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Four more held for air force employee’s killing


September 11th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Four more people were arrested and a minor detained for the killing of an air force employee during an attack on his neighbour whose daughter ... Read more...

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Congress criticises Mamata’s move to compensate rape victims


September 10th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday rapped the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government, in which it itself is a partner, for the "peculiar" and "strange" idea of compensating ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM headed Gilani way: Daily


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf may also be ousted like his predecessor Yousuf Raza Gilani as the government still seems unwilling to write to ... Read more...

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Cabinet releases Rs.10,091 crore for crop loan subsidies


September 6th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) To ease the burden on farmers specially in drought-hit areas, the cabinet Thursday decided to release Rs.10,901 crore to banks as interest subvention for ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for continuing farmers’ loan scheme


September 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a proposal to continue interest subvention to public sector banks (PSBs), regional rural banks (RRBs), cooperatives banks and NABARD to ... Read more...

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Faced with criticism, Chandy goes slow on ‘Emerging Kerala’ website


September 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday decided to go slow on updating the 'Emerging Kerala' website after his attempts at transparency turned ... Read more...

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Gold imports drop by 18.4 percent in April-June quarter


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gold imports in India fell by 18.4 percent to Rs.71,912 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year, largely due to a sharp ... Read more...

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Texmaco for logistic park in West Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Texmaco Infrastructure and Holdings Ltd. has applied to the West Bengal government to allow it to set up a logistic-cum-food processing park in Howrah district, the ... Read more...

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UP restores prime land near Delhi to irrigation department


August 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that the 895.63 acres of prime land adjacent to New Delhi, transferred to the Noida authority during the Mayawati ... Read more...

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Internacional rejects Tottenham bid for Damiao


August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 28 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao will not be sold until at least the end of the year, Brazilian Serie A soccer club Internacional said.Internacional ... Read more...

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Punjab bans gutka, pan masala


August 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 27 (IANS) Punjab Monday ordered a complete ban on the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of tobacco-based products, gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and pan masala in the ... Read more...

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Bankrupt Greece proposes selling off coastline


August 25th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Greece, which is facing a severe economic crisis and could be even booted out of the eurozone, is reportedly considering selling off some of its historic ... Read more...

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‘Over 95 lakh Muslim students benefited through scholarships’


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 95 lakh Muslim children benefitted under the government's pre-matric scholarship scheme till the end of March this year, the government said Thursday.Minister of ... 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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Denise Welch engaged


August 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Denise Welch, who separated from Tim Healy in February after 22 years of marriage, has got engaged to Lincoln Townley, who is 15 years ... Read more...

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Women to have 10 percent reservation in Kolkata Police


August 17th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The West Bengal cabinet Friday passed a proposal to reserve 10 percent of jobs in Kolkata Police for women.The jobs-reservation will initially be applicable only ... Read more...

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Syrian envoy rejects $1 mn for defection


August 12th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian ambassador to Mauritania has rejected an offer of $1 million to defect in exchange for permanent residence in Qatar, Iran's Press TV reported.It ... Read more...

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Kerala offers international training for athletes


August 11th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) The Kerala government Saturday offered to bear the expenses for providing international training to the state's three star athletes, after their promising performances in the ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck to direct ‘Justice League’


August 9th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumor has it that Ben Affleck might direct the movie ‘Justice League’. This comes after Christopher Nolan declared himself out of the running and Warner Bros ... Read more...

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Considering out-of-court solution on expressway: NHAI


August 6th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that its board would consider the proposals for out-of-court settlement with the ... Read more...

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US missile deal was a mistake: Poland


August 5th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) The agreement with the US on the deployment of a missile defence system on its territory was "a mistake", Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said.The agreement was ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves delivery of 27 B-787 aircraft to Air India


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Friday approved a Ministry of Civil Aviation proposal allowing Air India to take delivery of 27 B-787 aircraft ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s dad wants to publish book about son


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) Jens Breivik, father of mass murderer Anders Breivik who killed 77 people in Norway last year, plans to publish a book about his son, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Yunus fears government is taking over Grameen Bank (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus Thursday expressed shock at the Bangladesh government's attempt to cut the powers of the Grameen Bank's board and giving more authority to ... Read more...

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Hazare’s questions to the people on political alternative


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) While floating the proposal for a political alternative, Anna Hazare Thursday sought the opinion of people on a few crucial questions, including what if ... Read more...

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Uninor to auction business and assets


August 1st, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor Wednesday said it will auction its business and assets to get maximum possible returns for its investors. The company has invited ... Read more...

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Don’t think will move to finance ministry: Chidambaram


July 31st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Union Home Minister P Chidambaram Tuesday said he did not think he was being shifted to the finance ministry, currently under Prime ... Read more...

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New guidelines for Delhi legislator development funds


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday approved a proposal for the revised guidelines for Members of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development Scheme (MLALADS) 2012."Under the new guidelines, ... Read more...

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Pattinson was weeks away from proposing Stewart


July 30th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson was due to ask for actress-girlfriend Kristen Stewart's hand in marriage and he had even bought a five-million-pound mansion for their future before ... Read more...

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Haryana offers land for cargo airport


July 29th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The Haryana government has offered nearly 2,770 acres of land to the central government to set up a Greenfield cargo airport, an official said Sunday.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Southampton City Council ordered to stop recording taxi conversations


July 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southampton, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has said that the city council should not record taxi conversations. He also added that the Southampton City Council should respect the privacy ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Sonia


July 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a day after media reports suggested that the three-time chief minister might be ... Read more...

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Replace rape with sexual assault, cabinet proposes


July 20th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In order to make rape laws gender neutral, the government has cleared a proposal to substitute the term "sexual assault" in place of "rape" and ... Read more...

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FDI in retail on hold till CMs respond, says Anand Sharma


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that the proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector has been kept in abeyance for ... Read more...

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Dunlop has no immediate plan to reopen Bengal plant


July 18th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Wednesday said it has no plans to reopen the Sahagunj unit in West Bengal and do so when the workers unions accept ... Read more...

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