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Shutdown hits life in Karnataka


September 20th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Karnataka Thursday following the call for nation-wide shutdown to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and ... Read more...

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IMG likely to complete coal report by Sep 15: Bansal


September 13th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) reviewing the coal block allocations to private firms is likely to complete its exercise by Sep 15, but "it's a complex job", ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks not possible: Jairam Ramesh


September 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the cancelling of coal blocks as demanded by the BJP was not possible and questioned the "silence" of ... 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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Sibal slams states for corruptions related to land


September 12th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) While the opposition, led by the BJP, is attacking the Congress-led UPA government for scams, including over irregularities in coal block allocations, union HRD Minister ... Read more...

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Private sector should not be targeted for coalfield allocations: Jindal


September 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Private firms should not be unfairly targeted for coalfield allocations, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power and Congress MP Naveen Jindal said Thursday, adding any ... Read more...

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Government should not cancel coal blocks: Godrej


September 5th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government should not cancel coal blocks under opposition pressure following the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report as it would hurt business sentiment, ... Read more...

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Inter-ministerial group reviews coal block allocations


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An inter-ministerial group (IMG) Monday met to review the status of 58 coal blocks where production is not likely to begin by March 2013.The ... Read more...

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Garbage-free Bangalore by Monday, promise authorities


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) The BJP-ruled Bangalore civic administration has promised to rid country's IT hub from thousands of tonnes of overflowing garbage by Monday but doubts persist as its ... Read more...

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US hires private firms for ‘dirty work’: Russian diplomat


August 29th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Allowing private security companies to work in conflict zones helps the US government "avoid responsibility" for violating the norms of international humanitarian law, a Russian ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Court takes cognizance of CBI charge sheet


August 27th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the CBI against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London, ... Read more...

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CWG graft cases: CBI files charges against six


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The CBI has filed a charge sheet against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London ahead of ... Read more...

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Brazil’s economy grows at fastest clip in 15 months


August 18th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's economy expanded by 0.75 percent in June relative to the previous month as tax breaks stimulated growth, the central bank said.The uptick in the bank's ... Read more...

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Brazil looks to private sector to bolster infrastructure


August 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a 133 billion reais ($65.5 billion) plan to improve Brazil's infrastructure and spur economic growth.The plan, which will involve awarding private ... Read more...

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Wadhwani Foundation to train physically challenged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Wadhwani Foundation of the US-based Indian techno entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani will train about 13,500 educated disabled from across the country in skill development in partnership with ... Read more...

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Government to set up board for project clearance


July 19th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government will soon set up a board to review and give one-time clearance for projects, including security clearance, the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday.The ... 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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Congress accuses Ramdev, Team Anna of pro-BJP bias


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Accusing yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Team Anna of a pro-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bias, the Congress Sunday rubbished allegations of wrongdoing by Prime ... 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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Team Anna rejects CBI probe in ‘coalgate’ (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) Team Anna Friday rejected as irrelevant a CBI probe ordered into irregularities in coal block allocations, saying it will give a clean chit to Prime ... Read more...

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Team Anna rejects CBI probe in ‘coalgate’ (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) Team Anna Friday rejected as irrelevant a CBI probe ordered into irregularities in coal block allocation, saying it will give a clean cheat to the ... Read more...

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Charges against PM not irresponsible: Shanti Bhushan


May 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan Tuesday said allegations levelled by them against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were not irresponsible as the PM was party ... Read more...

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Team Anna charges Manmohan, Chidambaram, Pranab of corruption (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Team Anna Saturday charged Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and 14 cabinet ministers of "massive" corruption and asked for an independent probe, but the Congress ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks Manmohan, Chidambaram and Pranab (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Team Anna Saturday renewed its attack on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, alleging Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and 14 cabinet ministers were ... Read more...

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A Bollywood-style lesson for capital’s cab drivers (Feature)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With rash driving and road rage spreading like cancer, a programme is on here to teach cab drivers road safety as well as the virtues ... Read more...

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Coal workers threaten to go on strike


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A trade union associated with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday threatened to go on strike from July 10 against alleged irregularities in allocation ... Read more...

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Gurgaon Girlcott takes off with play, slogans


April 13th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 13 (IANS) Gurgaon Girlcott - a movement to urge women in this millenium city on Delhi's outskirts to keep away from splurging at restaurants, malls and salons ... Read more...

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Court refuses relief to Uttar Pradesh scam accused


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A CBI special court here has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of a private firm owner who fears being arrested for his suspected involvement in ... Read more...

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Haryana court reserves order on Subhash Ghai project


March 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) A court in Haryana Thursday reserved the order on Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's 20 acres of land purchase from the Panchayat in Badhsa village in Jhajjar ... Read more...

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Three private firms’ directors booked for fraud


February 28th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Directors of two companies based in Haryana's Sonepat and one in the union territory of Daman have been booked for fraudulently causing loss to insurance ... Read more...

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Court orders stay on Subhash Ghai’s project in Haryana


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Badhsa (Haryana), Feb 23 (IANS) A court in Haryana has stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any type of activity on the 20 acres of land it ... Read more...

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Revive agriculture urgently, says president’s aide


February 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Flagging a "sense of urgency to the need of transforming Indian agriculture", a panel of governors set up by President Pratibha Patil will submit ... Read more...

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Last US troops out of Iraq (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of US combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday, ending its nearly nine-year presence in the country.A convoy of ... Read more...

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Abdullah to present biomass energy plan to cabinet soon


November 29th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government may soon bring out a national mission on biomass, on the lines of the one on solar energy, to promote greater investment into ... Read more...

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Brazil to invest $2.4 bn in gold production


November 21st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) Private firms that invest in gold mining in Brazil will allocate about $2.4 billion over the next four years to their activities, the O ... Read more...

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