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Parliamentary panel to query service chiefs, but not on April 20


April 13th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The three armed forces chiefs will be questioned on the gaps in India's military preparedness but not on April 20 as has been reported in ... Read more...

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Good showing gets Rajasthan 22 percent hike in plan outlay


March 21st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Having exceeded its development targets, Rajasthan Wednesday got a 22 percent increase in plan outlay to Rs.33,500 crore for the next fiscal and asked ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly disallows discussion on Pakistan panel visit


March 19th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislative assembly speaker Monday did not allow a discussion on the visit by a Pakistan judicial commission to Mumbai in connection with the investigations ... Read more...

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Mixed response as third round of Kudankulam talks ends


December 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) The third round of talks between the central and the state panel on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) at Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu ended Thursday ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam relay fast continues for 50th day


December 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The relay fast against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) set up in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu continued for the 50th day Tuesday, with former naval ... Read more...

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Central panel on Kudankulam to meet in three weeks


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The central government committee, appointed to allay the fears of locals about the safety of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, will ... Read more...

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Government considering separate community policing wing


November 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government would consider institutionalising community policing by setting up a separate wing in police forces and allow law-abiding citizens to participate in police ... Read more...

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Joshi asks PAC members to apologise to CAG


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has asked panel members who made "wild allegations" against Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel members seek status of black money cases


November 18th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Members of parliament's standing committee on finance Friday called upon the government to take quick action on black money, with some members seeking to ... Read more...

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Top auditor stands by 2G loss figures


November 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's top government auditor Vinod Rai Tuesday stood by his presumptive loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in the 2G spectrum allocation, dismissing his former colleague's ... Read more...

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Indian screenwriting in a miserable state: Abbas Tyrewala


October 19th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Screenwriting is considered to be the backbone of a film. It is also believed that it is an art form that is in decline in ... Read more...

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Truckers heckle illegal mining panel members


September 17th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A public hearing on illegal mining in Goa Saturday saw unruly scenes, with scores of mining truck owners virtually holding the Justice M.B. Shah Commission's chairman ... Read more...

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Osama probe panel retraces US choppers’ route


September 14th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Pakistani commission probing the American commando raid in Abbottabad to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has flown over the likely route taken ... Read more...

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Kashmir to appoint accountability panel members soon


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will soon appoint the chairman and two members of the state accountability commission, officials said Friday.The appointments can be made by ... Read more...

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Orissa resumes work at Posco site


July 5th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) The Orissa government Tuesday resumed work on the land taken over for South Korean steel major Posco's project in Jagatsinghpur district, an official said. The work ... Read more...

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No plans to summon Vajpayee: JPC


June 1st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The joint parliamentary committee examining India's telecom pricing policy from 1998 to 2008 Wednesday denied it would summon ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ... Read more...

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Lokpal should be independent, agree panel members (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Keen to finish drafting of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill by June-end, the government and civil society representatives Saturday identified areas of agreement on the ... Read more...

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Hope speaker will accept PAC report: Joshi


April 30th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi Saturday said he was hopeful that Speaker Meira Kumar would accept the report on 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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BJP pulls up Congress for insulting PAC chief


April 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) criticized the ruling Congress Party on Thursday for accusing Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chief Murli Manohar Joshi of having 'malafide ... Read more...

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Congress demands explanation from Joshi over leakage of draft report


April 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Charging senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who heads the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the ruling Congress Party on Thursday demanded an ... Read more...

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Hegde not to resign, members to stay focused (Third Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) After consultation here Saturday among the civil society members of the joint committee formed to draft the Lokpal Bill, it was announced that Karnataka ... Read more...

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Santosh Hegde to continue in Lokpal Bill panel


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23(ANI): Former Supreme Court Judge N. Santosh Hegde will continue to be part of the joint drafting committee on the Lokpal Bill, Kiran Bedi said on Saturday.It was announced ... Read more...

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Hegde to take a final call on quitting Lokpal panel tomorrow


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Former Supreme Court Judge N. Santosh Hegde on Friday said that he would take a decision on quitting the joint drafting committee on the Lokpal Bill tomorrow."The ... Read more...

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Santosh Hegde threatens to quit panel (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta and member of the joint Lokpal Bill drafting committee, justice N. Santosh Hegde Thursday said he was very hurt by the remarks of ... Read more...

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None of us are going to resign: Arvind Kejriwal (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As corruption allegations swirled around Lokpal Bill drafting panel members Shanti Bhushan and his son Prashant, social activists Thursday came out in strong support of ... Read more...

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Lokayukta Hegde contemplates stepping down from Lakpal panel


April 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Karnataka Lokayukta and former Supreme Court Judge N. Santosh Hegde on Thursday said he was seriously reconsidering his decision to be on the joint drafting committee on ... Read more...

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CD row: Civil society members back Bhushans


April 21st, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal, a key figure in Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption, commenting on the CD controversy on Thursday said this is a malicious campaign against ... Read more...

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2G scam: Tata ‘candid’, Radia ‘evasive’ before PAC (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia were Monday questioned by parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in its search of the scam-tainted ... Read more...

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Panel on illegal mining seeks quick replies from Karnataka


March 28th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) A Supreme Court-appointed central empowered committee (CEC) Monday asked the Karnataka government to expedite its response to the questions that had been raised on illegal mining ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders demand Srikrishna committee’s prosecution


March 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, leaders from Telangana Thursday demanded prosecution of members of the Srikrishna committee for allegedly hurting the sentiments of people of the ... Read more...

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Malaysian parliament shuns debate on novel opposed by Indians


March 17th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) The Malaysian parliament has rejected a motion to debate a controversial book that has upset sections of ethnic Indian community for having references to the ... Read more...

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Kashmir coordination panel meets


December 16th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The much-hyped National Conference-Congress coordination committee met here Thursday for less than 45 minutes, without discussing the contentious issues bothering the coalition.It was the first such meeting after ... Read more...

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Seminar discusses UAE-Italy double taxation


November 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS/WAM) A seminar was organised here to familiarize the participants about various articles under the avoidance of double taxation agreement signed between the UAE and Italy, it was announced ... Read more...

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FDA okays drug for Lupus


November 18th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Human Genome Sciences is close to having their drug, Benlyst approved by the FDA. The drug cleared a major hurdle in its quest to have ... Read more...

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Marching orders to one of Oz selectors will be “a pity”: Hilditch


October 27th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27(ANI): Cricket Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that issuing marching orders to one of his panel members this week will be "a pity".Cricket Australia is expected to ... Read more...

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