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Health scheme approved for Nepal-domiciled Gorkhas


January 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved the extension of the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) to Nepal-domiciled Gorkha (NDG) pensioners in a decision expected to benefit ... Read more...

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Realty industry needs regulator to promote ethical business (Comment)


December 18th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (Credai) has once again brought to the centre-stage the issue of transparency by pushing it as a panacea for the negative ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi holds English learning course for parents


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (IANS/ WAM) A special English learning course has been started in Abu Dhabi to encourage parents' involvement in their children's studies.Organised by the Abu Dhabi ... Read more...

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Next five year plan to aim at double-digit growth: Ashwani Kumar (Interview)


April 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's 12th Five Year Plan (2012-13 to 2017-18) will focus on infrastructure and aim at double-digit growth with the approach paper set to get ... Read more...

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Panel favours new law for transparent spectrum allocation


February 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Going beyond the spectrum scam rocking the government, the one-man panel that probed the issue since 2001 has called for a legislation for transparent allocation of scarce ... Read more...

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Insult to Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar unacceptable, says Krishna


December 9th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): After Indian Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar was patted down by an American security agent at the Jackson - Evers International Airport in Mississippi, External Affairs ... Read more...

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India’s ambassador Meera Shankar frisked at US airport


December 9th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar was recently patted down by an American security agent at the Jackson - Evers International Airport in Mississippi.The incident took ... Read more...

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Male staff who ‘rated’ women in email being probed


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A private firm has launched a probe after male workers circulated an email rating attractiveness of new female colleagues, a media report said Friday.The message, sent by ... Read more...

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Delaware Attorney General Biden calls on BoA, JP Morgan Chase and Ally Financial to halt foreclosures


October 6th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
DOVER, DELAWARE (BNO NEWS) -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden on Tuesday called on three banks to stop foreclosure actions in the state amid questions about their foreclosures procedures.In a letter sent ... Read more...

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Govt. approves extension of ECHS facilities to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas


May 27th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) facilities to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas (NDGs).The scheme will be optional for retired ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM has shown he cares for people: Samy Vellu


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr. 3 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress President S. Samy Vellu has said that Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has shown during his first year of leadership that he cares ... Read more...

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Federal Aviation Administration responds to tape where child directs planes


March 4th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The two employees at John F. Kennedy Airport Tower are on administrative leave following an incident in February when a child was talking to pilots on an ... Read more...

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Obama urges Americans to be vigilant against terrorism


December 29th, 2009 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama has urged Americans to keep vigilance against terrorism after the failed terror attack on a US passenger plane last week. Obama, who is currently ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries today


October 6th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries here today.Some of the key issues, which are likely ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries


October 5th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first Conference of State Ministers of Food Processing Industries here tomorrow.Some of the key issues, which are likely ... Read more...

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Financial sector to strengthen anti-money laundering systems


June 18th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With slush funds being increasingly used for financing terrorism, Indian financial institutions are planning to increase investment in their anti-money laundering systems, a survey by global ... Read more...

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Police stations in Chandigarh ‘certified’


June 12th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, June 12 (ANI): One is aware of products and services being ISO certified, but have you heard of entire police station of a state or union territory being ... Read more...

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Facebook faces privacy probe in Canada


May 31st, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 31 IANS) Facebook is under the scanner in Canada following allegations by intern law students at the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic that the social networking website ... Read more...

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Navy orders 30 ships from Indian dockyards


April 15th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by admin
Vishakhapatnam, April 15 (IANS) As part of its 15-year programme to achieve 85 percent indigenisation of hardware, the Indian Navy ordered over 30 ships from the country's shipyards, a senior officer said ... Read more...

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