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Congress asks states to raise cooking gas cap ahead of strike (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Despite talking tough and ruling out of a rollback of its market-friendly reforms, the government Wednesday appeared softening its stand as a large part of the ... Read more...

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SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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Tripura government offers sops for construction workers


September 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Continuing to offer sops to woo the electorate ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura Thursday announced pensions and other benefits for ... Read more...

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DU told to make new rules for chess quota admissions


September 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi University to lay down fresh physical standard criteria for students who take admission under the sports quota ... Read more...

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After 4 years, fly Srinagar-Jeddah this Haj


September 12th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) After a gap of four years, Haj pilgrims will be able to take direct Air India flights from here to Jeddah this year.Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for the day


September 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued to protest alleged irregularities in the allocation ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Continuing protests for the 11th day by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations forced adjournment of the Lok Sabha Wednesday, even ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves bill for reservation in job promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in government job promotions.The decision on reservations ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves quota in promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved quota in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, a move that was discussed at an all-party meeting last month.The ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on DU sports quota guidelines (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on DU sports quota guidelines


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to ... Read more...

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Menswear Fashion Label Includes 185 pound Paper Bag


August 31st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jill Sander, the renowned fashion label has included a paper bag as part of its autumn winter collection for 2012. The label that makes designer men's wear ... Read more...

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Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

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10 Indians for Paralympic Games


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India will be represented by 10 athletes at the 2012 Paralympic Games to be held in London from Aug 29 to Sep 9.Quota places have ... Read more...

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PM hints at amendment bill for quota in job promotions (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government will find out a way to help the states with reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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Sikkim aims to become ‘fully organic’ by 2015 (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Aug 20 (IANS) Sikkim, which started eco-friendly farming from a small area of land about a decade ago, is set to become a fully organic state by 2015, a ... Read more...

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Sikkim aims to become ‘fully organic’ by 2015 (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Aug 20 (IANS) Sikkim, which started eco-friendly farming from a small area of land about a decade ago, is set to become a fully organic state by 2015, a ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Karnataka on school kids


August 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the Karnataka government over allegations that tufts of hair were cut from heads of ... Read more...

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Congress not serious about Muslims’ welfare: Azam Khan


August 12th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying it was only using Muslims ... Read more...

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Andhra, south India safe from grid disturbances


July 31st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Electricity authorities in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday said the state was safe and secure from grid disturbances in other parts of India.Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation (AP Transco) ... Read more...

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States to be penalised for overdrawing power: Shinde


July 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) States that overdraw power from the national transmission network would be penalised for the excess and their allotted quota would be reduced, Power Minister ... Read more...

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India’s sole judoka out of Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's sole judoka Garima Chaudhary was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after she lost to Japanese Yoshie Ueno in the opening round of the ... Read more...

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SC declines government’s plea on VIP Haj quota


July 27th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain the central government's plea to defer, till next year, its July 23 order slashing the dignitaries quota of ... Read more...

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Punjab warns Thapar University over quota withdrawal


July 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked the management of Thapar University in Patiala to continue with the existing norm to provide 50 percent quota ... Read more...

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VIP quota for Haj pilgrimage cut


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday reduced the VIP quota for Haj pilgrimage from 2,500 to just 240.Judges Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai said under the ... Read more...

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Mutko nominated for Russian FA chief


July 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has been nominated as a candidate for president of the country's Football Association (FA).Mutko, who held the post from 2005 ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign quota complicates my task: Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello says the Russian Premier League's liberal quota on foreign players means young talent is being squeezed out of the top tier, complicating ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura had Pakistanis in splits as he cracked jokes on India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar and how to win friendship of ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh


July 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura's performance was well-received in Karachi where he discussed striking a friendship with female students to India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar.The ... Read more...

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Odisha to increase quota for women in urban bodies


July 14th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) Odisha will increase the quota for women in the state's urban local bodies to 50 percent from the existing 33 percent, an official said Friday.The urban ... Read more...

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Centre, Bengal spar over food grain allotment utilisation


July 11th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government with under-utilising food grain allotment for backward districts, union Food minister K.V. Thomas Tuesday said the state used just 12.7 percent ... Read more...

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UP lodges cases against 176 fraudulent Haj applicants


July 9th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday lodged cases against 176 people whose names were included in the list of those approved for the Haj pilgrimage through ... Read more...

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Ex-Russia coach backs liberal foreigners limit


July 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia coach Valery Gazzaev feels increasing the number of foreign players allowed on the pitch to seven, plays into the hands of the Russian ... Read more...

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Russian sports minister against more foreign players


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko slammed the Russian FA as "irresponsible" for its decision to increase the number of foreign players allowed on the pitch to ... Read more...

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Russia relaxes foreign player quota


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football Premier League clubs will be able to field seven foreign players at any one time from next season onward, a slight relaxation from ... Read more...

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