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FIFA’s regional development inaugurated in Delhi


September 6th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke inaugurated the world body's regional developmental office at Dwarka in the national capital here Thursday.The regional office has been shifted ... Read more...

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Over six mn Latin American, Caribbean kids not in school


September 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Around 6.5 million of the 117 million children and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean do not attend school, the regional office of Unicef said ... Read more...

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New roads, bridges for Maharashtra’s Maoist-hit Gadchiroli


June 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Aiming to spur progress and development in the worst Maoist-affected Gadchiroli district, the Maharashtra government has taken up construction of strategic inter-state river bridges and expanding ... Read more...

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SBI plans $1 bn debt bond issue


May 28th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) India's largest state-run bank, State Bank of India (SBI), plans to float a $1-billion (Rs.5,500 crore) debt bond issue by August to raise funds from ... Read more...

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No impact of rupee slide on banks: SBI chief


May 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) The rupee's slide against the dollar had no impact on Indian banking operations though profitability of importers would be affected, State Bank of India (SBI) ... Read more...

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Akhilesh assures all help for NIA hub in UP


April 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday assured National Investigation Agency chief S.C. Sinha all help in setting up a hub in the state capital.Noting the ... Read more...

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SBI flayed for shifting branch control to Jammu


April 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) The State Bank of India's (SBI) decision to shift the administrative control of all its branches in south Kashmir districts to Jammu attracted a lot ... Read more...

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ICCR starts functioning from Bhopal regional centre


April 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.Madhya Pradesh Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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Don’t amend cooperative act without our nod: NABARD


April 4th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) said Wednesday it would oppose the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's move to amend the state ... Read more...

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NABARD registers 24.2 percent loan growth in Bengal (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) has loaned Rs.2,784.39 crore to financial institutions of West Bengal and the state government during the last ... Read more...

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NABARD registers 24.2 percent loan growth in Bengal


April 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) has loaned Rs.2,784.39 crore to financial institutions of West Bengal and the state government during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Virus may infect America, warns health group


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An international agency working to improve health and living standards among the countries in the Americas has warned about the risk of the introduction of mosquito-borne ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bio-fuel not at cost of food security: FAO


October 4th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 3 (IANS) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Monday stressed that the need of bio-fuel should not be at the sacrifice of food security as the world should ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RBI to open more offices in northeast


May 5th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 5 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will set up offices in all northeastern states for better monitoring of banking services in the region, a senior official ... Read more...

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Bombay Stock Exchange eyes regional offices across country


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), a leading Indian bourse, will open regional offices in Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Cochin as part of its ongoing expansion operations ... Read more...

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80,000 recruitments for para-military forces soon


February 1st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The Staff Selection Commission (SSC), New Delhi, would for the first time make the recruitment of constables in the para-military forces through a common exam in the coming ... Read more...

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Agra records season’s coldest night at 0.6 degree


January 6th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 6 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal recorded this winter's coldest night with the minimum temperature touching 0.6 degree Celsius in the pre-dawn hours Thursday morning, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New CBI regional office in Mumbai


October 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Minister of State Prithviraj Chavan will lay the foundation stone of the proposed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in central Mumbai ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s new 660 MW plant to start by December


October 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 9 (IANS) The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will commission the first of three 660 MW of units of a new power plant in Chhattisgarh's Sipat village by December, the ... Read more...

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GAIL complains to Punjab over slow gas pipeline work


September 8th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) The Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) Wednesday complained to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal about the hardships being faced by the company in laying its gas ... Read more...

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Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah remanded to judicial custody


August 8th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 8 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah was Sunday evening remanded to 13 days judicial custody after two days interrogation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan minister ends hunger strike outside UN office


July 11th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): The construction minister of Sri Lanka, Wimal Weerawansa, who was on a fast unto death outside the United Nations office ended his protest after President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreign Embassies condemn “intimidating” protests against UN probe in Sri Lanka


July 10th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Embassies in Sri Lanka have expressed disappointment over the "intimidating" protests, which have blockaded the United Nations compound in Colombo.According to the BBC, diplomatic missions including those of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Positive mind is key to success, says CBSE Class 12 topper


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 21 (IANS) A positive mind and clear understanding of subjects were the key to performance for Akash Singh, a student from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district who scored 97.8 percent marks ... Read more...

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Girls outperform boys in CBSE exams in Allahabad region


May 21st, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) Girls outshone boys in the Class 12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams in the Allahabad region, which comprises six states - Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, ... Read more...

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Bird flu still a threat to human health: WHO


March 24th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, March 24 (DPA) Avian influenza remains a threat to human health despite a decline in cases since a peak in 2006, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Wednesday. WHO noted that so ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Largest-ever vaccination drive to be launched in African countries


November 18th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 17 (DPA) Close to 12 million people in Benin, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be vaccinated against yellow fever in the largest-ever health campaign in Africa, the World Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hunger in Latin America accompanies lack of social security


October 15th, 2009 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 15 (DPA) The 53 million people suffering hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean would be helped by stronger government policies backing agriculture, including for small individual farmers, the regional ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Car bomb attack kills seven in Iraq (Lead)


August 2nd, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 2 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and 20 wounded Sunday when a powerful car bomb exploded in a crowded market in the western Iraqi province of al-Anbar, medical ... Read more...

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NC, PDP activists clash in Jammu, several injured in police cane charge


July 30th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu July 30(ANI): National Conference and People's Democatic Party activists clashed with each other on the streets of Jammu on Thursday over the allegations that state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was involved ... Read more...

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WHO confirms 816 deaths from swine flu worldwide


July 28th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 27 (DPA) At least 134,503 people have been infected by swine flu virus across the globe, with 816 confirmed deaths, the World Health Organisation reported Monday. An official said at least ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New IT projects to generate 6000 jobs in Madhya Pradesh


July 23rd, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) As many as 6,000 jobs will be generated in Madhya Pradesh by the four Information Technology Parks coming up, Industry and IT Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya told the state ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh ties up with Central Bank


May 29th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 29 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Trade and Investment Facilitation Corp. (Trifac) has tied up with Central Bank of India for funding various infrastructure projects in the state, it was announced ... Read more...

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No swine flu case in India, flu medicine stocks being beefed (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) No swine flu case has been reported in India and the authorities are prepared to tackle any possible outbreak of the infection, the health ministry and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No swine flu in India: health officials and WHO (Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) No swine flu case has been reported in India, the health ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) stated Thursday as more cases of the infection were ... Read more...

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