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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Dead Amarnath pilgrims fudged health certificates: report


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) A group of doctors tasked to find the reasons for large number of Amarnath pilgrims' death have reported to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. ... Read more...

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Muslim Personal Law Board slams Khursheed


July 16th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Slamming Law Minister Salman Khursheed for blocking amendments to the Waqf Bill, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said it would begin a ... Read more...

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Congress seeks CBI probe into Chhattisgarh killings


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 2 (IANS) An opposition Congress's team, which probed the killing of 19 Maoists by security forces in Chhattisgarh last week, Monday termed it as a massacre of ... Read more...

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Government files documents on minority sub-quota plea


June 12th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The central government Tuesday filed before the Supreme Court a set of documents supporting its plea seeking a stay on the Andhra Pradesh High Court ... Read more...

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Probe Asma Jahangir’s death plot, say human rights groups


June 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Concerned over Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir's revelations that her country's security establishment was planning to get her killed, Indian human rights groups Wednesday ... Read more...

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India provides $27 mn for agro-processing plants in Ghana


May 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 25 (IANS) India is to provide $27 million for establishing two agro-processing plants for sugarcane and tomatoes in eastern Ghana, Indian High Commissioner Rajinder Bhagat has said.Bhagat, during ... Read more...

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India boosts presence in West Africa with trade, cooperation


May 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 18 (IANS) India's footprint is growing in West Africa, especially in two main players in the region, Nigeria and Ghana, with increased trade across sectors and cooperation in ... Read more...

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Elderly stage dharna demanding universal pension


May 7th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 people from 22 states started a five-day dharna at Jantar Mantar Monday demanding universal pension for the elderly.Supporting the demand, key campaigners Aruna ... Read more...

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‘Rogue Indians can destroy country’s reputation in Ghana’


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), April 3 (IANS) A few rogue Indians can destroy the image of their countrymen, widely well regarded in Ghana, say police officials of the west African country, citing ... Read more...

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Urdu medium schools for Muslims in UP


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) To promote education among Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up Urdu medium government schools at the primary, middle and higher secondary levels in ... Read more...

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India erupts with joy as Sachin hits 100th ton (Roundup)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Fans of Sachin Tendulkar all around the country were euphoric in their celebrations as the maestro completed his much awaited 100th international century against ... Read more...

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Punjab: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:Winners:1. Parkash Singh Badal, Lambi, Akali Dal2. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Jalalabad, Akali Dal3. ... Read more...

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Indians keen to invest in Ghana’s sugar, fertiliser industry


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 22 (IANS) Indian investors are keen to invest as much as $36 million in Ghana's ailing sugar industry, Indian High Commissioner Rajinder Bhagat has said."Indian investors ... Read more...

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Repeal sedition laws: Activists


January 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Activists from various organisations across the country Monday demanded repeal of sedition laws from the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and other legislations."It is a sad ... Read more...

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Curbs sought on liquor flow ahead of Punjab polls


January 11th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Delhi High Court judge Rajinder Sachar led a civil society delegation to the Election Commission here Wednesday, seeking a ban on supply of liquor ... Read more...

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Schemes changing situation of minorities: PM


December 29th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the central government has launched several schemes based on recommendations of the Sachar Committee and these were bringing ... Read more...

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India, African regional blocs discuss training institutes, projects


November 8th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Building upon key commitments of its second summit with Africa, India Tuesday discussed the location of training institutes and developmental cooperation with chiefs of leading ... Read more...

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Will follow Sachar’s advice on minority welfare: Mamata


July 30th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday met Justice (retd) Rajinder Sachar and said her government will follow the suggestions of the former judge who ... Read more...

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Sachar committee member demands creation of Indian Waqf Service


July 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A member of the Sachar Committee has demanded creation of the Indian Wakf Service (IWS), as recommended by the committee to look after Wakf properties ... Read more...

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Mamata takes over Bengal reins, walks history road (Intro Roundup)


May 21st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands filled the streets of this grand old city and millions more watched on TV, as Mamata Banerjee made history Friday by becoming ... Read more...

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Arrogance, Muslim anger, rural backlash felled Left: Analysts


May 18th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Arrogance of power, erosion of its rural vote bank and anger among Muslims were the key reasons why the Left Front was routed in West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar to be the second node of DMIC in Rajasthan


April 30th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jodhpur, Apr 30(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday announced that Jodhpur-Pali-Marwar will be the second node of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) in Rajasthan.After a high level ... Read more...

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Where will Bengal’s Muslim votes go?


April 25th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) West Bengal's Muslims, once a loyal vote bank of the ruling Marxists, appear noncommittal in the ongoing assembly polls even as the Left Front and ... Read more...

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One held in 17 cases


March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) He had 17 cases lodged against him, right from robbery and rioting to molestation, but 35-year-old Rajinder finally ran out of luck when he was ... Read more...

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Death sentences in ‘honour killing’ case commuted to 20 years


March 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Friday commuted the death sentence awarded to five people in an honour killing case in Haryana to 20 years imprisonment, ... Read more...

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Family, students protest Radhika’s killing


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Students and family members of a girl student shot dead near her college this week took to the streets here Friday demanding her killer's ... Read more...

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We want justice for our daughter, says Radhika’s mother


March 10th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) After more than 48 hours since the murder of Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar and with her assailant still untraced, the victim's parents Thursday said ... Read more...

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Security forces cannot solve every problem in Chhattisgarh: Court


January 7th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The apex court Friday observed that sending security forces to Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh for dealing with every problem would not lead to a solution.The court also wondered if ... Read more...

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Single parents in a fix over nursery admissions


January 4th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Lack of clarity on the points distribution system for nursery admissions has created confusion among many parents in the capital, especially single mothers."Single parent only means 'widow/widower' ... Read more...

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Delhi parents rush to buy nursery admission forms


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) In what can be called a maddening rush, anxious parents Monday queued up outside private schools in the capital on the first day of sale of forms ... Read more...

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Free Binayak Sen: Delhi protestors demand


December 27th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Holding placards and chanting slogans, activists, students and academicians Monday protested in the capital against a Chhattisgarh court sentencing rights activist and doctor Binayak Sen to life ... Read more...

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Each Unique ID number costs Rs.100: Nilekani


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) It costs the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Rs.100 to generate each "aadhaar" number, which will help address the challenges of inclusion, the authority's chief ... Read more...

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5 Delhi cops to be booked for fake drugs case, bribe


October 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A city court has ordered Delhi Police to register a case against five policemen for allegedly assaulting and implicating a man in a drugs case and ... Read more...

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