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Proposal for free medicines at government facilities


March 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The proposal for the 12th Five Year Plan includes a new initiative to supply essential medicines free of cost for patients seeking healthcare in public ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Legislation in offing for street vendors


November 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Central legislation to protect the livelihood rights and social security of street vendors is on the anvil, while a model bill to give property ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Real estate regulator bill will improve transparency: Selja


November 4th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The real estate regulator bill, to be tabled in the coming winter session of parliament, will improve governance and transparency in the sector, union Housing ... Read more...

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Review panel on ISRO deal a cover-up: BJP (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The BJP Thursday objected to the composition of a panel by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to review the agreement between ISRO's commercial arm and a private ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Institute of Actuaries of India to expand overseas


October 25th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) is looking to expand to countries that do not have actuarial education system, while working on expanding the application of actuarial ... Read more...

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India-US health dialogue held


June 26th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad held talks with his US counterpart Kathleen Sebelius in Washington to enhance cooperation in the field of health between the two ... Read more...

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Azad calls for collaborative India-US partnerships to strengthen ‘Health Initiative’


June 26th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad met US Secretary (Minister) for Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, on Friday to set into motion the dialogue on ... Read more...

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Ansari’s accountability idea finds favour


January 20th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS)Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari's call to bring the intelligence apparatus under legislative oversight has been welcomed by several former intelligence chiefs though many stressed the ... Read more...

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CII wants contracts for non-executive, independent directors


November 30th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Companies should have the option of paying fixed contractual remuneration to non-executive and independent directors, according to the recommendations of a committee set up by the Confederation ... Read more...

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Govt. orders enquiry into Terminal 1-D damage in Delhi


August 22nd, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): Taking serious note of the incident, in which a section of the newly constructed Terminal 1-D at the Indira Gandhi International airport was damaged due to heavy ... Read more...

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Monitoring unit set up in PMO to oversee flagship programmes


July 8th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Government on Wednesday set up a monitoring unit in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to observe several flagship programmes and to guarantee transparency in its functioning. ... Read more...

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Delivery monitoring unit set up in PMO


July 8th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Wednesday set up a delivery monitoring unit that will review a select number of the government's flagship programmes and iconic projects. Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Liquidity, price reduction and efficient credit mechanism key to solving economic slowdown: Chidamra


November 18th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today said that steps to counteract the present economic slowdown will include ensuring adequate liquidity, price reductions by industry and efficient credit ... Read more...

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Obama must say if he endorses G20 view on slowdown: Chidambaram


November 18th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said India and other like-minded nations would like to know if the incoming Barack Obama administration in the US endorses the views ... Read more...

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