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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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High-level panel formed to resolve defence pay disparity


July 13th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government Friday set up a high level committee headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajith Seth to resolve pending issues concerning defence personnel and ex-servicemen, ... Read more...

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Ex-soldiers protest ‘government betrayal’


March 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Thousands of ex-army men from across the country demanding "one rank one pension" gathered here Sunday and blamed the government for their financial hardships, ... Read more...

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Haryana favours one rank, one pension scheme for ex-servicemen


February 5th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), Feb 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Saturday said that his government was in favour of one rank, one pension scheme for the ex-army personnel."I had also advocated ... Read more...

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BCS Rankings Are Out


October 18th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BCS ranking or Bowl Championship Series rankings were released in Sunday on ESPN. Oklahoma Sooners is on number one position in the list, followed by Oregon ... Read more...

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Apex court calls for panel for retired defence staff


September 8th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suggested to the central government to set up an independent commission which would hear the grievances of retired defence officers and make recommendation ... Read more...

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Asylum By Disturbed Predicted Top


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest from Disturbed is called "Asylum", and the music pundits and the music industry insiders, have already predicted that this album is going to sell ... Read more...

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One-rank-one-pension not so soon: Antony


August 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 25 (IANS) Even as ex-servicemen take the extreme step of returning their medals demanding one-rank-one-pension, the government Wednesday clarified that it may not come very soon. Replying to ... Read more...

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Government not paying tributes to Kargil martyrs: BJP


July 27th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of having "forgotten" the Kargil martyrs. Addressing a 'Kargil Vijay ... Read more...

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Retired defence personnel demand hike in pension


July 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 11 (ANI): Scores of retired defence personnel staged a protest in Punjab's Amritsar city on Saturday demanding an immediate hike in their pensions.Venting their ire, the veteran soldiers, donning their ... Read more...

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India surrounded by difficult neighbours: Parliamentary panel


April 15th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India is surrounded by "difficult" neighbours and it is of "utmost importance" that the country builds "deterrent capabilities" to safeguard the nation, a parliamentary panel said Thursday. At ... Read more...

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Congress official urges ex-servicemen not to return medals


March 18th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Four days after a protest rally by ex-servicemen, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) leader has called upon retired defence officials not to be "misguided" into ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen hold protest, demand equal pension (Lead)


March 14th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A delegation of retired defence personnel Sunday marched to Rashtrapati Bhavan to return over 5,000 gallantry and meritorious service medals and submitted a memorandum signed in ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen hold protest, demand equal pension


March 14th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Around 1,000 retired defence personnel Sunday gathered for a protest here and demanded "equal pension for each rank". Ex-servicemen from the three defence forces held the ... Read more...

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Government accepts recommendations on ex-servicemen’s pension


March 10th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it has accepted the remaining recommendations of a committee headed by the cabinet secretary to bridge the gap between pensioners who retired at ... Read more...

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Govt. implements committee recommendations on ex-soldiers pension


March 10th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): To reduce the gap between past and current ex-servicemen pensioners, the Central Government has accepted all the recommendations of the committee under the Cabinet Secretary to ... Read more...

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PM clarifies on one-rank-one-pension for armed forces (Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A day after being accused of parliamentary impropriety by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said a committee under the ... Read more...

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PM clarifies on one-rank-one-pension for ex-servicemen


March 5th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said a committee under the cabinet secretary has not recommended one-rank-one-pension scheme for retired defence personnel. "The factual position is that we ... Read more...

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PM has breached parliamentary propriety, says BJP


March 4th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A day after sparring with Manmohan Singh in the Lok Sabha, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday told a meeting of party MPs ... Read more...

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PM, Advani lock horns; opposition tears into Pawar (Parliament Roundup)


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani locked horns in the Lok Sabha Wednesday over "secret talks" on Kashmir and ... Read more...

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Heated exchange between PM and Advani


March 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday witnessed a heated exchange between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and opposition leader L.K. Advani over "secret talks" on the Kashmir issue and ... Read more...

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Defence Ministry has got nine boxes of medals from ex servicemen


December 14th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday revealed in the Lok Sabha that his ministry has received nine cardboard boxes of medals returned by ex service men ... Read more...

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Protesting war veterans return nine cartons of gallantry medals


December 9th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) War veterans and ex-servicemen have returned nine cartons of gallantry medals to the defence ministry as a sign of protest against their demand of "one rank one ... Read more...

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10 new ministers take oath in Madhya Pradesh


October 28th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday inducted nine more ministers into his council of ministers while one minister of state was promoted to cabinet rank. One ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen return medals over pension equality


October 25th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Protesting against the inequality in new and old pensions, hundreds of ex-servicemen on Sunday returned their medals to the President of India.These retired personnel from ... Read more...

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One-rank-one-pension demand accepted: Antony


July 13th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government has accepted the one-rank-one-pension (OROP) demand for armed forces officers and personnel below officer rank (PBOR) and will also set up a separate pay panel ... Read more...

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Congress says budget progressive, opposition calls it ‘routine’ (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The ruling Congress said Monday the budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was progressive, but the opposition parties termed it as "routine" and "inconsequential". ... Read more...

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Police modernization gets Rs.430 crore budgetary boost


July 6th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday proposed an additional sum of Rs.430 crore (Rs.4.3 billion), over and above the provisions in the interim budget, for the modernization ... Read more...

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Government accepts recommendation of one-rank-one pension for ex-servicemen


July 6th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that the Government has decided to substantially improve the pension of pre 01.01.2006 defence pensioners below officer rank and ... Read more...

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India’s defence budget stays at Rs.141,703 crore (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's defence expenditure during 2009-10 remains unchanged from Rs.141,703 crore ($28 billion) allocated in the interim budget earlier this year - which was a hike of ... Read more...

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BJP calls budget ‘routine’, CPI ‘inconsequential’


July 6th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday described the 2009-10 budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as "routine" while the Communist Party of India ... Read more...

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Soldiers, JCOs pension upped; officers ignored (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday partially met the "one-rank-one-pension" (OROP) demand of the armed forces, announcing enhanced pensions for soldiers and junior commissioned officers (JCOs) that will ... Read more...

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Highlights of General Budget 2009-10 (Part II)


July 6th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Minister on Monday presented the General Budget 2009-10 in the Parliament. Other highlights of General Budget 2009-10 are as follows: 1. Total budget expenditure for ... Read more...

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Defence pay committee makes presentation before PM


June 25th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A committee looking into the defence personnel's demand for pay review Thursday made a presentation before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an official release said. ... Read more...

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Report on one rank one pension by month end: President


June 4th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said that the cabinet committee formed to look into the long standing 'one rank one pension' demand of armed forces veterans will ... Read more...

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