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Fewer women at top due to glass ceiling: Women entrepreneurs


August 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Although more and more women are joining the workforce in India, a glass ceiling is keeping them away from top positions, women entrepreneurs feel.Participating ... Read more...

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Centre to ensure Punjab, Haryana quota in Chandigarh posts


June 11th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The central government has assured Punjab that the 60:40 quota for filling posts in the Chandigarh administration from Punjab and Haryana would be adhered to ... Read more...

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IMF arms itself with $430 bn new funding


April 21st, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund has almost doubled its "fire power" to protect the world economy against deepening debt turmoil in Europe with the Group of 20 ... Read more...

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BRICS voices concern over slow pace of IMF reforms


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The BRICS group of five emerging economies Thursday voiced concern over the slow pace of governance and quota reforms in the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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No place for Rathore; Joydeep, Heena selected for London Olympics


February 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) There was no place for 2004 Athens Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in the 11-member shooting squad for the 2012 London Olympics that ... Read more...

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Beijing has over 5 mn car owners


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) The number of registered car owners in Beijing crossed five million in February, the traffic department said Thursday.A total of 5.017 million cars were registered in ... Read more...

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Odisha abolishes discretionary housing quota


December 7th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday abolished the discretionary quota system in the allotment of houses and lands in the state's urban areas.The move came days ... Read more...

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Row over housing quota allotments in Odisha


November 14th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) The allotment of houses and land to individuals for the past several decades under the state's discretionary quota has sparked off a major row in Odisha, ... Read more...

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Jha happy as ‘Aarakshan’ ban lifted in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha could not have asked for a better Friday. The news of his film "Aarakshan" minting Rs.58.5 crore worldwide within its ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ mints Rs.58 crore in first week, Jha elated


August 19th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is happy that even after the "unexpected tough battle" to release his film "Aarakshan", the movie has managed to amass Rs.58.5 ... Read more...

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Pietseren’s jab at South African-born cricketers in England team


July 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) England's maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen has stirred a debate over the prevalence of South African-born cricketers in the team by saying "I'm not English, I just ... Read more...

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Shah Jahan urs: Conservationists oppose free entry to Taj


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 28 (IANS) Conservationists are aghast at the decision to permit unrestricted access to the Taj Mahal for three days from Tuesday for the annual urs of Mughal emperor ... Read more...

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‘Armanon Ka Balidaan-Aarakshan’ To Launch Today Amidst Title Conflict


November 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The new show deals with the controversial issue of reservation in government jobs. The theme of the show itself is very controversial and even before the launch, the show is facing ... Read more...

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Investigation probe reveals that the Tuna black market is worth billions of dollars


November 8th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A probe by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has revealed systematic violation of official quotas of tuna that can be captured by any country. The ... Read more...

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China won’t significantly cut rare earth exports next year


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 3 (ANI): Yao Jian, spokesman of China's Ministry of Commerce, has said that the country will reduce its rare earth export quotas next year, but not by a very large ... Read more...

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Malaysia party appeals to Indian PM to highlight discrimination against Indian minorities


October 27th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): A Malaysian party has urged visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to highlight alleged discrimination against Indian minorities during his visit to the country.According ... Read more...

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Lalu, Paswan release joint election manifesto for Bihar Assembly polls


October 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 12 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav released the joint election manifesto along with Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas ... Read more...

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Shipping Corp, ITI scrips rise on stake sale, quota extension


October 6th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) The scrips of state-owned companies Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) and ITI rose Wednesday after the government approved a stake sale in the shipping major and assured ... Read more...

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Hindus can be terrorists too - Pallavi Gupta


May 15th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The D word has become common on television today. No, we're not talking about Dons; they are a matter of the past. It's the Dalit (untouchable) who ... Read more...

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Sibal restores MPs’ quota in central schools (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government has decided to restore the MPs' quota for admission of students in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs). Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has, however, surrendered ... Read more...

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Nepal removes tainted minister after donors’ pressure


February 24th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IANS) Nepal's coalition government Wednesday appointed a new education and sports minister after the incumbent was alleged to be involved in a massive scam, making international donors warn they ... Read more...

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Latif backs ‘quota system’ in Pak cricket


February 12th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.12 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicket keeper Rashid Latif has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board's selection procedure, saying many talented young players were being wasted due the power struggle between the four ... Read more...

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Indra Nooyi seeks women’s quota at Davos


January 29th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 29 (IANS) Indra Nooyi, the first Indian-born chief executive at PepsiCo, wants a quota system to get more women at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Nooyi ranked No. ... Read more...

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Jamia to implement OBC quota in phased manner


January 24th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Three years after the government asked higher educational institutions to implement a 27 percent quota for other backward class (OBC) students, Jamia Millia Islamia ... Read more...

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Pietersen will face hostile reception at Centurion: Smith


December 14th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Dec 14(ANI): South African skipper Graeme Smith has warned England batsman Kevin Pietersen that he will face a hostile reception when the first Test begins in Centurion on ... Read more...

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`I laugh when they (South Africans) call me a traitor,’ says KP


December 8th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
East London (S. Africa), Dec.8 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen takes it as a compliment that he runs a gauntlet of hate every time he bats in South Africa.England's star batsman ... Read more...

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KP almost gave up cricket for surfing, says Notts coach Rice


November 16th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.16 (ANI): Former South African cricketer Clive Rice has claimed that England's best batsman Kevin Pietersen almost gave up playing cricket for surfing.Rice claims he more than anyone persuaded KP to ... Read more...

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World coffee body mulls forum to finance producers


October 8th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) The International Coffee Organisation (ICO) is planning a forum to arrange institutional finance to producers facing credit crunch, a top official said here Thursday. "We plan to set up ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh Haj committee to demand increase in quota


September 28th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) With more devout from the state applying for the Haj pilgrimage, the Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee Monday decided to request the central Haj committee to increase its ... Read more...

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Government to continue tribal quota in NIT-Agartala


June 25th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) The central government has decided to continue reservation of seats for tribal and other backward community students in the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here after a high ... Read more...

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Pakistan abolishes Haj quota of MPs


June 18th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government Wednesday abolished the Haj quota of all parliamentarians, including president and prime minister, in order to "provide equal chance" to every aspirant. Announcing a new ... Read more...

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Modi should become PM after Advani: Shourie


April 24th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 24 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should become prime minister in future - after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani, party leader Arun Shourie said here Friday. "In ... Read more...

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Indian pilgrims’ van stoned during Nepal Terai turmoil


February 9th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) A group of Indian pilgrims had an unnerving experience while travelling through southern Nepal during a shutdown when their vehicle was stoned by ethnic protesters.The police in Rupandehi ... Read more...

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Buddha’s ’sons’ oppose quota, call Terai shutdown


February 1st, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) The decision by Nepal's Maoist government to reserve 45 percent seats in all state and public service enterprises for disadvantaged communities has begun to reap a whirlwind with ... Read more...

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Nepal takes rocky road to reservation


January 29th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (IANS) Following its southern neighbour India's decision to reserve a percentage of seats in all state and public service enterprises for underrepresented communities, Nepal's new Maoist government has announced ... Read more...

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