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Provide more medical aid to Amarnath pilgrims, centre told


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed shock over the death of ten people in past three days during their pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath ... Read more...

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Himalayan Ski Village project delay costs state dearly


July 8th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 8 (IANS) The delay in commissioning the multibillion-dollar Himalayan Ski Village project, promoted by Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company near this Himachal Pradesh tourist town, ... Read more...

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Himachal court allows Ford to construct ski resort


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) In a major relief to Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has given clearance to his upcoming multi-billion dollar ... 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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GJM announces agitation, calls for burning GTA agreement


June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Asking the West Bengal government not to implement the high-power committee's report on additional areas in the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

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Upset over panel report, GJM threatens to renew agitation (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Darjeeling, June 9 (IANS) Upset over a high-power committee's report on additional areas to be included into the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Hawkers should not be evicted: Mahasweta Devi


May 16th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) With the West Bengal government deciding to issue permits to Kolkata's hawkers without earmarking any permanent hawking zone, Magsaysay awardee Mahasweta Devi Tuesday said the hawkers ... Read more...

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Chidambaram is biggest murderer of democracy: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


May 7th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Saying the government has "done nothing" to address the rights of poor tribals, noted social activist and former peace negotiator Swami Agnivesh blames Home ... Read more...

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Menon returns home to Sukma


May 4th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon reached home Friday morning, 13 days after he had been kidnapped by the Maoists.His wife Asha, who is ... Read more...

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Scientist resigns over blacklisting of ISRO stalwarts (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Eminent Scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned to protest the blacklisting of former Indian space agency chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief can’t dictate to government: Congress


February 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) The Congress Sunday said former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair was free to criticise the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Cleaning drive begins near Sabarimala temple


November 7th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday oversaw a massive cleaning operation at the foothills of the famed Hindu temple in Sabarimala.Close to 6,000 volunteers, ... Read more...

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Divide Darjeeling into two districts: GJM


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Wednesday demanded the bifurcation of Darjeeling district due to its "uneven development" and demography.A two-member GJM delegation placed the demand at ... Read more...

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Features of tripartite agreement on Darjeeling


July 19th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Sukna, July 18 (IANS) The main features of the tripartite agreement inked between the central, West Bengal governments and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha:- The autonomous Gorkhaland Territorial Administration to be ... Read more...

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Land identified for handing over to 12 Singur farmers


June 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday carried forward the process of returning to farmers the land they were unwilling to give up for the now abandoned Tata ... Read more...

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SGPC sets up panel to save Bhullar


May 30th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikhs, Monday set up a committee to file a review petition for saving the life of ... Read more...

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Northeast power ministers call for gas price cut


May 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The power-starved northeastern states have urged the central government to reduce the prices of natural gas being used in various power projects of the region, ... Read more...

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CPI-M to react over CVC fiasco after PM’s statement in Parliament: Yechury


March 5th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5(ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said that his party would react on P.J. Thomas's appointment as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lays down guidelines for appointing CVC


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday, while quashing the appointment of P.J. Thomas as central vigilance commissioner (CVC), also laid down the guidelines for making future appointments ... Read more...

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Devas threatens legal action if ISRO annuls accord


February 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) Private firm Devas Multimedia Wednesday said it "will take strong, including legal, steps" if its accord with the Indian space agency on allocation of S-band spectrum ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear plea against CVC Thomas’s appointment


December 6th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear today two Public Interest Litigations challenging the appointment of P J Thomas as Central Vigilance Commissioner.The petitions will hear by a ... Read more...

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Northeast power ministers to meet PM on power deficit


August 12th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) Power ministers from the eight northeastern states Thursday decided to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the huge electricity deficit in the region. "We (power ministers) will go ... Read more...

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Northeast power ministers to meet to overcome huge deficit


August 10th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) Power ministers from the eight northeastern states will assemble in this Meghalaya capital Wednesday to find ways to overcome the huge power deficit in the region. "There are various ... Read more...

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Anderson extradition: Chouhan disappointed with PM on issue


June 30th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, June 30 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said he was disappointed with Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh for not discussing the extradition of former Union ... Read more...

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India begins feasibility study on 90-seater civilian aircraft


May 27th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) India began a feasibility study to design and develop an indigenous 90-seater civilian plane to fly on feeder and trunk routes, a top official of the national ... Read more...

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India should play vital role at UN summit: Congress MP


April 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India should play an important leadership role at the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) summit by showcasing the country's progress on tuberculosis (TB) control, a Congress MP ... Read more...

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Manipur is firm on controversial Tipaimukh project


January 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Imphal, Jan 17 (IANS) The Manipur government is determined to go ahead with the proposed 1,500-MW Tipaimukh hydel power project that has been opposed by environmental groups and opposition ... Read more...

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Himachal gives show-cause notice to Ford’s Ski Village project


December 4th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday decided to issue a show cause notice to Ford Motor Company that is executing a multi-billion dollar Ski Village project in Manali ... Read more...

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Will punish cops for atrocities when in power, promises Amarinder


December 1st, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Monday said that the Congress, when it comes back to power, will take "strict action" against the police officers found guilty of ... Read more...

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Prime minister to head cabinet panel on infrastructure


July 11th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The government has constituted a high-power committee under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to drive infrastructure development in the country, identified as a key priority area to ... Read more...

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Norway to extend power technology to India’s northeast


June 17th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) Norway has agreed to share its power technology and supervision methods with India's electricity-starved northeastern states, Tripura Power Minister Manik Dey said here Wednesday. The statement comes after last ... Read more...

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Northeast India seeks Norway’s help to set up power exchange


June 8th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) India's northeastern states are keen on setting up a power stock exchange in the region on the lines of Nord pool, the world's first multinational exchange for trading ... Read more...

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We don’t want ski village, Himachal residents tell officials


June 6th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 6 (IANS) Locals voiced their discontent Saturday before a government panel against the setting up of the $300 million Himalayan Ski Village project in upper Manali. They ... Read more...

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Solution to problem in Sri Lanka lies in devolution of power: Mukherjee


March 1st, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 1 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that the military option would not solve the Lankan issue and implementation of the 13 th amendment to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to have security council, commando team: Deshmukh


December 1st, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Maharashtra will soon have a security council and a crack commando team of its own to tackle terror in the state, Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh announced here Monday. ... Read more...

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