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Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme opened to investments through ETFs and MFs


September 21st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) To boost retail investments in capital markets, the government Friday approved the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme (RGES) under which first time investors with an ... Read more...

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Delhi’s poor to get 3 more subsidised LPG cylinders


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a breather for economically weaker families, the Delhi government Monday announced that it would provide three more subsidised cooking gas cylinders to over 3.5 ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘decoded’ in book


September 13th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Does Rahul Gandhi have an overarching political and economic vision? asked panelists at a book release function here Wednesday while debating the strategy and ... Read more...

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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... Read more...

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Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

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Shutdown near total in northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 6 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in six northeastern states Thursday over various demands, including the entry of migrants into ... Read more...

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Former internal security czar Arun Nehru faces graft charge


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) He was at one time the powerful boss of India's internal security establishment, close to prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Today Arun Nehru, who has been ... Read more...

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Coal allocation attack will be sharper than Bofors: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Making it clear that it will not allow parliament to run unless its demand on the allocation of coal blocks are met, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar awarded Khel Ratna; Yuvraj gets Arjuna (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt besides presenting a record 25 Arjuna ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna


August 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee while a record 25 ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Taylor confident of fightback in second Test


August 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is confident that despite losing the first Test against India here, his side can make a comeback in the series ... Read more...

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First Test: Ashwin spins India to innings victory (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandra Ashwin ended with match figures of 12 for 85 as Indian won the first cricket test against New Zealand by an innings and ... Read more...

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India-China meet on trade and market access


August 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India will raise its growing trade deficit with China and market access for IT and IT enabled services (ITES) at the Joint Economic Group (JEG) ... Read more...

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India tighten noose on Kiwis, rain curtails third day’s play (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened noose on New Zeland but heavy rains in the post-lunch session forced the umpires to call off the play on the third day ... Read more...

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Ojha in search of five-wicket haul


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha is looking forward to a five-wicket haul on his home ground here in the ongoing first test against New Zealand.Ojha claimed ... Read more...

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Heavy rains halt play in first Test (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains disrupted play on the third day of the first cricket test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Approaching polls drive BJP, Congress into confession mode (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Karnataka and its main opponent, the Congress, are becoming experts in correctly diagnosing the ills plaguing them while groping in the ... Read more...

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Ashwin for enforcing follow-on after early wrap-up


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels should New Zealand's first inngings fold up early, the hosts should enforce the follow-on keeping in view how the pitch is ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s urban tunnel to be ready by January 2013


August 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) India's first twin tunnel on an urban transport network is nearing completion, heralding a significant infrastructure addition to the country's commercial capital.The first of the two ... Read more...

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India tighten grip on first Test against New Zealand (Roundup)


August 24th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India tightened their grip on the first Test as New Zealand were struggling at 106 for five in the first innings, still needing 133 runs ... Read more...

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Pujara’s ton keeps India on top against New Zealand (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara stamped his class on comeback with a maiden Test century that helped India to recover from a shaky start and reach 307 for ... Read more...

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Hyderabad stadium’s pavilion named after Laxman


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has named the north- end of the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal after V.V.S. Laxman, who announced his retirement ... Read more...

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Looking to start in a positive mood, says Dhoni


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team was looking to start in a positive mode the two-match Test series against New Zealand, which begins ... Read more...

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Airtel India-New Zealand trophy unveiled


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Airtel India-New Zealand Test and T20 cricket series trophy was unveiled at a function here Tuesday evening.Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and New Zealand captain ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit launches ‘Kerosene Free Delhi’ scheme


August 21st, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday launched its 'Kerosene Free Delhi' programme under which over 3.5 lakh below poverty line (BPL) and poor households will be provided ... Read more...

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Nukes protect India from blackmail by other powers: Menon


August 21st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) In a delicate balancing act, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for universal nuclear disarmament, but underlined that until the world arrived at "this happy state" ... Read more...

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Priya Dutt, Daler Mehndi get Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards


August 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Member of Parliament Priya Dutt, fashion designer Sanjana Jon and singer Daler Mehandi, among others, have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards.Punjab Governor ... Read more...

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President, PM pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary


August 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other dignitaries paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his ... Read more...

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President, PM pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary


August 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other dignitaries paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Sonia condemns Assam violence, mistreatment of northeast people


August 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday expressed her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam and condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from ... Read more...

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Two get Khel Ratna, 25 Arjuna Award


August 19th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Sunday named Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and 25 others for the ... Read more...

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India to renew pitch for nuclear disarmament


August 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India is set to renew its pitch for universal nuclear disarmament at a conference here Tuesday, an idea first thrown up by the late ... Read more...

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Yogeshwar, Vijay Kumar recommended for Khel Ratna


August 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) London Olympic medallists Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar were Saturday recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while cricketer Yuvraj Singh will be ... Read more...

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