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Achuthanandan to defy party, government;go to Kudankulam


September 17th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran Communist and Kerala's leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan is firm on going to Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Tuesday, defying both his CPI-M's directive and a request ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bans Bt cotton seeds (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has banned the sale and distribution of the genetically modified Bt cotton seeds of Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco), a partner of US ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bans Bt cotton seeds


August 9th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has banned the sale and distribution of Bt cotton seeds by a US multinational giant in the state, a top official here said ... Read more...

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More smart Indians opting to be space scientists: ISRO


July 15th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 15 (IANS) More and more smart graduates and research scholars across India are opting for an exciting career in space science, as evident from thousands of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra farmers welcome Bt cotton ban


July 12th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 12 (IANS) Farmers in Maharashtra Thursday welcomed the state government's move to ban Bt cotton seeds which have created many problems for the agricultural community, mainly in Vidarbha ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple: new trustees appointed (Lead, changing dateline)


March 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 28 (IANS) Moving swiftly to meet a court deadline, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) to ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple: new trustees appointed


March 28th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) In a late night move, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust to replace the old set ... Read more...

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Man shoots son dead over serving mutton


March 11th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 11 (IANS) A man shot dead his son after an argument on serving him mutton before other members of the family in a village in Bihar, police said ... Read more...

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India honours 14 of diaspora for enhancing its global image


January 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday conferred the "Pravasi Bharatiya Samman" awards to 14 eminent overseas Indians, including Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar, and ... Read more...

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Vidarbha legislator ends 7-day fast


November 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Independent legislator from Vidarbha Ravi Rana ended his seven-day long hunger strike Sunday after an embarrassed Maharashtra government assured him that the pricing issue raised by ... Read more...

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Protests against police firing rock Kerala assembly


October 11th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was adjourned Tuesday as the opposition Left took on the government over a police officer firing shots from his service revolver to disperse ... Read more...

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Nashik onion markets to re-open Wednesday


September 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) After remaining shut for 13 days, the Nashik wholesale onion markets will function as usual from Wednesday following the revocation of ban on onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban lifted


September 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EgoM) Tuesday lifted the ban on onion exports to help farmers, said Food Minister K.V. Thomas.The government banned onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban to be reviewed


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGOM) on food headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to review Tuesday the ban on onion exports, ... Read more...

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CBI issues look out notice against Ramdev aide


July 25th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued a look out notice for yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Acharya Balkrishna, who has been booked for ... Read more...

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50 officers suspended, notice to 355 for graft


March 21st, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Monday announced action against 405 employees of the agriculture department, including the immediate suspension of 50 officers, accused of siphoning off funds from ... Read more...

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Maharashtra power regulator orders takeover of cooperative


January 27th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission Thursday ordered the state's only cooperative sector power distribution company, Mula Pravara Electric Cooperative Society (MPECS), to hand over operations to a state-owned ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Cabinet expanded to 31 ministers


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): Maharashtra Cabinet was expanded here today with 29 more faces being sworn in to the two-tier council of ministers, including Congress party strongmen Narayan Rane and Patangrao Kadam. ... Read more...

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Congress seeks new Maharashtra chief minister


November 9th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) The Congress was in the hunt Tuesday for a new chief minister of Maharashtra after a disgraced Ashok Chavan stepped down over his involvement in a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Governor accepts Ashok Chavan’s resignation


November 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.9 (ANI): Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has accepted Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's resignation in the wake of the Adarsh Housing Society scam.The Governor, however, asked Chavan to continue as ... Read more...

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President Patil stresses on growth of chemical industry


October 28th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday stressed that the growth of the chemical industry should come with greater realisation of an increased attention towards safety, health and environmental ... Read more...

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One dead as heavy rains lash Bangalore (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Bangalore for over two hours Saturday and claimed the life of an autorickshaw driver after a huge tree feel on his vehicle, police said.Srinivas, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Bangalore; one killed as tree falls


August 21st, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed this garden city of Karnataka for over two hours Saturday afternoon and claimed the life of an autorickshaw driver whose vehicle came under a huge ... Read more...

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Oil spill disaster is a wake up call for port authorities of the country, says Vikhe Patil


August 9th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.9 (ANI): Maharashtra Minister for Transport Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Monday said that the port authorities of India should enhance their managerial equipments in order to cope up with disasters and ... Read more...

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Maharashtra suspends buses to Karnataka after attacks


July 13th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Transport Corporation Monday evening suspended all bus services to Karnataka following attacks on at least four of its vehicles during the day, an official said. ... Read more...

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‘Rosham’ Busy With DTS Mixing


June 24th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Presented by Pendem Narsubai and produced by Balakrishna on the banner of Sri Sai Gita Films with Balu and Mamata in the lead, "Rosham' directed by ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Government issues notice to Gaikwad on Kochi IPL controversy


April 16th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 16 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government has reportedly sent a notice to Deputy Regional Transport Officer Ravi Gaikwad in connection with the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.Ravi Gaikwad is the ... Read more...

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Dhool audio launched


February 18th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sudhanraj, Manu and Payal Setty are playing the lead in "Dhool' directed by B Vicky and produced by KRS Ayyangar under the banner of Jai Maruthi ... Read more...

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Tiwari’s resignation victory of moral values, says channel


December 26th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) ABN Telugu news channel, which exposed the sex scandal allegedly involving Andhra Pradesh Governor N.D. Tiwari, has termed his resignation as a "victory of the moral ... Read more...

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‘Plus Two’ ready for release


December 10th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mandapati Radhakrishna is dubbing the successful Malayalam film "Note Book' directed by Roshan Andrews into Telugu as "Plus Two'. Skanda and Roma are playing the hero and heroine.The film had recently ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan, 37 more ministers take oath in Maharashtra (Roundup)


November 7th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Ending a 16-day tussle between coalition partners the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Ashok Chavan took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra Saturday evening along ... Read more...

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Three Pune schools closed due to swine flu threat


July 26th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, July 26 (ANI): Three schools in Pune have been closed after 26 of their students tested positive for swine flu.City's Abhinav School reported 23 students with swine flu symptoms, Symbiosis ... Read more...

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BJP captures Bangalore; wins all three Lok Sabha seats


May 16th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday captured India's IT hub, winning all the three Lok Sabha constituencies, including the newly-constituted Bangalore Central. Though the average voting percentage April ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans hope to get able representatives


May 15th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) The electorate of India's IT hub are hoping that they have voted for strong leaders who can help the city overcome the 'twin trouble' of economic slowdown ... Read more...

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Countdown to counting: Bangaloreans hope for strong leaders


May 15th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) As the countdown begins for the verdict of the 15th Lok Sabha elections, voters in India's IT hub are hoping they will get strong leaders who can ... Read more...

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