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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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Shift thrust to MSME sector: Northeastern states


June 14th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) The Forum of Industries and Commerce Ministers of North Eastern States (FICMNES) Thursday asked the central government to shift the thrust from big industries to micro, ... Read more...

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Pranab mulls special package for northeast


June 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured the cash-strapped northeast states that his ministry and the Planning Commission would soon work out strategy to provide ... Read more...

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India formulating new air cargo promotion policy


March 14th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The government was formulating an economic regulatory framework for future airports as well as an air cargo promotion policy, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said ... Read more...

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Air India management can alter policy for workmen: Apex court


November 19th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ruled that Air India was entitled to alter its policies with regards to its workmen and those promoted to executive category ... Read more...

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High court rap for top paramilitary medical officer


September 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has pulled up a top medical officer of the paramilitary forces for "misleading bureaucrats" of the home ministry to stay put ... Read more...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules out discrimination class-action suit against Wal-Mart


June 21st, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Wal-Mart as a group of over 1 million employees had filed a class-action lawsuit against the nation's ... Read more...

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Government rejects army’s promotion policy proposal


June 8th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government has rejected an army proposal for changing its promotion policy for senior officers, sources said Wednesday.The army in 2009 had adopted a ... Read more...

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20 army officers to be promoted as lieutenant generals


May 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) After over a six-month delay, the government has cleared more than 20 senior army major generals for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general, ... Read more...

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Army officers’ promotion held up over policy confusion


April 13th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The promotions of 202 senior army officers are hanging fire for the last six months due to a delay in announcing the list of successful ... Read more...

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Senior Indian Navy post upgraded


April 7th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The government Thursday upgraded the senior-most staff appointment in the Visakhapatnam-based Eastern Naval Command to the rank of a vice admiral. Sunil Lanba will be ... Read more...

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Report of Wage Boards for Working Journalists presented


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.2 (ANI): The National Wage Boards for Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees chairman, Justice G. R. Majithia and the members of the Wage Boards presented their final Report to ... Read more...

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Sibal moots neighbourhood libraries


October 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday mooted a neighbourhood book policy, with libraries and reading rooms across the country."The aim should be that in ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal calls for a neighbourhood book policy


October 16th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has said that there should a neighborhood book policy in the country. He said the aim should be that in the ... Read more...

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Northeastern states ask for effective industrial policy


September 30th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 30 (IANS) The northeastern states have sought a time-bound and assured incentive package from the central government for industrial development in the region, Tripura Industries and Commerce Minister Jitendra ... Read more...

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New greenfield airport in Rajasthan


September 14th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 13 (IANS) Rajasthan will get a new greenfield airport at Neemrana in Alwar district, state Industries Minister Rajendra Pareek said here Monday. "The decision was taken on the occasion of the ... Read more...

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North-East states seek measures to attract investment


January 14th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Investment-starved north-eastern states have urged the central government to take steps to attract both foreign and domestic investment in the region, Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury said ... Read more...

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Sibal agrees to meet IIT faculty on Friday


October 1st, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Union Human Resource Minister Kapil Sibal has agreed to meet agitating faculty members of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) on Friday.Sibal's move comes in a bid ... Read more...

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Indian Army vice chief appointment may spark succession row


September 1st, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The naming of Lt. Gen. P.C. Bhardwaj as the Indian Army's vice chief Tuesday could spark a succession row as it technically means supersession of the senior-most ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Bhardwaj to take over as next Army vice chief in October


September 1st, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): Lt. General P C Bhardwaj, who is currently heading the Indian Army's Northern Command, will be the next Vice Chief of Army Staff, bypassing the senior most ... Read more...

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Army adopts new promotion policy for Major. Generals, Lt.Generals


August 20th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI) : The Indian Army's new promotion policy restricts officers of the rank of Major General and Lieutenant General, to handle either administrative duties or lead troops in ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike won’t hit operations: BSNL (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 19th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) State-run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has said a two-day strike by its employees starting Wednesday would not affect its operations. "BSNL has made adequate ... Read more...

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BSNL employees demand wage hike, go on strike


August 19th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Around 270,000 employees of state-run telecom giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) went on strike for two days starting Wednesday, demanding a bigger hike in wages than had ... Read more...

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Winds of change sweep India’s foreign office


August 11th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The elite Indian Foreign Service (IFS) that powers India's global diplomacy and manages relations with nations is changing. Mid-career training and specialisation are the ... Read more...

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Indian businessmen must look at Thailand as potential investment base: Minister


June 4th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Pitching aggressively for Indian businessmen to look at Thailand as a potential investment base, visiting Thai Industry Minister Chanchai Chairungruang on Thursday met captains of Indian industry ... Read more...

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India expects $40 bn foreign investment this fiscal


April 24th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Despite the global slowdown and recession in Europe and the US, India expects at least $40 billion as foreign direct investment (FDI) in the current fiscal, a ... Read more...

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UK government to review police recruitment and promotion prospects of ethnic minorities


October 7th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has announced that the Gordon Brown Government will undertake a nationwide assessment of how ethnic minorities are treated by the police during recruitment ... Read more...

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Gogoi urges tea growers to start other industries


July 26th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday urged tea growers in Assam to utilise the fallow land in and around tea gardens to build other industries like dairy and ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh offers sops to self-help groups


May 27th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 27 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to provide interest subsidy, land and other facilities to self-help groups (SHGs) and their associations. "The purchase rules of government departments and ... Read more...

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Patil promises increased connectivity in northeast


February 25th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the government was committed to improving air connectivity in the northeast by upgrading 18 airports, with green field airports in Assam and ... Read more...

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