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Uttar Pradesh ignoring Vrindavan widows: SC


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the Uttar Pradesh government for not being sensitive to the plight of widows abandoned by their kin and living in ... Read more...

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Punjab at crossroads: Sikh clergy gives in to radical rhetoric (Punjab Newsletter)


June 8th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Once touted as the most progressive state in the country, Punjab is today at a crossroads. The contradictory actions of the state's leadership, especially the ... Read more...

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US committed to help Tamil Nadu, says Powell


May 21st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) The United States is committed to help Tamil Nadu realise the goals set in its Vision 2023 document, to put the state on par with upper ... Read more...

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Union budget reflects policy paralysis, is anti people: Jayalaltihaa


March 16th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday criticised the union budget 2012-13 as anti-people and demonstrating "the continued policy paralysis gripping the central government".Reacting to ... Read more...

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Welfare measures should reach the needy: President Patil


March 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Stressing the need for the state's welfare measures to reach the poor for creating an inclusive society, President Pratibha Patil Monday said that these measures ... Read more...

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Medvedev urges Russians to improve country


January 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said 2011 was difficult but good for the country and called on Russians to unite efforts to make the country better."It ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates 51st anniversary


May 1st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Sunday celebrated the 51st anniversary of the state's formation with a variety of programmes and events. The main function was held at the Shivaji Park ... Read more...

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Existential threat posed by India forced Pakistan to go nuclear: Musharraf


March 27th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has cited India, which he said poses an "existential threat" to Pakistan, as the prime reason behind his country's nuclear armament."Yes, we ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani commits $11 bn investment in Gujarat


January 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Industrialist Anil Ambani Wednesday committed Rs.50,000 crore ($11 billion) investment in energy and cement industries in Gujarat on the inaugural day of the state's biennial global conclave ... Read more...

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Sushma hopes BJP again returns to power in Karnataka


June 25th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Sushma Swaraj, the leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha, Friday hoped Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would return to power in the elections due ... Read more...

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Sonia promises all help to make Kashmir progressive


May 29th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday offered the full support of the central government in making Jammu and Kashmir a progressive state and also lauded the tribal Gujjar ... Read more...

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Sexist Kamat should ask Sonia to quit politics: BJP


May 24th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lambasted Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat over his sexist remarks on women joining politics, and said it showed his "shallow frame ... Read more...

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Modi fails to show up before Special Investigation Team in Gujarat riots case


March 21st, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar/New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday didn't not show up before the Special Investigating Team (SIT) that summoned him in one of the Gujarat-riots cases.He ... Read more...

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Centre may consider blacklisted Sikh youths issue, if they shun Khalistan demand, says Chidambarm


February 20th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari (Punjab), Feb.20 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Saturday said the Central Government could consider the issue of black-listed Sikh youths if they gave up their demand of ... Read more...

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Professional education takes a hit in Punjab


December 14th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Courses in management, engineering, hotel management and pharmacy may be the most sought after in other places but thousands of seats in these streams are going ... Read more...

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Lost opportunity for Bengal in creating IT jobs: Infosys (Lead)


September 7th, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) West Bengal has lost an opportunity to create thousands of jobs when it scrapped the proposed IT hub project in Kolkata, a senior official of Infosys Technologies said ... Read more...

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Punjab plans 300,000 toilets in villages


August 12th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) This is one decision that will see millions of people in Punjab ease themselves comfortably. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Wednesday gave the go ahead to an ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s development blueprint for 2020 ready: Yeddyurappa


August 15th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) The first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in southern India has drawn a comprehensive development blueprint to transform Karnataka into a model state by 2020, Chief Minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Karnataka has lost tag of a being progressive state: Rahul Gandhi


May 12th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by admin
Kundapura (Karnataka), May 12 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Monday said Karnataka has lost its tag of being a progressive state.He said this while on a campaign trail ahead ... Read more...

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Sonia cautions Karnataka voters against fractured mandate


May 8th, 2008 - 12:01 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday cautioned the electorate in Karnataka against giving a fractured mandate again in the state assembly election that gets underway Saturday in the first ... Read more...

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Congress to celebrate Gujarat foundation day Thursday


April 28th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 28 (IANS) The Gujarat unit of the Congress will celebrate the state's 49th foundation day Thursday with a meeting in Gandhinagar highlighting the contribution of the party's past govenrments in ... Read more...

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Rahul ‘discovers’ Karnataka as a progressive state


March 28th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) Congress Young Turk Rahul Gandhi hailed Karnataka as a progressive state and praised the contribution of Bangalore to the knowledge sector. Addressing students of Anujman Polytechnic ... Read more...

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Musharraf has failed to rein in extremism and terrorism: Curtis


January 12th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhuttos death not only demonstrates the extent to which the Musharraf regime has failed to rein in extremism and terrorism, it also diminishes ... Read more...

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Restoration of democracy is the only way out for Musharraf: Pak daily


November 14th, 2007 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
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