to installation of specialised software, Delhi University is making an effort to equip itself with facilities for its differently-abled ... Read more...

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Security breach ‘bogus’, says Pranab; BJP demands probe (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded a full-fledged probe in the adhesives found in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office, the minister ... Read more...

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Pranab security breach: BJP rubbishes ‘chewing gum theory’


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The explanation given by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) that the adhesives found in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office were chewing gums, is a "joke", ... Read more...

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Puducherry Ll.governor denies he got summons from ED


April 16th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, April 16 (IANS) Puducherry Lt.Governor Iqbal Singh has denied he has received any summons from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged links with Hasan Ali Khan, said to ... Read more...

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Kalmadi’s close aide Shekhar remanded to CBI custody for two more days


February 17th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 11 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi's close aide Shekhar Deorukhkar, arrested in connection with the multi-crore Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam, was remanded in Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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CBI arrests Kalmadi’s close aide in Pune


February 11th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 11 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested former Organizing Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi's close aide Deorukhkar Shekhar in connection with the multi-crore Commonwealth Games (CWG) ... Read more...

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Political commentator Bhabani Sen Gupta dead


January 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Eminent political commentator, writer and novelist Bhabani Sen Gupta, also known as Chanakya Sen, died here early Tuesday. He was 89, his family said.Sen Gupta had written ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha to get independent TV channel


September 27th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha is likely to have an independent TV channel to broadcast its proceedings from next month's winter session of parliament, official sources said Monday. The sources ... Read more...

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Man posing as Punjab official held


July 29th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), July 29 (IANS) A man posing as officer on special duty (OSD) to a Punjab minister has been arrested and fake identity cards of different government departments were recovered ... Read more...

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Pacheco’s aide was convicted for cheque bouncing


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Controversial former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco's aide Lyndon Monteiro was appointed a functionary of the Goa tourism department despite being arrested and sentenced in a cheque bouncing ... Read more...

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Pacheco aide alleges witch-hunt on to shield politician’s son


June 11th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The police "witch-hunt" against the Goa's former tourism minister Mickky Pacheco is a fallout of his demand to investigate the involvement of a senior politician's son in Goa's ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru file to be sent to home ministry within a week


May 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The file on parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's mercy petition, which is with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna, will be sent to the central home ministry within ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to clarify on Tharoor’s involvement with Kochi IPL team


April 16th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Part today demanded clarification from Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over alleged involvement of Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor in ... Read more...

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Microsoft India expands operations to Bangalore


April 1st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) Microsoft India, which has a development centre in Hyderabad, expanded its product development operations to this tech hub, the company said Thursday. "The Bangalore facility will focus on product ... Read more...

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Capitation scam: S Jagathrakshakan once again in trouble


December 16th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Capitation Fee Scam has once again gripped Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting S Jagathrakshakan, after a leading news channel uncovered a demand for capitation ... Read more...

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Jharkhand suspends senior IAS officer on corruption charges


August 25th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Tuesday suspended a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer on corruption charges, officials said. Avinash Kumar was suspended on the basis of CBI raids conducted at ... Read more...

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Former Jharkhand governor’s aide faces graft charges (Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday filed graft cases against senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official who had served as an aide to former Jharkhand governor Syed ... Read more...

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Houses of former Jharkhand governor’s aides raided


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials Monday raided the houses of senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials who had served as aides to former Jharkhand governor Syed Sibte ... Read more...

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Varsities will be sensitised to ragging laws: President Patil


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who has voiced concern over the rising incidents of ragging, has assured the parents of 19-year-old Aman Kachru who died March 8 due ... Read more...

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Court summons wives of Punjab chief minister, deputy chief minister


April 28th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) A court here has asked Surinder Kaur, wife of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Harsimrat Kaur, wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Akali Dal chief ... Read more...

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Long March: Paks Deputy AG, PPP Parliamentary Secretary resign in protest


March 16th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 16 (ANI): To protest the undemocratic steps adopted by the Pakistan Peoples Party Government against the marchers, Deputy Attorney of Pakistan Abdul Hayee Gillani and PPP Parliamentary Secretary Ijaz ... Read more...

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Presidential gardens: A tale of roses and climate change


February 7th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Spring has tiptoed into the capital with its riot of blossoms despite the shadow of changing climate. The gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan - Mughal Garden, Spiritual ... Read more...

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Rajiv Mathur is new IB chief


December 9th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Rajiv Mathur has been appointed as the new Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB). He is currently Special Director of the Intelligence Bureau. Mathur is an IPS officer of ... Read more...

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CBI chargesheets Chautala in teachers’s scam


June 6th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala was Friday charge sheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly being involved in irregularities in the appointment ... Read more...

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Shivani murder case: R K Sharma’s fate to be decided on Monday


March 20th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): A Delhi Court today deferred till Monday the pronouncement of the quantum of sentence to former Haryana cadre IPS officer R K Sharma and three others, ... Read more...

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Court to pronounce quantum of sentence to R K Sharma, three others


March 20th, 2008 - 10:41 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): A Delhi Court today will pronounce the quantum of sentence to former Haryana cadre IPS officer R K Sharma and three others, who were convicted in ... Read more...

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R K Sharma, three others found guilty in Shivani Bhatnagar murder case


March 18th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Former Haryana cadre IPS officer R K Sharma and three others were found guilty in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case on Tuesday. Besides Sharma, Pradeep Sharma, ... Read more...

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Verdict in Shivani Bhatnagar murder case today


March 18th, 2008 - 10:32 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): A city court will pronounce its verdict in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case today.The nine-year-old case is likely to decide the fate of former IPS officer ... Read more...

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Shivani Bhatnagar murder case verdict likely Tuesday


March 17th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A court here is likely to pronounce Tuesday the verdict in the nine-year-old case of murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. Indian Police Service (IPS) officer R.K. Sharma ... Read more...

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St. Stephen’s acting principal resigns


March 15th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The acting principal of Delhi University's St. Stephen's College Valson Thampu Saturday resigned from the post citing personal reasons. "From Monday, Thampu will not be the college's ... Read more...

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