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IIT-Kanpur barred from taking foreign donations


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 3 (IANS) The union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has barred Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur from accepting foreign donations, citing the premier institute's laid-back attitude in submitting ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid slogans demanding the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to set up more AIIMS-like institutes ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha approves youth institute’s upgrade


August 9th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a bill to declare the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development in Sriperumbudur as an institution of national ... Read more...

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Andhra minister arrested in Jagan graft case (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The CBI Thursday arrested Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna in connection with a corruption case related to YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.Venkataramna, the first ... Read more...

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Marriage registration optional for Bangladeshi Hindus


May 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cabinet Monday approved a draft of the Hindu Marriage Registration Act 2012, which makes the registration of marriage optional and not mandatory for ... Read more...

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Delhi to register ‘eligible’ Madrasahs, finance them


April 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) To reach out to minority votes ahead of the Delhi assembly elections in 2013, the Congress-led government Friday asked the state minority commission to facilitate ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod to cold chain centre


February 9th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In order to cut the loss of fruits, vegetables and flowers during stoage, the cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of a National Centre for ... Read more...

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Iskcon factions in court battle over Krishna temple


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After winning a "ban Gita" petition in a Rusian court, two sets of Iskcon followers are now bracing for a turf war before the Supreme ... Read more...

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ISI agent Fai to plead guilty in US lobbying case


December 7th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, the US based Kashmiri separatist leader accused of aiding a "decades-long" operation by Pakistan's spy agency to influence US policy on Kashmir ... Read more...

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Delhi approves e-registration for property transactions


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday approved e-registration of property transactions to cut down on the time taken in such deals and integrate data from various registrar's ... Read more...

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Head of Punjab’s citrus fruit, agri councils held for fraud


May 24th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 24 (IANS) Punjab Police Tuesday arrested Vikramjit Singh Chimni, a high profile head of four government councils, on charges of corruption, cheating, forgery, criminal breach of trust and ... Read more...

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Kalmadi says his removal is illegal and arbitrary


January 25th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A defiant Suresh Kalmadi blasted the sports ministry Monday saying that his removal as the chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee and executive board was illegal ... Read more...

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India can be richer than China with right policies: US economist


November 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Indians could grow wealthier than the Chinese in the next 30 years if the government brings in fundamental changes, starting with clear property rights to ... Read more...

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No land deal final until registered, rules apex court


October 14th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that no land transaction would attain finality unless it was duly registered and no sale deed of land would get a back-dated ... Read more...

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Separate societies for six AIIMS-like institutions to be set up under PMSSY


August 26th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Government has given its clearance to the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six AIIMS-like institutions being set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya ... Read more...

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Six AIIMS-like institutions to be registered as societies


August 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The union cabinet Monday approved the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institutions being set up ... Read more...

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Hockey India sticks to own constitution, Stokes to contest elections


July 20th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a set-back for the sports ministry, the returning officer for Hockey India (HI) elections Tuesday allowed the national body's interim president Vidya Stokes to contest the ... Read more...

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Hockey India, ministry differ over election guidelines


July 19th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A fresh spat broke out between Hockey India (HI) and the sports ministry Monday on the issue of guidelines for the July 28 elections after government put ... Read more...

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Former chief executive sues Deccan Chargers


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Tim Wright, a former Deccan Chargers chief executive, is suing the Hyderabad-based Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise for alleged breach of contract for 10 million pounds. Wright, a ... Read more...

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Pak rights group demands legislation for Hindu marriage registration act


May 19th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Scheduled Caste Rights Movement (SCRM) has demanded a legislation for registering Hindu marriages in the country, in the absence of which women of the minority community are ... Read more...

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Any government-funded public authority is under RTI: Court


May 10th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday said that any public authority, if funded by the government by any means, falls under the ambit of the Right to Information ... Read more...

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Delhi HC asks Centre for affidavit on implementation of Sports Ministry’s


May 5th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Central Government to produce an affidavit on the implementation of the new guidelines issued by the Ministry of ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to take up bar association’s plea


May 4th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The apex court has declined to entertain a petition of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) which has challenged its suspension by the registrar of the co-operative ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays changing NIFTEM legal status


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal of the Food Processing Industries Ministry for changing the legal status of National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and ... Read more...

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Punjab to refund money charged on revised power rates


March 28th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Punjab cabinet Saturday approved the refund of arrears charged on revised power tariff for the year 2009-10, officials said here. "These arrears would be adjusted in the ... Read more...

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Police to probe Headley’s visit to Pune


November 17th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Nov 17(ANI): Maharashtra police on Tuesday confirmed the visit of U S terror suspect David Headley to Osho International Community and said that it plans further investigation into the matter.Addressing ... Read more...

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Babies born to surrogate Indian mothers are Indians, rules court


November 12th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has ruled that children born to surrogate mothers on Indian soil are Indian citizens by birth, irrespective of the nationality of their fathers. It ... Read more...

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Direct Tax Code poses difficulties, says Catholic church


November 9th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Certain provisions in the Direct Tax Code applicable to religious and charitable institutions and trusts will pose "serious difficulties" for these organisations, the Catholic church has ... Read more...

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Paragliding event called off in Himachal


October 31st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) The organisers of a major paragliding event in Himachal Pradesh Saturday called off the event that was to begin Nov 4 citing "non cooperation" by the state ... Read more...

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Enquiries on studying in Australia drop in India


October 28th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Enquiries on studying in Australia have dropped in the country following attacks on Indian students down under, according to the Association of Australian Education Representatives in India (AAERI). "There's ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on nursing homes closure Tuesday


June 1st, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court is to hear Tuesday a lawsuit challenging a Delhi High Court verdict ordering closure of around 10,000 nursing homes in the capital operating from ... Read more...

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Indian Grape Processing Board to be established in Pune


January 2nd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for establishment of the Indian Grape Processing Board (IGPB) at Pune. The total funds allocated by the Government over a ... Read more...

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Raghuvansh Prasad Singh calls for guidelines to proper upkeep of land records


September 24th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 24 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Dr. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh has called for devising appropriate guidelines that help and facilitate the proper upkeep of land records in the ... Read more...

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Kalam launches first of its kind marketing board for disabled


September 22nd, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 22 (ANI): The former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday launched first of its kind marketing board for the disabled Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust ... Read more...

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New land registration system to check fraudulent dealings


August 27th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The central government has decided to introduce a new system of land registration that will help check fraudulent dealings in the country.The “Conclusive Title” system to be ... Read more...

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