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PM indicates cabinet reshuffle, mum on timing


June 24th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has indicated a cabinet reshuffle but declined any comment on its timing, or who will replace Pranab ... Read more...

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Trinamool ’still’ part of coalition: PM


June 24th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Despite sharp differences over the choice of candidate for president, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that the Trinamool Congress "still" ... Read more...

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PM calls for quick decision on hike in voting rights


June 20th, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday welcomed the effort to increase the corpus of International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help Eurozone countries but said ... Read more...

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People impatient, economy will improve: PM


June 19th, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured that investor sentiment will be improved and the economy nursed to high growth path again, as citizens ... Read more...

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‘No link between Siachen, other issues with Pakistan’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India attaches no link between the progress in talks with Pakistan on reducing military presence in Siachen Glacier and other bilateral matters, ... Read more...

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‘Pact with France soon for Jaitapur nuclear plants’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India hopes to seal by the end of the year a pact with France for multiple nuclear energy units at Jaitapur in ... Read more...

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Australian mining firm picks Wipro for IT solution


June 15th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Australian mining firm MMG has selected Indian IT bellwether Wipro Technologies for providing a key IT solution as its key strategic partner, the global software services ... Read more...

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Easy win for Bhagyashree in All India Open chess


April 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 28 (IANS) Woman International Master and former national women's champion Bhagyashree Thipsay (Elo 2166) of Maharashtra began her campaign on a sound note with an efficient win over ... Read more...

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Karat again elected CPI-M boss (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Prakash Karat was Monday re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), but the veteran V.S. Achuthanandan failed to make it to the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan not in politburo, Buddhadeb in


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) There were question marks over both. But while former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee retained his place in the CPI-M politburo, former Kerala chief ... Read more...

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Don’t amend cooperative act without our nod: NABARD


April 4th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) said Wednesday it would oppose the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's move to amend the state ... Read more...

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NABARD registers 24.2 percent loan growth in Bengal (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) has loaned Rs.2,784.39 crore to financial institutions of West Bengal and the state government during the last ... Read more...

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NABARD registers 24.2 percent loan growth in Bengal


April 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) has loaned Rs.2,784.39 crore to financial institutions of West Bengal and the state government during the ... Read more...

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IMF right forum to help Eurozone economies: India


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Even as the G20 is closely monitoring how the members of the Eurozone propose to resolve the crisis, India firmly believes the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa invited for BRICS in New Delhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday extended a personal invitation to the leaderships of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa for the next summit of BRICS ... Read more...

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We at G20 must tackle tax evasion: Manmohan


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday once again sought the attention of G20 leaders on the issue of illicit money outflows and tax havens and said ... Read more...

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Occupy Wall Street protests a warning: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there were reasons behind the protests in Wall Street and Europe, which were spilling into ... Read more...

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Telangana issue difficult, but not insurmountable: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there was no question of any government inaction on the Telangana issue and while a ... Read more...

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India, China will overcome all problems: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime minister Manmohan Singh said while problems did exist between India and China on a host of issues, he was hopeful ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-8.5 percent: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday exuded confidence on 8-8.5 percent growth for India despite the difficult global situation and said a ... Read more...

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Can’t comment on stray thoughts of Khurshid: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday termed as "stray" the comment of Law Minister Salman Khurshid that the investment climate in India ... Read more...

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Council to decide special status for Bihar: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) The Planning Commission is examining a request for special status for Bihar, but only the National Development Council can take a ... Read more...

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Respite from inflation by year-end: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured all steps to tame inflation, but refused to be drawn into the debate whether the ... Read more...

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Advani should mind his words, feels Manmohan Singh


October 20th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Refusing to be drawn into constant verbal attacks on him by top Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Afghanistan in but Pakistan absent in IBSA Declaration


October 19th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) Even though the Tshwane Declaration of India, Brazil South Africa issued Tuesday spoke at length on terrorism and had specific references to virtually every conflict ... Read more...

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India hopes it can import uranium from South Africa


October 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India hopes it can import uranium from South Africa by impressing upon Pretoria to favourably change its regime towards New Delhi, notwithstanding the implications of ... Read more...

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IBSA condemns terror attack in New Delhi


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The trilateral forum of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Tuesday condemned last month's terror attack in New Delhi and called for early conclusion ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa push for Security Council expansion


October 18th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa, all of whom are now non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, Tuesday underscored again the urgent need to reform the ... Read more...

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National Motorcycle Racing: Double for Rajini, Deepak


August 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Krishnan Rajini of Moto Rev India and Deepak Ravikumar of Preethi Racing achieved a double apiece in the featured Superbikes and Group B (Open) categories in ... Read more...

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ICWA signs pacts with three African institutions


May 12th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), a think tank of the external affairs ministry, has signed pacts with three key African bodies ... Read more...

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Gujarat to change work profile of fast track courts


April 5th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 4 (IANS) The Gujarat government plans to convert the state's fast track courts, financially supported by the central government till March 31, into those of additional district judges.The ... Read more...

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Wipro buying US firm’s IT business for $150 mn


April 1st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) Global software major Wipro late Friday announced it was buying the oil and gas IT service business of the US-based Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) for ... Read more...

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BJP hopes to finally enter Kerala assembly


March 10th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) Having steadily increased its vote share in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident it will finally bag an assembly seat in Kerala ... Read more...

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Reformist Indian budget has a bit for all - households to corporates (Roundup)


February 28th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Rs.12.58 lakh crore (Rs.12.58 trillion or $280 billion) federal budget for 2011-12 Monday sought to address the want of every constituency with tax ... Read more...

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Will place for ‘Kerala Nair’ in cabinet appease NSS?


January 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Changanacherry (Kerala), Jan 19 (IANS) With 'Kerala Nair' K.C. Venugopal's induction into the union council of ministers Wednesday, it is now to be seen whether this will improve the soured relations ... Read more...

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