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Kerala plans cargo movement through coastal shipping


September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government plans to decongest the state roads, diverting at least 20 percent of the cargo traffic through coastal shipping by 2015 and 40 percent ... Read more...

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Meghalaya forms panels on influx, tenancy laws


September 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday decided to form two committees to study the problem of influx and illegal immigrants and review the tenancy laws.Making a suo moto ... Read more...

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Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and impose stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and for stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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‘Multi-pronged strategy need to tackle cyber terror’


August 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) A multi-pronged strategy of setting up of a super information- sharing body, better coordination between government agencies, use of indigenous software and hardware could help in ... Read more...

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Akzo Nobel adopts new strategy to counter rupee’s dipping value


August 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) With its net profit dipping by over 10 percent in 2012-13's first quarter compared to the year ago, mainly due to higher cost of raw materials ... Read more...

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Steps to boost Indian apparel exports on anvil


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) India's textiles ministry is mulling a series of measures to boost export of readymade garments (apparel) despite growing competition from countries like Bangladesh, Vietnam, Kampuchea and ... Read more...

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India’s energy consumption to double by 2031: Study


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Energy consumption in India is likely to double to 1,124 kgs of oil equivalent (kgoe) by 2031-32 on the back of high economic expansion, a ... Read more...

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Touch wood, no terror incident this year: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the country needs to be vigilant to thwart the terror threat though there has been no terrorist incident in ... Read more...

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Accord Group to acquire hotels within, outside India


May 29th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) City-based Accord Group is hoping for eight hotels under its belt following a three-pronged strategy of acquisitions within and outside India, building new facilities and running ... Read more...

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Badal vs Badal: who will be Punjab chief minister?


March 6th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) It was an election fought in the name of one Badal but led from the front by another, a two-pronged strategy that propelled the Shiromani ... Read more...

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All time record in farm production: PM


February 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said India's farm yield has touched a new high with food production expected to exceed 250 million tonnes, "an ... Read more...

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Coir Festival rakes in Rs.100-crore business


February 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 6 (IANS) A record Rs.100 crore worth of business transactions were reported at the second edition of the International Coir Festival here Monday, organisers said.More than 80 ... Read more...

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Pakistan to speed up gas import


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani wants to expedite the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to overcome the energy crisis in Pakistan.Pakistan is facing a ... Read more...

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Need to change attitude towards girl child: Tirath


January 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Expressing concern over the declining sex ratio in the country, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Krishna Tirath Tuesday called for political commitment of the ... Read more...

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Don’t want to dignify Hafiz’s irresponsible remarks: India


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday said it does not want to dignify "irresponsible" remarks made by Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Muhammed Saeed against Pakistan granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police claim to have ‘broken’ underworld’s back-bone


January 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) A top Mumbai Police official Tuesday claimed that the force had 'broken the backbone' of the Mumbai underworld with a multi-pronged strategy."There has not been a ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for terror, preventive action against graft: President


October 29th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday said the central and state governments have to work together to achieve zero tolerance to terrorist activities and also called ... Read more...

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Reliance Mutual bets big on retail investors


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), Oct 2 (IANS) In a multi-pronged strategy, India's biggest mutual fund company Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd (RCAM) is now focusing on growing its retail business rather ... Read more...

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New home secretary lists Maoist violence as ‘big challenge’ (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) New union Home Secretary Raj Kumar Singh, who took over Thursday, said the country was facing a "big challenge" of Maoist insurgency which would be ... Read more...

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Multi-pronged strategy can combat drugs: Sibal


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India needs a multi-pronged approach to fight drug abuse, which has destroyed many civilisations in the past, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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Maoist violence down, says Chidambaram


June 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A surge in Maoist attacks in recent days notwithstanding, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the number of violent incidents in Left-wing insurgency-affected areas ... Read more...

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Double-digit growth will need key reforms: new CII president


April 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow at 8-8.5 percent this fiscal, but will need to step up efforts to improve manufacturing output, boost agricultural ... Read more...

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Militancy greatest threat to Pakistan’s security: daily


April 25th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Militancy is the "greatest threat" to Pakistan's security, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday while stressing that the country would not be able to look forward ... Read more...

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Security situation satisfying: PM


April 21st, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the overall security situation in the country was "satisfactory" but warned against complacency."Our overall security situation has been ... Read more...

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Guidelines on man-leopard conflict released


April 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Concerned over increasing cases of human-leopard conflict, India Monday released the first-of-its-kind guidelines for managing the strife.Released by the environment ministry, the guidelines are based ... Read more...

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Inheritance can never surpass competence: Rahul Bajaj


April 9th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): "Inheritance can never surpass competence", was the common sentiment expressed by leaders of corporate India participating in a Session on 'Transition in India Inc: The Imperatives of ... Read more...

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Gender equality, advancement of women critical for development: Patil


March 17th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said gender equality and advancement of women, is one of the most critical aspects of development in all parts of the world, ... Read more...

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India to accord high priority to prevention of non communicable diseases


March 16th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that India has decided to accord high priority to the prevention and control of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Police interact with ’stone-pelters’ in Srinagar


February 9th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) For a second day Wednesday, senior police officers interacted over lunch with nearly 150 young men who were involved in clashes with security forces here in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Pranab’s remarks on foreign money vague, evasive: BJP (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday termed as "delightfully vague and conspicuously evasive" Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee's steps to unearth money stashed abroad and accused the ... Read more...

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Black money row: Govt. has nothing to hide, says Mukherjee


January 25th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): After being criticized by the Supreme Court and the Opposition for its handling of black money deposited by industrialists and others in foreign bank accounts, Finance ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee holds pre budget consultations with State Finance Ministers


January 19th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday held discussions with the State Finance Ministers as part of his pre budget consultations, and asked them to play ... Read more...

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Employment growth vital for ensuring development process: Mukherjee


January 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that growth in employment opportunities is vital for ensuring an inclusive development process.In his customary pre-budget meeting ... Read more...

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No withdrawal of security forces from Jammu and Kashmir


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) Despite strong pleas by the political groups in Jammu and Kashmir, there is little likelihood of the thinning of security forces in the state, government sources said.The highly-placed ... Read more...

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