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Himachal to turn temple gold into mementoes


July 8th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to allow gold-rich temple trusts to melt tonnes of the precious metal in their coffers to turn them into mementoes as ... Read more...

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Pay market price of power, Omar tells grumbling people


June 21st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Facing fire over power woes in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday came down heavily on those who indulge in power theft and asked ... Read more...

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Delhi thirsty for water, crisis to deepen


June 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A serious water shortage in the peak summer months has made life miserable for hundreds of thousands in the Indian capital, sparking street protests. Experts ... Read more...

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Ukraine denies racism threat during Euro 2012


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 1 (IANS) Ukrainian foreign ministry Friday denied that racism may in any way be involved during Euro 2012 soccer championship."You can see and understand that the Ukrainian people ... Read more...

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PM opens security meet, flags left-wing extremism (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Left-wing extremism, religious fundamentalism, ethnic violence and terrorism are major challenges facing the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday and urged ... Read more...

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Goa illegal mining scam: Panaji port to be made accountable


April 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) A Goa government-run minor port at Panaji, which has allegedly been the clearing house for millions of tonnes of dubiously sourced iron ore, could be back ... Read more...

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Court appoints provisional liquidator for Dunlop India


March 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday ordered the appointment of a provisional liquidator to look after the administration of tyre-maker Dunlop India Limited.The order was given while ... Read more...

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CBI should protect informers in health scheme scam: BJP


February 16th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With another official of the Uttar Pradesh health department found dead, the Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said the CBI should protect those who know ... Read more...

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Omar chairs high-level meeting to review power status


January 4th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) In an effort to tackle the massive electricity shortage in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday asked the power development department (PDD) ... Read more...

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Kashmir to operate gas turbine to augment power supply


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) To give some relief to the electricity-starved Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government Monday decided to operate its gas turbine power generating unit which would give ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing in Kashmir


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers allegedly opened fire at people protesting power shortage at ... Read more...

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Omar hopes Anna calls off fasts permanently


December 29th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing Anna Hazare of directing his agitation against the Congress, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said he hoped the activist calls off ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power (Lead, with images)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power


December 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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It is Mayawati vs all others in Uttar Pradesh


December 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) The race for the next assembly in Uttar Pradesh may be largely four cornered. But, it is increasingly evident that the electoral battle slated for ... Read more...

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Bill providing for death sentence for sabotage of pipelines passed


December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Parliamentary approval was Wednesday accorded to a bill that makes acts of terrorism aimed at destruction of oil and gas pipelines and probable cause of ... Read more...

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Food security bill not sustainable: ADB official


December 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The food security bill, that seeks to legally entitle majority of India's population to cheaper foodgrains, is not sustainable as it would put further ... Read more...

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Mayawati releases ‘white paper’ refuting corruption charges


December 16th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) In a bid to give her own government a clean chit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday released an 84-page 'white paper' refuting the allegations of ... Read more...

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Single smart card for different modes of transport launched


December 6th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The national Common Mobility Card that will soon allow seamless and convenient public travel across different modes of transport, including trains and buses, was launched ... Read more...

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‘Montek satisfied with work in Bundelkhand’


December 5th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) Refuting allegations levelled by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Aluwalia about poor implementation of the special Bundelkkhand package released by the union government, the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi figures prominently in Mayawati’s speech (Lead)


November 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's forays into Uttar Pradesh appear to be high on the mind of Chief Minister Mayawati, who repeatedly referred to his ... Read more...

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India’s Defence Security Corps to grow by 30 percent


November 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) In order to boost security of its defence office and strategic installations across the country, India will increase the manpower of a specialist force by ... Read more...

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Pakistan hiring rail engines from India


September 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Unable to buy new rail engines, Pakistan is hiring 50 engines from India. An acute shortage of rail engines has forced the authorities to stop running trains ... Read more...

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GPS devices on kerosene tankers to check pilferage


September 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government will fit global positioning system (GPS) devices on kerosene tankers to check pilferage of the fuel, a minister said Thursday."There is pilferage ... Read more...

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Kerala temple’s Vault B shouldn’t be opened, apex court told


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Friday told by Travancore's erstwhile royal family that the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple's Vault B should not be opened and the ... Read more...

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Haryana villagers made to pay for power


August 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Having lived conveniently by stealing electricity from illegal connections for many years, residents in two villages of Haryana's Kalayat sub-division have been forced to seek regular ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers stole Rajasthan water: minister


August 8th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Rajasthan did not get its full share of water from the Okhla Barrage last year because of pilferage by Haryana farmers. Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Click to keep tabs on fair price shops


July 19th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) There's good news for the capital's 3.1 million "ration card holders", a term used for those who can access the 2,500 shops under the public ... Read more...

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Cash subsidies for cooking gas, kerosene, fertilisers


July 5th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) To plug leakages in the subsidy system, the government will soon provide cash through banks and ATMs directly to the beneficiaries in lieu of ... Read more...

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Congress holds massive protest in Lucknow


June 27th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) Thousands of Congress workers led by Uttar Pradesh party chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi were arrested here Monday for staging a street protest to demand a CBI ... Read more...

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Tata Motors for status quo on Singur land (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The proceedings in the Singur land case before the Calcutta High Court were adjourned till Monday after the petitioner Tata Motors Ltd (TML) sought status quo ... Read more...

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Shooter claims innocence in CMO’s murder


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Anand Tiwari, one of the shooters arrested for killing Lucknow's chief medical officer B.P. Singh, Friday claimed that he was being falsely implicated in the case ... Read more...

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Hooghly official submits report about Singur


June 24th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Hooghly district administration Friday submitted a report to the Calcutta High Court after Tata Motors alleged there was looting and pilferage from its abandoned small ... Read more...

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Register murder case, demands Uttar Pradesh doctor’s wife (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The wife of deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan Friday demanded that a case of murder be registered in the mysterious death ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on ‘pilferage’ from Tata’s Singur plant


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday told the West Bengal government to file a report on whether there was any pilferage from the Tata Motors' abandoned small ... Read more...

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