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Myanmar military releases 42 more child soldiers


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 3 (IANS) Myanmar military authorities released 42 more child soldiers from the armed forces Monday, a move to further end recruitment of under-age children in the armed forces, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

More people lose job in Sweden


August 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 18 (IANS) The unemployment rate in Sweden has reached 4.6 percent, which was 4.2 percent last year, reported the Swedish media. The number of unemployed people was 214,000 ... Read more...

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After Pakistan, India, jihadists may attack China: Daily


August 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistani support of the Taliban as well as other militant networks has led to many terrorist attacks in Pakistan and India, a state-run Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab creates separate cadre of teachers for border areas


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) With education in the international border belt with Pakistan being affected by non-availability of teachers, the Punjab government Friday announced the creation of a separate cadre ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amartya Sen appointed chancellor of Nalanda University


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was Thursday appointed as the first chancellor of the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar, an official said."Decision to appoint Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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One dead, two injured in Agra stampede


July 14th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 14 (IANS) One person died and two were injured during a stampede early Saturday morning at the Jeet Singh stadium here where an army recruitment rally was underway.Around ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam


July 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Jitendra Singh, commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Pune, that has been caught in a recruitment scandal in recent days, was ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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NDA staffers arrested for recruitment scam


June 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) Two staffers of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and four civilians have been arrested in connection with a major recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI, an ... Read more...

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Pinki Pramanik suspended from railways’ job


June 17th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody has been suspended by the Eastern Railway, with whom ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

151 Bihar primary teachers fail test, sacked


April 19th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has sacked 151 primary school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive eligibility tests, officials Thursday said.The education department has ordered that ... Read more...

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BBC pays men 10 percent more than women: Report


April 13th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) The BBC has nearly twice as many men as women in senior roles and pays them a 10 percent higher salary than their female counterparts, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Omar thirsty for power, says Mehbooba


March 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday launched a spirited attack on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, calling him a man who has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cops clash with youth outside UP assembly


March 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Clashes erupted outside the Uttar Pradesh assembly here Tuesday as police used canes to disperse a large group of candidates who had appeared for the Teachers ... Read more...

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No combat role for women in armed forces: Antony


March 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The government Monday made it clear that it has no proposal to induct women in combat roles in the defence forces, including as fighter pilots ... Read more...

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‘Maoists spread in northeast worrisome’


March 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday expressed concern over the spread of Maoism in the northeastern states and warned that the rebels were trying to link up with ... Read more...

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ICC issues arrest warrant for Sudanese minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 2 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant against Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein.He is suspected of counts of crimes against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court clears decks for teachers’ recruitment in Assam


February 8th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside an Assam High Court order thus paving the way for the recruitment of more than 82,000 elementary school teachers ... Read more...

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Panel to improve hospitals in Pakistan Punjab


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A special committee has been formed to help improve the condition of hospitals in Pakistan's Punjab province following the death of over 100 people who took ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

GSI to increase hiring


January 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) The union cabinet has cleared the proposal of the ministry of mines to increase the highly-skilled manpower of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) for exploration ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu service panel officials raided for graft


January 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's anti-corruption arm, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), Friday raided the premises of key officials of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) ... Read more...

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CBI busts recruitment racket in ordnance factory


December 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has busted a racket in recruitment for technical jobs at the Varangaon Ordnance Factory, involving a couple of union leaders ... 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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Strike paralyses teaching in Punjab, Chandigarh colleges


November 30th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) With hundreds of teachers in nearly 170 private colleges across Punjab and in Chandigarh going on strike Wednesday, classes were affected in these institutions.Punjab and Chandigarh ... Read more...

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Punjab, Chandigarh colleges to remain shut Wednesday


November 28th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Nearly 170 private colleges across Punjab and in Chandigarh will remain shut Wednesday following a 'college bandh' call of a teachers' union.The strike call was given ... Read more...

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Unicef concerned over escalating conflict in Somalia


November 16th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 16 (IANS) The UN children's fund (Unicef) has expressed concern over the impact of escalating conflict in Somalia where at least 24 children have been killed while 58 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Private college teachers on strike in Punjab, Chandigarh


November 8th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Teaching in scores of private colleges across Punjab and Chandigarh was affected Tuesday as hundreds of teachers took mass casual leave seeking a pension and gratuity ... Read more...

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China relaxes rules for army recruits


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) China has relaxed its rules for army recruitment. It will now allow those with small tattoos and excess weight to enlist.China Daily reported that as part ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants a stronger navy


October 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said the government would continue to extend full support to strengthening defence capabilities of the Pakistan Navy.Gilani made ... Read more...

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Premises of Tamil Nadu officials raided


October 14th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) Friday raided the premises of several Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) officials for alleged irregularities in the recruitment ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

After UAE, Saudi Arabia mulls consulate in Kerala


October 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates set to open a consulate in Kerala, a Saudi diplomat Tuesday met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and said his country ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CBI’s initial probe in favouritism for Games hiring on


October 4th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry to probe favouritism in the appointment of various officials in the Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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House panel pulls up railway over staff shortage


August 31st, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has pulled up the railway ministry over the way it handles the problem of regular staff shortage by re-engagement of retired staff ... Read more...

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Stop exam paper leaks, house panel tells railways


August 30th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on railways has expressed its serious concern at the frequent "allegations of irregularities and malpractices" against the Railway Recruitment Boards and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi civic agency to hire teachers online


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) After engaging with people on social networking sites such as Facebook, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is now set to try an online recruitment ... Read more...

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