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Karnataka targets Rs.4 trillion software exports by 2020


August 15th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With about 40 percent share of software export from India, Karnataka has set an ambitious export target of a whopping Rs.4 trillion (Rs.4 lakh crore) ... Read more...

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Four serial blasts in Manipur, two injured (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 15 (IANS) Two people were injured after four serial bomb blasts rocked Manipur's capital Imphal city and Thoubal district on Independence Day Wednesday, police said."There have been a ... Read more...

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Crimes in Bangalore, Mangalore worrisome, says chief minister


August 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Increasing crimes, including a spate of murders in Bangalore and an attack on a youth in Mangalore recently, forced Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to admit ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to be developed as solar city, says Patil


August 15th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Chandigarh will be developed as a solar city in near future, Punjab Governor and Union Territory Administrator Shivraj Patil said at the 66th Independence Day ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, singing of national anthems and march past by security forces and children.Patriotic fervour and cultural fiesta marked the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, national anthems and march past by police and others accompanied by bands.In Bangalore, Chief Minister Jagadish Shetter unfurled ... Read more...

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Mamata inaugurates Ratha Yatra


June 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tugged the rope of the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra to throw open the annual Rath Yatra ... Read more...

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PM to visit Assam amid shutdown


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertakes a daylong visit to Assam Friday amid a shutdown called by the anti-talks faction of the banned United Liberation Front ... Read more...

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High security in Assam for PM’s visit, IED recovered


April 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) Authorities have stepped up security in Assam ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's one-day visit to the state Friday amid a 12-hour strike called by ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Sonia to attend cultural event


April 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Friday attend the inaugural of the silver jubilee celebrations of zonal cultural centres in India ... Read more...

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NCC cadets in Kolkata clean up drive


March 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) Pledging to rid Kolkata of garbage, nearly 1,400 senior division cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Sunday took part in a cleanliness drive at the ... Read more...

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As Mamata says ‘all cooked up’, Marxists hit road (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drawing flak for her penchant to dub recent incidents of crime as "staged", bitter rival Communist Party ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot (Lead, correcting para nine)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot


February 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh celebrates 63rd Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav unfurled the national flag and took salute at a ceremonial parade on the occasion of 63th Republic Day at the ... Read more...

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No successor yet, Narasimhan does R-Day honours


January 26th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Though his term officially ended Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan unfurled the national flag and took the salute at the Republic Day parade here ... Read more...

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Poll-bound Punjab celebrates R-Day under EC watch


January 26th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Republic Day was celebrated in Punjab Thursday under the watchful eye of the Election Commission (EC) officials as the state goes to assembly polls Jan ... Read more...

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Stamp out Maoists: Chhattisgarh governor


January 26th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Calling Maoists anti-national, Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt urged people on the occasion of Republic Day Thursday to help the authorities to crush them."We have to stamp ... Read more...

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Tripura Police set to get President’s honour


December 27th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) Tripura Police, a force that has earned distinction for battling four decades of terrorism, will add another feather to its cap next month when they ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Uttarakhand Friday


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be holding his first public rally in poll-bound Uttarakhand Friday, sources said.Gandhi, who has been aggresively campaigning in ... Read more...

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Hema, Asha to grace Madhya Pradesh state function


October 28th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Rajya Sabha Member Hema Malini and playback singer Asha Bhosle will Tuesday perform on the 56th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh here, the ... Read more...

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Gowda vows to implement Yeddyurappa’s programmes (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Monday listed the achievements of the B.S. Yeddyurappa government and declared that his priority would be to fully implement ... Read more...

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MPs prevented from hoisting flag at Telangana memorial


August 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Police prevented Congress MPs belonging to Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region from hoisting the national flag at the Telangana martyrs' memorial here on Independence Day Monday.The ... Read more...

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Maoists are inhuman: Chhattisgarh chief minister


August 15th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday termed the Maoists "inhuman" and said the state government has launched a decisive drive against them."Maoists are inhuman and ... Read more...

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Gaiety, patriotic fervour mark I-Day in Karnataka


August 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked the 65th Independence Day Monday with the hoisting of the tricolour, rendering of the national anthem and march past by ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Security has been beefed up and patrolling intensified in this tech hub for peaceful 65th Independence Day celebrations Monday, a police official said."We have put ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on alert against Maoist strike


August 14th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Chhattisgarh Sunday and security strengthened as the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) threatened to disrupt Independence Day functions Monday, police ... Read more...

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Will create a million jobs: Mamata (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Addressing her first political rally after coming to power two months ago, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government has fulfilled most ... Read more...

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Mamata holds sway at mammoth party rally


July 21st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) From addressing a crowd of tens of thousands, playing the perfect host to her VIP guests, and even anchoring the show to control an unruly ... Read more...

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Mamata’s political rally turns star-studded affair


July 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's first major political rally Thursday after coming to power turned into a star-studded affair as celebrities, including popular film ... Read more...

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Asked for central aid, PM has promised help: Mamata


July 21st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured all help to rescue state from its financial debt of ... Read more...

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We will create a million jobs: Mamata


July 21st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government has fulfilled most of its election promises in the first two months of its tenure ... Read more...

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Tight security for Mamata’s swearing-in


May 19th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Elaborate security arrangements are in place at Raj Bhavan, where Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will be sworn-in as West Bengal's first woman chief minister ... Read more...

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Mamata all set to be West Bengal’s first woman chief minister (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Moving a step closer to becoming West Bengal's first woman chief minister, Mamata Banerjee was Sunday unanimously elected leader of the Trinamool Congress legislature party ... Read more...

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