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‘Social assistance payments to be linked to unique ID number’


February 29th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Payments under the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) will be routed through the unique ID number system to avoid delays, Rural Development Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Three held for stealing money from IIT accounts


November 15th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Three men who used forged cheques to withdraw around Rs.34 lakh from the bank accounts of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi have been arrested, police ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians among three held for cheating


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three people, including two Nigerians, have been arrested for cheating people by sending them fake messages and e-mails stating that they have won prizes from ... Read more...

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Mamata effect: Salaries on 1st, clean-up drives in hospitals


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Suparna Nag couldn't believe her eyes when she updated her bank passbook on June 1. In her 15 years of career as a teacher in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra village first in India with right to harvest bamboo


April 28th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 28 (IANS) Mendha-Lekha, a remote village in the Maoist-affected Gadchiroli district of eastern Maharashtra, has become the first in the country where tribals have been given the ... Read more...

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Couple held for duping NRIs, elderly


February 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A 45-year-old Australia-educated MBA and his wife were arrested for cheating Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and senior citizens of more than Rs.20 lakh through their fake travel agency, ... Read more...

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Railways accept credit card with photograph as identity proof


August 16th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indian Railways has begun accepting credit cards with laminated photographs issued by banks as identity proof of passengers travelling on e-tickets from Aug 6, an ... Read more...

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Registration drive for construction worker welfare begins in Delhi


July 25th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): In an attempt to promote welfare of the vast unorganised labour force, the Delhi Government has launched a registration programme for construction workers in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Now, Reddy accuses Kumaraswamy of money laundering


July 21st, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister G. Janardhana Reddy Tuesday targeted former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, accusing him of money laundering and fraudulent transactions. "Within a month after becoming chief minister ... Read more...

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Six railway officials suspended in Bihar


June 19th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Six railway employees have been suspended after it was found that they had shielded those involved in a fake railway ticket racket in Bihar's Munger district, officials said ... Read more...

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Tenant kills landlord’s son after tiff


February 16th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 15 (IANS) Enraged over being asked to vacate the house, a tenant in Noida abducted and murdered the 11-year-old son of his landlord and cut the body into pieces, police ... Read more...

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Honest autorickshaw driver returns laptop, gets Rs.20,000 reward (With Image)


September 18th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A Delhi businesswoman Thursday gave a reward of Rs.20,000 to an honest auto rickshaw driver who returned her the laptop she had left behind ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma unveils foreign trade policy


August 27th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday announced a new foreign policy for the next five years which aims at an export target for 2010-11.He ... Read more...

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Highlights of India’s new Foreign Trade Policy


August 27th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the new Foreign Trade Policy that was unveiled by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma here Thursday: -Duty entitlement passbook scheme extended till December 2010-Extension ... Read more...

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I had asked the bank to step up security: 75-year-old bank robbery foiler


January 6th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) An aware citizen who does not step back to help a person in need, Maharaj Krishna Kapoor, the brave 75-year-old who foiled a bank heist in south ... Read more...

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Teenager becomes instant billionaire - for a while


August 27th, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) Aug 26 (IANS) For a while, the teenager could not believe his eyes when he checked his passbook: it showed his account balance at Rs.98,57,60,24,253. He had overnight became ... Read more...

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Focus on price rise, export push in India’s trade policy


April 11th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With a twin focus of curbing price rise and boosting trade, Commerce Minister Kamal Nath recast India's foreign trade policy Friday, that bans export of primary steel ... Read more...

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Burney to take up Sarabjit’s ‘mistaken identity’ case


April 4th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani federal minister and human rights activist Ansar Burney Friday said he would closely examine the documents provided to him on Indian national Sarabjit Singh's innocence and ... Read more...

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Burney pledges support for Sarabjit Singh


April 4th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Bhatinda, Apr 4 (ANI): Pakistan's human rights activist Ansar Burney has assured support in the fight for Sarabjit Singh's release, but said the final decision rested with President Musharraf. Burney has ... Read more...

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Burney’s visit raises hopes of Sarabjit Singh’s family


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Bhikhiwind (Punjab), April 2 (ANI): Former Pakistan Human Rights Minister Ansar Burney on Wednesday visited Sarabjit Singh's family at his ancestral village at Bhikhiwind. Emotions run high when family ... Read more...

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India extends disputed export incentive scheme


March 31st, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A popular export incentive scheme in India, challenged at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has been given another extension, as the commerce ministry is yet to finalise ... Read more...

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No child’s play: a bank run by and for street children


March 31st, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
(Feature) By Azera Rahman New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The cashier counts the currency notes carefully, makes an entry in the passbook and hands it over to the waiting customer through a tiny window. ... Read more...

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Export target may be achieved: Kamal Nath


March 19th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India may be able to achieve the export target of $160 billion for the current fiscal despite the rupee appreciation posing huge challenges for Indian exporters, Commerce ... Read more...

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Crisis-hit seafood industry seeks relief measures


March 14th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Kochi, March 14 (IANS) Representatives of Indian seafood exporters have urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide relief measures to the seafood sector, which is hit by stiff competition from China, Vietnam ... Read more...

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