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Bengal rights panel seeks report on dengue from government


September 18th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming rise" in dengue cases in and around Kolkata, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) Tuesday sought a report from the ... Read more...

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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... Read more...

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UP government rolls out 133 ambulances


September 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country.Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ... Read more...

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Need for Kerala to reform higher education: Experts


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Panellists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Friday agreed that Kerala must revamp its higher education sector to create world-class institutions.The panellists ... Read more...

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‘Kerala can become vibrant R&D; hub for different sectors’


September 13th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala has the potential to become a research and development (R&D;) hub for various sectors with its scientific talent pool and the presence of several institutes, ... Read more...

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UP panel to deal with village land encroachment


September 12th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Alarmed by widespread encroachment of pastures, reservoirs, ponds and graveyards that are owned by village councils, Uttar Pradesh has constituted a committee the principal secretary of ... Read more...

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Goa temporarily suspends all mining operations


September 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) In a major development, the Goa government Monday temporarily suspended operations of all the working mines in the state, pending verification of documents relating to mining ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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CBI recommends cases against Chautala, others in recruitment scam


September 5th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI has recommended registration of cases of cheating, forgery and conspiracy against the then Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and several top officers, including ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s textiles push with nine dedicated parks


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) The central government has approved nine textile parks worth Rs.1,500 crore in Rajasthan, and an additional grant of Rs.400 crore to promote this industry in the ... Read more...

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Only recycled water for construction in Gurgaon: Official


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 1 (IANS) All construction activities in Gurgaon have been stalled till the builders start making homes and offices with recycled treated water from government sewage treatment plants, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Zardari


August 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari here Thursday evening on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement Summit.The meeting lasted 30-35 ... Read more...

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Bangalore Nano to focus on business opportunities


August 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bangalore Nano 2012, the premier nanotechnology event Dec 6-7, will focus on business opportunities in the sunrise sector, which helps in improving ... Read more...

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UP gives go ahead to prosecution of tainted doctors, officials


August 27th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday gave the much awaited go-ahead for prosecution of 22 doctors and five state government employees for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to have aerospace policy to woo investments


August 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government is formulating an aerospace policy to attract global investments and make Banagalore a major aerospace hub in south Asia, a senior official said ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: Court raps Uttar Pradesh for delay in prosecution (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday rapped the Akhilesh Yadav government for delaying sanction for prosecution of accused doctors and officials in the ... Read more...

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NHRM scam: Court asks Uttar Pradesh to explain delay


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Allahabad High Court Thursday summoned the Uttar Pradesh principal health secretary to explain the delay in allowing the CBI to prosecute officials accused in the National ... Read more...

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Northern grid came close to tripping Monday: UP officials


August 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Northern grid came close to snapping Monday but for the timely intervention of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, state government officials said.The grid frequency dipped ... Read more...

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Torrential rains, floods hit life in Chhattisgarh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Torrential rains for the past 50 hours affected life in Chhattisgarh, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Doodh river entered shops and houses ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tribals issued invalid caste certificates


August 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has been left embarrassed after discovering that hundreds of thousands of caste certificates it has issued to tribals were invalid.The certificates became useless ... Read more...

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Police put on high alert after violence in Uttar Pradesh


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert Saturday and the intelligence set-up was spruced up following violence after 'alvida namaaz' in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Violent protests in UP against Assam-Myanmar violence


August 17th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violence broke out in the Uttar Pradesh capital city Friday as hundreds of irate Muslims, protesting violence against the community in Assam and Myanmar, took to ... Read more...

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Maoists push farmers to grow marijuana


August 17th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region is fast turning into a hotspot for growing marijuana with Maoist guerrillas making farmers switch to the cash crop, say police officials."Maoists ... Read more...

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Land scam case against me is baseless: Achuthanandan


August 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Friday that the ongoing vigilance case against him for alleged misuse of office to transfer land in Kasargode district ... Read more...

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Kerala to lease out land to private IT developers


August 13th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A departure from developer of information technology (IT) infrastructure to lessor model and focus on spreading e-governance activities across the state are going to be the ... Read more...

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Delay in communicating detention grounds vitiates order


August 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the unreasonable delay and absence of proper explanation in communicating the grounds of detention under COFEPOSA vitiates the order of ... Read more...

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Bengal may set up gas-based power plant


August 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government is exploring the possibility of setting up a gas-based power plant in Durgapur, an official said Wednesday."We have not yet decided about ... Read more...

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Former UP official gets bail in graft case


August 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday granted bail to a former Uttar Pradesh principal secretary in a corruption case related to a rural health scheme, a ... Read more...

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Kerala to showcase rural IT parks


August 8th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) At the forthcoming Emerging Kerala investor meet, the state is set to carry the wave of its IT revolution to rural areas, said an official.Apart from ... Read more...

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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat rail project gets fresh boost


August 5th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The key Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat railway line in Chhattisgarh, languishing for the last three decades, got a fresh boost Sunday with the state government asking all the ... Read more...

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Was UP behind Tuesday power mess? Officials say a firm no


July 31st, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Was Uttar Pradesh at the heart of the power crisis that plunged 600 million people across the country into darkness Tuesday? Even as the central ... Read more...

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Mayawati statue vandalised in Lucknow, BSP stages protests (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) activists held demonstrations across Uttar Pradesh Thursday after a life-size statue of former chief minister and party supremo Mayawati was vandalised ... Read more...

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UP sacks contractual employees in urban local bodies


July 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sacked thousands of contractual employees in urban local bodies who were appointed by the previous Mayawati regime of Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Premji hopes PM will step up policy execution


July 24th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Azim Premji, IT czar and chairman of Wipro Ltd., Tuesday hoped that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would initiate steps to execute infrastructure and ... Read more...

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