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Two arrested for cheating engineers


September 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Two people were arrested for cheating several serving and retired engineers on the pretext of providing them consultancy jobs in their fictitious projects, said police ... Read more...

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Odisha CM defends decision on coal block recommendation


September 13th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday defended the recommendation he had made in 2002 for the allotment of a coal block to a private company.After coming ... Read more...

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Government to cancel four coal blocks to private firms


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal block allocations Thursday recommended de-allocation of four coal blocks allotted to private companies since they have failed to set ... Read more...

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Fight against Somali pirates now a private battle


September 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) The fight against Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean has now become a private battle using private security companies, an Australian study said Wednesday.The research titled ... Read more...

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Ministerial group begins review of coal block companies


September 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal block allocations Thursday began its three-day review of the 58 coal blocks issued show-cause notices earlier for norms violations.The ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister denies role in coal block cases


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda Wednesday said he had nothing to do with the company booked by the CBI over irregularities in coal block allocations.The minister's ... Read more...

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CBI books five companies allocated coal blocks (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks and also conducted raids at 30 locations in ... Read more...

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FIRs against five companies allocated coal blocks (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks, an official said. The agency also conducted searches ... Read more...

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Uproar in Odisha assembly over coal blocks allocation


August 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Allocation of coal blocks caused an uproar in the Odisha assembly with the opposition Congress demanding an inquiry into recommendations made by the Biju Janata Dal ... Read more...

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BJP to take coal blocks issue to people


August 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) After blocking parliament functioning for entire week, the BJP Tuesday said it will take the coal blocks allocation issue to the people and will ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s steps to protect Meghalaya migrants reviewed


August 27th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A delegation of ministers from Meghalaya Monday reviewed the security measures put in place by the Maharashtra government to protect students and other people from the ... Read more...

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No coal block allocated during UPA-II regime: Jaiswal


August 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government has not allocated any coal block since 2009, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Monday, rejecting the allegation that coal blocks were allocated ... Read more...

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Prime Minister’s statement on coal block allocation


August 27th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday made a statement in both houses of parliament on coal block allocation for which the opposition is asking for ... Read more...

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Hope to auction coal blocks by year-end, says Jaiswal


August 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Coal Minister Sripraksh Jaiswal said Friday the process of auctioning coal blocks could start before the end of the year."We are taking every step ... Read more...

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Cancel coal blocks allocation: CPI-M


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Coal blocks allocated to private companies, leading to a "gigantic corruption scandal", should be cancelled, the CPI-M said Thursday.The CPI-M said it wanted "a full ... Read more...

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Britain to have database to track down illegal migrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Britain is setting up a computer database to track down around 150,000 people who are staying in the country illegally, a media report said Wednesday.Border officials ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to send Spanish robot to moon


August 17th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) China Great Wall Industry Corporation in June 2014 will launch the Spanish robot that is competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest to the moon.The ... Read more...

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Chavez touts tourism venture with Cuba


August 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that they will develop, together with Cuba, a large hotel complex on the Caribbean coast near Caracas, a tourist area left ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea for probe against Naidu


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea that sought a CBI probe against Telugu Desam chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly benefiting a number of ... Read more...

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Mock drill in Gurgaon July 20 to test quake preparedness


July 14th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 14 (IANS) A mock drill will be conducted here July 20 by the Haryana state and district administration in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to ... Read more...

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Private firms to provide 400 water tankers in Delhi


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to rope in private players for supplying 400 new stainless steel tankers to provide water to residents."We have invited three ... Read more...

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Dedicated zones to boost electronics manufacture


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government will set up dedicated zones to boost manufacturing of electronics products in the country.The union cabinet Wednesday approved a proposal to offer financial ... Read more...

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Door-to-door garbage collection in 8 Rajasthan cities


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Wednesday announced a door-to-door garbage collection policy for eight major cities, including Jaipur and Jodhpur."Private companies will be roped in for door-to-door garbage ... Read more...

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Profits of China’s major companies slide (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the nation's top ... Read more...

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Team Anna, opposition spew fire on ‘coalgate’; CBI probes (Roundup)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Team Anna and the opposition Friday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the CBI started a preliminary probe into alleged irregularities in the allocation ... Read more...

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CBI not to probe Manmohan in ‘Coalgate’ (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be probed for alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks between 2006 and 2009, the CBI said ... Read more...

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CBI not to probe PM in ‘coalgate’


June 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be scrutinised for alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks between 2006 and 2009, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Happy at CVC referring coal allocation case to CBI: BJP


June 1st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it was "happy" that the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has referred the coal block allocation case to ... Read more...

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Krishna slams Team Anna for ‘motivated charges’, will write to PM (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Rebutting charges hurled at him by Team Anna, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday indicated that he could sue them for accusing him ... Read more...

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Krishna to write to PM on Team Anna charges


May 31st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Rebutting charges hurled at him by Team Anna, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday he will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ... Read more...

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Team Anna accuses Krishna of mining graft in Karnataka


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan Tuesday alleged that External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna while serving as Karnataka chief minister indulged in corruption causing ... Read more...

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Japan, Myanmar open trade talks


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 27 (IANS) Japan has opened negotiations with Myanmar on an investment agreement, the trade ministry said."Since many Japanese private companies are trying to do business with Burma (Myanmar), ... Read more...

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Sarus cranes seen in Pakistan after a decade


May 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Sarus cranes, the world's tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.A pair sighted in Nagarparkar in Sindh ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP releases Congress’s charge sheet


May 17th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday released documents it said were the Congress's unreleased "charge sheet" against the state's top leaders, including ... Read more...

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Omani man donates blood for 26 years


April 30th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 30 (IANS/WAM) A 49-year-old man from Oman has been honoured by the ministry of health of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for donating blood for 26 years.Ahmed Bin ... Read more...

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