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Karnataka asks PM to rescind Cauvery water decision


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu daily, the state government Friday petitioned him ... Read more...

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Cauvery water dispute adds to Karnataka Congress’ woes (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The flare-up in the dispute over sharing the water of the Cauvery river with Tamil Nadu is pushing the Congress in Karnataka on the backfoot as ... Read more...

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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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Will move apex court again on Cauvery water: Jayalalithaa


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will again approach the Supreme Court to get its due share of Cauvery river water from Karnataka as the award of the Cauvery ... Read more...

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Karnataka walks out of PM’s meeting on Cauvery waters


September 19th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday walked out of a meeting where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked the state to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily till Oct ... Read more...

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Cauvery river panel meets on Tamil Nadu’s call


September 19th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After a wait of nine years, the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) met Wednesday at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here, following a request from Tamil ... Read more...

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Cauvery River Authority to meet Wednesday after 9 years


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Cauvery River Authority (CRA) will meet after nine years Wednesday following the demand of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for a meeting over ... Read more...

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Withdraw user charges in JIPMER: Jayalalithaa


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to instruct JIPMER in Puducherry to withdraw the user charges it levies for ... Read more...

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Meghalaya says Karnataka, Maharashtra are normal now


August 29th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday urged students and workers from the state to return to their educational institutions and works places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, saying the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya ministers to review situation in Karnataka, Maharashtra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Three Meghalaya ministers Friday left for Karnataka and Maharashtra to review the situation in the states after thousands of people from the northeast left following threats ... Read more...

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Some truth in attacks on northeastern students: Lapang


August 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Meghalaya chief minister D.D. Lapang Friday said there has to be some truth in reports of students being attacked in southern states and these can ... Read more...

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Northeast exodux: Meghalaya to send team to other states


August 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Expressing concern over "students' exodus" from southern states fearing attacks, the Meghalaya government Thursday decided to send a delegation to these states to unearth the truth.Many ... Read more...

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Presidential poll voting ends in Puducherry, still on in Tamil Nadu


July 19th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry, July 19 (IANS) Voting in the presidential election has ended in Puducherry, while it was still in progress in Tamil Nadu Thursday.Polling in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry began around ... Read more...

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President’s office should not be sought after: Pranab (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Kick-starting his presidential campaign from Tamil Nadu, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday that the office of president must not be sought ... Read more...

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Government proposing a new National Urban Health Mission: PM


June 30th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government is proposing a new National Urban Health Mission to focus on the health challenges of people in ... Read more...

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Eurozone events should not deter South Asian union, says PM


June 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, June 29 (IANS) The events in the eurozone should not affect the attempts to build a South Asian union although the financial and economic crisis gripping Europe in ... Read more...

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Leakages to be plugged before food security implemented


June 10th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The government wants to plug leakages in the public distribution system (PDS) before it implements the ambitious National Food Security Bill and has asked ... 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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India muse to new age ‘land art’ (With Image)


April 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Demolished buildings, piles of bricks, an odd tree and colonial style homes arranged in artistic shapes are the symbols of new age "land art" for ... Read more...

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‘Want consensus on common engineering entrance test’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the central government will consult every state government and move forward on a common entrance test for ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to decide on US historian’s visa Monday


March 31st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram ordered a review of the decision on cancellation of the visa of US historian Peter Heehs, living in Puducherry, and ... Read more...

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‘Civil aviation sector up 18.5 percent in seven years’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's financially troubled civil aviation sector grew at 18.5 percent in the last seven years and the government has taken various steps to resolve ... Read more...

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Government seeks states’ help on engineering entrance test


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Taking another step on its proposal to introduce a common entrance test for engineering courses, the government Wednesday held talks with state education ministers and ... Read more...

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Experts discuss working of police complaint system


February 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Independent specialised agencies to deal with police misconduct, including death, torture and rape in custody, do not seem to be welcome in India, said experts ... Read more...

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Food bill burden won’t be big: Thomas


February 12th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The proposed National Food Security Bill (NFSB) will not entail "large" financial implications for the government, Minister of State for Food, Public Distribution and ... Read more...

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Regency Ceramics declares lockout at Yanam unit


February 1st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Floor tiles major Regency Ceramics Ltd Wednesday declared a lockout at its unit in Yanam, Puducherry, which was burnt down during last week's labour unrest.A three-page ... Read more...

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Hyundai workers gear up for negotiated settlement


January 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The United Union of Hyundai Employees (UUHE), the only recognised union at the plant of car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) near here, seems to ... Read more...

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Violence rocks Yanam, workers kill company official (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior official of a ceramics company was Friday killed in an attack by workers after their leader died in police custody as large-scale violence rocked ... Read more...

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Workers kill company official in Yanam (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior official of a ceramics company was Friday killed in an attack by workers after their leader died in police custody as large-scale violence rocked ... Read more...

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Three workers injured in police firing in Yanam


January 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Three industrial workers were injured Friday as police opened fire when large-scale violence by employees of a ceramics factory rocked Yanam, a region of Puducherry but ... Read more...

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PM condoles Kerala governor Farook’s death


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the death of Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook, saying he will be remembered for his administrative abilities and strong ... Read more...

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Kerala governor Farook dies in Chennai hospital (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday died in a private hospital in Chennai due to multiple myeloma - a cancer of plasma cells - at the age ... Read more...

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Kerala governor Farook dies in Chennai


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday night died in a private hospital in Chennai at the age of 75, officials said. A seven-day state mourning has been ... Read more...

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PM announces interim relief for cyclone-hit areas


January 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced an interim relief of Rs.500 crore for Tamil Nadu and Rs.125 crore for Puducherry which were badly affected ... Read more...

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Centre urged to help develop cyclone hit areas


January 10th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday urged the central government to declare the cyclone affected areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as "calamity hit ... Read more...

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