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Government asks Air India to follow duty time limitations


September 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) To improve staff utilisation of the national carrier, the government Tuesday directed Air India to immediately implement the flight duty time limitations (FDTL) for pilots ... Read more...

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No talks if fasting protesters forcefully removed: Anna Hazare (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday warned the government that there would be no talks if fasting members of his team were forcefully removed from Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Films have become marketing product: Shekhar Kapur


July 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is upset how marketing and box-office performance of a film are becoming the parameters of success rather than the film itself."It's sad that ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal’s health deteriorates


July 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 21 (IANS) The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated Saturday, doctors here said."We have put her on ventilator support to boost ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: NCPCR objects to disclosure of child’s identity


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's apex child rights body has demanded action against Visva-Bharati University as well as the print media for disclosing the identity of the Class 5 ... Read more...

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Metro advised to revise fares periodically


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The central government Wednesday advised metros to revise the fares periodically to offset input costs. But Delhi Metro said it had no plans to hike ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet GJM delegation June 14


June 11th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Amid reports of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) planning to revive violent agitation in protest against a high-powered panel's report, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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PDP is party of Jammu too: Mufti


May 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Mufti Mohammed Saeed, patron of the main opposition PDP, Sunday dispelled the impression that his party was Kashmir-centric and declared that it was as much as ... Read more...

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Hooda discharged from hospital


May 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was discharged from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here Thursday morning after his condition stabilised.Hooda was ... Read more...

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Gilani vows to protect constitution


May 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said "come what may" he will protect the constitution, a report says."Come what may I will protect the ... Read more...

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No corruption case against me, says Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said in London that there is no corruption case against him, it was reported here.Gilani Friday said there is ... Read more...

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Court allows KKR to use loudspeakers on match days


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-owned IPL franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Monday got court permission to use loudspeakers and microphones at the Eden Gardens on match ... Read more...

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Vodafone brings back pug to attract customers


February 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it has launched a series of new television commercials marking the return of its mascot, pug Cheeka promoting ... Read more...

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Baby Falak taken off ventilator, still unconscious


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life after being battered and beaten, has been taken off the ventilator though she continues to be critical ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama previews the State of the Union address


January 24th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has previewed his State of the Union address and he is all set to make an appeal to the US citizens to ... Read more...

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Quraishi reacts strongly to Badal’s remarks on jurisdiction (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) In a strong tit-for-tat reaction, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday wrote to Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, saying the commission was "aware" of ... Read more...

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Technique can tell beer’s country of origin


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A new technology can tell you about the precise location where your favourite brand of beer has originated.Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed ... Read more...

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NSE to launch SME exchange in November


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) will launch its Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) exchange this month, a top official of the bourse said."We got the final ... Read more...

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Munda reiterates special status demand for Jharkhand


October 24th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 24 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday reiterated his demand for special status for the state."Jharkhand deserves to be accorded special status. Around 67 percent area ... Read more...

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Conform to standards to boost exports: Gilani


October 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged businesses to focus on conforming to international standards to achieve high exports and economic growth."We are living ... Read more...

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Himachal court summons public service commission chief


September 14th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned the chairman of the state public service commission to appear before it with particulars of the selection committee that ... Read more...

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PM sends flowers, get well message to Anna


August 30th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) In a warm gesture, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday sent flowers and a "get well soon" message to Anna Hazare, who is recuperating ... Read more...

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Coal India awaits environment clearance for 13 projects


August 30th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Thirteen coal mining projects of Coal India Ltd are pending with the environment and forests ministry for approval, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan told ... Read more...

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Anna mocks Congress charge of RSS, BJP support


August 20th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, on a hunger strike to press for a more inclusive Lokpal Bill, has taken strong objection to suggestions that his ... Read more...

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Greater Noida industrial land used for homes due to recession: CEO


July 28th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 27 (IANS) The economic recession forced the Greater Noida authority to convert the acquired land from industrial to residential use in Noida Extension, authority CEO Rama ... Read more...

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Kochi-based web TV Indiavibes wins prestigious award


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Kochi-based Indiavibes, which claims to be the country's first web TV, has been awarded the Bloomberg UTV-Aegis Graham Bell award 2011 for innovation in mobile content ... Read more...

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HI, IHF make headway in resolving hockey crisis


July 14th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) resolved some contentious issues Thursday and made considerable progress towards having one hockey federation in the ... Read more...

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Russia test fires sub-launched missile


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has resumed tests of its Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile, the defence ministry said Tuesday.The missile carries up to 10 warheads and has a range ... Read more...

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Chidambaram concludes three-day Kashmir visit


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday concluded his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir after interacting with the Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers posted at ... Read more...

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Unique ID project set to meet target: Nilekani


June 17th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) The target of generating 600 million unique ID cards by 2014 would be achieved, Nandan Nilekani, chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), said ... Read more...

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Ramdev stable, but feeling weak: Doctors


June 11th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 11 (IANS) Fasting yoga guru Baba Ramdev's health condition is stable as he continues to be in a hospital here but he is feeling weak, doctors attending ... Read more...

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Dhumal discharged from AIIMS


June 9th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi last week, was discharged ... Read more...

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Bharat Heavy Electricals dismisses Neyveli Lignite’s charges


May 29th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Rejecting Neyveli Lignite Corporation's charges that the boilers supplied to it had a design fault, Indian power equipment giant Bharat Heavy Electricals says it will run ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth to be in ICU for some more time


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, will continue to be in the intensive care unit (ICU) for some more time, a ... Read more...

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Not true that Pakistan-US ties are at low point: Salman Bashir


May 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) It is not true that the Pakistan-US relations are at the lowest point following the dramatic raid by US commandos at Abbottabad to kill Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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