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Karnataka’s anti-graft tryst: Pioneer, but with half measures (Letter from Bangalore)


April 24th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) and the Act that set up the institution have become the flavour of India's anti-graft summer of 2011.Justifiably so, as Karnataka was ... Read more...

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Kazakh Government launches 80 new major industrial projects


December 21st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Dec. 21 (ANI): A total of 80 new industrial projects will be launched by the Kazakh government today - marking the completion of the initial phase of the country's Programme ... Read more...

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Official mourning for Rau in Maharashtra Tuesday


April 26th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Monday announced a day's state mourning Tuesday as a mark of respect to senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau, who died in New ... Read more...

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Prabha Rau was an athlete, trained musician (Obituary)


April 26th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) A soft-spoken and quiet person, Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau, who died Monday, was an athlete in her school and college days and had represented Maharashtra in several sporting ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau dies


April 26th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau breathed her last at the All India Institute of Medial Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday afternoon.Seventy-four-year-old Rau was admitted here at around 11 ... Read more...

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Himachal chief minister mourns Prabha Rau’s death


April 26th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday expressed grief over the death of Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau. Rau, 74, passed away at a New Delhi hospital Monday after ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau dies in Delhi (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau passed away at a New Delhi hospital Monday after she suffered a cardiac arrest at the Jodhpur House guesthouse here, officials said. She ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau dies after fall in Delhi (Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau passed away at a New Delhi hospital Monday after a fall in the Jodhpur House guesthouse here, officials said. She was 74. Rau, a ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh governor sworn in


January 25th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Urmila Singh sworn-in Himachal Pradesh's governor at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan here Monday, an official said. "Urmila Singh was administered oath of office and secrecy by High ... Read more...

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Himachal governor given warm send off


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) Outgoing Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rau was given a warm send off here Saturday, an official said. "Prabha Rau was given a warm send off by cabinet ... Read more...

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Prabha Rau to act as Rajasthan governor


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday appointed Prabha Rau, governor of Himachal Pradesh, the acting governor of Rajasthan after the death of the incumbent S.K. Singh. The president ... Read more...

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Banned Hindu outfit chief wants talks with Malaysian PM


November 26th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 26 (IANS) The banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) has proposed a dialogue with the Malaysian government to discuss the future of the estimated 1.8 million ethnic Indians ... Read more...

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29 killed in Himachal as bus falls into gorge (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 6 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-foot-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district Friday, ... Read more...

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Curbs lifted on Malaysian Indian activist


October 4th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have lifted restrictions on legislator-lawyer M. Manoharan who was the legal advisor of the banned outfit Hindu Rights Action Front (Hindraf). Manoharan's wife S. ... Read more...

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Himachal governor, CM express grief over YSR’s death


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rau and Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday expressed grief over the death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. Reddy died in a ... Read more...

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Now take a virtual tour of historic Himachal Raj Bhavan


July 9th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) Now one can visit the historical Barnes Court which houses the Raj Bhavan (Governor's House) in the Himachal Pradesh capital with the click of a mouse. "People will now ... Read more...

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Shimla summer festival begins June 2


May 30th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) The five-day annual Shimla summer festival will begin in this Himachal Pradesh capital Monday, an official said Saturday. "Shimla summer festival will start June 2. Governor Prabha Rau will ... Read more...

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Satya’s Kadhal 2 Kalyanam


March 31st, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Arya has won the hearts of millions with his acting skills and chocolaty looks. And now it seems his brother Satya is all set to give his brother big competition with ... Read more...

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Himachal’s anti-ragging ordinance comes into effect


March 26th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 26 (IANS) An anti-ragging ordinance of the Himachal Pradesh government, promulgated in the wake of the killing of a medical student, has come into effect after the governor signed ... Read more...

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Himachal governor calls for more agriculture-based industries


March 12th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rau Thursday emphasised the need for setting up more agriculture and horticulture-based industries and processing units in the state for improving the status of ... Read more...

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Freedom plea of jailed Malaysian Indian lawmaker rejected


February 18th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) Malaysia's federal court has turned down the freedom plea of an Indian lawmaker belonging to a banned Hindu body and he will now have to complete his ... Read more...

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UFOs have been here since 1947, claims British expert


October 8th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): UFOs have been here since 1947, according to a British expert, who added that an alien crashed in the United States in the same year.Philip Mantle, the ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks funds for renovating heritage buildings


September 16th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rau Tuesday requested the central government to sanction Rs.110 million (Rs.11 crore) for the renovation of the Raj Bhawan, also known as the ... Read more...

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Fight female foeticide through literacy: Himachal governor


September 8th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Prabha Rau Monday underlined the need to promote female literacy to combat the social evil of female foeticide.Rau said: "There is a need to encourage ... Read more...

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Thakre appointed Maharashtra Congress chief


August 17th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With the Lok Sabha and assembly elections on mind, the Congress Sunday announced changes in the top brass of its Maharashtra unit, appointing Manikrao Thakre as state ... Read more...

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Himachal governor given send-off


July 15th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor, Justice Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje, who was the first person since 1981 to complete a full term in office, was given a warm send-off Tuesday at ... Read more...

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Hindraf leader must return home: Malaysia


July 15th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) The Malaysian government said it has not revoked the passport of Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader P. Waytha Moorthy, who is believed to be in Britain, ... Read more...

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New governors for four states


July 9th, 2008 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Prabha Rau was Tuesday named governor of Himachal Pradesh while Shivinder Singh Sidhu, S.C. Jamir and Gurbachan Jagat were appointed governors of Goa, Maharashtra and Manipur respectively. ... Read more...

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My men were not involved in ruckus at party meet: Rane


June 20th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane Friday denied that he or his men were involved in the ruckus created before Congress president Sonia Gandhi was to address a meeting ... Read more...

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Sonia urges party workers to shun factionalism (Lead)


June 19th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday urged all party workers to "unite" if they wanted the country and the organization to progress. Without taking any names, she said all ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to address public meeting in Maharashtra


June 19th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 19 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will today address a public meeting at Loni in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar District. During her visit, she will attend the state unit convention of ... Read more...

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12 killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident


February 19th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Hathras, Feb 19 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and two others were critically injured when a speeding oil tanker rammed into an overcrowded Maruti van in Sikandara Rau in Uttar ... Read more...

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